Job prospects in Plant Pathology

What are the job prospects in this field?

• Plant pathologists are appointed in

- agrochemical companies,
- seed companies,
- fertiliser companies,
- Agricultural consultancies etc.

• Seed companies need their help to develop better seeds with more resistance power where as Fertiliser companies look for their help to solve the technical problems related to plant diseases.

• Qualification of a NET examination conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) of Indian council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) can work as lecturers in the agricultural colleges or any higher education institute's plant pathology departments or allied research labs etc.

• Plant pathology has immense scope overseas and candidates with master's or doctoral degrees are in great demand in countries like US, UK, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand etc.

• But for working in these countries, one has to clear the English language eligibility tests like TOEFL or IELTS.
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