Silviculture Archive

30 Jan 2009

Evaluation of Social Forestry Component of the Sri Lanka Australia Natural Resource Management Project

This reports the evaluation of the social forestry component of the  Sri Lanka Australia Natural Resource Management Project (SLANRMP) in the Kurunegala District. The main objective of this component was to contribute to poverty reduction through improved
5 Feb 2008

Problems and improvement potentials of Kandyan homegardens at Yatinuwara area

Kandyan homegardens are the most predominant upland cropping system which supposed to be highly adapted, diversified, economically and environmental viable land use system. Objectives of this study were to identify problems and improvement potentials to this important
10 Dec 2007

Estimation of above ground biomass of forest trees using dbh as a single parameter

I  D Welivita and S M C U P Subasinghe Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Forests in Sri Lanka contribute to the mitigation of climate change through sequestrating a net
28 Aug 2006

Selection and Field Establishment of Tree Crops for Large Scale Plantations in Wet, Dry and Intermediate Zones of Sri Lanka

Rachitha Silva Large-scale forest tree planting in Sri Lanka started in late 1950’s and till December 1998 has covered about 140,000 ha of forest plantations belonging to the Forest Department. The main plantation species are Teak, Eucalypts
28 Aug 2006

Planting of Trees in Saline Soils

H.M.A.B. Herath Soil salinity is the oldest soil pollution problem. The collapse the Babylonian empire is considered to be partly the result, of failure of irrigated crops due to the accumulation of salt. The problem is primarily