CROP SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Life on planet earth is sustained primarily by the energy from the sun. Of all life forms, only plants are able to harness the energy from the sun and they subsequently make same available to other forms of life. Hence, plants are referred to as primary producers. Plants are therefore strategically positioned at the centre of sustainable life on earth. This goes to explain why the indiscriminate exploitation of plant life has made global warming a contemporary issue. Consequently proper management of plant resources has become imperative.

In the Department of Crop Science and Technology, we are concerned with the management and improvement of crops which comprise all plant life forms that are cultivated to provide food, shelter and clothing for man and his animals. The Department which started in 1982 as Crop Production Programme in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in different areas of crop science including: Farming Systems; Crop Physiology; Plant Breeding; Crop Production; Horticulture; Entomology; Nematology; Plant Pathology; Weed Science. These open up a vast array of career opportunities in different spheres of the economy to students on graduation. Ultimately, the Department of Crop Science and Technology aims at improving crop production in the cropping systems of prevailing in the different ecological zone of Nigeria.

100 Level

1st Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE I BIO 101/103
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I CHM 101
ENGINEERING DRAWING ENG 103
INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH FRN 101
INTRODUCTION TO IGBO GRAMMAR IGB 101
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I MTH 101
GENERAL PHYSICS I PHY 101
2nd Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE II BIO 102/104
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II CHM 102
ENGINEERING DRAWING II ENG 104
FRENCH LANGUAGE II FRN 102
USE OF ENGLISH II GST 102
SOCIAL SCIENCE I GST 108
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY GST 110
IGBO LANGUAGE II IGB 102
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II MTH 102
GENERAL PHYSICS II PHY 102

200 Level

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300 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

400 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

500 Level

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2nd Semester