Want to study PhD in Plant Pathology abroad with a fellowship. What can I do?

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PhD in Plant Pathology is a three years full-time research-oriented course. Plant Pathology is a branch of agricultural sciences or Biological sciences which offers the find out about ailments in plants, the mechanisms by which these ailments increase in Plants, and the approaches by which these illnesses can be cured in plants.

PhD Plant Pathology has minimum eligibility of at least 55% in Post-Graduation in Biological Sciences or its equivalent. 

The selection process for PhD Plant Pathology is merit-based whilst some pinnacle schools conduct their personal Entrance Exams. The system might consist of a Written Test accompanied by a Personal Interview.

Top PhD in Plant Pathology colleges are Loyola College, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Punjab Agricultural University, Lovely Professional University, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, etc. The average training price for PhD Plant Pathology is INR 10,000 to INR 1,00,000. The 

Some subjects studied for PhD Plant Pathology encompass Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety, Advanced Mycology, Advanced plant Bacteriology, Advanced Integrated Pest Management, and Genomics in Crop Management. 

The research encompasses a range of aspects of plant ailments that can be due to organisms such as Fungi, Bacteria, Viruses, Nematodes, Protozoa, Phytoplasmas, Oomycetes, and a number of other illnesses inflicting microbes or can be due to environmental conditions.

Plant Pathology graduates can work in Public as well as Private businesses and can work as Plant Geneticist, Aquatic Botanist, Inspection executives and can work in Agricultural Consulting Companies, Botanical Gardens, Animal and Plant Health Inspection centres, Diagnostic Laboratories, Forest Service, International Research centres, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 55% in Post-Graduation
  • Post-Graduation in Biological Sciences or its equivalent
  • Minimum age of 18 years, and there is no age barrier or upper age restriction for a candidate needing to do a PhD.

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