Publication in International ISI Impact factor Journal


  • Roychowdhury, R., Das, S.P., Gupta, A., Parihar, P., Chandrasekhar, K., Sarker, U., Kumar, A., Ramrao, D.P., Sudhakar, C. Multi-omics pipelines and omics-integration approach to decipher plant’s abiotic stress tolerance responses. Genes 2023, 14, 1281. doi.10.3390/genes14061281
  • Mannan MA, Yasmin A, Sarker U, Bari N, Dola DB, Higuchi H, Ercisli S, Ali D, Alarifi S. 2023. Biostimulant red seaweed (Gracilaria tenuistipitata var. liui) extracts spray improves yield and drought tolerance in soybean. PeerJ 11: 15588. doi.10.7717/peerj.15588
  • Hossain, M.A.; Sarker, U.; Azam, M.G.; Kobir, M.S.; Roychowdhury, R.; Ercisli, S.; Ali, D.; Oba, S.; Golokhvast, K.S. Integrating BLUP, AMMI, and GGE Models to Explore GE Interactions for Adaptability and Stability of Winter Lentils (Lens culinaris Medik.). Plants 2023, 12, 2079. doi.10.3390/plants12112079
  • Azam, M.G.; Hossain, M.A.; Sarker, U.; Alam, A.K.M.M.; Nair, R.M.; Roychowdhury, R.; Ercisli, S.; Golokhvast, K.S. Genetic Analyses of Mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] Breeding Traits for Selecting Superior Genotype(s) Using Multivariate and Multi-Traits Indexing Approaches. Plants 2023, 12, 1984. doi.10.3390/plants12101984
  • Tarafder, S., Biswas, M., Sarker, U., Ercisli, S., Okcu, Z., Marc R. A., Golokhvast, K.S. (2023). Influence of foliar spray and post-harvest treatment on head yield, shelf-life, and physicochemical qualities of Broccoli. 10,  1057084. doi:10.3389/fnut.2023.1057084.
  • Sarker, U.; Hossain, M.N.; Oba, S.; Ercisli, S.; Marc, R.A.; Golokhvast, K.S. Salinity Stress Ameliorates Pigments, Minerals, Polyphenolic Profiles, and Antiradical Capacity in Lalshak. Antioxidants 2023, 12, 173. doi.10.3390/antiox12010173
  • Fatema, M.K.; Mamun, M.A.A.; Sarker, U.; Hossain, M.S.; Mia, M.A.B.; Roychowdhury, R.; Ercisli, S.; Marc, R.A.; Babalola, O.O.; Karim, M.A. Assessing Morpho-Physiological and Biochemical Markers of Soybean for Drought Tolerance Potential. Sustainability 2023, 15, 1427. doi.10.3390/su15021427



  • Azam, M.D.; Sarker, U.; Uddin, M.S. Screening maize (Zea mays L.) genotypes for phosphorus deficiency at the seedling stage. Turk. J. Agric.
    2022, 46(6), 3. doi.10.55730/1300-011X.3044
  • Sarker, U.; Ercisli, S. Salt Eustress Induction in Red Amaranth (Amaranthus gangeticus) Augments Nutritional, Phenolic Acids and Antiradical Potential of Leaves. Antioxidants 2022, 11, 2434. doi.10.3390/antiox11122434
  • Mamun, M.A.A.; Julekha; Sarker, U.; Mannan, M.A.; Rahman, M.M.; Karim, M.A.; Ercisli, S.; Marc, R.A.; Golokhvast, K.S. Application of Potassium after Waterlogging Improves Quality and Productivity of Soybean Seeds. Life 2022, 12, 1816. doi.10.3390/life12111816
  • Niaz, F.; Faheem, M.; Khattak, M.; Khawaja, I. A.; Ahn, M-J. Sarker, U.; Jamal, S. B.; Ullah, R.; Khalil, A.A.K. Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Activity of Juglone Derivatives against Enterococcus faecalis: An In Silico and In Vitro Approach. BioMed Res. Intl. 2022, 2022, ID 6197375.
  • Faysal, A.S.M.; Ali, L.; Azam, M.G.; Sarker, U.; Ercisli, S.; Golokhvast, K.S.; Marc, R.A. Genetic Variability, Character Association, and Path Coefficient Analysis in Transplant Aman Rice Genotypes. Plants 2022, 11, 2952. doi.10.3390/plants11212952
  • Hassan, J.; Jahan, F.; Rajib, M.M.R.; Sarker, U.; Miyajima, I.; Ozaki, Y.; Ercisli, S.; Golokhvast, K.S.; Marc, R.A. Color and physiochemical attributes of pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.) influenced by modified atmosphere packaging and postharvest treatment during storage. Front. Plant Sci. 2022, 13, 1016324. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1016324
  • Kulsum U., U. Sarker, Md. G. Rasul (2022). Genetic variability, heritability and
    interrelationship in salt-tolerant lines of T. Aman rice. Genetika, 54 (2), 761-776. doi.10.2298/GENSR2202761K
  • Dola DB, Mannan MA, Sarker U, Mamun MAA, Islam T, Ercisli S, Saleem MH, Ali B, Pop OL and Marc RA (2022) Nano-iron oxide accelerates growth, yield, and quality of Glycine max seed in water deficits. Front. Plant Sci. 13:992535. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.992535
  • Hasan, M.J.; Kulsum, M.U.; Sarker, U.; Matin, M.Q.I.; Shahin, N.H.; Kabir, M.S.; Ercisli, S.; Marc, R.A. Assessment of GGE, AMMI, Regression, and Its Deviation Model to Identify Stable Rice Hybrids in Bangladesh. Plants 2022, 11, 2336. doi.10.3390/plants11182336
  • Rahman, M.M.; Sarker, U.; Swapan, M.A.H.; Raihan, M.S.; Oba, S.; Alamri, S.; Siddiqui, M.H. Combining Ability Analysis and Marker-Based Prediction of Heterosis in Yield Reveal Prominent Heterotic Combinations from Diallel Population of Rice. Agronomy 2022, 12, 1797. doi.10.3390/agronomy12081797.
