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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Prof. K.K.D.S. Ranaweera

1. Fernando, W.M.A.D.B., Brennan, C.S., Flint S.H., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi A., Morton, H.R. (2010). Enhancement of SCFA (Short Chain Fatty Acid) formation by combinations of probiotics on rice fibre. International Journal of Food Science & Technology Volume 45, Issue 4, p. 690–696.

2. Perera, P. K. ,Ranaweera, K. K. D. S. Bamunuarachchi, A. (2010). Development of honey and garlic mix (Madhu Lasuna) using advance drum drying processing. Functional foods for chronic diseases Volume 5, diabetes and related diseases. Food Science Publisher, 1212 Hampshire Ln. , Richardson , TX 75080 , USA , p 206-214. (http://www.functionalfoodscenter.net/files/39826987.pdf)

3. Fari, M.J.M., Rajapaksa, D. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S (2010) Effect of Rice variety on rice based composite flour bread quality, Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 21(2) p. 157-167

4. Warusakoon, W.M.M.P.D.K., Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. and Purasinghe, S.S. (2010) Preliminary study on Heavy metals in Coconut and Coconut Products, International Journal on Coconut R & D, 26 (1) p 1-7

5. Fernando, W.M.A.D.B., Steve Flint, Brennan, C.S, Ranaweera,, K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi,, A., (2011). Environmental Factors affecting the Adhesion of Probiotics to Rice Fibre Fractions. (Published on line 15 May 2011), Food Dig. DOI 10 1007/s13228-011-0012-7, Springer Science Business Media LLC 2010. (in 10 pages)

6. Fernando, W.M.A.D.B., Steve Flint, Maggi Zou, Brennan, C.S, Ranaweera,, K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi,, A., (2011) The effect of rice fibre fractions on the growth of co-cultures of probiotics, Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2011, Volume 48, Number 1, p 14-25

7. Fernando, W.M.A.D.B., Steve Flint, Maggi Zou, Brennan, C.S, Ranaweera,, K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi,, A., (2011), Environmental Factors Affecting the Adhesion of Probiotics to Rice Fiber Fractions, Food Digestion, 2011, Volume 2, Numbers 1-3, p 26-36

8. Fernando, W.M.A.D.B., Steve Flint, Maggi Zou, Brennan, C.S, Ranaweera,, K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi,, A., (2012), The influence of environmental factors on the adhesion of combinations of probiotics to rice fibre fractions. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume 28, Number 6, p 2293-2302

9. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Tissera, M.H.A., Yapa, P.A.J. (2012) Use of Physico-Chemical Properties, Chromatographic and Spectrophotometric Measurements in the Standardization of Sri Lankan Poly Herbal Formulation Maha Varthikava Watee. International Journal of Research and pharmacy (IJRP), 2012;Vol 4 (3): pp 293-296

10. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Tissera, M.H.A., Yapa, P.A.J. (2012) Physio-“Chemical Chromatographic and Spectrophotometric Measurements in the Standardization of Seetharama Watee A Sri Lankan Herbo-Mineral Formulation. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJPPS), 2012; Vol 4 (4): pp175-178

11. Hewavithana, T., Tissera, M.H.A., Dayananda, K.R., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Yapa, P.A.J., (2012) False positive detection in Aflatoxins in herbal preparations Sri Lanka, Journal of Indigenous Medicine (SLJIM), Volume 02 (01) pp 112-119

12. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Proximate Analysis and Phytochemical and Mineral constituents in four cultivars of Yams and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 15 (1), pp 31 – 36.

13. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Preliminary study of mineral constituents in selected cultivars of root and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Journal of Science 17: 25 – 31.

14. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2013) Phytochemical screening and in vitro antiglycation and antioxidant activity of water extract of Syzygium cumini bark. Journal of Phytochemistry, Photon 114:188 -195.

15. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2013) In vitro study on antiglycation activity, antioxidant activity and phenolic content of Osbeckia octandra L. leaf decoction. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2013; 2 (4): 158-161

16. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2013) In vitro antiglycation activity of some medicinal plants used in Diabetes mellitus. Medicinal and Aromatic plants 2: 43.doi: 104172/2167-0412.1000143

17. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2013), Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Quality of Five Different Cultivars of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) in Sri Lanka. Food Science and Nutrition. Vol (4), pp 284 – 291.

18. Senanayake, S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2013), Physico chemical properties of five cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) roots grown in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad). Vol 90 (1), pp 96 – 110.

19. Wimalasiri, Y.S.G. Ratnayake, R.M.U. Karunaratne, T.D.N. Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2013) Food allergy and anaphylaxis – 2063. Identification of foods causing hypersensitivity/ allergy among school children in two sub-urban schools in Colombo District, Sri Lanka, The World Allergy Organization Journal

20. Perera P.R.D., Ekanayake S, Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2014) Antiglycation and Antioxidant Activities of a Ready to Serve Herbal Drink of Syzygium Cumini Bark Extract. Med Aromatic Plants 3: 148. doi: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000148

21. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2014), Effect of heat–moisture treatment on digestibility of different cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam) starch. Food Science & Nutrition 04/2014; DOI:10.1002/fsn3.115

22. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Application of Hydrothermally Modified Sweet Potato Starch as a Substitute Additive for Soup Mixture, Journal of Food Processing, vol. 2014, Article ID 904125, 5 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/904125.

23. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Comparative analysis of trypsin inhibitor levels in sweet potato cultivars in Sri Lanka. J.Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka 2013 42 (1): 93-99.

24. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Effect of Hydroxypropylation on Functional Properties of Different Cultivars of Sweet Potato Starch in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Food Science, vol. 2014, Article ID 148982, 8 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/148982.

25. Perera, P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. Free radical Scavenging Activity and Phenolic content of decoctions of some medicinal plants. Vidyodaya Journal (accepted)

26. Lokunarangodage, C.V.K., Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2015). Constraints and Compliances of Traceability in Law Grown Orthodox Black Tea Manufacturing Process. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 3, 74-81 Available online at http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajfst/3/3/4 , Science and Education Publishing DOI:10.12691/ajfst-3-3-4

27. Liyanage, R., Nawaratne, S.B., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Wickramasinghe, I., Katukurunda, K.G.S.C., Effects of Food Habits on Road Accidents Due to Micro- Sleepiness and Analysis of Attitudes to Develop a Food Product as a Preventive Measure. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Nutrition and Food Sciences Vol:2, No:9, 2015

Dr. J. Wansapala

1. Development of soft serve frozen yoghurt with corn flakes. Balasooriya. B.G.P.Wanssapala.M.A.J. Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp20)

2. Formulation and devalopment of natural jack fruit cordial. Rathnawardene. J.M.M.P,Wanssapala. M.A.J,Samarakoon. T.D.Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp25)

3. Analysis of furazolidone residues in shrimps using HPLC. Vishvani.M.N, Wanssapala. M.A.J,Rajasingham .S.Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp27)

4. Determination of correlation between STV viscometerand VT 500 viscometer in sweetened condensed milk production. Ariyarathne.S.M.E.K,Wanssapala. M.A.J. Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp32)

5. Effect of pasteurization temperature on the functional properties of mozzarella cheese obtained from cows milk. Ariyarathne.M.S,Wanssapala. M.A.J,Siriwardene.T.D.Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp36)

6. Feasiability study on liquid glucose preparation using cassava starch. Sakvithi.K.H.G.D,Wanssapala. M.A.J,Ekanayaka.S.Proceedings of the Faculty of Applied science, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2004.(pp39)

7. Optimization of palmyrah (Borrasus flabellifer ) fruit pulp in different varieties of fruit yoghurt. Sangeetha S , Wansapala M. A. J , Gnanasharmala A and Srivijeindran. International Journal of multidisciplinary studies. Volume 01, issue-01, 2014 (pp 91-103)

8. Heavy metel contamination in green leafy vegetables collected from selected market sites of Piliyandala area , Colombo district Sri Lanka.Thilini Kanake , Wansapala Jagath and Anil Gunarathne. American journal of Food Science and Technology , 2014 vol 2, No 05 139-144.

9. Combining different types of prebiotic plant isolates towards enhancing the growth of probiotic organisms.Fathima Hajara Aslam, Wansapala Jagath,manel Perera. . American journal of Food Science and Technology , 2015 vol 3, No 03, 67-73.

10. Study on Developing micronutrients enriched spread using fermented cooked rice. J .A. E.C. Jayawardene , Wansapala M.A.J. Internatrional journal of innovative research in technololgy (IJIRT). 2015 vol 1 Issue 12, 1603-1605 , ISSN:2349-6002

11. Study on variation in seed morphology , oil content and fatty acid profile of Madhuca longifolia grown in different agro-climatic zones in Sri Lanka.Science Research.2015,3(3).105-109.

12. Pb and Cr contamination of irrigation water, soils and green leafy vegetables collected from different areas of Colombo district Sri Lanka, Thilini Kanake , Wansapala Jagath and Anil Gunarathne. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition. 2015, 14(9), 593-602

Dr. Indira Wickramasinghe

1. M.N.Withanage, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, A. Bamunuarachchi. Analysis of metal content in turmeric powder available in the Sri Lankan market. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology 4(8): August, 2015 ,ISSN: 2277-9655 http: // www.ijesrt.com. [367].

2. Liyanage, R., Nawaratne, S., Ranaweera, K., Wickramasinghe, I. Katukurunda, K. (2015), Effects of Food Habits on Road Accidents Due to Micro- Sleepiness and Analysis of Attitudes to Develop a Food Product as a Preventive Measure. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Nutrition and Food Sciences Vol:2, No:9, 2015

3. Udari, A.H.G.S., Wickramasinghe, I. and Attygalle, M.V.E. (2015). Development of an omega 3 enriched instant soup powder from Sardinella longiceps 4.(8): August, 2015] ISSN: 2277-9655 (I2OR), Publication Impact Factor: 3.785 http: // www.ijesrt.com. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology [644].

