Specimen A – RAKES
(i)it is use for clearing and gardening tasks.
(ii) it is used for levelling or spreading soil surface after hoeing
(iii) it is used for breaking up soil lumps into finer particles
SPECIMENS C – SHOVEL
(i)it is used to transfer soil from one place to another.
(ii)it is used to garden parts and also to remove stone and unwanted materials from the farm.
(iii) It is use for digging, lifting, and moving bulk materials, such as soil, coal, etc.
SPECIMEN D – CUTLASS
(i)it is use for pre-planting activities such as the cutting down and clearing of grasses, bushes and trees.
(ii)it is used for planting seeds of some crops.
(iii)It is use for harvesting some crops.
SPECIMEN E is A wheelbarrow. It is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles at the rear, or by a sail to push the ancient wheelbarrow by wind.
(i) Always clean it after use
(ii) Tighten the bolts on wheelbarrows periodically
(iii) check the air in the tires regularly
(i) It is fine grained
(ii) F is clay
(iii) Holds water very well
(iv) Forms roll and ring convieniently
(i) It is moderately grained
(ii) F is Loamy
(iii) Moderate water retention
(iv) Weakly forms a roll
(i) It is coarse grained
(ii) F is Sandy
(iii) Low water retention
(iv) Cannot form a roll and ring convieniently
(i)contained decayed matter
(ii)the lumps are finable
(iii)it well aerated
(i)it helps in mowing the soil
(ii)it add humus to the soil
(iii)help the soil to be well aerated due to growing.
J = Leaf vegetable and bulb.
K = Fruit and leaf vegetable.
L = fruit and root.
M = Leaf vegetable.
N = Fruit and Leaf vegetable.
O = Leaf vegetable.
(i) Crop rotation.
(iii) Pest management.
(v) Soil f***********n.
(i) They are source of income.
(ii) To make food available for the family.
(iii) To improve the environmental health.
(iv) For research purposes.
Past WAEC Agric Practical Answers
1 a )
i ) Nitrogen
1 aii )
i )Ring method
ii ) side placing
iii) Broad casting
1 bi )
i ) Control pond algae
ii ) It is used to Enrich compost
iii) It is used to Block and control garden pests .
1 bii )
i ) For neutralizing and reduce soil acidity
ii ) It helps in freeing up soil minerals , and making them available
for absorption into the plant
iii) It is used for reducing water acidity
1 c )
i )it increase organic content of the soil
ii ) it increase soil structure
iii) it increase soil perforation
i )it is used for carring farm produce
ii )it is used for carring farm input eg fertilizer
i )it is used to sharpern edges of cutlass
ii )it is used to straghten rough edge of farm tools
2 aii )
i )store in dry and clean environment or place
ii )wash and clean it after used
– Stunted growth
– Galls on leaves
– It causes diseases to crops
– It decreases the farm yield
3 aii )
– Spray with insecticides
– Uproot and burn infected plants
i) Used as cover crop to check erosion
ii)It helps in nitrogen fixation in the soil
(i) It improves digestion
(ii) It is used as coconut cake
(iii) It is edible and burns fat
(iv) It is used for balancing of blood sugar
(v) It is used for making body oil.
SPECIMEN Q – Vigna Unguiculata
SPECIMEN R – Cocos Nucifera
3 breeds of farm animal which produce T are
– Brown leghorn
– White leghorn
– Rhoda island red
4 aii )
– It is a source of protein to feed of livestocks
– It is a source of protein to man
– It is a source of income to breeders when sold
– It is a source of calcium to poultry
4 bi )
– It can be harvested by using fishing net
– It can also be harvested by using hook and line