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    Department of Crop Production and Protection

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  • B. Agric. Crop Production & Protection




  • FOREWORD
    The Department of Crop Production and Protection is one of the pioneer departments in the University. The Department commenced operation in April 2012 with 5 Academic Staff made up of 1 Professor, 3 Lecturer 1 and 1 Assistant Lecturer. The Department is set with a vision of revolutionizing agriculture in Nigeria with high commitment and excellence in research and training of self-reliant graduates who will not necessarily depend on government for white collar jobs. The Department wishes the new students a successful stay in the university and advices them to shun any form of social vices and concentrate on their studies. Once again congratulations for getting admission into this young but promising university.
    JARI SANUSI (HOD)

    PHILOSOPHY
    Production of graduates those are adequately equipped with the comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skill requirement for engaging in production.
    VISION
    The vision of the department is ‘To be a foremost department of Crop Production and Protection in the country committed to excellence in teaching and research and production of highly competent specialist in Crop Production with a passion for self reliance’
    MISSION

    OBJECTIVE(S)
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    To produce graduates that is geared towards self-employment.
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    To produce graduates with sufficient technical, productive and entrepreneurship skills, who will be involve in production, research and entrepreneurship in any aspect of Agriculture and other related discipline.
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    To produce graduates that are relevant to themselves, the industry and society and who can contribute effectively to national development goal in Agriculture.

       
     
    Staff Directory Result 24 record(s) found.
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    Name: DR. JARI SANUSI
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
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    Name: ADEOSUN JAMES O.
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: IBRAHIM DAUDAWA
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: USMAN YUSUF
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Princ. Technical Officer II
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    Phone No.: +2348065379197
    Email: uyusuf@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: ABDULHADI MUHAMMAD
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: ABUBAKAR SHEHU TADDA
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
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    Phone No.: +2347038775797
    Email: sabubakar@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: ONU ISA
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: GWA I. VICTOR
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Lecturer II
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    Email: igwa@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: OGUNWOLE JOSHUA
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: ADEREMI GABRIEL ADESOJI
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: IBRAHIM NASIRU DOLE
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: BINDAWA MANSUR AUWALU
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: HASSAN MUHAMMAD
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: LIBERTY JACOB TIZHE
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: ATI HASSANA MARYAM
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Lecturer I
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    Email: maryameleojo@gmail.com, ahassana@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: BOOTH SAMUEL ABDULLAHI
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: HAMZAT OLABISI TAIWO H
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: DAUDU CHRISTOGONUS K
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: YAKUBU ALIYU IBRAHIM
    Department: Crop Production and Protection
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    Name: BITRUS DAWI TARFA
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    Name: KUCHINDA N. C.
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    Name: NOMA SAMAILA SANI
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    Name: YEYE MARY YINKA
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    Name: ANIEKWE LONGINUS
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    24 record(s) found.

    B. Agric. Crop Production & Protection


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    2. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    3. CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Core
    4. CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Core
    5. CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
    6. MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Core
    7. PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
    8. PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
    9. BIO111 General Biology I 3 Core
    10. BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Core
    11. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    2. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    3. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
    4. CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Core
    5. CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Core
    6. CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
    7. MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
    8. PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
    9. PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
    10. BIO112 General Biology II 3 Core
    11. BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Core
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE211 Principles of Agricultural Economics 2 Core
    2. AGR211 Climatology & Biogeography 3 Core
    3. AGR221 General Agriculture 3 Core
    4. AGR231 Farm Practice I 1 Core
    5. ANS211 Anatomy & Physiology of Farm Animals 2 Core
    6. ANS221 Principles of Animal Production 2 Core
    7. CPP211 Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy & Physiology 2 Core
    8. CPP221 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 Core
    9. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    10. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AGR212 Introduction to Statistics 2 Core
    2. AGR222 Principles of Soil Science 2 Core
    3. AGR232 Farm Practice II 1 Core
    4. ANS212 Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Core
    5. CPP212 Principles of Crop Production 2 Core
    6. FIS212 Introduction to Fisheries and Wild Life 2 Core
    7. FST212 Principles of Food Science and Technology 2 Core
    8. FST222 Introduction to Home Economics 2 Core
    9. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    10. FWM202 Introduction to Forest Resources 2 Core
    11. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    12. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    13. AEE212 Introduction to Agricultural Marketing and Pricing 2 Elective
    14. ANS222 Principles of Animal Health 2 Elective
    15. CPP222 Introduction to weed Science 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE311 Introduction to Agriculture Extension and Rural Sociology 2 Core
    2. AEE321 Introduction to Farm Management and Production Economics 2 Core
    3. AGR311 Introduction to Soil Pedology and Physics 2 Core
    4. AGR321 Introduction to Farm Machinery 2 Core
    5. AGR331 Application of Computer to Agriculture Production 3 Core
    6. ANS311 Non-Ruminant Animal Production 2 Core
    7. CPP311 Arable Crop Production 2 Core
    8. CPP321 Crop Genetics and Breeding 2 Core
    9. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    10. CPP331 Farming System 2 Core
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE312 Extension Teaching, Learning Process and Methods 2 Core
    2. AGR312 Soil Chemistry and Microbiology 2 Core
    3. AGR322 Statistic and Data Processing 2 Core
    4. ANS312 Ruminant Animal Production 2 Core
    5. ANS322 Animal Genetics and Breeding 2 Core
    6. ANS332 Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Core
    7. CPP312 Permanent Crop Production 2 Core
    8. CPP322 Principles of Crop Protection 2 Core
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AGR411 Student Industrial Work Experience 6 Core
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE412 Farm Management and Agribusiness Practices 2 Core
    2. AEE422 Extension Practice 2 Core
    3. ANS412 Animal Husbandry Techniques I (Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Poultry, Pigs, Rabbits and Camel) 3 Core
    4. CPP442 Crop Protection Pest and Disease Control 2 Core
    5. AGR412 Soil Use and Management 2 Core
    6. AGR422 Farm Design, Farm Survey & Land Use Planning 2 Core
    7. AGR432 Agricultural Product Processing & Storage 2 Core
    8. AGR442 Farm Mechanization and Workshop Practice 2 Core
    9. AGR452 Climate Change and Agricultural Productivity 2 Core
    10. AGR462 Report Writing 1 Core
    11. CPP422 Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, Arable & Horticultural crops) 2 Core
    12. ANS432 Animal Husbandry Techniques II (Non-Ruminant) 2 Core
             

    500L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AGR511 soil Survey and Land Planning 2 Core
    2. AGR521 Soil Physics 2 Core
    3. AGR531 Soil and Plant Analysis 2 Core
    4. AGR541 Soil Chemistry 2 Core
    5. AGR551 Soil and Water Conservation 2 Core
    6. CPP511 Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production 2 Core
    7. CPP521 Crop Husbandry 2 Core
    8. CPP531 Field Experimentation 2 Core
    9. CPP541 Crop Protection 2 Core
    10. CPP551 Floriculture 2 Elective
    11. CPP561 Landscape Design 2 Elective
    12. CPP571 Micro Propagation 2 Elective
    13. CPP581 Pack Design and Management 2 Elective
             

    500L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AGR512 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 2 Core
    2. CPP512 Crop Husbandry (Plantation Crop) 2 Core
    3. CPP522 Forage and Fodder Crop Production 2 Core
    4. CPP532 Plant Breeding and Seed Production 2 Core
    5. CPP542 Weed Science 2 Core
    6. CPP552 Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage 2 Core
    7. CPP562 Principle of Irrigation and Drainage 2 Core
    8. CPP572 Project 4 Core
    9. CPP582 Seminar 1 Core
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    AEE211 Principles of Agricultural Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The nature of economics and economic problems; scope and method, price theory and functions of the market with particular reference to agriculture. The concept of opportunity cost; supply and demand and their applications to agricultural problems. Product

