Long Term Research Planning Workshop 2023-2026

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Gazipur 1706, Bangladesh

Date: 15 October 2023; Venue: Old Auditorium


Inaugural Session

Chief Guest : Prof. Dr. Md. Giashuddin Miah, Vice Chancellor, BSMRAU
Special Guest : Prof. Tofayel Ahamed, Treasurer, BSMRAU
Chairman : Prof. Dr. Md. Abiar Rahman, Director (Research), BSMRAU


09:00-09:30 am Registration & Arrival of Guests
09:30-09:35 am Recitation from the Holy Quran
09:35-09:40 am Welcome address by Associate Director (Project Research)
09:40-09:45 am Speech by the Special Guest
09:45-08:50 am Speech by the Chief Guest
09:50-09:55 am Speech by the Chairman
09:55-10:10 am Refreshment

Technical Session

Sl# Title of the project Presenter
Crop Improvement, Crop Management, Plant Protection & Climate Change and Environment
Session-1 (10:20 – 11:40): Chair: Prof. Dr. Abdul Mannan Akanda, Former Vice Chancellor, BSMRAU
1 Evaluation of Different Nano-particles to Mitigate Salinity Stress in Soybean Prof. Dr. M. A. Mannan, AGR
2 Pesticide Residue Reduction in Fresh Cut Salad Vegetables Using Biorational Pest Management for Safe Consumption Prof. Dr. Habibur Rahman, ENT


