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Horticulture and Viticulture


Horticulture and Viticulture
Horticulture and Viticulture

Ukraine has significant advantages over the European countries in terms of natural and economic potential for industrial horticulture and viticulture. This is first and foremost confirmed by the fact that in the conditions of full utilization of such factor of high economic efficiency of horticulture, as deepening of zonal specialization, most fruit, vegetable, berry crops and grapes can be successfully grown. Therefore, training specialists occupy a very active place.

The specialist of the specialty "Horticulture and Viticulture" is able to perform professional work related to the cultivation, storage and primary processing of fruits, vegetables and grapes. He is well versed in the technologies of growing fruit, berry and grape planting material, new types of plantations, systems of soil retention in them, fertilizers, molding; open and closed vegetable and medicinal plant growing technologies, integrated plant protection against pests, diseases and weeds.

An extremely profitable and promising field of horticulture and viticulture is closed soil. Specialists of closed soil technologies are able to perform professional work in the fields of horticulture, to grow fruit, vegetable, subtropical and flower-ornamental plants in the off-season, to program their fertilizers and yields, to develop ecological protection systems.

The advantages of a specialist in this specialty are high wages and stable demand in the labor market.

Graduates of the University of Horticulture and Viticulture training can work in the following positions:

  • Director (deputy director) of agroholding, farm;
  • Fruit agronomist;
  • Vegetable agronomist;
  • Head of enterprise, institution, organization in the field of agricultural production;
  • Agronomist consultant;
  • Expert in protection of fruits, vegetables and grapes;
  • Greenhouse specialist;
  • Researcher or teacher at the school.