    AEE212 Introduction to Agricultural Marketing and Pricing 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Market and Market Prices. Relation of Marketing to economic development. Marketing functions and Marketing agencies (institutions). Marketing channels, Margin and efficiency, Grain, Friuts, vegetables, roots, cotton and livestock marketing. Marketing of i

    AEE311 Introduction to Agriculture Extension and Rural Sociology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The need for agricultural extension. Agricultural extension in the world and in Nigeria. Basic philosophies behind agricultural extension. Basic concepts and principles of rural sociology to an understanding of rural situation, Importance of rural communi

    AEE312 Extension Teaching, Learning Process and Methods 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nature and elements of communication process. Principles of analyzing communication problems in extension. The meaning of the concepts of teaching, learning and motivation. Steps and principles of teaching and learning. Extension and teaching methods.

    AEE321 Introduction to Farm Management and Production Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory of production. Principles of agricultural production and resource use; factor-factor, product-factor and product-product relationship. Consumption and resource allocation in agriculture. Farm cost and revenue theories. Elements of time, risk and un

    AEE412 Farm Management and Agribusiness Practices 2 Credit Unit
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    AEE422 Extension Practice 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR211 Climatology & Biogeography 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The principles, aims and scope of climatologic and biogeography. The elements and controls of climate and weather and the dynamics of the earth’s atmosphere. Radiation and heating of the atmospheric systems, atmospheric moisture, the dynamics of pressure

    AGR212 Introduction to Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Role of statistics in Social Sciences, Collection, Classification, Tabulation and representation of data. Measures of central tendency and dispersion. Probability distributions. Various tests of significances. Analysis of variance and covariance. Regress

    AGR221 General Agriculture 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The definition of agriculture. World population and food supply. History, scope and importance of agriculture to man. Agriculture and natural environment. Characteristics features of tropical agriculture and how they affect production. Land use and tenure

    AGR222 Principles of Soil Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Soils, their origin and formation. Physical properties of soils. soil moisture, air and temperature, soil classification and survey. Soil colloids; soil reactions. Soil organic matter and soil organisms; soil and water conservation, Nutrient requirements

    AGR231 Farm Practice I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Construction and laying out of seed beds for irrigated vegetables gardening to be maintained by students from planting to harvesting. General nursery operations seed collection, nursery development, seedling production, cultural practices in the nursery e

    AGR232 Farm Practice II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Engaging students in poultry production and management, objective evaluation of the body conformation characteristics of some livestock species, visits to some established livestock farms. General principles of pest/diseases prevention and control of live

    AGR311 Introduction to Soil Pedology and Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Soil, its origin and formation. Soil morphological characteristic; soil components, soil forming rocks and minerals, weathering of rocks and minerals. Profile description, soil Survey, soil mapping, soil classification, properties and management of Nigeri

    AGR312 Soil Chemistry and Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Chemical composition of soil. Soil fertility conversion units and calculations; soil fertility evaluation, silicate mineral chemistry; cation and anion exchange phenomena and base saturation. Soil reaction (active and reserve acidity, alkalinity, bufferin

    AGR321 Introduction to Farm Machinery 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Aims and objectives of farm mechanization. Basic mechanics. Workshop tools. Principles of internal combustion and electric motors. Study of farm machinery used for tillage: ploughs, Harrows, cultivators, farm power transmission system. Harvesting and proc

    AGR322 Statistic and Data Processing 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts of statistics, frequency distribution, measures of location, measures of variation. Probability distribution, normal and binomial distribution. Histograms, mean, mode and median, sampling data collection, data processing techniques, statist

    AGR331 Application of Computer to Agriculture Production 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to problem solving methods and alogarithm development, designing, coding, debugging and documenting programmes using techniques of good programming language style; computer organization; programming alogarithm development. Applying computer t

