Classes of Crops Cont'd: According to Uses I

Agricultural Science JSS1 First Term


Classes of Crops Cont'd:  According to Uses I

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

     1. Classify crops according to products (uses)  and types.


There are different types of crops and they are as follows:

1. Cereals: These are crops that are grown because of their seeds. They are used as food for both man and animals and they are rich in carbohydrates. Examples are rice, maize, wheat, sorghum, millet and guinea corn.

2. Roots and Tubers: These are crops that store food in their roots or stem in the form of tubers. They form the staple (essential) food of many people in Nigeria and they are very rich in carbohydrates. Examples of root tubers.... View More

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