Group Members

  • Prof. R.L.C. Wijesundera (Winner of Presidential Research Award, 2001/2002.)

Research Partners

  • Dr. C.K. Jayasingha
  • Dr. S Wilson Wijeratnama

Research Students

  • I. Hewajnhge
  • T.S.P. Fernandos
  • Y.J.P.K.Mithrasena
  • J Velmurugu
  • C.J. Wijesinghe

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)