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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology

Head

Dr. Ayon Roy
E-mail: ppubkv@yahoo.co.in , ayonroy.plantpathology@gmail.com
Mobile: +919434483593
Phone: 03582-270633 
Fax: 03582-270633
 DR. AYON ROY

Background

State Government established a satellite campus, comprising of one agricultural College and Regional Research Station at Pundibari of Cooch Behar district under Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1979.The Department of Plant Pathology started in the very year as a subunit of the main Department at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya at Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal.The Government of West Bengal for the purpose of establishment of an University through West Bengal Act XX of 2000 with the jurisdiction area of six northern districts of West Bengal. The University started functioning from 1st February, 2001 only with its Headquarter at Pundibari 16 kms away from Cooch Behar district H.Q. Hence the Department became an independent Department under Faculty of Agriculture since 2001. 
Since then the department is working on different aspects of host –pathogen interaction, conservation agriculture, organic cultivation, biological control though externally funded projects.

Our Endeavour

Undergraduate and Post graduate studies Hands on Training on Mushrooms Production Technology
PG CLASSROOM_PathologyThe Department has art of state teaching facilities with audio-visual aids and more emphasis on practical training. Interactive sessions are designed to give the students an opportunity to develop communication skills with acquiring knowledge through knowledge sharing.  MusroomThe students during 8thterm of their graduation are offered hands on training on mushroom cultivation and spawn production to expose them to the techniques of isolation, maintenance, multiplication of cultures. Spawn preparation and mushroom cultivation on a commercial basis are taught for entrepreneurship development.
SOLID STATE FERMENTORAlong with mushroom production training the students of 8th term are also exposed to the techniques of mass production of bio-control agents and their formulation with an aim to give the students an idea about the rquirements/ precautions/ problems and their possible solutions for establishment of a bio-inoculants lab. TPPAShe teachers and scientists from the Department are regularly visited by the farmers for advisory on plant health management, often the scientists too visit the farmers if required depending on the prevailing situation.

Intake Capacity

  • M.Sc.: 5
  • Ph.D.: As per provision

Courses Offered

Several courses were offered in PG level on the prescribed Syllabus.


Faculty and Staff members of the Department of Plant Pathology

S K LahaProf. S. K. Laha 
E-mail: slahaubkv@yahoo.co.in

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Prof. A. K. ChowdhuryProf. A. K. Chowdhury 
E-mail: apurba1996@yahoo.co.in

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PRATEEK MADHAB BHATTACHARYADr. P. M. Bhattacharya 
E-mail: pmb_ubkv@yahoo.co.in

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 AYON ROYDr. A. Roy 
E-mail: ayonroy.plantpathology@gmail.com

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S Khalko

 Dr. S. Khalko
E-mail: khalko2002@yahoo.co.in

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 S Bandyopadhyay
Dr. S. Bandyopadhyay
E-mail: bandyopadhyaysekhar@yahoo.co.in

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Mr. Sukumar Sarkar
Phone: +91-9434442975
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Designation: Technical Assistant Grade-I
 Somenath_Bhattacharjee Mr. Somnath Bhattacharya
Phone: +91-9474331881
E-mail: somubkv@yahoo.com
Designation: Technical Assistant Grade-I
Mr. Mahadev Saha
Phone: +91-9932350420
E-mail:
Designation: Senior Peon
 Ajit Roy Mr. Ajit Roy
Phone: +918116377511
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Designation: Sr. Laboratory Assistant
Mr. Saumendu Roy
Phone: +91-7076039587
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Designation: Junior Store Keeper