4. Wijewardena, R.M.N.A., Navaratne, S.B., Wickramasinghe, I., Gunawardane, C.R and Thilakarathna, B.M.K.S. (2015). Effect of dehydration methods on chemical properties and antioxidants in dehydrated powdered vegetables. Kotelawala Defense University, IRC 8

5. RMNA Wijewardana , S.B. Nawarathne , I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Evaluation of Physicochemical and Antioxidant Property of Dehydrated Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Flower Petals and Its Stability in Product Preparation , International Journal of Innovative Research in Ttechnology 179 July 2015 | IJIRT | Volume 2 Issue 2 | ISSN: 2349-6002 IJIRT 142521

6. Rumesh Liyanage, Navaratne SB , Ranaweera KKDS , Indira Wickramasinghe (2015). Social impact, Attitudes and Behavioural pattern of busy life styles Due to Micro sleepiness. Online-ISSN 2411-2933, Print-ISSN 2411-3123 June 2015 International Educative Research Foundation and Publisher ©2013 pg. 106

7. C.V. K. Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe, K. K. D. S. Ranaweera(2015). Constraints and Compliances of Traceability in Low Grown Orthodox Black Tea Manufacturing Process. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, 74-81 Available online athttp://pubs.sciepub.com/ajfst/3/3/4 © Science and Education Publishing DOI:10.12691/ajfst-3-3-4

8. W.A.A.V.S. Amaradivakara, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, and A. Bamunuarachchi, (2015), Analysis of trace metal content in chillie powder available in the Sri Lankan market, International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Research Technology, Vol. 4, Iss. 8, ISSN 2349-6002

9. W.A.A.V.S. Amaradivakara, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, and A. Bamunuarachchi, (2015), Analysis of macro metal content in chillie powder available in the Sri Lankan market, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, ISSN: 2277-9655

10. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, G.D.T.M. Jayasinghe, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Mercury Concentration of Muscle Tissue and Relationship with Size of Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares, of the Indian Ocean. European Journal of Academic Essays 2(4): 35-40, ISSN (online): 2183-1904, ISSN (print): 2183-3818 www.euroessays.org

11. . J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha , Deviation of Chemical Properties of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka. IJIRT 142441 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY 67 July 2015 | IJIRT | Volume 2 Issue 2 | ISSN: 2349-6002
12. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha. Changes in Colour attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour stored in Refrigerated (4°c) Condition . European Journal of Academic Essays 2(7): 23-27, 2015 ISSN (online): 2183-1904 ISSN (print): 2183-3818 www.euroessays.org.

13. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha(2015). International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 2 No. 6; June 143. Variance of Colour attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour from different growing areas in Sri Lanka

14 . B. R. Madushan, S. B. Navaratne, I. Wickramasinge (2015). Preservation of Coconut Toddy Sediments as a Leavening Agent for Bakery Products, WASET online. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Nutrition and Food Sciences, International Science Index,New York, USA, 2015 17,(6 )Part I

15. H.S.S. Fernando, and I. Wickramasinghe (2015). An assessment on the possibility of process modification for crumb products, from manual packing to a semi-automated packing mechanism. Proceedings of the Research Symposium of Uva Wellassa University, January 29-30, 2015

16. J A A C Wijesinghe1, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015) Kithul Flour (Caryota urens) as a Potential Flour Source for Food Industry , American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2015 3 (1), pp 10-18. DOI: 10.12691/ajfst-3-1-2

17 J. A A C Wijesinghe1, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015).Physico-chemical properties of flour from Tapped & Non-Tapped Kithul(Caryota urens) trees in Kandy, Sri Lanka.” International conference on recent trends in Agriculture, veterinary & life sciences 2015 , University of Vicram ,Ujjain, India publications(ISBN978-93-84124-25-0), 2015 (30-31st January,2015at University of Vicram,Ujjain, India).
18. Ariyarathna, Durayalage Suseema; Ahmad, Shakeela Begum Nasir; Jinadasa, Badigama Kamkanange Kolitha Kamal; Wickramasinghe, Indira; Jayawardena, J.H.K.N. (2014). Evaluation of importance of Orinoco Sailfin Catfish (Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus) as a food source. SA@OSU Home, International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)17th IIFET Conference, July 7-11, 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Conference Papers and Presentations (IIFET 2014)
19. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe, K.H. Saranandha (2014). Kithul flour (Caryota urens) as new plant origin Gelatinizing agent with a product development of fruit-based dessert.. Vol 2; No 2, 2014 , ISSN: 2409-3629 Issue of Engineering International (Multidisciplinary International Referred Journal).

20. Bedigama Kankanamge Kolita Kamal Jinadasa • Subasinghe M.M. • Thayalan K. Wickramasinghe I. ,•De. Silva M.S.W.(2014). Level of trace metal in muscle tissues of inland fish species, north central province, Sri Lanka, Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences) 02/2014; 42(2):39-47.

21. Fernando H.S.G.N. and Indira Wickramasinghe .Evaluation of quality of flying fish processed and stored under different conditions (2014). 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of SLAFAR 22nd May 2014 NARA, Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri Lanka,. (28)

22.Subasinghe M.M., Jinadasa B.K.K.K. and Wickramasinghe I (2014). Bioaccumulation of trace metals in muscle tissues of Oreochromis spp. and Heteropneustes fossilis; relationship with body size. 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of SLAFAR 22nd May 2014 NARA,Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri Lanka, 40.

23. B K K K Jinadasa • E M R K B Edirisinghe • I Wickramasinghe (2013). Total mercury content, weight and length relationship in swordfish (Xiphias gladius) in Sri Lanka. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part B Surveillance 12/2013; 6(4):244-248. DOI:10.1080/19393210.2013.807521

24.. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe, I. Wickramasinghe,(2013). Total Mercury, Cadmium and Lead Levels in Main Export Fish of Sri Lanka, Food Additives and Contaminants: Part B Surveillance 07/2014; 7(4). DOI:10.1080/19393210.2014.938131

25. Jinadasa B.K.K.K., Thayalan K., Subasinghe M.M., DE. Silva M.S.W., Wicramsinghe I. and D.N. Liyanage, (2012). Determination of trace metal concentration in inland fish species of North-Central province-Sri Lanka . Ceylon journal of Biology.

26. MM Subasinghe, BKKK Jinadasa and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Accumuation of toxicand essential trace metals in four fish species from Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka.Proceedings of national symposium, Centre for environmental justice and Dept. ofZoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 23 November 2012. Pp.1-5.

27. Lokunarangoda, C.V.K.,Wickramasinghe, I. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S.(2011).
Development of a profitable business model to promote consultancy on food safety through evaluating current practices in tea Industry. 8th International Conference on Business management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.pp.276-282.

28. Ranaweera, K.K. and Wickramasinghe, I.(2011). Development of Nutri sausage usingLocally available raw materials. 8th International Conference on Business Management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.283-287.

29. Weerathunga W.A.P.P and Wickramasinghe, I.(2011). Development of fermented fruit vinegar drink. 8th International Conference on Business Management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.293-297.

30. Warsakoon, W.M.M.P.D.K., Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. and Purasinghe, S.S. (2010). Preliminary study on heavy metals in coconut and Coconut products, Intern. J. on Coconut R & D Vol. 25, No. 1 p. 1-7.

31. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Wijesinghe, I. D. and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2009). Iron content and its in vitro availability in two fish species; Sardinella melanura and Carnax spp. J. Nat. Aqat. Res. Dev. Agency (39). National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka.

32. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., and Bamunuarachchi, A.,(2008). Content and in vitro availability of iron in cooked fish commonly consumed in SriLanka. J. Natn. Sci. Foundation, Sri Lanka 36 (4) 327-330

33. C K Seneviratne, I Wickramasinghe, H D Seneviratne, K. Kaur and P K Singal. Hypolipidemic and Antioxidant properties of black tea. Proc. J Mol Cell Cardiol 35: A44,2003.

34. C K Seneviratne, I Wickramasinghe, H D Seneviratne, K. Kaur and P K Singal. Antioxidant and hypolipidemic activities of black tea. Proc. Indian J Cardiol 5: 54, 2003.

Dr. S. B. Navaratne

1. Navaratne, S.B. (1986).Efficacy and toxicity of seven insecticides against major insects pests of stored paddy and rice in Sri Lanka. Tropical post harvest technologist. RPRDC, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

2. Navaratne, S.B. (1987).Paddy husk ash as a protestant of Cowpea against pulse beetle. RPRDC, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Technical note 11/84, 1984.

3. Navaratne, S.B. (2006), Validation of Taguchi Design using a quality parameter of cosmetic soap manufactured in a local industry, Ruhunu Journal of science.

4. Navaratne,S.B. (2007), Exploring possibility of using Davulkurudu leaf extract to improve leavening action and crumb structure of Wheat bread, Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension, an International journal.

5. Navaratne, S.B. (1999). A comparative study on traditional sun drying procedure with a solardrying system for processing selected food items, Annual symposium of the department of Agriculture (ASDA), 2003.

6. Navaratne, S.B. (2005), Package shrinking of commercially packed food product. Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension, an International journal.

7. Navaratne, S.B (2012) Development of a supplementary Product for potato fingers from Banana by coating with edible grade plant gel from Davulkurudu Neolitsea involucrate, TARE (University of Ruhuna).

