Very Similar to Crop science and Plant science, this course exposes students to different pest and weed management of Plants. Undergraduates study plants as living organisms ranging from Microscopic Bacteria to trees. Plants can be used as food and also have medicinal value thus the importance of studying them. It is a Four year bachelor's degree program and graduates of this course have career opportunities as Horticulturists, Crop Producers etc.

To be Admitted into this course Aspirants are expected to take English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the annual UTME examination, They are also expected to have a 5 credit pass in WAEC/NECO with subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However we recommend that you View Jamb Brochure as Admission Requirements vary in different Universities.

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Botany is available in the Following Nigerian Universities:

Ambrose Alli University Achievers University
Bauchi State University Bayero University
University of Benin Bingham University
University of Calabar Crawford University
Delta State University Ebonyi State University
Federal University,, Lafia. Federal University,, Kashere
Federal University,, Ndifu-Alike. Gombe State Univeristy
University of Ibadan Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Imo State University, University of Jos
Univesity of Lagos Lagos State University
University of Maiduguri University of Agriculture, Makurdi
University of Mkar Obafemi Awolowo University
Ondo State University of Science and Technology Southwestern University
Usumanu Danfodiyo University Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Univeersity of Nigeria University of Uyo
Available as Applied Botany in:
Bauchi State University

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