The Department of Plant Protection was established in 1986. Since then, the Department has been offering courses and research methodologies related to the management of major pests of economically important crops, leading to B.Sc (Hons.), M.Sc (Hons.) and Ph.D degrees. During the past 25-years, the Department has produced more than 287 well trained graduates, who have been serving various organizations at provincial, national and international levels. Since its inception, the Department has produced 3 gold medallists and so many other academic distinction holders. The Department is also collaborating with other national and international research institutes to meet the requirements of the graduate students.
Besides teaching, the department is implementing viable research programs on the management of stored grains pests, Helicoverpa, Fruit flies, Sugarcane pests, Mites, Aphids, Nematodes and Cereal pests with emphasis on improvement of integrated management of Crops. A number of research projects funded by national and international organizations have been conducted by the department.
The Department has highly qualified and experienced faculty, well equipped laboratories and experimental farm for undertaking research projects.
Department of Plant Protection.
Phone Office: + 92 91 9221016, + 92 91 9216572-9 Ext: 3171
Fax: + 92 91 9216520
Mailing Address: Department of Plant Protection, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.