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Head Office


Coconut Research Institute
Bandirippuwa Estate,
Lunuwila,
Sri Lanka.

General : 94 (0)31-2255300, 94 (0)31-2262000, 94 (0)31-2262001

Fax  : 94 (0)31-2257391

Hotline for technology information : 94 (0)31-2257688

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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 : I. P. Sumudu Asanka Wanasinghe, Assistant Superintendent

+94 (0)32 3329408


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 : Mr. Bharatha Liyanage, Assistant Superintendent,

+94 (0)27 3279344


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: Mr. Duminda Wijesinghe, OIC,

+94 (0) 32 3329720


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. Sudath Kumara, 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 5670125


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 : Mr. W M Upali Rathnayake, Superintendent,

+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 : Mr. E A Sanjeewa Kumara, OIC

+94 (0) 47 3624646


 

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