what is pest and pests of crops

types of pest Insect pest are those insects that cause physical damage to crops. Insects belong to the group arthropods.Generally pests reduce crop yield both in quality and quantity. Classify insect pests into feeding groups Name important field and storage pest of crops Identify nature of damage to cropsState preventive and control measures State other… Continue reading what is pest and pests of crops

TYPES OF FARM STRUCTURE AND MAINTAINANCE

Farm structures Apart from concrete buildings, there are several other structures on the farm. These structures could he of temporary or permanent nature. depending on their uses. The following are the structures commonly found on the farm:(a) Storage structure:These are used for storing farm produce or different kinds. They include:(i) Yam barn for storing yam… Continue reading TYPES OF FARM STRUCTURE AND MAINTAINANCE

what is land tenure system by rent and its characteristics

Land Tenure by Rent and its characteristicsIn this system, the farmer rents the land for use over a short period of time during which certain amount of money is paid as rent by its use. At the end of the period, the agreement ma he reviewed, if the landlord so desires. Advantages of Land Tenure… Continue reading what is land tenure system by rent and its characteristics

pest and diseases of tomato and their control methods

Pests and diseases of Tomato The following are a lists of tomato pests and diseases and their control methods Cricket and Beetle pest of tomatoes Effects of cricket and beetle pests of tomato These eat up leaves or cut off young seedlings and cause damage to crops. How to Control Cricket and Beetle pest of… Continue reading pest and diseases of tomato and their control methods

cultural practices in cassava farming

<h1>Cultural Practices in cassava propagation</h1> Weeding: This is done regularly Fertilizer Application: Apply 250kg/ha of NPK. Fertilizer four to six weeks after planning. <h2>Maturity Period of cassava</h2>: This occurs between 8 – 15months depending on varieties/ <h2>Harvesting process of cassava</h2>: Use cutlass to remove some soil and pull the stem gently so that the tubers are… Continue reading cultural practices in cassava farming

TYPES OF FARM BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

FARM BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES 1. Identify different types of farm buildings and structures.2. Outline the uses of the various buildings and structures.3. Explain how the different buildings and structures on the farm can be maintained. READ MY POST ON FARM STORAGE FACILITY HERE Types of farm buildings and structures Farming is mainly concerned with the… Continue reading TYPES OF FARM BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

SIMPLE FARM TOOLS AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS (FARM TOOLS)

AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS TYPES AND USES OF SIMPLE FARM TOOLS OR IMPLEMENTS. During agricultural production farmers carry out many farm operations or activities such as land clearing, felling of trees, digging, planting of seeds, harvesting and processing of crops. The tools that are used by the farmer to carry out these activities are called farm tools… Continue reading SIMPLE FARM TOOLS AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS (FARM TOOLS)

REPRODUCTION IN LIVING ORGANISMS AND TYPES OF REPRODUCTION

READ HERE BOTANICAL NAMES OF WEEDS REPRODUCTION IN LIVING ORGANISMS What is reproduction? How reproduction does takes place?Here you will see the importance of reproduction as concerns living things. The question that bugs the mind is how does reproduction take place amongst living things? WHAT IS REPRODUCTION? Reproduction is the ability of living organisms to… Continue reading REPRODUCTION IN LIVING ORGANISMS AND TYPES OF REPRODUCTION