• MEANING OF CROP PEST
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    MEANING OF CROP PEST

    A pest can be described as any organism capable of causing damage to crop plant.   Types of Crop Pest Important pests of crop plants are grouped into the following classes: insects birds; rodents; monkeys; man; nematodes.…

  • PROCESSES OF CROP IMPROVEMENT
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    PROCESSES OF CROP IMPROVEMENT

    The processes of crop improvement include: Introduction. Selection. Breeding or Hybridization.   a) Introduction: This involves the importation of introduction or some varieties of crops with desirable characteristics into areas where they have not existed before. In…

  • WHEAT (Triticum spp)
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    WHEAT (Triticum spp)

    Wheat, the most important crop of the world, is harvested some where every month of the year. More hectares of land worldwide are devoted to wheat than any other crop and the world’s total production exceeds that…