Department of Ichtiology and Physiology of Agricultural Animals

AZIZOV Farukh Fatulloevich,
head of the department of Ichtiology and Physiology of Agricultural Animals, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences

The Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals was established in 1944. Founded this department, senior lecturer Konovalova M.F.  Subsequently, the department was renamed the department of anatomy, physiology of farm animals and zoology. For many years, the department was headed by the following scientists: Associate Professor Rudenko P.D. (1954-1963), Professor Avesalomov I.S. (1963-1966), and from 1966 to 2007 the department acted as the department of physiology of agricultural animals and zoology.

In order to provide the agricultural sector of the country with highly qualified specialists in the field of fish farming according to the Order of the Rector of the Tajik Agrarian University named after S. Shotemur dated December 26, 2007, No. 82 was renamed the Department of Ichthyology and Physiology of Agricultural Animals.

Over the years, the department was headed: from 1966 to 1976, associate professor Schelkovsky N.A., from 1976 to 1984 professor Shamsiev M.A., from 1984 to 1989, associate Samiev A.S., from 1989 to 1995, associate professor Kholikov S. from 1995 to 2000. Professor Shamsiev M., from 2000 to 2012,  Professor Haitov A.Kh., from 2012-2016, Associate Professor Yusupov A.Yu., from 2016 to the  present the head of the department is the Candidate of Agricultural Sciences Azizov F.F.

Currently, the department has seven employees. Among them are 3 associate professors, Candidate of Sciences, 2 senior teacher and 2 assistant. The department has 3 laboratories, a museum of nature conservation and zoology, as well as 5 classrooms.

The department has 2 scientific circles on zoology and physiology, whose members are more than 20 undergraduate and graduate students of zoo-engineering and veterinary faculties.

Employees of the department are working on comprehensive scientific work from 2020 on the topic “Methods of intensification and increasing the productivity of fish ponds of the Gissar Valley for 2020-2025”.

Over the past 10 years, more than 100 scientific and methodological works, recommendations and, in particular, textbooks on the physiology of farm animals, fish farming, zoology and ecology have been published.