Meaning of Weeds and Common Farm Weeds

Agricultural Science JSS1 Second  Term


Meaning of Weeds and Common Farm Weeds

Performance Objectives

    1. Define the term weed.

    2. Identify common farm weeds and their botanical names.


Definition of Weed

A weed is any plant growing in a place or farm where it is not wanted or desirable. It can also be defined as any plant which is not usually cultivated by the farmer but it's found growing among cultivated crops. Therefore, waterleaf plant in a groundnut farm is weed.

Common Types of Weeds and Their Botanical Names

Common Name

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