    AGR411 Student Industrial Work Experience 6 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR412 Soil Use and Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR422 Farm Design, Farm Survey & Land Use Planning 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR432 Agricultural Product Processing & Storage 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR442 Farm Mechanization and Workshop Practice 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR452 Climate Change and Agricultural Productivity 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR462 Report Writing 1 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR511 soil Survey and Land Planning 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR512 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR521 Soil Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR531 Soil and Plant Analysis 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR541 Soil Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    AGR551 Soil and Water Conservation 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ANS211 Anatomy & Physiology of Farm Animals 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Parts of the beef and diary cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits and poultry. Fundamentals of biology. Anatomy and physiology of the cell, cell types. Anatomy and Physiology of cell animal tissues, nervous system, skeletal system, muscle, bone, circulatory

    ANS212 Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Vitamins and their co-enzyme functions. Minerals. The nature, classification and functions of enzymes and hormones.

    ANS221 Principles of Animal Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Animal production and its development. The livestock industry, problems and prospects. Description of breeds of cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry and rabbits. Systems of livestock production. Feeding habits of farm animals. Principles of breeding and li

    ANS222 Principles of Animal Health 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic principles of Animal health management and hygiene. Signs of health in animals, Housing and protection from adverse weather in relation to animal health. Disease problems in relation to systems of management (Extensive, Intensive and semi intensive

    ANS311 Non-Ruminant Animal Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Management of breeding stock, growing and young animals. Housing. Equipment and feeding principles of poultry, rabbits and pigs. Production and management practices, livestock economics. Health management of stock processing and marketing of poultry, pi

    ANS312 Ruminant Animal Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Management of breeding stock, growing and young animals, housing, equipment and feeding principles of cattle, sheep and goats. Production and management practices. Health management of ruminant animals.

    ANS322 Animal Genetics and Breeding 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History of genetics, chromosomes structure, number and variations. Gene and genotype. genetic code, Mendelism; fundamental principles of inheritance, quantitative and qualitative characters and their inheritance. Different types of gene actions, values an

    ANS332 Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Chemistry and mode of action of enzymes and hormones. Chemistry and analysis of selected agricultural products.

    ANS412 Animal Husbandry Techniques I (Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Poultry, Pigs, Rabbits and Camel) 3 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ANS432 Animal Husbandry Techniques II (Non-Ruminant) 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    BIO111 General Biology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Cell structure and organization, Functions of cellular organelles, Diversity of organisms, General reproduction. Inter relationships of organisms, Heredity and evolution, Elements of Ecology.

    BIO112 General Biology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: A general survey of the plant and animal kingdoms based mainly on similarities and differences in anatomy, Physiology and Ecological adaptations.

    BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Microscopy: Types of microscope, using the microscope, guidelines for making biological drawings, Morphology and classification of representative members of different classes of the kingdom monera, protista, fungi (mycota), animalia and plantae.

    BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Reproductive systems of invertebrates and vertebrates, some aspects of reproduction in plants, plant tissues, plant organs, photosynthesis, growth and development in plants.

    CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atoms, molecules and chemical reactions; Chemical equations and stoichiometry; Atomic structure and periodicity; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Valence forces and chemical bonding; Inter molecular forces; Kinetic theory and gas laws; Basic chemical Ki

    CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Periodic table and periodicity of elements; Inorganic chemistry of hydrogen, the noble gases, groups 1,2 and 13-17 elements

    CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and measurements in physical chemistry; States of matter and change of state; Gases and their properties; Chemical equilibria; Thermochemistry; Chemical kinetics; The scope of thermodynamics; The first and second law of thermodynamics; Enthalpy, ent

    CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Historical survey of the development and importance of organic chemistry; Scope of organic chemistry; Determination of molecular formula and molecular structure; Electronic concepts (inductive effect, resonance, dipolemoments); Hybridization of the carbo

    CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory and practice of volumetric/quantitative and inorganic qualitative analyses

    CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Melting points and boiling points determination; Heats of solution and neutralization; Solubility and solubility curves; Organic purification methods; Reactions and qualitative analyses of organic functional groups

    CPP211 Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy & Physiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Parts of crop cell types, introduction to plant taxonomy. Characteristics, distribution, economic importance and local examples of leguminosae, gramineae, compositae, dioscoreaceae, rutaceae. Development of cells and tissues; use of plant keys. Cell biolo

    CPP212 Principles of Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Crop production and its development. The principles, problems and prospects of crop production. Importance of crop rotation, cultural practices, water and soil conservation; irrigation and drainage. General types of characteristics of arthropods, micro or

    CPP221 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History, Applications; Medicine, Pharmaceutical products, Genetic testing. Controversial questions, Human Genome Project, Cloning, Agriculture, Crop yield,Reduced vulnerability of crops to environmental stresses,Increased nutritional qualities,Improved ta

    CPP222 Introduction to weed Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition of weeds; Characteristics of weeds; Economic importance of weeds; Dormancy in weeds; Propagation of weeds; Classification of weeds based on habitat, life cycle, morphology, mode of nutrition, physiology and scientific classification. Identifica

    CPP311 Arable Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Origin, distribution, soil and climatic requirements of cereals, legumes, root crops, fibre crops, vegetables and other important arable crops in Nigeria. Improved varieties. Production practices, harvesting, utilization, processing, storage and economic

    CPP312 Permanent Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Origin, distribution, soil and climatic requirements of some important permanent crops such as cocoa, oil palm, rubber, coffee, coconut, mango, sugar cane, bananas, plantains, citrus, kola, cashew, etc. production practices, improvement, harvesting, utili

    CPP321 Crop Genetics and Breeding 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Cell structure and components. Chromosomes; structure, number and variations, linkage and crossing over, mutatin and genes in population. Multiple alleles, mitosis and meiosis. Theory of evolution. Fundamental principles of inheritance. Mendalism. Introdu

    CPP322 Principles of Crop Protection 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The major pests, insects, fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes, weeds and other diseases of tropical crops and stored products. Definition of pests. Study of insect pests of major local crops, their significance and principles of control. Study of the e

    CPP331 Farming System 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some basic agricultural statistics, Agricultural population, crops and livestock, production techniques and crop storage, physical environment and agricultural production, environment and agricultural systems, cropping systems, conceptual approach to farm

    CPP422 Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, Arable & Horticultural crops) 2 Credit Unit
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    CPP442 Crop Protection Pest and Disease Control 2 Credit Unit
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    CPP511 Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History, definition, classification and importance of vegetable crops. Ecological distribution of vegetables and fruits in Nigeria. Varieties and adaptation of exotic vegetables and fruits to the Nigerian environment. Types and systems of vegetable and fr

    CPP512 Crop Husbandry (Plantation Crop) 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Soil and climatic requirements, growth requirement; weed control and water use; improved varieties, production practices, diseases and pests, harvesting, handling, processing, storage, marketing and utilization of plantation crops.

    CPP521 Crop Husbandry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Soil and climatic requirements, growth requirement, weed control and water use; improved varieties, production practices, fertilization, diseases and pest; harvesting, handling, processing, storage, marketing and utilization of field and plantation crops.

