AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE FIRST TERM SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS1

Agricultural science first term Scheme of work for Nigeria senior secondary school one (SS1) students.

Week 1: MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE

i. Definition of Agriculture

ii. Branches of Agriculture

iii. Importance of Agriculture to the individual, community and the nation

Week 2: PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Problems created by inadequate:

i. Land

ii. Basic amenities

iii. Finance

iv. Transportation

v. Shortage and processing facilities

vi. Agricultural education and extension

vii. Tools and machinery

viii. Farm inputs

Week 3: SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA

Possible solutions to identified problems

Week 4: HUSBANDRY OF SELECTED CROPS (ROOT AND TUBER CROPS) e.g.,YAM, CASSAVA, SWEET POTATOES.

i. Method of propagation

ii. Climatic and soil requirements

iii. Land preparation

iv. Manuring and fertilizer application

v. Harvesting, processing and storage of the selected crops

Week 5: HUSBANDRY OF SELECTED CROPS (CEREALS) e.g., MAIZE, RICE etc.

i. Method of propagation

ii. Climatic and soil requirements

iii. Land preparation, planting dates, seed rates, spacing, sowing depth

iv. Manuring and fertilizer requirements and application

v. Harvesting, processing and storage

Week 6: LAND AND ITS USES

i. Definition of land

ii. Uses of land for:

a. Agriculture

b. Forestry

c. Wildlife

Week 7: FACTORS AFFECTING LAND AVAILABILITY

Factors affecting land availability for Agricultural purposes:

i. Alternative uses of land, e.g. building of cities, towns, industries, roads

ii. Soil type and topography

Week 8: HUSBANDRY OF OIL CROPS, e.g., OIL PALM, MELON, GROUNDNUT

i. Method of propagation

ii. Climatic and soil requirements

iii. Land preparation (pre-planting and planting operations)

iv. Manuring and fertilizer requirements

v. Harvesting, processing and storage of oil crops

Week 9: HUSBANDRY OF BEVERAGE, e.g., COCOA, TEA AND COFFEE

i. Method of propagation

ii. Climatic and soil requirements

iii. Land preparation (pre-planting operations)

iv. Manuring and fertilizer requirements

v. Harvesting, processing and storage of beverage

Week 10: HUSBANDRY OF LATEX CROP, e.g. RUBBER

i. Method of propagation

ii. Climatic and soil requirements

iii. Land preparation, nursery requirements

iv. Manuring and fertilizer requirements and application

v. Harvesting, processing and storage

Week 11: PRACTICAL: IDENTIFICATION

Identification of the common crops available, e.g. oil palm fruits, cocoa pod, kola nut, rubber seed, cotton seed and lint, groundnut pod, different species of maize etc.

Week 12 – 13

REVISION/EXAMINATION

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