About Plant Sciences

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Population increase and climate change are putting increasing pressure on Malaysian to improve plant productivity. The improvement needed will have to be underpinned with a detailed knowledge of plant sciences, both basic and applied. 

The Department has two programmes namely Plant Science Programme and Applied Plant Science Programme aimed at generating and nurturing  competent and skilled graduates with knowledge in plant science with Islamic values to fulfil the needs of public and private sectors in teaching, research and management. The Courses  cover many exciting aspects of modern and conventional plant science, including plant taxonomy and anatomy, ethnobotany, plant diversity and breeding, plant chemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetic engineering, plant-pathogen and plant environment interactions, plant physiology and ecology, and several others. 

The department offers two types of degrees namely Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Plant Science) and Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Applied Plant Science) with concentration packages leading to various interesting fields.



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Department of Plant Science

Kulliyyah of Science

International Islamic University Malaysia

Jalan Istana

Bandar Indera Mahkota

25200 Kuantan, Pahang



Tel : 609-5705247

Fax : 609-5716781