Navsari Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Navsari in the Indian state of Gujarat. It used to be part of Gujarat Agricultural University till May 2004. Colleges : Agriculture, Agri Business Management, Horticulture and Forestry. The university has specialization in providing higher education specifally in the field of Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and Fisheries. It aims to provide higher education specially to farmers and to impart technical knowledge in them.
The university caters to the needs of the farmers of the plantation crops in the heartland of Gujarat; the Kanam zone of cotton, sorghum and pigeon pea and hill millets of tribal belt. Besides the above, this area is also well known for its forest tree species like teak, Khair, Kalam and bamboo. To provide technological backup for the agricultural development in its domain (Map of Districts Covered) the Navsari Agricultural University has four fully developed faculties of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and Veterinary, 2 Zonal Research Stations (Navsari and Bharuch), three main crop based research station (cotton, sorghum and mango), 3 regional research station (Waghai, Vyara and Gandevi) and 6 verification/testing centers. The extension component includes three Krushi Vigyan Kendras (Waghai, Vyara and Navsari), one Sardar Smruti Kendra (Navsari), and a T & V scheme. This university also offers vocational courses in horticulture at Navsari, home science at Vyara, agriculture at Waghai and Bharuch as well as Livestock Management, Bakery and Mali and extension education trainings at Navsari.
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