2006

Managing Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development

Table of Contents

Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Construction of a growth model to predict the individual stem volume of Tectona grandis L.f. (Teak) in Sri Lanka PDF
S. M. C. U. P. Subasinghe
Estimation of change of taper with age for Tectona grandis L. f. (Teak) PDF
M. A. Nafees, S. M. C. U. P. Subasinqhe
Predicting the optimal rotation length of Teak plantations using a simulation model PDF
L. H. P. Gunaratne, T. N. Subramanium
Investigation of ergonomic parameters of easy chairs in Moratuwa furniture manufacturing establishments PDF
S. A. L. P. Silva, H. S. Amarasekera
Estimation of above ground biomass of forest trees using dbh as a single parameter PDF
I. D. Welivita, S. M. C. U. P. Subasinghe
An assessment of vegetation and canopy structure of moderately exploited natural forest area in Yagirala forest reserve PDF
W. M. P. S. B. Wahala, W. A. J. M. De Costa, D. M. S. H. K. Ranasinqhe
Species diversity and forage value of herbage in a neglected coconut land proposed for livestock integration PDF
L. Kumanayaka, T. Seresinhe, M. De S. Liyanage, I. Pathirana
A study on palmyrah (Borasus fJabellifer) utilization pattern and socioeconomic status of dependent livelihood in Mannar district of Sri Lanka PDF
S. Arulmageswaran, I. M. N. Chandrasiri, J. V. Culas
Effect of free range poultry system on land use efficiency and floral diversity in Rubber plantations PDF
B. M. D. C. Balasooriya, V. H. L. Rodriqo, S. M. M. Iqbal, D. V. S. de S. Garnaqe
Rubber latex production in Hevea brasiliensis with high density planting PDF
T. U. K. Silva, S. M. C. U. P. Subasinqhe, V. H. L. Rcdrlqo
Evaluation of different cover crops on vacant areas (pottal) in mature tea plantation PDF
I. R. Palihakkara, B. G. D. lldesh, P. W. D. Vlthanaqe
Problems and improvement potentials of Kandyan homegardens at Yatinuwara area PDF
K. I. A. Kothalawala, D. K. N. G. Pushpakumara, T. Sivananthwerl
Agro- forestry system to protect both the Sinharaja forest and the peripheral villages (a case study of the southern part of Sin haraja) PDF
K. I. A. Kothalawala, D. K. N. G. Pushpakumara, T. Sivananthwerl
Behaviour of cattle in an agro-forestry system PDF
D. Senaratna, N. S. B. M. Atapattu, W. G. D. Lakmini, W. I. R. Palihakkara, B. Piyadigama, C. C. Senaratne
Assessment on timber and carbon in rubber plantations with special reference to the wet zone of Sri Lanka PDF
E. S. Munasinghe, V. H. L. Rodriqo, P. K. W. Karunathilaka, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena
Evaluation of different cover crops on vacant areas (pottal) in mature tea plantation PDF
I. R. Palihakkara, B .G .D . lldesh, P. W. D. Vlthanaqe
Problems and improvement potentials of Kandyan homegardens at Yatinuwara area PDF
K. I. A. Kothalawala, D. K. N. G. Pushpakumara, T. Sivananthwerl
Agro- forestry system to protect both the Sinharaja forest and the peripheral villages (a case study of the southern part of Sin haraja) PDF
H. I. G. C. Kumara
Behaviour of cattle in an agro-forestry system PDF
D. Senaratna, N. S. B. M. Atapattu, W. G. D. Lakmini, W. I. R. Palihakkara, B. Piyadigama, C. C. Senaratne
Design and development of power tiller operated multipurpose whole stick harvester especially for sugarcane PDF
P. L. A. G. Alwis, L. W. S. Pemasiri, W. S. K. Rathnayake
Multi-use two wheel tractor operated fertilizer applicator for Coconut cultivation PDF
P. L. A. G. Alwis, L. W. S. Pemasiri, K. P. W. Lakmal
Formulation of a fertilizer package for hybrid varieties of pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) PDF
O. P. G. Pushpakumari, K. P. D. Slrlwardhane, R. H. M. K. Ratnayake
Drought analysis in relation to crop production Anuradhapura district PDF
