SS2 Agricultural Science Scheme of Work for First Term: This lesson note covers the following topics.
1-2 Soil: Meaning, Types, Composition and Properties of Soil.
3 Farm Machinery and Implements: Types, Description, Uses and Maintenance.
4-5 Surveying and Planning of Farmstead; Meaning and Importance, Common Survey Equipment.
6 Irrigation and Drainage; Meaning, Importance, Types, Advantages and Disadvantages.
7 Environmental Factors Affecting Agricultural Production (Crops and Animals), Climatic Factors – Biotic factors – Edaphic factors.
8 – 9 Plant Nutrient and Nutrient Cycle.
Macro and Micro Nutrients.
Nitrogen, Carbon and Water cycles.
10 Factors Influencing Nutrient Availability in the Soil.
Methods of Replenishing Soil Nutrients
• Essential Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, by O.A. Iwena
• Prescribed Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools by S.A. Omofuyi Otal
• WAEC Pack