College of Agriculture

Forestry department information

Forestry department isestablished in 2013. In this department student will graduate with (B.Sc.), (M.Sc.) and (Ph.D) degrees with various specialization. The graduates will be familiar with different subjects within forestry sciences including; Afforestation, Silviculture, Forest Management, forest Ecology, Forest Mensuration, Wood Technology, Forest Soil, Dendrology, Forest Policy, Botany and Principle of Forestry.

Graduated students are able to find work in forestry sectors such as working in public nurseries and anticipate in the process of planting trees in public gardens and cities, and also are able working in private nurseries. Each year fourth stage students should conduct a project in identified department with different subjects.Providing a lecturer for each group in a way that students should be able to understand how project can be conducted by them.

In terms of laboratories, the entire practical lectures will be conducted in the Lab (15) which belongs to the department. In Gerdarasha research center, a forest nursery is rehabilitated in 2012 with abilityto produce more than 80000 stocks with different tree species such as Pinus Spp. There are six seed beds for sowing seeds and producing seedlings of different tree species.

In Addition, Grdarasha Field provides:

  • Land for performing practices within Silviculture and Agroforestry subjects.
  • Lath houses and plastic tunnel for seedling production.
  • The departement consist of 16 members

    Assistant Prof.                      1

     Lecturer                                1

    Assistant lecturer                   8

    Master degree holder             3

    Assistant Agriculture engineer     3    

     Master students                        1

    Number of students 

     

     

     Annual and Quarterly Academic Curriculm of the department

     

      First year\ Full Semester

     

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    2

    1

    4

    Information Technology

    AFO101

    -

    2

    2

    6

    English Language

    AFO102

    -

    -

    2

    4

    Kurdology

    AFO103

    -

    2

    1

    4

    Academic Debate

    AFO104

    -

    4

    2

    6

    Surveying & Engineering drawing

    AFO105

    -

    4

    2

    6

    Botany and Principles of  Forestry

    AFO106

    -

    4

    2

    6

    General Chemistry

    AFO107

    -

    4

    2

    6

    P. Geology

    AFO108

    -

    22

    14

    42

    Total

      Second Year   

      First Semester                                                              

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    -

    2

    2

    Agriculture economic

    AFO201

    --

    3

    2

    3

    Ecology and Climate

    AFO202

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Statistics

    AFO203

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Organic chemistry

    AFO204

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Genetics  

    AFO205

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Principles of soil science

    AFO206

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Principles of entomology

    AFO207

    -

    18

    14

    20

    Total

     Second Semester                                                                                                                               

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Nursery

    AFO210

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Soil , Water & plant  Relationship

    AFO211

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Biochemistry

    AFO212

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Plant Taxonomy

    AFO213

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Agriculture Machinery

    AFO214

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Microbiology

    AFO215

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Soil

    AFO216

    -

    21

    14

    21

    Total

     Third Year             

     First Semester

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Trees Seeds

    AFO301

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Trees Physiology

    AFO302

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Engineering

    AFO303

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Ecology

    AFO304

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Experiment Design and Analysis

    AFO305

    -

    -

    2

    2

    Wild Animals

    AFO306

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Remote Sensing

    AFO307

    -

    18

    14

    20

    Total

     Second Semester

    Hours / week

    Credits

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Silviculture (1)

    AFO310

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Entomology

    AFO311

    --

    0

    2

    2

    Forest Policy

    AFO312

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Diseases

    AFO313

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Utilization

    AFO314

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Agroforestry

    AFO315

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Range management

    AFO316

    -

    3

    0

    1

    Summer Training

    AFO317

    -

    21

    14

    21

    Total

     Fourth Year

    First Semester

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Wood Technology

    AFO401

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Soil Chemistry

    AFO402

    -

    -

    2

    2

    Forest Economic

    AFO403

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Watershed Management

    AFO404

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Afforestation

    AFO405

    -

    2

    1

    2

    Research  project

    AFO406

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Elective

    AFO407

    -

    17

    13

    19

    Total

      Second Semester

    Hours / week

    Units

    Module

    Code

    Tutorial

    lab

    Lecture

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Wood Industry

    AFO410

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Protection

    AFO411

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Dendrology

    AFO412

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Management

    AFO413

    -

    3

    2

    3

    Forest Mensuration

    AFO414

    -

    2

    1

    2

    Research project

    AFO415

    -

    17

    11

    17

    Total