Islam - Agriculture Expert - Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

Md Islam

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

Services

Agriculture Expert

Summary:

b) Currently project developed and implementing
i. Management of Coconut Mite in Bangladesh (Coordinator)
ii. Development of Technology for Production of Seedless Guava and Lemon” (Principal Investigator)

c) Project developed and implemented before (1998-2002)
i. Coordinated and implemented local part of “Coconut Genetic Resources Network (COGENT) for Asia and the Pacific Region” launched by ADB/IFAD/COGENT-IPGRI

d) Experience in Plant genetic Resources
i. Tutor of school of agriculture and rural development, Bangladesh Open University. Course handled- Seed Technology (BAE-1102) during 2007-2009
ii. Seed multiplication, characterization, evaluation and comparing with the original lo t of BARI released vegetable varieties
iii. Develop collection strategy of vegetables and fruit germplasm, collection, characterization, evaluation, documentation, development of core-subsets and conservation
iv. Breeder seed production of various vegetable crops (Papaya, tomato, eggplant, amaranths, reddish etc)
v. Attended training coursed as resource speaker to train NARS scientists and junior teachers of Agricultural Universities on:
a) Collection, Evaluation and Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
b) Establishment of Core-Subset and Maintenance Ggermplasm in the Gene bank
c) Use of augmented design for evaluation of germplsm and field gene bank management
d) Diversity analysis- Shannon Weaver Diversity Index, Principal Component, Principal Coordinate, clustering and reporting

e) Thesis supervisor-3
i. Effect of 4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid on fruit set of summer tomato. Bio-technology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science Schol, Khulna University, Khulna 9298: Pp

ii. Effect of pruning and gibberellic acid on grope (Vitis vinifera L.) production, Bio-technology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science Schol, Khulna University, Khulna 9298: Pp 39

iii. Effect of 2- chloroethylphosphonic acid (Ethrel) on ripening of Summer Tomato, Bio-technolgy and G

Work History

Islam M. N., M. S. Nahar and Ishaqul Islam

Management of coconut. Kristi Gobeshona Foundation, BARC campus, Farmgate, Dhaka

c) Seminar/Workshop/Symposium/Proceedings/Abstract/Popular article-19

Assisting a Business Consulting Corporate

Centre for Development of Competitive Strategies

ii. Attended workshop entitled Budget Hearing on "The Issues of Agriculture: Implication budget on 2012-2013 organized by Unnaya Shamannay/USAID/PRAGATI
f) Other relevant experiences
Time to time Assisting a Business Consulting Corporate farm Centre for Development of Competitive Strategies (CDCS) on "Post Harvest Management and Capacity Building of Packaging Service Provider for Waste Reduction and Nutrition Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables" funded by CATALYST, Bangladesh. Resource speaker of CDCS capacity building training workshop on " Post-harvest handling, packaging, sorting and grading, market preparation of farm products for retention maximum quality and freshness until reaching to the consumers"
g) Resource speakers of contact growers organizing by Rural Foundation, an NGO supplying vegetables in AGORA, a supermarket in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh
h) Developed techniques of bleaching coconut coir fibre for export markets
i) Develop techniques of composting coconut coir dust for production of organic fertilizers and reduction of air pollution by coir dust


15. Publication

Full papers (in country)
a) Principal author

Principal Scientific Officer

From December 2011

M. S. Rahman

Socio-Economic Status of Farming Communities Based on Utilization of Coconut (Cocos nucifera L) in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Agri. 2010 35(2): 145-153

Uddin Rafi

-Aam-8: Pp 20
b. Uddin Rafi; SM Zaman, Z.A. Mahmud; M.R. Ali; M.F. Hossain; M. N. Islam and M.F. Ahmed. 2011. Adhunik Projuktite BARI Safeda-3 Utpadan (Update cultivation of BARI Safeda-3). RARS, Jessore
c. Uddin Rafi; SM Zaman, Z.A. Mahmud; M.R. Ali; M.F. Hossain; M. N. Islam and M.F. Ahmed. 2011. BARI-Aam-5 Utpadoner Adhunik Projukti (Technique of modern cultivation of BARI Aam- 5

Leaflet published by the BARC/KGF, BARI in Bengali. Original title translated into English.

