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Agricultural Science




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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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Educational Qualifications

  • 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 

Soft Skills

  • Love for Nature 

  • Communicative 

  • Critical-Thinker 

  • Problem-Solver 

  • Logical

  • Inquisitive

  • Organized 

  • Mathematical minded 

Technical Skills

  • Numeracy and IT skills 

  • The ability to plan and conduct research

  • farming practice

  • Food production

  • Crop and livestock science

  • Use of farm machinery

  • Sustainability and environmental management


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