First scientific publication was named as “Tea Quarterly” and published in 1928.
Volume I of the Tea Quarterly, the scientific journal of the TRI, was published in 1928. The aim of the journal were described by the Editor, Mr. T Petch as follows
“The Tea Quarterly, will aim at providing a summary of all the available information relating to the cultivation and manufacture of tea, and will thus endeavor to fill a gap which at present exists in the agricultural literature of the British Empire”
The Tea Quarterly completed its 25th year of publication and the Planter’s Association of Ceylon celebrated its centenary in 1953.