types of Ecto parasite

TYPES OF ECTO-PARASITE Ectoparasites include scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei), the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius), fleas, and lice, including the body louse (Pediculus humanis), pubic louse (Phthirius pubis), and head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis).Ectoparasites are often arthropods that attack the exterior surface of a host. For example, the common tick is the carrier of the extracellular… Continue reading types of Ecto parasite

MAINTENANCE OF FARM MACHINERY IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

MAINTENANCE OF FARM MACHINERY 1. Identify when to maintain farm machines and the operation involved. 2. Carry out simple maintenance operations. Farmers spend a lot of money to buy farm machines.If they art last long, adequate care, and maintenance should be carried out. For proper understanding of the various maintenance operations the manufacturer’s handbook on… Continue reading MAINTENANCE OF FARM MACHINERY IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

WHAT IS A TAPEWORM

Tapeworm This is a long segmented flat worm which looks like the tape of the tailor. The parasite mainly affects pigs and cattle. The tapeworm possesses hooks and suckers in the scolex and these help to attach the parasite to its host while the suckers assist in feeding. FEEDSIn animals, the presence of tapeworm in… Continue reading WHAT IS A TAPEWORM

IMPORTANCE OF SOIL FERTILITY AND MANAGEMENT

SOIL FERTILITY AND MANAGEMENT Explain the meaning of soil fertility and a fertile soil. 2. Outline the various methods of soil fertility management. 3. State the advantages and disadvantages of each method of soil fertility. Soil fertility is the capacity of the soil to supply mineral nutrient elements to crop. The nutrients must be in… Continue reading IMPORTANCE OF SOIL FERTILITY AND MANAGEMENT

WHAT IS PLANT AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANT TO FARMING

crop Plants Plants are one of the two groups into which all living things have been traditionally divided the other is animals. Plants • Plants are also called as green plants which are living organisms of the kingdom Plantae including such multi-cellular groups as flowering plants, conifers, ferns and mosses, as well as, depending on… Continue reading WHAT IS PLANT AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANT TO FARMING

VEGETATION ZONES IN NIGERIA

Vegetation zones of Nigeria Map of Nigeria showing the different Vegetation ZonesKEY Sahel SavannaSudan Savanna Guinea Savanna Rain Forest Mangrove and Fresh Water Swamp Forest 1. Mangrove and fresh water swamp forest read about aquatic habitat This occupies the delta part of Nigeria with heavy rainfall of up to 200 cm and more per annum.The… Continue reading VEGETATION ZONES IN NIGERIA

farm cultivation systems

farming System Shifting Cultivation/Bush Fallowing 1. BUSH FOLLOWINGThis is the practice of farming on a piece of land for some years then abandoning it for another piece of land.It is mainly done under subsistence agriculture and in areas with abundant farmland. Under this practice, the farmer may not return to the same land in life.At… Continue reading farm cultivation systems

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