Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Prof. (mrs.) Thayamini H. Seran

Department of Crop Science
Eastern University
Sri Lanka


Academic Qualifications May 2006 : Ph.D in Plant Sciences University of Colombo July 1998 : M.Sc in Plant Cell and Tissue Culture University of Colombo Dec 1993 : B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture Eastern University Career Record July 2016 – to date : Professor in Crop Science May 2003 – 2016 : Senior Lecturer in Crop Science May 1998 - 2003 : Lecturer in Crop Science Jan 1994 – Nov 1996 : Assistant Lecturer in Agric. Biology & Crop Science Training at National and International level Participated a training course on “Lessons Leant from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Process in Aceh” held at the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC), Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia from 2nd to 6th March 2009 funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canada. Research Fellowship with reference to Interspecific Hybridization and Tissue Culture at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India from 12th - 23rd November 2007 under Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education (IRQUE) project funded by World Bank. Participated a Training course on “Teaching Methods" held at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka from 20th – 31st July 1998. Memberships Member of the Third World Organization for Women in Science, The Academy of Science for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy from Sep 2006 – to date. Member of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka from May 2000 - to date.

Research Interest

Plant propagation of medicinal and economic important crops Plant Tissue Culture Technology in crop improvement Use of organic manures in Crop production Intercropping system to increase productivity of field crops


  • Mohamed Iqram, A.M. and Seran, T. H. (2016). Effect of foliar application of Albert solution on growth and yield of tomato (Lycopersium esculentum Mill.) Journal of Advance Research in Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (Presently Journal of Advance Research in Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science) 1(4): 17-22.

  • Thayamini H. Seran and Imthiyas, M. S. M. (2016). Effect of Different Doses of NK Chemical Fertilizers and Compost on Growth and Yield Attributes of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology 4(6): 481-486.

  • Thayamini H. Seran (2016). Yield and yield components of Arachis hypogaea L. as influenced by NPK chemical fertilizers, farm yard manure and gypsum. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 51(4): 285-290.

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