M. K. N. Kumari, C. M. Navaratne
Role of plants in traditional livestock production PDF
A. N. F. Perera, A. N. K. Perera, E. R. K. Perera
Energy saving scoop type rotary tiller blade for deep tillage PDF
C. P. Rupaslnqhe, H. P. W. Jayasuriya
Sustainability of home gardens in Masemulla forest area in Matara district PDF
M. K. T. K. Amarasinghe, I. R. Palihakkara, M. de S. Liyanage
Sustainable development through proper land utilization Case study Ratnapura, Sri Lanka PDF
P. G. R. N. I. Pussella, R. M. K. G. S. P. B. Koswatte, R. K. A. Ariyarathne, D. S. Munasinge, H. R. S. Thilakarathne, T. M. N. Tennakoon
Performance of seedlings of tree borne oilseeds and their response to fertilization in problem soils PDF
R. Santhi, M. Sathiyadevi, A. K. Mani
Impact of forest types on soil properties PDF
A. K. Man, S. Manivasakan, R. Santhi
Viable approach towards the sustainable utilization of Negombo lagoon PDF
M. A. M. Rijas, A. M. T. P. Athauda, P. S. K. Rajapakshe, K. G. M. C. P. B. Gajanayake
Domestic water scarcity and rain water harvesting in non-perennial river basins Sri Lanka, Case-study Maspotha and Ganewaththa villages in Daduru Oya basin PDF
C. P. Herath, F. N. Gichuki
Impacts of climate change on forests in different climatic zones and their implications on sustainable development PDF
W. A. J. M. De Costa
Measures for a sustainable lobster fishery PDF
D. N. Koralagama, O. Amarasinghe, D. S. Jayakody
Sustainable management of land resources PDF
A. P. Pandey
Towards systematic compilation of environmental information Review of sources of data on environment with special reference to Land Resource PDF
H. C. Perera
Assessment of soil erosion hazard of Victoria catchment area using GIS as a tool PDF
K. P. G. W. Senadeera, S. Piyasiri, K. D. W. Nandalal
Comparison of litter decomposition rate constant for Yagirala and Horton Plains natural forests of lowland wet zone a nd montane zone of Sri Lanka PDF
L. A. M. C. Amarasekara, D. M. S. H. K. Ranasinghe
Development of a rapid environmental assessment methodology for roads sector rehabilitation projects PDF
A. K. Hettiarachchi, N. J. G. J. Bandara, J. M. S. J. Bandara
Elevation of earthworm biomass by organic cultivation practices Long-term evidence from tea soils PDF
K. M. Mohotti, N. H. M. S. Chithrapala, S. Subasinghe
In vitro shoot tip culture of Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus L.) PDF
P. S. Warakagoda, D. L. C. Kumari, S. Subasinghe
In vitro shoot tip culture of Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus L.) PDF
P. S. Warakagoda, D. L. C. Kumari, S. Subasinghe
Effect of bio control agent Trichoderma (T. viride and T. konnigiil on basal rot of Cloropytum comosum 'Iaxum' caused by Sclerotium rolfsii PDF
K. A. L. Priyadarshani, D. B. Kelaniyangoda
In vitro callus induction of Spilanthes calva DC [Spilanthes acmella auct. non L,.] (Maha Akmella) PDF
S. Hewage, W. T. P. S. K. Senarath
Collection, conservation, evaluation and use of durian germ plasm at Horana PDF
K. H. S. Peiris
In vitro propagation of Kaempferia galanga (L) PDF
K. M. R. T. Wijekoon, W. T. P. S. K. Senarath
Effect of physiological status on rooting of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) cuttings PDF
K. K. I. U. Arunakumara, U. Wickramasinghe, B. C. Walpola, S. Subasinghe
In vitro multiplication of Wthnia somnifera auxiliary buds for mass propagation PDF
P. S. Warakagoda, D. L. C. Kumari, S. Subasinghe
Development of new cultivation technology for straw mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) using locally available raw materials PDF
A. S. Nissanka, P. Rajapakshs, R. H. M. K. Ratnayake
Evaluation of Luffa (Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb) varieties under low country intermediate zone of Sri Lanka PDF
