SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. Harshana Galahitigama

Lecturer (prob.)

harshana@agri.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

MSc in Crop Production Technology, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

BSc in (Agrculture) Hons, Specialized in Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka 


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of the National Scientific Foundation (NSF)

Member of the Young Scientific Forum (YSF)


Research Interests

  • Field crop management
  • Protected Agricuture Techniques
  • Plant Physiology
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Adaptation of Plants to Climate Change

Recent Publications

PEER REVIEWED

  • G.A.H Galahitigama and D.L Wathugala (2016) Pre-sowing Seed Treatments Improves the Growth and Drought Tolerance of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) published in the Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR), vol 2, Issue-9, 2016 (ISSN 2454-1362)
  • G.A.H Galahitigama and D.L Wathugala (2016) Effects of Pre-sowing Seed Treatments on Seed Germination and Salinity Tolerance of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Seedlings published in the International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR), ISSN:2225-3610
  • G.A.H Galahitigama (2016) Selection of Suitable Particle Size and Particle Ratio for Japanese Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) published in the International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (IJSTR), vol 5,Issue-12 (ISSN 2277-8616)
  • OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • G.A.H.Galahitigama and H.K.M.S.Kumarasinghe (2013) Studies on Growth and Yield Performance of Japanese Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) as effected by Ionized Fertilizer Instead of using Albert’s Solution Under Controlled Environment published in student session of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama and H.K.M.S.Kumarasinghe and D.L.Wathugala (2014) Effects of Different Presowing Seed Treatments on Morphological and Physiological Traits and Yield of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) published in student session of ISAE 2013,(International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment) at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama, H.H.S.U.Sandaruwan, G.D.T.M.Senevirathna, M.I.Dilhani and A.Y.S.L.Silva (2015) Factors Affecting on Job Satisfaction in Garment Sector: A Case Study in Hirdaramani Group (pvt) Ltd, Kuruwita published in International Conference on Promoting Socio-economic Equity in South Asia: Challenges and prospects Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • D.T.Gunawardena, M.K.T.K Amarasinghe, H.K.M.S Kumarasinghe and G.A.H Galahitigama (2015) Comparison of Nutrient Content in Acid Treated Fish Waste Compost with Normal Fish Waste Compost published in International Forestry and Environment organized by Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama and D.L.Wathugala (2016) Pre-sowing seed treatments enhanced the drought tolerance of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) seedlings published in the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama and D.L.Wathugala (2016) Seed Priming improves growth of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) published in the University Academic session of Ruhuna (2016), University of Ruhuna, Wellamadama, Matara, Sri Lanka
  • D.S.K.Rathnaweera, M.K.T.K Amarasinghe, G.A.H.Galahitigama, and H.M.G.N.S.C Bandara (2016) Evaluation of Varietal Variation in Initial Growth and Development of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum.L) Under Irrigation published in the Annual symposium of Uwa wellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama (2016) Identification of Judicious Technique to Increase Yield of Field Planted Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) published in the 3rd International Symposium in Rajarata University, Mihintale, Sri Lanka
  • J.H.M.A.K Jayapadma, H.K.M.S.Kumarasinghe and G.A.H.Galahitigama (2016) Effect of Nano fertilizer supplementation on yield of Japanese Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) published in the 4th International symposium in Eastern University, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • W.A.C. Lakmali, G.A.H. Galahitigama and M.M.Nugaliadda (2016) Selection of Favorable Exogenous Factors on Ex-vitro rooting of Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila paniculata L.) Variety New Hope and Million Star accepted for WinC (Wayamba International Conference) at Wayamba University, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H Galahitigama, H.K.M.S Kumarasinghe and D.L Wathugala (2016) Phytotoxic Effect of Gini sapu (Michelia champaca L.) seeds to control of Barnyard grass (Echinochloa crusgalli L.) seedlings in paddy cultivation published in the National Conference on Green Practices, Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka
  • M.D. Sangeewa, N.T.G Gamage, G.A.H Galahitigama and N.Ruwanpathirana (2016) Determination of the Relationship between Shrinkage, Density and Absorption of Selected Wood Species, published in the 1st International Conference of Trincomalee campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • N.T.G Gamage, G.A.H Galahitigama, D.L.C Fonseka and H.D Weerathunga (2016) Comparative Study of Physico-Chemical Parameters of Ceylon Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum ) Bark Oils from Selected Cinnamon Cultivation Districts, published in the 1st International Conference of Trincomalee campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H.Galahitigama and M.D.Sanjeewa (2016) Study on Effect of Particle Size of Coco peat for Growth and Development of Greenhouse Vegetable Nursery Plants published in the 1st International Conference of Trincomalee campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • G.A.H Galahitigama, H.K.M.S Kumarasinghe and D.L Wathugala (2017) Alleviation of NaCl Induced Salinity in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) seedlings by Seed Osmopriming published in the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • D.T.S.A.P.Dissanayake, S.T.Jayamanne, G.A.H.Galahitigama and V.Pahalawattaarachchi (2017) Optimization of conditions for inducing release of swarmers in Ulva lactuca L. accepted for the 2nd International Research Symposium in SLCARP (Sri Lanka Council for Agriculture Research Policy) Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • C.Medagedara, G.A.H.Galahitigama, S.Corea and M.Faheem (2018) Performances of newly developed culture basket types for suspended rack culture of edible Perna perna (Brown mussels) in the Puttalam Estuary Sri Lanka published in the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency International Scientific Session, Sri Lanka