Prof. S Subasinghe

BSc Agric, MSc (Agricultural systems), PhD

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

Phone

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+94(0)41 2292200 (Office)

+94 41 2229528 (Home)

+94 71 8116253 ( Mobile )

Fax

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+94(0)41 2292389, +94(0)41 2292384

E-mail

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subasinghe@crop.ruh.ac.lk

subasinghesiripala@yahoo.com

FULL NAME

Siripala Subasinghe

 

PERSONAL

Born April 12, 1958

Married, 2 children

 

ADDRESS

Residence: 110/60, Rahula Road, Matara, Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

English excellent

Sinhala mother tongue excellent

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • 1992-1998 Ph D University of Ruhuna.

  • 1988-1989 M Sc in Agricultural Systems, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.

  • 1978-1982 B Sc Agric. University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Academic

  • Senior Professor from February 2013 to date, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Professor from February 2005-to February, 2013, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Visiting Research Fellow from Oct. 2007- March 2008, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, UK.

  • Associate Professor from May 2004-February 2005, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Senior Lecturer from August 1998-May 2004, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Lecturer from August 1989-August 1998, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Field Teaching Assistant from August 1985-August 1989, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

ADMINISTRATIVE

  •  Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 20.02.2013 to date.

  • Head, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 01.07.2009 to 20.02.2012.

  • Head, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 25.10.2008 to 05.04.2009.

  • Head, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 1.8. 2002 to 31.08.2007.

  • Acting Head, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 1.5.2002 - 31.07.2002.

  • Divisional Agricultural Officer, Sugar Corporation, Sri Lanka from May 1984 to August 1985.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • 1985 onward Life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS).

  • A Life member of Japanese Society of Crop Science.

  • A life member of Crop and Weed Science Society (CWSS), Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, West Bengal, India.

 

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

  • Deputy Senior Student Councilor from 20.02.2004 – 20.02.2005.

  • Carrier Guidance Advisor from 16.07.2002-16.07.2004.

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension (TARE) (International journal published by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna) from 2003 to date.

  • Reviewer of the ASDA papers from 2003 to 2011.

  • Reviewer of the SLAAS papers in 2004 to 2011.

  • Reviewer of the Academic Sessions of the University of Ruhuna from 2004 to 2011.

  • Reviewer of the Sabaragamuwa University Journal since 2004.

  • Student Councilor of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuan from 1.3.1991 -31.12.1991.

  • Visiting Lecturer of the M.Sc programme in Crop Protection of the University of Ruhuna from 2004, 2005 and 2006.

  • Chairman, Research Committee of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from May 2008 to May 2010.

  • Academic Councilor, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from June 2008 to Sep. 2009.

  • Co-coordinator of the 1st National symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, held on 23-24 Oct. 2008.

  • Deputy Coordinator of the 2nd National symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, held on 10th Sep. 2009.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Has 30 years of experience in teaching and research.

  • Mainly conduct lectures and practical classes on Principles of Agronomy, Principles of Horticulture, Nursery Management, Tissue Culture and Organic Agriculture and Medicinal Herbs etc.

  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in Agronomy and allied fields.

  • Conducting research mainly on Agronomy, Medicinal plants, Tissue culture.

  • Conducting outreach and community based development programmes.

WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED AND PARTICIPATED AS A RESOURCE PERSON

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on Horticulture and landscaping conducted by Divisional Secretariat, Bope, Poddala, Galle on 19.07.2003.

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on Bio-diversity by "Kembimak Parisarika Padanama", at Cultural Center, Kirinda, Puhulwella, on 09.10.2001.

  • Organized and Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on "Cultivation of Orchid and Anthurium" for members of the "Seth Sevana Project" at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, on 19.01.2003

  • Participated as a resource person for the training programme on "compost making by using garbage of the faculty" for the Non-academic staff and Workers of the ABANS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Faculty of Agriculture on 09.03.2000 organized by the Welfare society of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on "Integrated Pest Management" by the Department of Agric. Economics for the farmers of the area on 21.01.2000.

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on Home gardening for teachers of the National Education Colleges under the Environment Development program of National Education Colleges on 02/03 .07.1998.

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on "Compost making" for the workers of the Dikwella Provincial Council on 03.12.1999.

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on "Landscaping of Temples", jointly organized by the Career Guidance Unit of the Faculty of Agriculture and University of Ruhuna on 12.11.2002 for the Buddhist monks of the University of Ruhuna.

  • Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted on "Agricultural based self-employment ventures" for the members of the "Ranaviru families" during the period of 23.07.2001-02.08.2001. Organized by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.

  • Organized and Participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna for the unemployed youth in the "Jayawijayagama", Weligama organized by the National Youth Council during the period of 04.12.2000-08.12.2000 at the Faculty of Agriculture, Mapalana, University of Ruhuna.

  • Organized and participated as a resource person for the training workshop conducted by the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna for the G.C.E (A.L) Agriculture teachers of the schools of Weligama Educational Division on 07, 08.11.2002.

  • A Seminar was jointly organized by the Career Guidance Unit of the Faculty of Agriculture, university of Ruhuna and Business Incubator University of Ruhuna for the Unemployed graduated on career opportunities for entrepreneurial graduates.

  • Organized the Dr. S.K. Charles commemoration ceremony of 2001 at the S.K. Charles Auditorium of the Faculty of Agriculture on 22.07.2001

  • Organized and participated as a resource person for three training workshops conducted by the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture for the Ayurvedic doctors, School teachers and students on propagation of Rath handun and Masbedda on 19, 20 and 21 June 2003 funded by IUCN.

