CONFIRM 2012 GCE AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE ALTERNATIVE PRACTICAL

(2a)

i) -it makes work easier with the use of the machine
– it is possible to cultivate large area of farmland

ii) Anchor

iii) – cleaning after use
– checking oil guage everyday

iv) plough, harrow, ridger and planter

2B) A- roller, B- seeder,C-attache,D- opener,E-planter

1a)i Overhead system

ii) water is distributed from a main source through sprinkler

iii)sprinker and random

iv)Advantages

– does not lead to leaching
– simple to handle

Disavdvantages

-very expensive
-maintainance is costly

1bi) P- crumb-like structure, Q-platy-structure

ii) P- sandy , Q- Clayey

(3a) C-potato, D-yam
(3B) I-stem,-II-Buds, III-root
(3c) C-root,D-stem
(3d) (i)rodent,(ii) ants

(3e)
(i) poor storing conditions
(ii) Keeping in air-tigh

(3f)
(I) Stem
(Ii)Seedling

(3g) is the act of harvesting a tuber and replanting the stem in order to regrow for further harvesting

(4a)
1-1.25
2-1.20
3-1.29
4-1.21
5-1.13
6- 1.16
7-1.02
8-0.91
9-0.95
10-0.94

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