Senior Secondary Agricultural Science by O. Akinsamni


Senior Secondary Agricultural Science by O. Akinsamni

The book can also be used by students at colleges of Agriculture and student teachers of Agriculture. The book is divided into five parts each covering a different aspect of the subject. These are: Basic concepts and problems of agricultural development; Crop production, husbandry of selected crops and forestry; Animal science; Agricultural ecology and systems; Agricultural engineering. Senior Secondary Agricultural Science follows on from Junior Secondary Agricultural Science by the same author to provide a complete and comprehensive course for secondary school use. It includes: * Many clear and helpful illustrations * Plentiful and relevant photographs * Exercises at the end of each chapter * A comprehensive index

About the Author

Olufemi Akinsanmi obtained his B. Agric (Hons) Plant Science and MPhil (Plant Science) degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria in 1992 and 1997, respectively. Having worked as an academic staff in the same university for 8 years, focusing on diseases of cerels and legumes, he proceeded to obtain a PhD degree from the University of Queensland (VQ) in 2004. For his doctoral thesis, Femi worked on Etiology and diversity of Fusarium species causing head blight of wheat in Australia with Dr Sukumar Chakraborty (CSIRO Plant Industry, Brisbane) as the principal advisor. Femi took up a postdoctoral research position with the CRC for Tropical Plant Protection / VQ to work on husk spot disease in Macadamia with Dr Andre Drenth in 2004.

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256 pages


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Publication date

3rd December 1990



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