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The Department of Soil and Geological  Sciences prepare its staff and students to be  able to contribute to the provision of relevant, quality and demand-driven training, research and services in soil and geological sciences to the society

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What we offer

The Department offers training to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, consultancy and advisory services to government departments, farmers, private firms and NGOs on matters related to Soil and Geological Sciences.

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The Department has a commercial Soil laboratory which offer various services such as Soil analysis for fertility evaluation, Plant nutrient analysis, Fertlizer quality analysis, Manure quality analysis,Sampling

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Latest Updates, Announcements, Stories and more

Golden Grains: Cultivating Rice And Maize Health In Tanzanian Fields

A research project led by Dr Nyambilila Amuri from the Department of Soil and Geological Sciences at Sokoine University of...
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Seminar Presentation By Prof. Ray R. Weil, University of Maryland

Department of Soil and Geological Sciences is organizing a guest seminar presentation by Professor Raymond Weil from the University of...
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Field Practical Training (FPT) Station Allocations for BSc Agronomy Third-Year Students

We are pleased to announce the station allocations for the third-year students’ Field Practical Training (FPT). The attached list details...
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Undergraduate, Postgraduate courses and programmes
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Bachelor Degree

The Department host one Bachelor Degree program in Agronomy


Masters Degree

The Department host 1 Master degree programme in Soil Science



The Department host a PhD programme in Soil Water and Management.

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Staff Profiles

The Department has well trained academic professionals, 13 with PhDs and 4 with MSc. and 2 BSc. degrees. There are nine qualified and competent technical personnel in the department who run a modern Soil Science laboratory.



The Department has a modern facility and experienced staff who conducts various research projects and studies in the area of soil and geological science



The Department of Soil and Geological Sciences host various research projects with support and funds from the National and International sources