Plant Physiology, HRC

March 2010 - January 2012

Resource Speaker

on certified training course "seed production of vegetable crops in Bangladesh" organized by Potuakhali University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh (2010-2011)

vi. Resource speaker on training course entitled "Crop production technologies under environmental stress condition for NARS Scientists" organized by BARI/BARC.

vii. Resource speaker on training program entitled "Collection, Evaluation and Conservation of crop germplasm, Core-Subset Maintenance" organized by Plant Genetic Resource Centre (BPGRC)/BARI,
e) Workshop/seminar presentation
i. Presented keynote paper on opportunities and scope of production and marketing of vegetables in the Southwestern regions of Bangladesh organized by Department of Agricultural Marketing of Bangladesh (27 April 2009)

a) Co-author

Islam M. N

(Published from the Regional Agricultural Research Station)

S. R. Mollik; M. M. Zaman and M. R. Khatoon

Characterization of eggplant genotypes for salt stress with respect to leaf florescence, SPAD and Photosynthesis. Abstract. 28th Internation Horticulture Congress. Lisbon-Portugal 22-27 August. 2010. p 166
2. Islam M. N. 2006. Morphometric Characterization of of the UPLB Makapuno Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) Population and the influence of fruit age and endosperm type on in vitro Embryo Germination. In South East Asia Region for Agricultural Research and Studies (SEARCA) Web Site. wwsearca.org

SSO, Plant Physiology Section, HRC

April 2009 - January 2012

Islam M. N

Phenotypic Diversity of Coconut Germplasm Conserved at Different Stations of BARI. Bangladesh J. Agril. Res. 34(1): 25-31

M. G. Azam and M.R.H. Mondal

Response of irrigation to mungbean cultivation at different growth stages in kharif-I. Int. J. Sustain. Agril. Teah., 5(2). 11-13
3. Uddin M.N and M. N. Islam. 1997. Effect of Calcium carbide and planting materials on flowering and fruiting of pineapple cv. Giant Kew. Bangladesh J. Argil Res. 22(1): 1-14
4. Islam, M. S., M.A.J. Bhuyan, M. Biswas, M. N. Islam and A.K.M. Amzad Hossain. 1995. Studies on the growth, flowering and fruiting characteristics of eight mango cultivars. Bangladesh Hort. 23 (1 & 2): 59-65

Pp 2. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity

Coconut-tilled Pastry

Puli Pitha. In Coconut recipes from around the world. M.L.C George and Cervantes E. P (eds). Pp 2. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia. Pp 326

Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania

Coconut-tilled pastry

Sweet Coconut Samosa, Narkel Samosa. Puli Pitha. In Coconut recipes from around the world. M.L.C George and Cervantes E. P (eds). P 3. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia. Pp 326

Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity

Bengali Chicken Curry

Chicken Bhuna. In Coconut recipes from around the world. M.L.C George and Cervantes E. P (eds). P 124. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia. Pp 326

Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity

Coconut Chickpea Sweets

Chola Narkeli Laru. In Coconut recipes from around the world. M.L.C George and Cervantes E. P (eds). P 250. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia. Pp 326

Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity

Sweet Coconut Balls

Narkeli Laru. In Coconut recipes from around the world. M.L.C George and Cervantes E. P (eds). P 251. Bioversity International- Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia. Pp 326

Islam M. N

Up to October 2012

Bio-diversity conservation for sustainable crop production. Krishikatha. AIS, DAE, Dhaka-1215 (4): 123-125

