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Department of Plant Pathology
The Department of Plant Pathology stands to challenges of crop diseases in the present scenario; the challenge is to bring continuous improvement in the productivity, profitability, stability and sustainability of our major farming systems. In this task scientific management of crop diseases holds a pivotal position. With an increasing concern for cleaner environment due to indiscriminate use of chemical pesticides, there is a need for newer approaches for the management of diseases through knowledge gained on the dynamics of plant diseases and their pathogens. The promotion of ITK, organic farming and IDM are now a national mandate for which the department has referral laboratory under aegis of DBT, Government of India, which is the only one in UP and one of the seven testing laboratories in India for quality testing of organic farming inputs, viz., bio-pesticides and bio-fertilizers.