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Plant Breeding Division

Hybrid Rice

Development of hybrid rice is one of the options to identify the high yielding varieties than conventional rice varieties. Under this programme hybrid vigor is utilized to achieve yield advantage. Therefore, research is carried out to develop better parental line and superior hybrid combinations to achieve above objectives.

Services

  • Supply the F1 seeds of hybrid for farmers in order to popularize the hybrid rice
  • Dissemination of F1 seed production technology for hybrid seed producers
  • Training and field level practical programmes on hybrid rice variety development and seed production are being conducted for university students, diploma student and school children¬†

Research & Publications

Rapiod Clonal Propergation of Petunia (Petunia hybrid L.) Through In Vitro Shoot Tip Culture…

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Services

  • Supply the F1 seeds of hybrid for farmers in order to popularize the hybrid rice
  • Dissemination of F1 seed production technology for hybrid seed producers
  • Training and field level practical programmes on hybrid rice variety development and seed production are being conducted for university students, diploma student and school children¬†

Research & Publications

Rapiod Clonal Propergation of Petunia (Petunia hybrid L.) Through In Vitro Shoot Tip Culture…

Read More >>

Staff Members

Mr. W.S.Priyantha
Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)