Husbandry of selected crops (Non-cereals)

Agricultural science SSS1 First Term.

Week 10

Husbandry of selected crops

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. State major husbandry practices of oil crops.


RUBBER (Hevea Brazilians)

Rubber is the only popular latex crop which produces white sticky liquid used in plastic industries. It belongs to the plant family Euphorbiaceae.


PB86, Dough garden, BD5, Harbel 1, PB5/51.

Land Preparation:

The land is cleared, stumping is done and the land may be levelled or it can also be done by ploughing and harrowing.


 PB86, Dough garden, BD5, Harbel 1, PB5/51.

Climatic and soil requirements:

Rubber requires a temperature of 24°C to 29°C, rainfall of 180cm- 300cm per annum, bright sunshine and.... View More

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