Tutor

Bangladesh Open University

2. Resource Speaker in certified training course on seed production of vegetable crops in Bangladesh organized by Potuakhali University of Science and technology, Bangladesh (2010-2011)
3. Thesis supervisor-3
i. Effect of 4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid on fruit set of summer tomato. Bio-technology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science Schol, Khulna University, Khulna 9298: Pp

ii. Effect of pruning and gibberellic acid on grope (Vitis vinifera L.) production, Bio-technology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science Schol, Khulna University, Khulna 9298: Pp 39

iii. Effect of 2- chloroethylphosphonic acid (Ethrel) on ripening of Summer Tomato, Bio-technolgy and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science Schol, Khulna University, Khulna 9298: Pp 51 (Co-supervisor)

iv. Characterizing coconut germplasm at BARI collected from different agro-ecological (ongoing)

b) Co-author

Phenotypic Diversity of Coconut in Bangladesh

(Cocos nucifera, L). Philippine Journal of Coconut Studies. 32 (1&2): 13-22
4. Islam M. N., M. S. Rahman and M.A. Hossain. 2005. Mechanical decortications of coconut husk: Opportunities and benefit for women workers of Bangladesh. Philippine Journal of Coconut Studies. 30 (1&2): 42-45
5. Islam M.N., M. A. Hossain, F. I. Ive, M.S. Rahman, M.N. Islam and A .K. M. A. Habib. 2005. Farmers' assessment of coconut diversity uses and marketing of tender stage nuts in Bangladesh. Philippine Journal of Coconut Studies. 30 (1&2): 63-74
b) Co-author

Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO)

Bhuiyan S. A., M. A. Rashid

Status of Coconut Genetic Resources Research in Bangladesh. Pp 596-602. In Coconut Genetic Resources. P. Batugal, V. R. Rao and J. Oliver (eds). International Plant Genetic Resources. Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO)Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia Serdang, Darul Ehsan. Kuala Lumpur. Malay Asia. Pp 779

2. National
b) Principal author-9

Popular article Published in Krishikatha,(Story of Agriculture) monthly magazine on agriculture in Bengali, published by Agriculture Information Services (AIS), Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Khamarbari, Dhaka 1215. Original title translated to English.

SSO (Hort), RARS, Jessore

July 2002 - April 2009

a) Principal author

Islam M. N

Developing Sustainable Coconut-based Income Generating Technologies in Poor Rural Communities in Bangladesh. In Poverty Reduction in Coconut Growing Communities volume (I). The Frame Work and Project Plan. P. Batugal, and J. Oliver (eds). Pp 57-66. International Plant Genetic Resources. Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO) Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia Serdang, Darul Ehsan. Kuala Lumpur. Malay Asia: Pp337
2) Islam M. N. and A. K. M.. Amzad Hossain. 2000. National Coconut Program in Bangladesh. COGENT News Letter, November 2000. International Plant Genetic Resources. Regional Officer Asia, the Pacific Oceania (Bioversity-APO)Serdang, Selangor D. E., Malaysia Serdang, Darul Ehsan. Kuala Lumpur. Malay Asia. p 10
b) Co-author

OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam

February 2001 - March 2002

9. Islam M. N. et al 2000.Catalogue on value added product in Bangladesh. OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam 25 February- 1 March 2002
10. Islam M. N., et al 2000.Catalogue of farmers' varieties in Bangladesh. OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam 25 February- 1 March 2002

3-Pronged Strategy in Bangladesh. Oil Plant Institute of Vietnam

February 2001 - March 2002

11. Islam M. N., 2000. Establishing a Framework and Selecting Project Sites for a Nationwide Deployment of Coconut-based Poverty Reduction Interventions in Coconut Growing Communities Using COGENT's 3-Pronged Strategy in Bangladesh. Oil Plant Institute of Vietnam, 25 February-1 March 2002.

