Agricultural Registers and their meanings are listed and explicated in this article. We hope you find this helpful and informative.
Agricultural Registers and their meanings
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Advanced Agriculture: a style of agriculture that brings in science and technology for the production, processing, storing, and marketing of agricultural products.
Anther: this is a part of the flower that stores the needed pollen for fertilization
Artificial: Anything on the farm that is made by man.
Barn: This is where tuber crops are stored on the farm
Carbohydrates: A source of food and energy for animals and man which contains a lot of sugar and starch.
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Cereal: These are grains of grasses such as wheat, rice, or oats.
Compound leaf; a leaf with more than one leaflet on the same leaf stalk.
Crop: a term used in place of plants.
Cultivation: This is the process of making the soil ready for the planting of crops.
Domesticated: a term used for animals that have been brought under control and are not wild.
Economic empowerment; is a situation where agriculture is used in order to provide money to buy other necessities of life.
Export: This is the act of selling out agricultural products to another country.
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Fertile: this is a situation when the soil has the means or ability to produce crops when planted on it; fertile soil is naturally rich with all the materials that the soil may need for adequate germination.
Fertilization: This is the process of making something very fertile for example, adding chemicals or organic fertilizer to the soil to improve its quality.
Forage crops: These are crops that are grown to be used for food for cattle and other livestock.
Germinate: This means to grow or cause something to grow.
Grading: This is the process of selecting the produce of agriculture based on their sizes, shapes, purity, and other factors in order to ensure high-quality standards.
Harvest: this is the gathering of crops that are fully matured and ripened.
Higher Plants: These are plants that are multicellular and are highly developed and also possess a complex structure.
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Humidity: This is the amount of water in the air at a particular point in time.
Import: Bringing in goods from outside the country.
Insecticides: these are chemicals that are used by the farmer to destroy insects that are pests.
Irrigation: this is a method of bringing in water through artificial canals and ditches to the areas on the farmland which do not have water.
Legumes: this is a plant that has so many pods (for example, peas, and beans).
Livestock: this often refers to animals that are kept and reared for agricultural purposes.
Mineral Salt: These are particles in the soil that are needed for the good growth of plants.
Node: This is the place on the stem of a plant from which the leaves grow.
Organic: This is formed from living things. Organic fertilizers are usually formed from the waste products of animals.
Photosynthesis: This is the process by which green plants use sunlight to convert carbon dioxide which is taken from the air and water into plant food.
Processing: these are the changes that are made to agricultural products before they are finally sold or consumed.
Propagate: to reproduce a line of animals or plants through breeding and reproduction.
Stigma: This is the part of the flower that revived the pollen in the process of pollination.
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Stomata: These are the pores in the outer layer of cells of a leaf that controls the passage of gasses in and out of the plant.
Tillers: these are shoots that arise from the base of a stem.
Tubers: these are fleshy underground stems or roots e.g. Potatoes, cassava, yam, etc.