R. M. S. S. Rajapaksha, K. P. D. Siriwardana, R. H. M. K. Ratnayake
Exploring natural resources for sustainable management of ecosystems future challenges for control and management of Xyleborus fornicatus eichh. (Coleoptera Scolytidae), the shot-hole borer of tea in Sri Lanka PDF
R. S. Walgama, P. Senanayake, C. De Seram
Adsorption kinetics of sugarcane bagasse for selective removal of Cr (VI) and Cu (II) from aqueous solutions PDF
N. Prapurna, M. Vlswanatham
Heavy metals in substrates of a freshwater wetland at Kelaniya PDF
K. G. S. Nlrbadha, J. A. Uyanage, M. D. Amarasinqhe
Assessment of the impact of diuron to water bodies in the Walawa area PDF
R. C. Watawala, A. P. Mallawatantri, S. Liyanage, J. A. Liyanaqe
Environmental impacts on waste and water disposal from abbatoirs and poultry processing units in Weligama area, PDF
N. D. C. Sirisena, P. A. B. S. Baduwasam, R. A. U. J. Marapana, T. Seresinghe
Environmental impacts on waste and water disposal from abbatoirs and poultry processing units in Weligama area, PDF
N. D. C. Sirisena, P. A. B. S. Baduwasam, R. A. U. J. Marapana, T. Seresinghe
Colour removal and its mechanisms in textile wastewater treatment by UASB reactor system with anaerobic granular sludge PDF
W. Somasiri, Li Xiufen, Wenquan Ruan, Jian Chen
Status of heavy metal pollution in the Lunawa lagoon PDF
W. R. M. N. K. Wickramasinghe, P. N. Dayawansa, M. O. P. de Costa
Effects of some water quality parameters and some metals on osmoregulation of Oreochromis mossambicus in Bolgoda lake PDF
K. W. M. Irodanie, A. G. O. H. Senevitathne
Bioremediation for water purification· A case study at St. Coombs Lake, Talawakelle PDF
P. G. D. S. Amarasena, K. M. Mohotti, G. Hitinayake
Investigation of trace metals in air particulate matter collected from Colombo PDF
A. D. T. Liyanage, K. G. S. Jayawardana, R. N. R. Jayaratne, C. K. Amaratunqa, K. R. R. Mahanama
Factors governing an integrated solid waste management program A case study at Nuwara-Eliya district secretariat division PDF
A. G. Amarananda, N. J. G. J. Bandara
Lichens as biomonitors of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide pollution in Colombo and suburbs PDF
A. M. N. P. Attanayaka, S. C. Wijeyaratne
Emission factors for selected PAHs and carbonyl compounds from locally available mosquito coils and joss stick brands PDF
L. C. Kalutarage, K. R. R. Mahanama
Low cost eco-friendly polyethylene film for packaging of wheat flour PDF
S. Liyanage, A. A. R. Amarasinghe
Eutrophication and poultry industry Issues, challenges and opportunities PDF
N. S. B. M. Atapattu
Evaluation of pesticide impact rating index (PIRI) model as a pesticide risk indicator PDF
A. G. P. Aravlnna, A. M. Mubarak, J. A. Liyanage, S. Liyanage, S. Wickramaratne
Development of a flexible porous pipe using rubber crumb and recycled polyethylene PDF
N. Dayaratna, S. Liyanage
Shrimp waste management Use of dried papaya milk in chitosan manufacture PDF
P. A. J. Yapa, A. Silva, W. T. P. S. K. Senarath
Media properties of different vermicompost and coir dust mixtures PDF
B. W. N. Priyadarshani, S. Senarathne, N. A. K. de Silva, W. G. D. Lakmini
Suitability of some agro-industrial by-products as litter material for poultry Physio-chemical properties PDF
N. S. B. M. Atapattu, D. Senaratne, N. D. C. Sirisena
Wastewater use in agriculture in Sri Lanka A case study from Kurunegala Sri Lanka PDF
P. Dissanayake, A. Clemett
Utilization of sewage sludge as a potting media for tree nursery PDF
M. P. Divya, K. Srinivasan, M. G. Rao
An investigation of the effectiveness of locally available materials as oil spill sorbents for Sri Lanka PDF
L. A. C. S. Piyadasa, D. K. Weerakoon, S. W. K. Kotagama
Studies on utilization of sewage waste water for greening wastelands through afforestation PDF
M. P. Divya, K. Srinivasan, M. G. Rao