8. Navaratne, S.B., Nirmani, K.M.N and Wimalasiri, K.M.S. (2013) Determination of development of acids in blanched and raw sesame seeds in extracting of edible grade sesame oil. Tropical Agriculture, THE JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE THEUNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, Trinidad

9. Navaratne, S.B., Jayawardena S.S.A. and Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) Replacement of Artificial Red coloring of carbonated soft drink with natural color pigment from red layered Hibiscus. International Journal of Advance Research IJOAR .org Volume 1 Issue 9, September 2013

10. Navaratne, S.B. (2013) Selection of Polymer based Packing Materials in packing of hygroscopic food products for long period of storage. European International Journal of Science and Technology ISSN: 2304-9693 76’Westoe Road, South ShieldsTyne & Wear, Post code: NE334NA 40, United Kingdom

11. Navaratne, S.B. and Anjalo, M.D.S (2013) Assessment of Dry Mass Loss of Stored Cereals due to Increment of Stored Temperature in Line with Global Warming, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), ISSN: 2319-7064

12. Navaratne, S.B. (2013) Development of Rapid Cooking Jack Seeds for Fast Food Industry by Double Soaking and Double Freezing Method, International Journal of Research in Biological Sciences, Universal research publications

13. Navaratne, S.B and Nawarathne, N.H.N.T (2014). Determination of suitability of Durian seed gum extract (Durio zebethinus) in replacing of Xanthan gum in fruit nectar, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER), Volume 2, Issue 2, February 2014.

14. Navaratne, S.B. and Saja Shriff Ali, M. 2014. Fabrication of a hydro cooling system to mitigate dry matter loss of stored wheat grains in silos International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 4, April-2014 572 ISSN 2229-5518 IJSER © 2014

15. Navaratne, S.B. and Senaratne, C. Controlling of Auto Oxidation Process of Soft Dough Biscuits Using Flavonoids Extracted from Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014

16. Jayawardana SAS, Nawarathna SB*, Ranaweera KKDS Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 16(4): 2014 REPLACEMENT OF ARTIFICIAL COLOURINGS OF A CARBONATED SOFT DRINK WITH NATURAL COLOUR PIGMENTS FROM RED-LAYERED HIBISCUS. Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

17. S.B. Navaratne and D.J.S. Subasinghe. 2014 Determination of fatty acid profile and physicochemical properties of Watermelon and Soursop seed oils. European International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 1 No. 4; June 2014

18. S. B Navaratne, 2014. Development of Rapid Cooking Green Gram for Fast Food Industry International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN 2319. Index Copernicus Value (2013) 6.14 | Impact Factor (2013): 4.438

19. S.B Navaratne. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 7, July-2014 1641 ISSN 2229-5518 Determination of changes occurrence in physical, chemical and organoleptic properties of papadam during storage.
20. Peries,M., Wijesekara, K., and Navaratne, S.B., 2014. Screening the Effect of Gelatinization Temperature and Cold Water Soaking on Functional Properties of Selected Traditional Rice Varieties in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach – 2014. University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka.

21. Navaratne, S.B, Chathurika Sandaruwani, 2014. Preservation of lime fruits under modified atmospheric condition created in a sand bed. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY. 2014 IJIRT Volume 1 Issue 9 ISSN 2349-6002

22. Shafrin Saheed and Navaratne, S.B., 2014 Stabilization of fat degradation process in wheat germ (Triticum spp) for edible purposes. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY. 2014 IJIRT Volume 1 Issue 10 ISSN 2349-6002
23. Gunaratne, T.M., Gunaratne, N.M., and Navaratne, S.B. 2014 Evaluation of Chemical and organoleptic properties affecting for shelf life of Rice crackers. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY. 2014 IJIRT Volume 1 Issue 9 ISSN 2349-6002

24. Gunaratne, T.M., Gunaratne, N.M., and Navaratne, S.B. 2014 Selection of best packing method to extend the shelf life of Rice crackers. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. Volume 6, Issue 2 February 2015.

25. Gunaratne, N.M., Gunaratne T.M. and Navaratne, S.B. 2015Fabrication of a device to measure stickiness of rice for cracker production. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. Volume 6, Issue 2 February 2015.

26. Gunaratne, N.M., Gunaratne T.M. and Navaratne, S.B. 2015 Development of rapid analytical methods to select suitable rice varieties for cracker production. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY. 2014 IJIRT Volume 1 Issue 9 ISSN 2349-6002

27. Liyanage, R., Navaratne, S.B., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. and Wickramasinghe, I. 2015 Social impact Attitude and Behavioral pattern of busy life styles Due to Micro-sleepiness. International Educative Research Foundation and Publisher 2013. ISSN 2411-2933.

28. Hashini I Abeysuria, A.P., Navaratne, S.B. and Alwis, P.L.G. 2015 Design and Development of a Low Cost Prototype Food Penetrometer to Evaluate Quality of Foods. International Journal of Scietific & Engineering Research. Volume 6, Issue 6, 2015 ISSN 2229-5518.

29. Wijewardana,R.M.N.A., Nawarathne,S.B. and Wikramasinghe, I. 2015 Evaluation of Physicochemical and Antioxidant Property of Dehydrated Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Flower Petals and Its Stability in Product Preparation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY. IJIRT | Volume 2 Issue 2 | ISSN: 2349-6002

Dr. R. A. U. J. Marapana

1. Hirimuthugoda, N. Y., Gamage, C. S., Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Gunarathna, S. (2014) Meat and nutritional quality analysis of clam (Geloina vaxana) Oysters (Crassostrea madrasensis) in Sri Lankan lagoons. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences – Accepted for Publication

2. Thakshala Seresinhe, R.A.U. J. Marapana and L. Kumanayaka (2012) Role of feed resources on the productivity and financial viability of a cattle integrated in the southern Sri Lanka. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 12:455-465

3. Thakshala Seresinhe and R.A.U.J. Marapana (2011) Goat Farming Systems in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka: Feeding and Management Strategies. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 7(4), 383-390

4. Seresinhe, T., Shamen H.J.D., Manawadu A. and Marapana (2012) Effects of suppliments on milk nitrogen efficiency of buffalo cows. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 22(3 Suppl.): 200-204

5. W.M.C.B. Weerasinghe, R.A.U.J. Marapana and Thakshala Seresinhe (2009) Predicting body weight of cross bed buffaloes through body measurements under field conditions. Pakistan Journal of Zoology (Suppl. Ser). 9: 155-157

6. Upul Marapana, Jiang Bo and Yoshinori Mine (2007) Effects of MTGase and protein on Gel properties of Minced Pork after Cooking. J SCUT- China 35(4), 127-133

7. Ganeesha De Silva and Marapana, R. A. U. J. (2012)A review on Current food allergy J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 7, 14-21

8. Ganeesha De Silva, Upul Marapana, Anton Kalubowila, Nirosh Lalantha and Thakshala Seresinghe (2010) Quality changes of burger from vegetable, wheat flour with fat emulsion during frozen storage J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 6, 65-68

9. Marapana, U. and Bo J. (2009) Low salt effects on gelation and textural properties of pork batter gel enhanced by microbial transglutaminase and cooking method. J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 5, 38-47

10. Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Wijetunga S. (2009) Irradiation as an Effective Way of Microbial Control in Food Preservation and Processing J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 5, 1-8

11. Marapana, R.A.U.J. (2008) Inhibition of Microbes in the Presence of Lactoferrin and it’s Derivatives J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 4, 12-17

12. Marapana, U. and Bo, J. (2007) Thermally induced gelation and functional properties of porcine leg myofibrillar J Food Sci China 28 (12), 66-73

13. Marapana, U. and Bo J. (2006) Effect of microbial transglutaminase and sodium caseinate on mechanical properties of batter gel as dependence on cooking method. J Food Sci & Technol. Nepal 2, 63-68

14. Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Bo Jiang (2004) Protein cross-linking in food by microbial transglutaminase (MTGase) and its application & usefulness in food industry. I J Tro Agric Res Ext 7: 49-61.

15. Krishna Prasad Rai, Marapana, R. A. U. J., Chunhui Zhang and Wenshui Xia (2004) N-nitrosocompounds (NOCs): As chemo-hazards in muscle foods. I J Tro Agric Res Ext 7: 1-12.

Dr. J. M. J. K. Jayasinghe

1. Tsumio Hatsukade, Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Farmers’ participation in contract production of leaf tobacco in Sri Lanka, Journal of Rural Economics, Special Issue, pp. 324-331, 2006.

2. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Initiatives for the commercialization of community owned wood base electricity generation systems: a case of tea smallholders in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka, Journal of Rural Economics, Special Issue, pp. 608-615, 2005.

3. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Solar home systems: a renewable energy strategy for rural electrification in Sri Lanka, Annual Research Journal of Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan, Issue 5, pp. 94-99, 2005.

4. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Technical efficiency of organic tea smallholding sector in Sri Lanka: a stochastic frontier analysis, International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, Vol. 3, Nos. 3/4, pp. 252-265, 2004.

5. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Consumer characteristics and preferences for black tea: a case study in Fuchu City, Tokyo, Journal of Agricultural Development Studies, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 91-97, 2004.

6. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Biomass for the sustainable energy development in Sri Lanka, Annual Research Journal of Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan, Issue 4, pp. 1-6, 2004.

7. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Marketing strategies of some multinational companies and black tea industry in Japan, Journal of Rural Economics, Special Issue, pp. 253-255, 2002.

Dr. M. Gunathilake

1. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2014) An apparatus for partial ice-melting to improve yield in progressive freeze-concentration. Journal of Food Engineering, 142, 64–69.

2. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2013) Flavor Retention in Progressive Freeze-Concentration for Concentration of Coffee Extract and Pear (LaFrance) Juice Flavor Condensate. Food Sci. Technol. Res., 20 (3), 547-554.

3. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., and Miyawaki, O. (2013) Analysis of Solute Distribution in Ice Formed in Progressive Freeze-concentration. Food Sci. Technol. Res., 19 (3), 369-374.

