JAMB Agriculture: Syllabus and recommended books 2022/2023

The JAMB Agriculture syllabus is the topic you must study for the UTME examination.

Using the JAMB syllabus to study for your examination is the open secret to getting a high score.

The JAMB Agriculture syllabus also contains objectives for each topic. These objectives are what you must know for every topic you study.

Also read: JAMB Agric Questions and Answers for 2022 CBT Examination

This post contains the complete list of topics in the JAMB Agriculture syllabus.

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Let me know in the comment section if you have any questions.

JAMB Syllabus for Agriculture

Here is the JAMB syllabus for Agriculture.

JAMB Agriculture
JAMB Agriculture

Agricultural Technology

  • Application of ICT in Agriculture
  • Farm Machinery and Implements
  • Farm Surveying and Farmstead Planning
  • Introduction to Agricultural Research and Statistics
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Mechanization and Sources of Farm Power
  • Processing and Storage
  • Simple Farm Tools

Agriculture Economics and Extension

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  • Agricultural Extension
  • Basic Economic Principles
  • Characteristic Features of Agricultural Production
  • Factors of Agricultural Production
  • Farm Management
  • Labour Management
  • Marketing of Agricultural Produce


  • Crop Diseases
  • Crop Husbandry
  • Crop Improvement
  • Crop Pests
  • Cropping Systems, Planting Patterns and Plant Densities
  • Floriculture
  • Forest Management (Silviculture)
  • Growth, Development and Reproduction
  • Land Preparation and Soil Tillage
  • Pasture and Forage Crops
  • Plant Forms and Functions
  • Plant Propagation Methods
  • Rocks and Soil Formation
  • Soil Water and Soil Conservation
  • Soil Fertility
  • Weeds

Animal Production

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Improvement
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Bee-Keeping (Apiculture)
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Forms and Classification of Major Farm Animals in West Africa
  • General Terminology in Animal Production
  • Livestock Management
  • Reproduction in Farm Animals
JAMB Agriculture
JAMB Agriculture

General Agriculture

  • Agricultural Ecology
  • Farm Inputs
  • Genetics
  • History of Agricultural Development in West Africa
  • Importance of Agriculture
  • Meaning and Scope of Agriculture
  • Roles of Government and NGO in Agricultural Development

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If you are participating in the upcoming UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination), and you need the Jamb Agriculture outlines topic that needs to be read for the preparation of the Jamb Examination, then I guess this article is for you;

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Steps to take before obtaining the 2022/2023 Jamb Form;

•        Choice a course

•        Make a research on the course

•        Search for the O’level requirement for the course

•        Then Lastly, Check the Jamb Subject combination of the course if Agriculture is among the subject combination of the course you wish to study then you are good to go.


The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination syllabus in Agriculture is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

•        Stimulate and sustain their interest in Agriculture;

•        Acquire basic knowledge and practical skills in Agriculture;

•        Acquire the knowledge of interpretation and the use of data;

•        Stimulate their ability to make deductions using the acquired knowledge in Agriculture.

The syllabus is divided into five sections as given below:

JAMB Agriculture
JAMB Agriculture

•        General Agriculture

•        Agronomy

•        Animal Production

•        Agricultural Economics and Extension

•        Agricultural Technology

JAMB Agriculture Syllabus 2022/2023 Recommend Textbook

JAMB Agriculture
JAMB Agriculture

•        Adeniyi, M. O. et al (1999) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Agricultural Science, Ibadan: Evans

•        Akinsanmi, O. (2000) Junior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman.

•        Akinsanmi, O. (2000) Senior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman.

•        Anthonio, Q. B. O. (1999) General Agriculture for West Africa, London: George Allen

•        Are, L. A. et al (2010) Comprehensive Certificate Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, University Press Plc.

•        Egbuna, C. K. et al (2014) Extension Modern Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools (2010), Extension Publication

•        Emmanuel C. A. (2003) A Dictionary of Agriculture, Benue: Agitab Publisher Makurdi

•        Falusi, A. O. and Adeleye, I. O. A (2000) Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools Books 1- 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje

•        Komolafe, M. F., Adegbola, A. A., Are, L. A. and Ashaye, T. I. (2004) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: University Press Ltd.

•        Philips T. A. (1986) Agricultural Notebook, Lagos: Longman

•        STAN (1999) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, Lagos: Longman

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