Issuing of Applications from: 15th January 2018 to 15th August 2018 (Limited to 30 students (First-come, first-served basis))

Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the genetics of plants for the benefit of humankind. It can be achieved through many different techniques ranging from simply selecting plants with desirable characteristics for propagation, to more complicated tissue culture and molecular techniques.

This course is designed to: educate the participants on current practices in post-harvest technology of fruits, vegetables and flowers; provide hands-on experience to personnel working within the sector on post-harvest physiology of fresh produce; enhance knowledge and skills on biological post-harvest treatments used to reduce post-harvest diseases; upgrade the agriculture industry of Sri Lanka through knowledge transfer and skill development on appropriate horticultural practices.

Issuing of Applications from: 28th January 2018 to 28th February 2018

The Department of Botany wishes to announce the commencement of a new Diploma Programme in Environmental Science in 2017. This programme is designed...