Neco 2017 Agricultural Science Practical Answers – May/June Expo

AGRIC PRACTICAL
(1a)
A- secateurs
B- shears
C- millet
D- head pan
(1bi)
both have two sharp blades
(1bii)
both are used for cutting
(1biii)
both are first class levers
(1ci)
keep in cool and dry place
(1cii)
cleaning it regularly
(1ciii)
spray light oil on areas prone to rust
(1di)
it has two hands for lifting it
(1dii)
it comprises a round container like bowl
(1dii)
A- used for cutting the stem of plants and branches of
small trees.
B- used for trimming plants
D- for carrying agric products or seeds in the farm
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(2a)
E – Dried clay soil
F – Dried Loamy Soil
G – Dried Sandy Soil
H – Earth worm
(2bi)
Specimen E
-feel smooth when rubbed btw finger and thumb
-dense
(2bii)
Specimen F
-darker in colouration
-less dense than clay soil
(2c)
-Addition of organic matter
-Addition of fertilizer
-Constant watering
(2d)
Specimen H
-it’s burrow create pores through which oxygen and water
can
enter and Co2 can leaves the soil.
-it’s faeces improve the soil structures
(2e)
-Potato
-Lettuce
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(3a)
I- Banana sucker
J- Oil palm seeding
(3b)
I- used for transplanting (Not grown in beds)
J- Grown in beds & then transplanted
(3c)
I- Musa Species
J- Elaeis guineasis
(3d)
I- By division (Ie vegetative propagation)
J- By seed
(3e)
Specimen J: can be raised in a nursery
(3f)
-It has wider leave
-stem of I is soften
(3g)
-Store produce from I at room temperature
(3h)
-Skipper butterfly
-Spider mite
(3i)
-Basal stem root
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(4a)
K-meat
L-guinea grass
M-round worm
(4bi)
source of protein in food
(4bii)
source of revenue
(4ci)
chicken
(4cii)
mutton
(4di)
application of potash
(4dii)
cutting down plants which shade them
(4ei)
cutting
(4eii)
foraging
(4fi)
M-they feed on fleas,termites and many others that could
damage crops
(4fii)
M-help in cycling nutrients such as nitrogen
(4gi)
avoid grazing on pastures and areas with large population
of the worm
(4gii)
ensure proper sanitation of the environment
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