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Department of agronomy

Department of Agronomy is engaged in developing trained human resource base in crop production, conduct basic and applied research in various aspects of field crop production and soil management under varying agro-ecological and socio-economic conditions of the farming community. The maximum research articles duly published in well reputed national and international journals and 10 important agricultural books including a scientific dictionary on agriculture. The department has completed 4 research projects.

Objectives
The department is organized and implemented in a manner which enables learners to acquire and develop competencies in crop production management, crop research and research dissemination and entrepreneurial skills through learning activities and experiences that are based on real agriculture problems with following specific objectives:

  • Disseminate knowledge and skills to students and those involved in crop production.
  • Identify technical and socio-economic issue areas constraining farm productivity and find solutions to overcome these problems.
  • Develop strategies through trainings and demonstrations to promote   sound agricultural practices among local farmers for reducing the risk of crop failures and farmer vulnerability.

Job Opportunities
Seed, fertilizer, pesticide companies, CDAs, banks, public and private sectors, NGOs, government departments, etc.

ACADEMIC STAFF

Aijaz Ahmed Soomro

Ph.D. (China)

Associate Professor & Chairman

Pir Ahmed Naqi Shah

M.Sc. (Agri.) Hons

Assistant  Professor

Muhammad Ali Ansari

M.Sc. (Agri.) Hons

Assistant  Professor

Habib-u-Rehman Memon

M.Sc. (Agri.) Hons

Assistant  Professor

Mahmooda Buriro

Ph.D. (SAU)

Assistant Professor

M. Nawaz Kandhro

Ph.D. (SAU)

Assistant Professor

Qamaruddin Jogi

Ph.D. (China) 

Assistant Professor

G. Mustafa Leghari

Ph.D. (SAU)

Assistant Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSES OFFERED

CODE

TITLE OF COURSE

C. HRS.

TERM-V

AGR-501

Arid Zone Agriculture

3(2+1)

AGR-503

Agro-Technology of Major Crops

3(2+1)

AGR-505

Field Crop Physiology

3(2+1)

AGR-507

Water Management in Rainfed Area

3(2+1)

AGR-509

Seed Production Technology

3(2+1)

STAT-511

Elementary Statistics

3(2+1)

TERM-VI

AGR-502

Farm Record Maintenance

3(2+1)

AGR-504

Principles of Weed Science

3(2+1)

AGR-506

Plant Nutrients and Growth Regulators

3(2+1)

AGR-508

Medicinal and Special Crops

3(2+1)

CP-510

General Biochemistry

3(2+1)

TERM-VII

AGR 601

Research and Scientific Writing

3(2+1)

AGR-603

Irrigation Agronomy

3(2+1)

AGR-605

Forage and Fodder Production

3(2+1)

AGR-607

Crop Management under Stressful Environments

3(2+1)

SUPT-611

Environment and Crop Production

3(2+1)

TERM-VIII

AGR-602

Agro Ecology

2(2+0)

AGR-604

Conservation Agronomy

3(2+1)

AGR-606

Organic Farming

3(2+1)

AGR-610

Internship and Report Writing

4(0+4)

 

 

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