Agricultural Practices Cont'd

Agricultural Science JSS 2 First Term


Agricultural Practices Cont'd1

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to

     1. Describe planting operations.

     2. Explain planting operations.


Planting Operations

These are operations or activities carried out by the farmer after land preparation or during planting. They include seed treatment, planting date, planting distance, feeding zone, plant population, seed rate, and transplanting. Before planting, the following should be placed into consideration.

i. Planting materials such as seeds, seedlings, cuttings, suckers and so on should be taken from a healthy plant source.

ii. They should be free of diseases and pest infestation.

iii. They should be viable and properly stored before use.

iv. Planting materials of high quality.... View More

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