Department of Soil and Water

 

The Department of Soil and Water has become an effective department since the establishment of Faculty of Agriculture because of its great importance and scientific value in agricultural sciences which is represented in academic courses and practical lectures. The department gives special attention to the soil as an environment for plant growth with an evaluation of its various properties, its quality, and the relationship of the soil with water and plants. It also pays special attention to field of soil reclamation, fertilizers, and plant nutrition.

A Technical Services Unit for Soil and Water Research has been established to provide full analysis of soil, water, plants, and fertilizer samples, as well as providing advisory services in the field f soil and water through research and laboratories of the department.