Crop Science and Horticulture Course Descriptions

ALL UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AND LECTURERS IN-CHARGE OF EACH

2018/2019 FIRST COURSE ALLOCATIONS

S/No Course codeCourse TitleLecturersCo-ordinator
1.AGR 211General AgricultureDr. O. O. Ndukwe and other 6 lecturers from other six DepartmentsDr. O. O. Ndukwe
2.CSH 211Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy and PhysiologyDr. C. C. Iwuagwu
Dr. O. O. NdukweMr. F. C. Onejeme

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

 

3.AGR 213Introduction to  BiotechnologyDr. J. C. Okonkwo

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

Dr. J. C. Okonkwo (Dept. of Animal Science)
4.AGR 311Introduction to Farm MachineryDept. of Agric. Bioresource EngineeringDept. of Agric. Bioresource Engineering
5.CSH 311Arable Crop ProductionDr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. I. Uko

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

 

6.CSH 321Crop Genetics and BreedingMr. F. C. Onejeme

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

Mrs. C. C. Obasi
7.AGR 301Applications of Computer to Agricultural ProductionUse to be handled by a Lecturer outside the DepartmentMr. F. C. Onejeme

 

8.CSH 411Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, Arable and Horticultural Crops, etc)Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Mr. I. Uko

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

 

9.CSH 412Crop Protection, Pests and Disease Control/ManagementProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Mr. I. Uko

Prof. N. J. Okonkwo

 

10.AGR 424Report writingMr. D. E. IheaturuMr. D. E. Iheaturu
11.CSH 511Vegetable and Fruit Crop ProductionDr. O. O. Ndukwe

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama
12.CSH 515Crop Husbandry I (Arable Crops)Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

13.CSH 513Plant ProtectionProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Mr. I. Uko

Prof. N. J. Okonkwo

 

14.CSH 517Pesticides and their ApplicationProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Mr. I. Uko

Mr. I. Uko
15.CSH 519Pests of Crops (Field Crops)Prof. N. J. OkonkwoProf. N. J. Okonkwo
16.CSH 531Stored Products EntomologyProf. N. J. OkonkwoProf. N. J. Okonkwo
17.CSH 521Forage and Fodder Crop ProductionDr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

18.CSH 501SeminarAll CSH academic staffMr. D. E. Iheaturu

 

19.CSH 523Landscape DesignMr. D. E. IheaturuMr. D. E. Iheaturu
20.CSH 535Horticultural and Ornamental CropsDr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

21.SSL 511Soil and Plant Analysisc/o Department of  Soil Science and Land Resources Management
22.AEC 421Farm Management, Farm Records and Farm Accountsc/o Department of Agric. Economics and Extension
23.AEC 422Agricultural Extension Practices
24.AGR 422Workshop PracticesDepartment of Crop Science to co-ordinate
25.AGR 423Farm Mechanization Practices
26.AST 431Animal Husbandry Techniques (Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Poultry, Pigs and Rabbits)c/o Department of Animal Science
27.AST 451Animal Health Management
28.FST 411Agricultural Products Processing and Storagec/o Department of Food Science and Technology
29SSL 422Soil Fertility, Soil and Water Managementc/o Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management

 

30SSL 432Farm Design, Farm Survey and Land Use Planning
31.SSL 441Agricultural Meteorology
32.Fish Farming Techniquesc/o Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

 

2018/2019 SECOND SEMESTER COURSE ALLOCATIONS

 

S/No Course codeCourse TitleLecturersCo-ordinator
1.CSH 202Introduction to Crop Science and HorticultureMrs. S. O. Muojiama

Mr. U. O. Aguwa

Dr. Henry Okolie

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

 

2.CSH 222Principles of Crop ProductionDr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. I. Uko

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

Dr. Mrs. E. A. Obidiebube

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

3.CSH 322Principles of Crop ProtectionDr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Mr. I. Uko

Mr. U. O. Aguwa

Mr. O. A. Apalowo

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

 

