Horticulture

Bingöl University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Horticulture is one of the first departments of the faculty. The department provides education at the undergraduate level and received its first students in the 2009 – 2010 academic years. The Department of Horticulture carries out educational and research activities on fruit growing, viticulture, greenhouse cultivation techniques, vegetable growing and ornamental plants.

PROMOTION

Bingöl University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Horticulture is one of the first departments of the faculty. The department provides education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, received its first students in the 2009 - 2010 academic year and gave its first graduates in the 2012 -2013 academic year. In the Horticulture Department, 125 undergraduate students and 22 graduate students; our department currently provides undergraduate and postgraduate education, including foreign students.

The Department of Horticulture carries out educational and research activities on fruit growing, viticulture, greenhouse cultivation techniques, vegetable growing and ornamental plants. The academic activities of the department are carried out by six academic staffs who are experts in their fields.

The aim of the department is to provide education in the field of horticultural crops by evaluating the potential of students at the highest level with various courses and applications in undergraduate education in Horticulture, to bring and introduce new techniques and applications to the region, to develop scientific and practical solutions to potential problems in collaboration with the producer, public, and private sectors. Students are able to get theoretical and practical knowledge and skills are provided in the fields of cultivation, reproduction, harvesting and storage techniques of horticultural crops, which are cultivated in Turkey in general and in Bingöl region in particular, within the framework of the program. The students of the department, who contribute by closely following the studies of the department, also increase their experience in the subjects they want to specialize in with laboratory studies, field applications, and graduation thesis.

PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

There are 3 Laboratories, Physiology Laboratory, Tissue Culture Laboratory and End of Harvest Laboratory, and 1 Application and Research garden in the department.

JOB OPPURTUNITIES

Students who successfully complete four years of education graduate will get the title of "Agricultural Engineer". Agricultural Engineers, who graduated from the Department of Horticulture, can work in various public institutions and organizations, especially the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, municipalities, banks, greenhouses and various agricultural fields of the private sector, as well as provide consultancy to many companies. In addition to these, agricultural engineers who graduated from our department can create their own projects and thus work in their own business. Among them; commercial cultivation of various fruit, vegetable and ornamental plant species, viticulture, seedling and nursery cultivation, greenhouse cultivation, mushroom cultivation, seed and fertilizer dealership.