The Inception Workshop for FAO funded Maize TCP Project (TCP/BHU/3606 was held on 30 November, 2016 at National Plant Protection Centre Conference Hall, Semtokha with the aim to create awareness of the project, discuss issues related the project and to prepare work plan, budget and identifying roles and responsibilities for different stakeholders.

The workshop was […]

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The National Plant Protection Centre in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector of Dagana carried out two days campaign on Citrus Fruit Drop Collection and Destruction at Drujagang gewog, Dagana on 17-18/11/2016.

Objectives of the Campaign 

To educate and sensitize the importance of community approach of collection and destruction of dropped citrus fruits To create […]

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 The hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Dasho Rinzin Dorji accompanied by Chief APD, Chief AFD and PPD visited the National Plant Protection Centre, Semtokha  on 16th September 2016 as part of his familiarization visit to the  various institutes under the MoAF. The NPPC and NOP presented their program profiles to the […]

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Dr. Mahesh, CEO Grus Ecosciences, Bengaluru, India made a presentation on the Bioacoustics for crop protection to the staff of National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) and officials from RNR RDC Yusipang and Wengkhar  on 4th July 2016 at the NPPC Conference Hall. In India, Bioacoustics has been successfully implemented not only for […]

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Mr. Rieks Van Klinken (PhD), a Research Scientist from Australia has joined National Plant Protection Centre as a Plant Protection Advisor under the support of the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Program. He will be working with NPPC for a year and provide support to strengthen the National Pest information and management […]

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Super Grain bag

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The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) in collaboration with the WWF Bhutan organized one-day training on human wildlife Safe System approach of WWF at the NPPC conference hall on 18 April 2016. The training was welcomed by the Offtg. Program Director, Dr. Thinlay and the Chief Agriculture Officer of the Department of Agriculture, Mr. Chimi […]

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Sale of Butachlor

On April 18, 2016 By

National Plant Protection Centre would like to inform to all  District Agriculture Officers (DAOs) & Agriculture Sale Service Representatives (ASSRs) that the supply of Butachlor for this season will commence with immediate effect.

Therefore, all ASSRs are requested to collect Butachlor from NPPC available for sale @ Nu 37/= per Kg (Nu 370 per 10 […]

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Management of Slugs

On April 15, 2016 By



Slugs belong to the large animal group called gastropods that have diversified to colonize most habitats on the planet; from wood­lands to deserts, and from high mountains to the deepest rivers. Slugs can be very damaging pests in moist, shady gardens. They feed on the leaves of many plants, especially seedlings. Later in […]

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Emergency stock of Cypermethrin 10EC at RDC-Wengkhar

The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) would like to inform all the DAOs of the six Eastern Dzongkhags that starting this year we will be temporarily stocking about 200 L of Cypermethrin 10 EC at RNR-RDC-Wengkhar. This is mainly to serve as an emergency stock during […]

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