Plant Pathology is a discipline with a long history and unique features. It is a national “211 Project key” discipline and is formally recognized as an “excellent research group” by the Jiangsu province.
Plant pathology was the first discipline that was qualified offering both a doctoral degree and a postdoctoral training program in China. Currently, the discipline is supported by 15 professors, with an average recruitment of 21 PhD and 75 master students each year. To date, one thesis was rewarded the “National 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertations”, and three theses were recognized by Jiangsu Province as “Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations”.