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FOUR (4) POPULAR CROPPING SYSTEMS IN AGRICULTURE

Cropping systems refer to the different patterns of growing or cultivating different crops and the methods employed in the production of different crop during the…

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DISEASE-CAUSING AGENTS OF CROPS.

Crop production is one huge investment in agriculture, also considered as the most lucrative and sought after agribusiness. Crop farmers are really make handsome profit…

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TYPES OF INSECTICIDE AND THEIR APPLICATION

Insecticides  are substances that are used to mitigate or eradicate the invasion of insect pests which tend to  reduce the quantity and quality of crop…

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KNOW AND UNDERSTAND HOW PLANTS ABSORB NUTRIENTS FROM THE SOIL.

It is imperative for a farmer to know and understand how the plants utilize nutrients provided for their growth, how these nutrients are used and…

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FIVE (5) TIPS TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING FERTILIZER OR MANURE

 Fertilizer application is one of the measures to enhance reasonable yield desired by a farmer on his farm. It is a very important practice as…

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WHAT MOST FARMERS DO NOT KNOW ABOUT CASSAVA FARMING.

  Cassava, botanically called  Manihot spp,  is a woody perennial and branched shrub that can grow up to  5 metres in height. It has large,…

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BEST FERTILIZER TO APPLY TO THE SOIL BEFORE PLANTING.

Fertilizer or Manure may be defined as plant and animal materials added to the soil to improve its fertility. Naturally, soil has its inherited fertility…

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3 FACTORS THAT REDUCE THE SOIL FERTILITY.

 Soil fertility is the ability of the soil to supply essential and adequate nutrients required for plant growth. A soil is said to be fertile…

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Effects Of Soil Acidity And Alkalinity On Crop Yield

Soil Acidity and Alkalinity are both termed soil reaction or soil condition or soil pH. It is important these two parameters are known because they…

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