ExamsSchool of Agricultural Sciences

National Open University Exam Past Question – ACP 303 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA PERMANENNT CROPS COURSE CODE: ACP 303

14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION

 

COURSE TITLE: PERMANENNT CROPS COURSE CODE: ACP 303

ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTION IN TWO HOURS

 

QUESTION 1

 

  1. a) Identify any 5 plantation crops commonly grown in Nigeria using their

(i) Common (ii) botanical names only.

  1. b) List any five products you can obtain from oil palm tree.
  2. c) State any five economic importances of some specific tree crop Question 2
  3. a) List any 3 climatic conditions required for consideration while attempting to set up a

plantation of tree crops

  1. b) List any three edaphic /soil factors that must be favourable in the choice of site for growing tree crop
  2. c) Briefly describe procedure for site preparation in setting up a plantation Question 3.  Write a short note on each of the following plantation crops field pr i) Pruning (ii) shading ( iii) Mulching (iv) propping

Question 4.

 

  1. a) List any five simple tools you will use on a plantation fie b)  List any 2 species that can be used as cover crops in  cocoa c)   Give reasons why shading is required in cocoa plantation.

 

Question 5.

 

  1. a) ( i)Mention any disease of cocoa tree (ii) name their causal organisms (iii) together with their mode of transmission.
  2. b) List any three insect pests of plantation crop
  3. c) List any three group of pesticide used on cocoa pest contr Question 6.
  4. a) Describe any three methods of fertilizer application on plantation crop b)  List any four quality indices of  oil palm
  5. c) Describe the methods of processing cola nut
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE  National Open University Exam Past Question – AEM507 October, 2013 Examination

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Close