Dr.S. Senanayake

1. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2013), Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Quality of Five Different Cultivars of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) in Sri Lanka. Food science & nutrition. Vol (4), pp 284 – 291.
2. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Comparative study of the chemical composition and water absorption capacity of five locally available sweet potato (Ipomea batatas Lam) cultivars, SLAAS 68th Annual session abstracts.

3. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Proximate Analysis and Phytochemical and Mineral constituents in four cultivars of Yams and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 15 (1), pp 31 – 36.
4. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Gunaratne, A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2011), Compositional variations of nutrients and phytochemicals in two species of yams (Dioscorea alata, Dioscorea esculenta) and tuber crop (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) SLAAS 67th Annual session – Abstract 2011.

5. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Preliminary study of mineral constituents in selected cultivars of root and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Journal of Science 17: 25 – 31.

6. Senanayake, S.A., Fernando, S., Bamunuarachchi, A and Arsekularatne, M (2013), Ap]plication of Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA 5) strain in fruit-based ice cream. Food science & nutrition 11/2013; 1(6):428-31. DOI:10.1002/fsn3.66

7. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2014), Effect of heat–moisture treatment on digestibility of different cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam) starch. Food Science & Nutrition 04/2014; DOI:10.1002/fsn3.115

8. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Application of Hydrothermally Modified Sweet Potato Starch as a Substitute Additive for Soup Mixture, Journal of Food Processing, vol. 2014, Article ID 904125, 5 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/904125.

Dr. P.R.D. Perera

1. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) Phyto chemical studies and In vitro study on antiglycation and antioxidant activity of water extract of Syzygium cumini bark. Journal of Phytochemistry, Photon 114 :188 -1957.

2. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) In vitro study on antiglycation activity, antioxidant activity and phenolic content of Osbeckia octandra L. leaf decoction Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2013; 2 (4): 158-161

3. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) In vitro antiglycation activity of some medicinal plants used in Diabetes mellitus. Medicinal and Aromatic plants 2: 43.doi: 104172/2167-0412.1000143

4. Perera P.R.D., Ekanayake S, Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2014) Antiglycation and Antioxidant Activities of a Ready to Serve Herbal Drink of Syzygium Cumini Bark Extract. Med Aromat Plants 3: 148. doi: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000148

5. Perera PRD, Ekanayake S, Ranaweera KKDS Free radical scavenging activity and phenolic content of decoctions of some medicinal plants. Vidyodaya Journal, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (accepted for publishing)

6. Perera PRD, Ekanayake S, Ranaweera KKDS Analysis of compounds beneficial to suppress diabetes mellitus in decoction of Syzygium cumini and developed ready to serve herbal drink. Institute of Chemistry Annual sessions 2015 (accepted)

7. P.R.D.Perera,Shiromi Samarasinghe (2001)Physico chemical characterization of starch and flour of waltham butternut and its utilization in food products. 3rd annual research sessions, Faculty of graduate studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 01/2001
8. D. Iddamalgoda,KTD Silva,A.M.Abeysekera,R.Perera(2001) In vitro stimulation of the Alternative pathway of complement activation by the macromolecular fractions of ayurvedic medical plants. 3rd annual research sessions, faculty of graduate studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 01/2001

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Prof. K.K.D.S. Ranaweera

1. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Tissera M.H.A. and Yapa P.A.J. (2010) Possibility of using Physical and Chemical Properties for standardization of “Seetharama Watee” – A popular Sri Lankan Medicine. Accepted for the 66th Annual Sessions SLAAS presentation for the year 2010.

2. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Tissera M.H.A. and Yapa P.A.J. (2011) Standardization of “Maha Varthikava Watee’’- an effective poly herbal Sri Lankan formulation using selected physical and chemical properties. 67th SLAAS Annual Sessions 2011.

3. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Tissera M.H.A. and Yapa P.A.J. (2011) Use of Thin layer chromatographic fingerprints and UV spectrophotometry in the standardization of Seetharama watee an Authentic Sri Lankan Formulation. International Symposium “Ayurveda Expo – 2011” BMICH Colombo 7 Sri Lanka

4. Hewavithana, T., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Tissera M.H.A. and Yapa P.A.J. (2011) Use of HPLC Fingerprints and UV Spectroscopy for Standardization of Herbal and Herbo-mineral Formulations with Special Reference to two Pills “ Seetharama and Maha Varthikava International symposium 2012 Bandaranayaka Ayurveda Research Institute Nawinna Maharagama Sri Lanka

5. Hewavithana, T., Bamunuarachchi, A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., , Tissera, M.H.A., (2012) Usage of the spray drying Technique as a development method for quatha (An Ayurveda preparation) Pandith G P Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium 2012 November BMICH Sri Lanka

6. Senanayake, S.A., Ranaweera,K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi, A and Gunaratne, A (2011), Evaluation of the phytochemicals and minerals of some varieties of yams and tuber crops (Xanthosoma spp) 67th SLAAS Annual Sessions 2011.

7. Perera P.R.D., Ekanayake S. and Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2011) In vitro anti-glycation activity of Syzygium cumini (Madan) water extract. (2012) Proceedings of the National Ayurvedha Research Conference ,Sri Lanka. The Bandaranaike Memorial Ayurvedic Research Institute and The Ministry of Indigenous Medicine.

8. Perera P.R.D., Ekanayake S. and Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2011) In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic content of water extracts of selected plants with anti-diabetic properties. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 67th annual sessions-2011, Part I,

9. Senanayake., S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Comparative study of the chemical composition and water absorption capacity of five locally available sweet potato (Ipomea batatas Lam) cultivars, SLAAS 68th Annual session abstracts.
10. CVK Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe and KKDS Ranaweera (2013). Development of a prototype for tea fermentation to improve food hygiene and for process optimization.4th International symposium, SUSL, Belihul Oya, Sri Lanka, 11-12 January 2013.
11. Wimalasiri, Y.S.G., Ratnayake, R.M.U., Yasanthi, K.A.P.N., Karunaratne, T.D.N., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2013). Study of Prakriti – Body constituents and Temperament: its relationship with the development of Food Hypersensitivity; A common Non-communicable Disease in Sri Lanka, 1st International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2013, IIM, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya.

12. Jayasinghe K.W.M.A., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2014). Nutritional Assessment of several sects in the Sri Lankan community. Proceedings of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches, 13-14 August 2014 P. 133

13. CVK Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe and KKDS Ranaweera (2014).Traceability practices, compliances and constrains uncounted in orthodox black tea manufacturing. Proceedings of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches, 13-14 August 2014 P. 212.

14. Wimalasiri Y.S.G.;Ratnayake R.M.U.; Karunaratne T.D.N.; Ranaweera K.K.D.S.; (2014) “Identification of Food allergens among School Children in Sub-Urban Schools in Colombo District. ”National Development through Research and Innovation (HETC Symposium 2014)7th & 8th July 2014 at Hotel Galadari, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dr. J. Wansapala

1. Development of a biodegradable, clear film using Alastonia macrophylia. Rajapaksha . S.S.Wansapala, M.A.J.,Dharmarathne . D.A.N. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science ( SLAAS),. December 2002, Colombo.(pp36)

2. Formulation of an instant soup and evaluation of shelf lifGangaM.D.A.Wansapala,M.A.J. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science ( SLAAS),. December 2002, Colombo.(pp167)

3. 9.Extraction, separation and identification of “karuthacolamban” mango fruit carotenoids.Wansapala. M.A.J, Chandrika . U.G, Bamunuarahchi. A, Ranaweera. K.K.D.S. Chem-tech 2007 , International conference,BMICH ,Colombo.2007.(pp63)

4. Content and invitro bioaccessibility of beeta carotene from three mango fruit varieties.Wansapala. M.A.J, Chandrika . U.G, Bamunuarahchi. A, Ranaweera. K.K.D.S. 50th anniversary academic conference. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. (pp17)

5. Effect of heat treatment and microwave treatment on beeta carotene content and their invitro bioaccessibility in “beti amba variety(Magifera indica L.). Perera.N,Wanssapala. M.A.J, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science ( SLAAS),. December 2011, Colombo.(pp138)

6. Chemical analysis of palmyra tuber flour produced in Jaffna and its application in traditional food (pittu) preparation. Sangeetha.S,Wanssapala. M.A.J, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science ( SLAAS),. December 2011, Colombo.(pp80)

7. .Devalopment of a low fat ice cream fomula.Rajapaksha.M.I, Wanssapala. M.A.J, Annul scientific sessions of the Nutrition society of Sri Lanka. January2012, Colombo.(pp23)

8. .Evaluation and comparison of livestock and fish production in selected provinces, Sri lanka.Amarasinghe K.G.I , Wansapala M. A. J ,Bamunuarahchi A, Jayasiri A.A.J.International conference on multidisciplinary approaches 13th and 14th August 2014

Dr. Indira Wickramasinghe

1. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015). Granular Morphological Comparison of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka. Accepted for the International Jounal on Multidisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.

2.Rumesh Liyanage, Navaratne S B, Ranaweera KKDS, Indira Wickramasinghe (2015).Attitude survey on micro sleepiness in Sri Lanka, with a view to develop a food product to combat . Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
3.Somendrika. M.A.D, Wickramasinghe, I, Wansapala. M.A.J and Peiris.S (2015). Quantification and Chemical Analysis of Waste Generated during the Processing of Cassava Crocket. Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
4. Wijewardane, RMNA, Nawarathne, S.B., Wickramasinghe, I. (2015).Formulation of instant jelly mix using natural colourant and its quality evaluation. Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.

5. S.M.R.S.Semasinghe, I.Wickramasinghe and P.N.R.J Amunugoda (2014).Institutional development for successful implementation of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) agreement in Sri Lanka”. Proceedings of the International Postharvest Research Symposium- 2014 “Food and Nutrition”. Abs. No 487, June 19, 2014 .