4.CSH 324Permanent Crop ProductionDr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

5.AGR 322Experimental Design and Analysis in AgricultureProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

 

6.AGR 324Agricultural BiochemistryTo be handled by Animal Science Department
7.CSH 411Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, Arable and Horticultural Crops, etc)Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Mr. I. Uko

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

 

8.CSH 412Crop Protection, Pests and Disease Control/ManagementProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Dr. C. C. Iwuagwu

Mr. I. Uko

Prof. N. J. Okonkwo

 

9.AGR 424Report writingMr. D. E. Iheaturu

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu
10.CSH 526Crop Husbandry II (Plantation Crops)Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama

Dr. Mrs. E. A. Obidiebube

Mrs. S. O. Muojiama
11.CSH 528Plant Breeding and Seed Production TechnologyMrs. C. C. Obasi

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Dr. Henry Okolie

Mrs. O. A. Umeh

Mrs. C. C. Obasi

 

 

12.CSH 524Weed Biology and ControlMr. I. Uko

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Mr. I. Uko

 

13.CSH 532Postharvest Physiology, Product Storage and PestsDr. Mrs. E. A. Obidiebube

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

Mr. U. O. Aguwa

Mr. O. A. Apalowo

Dr. Mrs. E. A. Obidiebube

 

14.CSH 506Field Plot Techniques and Experimental DesignsProf. N. J. Okonkwo

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

 

15.CSH 536Park Design and ManagementMr. D. E. Iheaturu

Dr. O. O. Ndukwe

Mr. D. E. Iheaturu

 

16.CSH 534Crop BiotechnologyMrs. C. C. Obasi

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

Dr. Henry Okolie

Mrs. O. A. Umeh

Mr. F. C. Onejeme

 

 

ALL GRADUATE COURSES

 
100 LEVEL
 

FIRST SEMESTER

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
General study courses
1.GSS 101Use of English I1
2.GSS 105Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence (Humanities)2
3.GSS 107Nigerian Peoples and Culture2
4.GSS 108Basic Igbo Studies1
5.BIO 101General Biology  I2
6.CSC 101Introduction to Computer Programme I3
7.ICH 101Basic Organic Chemistry2
8.ICH 111Basic Inorganic Chemistry2
9.MAT 101General Mathematics I3
10.PHY 101General Physics I3
11.PHY 107General Physics Laboratory I (Practicals)1
12.BIO 103Practical Biology I1
Sub-total 23

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
 General Study Courses 
1.GSS 102Use of English II1
2.GSS 106Social Sciences2
3.GSS 109Igbo Language II1
4.PHY 108Practical Physics II1
5.BIO 102General Biology II2
6.CSC 102Computer Programming and Language II3
7.ICH 102Basic Physical Chemistry2
8.ICH 112Practical Chemistry1
9.MAT 102General Mathematics II3
10.PHY 102General Physics II3
11.BIO 104Practical Biology II1
 Sub-total20
 Grand Total43

 

 

200 LEVEL

 

FIRST SEMESTER 

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.AEC 211Principles of Agricultural Economics2
2.AGR 211General Agriculture3
3.AST 211Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals2
4.CSC 201Applications of Computer Sciences3
5.CSH  211Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology2
6.FWM  211Introduction to Forestry and Wildlife Management2
7.SSL 211Agro-Climatology and Biogeography3
8.SSL 213Principles of Soil Science2
9.AGR 213Introduction to  Biotechnology2
Sub-total 21

 

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER 

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.AST 232Principles of Animal Production2
2.CSH 222Principles of Crop Production2
3.FST 224Principles of Food Science and Technology2
4.FAT 212Introduction to Fisheries and Aquaculture2
5.FST 222Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry2
6.AEC 202Introduction to Businesses in Agriculture2
7.STA 202Statistics for Biological Sciences3
8.CSH 202Introduction to Crop Science and Horticulture2
Sub-total 17
Grand Total38
  

