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SS2 Agriculture Lesson Notes

Lesson plan, topics and scheme of work.

FIRST TERM

  1. Land ownership and tenure systems in Nigeria
  2. Features of the Act
  3. Making of Agricultural Policies
  4. Drawing of Agricultural Programmes
  5. Provision of Loans and Subsidies
  6. Provision of Agricultural Education
  7. Infrastructure Development
  8. Market Access and Fair Trade
  9. Environmental Conservation and Crisis Management
  10. Forest Regulation
  11. Selective Exploration
  12. Deforestation
  13. Regeneration
  14. Afforestation
  15. Taungya System
  16. Diseases of major crops: Cereals
  17. Diseases of major crops: Legume
  18. Diseases of crops: Beverages
  19. Diseases of crops: Tuber
  20. Symptoms of crop diseases
  21. Economic Importance of crop diseases
  22. Cultural methods
  23. Biological Methods
  24. Chemical Methods
  25. Important insect pests of major crops: Cereal
  26. Important insect pests of major crops: legume
  27. Important insect pests of major crops: Beverage
  28. Other important pests
  29. Economic importance of pests
  30. Preventive and control measures
  31. Side effects of the various preventive and control methods
  32. Pasture and forage crops
  33. Morphology of Common Grass and Legume Species in Nigerian Pastures
  34. Types of Pastures
  35. Factors Affecting Pastures
  36. Management Practices

SECOND TERM

  1. Definition of rangeland
  2. Importance of Rangeland
  3. Characteristics of Rangeland
  4. Controlled stocking
  5. Rotational Grazing
  6. Use of Fertilizers
  7. Reseeding
  8. Definition of nutrition
  9. Sources and functions of nutrients
  10. Types of Rations
  11. Malnutrition
  12. Effects of Malnutrition
  13. Climatic factors
  14. Biotic factors
  15. Edaphic Factors
  16. Definition of micro and macro nutrients
  17. Factors influencing availability of nutrients
  18. Factors influencing availability of nutrients
  19. Methods of replenishing plant nutrients

THIRD TERM

  1. Definition of Farm machinery
  2. Tractor
  3. Bulldozer
  4. Shellers
  5. Dryers
  6. Incubators:
  7. Milling Machines
  8. Tractor-coupled implements
  9. Definition of surveying and planning
  10. Importance of Farm Surveying and Planning
  11. Ranging Pole
  12. Measuring Tape
  13. Pegs (Survey Stakes)
  14. Hunter's Chain
  15. Theodolite
  16. Total Station
  17. Definition of planning
  18. Importance of Farmstead Planning
  19. Principles of farmstead planning
  20. Farm Accounts
  21. Importance of Farm Accounts
  22. Types of Farm Accounts
  23. Entries of farm sales and purchases .
  24. Profit and loss farm accounts