Soil Science

Different types of crop should be planted in different types of soil, thus the need for knowledge in Soil Science. This course exposes students to different soil attributes in terms of physical, biological and chemical properties.

They learn Soil Formation and Classifications and learn what plants should be planted on different soils. It is a Four year bachelor's degree program and graduates of this course have Career opportunities as crop producers, environmental scientists etc.

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

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Soil Science is available in the Following Nigerian Universities:

Ambrose Alli University Abia State University
Akwa Ibom State University of Technology Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
University of Ibadan University of Calabar
Delta State University Imo State University
University of Agriculture, Makurdi Modibbo Adama University of Technology
Federal University of Technology, Minna Obafemi Awolowo University
River State University of Science and Technology Salem University
niversity of Nigeria niversity of Uyo
Available as Soil Science and Management in:
Obafemi Awolowo University
Available as Soil Science and Matereology in:
Michael Okpara University of Agricultural
Available as Soil Science and Tech in:
Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Available as Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering in:
Usumanu Danfodiyo University
Available as Soil Science and Environment in:
Imo State University Ebonyi State University
Crawford University
Available as Soil Science Management in:
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

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