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Verified WAEC Agric Theory/Obj Answers For 2017


Agric – Theory
(i). West African Rice Development Agency (WARDA)
(ii) International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA)
(iii) International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
(iv) International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
(v). Food and Agriculture Organization
i)Agriculture regularly supplies raw materials like sugarcane , jute
cotton, oilseeds, tea, spices, wheat; paddy etc.
ii)Agriculture through Farmer-households used to save their money in the bank and other financial institutions which
ultimately is used by the industry owners in the form of investment.
iii)Industry regularly supplies scientific
tools and equipment’s like tractors, harvesters, pump-sets chemical fertilizers etc. to agriculture increase the per hectare production. Real
iv)Industry increase the market for finished agricultural goods some infrastructural development like
roads, railway, storage etc.
The disc plough is designed to work in all types of soil for functions such as soil breaking, soil raising, soil turning and soil mixing. • It is used to open the new fields and to process the stony areas.

1c)ii Beam: A heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft.

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Designed to distribute the weight of its load between the wheel and the operator so enabling the convenient carriage of heavier and bulkier loads than would
I)power output is very low.
ii)it cannot performe certain period of the day eg raining or sunny weather
iii)diseases may affect the efficiency of the working animal.
iv)the use of animal is restricted to certain climatic zone.
V)animals can die and get fatigue easily. possible were the weight carried entirely by the operator.
-Availability of water(Rainfall)
-Availability of source of water for irrigation
-The type of soil or land where irrigationis to be
carried out
-Availability of machine for installation
-Technical know how
-Inadequate water supply or source of water
-High cost of equipment
-Lack of adequate technical know how
-Excessive dissolution of salts in irrigated water
prevent proper growth
-Disturbance of movement of farm machinery
-Disc polugh
-Mould board plough
-Harrow(Disc harrow)

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I)it is caused by fungus
ii)transmitted by wind
iii)-galls on hear
-leaves turn black
Iv)-uses of resistants varieties
-treat the seeds before planting

ii)taungya system

a. Egg producer
b. Meat and Egg producer
c. Meat producer
d. Game birds

Egg producer___ Turkey, Duckey
Meat and Egg producer___ chicken, Turkey
Meat producer ___ Chicken, Goat
Game birds ___ foul
(i)-Bacillus anthracis

(ii)-Via respiration ie air borne

(iii)-Small blisters on skin,vomiting,diarrhea

-Use of antibiotics
-Killing and burrying of infected animals

-Fish meals
-Blood meal
-Soya bean cake Groundnut cake

-Field peas

-It is mobile
-It is perishable
-Its supply is inelastic
-Its reward is wage and salary
-It is a physical and mental effort on man


Scarcity refers to the basic economic problem, the gap between limited – that is,scarce- resources and theoretically limitless wants


Scale of preference is define as the list of unsatified wants arranged in the order of their relative importance

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i. To protect their crops,
ii. To protect their crops
iii. To protect their crops livestock,
iv. To protect their crops farming v. harvesting practices from setbacks.


i. To ensure that fishing fleets adhere to all the rules


Honeybees are super interesting
Beekeeping is a great conversation starter.
Bees are important for the planet.
Beekeeping is a community.
Honey is a nice perk.

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