Department of Soil and Water Resources Management

The responsibility of the department of  soil and water resources is to ;

  • Develop the proper method and technology for efficency of water use in agriculture.
  •  Conduct agricultural irrigation and field breeding studies,
  •  Search for solutions to the problems of application institutes and manufacturers,
  •  Determine essentials of sustainable field management to protect long term quality of soil and water resources
  •  Protect and develop  soil quality
  •  Conduct  Project on irrigation and drenaige and water supply networks and develop Technologies to operate and manage them , increase efficency of water use,
  •  prevent pollution and determine factors of soil and water pollution,
  •  Determine economic,acceptable and applicable soil protection methods to save water and soil resources from erosion effects,
  •  Determine pollution factors of water and soil resources  and decontaminate,
  •  Develop methods for soil mositure protection on site and decrease risk for agricultural production in arid area.
  •  Compose proper technology and irrigation programmes for optimum water use in limited conditions,
  •  Determine sustainable usage conditions of low qualified irrigation water,
  •  Increase yield and infrastructure efficency for irrigated agriculture and storage investments by determining hydrologic properties of basins,
  •  Search use possibilities of waste in agriculture without affecting its soil quality,
  •  Construct and develop a laboratory, help other institutes
  •  Determine possible changes of climate changes on vegetative production  and develop proper adaptation offers,
  •  Determine primary search topics in the country , coordinate integrated projects and publish at least one refereed journal in search areas,
  •  Publish seach results in turkish and english and conduct studies which will contribute to the institute scientifically in long term.
  • Other duties assigned by the directorate.