Plant Protection Scientists' Forum


CPPS, TNAU - About the Centre

The Centre for Plant Protection Studies (CPPS) was established in April, 1984 in TNAU to coordinate and strengthen teaching, research and extension activities in Plant Protection and Sericulture. Departments of Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Nematology and Sericulture are the constituents of this Directorate.


1  To offer education in Plant protection and the related aspects keeping in view of the changing global scenarios in agriculture and allied subjects 

2  To develop cost effective, ecologically sustainable plant protection measures for agricultural, horticultural and forestry and sericigenous crops  

3  To facilitate for the effective transfer of plant protection technologies to the stake holders  

4  To facilitate development of entrepreneurship among the stake holders in bio-pesticides.

Recently concluded event
National Symposium on "Emerging Trends in Eco-friendly Insect Pest Management" Jan 22-24, 2014 at TNAU
Extended Summary

Inauguration of National Symposium on ETE IPM

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CPPS Notice Board


Bee Keeping Training at TNAU

One day training on Beekeeping at TNAU
தமிழ்நாடு வேளாண்மைப் பல்கலைக் கழகத்தில் ஒரு நாள் தேனீ வளர்ப்புப் பயிற்சி
Next beekeeping training on 07.04.2014 (Monday)
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Technologies developed at CPPS
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Video- Acerophagus papayae parasitising papaya mealybug

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Time at CPPS, TNAU, Coimbatore, INDIA

Dr.K.Ramaraju, Director (CPPS) i/c

Dr.K. Ramaraju
Centre for Plant Protection Studies (i/c)

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