AGRICULTURE

SCHOOL OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

Welcome to the School of Tropical Agriculture. The school will be  composed of four departments:  Soil Science, Plant Science, Animal Science, and Forest Science.

Soil Science

The Soil Science Department will offer Certificates, Associate, and B.Sc. Degree in soil Science. The department will survey the general classes of soil types, with emphasis on Liberian Soil types and identify types of crops and food that can be grown in certain parts of the country. 

Plant Science

The Department of Plant Science will offer Certificate, Associate, and B.Sc. Degree in General Plant Science, Plant Breeding, and Plant Pathology. Plant Breeding increases food production (http://ag4impact.org/book/)

Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science will offer Certificates, Associates, and B.Sc. Degree in Animal Science, Cattle Range Management, and Animal Production.

Plant Breeding

The Department of Plant Science will enable students to utilize the skills acquired in the department to create  disease-resistant plants and improve crops production.

Plant Pathology

The School of Tropical Agricultural will offer Certificates, Associate, and B.Sc. Degree in Plant Pathology to students who have satisfied the requirements. Common plant diseases that can affect crops, tree crops, etc. and their  identifications, and methods of preventions will be study. Laboratory classes will help students identify these diseases under the microscopes before applying the knowledge in the field.

Forestry

The Department of Forestry will offer Certificate, Associate, and B.Sc. Degree in General Forestry, Urban Forestry, and Horticulture, and Wetland Management. Plant Breeding increases food production (http://ag4impact.org/book/)

Cattle Range Management

The Department of Animal Science will offer Certificates, Associates, and B.Sc. Degree in Animal Science, Cattle Range Management, and Animal Production.

Extension Services

The School of Tropical Agriculture will teach and train students to gain and utilize skills acquired in Soil, Plant Science, and Plant pathology to educate local farmers about their crops performance. Soil and plant samples will be deliver to the lab for analysis in order to provide solutions to plant diseases and soil infections problems.