Abstract-3

(Published in proceedings and/or websites of International Development Organization, Professional Societies following their workshop/conferences/symposium)

Islam M. N

Seedling raising of papaya and seed production. Krishikatha. AIS, DAE, Dhaka-1215 (10): 297-299


Leaflet published by the office of the Director (T&C), BARI in Bengali. Original title translated into English.

1) Islam M. N. 2010. Narkele Pani Thakena Ba Hai Na- Er Protikar (Empty coconut and its remedy). Training and Communication, BARI, Gazipur-1701
2) Islam M. N. 2010.Craking and distortion of young coconut and its remedy (Narkel Fall Fete Jawya Danan Babosta). Training and Communication, BARI, Gazipur-1701

Islam M. N and M. Nazimuddin

Germination of Golden Apple seeds and growth of seedlings as affected by growth media and period of storage. Bangladesh J. Agril Res. 24 (4): 585-590
4. Islam M. N., M. N. Islam, M.N. Uddin and A. Qusem. 1998. Effect of artificial pollination at different stages of flowering on fruit set and quality seed production of papaya. Bangladesh J. Argil. Res. 23 (2): 333-336
5. Islam M. N. and Sharmin Khan. 1997. Effect of time of sowing of papaya seeds on germination and seedling growth. Annals of Bangladesh. 8(1): 43-48

Country Coordinator

Coconut Genetic Resources Network (COGENT)

for Asia and the Pacific Region" funded by ADB/IFAD for developing sustainable coconut-based Income generating for rural Communities
d) Variety released
Directly involved in releasing a OP variety of Papaya (BARI Papaya-1); a hybrid Mango (BARI Aam-4); OP Mango BARI Mango -8 (Poly embryonic variety), BARI Mango 6 and Sapodilla variety, BARI Sapota-3.
e) Survey work
i. Conducted survey on coconut germplasm of Bangladesh.
ii. Conducted survey on coconut varieties of Bangladesh suitable for market oriented product development and socio-economic factors influencing production and use of coconut (1998-2001)

ADB/IFAD

funded COGENT review workshop meeting at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Manila, Philippines; Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam held in different months of 1999, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2002 respectively on sustainable income generation of small holders and enhancing agro-biodiversity utilizing coconut genetic resources)

1. Islam M. N., et. al. 1998. Enhancing the income and employment in the coconut sector through conservation and use of tender coconut Country report and proposed project funded by IFAD, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1-4 November 1998
2. Islam M. N., et. al. 1999. Farmers' participatory research to identify multipurpose uses of coconut, suitable varieties for these uses and production constraints to enhance farmer's income. Country report of IFAD funded project, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, Oil Plant Research Institute (OPI), Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam. 11-25 September 1999
3. Islam M. N., et. al. 1999. Survey on socio-economic and the cultural factors of the farming community influencing production and uses of coconut as well as agronomic practices. Country report of IFAD funded project, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam. 11-25 September 1999
4. Islam M. N., et. al. 1999. Market survey of tender coconut in Bangladesh. 1999. Country report of IFAD funded project, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam. 11-25 September 1999
5. Islam M. N., et. al. 1999. Returning information on coconut diversity to farmers and communities. Country report of IFAD funded project, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, OPI, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam. 11-25 September 1999
6. Islam M. N., et al. 2000. Feasibility study of introduction of mechanical decorticating of coconut husk and various products form coconut fibre. Country report of IFAD funded project, presented at CGOGENT review workshop meeting, Philippine, Coconut Authority (PCA), Cutzon...

