Department of Plant Protection About Department

About the Department

Department of Plant Protection, Horticultural College & Research Institute for Women, Trichy was established during 2018. This department is actively involved in the teaching, research and extension activities related to plant protection aspects of horticultural crops. The department is working on insect pests and disease management of major vegetables, fruits and flower and medicinal crops


  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension

Area of Specialization

  • IPM in vegetable crops, fruits and flower crops
  • IDM in vegetable crops and flower crops
  • Management of fruitfly in vegetable and fruit ecosystem
  • Insect diversity studies on horticultural cropping systems
  • Eco-friendly management of storage insects in vegetable cowpea
  • Evaluation of ixora rootstock/ graft for resistance to Fusarium wilt disease