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Department Of Horticulture and Food Science & Technology


The department maintains a separate Horticulture garden in the college for instructional and research purpose for students and staff. The garden consists of propagation structures for vegetables and ornamental plants. It also maintains model fruit orchards. Mango, citrus, etc. The Department of Horticulture is also involved in various activities


1. Landscaping and establishment of ornamental gardens in the college campus
2. Vegetable crop cafeteria
3. ELP Units: i. Value Addition in Horticultural Crops • Commercial Vegetable Production • Assistance in Village Adoption programmes

Department of Horticulture and Food Science & Technology Courses

Sl.No Course.no Title of the course Credits
1 HORT-181 Fundamentals of Horticulture 2(1+1)
2 HORT-182 Production Technology of Fruits and plantation Crops 2(1+1)
3 HORT-281 Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices 2(1+1)
4 HORT-282 Production technology for Ornamental Crops, Medicinal & Aromatics Plants and Landscaping 2(1+1)
5 HORT-381 Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables 2(1+1)
6 ELCT-283 Hi-tech Horticulture 3(2+1)
7 ELCT-382 Landscaping 3(2+1)
8 ELCT-383 Protected Cultivation/td> 3(2+1)

Department of Horticulture and Food Science & Technology Faculty

Sl.No Name Designation Education Experience
1 Dr. M. Ramakrishna Asst. Professor & Head M.Sc.(Ag.), Ph.D. Pomology 35 Years
2 Dr. Swamy Sekhar R Asst. Professor M.Sc.(Horti.), Ph.D. Pomology 7 Years
3 Mr. P. Suman Babu Asst. Professor M.Sc. (Horti.) Olericulture 17 Years
4 Ms. K. Sushmitha Asst. Professor M.Sc. (Horti.) Olericulture 2 Years
5 Dr. G. Lokesh Asst. Professor M.Sc. (Horti.) Pomology 1 Year