A total of 37 first year students of BSc Agriculture (Pre-service) along with one tutor of CNR visited National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) on 28th May 2018. The Plant Protection (PLP101) is one of the modules for the BSc course in the first semester. The main objectives of the visit were 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.
- To get acquainted Pest surveillance and ePest surveillance system
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).