Agricultural pollution.

Agricultural science S.S.S 2 First Term.

Week 4

Agricultural pollution.     

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

  1. State the meaning f agricultural pollution.
  2. Identify pollutants or sources of agricultural land/pond pollution.
  3. Discuss the effects of pollution on farmers and farming activities.
  4. Explain how pollution of land/ponds can be minimized.


Meaning of agricultural pollution.

Agricultural pollution is defined as the release of toxic or harmful substances into the environment by natural forces or man and other animals to an extent that causes biological damage to man and his resources.

The harmful substances that cause pollution in the environment are called pollutants.

Sources or causes of pollution.

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