Crop Science – Philosophy, Objective & Scope

Philosophy

Crop Science is concerned with the selection, improvement and production of crops useful to man. It addresses the planting, maintenance, protection, harvesting, storage and aspects of post harvest handling of produce.

Objectives

  1. To equip the graduates with sufficient training and production technology that will enable them engage meaningfully in full-time crop production enterprise.
  2. To prepare the graduates with adequate knowledge and skill to work in Research and Development Institutions at both national and international levels.

Scope

The B. Agric (Crop Science) programme is designed to provide a broad practical and theoretical training in the basic agricultural sciences for the first three years. During the fourth year (farm year), practical training is provided in approved farms and agro-based establishments. During the fifth (final) year, the students are given intensive courses that will enable them graduate in any of the under-listed areas of specialization

Crop Production

Crop Protection

 Horticulture