Recent Scheme of Work on Agriculture

Syllabus for Junior Secondary

FIRST TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision
WEEK 2 & 3

Theme:Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Importance and Forms of Agriculture
Sub-Topic: Importance of agriculture in the society
Content:
- source of food
- clothing etc
WEEK 2 & 3

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Farm Structures and Buildings
Sub-Topic: Description of farm structures and farm buildings
Content:
(a) Farm structures
- barn, silos, rhombus, etc.
- paddock, fish pond, etc.
(b) Farm building:
- poultry
house,
pen,
store,
office,
utility building,
security post, etc.
WEEK 2 & 3

Theme:Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Packaging Criteria
Sub-Topic: Packaging Criteria
Content:
- Nature of the produce ( liquid or solid and shape)
- Bulkiness (size)
- Live or frozen or dry stock
- Distance to market
WEEK 4 & 5

Theme:Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Importance and Forms of Agriculture
Sub-Topic:Type of agricultural practices in the localities
Content:
- pastoral farming
- arable farming etc
WEEK 4 & 5

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Farm Structures and Buildings
Sub-Topic: uses of farm structures
Content:
Uses of farm structures and farm buildings
WEEK 4 & 5

Theme:Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Packaging Criteria
Sub-Topic: Packaging Items
Content:
Example of Packaging Items:
- Boxes
- Drum/Barrels
- Cages
- Polythene
- Trays etc
WEEK 6 & 7

Theme:Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Importance and Forms of Agriculture
Sub-Topic: Forms of agricultural activities in the communities
Content:
- growing crops
- rearing livestock
- rearing of fish
- salving of farm produce etc.
WEEK 6 & 7

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Farm Structures and Buildings
Sub-Topic: Maintenance of farm structures
Content:
Maintenance of farm structures and buildings
WEEK 6 & 7

Theme:Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Pricing and Advertising
Sub-Topic:Definition of Pricing
Content:
Definition of Pricing
WEEK 8

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Crops
Sub-Topic: Crop Plant Forms:
Content:
- Monocotyledonous e.g. maize, guinea corn.
- Dicotyledonous e.g. bean, melon
WEEK 8

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Crop Propagation and Cultural Practices
Sub-Topic:Meaning and Methods of Crop Propagation
Content:
Meaning of Propagation
Methods of Crop Propagation:
- by seed (sexual)
- by vegetative organs (asexual)
WEEK 8

Theme:Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Pricing and Advertising
Sub-Topic: Factors that determine the price of agricultural produce
Content:
- cost of production
- quality of produce
- quantity of produce
- forces of demand and supply
- market price
- seasonal produce
WEEK 9

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Crops
Sub-Topic: Classification of Crops
Content:
Classification of Crops based on:
- Life span:- annuals (e.g. maize, yam), etc.
- Perennials (e.g. cocoa, mango), etc
WEEK 9

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Crop Propagation and Cultural Practices
Sub-Topic:Advantages and disadvantages of crop propagation methods
Content:
Advantages of Propagation by:
(a.) Seed (easy to carry, store, procure, sow), etc
(b.) Vegetable organs:
- more resistant to diseases and pests,
- matures and produces early,
- Withstand adverse soil and weather conditions, etc
Disadvantages of Propagation by:
(a) Seed:
- Reduce the amount for consumption,
- Seed does not germinate easily due to dormancy.
(b) Vegetative organs:
- Diseases of stock is manifested in offspring easily stored,
- Easily store, etc
WEEK 9

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 10
Topic: Classes and Uses of Crops
Sub-Topic: Classification of Crops
Sub-Topic: Uses of Crops
Content:
- food e.g. cereals, tubers, pulses, fruits and vegetables
- oil crops
- spices
- latex
- beverage
- fiber crops
- source of carbohydrate, protein, fat and oil, minerals, vitamin etc
WEEK 10
Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Agricultural Practices
Sub-Topic:Agricultural Practices
Content:
Pre-planting operations:
- Choice of site,
- Clearing,
- Stumping,
- Plotting,
- Tilling/ ploughing, harrowing, ridging,
- Seed selection
- Nursery and nursery practices

