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farm tools and implements and uses of farm tools



Farm tools and IMPLEMENTS

This is about the uses of the various farm tools in farming activities.
Simple farm tools like cutlass, spade, shovel, go-to-hell, digger, shears, sickle, pliers, hand trowel, head pan, file, wheelbarrow, hoe, knive, watering can, etc

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TYPES AND USES OF SIMPLE FARM TOOLS OR IMPLEMENTS.

During agricultural production farmers carry out many farm operations or activities such as land clearing, felling of trees, digging, planting of seeds, harvesting and processing of crops.
The tools that are used by the farmer to carry out these activities are called farm tools or farm implements. They include the cutlass, rake, file, sickle, spade, shovel, hoe, go-to-hell, axe, pruning saw and many others.

1.

WHAT IS A CUTLASS?:

the cutlass or machete consists of a wooden or rubber(rubber tree) handle and a long flat metal blade, the blade is mostly sharpened on one side. The other is usually blunt and is held with one hand during use.

USES OF A CUTLASS

The various uses of a cutlass are as follows,

i. Land clearing or brushing
ii. Planting of seeds and transplanting seedling
iii. Weeding
iv. Harvesting of Yam
v. Digging of holes
vi. Cutting of woods


2.

WHAT IS A HOE?:

the hoe has short, broad metal blade and a long wooding handle.
It is usually held with two hands during use, standing astride and bending.

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USES OF A HOE



i. Weeding


ii. Making ridges, beds and heaps

iii. Planting of yam, cocoyam, cassava and others

iv. Harvesting groundnut

3.

WHAT IS A SPADE?:


the spade consists of a rectangular steel blade and a long wooden or iron handle. The handle terminates in a loop for easy handling.

USES OF A SPADE

I. Uses for digging holes e.g. when transplanting seedlings
II. Leveling of the soil
III. For making of beds or ridges
IV. Used for spreading manure
V. Turning of compost manure
1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS

18. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
19. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
20. INCUBATORS
21. MILKING MACHINE
22. SIMPLE FARM TOOLS
23. AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION
24. THE CONCEPT OF MECHANIZATION
25. PROBLEMS OF MECHANIZATION
26. SURVEYING AND
32.
PESTS AND DISEASE OF MAIZE- ZEA MAYS
33. CULTIVATION OF MAIZE CROP
34. OIL PALM
35. USES OF PALM OIL
36. MAINTENANCE OF PALM PLANTATION
37. COCOA
38.
39. PROCESSES IN COCOA CULTIVATION
HOLING AND LINING
40. YAM
41. LAND PREPARATION FOR YAM
42. DEPT OF PLANTING
43. SPACING OF YAM
44. PLANTING DEPT OF YAM
45. STORAGE OF YAM
46. STAKING OF YAM
47. HARVESTING OF YAM
48. COWPEA
JUTE
49. FORAGE CROP AND PASTURE
50. FORAGE GRASSES
51. SILAGE
52. PASTURE
53. TYPES OF PASTURE







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68. CASSAVA BACTERIA BLIGHT
69. BLACK ARM BACTERIA BLIGHT OF COTTON

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159. TAPE WORM
160. ROUND WORM OF PIGS
161. LIVER FLUKE
162. ECTO PARASITES
163. TICK
164. LICE

4.

WHAT IS A SHOVEL:

the shovel has the same features as the spade. However, the metal blade is oblong and curved in shovel. Like spade it is held with two hands while standing use.

USES OF A SHOVEL



i. For leveling of the soil
ii. Spreading of manure on the bed
iii. Turning of compost manure
iv. Digging holes and transplanting seedlings
v. Lifting and carrying of soil or manure



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HERE YOU WILL FIND EVERY AVAILABLE TOPICS ABOUT AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY. AND THE LINKS TO THEIR VARIOUS SOURCES.








HERE YOU WILL FIND EVERY AVAILABLE TOPICS ABOUT AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY. AND THE LINKS TO THEIR VARIOUS SOURCES.
1. DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE
2. IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE
3. SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE
4. COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE
5. PROBLEM OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
6. SOLUTIONS TO POOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
7. AGRICULTURAL LAWS AND REFORMS
8. ROLES OF GOVERNMENT IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
9. AGRICULTURAL POLICIES