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Department of Horticulture
Head : L.N. Mahawar
Contact : 0294-2417713
Department at a glance
The Department of Horticulture, Rajasthan College of Agriculture came in to existence in 1957 for graduate level teaching. Post graduate teaching was started in July, 1965 and Ph.D. in the year 1970.  The department has been carrying out teaching, research and extension activities in the field of horticulture in the integrated manner with department as a unit. However, the department shall award degree in the major specialization namely Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture and Landscape gardening. The department has two AICRP research projects on Sub-tropical Fruits, Floriculture and Medicinal & Aromatic Plants funded by ICAR, New Delhi. Besides, some short term research project funded by ICAR and other agencies are also running in the department in order to develop new technologies for production as well as post harvest handling of horticultural crops. This department occasionally take part in the extension activities organised by the extension department, State Govt. Deptt. and other interested groups.
Three well equipped laboratories namely- Preservation Lab., U.G. Lab. and P.G. Lab. exist in this department they are adequately equipped with instruments. In addition, this department has research farm of 20 ha. where research orchard and other facilities like green house, glass house, poly house etc. exists. The modern equipments of AICRP project and two cess fund projects are also available for this department