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The aerial wing, under administrative control of department of Plant Protection (DPP) of Ministry of National Food Security & Research was created in 1950 to respond to the threat of locust. Locust scouting system and eleven out posts were established throughout Pakistan in Co-operation with the food and agriculture organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The onslaught of heavy desert locust invasion occured in 1954, 1961, 1962, 1973, 1978, 1982, 1983 & 1993 and the Aerial wing met challenge superbly, which has also acknowledged by the FAO.

Presently Aerial Wing is maintaining two bases one at Karachi (Administration & Maintenance Head) and the other at Walton Lahore (Maintenance only).

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  • Plant Quarantine

    Importance of plant quarantine Exotic pests can cause
  • Procedures and Practices in (PQ)

    Organization Plant Quarantine work is done by Plant
  • Achievements

    Export of Mango to Australia 2010 – NPPO-NPPO and
  • List of Botanical Name

    Alphabetical list of crops with Botanical name A