Coconut Research Institute
Welcome to the Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka
Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka (CRISL) is the world’s first research institute dedicated to research in coconut established in 1929. It has a team of dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative scientists, qualified technical staff, and modern analytical facilities to support research and development. Besides engaging in research, CRISL disseminates the knowledge in all aspects of coconut to the stakeholders of the industry. The Institute promotes collaborative research with other international and National Institutes and Private Sector Organizations. The Institute has eleven Research Divisions and five Service Divisions.
To be the centre of excellence in coconut research, technology development and technology transfer in the region.
Generate knowledge and technology through excellence in research towards increasing productivity and profitability of coconut.
The Coconut Research Institute has a team of dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative scientists, qualified technical staff, and material resources and modern analytical facilities to support its research development. The Institute promotes collaborative research with other National Institutes and Private Sector Organizations. The Institute has eleven Research Divisions and five Service Divisions.
Latest News & Events
Green Nation Home Gardening Mission/ World Environment Day-2022 Cultivation of various Inter-crops under Coconut cultivation has begun on 08.06.2022 by CRI with the objective of taking the "Home Garden Concept" to the people and directing them to cultivation under the...
Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka (CRISL) successfully conducted the CRISL/ICC International Certificate Course for Coconut Development Officers for the third time, from 4th October 2021 to 05th November 2021. This certificate course was jointly organized by...
Raising Coconut as the Major Export Crop of the Country within the Next Two YearsA discussion under above theme was held at the ‘Sethsiripaya’ on September 28, 2021 with the participation of Hon. Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pathirana, Hon. State Minister, Arundika Fernando,...
Subharathi Radio program on different aspects of coconut industry
Our Research Divisions
Develop cost effective technology for the maintenance of nutrient status of coconut palms and other associated crops by the application of inorganic and organic fertilizer.
The CRISL issue cerificates to export coir pith, and certify coconut seedlings of private and government nurseries.
Provision of Planting Materials
The CRISL produce hybrid seedlings for home gardens and CRISL60 for largescale plantations in our seed gardens. We serve in Plus palm selection and Register private nurseries.
Management of Pest and Disease outbreaks
The CRISL conduct diverse training programs for Growers, Producers, School childrens, University students and the International community related to varying aspects.
Soils & Land Suitability Maps
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