About the Programme
MSc. Plant Pathology aims at providing advance knowledge and skill in solving plant disease related problems. The department of plant pathology at M.S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture is well equipped with infrastructure that will provide students expertize and hands-on training to carry out laboratory experiments related to identification and morphological and biochemical characterization of plant pathogens, host pathogen interaction studies, disease management experiments, plant disease epidemiological work, etc. The department also houses specialized laboratories working on bio fertilizers, bio pesticides and commercial mushroom spawn production which will provide exposure to students in advanced research in related fields.