The Department was established in the academic year 1992/1993. It currently offers a B.Sc degree in Plant Production & Protection and an MS Program in Plant Production via the College of Graduate Studies. It has Faculty members who are specialized in the areas of Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology & Entomology, Plant Tissue Culture, Plant Breeding & Genetic Engineering, Soil & Irrigation, Field Crops, Ornamental Plants and other fields.