AGRONOMY

Head of Research Area: Dr. Mohd. Yusoff Abdullah

 

          Agronomy is the art of managing field and technically it means the science and economics of crop production by management of farmland. A branch of agric. sc. deals with principle and practices of field management for the production of field crops - The science of crop cultivation. The central theme of agronomy: Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Continuum-Relationship (SPAC). Scientific research to enhance productivity while sustaining the integrity of ecological processes encompasses Crop Sciences, Soil Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences.

 

 

 

Secondary

Tertiary

Lecturer/TPM

1

Crop Physiology

1) Ecophysiology (Environment);

2) Crop Nutrition Physiology

3) Crop Water Relation

4) Developmental & Metabolism

5) Morphogenesis & Anatomy 

6) Post-Harvest Physiology

• Dr. Mohd Yusoff Abdullah (Shah Alam)

• Nurul Hidayah Mohd Khairlani (Jasin)

• Mohammad Feizal  Daud (Shah Alam)

• Siti Norayu Omar Baki (TPM)

• Nurul Raihan Abdul Rashid (TPM)

2

Agroclimatology

1) Agrometeorology & Crop Weather Forecasting

2) Micrometeorology

 

3

Crop Ecology

1) Crop Ecology & Cropping System

2) Crop Modelling

3) Organic Agriculture

4) Agroforestry System

• Shampazuraini Shamsuri (Jasin)

• Dr. Mohd. Yusoff Abdullah

4

Seed Sci. & Tech.

1) Seed Physiology

2) Seed Technology

3) Genetic Conservation

• Dr. Tsan Fui Ying  (Shah Alam)

• Siti Maslizah Abdul Rahman ((Study leave PhD)

5

Crop Breeding and Genetics

1) Plant Breeding

2) Population and Quantitative Genetics

3) Cytogenetics

• Nur Suraya Abdullah(Study leave PhD)

• Raja Nur Ateeka Raja Othman (on leave)

6

Biometry

1) Agric. Statistic and Research Methodology