6. Lokunarangodage, C.V.K,. Wickramasinghe, I. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2014).Traceability Practices, Compliances and Constrains Encountered in Orthodox Black Tea Manufacturing. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka. 2014 August.

7. Fernando,A. S. S., Wickramasinghe, I. and Lalantha, N. (2014) A study on Process Modification for Crumb Products, from Manual Packing to a Semi-Automated Packing Mechanism (A 142) International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.2014 August.

8. Wijesinghe, J. A. A.C. ,Wicramasinghe, I. and Saranandha, K. H. (2014). Granular Morphological Comparison of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka (A 149). International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka., 2014 August

9. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2013).Development of a dessert formulated with kithul flour(Caryota urens) as the gelalinizing agent. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.

10.HPE De Zoysa, PH Ginigaddarage, KWS Ariyawana and I. Wickramasinghe (2013). Sources of fecal contamination of fresh fish harvested by multi day boats. 4th International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihul Oya,Sri Lanka, 11-12, 2013.

11. CVK Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe and KKDS Ranaweera (2013). Development of a prototype for tea fermentation to improve food hygiene and for process optimization 4thInternational symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihul oya,Sri Lanka, 11-12 January 2013.

12. Jayaratne, G.E.D.A., Wickramasinghe I, and Navaratne, S.B. Development of Jack flour incorporated extruded snack, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1.

13. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe, (2012). Assessment of trace metals levels of main export fish species; Sri Lanka, International conference on chemical sciences-2012 June 20-22, Colombo, Sri Lanka; 67 pp.

14. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, I. Wicramsinghe and R.I. Samanthi, (2012). Study on metal concentration of some sea cucumber species in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Fisheries and Marine science 2012 Aug 23-24, Negombo-Sri Lanka; 23 pp.

15. BKKK Jinadasa, EMRKB Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe(2012). Mercury in yellow fin tuna, Thunnus albacores from waters of Sri lanka. The first international conference on oceanography in the bay of Bengal. 28-29, November 2012. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

16. BKKK Jinadasa, EMRKB Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Assessment of Trace metals of main export fishspecies ; Sri Lanka (2012).International conference on chemical sciences, 20-22 June 2012, Institute of Chemistry , Ceylon. Pp.67.

17. WAPP Weerathunga and I. Wickramasinghe and S B Navaratna (2012).Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food Industry. International symposium, Institute of chemistry Ceylon.

18. PAV Anuradha, ADR Gunawardhana and I. Wickramasinghe(2012). Development of non–conventional canned squid products. Annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition society of Sri Lanka. 28-29 January 2012, Colombo. Pp.24.

19. BDMP Jayasooriya and I. Wickramasinghe(2012). Association between Nutritional statusand educational achievement of Grade seven school children in Sri Lanka. Annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition society of Sri Lanka. 28-29 January 2012, Colombo. Pp.22.

20. MIP Jayaweera and I. Wickramasinghe(2011). Development of composite flour mixenriched with fish powders. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Associationfor the Advancement of Science. Pp. 12.

21. L.B.A.U. Balasooriya and Wickramasinghe, I. (2011).Development of a vegetarian blended sausage Accepted for the Proceedings of the 67th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

22. Fernando E.S.S.J, Ginigaddarage P.H, Ariyawansa K.W.S, Wickramasinghe I. Someeffects of gutting and evisceration on quality and shelf life of skip jack tuna (Katsuwonuspelamis). 3rd International Symposium by Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2010

23. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2009). Iron, Zinc,Copper and Manganese content of some selected common fish species of Sri Lanka.Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, 11-12 Dec. University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Pp. 5.

24. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2008). Determination of Iron and Zinc contents of some selected common pelagic fish species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 64th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Pp. 221.

25. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarchchi A. (2007).Total iron content and the in vitro availability of iron in cooked Sardinella albella and Exocoetus volitans ,SLAAS , 2007.

26. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarchchi A. and Wijesinghe, I.D., (2007) Iron content and in vitro iron availability in cooked Sardinella melanura (Salaya) and Carnax (Para) spp. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency (NARA) p. 68.

27. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarachchi, A., (2007). Iron content and in vitro iron availability in cooked Sardinella melanura, Sardinella albella, Carnax spp. and Exocoetus volitans. Proceedings of the New Zealand IFST Conference 2007, Wellington, p 54 (Abstracted).

28. S. Munaweerage, I. Wickramasinghe and T.D.Samarakoon. Development of a natural nellicordial. (Pg. 72) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

29. P.D.C. Jayanie, I. Wickramasinghe and K K Kithsiri . Development of a breakfast cereal and evaluating of shelf life. (Pg. 71) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

30. T.L.C.Shiromali, I. Wickramasinghe and S.B.Navarathna. Prevention of staling effect of wood apple pulp during storage. (Pg.39) , Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session,(Abstracts) 19th– 20thMarch, 2004, Buttala.

31. M. A.N. I. Kumara, I. Wickramasinghe and N. Edirisinghe. Development of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) manual for chicken sausages, chicken meat balls, chicken ham, cooked ham, streaky and back bacon. (Pg.35) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

32. J.L.S.N.Wijegunasekara, I. Wickramasinghe and N. Padmasiri. Development of Garcinia sauce. (Pg. 70) , Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March,2004, Buttala.

33. S.T.Sirisoma, I. Wickramasinghe and D.A.M.Arsakularatne. Development of a value added ice cream using Avocado fruit. (Pg.33) , Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session,(Abstracts) 19th –20thMarch, 2004, Buttala.

34. G.I.M.S.Rangana, I.Wickramasinghe and T.D.W.Siriwardana. Some observations on the performance of Aspergilus oryzae and Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the manufacture of rice vinegar. (Pg. 31) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March,2004, Buttala.

35. N.A.I.C. Nishshanka, I. Wickramasinghe and I.S.B.Abeysinghe. Analysis of catechins and caffeine in some blister blight resistant and susceptible tea cultivars. (Pg. 30), , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

36. S.P. Thalagala, I. Wickramasinghe and T.D.W.Siriwardene Development of a spicy taste breakfast spread. (Pg.70) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

37. P. Yasanandana, I. Wickramasinghe and S. H. Jayaratne. Metholodogies suggested for reducing damages of thermoform packages and improving metholodogies for the above. (Pg.18) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004,Buttala.

38. J.P.De Silva, I. Wickramasinghe and S. Ekanayake(2004.) Value addition of lawulu by developing a mixed fruit leather. (Pg.16) , Presentations of the 6th Annual Session,(Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.

39. M. A.N. I. Kumara and I. Wickramasinghe (2004). Development of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) manual for chicken sausages, chicken meat balls, chicken ham, cooked ham, streaky and back bacon. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 60thAnnual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 60th Annual Session, 17thDecember- 22nd December, 2004, Colombo.

40. P.D.C. Jayanie and I. Wickramasinghe(2003). Development of a breakfast cereal and evaluating of shelf life. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 59th Annual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 59thAnnual Session, 05 December- 12, December, 2003, Colombo.

41. I. Wickramasinghe and C.K.Seneviratne(2001). The influence of Black tea on cholesterol. Page 7, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 57th Annual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 57th Annual Session, 26 November- 01 December, 2001, Moratuwa.

Dr. S. B. Navaratne

1. Navaratne, S.B. (1999), Efficacy of solar drying in drying of food products, Gansu Natural Energy Research Institute, China.

2. Navaratne, S.B. (2009), Manufacturing of herbal extracts incorporated Yoghurts as Functional food product, Agriculture and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharapur WB721 302 India

3. Navaratne, S.B, (2008) Development of ready to cook String hoppers using Neolitsea involucrate leaf extract, Sixth international conference on culinary arts and science, Clarion hotel, Stavanger. Norway.

4. Navaratne, S.B (2012) Controlling of development of acids in sesame seed in extracting of edible grade oil throughout the year, International symposium, Bogor, Indonesia ( Due non availability of funds for international travelling, unable to present the paper – NSF failed to released fund for the air ticket and registration)

5. Chandrani, R., Pieris, C.M., Wijesekara, K.B. and Navaratne S.B. 2015, Effect of heat moisture treatment on functional properties of rice flour of selected traditional rice varieties in Sri Lanka. Proceeding of the Research Symposium of Uva Wellassa University, January 29-30, 2015.

6. Bentharage, R. and Navaratne S.B., Preservation of Coconut Toddy Sediments as a Leavening Agent for Bakery Products. World Accadamy of Science, Engineering and Technology Transactions on Nutrition and Food Science Vol: 3, No:6 2015.

7. Wijewardena, R.M.N.A., Navaratne, S.B., Wickramasinghe, I., Gunawardane, C.R and Thilakarathna, B.M.K.S. 2015 Effect of dehydration methods on chemical properties and antioxidants in dehydrated powdered vegetables. Kotelawala Defense University, IRC 8

Dr.R.A.U.J. Marapana

1. R.A.U.J. Marapana & Thakshala Seresinhe (2007): Effect of feeding regime on growth, digestibility and excretion of purine derivatives in goats. Proceedings of the forth academic sessions, University of Ruhuna , Sri Lanka, Jan. 2007.

2. Wijemanna, N. D., Divisekera, D. M. W. D., Hewajulige, I. G. N., Gunasekara, M. M. N. P., Goonaratne, J. and Marapana, R. A. U. J. (2015) Determination of Sugar Utilisations by Pediococcus pentosaceus in Fermentation of Madathawalu. 5th International Symposium on Engineering Advancements. PP 287-290

3. Sajini Athapathu, Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Thakshala Seresinhe (2014) Status of Milk Production and Economic Profile of Dairy farmers in Ratnapura District in the Intermediate zone of Sri Lanka. 16th AAAP Animal Science Congress, Indonesia. Vol II PP 300-303

4. Chaminda, K. G. S., Marapana, R.A.U.J., Serasinhe, R.T., Karunagoda, R. P. and Marapana, R.A. J. U. (2012) Environmental impact and use of agrochemicals in cattle feed and its effect on milk in Magastota, Nuwara Eliya, Sri-Lanka. International Symposium on “The potential Health and Environmental Impacts of Exposure to Hazardous Natural and Man-made Chemicals and their Proper Management” PP 27-30

5. T. Seresinhe, W. M. C. B. Weerasinghe, R. A. U. J. Marapana, P. P S. K. Premathilaka and C. Iben (2010) Variation in milk yield and composition of Nili-Ravi cows and it’s relationship with supplementation Proc European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition, Zurich, Switzerland

6. T. Seresinhe, Lochana Kumanayaka, R. A. U. J. Marapana, and C. Iben (2010) Performance of cross-bred heifers grazed natural pastures under coconut plantation in the wet intermediate zone of Sri-Lanka Proc European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition, Zurich, Switzerland

7. Marapana, R.A.U.J., Hewamange, D.S., Seresinhe, T. and Senaratne, R. (2009) Study on behavioural changes of animals prior to a Tsunami natural disaster. Proceedings of the Rebuilding of Tsunami Affected Areas in the Southern and the Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. Pp 63-70

Dr. J. M. J. K. Jayasinghe

1. Jayasinghe J.M.J.K. Public, private partnerships and enhancing food security in Sri Lanka, Workshop on Quality of Life, Edwards School of Business, Saskatchewan University, Saskatoon, Canada, 16th May 2014,

2. Jayasinghe J.M.J.K. Influence of social changes to the food industry in Sri Lanka, Presidential Address- Section B, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Dec 2013.

3. Jayasinghe J.M.J.K. Influence of social changes to the food industry in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, pp. 27-42, 2013.

4. Jayasinghe J.M.J.K. Community driven development approach in rural livelihood improvements; Experiences in Sri Lanka, JAWA World Congress, 19th – 21st November 2010, International Trade Centre, Colombo 1.

5. B.M.J. Balasooriya, J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe and A.M.T.P. Athauda, Sustainability of micro-enterprises funded by special projects in Sri Lanka; Case of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Projects in Kurunegala district, Proceedings of 8th Agricultural Research Symposium (AGRES), Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Makandura, Gangodawila, Sri Lanka, 13th -14th August 2008, pp. 132-136.

Dr. M. Gunathilake

1. Gunathilake, M., Simmura, K., Dozen, M., Omote, C., Koyanagi, T., Nakagawa Y., Ishisaki, K., Miwa, S., Matsuda, A., Sasaki, T., Take, H., Miyawaki, O. (2015) Progressive freeze-concentration of apple and watermelon juice and its application to new wine making. Proceedings of International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12), 14th -18th June 2015 in Quebec city, Canada

2. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2013) High quality liquid food concentration by tubular progressive freeze concentration system and yield improvement by partial melting. Proceedings of the annual meeting of Japan Society for food engineering held in Kyoto, Japan on August 2013.

3. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2013) Progressive freeze concentration of liquid food by tubular ice system with circulation flow. Proceedings of the annual meeting of Japan society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, March 2013 in Sendai, Japan

4. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2012) Analysis of solute distribution in ice phase in progressive freeze concentration. Proceedings of the annual meeting of Japan Society for food engineering held in Sapporo, Japan on August 2012.

5. Gunathilake, M., Shimmura, K., Dozen, M., and Miyawaki, O. (2012) Limiting partition coefficient in Progressive Freeze concentration of ethanol and sucrose solutions. Proceedings of the annual meeting of Japan society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, March 2012 in Kyoto, Japan

6. Gunathilake, M.P., Gunawardane, S.H.P., de Alwis A.A.P., (2008) Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Technology for Waste Water Treatment and Bio Energy Production: Cow dung as a Waste Biomass Substrate, Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Developments in Forestry and Environment Management’, 27th-28th December 2008 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka.

7. Gunathilake, M.P., Vanniarachchy, S.A., (2008) Environmental and Socio-Economic benefits of Fuel Switching for Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Developments in Forestry and Environment Management’, 27th -28th December 2008 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka.

8. Vanniarachchy, S.A., Gunathilake, M.P. (2008) Carbon Trading Potential by Replacing Chemical Fertilizers with Compost in Sri Lankan Plantation Sector, Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Developments in Forestry and Environment Management’, 27th-28th December 2008 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka.

9. Gunathilake, M.P., Gunawardane, S.H.P., de Alwis A.A.P., (2008) Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Technology and Scale up Factors in Sri Lankan Context, Proceedings of the 14th Engineering Research Unit (ERU) Symposium, University of Moratuwa, 15th October 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

10. Cooray, P.H.L.M., Gamage, N.P., Gunathilake, M.P., Jayasena, P.A.R., Kularathne, S.A., Mahawatta, D.C.G., walliwala, S.G., (2006) Developing Processes to Manufacture Textile Dyes Using Natural Raw Materials, Proceedings of the technical papers of Young Members IESL Annual Session, 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dr. R. Perera

1. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2011) In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic activity of water extracts of selected plants with antidiabetic properties Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Proceedings of the 67th Annual Session, Part I, p 20

2. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika,E.,.Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2011) In vitro antiglycation and antioxidant activity of Syzygium cumini water extract Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products. Faculty of Medicine and the Indigenous Medicine ,University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India,2011, Colombo P, 30

3. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2012) ABTS free radical scavenging activity of some herbal water extracts use in diabetic treatment. Proceedings of National Ayurvedha Research Conference, The Bandaranaike Ayurvedic Research Institute, Nawinna.Sri Lanka.

4. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) In vitro antiglycation activity of some medicinal plants used in diabetes mellitus. Proceedings of 5th Global summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Sarawak, Malaysia.

5. Perera P.R.D., Sagarika, E., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2013) Antiglycation and antioxidant activity of a ready to serve herbal drink made from Syzygium cumini Proceedings of 5th Global summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Sarawak, Malaysia.

ABSTRACTS

Dr. S.B. Navaratne

1. Navaratne, S.B. (2000). Effect of antioxidant on prevention of autoxidation in desiccated coconut mixed Rice pittu. SLAAS abstract, 1999.

2. Navaratne, S.B. (2003). Determination of water activity of low moisture food products and the influence of different temperature conditions on product moisture content, SLAAS abstracts, 2003.

3. Navaratne, S.B. (2004).Prevention of quality deterioration of Gingelly rolls. SLAAS abstracts

4. Navaratne, S.B. (2005), Development of a quantified relationship between manufacturing techniques and regulatory requirements for bread manufacture, SLAAS abstracts

5. Navaratne, S.B. (2005), Determination of the relationship between packet contraction and quality degradation of finger millet powder during shelf life, SLASS abstract.

6. Navaratne, S.B. (2004).Improvement of optical red brightness of chili powder. SLAAS abstracts

7. Navaratne, S.B. (2005).Preparation of quick green gram. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Sessions.

8. Navaratne, S.B. (2006), Development of a bread improver for bakery industry, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 62nd Annual Sessions.

9. Pathirana, C.P.S., Dayananda, R.A., Dias, P. and Nawaratne, S.B. 2006. Validation of of Taguchi Design using quality parameters of toilet soap manufactured in a local industry. Proceedings of the Fourth Science Symposium, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna.

10. Navaratne, S.B. (2006), Exploring possibility of using Davulkurudu leaf extract to developed rice based noodles, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 62nd Annual Sessions.

11. Navaratne, S.B. (2006), Controlling of Acid value of Sesame seeds for extraction of edible grade oil, International symposium, University of Sabaragamuwa.
12. Navaratne, S.B. (2006), Determination of influence of humidity level on hygroscopic food products for long term storage and selection of a suitable packing material, International symposium, University of Sabaragamuwa.

13. Navaratne, S.B. (2008), Exploring possibilities of using plant extract for bakery industry with a view to improve leavening action along with bread crumb structure. International symposium, Institute of chemistry Ceylon.

14. Navaratne, S.B, (2008) Exploring possibility of using plant extract for bakery industry with a view to improve leavening action along with bread crumb structure. International symposium on innovations in Food Science and Technology and Health-care for Social well-being, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

15. Kumudu, A.G.S., Jayawardana, N., Navaratne, S.B and Wijeratne, V. (2007), Extraction and utilization of a thickening, stabilizing and filling agents from non-edible portion of fruits, Students Research Sessions, University of Ruhuna.

16. Navaratne, S.B. (2008), Manufacture of rice bread by forced gelatinization processes, International symposium, University of Ruhuna.

17. Navaratne, S.B. and Navaratne, C.M. (2008), Utilization of forest plant extracts for food industry, Thirteenth international forestry and environment symposium 2008, Dept; of forestry and environmental science, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka.

18. Rupasinghe, C.P., Navaratne, S.B., Darshanika, G.T. (2009), Influence of particle size of rice flour in manufacturing rice incorporated wheat bread. Sixth Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara.

19. Navaratne, S.B. (2009), Development of a user friendly bread improver for Bakery industry. Second national symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Matara.

20. Navaratne, S.B. (2009), Development of a Rice bread formula by Pre gelatinization, Post gelatinization and Force gelatinization techniques, SLASS Abstract.

21. Navaratne, S.B. (2009), Development of a supplementary stabilizing agent for Xanthan gum in manufacturing of Fruit Nectar, SLASS Abstract.

22. Darshanika, G.T, Navaratne, S.B, and Rupasinghe, C.P (2009), Relationship between particle size and quantity of rice flour to be incorporated into Rice/ Wheat bread, SLASS Abstract.

