HORDI Sub centers
Agriculture Research Station - Kalpitiya
Agriculture Research Station, Kalpitiya comes under the purview of Horticulture Research and Development Institute (HORDI), Gannoruwa. ARS Kalpitiya has been mandated to the develop technologies for the relevant vegetables and fruits growing in Kalpitiya Peninsula. ARS Kalpitiya situated in Putllum district, falls under the DL3 Agro ecological zone. The main soil group in the peninsula is Regosol. Main fruits grown in the area are Pomegranate, Grapes, Papaya and Guava. Farmers in Kalpitiya are predominantly growing vegetables, Red-onions, Green chili, Capsicum, Cucumber, Bittergourd, Brinjal, Beet, Long bean, Okra, Cauliflower and Cabbage.
OFFICERS IN THE SUB CENTER-ARS Kalpitiya
Mr. S.B.Ananda Weerawarna
Deputy Director Research