University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Raichur is established by the Government of Karnataka in the Raichur district under the University of Agricultural Sciences Act, 2009. It is a Public university which is exclusively dedicated to the study and research of agricultural sciences. The jurisdiction of this university covers the nearby Hyderabad-Karnataka region comprising Bidar, Kalaburgi, Raichur, Bellary, Koppal and Yadgir districts (Map), an agrarian area with an irrigation potentiality of 12 lakh hectares through Tungabhadra, Krishna, Karanja, Mullamari, Hirehalla, Bennethore and other irrigation projects. The distric of Raichur is privileged of being one of the oldest establishments for agricultural research. In the year 1932 an Agricultural Research Station was established by the then Nizam’s Government of Hyderabad with a mandate to carryout research on dry land farming. After the reorganization of states in the country, Raichur was identified as the main research station for oilseeds. With the establishment of State Agricultural University in Karnataka in the year 1964 at Bangalore, it was elevated to Regional Research Station with a jurisdiction of five district regions of Northern Karnataka. Agricultural Engineering Institute (AEI) was added to Raichur campus during 1969 to offer diploma course in Agri-Engineering which, in 1987, was upgraded to the status of College of Agricultural Engineering with up-gradation of Diploma to B.Tech degree. In the year 1984 and 2000, Colleges of Agriculture were started functioning, one located at Raichur and the other located at Bheemarayanagudi (Shahapur Taluk of Kalaburgi District) respectively, with an intake capacity of about 30 students. T he Post-graduate degree program leading to Master’s degree in eight departments was proposed in 1995 with an intake capacity of five students for each department every year. In 1994, Krishi Vigyana Kendra (KVK), a component of UAS, Dharwad but funded and monitored by Indian Council for Agricultural Research, started functioning in the campus and received the best Krishi Vigyan Kendra National Award for the year 2007-08, thus completing all the necessities of Teaching, Research and Extension. During 2008-09 and 2009-10, PG program began in other departments, thus making a total of 13 departments offering Post Graduate program at the campus level. In the recent past the Raichur campus has registered significant growth in last decade reaching newer heights in education, research and extension.
The following is the list of scholars from University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.