D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Botany

Welcome !

The Department of Botany is a well-established Department in the Faculty of Science with a reputation for maintaining high academic standards and a strong research culture. The Department has taken a conscious effort to expand its teaching programme bringing together novel developments in the field with traditional areas of Botany.

Teaching and research in the Department are amply supported by its infrastructure with modern lecture halls, fairly well equipped laboratories, glass house, plant house and herbarium facilities, books and periodicals and a botanical garden.

 

Undergraduate Courses


The students entering the Biology stream follow a common study programme offered by various departments. The Department conducts comprehensive courses in Botany for General, Special and Applied Science Degree students encompassing every discipline of Plant Sciences ...

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Postgraduate Courses


The Department offers ample opportunities for students to pursue postgraduate studies and research. Over the years there has been a steady growth in postgraduate programmes and reaserch in the Department. The Department has earned recognition both in Sri Lanka and overseas for research and ...

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Research


The Department’s main strength is research. As research, we conduct programmes a vast range of disciplines, from the molecular to the community scale. Our interests range from Plant Systematics, Communities, Forestry, Plant Pathology, Fresh produce technology, Toxicology, Microbiology and Soil Sciences. ...

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