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Academic Staff member

Mrs. W.P.S. Nisha Wijeweera

Lecturer

B.Sc. Special Degree in Zoology (Ruhuna)
Master of Philosophy in Entomology (Ruhuna)

Email - surendi87nisha@gmail.com

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  • Animal Ecology
  • Invertebrate Diversity
  • Parasitology
  • Evolutionary Biogeography
  • Entomology
  • Ecology
  • W.P.S.N. Wijeweera, K.A.D.W. Senaratne and K. Dhileepan (2021), Distribution, development biology and behavior of Dacus persicus associated with Calotropis gigantea in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Journal of Science,Vol. 50(3): 219-226.
  • W.P.S.N. Wijeweera, K.A.D.W. Senaratne and K. Dhileepan (2021), Studies on the fruit feeding weevil, Paramecops farinosa (Coleoptera Curculionidae) in Sri Lanka as a prospective weed biological control agent of invasive weed, Calotropis spp., Journal of Biological Control, Vol. 34(4): 241–250.
  • W.P.S.N. Wijeweera, K. Dhileepan and K.A.D.W. Senaratne (2020), Insect fauna associated with Calotropis gigantea in Sri Lanka, Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, Vol. 8(5): 855-860 .
  • W.P.S.N. Wijeweera, H.C.E. Wegiriya and K.A.M. Sudarshani (2017), Prevalence of ticks and tick-borne blood parasites of cattle in selected farms in Mirigama veterinary range in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, Vol. 6(1), 832 – 839
  • W.P.S.N. Wijeweera, P.G.M. Kalpani, H.C.E. Wegiriya and K.A.M. Sudarshani (2014), A study on Sri Lankan native cattle in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, Vol. 3(6), 2184 – 2189.
  • Use of MaxEnt modeling in determination of distribution of Calotropis gigantea plant (Apocynaceae) in Sri Lanka, 7th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January 22, 2020.
  • Temporal variation of flowering and fruiting of Calotropis gigantea in Southern province, Sri Lanka, 7th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January 22, 2020.
  • Survey on distribution of Milk weed, Calotropis gigantea L (Apocynaceae) in Sri Lanka and the associated insect diversity, 6th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January 30, 2019.
  • Life history aspects of two monophagous insect species feeding on Calotropis gigantea in Sri Lanka, 5th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, Fedruary 15, 2018.
  • Reproductive Biology of Dacus persicus (Aak Fruit Fly): A Pest of Calotropis gigantea in Sri Lanka, Proceeding of the 15th Open University Research Sessions (OURS 2017).
  • Blood cell morphology and hematological parameters in Parkers Black turtle (Metanochelys trijuga parkeri) Black turtle (Melanochelys trijuga thermalis), Flap shell turtle (Lessemys punctata) and Sri Lankan Star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) kept in captivity, Proceedings of the Wayamba International Conference, Sri Lanka, 29-30 August 2014.
  • Prevalence of ticks and tick- borne blood parasites in selected cattle farms in Mirigama veterinary range in Sri Lanka, 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January 22-23, 2014.