Agricultural Science is an important branch of science which deals with the study and research of plants and animals to improve farm productivity and agriculture-related industries. This includes research and development on plant genetics, horticulture, soil science, plant breeding, processing strategies such as food production, food security, minimization of the effects of pests and animals, adverse environmental effects, and irrigation.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Master of Science in Agriculture
Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture
What you need to get started
Undergoing prior internships during graduation can be helpful for prospective food scientists and technologists.
Having a sound grasp of the mathematical concepts is a must
Love for Nature
Numeracy and IT skills
The ability to plan and conduct research
Crop and livestock science
Use of farm machinery
Sustainability and environmental management