Department of Plant Science

About us

The Department of Plant Sciences, is highly dedicated and committed to realize the vision of the faculty that is to be a dynamic, innovative and renowned center for excellence in Agriculture. This department offers courses on different fields to produce competent and innovative graduates with a sound theoretical and practical knowledge and undertake research, training and improving technologies in the Agricultural sector with special emphasis on regional, national and international needs.

Department of Plant Sciences was started in year 2001 with the start of Faculty of Agriculture. Presently it offers courses and conducts research on Agricultural Biology, Biotechnology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Forestry, Field crops, Plantation crop and Agricultural Technology related topics in core program and offers specialization field of Crop production and Crop protection and improvement. Department offers eleven courses in the core program and twenty-one courses for the two specialization fields. Students should select a research project as a part of advance program according to their preference.

News and Events

Guest lecture on climate change (Resource person: Dr. Lal Muthuwaththa), Auditorium Lagoon 08:00AM/PM to 15:00AM/PM, on January 19th 2020.
Field visit to Moragahakanda-Kaluganga project area Auditorium Lagoon 08:00AM/PM to 15:00AM/PM