Agronomy

Department of Agronomy has been established during 2011. It has well developed lab and lab equipments. The lab is equipped with irrigation and water management equipments (weirs, parshall flumes, Raingun irrigation system, Orifice, ‘V’ notch etc.), field instruments (Hi-tech sprayer, power sprayer, battery operated sprayer), Soil moisture estimation instruments (tensiometer, Rapid moisture meter, Digital soil thermometer, Soil moisture sensor, soil auger), PAR sensor, Handheld chlorophyll meter, Vernier caliper etc.. Department has 16 acres of farm land where students are involved in crop production and experimental techniques courses. The Department has Agrometeorology unit to record different weather parameters.

Faculty

Sl No.NameDesignationMobile No.Email id
1Dr. Ganajaxi MathProfessor  & Head9481014138ganajaxi@uasd.in gkmathshreya@gmail.com
2Dr. ShivamurthyAssistant Professor9972452620shivamurthyd@uasd.in  
3Dr. Priya P.  Assistant Professor7619196545prponnuswamy@gmail.com

B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) courses

Sl. No.Course No.Course TitleCredits
1AGR 101Fundamentals of Agronomy4 ( 3+1 )
2AGR 201Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops)3 ( 2+1 )
3AGR 202Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops)1 ( 0+1 )
4AGR 203Crop production Technology – II (Rabi Crops)2 ( 1+1 )
5AGR 204Practical Crop Production – II (Rabi Crops)1 ( 0+1 )
6AGR 205Geoinformatics and Nano-technology for Precision Farming2 ( 1+1 )
7AGR 301Experimental Techniques in Agricultural Research1 ( 0+1 )
8AGR 302Principles of Organic Farming1 ( 0+1 )
9AGR 303Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management2 ( 1+1 )
10AGR 304Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture1 ( 1+0 )
11AGM102Introductory Agro-meteorology & Cliamate change2 ( 1+1 )
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