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Department of Agronomy

The Department of Agronomy is the largest Department of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) under the Faculty of Agriculture, and offering highest number of compulsory undergraduate courses. To fulfil the objectives of the University, the Department of Agronomy renders tertiary education and research in the field of crop production. In addition to its top quality teaching to the undergraduate and postgraduate students, the Department also provides high quality postgraduate research (both fundamental and applied) with modern laboratory facilities. The Department also implements need-based and demand-driven research on field crop production for improving their productivity and thus helping the nation to ensure food security.

The Department has highly qualified teaching staff (10 Professors; 5 Associate Professors, 6 Assistant Professors and 2 Lecturers) with well experience of using all modern tools of agricultural education and research; 17 with PhD-Postdoc from reputed foreign universities across the world and 4 currently pursuing PhD degree in abroad. With national and international collaborations the Teachers of the Department have been doing advanced researches on technology generation on crop science. With the existing facilities the Department is trying to render top quality education and research in the field of crop science for producing agriculture graduates of international competence to meet the tertiary education sector development goal of the country. As a routine work the Department regularly updates the existing course-curricula of Agronomy as per international standard. The Department is emphasizing to include new courses based on national and international demands in the field of Agriculture, especially the issues related to climate change and crop vulnerability.

The Department of Agronomy offers compulsory courses in all the Faculties of Bangladesh Agricultural University except the Faculty of Fisheries. The Department offers theory and practical course each covering 8 credit hours for 1130 students (during January-June semester) and 12 credit hour theory and 10 credit hour practical courses for 1498 students (during July-December semester).

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Dr. Md. Abdul Kader
Dr. Md. Abdul Kader
Contact No : +8801724828058
Email : abdul.kader@bau.edu.bd
 

 

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