Department of National Botanic Gardens was the first institution to establish a Micro propagation laboratory in Sri Lanka. Research and routine plant tissue culture production on floricultural plants are undertaken at this laboratory. Following are the major activities of this laboratory.
A monthly training program on tissue culture with theory and practical demonstration is conducted for a duration of 05 days for individuals interested in initiating a tissue culture facility of their own.
Demonstrations on tissue culture for school children.
Conduct undergraduate and postgraduate research projects