Entomology Publications

  1. Effect of the Epicuticular Wax Level of Leaf Lamina on the Behaviour of Leaf Hopper Deltocephalus menoni (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae); A Vector of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease
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  2. Effect of the Epicuticular Wax Level of Leaf Lamina on the Behaviour of Leaf Hopper Deltocephalus menoni (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae); A Vector of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease
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  3. Viruliferous nature of the Sugarcane White Leaf Disease Vector; Deltocephalus menoni (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
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  4. Potential of using behavioural characteristics of Deltocephalus menoni, vector of sugarcane white leaf disease, in screening sugarcane varieties for the disease
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  5. First report of Fall Army Worm; Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in sugarcane in Sri Lanka
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  6. Does leaf lamina colour affect the behavioral characteristics of Deltocephalus menoni (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae); a vector of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease?
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  7. Control of Sugarcane Leaf Hopper, Pyrilla perpusilla by Fulgoraecia (Epiricania) melanoleuca Fletcher (Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae) in the seed cane nursery at Kantale, Sri Lanka
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  8. Determining the best application time of insecticides for controlling Deltocephalus menoni (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), a vector of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease in Sri Lanka
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  9. The First Record of Aceria sacchari Wang, an Eriophyoid Mite, in Sugarcane Plantations in Sri Lanka
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  10. An Assessment of Major Pests of Sugarcane in Sri Lanka
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  11. Survival of the Deltocephalus menoni (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), the vector of sugarcane white leaf disease in Sri Lanka on alternative host plants
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  12. The Effects of Intercropping Cowpea, Ground nut, Gingili, and Sweet Melon on Termite Damage on Sugarcane in Sri Lanka
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  13. An Assessment of Major Pests of Sugarcane in Sri Lanka
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  14. Relationship between the incidences of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease and the Population Dynamics of Its Vector, Deltocephalus menoni (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), in Sri Lanka
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  15. Distribution Pattern of Woolly Aphid on Sugarcane Plant Based on Leaf Colour
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  16. Natural Enemies of Sugarcane   Woolly Aphid (Ceratovacuna lanigera): A survey in Passara, Sri Lanka
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Pathology Publication

  1. Study on the Effects of Selected Plant Extracts on Sugarcane Smut Pathogen (Ustilago scitaminea)
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  2. Identification of different Sugarcane Smut (Ustilago scitaminea) Strains  in Sri Lanka
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  3. Evaluation of Some Brazillian Sugarcane Varieties for Resistance to Leaf Scald Disease Pathogen in Sri Lanka
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  4. Efficacy of Soil Bacteria in Controlling Sugarcane Smut Disease Fungi Ustilagoscitaminea
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  5. Phylogenetic evaluation of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease and Sugarcane Grassy Shoot Diseases in Sri Lanka
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  6. Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Sugarcane White Leaf and Sugarcane Grassy Shoot Diseases by Loop mediated isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay
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  7. Evaluation of Some Brazillian Sugarcane Varieties for Resistance to Leaf Scald Disease Pathogen in Sri Lanka
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  8. Morphological and growth variations of Sporisorium scitamineum and Fusarium spp. co-existing in smut-infected sugarcane varieties grown in Hingurana, Sri Lanka
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  9. Development of a DNA probe to detect the pathogen of white leaf disease of sugarcane
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  10. Development of a DNA Probe for Detection of White Leaf Disease in Sugarcane
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  11. Identification and Determination of genetic variation of the Causal Agent of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease in Sri Lanka
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  12. Potential of using Endophytes of Sugarcane for Biological control of Sugarcane Smut
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  13. Detection and Quantification of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease causing Phytoplasma in Fertiliser-treated Sugarcane Plants
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  14. Molecular Detection of the Presence of Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Disease Phytoplasma and its Phylogenetic Relationship to White Leaf Disease Phytoplasma in Sri Lanka
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  15. Evaluation of Some Brazilian Sugarcane Varieties for the Resistance to Sugarcane Smut Pathogen, Sporosorium scitamineum  in Sri Lanka
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  16. Evaluation of Selected Sugarcane (Saccharum spp. Hybrid) Varieties for Smut Disease Reaction and its Effect on Cane- and Sugar- Yield Components
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  17. Development of a Fast and Reliable Molecular-Based Detection Method for Sugarcane White Leaf Disease (WLD) Phytoplasma
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  18. Optimization of PCR Protocol for Detection of Sugarcane Leaf Scald Bacteria and Identification of the Leaf Scald Diseases Bacterial Strain in Sri Lanka
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  19. Sub-group Level Identification of Phytoplasma Strain Associated With Sugarcane White Leaf Disease in Sri Lanka
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