Planting operations:
- Seed treatment,
- Spacing and planting

Post planting operations:
- Thinning,
- Supplying,
- mulching,
- Manuring/fertilizer application,
- Harvesting Effects of timely harvesting versus late harvesting

Post-harvest operation:
- processing of crop into useable forms,
- storage, etc
WEEK 10
Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 11 WEEK 11 WEEK 11
SECOND TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Farm Animals
Sub-Topic:Different forms of farm animals
Content:
Types of Farm Animals:
- Work animals
- Diary animals
- Guard animals
- Poultry
- Aquatic animals
- Pets, etc
WEEK 2

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Feeds and Feeding
Sub-Topic:Meaning and types of feeds
Content:
Meaning of Feed

Types of Feed:
- energy- yielding feeds.
- protein -yielding feeds
WEEK 2

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Records and Book Keeping
Sub-Topic:Farm records
Content:
Definition of Farm records
Use of farm records: - to monitor the progress of the business
WEEK 3

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Farm Animals
Sub-Topic: Basic characteristics of farm animals
Content:
Basic characteristics of different farm animals
WEEK 3

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Feeds and Feeding
Sub-Topic: Feeding Tools
Content:
- troughs,
- drinker set, etc
WEEK 3

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Records and Book Keeping
Sub-Topic:Types and uses of farm records
Content:
- farm diary,
- farm inventory,
- Input records,
- Production records,
- consumption records,
- sales records,
- profit and loss account

Computer Aided Farm records and its benefit

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WEEK 4

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Farm Animals
Sub-Topic:Classification of farm animals
Content:
Classification of farm animals based on:
i. Size
- Large animals
- Small animals

ii. Habitat:
- Aquatic
- Terrestrial

Iii Mammals & nonmammals

iv. Stomach types:
- Ruminant and
- Non ruminant animals
WEEK 4

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Pests and Disease Control
Sub-Topic:Farm animal diseases:
Content:
a) Bacteria:
- mastitis
- contagious abortion in ruminants, pigs, etc.
b) Fungal:
- ring worm (all farm animals)
c) Viral:
- foot and mouth disease (all animals except poultry)
d) Protozoan:
- coccidiosis in poultry and rabbit
- trypanosomiasis (nagana) (cattle)
e) Worms (all farm animals)
f) Nutritional-bloat (cattle)
WEEK 4

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Records and Book Keeping
Sub-Topic: Book keeping
Content:
Definition of Book keeping:
- keeping account of financial activity of enterprise
WEEK 5

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Classes and Uses of Farm Animals
Sub-Topic:Uses of farm animals
Content:
Uses of farm animals:
- Food
- Work
- Sports and guard
- Source of hides and skin
- Source of manure
WEEK 5

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Pests and Disease Control
Sub-Topic:Modes of transmission of farm animals disease
Content:
- contact with the infected animals, or discharges, or vector (tsetse fly), etc
WEEK 5

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Records and Book Keeping
Sub-Topic:Source documents
Content:
- Sales invoice,
- Purchase invoice,
- Returns inwards,
- Returns outwards
WEEK 6

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Methods of Weed and Pests Control
Sub-Topic:Characteristics of Weeds
Content:
- Easily Dispersed
- Long Dormancy
WEEK 6

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Pests and Disease Control
Sub-Topic:The symptoms of farm animal diseases
Content:
The symptoms of farm animal diseases e.g.
enlarged udder,
sores,
high fever,
blood stained,
diarrhea,
loss of weight,
loss of hair,
reduced productivity,
abortion,
death
WEEK 6

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Records and Book Keeping
Sub-Topic:Journal preparation:
Content:
Prepare journal from source document: - Sales journal
-Purchase journal etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Methods of Weed and Pests Control
Sub-Topic: Uses of weeds
Content:
- Medicinal.
- Food, etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Pests and Disease Control
Sub-Topic: Effects of diseases on farm animals
Content:
- reduce productivity,
- loss of appetite,
- loss of weight,
- death
WEEK 7

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Agriculture in Stock Exchange
Sub-Topic: Meaning of stock
Content:
Meaning of stock:
buying and selling of goods and services available now and in the future
WEEK 8

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Methods of Weed and Pests Control
Sub-Topic: Methods of weed control
Content:
- Rotation of crop
- Herbicides, etc
WEEK 8

