effects of land tenure system on agricultural production

LAND TENURE SYSTEM AFFECTS ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION WAY IN WHICH LAND TENURE SYSTEM AFFECTS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION May lead to fragmentation of land which cannot be mechanized.Correct ownership of some plots of land cannot be determined.(iii) Land cannot be used as collateral for loans in some tenure systems.(iv) Large scale farming cannot be practiced on small… Continue reading effects of land tenure system on agricultural production

diseases of rice and pest of rice and their control method

Pest and diseases of rice and how to control disease and pest of rice in the store and farm Pests of Rice Birds: These pests feed on the grains, leading to low yield of rice Control of bird pests of rice pestEmploy children to scare the bird your rice farmUse scare crows in rice farmPractice… Continue reading diseases of rice and pest of rice and their control method

pest and diseases of yam and their control method

Pests and diseases of yam and their control methods Pests of Yam Yam tuber pests makes holes on tubers, resulting in low tuber marketability. How to Control the spread of yam pest: Apply insecticide like BHC at planting to avoid disease spreading aroundDust yam sett with aldrin dust Practice crop rotation to control disease spreadYam… Continue reading pest and diseases of yam and their control method

pest and diseases of yam and their control method

Pests and diseases of yam and their control methods Pests of Yam Yam tuber pests makes holes on tubers, resulting in low tuber marketability. How to Control the spread of yam pest:  Apply insecticide like BHC at planting to avoid disease spreading aroundDust yam sett with aldrin dust Practice crop rotation to control disease spread Yam… Continue reading pest and diseases of yam and their control method

cultural practices in the propagation of yam

<h1>Cultural practices in the propagation of yam</h1>Here are a list of cultural practices that can be carried out during yam propagationMulching as a cultural practice in yam propagation: This is the covering of the heaps or ridges with dry leaves to reduce soil temperature, conserve soil moisture and prevent rotting of yam setts. Regular weeding… Continue reading cultural practices in the propagation of yam

cultural practices in the production of rice

Cultural Practices in rice production Supplying and thinning of rice These can be done where applicable. Fertilizer application in rice farm:  Apply 150kg or three bags of N.P.K fertilizer per hectare at planting by broadcasting. Weeding rice farm: Weeding is done to ensure rapid growth of rice pests and diseases: these should be prevented or… Continue reading cultural practices in the production of rice

cultural practices in maize crop production

Cultural Practices in maize productionSupplying: Replanting of seeds to replace those seeds that did not germinate. Thinning: Removal of weak plants from a stand to give rise to one or two vigorous crop plants. Fertilizer Application: Apply N.P.K 15:15:15 (200kg/Ha) (four bags) at planting. Also apply 250 kg (five bags) or 150kg (three bags) of… Continue reading cultural practices in maize crop production

classification of crops based on their uses

CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS BASED ON THEIR USESIn this classification, crops are divided into the following categories: Cereal crops: These crops belong f to the grass family and they provide carbohydrate, e.g, maize, rice, millet, guinea corn, wheat, barley and oats. (2)     Pulses (grain legumes): These crops are rich sources of protein, e.g. cowpea, soya… Continue reading classification of crops based on their uses