Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) - Agriculture
Agriculture is the most important sector of the Indian economy and it provides food security as well as employment. Around 60 percent of the workforce of the country comes under the agricultural sector.
At present, agriculture is market-oriented and factors such as cost of production, profitability etc are taken into account for farm management. It also involves resource planning, farm costing marketing and so on. Professionally qualified agricultural graduates and scientists conducts research to find out better varieties of seeds and plants having higher yields.They also work on creating innovative techniques of cultivation. The spurt in government support for export of agri-products has evoked considerable interest among the large business houses which have worked out agreements for technology transfer, marketing tie-ups, and management and trading contacts with leading foreign counterparts.
The following colleges offer B.Sc (Agriculture) in Andhra Pradesh
Dr. College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
Agricultural college, Bapatla.
S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati.
Agricultural college, Aswaraopet, Khammam.
Agricultural college, Naira, Srikakulam.
Agricultural college, Mahanandi, Nandyal.