23. Roshni, M.K.K, Navaratne, S.B, and Jayamanne, V.S (2009), Evaluation of the effect of Hal Bark (Vateria Copallifera) on controlling Yeast in sugar fermentation Second national symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Matara..

24. Wanasinghe, C.N.P, Rupasinghe, C.P, Navaratne, S.B and Ariyawansha, K.T(2009), Application of Rheological properties on Quality control of liquid food products.

25. Senaratne, C.C, Navaratne, S.B and Wijeratne, V(2009), Exploring possibility of using Jack seed flour (Artocarpus heterophyllus) for Biscuit manufacture with an appropriate flavor booster.

26. Navaratne, S.B (2010) Development of a supplementary Product for potato fingers from Banana by coating with edible grade plant gel from Davulkurudu Neolitsea involucrate, International symposium, University of Ruhuna.

27. Rupasinghe, C.P., Rasika, H.P.C., Navaratne, S.B. and Boteju, W.L.G. 2010 Evaluation of Different Flexible Laminates for Preventing the Post Processing Losses of Hygroscopic Foods. Seventh Academic Sessions and Vice Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony. Facuty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

28. Abeysooriya, K.H.L.T.K, Navaratne, S.B, Navaratne, C.M (2010), Modification of domestic scale string hopper extrusion device to manufacture rice Noodles at domestic scale and small scale, International symposium, university of Ruhuna.

29. Navaratne, S.B (2012) Effect of Hal bark (Vateria Copallifera) in controlling of Yeast- Sugar fermentation process, International symposium, Institute of chemistry Ceylon.

30. Weerathunga, W.A.P.P., Wickramasinghe, I and Navaratne, S. B (2012), Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food industry. International symposium, Institute of chemistry Ceylon

31. Navaratne, S.B (2012) Selection of an appropriate polymer based packing materials in packing of hygroscopic food products for long period of storage. International symposium on polymer science and technology 2012.

32. Navaratne, S.B, 2012, Development of instant cooking jack seeds for the fast food industry by the double soaking and double Freezing method. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

33. Senaviratne, E.H.M.N.R, Navaratne, S.B, and Mahindarathne, M.G.P.P (2012) Selection of suitable packing material for hygroscopic food products. Research symposium, University of Uva Wellassa, Volume 1, ISSN 2235-9877

34. Gunawardana, K.A, Ranaweera, K.K.D.S, Navaratne, S.B and Amarasinghe, A.P.G 2012, Development of a ready to serve creeping wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata) based broth (Thambum hodda), Pandit G.P Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium 2012

35. Jayaratne, G.E.D.A., Wickramasinghe I, and Navaratne, S.B. Development of Jack flour incorporated extruded snack, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1.

36. Ranaweera, D.I., Navaratne, S.B. and V.S. Jayamanne. Development of quick cooking jack seeds (Artocarpus heterophyllus) for fast food industry. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1.

Dr. R.A.U.J. Marapana

1. Perera, W. J. S., Marapana R. A. U. J. and Silva, U. De. (2014) Use of stevia as a non-caloric natural sweetner in omega-3 enriched cow and buffalo milk yoghurt. 70th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

2. Mahanama, R. P. S. S. and Marapana R. A. U. J. (2014) Development of bitter gourd based value added low-fat bread spread. 70th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

3. Perera, K. D. D., Marapana R. A. U. J. and Jayasinghe J. M. J. K. (2013) Improvement of gustatory sensation of stirred type herbal yoghurt by incorporating slow cooked aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) gel cubes. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

4. Shanika K. D. S. and Marapana R. A. U. J. (2013) Development of an omega-3 fatty acids fortified ice cream by using ground flax seeds and microencapsulated fish oil. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

5. De Silva, K. A. R., Manawadu, A., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Seresinnnghe R. T. and Kalubowila A. (2013) Development of mechanically separated meat (MSM) mixture by using wastes of export tuna fish. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

6. Chaminda, K. G. S., Marapana R. A. U. J. and Seresinghe R. T. (2013) Awareness and adaptation of farmers to golden rules of pesticide usage in Magastota, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

7. Perera M. Y. R. and Marapana R. A. U. J. (2013) Assessment of physiochemical characteristics and microbial quality of bottled drinking water in Kalutara District. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

8. Kapila Kumara, H. R. M. A., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Nirupa Edirisinghe, Manawadu A. and Seresinghe R. T. (2013) Use of textured vegetable protein as a replacement of meat portion in sausage making. 69th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

9. Peiris, P.I., Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Seresinhe, R.T. (2011) Use of Cyclea burmanii (Kahipittan) leaves for the production of herbal yoghurt. 67th Annual Sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

10. De silva, P. H. G. J., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Kalubowila, A. and Lalantha, N. (2009) Development of a veggie burger as beef meat analogue and its quality characters. 2nd National symposium University of Ruhuna

11. Kumari, R. G. D., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Narayana, N. M. N. K. and Jayarathna, N. P. K. (2009) A healthy and nutritious jelly from sweet cheese whey. 2nd National symposium University of Ruhuna

12. Weerasinghe, W. M. C. B., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Seresinhe, R. T. and Premathilaka, P. P. S. K. (2009) The effect of feeding regime on the performance of Nili Ravi buffalo cows and calves. 2nd National symposium University of Ruhuna

13. Nayanarasi, H.A.D., Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Kalubowila, A. (2008) Effect of casing types and diameter on quality of skin on chicken sausages. 64th Annual Sessions – Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

14. Kumanayaka, L., Seresinhe, T. and Marapana, R.A.U.J. (2008).Effect of grazing on botanical composition and stratification of natural herbage in a coconut land. 64th Annual Sessions – Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

15. Kumanayaka, L., Piyadigama, B., Thakshala Seresinhe , Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Liyanage, M.de S (2008) . Effect of supplementation on the utilization of natural herbage by grazing heifers in a coconut land. Proc. of Technical sessions, SLJAP 4 (1) 101-102

16. Ariyasena, H.D.H.M., Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Lasath Rathnayake (2008) Validation of Critical Control Points in HACCP system for broiler processing. 64th Annual sessions- Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

17. Piyadigama, B., Seresinhe, R.T., Carla Riccarda Soliva, Michael Kruezer, Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Perera, W. A. R. P. (2008) Farmers’ perception in employing diverse feeding practices for goats in Hambantota area. 1st National symposium University of Ruhuna

18. Amarasekara, R. P., Atapattu, N.S.B.M. and Marapana, R.A.U.J. (2008) Evaluation of meat quality of broiler chicks fed diets with or without fishmeal from 21-42 days. 1st National Symposium University of Ruhuna

19. Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Bamunuarachchi, A. (2003)“ Percentage Yield of parts and growth characteristics of pigs under intensive feeding” Proc. of the 4th research sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJ

20. Marapana,R.A.U.J., Weerasinghe,H.M.B.P., Seresinhe,R.T.and Hettiarachchi, N. (2002) Growth performance and carcass characteristics of fatteners feeding with three different alternatives rations. 58th Annual Sessions Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

21. Marapana, R.A.U.J. Weerasinghe, H.M.B.P. Seresinhe, R.T.and Kalubowila, C.A.. (2002) Yield of pig offal’s and their nutritive value after the rendering process. 58th Annual Sessions Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci

22. Perera, P.W.A., Marapana, R.A.U.J., Prasath, K.A.T. and Gunawardena, A. (2001) “ Present Status of small scale Goat Farming in Badulla District” 57th Annual Sessions-Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

23. Marapana, R.A.U.J., Perera, P.W.A., Herath, H.M.J.K. and Gunawardane, A. (2000) Body Measurement’s and It’s relation to Carcass Weights of goats. 56th Annual Sessions-Proc. Sri Lanka Assoc. Avmt. Sci.,

24. Rubasinghe, S.K.N., Marapana, U. and Dematawewa, C. M. B. (1999) “Effect of storage temperature on eating and keeping quality of commercially prepared pork, beef and chicken ham” Proc. Dept. of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya

25. Chaminda, K. G. S., Marapana, R.A.U.J., Serasinhe, R.T. and Karunagoda, R. P. (2011) Analysis of selected agrochemical residues in raw bovine milk in Magastota, Nuwara Eliya, Sri-Lanka. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna

26. Kaluarachchi, C. G., Marapana, R.A.U.J., Serasinhe, R.T. and Saman, G. Y. G. (2011) Development of low fat cheese analogue by substituting milk fat with vegetable fat. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna

27. Weerasinghe, W. M. C. B., Marapana, R. A. U. J., Seresinghe, R. T. and Premathilaka, P. P. S. K. (2010) Effect of stage of growth of Guinea A (Panicum maximum, eco type A) grass with low cost supplements on the performance of Nili-Ravi buffalo calves. 1st International Symposium University of Ruhuna

28. Weerasinghe, W. M. C. B., Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Seresinghe, R. T. (2010) Development of a field based method to predict body weight of cross-bred buffaloes in small farms. 1st International Symposium University of Ruhuna

29. Gajaweera, C. J., Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Seresinghe, R. T. (2010) Revitalization of small scale cattle management systems in Southern province. 1st International Symposium University of Ruhuna

30. Herath, H. M. S. S. K., Mangalika, U. L. P., Marapana, R. A. U. J. and Seresinhe, R. T. (2010) Nutritional status of lactating dairy cows under small holder dairy farming systems in Polgahawela veterinary range. 1st International Symposium University of Ruhuna

31. Thaksala Seresinhe, Liyanage, M. De. S. and Marapana R.A.U.J. (2009) Role of cattle and local feed resources on the sustainability of a coconut cattle integrated system. Proceedings of the International symposium on Sustainable improvement of Animal Production and Health (IAEA-CN-174-7). June 8-11, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria pp 49-50

32. Piyadigama, B., Seresinhe, R.T., Soliva, C.R., Kreuzer, M and Marapana, R.A.U.J. (2009) An overview of goat farming in the Hambantota district of Sri Lanka, With special reference to health aspects. Proceedings of the International symposium on Sustainable improvement of Animal Production and Health (IAEA-CN-174-113). June 8-11, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria pp 344-345

33. Sirisena, N.D.C., Baduwasam, P.A.B.B., Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Seresinhe, T. (2006) Environmental impacts on waste and water dispose from abattoirs and poultry processing units in Weligama area. Presented at the 11th International Forestry & Environment Symposium, 2nd December 2006.

