Division of Post-harvest Technology

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The Division of Post harvest Technology is for assess and quantify post harvest losses of various agri-horticultural commodities in the existing supply chain and identifies major contributing factors to the post harvest losses and the available technological interventions to counter/ contain the same. This division is provided to reduce post harvest losses of the agri-horticultural produce to enhance the profitability of the stakeholders of the supply chain. Impart need-based training in identified areas like- post harvest management and value addition of cereals, pulses, oil seeds, fruits and vegetables.

Objectives

  • Reduction of post harvest losses of food grains viz. Paddy and Pulses through improved post-harvest technologies with respect to harvesting, threshing, drying, milling, packaging , storage and other post-harvest operations
  • Extending the marketability of horticultural produce through appropriate post-harvest handling and processing for better income
  • Capacity building through HRD on Post-harvest Technology through Ph. D. level research and academic program
  • Entrepreneurship development through short-term training courses on PHT

Teaching program

Postgraduate Courses
Food Engineering and Technology
Course CodeCourse TitleCreditsSemester
FET-610*Fundamentals of Food Engineering & Technology3L + 1 PI
FET-611Instrumentation in Food Engineering2L + 1PI
FET-612Operations Research3L + 0PI
FET-613*Basic Principles of Food Processing3L + 1PI
FET-614Food Chemistry And Microbiology2L + 1PII
FET-615Laboratory Techniques in Food Analysis1L + 2PII
FET-620Processing of Plantation Crops And Spices2L + 1PI
FET-621Bakery And Confectionery Technology2L + 1PII
FET-622 Design of Food Processing Equipment2L + 1PII
FET-623** Food Plant Design And Quality Management3L + 1PII
FET-624** Food Packaging And Transportation2L + 1PI
FET-625/HSC-642 Post-harvest management of Horticultural Crops2L + 1PI
FET-630Storage Engineering2L + 1PII
FET-640Agrifood Supply Chain Management2L + 1PII
FET-641Milling And Processing of Cereals, Pulses And Oil seeds2L + 1PII
FET-691Seminar For M.Agr.Sc. (One)1I & II
FET-692Seminar For Ph.D. (Two)1I & II
FET-698Research For M.Agr.Sc.16
FET-699Research For Ph.D.35
Note:

*Core Course at M.Agr.Sc.

** Core Course at Ph.D.

Minor Subjects: Horticulture/Plant Physiology & Biochemistry

Dr. Myat Lin
Deputy Director
Head of Division
PhD, M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
email: myatlin73@gmail.com, dr.myatlin@yau.edu.mm

Daw Aye Moh Moh Aung
Assistant Director
M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
email: ayemohmohaung2233@gmail.com

Daw Myat Hsu Mon
Assistant Research Officer
M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
email: myatsumon@yau.edu.mm

Daw Cho Wittyee Soe
Assistant Research Officer
M.Res, M.Sc (Botany) (DU)
email: chowittyeesoe@yau.edu.mm

Daw Htet Myat Htwe
Senior Research Assistant
B.Agr.Sc
email: htetmyathtwe@yau.edu.mm

U Sit Hmu Swe
Senior Research Assistant
M.Agr.Sc (Candidate), B.Agr.Sc
email:sithmue89@gmail.com

Daw Thaw Thaw Zin
Senior Research Assistant
B.Agr.Sc
email: thawthawzin@yau.edu.mm

  • Reduction of post-harvest losses of Paddy.
  • Reduction of post-harvest losses of Pulses
  • Appropriate post-harvest handling of horticultural produce for extending the marketability for better farm income.
  • Value added products form rice, pulses and horticultural produce
  • Utilization of agro-wastes from rice, pulses and horticultural produce for animal feed.

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