  • Azam, M.G.; Sarker, U.; Hossain, M.A.; Iqbal, M.S.; Islam, M.R.; Hossain, M.F.; Ercisli, S.; Kul, R.; Assouguem, A.; AL-Huqail, A.A.; R. H. Mohamed, H.; Peluso, I. Genetic Analysis in Grain Legumes [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] for Yield Improvement and Identifying Heterotic Hybrids. Plants 2022, 11, 1774. doi.10.3390/plants11131774
  • Hassan, J.; Rajib, M.M.R.; Sarker, U.; Akter, M.; Khan, M.N.; Khandaker, S.; Khalid, F.; Rahman, G.K.M.M.; Ercisli, S.; Muresan, C.C.; Marc, R.A. Optimizing textile dyeing wastewater for tomato irrigation through physiochemical, plant nutrient uses and pollution load index of irrigated soil. Sci Rep 2022, 12, 10088. doi.10.1038/s41598-022-11558-1
  • Sarker, U.; Iqbal, M.A.; Hossain, M.N.; Oba, S.; Ercisli, S.; Muresan, C.C.; Marc, R.A. Colorant Pigments, Nutrients, Bioactive Components, and Antiradical Potential of Danta Leaves (Amaranthus lividus). Antioxidants 2022, 11, 1206. doi.10.3390/antiox11061206
  • Prodhan, M.M.; Sarker, U.; Hoque, M.A.; Biswas, M.S.; Ercisli, S.; Assouguem, A.; Ullah, R.; Almutairi, M.H.; Mohamed, H.R.H.; Najda, A. Foliar Application of GA3 Stimulates Seed Production in Cauliflower. Agronomy 2022, 12, 1394.
  • Sarker, U.; Oba, S.; Alsanie, W. F.; Gaber, A. Characterization of Phytochemicals, Nutrients, and Antiradical Potential in Slim Amaranth. Antioxidants 2022, 11, 1089. doi.10.3390/antiox11061089
  • Sarker U.; Azam, M.G.; Talukder M.Z.A. Genetic Variation in Mineral
    Profiles, Yield Contributing Agronomic Traits, and Foliage Yield of Stem Amaranth. Genetika 2022, 54(1), 91-108. doi.10.2298/GENSR2201091S.
  • Sarker, U.; Rabbani, M.G.; Oba, S.; Eldehna, W.M.; Al-Rashood, S.T.; Mostafa, N.M.; Eldahshan, O.A. Phytonutrients, Colorant Pigments, Phytochemicals, and Antioxidant Potential of Orphan Leafy Amaranthus Species. Molecules 2022, 27, 2899. doi.10.3390/molecules27092899
  • Sarker, U., Lin, Y.P., Oba, S., Yoshioka, Y., Ken, H. (2022). Prospects and potentials of underutilized leafy Amaranths as vegetable use for health-promotion. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 182, 104-123. doi.10.1016/j.plaphy.2022.04.011
  • Azad, A.K.; Sarker, U.; Ercisli, S.; Assouguem, A.; Ullah, R.; Almeer, R.; Sayed, A.A.; Peluso, I. Evaluation of Combining Ability and Heterosis of Popular Restorer and Male Sterile Lines for the Development of Superior Rice Hybrids. Agronomy 2022, 12, 965. doi.10.3390/agronomy12040965
  • Sarker, U.; Oba, S.; Ercisli, S.; Assouguem, A.; Alotaibi, A.; Ullah, R. Bioactive Phytochemicals and Quenching Activity of Radicals in Selected Drought-Resistant Amaranthus tricolor Vegetable Amaranth. Antioxidants 2022, 11, 578. doi.10.3390/antiox11030578.
  • Hossain, M.N.; Sarker, U.; Raihan, M.S.; Al-Huqail, A.A.; Siddiqui, M.H.; Oba, S. Influence of Salinity Stress on Color Parameters, Leaf Pigmentation, Polyphenol and Flavonoid Contents, and Antioxidant Activity of Amaranthus lividus Leafy Vegetables. Molecules 2022, 27, 1821. doi.10.3390/molecules27061821


