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NOUN POP Past Questions: ACP303 - Permanent Crops Production

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NOUN POP Past Questions: ACP303 - Permanent Crops Production




NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
FACULTY OF AGRISULTURAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF CROP AND SOIL SCIENCES

EXAMINATION: SECOND SEMESTER NOVEMBER 2018_2
COURSE: ACP 303 PERMANENT CROP PRODUCTION (2 CREDIT)
INTRUCTIONS
i) Answer Question 1 Compulsorily.
ii) Answer four questions in all.
iii) Time allocated 2 ½ hours.

Question One
(a) List any five tree crops using both common and science names (10 marks)
(b) State at least five economic importance of establishing tree crops (5marks)
(c) List any five products that can be obtained from Cocoa. (5marks)
(d) Briefly describe the method of primary processing of cola nitida or cola acumunata(5mrks)
Question Two ( Crop Establishment) Write briefly on the following.
(a) Five general Climatic conditions (5marks)
(b) Five general soil factors (5marks)
(c) General steps to take in choosing a site for establishing permanent crops (5marks)

Question Three
Write short explanatory notes on:
(a) Artificial propagation (5marks)
(b) Mulching (5marks)
(c) Weeding Shading (5marks)

Question four
(a) List any five simple tools used on permanent crop plantation. (5marks)
(b) Describe the required methods of weeding on oil palm (5marks)
(c) Give reasons why processing is essential in oil palm (5marks)

Question Five
a)
(i) List any 2 diseases of oil palm (2marks)
(ii) List their general causal agents (2marks)
(iii) describe their general mode of transmission (6marks)
(b)List any 3 insect Pests of plantation (of oil palm) crops and any (3marks)
(c)List 2 groups of pesticides.(2marks)
Question six
(a) Describe any five methods of fertiliser application.(5marks)
(b) List any five types of fertiliser.(5marks)
(c) Give a short descriptive note on cultural methods of Pest control. (6marks)





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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ACP303 - Permanent Crops Production

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA SCHOOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
PERMANENT CROP PRODUCTION ACP 3032018 January END OF COURSE EXAMINATION.

i) Answer at least one question from each section compulsorily.
ii) Answer four questions in all.
iii) Time allocated 2 ½ hours.
SECTION A
Question One
a) Identify the under listed crops with their common names. (10 marks)
Thebromacaocao, coffee liberica or coffee rubusta, cola nitida or cola acumunata, Heveabrasilensis, Elias guinensis.
(b) State the general economic importance of the listed tree crops(5marks)
(c) Any five Specificproducts from oil palm tree(5mrks)
(d) Briefly describe the method of primary processing ofcola nitida or cola acumunata(5mrks)
Question two write a short note of each of the provided information in below.
a) Climatic Conditions.
b) Soil factors to be considered in choosing a site for plantation crops. (7 ½ marks x 2= 15)
Question three
Write a short explanatory note on each of the following
a) Weeding (b) Shading (c) Mulching( 5 marks each x 3=15)
Question four
a) Identify any 2 diseases of cocoa, and outline their causal agents and mode of transmission.(7marks)
b) List any four insect Pests of permanent crops (4 marks)
c) List four groups of pesticides.(4marks)
Question five
a) Enumerate any five simple tools used in the production of permanent crops.(5marks)
b) Define weeding with reference to permanent crops. (5marks)
c) Reasons (i) why processing is required in oil palm and (2marks)
d) (ii) list 3 quality indices of oil palm(3marks)
Question six
a) Outline any three methods of fertiliser application on permanent tree field (6marks)
b) List 3 methods of nutrient deficiency detection in field crops(3marks)
c) List six types of fertiliser. (6marks)



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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ACP303 - Permanent Crops Production

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
University Village, Nnamdi Azikwe Express Way, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Jabi Abuja

COURSE CODE: ACP 303
COURSE TITLE: PERMANENT CROP PRODUCTION (2 Units)
ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS

Question One
a) Identify the underlisted crops with their common names.
I) Thebroma caocao, coffee liberica or coffee rubusta, cola nitida or cola acumunata, Hevea brasilensis, Elias guinensis
b) State the general economic importance of the listed tree crops
(c) Any five products from oil palm tree
Question Two
Write a short explainatory note on each of the following
a) Nursery practices ( b)Artificial propagation (c)Pre- Nursery
Question Three
a) Identify any 2 diseases of cocoa, and outline their causal agents and mode of transmission.
b) List any five insect Pests of permanent crops (C) Five groups of pesticides.
Question four
a) Enumerate any five simple tools used in the production of permanent crops. (b) Define weeding with reference to permanent crops.(c) Reasons why processing is required in oil palm
Question Five
a) Outline any three methods of fertiliser application on permanent tree field (b) four types of fertiliser.
b) List some Cultural methods of Pest control.
c) List any three deficiency symptoms of Nitrogen
Question Six write a short note of each of the provided information in a-c below.
a) Five Climatic Conditions.
b) Five soil factors
c) Steps to take in choosing a site



