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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

  • To offer education in Plant protection and the related aspects keeping in view of the changing global scenarios in agriculture and allied subjects.
  • To develop cost effective, ecologically sustainable plant protection measures for agricultural, horticultural and forestry and sericigenous crops.
  • To facilitate for the effective transfer of plant protection technologies to the stake holders.
  • To facilitate development of entrepreneurship among the stake holders in bio-pesticides.
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Technologies

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SUGARCANE WOOLLY APHID MANAGEMENT

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

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COCONUT ERIOPHYID MITE MANAGEMENT

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

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PAYAYA MEALYBUG MANAGEMENT

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

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STORED GRAIN INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT KIT

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

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TNAU SERI DUST FOR BED DISINFECTANT

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

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TNAU ILAMATHI FOR HIGHER SILK YIELD

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

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TNAU CPPS Director

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Dr. A.S. Krishnamoorthy

Director (i/c) Centre for Plant Protection Studies.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India.
Office : +91 422 6611237 | Phone: +91 422 6611437 | Mobile:+91 9790499006 | email: directorcpps@tnau.ac.in