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Plant Production and Technologies

About the Department

The courses offered by the Department of Plant Production and Technologies includes Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Ecology, Meteorology, Soil Knowledge, Planting, Soil Productivity, the 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 into productivity

 

Educational Opportunities

The Department students have the opportunity to undertake research, to become part of applied education and to have the opportunity to be interns in the 2,940 decares Practice, Research and Training Farm near the CIU campus that offers 655 decares of farmland, 420 decares of olive trees, 75 of various fruit trees and 160 decares of vineyard. 45 decares are under greenhouse cultivation and 25 decares are under open vegetable cultivation. Arable crops such as clover are planted in 2,030 decares and poultry husbandry is carried out in 100 decares with sheep, goat and cattle farming occupying 85 decares of land.

 

Career Areas

Graduates are expected to work as a director or technician in multinational and international companies. They are able to start up and manage plant and animal production companies, 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 apiculture. Graduates are expected to leap forward on setting up their own business as a result of the improvement in their personal skills and the entrepreneurship developed during their studies.

 

Contact

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies

Çevik Uraz  Center, A124

99258 Nicosia/North Cyprus

Mersin 10, Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (ext 2301)

Fax: +90 392 671 1167

Faculty E-mail: secretary-foa@ciu.edu.tr

Head of the Department E-mail:  aozguven@ciu.edu.tr