ATBC Award - Dr. Enoka P. Kudavidanage   

Dr. Enoka P. Kudavidanage of the Department of Natural Resources is one of the ten global recipients of the competitive travel grant awarded by the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation to participate to the 49th Annual Meeting that will be held in June 2012 in Bonito, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brazil. The ATBC 2012 meeting's theme is "Ecology, Evolution and Sustainable use of Tropical Biodiversity" and Dr. Kudavidanage will be presenting her research on Selective logging and land-use change in the tropical lowlands of Sri Lanka: implications for conservation. She is also the present country coordinator for the ATBC Asia Pacific chapter and was awarded the best presenter at the meeting in 2011.

Dr. Enoka P. Kudavidanage
Lecturer -Department of Natural Resources,
Faculty of Applied Sciences


Top Cited Paper (Cited 121 times as at July, 2011)

Gunaratne, A., and Hoover, R. (2002) Effect of heat-moisture treatment on the structure and physicochemical properties of tuber and root starches. Carbohydrate Polymers. 49: 425-437.  (Cited 129 times as at October, 2011)

Dr. D.M. Anil Gunarathne
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences


Best Oral Presentation


16th International Conference on Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction Hotel Topaz, Kandy, Sri Lanka on 4th and 5th of August 2011.

Dr. C. N. Walpita
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Dr. M. P. Sumith Magamage
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences