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RRDI-Rice: Providing Limited field visits and diagnosis of problems (pest, disease, weed, fertility, environmental, varietals etc.) of rice cultivation

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To Whom / Beneficiary:
All rice growing farmers

How to obtain the service:
(i) Inform the currently available problem in the paddy field by a letter or fax or by a telephone call.
(ii) Visit the Institute on week days with the sample having the problem

Fees payable to obtain services:
Free of charge

Time for submitting request:
During office hours in working days 8.30am – 4.15 pm

Time for supplying the services:
Through telephone if the problem is clear.
Field visits if the problem is unclear or severe

The responsible institute:
Rice research and Development Institute, Bathalagoda, Ibbagamuwa TP?037-2259881, 037-2258560, 037-2258561, 037-2258562 email

Officer in charge of the service:

Name Designation Division
Mr. SW Abeysekara Deputy Director (Res.) Plant Breeding
Mr. BM Abeyrathne Assistant Director of Agriculture Extension & Training
Mr. AH Gunadasa Research Officer Plant Breeding
Dr. WLG Samarasinghe Research Officer Plant Breeding
Mr. PV Hemachandra Research Officer Plant Breeding
Mr. ASMT? Abeywickrama Research Officer Plant Breeding
Dr. WMW Weerakoon Research Officer Agronomy
Mr. KMC Bandara Research Officer Agronomy
Mr. SN Jayawardane Research Officer Agronomy
Mrs. ASK Abeysekara Research Officer Plant protection
Dr. WMJ Bandara Research Officer Soil Science
Mr. DN Sirisena Research Officer Soil Science
Ms. WMUK Rathnayake Research Officer Water Management

Organization Information

Department of Agriculture

Old Galaha road,
Sri Lanka.

Ms. P.Malathi
Telephones:+94 812 386484 / +94 812 388157
Fax Nos:+94 812 388333

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 05:01:11
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