Journal Publications - 2016

Publications in Refereed Journals


  1. Abeysekera, W. K. S. M., Premakumara, G. A. S., Bentota, A. P., and Abeysiriwardena, D. S. de Z (2016) Grain amylase content and its stability over seasons in a selected set of rice varieties grown in Sri Lanka. Journal of Agricultural Science 11(3): 43-50.
  2. Abeysekera, W. K. S. M., Ratnasooriya, C. T. D., Rathnasooriya, W. D. and Premakumara, G.A.S. (2016) Sri Lankan black tea (camellia sinensis L.) inhibits the methoxyglyoxal medicated protein glycation and potentiates its reversing activity in vitro. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine 4(2): 148-153
  3. Adikari, Mahendra and Munasinghe, Nanda (2016) Development of a corrosion model for prediction of atmospheric corrosion mild steel. American Journal of Construction and Building Materials 1(1): 1-6
  4. Attanayake, A. P., Arawwawala, L. D. A. M. and Jayatilaka, K. A. P. W. (2016). Chemical standardization of leaf extract of Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt (Cucurbitaceae) of Sri Lankan origin. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 5(5): 119-123.
  5. Dharmadasa, R. M., Akalanka, G. C., Muthukumarana, P. R. M. and Wijesekera, R. G. S. (2016). Ethnopharmacological survey on medicinal plants used in snake bite treatments in Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces in Sri Lanka. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 179: 110-127
  6. Fernando, E., Keshavarz, T., Kyazze, G. and Fonseka, K. (2016). Treatment of colour industry wastewaters with concomitantn bioelectricity production in a sequential stacked mono-chamber microbial fuel cells–aerobic system. Environmental technology, 37(2):.255-264.
  7. Ganegamage, S. K. and Arawwawala, L. D. A. M. (2016). Chemical composition of inflorescence of Alpiniacal carata Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) grown in Sri Lanka. Pharma Science Monitor, 7(3): 186-192.
  8. Gunathilake, K. G. T., Wansapala, M. A. J. and Herath, H. M. T. (2016). Comparison of nutritional and functional properties of mung bean (Vigna radiate) and cowpea (Vignaunguiculata) protein isolates processed by isoelectronic precipitation. International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology 3(2): 139-148.
  9. Gunathilake, K. G. T., Herath, H. M. T. and Wansapala, M. A. J. (2016). Comparison of physico-chemical properties of selected locally available legumes varieties (mung bean, cowpea and soy bean). Potravinarstvo Scientific Journal for Food Industry 10(1): 424-430
  10. Hemachandra, C. K. and Pathiratne, A. (2016). Combination of physico-chemical analysis, Allium cepa test system and Oreochromis niloticus erythrocyte based comet assay/nuclear abnormalities tests for cyto-genotoxicity assessments of treated effluents discharged from textile industries. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 131: 54-64.
  11. Herath, H. M. T., Rajapakse, D., Wimalasena, S. and Weerasooriya, M. K. B. (2016). Zinc content and prediction of bio-availability of zinc in some locally grown rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties in Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation 44(3): 291-299.
  12. Hewageegana, H. G. S. P., Arawwawala, L. D. A. M., Ariyawansa, H. A. S., Tissera, M. H. A. and Dammaratana, I. (1016). A review of skin diseases depicted in Sanskrit original texts with special reference to ksudrakushtha. Journal of Critical Reviews 3(3): 68-73.
  13. Jayaratna, Lakmal Bandara Athula and Weerasooriya Rohan. (2016) Interaction of bicarbonate with gibbsite: Effect of fluoride, IORE Journal of Environmental Science, 2(2)
  14. Kalu Kapuge, A.S., Ilekuttige, P.S.F., Samarakoon, K.W., HettiHandi, C.L., Kim, E.A., O-Nam Kwon, Matharage, G.D., Lee, J.B. and Jeon, Y.J. (2016).Anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activities of sterol rich fraction of cultured marine microalga Nannochloropsis oculata, ALGAE 31(3): 277-287.
  15. Keeragalaarachchi, K. A. G. P., Dharmadasa, R. M., Wijesekara, R. G. S. and Kudavidanage, E. P. (2016). Natural Antidiabetic Potential of Salacia chinensis L. (Celastraceae) Based on Morphological, Phytochemical, Physico-chemical and Bioactivity: A Promising Alternative for Salacia reticulataThw. World Journal of Agricultural Research, 4(2): 49-55.
