Mattu University

Yuunivarsiitii Mattuu

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Mattu University

Department of Plant Science

About the Department

The Department of Plant Science at Mattu University is dedicated to advancing plant science education and research in Ethiopia. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and are committed to delivering high-quality education, conducting impactful research, and serving our community.

Our Strengths:

  • Experienced Faculty: We have highly qualified staff with expertise in various areas of plant science, including agronomy, plant breeding, plant protection, and horticulture.
  • Hands-on Learning: Our programs emphasize practical experience through field-based research, laboratory work, and community outreach.
  • Community Engagement: We actively engage with farmers, stakeholders, and other organizations to share knowledge and address challenges in the agricultural sector.
  • Research Focus: We conduct research on key areas such as crop improvement, pest and disease management, and sustainable agriculture practices, contributing to Ethiopia's development goals.

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Mr. Dula Teshome Gudata

HoD's Message

Plants are the foundation of life on Earth, providing us with food, fuel, and oxygen. But they face challenges like climate change, food insecurity, and habitat loss.

That's where we come in!

The Department of Plant Science at Mattu University is a leading center of excellence dedicated to:

  • Training future generations of plant scientists: We equip students with the knowledge and skills to address critical global challenges.
  • Conducting cutting-edge research: Our diverse teams explore areas like plant breeding, soil health, pest management, and sustainable agriculture.
  • Sharing knowledge and solutions: We collaborate with communities and stakeholders to put our research into action.

Our Expertise:

  • Plant Improvement: Developing new crop varieties for increased yields and resilience.
  • Agronomy: Optimizing soil health and crop management practices.
  • Plant Protection: Combating pests and diseases while protecting biodiversity.
  • Horticultural Crops: Cultivating fruits, vegetables, and other high-value plants.
  • Biometry: Using data analysis to inform better plant science decisions.



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