Plant Protection Department was established in 1968, under the Department of Horticulture, Can Tho University, and now under the Faculty of Agriculture, Can Tho University. The department's workplace is located in building C (rooms C101 - C110) and the net house area of the Faculty of Agriculture, Can Tho University. The department has 3 specialized groups (Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology and Biological Control), 3 laboratories (Entomology, Plant Pathology, Biological Control), laboratory net house and researchers. research and testing of biological products.
The mission of
Plant Protection Department‘s misions are education and training, scientific research and technology transfer.
- Specialized training:
+ Full-time: Engineer majoring in Plant Protection (Bachelor level), Master and Doctorate in Plant Protection (Graduate level).
+ The system of communication, study-by-work, joint training and distance training: Engineer specializing in Plant Protection (Bachelor level)
- The faculty and researchers of the Department of Plant Protection have high professional qualifications and extensive knowledge, including: 4 Associate Professors, 4 PhDs, 14 Masters, 4 Engineers and 2 Technicians members, in which, there are staffs who are currently working as researchers and visiting lecturers at domestic and international universities (Tra Vinh, Nam Can Tho, Tay Do, An Giang, Kien Giang, France, Russian Federation, Japan, India, Denmark, Philippines, Australia, Thailand, USA, New Zealand and so on)
- IPM model in rice (FAO, 1988-1990).
- Model of limiting the use of pesticides in the early stages of rice (IRRI, 1990-1992).
- Nematodes harmful to rice (IRRI, 1991-1995).
- IPM on fruit trees (Belgium, 1997 – 2001) - JICA and JIRCAS (Japan, 2001 – 2003).
- Biodiversity (IRRI, 1998 – 2001).
- Stimulation of drainage resistance (SAR) in plants (Denmark, 1998 - 2006).
- Strengthen the ability to diagnose diseases (UK, 2001-2003).
- Nematodes harmful to ornamental flowers (Sweden, 2005 - 2006).
- Biological control of plant pests (Japan, 2006 - 2008).
- Nematode damage on pepper and prevention measures (Sweden, 2009).
- Integrated nutrition and disease management in rice intensive areas in Vietnam (Denmark, 2007-2010).
- Investigate, select and evaluate the antagonistic ability of Trichoderma fungal strains against Fusarium solani causing root rot disease on citrus (Vinh Long, 2001 - 2003; Tien Giang, 2003 - 2005; Can Tho, 2003 - 2006).
- Model of safe vegetable production (Can Tho, 2003 - 2005).
- Investigate, select and evaluate the antagonistic ability of Trichoderma strains against root rot (caused by Fusarium spp. ) and stem rot (caused by phytophthora sp. ) on pineapple (Hau Giang, 2003 - 2007). ).
- Application of probiotics from beneficial fungi to prevent leaf-eating insects, beetles that damage the roots of shallow crops for sandy soils (Tra Vinh, 2006 - 2008).
- Research on disease prevention and treatment measures on ornamental flowers (Dong Thap, 2007 - 2009).
- Develop a technological process to produce probiotics from protozoa ( protozoa ) to control groups of vegetable pests (omnivores, greenworms...) for safe vegetable areas (Can Tho, 2009). - 2010).
Transfer of science and technology:
Broadcasting: The farmers' bridge broadcast on CVTV, agricultural extension programs on some stations in the Mekong Delta region, the national program on safe use of agricultural chemicals, etc.
Short-term training courses: Organize many training courses for technicians & farmers in Mekong Delta provinces.
Materials: books, brochures, scientific papers.
Head of Plant Protection Department through the tenure tracks
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc
Associate Prof. Dr. Pham Van Kim
Associate Prof. Dr. Tran Thi Thu Thuy
Associate Prof. Dr. Tran Van Hai
Associate Prof. Dr. Le Van Vang
Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Nga
Board of Directors of the College of Agriculture the tenure tracks
Associate Prof. Dr. Pham Van Kim (Deputy Dean of Faculty)
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc (Deputy Dean of Faculty)
Associate Prof. Dr. Le Van Vang ( Rector of College of Agriculture)