JOURNAL OF THE SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA

VOLUME 1  

Preface

List of Participants
Symposium Address by the President Dr. A. W. R. Joachim
3
Address by the Minister of Scientific Research and Housing
Hon. M. D. H. Jayawardene
11
Fertilizer Use in Ceylon; Patterns and Trends
F. S. C. P. Kalpage
15
Technology and Local Manufacture of Fertilizers
T. Rodrigo
31
Import, Storage, Distribution and Sale of Fertilizer
W. B. C. Senerat Nandadeva
49
Discussion
66
Fertilizer Application for Tea in Ceylon
V. P. Bhavanandan
68
Fertilizer Recommendations for the Rubber Soils
Camillus Silva
89
Fertilizer Requirements of the Coconut Palm
M. A. T. de Silva, T. S. Balakrishnamurti and V. Abeywardena
97
Discussion
107
Assessment of the Efficiency of Fertilizer Use
Dervin M. Rodrigo
113
Fertilizer for Rice
Mervyn W. Thenabadu
128
Fertilization of Subsidiary Food Crops and Minor Export Crops
S. Nagarajah
146
Recent Trends in Fertilizer Use on Pasture in Ceylon
G. W. E. Fernando
154
Discussion
152
Summing Up
Dr. C. R. Panabokke
164
Proceedings of the Inaugural Meeting
168
Inaugural Address by the President Dr. A W. R. Joachim
168

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