  • Coordinator of the Second final year project seminar of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna was organized at the Engineering Department Auditorium on 28.10.1999.

  • Co-coordinator of the National Sympossium-2008 organized by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna to celebrate the 30th Aniversary.

  • Deputy-coordinator of the 2nd National Sympossium-2009 organized by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

  • Editor in Chief, International Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, From July, 2014 to date.

TRAININGS

  • Participated the training course on Production Agronomy of Grain Legumes in Sri Lanka from 9-17 July 1990, held in Gannoruwa, Peradeniya organised by the Dept. of Agriculture, Sri Lanka with Technical assistance from ICRISAT.

  • Participated the training workshop on Nitrogen15 analysis organised by Sri Lankan Atomic Energy Authority in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency, held at the Dept. of Chemistry, University of Colombo from 27th January to 14th February, 1992.

  • Participated the "Protective Agriculture Practical Training Course" held at Inservice Training Institute, Bandarawela, Sri Lanka from 8-11 Feb. 2000.

  • Participated and completed the training workshop on N15 analysis organized by Sri Lankan Atomic Energy Authority in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency which was held at the Dept. of Chemistry, University of Colombo from 27th January to 14th February, 1992.

  • Participated and completed the Training Workshop on Agroforestry sponsored by the Asia-Pacific agro-forestry Network (APAN) of the Food and Agriculture Organization conducted by the National Multipurpose Tree Research Net work and the Forest Department, held at the Plant Genetic Resources Center, Gannoruwa from 12-22 December, 1994.

  • Participated and successfully completed the course for instructors supervised by ZENECA Agrochemicals, UK in the Safe and Effective used of Pesticides held in Faculty of Agriculture, University of Rajarata, Sri Lanka from 13-17 October, 1997.

  • Participated and successfully completed the International Training Course on Soil Management Techniques in Thailand from January 8 to March 31, 1996 jointly organised by the Japan International Co-operation Agency and the Department of Technical and Economic co-operation in collaboration with Agricultural Development Research Centre of Thailand.

  • Participated and successfully completed the Training Programme on Risk Assessment and Risk Management on Genetically Modified Organisms/Food/Feed and Processed products (GMO/FFPs) and use of Clearing House Mechanism of Cartagena Protocol on Biosaftey held at Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Sri Lanka from 18-20 August 2008. Organized by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and Agricultural Biotechnology Center, University of Peradeniya with the financial assistance of UNEP-GEP Project for Building Capacity for Effective Participation in the Bio-safety Clearing House Mechanism.

  • Participated and successfully completed the SAARC Training Workshop on Biofuels held from 22 to 26 September 2008 at Dambulla, Sri Lanka, jointly organized by the SAARC Energy Authority and Ministry of Energy.

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

  • 11 - 15 November 2001, The 6th symposium of the International Society of Root Research, Nagoya, Japan. (Paper presentation).

  • 17 - 22 August 2000, The 3rd International Crop Science Congress 2000, CCH-Congress Centrum, Hamburg, Germany (Paper presentation).

  • 31st March - 3rd April , 2000, Improving the Productivity of Lowland Rice through Exploiting Beneficial Effect of Rice Straw as a Substitute for N and K fertilizers. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines).

  • 27th April - 2nd May , 1998, Improving and Sustaining the Productivity of Low-Input Rice-Based Cropping Systems Through Exploiting the Beneficial Effects of Legumes.Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Crop Science Conference Taichang, Taiwan.

REPRESENTATION IN BOARDS AND SOCIETIES

  • Member faculty board, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, since 1995.

  • Member of University senate, University of Ruhuna, since May 2002.

RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT

    Research Grants received

  • Co-worker of the research project of Improving Biological N fixation of grain legumes during the period of 1990-1994 with financial and Technical assistance from International Atomic Energy Agency.

  • Co-worker of the research project of improving productivity of low-input rice based cropping system in low country Sri Lanka during the period of 1990-1993 with the financial assistance from Katholic University of Belgium and Belgium government.

  • Principle investigator- National Research Council (NRC) awarded a Research Grant (NRC/00/09) valued Rs 1.1Million on the "Management of salt affected lands in the Hambantota district, Sri Lanka" for a three year period, from September 2000-August 2003.

  • Co-worker- IUCN Medical plant Project awarded a Research grant value is Rs. 4.1 million on the Development of cost effective propagation techniques of Rathhandun, Masbedda, Elabatu and Wal Kahambiliya.

  • Principle investigator - Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource awarded a research grant (02/07/753) valued Rs. 33,000/= on the "Propagation of Rath Handun (Pterocarpus santalinus) for the period January-December 2003.

  • Principle investigator, Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (CARP) awarded a Research Grant (12/532/402) valued Rs.1,044,600/= (Rs.1.044 Million) on the "Clonal micro-propagation of Cinnamon for two year period from Sep. 2003 -August 2005.

  • Team Leader - The Green Movement of Sri Lanka awarded a contract for Need Assesment for the Agricultural projects in the tsunami affected areas in Matara, Galle, Hambantota and Kalutara districts, valued Rs. 1.5 million, funded by Norwagian Development Fund.

  • Principle investigator, Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (CARP) awarded a Research Grant (12/532/402) valued Rs.799,360/= on the "Micro-propagation of Red Sandal wood through Embryo culture for two year period from Oct. 2005 –Sept. 2007.

