Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy is the focus of a postgraduate research in College of Agriculture and Forestry of the University. Ibtisam Ismail Ahmed, a PhD candidate is dedicated to study the effects of certain chemical compounds like the Adenine, Calcium Chloride, and Ketozan on the growing of Gerbera and on improving the plant's resistance to non-native climate.

Rector Kossay Alahmady paid a visit to the researcher's greenhouse and appreciated her work, wishing her the best of luck in the way of her study and in her ambition to grow more Gerbera species that fit into the climate of Mosul. 

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