Governments Institutions Related to Tea Industry in Sri Lanka
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Governments Institutions Related to Tea Industry in Sri Lanka

The tea industry in Sri Lanka The tea industry is one of the major sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka. There are two sectors of the Sri Lankan tea industry Plantation Sector (5ha<) Small Holdings (5ha >) Ministry of Plantation Industries The Ministry of Plantation Industries is related to all plantation crops in Sri…

Shot Hole Borer -Tea
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Shot Hole Borer -Tea

Tea is an evergreen woody perennial plant. It is grown as a monoculture along with shade trees and other plant species such as cover crops, mulches, intercrops, and hedgerows, etc., which are useful for various agronomic purposes. Its ecosystem provides cool and humid conditions conducive for various groups of pests to breed, disseminate and feed…

Tea Tasting
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Tea Tasting

Introduction to Tea Tasting Tea tasting uses a process similar to tasting other beverages. Tea tasting is the evaluation process in which an experienced tea taster determines the quality of a tea. In this process, the quality of tea is evaluated by visual, smell, taste, and touch. Climatic conditions, topography, tea manufacturing process, and tea…

Tea Cultivation
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Tea Cultivation

History of Tea Cultivation There are eighty-two species of the tea plants belonging to the genus Cammellia that are widespread in South-east Asian countries. Among them, a species called Cammellia sinensis used as a beverage. Tea was originated in the Chinese began drinking tea in the 6th century. During the 1000AD, tea consumption spread from…