Horticulture aims at understanding and methods of plant propagation, production technology for vegetables, flower crops, spices and plantation crops, medicinal and aromatic crops and post harvest management of horticulture produce. 1996 and 2016-17, Post Graduate programme in M.Sc.(Agri.) and PhD in Horticulture was introduced respectively. Since then 66 M.Sc.and 2PhDstudents have completed degree programme specializing in the areas of Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Ornamental Horticulture and Land Scaping, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Post Harvest Technology
Listed are the teaching facilities in the department:
1. Seminar hall with LCD
2.Under graduate Laboratory
3.Post Graduate Laboratory
4. Post-harvest Laboratory
5.Protected structures (3900 sq.m)
6.Fruit orchards of different crops
7.Vegetables block for PG research and EXL course for UG with drip and fertigation system
8. Herbal garden and floriculture garden
9.Grading and Packing Hall
10.Cold storage (1000 cu.ft)
Research is conducted using the equipments available in the department viz., BOD Incubator, Deep Freezer, Electric Tray Drier, Fruit and vegetable vacuum dehydrator, Pulper Machine, Hot Air Oven, Super crown corking machine, Poly bag sealing machine, Screw type juice extracting machine, Olympus microscope, Dissecting microscope, Juice Extractor, Digital Fruit Penetrometer(General Fruit), Digital Hand Refractometer, SPAD Chlorophyllmeter.
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LIST OF ON-GOING OR COMPLETED PROJECTS
1. Establishment of High Pedigree mother plant nursery of Fruit Crops
2. Establishment of mother plant nursery for elite quality planting material production of fruit crops in HK region
AWARDS/FELLOWSHIP OF THE STAFF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE
Ø Dr. M. G. Patil is awarded with UAS Gold medal for Ph. D programme during 1997
Ø Dr. Ashok Hugar was awarded state level best NSS programme officer by Govt. of Karnataka during
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded with UAS Gold medal for Ph. D programme during 2008
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded Indo-American seeds Gold medal during 2008
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded District Rajostsava by Raichur District administration during 2004
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar received National best KVK- Team award during 2008
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded by best extension worker by UAS Dharwad during 2009
Ø Dr. M.G. Patil awardeddistinguished scientist award by ECOASPECT-2016 at Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad
Ø Dr. M.G. Patil awarded outstanding achievement award by ICAAS-2016at State Agricultural University Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded Life Time Achievement -2018at ICAR-IINRG Ranchi
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar awarded best oral research paper presentation during conference held at ICAR- IINRG Ranchi during 2018
Ø Dr. M. G. Patil was awarded UNDP fellowship for undergoing M.Sc. (Horticulture).
Ø Dr. M. G. Patil was awarded CSIR fellowship for undergoing Ph. D (Horticulture).
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar was awarded Science and Technology (Govt. of China) fellowship to undergo training at China in 2002.
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar was awarded Nuffic fellowship to undergo training in the Netherlands during 2004.
Ø Dr. A. R. Kurubar was awarded Nuffic fellowship to undergo training in the Vietnam during 2009.
Dr. A. R. Kurubar was awarded Nuffic fellowship to undergo training in the Netherlands during 2012.
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