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Animal Pests and Disease Control
Sub-Topic: Methods of prevention and control
Content:
- adopting good sanitation practices.
- medication/ immunization,
- isolation/disposal etc
WEEK 8

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Agriculture in Stock Exchange
Sub-Topic:People involved in stock exchange
Content:
- buyers,
- sellers,
- buyers and sellers
- farmers’ agents
WEEK 9

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Methods of Weed and Pests Control
Sub-Topic: Effects of weed control methods on vegetation and soil
Content:
Effects of weed control methods on vegetation and soil:
- pollution of soil and ground water
- contamination of livestock pasture, etc
WEEK 9

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 9

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Agriculture in Stock Exchange
Sub-Topic:Importance of stock exchange in agriculture
Content:
- encourages investment in agriculture.
- encourages contract farming
WEEK 10
Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Methods of Weed and Pests Control
Sub-Topic:Classification of insect pests based on mouth parts
Content:
- piercing and sucking insects
- biting and chewing insects

Description of the damage done by the crop pests

Effects of crop pests on yield
WEEK 10
Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 10
Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 11 WEEK 11 WEEK 11
THIRD TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision

Wk 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Factors of Agricultural Production
Sub-Topic:Factors of Production
Content:
- land
- labour
- water
- money
- management
WEEK 2

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Fishery
Sub-Topic: Definition of fishery
Content:
Definition of fishery

Classes of fish based on:

a. Habitat:
- fresh water fish and salt water fish.
b. Morphology e.g. Bony and cartilaginous fish.
c. Other types of aquatic organisms:
shell fish – crab, prawn,
reptile – turtle, crocodile
mammals – hippopotamus, whale

Uses of fish and fish products
WEEK 2

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Export Promotion in Agriculture
Sub-Topic:Meaning of export promotion:
Content:
Meaning of export promotion:
- Encouraging sale of Nigerian produce in other countries
WEEK 3

Theme: Concept And Medium Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Factors of Agricultural Production
Sub-Topic: Uses of Agricultural production
Content:
Discusses the importance of each factor in production
WEEK 3

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Fishery
Sub-Topic: Methods of fishing
Content:
Methods of fishing
WEEK 3

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Export Promotion in Agriculture
Sub-Topic: Nigerian export produce
Content:
Examples of Nigerian export produce:
- Cocoa
- Palm Produce
- Hides & Skins
- Cassava crop
- Groundnut
- Pepper etc
WEEK 4

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 4

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Fishery
Sub-Topic:Risk factors in water and fish farming
Content:
Risk factors in water and fish farming:
- polluting water with chemicals/industrial effluents
- contaminating fish with chemicals used for catching fish
WEEK 4

Theme: Produce Packaging And Marketing
Topic: Export Promotion in Agriculture
Sub-Topic: Benefits of export promotion
Content:
Benefits of export promotion:
- Attracts foreign money (exchange),
- Serves as additional market outlet to farmers to earn income etc

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WEEK 5

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 5

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Forests and Forest Uses
Sub-Topic: Types of Forests
Content:
Types of Forests:
- Mangrove (swampy),
- Rain forest (many trees),
- Derive forest (few trees)
WEEK 5

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WEEK 6

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
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WEEK 6

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Forests and Forest Uses
Sub-Topic:Forest Resources
Content:
Forest Resources:
- Trees
- Wildlife (animals),
- Fruits (Foodstuffs),
- Various Herbs,
- Shelter
WEEK 6

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WEEK 7

Theme:
Topic:
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WEEK 7

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Forests and Forest Uses
Sub-Topic:Uses of forest resources
Content:
Uses of forest resources
WEEK 7

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Topic:
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WEEK 8

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 8

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Forests and Forest Uses
Sub-Topic:Effect of forest on the environment
Content:
Effect of forest on the environment
WEEK 8

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Topic:
Sub-Topic:
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WEEK 9

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 9

Theme: Processes Of Agricultural Production
Topic: Forests and Forest Uses
Sub-Topic:Human activities that affect the forest
Content:
Human activities that affect the forest:
- clearing/deforestation,
- hunting, bush burning farming,/depletion of wild life, etc
WEEK 9

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

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