Plant Pathology

Research Activities/ Areas

  • Host – pathogen interactions
  • Post – harvest diseases of fruits
  • Development /Improvement of disease management strategies.
  • Molecular biological aspects of plant pathogens
  • Novel anti – fungal compounds from natural sources

Research links and collaborations

  • Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Colombo.
  • Rubber Research Institute (RRI), Agalawatte
  • Regional Agricultural Research and Development Center, Bombuwela.
  • Green Farms Ltd,Marawila

Financial support

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)