University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

About the Institution

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad is a state agriculture university established by the Government of Karnataka which imparts Education, Research and Extension activities in the fields of Agriculture, Forestry, Food science, Agricultural marketing and Home science. Evolving from a first Indian cotton research station established in 1904, a full-fledged university (University of Dharwad) was started in 1986. It has 5 Colleges, 30 Research Stations, 6 Extension Education Units, 5 Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC). Institute of Agri-biotechnolgy ( IABT) and Institute Organic Agriculture are major research institutes of the university. PG studies are present at two colleges, college agriculture Dharwad and Vijayapura. The University has its jurisdiction over 7 districts namely Bagalkot, Belgaum, Vijapura, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, and Uttar Kannada in Northern Karnataka. Greater diversity exists in soil types, climate, topography cropping and farming situations. Climatically this area includes dry-farming to heavy rainfall and irrigated area. Important crops of the region include Cotton, Sorghum, Rice, Pulses, Chilli, Sugarcane, Groundnut, Sunflower, Wheat, Safflower etc. The region is also known for many horticultural crops. For all these crops, research is going in coordination with all scientists of different disciplines, called as All India Crop Improvement Projects funded by both ICAR and University. Incubation facilities are also available in the University for promoting agriculture based entrepreneurships.


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University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

UASD is a state agriculture university established by the Government of Karnataka.

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