JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture
JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture

If you are a science student preparing to take the 2024 JAMB exam, then you should have the updated  Syllabus for Agriculture exam this year. Having this will give you an edge/advantage in the coming exam as it will serve as a guide to your study.

It's not enough to just study, you need to study the right materials and the right topics for the said subject; in this case, agriculture.

The JAMB Agriculture syllabus also contains objectives for each topic mentioned. These objectives are what you must know for every topic you study.

With that being said, let's get to it.

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JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture Exam 2024/2025

JAMB Syllabus

Here is the updated list of the exam 2024/2025.

Agricultural Technology

  • Application of ICT in Agriculture
  • Farm Machinery and Implements
  • Farm Surveying and Farmstead Planning
  • Introduction to Agricultural Research and Statistics
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Mechanization and Sources of Farm Power
  • Processing and Storage
  • Simple Farm Tools

Agriculture Economics and Extension

  • Agricultural Extension
  • Basic Economic Principles
  • Characteristic Features of Agricultural Production
  • Factors of Agricultural Production
  • Farm Management
  • Labour Management
  • of Agricultural Produce

Agronomy

  • Crop Diseases
  • Crop Husbandry
  • Crop Improvement
  • Crop Pests
  • Cropping Systems, Planting Patterns and Plant Densities
  • Floriculture
  • Forest Management (Silviculture)
  • Growth, Development and Reproduction
  • Land Preparation and Soil Tillage
  • Pasture and Forage Crops
  • Plant Forms and Functions
  • Plant Propagation Methods
  • Rocks and Soil Formation
  • Soil Water and Soil Conservation
  • Soil Fertility
  • Weeds

Animal Production

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Improvement
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Bee-Keeping (Apiculture)
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Forms and Classification of Major Farm Animals in West Africa
  • General Terminology in Animal Production
  • Livestock Management
  • Reproduction in Farm Animals

General Agriculture

  • Agricultural Ecology
  • Farm Inputs
  • Genetics
  • History of Agricultural Development in West Africa
  • Importance of Agriculture
  • Meaning and Scope of Agriculture
  • Roles of Government and NGO in Agricultural Development

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JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture
JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture
  • Adeniyi, M. O. et al (1999) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Agricultural Science, Ibadan: Evans.
  • Akinsanmi, A. O. (2000) Junior Secondary Agricultural Science, : Longman.
  • Akinsanmi, O. A. (2000) Senior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman.
  • Anthonio, Q. B. O. (1999) General Agriculture for West Africa, London:George Allen
  • Are, L. A.et al (2010) Comprehensive Certificate Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary School, University Press Plc.
  • Egbuna, C. K. et al (2014) Extension Modern Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools (2010), Extension Publication
  • Emmanuel C. A. (2003) A Dictionary of Agriculture, Benue:Agitab Publisher Makurdi
  • Falusi, A. O. and Adeleye, I. O. A (2000) Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary SchoolsBooks 1- 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje
  • Komolafe, M. F., Adegbola, A. A., Are, L. A. and Ashaye, T. I. (2004) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools 1, 2 and 3,Ibadan: University Press Ltd.
  • Philips T. A. (1986) Agricultural Notebook, Lagos: Longman
  • STAN (1999) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, Lagos: Longman

In Summary

There you have it, the updated JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture Exam 2024, and the recommended textbooks you should read to help you pass the exam.

This JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture Exam is very important because, without it, you will not know where to concentrate while studying for your exam.

So good use of this information and let your friends know about this by sharing this post right now with them. You can even form a reading group and discuss the agriculture syllabus as you get ready for your exam.


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