Wood industry Archive

21 Jul 2009

Investigation of the Effect of Growth Rate on the Quality of Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) Wood

Teak was established as a plantation species since 1680 in Sri Lanka. Recently several private sector companies have involved in planting teak with shorter rotation. This study was designed to study how wood quality of teak varies
29 Jan 2008

Recent Trends in the Forestry Sector of Sri Lanka

Mr  H  M  Bandaratillake Director, Forest Resources Management Project Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources The forest cover in Sri Lanka has been continuously declining during the last several decades.  The forest cover which was around 44%
10 Dec 2007

Investigation of ergonomic parameters of easy chairs in Moratuwa furniture manufacturing establishments

S A L P Silva and H S Amarasekera Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayawardenpura, Sri Lanka Sitting on a comfortable seat helps to relax the body and reduce energy consumption, but on