Plant Protection (Code 351)

Introduction

Agricultural crops suffer heavily due to diseases and pests. It is essential to have basic knowledge about the plant pathogens, the different kinds of diseases caused by them on various crops and the methods of managing the diseases to avoid the enormous losses caused by the diseases. As plant protection is indispensable, job opportunities will be available to the persons having the basic knowledge about the diseases and pests of crops.

Objectives

By doing this course, the learner will be able to:
Study the characteristics of plant pathogens, and nature of diseases induced by pathogenic and physiogenic diseases.
Study the important diseases affecting agricultural and horticultural crops.
Acquire the knowledge of diseases management methods

Job Oppurtunities

  1. Self employment: Work in own farm
  2. Wage employment: As a worker in farms

Entry Qualification

Education: X class

Course Duration

One Year

Scheme of Evaluation

Theory - 40%, Practical - 60%

Passing Criteria

Separate Pass 33% marks in Theory and Practical

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