Neco 2019 Agricultural Practical Questions and Answers | Examlord.com

Neco 2019 Agricultural Practical Questions and Answers | Examlord.com


 

AGRIC PRACTICAL SPECIMEN:

  • SPECIMEN A: Knapsack sprayer
  • SPECIMEN B: Hand fork
  • SPECIMEN C: Head pan
  • SPECIMEN D: Ranging pole
  • SPECIMEN E: Wood ash
  • SPECIMEN F: Urea
  • SPECIMEN G: Cowpea seeds
  • SPECIMEN H: Banana fruit
  • SPECIMEN I: Poultry droppings
  • SPECIMEN J: Tilapia fish.

(No1a)

A=Knapsack sprayer
B=Hand fork
C=Head pan
D=Ranging pole

(1b)
(i)To get rid of left over chemical
(ii)To prevent it from rusting
(iii)To aid the easy flowing of the chemival s from the nozzle

(1c)
(i)Pulverizing the soil
(ii)Aerating the surface of the soul
(iii)Transplanting small seedlings

(1d)
(i) Metal surface
(ii) Metal handle
(iii) Hollow surface for loading

(1e)
(i) Store in a cool dry place
(ii) Clean thoroughly after use


(No2a)
E-It is a wood ash
F-It is a urea fertilizer

(2b)
E-Lime material/potash
F-Nitrogen

(2c)
Specimen E
(i)Lime
(ii)Quick lime
(iii)Potassium
Specimen F
(i)N.P.K fertilizer
(ii)Nitrate fertilizer
(iii)Manure

(2d)
(i)It is used to improve sandy soil
(ii)It is used to reduce or neutralize soil acidity

(2e)
(i)It may increase soil acidity
(ii)It can cause damage to plant
(iii)It can increase soil salinity


(No3a)
G=Cowpea seed
H=Banana fruit

(3b)
Leaf Hoppers:-They eat up the leaves,thereby causing low yield of crops

(3c)
Specimens G:The leaves and growth points can be picked and used as a vegetable dish

Specimens H: it regulates the movement of nutrients and waste products in and out of cells it can be use as food.

(3d)
G=By seed
H=By vegetative means

(3e)
Specimen G
(Pick two)
(i)Cowpea mosaic disease
(ii)Bacterial blight
(iii)Nematode disease

(Specimen H)
(Pick two)
(i)Panama disease
(ii)leaf spot (or Sigakota)disease
(iii)Bunchy top disease

(3f)
*(Specimen G)*
(i)Storage; Store in a cool dry place for future use and consumption
(ii)Packing; they are packed after harvesting as whole hands, part hands or clusters in cardboard cartons with plastic liners.

*(Specimen H)*
(i)Packing; they are packed after harvesting as whole hands, part hands or clusters in cardboard cartons with plastic liners.
(ii)Packaging; they are packaged after harvesting in other words Bananas are packed in 13kg cartons in hands, clusters and singles


(No4a)
I-Poultry droppings
J-Tilapia fish

(4b)
(i)It can cause algae boom
(ii)It prevents the penetration of lights into the water body
(iii)It can reduce the oxygen content
(iv)It causes pollution of the water body

(4c)
(i)It can increase the soil nutrients/organisms
(ii)It is used to feed livestocks eg cattles
(iii)It is used to replenish lost soil nutrients

(4d)
(i)Improper refuse/sewage disposal
(ii)Dumping of contaminated items

(4e)
(i)Source of food to the farm animals
(ii)It improves soil nutrients
(iii)For production of fertilizers

(4f)
(i)Regular changing of water
(ii)Regular sanitation
(iii)Avoidance of feeding the fishes with high proteinous feeds
(iv)Regular/Early harvesting

(4g)
(i)Smoking
(ii)Salting
(iii)Drying
(iv)Refrigerating

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