KCSE TOPICAL QUESTIONS: INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE
IS AGRICULTURE A SCIENCE OR AN ART? OR BOTH?
Agriculture is the science and art of cultivation of crops and keeping of livestock.
What does livestock refer to?
Livestock refers to any animal found in the farm and which can be regarded as an asset by the farmer. They include animals such as;
This is the art of preparing land for use by agriculture.
As a science, it involves experimentation and application of scientific knowledge in such areas as;
Agriculture is related to other subjects; namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geography in the fallowing ways: