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Introduction

For decades, agriculture has been associated with the production of essential food crops. At present, agriculture above and beyond farming includes forestry, dairy, fruit cultivation, poultry, mushroom, etc. Today, processing, marketing and distribution of crops and livestock products, etc. are all acknowledged as part of agriculture. Agriculture plays a critical role in the entire life of a given economy and is the backbone of economic system of a given country. In addition to providing food and raw material, agriculture also provides employment opportunities to a gargantuan percentage of population. Approximately 70% of the entire world’s population relies on agriculture as a mode of living.

SGVU School of Agriculture Science & Research offers multifarious programs in Agriculture at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels. These programs envelop various dimensions of agricultural science like Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture Engineering, Entomology, Microbiology, Animal Husbandry, etc.

Objectives

  • Making provision for imparting education in different branches of agriculture, particularly Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Extension Education, Entomology, Animal Husbandry, Microbiology, Physiology, Basic Science and other allied branches of agriculture.
  • Providing educational chances to the students through its several curricula and enables them to grow knowledge base, acquire decision making related to the agricultural field and to express them professionally.
  • Furthering the advancement of learning and conducting of research in agriculture.
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