Publications

Department of Applied Nutrition

Refereed Journal Papers

  • KM Rathnayake, M Weech, KG Jackson, JA Lovegrove (2019). Impact of the Apolipoprotein E (epsilon) Genotype on Cardiometabolic Risk Markers and Responsiveness to Acute and Chronic Dietary Fat Manipulation (https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/9/2044)
  • KM Rathnayake, M Weech, KG Jackson, JA Lovegrove (2018). Meal fatty acids have differential effects on postprandial blood pressure and biomarkers of endothelial function but not vascular reactivity in postmenopausal women. The Journal of nutrition 148 (3), 348-357 (https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxx042).
  • KM Rathnayake, M Weech, KG Jackson, JA Lovegrove (2018). Impact of meal fatty acid composition on postprandial lipaemia, vascular function and blood pressure in postmenopausal women. Nutrition research reviews1-11. (https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954422418000033).
  • KM Rathnayake, K Silva, R Jayawardena (2016) Effects of zinc supplementation on obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial. Trials 17 (1), 534 (https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1651-3).
  • KM Rathnayake, M Wimalathunga, M Weech, KG Jackson, JA Lovegrove (2015) High prevalence of undernutrition and low dietary diversity in institutionalised elderly living in Sri Lanka. Public health nutrition 18 (15), 2874-2880 (https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980015000749)
  • KM Rathnayake, Tharrmini Roopasingam and Michael J Dibley (2014) High carbohydrate diet and physical inactivity associated with central obesity among premenopausal housewives in Sri Lanka. BMC Research Notes 7:564  (https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-564)
  • KM Rathnayake, Tharrmini Roopasingam, V P Wickramasighe (2014) Nutritional and behavioral determinants of adolescent obesity: a case–control study in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health 14:1291 (https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-1291).
  • KM Rathnayake, Aberna Satchithananthan, Senarath Mahamithawa, Ranil Jayawardena (2013) Early life predictors of preschool overweight and obesity: a case–control study in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health 13:994 (https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-994)
  • KM Rathnayake, PAE Madushani & KDRR Silva (2012) Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of rural elderly people in Sri Lanka. BMC Research Note 5:469 (https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-469)
  • R Jayawardena, P Ranasinghe, P. Galappatty, RLDK Malkanthi, GR Constantine and Prasad Katulanda (2012) Effects of Zinc supplementation on Diabetes Mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 4 (1):13 (https://doi.org/10.1186/1758-5996-4-13)
  • Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2010) Risk factors associated with high prevalence of anaemia among children under 5 years in the rural subsistence paddy farming households in Sri Lanka, Food Nutr Bull31(4): 475-482 (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/156482651003100401).

Conference proceedings

2002-2003

  • Malkanthi RLDK, Adikari AMNT & Silva KDRR (2002) Who have the better nutritional status: vegetarians or non-vegetarians? Proceedings of the 58th annual session Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science-07 December 2002
  • Malkanthi RLDK & Adikari AMNT (2003) Who have better nutritional status: vegetarians or non-vegetarians? Abstracts of the 1st Symposium on Food and Nutrition. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2003.

2007-2008

  • Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR, Chandrasekera GAP & Jayasinghe JMUK (2007) High prevalence of malnutrition and household food insecurity in the rural subsistence paddy farming sector. Tropical Agricultural Research Vol: 19:136-149.
  • Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR, Chandrasekera GAP & Jayasinghe JMUK (2007) High prevalence of malnutrition and household food insecurity in the rural subsistence paddy farming sector. Tropical Agricultural Research Vol: 19:136-149 (https://www.pgia.ac.lk/files/Annual_congress/journel/v19/16_High_prevalence_of_malnutrition.pdf).
  • Rathnayake  RMGELK, Thilakarathne  SMEK, Malkanthi RLDK,  Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2008) Household food and nutrition security in the rural subsistence paddy farming sector in Sri Lanka, Abstracts of the 5thSymposium on Food and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Vol: 5:11.

2009-2010

  • Malkanthi RLDK, Senaratne PUH, Silva KDRR, & Jayasinghe JMUK (2009) Dietary Diversity and energy adequacy of children in the rural farming families in Sri Lanka, Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society 2009.
  • Niranga HAG, Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2009) Food and nutrition security in rural subsistence paddy farming sector in Sri Lanka and use of geographic information system for mapping food and nutrition insecurity, Abstracts of the 6th Symposium on Food and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Vol: 6:8.
  • Senaratne PUH, Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2009) Dietary diversity score is a proxy indicator of nutritional adequacy of children in the rural paddy farming families in Sri Lanka, Abstracts of the 6th Symposium on Food and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Vol: 6:10.
  • Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2009) High prevalence of nutrition insecurity in rural paddy farming households in Sri Lanka, Abstracts of 19th International Congress of Nutrition, Ann Nutr Metab, 55 (Suppl 1):121.
  • Malkanthi RLDK, Madhushani PAE & Silva KDRR (2010) Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of rural elderly peopleAbstracts of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society 2010.

2011

  • Malkanthi RLDK, Shakira MSF, Silva KDRR, Jayawardena MAR and Herath KPB (2011) Association of Serum Zinc level and percentage of body fat in healthy adults: a case control study; The 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition (7th APCCN 2011) 5-9 June 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand (434).
  • Malkanthi RLDK and Manage RP (2011) Validation of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for measuring nutrient intake of 2-5 year old children in Sri Lanka; The 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition(7th APCCN 2011) 5-9 June 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand (738).
  • Malkanthi RLDK, Madushani PAE and Silva KDRR (2011) Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of elderly people in Sri Lanka (2011) The 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition (7th APCCN 2011) 5-9 June 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand (435).
  • Malkanthi RLDK and J Arun (2011) Association between central obesity and physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) among adults in Sri Lanka; XI Asian Congress of Nutrition (XI CAN 2011) 13-16 July 2011 in Singapore (PD 3-088).  
  • Malkanthi RLDK,  Silva KDRR and Jayasinghe JMUK (2011) Measuring household food security in subsistence paddy farming sector in Sri Lanka: Development of Household food insecurity index (HFSI); Proceedings of the Nutrition Society70 (OCE4), E207 Summer meeting of the Nutrition Society of United Kingdom  4-6 July 2011, UK.
  • Arun J & Malkanthi RLDK (2011) Association between body fat and physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) among  adults in Sri Lanka; Annual research conference of American institute of cancer research on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer November 3 – 4, 2011 in Washington, DC (102).

2012

  • J Arun & RLDK Malkanthi (2012) International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): a study of concuurent and construct validity in Sri LankaAbstracts of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society 2012.

2013

2014

  • A Satchithananthan, KM Rathnayake, A Mahamithawa (2014) Preschool obesity can be prevented by early lifestyle modification: a case control study. Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society 2014
  • S Rahanan and KM Rathnayake (2014) Development of local nutrition screening tool for institutionalised elderly in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 29 – 30 August 2014.
  • KM Rathnayake, MPPM Wimalathunga, M Weech, KG Jackson and JA Lovegrove (2014) Undernutrition and dietary pattern in Sri Lankan institutionalised elderly. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Summer meeting of the Nutrition Society of United Kingdom 14-17 July 2014, UK

2015

  • Kumari M Rathnayake, S Rahanan, Michelle Weech, Kim G Jackson and Julie Lovegrove (2015) Undernutrion risk assessment tool for institutionalised elderly in Sri Lanka: Elderly Undernutrition Screening Tool (EUST). Abstracts of the 12th Asian congress of Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015, Yokohama, Japan.
  • S Mahamithawa, KM Rathnayake, R Gajatheepan and VP Wickramasinghe (2015) Nutritional and behavioral determinants of childhood obesity: a case control study in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the 12th Asian congress of Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015, Yokohama, Japan.

2016

  • Kumari M Rathnayake, Michelle Weech, Kim G Jackson and Julie Lovegrove (2016) Meal fatty acid composition has a differential effect on postprandial blood pressure in postmenopausal women.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Summer meeting of the Nutrition Society of United Kingdom 11-14 July 2016, UK.
  • Kumari M Rathnayake, Michelle Weech, Kim G Jackson and Julie Lovegrove (2016) Impact of meal fatty acids on postprandial blood pressure: Preliminary results of the DIVAS-2 study 12th congress of the international society for the study of fatty acids and lipids (ISSFAL), 5-9 September 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

2017

  • KM Rathnayake, M Weech, KG Jackson, JA Lovegrove (2017) Meal fat composition has differential effects on biomarkers of postprandial endothelial function in postmenopausal women. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 76 (OCE4)

2018

  • Kumari M Rathnayake, Michelle Weech, Kim G Jackson and Julie Lovegrove (2016) Greater ex-vivo IL-1β production after sequential saturated than unsaturated fat-rich meals in postmenopausal women. 13 th Congress of the international society for the study of fatty acids and lipids (ISSFAL), May 27-31, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Books

Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Sri Lankans (Eds. UMM Samaranayake) Nutrition Division, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka (2011) ISBN 978-955-0505-19-7 (Sinhala, English & Tamil) – Member of the working group which was responsible in writing chapters, compiling write-ups and assisting the editors.

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Warnakulasuriya L, Fernando M, Adikaram A, Thawfeek A, Anurasiri W, Elisabet R, Bergsten P, Silva KDRR, Samaranayake D, Wickramasinghe VP (2019) Assessment of Nutritional Status in Sri Lankan Children: Validity of Current Anthropometry Cut-offs? Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (In Press)
  2. Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R & Katulanda P (2019) Increased lipid peroxidation and erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Implications for obesity and central obesity. Obesity Medicine Volume 15, September 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.obmed.2019.100118
  3. Gunawardena HP, Silva R, Sivakanesan R, Ranasinghe P & Katulanda P (2019) Poor Glycaemic Control Is Associated with Increased Lipid Peroxidation and Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity Volume 2019, Article ID 9471697, 10 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9471697
  4. Warnakulasuriya L, Fernando M, Adikaram A, Thawfeek A, Weda-Muhandiramge A, Silva R, Sirasa F, Rytter E, Forslund A, Samaranayake D, Wickramasinghe P (2018) Metformin in the Management of Childhood Obesity: A Randomized Control Trial. Childhood Obesity 14:8. https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0043
  5. Silva KDRR and Sirasa MSF (2018) Antioxidant properties of selected fruit cultivars grown in Sri Lanka. Food Chemistry 238; 203-208 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.08.102
  6. Kumari M Rathnayake, KDRR Silva & Ranil Jayawardena (2016) Effects of zinc supplementation on obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial. Trials 617:534. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1651-3
  7. Vajira Nanayakkara, Lilani Ekanayake & Renuka Silva (2016) Association between low birth weight, nutrition status and early childhood. Sri Lanka Dental Journal; 46(1) 15-24.
  8. Nanayakkara V, Ekanayake L & Silva R. (2014) Dietary intake of calcium, vitamins A and E and bleeding on probing in Sri Lankan preschoolers. Community Dent Health. 31(3):153-7.
  9. Gowri Rajkumar, Renuka Silva, Jagathpriya Weerasena & Kumudu Fernando (2014) Comparison of general nutritional composition of wild rice Oryza rhizomatisA. Vaughan and the commercial variety Bg352. Tropical Plant Research 1(2): 08–10.
  10. Rathnayake KM, Madushani PAE & Silva KDRR (2012) Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of rural elderly people in Sri Lanka. BMC Res Notes. 5: 469. Published online 2012 August 29. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-469.
  11. Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2010) Risk factors associated with high prevalence of anaemia among children under 5 years in the rural subsistence paddy farming households in Sri Lanka. Food & Nutrition Bulletin 31 (4), 475-482.
  12. Silva KDRR & Munasinghe DLL (2006). Urinary iodine excretion of pregnant women and female adolescents as an indicator of excessive iodine intake in Sri Lanka. Food & Nutrition Bulletin 27 (1), 12-18.
  13. Silva KDRR, Lovegrove JA, Wright JW & Williams CM (2005). Meal ingestion provokes entry of dietary-derived lipoproteins from the previous meal: possible metabolic implications. European Journal of Nutrition 44, 377-383.
  14. Marambe PWMLHK, Sivakanesan R & Silva KDRR (2005) A study in Kuliyapitiya to Ascertain Public Awareness of the Lipid Composition of Edible Coconut Kernel Products and their Effect of Health. Cocos (Journal of the Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka) Vol 17, 11-20.
  15. Smith RD, Kelly CNM, Fielding BA, Hauton D, Silva KDRR, Nydahl MC, Miller GJ and Williams CM (2003) Long-term monounsaturated fatty acid diets reduce platelet aggregation in healthy young subjects. British Journal of Nutrition 90, 597-606.
  16. Silva KDRR, Kelly CNM, Jones AE, Smith RD, Wootton SA, Miller GJ & Williams CM (2003). Chylomicron particle size and number, factor VII activation and dietary monounsaturated fatty acids. Atherosclerosis 166, 73-84.
  17. Lovegrove JA, Silva KDRR, Wright JW & Williams CM (2002) Adiposity, insulin and lipid metabolism in postmenopausal women. International Journal of Obesity 26, 475-486.
  18. Silva KDRR, Williams CM & Lovegrove JA (2001) Use of water-miscible retinyl palmitate as markers of chylomicrons gives earlier peak response of plasma retinyl esters compared with oil-soluble retinyl palmitate. British Journal of Nutrition 86, 427-432.

Conference proceedings

  1. Nadeeshani H, Wimalasiri KMS, Samarasinghe G, Silva R & Madhujith T (2018) Evaluation of the Nutritional Value of Selected Leafy Vegetables Grown in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 29 (3): 255 – 267.
  2. Kulasinghe WMAA, Wimalasiri KMS, Samarasinghe G, Silva R & Madhujith T (2018). Macronutrient Composition of Selected Traditional Yams Grown in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 29 (1): 113 – 122.
  3. Wekumbura WGC, Mohotti AJ, Frossard E, Kudagammana ST & Silva KDRR (2017) Prospects and Issues Related to Tea Cultivation in Mid Country Homegarden Based Tea Smallholdings in a Selected Village in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 28 (4), 503-516.
  4. Thamilini J, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2015) Prevalence of stunting among preschool children in food insecure rural households in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 26 (2), 390-394.
  5. Kamal RJ, Wadood AWMR & Silva KDRR (2009) Total antioxidant capacity of selected grades of black tea grown in different geographical elevations in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 20, 155-161.
  6. Ranatunga RMTK, Silva KDRR, Balasuriya KN, Sivakanesan R & Mahawithanage STC (2008) Calcium intake and bone mineral variables among adolescent schoolgirls in rural and urban areas of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 20, 143-154.
  7. Malkanthi RLDK, Silva KDRR, Chandrasekera GAP & Jayasinghe JMUK (2007). High prevalence of malnutrition and household food security in the rural subsistence paddy farming sector. Tropical Agricultural Research 19, 136-149.
  8. Marambe PWMLHK, Sivakanesan R & Silva KDRR (2005) Association of coconut fat intake and cardiovascular risk factors of healthy adults. Tropical Agricultural Research 17, 9-19.
  9. Chandrasekera GAP, Silva KDRR & Wijesinghe DGNG (2005) Determinants of the nutritional status of preschool children: a case of urban and peri-urban setting in Kurunegala. Tropical Agricultural Research 17, 20-30.
  10. Silva KDRR & Munasinghe DLL (2005) Urinary iodine excretion in Sri Lankan pregnant women and female adolescents: indication of excessive iodine intake. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress in Nutrition. 19-23 September 2005, Durban, South Africa. – [Short paper]
  11. Gunasekera MVDSI, Chandrasekera GAP & Silva KDRR (2003) High prevalence of undernutrition among pre-school children from low-income groups in Colombo. In: Sri Lanka at Crossroads: Continuity & Change. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies 28-30 December 2003 University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 53-62p.
  12. Gunasena HPM & Silva KDRR (1995). Evaluation of Gliricidia provenances for utilization priorities in the intermediate zone of Sri Lanka Proc. 6th MPTS Workshop 17-18 August, Kandy, Ed. H.P.M. Gunasena.

Abstracts (2015-2019)

  1. Fathima Rishdha & Renuka Silva (2019) Teachers’ and caterers’ perceptions, challenges and

barriers of implementation of school meal program in Sri Lanka. Ann Nutr Metab;75(suppl 3):327 DOI: 10.1159/000501751 (Abstract presented at Asian Congress of Nutrition, Bali, Indonesia. 4-7 August 2019).

  1. Thamilini Joshepkumar, Chathurika Madumali, Janaki Mohotti, Emmanuel Frossard, Janandani Nanayakkara, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2019) Food systems approach to improve diet and nutritional outcomes: Integration of three studies conducted in rural communities in Sri Lanka. Ann Nutr Metab;75(suppl 3):367 DOI: 10.1159/000501751 (Abstract presented at Asian Congress of Nutrition, Bali, Indonesia. 4-7 August 2019).
  2. Nipuni Rathnayaka & Renuka Silva (2019) Teachers’ perception on the implementation of school health and nutrition programs in Sri Lanka. Ann Nutr Metab;75(suppl 3):397 DOI: 10.1159/000501751 (Abstract presented at Asian Congress of Nutrition, Bali, Indonesia. 4-7 August 2019).
  1. Malika Fernando, Thasmeeha Marliya, Fathima Raeesa, Shehan Williams & Renuka Silva (2019) Nutritional status and dietary intakes of the patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s Disease. Ann Nutr Metab;75(suppl 3):294 DOI: 10.1159/000501751 (Abstract presented at Asian Congress of Nutrition, Bali, Indonesia. 4-7 August 2019).
  2. Chandrasekara A, Thasneem HMS, Ariyarathna LHKS, Chandrasekara GAP, Silva KDRR & Ratnayake KM (2019) Study on dietary behavior of overweight and obese adults. Wayamba University Research Congress – 2019. 11 July 2019 at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya.
  3. Chandrasekara A, Banu MSH, Jayarathna MSP, Nasriya MSF, Chandrasekara GAP, Silva KDRR & Ratnayake KM (2019). Study on the dietary behavior of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Wayamba University Research Congress – 2019. 11 July 2019 at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya.
  4. Thamilini J, Silva KDRR, Jayasinghe-Mudalige UK, Edirisinghe JC & Herath LK (2019) Dietary intake and nutrient adequacies of the women in urban, rural and estate sectors and food security status. Wayamba University Research Congress – 2019. 11 July 2019 at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya.
  5. Silva R (2019) Harnessing agrobiodiversity for sustainable diets, human health and nutrition:

are we on the right tack? Abstract: Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation, Food & Nutrition. 23-24 May 2019 at Plant Genetic Resource Center, Department of Agriculture, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  1. Silva KDRR (2018) Agriculture, food security and nutrition linkage: are we heading the right direction? Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, January 2018, Colombo.
  2. Thamilini J, Dissanayake DMUI, Arunoda C, Nanayakkara GJM & Silva KDRR (2018). Development and evaluation of nutrition education tools for primary school children in rural setting in Sri Lanka. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, January 2018, Colombo.
  3. Nadeeshani H, Kulasinghe AA, Samarasinghe WLG, Silva KDRR, Wimalasiri KMS & Madhujith T (2018) Composition analysis of priority agricultural biodiversity species for food and nutrition in Sri Lanka. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, January 2018, Colombo.
  4. Nadeeshani H, Samarasinghe G, Wimalasiri S, Silva R & Madhujith T (2018) Evaluation of the Nutritional Value of Selected Banana Varieties Grown in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Food Quality, Safety and Security, 1, pp. 17-25.
  5. Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & Sivakanesan R (2017) Effect of Ceylon cinnamon intake on antioxidant status of male hypertensives. The International Conference on Nutritional & Genetic Epidemiology, 06-07 November 2017, Colombo.
  6. Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & R Sivakanesan (2017) Pattern of cardiometabolic risk factors and antioxidant markers in dysglycaemic individuals. Proceedings of the Postgraduate Institute of Science Research Congress. 08-09 September 2017,
  7. Nadeeshani H, Wimalasiri KMS, Samarasinghe G, Silva R & Madhujith T (2017) Evaluation of nutritional value of selected leafy vegetables grown in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Congress of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture. 16-17 November 2017,
  8. Kulasinghe WMAA, Wimalasiri KMS, Samarasinghe G, Silva R & Madhujith T (2017) Macronutrient composition of selected traditional yams grown in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Congress of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture. 16-17 November 2017.
  9. Silva KDRR (2017) Cinnamon in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, January 2017, Kandy.
  10. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Silva, KDR, Sirasa MSF, Samaranayake D & Wickramasinghe VP (2016) Metformin in the management of childhood obesity in Sri Lankan setting. Abstracts of the 13th International Congress on Obesity, 1-4 May 2016, Vancouver, Canada. Obesity Reviews. 17 (Suppl. 2), 74–75.
  11. Silva KDRR, Thamilini J, Sirasa MSF & Samarasinghe WLG (2015) Food composition data in Sri Lanka: Past, present and future. 11th International Food Data Conference, 3-5 November 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  12. Sirasa MSF & Silva KDRR (2015) Antioxidant properties of selected fruit cultivars grown in Sri Lanka. 11th International Food Data Conference, 3-5 November 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  13. Thamilini J, Silva KDRR, Nanayakkara GJM & Dissanayake DMUI (2015) Mid-day meal and nutrition education programme increased the dietary intake and dietary diversity of rural school children. 11th International Food Data Conference, 3-5 November 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  14. Silva KDRR, Thamilini J & Hettiarachchi D (2015) Planning of mid-day meal as part of nutrition intervention programme for a rural school in Sri Lanka. 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015 Yokohama, Japan.
  15. Thamilini J, Silva KDRR & Jayasinghe JMUK (2015) High prevalence of malnutrition among adult women and children in food insecure, rural households. 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015 Yokohama, Japan.
  16. Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivaknesan R & Katulanda P (2015) Lipid accumulation product, lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in type 2 diabetic patients. 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition, 14-18 May 2015 Yokohama, Japan.

Books-chapters:

  • Shahidi F, Ambigapalan P, Chandrasekara A (2017) Recent advances in phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables. In Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry and Human Health, Second Edition. (ed by Elhadi M. Yahia) John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, UK (pp 1323-1356) (ISBN: 978-1-119-15794-6)
  • Shahidi F, Chandrasekara A (2017) Interaction of phenolics and their association with dietary fiber. In Dietary Fibre Functionality in Food & Nutraceuticals: From Plant to Gut. First edition ( ed by F Hosseinian, B. Dave Oomah & Rocio Campos-Vega) John Wiley & Sons Ltd, UK (ISBN: 978-1-11913-805-1)
  • Chandrasekara A , Shahidi F, (2015) Use of antioxidants in ready to eat and cook-chill foods. In Handbook of antioxidants for food preservationed by F Shahidi), Woodhead Publishing. UK (pp 433-446) ISBN 978-1-78242-089-7
  • Shahidi F, Chandrasekara A (2015) Antioxidants in cereals and low moisture foods. In Handbook of antioxidants for food preservation ed by F Shahidi), Woodhead Publishing, an imprint of Elsivier. UK (pp 413-432) ISBN 978-1-78242-089-7

Refereed Journal Papers:

  • Chandrasekara A, Shahidi F. (2018) Herbal beverages; a review on bioactive compounds and their role in disease prevention. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (Accepted)
  • Chandrasekara,  A, Daugelaite, J., Shahidi, F (2018) Antioxidant and DNA scission inhibitory activities of Bael (Aegle marmelos) flower extracts. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (Accepted)
  • Kumari D, Madhujith T, Chandrasekara A (2017) Comparison of phenolic content and antioxidant activities of millet varieties grown in different locations in Sri Lanka. Food Science & Nutrition 5 (3) : 474-485 (DOI: 10.1002.fsn3.415)
  • Chandrasekara A, Joshep Kumar T. (2016) Roots and tuber crops as functional foods: A review on phytochemical constituents and their potential health benefits. International Journal of Food Science (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3631647)
  • Chandrasekara A, Rasek OA, John J, Chandrasekara, N, Shahidi F. (2016) Solvent and extraction conditions control the assayable phenolic content and antioxidant activities of seeds. Journal of American Oil Chemist’s Society 93: 275-283 (DOI:1007/s11746-015-2760-y)

 Conference proceedings (2016-2017):

  • Chandrasekara A ,Januka Thavanathan , Apeksha Herath, Buddika Dahanayake, Fereidoon Shahidi (2017) Acute plasma antioxidant capacity and glycemic response of herbal teas in healthy individuals. Presented at 10th Conference on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements, Gunsan, Republic of Korea, October 22-25
  • Waidyarathana GRNN, Ekanayake S, Chandrasekara GAP (2017) Newly introduced Makandura Purple sweet potato(Ipomea batata)cultivar: Nutritional facts. Presented at Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka November 24
  • Herath HMAJ, Kanthasamy T, Sharbeen ARF, Wijesinghe NG, Chandrasekara GAP (2017) Glycemic Index and antioxidant activities of cereal & legume mixed dishes as affected by preparation methods. Presented at Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka November 24
  • HMAJ Herath, KDD Dissanayake. GAP Chandrasekara (2017) Antioxidant activities of soluble phenolic compounds of Sri Lankan rice varieties.  Presented at the 10th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kothelawala Defence University, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 3-4
  • HMAJ Herath, ALF Shifna, DHS Dileka, GAP Chandrasekara (2017)  High antioxidant efficacy of legume phenolics extracted at low temperature.  Presented at the 10th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kothelawala Defence University, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 3-4
  • Herath HMAJ , Wijerathna HDJE, Chandrasekara A (2017) Impact of different cooking methods on the Antioxidant content of selected underutilized tubers in Sri Lanka. Presented at the Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference ( RISTCON) 2017, Ruhuna University, Matara, Sri Lanka, January 22-23
  • Chandrasekara A (2016) Functional foods; Consumer knowledge, attitudes and practices in Sri Lanka. Presented at Korean Nutrition Society International Conference, Jeonji-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea, October 20-21
  • Chandrasekara A, Shahidi F (2016) Sri Lankan herbal medicines, Presented at 9th Conference on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements, Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, Orlando, FL, USA, October 9-13.

