Department of Horticulture

Department of Horticulture is a unique department of attributes and legacy which passes on the knowledge, science and skill of horticultural crop production to the students. Since its reorganization as an academic department in 1996, the department has been focusing on the production of qualified horticulturists who are ready for the job market or advanced learning. It is the department with laboratory facilities for plant tissue culture in Yezin Agricultural University. Under the assistance of YAU-JICA TCP, Department of Horticulture acquired many modern laboratory facility and equipment that empower research capacity of both the department and the students.

Vision
  • Horticulture as a major discipline for food and nutritional security, and horticulturists as safe and healthy food producers and nature maintainers.
Mission
  • To produce the graduates who are well equipped with theoretical and technical expertise
  • To provide production technology of clean horticultural crops of high nutritive and economic value
  • To preserve natural environment and enhance ecological community
Functions
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension
Dr. Khin Thida Myint

Professor
Head of Department
Ph.D
Horticulture, Floriculture, Tissue Cuture
email:dr.khinthidamyint@yau.edu.mm, kthidamyint@gmail.com

Dr. Saw Hto Lwe Htoo
Associate Professor
Ph.D
Crop Production & Management
sawhtolwihtoo@yau.edu.mm, sawhtolwi@gmail.com

Dr. San Shwe Myint

Associate Professor
Ph.D.
Crop Modelling

Dr. Min Zar Ni Aung
Associate Professor
Ph.D
Landscape Ecology & Fruit Science
minzarniaung@yau.edu.mm, minzarniaung@gmail.com

Daw Chaw Su Su Htwe
Lecturer
Ph.D. Candidate
Plant Genetic Resources

Dr. Wai Wai Lwin
Lecturer
Ph.D.
Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops

Daw Naw Moe Ae War
Lecturer
M.Sc
Vegetable Science

Daw Ei Hay Man
Assistant Lecturer
Ph.D. candidate
Postharvest Horticulture

Dr. Poe Nandar Kyaw
Lecturer
Ph.D.
Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops

1. Teaching

Horticulture subject, with a credit system, was started to offer for first year student as of 2017-18 academic years. The department offers the following subjects for second year, third year and fourth year students:

  1. Vegetable science
  2. Fruit science
  3. Floriculture
  4. Postharvest physiology and technology
  5. Food science
  6. Plant tissue culture
  7. Laboratory design and management
  8. Basic molecular biology

Undergraduate Courses (B.Agr.Sc) 

No.Course CodeCourse TitleCreditC/SSemester
1HSC – 101 Fundamentals of Horticulture2C3
2HSC – 102