The Department of Agronomy focuses on preparing students to be competent and competitive in scientific, technical and academic occupations. It is committed to provide quality and personalized educational experiences that will assist students in their personal development and prepare them for Agronomy related careers or graduate study. Many members of the faculty are also involved in a variety of research projects which are of agricultural and environmental relevance. Department of Agronomy was established on 01 November 2014.

Our Academic Staff

Ma. Gweneth M. Abit
Ed Allan L. Alcober
Associate Professor
Luz G. Asio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dionesio M. Bañoc, Ph.D.
Department Head
Associate Professor
Mariedith I. Bagarinao
(On Study leave)
Ulysses A. Cagasan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Loreme S. Cagande

Wences Rey B. Dela Peña
(On Study leave)
Angela Escototo
Part-time Instructor
Nello D. Gorne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Berta C. Ratilla, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Retired professors

Prof. Victor P. Briones
Dr. Rodolfo G. Escalada – Professor Emeritus
Dr. Alfredo B. Escasinas
Dr. Reynaldo R. Javier (deceased)
Prof. Pedro P. Pascual

Our Academic Programs


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (major in Agronomy)
Master of Science in Agronomy
Master in Agricultural Development in Agronomy
  • Crop Production
  • Crop Physiology
  • Farming System
  • Seed Technology


Agron 21 Fundamentals of Crop Production
FS 121 Fundamentals of Farming System
Agron 115 Field Crop Physiology
Agron 115 Field Crop Physiology
Agron 121 Rootcrop Production
Agron 122 Annual Fibers
Agron 123 Seed Technology
Agron 132 Sugarcane and Legume Grains Production
Agron 141 Cropping System
Agron 142 Legume Production
Agron 143 Forage and Pasture
Agron 144 Cereal Production
Agron 195 Practicum in Crop Production
Agron 198 Research Planning and Manuscript Preparation
Agron 199 Undergraduate Seminar in Agronomy
Agron 200 Undergraduate Thesis
Agron 212 Field Crop Production and Management
Agron 213 Manuring of Field Crops
Agron 214 Physiological Aspects of Crop Production
Agron 215 Applied Field Crop Physiology
Agron 220 Root Crops
Agron 241 Advanced Cropping Systems
Agron 242 Advanced Legume Production
Agron 243 Advanced Forage and Pasture Management and Utilization
Agron 244 Advanced Cereal Production
Agron 290a Special Topic/Research Problem
Agron 299 Graduate Seminar in Agronomy
Agron 300 Master Thesis
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