Poster sessions

  • Chandrasekara A ,Pulenthiraraj U, Herath A, Chandrasekara N (2017) Mineral contents and antioxidant activities of selected newly improved Sri Lankan rice varieties as affected by fertilization. Presented at 10th Conference on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements, Gunsan, Republic of Korea, October 22-25
  • Herath A, Raseen R, Dileka S, Chandrasekara A (2017) Soluble and bound phenolic contents of legumes and their antioxidant activities as affected by different processing conditions. Presented at 10th Conference on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements, Gunsan, Republic of Korea, October 22-25
  • Chandrasekara A, ,Liyakath Ali, Chandrasekara N(2017) Knowledge, attitudes and practices of functional foods by young adults. Presented at 10th Conference on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements, Gunsan, Republic zaof Korea, October 22-25 

Books

  1. Appropriate foods and dietary Menus for PregnancyISSN 978-955-42435-0-7
  2. Guidelines for preparation of nutritious meals and nutritionally balanced   dietary menus for infants at complementary feeding age (6 to 12 months) ISSN 978-955-42435-1-4
  3. Healthy eating; Healthy Food Choices for Diabetes (English version)
  4. A Guide to Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetes මාර්ගෝපදේශකයාදියවැඩියාව රෝග පාලනය : පිෂ්ඨය ප්‍රමාණය ගණනය කිරීම

Refereed Journal Papers

Conference proceedings

  • AMNT Adikari. Development and Evaluation of a hand-brochure on complementary feeding for mothers of infants in Sri Lanka. Abstracts book of the 4th International conference on Nutrition & Growth held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 2-4, 2017. P -210. Available at 2017.nutrition-growth.kenes.com/Documents/Abstracts_All pdf.
  • AMNT Adikari. Feeding practices of mothers’ of infants in a rural area in Sri Lanka. Abstracts book of the 4th International conference on Nutrition & Growth held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 2-4, 2017. P -211.  Available at 2017.nutrition-growth.kenes.com/Documents/ Abstracts_All pdf.
  • Adikari AMNT and Susangi SVN. Hand-brochure as an effective tool for improving nutritional knowledge on complementary feeding. Abstracts book of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka. P 7. Held on 28th – 29th January 2017 at Oak Ray Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Adikari AMNT and Kariyapperuma KADDL. The use of story books: An approach to improve healthy eating and behavioral practices among primary school children. Abstracts book of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka. P 18. Held on 28th – 29th January 2017 at Oak Ray Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Adikari AMNT and Kariyapperuma KADDL. Development of a video clip to improve the fruit consumption of primary school children. Abstracts book of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka. P 19. Held on 28th – 29th January 2017 at Oak Ray Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Adikari AMNT and Sadamali JAM. 2016. Assessment on nutrient intake of infants from complementary feeding using picture cards method. Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference 2016 (WinC 2016). Held on 19 – 20 August 2016, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, P 154.
  • Adikari AMNT and Migigaspe DN. 2016 Introduction of complementary foods among infants in West Kuliyapitiya Medical Officer of Health (MOH) area, Sri Lanka.  Proceedings Wayamba International Conference 2016 (WinC 2016). Held on 19 – 20 August 2016, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, P 153
  • Adikari, Nutritional Status of 6-12 Month Old Infants in a Sub-urban Setting in Sri Lanka, Abstract Book of the 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and Growth (N&G) 2016 held on March 17-19, 2016 in Vienna, Austria, p 295. Available at www.kenes.com/nutrition-growth
  • Adikari, R. Sivakanesan, C. Liyanage, N. Wijesinghe, An Approach to Increase Nutrient Intake of Infants in Sri Lanka: Booklet of Foods and Recipes for Complementary Feeding, Abstract Book of the 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and Growth (N&G) 2016 held on March 17-19, 2016 in Vienna, Austria, p 359. Available at www.kenes.com/nutrition-growth
  •  Adikari  A.M.N.T., Sivakanesan R., Liyanage C. , Wijesinghe D.G.N.G., Food and Dietary Nutrients Intake of Pregnant Women in a Rural Area in Sri Lanka, Symposium Proceedings  Part II of the 3rd International Research Symposium –2015, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, on 26th January 2016, ISSN 2235-9710, p 416- 421. 
  • P.A. Samarawickrama and A.M.N.T. Adikari, Iodine Status of Pregnant Women in Pannala MOH Area, Sri Lanka, Abstract Book of the Annual Scientific Sessions – 2016 of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka on 23rd – 24th January 2016 at Gall Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. P 17.
  • Thakshila Adikari, Ramaiya Sivakanesan, Chandrani Liyanage, Nihal Wijesinghe, Evaluation of the Developed Booklet on Complementary Feedings for Sri Lankan Infant, Abstract book of the  Third International Conference on Global Public Health 2015,  at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, on 10th – 11th December 2015, ISSN 978-955-4543-31-7, p 49. Organized by the International Centre for Research & Development, (ICRD), Sri Lanka and Umea University, Sweden.
  • A.M.N.T. Adikari and R. Sivakanesan, Knowledge, attitudes and practices of pregnant mothers on maternal nutrition in Pannala MOH area, Proceedings of the 71st Annual Sessions; part 1 Abstracts, of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Faculty of Applied Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, on 30th November to 4th December 2015, ISSN 1391-0248, p 101.
  • A.M.N.T. Adikari and R. Sivakanesan, Knowledge, attitudes and practices of mothers regarding infant feeding in Pannala MOH area, Proceedings of the 71st Annual Sessions; part 1 Abstracts, of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Faculty of Applied Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, on 30th November to 4th December 2015, ISSN 1391-0248, p 102.
  • A.M.N.T.Adikari, R. Sivakanesan, C. Liyanage and D.G.N.G. Wijesinghe, Assessment of food beliefs in pregnant mothers in a rural area of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches – 2015 (ICMA2015), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 10250, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, on 11th and 12th September 2015 at Ball Room 2, Golden Rose Hotel, Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2386-1509, P 52. Available at    http://www.fgs.sjp.ac.lk/icma
  • A.M.N.T.Adikari, M.S.F. Rizana and T.P. Amarasekara, An Assessment of the Hygienic and Food Handling Practices in a Hospital in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 2nd  International Conference on Research Publication and Networking 2015 – 2nd ICRPN 2015, and Presented the paper at International Conference on Food Safety and Nutrition – ICFSN 2015, on 24th and 25th  July 2015 at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN 978-955-7766-02-7, P 28.
  • A.M.N.T.Adikari, R. Sivakanesan, C. Liyanage  and D.G.N.G. Wijesinghe,  Food and Dietary nutrient intake of pregnant women in a rural community in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 2nd  International Conference on Research Publication and Networking 2015 – 2nd ICRPN 2015, and Presented the paper at the International Conference on Food Safety and Nutrition – ICFSN 2015, on 24th and 25th July at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN 978-955-7766-02-7, P 33.
  • A.M.N.T.Adikari, R. Sivakanesan, C. Liyanage and D.G.N.G. Wijesinghe,  Food and Dietary Menu Booklet for Pregnant Women in Sri Lanka,  Paper Proceedings of Second International Conference on Advances in Women’s Studies 2015 , Toronto, Canada on 09 – 10 June, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9939889-0-5, P 222-226.  Unique Conferences Canada Publication, Toronto, Canada. Available Web: http://uniqueca.com/archieves/proceedings/
  • Thakshila Adikari, Ramaiya Sivakanesan, Chandrani Liyanage, Nihal Wijesinghe, Evaluation of the Developed Dietary Menu Booklet for Pregnant Women  in Sri Lanka, Abstract book of the 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition (CAN 2015), Yokohama, Japan on May 14 – 18, 2015, P 221. Organized by the Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science (JSNFS) and Science Council of Japan (SCJ) under the auspice of Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS).
  • Thakshila Adikari, Food Consumption Patterns of Adolescent School Girls in a Sub-urban Area in Sri Lanka, Abstract Proceedings of the International Conference on Postcolonial Societies in Transition (ICPST), the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, on March 02-03, 2015, P 88. ISBN 978-955-1507-38-1.
  • AMNT Adikari, R Sivakanesan, C Liyanage and DGNG Wijesinghe, Dietary Nutrients Intake of Pregnant Women in a Sub-Urban Area in Sri Lanka, Abstract Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advancement of Women Studies 2015 (ICAWS 2015), Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 25th – 27th February 2015, P 6. ISBN 978-0-99 39889-2-9. Organized by the Unique Conference, Canada and International Centre for Research & Development (ICRD), Sri Lanka. Available Web: http://uniqueca.com/archieves/proceedings/
  •  Adikari AMNT, Sivakanesan R, Liyanage C, and Wijesinghe DGNG, Development of a Nutritionally Balanced Dietary Menu Booklet for Pregnant Women in Sri Lanka, Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, Vol: 21 (Supplement), January 2015, P S104. (http://www.nutriweb.org.my)
  • Presented at the 9th Asia Pacific Congress on Clinical Nutrition 2015 (APCCN 2015), Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26th to 29th January 2015.
  • Adikari AMNT, Thennakoon TMSN , and Gunathunga AGC, Food and Nutrients Intake of a Sample of Adolescent School Girls in Sri Lanka,  Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, Vol: 21 (Supplement), January 2015, P S105. (http://www.nutriweb.org.my) Presented at the 9th Asia Pacific Congress on Clinical Nutrition 2015 (APCCN 2015), Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26th to 29th January 2015.
  • A M N T Adikari,  Assessment of nutritional status of patients with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease treated at Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital,  Proceedings of the 70th Annual Sessions ; part 1 Abstracts, of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Colombo, 1st to 5th December 2014, ISSN 1391-0248, p 4.
  • A M N T Adikari,  An approach to provide safe food for hospitalized patients of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 70th Annual Sessions; part 1 Abstracts, of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Colombo, 1st to 5th December 2014, ISSN 1391-0248, p 5.
  • Adikari Thakshila, Evaluation of the developed tool for assessing the nutritional status of hospitalized patients, Nutrition And Food Sciences Research; Special Issue for the 1st International & 13th Iranian Nutrition Congress (Nov 30- Dec 3, 2014, Tehran, I.R. Iran) Abstract Book, Vol: 1, Supplement 1, Nov-Dec 2014, ISSN 2383-0441, P 51.
  •  Thakshila Adikari, Beliefs of Sri Lankan mothers on complementary foods, Congress Abstract Book of the 6th Asian Congress of Dietetics, 21st to 24th August 2014, Taipei, Taiwan. P. 128.
  • Adikari A.M.N.T., Sivakanesan R., Liyanage C., and D.G.N.G. Wijesinghe, Development of a Menu Booklet for pregnant Mothers in Sri Lanka, HETC Symposium – 2014  Proceeding of the High Education for the Twenty First Century (HETC) Project,  7th and 8th July 2014, at Hotel Galadari, Colombo, Sri Lanka. P. 85.
  • Thakshila Adikari, Chanida Pachotikarn, Sunard Taechangam and Nipa Rojroongwasinkul,  Development of Nutrition Educational Tool on Carbohydrate Counting Concept for Adult Sri Lankans with Diabetes, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 28th November 2013, P.380 – 383.
  • AMNT Adikari and R Vasini, A brief user friendly tool to assess patients’ nutritional status, dietary & exercise patterns, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 20th International Congress of Nutrition, September 15th – 20th, 2013, Granada, Spain. P.1512.
  • AMNT Adikari and PGTT Lakmali, Development of a recipe book for Sri Lankans’ traditional foods and dishes, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 20th International Congress of Nutrition, September 15th – 20th, 2013, Granada, Spain. P.1773.
  • Namalie Thakshila Adikari, “Lactating Mothers; Are you Knowledgeable about your Nutritional Requirements?” (“ කිරි කැටියාට මවු කිරි දෙන ඔබඔබේපෝෂණය ගැන දැනුවත්ද?) Wayidyawaraya Magazine, Vol: 21, August 2015, p 45- 49. ISBN 13911341. Available at http://issuu.com/waidyawarayasrilanka/docs/august_2015_waidyawaraya_online
  • Namalie Thakshila Adikari “Nutrition for Healthy Pregnancy”, Wayidyawaraya Magazine, Vol: 21, April 2015, p 42 – 46. ISBN 13911341. Available at http://www.waidyawaraya.com/?p=2467

Refereed Journal Papers (Selected)

  1. Senadeera, S., Prasanna, P., Jayawardana,N., Gunasekara, D., Senadeera, P. & Chandrasekara, A. (2018) Antioxidant, physicochemical, microbiological, and sensory properties of probiotic yoghurt incorporated with various Annona species pulp, Vol. 4, Heliyon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. Somaratne, G.M., Prasantha, B.D.R., Dunuwila, G.R., Chandrasekara, A., Wijesinghe, D.G.N.G., Gunasekara, D.C.S. (2017) Effect of polishing on glycaemic index and antioxidant properties of red and white basmati rice, Food Chemistry, Volume 237, pp 716–723
  3. Chandrasekara, Ananda, Brumby, Susan, McCoombe, Scott, Kremer, Peter and Lewandowski, Paul (2012) Cardiovascular risk factors and psychological distress in Australian farming communities, Australian journal of rural health, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 131-137, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, Richmond, Vic.
  4. Brumby, Susan, Kennedy, Alison and Chandrasekara, Ananda (2013) Alcohol consumption, obesity, and psychological distress in farming communities — an Australian study, Journal of rural health, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 311-319, Wiley – Blackwell Publishing, Hoboken, N. J.
  5. Chandrasekara, Ananda, Brumby, Susan, Kremer, Peter, Torres, Susan, McCoombe, Scott and Lewandowski, Paul (2013) The effect of physical activity on psychological distress, cortisol and obesity: results of the farming fit intervention program, BMC public health, vol. 13, pp. 1-15, BioMed Central, London, England
  6. Chandrasekara, Ananda, Brumby, Susan, McCoombe, Scott, Torres, Susan, Kremer, Peter and Lewandowski, Paul (2011) Reducing psychological distress and obesity in Australian farmers by promoting physical activity, BMC Public Health, vol. 11, no. 362, pp. 1-7, BioMed Central, London, England
  7. Brumby, Susan, Chandrasekara, Ananda, McCoombe, Scott, Kremer, Peter and Lewandowski, Paul(2011) Farming fit? Dispelling the Australian agrarian myth., BMC Research Notes, vol. 4, no. 89, BioMed Central Ltd, London, England
  8. Pathiraje, P. M. H. D., Madhujith, W. M. T., Chandrasekara, Ananda. and Nissanka, S. P. (2010) The effect of rice variety and parboiling on in vivo glycemic response, Tropical agricultural research, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 26-33, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  9. Jayatilake, S., Chandrasekara, Ananda and Madhujith, T.* (2008) Effect of potential prebiotics on the survival of probiotic lactobacillus acidophilus, Tropical agricultural research, vol. 20, pp. 100-107, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  10. Abeysekara, W. K. S. M., Chandrasekara, Ananda. and Liyanage, P. K.* (2007) Amylase and glucosidase enzyme inhibitory activity of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) an in vitro study, Tropical agricultural research, vol. 19, pp. 128-135, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  11. Patterson, Jannine, Chandrasekara, Ananda, Bao, Shisan, Hegedus, Elizabeth, Caterson, Ian, Denyer, Gareth, Turner, Bernadette, Mullbacher, Arno and Chin, James (2007) Prebiotic supplementation with resistant starch alters health indices associated with metabolic changes and intestinal dysbiosis, International Journal of probiotics and prebiotics, vol. 1, no. 3/4, pp. 181-192, New Century Health Publishers, LLC, Coppell, Tex.

Conference proceedings (Selected)

• Chandrasekara, Ananda., Denyer, G.* and Caterson, I.* (2006) Causative maternal factors of low birth weights, and development of central adiposity in Sri Lankan tea estate population, Progress in obesity research 10 : Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Obesity; ICO2006, International Congress on Obesity, Sydney, N.S.W.
• Chandrasekara, A. and Brumby, S. Farmers and their hearts – risk factors and preventative medication. Heart Foundation Conference 2011. 2011. Melbourne
• Chandrasekara, A. McCoombe, S., Brumby, S. (2010) Metabolic syndrome & psychological distress in the farming community. Nutrition Society of Australia-34th Annual Scientific Meeting 30th November -3rd December 2010, Perth, Western Australia
• Chandrasekara, A., Brumby, S. Wilder, S., McCoombe, S. & Trigg, P. (2009) Respiratory health of farm families in western district of Victoria Australia Pacific Extension Network (APEN) 5th International Conference Busselton, Western Australia
• Chandrasekara, A., Denyer, G. and Caterson, I. Causative Maternal Factors of Low Birth Weights, and Development of Central Adiposity in Sri Lankan Tea Estate Population. 10th International Congress on Obesity 2006, Sydney, Australia
• Chandrasekara, A., Denyer, G. and Caterson, I. Lowering the Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acid and Arachidonic Acid in the Adipose Tissue Lipid Profile Of the High Glycaemic Index Diet Fed Rats10th International Congress on Obesity 2006 Sydney, Australia
• Chandrasekara, A. Fonseka, S. Determination of anti-amylase and ant-glucosidase activity of different bittergourd (Momordica charantia L.) genotype and Thumba karavila (Momordica diocia) First International Conference on Indigenous Vegetables and Legumes- Prospectus for Fighting Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition 2006, Hyderabad, India
• Chandrasekara, A., Denyer, G. and Caterson, I. Glycaemic Index and Glycogen. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sports 2003, Canberra, Australia
• M. Thamotharampillai, A. Chandrasekara and K.M.S. Wimalasiri (2014) Determination of Anti-Amylase activity in four edible leaves, Proceedings of the Peradeniya Univ. International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18 (222).
• G.M. Somaratne, B.D.R. Prasantha and A. Chandrasekara (2014) Effect of varietal differences and polishing levels on glycemic index and antioxidant properties of rice (Oryza sativa L.) Proceedings of the Peradeniya Univ. International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18 (209).

Full papers and review articles

  • Ranathunga R, Hill TR, Mathers JC, Francis RM, Prentice A, Schoenmakers I and Aspray TJ (2018) ‘No effect of monthly supplementation with 12000 IU, 24000 IU or 48000 IU vitamin D3 for one year on muscle function: The vitamin D in older people study’, J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol, 190, pp 256 – 262
  • C. Malcomson, S.P. Breininger K. ElGendy, A. Joel, T. Ranathunga , T. Hill, D. Michael Bradburn, D.M. Turnbull, L.C. Greaves J.C. Mathers (2019) Design and Baseline Characteristics of the BORICC Follow-Up (BFU) Study: a 12+ years follow-up of the Biomarkers Of Risk of Colorectal Cancer Study. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, KDRR Silva, STC Mahavithanage, R Sivakanesan and KN Balasuriya (2008) Calcium intake and bone mineral variables among adolescent schoolgirls in rural and urban areas in Sri Lanka, Tropical Agriculture Research, Vol. 20, p.143 – 151.
  • Ranathunga RMTK, Hill TR, Aspray TJ (2017) “Can we evaluate the contribution of sunlight to 25(OH)D status?”, Osteoporosis Reviews, Autumn Issue, 25 (4), p. 16 – 20.

Book chapter

  • RMTK Ranathunga (2012) “Students’ evaluation and feedback in laboratory practices, in Mudalige UKL and Jayaweera A (eds) Teaching learning assessment and skills development in higher education: concepts and applications”, Staff Development Center, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Makandura, p. 335 – 344.

 

Abstracts

  • RMTK Ranathunga and Chandrasekara A (2019) Nutrition Knowledge and Attitudes and Practices on Food Habits by National Level Athletes, Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN) 2019 in Bali, Indonesia.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, TR Hill, JC Mathers, I Schoenmakers and TA Aspray (2018) “The association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and Grip Strength and Timed-Up and Go test in 70+ year old adults: Baseline findings from the Vitamin D Supplementation in Older People (VDOP) study”, Nutrition Society Summer Conference, 10-12th July, University of Leeds, UK.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, TR Hill, JC Mathers, I Schoenmakers and TA Aspray (2018) “No effect of monthly supplementation with 12000IU, 24000IU and 48000IU vitamin D3 for 1 year on muscle function: The vitamin D supplementation in older people (VDOP) study”, 21st workshop on vitamin D, 16th – 19th May, Barcelona, Spain, p. 20.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, TR Hill, JC Mathers, I Schoenmakers and TA Aspray (2017) “Sunshine exposure and serum 25OHD concentrations during a 12 month randomized control trial with high dose vitamin D supplementation: results from the Vitamin D Supplementation in Older People (VDOP) study, Nutrition Society Summer Conference 2017 : Improving Nutrition in Metropolitan Areas, 10 – 12th July , King’s College, London, UK.
  • RMTK Ranathunga and V Magenthiran (2015) “Dietary, behavioral and anthropometric risk factors for low birth weight deliveries among Sri Lankan mothers”, In 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Shangri – Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, p. 161.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, S Muthuthanthiri, V Thivakaran (2015) “Knowledge on nutritional supplements and its usage by national level athletes in Sri Lanka”, 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Shangri – Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, p. 111.
  • RMTK Ranathunga and KDRR Silva (2010) “Association of current calcium intake and bone strength among postmenopausal women”.10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association. Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 23 -26 May. p 7.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, KDRR Silva and STC Mahavithanage (2010) “Association of calcium intake and bone mineral density of adolescent school girls”, 10th South East Asian Regional Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 23 – 26 May, p. 34.
  • RMTK Ranathunga, KDRR Silva KN Balasuriya, and STC Mahavithanage (2009) “Calcium intake and bone mineral status in adolescent school girls and postmenopausal women in Sri Lanka”, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism,19th International Congress of Nutrition, Thailand, Bangkok, 4 – 9 October,  84.

