Department of Gardening

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About Department of Gardening

The Department of Horticulture was opened in 1975 AD and began to expand in all delicate disciplines in horticulture by preparing qualified scientific cadres with equipping laboratories and providing them with all modern scientific equipment for use in the fields of research and teaching. The department aims to:

Formation of scientific cadres specialized in various horticultural fields (fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, landscaping, harvesting, storage and circulation of horticultural crops).

Contribute to solving agricultural problems and developing appropriate solutions.

Providing scientific studies and consultations and evaluating productive projects.

Any topics referred to it by public authorities to express an opinion.

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Bachelor - Horticulture

The Department of Horticulture was established in 1966 as a sub-division under the department of plant production, then it was awarded as a department of horticulture in 1978. This department's students must study 158 credits to obtain a bachelor's degree. The program includes; general, supportive, elective,...

Master - Horticulture

The accreditation of the master's degree in the department of horticulture was in 1976. The students should pass advanced courses of at least 36 credits; including general, supportive, elective, and specialized courses. Furthermore, the student is required to accomplish a research project using scientific...


Who works at the Department of Gardening

Department of Gardening has more than 15 academic staff members

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Dr. Abobakir Ali Mehamed Elhaj

Abobakir Elhaj is one of the staff members at the department of horticulture. He works at this department since 1997. He teaches several subjects in his major and has several publications in the field of his interest.