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1. Department of Agronomy

In 1924, the Burma Agronomy Department was established under the Agricultural College and Research Institute in Mandalay. Nowadays, it became the Department of Agronomy and stands as one of the major departments of Yezin Agricultural University. There is 12 academic teaching staff in the department, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs. A total of 12 postgraduate diplomas, 193 Master's degree holders, and 22 Doctorate holders have been produced by the Department of Agronomy until 2021-2022. The research activities are mainly related to crop production, varietal selection, field crop physiology, crop nutrition, weed science, good agricultural practices, seed technology, postharvest technology, cultural practices, and climate-smart agriculture.

The vision of the Department of Agronomy is to improve and sustain crop productivity through research and extension education for poverty reduction of the rural people in the nation. The department provides a high-quality program in agronomic technologies by teaching, research, and agricultural extension to enhance crop productivity which will support the State's economy.

The objectives of the Department of Agronomy are:
• To produce highly qualified professionals for the development of the agricultural sector of the country, who are well-trained in leadership, planning, and management, and
• To provide safe and environmentally-sound agronomic practices for the sustainability of crop production through the integration of teaching, research, and extension activities.

Dr. Htay Htay Oo


Head of Department

Ph. D., M.Sc., B.Agr.Sc.

Dr. Aye Aye Khaing


Ph.D., M.Agr.Sc., B.Agr.Sc., Dip.ABS.

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Hydroponic Vegetable Farm

Contact Us


P.O.Box 150501, Yezin,

Zayarthiri Township,

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.


Fax:      +95 67 341 6517

Phone: +95 67 341 6513



Office: +95 67 341 6688

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