    CPP522 Forage and Fodder Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Adaptation and botany of indigenous and introduced pastures and forage plant. Characteristics of grasses, legumes and shrubs. Establishing, production and seed production of pasture plants, the utilization and maintenance in permanent and temporary pastur

    CPP531 Field Experimentation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of field experimentation in crop and soil science. Research methodology; experimental lay out, field survey, normal distribution and sampling; measurements and data results

    CPP532 Plant Breeding and Seed Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Significance of reproductive system in cultivated plants ; sexual and asexual reproduction. Techniques and principles of crop germ plasm bank; role of plant breeding in pest and disease control in crops; selection methods in breeding programmes; maintenan

    CPP541 Crop Protection 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Quarantine regulations and phytosanitary measures. Fundamentals of plant resistance to diseases, principles and methods of disease control and management, principles, techniques and equipment for applying crop protection chemicals in the control of field

    CPP542 Weed Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Characteristics, classification and biology of weeds. Losses due to weeds. Weed control methods and problems associated with. Classification, chemistry, selectivity, formulation, application, storage, and mode of action of herbicides. Herbicides and envir

    CPP551 Floriculture 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Identification of tropical and ornamental plants, culture of trees, shrubs and flowers. Shade trees, ground covers, annual flowers, perennial shrubs and hedge plants, bedding of foundation plants, lawn grasses, nursery management, palms as ornamental pla

    CPP552 Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Storage life and harvested fruits, seeds, vegetables and flowers; Tropical environment in relation to maturity, ripeness and senescence. Physical and chemical indices of quality in fruits, seeds, vegetables, flowers and other products. Storage of crop mat

    CPP561 Landscape Design 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Design principles, design practice, basic styles, preparing the design, landscape construction. Hard landscaping, soft landscaping. Contouring and levels. Maintenance and management of established landscape. Landscape contracts and contractual agreements.

    CPP562 Principle of Irrigation and Drainage 2 Credit Unit
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    CPP571 Micro Propagation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Tissue culture: physiological basis of plant culture at cellular level. Identification of suitable plants and plant parts for tissue culture. Environmental control in tissue culture, influence of pathogens on cultured propagules. Recent advances in Biotec

    CPP572 Project 4 Credit Unit
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    CPP581 Pack Design and Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Architectural design, principles and concepts for various types of parks. Functional designs, e.g. parks for family relaxation, park for holidaying, concepts of national parks, picnic parks

    CPP582 Seminar 1 Credit Unit
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    FIS212 Introduction to Fisheries and Wild Life 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The important fishes and wildlife of West Africa with emphasis on Nigerian species. Classification, evolution, morphology and basic structure of fishes. The adaptation of fish to aquatic life. Life style of principal species of fishes and wildlife. Signif

    FST212 Principles of Food Science and Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and scope of Food Science and Technology and its relationship with other scientific disciplines; Importance of Food Science and Technology in maintaining and improving food supply; General principles of preservation, problems militating against

    FST222 Introduction to Home Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Philosophy, scope, objectives and historical development of home economics; Examination of basic human needs with respect to food, clothing, shelter and health; Programme approaches in home economics which help meet these needs; Preparation for careers i

    FWM202 Introduction to Forest Resources 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Renewable natural resources, availability, distribution and potential; The important forest trees and wildlife (with emphasis on Nigerian species) Classification, morphology and distribution of important forest trees; Forest and game reserves in Nigeria;

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
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    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Elementary set theory, subset, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; a

    MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivative as limit or rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Extreme curve sketching. Integration as an inverse of differentiation. Methods of integration, Definite integrals

    PHY111 General Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and dimensions, scalars and vectors, linear and circular motion; velocity, acceleration. Laws of mechanics and gravitation, simple applications. Conservation of energy, momentum; work, power, simple harmonic motion, simple pendulum. Moment of inerti

    PHY112 General Physics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts of heat, temperature; measurement of temperature, clinical thermometer. Heat capacity, specific heat, latent heat, calorimetry. Gas laws; kinetic theory of gases. Thermal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes. Conduction, convection, radiation

    PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: This introductory course emphasises quantitative measurement, the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis, reading and repeated readings, best value, mistakes, discrepancy, systematic errors, detecting systematic errors, use of the mean. R

    PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: A continuation of the treatment of experimental errors and analysis. Mean square error, standard deviation, sample and set standard errors, meanings and uses. Frequency distribution, histogram and frequency data curve, least square errors and curve – fitt
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