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Ms. Y.A.S. Samithri
Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
Botany Faculty of Natural Sciences
Senior Lecturer Grade II
Matara Regional Center, regional centre, Matara
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B.Sc (Special degree in Botany / First class honours) – University of Peradeniya
M.Phil – University of Peradeniya.
Diploma in HRM (Human Resource Management) and OB (Organizational Behaviour) at American college of higher education, Kandy
Areas of Specialization:
Ecology, Tissue culture, Post harvest technology, Pathology
Samithri, Y.A.S, Gunatilleke, I. A.U.N. and Sarawana Kumar, P. (2006). Effect of water stress on the growth of some rice varieties. Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) congress, University of Peradeniya, 143p.
Samithri, Y. A. S., Wijesundara, D. S. A. and Iqbal,M. C. M. (2007). “A Preliminary Study of the Ussangoda Serpentine Flora” International Forestry and Environmental Symposium, SL. p29-30,
Samithri, Y. A. S., Wijesundara, D. S. A. and Iqbal, M. C. M. (2008) “Floral diversity and conservation of the Ussangoda serpentine site in Sri Lanka” Sixth International Conference on Serpentine Ecology at the College of Atlantic, p22–23.
Samithri, Y. A. S., Wijesundara, D. S. A. and Iqbal M. C. M. (2008). “ Morphological and physiological adaptations on a serpentine ecosystem in Ussangoda, Sri Lanka” Annual Meeting and AGM, Imperial College, UK, p39.
Samithri, Y.A.S., Wijesundara, D, S, A. , Iqbal, M. C. M. and Perera, G.A.D. (2015). “Species diversity and abundance in the vegetation of serpentine site at Ussangoda, Sri Lanka. Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) congress, University of Peradeniya, 10p.
Samithri, Y.A.S., Karunanayake, K.O.L.C. and Kulasinghe, A.A. (2018). Effect of essential oils on reducing postharvest diseases in papaya (Carica papaya L.) fruit
Title-“Incorporation of selected essential oils into bio-safe fruit coatings to control anthracnose, stem-end rot and enhance postharvest quality of mango fruit cv. Karuthacolomban”
Principal -investigators – Dr. K.O.L.C Karunanayake, Co-investigators Dr L.K.R.R.Jayakody and Ms. Y.A.S.Samithri Department of Botany, Faculty of Natural Sciences, OUSL