The Department of Crop protection comprises Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology with sanctioned faculty strength of one Professor & Head, one Professor, one Associate Professor and three Assistant Professors. The Department is actively involved in conducting seven courses for the undergraduate degree programme. The following activities pertaining to teaching, research and extension is being carried out.
- Exploitation of new organic and inorganic pesticides, fungicides and bio control agents for pest disease and nematode management
- Eco friendly management of major pest and diseases in delta region of Tamil Nadu
- Pest, disease and nematodes survey in delta region of Tamil Nadu