UtMization of oil palm waste as a low cost feed ingredient for growing pigs to reduce the environmental pollution PDF
R. A. U. J. Marapana, R. T. Seresinghe
Development of broiler offal silage with molasses PDF
N. S. B. M. Atapattu, N. D. C. Sirisena
Project management in a disaster A Sri Lankan study PDF
M. H. A. S. Kumara, W. S. Handapangoda
Valuing non-market benefits of human dominated small mangrove forests in Sri Lanka PDF
B. M. S. Batagoda
Cost benefit analysis of village tank rehabilitation programme in Hambantota district, Sri Lanka PDF
E. B. I. Dayananda, U. A. D. P. Gunawardane
Novel analytical techniques for improved decision making Implications for consumers and institutions PDF
C. T. Jayaratne, U. A. D. P. Gunawardane
Economic implications of declaration of Knuckles conservation zone PDF
K. Wickramasinghe, P. Steele
An empirical investigation on factors affecting coconut growers in the Kurunegala district to adopt integrated pest management techniques PDF
M. E. IIlipangamuwa, U. K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige
Economics of urban amenities A contingent valuation approach for Bolgoda lake PDF
S. A. G. C. Jayasekara, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena
Shoreline protection value and social dimensions of mangrove ecosystems in coastal villages affected by the' 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka PDF
R. J. E. Mamiit, K. Wijayaweera
An empirical investigation on the demographic characteristics of specialized visitors and their preferences to use up-country tea plantations as nature tourism sites PDF
W. M. C. S. Weerakoon, K. G. M. C. P. B. Gajanayaka, U. K. Jayaslnqhe-Mudallqe
Household willingness-to-pay (WTP) for a better waste management system An empirical investigation in the. Mawanella Pradeshiya Sabha region PDF
P. D. Pathirana, U. K. Jayasinqhe-Mudalige
Ecotourism for sustainable development A study on Bambarakanda PDF
D. J. Punchihewa
Potential of cultivation of Gliricidia (Gliricidia sepium) in coconut triangle for bioenergy generation PDF
L. H. P. Gunaratne, S. A. Dissanayake
Hybrid biogas plant producing electricity PDF
R. L. Gonsalves, R. Khichadi
Consumption patterns of energy in rural sector of Sri Lanka - Analysis based on Puttalam district PDF
J. Herath
Studies on comparative assessment of tree borne oil species in Southern zone of Tamilnadu, India PDF
P. R. Krishnan, M. Paramathma
Impact of post - tsunami rehabilitation activities on selective fishing in the Northern coast of Jaffna peninsula PDF
S. Kugathas, Y. Sivatharshan, K. Sivashanthini
The effects of tsunami on small and medium enterprises (SME's) Case in Hambantota district PDF
K. Silva, S. Amaratunge
Identification of economic vulnerability of tsunami affected fishing community in Sri Lanka for rehabilitation and reconstruction A Case study of tsunami affected fishing community in Kalutara district PDF
M. M. Fonseka, R. L. T. N. Rajapakshe, D. A. C. Silva
Tsunami and its impact on fisheries industry in Harnbantota district of Sri Lanka PDF
J. W. D. Chaminda, P. G. S. A. Jayarathne, S. Amaratunge
Designing green belts in the coastal zone of Hambantota PDF
N. I. Kalasinghe, D. M. S. H. K. Ranaslnghe
Coordination and information management mechanisms of the tsunami emergency and rehabilitation operations in agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors in Sri Lanka PDF
W. M. B. S. Nissanka
Post-tsunami natural regeneration of coastal vegetation in the Hambantota district in south-eastern Sri Lanka PDF
M. S. J. Perera, C. N. B. Barnbaradenlya, P. G. d. R. Perera, V. A. M. P. K. Samarawickrema, H. O. D. C. K. Perera
Assessment of tsunami damage on the .coastal vegetation in five selected districts in the coastal zone of Sri Lanka, after one and half years of tsunami PDF