  • Team Leader - Practical Action, Sri Lanka awarded two Consultancies for the “Development of Community based Bio-fuel Energy plantation at Nikaweratya” 2007 March to 2008 Febrary and 2008 March to 2009 March.

  • Principle Investigator of the Australian Tsunami Appeal Fund valued AU$ 10,000/= on the research project on the rehabilitation of soil and water in tsunami affected areas in Sri Lanka for one year period from April-2005-March 2006.

  • Principle Investigator of the Development of Salt and Hydrocarbon contaminated soils in Tsunami affected areas in Hambantota district in Sri Lanka, valued Rs 1 million funded by Austrian Research Centre, from January to December 2007.

  • Co-ordinator of the Establishment of Center of Excellence of Medicinal Plants in Sri Lanka under the Osu Gammana Project of the Ministry of Indigenous Medicine (Rs. 2 million).

  • Principle Investigator of the Development of Agronomical package of Busy type Kotalahimbatu plantation for sustainable leaf/stem harvesting valued Rs 3 million funded by Department of Ayurvedic, Ministry of Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka for 5 year period from Feb 2007 to Feb 2012.

  • Principle Investigator – “Studies on possibilities of Biofuel production through selected Algae species available in Sri Lanka” Funded by National Research Council, Sri Lanka (NRC Grant 11-195), value of Rs. 2.8 million from December 2011 to December 2014.

  • EQUIPMENT GRANTS RECEIVED

  • Awarded Rs.390,000/= to purchase a Laminar Floor Hood Cabinet (Horizontal) to the Department of Crop Science under the support for Research Equipment Grant-National Science Foundation (Grant No: RG/2005/EQ/04.

  • Awarded Rs.177,501/= to purchase a HEPA filter for the Laminar Floor Hood Cabinet (Horizontal) to the Department of Crop Science under the support for Research Spare Part Grant-National Science Foundation (Grant No: RG/SPR/2005/08).

  • Coordinator of the Land based ecosystem program of the CIDA Restore project of the University of Ruhun funded by CIDA (43000 Canadian $) from March 2007 to March 2009.

  • DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

  • Initiated to establish the Center of Excellence for Medicinal Plants in Sri Lanka at the Gamudawa site at Kamburupitiya with the financial support from Ministry of Indigenous Medicine (Rs.4.5 million for 3 years period).

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS COMPLETED

  • Supervisor of the M.Sc research project conduct for the M.Sc in Environmental Science by KKIU Aruna Kumara, at the University of Moratuwa in 2003.

  • Chief supervisor of the M.Phil degreed completed by Mr. Chandana Perera Gunasena on Identifying and Mapping Salt affected lands in Hambantota district, Sri Lanka: An Integrated GIS and Remote Sensing Approach in 2005.

  • Chief supervisor of the M.Phil degree completed by Miss GDG Chaturani on In-vitro micro propagation of Red Sandalwood (Ptracarpus santalinus) through embryo culture in 2007.

  • Chief supervisor of the M.Phil degree completed by Ms C.S. Hettiarachchi on In-vitro micro propagation of Cinamon (Cinamomum zelanicus) through embryo culture in 2007.

  • Chief supervisor of the M.Phil degree completed by Miss P.S.Warakagoda on In-vitro micro propagation of Red Sandalwood (Ptracarpus santalinus) through tissue culture in 2008.

  • Supervisor of the research project completed by Mrs. Chandima Gunawardana for the M.Sc in In vitro Micropropagation of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre R. Br. Cx Schult) and comparision of Gymnemic acid in In vitro and In vivo conditions. University of Colombo in 2007.

  • Chief supervisor of the M.Phil degree completed by Miss W.M.D.D. Kulasinghe on Screening Tea (Camellia sinensis L) clones for shear harvesting in 2010.

 

BOOKS

Subasinghe, S. (2003). Protective Agriculture. Godage publishers, Sri Lanka ISBN No. 955-20-7092-9. Pg. 40.

 

 Subasinghe, S. (2003). Home Garden. Godage Publishers, Sri Lanka. ISBN No. 955-20-6845-6. Pg. 56.

 

Subasinghe, S. and R.G. Shayli Iroshani (2003). Mushroom Culture. Godage publishers, Sri Lanka. ISBN No. 955-20-6484-8. Pg 28.

 

Subasinghe, S. and Delusha D.B. Weerathunga (2003). Godage publishers, Sri Lanka Root Crops. published in Sinhala. ISBN No. 955-20-7115-1. Pg. 53.

 

Subasinghe, S. and Weerasekara S.P. (2003). Nursery Management. Godage publishers, Sri Lanka Management, ISBN No. 955-20-6035-4.

 

Aruna Kumara KKIU and Subasinghe, S (2003). Masbedda. published in Sinhala. ISBN No. 955-20-7117-8. Pg 24.

 

R.G. Shayli Iroshani and Subasinghe, S. (2003) Plant propagation Published in Sinhala. ISBN No. 955-20-7116-X Pg.47.

 

Subasinghe, S. and M. Kuruppu (2003). Orchid Culture. Godage publishers, Sri Lanka. ISBN No. 955-20-Pg

 

S.Subasinghe and Sarath Kumarasinghe (2009). Soilless culture. ISBN No. 978-955-98346-4-9. Pg. 26.

 

Priyanwada Warakagoda and S.Subasinghe (2009). Plant Tissue Culture. ISBN No. 978-955-98346-5-6. Pg. 20.

