Classification of Insect Pest IV

Agricultural Science JSS1 Third Term


Classification of Insect Pest IV

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

     1. State other pests and crops affected by the pests.

     2. Explain the prevention and control methods of these pests.


Other Pest of Crops

1. Birds: These attack mainly crops such as maize, rice, sorghum and barely. They peck out planted seeds, they eat up grains on the field and destroy leaves of some plants such as oil palm, they eat ripe fruits such as mango, pawpaw and cashew in fields. A very good example of such bird is the Weaver bird.

Picture showing birds feeding on pawpaw fruit

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