Workshop: For Better Horticulture Development-Horticulture Department
April 2, 2022, 11:39 p.m.

The College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences/ Department of Horticulture at the University of Duhok is hosting a workshop entitled:


"For Better Horticulture Development"


during the period 09th - 10th of March 2022.

 from 9:00 AM to 02:00 PM (Local Duhok Time).


The workshop will be held in the Horticulture Department at the College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences.

Different activities will be held during the workshop like (Presenting Seminars, Poster presentations, Horticultural products exhibitions, etc.)

Below is the timetable of the workshop:


Justification :

  • Increasing the activity of staff of the horticultural department.
  • Increasing the activity of staff of the horticultural department through their participation in preparing and supervising the activities of the workshop.


This workshop was conducted in the Department of Horticulture, College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences / University of Duhok during the days of March 9-10. The workshop was an overture by the Dean of the College, Prof. Dr. Abed Ali Hassan, in the presence of the heads of the scientific departments in the college and a large number of staff of the department and college. Then the head of the department Prof. Dr. Shawkat Mustafa Al-Atrushy welcomes the audience. The workshop included several activities on the first day, such as presenting scientific seminars in the field of fruits, an exhibition of ornamental plants and vegetables, and displaying some types of exotic fruits and types of natural honey, in addition to an exhibition of books and types of medicinal oils. On the second day, we were


honored by the presence of the President of the University, Dr. Daoud Atrushy, and the exhibition of student posters was an overture by the President of the University. The seminars in the field of vegetables and ornamental plants continued until the end of the day, and then the workshop was concluded with a word by the head of the department.

Objectives :

The main objectives of the workshop are the following:

  • Presentation of seminars in all disciplines of horticulture.
  • Increase knowledge and experience in a specific area of discussion and training.
  • Develop a plan to reach a mechanism of action in a collective manner.
  • Learn new skills and accelerate the acquisition of experience for new staff.
  • Acquiring additional competencies that may lead to a change in human attitudes and behavior, as the barrier of shyness or monopoly in teaching and learning experiences is broken.
  • It helps people by turning them into cohesive teams.

9-March 2022, Day 1


Time Topic Presenter About Location
10:00 - 10:30 am Welcome Letter for Workshop Participants Dr. Shawket Mustafa Horticulture Horticulture Hall
10:30 - 10:50 am Nano Fertilizers Dr. Shukri Haji Fruits Horticulture Hall
10:50 - 11:10 am Food Production and Marketing Dr. Zulaikha Ramadhan Fruits Horticulture Hall
11:10 - 11:30 am Tea Break     Horticulture Hall
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Exhibition of Horticultural Products Dr. Abid & Dr. Bahzad   Horticulture Dept
12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Agribusiness Ms. Nahla & Ms. Neroj Fruits Horticulture Hall
12:50 pm - 01:10 pm Detection of grapevine ( Vitis vinifera L.) resistance varieties to
powdery mildew disease based on SSR- PCR marker
Ms. Rojan Shawkat Fruits Horticulture Hall


10-March 2022, Day 2


Time Topic Presenter About Location
10:00 - 10:20 am Effect of Foliar Spraying with Humiron on Growth and Yield of Two Sweet Peppers Hybrid (Capsicum annuum L.) in Open Field Dr. Abduljabbar lhsan Vegetables Horticulture Hall
10:20 - 10:40 am Heterosis, Combining Ability and Gene Action Estimation in Pea
(Pisum sativa L.) Using Full Diallel Crosses
Dr. Payman Eziz Vegetables Horticulture Hall
10:40 - 11:00 am The Negative Impact of Establishing Townhomes on Habitat
Fragmentation in Mountainous Areas
Dr. Ramadhan Omer Vegetables Horticulture Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Student Posters & Kurdish Foods Dr. Abid & Dr. Bahzad   Horticulture Dept
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Cultivation of White Button Mushroom Mr. Nashwan Yousif Vegetables Horticulture Hall
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm Bioluminescence Ornamental Plants Ms. Ban Jbraeel Ornamental Plants Horticulture Hall