 

NOTE: In addition to regular semester courses, Direct Entry students will take the following 100 level courses in the first year:

  1. GSS 107 Nigerian People and Culture
  2. CSC 101: Introduction to computer programme I
  3. CSC 102: Introduction to computer programme II

 

 

300 LEVEL

 

FIRST SEMESTER

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.AEC 311Introduction to Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology2

 

2.AEC 313Introduction to Farm Management and Production Economics 

2

3.AGR 311Introduction to Farm Machinery2
4.AST 331Non-ruminant Animal Production I (Poultry Production)2
5.CSH 311Arable Crop Production2
6.CSH 321Crop Genetics and Breeding2
7.SSL  311Introduction to Soil Pedology and Physics2
8.SSL  313Soil Fertility and Fertilizers2

 

9.AGR 301Applications of Computer to Agricultural Production3
10.GSS 301Entrepreneurial Studies1
  Sub-total 20

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/No.COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.AEC 322Extension Teaching, Learning Process and Methods2
2.AGR 322Experimental Design and Analysis in Agriculture2
3.AST 312Animal Genetics and Breeding2
4.AST 334Ruminant Animal Production II (Beef and Dairy Cattle)2
5.CSH 322Principles of Crop Protection2
6.CSH 324Permanent Crop Production2
7.SSL 322Soil Chemistry and Microbiology2
8.AGR 324Agricultural Biochemistry and Methods2
9.AEC 362Entrepreneurial Studies in Agriculture2
  Sub-total 18
  Grand Total38

 

400 LEVEL

 

(PRACTICAL YEAR)

S/No.COURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT
1.AEC 421Farm Management, Farm Records and Farm Accounts2
2.AEC 422Agricultural Extension Practices2
3.AGR 422Workshop Practices2
4.AGR 423Farm Mechanization Practices2
5.AGR 424Report Writing3
6.AST 431Animal Husbandry Techniques (Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Poultry, Pigs and Rabbits)3
7.AST 451Animal Health Management2
8.CSH 411Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, Arable and Horticultural Crops, etc)4
9.CSH 412Crop Protection, Pests and Disease Control/Management2
10.FST 411Agricultural Products Processing and Storage2
11.SSL 422Soil Fertility, Soil and Water Management2
12.SSL 432Farm Design, Farm Survey and Land Use Planning2
13.SSL 441Agricultural Meteorology2
14.FAT 428Fish Hatchery Mgt., Fingerlings and Fry Prodn.2
15.CSH 499SIWES Report/Presentation4
Total36

 

 

500 LEVEL COURSES

 

FIRST SEMESTER                                                                        

S/No.CODE COURSE          COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.CSH 511Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production2
2.CSH 515Crop Husbandry I (Arable Crops)2
3.CSH 513Plant Protection2
4.CSH 517Pesticides and their Application2
5.SSL 513Soil and Plant Analysis2
6.CSH 519Pests of Crops (Field Crops)2
7.CSH 531Stored Products Entomology2
8.CSH 521Forage and Fodder Crop Production2
9.CSH 501Seminar2
            Sub total18

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER                                                         

S/No.CODE COURSE            COURSE TITLE CREDIT
1.CSH 526Crop Husbandry II (Plantation Crops)2
2.CSH 528Plant Breeding and Seed  Production2
3.CSH 524Weed Biology and Control2
4.CSH 532Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage2
5.SSL 522Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition2
6.SSL  512Principles of Irrigation2
7.CSH 506Field Plot Techniques and Experimental Design2
8.CSH 534Crop Biotechnology2
9.CSH 599Project4
 Sub-total20
 Grand Total38

 

 

 

 

HORTICULTURE OPTION

 

500 LEVEL

 

