M.Sc in Mycology and Plant Pathology (Virology)Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry
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The Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology has its roots in the then section of Plant Pathology in the department of Agriculture, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh which became a part of Himachal Pradesh Agricultural College and Research Institute, Solan in 1962. In July, 1970, the department became a part of Himachal Pradesh University, and of Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur in 1978. In December 1985 with the establishment of Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, it became one of the departments of College of Horticulture of the university. The department also has its laboratories at Regional Research Stations, Mashobra, Sharboo, Bajaura, Jachh, Dhaulakuan and Bhota to conduct need based research on regional problems concerning horticulture. Since apple is the major cash crop of the State, plant pathological laboratories have also been setup in the heart of apple belt at Kotkhai, Thanedhar, Sarahan and Bajaura for monitoring the scab disease and provide guidance to farmers on various diseases of temperate fruits.