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Ewon Kaliyadasa Pangukarage

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

(1) Investigations on eco-friendly cultural, physical and allelopathic weed management strategies for tea cultivation as alternatives for synthetic herbicides (2) Evaluation of Morpho-Physicochemical Properties of Medicinally Important Species in Zingiberaceae

Publications resulting from Research: 

Both projects started in 2018

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching on following modules: • Plant Tissue Culture • Plant Molecular Biology - Plant Stress Signaling • Agronomy • Fruit and Vegetable Production • Seed Technology • Commercial Nursery Management • Medicinal Plant Production and Value Addition Administration: Head of the Department, Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, Since October 2016. Director, Staff Development Centre, Uva Wellassa University, Since December 2015.


Society of Biology (SoB)
Society for Experimental Biology (SEB)
Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science SLAAS)
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2011
Commonwealth Scholarship
This is awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in UK to pursue a PhD at Durham University, United Kingdom in Year 2011

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