August 18, 2017

AGRONOMY

HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department is established to provide a versatile undergraduate training in agriculture to meet the needs of increased productivity required in creating opportunity for progress and profit in agriculture.

Objectives

The main objectives of Agronomy programme are:

  1. Initiate and conduct demand driven basic and applied research in agriculture.
  2. Modernize agricultural production, processing, storage, preservation, and distribution by   using environmentally sustainable technologies.
  3. Promote the integration of research with teaching and extension services.
  4. Engage in consultancy services in the area of agriculture and allied sciences covered by the Department.
  5. Conduct examination for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates and other awards of the university relevant to the Department.