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HOW AGRICULTURE KCSE EXAMS ARE SET (KNEC GUIDE)

AGRICULTURE (443)

PAPER 1 (90 MKS)

FORM 1 TOPICS

  1. Introduction to Agriculture
  2. Factors influencing Agriculture
  3. Crop production I – Land preparation
  4. Water supply, Irrigation and Drainage
  5. Organic manure
  6. Basic economics – Farm Records

FORM 2 TOPICS

  1. Inorganic fertilizers
  2. Crop production 2 – Planting
  3. Nursery practices
  4. Field practices
  5. Vegetables

FORM 3 TOPICS

  1. Land tenure and Land reforms
  2. Soil and water conservation measures
  3. Weeds and weed control
  4. Crop pests and pest control
  5. Crop diseases and disease control
  6. Specific crops
  • Maize, sorghum, finger millet, bulrush millet, beans, rice
  • Industrial crops – cotton, sugarcane, pyrethrum
  1. Forage crops

FORM 4 TOPICS

  1. Production economics
  2. Farm accounts
  3. Agricultural marketing and organizations
  4. Agro forestry.

PAPER 2 (90 MKS)

FORM 1 TOPICS

  1. Farm tools and equipment
  2. Livestock breeds

FORM 2 TOPICS

  1. Introduction to livestock health
  2. Parasitwes and parasite control
  3. Livestock nutrition

FORM 3 TOPICS

  1. Selection and breeding
  2. Livestock rearing practices
  3. Farm structures
  4. Livestock diseases

FORM 4 TOPICS

  1. Poultry production
  2. Cattle production
  3. Farm power and machinery

 

  1. C. S. E. FORMAT

SECTION A (30 MKS)

State, list, name, give

SECTION B (20 MKS)

Photographs, diagrams,

SECTION C (40 MKS)

Explain, describe, outline, State and explain

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