About PPS

The Phytopathological Society is the premier society dedicated to high-quality innovative plant pathology research. It was established in 1983 and Late Dr. A. Sattar, the pioneer plant pathologist of Pakistan, was the first president of the society and Late Dr. Abdul Hafiz was the first Chief Editor of its Journal.

For more than a century, members of Pakistan Phytopathological Society have been making and sharing significant breakthroughs, both for the science and society. Phytopathological Society is driven by a distinctive community of scientists, whose energy and commitment ensure the global advancement of this important science.

The Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology and Newsletter are regular official publications of the society. With the grace of God Almighty and cooperation of fellow scientists, this society is not only with representatives from all over the world, the standard of Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology is not less than that of any International Journal, with International editorial board and abstracting by international abstracting agencies; SCOPUS, CABI-UK, BIOSIS-USA, AGRINDEX-FAO and IndexCopernicus. Moreover, this society is a good example of self-sustaining, cooperation and unity of Plant Pathologists. Since its existence, PPS successfully organized eleven national and six international conferences.

Pakistan Phytopathological Society is also an associated society of the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP).