Vol 20 (2015)

20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2015

Table of Contents

Articles

Antibacterial Activity of Isolated Cyanobacteria Species Oscillatoria sp. PDF
W.A.M.A Wijesekara, P.M. Manage
Use of Reverse Osmosis Reject Water for Value Addition in Coco Substrate Industry PDF
J.A.M. Wijeratna, M.W. Jayaweera, J.M.A. Manatunge, W.B. Gunawardana, A.A.S.U. Gunarathna, M.I. Sudasinghe

Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Resource Partitioning and Niche Overlap in Three Sympatric Species of Dragonflies (Anisoptera Libellulidae) in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka PDF
I.S. Ileperuma Arachchi, S. Wickramasinghe
Cultural and Reproductive Variability of Corynespora cassiicola from Different Host Plants PDF
M.M.K. Peiris, T.H.P.S. Fernando, D. Gunawardana, E.A.D.N. Nishantha, G.P.W.P.P. Seneviratne
A Preliminary Investigation of the Habitat Selection of Indian Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in a Tropical Lowland Forest in South-West Sri Lanka PDF
M.G.T. Pabasara, P.K.P. Perera, N.P. Dayawansa
Assessment of Ecological Health of Sunnambar and Ariankuppam Estuaries(Southeast Coast of India) PDF
S. Ajmal Khan, P.S. Lyla, T. Sudhagar, S. Manokaran
Spatial Distribution and Species Composition of Seagrasses in Mannar Lagoon PDF
R.R.M.K.P Ranatunga, P.D.R.S. Pethiyagoda
Phenotypical Variation and Characterisation of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Varieties PDF
N. Krishnapillai, R.S.W. Wijeratnam
Identifying Polymorphism among Females of the Spiny-Backed Spider Thelacantha PDF
P. Shreeganesh, S. Goodacre, G. Kanapathy
Composition and Functional Diversity of the Avifaunal Community at an Urban Landfill in Colombo District, Sri Lanka PDF
S.S. Marasinghe, P.K.P. Perera, N.P. Dayawansa
Growth of Acropora formosa Fragments in In-situ Coral Nurseries at Polhena Reef, Matara, Sri Lanka PDF
C. Siriwardhana, R.R.M.K.P Ranatunga
Biodiversity Assessment of Paddy Field Ecosystem using Birds as a Biodiversity Indicator PDF
G.W.R.W.M.R.M.W.K. Kirinde, M.I.M. Mowjood, N.D.K Dayawansa
National Survey on Terrapins and Tortoises of Sri Lanka: Current Status of Terrapins in Six Districts, with Future Prospects PDF
D.M.S.S. Karunarathna, W.M.S. Botejue, D.E. Gabadage
Preliminary Attempts to Conserve Bryophytes in Lowland Forests of Sri Lanka: A Case Study at Yagirala Forest Reserve PDF
M.A.B.N. Gunarathne, I.U. Kariyawasam, S.C.K. Rubasinghe
Reproductive Biology of the Three Spot Swimming Crab (Portunus sanguinolentus) Occurring in the Coastal Waters off Negombo, Sri Lanka with Novel Approach to Determine the Maturity Stage of Male Gonads PDF
H.B.U.G.M. Wimalasiri, D.C.T. Dissanayake
Causes and Deaths of Peacocks in the Southern Expressway from Pinnanduwa to Godagama Untitled PDF
I. Ariff, S. Mohamed
Effects of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Passiflora suberosa L. on Blood Glucose Levels of Male Mice PDF
S.A.H.P. Sudasinghe, L.D.C. Peiris
Comparative Study of Growth and Carrageenan Content of Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) Doty in Pen Culture and Raft Culture in Palk Bay Waters of Ramanthapuram District, Southeast Coast of India PDF
A. Perumal, P. Chellaiah, S. Rao
Determination of Micro-Habitat Preference of Adenomus kelaartii (Amphibia: Bufonidae) in and around Thotaha Stream, Yagirala Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka PDF
H.D.D.C. Gunasekara, W.A.D. Mahaulpatha
Present Status of Coral Reefs in Southern Coastal Waters of Sri Lanka: A Base Study from Hikkaduwa to Tangalle PDF
S.M.D. Athukorala, T.P. Kumara
Estuarine Mysids in Sri Lanka: Implications for Conservation PDF
N.N. Punchihewa
First Record of Cheilostome Encrusting Bryozoan, Celleporaria volsella from Coastal Waters of Sri Lanka PDF
M.M.K.I. Marasinghe, R.R.M.K.P. Ranatunga, A.C. Anil, R.L. Weerasinghe
Avifaunal Diversity and Abundance at Kammalakkulama Tank in Mihintale, Sri Lanka PDF
H.K.S. De Zoysa, T.V. Sundarabarathy
