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Plant Production and Technologies

About the Department

The courses offered by the Department of Plant Production and Technologies include Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Ecology, Meteorology, Soil Knowledge, Planting, Soil Productivity, Principles of Fruit Production, Garden Plant Breeding, and Developing Grain Suitable For Cool Climates. The Department provides an environment for the application of these subjects. In addition Bio-production students help producers research productivity.

 

Educational Opportunities

Department students have the opportunity to undertake research, to become part of applied education, and to have the opportunity to be interns in the 29,400 acre Practice, Research and Training Farm near the CIU campus, which offers 6550 acres of farmland, 4200 acres of olive trees, 750 of various fruit trees and 1600 acres of vineyard. 450 acres are for greenhouse cultivation and 250 acres are for open vegetable cultivation. Arable crops such as clover are planted in 20,300 acres and poultry husbandry is carried out in 1000 acres with sheep, goat, and cattle farming occupying 850 acres of land. 

 

Career Areas

Graduates are expected to work as directors or technicians in multinational or international companies. They are able to start up and manage plant and animal production companies, or undertake private and formal studies. They can have careers in agencies that provide education and extension services, in consulting companies, in control-certification, in project design and management, in agricultural product and input marketing, in retail industry, in tourism, in processing agricultural product, in wrapping, in storing and transporting, in markets and municipalities, in the production of seeds, seedling and saplings, in egg production and breeding materials and in agriculture. Graduates are expected to be able to set up their own business effectively as a result of the improvement in their personal skills and the entrepreneurship developed during their studies.

 

Contact

Cyprus International University
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
Çevik Uraz Center, CU124
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2301
Faculty E-mail:  secretary-foa@ciu.edu.tr

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Ahsen Işık Özgüven
Head of Department  E-mail: aozguven@ciu.edu.tr 
 

 

 

Last updated: 04-02-2019