NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: ACP 301
COURSE TITLE: ARABLE CROP PRODUCTION
TIME ALLOWED: 2HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER FOUR QUESTIONS IN TWO HOURS. QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSARY
a) Classify annual crops according to taxonomic classes or groups/ uses.
b) Using botanical and common names, list 5 annual crops.
a) List any two annual crops in each of the provided class
i) Cereals ii) Fibre iii) Legumes iv) Root/tuber
b) List any two annual crops in each of the provided class Annual.( i) annual iii) perennial
c) Write short note on the botany of maize
a) List any five climatic factors you would consider to set up a field of annual crops
b) List any five soil factors you will consider in setting up a field of annual crops
c) Write a short descriptive note on land preparation in crop production.
Write a short note on the following cultural practices.
a) Weeding b) mulching c) Thinning d) Supplying e) pruning f) staking
a) List any three types of compound fertilizer
b) Write out the full names of the mineral element that could be found in the fertilizer you have listed in a.
c) Briefly described any four method of fertiliser application
a) List any five tools used in harvesting arable crops
b) List any 3 primary processing practices in arable crop
c) Describe any five storage method or facilities in the storage of arable crops
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