Category Archives: Crop Modeling

Training program on crop model “STICS”

Modelling the impacts of a variable and changing climate on Rice and Sugarcane Agricultural systems in Sri Lanka. A training program done on crop model “STICS” at Upper Hantana Organized by Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya held on 13th … Continue reading

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Crop Modeling Workshop in ICRISAT

Visit report for the “International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Date:               25th -29th March 2013 from  8.30 A.M. – 9.45 P.M. Place:               ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India Participants:    SewwandhiChandrasekara and YasasHarishchandra of FECT Dr. Nissanka from UOP Dr. W. Weerakoon and Ms. … Continue reading

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Meetings with Mr. Sanmuganathan

Several staff members of FECT and the University of Peradeniya have been able to meet about 8 times with Mr. K. Sanmuganathan  (Shan) of the SRI in relation to the crop modeling for sugarcane. These 8 meetings took place at Udawalawe, … Continue reading

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FECT Team visits RRDI, Batalagoda

Six members (Lareef, Zeenas, Sewwandhi ,Prabodha ,Dumindu ,Yasas and Janan)of FECT visited  Rice Research and Development Institute (RRDI) on 08th February 2013. The purpose of the visit was to learn the work that RRDI perform as that shall help to crop modeling … Continue reading

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Visit to Kothmale International Training Institute

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Meetings with Ms. Sandya Ariyawansha

FECT researchers (Yasas, Erandika, Dumindu, Lareef) had discussion with  Ms. Sandya Ariyawansha  of the Sugarcane Research Institute,  at Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya at 11th January 2013. She is to visit FECT soon for further consultations.

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Meeting on the Sidelines of the CCAFS Negombo Meeting on Crop Modeling

Venue: Jetwing Sea Hotel, Negombo Time: 9.30 – 1 pm 19th April 2012 Attendance: Mr. K. Shanmuganathan (Sugar Cane Research Institute – SRI) Ms. SandhyaKumari Ariyawansha (SRI) Prof.  K.D.N. Weerasinghe (Ruhuna) Dr. S. NareshKumar (Indian Agricultural Research Institute) Dr. Amor Ines … Continue reading

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