 

Menaka Fernando and S.Subasinghe (2009). Kasala Menik. ISBN No. 978-955-98346-4-9. Pg. 14.

 

N.D.N.Priyadarshani and S.Subasinghe (2009). Osuthuru Visithuru. ISBN No. 978-955-98346-7-0. Pg. 26.

 

Priyanwada Warakagoda and S.Subasinghe (2009). Propagation of Horticultural Crops. ISBN No. 978-955-98346-6-3. Pg. 30.

 

Priyanwada Warakagoda and S.Subasinghe (2009). Visithuru Mal Wagawa. ISBN No. 978-955-1507-06-0. Pg. 46.

 

S.Subasinghe and Priyanwada Warakagoda (2009). Anthurium Culture. ISBN No. 978-955-1507-04-06. Pg. 50.

 

Arunakumara KKIU and Subasinghe S., (2011). Rath Handun, Godage publishers, Sri Lanka

 

Arunakumara KKIU and Subasinghe S., (2011). Kothalahimbatu, Godage publishers, Sri Lanka

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

(i) Research papers published in peer reviewed Journals

 

Siripala Subasinghe and Ranjith Senaratne (2000). Below-Ground Competition in a Maize/Groundnut Intercropping System as Affected by the Rooting Soil Layer. Plant Prod. Sci. 3(2): 108-111, 2000.

 

S. Subasinghe R. Senaratne and M.A. Pemadasa. Use of 15N to study the N fixation, N transfer and yield of intercropped groundnut (Arachis hypogea L) as affected by genotypes and the root barrier. Trop. Agric. Research and Ext. 3(1): 46-49, 2000.

 

G. A. Dayatilake S. Subasinghe and R. Senaratne. N fixation, N transfer in Maize/Cowpea and Sorghum/Cowpea intercropping systems as determined by 15 N isotop dilution technique. Trop. Agric. Res. and Ext. 3 (1) 45-49, 2000.

 

G. A. Dayatilake S. Subasinghe and R. Senaratne. N fixation potential of Cowpea and mungbean lines and its effects on succeeding maize crop. Trop. Agric. Res. and Ext. 4 (1) 6-9, 2001.

 

S. Subasinghe and R. Senaratne. Effect of Groundnut genotypes on interactions in Maize- groundnut intercropping system. Bangaladesh J Agric. Res. 27(1):25-33. March 2002.

 

Subasinghe S., Dayatilake G.A. and Senaratne R. Effect of B, Co and Mo on growth and yield of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata). Trop. Agric. Res. and Ext. 6 :45-49, 2003 108-112pp.

 

Subasinghe S and Senaratne R (2003). Effect of N, K and Inter-row spacing on the Growth and Yield of Intercropped Maize and Groundnut. Sabaragamuwa University Journal Vol. 3 No. 1 pp. 75-80pp.

 

Subasinghe S., Dayatilake G.A. and Senaratne R. Effect of inoculation and N application on growth, yield, nodulation and N fixation of cowpea (Vigna unguilata). Trop. Agric. Res. and Ext. 6 45-49, 2003 108-112pp.

 

S.N.Jayawardane, SW Abeysekara, AGSP Dharmasena and S.Subasinghe (2004). Effect of seed bed seed rate on the quality of the seedlings and the grain yield of three rice Hybrids. Annals of the Sri Lanka Department of Agriculture. 2004, 6:115-122pp.

 

Arunakumara, K.K.I.U and Subasinghe, S. (2004). Seed germination Dynamics of Gymnema sylvestre as influenced by Sowing media and Storage period. Tropical Agricultural Research, 16:339-341 pp.

 

D.G.D Chathurani, S. Subasinghe and M.P.Jayatilake (2006). In-vitro establishment, germination and growth performance of Red Sandawood (Pterocarpus santalinus L). Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension 9, 2006. 116-130 pp.

 

Thomas G. Reichenauer, Sunil Panamulla, Siripala Subasinghe and Bernhard Wimmer (2009). Soil amendments and cultivar selection can improve rice yield in salt influenced (tsunami affected) paddy fields in Sri Lanka. Environ Geochem Health 31:573-579.

 

Arunakumara, K.K.I.U and Subasinghe, S. (2010). Salacia reticulate WIGHT (Kothala himbatu): A Review of Botany, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology. Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research, 13 (2):41-47.

 

NDN Priyadarshani, MKTK Amarasinghe, S.Subasinghe and IR Palihakkara (2011). Selection of the most suitable pot height and harvesting stage for higher growth, yield and oil quality of Vettiver (Vetiveria zizanioides). Sri Lanka Journal of Indigenous Medicine Vol 01 (02):70-75.

 

Arunakumara, K.K.I.U Walpola, B.C., Subasinghe, S. and Min Ho Yoon (2011). Pterocarpus santalinus Linn Review of its Botany, Uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology. J Korean Soc. Appl. Biol. Chem., 54(4):495-500.

 

P.S.Warakagoda and S. Subasinghe (2013). In vitro propagation of Pterocarpus santalinus L. (Red Sandalwood) through tissue culture. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. Vol. 41(1):53-63.

 

P.S.Warakagoda and S.Subasinghe (2014). In vitro Seed Germination of Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr. Annual Research & Review in Biology 4 (23):3549-3565.

 

(ii) Full Research papers published in proceedings of the conferences

 

Warakagoda P.S. and Subasinghe S. (2015). Studies on seed germination of Coscinium fenestratum (Menispemaceae): A threatened medicinal plant. Proceedings of the International Journal of Minor fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna held on 01st March 2015. pp 37-46.

