Tamil: HORDI Sub Institute1-Bandarawela

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Regional Agriculture Research & Development Center (RARDC)-Bandarawela

RARDC, Bandarawela, located in the Up Country Intermediate Zone, 1400 m above mean sea level, is the main centre responsible for development of appropriate technologies to enhance the yield and quality of agricultural commodities cultivated in the Uva region and Balangoda segment of Sabaragamuwa province. Its mandated area covers IU2, IM2, IM3, IL2 and WM3 agro ecological regions. The centre functions under the purview of HORDI. Main crops handled by the centre are Bean, Tomato, Cabbage and other exotic vegetables, Potato, crops cultivated in Poly-tunnels and flowers. Other than research activities, the centre involves in many technology transfer and agricultural development activities including farmer training, providing fertilizer recommendations after soil testing, problem solving of farmers, etc.

Research and Publications

Research and Publications of the Regional Agriculture Research and Development Center – Bandarawela

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Activities

  1. Development of new vegetable varieties with high yield and high quality
  2. Generate technologies for sustainable and productive horticulture by developing pest and disease, soil management strategies and agronomic procedures
  3. Development of technologies for conventional and rapid propagation of planting material  

Units/Divisions

There are seven research divisions in the Centre as Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, Tissue Culture/Biotechnology and Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

Released Technologies

Services

National soil testing program

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OFFICERS IN THE SUB CENTER -RARDC Bandarawela

Mr. K.P. Somachandra

Deputy Director Research

Dr.K.M.S. Kodikara

Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)

Ms.G.D.G.Chathurani

Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)

Ms.G.G.S.U.Gamage

Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)

Ms.T.K.A.I.Hadji

Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)

Ms.R.N.Dissanayake

Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)

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