Dr. IR Palihakkara

BSc Agric, MSc (Forestry and Environmental Mgt.)

Senior Lecturer
Dept of Crop Science
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Phone

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+94(0)41 229 2200 / Ext 304

Fax

:

+94(0)41 229 2384

E-mail

:

palihakkara@crop.ruh.ac.lk

FULL NAME

Indika Rohan Palihakkara

 

PERSONAL

Born October 29, 1970

Married

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

English excellent

Sinhala mother tongue excellent

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • M Sc (Forestry & Environmental Management) , 2005 May University of Sri Jayawardanapura

  • B Sc Agriculture, Second class upper 1998. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2000 October onward lecturer, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

  • Work as an assistant superintendent in a tea, rubber, oil palm plantation for 2.5years

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

 

RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT

  • Forestry, Agro-forestry, and Plantation crops

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Study on the growth and yield of Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides L.) oil as affected by different agronomic practices and ecotypes in Sri Lanka. SLAAS 57th Annual Session, 2001.

 

Effect of different alley crop species on growth and yield of Maize crop. SLAAS 59th Annual Session, 2003.

 

Effect of oil palm cultivation on ground water table.9th Annual Forestry Symposium, 2004.

 

Studies on propagation methods of Konthalaun (Xylocarpus rumphi). 9th Annual Forestry Symposium, 2004.

 

Effect of different levels of salinity on growth performances of some selected tree species. (10th Annual Forestry Symposium, 2005).

 

Study the performance of existing tree species after tsunami on selected areas in Hambantota district , Sri Lanka. (Third academic Sessions University of Ruhuna, 2006 January).

 

Properties and availability of cinnamon fuel wood in matara district. SLAAS 2006.

 

Effect of three growth substrates on yield performances of two mushroom types. Forth academic Sessions University of Ruhuna,2006.

 

Forestry, Agro-forestry, and Plantation crops