 

Nayana E.K.E., Subasinghe S., Amarasinghe M.K.T.K., Arunakumara K.K.I.U and Kumarasinghe H.K.M.S. (2015). Effect of maturity and potting media on vegetative propagation of Salacia reticulate (Kothalahimbatu) through stem cuttings. Proceedings of the International Journal of Minor fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna held on 01st March 2015. pp 47-54.

 

Subasinghe, S. (1998). Improving and Sustaining the Productivity of Low-Input Rice-Based Cropping Systems through Exploiting the Beneficial Effects of Legumes. Asian Crop Science. Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Crop Science Conference Taichang, Taiwan, held on April 27- May 2, 1998. 196-202 pp.

 

Subasinghe S., Dayatilake G. A. and Senaratne R. (2003). Studies on the impact of combined N application and inoculation on BNF, growth and yield of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. Proceedings of the first academic sessions, University of Ruhuna, 11th July 2003. 9-13pp.

 

Subasinghe S., Senaratne R. and Weerasinghe W.I.L (2003). Development of ffective propagation techniques for Elabatu. Proceedings of the first academic sessions, University of Ruhuna, 11th July 2003. 14-18pp.

 

Subasinghe S., Senaratne R. and Dayatilake G.A. (2004). Screening of Mungbeen (Vigna radiate (L) Wilczek) and Cowpea (Vigna ungiculata (L) Walp) for higher growth and Yield. Proceedings of the Second Academic Session, University of Ruhuna, 16th December 2004. 174-182pp.

 

Subasinghe S. (2004). Development of salt-affected lands in Southern Sri Lanka with special reference to Hambantota district. Proceedings of the Second Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 16th December 2004. 1- 7pp.

 

Warakagoda PS, Subasinghe S and Kumari DLC. (2007). Micro propagation of Amukkara (Withania somnifera) through nodal cuttings. A poster presented at the 63rd annual session of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS) 2007. Abstract published in the proceedings 2007.

 

Malawipathirana I and Subasinghe S. (2004). Assesment of roots growth pattern of Cinnamon. Proceedings of the Second Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 16th December 2004. 55-62pp.

 

G.G. Swarnapali and Subasinghe S. (2004). Above ground growth performances of Cinnamon as affected by potting media. Proceedings of the Second Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 16th December 2004. 200-2004pp

 

Chandana, P.G., Weerasinghe K.D.N., Subasinghe S. and Pathirana S. (2004). Remote sensing approach to identify the salt affected soils in Hambantota district. Proceedings of the Second Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 16th December 2004. 128-133pp.

 

G.D.G Chathurani, M.P.Jayatilake and S.Subasinghe (2006). In-ivtro germination of Red Sandawood (Pterocarpus santalinus L). Proceedings of the Third Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 30thth January 2006. 57-59 pp.

 

S. Subasinghe, M.de S Liyanage, R.Senaratne, R.T Serasighe and A.A. Kumara (2006). Post Tsunami recovery programme of the agriculture sector in Southern Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Third Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 209-221pp..

 

I.R.Palihakkara, A.A.Kumara, G.D.G. Chathurani and S.Subasinghe (2006). Performanance of existing tree species after tsunami in selected areas in Hambantota district. Proceedings of the Third Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 239-241pp.

 

Kumara, S.Subasinghe, M. De S Liyanage and L.D. Martin (2006). An Assessment of soil amendments for tsunami affected paddy lands in Matara and Hambantota districts. Proceedings of the Third Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 242-245pp.

 

B.C. Walpola, W.P.A.S. Somaratne, S. Subasinghe, L.D. Martin, M.de. S Liyanage and A.A. Kumara (2006). Studies on soil properties of tsunami affected areas in southern Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Third Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 246-250pp.

 

N.D.N. Priyadarshani and S.Subasinghe (2008). Studies on growth, yield and chemical composition of Amukkara as affected by species and method of establishment. Proceedings of the fifth Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 162-171pp

 

Arunakumara, K.K.I.U, Wikramasinghe, U., Walpola, B.C.and S. Subasinghe (2006). Effect of media and moisture on rooting of Gymnema sylvestre stem cuttings. Proceedings of the Forth Academic Session, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

(iii) Abstracts published in proceedings of the conferences

 

Subasinghe, S. and Kasthuriarachchi R.P. (1992). Effect of planting times of two cowpea varieties on growth and yield parameters when intercropped with maize. Abstract published in the proceddings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992.

 

Dayatilake, G. A., Subasinghe, S. and Senaratne, R. (1993). A paper presented at the 4th FAO/IAEA RCM on the Improvement of BNF and Yield of Grain legumes with the Aim of Increasing food production and saving N fertilizer in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics of Asia, 30th August to 3rd September, Tamwrorth, Australia. Abstract published in the soils Newsletter, vo1.16, No.2, December, 1993; 21p.

 

Subasinghe, S., Senaratne, R. and Pemadasa, M. A. (1997). Effect of Groundnut Cultivars on the Competitive Balance and Productivity of Maize/ Sorghum-Groundnut Intercropping systems. Abstract published in Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 83p.

 

Subasinghe, S., (1998). Effect of Organic Residues as Substitutes for Nitrogen Fertilizer on Growth and Yield of Low land Rice. Abstract published in Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 81p.

 

Wijayawickrama K. H. and Subasinghe, S. (1998). Effect of Lime and Molybdenum on Growth and Yield of Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilkzet). Abstract published in Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Scienc, 81-82 pp.

