Vision & Mission

·        Completing the accreditation duties and becoming an institution which have laboratories with international standards,
·        Leading the plant health researches with knowledgeable, qualified academic staff and equipment,
·        For safe agricultural products; within the framework of the integrated management, overseeing the human and environmental health and natural balance on managing the pests,
·        Demonstrating new approaches with technological and sustainable methods for the solution of the problems,
·        Strengthening the physical infrastructure of the Nazife Tuatay Plant Protection Museum and providing sustainable services in the international arena,
·        Using advanced techniques in the field of plant health to produce environmentally-friendly technology and knowledge, developing R&D infrastructure according to international standards to become a center of excellence,
·        Demonstrating the identification, distribution, intensity and loss levels of the harmful organisms on plants and agricultural products and determining the economical harm levels and management thresholds,
·        Developing native plant protection products and plant protection machinery,
·        Running resistance monitor and management programs for pesticides,
·        Determining control methods with reducing use of chemical inputs to control harmful organisms,
·        Making researches on alternative management methods instead of chemical management,
·        Collecting, saving and cataloging of fauna, flora and microflora organisms across the country,

·        Establishment of accredited laboratories
·        Development of biopesticides, pheromones and attractant materials in pest control
·        Implementation of native technology for the development of prototypes of highly effective spraying systems
·        Development of new biopesticide formulation through field scale efficacy tests
·        Improvement of innovative pest applications devoted to the reduction of conventional pesticides
·        Improving the conditions of Nazife Tuatay Plant Protection Museum and development of data bank.
·        Exploring pesticide resistant harmful organisms and implentation of resistance monitor in the country.
·        Investigating resistance factors in plant against to harmful organisms
·        Encouragment for multidisciplinary national/international projects
·        Development of new methodologies in identificaion of harmful organisms
·        Increasing national/international attentions on Turkish Plant Protection Bulletin (published since 1952) by its promotion to SCI-expanded list
·        Development of risk maps for harmful organisms
·        Monitoring populations of beneficial and harmful organism under changing climate and environmental conditions
·        Conducting projects to monitor beneficial/harmful organisms-ecosystem relationships
·        Improving early-warning methods in pest control strategies
·        Investigating new pest control agents as an alternative to Methyl Bromide
·        Determination of pest residue limits in major agricultral products in the country
·        Development of new pesticide application techniques to reduce water pollution
·        Analyzing seconder ingredients in additon to active ingredients in pesticide formulations
·        Improvement of sprayer evaluation technologies
·        Improvement of new solution to reduce herbicide runoff through soil surface.
·        Increasing herbicide efficiency and decreasing herbicide use in the country
·        Updating the methods used in pesticide analysis in paralllel with EU, FAO and WHO standarts.
·        Implementation of mass productions for biological pest agents
·        Determination of side effects of pest control agents on beneficial organisms
·        Performing  ecotoxicological monitoring programs of the pest control agents used in the country. 
·        Investigating the effects of agricultural product processing on pest residues
·        Investigations of the nutritional links between biological control agents, hosts and plants for programming pest management  in nation-wide.