Seed Dispersal Potential of Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) in Kumaragala Forest Reserve, Matale District, Sri Lanka PDF
D. Chathuranga, K.B. Ranawana, C.S. Wijesundara, D. Jayasinghe
Causes for the Rude Behavior of Elephants in and around the Udawalawe National Park PDF
I. Ariff
Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis) Control the Population of House Flies (Musca domestica) in Garbage Dumping Sites: A Comparison between Two Garbage Dumping Sites, Kandy, Sri Lanka PDF
R.L. Jayaratne, I.C. Perera, D.W. Weerakoon, S.W. Kotagama
Composition of Soil Seed Banks in Relation to Four Different Land Use Patterns in Tropical Moist Forest Lands of Southwest Lowlands, Sri Lanka PDF
W.H.M.S.N. Weerasinghe, B.M.P. Singhakumara
Distribution of Water Monitor (Varanus salvator salvator) in Bellanwila-Attidiya Sanctuary, Sri Lanka PDF
P.H.S.P. Chandrasiri, W.A.D. Mahaulpatha
Diversity of Ascidians from the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve (GNBR), India PDF
G. Ananthan, A.S. Prabhu, R. Sathishkumar, C. Stalin
Morphological Variation of Vegetative Phase among Ma Wee (Oryza sativa L.) Accessions during Non-Inductive Growing Season for Flowering PDF
W.H.D.U Pushpakumari, S. Geekiyanage
Values for and Tolerance towards Elephants (Elephas maximus maximus) In and Around Victoria-Randenigala-Rantambe Sanctuary PDF
M.G.C. Sooriyabandara
Amphibians Diversity (Amphibia: Anura) at Hotel Tree of Life, Kandy PDF
P. Perera, T. Somarathne
Diversity of Macro-invertebrates with Respect to Selected Environmental Variables of Walawe River Upstream PDF
H.P.S.U. Chandrarathna, T. Priadarshana, H.B. Asanthi
Activity Budget and Drey Building of Free-Ranging Grizzled Giant Squirrel PDF
M. Perera, S. Wickramasinghe
Development of Price Forecasting Model for Common Timbers Available in Sri Lanka PDF
A.L. Sandika
Prediction of Height, Breast Height Diameter and Volume of Eucalyptus microcorys of Sri Lanka PDF
P.G.A.L. Kumara, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe
Web GIS Based Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) System for Forestry Management in Sri Lanka PDF
D.M.S.L.B. Dissanayake
Detection of Microbial Degradation of Natural Rubber Latex by Isolated Native Bacteria in Sri Lanka PDF
G.Y. Liyanage, P.M. Manage, P.M. Manage
Biomass Partitioning and Accumulation in Tectona grandis (Teak) at Young Stage PDF
S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, K.A.J. Erandaka
Ensuring Environmental Sustainability through Public Consultation in Canada's Environmental Assessment Process: Lessons Learnt PDF
H. Ranasinghe
SSR Marker Based Molecular Characterisation of Finger Millet Accessions of India and Anuradhapura District of Sri Lanka PDF
P.W. Wakista, P.N. Dasanayaka, R.J. Illeperuma, S.A.C.N. Perera
Estimation of Stem Carbon Stock of Selected Eucalyptus grandis Plantations in Up Country Sri Lanka PDF
A.M.H.L. Aththanayake, W.A.R.T.W. Bandara
Study on the Determination of Sri Lankan Timber with Least Shrinkage Movement for Furniture and Joinery Work PDF
T.D. Fernando, H. Amarasekera
Effect of Some Leaf Characteristics on Determination of Leaf Chlorophyll Content of Hevea brasiliensis with SPAD-502 Chlorophyll Meter PDF
L.K.I. Madushani, K.V.V.S. Kudaligama, P.E. Kaliyadasa, K.M.E.P. Fernando, H.M.R. Premasiri
Provision of Nutrients to Young Santalum album L. by Different Host Species PDF
K.P. Millaniyage, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, D.S. Hettiarachchi
Inducement of Agarwood Resin Formation in Gyrinops walla Using Actinomycetes Species PDF
H.I.D. Hitihamu, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, K.M.E.P. Fernando
Variation of Naturally Formed Agarwood Resins in Gyrinops walla Gaertn Growing in Sri Lanka PDF
W.N.H. de Alwis, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, D.S. Hettiarachchi
Optimisation of Fungal Inoculum for Inoculation of Gyrinops walla for Inducing Agarwood Formation PDF
A.A.P. Dias, K.M.E.P. Fernando, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe
Investigation of the Potential for Eucalyptus Leaf Oil Extraction Industry in Sri Lanka PDF
S.A.Y. Medhavi, S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, D.S. Hettiarachchi
Treatability Performance of Kempas, Eucalyptus and Pine Sleepers with Coal-Tar Creosote PDF
E.M.B.M. Karunathilake, H.S. Amarasekera, M.C. Dewendra
In Vitro Evaluation of the Antagonistic Effect of Some Native Trichoderma Strains Against Economically Important Foliar Pathogens of Rubber PDF
P.K.N.N. Sandamali, T.H.P.S. Fernando, G. Chandrasena, D. D. Siriwardane
A Study of the Removal Characteristics of Cu (II) Ions from Aqueous Solutions By a Low-Cost Adsorbent PDF
N. Jayakodiarachchi, C. Jayaweera
Removal of Amoxicillin and Sulfanomide by Freshwater Bacteria in Sri Lanka PDF
G.Y. Liyanage, P.M. Manage
Impact of Inoculums of Dry Batch Type Digesters on Resultant Compost Quality PDF
K.A.R.K. Kodituwakku, M.D.M.D.W.M.M.K. Yatawara
Integration of GIS and AHP for Suitable Site Selection of Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant: A Case Study of Akkaraipattu Municipal Council PDF
D.S. Munasinghe, P.G.R.N.I. Pussella, M.D.E.K. Gunathilaka
Toxin Producing Cyanobacteria in Labugama, Kalatuwawa Drinking Water Reservoirs PDF
S. Idroos, P.M. Manage
Re-examining the Spatial Distribution of Fluoride in Groundwater of Sri Lanka: A Field Study at Nochchiyagama, Anuradhapura PDF
A.T. Cooray, T. De Fonseka, S.P. Deraniyagala
Development of a Web Based Electronic Waste Management System: A Study with Special Reference to Recycling Companies in Sri Lanka PDF
F.H.A. Shibly, S.S. Thelijjagoda
Utilisation of Sardinella longiceps in a Value Added Product Development in the Form of Omega-3 Enriched Instant Soup Powder PDF
A.H.G.S. Udari, I. Wickramasinghe, M.V.E. Attygalle
Time Course Variation of Some Latex Physiological Parameters Associated with Yield of Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) Grown in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka PDF
R.G.N. Lakshman, V.H.L. Rodrigo, K.V.V.S. Kudaligama, P.I. Yapa, R.P.S. Randunu
Climatic Zones of Sri Lanka under Changing Climate PDF
W.R. Edirisinghe, S. Somarathna, B.C.L. Athapattu
Comparison of Nutrient Content in Acid Treated Fish Waste Compost with Normal Fish Waste Compost PDF
D.T. Gunawardana, M.K.T.K. Amarasinghe, H.K.M.S. Kumarasinghe, G.A.H. Galahitigama
Determination of Candidate Breeding Resource from Sri Lankan Traditional Rice Mudukiri Al PDF
P.D.C. Padukkage, S. Geekiyanage
Diversity of Soil Invertebrate Communities near the Gohagoda Dumping Site and Udawattakele Forest Reserve in Kandy, Sri Lanka PDF
T.W.G.F.M. Nijamdeen, K.C. Weerakoon, G. Ellepola
Diversity of Soil Invertebrate Communities near the Gohagoda Dumping Site and dawattakele Forest Reserve in Kandy, Sri Lanka PDF
A. Thotagamuwa, C. Dangalle, N. Pallewatta, E. Lokupitiya
A Study on Mangrove Diversity in Vankaalai Estuary, Mannar PDF
B. Nirooparaj, K. Krishnanantham, G. Puveenthiraraja, A. Arulananthan
Contribution of Wild Collected Underutilised Crops in Rural Food and Income Security in Sri Lanka PDF
A. Bandula, A. De Silva, P. Oreiley, A.S. Karunarathne
Seasonal Variation of Phytoplankton from Parangipettai Coastal Waters, Bay of Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Southeast Coast of India PDF
P. Anantharaman, A. Hemalatha, M. Suresh
Biodiversity Assessment of Paddy Field Ecosystem using Birds as a Biodiversity Indicator PDF
G.W.R.W.M.R.M.W.K. Kirinde, M.I.M. Mowjood, N.D.K Dayawansa
Mollusc Species Composition in Shell Bearing Sites At Kalamatiya, Southern Sri Lanka PDF
T. Siriwardana
Avifaunal Diversity in Three Selected Habitats, at the Eastern Boarder of the Faculty of Applied Sciences of Rajarata University, Sri Lanka PDF
D. Bopearachchi, S. Wickramasinghe
Prevalence and Species Composition of Live Fences in Village Homegardens A Study in the Low Country Wet Zone of Sri Lanka PDF
D.N.M. Dissanayaka, D.P. Seneviratne, P. Weligamage
Physiological Effect of Laccase, Secreted by Rigidoporus microporus on the Host Pathogen Interactions PDF
