Agricultural Science Paper 2, May/June 2010  
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Question 5

(a)     Outline six benefits derived from growing ornamental plants. [6 marks]

(b)     State four symptoms of cassava mosaic diseases. [ 4 marks ]

 (c)     Explain the following terms as used in forest management:
(i)       selective exploitation;
(ii)     regeneration;
(iii) taungya farming    [6 marks]


This question was well attempted by the candidates. In question 5(a), majority of the candidates could outline the benefits derived from growing ornamental plants. Also, in question 5(b), most candidates were able to state the symptoms of cassava mosaic disease. In addition to this, many candidates could explain forest management terms such as selective exploitation, regeneration and taungya farming as demanded in question 5( c) (i - iii).
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