Publications – Economics & Biometry

  • Kodituwakku, K.A.D., 2017. Factors Effecting Quantity and Price of Sugarcane and Sugar Production in Sri Lanka. Sugarcane Sri Lanka, Volume 03, Sugarcane Research Institute. Uda Walawe, Sri Lanka.
  • Kodituwakku, K. A. D., 2017. Economic Assessment of Sugarcane Cultivation In Sri Lanka in the Year 2017/18. Uda Walawe, Sri Lanka: Economic Publication Series 17, Sugarcane Research Institute.
  • Kodituwakku, K. A. D., Perera A. M. M. S., and Abeyrathne K. H. D., 2017. Economic Assessment of Production of Sugarcane Seedcane using Meristem-cultured Plants. Uda walawe, Sri Lanka: Economic Publication Series 16, Sugarcane Research Institute. Published an article on “Gain Profit by Cultivating Sugarcane” in “Puwath Hasuna” – 2017, published by SRI.
  • Keerthipala, A. P. 2015. Sri Lanka Sugar Production Challenges and Development. Paper presented at the 3rd TTC annual International Sugarcane Conference held on 16th July 2015 in Nha Trang City, Vietnam.
  • Keerthipala, A. P., and Weragoda, N. V. T.A. 2015. Potential of Sugarcane as a Source of Green Energy in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the Energy Symposium Sri Lanka 2015 held on 26th June 2015 at Hotel Hilton, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Kodithuwakku, K. A. D. 2015. Gain Profit by Cultivating Sugarcane (Sinhala).Puwath Hasuna 2015 March, Sugarcane Research Institute, Udawalawe, Sri Lanka.
  • Kodithuwakku, K. A. D. and Keerthipala, A. P. 2015 Competitiveness of Sugarcane at Gal-Oya Economic Publication Series 12, Sugarcane Research Institute, Udawalawe, Sri Lanka
  • Kodithuwakku, K. A. D. and Keerthipala, A. P. (2014).Indian and Thai Production Promoting Sugar Policies and their Applicability to Sri Lanka. In: A. P. Keerthipala(ed). Proceedings of the 5th symposium on Plantation Crop Research “Towards a Green Plantation Economy”. Sugarcane Research Institute (70190), Sri Lanka. pp 381-392.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K., (2014). Adaptability of some sugarcane varieties in different environments in Sri Lanka. Sugarcane Sri Lanka. Vol. 01. 01-14 p.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K. and Perera, A.L.T. (2014). Assessment of Varietal Stability of Sugarcane in Sri Lanka: Proceedings of International Conclave on Sugar Crops: Sweeteners and Green Energy from Sugar Crops: Emerging Technologies. February 15-17, 2014, held at Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, India. pp. 110.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K., (2014). Adaptability of some sugarcane varieties in different environments in Sri Lanka. In A.P.Keerthipala (Ed). Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Plantation Crop Research “Towards a green plantation economy”. Sugarcane Research Institute (70190), Sri Lanka. pp 39-52.
  • Kodithuwakku, K. A. D (2013). An economic study of potential production promoting sugarcane and sugar policies in Sri Lanka: some recommendation in the light of India and Thai policy lesions. A thesis submitted for MAgR .Fiji, University of South Pacific.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K. and Keerthipala, A.P. (2012). Analysis of rainfall in relation to sugarcane cultivation at Pelwatte. Proceedings of the symposium of minor export crops 16-17 August 2012, Peradeniya , Sri Lanka 47-52.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K., Perera, A.L.T, Wijesuriya, A., Sunil, H.K. and Dapanage, M. (2012) Assessment of varietal adaptability of Sugarcane in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Plantation Crop Research, 21-22 September 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K. (2012). Selection of sugarcane genotypes based on genotype-environment interactions, MPhil. Thesis. Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K. and Keerthipala, A.P. (2010). Analysis of characteristics of rainfall in relation to sugarcane cultivation in Sevenagala, Proceedings of the International Symposium 2010, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Mapalana, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka.  p55.
  • Ariyawansha B.D.S.K. and Keerthipala A.P., Temporal trends of climatic variables in Sevenagala and Pelwatta sugar mill areas of Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Plantation Crop Research – Stakeholder empowerment through Technological Advances. Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 224-237.
  • Ariyawansha B.D.S.K., Climatic Change and its Impact on Sugarcane Cultivation in Sri Lanka, A report submitted to the director board of the SRI. June 2010.
  • Kodituwakku, K.A.D. (2010). Soaring global sugar prices: causes, and an opportunity for the local sugar industry development. “Economic Review” journal Apr-May. Pp 93-97.
  • Kodituwakku, K.A.D. (2010). Shifting sugarcane farmers to banana and paddy at Sevenagala, Sri Lanka. “Economic Review” journal June- Jul. pp 43-45.
  • Kodituwakku, K.A.D.  and Keerthipala A.P. (2010). Shifting sugarcane farmers to banana and paddy at Sevenagala. Sri Lanka. Economic Publication Series 10.
