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Agricultural Science Paper 1, May/June 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4   Main
General Comments
Weakness/Remedies
Strength

Weakness/remedies

Majority of the candidates were unable to.
state the methods of propagating specimens J (yam tuber), K (plantain), and L (tomato fruit);
describe briefly the methods of planting specimens J (yam tuber), K(plantain) and L (tomato fruit);
make a drawing 8 - 10cm long of a longitudinal section of specimen Q(udder) as observed with the aid of specimen S(handlens); state the economic uses of specimens O(feathers) and P(hoof).

Deriving from these weaknesses, the chief examiners recommended that:
(1) the skills of drawing should be imparted in the students during the teaching of agricultural science;
(2) the teaching and learning of agriculture should be made more practical oriented with adequate exposure of candidates to experimental and laboratory activities;
(3) candidates should be made to practicalize the various aspects of crop and animal husbandry for an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.

 
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