In International peer reviewed journals


2015

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Seema Bedi (2015) “Exogenous treatment of spermine to maintain quality and extend postharvest life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.)  cv. Flame Seedless under low temperature storage”. LWT-Food Science and Technology.60:412-419.

2014

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Arora N.K. (2014) “Postharvest treatment of polyamines maintains quality and extends shelf life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv. Flame Seedless”, Postharvest Biology and Technology, 91:57-63.

2014

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Arora N.K. “Preharvest salicylic acid treatments to improve quality and postharvest life of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv.  Flame Seedless”.   Journal of Food Science and Technology DOI: 10.1007/s13197-014-1422-7.

2014

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Arora N.K.(2014) “Pre-harvest treatments of brassinosteroids on improving quality of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) cv. Flame SeedlessInternational Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, 02: 96-104.

In local peer reviewed journals


2015

Harindra Champa W.A. (2015). Pre and postharvest approaches for quality improvement in table grapes (Vitis vinifera L.), Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 49(1):3-9.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C , N.K.Arora and Seema Bedi (2015). Brassinisteroids improve quality of table grapes sc. Flame Seedless. Tropical Agric Res.26(2):368-379.

2014

Harindra Champa W.A. Ratnayake R.M.R.N.K. and Thilakarathne B.M.K.S. (2014). Development of an appropriate methodology for extending shelf life of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz). International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology. R and D Center, Institute of Postharvest Technology, Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.  ISSN 2362-0943. Pp76-81.

 

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C, Arora N.K. and Bedi S. (2014). Preharvest foliar sprays of salicylic acid enhance berry quality of table grapes (Vitis vinifera L) cv. Flame Seedless. International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology. R and D Center, Institute of Postharvest Technology, Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.  ISSN 2362-0943. Pp91-95.

2012

Harindra Champa W.A., Gill M.I.S, Mahajan B.V C and Sarbjeet Kaur (2012). “Preharvest foliar spray of brassinosteroids enhances postharvest quality of table grapes cv. Flame Seedless stored at low temperature” Sri Lankan J Agric Sci. 49:46-62.

2011

Silva G.W.L.A., Champa W.A.H. and Prasanna P.H.P. (2011) Development  of  maturity  indices  for winged  bean  variety  SLS 44  in the  low  country dry zone of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. 48: 29 – 34.

2010

Perera A.S.P.D.A., Champa  W.A.H. and Prasanna P.H.P. (2010) Effect of field heat removal by hydrocooling on storage life of Willard mango.  Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. 47: 94 – 107.

2008

Champa, W.A.H., Palipane, K.B. and Weerakkody, W.A.P. (2008). Maturity indices for harvesting of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) variety KWG in dry-zone cultivations in Sri Lanka.  Tropical Agric Res.20:123-133.

Awarded the best in the session on Postharvest Physiology and Technology.

2007

Champa, W.A.H., Palipane K.B., Weerakkody, W.A.P. and Fernando, M.D (2007) .Maturity indices for harvesting of cabbage (Brassica oleraceae) variety Green Coronet. Tropical Agric. Res. 19: 254-264.

2006

Balasooriya, B.M.C., Champa, W.A.H., Palipane, K.B. and Easwara, J.P. (2006).   Effect of hydro-cooling on prolonging shelf life of banana:  variety Ambul. In: Sri Lankan J. Agric. Sci. Vol. 43:123-133.

2005

Champa, W.A.H., Maralanda, G.P.K., Fernando, M.D., Palipane K.B., Weerakkody, W.A.P. and Easwara, J.P. (2005). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of drumsticks (Moringa olefera L) variety “Raan Murunga” ,  Symposium Proceedings of the  Innovative Approaches in Postharvest  Engineering and Technology. pp.10-17, Agriculture Engineering Society of Sri Lanka (AESSL), Department of Agriculture Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Abstracts


2012

Champa W.A.H., Wasala W.M.C.B., Wijewardena R.M.N.A. et al., (2012). Assessment of economic losses of horticultural produce during supply chain activities in Sri Lanka. Research symposium proceedings on postharvest technology for food security. Institute of Postharvest Technology. Jayanthi mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. pp. 56

2010

Champa W. A.H., Dissanayake T. M. R. and Thilakarathne B.M.K.S. (2010). Effect of removal of field heat by hydro -cooling on prolonging shelf life of bean. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture for Prosperity, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

2005

Champa W.A.H., Balasooriya  B.M.C., Fernando  M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2005). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of capsicum (Capsicum annum L.) hybrid: Hungarian Yellow Wax (HYW).  In Proceedings of the 61st Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, Colombo 07. Sri Lanka.

2004

Champa  W.A.H., Fernando  M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2004).Development of maturity indices for harvesting of luffa (Luffa acutangula L.) hybrid: Hercules. In: Proccedings of the  24th Annual Sessions of Institute of Biology. pp.4, 120/10, Wijerama mawatha, Sri Lanka.

 

Champa W.A.H., Fernando M.D. and Palipane K.B. (2004). Development of maturity indices for harvesting of Bitter gourd (Mormodica charantia) variety MC 43. In Proceedings of the 60st Annual Scientific Sessions, pp.117, Sri Lanka Association of the Advancement of Science, Colombo 07. Sri Lanka.

Publications
Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, postharvest biology and technology
Specialized fields :
0094 71-8662208, e mail: harindra74@gmail.com

PhD (Fruit Science), M.Phil (Crop Science), BSc  Sp.( second upper) in Agriculture. 

Senior Research Officer
Dr. (Mrs) W.A.Harindra Champa
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