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National Open University of Nigeria
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
October/November, 2016

ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS IN 2:30 MINUTES
Question One
a) Provide the Common names for the listed tree crops
I) Thebroma caocao, coffee liberica or coffee rubusta, cola nitida or cola acumunata, Hevea brasilensis, Elias guinensis
b) Outline the general economic importance of the listed tree crops
(c) List any five products from oil palm tree
Question Two
Write a short note
a) Nursery practices ( b)Artificial propagation (c)Pre- Nursery –
Question Three
a) List any 2 diseases of cocoa, and outline their causal agents and mode of transmission.
b) (b)List any Five insect Pests of permanent crops (C)Five groups of pesticides.
Question four
a) List any five simple tools used in the production of permanent crops. (b) Define weeding with reference to permanent crops.(c) Reasons why processing is required in oil palm
Question Five
a) List any three methods of fertiliser application on permanent tree field (b) four types of fertiliser.
b) (b)Mention some Cultural methods of Pest control.
c) (C)Identify any three deficiency symptoms of Nitrogen.
Question Six ( write a short note of each of the provided information in a-c below.
a) Five Climatic Conditions.
b) Five soil factors
c) Steps to take in choosing a site



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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ACP303 - Permanent Crops Production

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ACP 303
COURSE TITLE: PERMANENT CROP PRODUCTION
TIME ALLOWED: 2HRS 30 MINUTES
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS

Question One
a) Provide the Common names for the listed tree crops
I) Thebroma caocao, coffee liberica or coffee rubusta, cola nitida or cola acumunata, Hevea brasilensis, Elias guinensis
b) Outline the general economic importance of the listed tree crops
(c) Any five products from oil palm tree
Question Two
Write a short note
a) Nursery practices ( b)Artificial propagation (c)Pre- Nursery –
Question Three
a) List any 2 diseases of cocoa, and outline their causal agents and mode of transmission.
b) (b)List any Five insect Pests of permanent crops (C)Five groups of pesticides.
Question four
a) List any five simple tools used in the production of permanent crops. (b) Define weeding with reference to permanent crops.(c) Reasons why processing is required in oil palm
Question Five
a) List any three methods of fertiliser application on permanent tree field (b) four types of fertiliser.
b) (b)List some Cultural methods of Pest control.
c) (C)List any three deficiency symptoms of Nitrogen
Question Six ( write a short note of each of the provided information in a-c below.
a) Five Climatic Conditions.
b) Five soil factors
c) Steps to take in choosing a site



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Postby Jed » Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:08 pm

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 303
COURSE TITLE: PERMANENT CROPS PRODUCTION

TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER 4 QUESTIONS (ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS)


QUESTIONS
1 Identify and explain five elements of climate that affect the production of crops.
b. Discuss the classification of agricultural crops from:
i. the farmer perspective. ii. biological point.
c. Describe three types of seed dormancy and state three ways in which they can be broken.
2 List and describe five major Nursery activities in permanent crop production
b. Discuss five nursery operations in tree crop production.
c. Discuss five field management operations in permanent tree production.
3 What are the climatic and soil requirements for the cultivation and production of cocoa?
b. Identify five major nursery operations in the raising of cocoa seedlings.
c. Why is ‘insitu’ planting not encouraged in cocoa production?
d. List four derivable products from cocoa beans.
4 Distinguish between the two major types of Cola using:
i. Fruit colour ii. Leave structure iii. Nut qualities
b. Describe five agro-climatic factors that favour Cola cultivation.
c. List three uses of Cola.
d. Describe the three different levels of Cola trade in Africa.
5 Describe five edaphic and climatic requirements for production of palm trees.
b. List five parasitic diseases in oil palm and how the diseases can be eradicated.
c. Describe the hydraulic process of extracting oil from the palm fruits.
d. State four uses of coconut fruit.

6 Why is budding a very important operation in citrus production?
b. State two guidelines for selecting :
i. parent stock ii. budding stock
c. Enumerate and discuss five nursery and field operations in the management of citrus.
d. State three uses of citrus plants.




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