SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. WGC Wekumbura

Lecturer (prob.)

chanwe@agri.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

Academic qualifications: 

M. Phill. in Crop Science

Thesis Title: Impact of Soil Fertility Improvement Stratergies on Annual Crop Cultivation in Mid Country Homegarden Systems in Aluthgama Village, Nawalapitiya, Sri Lanka

Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

2014-2017

M. Sc. in Crop Science

Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

2008-2010

B. Sc. in Agricultural Sciences 

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2004-2008


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

1. Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of the Science (SLAAS), Section B: Agriculture and Forestry-Life member

2. Young Scientist Forum, National Science and Technology Commission-Life member


Research Interests

  • Plant physiology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Soil microbiology

Recent Publications

  1. Rathnayake S, Dharmathilaka P, Warnajith D, Wekumbura C and Siriwardena, S.  Raw Rubber and Mechanical Properties of Smoked Sheet Rubber Made Out of Ammonia Preserved Natural Rubber Latex. Sri Lanka Journal of Food and Agriculture, Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (SLCARP) Vol.3 Issue 1 of 2017
  2. Wekumbura W.G.C. Mohotti A.J., Frossard E., Kudagammana S.T. and Silva K.D.R.R. Food and Cash Crop Diversity of Mid Country Homegardens with Special Reference to Nawalapitya, Sri Lanka  6th International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL) - 2017 p 45
  3. Ranasinghe P., Dissanayake P.K., Wimalasiri E. M., Elamaldeniya L.M.P.R., Wekumbura W.G.C.  Evaluation of Antioxidant Properties of Six Underutilized Edible Wild Fruits in Sri Lanka    6th International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL) -2017 p 47
  4. Wekumbura W.G.C. Mohotti A.J., Frossard E., Kudagammana S.T.and Silva K.D.R.R. Prospects and Issues Related to Tea Cultivation in Mid Country Homegarden Based Tea Smallholdings in a Selected Village in Sri Lanka  28th Annual Congress of the PGIA 2016 p 49