A total of 31 first year students of BSc Agriculture (Pre-service) along with one tutor of CNR visited National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) on October 14, 2015. The Plant Protection (PLP101) is one of the modules for the BSc course in the first semester. The main objectives of the visit are to:
- Familiarize the students with the Centre’s mandates and functions
- Observe and get acquainted with insect pest & weed herbarium collection
- Identify equipments used in the pathology laboratory.
The day long program included the over all presentation of the Centre followed by the technical presentations by the Unit heads (Entomology, Pathology, Weeds & Vertebrate Pests and PP Product). The visit to the laboratory and the herbarium was done in groups of 10 to 11 students.