 

Subasinghe. S. (1989). The effect of soil versus foliar fertilization on growth and yield of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill). Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 1999. 75-76 pp.

 

Subasinghe, S. (2000). Improving the Productivity of Lowland Rice through Exploiting Beneficial Effect of Rice Straw as a Substitute for N and K fertilizers. Abstract published in the proceeding of the IRRC 2000, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines, March 31- April 3, 2000. 78p.

 

Subasinghe S., Senaratne, R and Silva M. P. De (2000). Effect of groundnut genotypes on interactions in maize/groundnut intercropping system. Abstracted published in the proceedings of the 3rd International Crop Science Congress 2000, 17-22 August 2000.

 

Subasinghe S.; Senaratne, R and Silva M.P.De (2000). Effect of different rates of N on growth and yield of intercropped maize and groundnut Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2000, 120 p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Senaratne R. (2001). Comparative root studies in maize, sorghum and two groundnut varieties. The paper published in Proceedings of the 6th symposium of the International Society of Root Research.154-155.

 

Subasinghe S. and Senaratne R. (2001). A study to develop effective seed propagation techniques for Elabatu (Solanum melongena var. insanum) Abstract published in Proceedings Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2001, 31 p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Lakmini W.G.D. (2001). Effect of different levels of salinity on seed germination of four selected tree species. Abstract published in the proceedings of the papers 2001. 5p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Liyanaarachchi I.D. (2001). Effect of different levels of salinity on growth performances of four selected tree species. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 7th annual forestry and environment symposium 2001, 36p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Aruna Kumara K.K.I.U. (2002). Evaluation of growth performances of selected tree species on salt-affected soils. Abstract published in the proceedings part 1 –Abstract of papers 2002. 53p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Senaratne R. and Weerasinghe W.I.L (2002). Development of vegetative propagation techniques for Solanum melongena var. insanum (Elabatu). Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2002, 77 p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Liyana Arachchi I.D. (2002). The effects of different levels of salinity on growth performances of some selected tree species Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2002, 43 p.

 

Subasinghe S., Rasaanthi W K T, Palihakkara I R and Kumaari D L C Effect of different alley crop species on growth and yield of maize crop. Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2003,2003. 11 3 p.

 

KKIU Aruna Kumara and Subasinghe S. Effect of storage perriod under different temperaature regimes on germination of Gymnema sylvestre R. Br (Masbedda) seeds. Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2003, 2003. 114 p.

 

Subasinghe S. and Liyanaarachchi I.D. (2003). Growth performances of Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L) and Ranawara (Cassia auriculata L) as affected by different levels of salinity. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 9th annual forestry and environment symposium, held in 27-28.02.2004 at University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 58p.

 

KKIU Aruna Kumara, Subasinghe S. and WRT Rasanthi (2003). Seed germination of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) A rare medicinal plant as affected by pH and organic solvents. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 9th annual forestry and environment symposium 2001, 2003. 55p.

 

Subasinghe S., DBR Swarnathilaka and KMC Fernando (2003). In-vitro propagation of Black pepper (Piper nigram). Abstract published in the proceedings the 9th annual forestry and environment symposium 2003, 56p.

 

Kumarasinghe HKMS , S. Subasinghe and KKIU Aruna Kumara (2003). Seed propagation of Rath Handun (Pterocarpus santalinus L) as affected by method of soaking and scarification. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 9th annual forestry and environment symposium. 57p.

 

Gunasena C and S. Subasinghe. Identifying and Mapping of salt-effected lands in Hambantota district; An integrated GIS and Remote Sensing approach. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 9th annual forestry and environment symposium. 47p.

 

Subasinghe, S., Arunakumara KKIU and Kumarasinghe, HKMS., (2004). Development of cost effective propagation techniques for Rath handun (Pterocarpus santalinus). Proceedings of the CONSSUMPP SYMPOSSIUM: National Seminar on Medicinal Plants, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2004.

 

Arunakumara, KKIU and Subasinghe, S. (2004). Propagation of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) as a tool for conservation. Proceedings of the CONSSUMPP SYMPOSSIUM: National Seminar on Medicinal Plants, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2004

 

Arunakumara KKIU and Subasinghe S. (2004). Effect of type of cutting and watering frequency on rooting of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) stem cuttings. Proceedings of the 60th annual sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, p. 87.

 

M.P.Hettiarachchi, W.D.J. Rajapaksa, P.C.N. Laksman and S.Subasinghe (2005). Keeping quality of dried Centella asiatica, Azlteranthera sessilis and Cardiospermum halicacabum for preperation of herbal drinks. Book of Abstractss, APEC symposium on Assuring Quality and safety of fresh produce. 57p.

 

Ranasinghe B.M., M.K.K.De Silva, R.Senaratne and S. Subasinghe (2005). Revitalization of Reed industry- Two case studies in Kalapugama Village, Kalutara and Habakkala and Kaikawala Villages in Bentota Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium. 14p.

 

Walpola, B., A. Somaratne, S. Subasinghe, A.A. Kumara, M.De S Liyanage, R.Senaratne and L.D. Martin (2005). Soil Organic matter and Wet aggregate stability in Tsunami affected soils in Hambantota district, Southern Sri Lanka. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium. 27p.

 

Ariyawansa, R.R.S., S. Subasinghe and K.M.C.Fernando (2005). Study on growth performances of Vanilla (Vanilla fragrans) as affected by different cutting types and media. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium. 32p.