SSO (Fruit), HRC

April 1995 - July 2002

S.K. Saha

Evaluation of sSeven desert banana cultivars. Bangladesh Hort. 23 (1 & 2): 45-48
b) Coauthor
1. Hossain M. F., M. R. Uddin, M. N. Islam, M. R. H. Mondal, M. B. Anwar and Mr. R. Ali. 2010. Performance of cocodust as growth medium on mushroom culture. Intl J. BioRes. 8 (2): 11-14

M.N. Islam

Physicochemical characteristics of fruits of some mango cultivars. Bangladesh Hort. 2 (2): 1-7

Dr Md Nazirul Islam

Islam M. N

3. Islam M. N; A. Ahmed and A. K. Azad. 1992. Propagation of mango plant by cleft, modified cleft, veneer and whip grafting. Proceedings of 13th International mango symposium, Miami Beach, Florida. p 80


Popular article in local vernacular (Title of the article translated from Bengali to English) -2

1. Islam M. N. and A. N. M Rezaul Karim. 2010. Coconut oil as alternate source of edible oil in Bangladesh. 25-26 October 2010. p 11. The Daily Ittefaque, Dhakak, bangladesh.
2. Islam M. N. 2010. Conservation Bio-diversity for Sustainable Agriculture. Bangladesh Protidin. 28 August. 2010. p 4


Miscellaneous Skills:
►Capability of Reading , Writing , Listening and Speaking ability in English,
►successfully completed beginners' France course in Dhaka in 2011
► Efficient Preparing ability of any kinds of official, non-official documents, drafts, articles and features in Bengali and English.

►Good management ability

►Hard working efficiency

►Creativity in thinking and working

► Quite free from any activities subversive to the nation or of discipline


I solemnly declare that the above information I have supplied in this resume are absolutely correct.


Dr Md Nazirul Islam
Address of Correspondence:
Dr. Md. Nazirul Islam
Principal Scientific Officer and In-charge
Regional Horticulture Research Station , Sibpur, Narsingdi, Bangladesh
Mobile: 01715-855239
Email: nazirhrc@yahoo.co.in

Mango Monogram of Bangladesh

under FAO Project on development of mango in Bangladesh (1991-1994).

SO (Fruit)

January 1989 - January 1995

Total service at BARI 24 years


b) Project handling currently
i. Coordinator cum Principal Investigator "Management of Coconut Mite" funded by World Bank/ KGF/BARC, Dhaka, Bangladesh
ii. Principal Investigator "Development of Technology for Production of Seedless Guava and Lemon"

a) Principal author

A.M. Farooque, M. N. Islam and K.M. Nasiruddin

1989. Effect of age of seedling and spacing on the performance of cabbage. Bangladesh Hort. 17(2): 25-29

Full papers (overseas)
a) Principal author
1. Islam M. N., Maria Lourdes O. Cedo, Leon O. Namuco, Teresita H. Borromeo and Edna A. Aguilar. 2009. Effect of Fruit Age on Endosperm Type and Embryo Germination of Makapuno Coconut. Gene Conserve. 8 (32): 708 - 722

Islam M. N

a) Principal author

Vase Life Extension of Boungainvillea Flower

using Ethanon. Bull Inst. Agr., Kyushu Univ. 34: 69-75

Short communications
a) Principal author
2. Islam M. N. and A. M Farooque, 1989. Effect of starter solution on the growth and yield of cabbage. Bangladesh Hort. 17(2): 44-45
3. Islam M. N., A. K. Azad, A. Ahmed, D. Khanam and A.K.M. Amzad Hossain. 1993. Success of different propagation menthols in Jamun (Syzygium cuminii Skeels) and growth of successful grafts. Bangladesh Hort. 21(1): 63-66
4. Islam, M. N., A. K. Azad, D. Khanam and A. Ahmed. 1994. Studies on Grafting in Mango. Bangladesh Hort. 22(1 & 2): 133-135

(b)Books/Monographs/Bulletins/leaflet

1. Overseas

Integrated Management Practices

M.F. Hossain

M. A. Hossain, M. I. Islam, M. Rafiuddin, M. F. Ahmad and R. Ali, 2008. Preliminary study on Integrated Management Practices for the control of young nuts and immature bud drop of coconut in Bangladesh. The Philippine Journal of Coconut Studies. 33(2): 64-69

Qualifications & Certifications

School-Garagonj under Jessore secondary school certificate board

University of the Philippines, Los Banos (UPLB), Philippines

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