The Indian Society of Plant Pathologists is a professional society for promoting the science of Plant Pathology. The Society was established in May, 1984 at the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana in the Department of Plant Pathology. It advances recent concepts in plant disease management and provides information on the latest developments and research advances in plant health science through its journals and participates in the exchange of plant disease information with policy makers, as well as the scientific community.
The Society focuses on the field of Fungal Pathology, Bacteriology, Virology, Nematology and allied branches. It provides a forum to the scientists to interact on important issues of Plant Pathological research, education and extension. The society organizes National symposia and seminars on major topics of Plant Pathology. The Society was registered on 19th October,1984, under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.