 

G.D.G Chaturani and S. Subasinghe (2005). Successful Acclimatization of In-Vitro Rooted Stem Cuttings of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium. 34p.

 

G.D.G Chaturani, M.P. Jayatilake and S. Subasinghe (2005). Successful Acclimatization of In-Vitro callus formation of Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus L) as affected by explant type and different levels of 2,4-D and BAP. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium 2005 37p.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, U. Wikramasinghe, B.C. Walpola and S. Subasinghe (2005). An Assesment of natural regeneration of Gymnema sylvestre, A rare medicinal plant. Abstract published in the proceedings of the 10th annual forestry and environment symposium 59p.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, U. Wikramasinghe, S. Subasinghe and B.C. Walpola (2005). An Assesment of Rath handun (Pterocarpus santalinus Linn. F) populations in Matara district. Proceedings of the 61st annual sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science,p. 106.

 

K.M.C.Fernando and Subasinghe, S. (2005). Vegetative propagation of Vanila (Vanila fragrance) as affected by different types of cuttings and potting media. Abstract published in Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 105 p.

 

K.M.C.Fernando and Subasinghe, S. (2005). Growth performances of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl) as affected by different levels of salinity. Abstract published in the Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 105-106 pp.

 

K.M.C.Fernando and Subasinghe, S. (2005). Studies on in-vitro establishment of Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus Linnf.). Abstract published in the Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 107 p.

 

Warakagoda PS, Kumari DLC and Subasinghe (2006). In vitro multiplication of Withania somnifera axillary buds for mass propagation. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 11th International Forestry and Environment Sympossium, …p.

 

Warakagoda PS, Kumari DLC and Subasinghe S. (2006). In vitro shoot tip culture of Pterocarpus santalinus L. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 11th International Forestry and Environment Sympossium 2006, 16p.

 

Warakagoda PS, Subasinghe S and Kumari DLC. (2006). In vitro axillary bud culture of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.). An abstract published in the proceedings of the 62nd annual session of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS) 2006. 42 p.

 

K.M.C.Fernando and Subasinghe, S. (2005). Studies of economically feasible basal medium for in-vitro propagation of Orchid as an alternative for Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium. Abstract published in the proceedings of annual forestry and environment symposium. 77p.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, U. Wikramasinghe, B.C. Walpola and S. Subasinghe (2006). Effect of the number of leaves and length of the cutting on rooting on Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) cuttings. Proceedings of the 62nd annual sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, p. 170.

 

 K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, U. Wikramasinghe, S. Subasinghe and Walpola B. C. (2006). Effect of physiological stages on rooting of Masbedda (Gymnema sylvestre) cuttings. Proceedings of the 11th forestry and environment symposium, p.27.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, U. Wikramasinghe, S. Subasing B.C. Walpola (2006). Effect of the hormone on the rooting of semi hard wood, double nodal leafy stem cuttings of Gymnema sylvestre cuttings. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 62nd annual sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, p. 16.

 

Warakagoda PS, Subasinghe S and Kumari DLC (2006). Micro propagation of Papaya (Carica papaya Var. Red Lady) through axillary bud and shoot tip culture. An abstract published in the Proceedings of the second annual scientific session of Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo, 2007.13p.

 

Warakagoda PS, Kumari, DLC and Subasinghe, S. (2007). Studies on In vitro germination and shoot proliferation of Senna (Cassia angustifolia). Abstract published in the proceedings of annual forestry and environment symposium, 83p.

 

Warakagoda PS, Kumari, DLC and Subasinghe, S. (2007). In vitro shoot proliferation of Nelli (Phyllanthus embalica) using embryo derived calli. Abstract published in the proceedings of the annual forestry and environment symposium, 82p.

 

S.Subasinghe, P.S Warakagoda and DLC Kumari (2007). Micro-propagation of Winter cherry (Withania somnifera) through nodal cuttings. Abstract published in the proceedings of the Svastha International Ayurvedic Conference, 37p.

 

S.Subasinghe, A.A. Kumara, HKMS Kumarasinghe and CC Jayalath (2007). Identification of suitable seed extraction method and potting medium for seed germination of Kothala Himbatu (Salacia reticulata). Abstract published in the Proceedings of the Svastha International Ayurvedic Conference. 31st March – 01 April 2007. 34p.

 

Warakagoda, P. S and Subasinghe (2008). In vitro shoot proliferation of red sandal wood (Ptercarpus santalinus L) through different explants types. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 24p.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, Subasinghe, S. and Walpola, B. C. (2006). Development of Home gardens at Tsunamo affected Village, Madiha, Southern Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 62nd annual sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, p. 16.

 

Priyadarshani N.D.N, Fernando K.M.C, Kumarasinghe H.K.M.S. and Subasinghe S (2008). Studies on Growth and Yield of Leafy Cabbage (Brassica oleraceae var. acephala) as affected by Liquid Organic Liquid Fertilizer. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 25p.

 

Fernando, K.M.C. Priyadharsani and Subasinghe S (2008). Seedling Development of Spinach (Basella alba) as affected by Different Sources of Vermicompost. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 26p.

 

Priyadarshani N.D.N, Kumarasinghe H.K.M.S., Subasinghe S and Fernando K.M.C (2008). Studies on rooting of Kollankola (Pogostemon heyneanus) as affected by Cutting Length and Moisture Level. An abstract published in the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 27p

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, Priyadarshani, N. D. N, Walpola, B.C. and Subasinghe, S. (2008). Present status of the tsunami affected home ghardens: A case study at Madiha in Matara district, Southern Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 13th International forestry and environment symposium, p.02.

