The Program

Master and Doctorate Degrees

  • History and objective

The graduate program in plant protection was created in 1991 as a concentration of  the Agronomy program. In 1999 it included the doctorate degree and became the program Plant Protection Graduate Program (PPGFs), studying Entomology and Plant Pathology, and in 2001 it was included Weed Science in the scope of the program. Nowadays receive students from all over Brazil and from several countries.

  • Mission

The mission of the program is to train professionals to develop activities of teaching, research and extension, meeting the  human resources demand in plant protection.