Plant Health Diagnostic Lab

Plant Health diagnostic facility

The Plant Health Diagnostic Lab (PHDF) is a diagnostic facility funded by ICAR. The diagnostic services offered by the PHDF include identification of plant pathogens, stress-related disorders, and pests to improve the crop production of Villupuram District.

Key functions of PHDF include:

  • diagnosis of crop disease and disorders;
  • identification of insect and mite problems;
  • chemical resistance testing;
  • active surveillance for emerging and exotic diseases.

The recommendation of PHDF assist you to:

  • save expenditure on unnecessary or incorrect chemicals;
  • ensure your produce achieves best quality and, therefore, best market price;
  • implement best practice pest and disease control.