Division of Crop Nutrition

Our services run deep and are backed by over ten years of experience.

Goal : Sustainable increase of productivity and profitability of the sugar industry through improved soil fertility management and crop nutrition practices.




Priority Areas

  • Fertiliser recommendations for different sugarcane-growing environments
  • Use of¬†alternative sources of nutrients to improve soil fertility and reduction of dependency on synthetic fertilizer


  • Provide analytical services on soil, leaf, cane juice etc.

Significant Outputs

  • Establishment of critical levels of nitrogen and phosphorus of sugarcane
  • Fertiliser recommendations for sugarcane plantations at Hingurana, Sevanagala and Pelwatte and in Badulla area
  • Recommendations to ameliorate the sodic patches in Sevanagala and Pelwatte sugarcane plantations
  • Recommendations of vinnase application to sugarcane fields