Technical Sessions

PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN TECHNICAL SESSIONS – 2nd NSA 2016
Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University Sri Lanka on 30th August 2016

TECHNICAL SESSION - 01

TECHNICAL SESSION - 02

TECHNICAL SESSION - 03

TECHNICAL SESSION - 04

 


TECHNICAL SESSION 1
Venue: Nallaiah Auditorium, Eastern University Sri Lanka

Tracks:

  • Plant Protection
  • Soil Management

         Chairperson:    Dr. V. Arulnandhy
         Panel Members:   Dr. (Mrs). P. Premanandarajah   and    Dr. (Mrs) R.F. Niranjana
                                                                                                                                                                              

Manuscript No.

Title of the paper

Time

NSA/2016/01

Assessment of soil salinity in selected paddy fields of Mahawilachchiya and Puwarasankulama in dry zone of Sri Lanka
J.P.H.U. Jayaneththi and T.M.M.G.S.M. Kumarihami

11.15 am – 11.30 am

NSA/2016/09

Effectiveness of cow dung and gypsum on minimizing nitrate leaching in sandy soil
K. Prapagar and V. Vinojini

11.30 am – 11.45 am

NSA/2016/16

Effect of fungicides on leaf yellowing problem in aquatic plant Echinodorus bleheri
A.T.L. De Alwis, C. Ranasinghe, D.M. Gunasekera, S. Priyadharshani and V. Navagamuwa

11.45 am – 12.00 pm

NSA/2016/18

Comparison of purification methods employed for Sri Lankan isolate of Banana bunchy top virus
H.S.B. Piyasiri, C. Ranasinghe and R.T. Ekanayake

12.00 pm – 12.15 pm

NSA/2016/24

Effect of different soil amendments on growth and yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown in saline soil
P. Ilakkiya and T. Geretharan

12.15 pm – 12.30 pm

 

 


TECHNICAL SESSION 2
Venue: SDC Hall,  Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Tracks:

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Livestock production

     Chairperson:    Prof. (Mrs) T. Mahendran

     Panel Members:Dr. K. Thavarajan     and     Mrs. C.G. Devadasan

Manuscript No.

Title of the paper

Time

NSA/2016/04

Development of active edible coating spray as a packaging strategy for fresh strawberries using green tea extract
N.A.I. Jayamali, W.A.J.P. Wijesinghe and P.A.P.M.D. Silva

11.15 am – 11.30 am

NSA/2016/06

Performance of village chickens given commercial probiotic added drinking water
U.L.D.N.S. Gunasinghe, L.S. David and N. Priyankarage

11.30 am – 11.45 am

NSA/2016/07

Evaluation of ready to serve (RTS) beverage prepared from fermented carrot with sour-orange juice
S.M.M.S. Afreen and   K. Premakumar

11.45 am – 12.00 pm

NSA/2016/08

Effect of boric acid amendment on the quality of broiler litters such as chopped rice straw and paddy husk
P. Madhurika Hashani and L.S. David

12.00 pm – 12.15 pm

NSA/2016/23

Chevon consumption trends in Trincomalee district
M.M. Mahusoon, W.A.M. Kais and T. Sumanthiran

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12.15 pm – 12.30 pm

NSA/2016/27

Study on preparation and storage potentiality of value added products from papaya fruit; variety Red lady
S.L. Rasmiya Begum, K. Premakumar and M.I.S. Shireen

12.30 pm - 12.45 pm

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION 3
Venue: Nallaiah Auditorium, Eastern University Sri Lanka

Tracks

  • Environmental Management
  • Farm Mechanization

        Chairperson:    Dr. K. Premakumar
         Panel Members:   Dr. (Mrs). T.H. Seran     and      Dr. S. Arasaretnam
                                                                                                                                                                              

Manuscript No.

Title of the paper

Time

NSA/2016/15

Treatment of pepper (Piper nigrum) soaked wastewater by coagulation-flocculation technique using hydrated aluminium sulfate
M.A. Tharmalingam, M.I.M. Mowjood and D.A.N. Dharmasena

2.00 pm – 2.15 pm

NSA/2016/19

Effect of rotavator and mouldboard tillage on seedling emergence rate index (ERI) of maize
A.J.F. Rifka and R. Bawatharani

2.15 pm – 2.30 pm

NSA/2016/25

Efficiency of coagulation processes for the treatment of flood affected water with special reference to turbidity and total solids
J. Jeevasuluxey, R. Thivyatharsan and A. Narmilan

2.30 pm – 2.45 pm

 

 


TECHNICAL SESSION 4
Venue: SDC Hall,  Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Tracks

  • Agricultural Economics and Extension

     Chairperson:    Mr. A. Naseer Ahmed
     Panel Members: Dr. T. Bhavan     and    Mr. A. Soundaralingam

Manuscript No.

Title of the paper

Time

NSA/2016/13

Analyzing the farm productivity of cattle farmers in Hatton milk collection area
A.L.M. Rifky, A.C. Aashik and A.B.M. Jesfar

2.00 pm – 2.15 pm

NSA/2016/20

Consumers’ attitude towards organic food consumption in urban areas of Batticaloa district
S. Kirijini and Thivahary Geretharan

2.15 pm – 2.30 pm

NSA/2016/21

Consumption Pattern of Protein Sources in Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka: A Household Level Analysis
T. Kirupananthan

2.30 pm – 2.45 pm

NSA/2016/26

An Economic Analysis of maize (Zea mays) production in the Galnewa Divisional Secretariat, Anuradhapura District
Sujith A. Herath and P. Sivarajah

2.45 pm – 3.00 pm

 

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