Maya College of Agriculture & Technology

Maya College of Agriculture & Technology / Horticulture (B.Sc)

Horticulture (B.Sc)

Affiliated To Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University (UGC Recognised) Govt. Of Uttarakhand

  • Program: B.Sc Horticulture

B.Sc. Horticulture Science is an undergraduate Agriculture Science and technology course. It is the industry and science of plant cultivation including the process of preparing soil for the planning of seeds, tubers, or cuttings. During the course students work and conduct research in the disciplines of plant propagation and cultivation, crop production, plant breeding, genetic engineering, plant biochemistry and plant physiology.

The work involves fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, tree, shrubs. Horticulturists work to improve crop yield quality, nutritional value, resistance to insects diseases and environmental stresses. Horticulture usually refers to gardening on a smaller scale while agriculture refers to the large-scale cultivation of crops.