Plant Health Department conducts the projects on the important cultural plant diseases, pests, weeds and other plant health problems in the Black Sea Region.
Apart from these projects, analyses of some internal and external quarantine factors and training of technical staff in implementing institution are done by Plant Health Department. Also, department gives clinical services to farmers.
Department works are conducted rather in Mycology, Bacteriology, Entomology, Molecular Biology Laboratories, glasshouse and temperature-controlled climate chamber. In recent years, studies on integrated pest management, biotechnical control and disease resistance have become important in the Department.