BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURE SCIENCE ABOUT DEPARTMENT
It is a 4 year long Undergraduate Bachelor Degree programme. B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme consists of subjects such as Agronomy, Agricultural Meteorology, Soil Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Seed Science, Plant Pathology, Agriculture Entomology, Horticulture, Extension Education, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture Engineering, Agricultural Statistics, Animal and Poultry Management, Plant Biotechnology etc-
The main aim of this programme is to train students to improve the agriculture sector in India, pave the way for future developments through research activities and transfer that research to farmers for increase production and sustainability.
This program aims at combining concepts of RESEARCH, EDUCATION and EXTENSION to boost the agricultural sector.
Let us take a look at some of the important subjects present in B.Sc. Agriculture programme to know more about what this programme is like–B. Sc. AGRICULTURE: IMPORTANT SUBJECTS PRESENT IN THE PROGRAMMME
Agronomy: Basics of Agronomy, Field Crops (Kharif), Field Crops (Rabi), Crop Production, Weed Management, Irrigation Techniques, Water resource management, Organic Farming, Sustainable agriculture. Apart from theoretical subjects, practical sessions are also involved, in case of these subjects.
Agricultural Meteorology: Climate patterns, Climatic hazards on Agriculture, Climatic Zones, Weather forecasting. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Soil Science: Introduction to Soil Science, Soil Fertility, Soil Chemistry, Fertilizers, Agricultural Chemistry. Apart from the above mentioned theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving the subjects are also present.
Genetics and Plant Breeding: Botany, Basics of Genetics, Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Basics of Biotechnology. Apart from the above mentioned theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving these subjects are also present.
Plant Pathology: Crop Diseases, Nematology. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Agriculture Entomology: Pest Management, Beneficial Insects, Grain Storage and Management. Like the above entries, along with theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
Horticulture: Fruit Crops, Medicinal Plants, Aromatic Plants, Flower Production, Spices, Plantation Crops. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Agricultural Extension: Dimensions of Agricultural Extension, Extension Methodologies, Entrepreneurship Development program. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects is also present.
Agricultural Economics: Market prices, Trade prices, Marketing, Finance, Agribusiness Management, Farm Management. Along with the theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
Agriculture Engineering: Agriculture Machinery, Power and Tools, Harvest Technology, Environment Science and Engineering, Renewable Energy. Along with the theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
other than these belove subjects are also includes in Agriculture study.
Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Computer Education, English, Physical Education, Animal Products
Those were some very important subjects present in the program. Elective subjects will also be present in case of certain semesters. Study tours, field trips, experience earning courses etc are also present in some semesters.