Area of Interest

Department of Plant Protection deals with pests and diseases which cause yield and quality loss of agricultural products from cultivation to the harvest including the storege time.
Diagnosing and controling these organisms are the main activities of the department. Each year, due to pests, diseases and weeds between 25 % - 40 % yield loss occurs in agricultural products, each year. All the activities to minimize the yiled loss is called "plant protection activities"


Paralel to the increasing world population, the main goal of agriculture is to provide sufficient and quality food supply. To achive this goal, to educate technique personel in capabilities equipped with the knowledge and new methods to overcome pests and diseases that limit crop yields. To adopt new techniques into educational and research activities.