FIRST SEMESTER

S/No.CODE COURSE          COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.CSH 511Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production2
2.CSH 515Crop Husbandry I (Arable Crops)2
3.CSH 513Plant Protection2
4.CSH 517Pesticides and their Application2
5.SSL 513Soil and Plant Analysis2
6.CSH 519Pests of Crops (Field Crops)2
7.CSH 523Landscape Design2
8.CSH 535Horticultural and Ornamental Crops2
9.CSH 501Seminar2
            Sub total18

                                                                       

 

SECOND SEMESTER       

S/No.CODE COURSE            COURSE TITLECREDIT
1.CSH 526Crop Husbandry II (Plantation Crops)2
2.CSH 536Park Design and Management2
3.CSH 528Plant Breeding and Seed  Production2
4.CSH 524Weed Biology and Control2
5.CSH 532Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage2
6.SSL 522Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition2
7.SSL 512Principles of Irrigation2
8.CSH 506Field Plot Techniques and Experimental Design2
9.CSH 534Crop Biotechnology2
10.CSH 599Project4
 Sub-total22
 Grand Total40

 

 

LIST OF RECENT PROJECT TOPICS AND DISSERTATIONS

 

  1. Component assessment of pathogenic organisms associated with Egusi melon (Citrullus colonythis Lenus) seeds and their control using some plant extracts and synthetic fungicides.

 

  1. Assessment of effect of post-harvest tuber rot of yam on the proximate composition and control of isolated pathogens with some plant extracts and synthetic fungicide in Awka.

 

  1. Effect of plant spacing on the yield and disease assessment on two varieties of eggplant (Solanum melongena) in Awka.

 

  1. The effect of different storage media on the physical and proximate composition on plantain (Musa paradisiciaca) and the associated pathogen.

 

  1. Effect of different rates of poultry manure on the growth, yield, disease incidence and severity of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) plants in Awka, Anambra State.

 

  1. Varietal influence and processing methods of cassava chips on larger grain borer (Prosteohanus truncates Horn) performance in the laboratory.

 

  1. Early growth response of yellow passion fruit (Passiflora edulis var Flavicarpa) to organic manure types and leaf area determination.

 

  1. Effect of pepper fruit (Dennetia tripetal) plant extracts on the seed borne pathogen of Egusi melon (Citrillus collocynthis).

 

  1. Effect of NPK fertilizer rates on growth and yield of five varieties of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor Moench)

 

  1. Effect of poultry manure rates on the growth and leaf yield of bitter lead (Vernonia amygdalina)

 

  1. Effect of different weed management practices on growth and yield of two varieties of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in Awka.

 

  1. Effect of different soil manure on the growth, yield and weed density in maize (Zea mays) production system in Awka.

 

  1. Effect of time of application of pre-emergence herbicide on cucumber (Cucumis sativus) growth and development.

 

  1. Response of maize-cowpea intercrop and weeds to selected organic soil amendments under continuous cropping system in Awka.

 

  1. Evaluation of growth and yield performance of five (5) mung bean (Vigna radiata) cultivar I Awka, Southeastern, Nigeria.

 

  1. Effect of different poultry manure rates on the growth and yield of two varieties of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) in Awka, Southeastern, Nigeria.

 

  1. Bioassay of scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimium ) extract for repellant effect on cucumber beetles (Acalymma vittatum) in Anambra State, Nigeria.

 

  1. Evaluation of different containers in the storage of some crop produce for kitchen consumption.

 

  1. Responses of Acalypha hispida to different media composition.

 

  1. Responses of indigenous vegetables to different packaging materials in Awka Southeastern Nigeria.

 

  1. Effect of poultry manure rates on the growth, yield and storage of kale (Brassic oleracea acephala) using different traditional storage materials.

 

 

CLASS TIMETABLES FOR ALL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE LEVELS

 

NIL

 

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL OF THE DEPARTMENT

 

Contact Person: Dr. C.C. Iwuagwu – +2348061156141 (HOD)

 

Email Address: cropscience@unizik.edu.ng

 

 

Contact person (and phone) for getting news and information

 

Contact Person: Dr. C.C. Iwuagwu – +2348061156141 (HOD)