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KENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

 FORM III-AGRICULTURE SYLLABUS

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24.0.0 CROP PRODUCTIVITY IV (FIELD PRACTICES II) (17 LESSONS)

24.1.0 Specific Objectives

24.2.1 Production of

(a) Maize/millet/sorghum

(b) Beans

Discuss under the following:-

  • Meaning of hybrids, composites and cultivars

  • Selecting best hybrids, composites or cultivars for a given climatic region.

  • Raising of a maize/sorghum /millet and bean crop from seed bed preparation to harvesting

  • Keeping records in production of maize/sorghum/millet and beans

 

24.2.2 Rice production

  • Land preparation

  • Water control

  • Use of flooding in rice field

  • Fertilizer application

  • Weed control

24.2.3 Harvesting of the following crops :

  • Cotton

  • Pyrethrum

  • Sugarcane

  • Tea

  • Coffee

 Under  the following

  • Stage of harvesting

  • Method and procedure of harvesting

  • Precautions in harvesting

Note:

Compare cost of production with value of product for maize/sorghum/millet and beans

Discuss why there is a loss or a profit and improvement needed.