Staff Serving/Served


Shri S. Satheesh
Scientsit (Plant Protection)
2011-Present
Sri. Pampana Gowda
SMS (Plant Protection)
2004-2011
Smt. Jayalakshmi N Heggade
Associate (Plant Protection)
1998-2003

About Discipline

Plant Protection is a branch of agricultural science which deals with the management of diseases, pests and weeds of crops and trees, as well as a set of measures used to prevent and eliminate the damage done to plants by harmful organisms. Plant protection strategy and activities have significant imprtance in the overall crop production programme for sustainable agriculture. Plant protection efforts aim at minimizing the crop lossess due to inspect pests, diseases, weeds, nematodes rodents etc.,

Mysuru district is a museum of crops; many crops are grow in all the seasons of the year. The crops include paddy, sugarcane, banana, cotton, pulses, vegetables and flower crops. The cultivable area 3.42 lakh ha in the district, 1.21 lakh ha is under irrigated and the ramaining is rainfed.


On Farm Testing

The On Farm Testing (OFT) since 1998 have been listed here under. User can type in the SEARCH text box whichever information is needed in the table.


Sl. No. Year Crop Category Crop Title Area (ha) Farmers (Nos)
23. 2019-2020 Commerical Sugarcane Assessment of eco-friendly management practices of rootgrub in Sugarcane 5 2
22. 2018-2019 Commerical Sugarcane Assessment of eco-friendly management practices of rootgrub in Sugarcane 5 2
21. 2015-2016 Pulses Pigeon Pea Assessment of wilt resistant small grained red coloured red gram var. BRG 5 4 10
21. 2014-2015 Cereals Paddy Blast Management in paddy 4 10
20. 2014-2015 Cereals Paddy Assessment of salt tolerant in paddy verities GGV-5-01 4 8
19. 2013-2014 Cereals Paddy Blast Management in paddy variety Jyothi 0.4 5
18. 2013-2014 Cereals Paddy Blast Management in paddy variety Jyothi 0.4 5
17. 2011-2012 Flower Tuberose Management in Thrips in Tuberose 1.5 3
16. 2011-2012 Cereals Paddy Sheath blight management in paddy 1.5 3
15. 2010-2011 Flower Tuberose Management in Thrips in Tuberose 1.6 3
14. 2010-2011 Commerical Cotton Management of Stem weevil in Cotton 1.6 3
13. 2008-2009 Cereals Paddy Management of stem borer & leaf folder in Paddy 1.6 4
12. 2008-2009 Cereals Paddy Management of leaf blast and neck blast in Paddy 1.6 4
11. 2007-2008 Cereals Paddy Management leaf & neck blast in paddy 0.4 4
10. 2007-2008 Commercial Cotton Management of sheath blight in Paddy 1 3
9. 2006-2007 Cereals Paddy Management of Sheath blight in Paddy 1 4
8. 2006-2007 Furit Banana Management of fuserium wilt in Banana 1 4
7. 2005-2006 Cereals Paddy Stem borer and leaf folder management by using bio-fertilizer 4 10
6. 2002-2003 Commerical Sugarcane IPM in Sugarcane 5 10
5. 2001-2002 Cereals Paddy Management of Wire worm in Paddy 1 3
4. 1999-2000 Pulses Pigeon pea IPM for pod borer management in Pigeon pea 5 10
3. 1999-2000 Vegetables Crops Tomato Control of pod borer - IPM approach 2 4
2. 1999-2000 Plantation Crops Coconut IPM approaches against BHC 5 20
1. 1998-1999 Vegetable Crops Tomato Control of pod borer - IPM approach 1.5 10

Frontline Demonstrations

The Frontline Demonstrations (FLD) since 1995 have been listed here under. User can type in the SEARCH text box whichever information is needed in the table.


