2007

Proceedings of the 12th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, 2007, Kalutara

12th Symposium (2007
Theme: GREEN SOLUTIONS
20 November -1 December 2007 at Tangerine Beach Hotel, Kalutara

Table of Contents

Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Decision making and management supportive system using GIS: A case study of Bogoda basin
A K R N Ranasinghe, D S Munasinghe, N M P M Piyasena
MAIZE – A REMUNARATIVE & NUTRITIVE ALTERNATE CROP WITH GREAT DEMAND AS FOOD AND FEED FOR PEOPLE OF SRILANKA
K. Geetha
Trends and process of Kithul tapping as an aspect of forest utilization (A case study on the village Warukandeniya situated within Sinharaja)
H.I.G.C. Kumara, R. A. W. D. Jayawardena
Sustainable Forest Management: A Pragmatic Approach
E.W. Robak, J. Abol
Estimating Above Ground Biomass of Pinus caribaea stand in lower Hantana
I. M. Ambagahaduwa, I A U N Gunatilleke, G Seneviratne, C V S Gunatilleke
Biofertilizers for physic nut (Jatropha curcas l.) grown in different planting media
E. S. Elefan
Wood quality traits in Eucalyptus hybrid in Tamilnadu for pulpwood
D. Rajasekar, J. Yogalakhsmi
Litterfall and Nutrient Accretions to Soil in Teak Plantation
S Manivasakan, A K Mani, A Balasubramanian, R Santhi, V Karikalan
Memecylon umbellatum Burm.f. (Melastomataceae): A wild plant with a landscape potential
R.M.M.A. Ratnayake, K. Yakandawala, M.P.I. Senarathne
Action Oriented Learning: A Tool for Effective Use of Forest Resources for Better Livelihood
P K Nanda, B Mohanty
Factors Influencing Fuelwood Collection Pattern and Their Impacts on Forest Management and Livelihoods of Poor Families in the Mountains of Nepal
A Dhakal
Beauty Leaf (Calophyllum inophyllum L.), tree: a tree with great economic potential
Subhash Hathurusingha, N. Ashwath
Underutilized wild Dioscorea Species Found in the Dry Zone Forests of Sri Lanka
Y Ketipearachchi, K W Ketipearachchi, H A P I P Hettiarachchi
Trends and process of Kithul tapping as an aspect of forest utilization (A case study on the village Warukandeniya situated within Sinharaja)
H.I.G.C. Kumara, R. A. W. D. Jayawardena
Emission Trading As Green Solution: Legal Perspective
Neha Bahl, Priti Prasad
The Human Right to Development and the Environmental Justice: An Aspect of Environmental Law
S. Sarath Mathilal de Silva
EVALUATION OF INTEGRATED PEST AND VECTOR MANAGEMENT (IPVM) PROGRAMME IN RICE
N. A.A.P.Nissanka, L. H.P.Gunartne
Wood inhabiting macro-fungi in tropical landscape and home-gar den trees: Their diversity and roles
K. M.E.P. Fernando
Groundwater Exploration Study in the Medigama- Ahangama, Sri Lanka
L. M. J. R. Wijayawardhana, Ranjana U. K.. Piyadasa, P. D. Jayasena, P. U. S. Rajapakshe, M. de V. Gunawardene, T. G. N. Jayawardene, K. D. N. Weerasinghe
A Centuary (1901-2000) of Rainfall climatology – A tool for crop planning
P. Parasuraman, A. K.Mani
Assessing Consumer Attitudes Towards Fresh Milk Consumption in Sri Lanka: The case study of fresh milk consumption in Kandy district
A. E.N. DE ALWIS, J. C. EDIRISINGHE
Sustainability and equity in emerging energy policy developments: A south Asian case
P Jayasinhe, D Witharana
Impact of Irrigation Development on Livelihoods – Walawe Left Bank Irrigation Upgrading and Extension Project, Southern Sri Lanka
P G Somarathne, K Jinapala, T Rebecca
Land Fragmentation for building residences and Environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District)
H. M.Nawarathna Banda
Potentially mineralizable carbon in soils under defferent land management
S. D. Wanniarachchi
Restoration of Tsunami affected Landscape and Plant Diversity in Dharmapala Park in Galle
K. M. Mohotti, S. P. Nissanka, Y. Weerakkody, A. N. Pinidiya, D. V.C.B. Paulis, J. Sirirwardena
Spatial and temporal variabilities of groundwater characteristic distribution in the Nilwala River Basin
R. U.K. Piyadasa, K. D.N.Weerasinghe, J. A. Liyanage, L. M.J.R. Wijayawardhana, T. H.Y.Dharmasena, K M.S.C.Kumara, W. A.D.C.S.Weerasinghe, D. Maier
Tree Species Preferences on Urban Area’s Residential Plots of Morogoro and Kinondoni Municipalities, Tanzania
L. M. Madadi, M. R.S. Mlozi
The dynamics of shifting cultivation captured in an extended Constraint Cellular Automata land use model
R C Wickramasuriya, A K Bregt, H van Delden, A Hagen-Zanker