  16. Krishnapillai, N. and Wijeratnam, R. S. W. (2016). Morphometric analysis of mango varieties in Sri Lanka. Australian Journal of Crop Science, 10(6): 784-792
  17. Kumarathilaka P., Jayaweera V., Wijesekara H., Kottegoda, I. R. M. Rosa, S. R. D. and Vithanage, M. (2016) Insights into Starch Coated Nanozero Valent Iron-Graphene. Journal of Nanomaterials,10
  18. Kumari, K. L. N. W., Abeysinghe, D. C. and Dharmadasa, R. M. (2016). Distribution of Phytochemicals and Bioactivity in Different Parts and Leaf Positions of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni-a Non-caloric, Natural Sweetener. World Journal of Agricultural Research, 4(6): 162-165.
  19. Milani, M.D.Y., Samarawickrama, D.S., Dharmasiri, G.P.C.A. and Kottegoda, I.R.M. (2016). Study the structure, morphology, and thermal behavior of banana fiber and its charcoal derivative from selected banana varieties. Journal of Natural Fibers, 13(3): 332-342.
  20. Nilusha, R. T., Ranwala, S. M. W., Fonseka, W. R. K. and Dissanayake, D. M. H. S. (2016). Comparative study on the growth characteristics of three wetland sedges in dairy wastewater. Sri Lanka Journal of Environmental Management and Planning, 1: 21-33
  21. Nuwanthi, S. G. L. I., Madage, S. S. K., Hewajulige, I. G. N. and Wijesekera, R. G. S. (2016). Comparative study on organoleptic, microbiological and chemical qualities of dried fish, Goldstripe Sardinella (Sardinella gibbosa) with low salt levels and spices. Procedia Food Science, 6: 356-361.
  22. Perera, H. D. S. M., Samarasekera, J. K. R. R., Handunnetti, S. M. and Weerasena, O. V. D. S. J. (2016). In vitro anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activities of Sri Lankan medicinal plants. Industrial Crops and Products, 94: 610-620.
  23. Samaradivakara, S. P., Samarasekera, R., Handunnetti, S. M. and Weerasena, O.V. D. S. J. (2016). Cholinesterase, protease inhibitory and antioxidant capacities of Sri Lankan medicinal plants. Industrial Crops and Products, 83: 227–234.
  24. Samaraweera, S. A. P. U., De Silva, A. B., Samaranayake, M. D., Gunawardhane, K. V. and Herath, H. M. T. (2016). Potential application of locally grown Sri Lankan corn varieties to utilize in the food industry; Corn Starch and Corn Syrup. International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology & Science, 4(6): 17-22.
  25. Shah, M.M.R., Samarakoon, K.W., An, S.J., Jeon, Y.J., Lee, J.B. (2016) Growth characteristics of three benthic dinoflagellates in mass culture and their antioxidant properties. Journal ofFisheries and Aquatic Science, 11(4): 268-277
  26. Soysa, E.J.S., De Abeysinghe, D.C., Dharmadasa, R.M. (2016). Comparison of Phytochemicals Antioxidant Activity and Essential Oil Content of Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr. (Myrtaceae) with Four Selected Spice Crop Species. World Journal of Agricultural Research, 4 (6): 158-161.
  27. Thabrew, M. I. and Arawwawala, L. D. A. M. (2016). An overview of in vivo and in vitro models that can be used for evaluating anti-gastric ulcer potential of medicinal plants. Austin Biology, 1(2): 1007.
  28. Walallawita, W. K. U. S., Bopitiya, D., Sivakanthan, S., Jayawardana, N. W. I. A. and Madhujith, T. (2016). Comparison of oxidative stability of Sesame (Sesamum indicum), Soybean (Glycine Max) and Mahua (Mee) (Madhuca longifolia) oils against photo-oxidation and autoxidation. Procedia Food Science, 6: 204-207.
  29. Weerasinghe, R. M., Pannila, A. S., Jayananda, M. K. and Sonnadara, D. U. J. (2016). Multifractal behavior of wind speed and wind direction, Fractals, 24(01).
  30. Wickramaarachchi, W. M. D., Wakkumbura, H. P., Arawwawala, L. D. A. M. and Rajapakse, R. P. V. J. (2016). Standardization of the formula of Panchamuli Laghu Draksha Kashaya: A traditional herbal medicine. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5(5): 172-179.
  31. Wijayasiriwardena, T. D. M. C. K., Herath, H. M. I. C. and Premakumara, G. A. S. (2016). Morphological and microscopic identification of Curcuma albiflora Thw. Journal of Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicine, 2(1): 15-19.
  32. Wimalasiri, G. E. M., Ranasinghe, P., Gunaratne, D.M.A. and Vidhana Arachchi, L. P. (2016). Antioxidant and anti-diabetic properties of Caryota urens( Kithul) flour. Procedia Food Science, 6: 181 – 185.






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