Fifth & Sixth Meetings of National Committee on Crop Improvement & Agronomy.

Fifth & Sixth meetings of the National Committee on Crop Improvement & Agronomy were held on 16/05/2019 at the SLCARP Secretariat and on 31/05/2019 at the PGRC respectively.  Both meetings were held to further fine-tuned the National Research Priorities on Agronomy developed at the Workshop on “Current Status and Future Directions in Agronomy Research” , held at  RRDI, Batalagoda.

At the 5th meeting, all the resource persons (Agronomists) who made presentations on Plantation crops, Food crops, Export Agricultural crops, Floriculture crops, forestry etc. were invited for the further discussion and their consent. Final draft National Research Priorities on Agronomy was developed at this meeting.  At the six meeting this draft document was further fine-tuned by the Committee members of the National Committee on Crop Improvement & Agronomy. The National Research Priorities on Agronomy will be published at the 3rd quarter of this year.