Other publications

  • Nutrition for elderly people, Doctor magazine, July 2018
  • Myths about breastfeeding practices among Sri Lankan mothers, Doctor magazine, August 2015, pp 56 – 59
  • Physical activity for healthy life, Doctor magazine, January 2015, pp 41 – 44
  • Nutrition for healthy bones, Doctor magazine, Jul 2014, pp 28-30
  • Healthy cooking methods of preserving nutrients in foods, Doctor magazine, February 2014, pp 26 – 30

Book Chapter

  • HP Gunawardena, BPA Jayaweera and JMUK Jayasinghe-Mudalige (2014) Fostering growth mindset for students in Sri Lankan Higher Education System, Achieving success in Higher Education through a growth mindset, Staff Development Centre, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

 Refereed Journal Papers

  • Harshi Prasadini Gunawardena, Renuka Silva, Ramiah Sivakanesan, Pathmasiri Ranasinghe and Prasad Katulanda. Poor glycaemic control is associated with increased lipid peroxidation and glutathione peroxidase activity in type 2 diabetes patients. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol. 2019, Article ID 9471697, 10 pages, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9471697.
  • HP Gunawardena, KDRR Silva, R Sivakanesan and P Katulanda. Increased lipid peroxidation and erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: implications for obesity and central obesity. Obesity Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.obmed.2019.100118

  Conference proceedings

 Oral presentations

  •  Gunawardena HP and MS Chamani (2019) Development of Healthy Eating Index for Sri Lankans, Asian Congress of Nutrition, Indonesia, Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, pg 567
  • Gunawardena HP and WMS Rangajeewa (2019) Dietary and physical activity perceptions of obese housewives. Asian Congress of Nutrition, Indonesia, Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, pg 938
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & Sivakanesan R (2017) Effect of Ceylon Cinnamon intake on antioxidant status of male prehypertensives, The International Conference on Nutritional & Genetic Epidemiology, pg 21
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R and Katulanda P (2013) Erythrocyte superoxide dismutase activity of type 2 diabetic patients and healthy controls, International Conference on Diabetes & Metabolism and 5th AASD Meeting, Seoul, South Korea, pg75
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R and Katulanda P (2012) Type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity and central adiposity are independent risk factors for depletion of glutathione peroxidase activity in humans, 40th Annual Meeting of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Chennai, India.
  • Gunawardena HP and WNC Jayaweera (2019) Lifestyle perceptions of obese young adults. Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, pg
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & Sivakanesan R (2017) Patterns of cardio-metabolic risk factors and antioxidant markers in dysglycaemic individuals, Research Congress, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, pg 123
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & Sivakanesan R (2017) Ceylon Cinnamon improves the blood pressure, lipid profile and antioxidant status of prehypertensives, Wayamba University Research Congress, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka pg 97
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR & Sivakanesan R (2016) Oxidative stress in obese Type 2 diabetic mellitus patients: Increased lipid peroxidation, erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase activities, Wayamba University Research Congress, pg36
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R, Ranasinghe P & Katulanda P (2016) Comparison of antioxidant status of type 2 diabetic patients with good and poor glycaemic control, Wayamba International Conference, pg 162
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR and Sivakanesan R (2013) Association between glutathione peroxidase activity and dietary fat intake among type 2 diabetic patients and matched controls, Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka,
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR and Sivakanesan R (2013) Oxidative stress and cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes patients, Annual Research Sessions of Peradeniya University (PURSE 2012), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, pg121.
  • Gunawardena HP and Silva KDRR (2011) Total antioxidant capacity and vitamin C content of selected under-utilized and commonly consumed fresh fruits in Sri Lanka. IFS-AFASSA International Conference on Natural products and their applications in health and agriculture, pg80.
  • GJM Nanayakkara, HP Gunawardena and KDRR Silva (2008) Determination of association between glycaemic control and total antioxidant capacity of type 2 diabetes patients. Annual Scientific sessions, Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, pg7

 

Other

Poster sessions

  • Gunawardena HP, Kusumsiri Ariyarathne & Chathurika Madumali (2018) Dietary Perceptions of Type 2 Diabetes Patients, International Conference on Diabetes & Metabolism, Seoul, Korea, pg 152
  • Gunawardena HP, NVS Darshika & Chathurika Madumali (2018) Lifestyle perceptions of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus individuals, IDF-WPR Conference, Malaysia, Journal of Diabetes Investigations, pg 139
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R and Katulanda P (2015) Lipid accumulation product, lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in type 2 diabetics, Asian Congress of Nutrition, Japan pg 163
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R and Katulanda P (2013) Plasma Antioxidant capacity of type 2 diabetic patients and healthy controls, World Diabetes Congress, Melbourne, Australia pg 92
  • Silva KDRR, Gunawardena HP and Sivakanesan R (2013) Evaluation of plasma antioxidant status and antioxidant enzyme activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and non-diabetic controls, 20th Annual Congress of Nutrition, Granada, Spain, pg1374-1375.
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R & Katulanda P (2012) Prevalence of metabolic syndrome characteristics in a middle aged population of Pannala area: Implications with diet and physical activity, 3rd Conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP-3), Colombo, Sri Lanka, pg143.
  • Gunawardena HP, Silva KDRR, Sivakanesan R & Katulanda P (2012) Plasma antioxidant capacity and insulin resistance of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with poor and good glycaemic control, Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pg276-277
  • Gunawardena HP, Nanayakkara GJM, Jayasinghe MVTN and Silva KDRR (2009) Determination of Energy balance of T2DM patients, Annual Scientific Sessions, Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, pg11

National Platform Presentations

  • Resource Person, Technical Committee to develop a Booklet for Teachers on Nutrition Education (2018)
  • Guest speech on Healthy Eating Habits for employees of National Enterprise Development Agency, Sri Lanka (2018)
  • Training workshop on Nutrition & Dietetics Research Methodology for Dietitians Association of Sri Lanka (2017)
  • Resource person, The Good Food Festival for National Nutrition Month (2015)
  • Resource Person, The Sport Nutrition Seminar for Athletic Coaches (2015)
  • Book Chapters
    1. Perera, T., Takata, Y. and Bobe, G. (2016), Grain Legume Consumption Inhibits Colorectal Tumorigenesis: A Meta-Analysis of Human and Animal Studies: Grain Legumes, Aakash Goyal (Ed.), pp. 141-178, InTechOpen. DOI: 10.5772/63099. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/grain-legumes/grain-legume-consumption-inhibits-colorectal-tumorigenesis-a-meta-analysis-of-human-and-animal-studi
    2. Weerahewa, J., Herath, D. and Perera, T. (2009), Food Security in Sri Lanka, Economic Growth Agricultural Trade and Food Security: Five Essays on Sri Lanka, Jeevika Weerahewa (Ed.), pp. 75-114, University of Peradeniya.
  • Refereed Journal Papers
    1. Perera, T., Frei, S., Frei, B., Wong, S.S. and Bobe, G. (2015), The Role of School Foodservice Personnel in Nutrition Education: Challenges and Opportunities at U.S. Elementary Schools, Journal of Health Education Research & Development 3(2): 1-8.
    2. Perera, T., Frei, S., Frei, B., Wong, S.S. and Bobe, G. (2015), Improving Nutrition Education in U.S. Elementary Schools: Challenges and Opportunities, Journal of Educational Research and Practice 6(30): 41-50.
    3. Perera, T., Frei, S., Frei, B. and Bobe, G. (2015), Promoting Physical Activity in Elementary Schools: Needs Assessment and Preliminary Results of Brain Breaks, Journal of Educational Research and Practice 6(15): 55-64.
    4. Perera, T., Young, M.R., Zhang, Z., Murphy, G., Colburn, N.H., Lanza, E., Hartman, T.J., Cross, A.J. and Bobe, G. (2015), Identification and Monitoring of Metabolite Markers of Dry Bean Consumption in Parallel Human and Mouse Studies, Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 59(4): 795-806.
    5. Perera, T. and Mudhujith, T. (2011), The Pattern of Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables by Undergraduate Students: A Case Study, Tropical Agricultural Research 23(3): 261-271.
  • Conference Proceedings
    1. Perera, T., Takata, Y. and Bobe, G. (2019), Current Legume Consumption in U.S. Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2011-2014, Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 3, Issue 12, Poster presented at American Society for Nutrition in Baltimore, MD, June 8-11, 2019.
    2. Perera, T., Takata, Y. and Bobe, G. (2017), Dry Bean Consumption Inhibits Colorectal Tumorigenesis in Preclinical Studies: A Meta-Analysis of Animal Studies, FASEB Journal, Volume 31, Issue 1, Poster presented at the Experimental Biology Conference in Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.
    3. Perera, T., Murphy, G., Young, M.R., Colburn, N.H., Lanza, E., Cross, J. and Bobe, G. (2016), Increased Serum Fatty Acyl Carnitine Levels may Indicate Development of Advanced Colorectal Adenoma, Molecular Cancer Research 14 (1), Poster B74 presented at AACR Special Conference titled Metabolism and Cancer in Bellevue, WA, June 10th, 2015.
    4. Perera, T., Young, M.R., Saud, S.M., Dextras, C.R., Jones-Hall, Y.L., Karoly, E.D., Sampey, B.P., Kim, Y.S., Colburn, N.H. and Bobe, G. (2016), Changes in Fatty Acid Profile Indicate a Chemo-Preventive Response to Navy Bean Extract in an Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Cancer Mouse Model, Molecular Cancer Research 14 (1), Poster A53 presented at AACR Special Conference titled Metabolism and Cancer in Bellevue, WA, June 9th, 2015.
    5. Bobe, G., Perera, T., Frei, S. and Frei, B. (2014), Brain Breaks: Physical Activity in the Classroom for Elementary School Children, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 46(4S): 141S, Poster P86 presented at Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 28th June, 2014.
    6. Bobe, G., Perera, T., Frei, S. and Frei, B. (2013), Imbalanced Food Group and Nutrient Intake by Elementary School Children in an Affluent U.S. Community, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 45(4S): 34S. Poster P85 presented at Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 12th August, 2013.
    7. Bobe, G., Perera, T., Frei, S. and Frei, B. (2013), Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment of Teachers and Cafeteria Personnel in Oregon Elementary Schools: Perceptions and Preferences, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 45(4S): 34S. Poster P86 presented at Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 12th August, 2013
    8. Perera, T. and Gates, G. (2013), Association between Breakfast Consumption and Nutritional Status in 9 to 13-Year-Old Children, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 45(4S): 31S. Poster P78 presented at Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference, Portland, OR, 12th August, 2013.
    9. Perera, T. and Weerahewa, J. (2010), Assessing the Role of Care in Alleviating Child Malnutrition: A Case Study from Kandy, Abstract published in the 12th National Convention on Women’s Studies, Organized by Center for Women’s Research (CENWOR), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    10. Perera, T. and Weerahewa, J. (2009), Role of Care in Alleviating the Child Malnutrition, Abstract published in the 10th Annual Symposium on Poverty Research in Sri Lanka, Organized by Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Nanayakkara, J, Margerison, C & Worsley, A 2018, ‘Senior secondary school food literacy education: Importance, challenges, and ways of improving’, Nutrients, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 1316 doi: 10.3390/nu10091316. [Q1 (Nutrition and Dietetics), IF: 4.19]
  • Nanayakkara, J, Burton, M, Margerison, C & Worsley, A 2018, ‘Parents’ and young adults’ perceptions of secondary school food education in Australia’, British Food Journal, vol. 120, no. 5, pp. 1151-66, doi: 10.1108/BFJ-10-2017-0554. [Q2 (Food Science), IF: 1.28]
  • Nanayakkara, J, Burton, M, Margerison, C & Worsley 2018, ‘Importance of home economics compared to other secondary school subjects: Australian parents’ and young adults’ views’, International Journal of Home Economics, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 72-79.
  • Nanayakkara, J, Margerison, C & Worsley, A 2017, ‘Food professionals’ opinions of the Food Studies curriculum in Australia’, British Food Journal, vol. 119, no. 12, pp. 2945-58, doi: 10.1108/BFJ-02-2017-0112. [Q2 (Food Science), IF: 1.28]
  • Nanayakkara, J, Margerison, C & Worsley, A 2017, ‘Importance of food literacy education for senior secondary school students: Food system professionals’ opinions’, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, vol. 55, no. 5-6, pp. 284-95, doi: 10.1080/14635240.2017.1372695. [Q4 (Public Health, environmental, and occupation health), IF: NA]
  • Nanayakkara, J, Margerison, C & Worsley, A 2017, ‘Teachers’ perspectives of a new food literacy curriculum in Australia’, Health Education, vol. 118, no. 1, pp. 48-61, doi: 10.1108/HE-05-2017-0024. [Q2 (Education), IF: NA]
  • Nanayakkara, GJM, 2012, ‘Teaching portfolio as a strategy to evaluate teaching effectiveness’, in UK Jayasinghe-Mudalige & A Jayaweera (eds), Teaching Learning Assessment and Skills Development in Higher Education: Concepts and applications, Staff Development Center, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 211-6.

Conference proceedings (Oral presentations / Abstracts)

  • Joshepkumar T, Madumali C, Mohotti J, Frossard E, Nanayakkara J, Silva KDRR, and Jayasinghe JMUK (2019) Food Systems Approach to Improve Diet and Nutritional Outcomes: Integration of Three Studies Conducted in Rural Communities in Sri Lanka, Ann Nutr Metab 2019;75(suppl 3):1–424 DOI: 10.1159/000501751.
  • Nananyakkara J, Burton M, Margerison C, and Worsley A (2018) Parents’ & young adults’ perceptions of secondary school food education in Australia. International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, 8-12th January 2018, Nanayang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Nananyakkara J, Margerison C, and Worsley A (2017) Teachers’ perspectives of a new food literacy curriculum for senior secondary school students in Australia. School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences HDR Symposium, 9th October 2017, Melbourne, Australia
  • Nananyakkara GJM, Margerison C and Worsley A (2017) Food and Nutrition Experts’ Perceptions of Secondary School Food Literacy Education. World Congress of Public Health, 3rd-7th April 2017, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Nananyakkara GJM, Margerison C and Worsley A (2016) VCE Food Studies subject: Experts’ opinions on education and career pathways. School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences HDR Symposium, 9th September 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Poster Session

  • Nananyakkara GJM, Margerison C and Worsley A (2017) What do the food and nutrition experts say about Food Studies curriculum?. Home Economics Institute of Australia National Conference, 11-13 th January 2017, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Nananyakkara GJM, Margerison C and Worsley A (2016) Experts' perceptions of a new food studies curriculum for senior secondary school students in Victoria, Australia.
  • International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, 7 th -10 th December 2016, Melbourne,
  • Nananyakkara GJM, Margerison C and Worsley A (2016) Experts’ opinions on secondary school food and nutrition education. Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, 29 th November-2 nd December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Sirasa, F., Mitchell, L. J., Rigby, R., & Harris, N. (2019). Family and community factors shaping the eating behaviour of preschool-aged children in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review of interventions. Preventive Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105827
  • Warnakulasuriya, L. S., Fernando, M. M., Adikaram, A. V., Thawfeek, A. R., Anurasiri, W.M. L., Silva, R. R., Sirasa, M. S., Rytter, E., Forslund, A. H. & Samaranayake, D. L. (2018). Metformin in the management of childhood obesity: a randomized control trial. Childhood Obesity, 14(8), 553-565. http://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0043.
  • Silva, K. D. R. R., & Sirasa, M. S. F. (2018). Antioxidant properties of selected fruit cultivars grown in Sri Lanka. Food chemistry, 238, 203-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.08.102

 

Conference proceedings

Oral presentations

  • Thiviya, P. & Sirasa, M.S.F. (2016). Physical activity level and sedentary behavior of rural urban school children in Jaffna. Jaffna University International Research Conference, University of Jaffna, August 12-13
  • Sirasa, M.S.F. & Silva, K.D.R.R. (2015). Antioxidant properties of selected fruit cultivars grown in Sri Lanka. 11th International Food Data Conference. Food Composition and Public Health Nutrition. SAARCFOODS Regional Centre, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India, November 3-5.
  • Sirasa, M.S.F., Silva, K.D.R.R., Nishshanka, N.A.K.C. & Jajanthi, N. (2014). Contribution of traditional food systems towards Food & Nutrition Security of rural households in Sri Lanka. Abstract of Annual Scientific Sessions – 2014, Sri Lanka Nutrition Society, January 25-26.
  • Nanayakkara, G.J.M., Silva, K.D.R.R., Sirasa, M.S.F. & Saputanthri, M.A. (2011). Association between birth characteristics, maternal characteristics and infant feeding practices with nutritional status of term infants. Abstract of Annual Scientific Sessions – 2011, Sri Lanka Nutrition Society, January 22

 Poster sessions

  •  Thamilini, J., Silva, K.D.R.R., Sirasa, M.S.F. & Samarasinghe, W.L.G. (2015). Food Composition Data in Sri Lanka: Past, present and future. 11th International Food Data Conference. Food Composition and Public Health Nutrition. SAARCFOODS Regional Centre, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India, November 3-5.
  • Jajanthi, N., Silva, K.D.R.R. & Sirasa, M.S.F. (2014). Biodiversity in home gardens and its contribution to the food and nutrition security of rural households. International Symposium on Biodiversity, Food & Nutrition, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 8.
  • Sirasa, M.S.F., Nishshanka, N.A.K.C., Silva, K.D.R.R. (2012). Contribution from home gardens and agricultural lands to the food & nutrition security of rural households in Sri Lanka, 44th APACPH Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 15-18.

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Hettiarachchi JIK, Madubhashini JP and Miller M., Agreement between Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) and Patient Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG – SGA) for cancer outpatients receiving chemotherapy, Nutrition and Cancer; An International Journal, 2018, 70(8); 1275-1282. DOI: 10.1080/01635581.2018.1539186
  • YaliniShanmuganathan and Jeewanadee Hettiarchchi, Food Exchange List for Sri Lankans with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management, 2017, 2(7); 71 – 78.

 

Oral presentations

Jeewanadee Hettiarachchi, JayaniVithana and Surega Nadarajah, Nutritional Interventions are beneficial in Cancer Patients during Chemotherapy, Wayamba International Conference 2018

Jeewanadee Hettiarachchi and LuxanaBalasubramanium, Nutritional Status and Quality of Life of Cancer Patients receiving Chemotherapy, Wayamba International Conference 2018

Hettiarachchi J.I.K., Niroshika G.H.S., Chandrasekara G.A.P. and Abeynayake N.R., The economics of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; association of dietary energy density with diet cost, Wayamba International Research Conference 2016

Hettiarachchi J.I.K, Chandrasekara A, Hilmi A.J, Nutritional and Lifestyle Factors Modifying the risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer among Sri Lankan Women – A Preliminary Case Control Study, 8th International Research Conference of KothalawalaDefense University 2015

Hettiarachchi J.I.K., Shobana R, Madushani W.T.N., Chandrasekara G.A.P. and Hilmi A.J., Dietary and Lifestyle risk factors for breast cancer in Sri Lanka, Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka 2017

Hettiarachchi J.I.K ,Chandrasekara G.A.P, Hilmi A.J, Prolonged Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer in Sri Lankan Women- A preliminary case control study, Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka 2014

 

Poster Presentations

Hettiarachchi JIK and Madubhashini JP, Validity of different screening methods for effective identification of malnutrition risk in cancer chemotherapy, Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Updates 2018, Chennai, India

Hettiarachchi J.I.K. and Shanmuganathan Y. Food Exchange List for Sri Lankan Diabetic Patients, 10th International Research Conference of KothalawalaDefense University 2017

Hettiarachchi J.I.K., Prasad K.L.A.S. and Chandrasekara G.A.P. Development of novel, to be cooked complementary Foods with locally available raw materials, Wayamba International Research Conference 2016

Department of Aquaculture & Fisheries

Journals

 

  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Yakupitiyage.A., (2000) Ornamental fish industry in Sri Lanka: Present status and future trends. Journal of Aquarium Science and Conservation, Vol.3 No 4, pp. 241-252.
  • Saman Wijesekara. R.G., Nakao Nomura and Masatoshi Matsumura., The effect of paddle wheel and jet aerators on bottom velocity, dissolved oxygen levels and shrimp distribution in aquaculture ponds. Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Sciences Vol. 10 (2005) pp. 97-114.
  • Saman Wijesekara. R.G., Nakao Nomura and Masatoshi Matsumura., Electrochemical removal of ammonia, chemical oxygen demand and energy consumption from aquaculture waters containing different marine algal species. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Vol 80 No 12 (2005) pp. 1408-141
  • Saman Wijesekara. R.G., Nakao Nomura and Masatoshi Matsumura., Selective control of marine algal species by electrolysis treatment. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences (2006) Vol. 11, pp. 27-42.
  • HU Zhan-bo, Saman Wijesekara. R.G , Ronald R. Navarro , Nakao Nomura , Wu De-yi , ZHANG Da-lei, Masatoshi Matsumura, KONG Hai-nan. Removal of PCDD/Fs and PCBs from sediment by oxygen free pyrolysis. Journal of Environmental Sciences (2006) Vol. 18 No 5, pp.989-994.
  • Zhanbo Hu, Ronald Navarro, Nakao Nomura, Hainan Kong, Saman Wijesekara R.G and Masatoshi Matsumura. Changes in Chlorinated Organic Pollutants and Heavy Metal Content of Sediments during pyrolysis. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International (2007) Vol.14, No 1, pp. 12-18.
  • Saman Wijesekara R.G , Ronald R.Navarro, Hu Zhan-bo, Masatoshi Matsumura Simultaneous treatment of dioxin and toxic heavy metal contaminated Tagonoura sediment by two-step pyrolysis. Journal of Soil and Sediment Contamination (2007) Vol. 16, No 6, pp. 569-584.
  • Asad-ur-Rehman, Saman Wijesekara R.G, Nakao Nomura, Sato Seigo and Masatoshi Matsumura. (2008). Pre-treatment and utilization of raw glycerol from sunflower oil bio-diesel for the growth and 1,3-propanediol production by Clostridium butyricum. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology Vol. 83, Issue 7, pp. 1072-108
  • Saman Wijesekara R.G, Ronald R.Navarro and Masatoshi Matsumura. Removal and recovery of mercury from used fluorescent lamp glass by pyrolysis treatment. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri LANKA (2011) Vol. 39 (3), pp. 235-241.
  • Wijesekara R.G. Effective teaching and learning through latest mobile devices, Performance Enhancement Through Personality and life Skills Development, Staff Development Center, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, (2013) pp 37-57.
  • Kankanamalage T.N.M, R.M.Dharmadasa , D.C.Abeysinghe , R.G.S.Wijesekara, A survey on medicinal materials used in traditional systems of medicine in Sri Lanka. Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2014) Vol. 155 (1), pp 679-691.
  • Saman Wijesekara R.G, Catalino G. Alfafara and Masatoshi Matsumura. Evaluation bio-acetal as a sustainable alternative jet fuel.Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka (2015) Vol. 43 (2), pp. 75-81.
  • Diyabalanage S, Abekoon S, Watanabe I, Watai C, Ono Y, Wijesekara S, Guruge K. S, and Chandrajith R. Has irrigated water from Mahaweli River contributed to the Kidney Disease of unknown origin in the Dry zone of Sri Lanka? (2015). Journal of Environmental Geochemistry and Health. Vol. 37 (3) (Springer online).
  • Dharmadasa R.M., Akalanka G.C., Muthukumarana P.R.M., Wijesekara R.G.S. Ethnopharmacological survey on medicinal plants used in snake bite treatments in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces in Sri Lanka Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2016). Vol 179, 110-127.
  • Keeragalaarachchi K.A.G.P., R.M. Dharmadasa, Wijesekara R.G.S., Enoka P Kudavidanage Natural Antidiabetic Potential of Salacia chinensis L. (Celastraceae) Based on Morphological, Phytochemical, Physico-chemical and Bioactivity: A Promising Alternative for Salacia reticulata Thw. World Journal of Agricultural Research (2016). Vol. 4, No. 2, PP 49-55.