Sl. No. Year Crop Category Crop Title Area (ha) Farmers (Nos)
1. 2019-2020 Commercial Cotton IPM in Cotton Bt (Rainfed) 5 5
2. 2019-2020 Fruit Banana Management of sigatoka leaf spot 5 5
3. 2018-2019 Furit Banana IPDM in Banana 6 15
4. 2018-2019 Vegetables Field Bean IPM in Field bean 6 15
5. 2018-2019 Commerical Cotton IPM in Cotton (Bt Cotton) 4 10
6. 2017-2018 Vegetable Crops Brinjal IPM in Brinjal 4 7
7. 2017-2018 Vegetable Crops Field Bean IPM in Field bean 4 10
8. 2017-2018 Vegetables Crops Tomato IPM in Tomato 4 5
9. 2017-2018 Commerical Cotton Sucking pest management in Cotton 4 10
10. 2016-2017 Vegetable Crops Field bean IPM in Field bean (Crop failure due to deficit rainfall) 1.5 10
11. 2016-2017 Vegetable Crops Brinjal IPM in Brinjal 4 10
12. 2016-2017 Commerical Cotton IPM in Cotton 4 10
13.. 2015-2016 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy 10 4
14. 2015-2016 Vegetable Crops Cabbage IPDM in Cabbage 10 4
16. 2014-2015 Vegetable crops Chilli IPDM in Chilli 10 4
17. 2014-2015 Vegetables Tomato IPDM in Tomato 10 10
18. 2013-2014 Commerical Cotton IPM in Cotton 2 11
19. 2013-2014 Commerical Sugarcane IPM in Sugarcane 4 9
20. 2013-2014 Fruits Banana Disease Management in G9 Banana 4 10
21. 2012-2013 Cereals Paddy IPDM in Jyothi 4 10
22. 2012-2013 Vegetables Tomato IPDM in Tomato 4 10
24. 2012-2013 Vegetable Crops Watermelon IPDM in Watermelon 4 10
25. 2012-2013 Commerical Cotton Sigatoka disease management G9 Banana crop 4 10
26. 2011-2012 Commerical Cotton IPM – Cotton MRC 6918 (FFS) 1 20
27. 2011-2012 Commerical Sugarcane IPM – CO 86032 use of biological controlled methods 2 5
28. 2011-2012 Commerical Cotton Thrash management with micro wave culture CO86032 2 5
29. 2011-2012 Vegetable Crops Watermelon IPDM in Watermelon 2 5
30. 2011-2012 Vegetables crops Tomato IPDM in Tomato 2 5
31. 2011-2012 Pulses Pigeon pea IPDM in Pigeon pea variety BRG 1 10 25
32. 2011-2012 Pulses Chickpea IPDM in Chick pea variety JG 11 10 25
33. 2010-2011 Vegetable Crops Watermelon IPDM in watermelon 4 10
34. 2010-2011 Commerical Sugarcane Seedling borer management in Sugarcane 5 12
35. 2010-2011 Vegetable Crops Tomato IPDM in Tomato 2 5
36. 2010-2011 Fruit Banana Fusariumwilt management in Banana 1.6 4
37. 2010-2011 Cereals Paddy Brown Plant Hopper management in Paddy 2.4 6
38. 2010-2011 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy 2 5
39. 2008-2009 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy variety K-08 8 10
40. 2008-2009 Cereals Paddy Stem borer management in Paddy 5 12
41. 2008-2009 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy variety K-09 8 20
42. 2008-2009 Flower crops Marrigold IPM in Marrigold 1.6 4
42. 2008-2009 Vegetable crops Cabbage IPM in Cabbage 1.6 4
43. 2008-2009 Vegetable crops Chilli IPM in Chilli 5 1 2
44. 2007-2008 Commerical Cotton IPM in Cotton 100 100
45. 2007-2008 Plantation Crops Coconut IPM in Coconut 5 12
46. 2007-2008 Commerical Sugarcane IPM in Sugarcane 4 16
47. 2007-2008 Commerical Cotton Stem weevil in cotton 1 2
48. 2007-2008 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy 4 26
49. 2007-2008 Fruit Banana IPM in Banana 4 16
50. 2007-2008 Plantation crops Coconut Demonstration of management of coconut head caterpillar 2 9
51. 2007-2008 Vegetable crops Tomato IPM in Tomato 11 5
52. 2006-2007 Fruit Banana Sucker treatment & soil application of Trichoderma in Yelakki Banana 1 7
53. 2006-2007 Commerical Cotton Popularization of delta traps, traps, &Trichogramma in cotton (DCH 32 &Varalakshmi) 10 120
54. 2006-2007 Vegetable crops Brinjal Popularization of pheromone traps in the management of fruit and shoot borer in Brinjal Var. Green long 2 6
55. 2005-2006 Commerical Cotton IPM in Cotton variety DCH 32 42 42
56. 2004-2005 Pulses Pigeon pea IPM in Pigeon pea 5 6
57. 2001-2002 Cereals Paddy IPM in Paddy 5 10

Training Programme

The Training programme has been conducted since 1995 have been listed here under. User can type in the SEARCH text box whichever information is needed in the table.


Year On Campus Off Campus Rural Youth / Vocational Sponsored Extension Personnel
Course (Nos) Male Female Course (Nos) Male Female Course (Nos) Male Female Course (Nos) Male Female Course (Nos) Male Female
General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST General SC/ST
2019-2020 2 60 20 44 22 2 260 80 36 15 1 30 5 13 10 1 30 5 10 15 0 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 2 73 20 44 22 2 275 86 30 15 2 45 10 23 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 2 86 5 0 0 3 110 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 0 0 0 0 0 4 112 24 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 106 12 0 0
2015-2016 0 0 0 0 0 2 65 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 5 2 0
2014-2015 2 64 4 6 0 3 123 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 3 109 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50 14 0 0 2 49 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 0 0 0 0 0 4 109 17 0 0 3 76 27 0 0 9 140 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 2 53 7 1 0 6 188 76 1 0 2 49 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 6 126 4 2 2 2 46 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 25 0
2009-2010 14 389 88 116 45 11 347 147 89 75 6 60 23 95 85 7 85 51 55 25 0 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 8 125 42 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 6 94 36 29 21 17 474 295 177 103 9 0 0 90 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 9 296 122 309 112 5 159 64 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 247 142 151 91 0 0 0 0 0
2005-2006 6 260 23 70 10 6 127 66 20 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-2005 9 140 68 70 12 6 126 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 26 0 4 0
2003-2004 8 144 40 74 18 4 109 29 43 28 2 17 6 31 6 1 0 0 56 0 1 24 1 0 0
2002-2003 6 136 20 29 4 7 150 37 20 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-2002 21 343 20 115 56 11 314 29 85 0 3 42 8 5 2 17 279 64 162 35 2 49 6 0 0
2000-2001 28 503 20 42 25 0 0 0 0 0 2 55 25 30 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0
1999-2000 31 723 45 190 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 32 0 8 0 2 50 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-1999 15 248 51 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
1997-1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-1997 11 243 96 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-1996 2 10 22 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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