RRDI

  • Research

    • Rice Varietal Improvements
    • Disease Management
    • Pest Management
    • Weed Management
    • Soil Fertility Management
    • Water Management and GIS
    • Agronomy
  • Seed Production

  • Technology Dissemination

  • Trainings

  • Projects

    • National Food Production Program projects
      • Development of BPH and GM resistant rice varieties
      • Development of BLB resistant rice varieties
      • Productivity improvement of rice
    • Small Scale Research and Development projects
      • Green Super rice(Funded by IRRI)
      • Closing rice yield gap in Asia(Funded by IRRI)
      • Increasing productivity of direct seeded rice areas by incorporating genes tolerant to anaerobic germination(Funded by IRRI)
      • Management of weeds and weedy rice in direct seeded rice(Funded by IRRI)
      • Weedy rice management and characterizing / quantifying of herbicide resistance in weeds(Funded by IRRI)
      • Establishment of model farming village for high quality and high productivity of rice in Sri Lanka(Funded by KOPIA)
    • National Agricultural Research Plan projects
      • Development of rice varieties for abiotic stresses
      • Determination of phosphorus fertilizer requirement for rice
      • Identification of biotypes of brown plant hopper
      • Development of locally adaptable Cytoplasm Male Sterile(CMS )lines
      • Development of integrated management method for rice field rats
      • Development of new salinity tolerance rice lines to improve rice productivity
      • Development of BPH resistant new rice lines as eco-friendly approach for BPH management
      • Introgression of heat tolerance to mega rice varieties in Sri Lanka to develop new segregating populations
      • Investigation of patho type diversity of the bacterial leaf blight pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv.oryzae in Sri Lanka.