 

Conference Proceedings

 

  • Wijesekara.R.G.S, Jayasinghe.J.M.P.K and Edirisinghe.U (1994) Effect of water exchange rate on benthos, plankton and soil quality in giant tiger prawn (Peaneus monodon) cultured out door ponds (SLAAS), Sri Lanka
  • Corea A.S.L.E., Wijesekara.R.G.S and Jayasinghe J.M.P.K. (1995), Technology and performance of the shrimp farming industry around the coastal areas of Chilaw- Proceedings of the 51st annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Corea A.S.L.E and Jayasinghe.J.M.P.K (1996), Technology and performance of the shrimp farming industry in the North Western province of Sri Lanka Conference proceedings of the 2nd annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR)
  • Corea A.S.L.E., Wijesekara.R.G.S and Jayasinghe J.M.P.K. (1996), Distribution of shrimp farms in the North Western Province and problems related their productivity. Conference proceedings of the 2nd annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR)
  • Jayasinghe J.M.P.K., Fonseka T.S.G., Corea A.S.L.E and Wijesekara.R.G.S (1996), Investigation on white-spot baculo-virus (SEMBV) in shrimp culture systems in Sri Lanka- Proceedings of the 52nd annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) 
  • Jayasinghe J.M.P.K., Corea A.S.L.E and Wijesekara.R.G.S (1996), Economic problems related to Environment in different shrimp farming systems in Sri Lanka- Proceedings of the 52nd annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
  • Corea A.S.L.E., Wijesekara.R.G.S and Jayasinghe J.M.P.K. (1997), SEMBV out-break in Sri Lanka: What went wrong? Conference proceedings of the 3rd annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR) 
  • Corea A.S.L.E., Wijesekara.R.G.S and Jayasinghe J.M.P.K. Impact of the 1998 Epizootic on the small scale farmers in the Chilaw, Arachchikattuwa area in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Sessions: Sri Lanka Association for, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, 23-24 June 1999. SLAAS Auditorium, Colombo (Abstract)
  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Yakupitiyage.A., (1999) Ornamental fish industry in Sri Lanka: Present status and future trends 3-6 June 1999 proceedings of the World Conference on Ornamental Fish Aquaculture (AQUARAMA ’99) in Singapore
  • Wijesekara. R.G.S, Nakao Nomura., and Masatoshi Matsumura., Electrolysis A strategy to control non-beneficial algal species in shrimp grow-out systems. 7th Asian Fisheries Forum, in Penang, Malaysia from 30th November to 4th December, 2004.  
  • Wijesekara. R.G.S., Nakao Nomura., and Masatoshi Matsumura., Electrolysis: A powerful tool to control the critical water quality parameters in shrimp grow-out farms. 4th Shrimp Congress 31st March to 1st April 2004 in Cebu, Philippine.
  • Wijesekara. R.G.S.,and Masatoshi Matsumura., Basic experiments on the behavior of chloro-organics and heavy metals during pyrolysis. Presented at NEDO work shop in Shanghai University, Shanghai City, China from 14th – 17th December 2005. 
  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Masatoshi Matsumura., (2009) Alternative fuels derived from Sunflower oil for ground and air transport use. Annual Symposium, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka.
  • Saman Wijesekara. R.G., Abeysinghe D.C. and Masatoshi Matsumura., (2013). Feasibility Study of Castor (Ricinus communis) Cultivation in Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Conference of Sri Lanka-Japan Collaborative Research 2013, 29th – 31st March 3013, University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka. Book of Abstracts, pp. 1-150.
  • Niroji C and Wijesekara R.G.S, Parasitic diversity in ornamental fish collected from different zones of Sri Lanka (2013) Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. 
  • Herath H.M.L.G.M.P, Ginigaddarage P.H, Ariyawansa K.W.S and Wijesekara R.G.S. Microbiological quality of fish in retail outlets of Ceylon Fisheries Corporation in the Colombo district (2013). Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Parmia K, Wijesekara R.G.S and Randeni L. People friendly novel approach for community based tank-habitat management in Sri Lanka (2013). Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Nanayakkara S, Medage S, Hewajulige I.G.N and Wijesekara R.G.S. Evaluation of physical quality of locally available pelleted feed (2013). Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Herath H.M.L.G.M.P., Wijesekara R.G.S. and. Anil K.A Contribution of Sri Lanka Standards Institution for Safer Aquaculture Product Development (2014) Wayamba International Conference WinC 2014. WinC 2014. 29th 30th August 2014, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka.
  • Tharaka M.G.P., Wijesekara R.G.S and Jayasekara S. Plankton diversity, salinity ineraction and fish consumption patterns in brackish water ponds (2014). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-4709-21-8.
  • Nuwanthi S.G.L.I., Madage S., Hewajulige I.G.N., and Wijesekara R.G.S. Effect of different low salt concentrations on quality of dried fish (Goldstripe Sardinella) (2014). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-4709-21-8.
  • Roshani V., and Wijesekara R.G.S Use of solar drying technology for the production of high quality dried fish (2014). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-4709-21-8.
  • Nuwanthi S.G.L.I., Madage S., Hewajulige I.G.N., and Wijesekara R.G.S. Production of low salted and spice enriched Goldstripe Sardinella dried fish (2015). Second International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (IIFA 2015). 25 – 26 August 2015, Colombo Sri Lanka. Book of Abstracts, pp 1-46.
  • Gamage D.G.N.D., Wijesekara R.G.S., Madage S., and Hewajulige I.G.N. Quality and shelf life evaluation of crude tuna oil with the addition of tocopherol (2015). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISSN 2465-5821.
  • Tennakoon T.M.C.P., Jayasinghe J.M.P.K., de Croos M.D.S.T. and Wijesekara R.G.S. The effect of different drying methods on the quality of dried seaweed and extracted agar processed from red algae Kappaphycus striatum. (2015). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISSN 2465-5821. 
  • Bandaranayake T.H., Randeni L., and Wijesekara R.G.S. Identification of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs). (2015). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISSN 2465-5821.
  • Thulasiga M., and Wijesekara R.G.S. Potential of using giant fresh water prawn as a candidate for ornamental fish industry (2015). Undergraduate Research Symposium,Faculty of Livestock, fisheries and Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISSN 2465-5821.

 

Books and Book Chapters

  • Jayasinghe J.M.P.K., and Wijesekara.R.G.S (2000)., Technical and Social Aspects in Brackish Water Shrimp Culture (Sinhala medium), ISBN-955-8014-01-X, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo Sri Lanka.
  • Jayasinghe J.M.P.K., and Wijesekara.R.G.S (2012)., Health Management in Shrimp Culture Systems of Sri Lanka (Y%S ,xldfõ biaika j.dfõ fi!LH l<ukdlrKh) (Sinhala medium). ISBN 978-955-8746-99-8, Bar Code 9 789558 746998 .  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

 

Other publications

 

  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Technical Advisory Note on Brackish water shrimp culture, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesekara.R.G.S., Technical Advisory Note on Fresh water ornamental fish culture, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo Sri Lanka.

Journals

  • Jayasinghe J. M. P. K. (1985) Polycutlure of Indian prawn Penaeus indicus M. Milne Edwards and Milkfish Chanos chanos Forskal in ponds. J. Singapore Natl. Acad. Acad. Sci. (14) 154 -156.
  • Jayasinghe J. M. P. K. and De Silva M. S. K. W. (1993) Brackish water aquaculture in acid sulphate soils of Sri Lanka. Asian Fisheries Science (6): 341 -345.
  • Jayasinghe J. M. P. K. and Mackintosh D.J. (1993) Disease out-breaks in the shrimp culture grow – out systems of Sri Lanka.
    Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research. (5) : 336 -349
  • Jayasinghe J. M. P. K. and Jayamanne, S.C (1993) Occurrence of juveniles of culturable shrimp species in the stakesene fishery at Negombo lagoon J. Nat. Aq. Res. Ag. Sri Lanka (33 & 34) : 46 – 52.

Conference Proceedings

  • Jayasinghe J. M. P. K. and De Silva J. A. (1993) Aquaculture development and present land use patterns in coastal areas of Sri Lanka. Proc. International symposium or ecology and landscape management in Sri Lanka. W. Erdelen (ed). Margraf Scientific Books,D – 97985 Weikersheim: 341-350.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Jayasinghe, J.M.P.K and Thilak C R (1996) Disease prevention strategic to avoid white spot virus epidemic, Provincial Fisheries Ministry –Chelaw
    Jayasinghe, J.M.P.K (1998) Water management options for shrimp culture in Sri Lanka 1990: NARA 
  • Jayasinghe JMPK and Wijesekara (2000) Shrimp culture in Sri Lanka; Technical Environmental and social concepts: NARA 
  • Jayasinghe, J.M.P.K and Jayasekara S Guide to asses post larvae of quality of shrimp: NARA

Editorial Works

  • Reviewer of Book on Traditional knowledge in Sri Lanka: Animal husbandry, marine fisheries and inland fisheries-National Science Foundation in Sri Lanka-2007

Refereed Journal Publications

(12) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2012)
The present status of a multi-geared shrimp fishery of the western coast of Sri Lanka: gear-based species diversity and selectivity. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 29: 93-107

(11) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Gunnar Stefansson (2011)
A case study in successful sampling strategy in estimating length composition of the commercial catch: the Sri Lankan shrimp trawl fishery. Crustaceana. 84 (12-13): 1581-1591

(10) De Croos M.D.S.T., Snæbjörn Pálsson and R.M.G.N. Thilakarathna (2011)
Sex ratios, sexual maturity, fecundity and spawning seasonality of Metapenaeus dobsoni off the western coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development. 55:110-123.

(09) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2011)
Population biology and genetic diversity of two adjacent shrimp (Parapenaeopsis coromandelica) populations exploited under different fishing pressures in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 92(4), 819–829

(08) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2010)
Mitochondrial DNA variation and population genetic structure of white shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus along the coastal belt of Sri Lanka. Aquatic Living Resources, 23: 315-325

(07) K.A.T Dananjanie, M.D.S.T. de Croos and D.C.T. Dissanayake (2009)
Gillnet selectivity and food and feeding habits of Sphyraena obtusata and Sphyraena jello in the coastal waters off Negombo, Sri Lanka. NARA Journal Vol 39:1-16

(06) P.V.S.L.Gunawardena, D.S. Jayakody and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2009)
Relevance and applicability of existing regulations for the spiny lobster fishery on the South coast of Sri Lanka. NARA Journal Vol 40:

(05) De Croos M.D.S.T. (2009)
Gillnet selectivity of three flying fish, Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett, 1846), Cypselurus poecilopterus (Valenciennes, 1846) and Cheilopogon suttoni (Whitle and Colefax, 1938) off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Science 14: 15-28

 

(04) De Croos M.D.S.T. (2009)
Status of the fishery of flying fish off northwestern coast of Sri Lanka and the effect of lunar pattern on catchability. Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Science 14: 1-13

 

(03) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Hreiðar Þór Valtýsson (2008)
Monitoring and evaluating the Present status of the shrimp trawl fishery off west coast of Sri Lanka. Marine Research Institution Publications.

(02) De Croos M.D.S.T., J.M.P.K Jayasinghe., E.M.B.K. Edirisinghe and D.N de Silva (2005)
Lipid composition and fatty acid profiles of wild caught and cultured black tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon, in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Science 10: 35-43

(01) De Croos M.D.S.T., J.M.P.K Jayasinghe., E.M.B.K. Edirisinghe and D.N de Silva (2004).
Influence of White Spot disease on muscle lipid content and fatty acid profile of cultured Penaeus monodon. Asian Fisheries Science. 17: 93-100

 

Conference Proceedings
(19) S. Sivanthan, and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2016)

Community achieves higher economic returns but neglect ecological sustainability: A case from a coastal trap-net fishery from northern, Sri Lanka. The Eighteenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2016), University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 10th -15th July 2016

(18) B. Tharmini and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2016)
Comparison of three culture trials for red seaweed in coastal waters off northern Sri Lanka. The Eighteenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2016), University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 10th -15th July 2016

(17) S. Sivanthan, and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2016)

Immediate need of managing blue swimmer crab resource off northern Sri Lanka for a sustainable industry. The Eighteenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2016), University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 10th -15th July 2016

(16) Walpita C. C., S.M. Hewage and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2015)
Effect of intensive artisanal fishery on aggregated small tuna population in coast and offshore areas off Southern Sri Lanka. Conservation Science Conference. – 8th – 11th September 2015. Bangalore.

(15) De Croos M.D.S.T. (2014)
How artisanal stake-net fishery survived for Last 300 years in the dynamic and competitive environment? Present status of Mangrove in Mandaitivu, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The Seventeenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2014), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. 7th -11th July 2014

(14) De Croos M.D.S.T. , Weerasekara K.A.W.S., Hettige N.D., Thilakarathne R.M.G.N., Priyadarshana R.N., De Silva L.L.R.B. and Gunasekara K.A.U.S. (2014)
Ballast water: availability of non-indigenous species and degree of management practices compliance by the ships arrived at the Colombo port, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Twentieth Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 22nd May 2014. Auditorium of National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo 15. p11

(13) De Croos M.D.S.T. (2014)
To expanding market: community empowerment in small-scale clam fishery in Merawala lagoon, in Sri Lanka. The Seventeenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2014), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. 7th -11th July 2014.

(12) Yugawendra Kasivisuvanathan and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2014)
Present status of Mangrove in Mandaitivu, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The Seventeenth International Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET-2014), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. 7th -11th July 2014.

(11) S. Sivanthan and M.D.S.T. de Croos (2014)
Market chain assessment of the Blue swimming crab industry in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 1st Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference RISTCON 2014, Faculty of Science University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. 22nd -23rd, January 2014. Sri Lanka. p71

(10) M.M. Subasinghe, M.D.S.T. de Croos and W.M.T.B. Wanninayake (2014)

Market chain analysis of edible oyster in Sri Lanka: a case study at Puttalam lagoon. 1st Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference RISTCON 2014, Faculty of Science University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. 22nd -23rd, January 2014. Sri Lanka. p75

(09) De Croos M.D.S.T. (2013)
A just society ensuring equitable and ecological sustainable use of aquatic resources: 250 year old example from western Sri Lanka. Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS). 21st – 31st January 2013. The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

(08) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2012)
Spatial and temporal abundance and spawning seasonality of shrimps off the west coast of Sri Lanka. Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – 2nd – 4th August 2012. Bangalore.

(07) Sivanthan S. And M.D.S.T. de Croos (2012)
Increasing trends in uncontrolled and destructive fishing efforts on the crab (Portunus pelagicus) resources off the coast of Northern Sri Lanka. Student Conference on conservation Science (SCCS) – 2nd – 4th August 2012. Bangalore.

(06) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2011)
Genetic diversity of four shrimp species along the coastal belt of Sri Lanka reflects the damage caused by Tsunami in 2004. Biodiversity Conference – Biology Society and Society of Ecology Nordic House 11-12 November 2011 Iceland.

(05) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Snæbjörn Pálsson (2010)
Signs of “unnatural selection” in the shrimp Parapenaeopsis coromandelica off the coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Biodiversity Conference – Biology Society and Society of Ecology Nordic House 27th November 2010 Iceland.

(04) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Gunnar Stefansson (2010) 
A case study in successful sampling strategy in estimating length composition of the commercial catch: the Sri Lankan Shrimp Trawl Fishery. RvoN-2010, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences Research Symposium. University of Iceland. September 2010. p248

(03) De Croos M.D.S.T. and Hreiðar Þór Valtýsson (2010)
Evaluating the present status of two shrimp populations (Metapenaeus dobsoni and Penaeus indicus) exploited by two traditional trawl fisheries off west coast of Sri Lanka. Student Conference on Conservation Science. University of Cambridge. UK. March 2010. p22

(02) Jayakody, S., M.D.S.T. de Croos and G. Thilakarathne (2007)
A study on the recovery of a rocky littoral zone and adjacent coastal vegetation after “Amnath Sha” oil split in year 2006 in southern coast of Sri Lanka. British Ecological Society. UK. September 2007. p39

(01) Anas, M.U.M., E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe., M.D.S.T. de Croos and J.M.P.K Jayasinghe (2007)
Lipid composition and fatty acid profiles of wild caught and fattened mud crab, Schylla serratta, in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development. p16

Editorial work 
Member of the Editorial Board – Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences ( http://www.slafar.lk/index.php/2015-08-21-01-07-16/2015-08-21-01-08-09 )

Conference Proceedings:

  • “Evaluation of the production quality of giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii sampled from different aquaculture farms in Hambantota district- Sri Lanka”. Chathuranga G.A.H.S., Radampola K., Weerakoon D.E.M. in 1oth Academic Sessions- University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka pp.48-49
  • “Zonation pattern of mangrove in southern Sri Lankan Lagoon after intervention at lagoon mouth area”, Chathuranga, G.A.H.S., Furusato, E., Perera, L., Tanaka, N. and Priyadarshana, T., Proceedings of the Special Session on Coastal Structures of the International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2013 (pp. 120-128) which was held on 13th, 14th and 15th December 2013 in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • “Consumer preference on giant fresh water prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii), with reference to different quality characteristics of the final product: A case study in Hambantota District, Chathuranga, G.A.H.S., K. Radampola, D.E.M. Weerakoon, International conference of Agricultural sciences 2014 which was held on 9th and 10th Jan.2014 in Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka.
  • “Assessment of the Changes of the Fishery in Koggala Lagoon, Consequence to the Lagoon Mouth Alteration”, D.P.T Jananath, G.A.H.S. Chathuranga and M.D.S.T. De Croos, Undergraduate Research Symposium- Wayamba University of Sri Lanka which was held on 14th October 2015.
  • “Effect of mixed diet of live feeds on growth performance and survival of Angel fish larvae (Pterophyllum scalare) in indoor aquarium conditions”, D.U. Hettiarachchi, K. Radampola, G.A.H.S. Chathuranga, Second International Conference on Agriculture, Animal Science and Aquaculture 2015 which was held on 28-29 December 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Department of Food Science and Technology

A). International Peer Reviewed 

  • The Effect of Oral Intake of Low-Temperature-Processed Whey Protein Concentrate on Colitis and Gene Expression Profiles in Mice. Sharmila Jayatilake , Katsuhito Arai , Nanami Kumada , Yoshiko Ishida , Ichiro Tanaka , Satoru Iwatsuki , Takuji Ohwada , Masao Ohnishi ,Yoshihiko Tokuji and Mikio Kinoshita . Foods 2014, 3, 351-368; doi:10.3390/foods3020351.
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agro-chemistry  Effect of oral intake of whey protein on colitis in mice. JSBBA annual Meeting (Feb. 25-28 2013) / Tohoku University, Sendai- Japan.

B) International Proceedings/Conference

  • Jayatilake S., Madujith, T. and Chandrasekara A. (2008) Effect of locally available potential prebiotics in the survival of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus, Tropical Agricultural research Journal.

C) National Proceedings/Conference

  • Easwaran,S., and Gooneratne.J.,A (2001) Study on the formulation of a fibre-rich food Product from rice bran., December 2001 at 57th SLAAS annual sessions.

D) Non Peer Reviewed

  • Subasinghe, D.N., De Silva, K.U.L., Padmakumara, U. and Jayatilake, S. (2015). Determination of factors influencing bottle deformation under refrigerated condition and thermal effect of shrink process on novelty carbonated beverages-Twistee. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 42, 14th October 2015.
  • Weerasinghe, P.Y., Sarananda, K.H. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Development and storage studies of Ready-To-Serve beverages using pineapple and papaya without preservatives. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 49, 14th October 2015.
  • Medagoda, M.H.M.P.L., Perera, N. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Development of acidified milk drink fortified with Docosahexaenoic acid and strawberry fruit pulp. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 47, 14th October 2015.
  • Praboditha, P., Weerakoon, A. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Effect of thermization on hygienic quality of raw milk in Sri Lanka. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 56, 14th October 2015.
  • Chandrasekara, NP. And Jayatilake, S. (2008) Development of osmotic dehydrated sugar coated papaya chunks, 2nd international symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Senarath, HPS. And Easwaran, S. (2006) Development of a crunchy snack based on soybeans, 4th Food & Nutritional Symposium, Vol 4, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Abeywickrema.L.A.H.S.,Thilakaratna.B.M.K.S.,Goonawardana.C.R.and Easwaran.S.(2004) Measuring of Physical Properties, Milling and Nutritive Qualities of some recently recommended rice varieties., Proceedings of the 4th Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Careem.A.C.A., Thilakarathne. B.M.K.S.,Palipana. (2004)Development of dehydrated pumpkin powder and selection of suitable variety for powder formation from three varieties available in Sri Lanka., Proceedings of the 4th Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Shyamala.A., Ranawana. S.S.E. and Easwaran.S.(2003). A Preliminary characterization of the Dietary Fibre in Coconut Meat., Proceedings of the 3rd Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Kumarasinghe. K.H.A.L.S., Gunathilake. K.D.P.P. and Easwaran.S.(2003) Development of a Dehydrated Food Product From Young Coconut Kernel., Proceedings of the 3rd Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.

E) Related Research Internship 

  • Research internship on enzyme purification, characterization and crystallization techniques- Enzymology lab- Dept. of Food and Bioproducts- University of Saskatchewan Dept. of food and bioproducts, ( June 9-30 -2013). 

A). Peer Reviewed Journal publications :
1. ChandravathanyDevadason, Chamila Jayasinghe, RamiahSivakanesan, SamanthikaSenarath, FumiakiBeppu and Naohiro Gotoh, (2016) Comparative Analysis of Lipid Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Commercially Important Fish and Shellfish from Sri Lanka and Japan, Journal of Oleo Science, 65 (7) doi : 10.5650/jos.ess16056

2. C Devadason, C Jayasinghe and R Sivakanesan (2015), Socio-demographic factors and fish eating trends in Eastern Community, Sri Lanka, Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 3 (5), 423-429pp.

3. C Devadason, C Jayasinghe and R Sivaganesan (2015) Fish availability and consumer preferences in Batticaloa district in Sri Lanka, Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 3 (1), 23-31pp.

4. Chand Devadason and Chamila Jayasinghe (2014), Consumer preferences and fish availability in rural and urban fish markets in Batticaloa District, Eastern Sri Lanka, European International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, (1), 39-50pp.

5. Chamila Jayasinghe, Naohiro Gotoh, Shun Wada (2013), Pro-oxidant/ antioxidant behaviours of ascorbic acid, tocopherol, and plant extracts in n-3 highly unsaturated fatty acid rich oil-in-water emulsions, Food Chemistry, (141) 3077-3084pp.

6. Chamila Jayasinghe, Naohiro Gotoh, Shun Wada (2012), Regiospecific analysis of shark liver triacylglycerols, Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society, Vol 89 (10), 1873-1884pp

7. JMN Marikkar, JMMA Jayasundara, SAH Prasadika, CVL Jayasinghe and GAS Premakumara. (2007) Assessment of the stability of virgin coconut oil during deep-frying.Cord, International Journal on Coconut R&D, Vol. 23(1), 62-70pp.

8. Chamila Jayasinghe, Naohiro Gotoh, Tomoko Aoki, and Shun Wada. (2003) Phenolics composition and antioxidant activity of Sweet basil (Ocimumbasilicum).Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, Vol. 51(15), 4442-4449 pp.

9 Chamila Jayasinghe, Naohiro Gotoh, Tokairin Shigeru, Ehara Hiroshi, and Shun Wada. (2003) Inter species changes of lipid compositions in liver of shallow- water sharks from the Indian Ocean. Fisheries Science. Vol. 69, 644-653 pp.

10. Chamila Jayasinghe, Naohiro Gotoh, and Shun Wada. (2003) Variation in lipid classes and fatty acid composition of salmon shark (Lamnaditropis) liver with season and gender.Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B. Vol. 134, 287- 295 pp.

11. MM Rathnayaka, VPN Prasadi, CVL Jayasinghe (2011), Development and shelf life evaluation of tilapia (OreochromisJournal of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency. Vol. 41: 14-23pp.

12. CVL Jayasinghe, K Vinopavan, and TSG Fonseka (2011), Assessment of handling and processing methods of shrimp fishery by-catch in Kalpitiya. Journal of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency. Vol. 41: 24-35pp

13. CJ Vithanage, CVL Jayasinghe, KMS Wimalasiri, (2010) Changes in histamine levels in dried fish under different storage conditions. Journal of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency of Sri Lanka, Vol. 40, 61-72 pp.

14. Vithanage C., Jayasinghe CVL, Wimalasiri S, (2009) Changes of Histamin in dried fish at different storage conditions. Journal of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Vol. 40, 61-72 pp.

15. CVL Jayasinghe, (2008), SBN Ahmed, MGIU Kariyawasam,The isolation and identification of Vibrio species in marine shrimps of Sri Lanka, Journal of Food and Agriculture, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Vol 1, (1), 36-44.

16. PPMHeenatigala, CVL Jayasinghe and JMPK Jayasinghe. (2005). Acceptability of a food supplement from underutilized aquatic resources. Journal of National Aquatic Resources, Research & Development Agency, Vol. 37, 109-118pp.

17. CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, SP Jayasooriya and A Bamunuarachchi (2000) Evaluation of Quality of shark livers using bio-chemical properties and organoleptic score sheet. Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Vol. 36, 1-11pp.

18. CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, and A Bamunuarachchi (1998) Evaluation of natural antioxidants used in the preservation of shark (Carcharhinusfalciformis) liver oil. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, Vol. 3, 109 –117 pp.

B) Conference/Proceedings (Full papers)
1) P Ekanayaka, C. Jayasinghe and R. Chandrajith (2016) Heavy metals in Tilapia (Oreochromis sp) from Padaviya and Huruluwewa reservoirs in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Sessions, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 137p

2) HB Tharangika, CVL Jayasinghe and BPA Jayaweera (2014) preparation of local fish meal from tilapia offal and effects of inclusion in Broiler Diets, Proceedings of XIIIth Annual Scientific Sessions, World Poultry Science Association, Sri Lanka Branch, Colombo, 2-5pp

3) C Jayasinghe, L Ranganma, B Jayakala, D Karunasekara, R Nandasiri, C Jayasekara, H Pakyanathan, S Senerath (2012) Characterization and authentication of Sri Lankan bee honey, Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, 87-92 p.

4) C Jayasinghe (2002) Shark liver oil and omega-3 fatty acids. Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions of Journal of Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tokyo, Japan. 56-60 pp.

5) C Jayasinghe, N Gotoh, and S Wada (2001) Antioxidant activity of Sweet basil (Ocimumbasilicum L.) Proceedings of the Annual Research Session 2001, Sri Lanka Students’ Association of Japan, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tokyo, Japan. 29-33 pp.

6) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, R Samaradivakara and SP Jayasooriya (1998) Assessment of nutritional value of processed shark fins in different species. Proceedings of the 26th Asia Pacific Fishery Commission Symposium FAO, Rome. RAP Publication 1998/24, 189-197 pp.

7) CVL Jayasinghe, A Bamunuarachchi, and WMK Perera (1998), Influence of extraction methods on quality of shark liver oil. Proceedings of the 26th Asia Pacific Fishery Commission Symposium, FAO, Rome. RAP Publication 1998/24, 182-188 pp.

8) CVL Jayasinghe, A Bamunuarachchi, and MU Jayasekara (1996), The effect of natural and artificial antioxidants on silky shark (Carcharhinusfalciformis) liver oil during storage. Asia – Pacific Fishery Commission, FAO Fisheries Report No. 563. FIIU/ R563, FAO, ROME. 207-214pp.

