Message from the President

Dear cherished Members of the Society,

Hello! On behalf of the 39th Council, I welcome you. To those who are long-timers, I thank you for your continuing support, and to those newcomers, welcome again! Having been a member of this Society for many years, I can assure you that you have made a wise decision in joining our Society.

The Malaysian Plant Protection Society was established in 1976 aiming to serve as a platform to discuss and generate knowledge pertaining to plant protection in Malaysia, and to disseminate such knowledge effectively. Through meetings, seminars and publication like this newsletter, our society has a wide reach, bridging the very related but oft separated scientific, industrial, government and grassroots communities. The success of our commitment is reflected in the growing number and diversity of the Society’s members.

Going forward the Society aims to further consolidate its organization and contribution to the society through various activities planned from time to time. Last but not least, I hope we will meet in future MAPPS activities. Together, let’s grow MAPPS to its true potentials and be the flag-bearers of plant protection in Malaysia!

Thank you.

MAPPS 39th Council

Conference Announcement: 11th International Conference on Plant Protection in the Tropics (11th ICPPT)


11th International Conference on Plant Protection in the Tropics (11th ICPPT)

14th – 15th September 2022,
Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah, Langkawi,
Kedah, Malaysia.

“Treasuring the Present, Sustaining the Future”

Conference brochure: PDF download

We would like to invite you to present your valuable research paper at the 11th International Conference on Plant Protection in the Tropics (11th ICPPT) from 14 – 15 September 2022, at Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia organized by MALAYSIAN PLANT PROTECTION SOCIETY (MAPPS). As host, it is hoped that you can give strong support in attending this conference. 

The 11th  ICPPT with the theme Treasuring the Present, Sustaining the Future will focus on developments in the science of plant protection and discuss challenges faced by researchers, practitioners, and consumers on problems related to plant protection. The programme will accommodate a keynote address with two plenary papers, concurrent oral sessions, and poster presentations. The conference will cover the following subjects;

  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Biocontrol and Biopesticide
  • Biosecurity and Invasive species
  • Biotechnology and Diagnostic
  • Advancement
  • Internet of Things (IoT) in Agriculture
  • Smart Farming
  • Epidemiology and Modelling
  • Good Agriculture Practices
  • Pesticide Science
  • Pest Management
  • Pesticide Application Technology
  • Urban Pest Management
  • Vertebrate Pests
  • Weed Science

All academicians, scientists, industrialists, environmental and natural resources experts, policy makers, entrepreneurs, students, post graduate researchers and interested individuals are welcomed to attend.

Important Dates

Last day to receive abstract                 : 30th June 2022

Last day to receive regular payment  : 31th July 2022

Please refer to the attachment and MAPPS’s website for further details.

Online registration

Online registration is available at the following URL and QR code:


Hope to see you there!

Thank you.