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.

Objectives

  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.

New Events

Beekeeping - 1 day training on 6th of Every month

ஒருநாள் தேனீ வளர்ப்புப் பயிற்சி

Mushroom - 1 day training on 5th of every month

ஒரு நாள் காளான் வளர்ப்பு பயிற்சி 

Organization

Technologies

SUGARCANE WOOLLY APHID MANAGEMENT
TNAU STORED GRAIN INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT KIT
COCONUT ERIOPHYID MITE MANAGEMENT
PAYAYA MEALYBUG MANAGEMENT

Sugarcane woolly aphid in recent years has emerged as one of the serious threatening sugarcane cultivation in Tamil Nadu.

TNAU is one of the pioneering institutes in India in the development of detection devices for stored grain insects.

The mites infest and develop on the meristematic tissues of growing nuts under the perianth by desapping the soft tissues.

Papaya mealybug is parasitized by a parasite, Acerophagus papayae, a tiny small wasp with yellowish body.

TNAU SERI DUST FOR BED DISINFECTANT
TNAU ILAMATHI FOR HIGHER SILK YIELD
TNAU UZI FLY OVIPOSITIONAL DETERRENT
TNAU INSECT MUSEUM

A Bed disinfectant formulation from TNAU. Application @ 5kg / 100 dfl ensures healthiness of silkworm larvae.

A botanical formulation for higher silk yield. Silkworm larvae feed leaves treated with  ‘Ilamathi’ @ 5ml/100.

Application of TNAU Uzi fly ovipostional deterrent formulation @ 10 ml /100dfl during third instar.

India’s first insect museum themed, “Bugs are kings” was opened by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on March 26, 2018 ...

Dr. K. Prabakar

Director

Centre for Plant Protection Studies

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India.
Office : +91 422 6611237
Phone: +91 422 6611437
Mobile:+91 9489056704
email: directorcpps@tnau.ac.in

 

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