9) CVL Jayasinghe, V Jayaweera, and A Bamunuarachchi (1996) Studies on quality changes of skipjack (Katsuwonuspelamis) and trevally (Carangoidesfulvoguttatus) during frozen storage at -18C. Asia – Pacific Fishery Commission, FAO Fisheries Report No. 563. FIIU/ R563, FAO, Rome. 91-98 pp.

10) PS Jayasinghe and C Jayasinghe (1994) Extraction of Agar from seaweed. Indo- Pacific Fishery Commission, Research Contributions, Presented at 9th Session of the Working Party on Fish Technology and Marketing, FAO Fisheries Report No. 514. FIIU/ R514, FAO, ROME. 271-279 pp.
B) Conference/Proceedings (Abstract)
11) CVL Jayasinghe (2014) Composition and regiospecific analysis of shark liver oils, (2014) Proceedings of 1st Asian Conference on Oleo Sciences, “New discoveries, Industrial innovations, and networking on Oleo Sciences in Asia”, Sapporo, Japan, 51p

12) C Jayasinghe (2014) Revealing and enhancing the position of women in Sri Lankan aquaculture development, Dialogue on International Food Security 2014- Enhancing Food production, Gender Equity and Nutritional Security in a Changing world, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 15p

13) RRMCB Ranaweera and CVL Jayasinghe (2014) Composition and Hydroxymethylfurfural analysis of bees honey, Coconut and Kithul treacle, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference “Sustainable Development through Equitable Sharing”, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, 226p

14) S Piratheepan, S Sangheetha, ODAN Perera, S Srivijendran and CVL Jayasinghe (2014) Development of Palmyrah (Borassusflabellifer) tuber based precooked supplementary food-“PalmyrahNutrimix”, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference “Sustainable Development through Equitable Sharing”, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, 219p

15) CVL Jayasinghe, J Wanasundara and PJ Shand (2014) Combining effect of black-eyed pea (Vignaunguiculata) protein concentrate and microbial transglutaminase on gel properties of surimi from tilapia (Tilapia niloticus), Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference “Sustainable Development through Equitable Sharing”, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, 197p

16) CG Devadason and CVL Jayasinghe (2014), Consumer preferences and fish availability in rural and urban fish markets in Baticaloa district, Eastern Sri Lanka, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference “Sustainable Development through Equitable Sharing”, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, 189p

17) C Jayasinghe and S Silva (2014), Utilization of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromisniloticus) for diversified food products with zero waste, Proceedings of the SLCARP International Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 129p

18) DDADU Deshapriya, AN Lalantha and CVL Jayasinghe (2014), Evaluation of Binders for Tilapia fish sausage Production and shelf life evaluation in frozen storage, 1stRuhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

19) CVL Jayasinghe, K Ishikawa, T Nagai, H Mizobe, K Yoshinaga, K Kojima, N Gotoh (2013), EnantiomericSeperation of Asymmetric Triacylglycerols in Fish oil, proceedings of the conference on Sri Lanka-Japan Colloborative Research 2013, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 71p

20) Chamila Jayasinghe, Lakshmi Rangama, BuddiniJayakala, DisnaKarunasekara, RuchiraNandasiri, ChanikaJayasekara, HarisuthanPakyanathan, SamanthikaSenerath (2012) Characterization and authentication of Sri Lankan bee honey, Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical Sciences held in Colombo, Sri Lanka 20-22 June, Institute of Chemistry, 59 p.

21) DS Ariyarathna, CVL Jayasinghe and A Bamunuarachchi., (2006), Assessment of quality changes of Katsuwonuspelamis (skipjack tuna) along the distribution channel of Beruwala fishery harbour. Proceedings of the Anniversary International Symposium on the Issues and Challenges of the 21st century, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 51 p.

22) C Jayasinghe, N Gotoh, T Sakichi, S Nobuhiro, T Shigeru, E Hiroshi, and S Wada. (2002). Salmon shark liver oil: A source of DHA, EPA and marine derived tocopherol. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, Nara, Japan. 201 p.

23) C Jayasinghe, N Gotoh, and S Wada (2001) Antioxidant activity of polyphenols from Ocimumbasilicum L. in a phosphatidylcholine liposome system. Proceedings of the 40th Annual meeting of the Japan Oil Chemist’s Society, Sendai, Japan. 119 p.

24) C Jayasinghe, N Gotoh, and S Wada (2000) Lipid composition and positional distribution of fatty acids in liver oil of five shark species caught around the Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the World Congress 2000, Joint meeting of American Oil Chemist’s Society and Japan Oil Chemist’s Society, Kyoto, Japan. 289 p

25) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, R Samaradivakara and SP Jayasooriya (1998) A technique for processing of shark fins and the determination of nutritional value of the processed products obtained from different shark species, Symposium on Fish Utilization in the Asia-Pacific Region, Asia Pacific Fishery Commission, FAO, 24-26 September, Beijing, China.

26) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera and A Bamunuarachchi (1998), High quality Liver oil production by ensilage method, Symposium on Fish Utilization in the Asia-Pacific Region, Asia Pacific Fishery Commission, FAO, 24-26 September, Beijing, China.

27) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera and A Bamunuarachchi (1998), Extraction of liver oil using a low cost and convenient method, Symposium on Fish Utilization in the Asia-Pacific Region, Asia Pacific Fishery Commission, FAO, 24-26 September, Beijing, China.

28) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, SP Jayasooriya and V Jayaweera (1997) Investigation of the composition of shark liver oil of selected shark species in Sri Lanka and the determination of effectiveness of natural ingredients on the stabilization of such oils. Proceedings of the final seminar of Science and Technology for Development Phase-3 Project, Ilo-ilo, Philippines, Paper No 20, 11-12p.

29) CVL Jayasinghe and V Jayaveera (1994) Utilization of fish waste to extract oil for food and feed purpose – shark liver. Proceedings of the progress review seminar of the STD-3 Project, Hat-Yai, Thailand.

30) PS Jayasinghe and CVL Jayasinghe (1994) Extraction of Agar from Seaweed. Proceedings of the Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission, Working party on fish Technology and Marketing, Cochin, India, 27-28pp

31) LJPAP Jayasooriya, SC Wanniarachchi, MSW de Silva, KMW Bandara, A Wickramanayake, GA Prathapasinghe, CVL Jayasinghe, SS Alwis and ANF Perera, (2010) Evidence for an adulteration of milk fat of imported milk powder varieties by adding non-dairy fat sources, Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, pp 13-15pp

32) CVL Jayasinghe, A Bamunuarachchi, and WMK Perera (2000) Influence of preservatives on quality of shark liver oil extracted by silage and steam rendering methods. Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanepura,Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

33) CVL Jayasinghe, A Bamunuarachchi, and WMK Perera (1998) Fatty acid composition and seasonal variation of liver oil of selected shark species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. 193-203 pp.

34) S Sasikaran, JMJK Jayasinghe and CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Factors influencing the consumption behavior of inland fish, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 71p

35) SSG Silva, S Ariyawansa, SBN Ahmed, KAP Manamperi and CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Effect of legume flour extenders on keeping quality of tilapia fish nuggets, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Colomo, Sri Lanka. 51p

36) HB Tharangika, BPA Jayaweera and CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Preparation of fish meal with thilapia fish offal and utilization in broiler diet. Proceedings of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Sri Lanka. 49p

37) S Sukirta, HPS Senerath and CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Vinegar production from industrial waste of pineapple, Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 34p

38) DDADU Deshapriya, AN Lalantha, CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Synergistic interaction of binders in development of tilapia fish sausage, Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 230p

39) S Silva, CVL Jayasinghe (2013) Effect of legume flours on the binding property of Nile tilapia (Oreochromisniloticus) fish nuggets, Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 33p

40) CL Silva, JMJK Jayasinghe, CVL Jayasinghe (2012) Development of value added product from tilapia (Oreochromisniloticus) for local consumers, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Research and Development Agency, Sri Lanka, 45p

41) MBNK Fernando, N Gotoh and C Jayasinghe (2012) Quantification of tocopherols in fresh fish and fishery products in Sri Lanka by high performance liquid chromatography, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Research and Development Agency, Sri Lanka, 44p

42) D Bopitiya, KH Sarananda, MSW De Silva and CVL Jayasinghe, (2011) Development and nutritional profile assessment of ready to eat rice based fruit pudding, Proceedings of 67th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

43) J Menaka, PH Ginigaddarage, KWS Ariyawansa, and CVL Jayasinghe (2011) Detection of histamine forming Enterrobacteriaceae bacteria in fish using polymerase chain reaction. Proceedings of 17th annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

44) RD Pathmathilaka, CVL Jayasinghe and BNLD Rangama (2010) Antioxidant activity of bees honey from four provinces in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of 66th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

45) N Subramaniyam, PDAS Kumarihami and CVL Jayasinghe (2010) Development of Soup mix using germinated cowpea, Proceedings of 66th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

46) SN Karunarathna and CVL Jayasinghe (2010), Influencing factors for the changes of diet pattern of Vedda people. Proceedings of 66th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

47) MB Jayakala and CVL Jayasinghe (2010) Physiochemical quality evaluation of Sri Lankan Bee honey. Proceedings of 66th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

48) HAWK Peiris, S Jayatilake and CVL Jayasinghe (2009) Estimation of antioxidant capacity of selected leafy vegetables & fruits in drinking yoghurts, Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

49) RJTP Wijegunawardana, AMMU Adikari, MSW De Silva, CVL Jayasinghe, MNA Mubarak (2009) Determination of heavy metals (Cu, Pb& Cd) in Lasiaspinosa, Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

50) H Suntharalingam, VPN Prasadi, CVL Jayasinghe, WVC Niroshini (2009) Shelf life evaluation of refrigerated modified peanut beverage in different packaging material, Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

51) MKCP Jayasekara, CVL Jayasinghe, HPS Senarath (2009) Physico-chemical characteristics of bee honey, Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Part 1, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 228 p.

52) KLDR Karunanayake, CVL Jayasinghe, LLWC Yalegama (2009) Development and Biochemical assessment of coconut sap beverage. Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

53) S Thayaparan, KKM Nishanthi, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe (2009) Evaluation of the shelf life of marinated Thilapia (oreochromisspp) in vacuum packaged storage at 4C, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka
Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, 26 p.

54) CVL Jayasinghe (2008), Contribution of Food Technology towards food security, Proceedings of 8th Annual Convention of Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. 22-23 p.

55) LACN LihinikaduArachchi, KDPP Gunathilaka, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe, (2008) Evaluation of the shelf life quality of deep frozen coconut based products, Proceedings of 64th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the
Advancement of Science. 136 p.

56) MDT Kularatne and CVL Jayasinghe (2008), Development and biochemical assessment of Peanut beverage, Proceedings of 64th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 40 p.

57) S Vijithan and CVL Jayasinghe (2008) Preparation of Jujubes from locally available fruits, Proceedings of 64th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 259 p.

58) JMN Marrikkkar, AGO Kumari and CVL Jayasinghe (2008), A predictive model for determination of the Iodine value of coconut oil by GLC analysis of the component fatty acids, Proceedings of 64th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 290 p.

59) PDN Kanthilal, DSP Warnakula, EMRKB Edirisinghe and CVL Jayasinghe, (2008) Evaluation of bacterial, chemical and sensory properties of fresh fish stored in chilled sea water (CSW), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, 17 p.

60) NAAD Nissanka, JMMA Jayasundera, JMN Marikkar and CVL Jayasinghe, (2007) Characterization of Lauric Oils. Proceedings of 63rd Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.134-135 p.

61) K Vinopavan, DGC Prasanna, CVL Jayasinghe and TSG Fonseka, (2007) Identification of drawbacks in handling and processing methods of shrimp by-catch at Kalpitiya, Proceeding of the 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference of NARA on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, 84 p.

62) MM Rathnayake, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe, (2007) Development of a marinated fish product from Thilapia (Oreochromismosambicus) and shelf life evaluation. Proceeding of the 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference of NARA on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, 82 p.

63) MGIU Kariyawasam, SP Jayasuriya, CVL Jayasinghe and A Bamunuarchchi. (2007) Relationship of physical & chemical parameters on the microbial spoilage of dried fish in storage. Proceeding of the 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference of NARA on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, 66 p.

64) MGIU Kariyawasam, SP Jayasuriya and CVL Jayasinghe. (2004), A study on the quality of Sri Lankan dried fish stored under different storage conditions. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, 31 p.

65) C Jayasinghe, N Gotoh, S Tokairin and S Wada. (2004), Intra-species variation in Lipid Classes and Fatty acid compositions of Salmon shark (Lamnaditropis) Liver with season, Proceedings of the 95th Annual Conference of American oil Chemist Society, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 12 p.

66) PPM Heenatigala, C.V.L. Jayasinghe, and J.M.P.K Jayasinghe, (2002) Development of a nutritious food supplement using aquatic resources. Proceedings of the Eight Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Sri Lanka. 19 p.

67) CVL Jayasinghe, A Bamunuarachchi and WMK Perera (1999) Influences of preservatives on quality of liver oil extracted by en-silage and steam rendering methods. Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Sri Lanka. 18 p.

68) CVL Jayasinghe, R Samaradivakara, SP Jayasuriya and WMK Perera (1998) Influences of shark species on fin yield and composition in acetic acid extraction procedures. Proceedings of 54th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 221 p.

69) CVL Jayasinghe, WMTB Wanninayake, SP Jayasooriya and K Hettiarachchi (1998) Amino acid and fatty acid composition of bivalve clam, Marcia opima and Marcia hiantina from Puttalam lagoon (Kalpitiya) Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 32p.

70) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera and A Bamunuarachchi (1998) Fatty acid composition and seasonal variation of Liver Oil of selected shark species in Sri Lanka, research sessions 1998 of the Faculty of Graduate studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, p 20

71) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera, SP Jayasooriya and A Bamunuarachchi (1997) Effect of acidic fruit juice on the extraction of shark liver oil by ensilage method. Proceedings of 53rd Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 263 p.

72) CVL Jayasinghe, WMK Perera and A Bamunuarachchi (1997) Evaluation of natural antioxidants for preservation of shark (Carcharinusfalciformis) liver oil, 3rd Annual Scientific Session of Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 21p.

73) PS Jayasinghe, CV Liyanage, C Jayasinghe and R Samaradivakara (1994) Proximate composition of chitin and chitosan from shrimp exoskeleton. Proceedings of Golden Jubilee Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 165-166 pp.

C) Books and Chapters:

1. Tim Dejager and Chamila Jayasinghe, Transforming Gender and food security in the global south (2016) From capture to culture: Space for mainstreaming women in coastal aquaculture development in Sri Lanka Edited by JemimahNujki, Amy Kaler and John Parkins: EarthScan /Routledge – Tayler& Francis, USA.ISBN 9781138680418

2. Chamila Jayasinghe andKanchanaHettiarachchi, Tilapia BhawithayenNawaAharaNipeyum (Sinhala) (2014) Published by Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Makandura, Gonawila. ISBN 978-955-4709-29-4.

3. Chamila Jayasinghe, Shark fin cartilage: Uses, Extraction and Composition analysis. (2013), In: Marine Proteins and Peptides: Biological Activities and Applications, Edited by Se-Kwon Kim, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, UK, 523-531p, ISBN 9781118375068.

4. Chamila Jayasinghe and David Gray, Lipid bodies isolated microalgae residues as a source for bio-ethanol production (2014), In: Advances in Seafood Processing By-Products, Edited by Se-Kwon Kim, Springer, USA, 407-422, ISBN 978-1-4614-9589-5.

5. Chamila Jayasinghe (Ed.), Indigenous Foods of Ancient Sri Lanka. (2013) Published by Department of Food Science & Technology, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-4709-09-6.

D) Journal publications :

1) MDJC Sandarani, DCMCK Dasanayaka and CVL Jayasinghe (2018), Strategies used to prolong the shelf life of fresh commodities, Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Food Research, 9 (1), 1000206, an open access journal.

2) T Jayampathy, C Jayasinghe, J Manchanayake and S Jayathilaka (2018) A study of inflammatory bowel disease patients in a gastroenterology clinic in Sri Lanka, Journal of Gastrointestinal & digestive system, 8 (2), 1000558, an open access journal.

3) S Piratheepan, S Sangheetha, S Srivijeindran, ODAN Perera and CVL Jayasinghe (2017), Development of a pre-cooked supplementary food using Palmyrah tuber, Sri Lanka Journal of Food and Agriculture, 3 (1), 1-8

4) C Devadason and C Jayasinghe (2017), Effectiveness and feeding Habits and nutritional status of freshwater fishes on muscle with fatty acid composition and tocopherol content, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 5(2), 492-497

5) C Devadason, C Jayasinghe and R Sivakanesan, (2017), Fatty acid compositions and atherogenic and thrombogenic indices of commonly consumed marine, brackish and fresh water fishes, Indian Journal of Animal Research, B 586-1-6, http://dx.doi.org/10.18805/ijar.v0iOF.7254

6) S Senarath, K Yoshinaga, T Nagai, Y Akihiko, F Beppu, C Jayasinghe, C Devadawson and N Gotoh (2017), Quantitative Analysis of the Distribution of cis-Eicosenoic Acid Positional Isomers in Marine Fishes from the Indian Ocean, Journal of Oleo Science, 66 (2), 187-197

A). International peer reviewed

  1. De Silva, M.S.W., Stetter, J.R, Impedance based sensing of the specific binding reaction between staphylococcus enterotoxin B and its antibody on an ultra-thin platinum film, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 1995, 10, 675-682.
  2. Jayasinghe, J.M.P.K, De Silva M.S.W., Brackish water aquaculture in acid sulphate soils of Sri Lanka, Asian Fisheries science, 1993, 6, 341-345.
  3. Eisenberg, W.C., De Silva, M.S.W., Atmospheric gas phase generation of singlet oxygen by homogeneous photosensitization, 1990, 31, 5857-5800.

B). National peer reviewed

  1. Jinadasa, B.K.K.K., Subasinghe,M.M., Thayalan, K., Wickramasinghe, I. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2013). Trace metal contents in muscle tissues of inland fish species in the north central province of Sri Lanka, Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci) 42 (2): 79-86.
  2. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Effect of spices on oxidative stability and fatty acid composition in cooked Herring (Clupeaharengus). Chemistry in Sri Lanka, The Tri – annual publication of the institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Vol 27 No. 2, p. 13.

C). International conference/proceedings

  1. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.B.R.K. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2012), The effect of cooking process and incorporation of spices on the total lipid and n-3 LC-PUFA contents of herrings (Amblygastersirm), Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical Sciences by Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.
  2. Menaka, J. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Identification of Vibrio parahaemoyiticus in Shrimp (Penaeusmonodon) using Polymerase Chain Reaction. 3rd International Annual Symposium InSym-SUSL at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  3. Alwis, S.S, S Somasiri, M.S.W. De Silva, Determination of organic acids and free sugar content in Sri Lankan under-utilized fruits by high performance liquid chromatography, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University, 08-12 July, 2008, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.
  4. Kalubowila, K.A.D.T.N.K, J.A.G Jayasinghe,  M.S.W De Silva, Determination of fatty acid composition of bakery fats & fast food with special attention to trans fatty acids by gas chromatography, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University, 08-12 July, 2008, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.

D). National conference/proceedings

  1. Bopitiya, D., Sarananda, K.H., De Silva, M.S.W. and Jayasinghe C.V.L. (2011). Development and Nutritional Profile Assessment of Ready to Eat Rice Based Fruit Pudding, Proceedings of the 67th annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 213/B, part I abstracts, December.
  2. Bopitiya, D., Edirisignhe, E.M.R.K.B., and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Effect on light oxidative stability of lipids from Thunnusalbacares, Proceedings of the 66th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 605/E2, Abstract, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 8th December.
  3. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Total Phenolic content and Antioxidant activity of spices used in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 66th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Colombo Sri Lanka. 8th December.
  4. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Effect of cooking method on oxidative stability and fatty acid composition in cooked Herring (Clupeaharengus). Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR), p 24.Colombo Sri Lanka. 12th July.

E). Non peer reviewed

  1.  Rupasinghe, K.M.D.T., Herath, H.M.T. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2015), Formulation of dietary fiber enhanced cracker for adults using selected locally available cereal and legume flours, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 44.
  2. Balasooriya, B.P.R.N., De Silva, M.S.W., Mewan, K.M. and Jayawardhane, S.A.D.P.S. (2014), Analysis of characteristics of commercially available green teain Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. Pp 42.
  3. Amarasinghe, R.S., De Silva, M.S.W., Muttusamy, M. and De Silva, U. (2013), Assessment of yeast and mold levels of carbonated soft drink in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp36.
  4. Hettiarachchi, K.J.M., De Silva, M.S.W. and Korala, M. (2013), Evaluation of the quality of selected black tea products available in local market, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 40.

F). Books and Chapters:

  1. Agricultural Chemistry, MSW De Silva, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. ISBN# 978-955-8746-13-4.

A). International Peer Reviewed 

  • Perera N, Gamage TMV, Wakeling L, Gamlath GGS and Versteeg C. (2010) Colour     and texture of apples high pressure processed in pineapple juice. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies 11(1), 39-46
  • Perera A. N, and Karunaratne A.M. (2002) Postharvest calcium chloride treatments do   not help to increase shelf-life of bananas. Fruits 57, 87-94
  • Perera, O.D.A.N. and Karunaratne, A.M. (2001) Response of bananas to postharvest acid treatments. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 76 (1): 70-76
  • Perera, O.D.A.N., Basnayake, B.M.K.M. K., and Karunaratne, A.M. (1999) Physicochemical characteristics, popularity and susceptibility to anthracnose of some local banana cultivars. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanaka 27(2): 119-130
  • Pupulawaththa A.W., Perera O.D.A.N., Ranwala A. (2014). Development of Fiber Rich Soft Dough Biscuits Fortified with Kohila (Lasia spinosa) Flour. Journal of Food Processing Technology 5:395. doi: 10.4172/2157-7110.1000395. 

B)National Peer Reviewed 

  • Mufas, A.H.M., Rifas, A.H.M., Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013). Nutrition knowledge on diet-related chronic non communicable diseases among the graduates from South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Proceeding of 3rdInternational research conference. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. ISBN:978-955-627-042-6, Vol(2), page:1-5
  • Mufas, A.H.M., O.D.A.N (2013). Study on development of pitaya fruit (Hylocereus undatus) incorporated ice cream; an alternative solution to the pitaya cultivators in Sri Lanka. Proceeding of 3rd International research conference. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, ISBN:978-955-627-042-6, Vol(1), page:1-5.
  • Mufas, A.H.M., Perera, O.D.A.N. (2012). Alteration of pitaya pulp into a value added product to reduce the post harvest losses. International research conference, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2279-1922, page: 193.
  • Mufas, A.H.M.., Perera, O.D.A.N. (2012). Development of dragon fruit incorporated ice-cream. Annual academic session, Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka. ISSN 2012-9912, Page 218-221.

