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Dr. Nanjappa Ashwath

Central Queensland University, Australia


Email: n.ashwath@cqu.edu.au



Ph.D., Australian National University

M.Sc., University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS)

B.Sc., University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS)


Publications (Selected)

  1. Md Jahirul, Mohammad Rasul, Ashfaque Chowdhury, Nanjappa Ashwath. Biofuels Production through Biomass Pyrolysis - A Technological Review. Energies-open access journal (in press)
  2. Pudasaini K, Ashwath N, Walsh K and Bhattarai, T (2012). Biochar improves plant growth and reduces nutrient leaching in red clay loam and sandy loam. Hydro Nepal A special issue on Proceedings of National Conference on Water, Food Security and Climate Change in Nepal. Pp(J. Water, Energy and Environment), 86-91.
  3. Hathurusingha, S and Ashwath N, Midmore D (2011). Periodic variation in kernel oil content and fatty acid profiles Biomass and Energy. Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 3448-3452.
  4. Brundrett M and Ashwath N (2011). Glomaleanmycorrhizal fungi from tropical Australia III. Diversity in natural and disturbed habitats. Plant and Soil (in press).
  5. Lamb DT, Venkatraman K, Bolan N, Ashwath N, Choppala G, Naidu R (2011). Phytocapping: an alternative technology for the sustainable management of landfill sites. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (in press).
  6. Hathurusingha S, Ashwath N, Midmore D.J. (Accepted) Calophyllum inophyllum L: recalcitrant or intermediate seed? Journal of Forestry Research23, 103-107.
  7. Hathurusingha S, Ashwath N, Midmore DJ (2011). Provenance variations in seed-related characters and oil content of Calophyllum inophyllum L. in northern Australia and Sri Lanka. New Forests 41, 89-94.
  8. Shrestha K, Shrestha P, Walsh KB,Ashwath N, Harrower KM, Midmore DM (2011). The effect of microbially enhanced compost extract on root elongation of maize (Zea mays) in the presence of aluminium. Science of The Total Environment (in press).
  9. Hathurusingha S, Ashwath N, Wijesekara K, Midmore D (2011). Reproductive phenology of Calophyllum inophyllum in Yeppoon, Australia and Meegoda Wester Province, Sri Lanka. J. Forestry Research22, 615-619.
  10. Hathurusingha S, Ashwath N (2011). Variations in bark thickness and sapwood density of Calophyllum inophyllum L. Provenances in Australia and in Sri Lanka. Journal of Forestry Research 22, 399-402.
  11. Venkatraman K and Ashwath N (2011). Predicting the site water balance of a phytocapped landfill using HYDRUS 1. International Journal of Environment Technology and Management 14, 269-280.
  12. Hathurusingha S, Ashwath N, Subedi P (2011). Variation in oil content and fatty acid profile of Calophyllum inophyllum L. with fruit maturity and its implications on resultant biodiesel quality. Industrial Crops & Products 33, 629-632.
  13. Venkatraman K, Ashwath N (2010). Phytocapping: An innovative technique to reduce methane emission from landfills. Environmental Research Journal 4 (3-4):321-334.
  14. Sharma A, Harrower K, Ashwath N and Midmore D (2010). Policy interventions needed to manage bacterial build-up in municipal effluent irrigated agroforestry plantations. Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management 13, 253-268.
  15. Venkatraman K and Ashwath N (2010). Field performance of a phytocap at Lakes Creek landfill, Rockhampton, Australia. Management of Environmental Quality 21, 237-252.
  16. Ashwath N, Venkatraman K (2010). Phytocapping: An alternative technique for landfill remediation. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management6, 51-70.
  17. Ashwath N, Rank A (2010). Bioenergy and charcoal production: An option for disposal of combustible municipal wastes. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management 6, 71-81.
  18. Venkatraman K, Ashwath N (2009). Phytocapping: Importance of tree selection and soil thickness. Water Air Soil Pollut: Focus 9, 421–430
  19. Venkatraman K, Ashwath N (2009). Environmental performance of a phytocapped landfill. The Environmental Engineer 10, 20-25.
  20. Sharma A, Harrower K, Ashwath N (2009). Enteric bacteria build-up in effluent irrigated plantations. Microbiology Australia 30, (1) 40-41.