 

Warakagoda, P. S and Subasinghe, S (2008). Seed germination of Cassia angustifolia (Senna) under in vitro and in vivo conditions. An abstract published in the proceedings of the National Symposium 2008. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 21p.

 

Fernando KMC, Lieblein, G, Francis C, Subasinghe S and Weerakoon L. (2008). Exploration of reasons to change farmer’s attitudes towards ecological farming in Southern Sri Lanka: Evidence from a case study. An abstract published in the proceedings of the National Symposium 2008. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 80p.

 

Amarasinghe, KGKD, Rubasinghe MK and Subasinghe, S (2008). Studies on growth performanances of Chirita moonai as affected by rooting media, hormone levels and methods of propagation. An abstract published in the proceedings of the National Symposium 2008. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 120p.

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2008). Surface sterilization and culture establishment of Araucaria (Araucaria columnaris) explants excised from shoot tips of secondary shoot branches. Abstract published in the proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 36 p.

 

KKIU Aruna Kumara, NDN Priyadhashani, BC Walpola and Subasinghe, S. (2008). Present status of Tsunami affected Home Gardens : A Case study at Madiha in Matara district, Southern Sri Lanka. Abstract published in the proceedings of the annual forestry and environment symposium 2008. 2p.

 

E.K.E.C. Nayana, KKIU Aruna Kumara, Subasinghe, S., HKMS Kumarasinghe and MKTK Amarasinghe (2008). Studies on seed germination of Salaicia reticulate as affected by Soaking and Potting media. Abstract published in the proceedings of the annual forestry and environment symposium 2008, 74p.

 

Thamali R Dissanayaka, S. Subasinghe, KMC Fernando, DLC Kumari and AWK Wellage (2008). Adventitious Root Induction from in-vitro Generated Shoots of a Selected Cinnamon Clone (Cinnamomum verum). Abstract published in the proceedings of annual forestry and environment symposium 2008. 76p.

 

Priyadarshani NDN, Amarasinghe MKTK, Subasinghe S, Palihakkara IR and Kumarasinghe HKMS (2009). The Effect of Potting Mixture on Plant Growth, Yield and Oil qualityof Vetiver (Vetevaria zizanoides L). Abstract published in the proceedings of the Second National Sympossim, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 16p.

 

Warakagoda PS and Subasinghe S (2009). In vitro culture establishment and shoot proliferation of Jatropha curcus L Abstract published in the proceedings of the Second National Sympossim, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 50p.

 

Jayasekara DMSNT, Krishnaraja SA and Subasinghe S (2009). In vitro seed germination of Rhynchostylis retusa as affected by pod maturity and Germination media. Abstract published in the proceedings of the Second National Sympossim, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 50p.

 

Warakagoda PS and Subasinghe S. (2009). In vitro germination and shoot proliferation of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb., a rear medicinal plant. Abstract published in the proceeding of the 14th annual forestry and environment symposium 2009, 66-67p.

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2009). Surface sterilization and culture establishment of Araucaria (Araucaria columnaris) explants excised from shoot tips of secondary shoot branches. Abstract published in the Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 36 p.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, S. Subasinghe, Kumarasinghe, H.K.M.S, Senaratne, R. and Wijesinghe, W. (2009). Food and Nutritional Security through waste management: A case study at Madiha, Proce Southern Sri Lanka, Wrap up CIDA conference, Kandy, Sri Lanka. P. 03.

 

K.K.I.U.Aruna Kumara, S. Subasinghe, Kumarasinghe, H.K.M.S, Senaratne, R. and Wijesinghe, W. (2009). Introduction to homegardening in a fishery village-Gandara experience. Wrap up CIDA conference, Kandy, Sri Lanka. P. 04.

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2011). In vitro Callus formation from Leaf Segments of Cosinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr as Affected by Culture Medium, Plant Growth Regulators and Physical Environmental Factors. Abstract published in Proceedings of International symposium on Natural Products and their applications in Health and Agriculture, held at Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hantana Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka. 3-8 October, 2011. 72 p

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2011). Feasibility study on in vitro rooting and acclimatization of micro shoots of Pterocarpus santalinus L (Red sandalwood), Abstract published in Proceedings of International symposium on Minor Fruits and Medicinal Plants fo r Health and Ecological Security (ISMF&MP), 31 p.

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2011). In vitro callus formation of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb (Gammalu). Abstract published in the Proceedings of International symposium on Minor Fruits and Medicinal Plants for Health and Ecological Security (ISMF&MP), 85 p.

 

Warakagoa P. S and Subasinghe, S. (2011). Studies on chemical and physical environmental factors on in vitro callus formation from leaf segments of Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn) Colebr. A critically endangered medicinal plants. Abstract published in Proceedings of International symposium on Minor Fruits and Medicinal Plants for Health and Ecological Security (ISMF&MP), 101 p.

 

SECTION/CHAPTER OF BOOKS PUBLISHED

 

Senaratne, R., Dayatilaka, G.A. and Subasinghe S. (1998). Studies in Sri Lanka on Cowpea; N2 fixation, Growth, yield and Effects of cereals. Published in the IAEA TECDOC-1027 of Improving Yield and Nitrogen Fixation of Grain Legumes in the Tropics and Sub-tropics of Asia. Results of a co-ordinated research programme organized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, page 117-130.

 

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