C) International Proceedings/ Conference

  • Gamage S.M., Mihirani, M.K.S., Weerahewa H.L.D. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2015). Development of Synbiotic beverage from beet root juice using beneficial probiotic Lactobacillus casei 431. 1st IFSTSL Annual Research Session – Extended Abstracts, p 1-4, 15 December 2015. (Presenting Author- Oral Presentation)
  • Mihirani, M.K.S., Jayasundera, J.M.M.A., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2014). Formulation of value added crackers using defatted coconut flour. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Conference, Sri Lanka, vol.18, 190 p. 4-5th July 2014.
  • Pupulawaththa, A.W., Perera, O.D.A.N. and Ranwala, A. (2014). Development of fiber rich soft dough biscuits fortified with Lasia spinosa (kohila) flour. Proceedings of Peradeniya University International Conference, Sri Lanka, vol.18, 191p. 4-5th July 2014.
  • Priyadarshani, K.V.P.I., Prasadi, V.P.N. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2014). Preparation of an alcoholic beverage from tea. Proceedings of Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 221p. 29-30th August 2014.
  • Piratheepan, S. Sangeetha, S., Perera, O.D.A.N. Srivijendran, S. and Jayasinghe, C.V.L. (2014). Development of  Palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) tuber based precooked supplementary food “Palmyrah Nutrimix”, Proceedings of  Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 219 p. 29-30th August 2014.
  • Gamage, S.M., Hewajulige, I.G.N. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Impregnation of ethylene scrubbers in paper made from banana fibre delay ripening of ‘Ambul’ banana.1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, (RISTCON) University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, p 93, 22-23 January 2014.
  • Pupulawaththa, A.W., Perera, O.D.A.N. and Ranwala, A. (2014). Development of fiber rich soft dough biscuits fortified with kohila (Lasia spinosa) flour.1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, (RISTCON) University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, p 82, 22-23 January 2014.
  • Mihirani, M.K.S., Jayasundera, J.M.M.A., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2014). Formulation of value added crackers using defatted coconut flour and evaluation of its quality parameters. 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, (RISTCON) University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, p 88, 22-23 January 2014.
  • Rathnayaka, R.M.C.P., Pathiraje and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2014). Development of a cinnamon flavoured butter. 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, (RISTCON) University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, p 95, 22-23 January 2014.
  • Mufas, A.H.M., Rifas, A.H.M., Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013). Nutrition knowledge on diet-related chronic non communicable diseases among the graduates from South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Proceeding of 3rd International Research Conference. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. ISBN:978-955-627-042-6, Vol(2), page:1-5.
  • Mufas, A.H.M. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2013). Study on development of pitaya fruit (Hylocereus undatus) incorporated ice cream; an alternative solution to the pitaya cultivators in Sri Lanka. Proceeding of 3rd International Research Conference. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, ISBN:978-955-627-042-6, Vol(1), page:1-5.
  • Mufas, A.H.M. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013). Nutrition knowledge, food habits and health attitude of graduates on diet related chronic non-communicable disease: a cross sectional study in South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Abstract has been accepted and ready for the presentation at 2nd International Conference on social science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.     
  • Mufas, A.H.M. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2012). Alteration of pitaya pulp into a value added product to reduce the post harvest losses. International Research Conference, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2279-1922, page: 193.                 
  • Perera N, Gamage TMV, Gamlath, GGS, Wakeling L. and Versteeg C. (2008).Quality of      minimally processed peaches treated with high pressure and temperature 41stAnnual AIFST Convention Sydney, Australia, 21-24th July P16, p56
  • Perera N, Gamage TMV, Gamlath GGS, Wakeling L. and Versteeg C. (2008). Fresh-cut peaches in pineapple juice treated with high pressure Food Innovation: Emerging Science, Technologies and Applications (FIESTA) 17-18th September
  • Perera N, Gamage TMV, Gamlath GGS, Wakeling L. and Versteeg C. (2008). Quality of minimally processed peaches treated with high pressure and mild temperature University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference 5th November
  • Perera N, Gamage TMV and Gamlath GGS. (2006). Effect of immersion media on browning of High Pressure Processed (HPP) apple cubes University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference 8th November
  • Perera N, Gamage TMV, Gamlath GGS and Versteeg C. (2008). Effect of high pressure and pineapplejuice on browning of minimally processed apples IFT New Orleans 29th June -1st July
  • Perera, N. and Karunaratne, A.M. (1996) Effect of different organic acids and sodium bicarbonate compared to a benlate treatment, on ripening and disease development of banana var. `Embul’ Postharvest `96 conference, Taupo, New Zealand. 4-9 Aug., (Abs) H4. p. 206 

D) National Proceedings/ Conference

  • Thilakrathne W.PD.W., Gunawardhne, K.V.T. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2015) Stabilization of rice bran using saturated steam and development of rice bran incorporated cracker. Proceeding of the 71st Annual Sessions of Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. p. 20. Abs.)Mufas, A.H.M. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2012). Development of dragon fruit incorporated ice-cream. Annual academic session, Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka. ISSN 2012-9912, Page 218-221
  • Perera, N. and  Karunaratne, A.M. (1998) Studies on calcium treatment on `Embul’ bananas. Proceedings of the Fifty Fourth Annual Session of  Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (Abs.) 116
  • Basnayake, B.M.K.M.K., O.D.A.N. Perera and A.M. Karunaratne (1997) A comparative study of some physicochemical parameters of five varieties of banana. Research Session 1996. Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya. (Abs.) p 8
  • Perera, N., and A. M. Karunaratne (1995) Changes in postharvest disease development and ripening of `Embul’ bananas treated with acid and alkaline substances compared to a benlate treatment. Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Aug 10, 1996. p 147 (Abs.)
  • Perera, N., and A. M. Karunaratne (1995) A study of some peel characteristics of five local varieties of banana, and non-pesticidal chemicals that promote resistance to postharvest diseases. Proceedings of the Fifty First Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. p.68-70. Abs.)
  • Perera, N., N. K. B. Adikaram and A. M. Karunaratne (1994) The effect of calcium on the shelf-life of bananas var. Ambul. Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya Research Sessions. p. 2 (Abs.)

E) Non Peer Reviewed

  • Balasooriya, B.K.P.C., Hewapathirana, H.P.D.T. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2015).Developing a novel method to collect fresh coconut (Cocos nucifere) sap for the production of coconut sugar. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 39, 14th October 2015.
  • Thanushan, S., Herath, H.M.T. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2015) Formulation of cereal based instant mix from locally available whole grain cereals with “Good Dietary Fiber Source” for elderly population. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 35, 14th October 2015.
  • Wijesinghe, M.G.T.M. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2015) Phytochemical composition and antimicrobial properties of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) pericarp. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 51, 14th October 2015.
  • Pilippanna, P.A.S., Pathirage, A.C. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2015) Effect of spices on physio-chemical properties and microbiological safety of vergin coconut oil. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 50, 14th October 2015
  • Bandara, W.M.K.I., Perera, O.D.A.N. and Weerahewa, H.L.D. (2015) Enhancing disease resistance and improving quality of papaya (Carica papaya L.) by postharvest application of silica. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 53, 14th October 2015.
  • Thilakarathna, W.P.D.W., Gunawardhane, K.V.T., Abeysekara, W.P.K.M. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2014). Rice bran stabilization by saturated steam, its effect on antioxidant activity and development of rice bran incorporated cracker. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 61, 05th November 2014.
  • Vidanagamage, S.A., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Effect of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) extracts on functional properties on dairy butter. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 60, 05th November 2014.
  • Alwis, A.D.P.S., Perera O.D.A.N. and Weerahewa, H.L.D. (2014). Development of carrot-based synbiotic beverage. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 50, 05th November 2014.
  • Kumari, D.A.M. M., Pathiraje, P.M.H. D. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Development and evaluation of Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) pericarp based fermented drink.Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 49, 05th November 2014.
  • Widyadhara, H.W.I.S., Senarathna, S.A.M.C.U. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Production od Sago (“Sawu”) using starch incorporated with flour of local cassava varieties (Manihot exculenta crantz) as a substitute for sago import. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 55, 05th November 2014.
  • Rajananda, M.J.S., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Development and evaluation of a curry leaves based sauce formulation. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 52, 05th November 2014. 
  • Bandara, K.M.R.C., Perera, O.D.A.N. and Sarananda, K.H. (2013). Popping quality of locally available finger millet and possibility of using popped finger millet in product development. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 37, 12th December 2013.
  • Gamage, S.M., Hewajulige, I.G.N. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2013). Ethylene scrubber impregnated of in banana fibre paper may delay ripening of ‘Ambul’ banana. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 39, 12th December 2013.
  • Mihirani, M.K.S., Jayasundera, J.M.M.A., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013). Formulation of value added crackers using defatted coconut flour. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 41, 12th December 2013.
  • Pupulawaththa, A.W., Perera, O.D.A.N. and Ranwala, A. (2013). Development of fiber rich soft dough biscuits fortified with kohila (Lasia spinosa) flour. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 46, 12th December 2013.
  • Rathnayaka, R.M.C.P., Pathraje, P.M.H.D. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013).Development of cinnamon powder incorporated dairy butter. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 51, 12th December 2013.
  • Piratheepan, S., Sangeetha, S. and Perera, O.D.A.N. (2013). Development of palmyrah tuber based precooked supplementary food. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 53, 12th December 2013.
  • Perera D.V.M. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2002) Processing of Banana chips using Banana cultivars, Alukesel, Mondon and Seni kesel Proceedings of 2nd Agricultural Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University, Makandura, Gonawila, Sri Lanka., p 53-59
  • Ranawana D.V., Wilson R.S. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2003) Use of some generally recognized as safe compounds for the Postharvest Control of Thielaviopsis Fruit rot of Pineapple (Ananas cosmosus L.) Proceedings of 3rd Agricultural Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University, Makandura, Gonawila, Sri Lanka., p. 225-233
  • Siriwardhana, K.E.S., Siriwardhana, T.D.W. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2003) Development of instant fruit beverage powder using wood apple (Feronia limonia L.) and bael fruits (Aegle marmelos) Proceedings of 3rd Agricultural Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University, Makandura, Gonawila, Sri Lanka., p. 244-254
  • Vidanage, U. V., Siriwardhana, T.D.W. and Perera O.D.A.N. (2003) Capsaicin content in hybrid and open pollinated chillie (Capsicum annum L.) and some observations on their storability Proceedings of 3rd Agricultural Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University, Makandura, Gonawila, Sri Lanka., p. 255-264.  

A) International conference/proceedings

  1. Jayaweera, B.P.A. and Liyanage, D.N. (2016), Teachers evaluation system based on graded average model at student feedback system for higher education institiutes in Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific symposium on Social Science and Management, pp 474-484
  2. Jayaweera, B.P.A. and Liyanage, D.N. (2015), Ethnic harmony through student centered learning experience of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Conference Proceedings of the Globa Symposium on Social Sciences IBSSS 2015, Bali, Indonesia, pp 105-115.
  3. Jayaweera BPA and Liyanage DN (2013).Ethnic cohesion through student centered learning experience of the social harmony and conflict resolution course module at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. International conference of Eastern University, ICE 2013, Sri Lanka.
  4. Burton-Freeman B,Edirisinghe I and Liyanage DN (2009).Glycemic index (GI) and satiety: The influence of fiber type and menopausal status for achieving appetite and glucose control in overweight women. 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society. Washington, D.C., USA.
  5. Liyanage DN, Edirisinghe I and Burton-Freeman, B (2009).Glycemic index (GI) and satiety: Is low GI really superior to high GI for producing satiety in women? 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. Oregon, USA.

B) National conference/proceedings

  1. Jayaweera BPA and Liyanage DN (2013). The use of academic perceptions in the design of a graded average student feedback questionnaire suited for lecturer evaluation in e-format. SDC-SLAIHEE Conference 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  2. Jayaweera BPA and Liyanage DN (2012). Student-centered learning experiences for skill development through a project-oriented course unit at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. SDC-SLAIHEE Conference 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  3. Liyanage DN and SRSDK Weerawansa (2007). changing teaching methods to address the mismatch in perceptions on higher level thinking between University students and employers, SDC-SLAIHEE Conference 2007, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  4. Liyanage DN Kumarihamy PDAS and Maduwanthi MGN (2007). Incidence of tin (Sn) content in canned fish, and the aftermath release of Tin in opened cans, Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference of NARA on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  5. Liyanage DN and Thisagini V (2006). Vitamin “C” content of underutilized fruits in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  6. Namaratne SY and Liyanage DN (2004) Geographical and nut size wise variation of some macro mineral nutrients in cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale L.) grown in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 59th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 32.

C) Non peer reviewed 

  1. Gayashan, H.L.K. and Liyanage, D.N. (2015), Production of organic vinegar by utilization of waste pineapple peel, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 31.
  2. Senevirathna, S.M.S.U. and Liyanage, D.N. (2015), Freeze drying as a potential shelf life extension method to fresh grated coconut, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 32.
  3. Dharmawansa, S., Liyanage, D.N. and Jayasinghe, C.V.L. (2015), Preservation of red colour in chilled yellow fin tuna (Thunnus albacare) steaks with incorporation of acceptable food additives, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 43.
  4. Leelarathna, N.W.K. and Liyanage, D.N. (2015), Attributes of Garcinia quaesita towards curd preparation in traditional setup, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 58.
  5. Chandrapala, I.W.G.G.W., Kanugala, K.A.N.P. and Liyanage, D.N. (2014), Study of the effectiveness of thermal treatment on the destruction of mesophilic and thermophilic spores in coconut milk, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp44.
  6. Priyadarshani, M.D. and Liyanage, D.N. (2014), Optimization of organoleptic characteristics and shelf life of carrot yoghurt, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp51
  7. Rajapaksha, D.R.A. and Liyanage, D.N. (2014), Development and quality evaluation of a frozen cashew nut curry, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp53.
  8. Ranjith, M., Sangeetha, S. and Liyanage, D.N. (2014), Optimization of the production process of sugar from palmyrah sweet sap, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp54.
  9. Fernando, S.B.M.V. and Liyanage, D.N. (2013), Determination of shelf life, rancidity and the effect of antioxidants of novel cereal-legume based food mix, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 38.
  10. Jayamali, K.G.A. and Liyanage, D.N. (2013), Physico-chemical and sensory properties of cereal-legume based food mix, Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp 49.
  11. Namaratne SY and Liyanage DN (2003). Investigation of some macro mineral nutrients in cashew nuts grown in Sri Lanka (Anacardium occidentale L.) grown in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of 2nd Agricultural Research Symposium of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 13-21.

D) Books and Chapters:

  1. Liyanage DN (2014). “Dhahamai Obai – Pana Wisandum”. Published by Social Harmony and Conflict Resolution, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition; Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

A). International Peer Reviewed 

  • The Effect of Oral Intake of Low-Temperature-Processed Whey Protein Concentrate on Colitis and Gene Expression Profiles in Mice. Sharmila Jayatilake , Katsuhito Arai , Nanami Kumada , Yoshiko Ishida , Ichiro Tanaka , Satoru Iwatsuki , Takuji Ohwada , Masao Ohnishi ,Yoshihiko Tokuji and Mikio Kinoshita . Foods 2014, 3, 351-368; doi:10.3390/foods3020351.
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agro-chemistry  Effect of oral intake of whey protein on colitis in mice. JSBBA annual Meeting (Feb. 25-28 2013) / Tohoku University, Sendai- Japan.

B) International Proceedings/Conference

  • Jayatilake S., Madujith, T. and Chandrasekara A. (2008) Effect of locally available potential prebiotics in the survival of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus, Tropical Agricultural research Journal.

C) National Proceedings/Conference

  • Easwaran,S., and Gooneratne.J.,A (2001) Study on the formulation of a fibre-rich food Product from rice bran., December 2001 at 57th SLAAS annual sessions.

D) Non Peer Reviewed

  • Subasinghe, D.N., De Silva, K.U.L., Padmakumara, U. and Jayatilake, S. (2015). Determination of factors influencing bottle deformation under refrigerated condition and thermal effect of shrink process on novelty carbonated beverages-Twistee. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 42, 14th October 2015.
  • Weerasinghe, P.Y., Sarananda, K.H. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Development and storage studies of Ready-To-Serve beverages using pineapple and papaya without preservatives. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 49, 14th October 2015.
  • Medagoda, M.H.M.P.L., Perera, N. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Development of acidified milk drink fortified with Docosahexaenoic acid and strawberry fruit pulp. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 47, 14th October 2015.
  • Praboditha, P., Weerakoon, A. and Jayatilake, S. (2015) Effect of thermization on hygienic quality of raw milk in Sri Lanka. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 56, 14th October 2015.
  • Chandrasekara, NP. And Jayatilake, S. (2008) Development of osmotic dehydrated sugar coated papaya chunks, 2nd international symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Senarath, HPS. And Easwaran, S. (2006) Development of a crunchy snack based on soybeans, 4th Food & Nutritional Symposium, Vol 4, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Abeywickrema.L.A.H.S.,Thilakaratna.B.M.K.S.,Goonawardana.C.R.and Easwaran.S.(2004) Measuring of Physical Properties, Milling and Nutritive Qualities of some recently recommended rice varieties., Proceedings of the 4th Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Careem.A.C.A., Thilakarathne. B.M.K.S.,Palipana. (2004)Development of dehydrated pumpkin powder and selection of suitable variety for powder formation from three varieties available in Sri Lanka., Proceedings of the 4th Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Shyamala.A., Ranawana. S.S.E. and Easwaran.S.(2003). A Preliminary characterization of the Dietary Fibre in Coconut Meat., Proceedings of the 3rd Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.
  • Kumarasinghe. K.H.A.L.S., Gunathilake. K.D.P.P. and Easwaran.S.(2003) Development of a Dehydrated Food Product From Young Coconut Kernel., Proceedings of the 3rd Agricultural Research symposium Wayamba University.

E) Related Research Internship 

  • Research internship on enzyme purification, characterization and crystallization techniques- Enzymology lab- Dept. of Food and Bioproducts- University of Saskatchewan Dept. of food and bioproducts, ( June 9-30 -2013). 

A) International Proceedings/ Conference

  1. Rathnayaka R.M.C.P., Pathiraje P.M.H.D., Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Development of cinnamon powder incorporated dairy butter.  Development of cinnamon powder incorporated dairy butter. 1stRuhuna International Science and Technology Conference, RISTCON 2014, University of Ruhuna. p 47.
  2. Mihiranie M.K.S., Jayasundera J.M.M.A., Pathiraje P.M.H.D., Perera O.D.A.N. (2014). Formulation of value added crackers using defatted coconut flour and evaluation of its quality parameters. 1stRuhuna International Science and Technology Conference, RISTCON 2014, University of Ruhuna. p 47.
  3. Manthrirathna, Pathiraje P.M.H.D. Effect of different packaging material on shelf life of desiccated coconut. Research Report and Oral Presentation. Annual Research Sessions:  Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (2012).

B) Non Peer Reviewed

  1. Mihiranie M.K.S., Jayasundera J.M.M.A., Pathiraje P.M.H.D., Perera O.D.A.N. (2013). Formulation of value added crackers using defatted coconut flour.  Abstracts, Undergraduate research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 41.
  2. Ubeysinghe U.A.B.S., Pathiraje P.M.H.D., Rathnayaka S.N. (2013). Effect of packaging materials on quality parameters of rice and wheat noodles stored at different humidity levels. Abstracts, Undergraduate research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 42.
  3. Wijemanna K.P.N., Pathiraje P.M.H.D.(2013).  Effectiveness of coconut flour as a filling agent in chicken burger.  Abstracts, Undergraduate research Symposium Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 43.
  4. Rathnayaka R.M.C.P., Pathiraje P.M.H.D., Perera O.D.A.N. (2013). Development of cinnamon powder incorporated dairy butter.  Abstracts, Undergraduate research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 51.
  5. Pathiraje, P.M.H.D., Madujith, T., Chandrasekara A., Nissanka, S.P. (2010). The effect of rice variety and parboiling on in vivo glycemic response, Tropical Agricultural Research, 22(1): 23-26.
  6. Abrar, M.M.A., Jayasundara, J.M.M.A., Yalagama,L.L.L.C, Pathiraje, P.M.H.D., (2004). Formulation of a coconut skim milk beverage, 4th Agricultural Research Symposium , Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 20.
  7. Ariyaratnne, D.G.P., Siriwardhane, T.D.W., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D., (2004). Development of heat stable sterilized Coconut (Cocus nucifera L.) Milk, 4th Agricultural Research Symposium , Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 21.
  8. Kanagasabapathy, S., Wijesiri, W.A.G., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D.,  (2004). Improvement of curd,4th Agricultural Research Symposium, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
  9. Darmasena, G.T.D., Jayarathne, S.H., Pathiraje, P.M.H.D., (2003). Assessment of  total quality management system in skinless chicken sausages, 3rd  Agricultural Research Symposium , Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 187-195.
  10. Ramanayake, A.U.,Pathiraje, P.M.H.D. (2003). Development of a Soy bean (Glycine max ) based yoghurt, 3rd  Agricultural Research Symposium , Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 217-223.

A) Peer-reviewed international journals

1. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Pitts, N., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2013). Formulation and characterization of a bioactives-enriched fruit beverage designed for cardio-protection. Food Research International, 52(2), 535-541.

2. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2015). Recent perspective in medicinal potential of ginger-a review. Botanics and target therapy, 3.

3. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Wang, Y., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2013). Evaluation of cardio-protective properties of functional beverage using an animal model of spontaneously hypertensive rats. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 1392-1401.

4. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Yu, L. J., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2014). Reverse osmosis as a potential technique to improve antioxidant properties of fruit juices used for functional beverages. Journal of Food Chemistry, 148, 336-341.

5. K.D.P.P. Gunathilake and D.N.H. Samarasinghe, (2015). “Evaluation of Properties of Dikiri Pulp in the Formulation of Jam. CORD Vol. 31 No. 2, 2015.

6. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2014) Inhibition of human low density lipoprotein oxidation in vitro by ginger extracts. Journal of Medicinal Foods, 17 (4), 424-431.

7. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2014) Optimization of water based-extraction methods for the preparation of bioactive rich ginger extract using response surface methodology. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 4(8).

8. Gunathilake, K.D.P.P. & Rathnayake, R.M.C.N. (2012) Optimum Physico-Chemical and Processing Parameters for the Preservation of King Coconut Water CORD 28 (1) 1-8

9. K.D.P.P. Gunathilake, J.A.K.M. Fernando, D.S. Jayawickrama (2011). Development of Low Cost Coconut Water Vinegar Making Process and Evaluation of “Generator Process” to Accelerate the Acetification. CORD, (27(1).

10. K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, C.Yalegama and A.A.N.Kumara (2010), Use of coconut flour as a source of protein and dietary fibre in wheat bread, Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry,Vol 3, Issue1.

11. K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, M.A.M. Javidh, Perera, G.R.P.K., Chamila Thilakhewa, A.A.N.Kumara (2010). Value added products from Dikiri coconuts; preparation, compositional and sensory qualities. CORD, International journal on coconut R&D, 26(2).

12. K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, Chamila Thilakhewa, A.A.N,Kumara (2009), Nutritional Composition of Dikiri coconut, CORD, Journal of Asian and Pacific Coconut Community, Vol. 25, N0.2.

13. K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, Y.M.R.K.Abeyrathne (2008), Incorporation of Coconut flour into wheat flour noodles and evaluation of its rheological, nutritional and sensory characteristics. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 32 (1), 133–142.

14. G.G.S.Gamlath, Dassanayake, L. & Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2004). Preservation of Fresh Coconut Gratings by Hurdle Technique. Food Australia, Official Journal of AIFST Inc, Vol. 56, No.4.

B) Peer-reviewed national journals

  1. Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2006) “Application of combination preservation technique to Preserve Fresh Scraped Coconut. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 2006 33(4):265-268.
  2. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Bandara A.G.A. (2005). “Preparation and Evaluation of physico-chemical and shelf life of coconut paste added Instant chicken curry mix” , COCOS, Journal of Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka.
  3. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Jayasekera. C. (2004) Studies on development & storage of bottled Candied Coconut, COCOS, Journal of CRI.
  4. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Gamlath G.G.S. (2002) “Development of Instant Herbal Porridge Mixtures from Osbeckia octandra leaves” in Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research Vol.14.

C) International conference proceedings

1. Gunathilake, K.D.P.P. and H.P.V. Rupasinghe. Inhibition of human low density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation by ginger (Zingiber officinale) extracts: An in vitro Study. 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology, Bellevue, Seattle, Washington, USA (June 03 to 07, 2012).

2. Gunathilake, K.D.P.P., H.P.V. Rupasinghe and N.L. Pitts. 2012. Bioactives-enriched fruit beverage formula for cardio-protection. The 50th National Conference of the Canadian Institute of Food science and Technology (CIFST), Niagara Falls, ON., Canada (May 27-29, 2012).

3. Gunathilake K.D.P.P., H.P. Vasantha Rupasinghe.(2011) “ Antioxidant protection of human LDL oxidation in vitro by ginger extract” In proceedings of International Conference of ‘Plant Canada’, Halifax, Canada (July 17-21).

4. Jayasekera,C. & Gunathilake, K.D.P.P. (2007).Processing technologies for virgin coconut oil and coconut based Confectionaries and beverages. Proceedings of International Coconut Summit, 7th -11th May, 2007, Kochi, India.

5. K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, K.M.Fernando (2007), Development of Low Cost Coconut Water Vinegar Making Process and evaluation of “Generator Process” to Accelerate the Acetification.Proceedings of International Conference of BioTechnology, May 8-10, 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

6. K.S. Weerathunga, D. Hettiarachchi and K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. Physico-chemical and sensory properties of fat based edible spreads in Sri Lankan market. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2014, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

7. Hiniduma N.D., Marambe H., Gunathilake K.D.P.P., (2004). “Effect of Household extraction on composition and Fatty acid profile of coconut milk” In proceedings of International Conference of Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka.

8. Samarajeewa A.D., Samarajeewa S.R., Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2004). “Income generating from alternative coconut based high value products and their profitability in rural poor communities in Sri Lanka” In proceedings of International Conference of Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka.

9. Silvera M.J.S., Ranathunga Y.M., Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Samarajeewa A.D. (2004). “Performance Evaluation of Virgin Coconut Oil Expeling system through a field trial” In proceedings of International Conference of Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka.

10. Gunathilake, K.D.P.P. and H.P.V. Rupasinghe. 2014. Optimization of extraction methods and evaluation of antioxidant properties of ginger. The 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology and Expo (IUFoST 2014). Montreal, QC., Canada (August 17-21, 2014).

