On behalf of P.B.G Department I welcome you to our web page.
As we know that the world's population estimated to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, more
food and more nutritious food will be needed, making crop
plants even more important to feed a hungry world.
Plant Breeding is a critical tool in the fight for food security.
Plant Breeding and Genetics at Gomal University is a home to
many distinguished scientists performing extraordinary in
different domains all over Pakistan.
The department provides excellent teaching and research
facilities to students and scholars through conventional and
non-conventional advance techniques. The faculty and staff are
devoted to excellence in education. The department’s goal is to
provide state of the art techniques to students and scholars. In
addition, the department trains work force to tackle the low
production of crop yield i.e. qualitatively and quantitatively
to overcome the main problem of food deficiency in the country.
The Department of Plant Breeding and
Genetics is currently offering
B.Sc.(Hons) 4 years, M.Sc.(Hons) 2 years and Ph.D programs.
During B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. (Hons) students has been taught
courses and research methodologies related to crop improvement,
cytology, cytogenetics, biometry, quantitative genetics,
molecular genetics and tissue culture.
After completing this degree, students have gained fundamental
knowledge in Plant Breeding that can be applied to a range of
crops including annual and perennial horticultural crops,
agronomic food and feed crops and forestry products.
The Department offers advanced courses and research guidance to
At present the department has 30 enrolled students
(undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D).
In PBG Department,
you will find the teaching and research environment friendly,
student centered, and ethical.
Chairman: DR. MUHAMMAD
Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics
Phone Office: +92966750087
Mailing Address: Department of
Plant Breeding and Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Gomal
University, Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.