Our current activities were initially hosted by the Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. The Malaysian Plant Protection Society (MAPPS) is a non-government organization body that focuses on all issues relating to plant protection and their allied field.

Persatuan Perlindungan Tumbuh-tumbuhan Malaysia or wholly know as Malaysian Plant Protection Society was established in 1976 by Dr. George Varghese, the founder and the first President of MAPPS. The Malaysian Plant Protection Society (MAPPS) was officially inaugurated in 8 March 1977 by the Register of Society. The primary objective of the Society is to promote scientific and advancement of all aspects of research and practices plant protection in Malaysia. MAPPS is the leading professional body which have full concerned with agriculture sector and plant protection field in Malaysia.

Over 34 years of its existence, the Society has grown significantly in terms of membership and to date MAPPS has over 186 members, comprising 85 life members, 101 ordinary members, and 10 sustaining associate members. Its members are drawn from government departments, statutory organisations, research institutes, universities, plantations, and commercial firms all over the country.


Malaysian Plant Protection Society (MAPPS) was officially registered in 1976 with the following objectives such as follows:

  • To promote and advance knowledge on all aspects of plant protection in Malaysia,
  • To organise and arrange lectures, meetings, symposia, seminars, workshops for promoting and exchange of views among members on plant protection at regional and international levels, and
  • To publish and communicate scientific knowledge on plant protection and related subject in whatever forms it deems necessary. Since its formation, MAPPS has been extremely active in fulfilling its objectives.
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Malaysian Plant Protection Society (MAPPS)

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+603 – 8947 4922Phone Number
+603 – 8938 1014Fax Number
P.O. BOX 12351, 50774 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIAAddress
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