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Govenment of Sri Lanka

Department of Animal
Production
& Health

Faculty of Veterinary
Medicine
& Animal Science

Pasture & Fodder Crops

Head
Research Officer
BSc. (Agric.) (Sri Lanka),M.Sc(Animal Science) Sri Lanka
Mr. GGC Premalal
Mr.Supun Hettiarachchi Research Assistant
Dip. in Animal Hasbandry - Sri Lanka
Miss.Bagya Jayatilake Research Assistant
Dip. in Animal Hasbandry - Sri Lanka

The main service functions of the division are listed below

01. Laboratory Analysis.
  1. Soil analysis for pit , salinity , EC , organic matter , Textare and Major plant nutrients.
  2. Manner analysis for pit and Major plant nutrients.
  3. Water analysis for pit , Hardness , TDS , ES , salinity and nutrients.
  4. Forage send analysis for purity , germination and viability.
02. Forage speaimens and germplasms.
  1. Issue of forage speaimens and germplasma for educational and research purpase.
  2. Issue of forage send and vegetative materiale for multiplication purpase.
03. Forage special and variety demorstrations.
  1. Demonstrations and training on tarage varieties and their establishments.
05.Forage germplasm conservation.
  1. Conservation of natural and improved forage speaie , varietier and ecotype under field level.
05.Farmer advisory functions.
  1. Providing technical guidence for forage establishment and management.
06.Research facilities.
  1. Providing laboratory facilities for other institutions in forage and grassland research activities.
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