4. Cropping Systems: Some of the known cropping systems includes
Plant Forms and functions
5. Cropping systems: Candidates should study the following cropping system and know their advantages and disadvantages.
4. Crop Husbandry
Scientific names of plants
Plants/crops pests and diseases
The economic value of plants and crops
Pasture and Forage Crops
Natural grasslands in West Africa
Effects of weeds and control methods
Importance of forest
Forest Conservation and exploitation
Afforestation and Deforestation
7. Animal Production
Forms and classification of farm animals.
Species of farm animals
Distribution of farm animal
Breeding of farm animals.
Terminologies used in animal farming and production
Common terminology in animal husbandry,
Anatomy and physiology of farm animals
tissues in farm animals and their functions
Organs in farm animals and their functions
Animal body systems
Different kinds of Reproduction in farm animals
Nutrient deficiencies in farm animal
Animal Health, Diseases and control
8. Fisheries and Wildlife
Fish culture systems
Types and species of fish
9. Wildlife management
importance of apiculture
Types of bees
Methods use in apiculture
Equipment used in bee-keeping
JAMB Agric Syllabus 2021/2021 Section II
11. Agriculture Economics and Extension: Study the factors of agricultural production: The four outstanding factors affecting agricultural production include
12. Basic Agricultural Economic Principles
13. Production functions are divided into
14. Study the following concepts:
Stages of production
Scale of preference
Concepts of diminishing returns
Characteristic Features of Agricultural Production
15. Farm Management
Qualities of farm manager
The functions of a farm manager.
Common problems in farm management
16. Study and know the following terms in Farm Managements
17. Marketing of Agricultural Produce
Importance of Marketing in agriculture and marketing channels.
Factors affecting the marketing of agricultural produce
18. Agricultural Extension and its importance
The benefit of Agricultural Development.
19. Agricultural Technology
Mechanization in agriculture
Sources of farm power
Farm tools and equipment
Basic Farm machines and implements
Farm machinery and its types
Mechanization in storing and processing agricultural produce
20. Application of biotechnology in agriculture
Tissue and anther culture
21. Application ICT in agriculture
Uses and application of computers in agriculture
The need and uses of communication gadgets in agriculture
22. Agricultural research
Introduction to agricultural research
Benefits of agricultural research.
23. Agricultural Statistics
Interpretation of data and results
Measurement of central tendency
Calculation experimental errors
JAMB Recommended Textbooks for Agric Science.
Do you want to make the best out of your studies? If yes, then using the proper textbook is the key. The following JAMB Agric science recommended textbooks are the best to use when studying.
Agricultural Notebook: Written by Philips T.
Countdown to S.S.C.E Agricultural Science: Written by Adeniyi, M. O.
Junior Secondary Agric Science: Written by Akinsanmi, A.
Senior Secondary Agric Science: Written by Akinsanmi, O.
Agricultural Science for JSS Books 1- 3 by Falusi and Adeleye
General Agriculture for West Africa: Written by Anthonio, Q.
Comprehensive Certificate Agricultural Science: Written by L. A.
Extension Modern Agricultural Science: Written by Egbuna, C. K
Dictionary of Agriculture: Written by Emmanuel C. A.
Agricultural Science for SSS 1 – 3: Written by Komolafe, Adegbola, & Ashaye.
Area of concentration
With this syllabus, you will be able to:
Have relevant knowledge of what the exam will look like.
know the topics that JAMB Will set Agricultural Science Questions from
Get the JAMB Recommended Agric Textbooks needed for effective studies.
Where to Download JAMB Agric Science syllables pdf for free?
You can easily have access and download the JAMB syllabus for Agric from the JAMB Brochure. Download 2021 JAMB Brochure here. Then go to the JAMB syllabus section to see the complete JAMB Agricultural Science syllabus for 2021/2022.
I will advise you to get two or more of these textbooks and use them to do your studies. All the textbooks listed below are obtainable at bookshops.