H.K.I. Madushani, T.H.P.S. Fernando, R.L.C. Wijesundara, P. Senaviratne
Product Carbon Footprint of Wooden Products in Sri Lanka Special Reference to a Life Cycle of an Arm Chair PDF
L. Senadheera, H. Ranasinghe, H. Amarasekera, S. Wahala
Dry Weather Extremes of Sri Lanka and Impact of Southern Oscillation PDF
R.M.S.S. Sanjeewani, L. Manawadu
Analysis of Relationship between Land Surface Temperature and Land Use in Colombo Municipal Area in Sri Lanka, Using Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing PDF
M.A.D. Samanmali, S.P.M. Siriwardane
Urban Growth and Climate Change Strategies for Effective Mitigation and Adaptation PDF
H. Ranasinghe, H. Gammanpila
GHG Emission as a Measure of Environmental Impacts in Producing Selected Natural Rubber Products PDF
L.W. Kodithuwakku Arachchige, N.J.G.J. Bandara, A.G.T. Sugathapala
Capacity for Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change Mitigation in Different Ecologically-Distinct Zones of Sri Lanka PDF
W.A.J.M. De Costa, G. Murray Tortarolo, A. Harper, S. Sitch
Mineralogical, Sedimentological and Chemical Relationships of Sediments in Lower Peneplain of the Kelani River PDF
M.A.D. Prasadi, D.T. Jayawardana
Chemical Characteristics of Buffer Zone Sediments And Implications on Adjoining Water in Diyawanna Lake PDF
A.A.S.D. Dias, D.T. Jayawardana
Landslide and Subsidence Potential due to the Progressive Development of Cave Network in Ella-Wellawaya Area, Sri Lanka PDF
P. Jayasingha, G. Jayathissa, R.M.S. Bandara, W.S. Weliange, R.A.L. Osborne, A.S. Dandeniya, A.K.P.P. Algiriya, S. Senanayake, M. Champika, N.S. Prasannajith
Groundwater Contamination in Jaffna Red Beds Mainly Focused on Nitrate and Trace Elements PDF
P. Dilani, D.T. Jayawardana, D.T. Udagedara
The Importance of Rain Water Harvesting Ponds as a Solution for the Problem of Water Scarcity in the Dry Zone in Sri Lanka-A Study Based on Thanamalwila DSD Division PDF
G.M. Bandaranayaka, T. Kandambige, R.N. Gamachchige
Soil Carbon Sequestration and Nutrient Status of Different Landuse Types in Knuckles Mountain Range, Sri Lanka PDF
R.P.S.K. Rajapaksha, S.D. Saputhanthri, R.R. Ratnayake, S.K. Gunathilake, H.M.S.P. Madawala
Removal of Carbofuran from Drinking Water Using Natural Rutile PDF
D.D.B. Silva, P.M. Manage
Estimation of Optimum Available Phosphorous Extraction Methods for Reddish Brown Earth Soil PDF
S.N.B.G.L.D. Kumara, D.M.S. Duminda, J.P.H.U. Jayaneththi
Purification of Oil Contaminated Wastewater Using Sri Lankan Vein Graphite
L.E. Vithanage, J.T. Cooray, A.R. Kumarasinghe
Eco-lodge Patrons in Sri Lanka A Comparison of Asian and Non-Asian Markets PDF
H.D.P. Sumanapala, S.W. Kotagama, P.K.P. Perera, N.W.K. Galahitiyawe, D.A.C.S. Suranga
Co-existence of Coral Reef Conservation and Tourism at Pigeon Island National Park PDF
N. Perera, S.W. Kotagama
„Sustainability‟ of Sustainable Development Discourse (With Special Focus on Community Based Eco-tourism in the Sinharaja Rain Forest) PDF
H.I.G.C. Kumara
Removal of Fluoride and Hardness in Dietary Intake (water) in Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown Etiology (CKDu) Prevalent Areas by Domestic Reverse Osmosis Units PDF
S.M. Imbulana, W.B. Gunawardana, M.W. Jayaweera, J.M.A. Manatunge, A.A.S.U. Gunarathna, M.I. Sudasinghe
Biodiversity, Historic Importance and Threats of Garanduwa Lagoon Situated in Mirissa Tourist Zone A Case Study PDF
D. Senaratna, M.M.K. Premakumara, U. Gamage
An assessment on Trends of Exportation of Forest Products in Sri Lanka PDF
M.A.C. Lakmini, U.A.D.P. Gunawardena
Socio-Economic Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Human lives Case Study at Bellanvila-Attidiya Marsh, Sri Lanka PDF
V.P.I.S. Wijeratne
Sharpening the Theoretical Principles for Responding to Environmental Conflicts Possible Legal Recommendations for Promoting the Judicial Activism in the Issues Relating to Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka PDF
G.I.D.I. Udani


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