11. H.M.D.K. Gunarathna, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. Evaluation of the antioxidant potential of the extracts of three green leaves in stabilizing Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Nuggets under Frozen Storage In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2015, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

12. W.K.M. Omeka, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake, L.L.W.C. Yalegama. (2015).Preparation of Ready to Serve (RTS) Beverage Based on Tender Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.). In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2015, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

13. G.W.S. Madurangi, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2015). Formulation of an antioxidant rich beverage using soursop (Annona muricata L.) blended with ginger (Zingiber Officinale) extract. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2015, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

14. K.A.D.L. Bhagya, K.D.P.P Gunathilake. (2015). Minimizing of Delayed Bitterness in Lime Juice. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2015, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

15. Dharmasiri P.G.H.N. and Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2016) Extraction and quality evaluation of pectin from some fruit wastes in Sri Lanka. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2016, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

16. K.D.P.P. Gunathilake and R. Nanayakkara. (2016). Potential substituting wheat flour with ‘Kiri ala’ (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) in bread making. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2016, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

17. N.W.D.T. Jayasekara and K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2016) Formulation and evaluation of Instant Herbal Porridge Mixtures from Ranawara (Cassia auriculata Linn) Leaves. In proceeding of Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference (RISTCON), January , 2016, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

D) National Conference Proceedings/Abstracts

1. L.A.C.N.Lihinikadu Arachchi, K.D.P.P.Gunathilake, V P N Prasadi and C V L Jayasinghe (2008).”Evaluation of the shelf life quality of deep frozen coconut based products” in proceedings of the 64th Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

2. Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2005).”Manufacturing of coconut water vinegar and some observation on the physico-chemical and sensory quality of the product” in proceedings of the 61st Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

3. Gunathilake K.D.P.P.,Jayasundera J.M.M.A., Yalegama L.W.C. (2004). “Long storable coconut paste as an alternative for highly perishable coconut milk in domestic use” in Proceedings of 60th annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science.

4. Hiniduma H.G.N.D., Marambe P.W.M.L.H.K., Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2004).”Fatty acid profile of coconut milk in relation to different household extraction” in Proceedings of 60th annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science.

5. Gunathilake K.D.P.P, Kumarasinghe,K.H.A.L.S. (2003) “Moisture sorption isotherms and shelf life of Dehydrated Tender Coconut kernel” in Proceedings of annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science.

6. Gunathilake K.D.P.P, Dassanayake, L,,Gamlath G.G.S (2003) “Preservation of Fresh Coconut gratings by using Combination Preservation Techniques” in Proceedings of annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science.

7. Samarajeewa S.R., Gunathilake K.D.P.P, .Samarajeewa A.D., Ranathunga K.M. (2003)“Assessment of the market potential for Virgin Coconut oil in the Chilaw area in Sri Lanka” in Proceedings of annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science.

8. G.G.S. Gamlath, K. Thevakaran, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake and C K. Illeperuma (2001) “Utilization of medicinal plants/cereals/legumes in formulation of instant kola-kenda (green porridge) mixtures. Proceedings of Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Volume 6, 16th Nov., 2001.

E) Non peer reviewed publications

1. N.W.D.T. Jayasekara and K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2015) Formulation of Instant Herbal Porridge Mixtures from Ranawara (Cassia auriculata Linn) Leaves for Diabetic Patients. Proceedings of Undfergraduate Research Symposium (UReS 2015) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

2. Dharmasiri P.G.H.N. and Gunathilake K.D.P.P. (2015) Extraction, purification and characterization of pectin from fruit wastes in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Undfergraduate Research Symposium (UReS 2015) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

3. K.D.P.P. Gunathilake and R. Nanayakkara. (2015) Study on suitability of ‘Kiri ala’ (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) incorporated wheat flour in bread making. Proceedings of Undfergraduate Research Symposium (UReS 2015) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

4. N. Kajan, S. Sangheetha, K.D.P.P Gunathilake, S. Srivijeindran(2015).. Reformulation of palmyrah (Borrasusflabellifer L) fruit ready to serve drink and modification of its process to improve some of its selected properties. Proceedings of Undergraduate Research Symposium (UReS 2015) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

5. H.M.D.K. Gunarathna, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2014). Evaluation of the antioxidant potential of the extracts of three green leaves in stabilizing Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish Nuggets under Frozen Storage. In proceeding of Undergraduates Research Symposium (UReS 2014) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

6. W.K.M. Omeka, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake, L.L.W.C. Yalegama. (2014).Preparation of Ready to Serve (RTS) Beverage Based on Tender Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.). In proceeding of Undergraduates Research Symposium (UReS 2014) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

7. G.W.S. Madurangi, K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2014). Formulation of an antioxidant rich beverage using soursop (Annona muricata L.) blended with ginger (Zingiber Officinale) extract. In proceeding of Undergraduates Research Symposium (UReS 2014) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

8. K.A.D.L. Bhagya, K.D.P.P Gunathilake. (2014). Minimizing of Delayed Bitterness in Lime Juice. In proceeding of Undergraduates Research Symposium (UReS 2014) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

9. K.S. Weerathunga, D. Hettiarachchi and K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. (2013) Physico-chemical and sensory properties of fat based edible spreads in Sri Lankan market. In Proceedings of Undergraduates Research Symposium (UReS 2013) of Faculty of Livestock & Fisheries, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

10. Prasanna Gunathilake & H.P.V.Rupasinghe (2011). A fruit-based functional beverage, as an innovative approach to reduce the risk of CVD. Proceedings of Graduate Research Day, Nova Scotia Agricultural College (18-19, April, 2011).

11. Samarasinghe N.H, Gunathilake K.D.P.P (2004) “Isolation and characterization of Dikiri coconut pectin and development of Jam” In Proceedings of 4th Agricultural Research Symposium of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

12. J.M.N.Marikkar, K.D.P.P.Gunathilake and J.M.M.A.Jayasundera (2004). ‘Product diversification and value addition to generate income from coconut’’ in Economic Review (A publication of Bank of Ceylon), August, 2004.

13. Kumarasinghe,K.H.A.L.S., Gunathilake K.D.P.P (2003) “Development of a dehydrated food product from tender coconut kernel” In Proceedings of 3rd Agricultural Research Symposium of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

14. Bandara,H.R.N.W, Gunathilake K.D.P.P.(2002) “Preparation of coconut water beverage” In Proceedings of 2nd Agricultural Research Symposium of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

F) Book Chapters

1. K. D. P. P. Gunathilake and H.P. Vasantha Rupasinghe, 6-Gingerol: Biosynthesis, Chemistry and Potential Cardiovascular Health Benefits of a Ginger Bioactive in Ginger: Antioxidant Properties, Functions and Medicinal Benefits. 2015 (editor: Janine L. Perry) Nova Science Publishers, Inc.pp.77-98

2. K.D.P.P. Gunathilake. Developing student leadership through academic advising. In the book of Achieving success in higher education through a growth mindset (2014) of Staff Development Centre of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

A). International Peer Reviewed

1.  BDR Prasantha, VPN Prasadi and KMS Wimalasiri (2014) End Use quality of hermetic stored mungbean 11th International Working Conference on Stored Product Protection.

B) National Proceedings/Conference

1. MM Rathnayake, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe., (2012) Development and shelf life evaluation of Thilapia (Oreochromis spp.) marinades. Journal of the National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency of Sri Lanka. 41:11-19.

2. S Thayaparan, KKM Nishanthi, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe (2009) Evaluation of shelf life of marinated thilapia (oreochromis spp.) in vaccum packaged storage at 4±1 OC. Proceedings of the 15th session of the Sri Lanka association of Fisheries and Aquatic resources. Pp 26.

3. MM Rathnayake, VPN Prasadi and CVL Jayasinghe., (2007) Development of a marinated fish product from Thilapia(Oreochromis mosambicus) and shelf life evaluation. Proceeding of the 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference of NARA on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, pp 82.

4. LACN Lihinikadu Arachchi, KDPP Gunathilaka, VPN Prasadi (2008) Evaluation of deep frozen coconut based products, Proceedings of 64th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

5. T Sharmila, and VPN Prasadi (2010) Development of modified atmospheric packaging to extend the postharvest life of lime (Citrus aurantifolia) Accepted in Proceedings of 66th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

6. H Sundaralingum, VPN Prasadi, WVC Niroshini and CVL Jayasinghe (2009) Shelf life evaluation of refrigerated modified peanut beverage, in different packaging materials. Proceedings of 65th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

C) Non Peer Reviewed

1. Gunawardane, R.M.S.C., Chandana, A. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2015)Development of low sugar flavored drinking youghurt. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 57, 14th October 2015.

2. Chamara, R.M.R., Wicramasingha, H., Fernando, N., Jayasinghe, C.V.L. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2015) Postharvest losses, embedded energy and renewable energy potential in food value chain in Sri Lanka. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 41, 14th October 2015.

3. Wijewicrama, L.E.P.E., Yalegama, L.L.W.C. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2015) Physi-chemical variation of copra stored under different conditions and its effect on oil quality. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 57, 14th October 2015.

4. Weththewa, W.K.S.R., Ginigaddarage, P., Jinadasa, B.K.K.K., Ariawansa, K.W.S. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2014) Evaluation of microbiological and chemical characteristics of selected fried fish species available at Sri Lankan market. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 39, 5th November 2014.

5. Randeniwala, R.D.D.P., de Silva, K.U.L. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2014) Development of an antioxidant rich sports drink using star fruit (Averrhoa carambola). Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 58, 5th November 2014.

6. Dharmawardana, K.G.P.M. and Prasadi, V.P.N. (2014) Development of a back tea (Camellia sinensis) based energy drink. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2014, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 59, 5th November 2014.

7. Priyaranjana, D.A.S., Prasadi, V.P.N. and de Silva, K.U.I. (2015) Development of ginger (Zingiber officinale) and cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) flavored icecream. (2013). Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 50, 12th December 2013.

8. Ubeyrathne, R.M.H.M., Prasadi, V.P.N. and Dayananda, A.R. (2013) Evaluation of physic-chemical properties of raw milk in pottuvil and Meeriyabedda area. Abstracts, Undergraduate Research Symposium-2013, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, p 50, 12th December 2013.

9. HMPK Herath, SS Alwis, VPN Prasadi & CVL Jayasinghe (2009) Development & bio chemical assaament of jam made of nutmeg (Myristica fragrance) pericarp. 6th Food and Nutrition symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  1. Senarath H.P.S. (2012). Antioxidant capacity of spices in retarding oxidation of lipids during storage of cooked fish. M.Phil thesis, Post graduate institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  2. Chamila Jayasinghe, Lakshmi Ranganma, Buddini Jayakala, Disna karunasekara, Ruchira Nandasiri, Chanika Jayasekara, Harisuthan Pakyanathan, Samanthika Senerath (2012) Characterization and authentication of Sri Lanka bee honey, Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical Sciences held in Colombo, Sri Lanka 20-22 June, Institute of Chemistry, 59 p.
  3. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2012). The effect of cooking process and incorporation of spices on the total lipid content and n-3 LC PUFA contents of herring. International conference on chemical sciences, Colombo Sri Lanka. p. 64. 20-22nd June
  4. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Total Phenolic content and Antioxidant activity of spices used in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 66th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Colombo Sri Lanka. 8th December.
  5. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Effect of cooking method on oxidative stability and fatty acid composition in cooked Herring (Clupea harengus).Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR), p 24. Colombo Sri Lanka. 12th July.
  6. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2010). Effect of spices on oxidative stability and fatty acid composition in cooked Herring (Clupea harengus). Chemistry in Sri Lanka, The Tri – annual publication of the institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Vol 27 No. 2, p. 13.
  7. MKCP Jayasekara , CVL Jayasinghe, HPS Senarath. (2009). Physico-Chemical characterization of Sri Lankan bee honey. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Colombo Sri Lanka. p.228. 7-11th December
  8. Nandasiri, H.M.A.R., Jayasekara M.K.C.P, Senarath, H.P.S., and Jayasinghe, C.V.L. (2009). Physico-chemical characterization and determination of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural in Sri Lankan bee honey with respect to local and global standards. Proceeding of the 6th Food and Nutrition symposium. p 16.
  9. Senarath, H.P.S., Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B. and De Silva, M.S.W. (2009). Retardation of lipid oxidation in cooked Herring (Clupea harengus) using selected spices.  Proceedings of the 15th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR), p 28. Colombo Sri Lanka. 19th  June.
  10. Senarath, H.P.S. and Jayathilake, S. (2006).Development of crunchy snack based on Soybeans. Proceeding of the 4th Food and Nutrition symposium, p 16.

Peer Reviewed International Journals

  1. Viraj Gunarathne, Anushka Upamali Rajapaksha, Meththika Vithanage, Nadeesh Adassooriya, Asitha Cooray, Sudantha Liyanage, Bandunee Athapattu, Nishanta Rajakaruna, Avanthi Deshani Igalavithana, Deyi Hou, Daniel S Alessi, Yong Sik Ok, Heavy metal dissolution mechanisms from electrical industrial sludge, Science of The Total Environment, 2019, 696, 133922.
  2. Ahmed Ashiq, Binoy Sarkar, Nadeesh Adassooriya, Janitha Walpita, Anushka Upamali Rajapaksha, Yong Sik Ok, Meththika Vithanage, Sorption process of municipal solid waste biochar-montmorillonite composite for ciprofloxacin removal in aqueous media, Chemosphere, 2019, 236, 124384.
  3. Ahmed Ashiq, Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, Binoy Sarkar, Anushka Rajapaksha, Yong Sik Ok, Meththika Vithanage, Municipal solid waste biochar-bentonite clay composite for the removal of antibiotic ciprofloxacin from aqueous media, Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 236, 428-435.
  4. S. D. Premarathna, Anushka Upamali Rajapaksha, Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, Biony Sarkar, Narayana Sirimuthu, Asitha Cooray, Yong Sik Ok, Meththika Vithanage Clay-biochar composites for sorptive removal of tetracycline antibiotic in aqueous media, Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 238, 315-322.
  5. Nadeesh Madusanka, , Chanaka Sandaruwan, Nilwala Kottegoda, Dinaratne Sirisena, Imalka Munaweera, Veranja Karunaratne, Gehan Amaratunga, Urea–Hydroxyapatite-Montmorillonite Nanohybrid Compositesas Slow Release Nitrogen Compositions, Journal of Applied Clay Science, 2017, 150, 303-308.
  6. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G. Shivareddy, Mark D. Eddleston, Rachel A. Oliver and Gehan A J Amaratunga, Dielectric behaviour of montmorillonite/cyanoethylated cellulose nanocomposites, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, 172, 315-321.
  7. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G. Shivareddy, Pritesh Hiralal, Mark D. Eddleston, Youngjin Choi, Rachel A. Oliver and Gehan A J Amaratunga, Nanocomposites of TiO2/Cyanoethylated Cellulose with Ultra High Dielectric Constants, Nanotechnology, 2016, 27(19), 195402.
  8. Nadeesh Madusanka, KM Nalin de Silva, Gehan Amaratunga, A curcumin activated carboxymethyl cellulose-montmorillonite clay nanocomposite having enhanced curcumin release in aqueous media, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015, 134, 695-699.
  9. ATD Perera, Nadeesh Madusanka, RA Attalage, KKCK Perera, A multi criterion analysis for renewable energy integration process of a standalone hybrid energy system with internal combustion generator, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 2015, 7(4), 043128-18.
  10. Gamini Gunaratne, Nilwala Kottegoda, Nadeesh Madusanka, Imalka Munaweera, Chanaka Sandaruwan, Gayan Priyadarshana, Asitha Siriwardhana, Danushka Madhushanka, Upendra Rathnayake, Veranja Karunaratne, Two New Plant Nutrient Nanocomposites Based on Urea Coated Hydroxyapatite: Efficacy and Plant Uptake, The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2015, 86 (4), 494-499.
  11. Nilwala Kottegoda, Chanaka Sandaruwan, Piyumi Perera,Nadeesh Madusanka and Veranja Karunaratne, Modified Layered Nanohybrid Structures for the Slow Release of Urea, Nanoscienece & Nanotechnology-Asia, 2015, 4(2), 94-102.
  12. Nadeesh Madusanka, Mark D. Eddleston, Mihails Arhangelskis and William Jones, Polymorphs, Hydrates and Solvates of a Cocrystal of Caffeine with Anthranilic Acid, Acta Cryst. B, Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials, 2014, 70(1), 78-80.
  13. Mark D. Eddleston, Nadeesh Madusanka and William Jones, Cocrystal Dissociation in the Presence of Water: A General Approach for Identifying Stable Cocrystal Forms, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences., 2014, 103(9), 2865-2870.
  14. Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusanka, Dinaratne Sirisena, Nimal Dissanayake, Gehan Amaratunga, Veranja Karunaratne, The Advent of Nanotechnology in Smart Fertiliser, World Agriculture, 2012, 3 (1), 27-31
  15. Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusanka and Veranja Karunaratne, A green slow release fertilizer composition based on urea modified hydroxy apatite nanoparticles encapsulated wood, Current Science, 2011, 101(1), 73-78.

Patents

  1. Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusanka and Veranja Karunaratne, Compositions for sustained release of agricultural macronutrients and process thereof, US Patent No: US 8,361185, B, Pub. Date: 29th Jan 2013.
  2.  Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Manuweera, Nadeesh Madusanka, Sunanda Gunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, Ajith De Alwis, Veranja Karunaratne, Cellulose based sustained release macronutrient composition for fertilizer application, US Patent No: US 8617284 (B2) Pub. Date:  Dec 2013.

Publications in Peer Reviewed International Conference Proceedings

  1. A.D Rajapaksha, M.D.J.C Sandarani, N.M Adassooriya, C.V.L Jayasinghe, Probiotic Encapsulated Cellulose Fibers Derived from Industrial Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) Peel Waste for Value Addition, 2nd World Congress on Undergraduate Research- Oldenburg, Germany, May 2019, 181.
  2. A.D Rajapaksha, N.M Adassooriya, M.D.J.C Sandarani, C.V.L Jayasinghe, Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) peel waste based cellulose fibers as a probiotic encapsulant: characterization, 8th YSF symposium, Colombo, January 2019, 181-186.
  3. V Gunarathne, A.U Rajapaksha, N.M. Adassooriya, A Cooray, M Vithanage, Heavy metal fractionation and acid leaching from electrical and battery industrial sludge, 8th YSF symposium, Colombo, January 2019, 131- 134
  4. A Ashiq, N.M. Adassooriya, A.U Rajapaksha, M Vithanage, Preparation and characterization of municipal solid waste based clay biochar composite for quinolone antibiotic removal, 8th YSF symposium, Colombo, January 2019, 126- 130
  5. Ramanayaka, A. Hulangamuwa, N.M. Adassooriya, J. Walpita, M. Vithanage, Mechanochemical synthesis of citronella oil encapsulated montmorillonite nanocomposite as a mosquito repelling agent, 8th YSF symposium, Colombo, January 2019.
  6. A.D. Rajapaksha, M.D.J.C. Sandarani, N Adassooriya, C.V.L. Jayasinghe, Yiled efficiency and structural characteristics of cellulose fibres extracted from industrial Ananas comosus (pineapple) peel waste, 74th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2018, 611/E2
  7. Arunika Rajapaksha, Jayani Sandarani, Nadeesh Adassooriya, Chamila Jayasinghe, Isolation of natural cellulose fibers from industrial pineapple (Ananas comosus) peel waste, Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 2018.
  8. Ashiq Ahmed, Nadeesh Adassooriya, Anushka Rajapakshe, Meththika Vithanage, Removal of ciprofloxacin using novel montmorillonite-biochar composite in aquatic environment, 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Material Technology (BEEM 2018), Gangwon Province, Korea, 2018.
  9. Meththika Vithanage, Navoda Kularathna, Nadeesh Adassooriya, Thushyanthy Mikunthan, Gamini Seneviratne, Janitha K. Walpita, Anushka U. Rajapaksha, Artificial fertilizer intercalated biochar composite as a hybrid fertilizer for slow release of nutrients, The 4th Asia Pacific Biochar Conference (APBC 2018) Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China,
  10. Ryan Rienzie, Nadeesh Madusanka, Devika de Costa, Metalaxyl intercalated montmorillonite nanocomposites for controlling soil borne plant pathogens, International Conference of Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2017.
  11. Ryan Rienzie, Nadeesh Madusanka, Devika de Costa, Thiram intercalated/surface adsorbed montmorillonite nanocomposites for controlling soil borne plant pathogenic fungi, Peradeniya University International Research Session-2017, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2017.
  12. Ryan Rienzie, Nadeesh Madusanka, Devika de Costa, In- vitro antimicrobial properties of carboxymethylcellulose spray coated copper-montmorillonite nanocomposites, 10th International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture, October, 2017 London, UK.
  13. Mihails Arhangelskis, Robin Robin Stein, Andrew J. Morris, Mark D. Eddleston, Nadeesh Madusanka, William Jones, Tomislav FriščićaCombined use of solid-state NMR spectroscopy and theoretical modelling as a method of structure determination, Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances, 73, 221a, 2017.
  14. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G Shivareddy, Rachel A Oliver and Gehan Amaratunga, Enhanced dielectric performances of cyanoethylated cellulose-silylated TiO2 Nanocomposites, Third Biennial International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2017.
  15. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G Shivareddy, Mark D Eddleston, Pritesh Hiralal, Rachel A Oliver and Gehan Amaratunga, Enhanced dielectric properties of montmorillonite/high permittivity polymer nanocomposites, EMRS Spring meeting and Exhibit-Lille, France, 2016.
  16. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G. Shivareddy, Pritesh Hiralal, Mark D. Eddleston, Youngjin Choi, Gehan Amaratunga, High dielectric performance of Ag/cyanoethylated cellulose nanocomposites, Dielectric 2015, National Physical Laboratory, UK, 2015 .
  17. Nadeesh Madusanka, Sai G. Shivareddy, Pritesh Hiralal, Mark D. Eddleston, Youngjin Choi, Gehan Amaratunga, Enhanced dielectric properties of TiO2/cyanoethylated cellulose nanocomposites, Material Research Society Fall meeting, Boston, USA,
  18. T.D. Perera, Nadeesh Madusanka, Ajith de Alwis, Techno-economical optimization of a municipal solid waste management system using evolutionary algorithms, International Conference on Advances in ICT (IEEE-ICTer), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 92-97, 2013.
  19. Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusankaand Veranja Karunaratne, Nano-fertilser for slow and sustained release of nitrogen plant macronutrient, NanoThailand, Thailand, 139, 2012.
  20. Susith Fernando, Nadeesh Madusanka, Nilwala Kottegoda, Upul Ratnayake, Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles as an Activator for Natural Rubber Latex, International Conference on Advanced Materials, Science and Engineering-12, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 23-29, 2012.
  21. Nilwala Kottegoda, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusanka, Chanaka Sandaruwan, D. Sirisena, N.… Dissanayake, Marliya Ismail, Ajith De Alwis, Veranja Karunaratne, Plant nutrient nanoparticles encapsulated cellulose matrix for slow and sustained release of nitrogen, National Nanotechnology Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 95-97, 2012.
  22. A.W.D. Madhumali, Nadeesh Madusanka, Nilwala kottegoda, Veranja Karunaratne and Ajith de Alwis, An example of green nanotechnology; Antimicrobial nanosilver from waste X-ray photographic films, International Forestry and Environmental Symposium, Sri Lanka, 21-22, 2011.
  23. Eranga Warsakoon, Nuwan Gunawardene, Hasitha Kalahe, Imalka Munaweera, Nadeesh Madusanka, Nilwala Kottegoda, Deflourination of Drinking Water using Layered Double Hydroxide, International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Sri Lanka, 3, 63, 2010.
  24. Nadeesh Madusanka, Samantha Weerasinghe, Investigation of structure and properties of Cun (n=2-6) clusters using Density Functional Theory methods, Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Adv. Sci., 65, 119, 2009.

Book Chapters

  1. Ryan Rienzie and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, “Toxicity of Nanomaterials in Agriculture and Food” Mahendra Rai and Jayanta Kumar Biswas (Eds), Nanomaterials: Ecotoxicity, Safety, and Public Perception, Published by Springer Nature Switzerland, 2018, 207-234.
  2. Ryan Rienzie, A.T.D. Perera and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, “Biorecovery of precious metals from e-waste”  N. V. Prasad and Meththika Vithanage (eds.) Electronic Waste  Management  and  Treatment  Technology, Published by Elsevier USA, 2019, 133-152.
  3. Ryan Rienzie, Sammani Ramanayaka and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, “Nanotechnology applications for removal of environmental contaminants from pharmaceutical and personal care products” M. N. V. Prasad (Ed), Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products Waste Management and Treatment Technology, Published by Elsevier USA, 2019, 279-296.
  4. Ryan Rienzie and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, “Nanotechnology applications for removal of disinfection by-products (DBPs) from water” MNV Prasad and Pardeep Singh (Eds) Disinfection byproducts [DBP], Published by Elsevier USA, 2019 (In Press).
  5. Nadun Madanayaka, Ryan Rienzie and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, Nanoparticles in nanotheranostics applications, Eds: Mahendra Rai (India) and Bushra Jamil (Pakistan), Nanotheranostics Applications and Limitations” Springer Verlag Germany 2019 (In Press).
  6. Sathika G.G. Arachchige, Rayan Rienzie and Nadeesh M. Adassooriya, Nanocarrier mediated drug delivery systems for neurodegenerative diseases, “Nanobiotechnology in Neurodegenerative diseases” (Eds: Mahendra Rai and Alka Yadav), Springer Verlag Germany 2019 (In Press).

