Plant Protection Research Directorate

The Plant Protection Research Directorate is carrying out the following Mission:
Conduct applied scientific research in the following fields:
1.1- Use environmentally safe technologies to reduce the use of pesticides, produce safe crops and reduce the negative effects of pesticides on the local environment.
1.2- Use modern technology in plant protection on protected crops, open field crops and fruit orchards.
1.3- Integrated pest management.
Transfer of information related to modern technology in plant protection.
Qualify and capacity build up of technical staff.
Publish and document the results of agricultural research carried out in the Directorate.
Prepare the annual plan for the implementation of the work assigned to the Directorate and follow-up its implementation.
The Directorate has the following departments and divisions , which carry out the tasks assigned to it: