2017 WAEC GCE AGRIC PRACTICAL SUGGESTED QUESTION WITH CORRECT ANSWER

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1*AGRIC PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS*

1a
Sieve

1bi
It is used to seperate sands from stones

1bii
It should be clean after used
It should be kept in a cool dry place
If it made up of metal, It should be grease before long time store

1c
i Clay – 0.002mm
ii SIlt – 0.002mm – 0.02mm
iii Find sand 0.02mm – 0.2mm
iv Coarse sand – 0.2 – 2mm

1di
Acidic

1dii
Application of slake lime
Application of quick lime
Application of ash
Application of limestone
Application of organic manure

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2a)disc plough

2b)
I)furrow wheel
Il)beam
III)Standard
IV)disc scraper
V)-disc

2c)furrowwheel(function)
It provides a balancing effect for the plough as it support both vertical and side thrusts.
II)beam(function)
It holds disc firmly to the beam
III)Standard (function)
It holds the disc firmly to the beam
IV)disc scraper(function)
It is a point of attachment to the tractor or work animal
V)disc(function)
it rotates and cut the soil into vertical and horizontal upside down for agricultural activities.

2d)this is a particular implement used for turning the soil upside down into lumps for farming purpose.

2e)-wash and clean after use
-store in a cool dry place
-always do periodic checks before and after use to increase life span.
-grease metal parts or joints to prevent excessive friction
-tighten all bolts and nuts in the machine

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3a)
I-male(inflorescence (
II)style
III)cob
IV)leaf with parallel vein
V)steam

3b)propagated by seed
-maybe planted manually

3c)the husks can be removed from the cobs
-shelling should be done to remove grains from the cobs.
-winnowing is done to remove dirt from the grain.

3d)use of corn-picker

3e)maize rust
-leaf blight

3f)breeding of resistant varieties.
-applying recommended fungicides.

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4a)
I-liverfluke
II-fowl tick

4b)
-it leads to loss of blood.
-it causes liver rot
-it obstructs the bile duct
-it may result in death
-it lead to digestive disturbance

4c)
Cattle
Sheep
Goat

4d)
-tick fever
-heart water diseases
-anaemia

4e)dipping of the animal.
-animals should be kept in a clean surrounding.
-ticks should be hand picked from the body of the host animal
-practice rotational grazing or paddocking
-animal bedding should be changed regularly.

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3d)use of corn-picker
3e)maize rust
-leaf blight
3f)breeding of resistant varieties.
-applying recommended fungicides.

 

4a)
I-liverfluke
II-fowl tick
4b)
-it leads to loss of blood.
-it causes liver rot
-it obstructs the bile duct
-it may result in death
-it lead to digestive disturbance
4c)
Cattle
Sheep
Goat
4d)
-tick fever
-heart water diseases
-anaemia
4e)dipping of the animal.
-animals should be kept in a clean surrounding.
-ticks should be hand picked from the body of the host animal
-practice rotational grazing or paddocking
-animal bedding should be changed regularly.

 

4a)
I-liverfluke
II-fowl tick
4b)
-it leads to loss of blood.
-it causes liver rot
-it obstructs the bile duct
-it may result in death
-it lead to digestive disturbance
4c)
Cattle
Sheep
Goat
4d)
-tick fever
-heart water diseases
-anaemia
4e)dipping of the animal.
-animals should be kept in a clean surrounding.
-ticks should be hand picked from the body of the host animal
-practice rotational grazing or paddocking
-animal bedding should be changed regularly.

2c
i Clay – 0.002mm
ii SIlt – 0.002mm – 0.02mm
iii Find sand 0.02mm – 0.2mm
iv Coarse sand – 0.2 – 2mm
*KINGS SOLUTION*
1a)seive- used for mechanical analysis of soil
1bi)it is used to separate different soil particles
1bii)
– regular washing after use
-0il metal part
-store in a cool dry place.

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