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Maize production in Sri Lanka

Maize production in Sri Lanka

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Published by Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific in Bogor, Indonesia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Corn -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 73).

      StatementN.F.C. Ranaweera ... [et al.].
      SeriesCGPRT ;, no. 16
      ContributionsRanaweera, N. F. C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 M3294 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2175596M
      LC Control Number88949223

      However, India followed China in terms of maize production and consumption. It is a net exporter of maize. This book includes the extended summaries of the India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri. He said in Sri Lanka about , Metric Tonnes of Maize would be harvested per year mainly in the Mahaweli Zone and in the districts of Anuradhapura, Ampara, Monaragala and Kurunegala. As the local consumption of Maize was around , tonnes a year, around , tonnes of maize are imported per year for the production of animal food as.

      world maize production of million MT, SAARC countries comprising of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka represent % with a productivity of t/ha. Ministry of Agriculture Sri Lanka. Introduction; Agriculture has to play a major role in the economy of the country while more attention is being paid on the cultivation of supplementary food crops.

      The Journal of Agricultural Sciences is a peer reviewed journal aiming to publish high quality articles on topical issues in Agriculture. The journal provides a forum for Sri Lankan and international scholars especially in Asia and Africa to publish authoritative and well referenced articles in agriculture related areas. The journal publishes original research works, book . Maize statistics: area, production and productivity In , maize was grown in ha of land and mt of maize grain was produced and in the area and production was increased by ha and mt respectively (MOAD, ). The increased in maize productivity during the past decade.


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Inmaize production for Sri Lanka was thousand tonnes. Maize production of Sri Lanka increased from 29 thousand tonnes in to thousand tonnes in growing at an average annual rate of %. Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies. A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported separately owing.

Address: C/O KOPIA CENTRE, Horticulture Crops Research & Development Centre, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya Sri Lanka. Tel: () Fax: () Tag: Maize Production In Sri Lanka. Maize Cultivation Information Guide. Reddy-November 1, Maize is the most important coarse grain, for which aro ha of land area devoted annually, the second highest extent of land next to rice.

Our annual maize requirement is aboutmt from which we import aboutmt at a cost of rupees million rupees, mainly for utilizing in the provender industry. Ranking of the country (Sri Lanka) at the global level is (from the highest to the lowest data): 90 / See the entire classification Sri Lanka: 54 records sincethe average of these recordings: 45, Tons The highest data: is the highest year for the indicator: Maize - Production (Tons).

The result is:Tons. Do you grow or hope to cultivate vegetables, rice, grains or export agriculture corps in Sri Lanka. We bring you Leaflets and books published by Department of Agriculture here.

These contain information on how to grow Maize production in Sri Lanka book, pest and disease control, compost making, organic farming and other details for making money on agriculture. Inmaize area harvested for Sri Lanka was 78 thousand ha.

Though Sri Lanka maize area harvested fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through - period ending at 78 thousand ha in Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies.

A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported. Keywords: Maize; stochastic frontier production; Smallholder farmers; Sri Lanka 1.

Introduction Maize (Zea mays L.) is a coarse cereal produced predominately in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. It is second only to rice in terms of total cereal cropped area in the country. Maize occupies % of the total cereal cropped area in the country.

Maize Cultivation and Production in Sri Lanka 11 Table Yeild per hectare of maize Unit: kg/ha District / / / Maha Maha Maha Puttalam Kurunegala Ratnapura - - Kandy Matale Nuwara Eliya - Badulla Moneragala Jaffna - Crop: /17 Maha: Yala: /18 Maha: Yala: /19 Maha: Extent Hect. Production M.T.

Extent Hect. Production M.T. Extent Hect. Production M.T. Sri Lanka is an island nation off of the southeastern coast of India. The nation experiences two monsoon seasons annually. The northeast monsoon lasts from October to December and brings nearly two-thirds of annual rainfall to Sri Lanka; the southwest monsoon lasts from May to October and brings rain primarily to the southwestern region of the island.

Local production of maize was around metric tons and with regular exports, the production has now increased by around 30 mt. Due to peace and access to more land for agricultural purposes, this year Sri Lanka has become self-sufficient in maize production.

Pioneering the introduction of hybrid maize seeds into the country sinceCeylon Agro Industries has been an agent for progress in this agriculture sector in Sri Lanka.

CAI has supported Chena farmers with a package including high quality seeds, fertilizer, farming advice and importantly, and a buy back guarantee for the crop.

Food Consumption Behavior of Different Communities in Sri Lanka 9 Main Food Producing Areas – Rice Dependent Regions 9 Study location 1: Hatamuna 9 Socio Economic Setting 9 Source of Food Supply and Food Expenditure 10 Food Habits 10 Food Consumption Pattern and Food Intake This book talks about the improvement, production, protection and post harvest technology of the maize crop.

Note: T& F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Food Production National Programme a good success through correct vision and firm determination for the sake of "humanity and independence".

My complement to all who are contributing to this national undertaking. Maithripala Sirisena President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 09th September An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited Sri Lanka from 12 to 29 March at the request of the Ministry of Agriculture to estimate the /17 main maha paddy production, to forecast the ongoing secondary yala paddy production and to analyse household food security conditions.

That would lessen the burden to production cost and allow the industry to perform better in the forthcoming quarter”, Primus said.

Sri Lanka also cut the taxes on maize in late July. Maize. The Minister said that the country’s import of maize was a huge drain on Sri Lanka’s foreign exchange and therefore, it was important to increase the local production to meet the demand.

The poultry industry was the worst affected by the increasing of imported maize in the market which cost them around Rs. 37 per kilo. SRI LANKA - After India banned maize exports, the Sri Lankan poultry industry was faced with a crisis, reported the All Island Poultry Association (AIPA). AIPA Chairman, Dr D.D.

Wanasinghe, predicted that if the authorities fail to come up with a solution to. sector in Sri Lanka. The study locations were Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Moneragala and Hambantota districts with a total sample of farmers interviewed by using convenience sampling technique.

Primary data was collected in the Yala season and secondary information was.Maize is the second most important cereal crop grown in Sri Lanka. It is widely used in both the food and feed industries and consumed as green cobs as well. Total extent of maize cultivated in year maha was ha and ha in yala (AgStat, ).

The overall productivity of maize has not been adequate to meet the increasing local.– Sri Lanka 24 Hours Online Breaking News: News, Politics, Video, Finance, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Travel. Daily Mirror - Maize .