Waste Management and Pollution Control

Eutrophication and poultry industry: Issues, challenges and opportunities
N S B M Atapattu
Low cost eco-friendly polyethylene film for packaging of wheat flour
S Liyanage, A A R Amarasinghe
Emission factors for selected PAHs and carbonyl compounds from locally available mosquito coils and joss stick brands
L C Kalutarage, K R R Mahanama
Lichens as biomonitors of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide pollution in Colombo and suburbs
A M N P Attanayaka, S C Wijeyaratne

Plantation Management

Growth rates Variability in Eucalyptus Hybrid with respect to Site, Ro tation, Coppice Stand in relation to Original Stand
D Rajasekar, J Yogalakhsmi
Sustainable Management of Forest Resources in India Through Criteria and Indicator Approach
G M Devagiri, T Nethravathi, Sathish Sathish, H S Vasudev
Evaluation of a Small Scale Teak Plantation Managed under the Participatory Forestry Programme
K M T S Jayarathne, S M C U P Subasinghe

Biodiversity Conservation and Management

Present status of mangroves in three different water bodies associated sites in Thirukkovil and Pottuvil, Ampara district
P Manoharan, T Shripathy
Eco-tourism and Bio-diversity conservation-“A case study of Horton Plains
A.LS Nazeema, S.W Kotagama
Species diversity and abundance of butterfly fauna in four selected habitats in Sinharaja man and biosphere (MAB) reserve
R. M.Sarath Rajapakshe, M. Sandun, J. Perera, Enoka P. Kudawidanage
Edge effects on small mammal assemblages in Sri Lankan rainforests
M R Wijesinghe
Species limits of the endemic genus Stemonoporus Thw. : leaf architecture answers
S.C.K. Rubasinghe, D.M.D. Yakandawala, D.S.A. Wijesundara
A study of the Reptilian faunal diversity in Kukulugala isolated hill Forest, Ratnapura District in Sri Lanka
D.M.S. S. Karunarathna, A.A.T. Amarasinghe
Floral composition and vegetation structure of Nara Mangrove Reserve, Kadolkele, Sri Lanka and guidelines for conservation
D.D.G.L. Dahanayaka, W.A. Sumanadasa
Biodiversity of pteridophytes at Mulawella Mountain of the Sinharaja Forest
R.H.G. Ranil, D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara, B.M.L.D.B. Suriyagoda, T. Sivanathawerl, S. Samita
Edge effects on small mammal assemblages in Sri Lankan rainforests
M R Wijesinghe
Ethnobotany of Upper Hantana Catchment Area
R. M. C. S. Ratnayake, I A U N Gunatilleke, C V S Gunatilleke

Climate Change

CARBON SEQUESTRATION: ESTIMATION OF CARBON STOCK IN TEAK (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) ECOSYSTEM
R. Adalarasan, S. Mani, V.Karikalan, S. Manivasakan

Agroforestry and Social Forestry

Herbage Quality and Animal Performance in a Coconut Cattle Inte grated System
B Piyadigama, L Kumanayaka, R T Seresinhe, M de S Liyanage


Proceedings of International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Sri Lanka. Published by Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura