Sri Lankan tea ranks the best among world teas and over the 138 year of tea industry in Sri Lanka, it faced many challenges and the Tea Research Institute (TRI) played a pivotal role in developing new technologies to stand against the competing forces both within and outside the country. This paper makes an attempt to collate the available information on the current situation of the industry and the research trends and developments in the resent time and its focus for the future.
How to Cite:
Mohamed, M.T.Z. & Zoysa, A.K.N., (2006). Current status and future research focus of tea in Sri Lanka. Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 2(2), pp.32–42. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jas.v2i2.8129