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Head Office ( Coconut Research Institute )

Head Office Address

Bandirippuwa Estate,
Lunuwila,
Sri Lanka.

Head Office Hotline

94 (0)31-2255300
94 (0)31-2262000
94 (0)31-2262001

Head Office E-Mail Address

dda@cri.gov.lk
chairmancri@sltnet.lk
ddr@cri.gov.lk

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Training services
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Quality certifications
තත්ත්ව සහතික නිකුත් කිරීම
Provision of planting materials
බීජ හා රෝපණ ද්‍රව්‍ය සැපයීම
Analytical services
විශ්ලේෂණ සේවා
Management of pest and disease outbreaks
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Advisory services
උපදේශාත්මක සේවා

Research Divisions

Genetics & Plant Breeding

94 (0)31-2262005
071-4436316

Tissue Culture

94 (0)31-2262003
071-4436315

Agronomy

94 (0)31-2262002
077-7148945

Plant Physiology

94 (0)31-2245980
077-5070046

Soils & Plant Nutrition

94 (0)31-2262009
076-6687088

Crop Protection

94 (0)31-2262011
071-6295721.

Coconut Processing Research

94 (0)31-2262007
071-4436387

Economics & Agri-Business

94 (0)31-2262004
077-7148945

Technology Transfer

94 (0)31-2257688
077-1629504
071-8070003

Service Divisions & Units

Senior Accountant

94 (0)31-2249881
071-8792339

Accountant

071-5944152

Internal Auditor

077-3553712

Assistant Director Administration

077-3523750

Resident Engineer

94 (0)31-2262008
077-6021412

Estates Manager

071-1120832

Seed Garden Manager

071-6445491

Human Resources Officer

077-8791309

Administrative Officer

071-7151784

Librarian

94 (0)31-2257489
077-5935552

Procurement Officer

94 (0)31-2249882
071-4436384

Seeds Gardens

Genetic Resources Centre/Isolated Seed Garden (ISG), Ambakelle (Puttalam District, NWP)

Established in 1954 for mass production of the improved coconut cultivars CRI 60 and CRIC65

Total extent: 456.2 ha
Agroclimatic zone : Intermediate zone low country (IL3)
Contact : +94 (0)32 5779408 ( Assistant Superintendent )

Genetic Resources Centre/Maduru Oya Seed Garden (MOSG), Bogaswewa (Polonnaruwa District, NCP)

Established in 1984 for mass production of the improved coconut cultivar, CRIC 60 for Mahaweli Systems A, B and C

Total extent: 85 ha
Agroclimatic zone: Dry zone low country (DL1c)
Contact : +94 (0)27 3279344 ( Assistant Superintendent )

Genetic Resources Centre/Pallama Seed Garden, Pallama (Puttalam District, NWP)

Established in 1998 for mass production of the improved cultivar, CRISL 98

Total extent : 252 ha
Agroclimatic zone: Intermediate zone low country (IL3)
Contact: +94 (0) 32 3329720 ( Superintendent )

Field Research Stations

Bandirippuwa Research Station (BRS), Bandirippuwa, Lunuwila (Puttalam District, NWP)

Established in 1931 for conducting field experiments on coconut and intercropping

Total extent : 148.1 ha
Agroclimatic zone: Intermediate zone low country (IL1a)
Contact : Mr. W A Hareld Upali , Superintendent,
+94 (0) 31 2257419

Ratmalagara Research Station (RRS), Madampe (Kurunegala District, NWP)

Established in 1938 for conducting field experiments on coconut and intercropping

Total extent: 110.48 ha
Agroclimatic zone: Intermediate zone low country (IL1a)
Contact: Mr. D P S K Hettiarachchi, Superintendent,
+94 (0) 32 2240084

Walpita Research Station (WRS), Walpita (Gampaha District, WP)

Established in 1935 for conducting field experiments on intercropping with field crops

Total extent : 110.48 ha
Agroclimatic Zone : Wet zone low country (WL3)
Contact : Mr. Nuwan Menaka, OIC,
+94 (0) 33 2272870

Pottukulama Research Station (PRS), Pallama (Puttalam District, NWP)

Established in 1940 for conducting field experiments on coconut and intercropping

Total extent : 81.73 ha
Agroclimatic zone : Intermediate zone low country (IL3)
Contact : Mr. W W A P Ranjith Fernando, OIC,
+94 (0) 31 3319993

Makandura Research Station (MRS), Makandura (Kurunegala District, NWP)

Established in 1983 for conducting field experiments and demonstrating agroforestry models

Total extent: 58.20 ha
Agroclimatic zone: Intermediate zone low country (IL1a)
Contact : OIC,
+94 (0) 31 2299139

Middeniya Research Centre (MRC), Middeniya (Hambantota District, SP)

Established in 2004 for conducting field experiments on coconut

Total extent : 30.35 ha
Agroclimatic zone : Intermediate zone low country (IL1b)
Contact : OIC
+94 (0) 47 3624646

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