D. M. S. H. K. Ranasinghe, W. M. P. S. B. Wahala
Hydrogeological condition and groundwater quality distribution in the tsunami affected Southern coastal area of Sri Lanka PDF
R. U. K. Plyadasa, J. A. Liyanaqe, K. D. N. Weerasinghe, D. S. E. Kurnara, H. K. C. S. Lakmal
Organizational response to disaster -the case of tsunami, December 2004 PDF
S. F. Ansar, M. W. A. P. Jayatilaka
Assessment of tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in 3 selected locations in Yala National Park PDF
P. Wijesinghe, D. M. S. H. K. Ranasinghe
The public trust doctrine and sustainable development An aspect of environmental law PDF
S. S. M. De Silva
Community engagement in forest resource protection in Sri Lanka dry zone A success story PDF
S. S. M. De Silva
Positioning sustainable development as a people's programme -the institutional response PDF
S. R. Garimella
Perceptions of buffer zone villagers on conservation of Knuckles forest range PDF
M. C. M. Perera, G. Hitinayake, S. K. Hennayake
Forest management through community participation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Kurunegala district) PDF
H. M. Nawarathna Banda
Pteridophyte flora of Udawattakele forest the past, present and future PDF
R. H. G. Ranil, S. R. W. A. B. M. R. J. Kandapola, D. K. N. G. Pushpakurnara, D. S. A. Wijesundara
Historical changes in number of Endemic birds in Sri Lanka from 1852 to 2006 PDF
C. D. Kaluthota, S. W. Kotagama
A study on tree diversity in lowland, sub-montane and upper montane forest formations along the Hapugastenna nature trail in the Peak Wilderness sanctuary PDF
R. M. A. P. M. Rajatewa, B. M. P. Singhakumara
Pteridopytic diversity in Loolkandura forest PDF
S. R. W. A. B. M. R. J. Kandapola, R. G. H. Ranil, D. K. N. G. Pushpakurnara, T. Slvananthawarl
Lichen floral studies on Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. tree trunk in different eco - regions of Sri Lanka PDF
M. M. K. Karunarathne, W. J. S. K. Weerakkody, D. S. A. Wijesundara
Diurnal avifaunal diversity, species richness and density along the Bolgoda canal in the Bellanwila- Attidiya sanctuary, western Sri Lanka PDF
U. Dissanayaka, D. Mahaulpatha
Current distribution and abundance of slender lorises (Loris tardigradus and L. Iydekkerianus) in Sri Lanka PDF
S. N. Gamage, D. K. Weerakoon, A. Gunawardena
Preliminary study on herpetofaunal diversity of Nilgala forest area in Monaragala district, Sri Lanka PDF
D. M. S. S. Karunarathna, A. A. T. Amarasinghe, U. T. I. Abeywardena, M. D. C. Asela, D. G. R. Sirimanna
Buffer zone restoration and development in Knuckles conservation area, Sri Lanka An overview of Darwin Initiative Project PDF
B. Dhaka, M. A. Pinard
On the relationships of birds and their habitat requirements Insights from a tropical rain forest in Silent Valley National Park, Western Ghats, India PDF
A. Oas, L. Vijayan
Determination of the scale of pattern and distribution in Helicteres isora L (Sterculiaceae) PDF
K. Yakandawala, S. J. B. A. Jayasekera, D. S. A. Wijesundara, T. L. S. Thirimanne
Eco-geographic survey of wild species of Vigna in Sri Lanka PDF
A. S. U. Liyanage, W. M. D. Wasala, D. K. Edirisinghe, A. Wijesekera
Conservation significance of privately managed coffee forests of Kodagu, Wetstern Ghats PDF
B. N. Sathish, C. G. Kushalappa
Phytosociology of woody vegetation on the eastern slopes of Nilgiris PDF
R. T. Agasimani, K. Kumaran
Present status of mangroves in three different water bodies associated sites in Thirukkovil and Pottuvil, Ampara district PDF
P. Manoharan, T. Shripathy
Remote sensing application in the conservation and management of coastal bio resources of the Palk Bay, Southeast coast of India PDF
R. Sridhar, T. Thangaradjou, L. Kannan


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