Research and Technology Dev’t   Routine Application   Training & Extension
Disease screening protocol development
Basic research – bacteria, fungi, viruses, others
Seed health/seed pathology (with Seed Tech Department)
Molecular plant pathology (with Biotech department)
Routine disease screening/breeding for disease resistance/trait discovery
Routine disease diagnosis
Characterize known sources of resistance
Tobamovirus / seedborne-disease monitoring (research farms)
Development of pest and disease field guide
Training on pest and disease diagnosis and management
Disease surveys and monitoring (outside R&D farms + farmers’ fields)
Support phytosanitary inspection (BS, SS, FS farms)