  • Ariyawansha B.D.S.K.,  Manel D., Silva M.K.R. and Perera A.M.M.S., (2009), Identification of Sugarcane Varieties for Commercial Cultivation in Agro-ecological Zone IL1c in Proposed Bibile Sugar Project Area.2nd National Symposium, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (2007). Sugar industry of Sri Lanka: Major issues and future directions for development. Sugar Tech, Vol 09, No. 01.
  • Dharmawardane, N. and Keerthipala, A.P. (2005). Nitrogen management in Sugarcane. A chapter in the Book, Sugarcane: Production management and agro-Industrial imperatives. edited by S Solomon, S S Grewal, Yang-rui-LI, R C Magarey and G P Rao, published by International Book Distributing Co. India.
  • Dhamawardene, M.W.N., Jogaratnam, T., Senanayake, Y.D.A., Weeraratne, C.S., Jayawardene, S.D.G. and Keerthipala, A.P. (2004). Sri Lanka sugar sector development policy.
  • Dhamawardene, M.W.N., Jogaratnam, T., Senanayake, Y.D.A., and Keerthipala, A.P. (2004). Potentials and Prospects for Developing the Sri Lanka Sugar Sector, Sugarcane Research Institute.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (2002). Macro-economic policies and their implications on the sugar sector of Sri Lanka. Paper presented at a Seminar organised by the Socio-Economists and Policy Analyst group of the CARP on 26 January 2002.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (2002). Impact of Macro-economic policies on the sugar sector of Sri Lanka, Sugar Tech, Vol. 4, No. 3&4.
  • Keerthipala, A.P., Wijesuriya, A., Ariyawansa, B.D.S.K. and Sunil, H.K. (2001). An economic assessment of lateral shoots multiplication method of sugarcane in Sri Lanka. Sugar Tech, Vol 3.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (2001). Determining optimal replanting cycles of sugarcane. Proceedings of the International Society of Sugarcane Technologists. A paper presented at the 24th congress of the International Society of Sugarcane Technologists held from 16-21 September 2001 in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (2000). Determination of optimal replanting cycles for sugarcane production in Sri Lanka. Sugar Tech, Volume 2, No. 3.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (2000). An Approach for Determining Optimal Replanting Cycles for Sugarcane Production in Sri Lanka. Economics Publication Series 09, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (2000). Sugar Policies: A Discussion Paper, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Dharmawardane, N and Keerthipala, A.P. (1999). Nitrogen Management in Sugarcane. Sugar Reviews Series 02, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1999). An Economic Analysis of Cost of Sugar Production at Sevanagala. Economics Publication Series 08, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (1999). Impact of South-Asian preferential trading agreement (SAPTA) on the Sri Lankan sugar sector. Paper Presented at the Workshop on SAPTA and its Implications on the Plantation Crops Sector of Sri Lanka at the Tea Research Institute on 8th March 1999.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Thomson, K.J. (1999). A cane payment formula for sugarcane small holders in Sri Lanka. Sugar Tech, Volume 1, No. 1&2.
  • Weerasinghe, S.K. and Ariyawansha, B.D.S.K. (1998). Determination of a suitable sampling technique to estimate sugar qualities of harvested sugarcane. 54th Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – in Dec’98 under Section B., Sri Lanka.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (1998). An Alternative Cane Payment Formula for the Sri Lankan Sugar Industry,  Economics Publication Series 06, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (1998). An Ex-factory Sugar Pricing Formula for Sri Lanka, Economics Publication Series 07, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (1997). Some technical and economic aspects of the sugarcane-based farming system in Sevanagala, Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the Agricultural Economics Society Postgraduate Conference held from 19-21 March 1997, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. (1997). Sustainability of the Sri Lankan Sugar Industry, Economics Publication Series 05, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1996). Economic Assessment of Sugarcane Farming Under Allottee and Out-grower Systems in Hingurana (1994/95 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 04, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1996). Economic Assessment of Sugarcane Farming Under Settler and Out-grower Systems in Pelwatte (1994/95 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 03, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1996). Economic Assessment of Small-holder Rain-fed Sugarcane Farming in  Sevanagala (1993/94 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 02, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1996).Economic Assessment of Sugarcane Farming Under Allottee and Out-grower Systems in Hingurana (1994/95 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 04, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1996). Economic Assessment of Sugarcane Farming Under Settler and Out-grower Systems in Pelwatte (1994/95 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 03, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Keerthipala, A.P. and Dharmawardane, N. (1993). Economic Assessment of Small-holder Sugarcane Farming in C6, C7 and C8 Sectors of Sevanagala (1990/91 Cropping Year), Agricultural Economics Publication Series 01, Sugarcane Research Institute, Uda Walawe.
  • Bogahawatte, C. and Keerthipala, A.P. (1988). Farming Systems in Mahaweli Settlement B and C  Schemes in Sri Lanka,  Sri Lanka Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Volume 25, No. 1.