Development of BPH resistant rice varieties through marker assisted backcross breeding approach- collaborative research with entomology and biotechnology division
Development of suitable agronomic package for ultra-short age rice varieties-collaborative research with agronomy division
K.A.K. Wijesena,N.M.A.Nawarathne and P.V. Hemachandra(2010) “ Utilization of indigenous wild rice species for rice improvement in Sri Lanka” , p. 32, Abstracts of posters, Rice Congress 2010, Rice Research and Development Institute, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka.
K.A.K. Wijesena, M.Ariyarathne and P.V. Hemachandra(2014) “ Identification of suitable seed dormancy breaking treatments for Wild rice species (Oryza nivara L.),P 181-184, Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment -2014, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya.
P.Karunarathne, K.A.K.Wijesena, P.V.Hemachandra, A.Nawarathne(2014) Yield Performance and grain quality characters of advanced lines derived from wide hybridization (Oryza sativa/Oryza nivara) (Abstract no.IRC14-0526) 4th international Rice Congress, Bangkok, Thailand
K.G.P.B. Karunarathne, S. Rebeira, K.A.K.Wijesena, W.S.Priyantha, W. Jayasinghe and T.C.Jayathilaka.(2014)“Yield and grain quality characteristics of advanced rice lines derived from different breeding techniques used in rice improvement programs in Sri Lanka” P:18,Abstracts, International symposium on Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
K.A.K. Wijesena, P.V. Hemachandra, B.A.N.K. Balasooriya, K.R.D. Gunapala, M.A.R.A. Mandanayake, S.P. Rebeira, S.K. Weerasinghe, H.L.K. Liyanage, R.J. Rathnayake, A.M.E.N. Adhikari(2017) “ Bg 252: short age red rice variety for rainfed areas in Sri lanka”, Annals of the Sri Lanka Department of Agriculture, Vol.19(2) P:232-237
K.A.K. Wijesena, N.M.A. Nawarathne and B.M.M.P. Basnayake(2018) “ Effect of gamma rays on morphological traits and yield of three rice varieties”, Annals of the Sri Lanka Department of Agriculture, Vol.20 P:40-44
K.A.K. Wijesena,P.V. Hemachandra and N.M.A. Nawarathne (2018) “ Evaluation of new rice lines derived through induced mutation of traditional variety: Suduru samba” Journal of Agriculture and Value Addition, (JAVA)Faculty of animal science and export agriculture, Uwa Wellassa university of Sri Lanka, Vol1, Issue 2, P: 67-72
K.A.K. Wijesena, N.M.A. Nawarathne and B.M.M.P. Basnayake (2018) “ Study on morphological and yield related traits of popular traditional rice cultivars of Sri lanka” , proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference(WinC), Sri lanka, 24-25 August. P. 348
R.M.U.S. Bandara, K.A.K. Wijesena, Y.M.S.H.I.U.de. Silva and H.M.M.K.K.H. Disanayake (2018)” Phyto-toxicity effect of MCPA on yields of Ultra-shortage rice varieties” proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference(WinC), Sri lanka, 24-25 August, P 342
K.A.K. Wijesena, A.P. Bentota and N.M.A. Nawarathne (2018) “ Effect of gamma rays on seed germination and plant growth parameters of three rice varieties cultivated in Sri Lanka” poster presented at FAO/IAEA international symposium on plant mutation breeding and biotechnology.Vienna ,Austria. 27-31st August 2018.
K.A.K. Wijeseana, S.R. Sarathchandra, K.M.A.S. Konara, J.T.C. Jayasinghe, A.M.E.N. Adhikari and R.M.S.N. Rathnayaka(2018) “Evaluation of Rice Genotypes for Brown Planthopper Resistance and Implication on Variety Improvement Program in Sri Lanka” Asian International Journal ( ISSN 2279-1949), International conference on multidisciplinary research (online), P.20, available at: https://asianstudies.info/wpcontent/uploads/2018/12/MR2018-Proceedings-ISSN.pdf
K.A.K. Wijesena, N.M.A. Nawarathne and B.M.M.P. Basnayake (2019)” Effect of gamma irradiation on seed germination and plant growth parameters of three rice varieties cultivated in Sri Lanka”, Journal of Agriculture and Value Addition, (JAVA)Faculty of animal science and export agriculture, Uwa Wellassa university of Sri Lanka, Vol2, Issue 1, P: 79-84