3 Development of Sustainable Management Program Against Invasive Rugose Spiraling Whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin on Coconut Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Asst. Prof., ENT
4 Rapid detection Techniques of Adulteration of Honey Corresponding to Associated Bees and Nectarine Sources Prof. Dr. Md. Mamunur Rahman, ENT
5 Development of Sustainable Arthropod Pest Management Technologies of Soybean Dr. Md. Shamim Hossain, Assoc. Prof., ENT
6 Development of Hybrid Variety of Bunchy Type Ridge Gourd (Luffa acutangula) (Phase II) Prof. Dr. A. K. M. Aminul Islam, GPB
7 Development of High Yielding Quality Standard Gynodioecious Papaya Varieties Prof. Dr. Nasrin Akter Ivy, GPB
8 Development of Nutrient-rich Drought Tolerant Yard Long Bean Genotypes Prof. Dr. Mohammad Mehfuz Hasan Saikat, GPB
Session-2 (11:45 – 12:35): Chair: Dr. Debasish Sarker, Director General, BARI
9 Evaluation and Multiplication of Collected Water Lily Germplasm Prof. Dr. Md. Azizul Hoque, HRT
10 Domestication of Indigenous Underutilized Vegetables as a Future Smart Food Crop in Bangladesh Prof. Dr. Jahidul Hassan, HRT
11 Characterization and Management of a Newly Identified Web Blight Disease of Country Bean (Lablab purpureus) in Bangladesh Prof.  Dr. Md. Motaher Hossain, PLP
12 Marker-based Selection for the Development of Durable Blast Resistant Wheat Variety using Rmg8 and RmgGR119 Introgressed Advanced Wheat Lines Prof. Dr. Md. Tofazzal Islam, IBGE
13 Safe Fruits and Vegetables Production through Circular Agriculture Following Agroforestry Practices Prof. Dr. Md. Abiar Rahman, AFE
Rapporteur: Professor Dr. Md. Mahidul Islam Masum, Dept. of Plant Pathology
Animal Production & Health Care
Session-3 (12:40 – 13:10): Dr. Nathu Ram Sarker, Senior Specialist, KGF
14 Conservation and Improvement of Indigenous Naked Neck Chicken of Bangladesh Prof. Dr. Md. Aminul Islam, DPS
15 Assessment of Prevalence, Risk Factors and Antimicrobial Resistance and Residue Patterns in Bovine Mastitis Sample in Selected Areas of Bangladesh Dr. Md. Sodrul Islam, Assoc. Prof., PHP
16 Synchronization of Estrus in Cat: Measurement of Conception Rate, Fetal Growth at Different Stages of Gestation and Outcome of Cesarean Section Prof. Dr. Md. Ataur Rahman, SRA
Rapporteur: Dr. M. Nazmul Hoque, Associate Professor, Dept. of Gynecology, Obstetrics & Reproductive Health
Prayer and Lunch
Socio Economic and Rural Development and Agro-Processing
Session-4 (14:10 – 14:50)  Chair: Dr. Jiban Krishna Biswas, Executive Director, KGF
17 Haor Women’s Access to Agricultural Technology Prof. Dr. Farhana Yeasmin, AER
18 Dynamics of Food Security and Income-Expenditure-Saving Behavior of Ethnic Minorities in Naogaon District of Bangladesh: Assessment and Intervention Prof. Dr. Md. Safiul Islam Afrad, AER
19 Small-scale Aquaculture and its Impact on Household Nutritional Status in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh Dr. Debasish Chandra Acharjee, Assoc. Prof., AGB
20 Enhancing Livelihoods in Waterlogged Areas in Bangladesh through Floating Agriculture Practices: A value Chain Analysis Dr. Mst. Tania Parvin, Asst. Prof., AGB
21 Development of Sustainable Energy for Agricultural Farm from Kitchen Waste and Underutilized Agro-product Prof. Dr. Md. Ahiduzzaman, AGP
Rapporteur: Professor Dr. Md. Abdus Salam, Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Fish Improvement and Hatchery Management
Session-5 (15:00 – 16:30): Chair: Dr. Md. Khalilur Rahman, Senior Specialist (Fisheries), KGF
22 Point of Care Detection and Sustainable Management of Streptococcosis Disease in Tilapia through Application of Biotechnological Approaches Prof. Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, IBGE
23 Evaluation of Some Plant Ingredients as Alternative Protein Sources for Gulsha (Mystus cavasius) and Effectiveness of Phytase for Enhanced Nutrient Utilization Dr. Umme Kaniz Fatema, Asst. Prof., AQC
24 Bioconversion of Soybean Meal using Selected Enzyme Producing Beneficial Bacteria: a Practical Approach for Developing Low-cost and Functional Aquafeed Prof Dr. S M Rafiquzzaman, FBE
25 Exploring the Potential Areas with Suitable Environmental Conditions for Unfed Mariculture in the Southeast Coast of Bangladesh Dr. Dinesh Chandra Shaha, Assoc.  Prof., FMG
26 Assessment of Potentially Toxic Elemental and Bacterial Content in Seaweed with an Emphasis on their Effects on Fish Dr. Md. Nurunnabi Mondal, Assoc. Prof., FMG
27 Effects of Jackfruit Supplementation on the Growth, Feed Utilization, Hematological Indices, Non-specific Immunity and Disease Resistance of the Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii Dr. Mst. Rubia Banu, Assoc. Prof., FMG
28 Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Bacteria from Diseased Tilapia in Gazipur District, their Antibiogram Profiling and Control Measures Dr. Tasmina Akter, Assoc. Prof., FMG
29 Modulation of Induced Breeding of Endangered Spiny Eel Mastacembelus armatus on the Basis of Endocrine Hormonal Signature and Egg Maturation Dr. Mohammad Lutfar Rahman, Assoc. Prof., GFB
30 Development of Indigenous Probiotics from the Riverine Catfish (Sperata aor) for Investigating the Growth, Hematology, Immune Response and Reproductive Biology of Pangasius hypophthalmus Dr. Mohammad Abdus Salam, Assoc. Prof., GFB
Rapporteur: Dr. Md. Shakhawate Hossain, Associate Professor, Dept. of Fisheries Biology and Aquatic Environment
Concluding Remarks (16:30 – 16:40)


(Dr. Ziban Chandra Das)

Associate Director (Research)