  • Amit Srivastava, Raju Timsina, Sajeewa W. Dewage, Xiangyun Qiu, Serdal Kirmizialtin, Sequence Effects on Mg+2 Ion Mediated DNA – DNA Interactions, Biophysical Journal, 116(3), Supplement 1, p.360a, 2019
  • Shetty, Dinesh; Skorjanc, Tina; Raya, Jesus; Sharma, Sudhir; Jahovic, Ilma; Polychronopoulou, Kyriaki; Han, Dong Suk; Dewage, Sajeewa; Olsen, John-Carl; Jagannathan, Ramesh; Kirmizialtin, Serdal; Trabolsi, Ali.,  “Calix[4]arene-based Porous Organic Nanosheets”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,
  • Zhao, L., Rathnayake, U. M., Dewage, S. W., Wood, W. N., Veltri, A. J., Cisneros, G. A. and Hendrickson, T. L., Characterization of Tunnel Mutants Reveals a Catalytic Step in Ammonia Delivery by an Aminoacyl-tRNA Amidotransferase. FEBS Letters, 590:3122-3132 doi:10.1002/1873-3468.12347, 2016.
  • Dewage S.W., Cisneros G.A.,”Computational analysis of ammonia transfer along two intramolecular tunnels in Staphylococcus aureus glutamine-dependent amidotransferase (GatCAB)”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2015. 119(9): p. 3669-77.
  • Robin Bonomi, Uday Mukhopadhyay, Sajeewa W. Dewage, Anjoy Majhi, Aleksander Shavrin, Amer Najjar, Hsien-Hsien Yeh, Xin Lu, Tom Magner, G. Andrés Cisneros, William P. Tong, Mian M. Alauddin, Juri G. Gelovani, Nashaat Turkman “Novel Histone Deacetylase Class lla Selective Substrate Radiotracers for PET Imaging of Epigenetic Regulation in the Brain”, PLoS One.10(8):e0133512, 2015
  • Pratt A.C., Dewage S., Biswas T., Barnard-Britson S., Cisneros G.A. and Tsodikov O.V., “Structural and computational dissection of the catalytic mechanism of the inorganic pyrophosphatase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Journal of Structural Biology, pii: S1047-8477(15)30048-4, 2015
  • Zhao L., Dewage S.W., Bell M.J., Chang K.-M., Fatma S., Joshi N.V., Silva G.N., Cisneros G.A., Hendrickson T.L., “The kinase activity of the Helicobacter pylori Asp-tRNA /Glu-tRNA amidotransferase is sensitive to distal mutations in its putative ammonia channel”, Biochemistry51, 273-285, 2012.

Department of Livestock and Avian Sciences

Journals

  1. Prathapasinghe GA, Siow YL, Xu Z, O K. Inhibition of Cystathionine-β-synthase activity during renal ischemia-reperfusion: Role of pH and Nitric Oxide. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol.2008 Oct; 295(4):F912-22. Epub 2008 Aug 13.
  2. Prathapasinghe GA, Siow YL, O K. Detrimental Role of Homocysteine in Renal Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2007 May;292(5):F1354-63. Epub 2007 Jan 30.

Conference Proceeding 

1. Woo C.W.H., Prathapasinghe G.A., Edirimanne V. E. R., Hwang S., Siow Y.L. and O.K. p28. Effect of hyperhomocysteinemia and folic acid supplementation on liver function. 6th Conference on Homocysteine Metabolism, World Congress on       Hyperhomocysteinemia, Saarbrücken, Germany, June 5-9, 2007
2. Prathapasinghe GA, Siow YL, O K. Role of homocysteine in renal ischemia reperfusion damage. FASEB JOURNAL 20 (5): A1156-A1157 Part 2, MAR 7 2006

Editorial Works

2009 – To-date     Editor-in-Chief, Wayamba Journal of Animal Science

                              www.wayambajournal.com

2012 – To date   Member – Editorial Board, Journal of Agricultural Research and Fisheries (JARF)

http://apexjournals.org/jarf/index.html

Journals

  • Premarathne J. M. K. J. K., Munasinghe D. M. S., A. Wanigasekara, Gunasena A. R. C. and Abeynayake P. (2010) Detection of Sulfonamides Residues in Shrimp and Chicken meat using Thin Layer Chromatography. Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Vol. 15, Pp. 329-331.

Conference Proceeding

Books and Book Chapters

  • J.M.K.J.K. Premarathne (2013). Self Confidence to Build Up an Effective Academic Environment , In Uplifting Academic and Institutional Environment in Higher Education. U Jayasinghe and A. Jayaweera (eds).  Pp 43-59. ISBN 978-955-4709-05-8.

Journals

  • DilrukshiH.N.N.,JayaweeraB.P.A.,GamikaPrathapasinghe(2009)FrmulatinfDg fdusinglcallyavailableingredients.Wayambae-jurnalfanimalScience.WJASID 1251889590Date:2009-09-02Vlume:1
  • H.and Perera A.N.F. (2009) Evaluatin f an ancient technique to diagnsethepregnancyin cattleusingurine.Wayambae-jurnalf animalScienceWJAS ID1252245657Date:2009-09-06Vlume:1

Conference Proceeding

  • Dilrukshi, H.H.N., Mendis, D.B.D., Jayasooriya, L.J.P.A.P. and Prathapasinghe, G.P. Physiological Parameters of four Testudines in Captivity. Proceedings of the Conference on Herpatological Conservation and Biology, Postgraduate Institute of Science, Universit y of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 28 and 29th November 2012
  • Dahanayake, K.D.C., Dilrukshi, H.N.N., Jayaweera, B.P.A. and Prathapasinghe, G.P.Food Preference and Feeding Habits of four Testudines in Captivity. Proceedings of the Conference on Herpatological Conservation and Biology, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 28 and 29th November 2012

Books and Book Chapters

  • Dilrukshi, H.N.N (2013) Personality development to increase employability of Sri Lankan graduates. In U.Jayasinghe and A.Jayaweera  (ed.) Performance Enhancement Through Personality and Life Skill Development. Staff Development  Center: Wayamba University of SriLanka. pp28-35

Journals 

  • Perera, P.A.C.T., Kodithuwakku, K.A.H.T., Sundarabarathy, T.V. and  Edirisinghe ,U. (2013). Captive Breeding of Anabas testudineus (Climbing Perch) under Semi-artificial Conditions for the Mass Production of Fish Seed for Conservation and Aquaculture. Insight Ecology2: 8-14
  • Rajapaksha, D.S.W. and Kodithuwakku, K. A. H. T. (2014). Evaluation of Chitosan for its inhibitory activity on post-acidification of set yogurt under cold storage for 20 days. Journal of Chitin and Chitosan Science2: 1-5.

Conference Proceeding

  •  Kodithuwakku, K. A. H. T., Perera, P. A. C. T. and Edirisinghe, U. (2012). Effect of Gonadotropin Hormone on Semi artificial Breeding of Climbing Perch (Anabas testudineus) under Sri Lankan Conditions. Proceedings of the Preadeniya University Research Session (PURSE), 2012.
  • Mudannayaka, M. A. A. I. and Kodithuwakku, K. A. H. T. (2014).Effect of Beeswax, Gelatin and Aloe vera gel Coatings on Physico-Functional Properties and Shelf Life of Chicken Eggs Stored at Room Temperature. Proceedings of the undergraduate research symposium (UReS), of Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2014.

Editorial Works 

  • A member of a secretariat staff of the Wayamba International Conference (WinC-2014) of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka  held on 29th -30th  August 2014

Biostatistics Unit

Research Publication

  1. Peiris, T. U. S., Jayaweera, B. P. A. & Subasinghe, M. R. V. N. (2015). Facilitating Active Learning in a Large Introductory Statistics Class Using Cooperative and Project Based Learning – A Case Study on a Non-Motivated Biology Students. Proceedings of Global Symposium on Social Sciences, Bali, Indunesia. 116-128.
  2. Peiris T U S, Samita S & Veronica W H D (2007). Accounting for Spatial Variability in Field Experiments on Tea. Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 44,547-557.
  3. Gunasekara, M T K, Peiris, T U S (2006) Phenotypic variation in germplasm accessions of tea (Camellia sinensis L.) in Sri Lanka. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter, No.146, 39-42.
  4. Wickramaarachchi W.W.U.I., Peiris T U S & Samita S (2019). Detection of trends in rainfall in North Western and Eastern Coastal Lines of Sri Lanka Using Non – Parametric Analysis. Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research Vol.31(04).
  5. Warnasooriya PGAS, Peiris TUS, Wijeratne AW and Jayasinghe JMPK (2018). Climate change and its impact on shrimp production: farmers’ perception in northwestern province in Sri Lanka. Proc. of the Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 24-25 August 2018.
  6. Peiris, T. U. S., Walgampaya, C. K., Banks, D. L., Thattil, R. O. and Abeysinghe, I. S. B. (2018). Use of Mandel’s Bundle of Lines Model to improve agreement of a panel of tea tasters. J. Natn. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka. Vol. 46 (1): 95–102.
  7. Peiris, T. U. S., Jayakody, J. R.C. K.,  Walgampaya, C K., Thattil, R O., Banks D L. and Abeysinghe, I. S. B. (2017).Authentication of Geographical Origins in Regional Teas in Sri Lanka. Proc. of the International Statistics conference. December 28th & 29th, Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo
  8. Peiris, T. U. S., Walgampaya, C. K., Thattil, R. O. and Abeysinghe, I. S. B. (2017).Discrimination of Sri Lankan regional teas using sensory attributes by simple correspondence analysis. Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science. Vol. 82 (I & II).
  9. Peiris, T. U. S., Walgampaya, C. K.,  Thattil, R. O. and Abeysinghe, I. S. B. (2017).Classification of Geographical Origin of Sri Lankan Black Tea Using Discriminant Function Analysis. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 29 (1): 12 – 24.
  10. Ambagamuwa, N., Jayasinghe, J. M. P. K & Peiris, T. U. S. (2016). Trend Analysis of Commercial Fish Production in Manna Basin of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2016, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 58.
  11. Kalpana, K., Jayasinghe, J. M. P. K & Peiris, T. U. S. (2016). Fish Production in Cauvery Basin of of Sri Lanka; Trends. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2016, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 63.
  12. Rathnayaka, R.W.D.M, Jayasinghe, J. M. P. K & Peiris, T. U. S. (2016). ). Situation Analysis of Commercial Fish Production in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2016, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 69.
  13. Peiris T.U.S & Piratheeban, M. (2015). Sensory Modality Preferences of Food Science Undergraduates and Influence of Gender, Academic Performance and Academic Level. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka. 5 – 8.
  14. Thivakaran, S., Jayasinghe, J. M. P. K & Peiris, T. U. S. (2015). Situation Analysis of Commercial Fishery Resources in Sri Lankan Side of Cauvery Basin. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2015, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 64.
  15. Thuwaraka, M., Jayasinghe, J. M. P. K & Peiris, T. U. S. (2015). Situation Analysis of Commercial Fishery Resources in Sri Lankan Side of Mannar Basin. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2015, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 71.
  16. Peiris, T. U. S., Jayaweera, B. P. A. & Subasinghe, M. R. V. N. (2015). Facilitating Active Learning in a Large Introductory Statistics Class with Non-Motivated Biology Students Using Cooperative and Project Based Learning. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka. 5 – 8.
  17. Nirojini, B., Jayasinghe, J.M.P.K., Peiris, T.U.S. (2014) Possible Impacts of Climate Changes on Shrimp Farming Industry in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium – 2014, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. P – 7.
  18. Peiris, T. U. S., Rajasinghe, J.C.K. Deshapriya, H. K. K. (2014) A Case Study on Climatic Variability Associated with Pruning tea, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze in Uva Region. Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science Vol 76 (1), 1-21.
  19. Peiris, T. U. S., Samita, S., Kumara, K. L. W., Deshapriya, H. K. K. and Karunajeewa, D. G. N. P. (2012) Forecasting of occurrence of blister blight disease of tea using weather parameters. Proceedings of the fourth symposium on plantation crop research. Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  20. Peiris, T U S, Samita, S, and Fernando E K N D (2007) Analysis of Variability of Bright Sunshine Hours and Temperature in Tea Growing Areas in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science, 71(2), 75 – 88.
  21. Piyasundara, J H N, Gunesekara, M T K, Peiris, T U S, Wickremasinghe, I P (2006) Phenotypic Diversity of Sri Lankan Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) Germplasm Based on Morphological Descriptors.   J. of Tropical Agricultural Research, 18, 237 – 243.
  22. Peiris, T U S, Samita, S, and Kumari, W M R (2006) Variability in Rainfall Pattern and Its Impact on Tea in Uva Region of Sri Lanka.  Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science, 71(1), 8 – 23.
  23. Ranasinghe, W S C, Liyanage, A C, Jayasundera, M J, Peiris, T U S and Abeysinghe, I S B (2005) Comparison of quality parameters of organic vs. conventionally grown tea. Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science, 70(2), 92 – 99.
  24. Peiris T U S, Ranatunga, M A B (2004) Use of Information on Positional Variation in Increasing Precision of Field Experiments in Tea. Sri Lanka Journal of Tea Science, 70(1), 10 – 17.
  25. Gunasekara, M T K, Peiris, T U S (2001) morphological diversity of tea (Camellia sinensis L.) genotypes in Sri Lanka. Poster presentation at SLASS in 2001December.
  26. Peiris, T S G, Peiris, T U S and Rajapaksha, S (2000).   Prediction of annual national coconut production – a stochastic approach.  J of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka, Vol 1
  27. Peiris T U S, Peiris, T S G and Samita, S (2000). Arrival dates of Southwest monsoon rains: A modeling approach.  J. of Tropical Agricultural Research, 12, 265 – 275.
  28. Research Publications (in International and Local Journals)

Champa, WAH, Gunasekara N., Wijeratnam S.W.et al., (2019) “Postharvest Treatment of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) Bark Oil and Hexanal Incorporated Bio-Wax Maintains Quality and Extends Marketable Life of Lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle)” International Journal of Fruit Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/15538362.2019.1597823

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Seema Bedi (2015) “Exogenous treatment of spermine to maintain quality and extend postharvest life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.)  cv. Flame Seedless under low temperature storage”.

LWT-Food Science and Technology. 60:412-419. Impact factor: 2.416

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Arora N.K. (2015) “Preharvest salicylic acid treatments to improve quality and postharvest life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv.  Flame Seedless”.   Journal of Food Science and Technology. 52:3607-3616Impact factor: 2.203.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V.C. and Arora N.K. (2014) “Postharvest treatment of polyamines maintains quality and extends shelf life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv. Flame Seedless”, Postharvest Biology and Technology, 91:57-63. Impact factor: 2.223

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Arora N.K.(2014) “Pre-harvest treatments of brassinosteroids on improving quality of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv. Flame Seedless” International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, 02: 96-104.

 

Harindra Champa W.A. (2015). Pre and postharvest practices for quality improvement in table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.), Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 43(1):3-9. Impact Factor: 0.232

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C , N.K.Arora and Seema Bedi (2015). Brassinosteroids improve quality of table grapes sc. Flame Seedless. Tropical Agric Res. 26(2):368-379.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Sarbjeet Kaur (2012). “Preharvest foliar spray of brassinosteroids enhances postharvest quality of table grapes cv. Flame Seedless stored at low temperature”  Sri Lankan J Agric Sci. 49:46-62.

 

Silva G.W.L.A., Champa W.A.H. and Prasanna P.H.P. (2011) Development  of  maturity  indices  for winged  bean  variety  SLS 44  in the  low  country dry zone of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. 48: 29 – 34.

 

Perera A.S.P.D.A., Champa  W.A.H. and Prasanna P.H.P. (2010) Effect of field heat removal by hydrocooling on storage life of Willard mango.  Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. 47: 94 – 107.

 

Champa, W.A.H., Palipane, K.B. and Weerakkody, W.A.P. (2008). Maturity indices for harvesting of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) variety KWG in dry-zone cultivations in Sri Lanka.  Tropical Agric Res. 20:123-133.

 

Champa, W.A.H., Palipane K.B., Weerakkody, W.A.P. and Fernando, M.D (2007). Maturity indices for harvesting of cabbage (Brassica oleraceae) variety Green Coronet. Tropical Agric. Res. 19: 254-264.

 

Balasooriya, B.M.C., Champa, W.A.H., Palipane, K.B. and Easwara, J.P. (2006).   Effect of hydro-cooling on prolonging shelf life of banana:  variety Ambul. In: Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. Vol. 43:123-133.

 

Champa, W.A.H., Maralanda, G.P.K., Fernando, M.D., Palipane K.B., Weerakkody, W.A.P. and Easwara, J.P. (2005). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of drumsticks (Moringa olefera L) variety “Raan Murunga” ,  Symposium Proceedings of the  Innovative Approaches in Postharvest  Engineering and Technology. pp.10-17, Agriculture Engineering Society of Sri Lanka (AESSL), Department of Agriculture Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

 

WAH Champa, MD Fernando and KB Palipane (2005). Hydrothermal treatment to increase head rice yield and improve palatability characteristics of rice. Symposium Proceedings of the Innovative Approaches in Postharvest Engineering and Technology. Pp.72-79., Agriculture Engineering Society of Sri Lanka (AESSL), Department of Agriculture Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  1. Other Scientific Communications (Extended Abstracts and Abstracts)

Gamage K.G.N.M., ChampaW.A.H. and Mendis B.E.P. (2018). Putrescine treatments enhance quality and extend postharvest life of lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) in cold storage condition. Extended abstracts of the FoodTechno2018, 4th IFSTSL Annual Research Session (4th August). Institute of Food Science and Technology, Sri Lanka. pp.37-42.

 

Champa W.A.H., Gunasekera N., Wilson Wijeratnam S., Hewajulige IGN Weerasinghe WMSSK, Kumara BAMS (2017). Biowax coating improves quality and extends storage life of lime fruits (Citrus aurantifolia L.).  Extended abstracts of the FoodTechno 2017, 3rd  IFSTSL Annual Research Session (5th August). Institute of Food Science and Technology, Sri Lanka.pp.22-26.

 

Champa WAH, Ratnayake RMRNK, Herath MM, Tilakaratne BMKS, Gunathilake DMCC and Chandrajith UG. (2016). Leaf formulations of keppetiya (Croton aromaticus L.) and bilin (Averrhoa bilimbi l) accelerate ripening in banana variety “Embul”. Proceedings of the fifth YSF symposium, Young Scientists Forum, National Science and Technology Commission, No. 31/9,31/10, Dudley Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 08.pp.14-16.

 

 

Champa WAH, Ratnayake RMRNK, Herath MM, Tilakaratne BMKS, Gunathilake DMCC and Chandrajith UG. (2016). Effect of different forms of keppetiya (Croton aromaticus L.) leaves on promotion of ripening in banana variety Embul. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.pp.54-56.

 

Harindra Champa W.A. Ratnayake R.M.R.N.K. and Thilakarathne B.M.K.S. (2014). Development of an appropriate methodology for extending shelf life of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz). International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology. R and D Center, Institute of Postharvest Technology, Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.  ISSN 2362-0943. Pp76-81.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C, Arora N.K. and Bedi S. (2014). Preharvest foliar sprays of salicylic acid enhance berry quality of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L) cv. Flame Seedless. International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology. R and D Center, Institute of Postharvest Technology, Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.  ISSN 2362-0943. Pp91-95.

 

Wasala W.M.C.B., Gunawardhane C.R., Champa W.A.H., Wijewardhana R.M.N.A.,  Rathnayake R.M.N.K., Chandhrajith U.G., Thialakarathne B.M.K.S., (2014). Assessment of post harvest losses and quality deteriorations of banana fruits during supply chain activities in Sri Lanka, International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology. R and D Center, Institute of Postharvest Technology, Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.  ISSN 2362-0943. Pp59-64.

  1. Herath HMBVB, Gunawardane CR, Dissanayake CAK and Champa WAH (2018). Effect of ascorbic acid and alovera gel on extending the shelf life of fresh cut TJC Mango. 10th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings held on 06 September, 2018. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. pp.56.
  2.  

Nikaanga NYGVK, Champa WAH and Ratnayake RMRNK (2018). Development of an organic ripening agent by keppetiya and bilin. 10th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings, 06 September, 2018. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. pp.59.

 

Alawathura SSMKB, Champa WAH and Senarathne SMACU (2018). Evaluation of Dawulkurundu leaf mucilage as a wax coating to extend the postharvest life of lime. 10th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings, 06 September, 2018. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. pp.61.

 

Amarathunga EKYB, Liyanage AC, Palangasinghe I and Champa WAH (2018). Development of a range of instant Latte including Matcha and functional herbal ingredients. 10th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings, 06 September, 2018. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. pp.63.

 

Dissanayake TMPM, Gimhani KHI and Champa WAH (2018). Development and quality evaluation of jackfruit incorporated frozen yoghurt. 10th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings. 06 September, 2018. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. pp.64.

 

Gamage  KGNM, Champa WAH and Mendis BEP (2018). Postharvest dip treatment of salicylic acid maintains fruit quality and extends shelf life of lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) in cold storage condition. Wayamba International Conference, 24-25 August, 2018, Proceedings, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp.262.

 

Priyangani KMA, Champa WAH, Weerasingha WVVR, Jayawardana NWIA (2017). Application of biowax to extend the storage life of mango. 09th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. Pp 13.

 

Samaradiwakara D, Champa WAH and Eeswara JP (2017), Effect of thermal summation on harvest maturity of Citrus aurantifolia “Local”. IV International Conference on Postharvest and Quality Management of Horticultural Products of Interest  for Tropical Regions – PQMHP 2017, International Society for Horticultural Sciences, held in 6-8 April, Amaya Hills, Kandy, Sri Lanka. pp.40

 

Herath HMWSK, Champa WAH, Nayananjali WAD, and Lakmini GWAS (2016). Effect of Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) and Ehela (Cassia fistula) fresh leaf powders on induction of ripening in banana variety “Embul” WINC 2016, Proceedings, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. pp.163.

Herath HMWSK, Champa WAH, Lakmini GWAS and Nayananjali WAD, (2016). Development of an organic method for induction of ripening banana variety “Embyl”. 08th Annual Research Symposium Proceedings, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. Pp 45.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C , N.K.Arora and Seema Bedi (2014). Brassinosteroids improve quality of table grapes sc. Flame Seedless. 26th  Annual Congress, 20-21 November, 2014, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. pp.11

 

Champa W.A.H., Wasala W.M.C.B., Wijewardena R.M.N.A. et al., (2012). Assessment of economic losses of horticultural produce during supply chain activities in Sri Lanka. Research symposium proceedings on postharvest technology for food security. Institute of Postharvest Technology. Jayanthi mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. pp. 56

 

Champa W. A.H., Dissanayake T. M. R. and Thilakarathne B.M.K.S. (2010). Effect of removal of field heat by hydro -cooling on prolonging shelf life of bean. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture for Prosperity, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

ASPDA Perera, WAH Champa and PHP Prasanna (2009) Field heat removal by hydrocooling on storage life of Willard mango, Proceedings of the Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University Sri Lanka. Pp.51.

 

GWLA Silva, WAH Champa and PHP Prasanna (2008) Effect of harvest maturity, packaging and storage temperature on postharvest life of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus). Proceedings of the Research Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University Sri Lanka. Pp.107

 

Champa W.A.H., Balasooriya  B.M.C., Fernando  M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2005). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of capsicum (Capsicum annum L.) hybrid: Hungarian Yellow Wax (HYW).  In Proceedings of the 61st Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, Colombo 07. Sri Lanka.

 

Champa  W.A.H., Balasooriya  B.M.C., Fernando  M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2004).Development of maturity indices for harvesting of luffa (Luffa acutangula L.) hybrid: Hercules. In: Proccedings of the  24th Annual Sessions of Institute of Biology. pp.4, 120/10, Wijerama mawatha, Sri Lanka.

 

Champa W.A.H., Fernando M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2004). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of Bitter gourd (Mormodica charantia) variety MC 43. In Proceedings of the 60th Annual Scientific Sessions, pp.117, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, Colombo 07. Sri Lanka.


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