34. Marapana, R.A.U.J. and Seresinhe, R.T. (2006) Utilization of oil palm waste as a low cost feed ingredient for growing pigs to reduce the environmental pollution. Presented at the 11th International Forestry & Environment Symposium, 2nd December 2006.

Dr. J. M. J. K. Jayasinghe

1. K.D.D. Perera, R.A.U.J. Marapana and J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe (2013) Improvement of gustatory sensation of stirred type herbal yoghurt by incorporating slow cooked aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) gel cubes, 69th Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka, 3-6 the December 2013, p.x.

2. S. Sasikaran, J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe and C.V.L. Jayasinghe (2013) Factors influencing consumption behavior of inland fish, NARA Scientific Sessions, National Aquatic Resources, Research and Development Agency, Mattakkuliya, Sri Lanka, 29th November 2013. P. x
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3. C.L. Silva, J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe, and C.V.L. Jayasinghe (2012) Development of value added product from tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) for local consumers, Proceedings of the National Aquatic Research and Development Agency (NARA) Scientific Session, National Aquatic Research and Development Agency, Sri Lanka, 45p.

4. Tsumio Hatsukade, J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe and Takashi Toyoda, Analysis of leaf tobacco contracts farming in Sri Lanka (Japanese). Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 30th March 2006.

5. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Can the wood based electricity generation systems regenerate the rural community?: An experience in Sri Lanka. Annual Research Conference of the 21C Center of Excellence Program, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, 17th March 2006, p. 30.

6. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Initiatives for the commercialization of community owned wood base electricity generation systems: a case of tea smallholdings in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, 18th July 2005, p. 105.

7. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Initiatives for commercialization of community owned wood based electricity generation system: a case of tea smallholdings in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference of the 21C Center of Excellence Program, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, 22nd March 2005, p. 48.

8. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Sustainable tea production and technical efficiency of organic tea smallholding sector in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the Annual Research Conference of the 21C Center of Excellence Program, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, 22nd March 2004.

9. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Sustainable agriculture and technical efficiency of organic tea smallholding sector in Sri Lanka. Poster paper presentation at the Symposium – Summit 2003- Backcast from 100 Years Ahead, 21C Center of Excellence Program of the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo, 15th November 2003.

10. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Assessment of the technical efficiency and sustainability of organic tea smallholding sector in Sri Lanka: Development of new energy systems to meet the demand of the 21st century, Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference of the 21C Center of Excellence Program, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, 14th April 2003, pp. 81-82.

11. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Consumer characteristics and black tea consumption: Case study in Fuchu City, Tokyo, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, 3rd April 2003, p. 70.

12. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Assessment of the sustainability of Sri Lankan tea industry. Paper presented at the first Annual Research Sessions of the 21C Center of Excellence Program, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, 3rd December 2002.

13. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and Takashi Toyoda, Marketing strategies of some multinational companies and black tea industry in Japan, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, 31st March 2002, p. 91.

14. Farhad, M.Z.M. and J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe, Promoting export of fruits and vegetables through the application of chemistry, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Chemistry, March 1994, pp. 12-14.

15. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K., Use of different raw material on growing straw mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) in indoor method, Proceedings of the 47th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, December 1991, p. 40.

16. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and K.P. Premaratne, Use of Gliricidia maculata as a green manure in rice (Oriza sativa), Proceedings of the 46th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, December 1990, p. 60.

PATENT RIGHTS

Dr.J. Wansapala

Product Year and number of the patent
Swyanposha supplementary food formulae 2004 , 13286
Formulation of composite flour mixture bread and flat bread products 2014 , LK/P/1/1/7569
Popped finger millet flour inco-coperated wheat bread 2014 , LK/P/1/1/7568
Development of micronutrient enriched spread using fermented cooked rice 2014 , LK/P/1/1/7530
Maximising growth of Latobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium animals sub sp lactis BB12-invitro 2015 , LK/P/1/1/8275

Dr. Indira Wickramasinghe

1) Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food industry. Patent No. 16686

2) Development of extruded snack by incorporation of Jack flour.2012, 16780

3) Fruit based dessert using kithul flour as a new plant origin gelatinizing agent Patent No. 18264

Dr.S. B. Navaratne

1) Development of rice bread by free, force and post gelatinization techniques (2010) Patent No. 14951.

2) Development of rapid cooking rice by force shearing process with a higher temperature gradient (2011) Patent No. 16018

3) Development of a supplementary product for potato fingers from Banana by edible coating with the slim of Neolitsea involucrate (Davulkurudu) (2012). Patent No. 16130

4) Development of an instant Millet hopper mixture with natural hopper locally improver (Patent No. 16240)

5) Exploring possibility of using jack seed flour for biscuit manufacture with an appropriate flavor booster (Patent No: 15477). This is the final year research project of Mr Charith Chinthaka Senaratne and which was supervised by Prof. Vinitha Wijeratne and myself (Dr SB Navaratne)

6) Development of extruded snack by incorporation of Jack flour.2012, Patent No. 16780

7) Fabrication of a counter current sesame seed decorticator for removal of seed coat of Sesame seeds.

Applied for patent rights and outcome is pending.

4) Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food industry.

5) Development of an appetite restraining food product to suppress hunger of obeys using locally available food grade raw materials.

6) Development of ready to cook rice Rotti mixture using pre-gelatinized rice flour.

Academic awards gained by Department of Food Science and Technology

Dr. J. Wnsapala

1. NSF Grant

2. NRC Grant- Enhancement of shelf life of fish and fishery products by gamma irradiation grant number 2015-20

3. University Grant – Evaluation of physic-chemical and organoleptic properties of Madhuca longifolia seed oil and exploring possibility of inco-operation into food industry. Grant number- ASP/06/RE/SCI/2013/14

Dr. Indira Wickramasinghe

1. Co Investigator of the Research Grant of NSF, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka. Titled: Application of Novel Techniques to minimize Post-harvest losses of five selected fruits and vegetable varieties (RG/ NTRP/ 2013/FS/PS-02/P01).

2. Principal researcher of the University Research Grant, University of Sri Jayewardenepura titled, “Characterization of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour to be used as a Potential Gelatinization Agent leading towards a Ph.D of a research candidate. ASP/06/RE/SCI/2012/04

3. Principal researcher of the University Research Grant, University of Sri Jayewardenepura titled, “Value addition to cassava and cassava based products using RECP(resource efficient and cleaner production)approach leading towards a M.Phil of a research candidate. ASP/01/RE/SCI/2015/22

Dr. J. M. J. K. Jayasinghe

1. Grant (No.13-088) from National Research Council, Assessment of pesticide residues and heavy metals in water, vegetables and milk in Nuwara Eliya district and development of mitigation techniques to minimize health hazards caused by these xenobiotics, Co- Investigator, Rs. 7.2 Mn.

2. Grant (No. NTRP/2013/FS/PG-02/P-01) from National Science Foundation, Application of novel techniques to minimize postharvest losses of five selected fruit and vegetable varieties, Identification and assessment of postharvest losses of five selected crops and suggestions of remedial actions to minimize the postharvest losses. Co- Investigator, Rs 1.659 Mn.

3. Grant (No. ASP/06/RE/SCI/2012/03).from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Development of cereal based food products for hyperglycemia and anti lipogenic effects in weight management of people suffering from diabetes and obesity in Sri Lanka. Co- Investigator, Rs. 0.25 Mn.

4. Grant (No. NARP/12/WUSL/LFN/01) from the Council for Agricultural Research Policy, Product diversification of Tilapia/ Carp catch to support the government’s policy of inland fishery in Sri Lanka. Co- Investigator, Rs. 2.4 Mn.

ARTICLES

Prof. K. K. D. S. Ranaweera

1. Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2013) The Technological status and Challenges. Food Marketing and Technology – Sri Lankan Supplement – Indian Edition. P. 12- 14.

2. Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2014) Sri Lankan Desserts and Confectioneries SL Magazine. 1st Quarter 2014. P. 39-43

3. Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2014) Unseen issues related to food safety. Newsletter SLAAS Section A, November 2014

Dr. J. M. J. K. Jayasinghe

1. Sevvandi Jayakodi and J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe, Standardized School Feeding Survey; Country Data Report 2005-2006, The United Nations World Food Program, Flower Avenue, Colombo 4, Sri Lanka.

2. Jayasinghe J.M.J.K., Let’s eat tea, Tharanga-2003, Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan, Embassy of Sri Lanka, 2-1-54, Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0074, Tokyo, pp. 60-61, 2003.

3. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K., Export of fresh fruits and vegetables, Sri Lanka Exporter-Trade Journal, National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, Vol. 32, pp. 15-18, December 2000-February 2001.

4. Farhad, M.Z.M. and J.M.J.K. Jayasinghe, Fruits and vegetables export, Sri Lanka Exporter-Trade Journal, National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, Vol. 13, pp. 15 -19, March-May 1996.

5. Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. and M.Z.M. Farhad, Export of local fruits (Sinhala), Govi Janatha, Hector Kobbekaaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka, Vol. 1, No 8, pp. 25-26, 1996.