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Faculty of Agriculture

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DEAN'S MESSAGE

It is an exciting opportunity for me to welcome you at Faculty of Agriculture in LUAWMS, which is major faculty among all academic units. Our country faces many unique challenges in agriculture productivity and food security. It is the mission of our land based university to find solutions for these challenges. The Dean’s office of this faculty as your partner to facilitate in achieving your academic goals and capacity building.

Faculty of agriculture provides dives range of academic degrees program with a practical education and students benefit from our faculty members expertise in teaching and research to prepares them for carriers in a growing job market.

We have clear vision for the future and are prepared to meet the needs of our country. Our university is an outstanding place and a strong foundation to build future success in the major sector of Agriculture to support/boost our economy.

 

Dr. Taimoor Khan
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture

INTRODUCTION

Faculty of Agriculture was established in May 2006 with the goal to provide quality academic training (teaching, research and out-reach) in plant production and plant protection through management practices against ecological and biotic constrains under various agro-climatic conditions.

The faculty offers bachelor’s and master degree in six specialized programs of Agriculture including Agronomy, Horticulture, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science and Plant Breeding and Genetics. The Faculty has also started MS program in all disciplines. The bachelor students are also offered compulsory internships at in-house research laboratories of LUAWMS and other well-reputed organizations throughout the country. It attracts a large number of students for admission every year. The passed out graduates are serving in various government institutes of Balochistan.

The Faculty has its own experimental area and access to various experimental farms to conduct problem oriented research at graduate and postgraduate level. The faculty members are also running a number of research projects to solve the agricultural problems and for uplifting the living standards of the agricultural community in the province. The Faculty has earned a reputation for academic and research superiority having more than 10 Ph.D. faculty members who got their degrees from Pakistan, United States of America, Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, China and Malaysia. The faculty of agriculture has grown to become Pakistan’s leading fountain in academics, known for the quality of its teaching, its rising research status and service to province and at national level.

The faculty has modern class rooms and well equipped undergraduate and postgraduate research laboratories. A separate computer laboratory is also established to facilitate undergraduate and postgraduate students to assist with their studies. Every computer is equipped with a suite of industry standard software that supports the postgraduate students particularly in their research. The main objectives of the faculty are to produce quality graduate with sound knowledge and skills to apply modern technology in the field of various disciplines of agriculture sciences.

MISSION

OBJECTIVES

DEPARTMENTS

AGRONOMY

 

HORTICULTURE

 

ENTOMOLOGY

 

PlANT PATHOLOGY

 

SOIL SCIENCE

 

PLANT BREEDING

 

Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

 
Last Update: July 16, 2021