Department of Plant Pathology

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Welcome to the Department of Plant Pathology, where research, education and extension outreach programs serve as a hub of prevention of plant diseases through the exploration of plant-microbe interactions and plant health management. We nurture the students for leadership roles in the production industry of agriculture, education, medicine, in the public and private sector. Faculty and students are engaged in quality research and outreach programs dedicated to plant health and plant-microbe interactions with a focus on managing plant diseases and solving other problems that affect food safety, crop productivity, human health and ecosystem sustainability.


To become leading contributor towards modern business economy in the era of globalization through excellence in academics and research.


Grooming future business leaders by employing best of human resources and technology to produce business intellectuals, professionals and entrepreneurs to meet local and global challenges.

Degree Programs

Our diverse and varied degree programs are designed to uplift research aptitude and instill skill based knowledge to cater the needs of job market.



At SU we are proud of our accomplishments. Together, faculty, students and staff contribute to create an amazing experience. Here are just a few reasons why SU is the top varsity in the province of Punjab, Pakistan.




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Research Publications


Our innovation in research is the true reflection of our distinguishing position as a higher education institution. We provide a pathway to our faculty and research scholars to bridge together laboratory research, commercial potential, and solution-focused innovation.

Faculty Members

Our resourceful faculty, efficient in providing opportunities for research and mentoring, is devoted to enrich the institutional heritage of quality education, thus, creating a substantial academic experience for the students.

Our People

Living and working across the globe in myriad professional positions, our alumni are torchbearers of the integrity of our institution as well as an inspiration for the generations of students at Sargodha University.

“My learning experience at Department of Plant Pathology was fabulous. The research culture at the department has helped me in dealing with practical issues in the workplace. ”

Muhammad Zohaib Anjum at Bloom Agritech Pvt. Ltd. Sindh.
PhD Plant Pathology (2015-18)

“The department provided me an excellent environment for learning and to polish myself as a research scholar.”

Dr. Mubashar Raza at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, China.
M.Sc. (Hons.) Plant Pathology (2012-14)

“The academic environment of the department is outstanding and I am enthusiastically carrying out my research provided with all the facilities and expert supervisors. ”

Muhammad Asim
PhD Plant Pathology (2019-22)

“Under the requisite facilities for research and academics, the department has polished my learning skills.”

Ghafar Ahmed
MSc. (Hons.) Plant Pathology (2018-20)