Publications by Type: Journal Article

2017
Awad YM, Vithanage M, Niazi NK, Rizwan M, Rinklebe J, Yang JE, Sik Ok Y, Lee SS. Potential toxicity of trace elements and nanomaterials to Chinese cabbage in arsenic-and lead-contaminated soil amended with biochars. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 2017:1-15.
Preference and Choice for Micro Pension Scheme: Evidence from Estate Sector in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Development Research. 2017;7(2):11646-11654.
Ferdinandes MGRUK, Lanel GHJ, Samrarakoon MASC. A Queuing Model to Optimize the Performance of Surgical Units. International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (IJAERS) [Internet]. 2017;4(5):119-123. Publisher's Version
Perera ENC, Jayawardana DT, Jayasinghe P. A Rainfall Intensity-Duration Threshold forMass Movement in Badulla, Sri Lanka. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection. 2017.
Tehrani M, Etampawala TNB, Dadmun M, Hossain MA. Resolving hierarchical structures in carbon nanotube networks using small-and ultrasmall-angle neutron scattering. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2017;121(40):22442-22451.
Herath I, Kumarathilaka P, Jayawardhana Y, Mayakaduwa S, Bandara T, Wickramasinghe S, Vithanage M. Rice husk derived engineered biochar for glyphosate removal in aqueous media engineered biochar for pesticides removal. Environmental Conservation, Clean Water, Air & Soil (CleanWAS). 2017:164.
Bandara T, Herath I, Kumarathilaka P, Seneviratne M, Seneviratne G, Rajakaruna N, Vithanage M, Sik Ok Y. Role of woody biochar and fungal-bacterial co-inoculation on enzyme activity and metal immobilization in serpentine soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 2017;17(3):665-673.
Manel K, Punpuing S, Perera S. Social and economic differentials among households of urban migrants: evidence from Kalutara District, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences [Internet]. 2017;40(2):127-140. Publisher's Version
Thennakoon TMSPK, Gamachchige RN, Thrimawithana RT. Social and Ethnic Segregation of Muslim community in Matara District, Sri Lanka. Age. 2017;75:10.
Madurya Adikaram, Pitawala A, Ishiga H, Jayawardana D. Spatial distribution, enrichment, and source of environmentally important elements in Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2017;24(2):2089-2099.
Ülkü N, Kuruppuarachchi D, Kuzmicheva O. Stock market's response to real output shocks in Eastern European frontier markets: A VARwAL model. Emerging Market Review. 2017;33:140-154.
Wijesekara H, Bolan NS, Colyvas K, Seshadri B, Ok YS, Awad YM, Xu Y, Thangavel R, Surapaneni A, Saint C. Use of Biowaste for Mine Site Rehabilitation. Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation. 2017.
Ilankoon MPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Women’s Knowledge and Experience of Abnormal Vaginal Discharge Living in Estates in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Women's Health and Reproduction Sciences. 2017;5(02):90-96.
Wijekoon WAS. පෞර්ෂය පිළිබඳ මනෝ විද්‍යාත්මක හා බෞද්ධ චින්තනය. VIDYODAYA Journal of Buddhist Studies, Department of Pali and Buddhist studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayawrdenepura. 2017;5(I).
2016
Vidanapathirana M. 2 nd Prof. HVJ Fernando Oration-Gender based violence and the forensic medical practitioner. Medico-Legal Journal of Sri Lanka. 2016;3.
Wijewardana R.M.N.Aa, Nawarathne S.Bb WIGCRWWMCBTBMKS*. 2211-601X © 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).Peer-review under responsibility of International Conference of Sabaragamuwa Universi. ScienceDirect [Internet]. 2016;Procedia Food Science 6 ( 2016 ) 199 – 203(Procedia Food Science 6 ( 2016 ): 170 – 175. Publisher's VersionAbstract
Present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of various dehydration techniques such as sun drying, solar drying, dryingafter freezing (Freeze for one hour followed by mechanical drying at 55°C), vacuum drying and drying using lab scale air oven onproximate composition and retention of antioxidants in different fruit powder prepared from Bael (Aegle marmelos) and Palmyra(Borassus flabellifer). Moisture content, Total Ash, Crude fiber %, Fat %, Crude protein %, total phenolic content,β –Caroteneand antioxidant activity were tested. The antioxidant activity was measured based on the ability of fruit extract to scavenge 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH). Among different drying treatments the highest fat percentage recorded by the solar driedpalmyra fruit powder and there is no significant difference (α= 0.05) between sun drying and vacuumed drying. Higherconcentration of β -Carotene and total phenolic content were recorded in vacuum dried samples both in bael and Palmyra fruitpowders and it significantly different (α= 0.05) from other treatments. The scavenging activity of bael fruit powder in vacuumdrying was ranged from 65.36% to 81.33% of the concentration 200 μg/ml to1000 μg/ml and the palmyra fruit powder wasrecorded 57.32% to 83.25% of the concentration 200 μg/ml to1000 μg/ml. Vacuum dried fruit powders of palmyra and bael weregiven highest radical scavenging activity and the scavenging activity of palmyra fruit powder is higher than the bael. Thereforevacuum drying can be recommended as the most effective drying method to protect chemical characteristics and retention ofantioxidant properties of fruit powders.
Dinethri RPA, Roshanthan N, Perera MAPA, Wasana WDO, Perera AABS, Vidanapathirana M, Wijewardena K, Siddhisena KAP. Abortion and its legalization: an overview of the opinion of doctors in Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka. Medico-Legal Journal of Sri Lanka. 2016;4.
Wijayathilaka N, Meegaskumbura M. An Acoustic Analysis of the Genus Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) of Sri Lanka. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(7).
Paranavithana GN, Kawamoto K, Inoue Y, Saito T, Vithanage M, Kalpage CS, Herath GBB. Adsorption of Cd2+ and Pb2+ onto coconut shell biochar and biochar-mixed soil. Environmental Earth Sciences. 2016;75(6):484.
Pathmalal M, Dissanayake DMMP. Aflatoxin contamination in peanuts commercially available in Sri Lanka. 2016.

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