- To educate the participants on current practices in postharvest technology of fruits, vegetables and flowers.
- To provide the hands on experience to the personnel working within the sector on postharvest physiology of fresh produce.
- To enhance the knowledge and skills on biological postharvest treatments used to reduce postharvest diseases.
- To upgrade the agriculture industry in Sri Lanka through knowledge transfer and skill development on appropriate horticultural practices.
- Similar to most Science courses conducted at the OUSL, this course basically comprises two parts; Theory and Laboratory Sessions.
- Theoretical knowledge is provided through 24 hours guest lecturers and audio visual aids.The practical skills are developed through 12 hours of Laboratory sessions and one day Field visit to the CIC Agricultural Farm, Dambulla.
Research and extension workers, quality control personnel in the fresh produce industry, government and educational institutions interested in current advances in postharvest handling of fruits, vegetables and ornaments.
Commencing Soon - Applications are available on 31st March 2013 !!!!!!