advantages and disadvantages of farm mechanization

advantages and disadvantages of farm mechanization, understanding farm mechanization and its place in agriculture. what then is mechanization of agriculture? the use of higher and mechanical farm implements to till the farm land before planting operation.   the essence of mechanized agriculture is to do away with the use of simple farm tools or crude… Continue reading advantages and disadvantages of farm mechanization

what are Piercing and Sucking Insect Pest?

  What are piercing and sucking insect pest? to understand what is piercing and sucking insect, we must first understand what are insects. Piercing and sucking insect can also be endo or ectoparasites. insect are group of flying or crawling organism that possesses six legs and divided into three compartment.  an insect is divided into… Continue reading what are Piercing and Sucking Insect Pest?

CONTINUOUS CROPPING SYSTEM OF FARMING

continuous cropping system of farming. advantages and disadvantages of continuous cropping system. the cultivation of crops on a piece of land and replanting crops on the same piece of land the following planting season without allowing the land to fallow or rest. most often continuous system of cropping is practiced where there is scarcity of… Continue reading CONTINUOUS CROPPING SYSTEM OF FARMING

types of farming system. pastoral, ranching and mixed farming

types of farming system. pastoral, ranching and mixed farming. a farming system is s defined as the process and engagement of various of farming styles like ranching, mixed farming, mixed cropping, taungya farming in Nigeria, ley farming, pastoral farming, Nomadic farming etc. in this post you will learn the various system of farming, their advantages… Continue reading types of farming system. pastoral, ranching and mixed farming

ORGANIC AGRICULTURE AND IT’S IMPORTANCE

organic agriculture and it’s importance. Organic agriculture and its importance is a system of farming which is an agricultural method that includes the production of crops and livestock by using natural means instead of spraying pesticides, use of fertilizers, antibiotics, genetic modifications of growth hormones and organisms. organic agriculture simply means the use of ruminants… Continue reading ORGANIC AGRICULTURE AND IT’S IMPORTANCE

List of 100 ectoparasites and types of ectoparasites

list of about 100 names of ectoparasite and types of ectoparasite. what are ectoparasite? this set parasites that lives outside the body of its host. a typical ectoparasite causes discomfort to its host organism. this article gives you an wholesome list of about 100 names and types of ectoparasite       what are ectoparasite?… Continue reading List of 100 ectoparasites and types of ectoparasites

forage and pasture management, lists of forages

In the establishment of pasture, it is very important to know the quality of pasture or forage crop to plant in a specified area of land.In doing this, it is very important to understand certain principles and formula required to ensure an adequate plant population in an area of farmland PASTURE AND FORAGE CROPS MEANING… Continue reading forage and pasture management, lists of forages