Achini dewagedaraWayamba University of Sri lanka · Department of Horticulture and Landscape Gardening
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
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Capsicum annuum L. (chilli) is a dominant crop cultivated in Kalpitiya peninsula where soil water availability is a major constraint. Introduction of commercial vegetable varieties adaptable to low water availability is a solution. Thus, 11 commercial chilli varieties including five exotic and six local varieties were screened using Polyethylene Gl...
Sri Lanka is a country with an outstanding biodiversity including a rich native flora. Some of these native plants have the potential to be introduced to the landscape industry as ornamental plants with minor improvements. Crotalaria retusa L. is one such plant with beautiful yellow colour flowers which attract butterflies in large numbers. However...
Environmental degradation has led to the global issue of shortage of pollinators and other insects. In this context, wildlife gardening has become a trend among people to attract more pollinators which include insects and other animals in to the gardens. Undoubtedly, Sri Lanka's floristic wealthcan be tapped in introducing native plants to wildlife...
Aloe Vera Gel Coating to Extend the Shelf Life of Mango (Mangifera indica) Var. Willard