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ANNUAL FORESTRY SYMPOSIUM 1997

Theme: DEVELOPMENTS IN FOREST SCIENCE IN 1997
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
12 - 13 December 1997

C O N T E N T S

SESSION 1 - SOCIAL FORESTRY
SESSION 2 - FOREST AND LAND USE PLANNING
SESSION 3 - AGROFORESTRY
SESSION 4 - UTILIZATION OF FOREST PRODUCTS
SESSION 5 - FOREST BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY 
SESSION 6 - BIODIVERSITY SILVICULTURE AND FOREST MANAGEMENT 
 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
DEVELOPMENTS IN FOREST SCIENCE IN 1997
Nick Brown

SESSION 1 - SOCIAL FORESTRY

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SRI LANKA - A REVIEW OF SOME PROJECTS
D M S H K Ranasinghe

COMMUNITY BASED AGROFORESTRY PROJECTS IN DAMBULLA - EXPERIENCE OF SCOR AND HADABIMA PROGRAMMES
Anura Dissanayake

FOREST AND ENVIRONMENT - THE BUDDHIST PERCEPTION
S J Wijesekera

AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS IN SRI LANKA: A SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT APPROACH
Mangala De Zoysa

JOINT FOREST MANAGEMENT: A COPING STRATEGY IN THE LOSING BATTLE OF FOREST MANAGEMENT 
Anoja Wickramasinghe

SESSION 2 - FOREST AND LAND USE PLANNING

PLANNING FOR THE FORESTRY SECTOR OF SRI LANKA
S Medawewa and M S A Kumaradasa

SOME THOUGHTS ON FUTURE OF OTHER STATE FORESTS IN SRI LANKA
Percy Silva 

VALUE OF LANDSAT TM DATA FOR MANAGEMENT OF UPCOUNTRY PLANTATIONS IN SRI LANKA
Tuan Idris  Mohammed

LAND USE PLANNING FOR AGRO - FORESTRY PROGRAMMES IN TEA ESTATES
J A A M Jayakody and R M M S Rajapaksa

DEGREE OF LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER MAHAWELI CATCHMENT AREA (AN INDICATIVE MAP GENERATED USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS)
C M M M K Chandrasekera, H Manthrithilake

SESSION 3 - AGROFORESTRY

MIXED CROPPING SYSTEMS
J B Palipane

IMPACT OF HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC FACTORS ON INCOME AND SPECIES DIVERSITY OF KANDYAN HOMEGARDENS
D M A H Senaratne, N K Batagalle and H B Kotagama

COMPARISON OF ENVIRONMENTAL RICHNESS IN NATURAL FOREST AND HOMEGARDENS: A CASE STUDY FROM NACHCHADUWA CATCHMENT
P B Dharmasena

ADAPTABILITY OF ALLEY CROPPING TECHNOLOGY IN RAINFED UPLAND CROPPING SYSTEM IN THE DRY ZONE OF SRI LANKA
Jayalal Chandrasiri

TREE - CROP INTERACTIONS IN AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS INVOLVING DIFFERENT TREE SPECIES 
W A J M De Costa and A G Chandrapala

KANDYAN FOREST GARDEN: AN AGRO-FORESTRY SYSTEM WITH HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION
A N F Perera and E R K Perera

RAINFED FARMING AS A DEVELOPMENT OPTION FOR THE DRY ZONE
J Handawala

SESSION 4 - UTILIZATION OF FOREST PRODUCTS

CREEP OF SMALL DIAMETER TIMBER POLES
M T P Hettiarachchi

FUNGAL SUCCESSION AND BIODEGRADTION OF RUBBER SAW DUST
A P Mahindadasa, M P Tissera and H S Amarasekera

RESIN YIELD AND TIMBER QUALITY OF Pinus caribaea TREES TAPPED USING RILL METHOD
S P Bamunusinghe, H S Amarasekera and M P S Fernando

STUDIES ON EMISSION RATES OF GREENHOUSE GASES FROM BIOMASS USED AS FUEL IN DOMESTIC COOKING
M B Herath, A B S S Wijetilleke and A M M Atapattu

RUBBER WOOD TO THE RESCUE OF TIMBER INDUSTRIES
H Mahinda Goonasekara

EVALUATION OF THE SAWMILLING WASTAGE OF SAWMILLS IN WESTERN PROVINCE OF SRI LANKA
P S Weerawansa and H S Amarasekera

UTILIZATION OF PRESERVED BAMBOO IN SRI LANKA
M B Herath and Shanthi Illangasinghe

SUSTAINABLE TIMBER AND FUEL WOOD PRODUCTION: A NEW APPROACH
K Ajith L D Silva

SESSION 5 - FOREST BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY 

VARIATION OF STOMATAL CONDUCTANCE AND ITS CONTROLLING FACTORS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES IN A WET EVERGREEN FOREST IN THE MID-COUNTRY WET ZONE OF SRI LANKA
W A J M De Costa and A G Chandrapala

MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LEAF OF DIFFERENT DEVELOPMENT STAGES OF LATE SUCCESSIONAL CANOPY TREE SPECIES IN A SRI - LANKAN LOWLAND RAIN FOREST
P A K A K Panditharathna and B M P Singhakumara

AN INVESTIGATION OF PHENOLOGICAL EVENTS IN SOME ENDEMIC TREE SPECIES OF SRI LANKA, WITH REFERENCE TO CLIMATE
M P De Silva and W W Senerath

REARING OF FIELD COLLECTED LARVAE OF THE MAHOGANY SHOOT BORER, Hypsipyla robusta (MOORE) ON AN ARTIFICIAL DIET: A PRELIMINARY STUDY
Rizana M Mahroof,  Jayanthi P Edirisinghe and Caroline Hauxwell 

EFFECT OF AGRICULTURE ON ENVIRONMENT
R Senaratne and M K T K Amarasinghe

AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF EXOTIC AND INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES IN SRI LANKA’s FLORA AND THEIR IMPACTS
Carla C Bossard

SEEDLING GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF FOUR Syzygium species IN THE SIMULATED LIGHT AND SOIL NUTRIENT ENVIRONMENTS OF A RAIN FOREST IN SRI LANKA
H K Gamage , B M P Singhakumara , P M S Ashton 

SEED BANK DYNAMICS OF KEKILLA FERNLANDS AND ABANDONED CHENA UNDER PARTIAL SHADE AND FULL SUN CONDITIONS
M C Devendra and B M P Singhakumara

SESSION 6 - BIODIVERSITY SILVICULTURE AND FOREST MANAGEMENT

COMPARISON OF FLORISTIC DIVERSITY OF FOUR WOODLAND TYPES IN THE UPPER HANTANA CAMPUS LAND
R M C S Ratnayake , I A U N Gunatilleke and C V S Gunatilleke 

A COMPARISON BETWEEN PLOT AND POINT SAMPLING USING A COMPUTER BASED TREE POPULATION OF Pinus caribaea SRI LANKA
W M Lalith Perera and S G Banyard

NATURAL DISTRIBUTION OF Vitex altissima IN SRI LANKA.
Sunil Liyanage

SPECIES COMPOSITION OF HABITAT OCCUPATION BY VERTEBRATE AND SOME INVERTEBRATE FAUNA IN THE VICTORIA - RANDENIGALA - RANTAMBE (VRR) SANCTUARY, SRI LANKA
K B Ranawana and C N B Bambaradeniya

ZONING AND SITE CLASSIFICATION FOR THE EVEN - AGED TEAK PLANTATIONS
D P Munaweera

IN VITRO SHOOT INITIATION OF Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. (Jack fruit ) - Moraceae
W T P S K  Senarath and T W L S Wasalasooriya

TEAK SECOND ROTATION ESTABLISHMENT EXPERIMENT IN DRY ZONE OF SRI LANKA
K M A Bandara

INTRODUCTION OF ROOT TRAINERS TO FOREST NURSERIES IN SRI LANKA
D Tilakaratna

MASS PROPAGATION OF LUNUMIDELLA Melia dubia  USING INVIVO AND INVITRO CULTURE METHODS
Visaka Seedevi Mapa, S E Peries and B C N Peiris
 

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