Zhejiang University (ZJU), having its registered office in Hangzhou (China), is a prestigious institution of higher education which was founded in 1897. Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and national as well as international impacts. Agriculture is one of the 12 important academic disciplines of this university.

Plant protection at ZJU has been ranked as a national key primary discipline. Meanwhile, the institute of Insect Sciences hosts a national key secondary discipline of “Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control” and a Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture of China (Agricultural Entomology).