  • Sarker, U., Oba, S. Color attributes, betacyanin, and carotenoid profiles, bioactive components, and radical quenching capacity in selected Amaranthus gangeticus leafy vegetables. Sci. Rep. 11,11559 (2021). doi.10.1038/s41598-021-91157-8


  • Sarker, U., Oba, S. Nutraceuticals, phytochemicals, and radical quenching ability of selected drought-tolerant advance lines of vegetable amaranth. BMC Plant Biol 20, 564 (2020). (IF 4.381) (Springer Nature) (England).
  • Sarker U, Hossain MN, Iqbal MA and Oba S (2020) Bioactive Components and Radical Scavenging Activity in Selected Advance Lines of Salt-Tolerant Vegetable Amaranth. Front. Nutr. 7:587257. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2020.587257. (IF 4.36) (Switzerland)
  • Sarker, U., & Oba, S. Nutritional and bioactive constituents and scavenging capacity of radicals in Amaranthus hypochondriacus. Sci. Rep. 10, 19962 (2020). doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-71714-3. (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Sarker, U., & Oba, S. Phenolic profiles and antioxidant activities in selected drought-tolerant leafy vegetable amaranth. Sci Rep 10, 18287 (2020). (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Sarker, U. & Oba, S. Leaf pigmentation, its profiles and radical scavenging activity in selected Amaranthus tricolor leafy vegetables. Sci Rep 10, 18617 (2020). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-66376-0. (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Sarker, U., & Oba, S. Polyphenol and flavonoid profiles and radical scavenging activity in selected leafy vegetable Amaranthus gangeticus. BMC Plant Biol. 20, 499 (2020).  doi: 10.1186/s12870-020-02700-0. (IF 4.381) (Springer Nature) (England).
  • Sarker, U., Oba, S. (2020). The response of salinity stress-induced A. tricolor to growth, anatomy, physiology, non-enzymatic and enzymatic antioxidants. Front. Plant Sci. 11, 559876. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.559876. (IF 4.40) (Switzerland)
  • Sarker, U., Oba, S. & Daramy, M.A. Nutrients, minerals, antioxidant pigments and phytochemicals, and antioxidant capacity of the leaves of stem amaranth. Sci Rep 10, 3892 (2020). (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).  
  • Sarker, U., Oba, S. Nutrients, minerals, pigments, phytochemicals, and radical scavenging activity in Amaranthus blitum leafy vegetables. Sci Rep 10, 3868 (2020). (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  •  Sarker, U., Hossain, M.M., & Oba, S. Nutritional and antioxidant components and antioxidant capacity in green morph Amaranthus leafy vegetable. Sci Rep 10, 1336 (2020). (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Hasan MJ, Kulsum MU, Majumder RR, Sarker U. Genotypic variability for grain quality attributes in restorer lines of hybrid rice. Genetika 2020, 52: 973-989. (Serbia)
  • Hasan-Ud-Daula M. and U. Sarker (2020). Variability, heritability, character association, and path coefficient analysis in advanced breeding lines of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Genetika, 52(2), 711-726. (Serbia)
  • Rashad M. M. I. and U. Sarker (2020): Genetic variations in yield and yield contributing traits of green amaranth. Genetika, Vol 52(1), 393-407. (Serbia)



  • Sarker, U., and Oba, S. Nutraceuticals, antioxidant pigments, and phytochemicals in the leaves of Amaranthus spinosus and Amaranthus viridis weedy species. Scientific Reports, 9, 20413 (2019) (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Sarker, U., and Oba, S. Antioxidant constituents of three selected red and green color Amaranthus leafy vegetable. Scientific Reports, 9, 18233 (2019) (5 Y IF 4.50) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  •  Sarker U, and Oba S Protein, dietary fiber, minerals, antioxidant pigments and phytochemicals, and antioxidant activity in selected red morph Amaranthus leafy vegetable. PLOS ONE, 14, e0222517 (2019). (IF 2.77) (PLOS) (USA).
  •  Sarker, U. and Oba, S. Salinity stress enhances color parameters, bioactive leaf pigments, vitamins, polyphenols, flavonoids and antioxidant activity in selected Amaranthus leafy vegetables. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 99, 2275-2284, (2019). (IF 2.379) (John Wiley & Sons) (England).
  • Huda, M. N., Hasan, M., Abdullah, H. M. and Sarker, U. Spatial distribution and genetic diversity of wild date palm (Phoenix sylvestris) growing in coastal Bangladesh. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 15, 3 (2019). (IF 1.829) (Springer Heidelberg) (Germany).


  • Sarker, U., and S. Oba. Response of nutrients, minerals, antioxidant leaf pigments, vitamins, polyphenol, flavonoid and antioxidant activity in selected vegetable amaranth under four soil water content. Food Chemistry, 252, 72-83 (2018). (IF 6.30) (Elsevier) (England).
  • Sarker, U., and Oba, S. Catalase, superoxide dismutase and ascorbate-glutathione cycle enzymes confer drought tolerance of Amaranthus tricolor. Scientific Report, 8, e16496 (2018). (5 Y IF 4.60) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  •  Sarker, U., and Oba, S. Augmentation of leaf color parameters, pigments, vitamins, phenolic acids, flavonoids and antioxidant activity in selected Amaranthus tricolor under salinity stress. Scientific Reports, 8, e12349 (2018). (5 Y IF 4.60) (Nature publishing group) (England).
  • Sarker, U., and Oba, S. Drought stress enhances nutritional and bioactive compounds, phenolic acids and antioxidant capacity of Amaranthus leafy vegetable. BMC Plant Biology, 18), e258 (2018). (IF 4.381) (Springer Nature) (England).
  • Sarker, U. Islam, M. T. and Oba, S. Salinity stress accelerates nutrients, dietary fiber, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidant activity in Amaranthus tricolor leaves. PLOS ONE, 13, e0206388 (2018). (IF 2.77) (PLOS) (USA).
  • Sarker, U. and Oba, S. Drought stress effects on growth, ROS markers, compatible solutes, phenolics, flavonoids, and antioxidant activity in Amaranthus tricolor. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 186, 999-1016 (2018). (IF 1.795) (Springer Nature) (USA).
  •  Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. 2018. Antioxidant leaf pigments and variability in vegetable amaranth. Genetika, 50, 209-220 (2018). (IF 0.392) (Serbia).
  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Phenotypic divergence in vegetable amaranth for total antioxidant capacity, antioxidant profile, dietary fiber, nutritional and agronomic traits. Acta Agric. Scandinavica Section B- Soil and Plant Science, 68, 67-76 (2018). (IF 0.65) (Norway) (Taylorss and Francis).
  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Variability in total antioxidant capacity, antioxidant leaf pigments and foliage yield of vegetable amaranth. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 17, 1145-1153 (2018). (IF 1.04) (Elsevier) (China).
  • Chakrabarty T., U. Sarker, M. Hasan, and M. M. Rahman. Variability in mineral compositions, yield and yield contributing traits of stem amaranth (Amaranthus lividus). Genetika, 50, 995-1010 (2018). . (IF 0.392) (Serbia).


  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Genotypic diversity in vegetable amaranth for antioxidant, nutrient and agronomic traits. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 77, 173-176 (2017). (IF 0.409) (India).


  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Genetic variation and interrelationship among antioxidant, quality and agronomic traits in vegetable amaranth. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 40, 526-535 (2016). 10.3906/tar-1601-24 (IF 1.31) (Turkey).


  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Variability, heritability and genetic association in vegetable amaranth. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 13, 1-8 (2015). (IF 0.728) (Spain).
  •  Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, and S. Oba. Variability in composition of vitamins and mineral antioxidants in vegetable amaranth. Genetika, 47, 85-96 (2015). (IF 0.492) (Serbia)


  • Sarker, U., M. T. Islam, M. G. Rabbani, S. Oba. 2014. Genotypic variability for nutrient, antioxidant, yield and yield contributing traits in vegetable amaranth. J Food Agric. Environ 12(3&4): 168-174 (IF 0.54) (Finland).
  • Ganapati, R. K., M. G. Rasul, M. A. K. Mian, and U. Sarker. 2014. Genetic variability and character association of T-Aman rice (Oryza sativa L.). Intl. J. plant Biol and Res. 2(2): 1-4.
  • Ali, M. A., U. Sarker, M. A. K. Mian, M. A. Islam, Fatema-Tuj-Johora. 2014. Estimation of genetic divergence in boro rice (Oryza sativa L.). Intl. J. BioRes. 16(1): 28-36.


  • Kulsum, M.U., U. Sarker, M. A.  Karim and M. A. K. Mian. 2012. Additive main effects and multiplicative interation (AMMI) analysis for yield of hybrid rice in Bangladesh. Tropical Agric. and Development. 6 (2): 53-61(Japan)


  • Talukder, M. Z. A., U. Sarker, A. B. M. M. M. Khan, M. Moniruzzaman and M. M. Zaman. 2011. Geneticvariability and correlation coefficient of coconut (Cocos naciferaL.) in Barisal region.Intl. J. BioRes. 11(1): 15-21


  • Sarker, U. and N. Ferdous. 2002. Genotype x seedling age interaction in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Pakistan J. Biol. Sci. 5 (3): 275-277 (Pakistan).
  • Sarker, U., P. S. Biswas, B. Prasad and M. A. K. Mian. 2002. Heterosis and genetic analysis in rice hybrids. Pakistan J. Biol. Sci. 5 (1): 1-5 (Pakistan).