Dr. Akbar  Hossain

Dr. Akbar Hossain

Senior Scientist
Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Ecology from Astrakhan State University, Russia

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Physiology
62%
Crop Management
90%
Weed Management
75%
Climate Change
55%

Selected Publications

  1. YASSIN, M., 2019. Comparative performance of two bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes under salinity stress. Appl. Ecol. Environ. Res., 17: 5029-5041.
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  2. Sorour, S.G., 2019. Yield of wheat is increased through improving the chemical properties, nutrient availability and water productivity of salt affected soils in the north delta of Egypt. Appl. Ecol. Environ. Res., 10.15666/aeer/1704_82918306.
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  3. Sabagh, A.E., 2019. Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) production under drought and heat stress-adverse effects, mechanisms and mitigation: a review. Appl. Ecol. Environ. Res., 10.15666/aeer/1704_83078332.
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  4. Sabagh, A.E., , A. Hossain, M.S. Islam and C. Barutu00e7ular et al., 2019. Sustainable soybean production and abiotic stress management in saline environments: a critical review. Aust. J. Crop Sci., 13: 228-236.
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  5. Sabagh, A.E., , A. Hossain, C. Barutu00e7ular and M.S. Islam et al., 2019. Drought and salinity stress management for higher and sustainable canola (Brassica napus L.) production: a critical review. Australian J. Crop Sci., 13: 88-97.
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  6. SABAGH, A.E., A. HOSSAIN, C. BARUTu00c7ULAR, O. GORMUS and Z. AHMAD et al., 2019. Effects of drought stress on the quality of major oilseed crops: implications and possible mitigation strategies-a review. Appl. Ecol. Environ. Res., 17: 4019-4043.
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  7. Mottaleb, K.A., P.K. Singh, X. He, A. Hossain, G. Kruseman and O. Erenstein, 2019. Alternative use of wheat land to implement a potential wheat holiday as wheat blast control: in search of feasible crops in Bangladesh. Land Use Policy, 82: 1-12.
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  8. Molla, M.S.H., S. Nakasathien, M.A. Ali, A.S.M.M.R. Khan and M.R. Alam et al., 2019. Influence of nitrogen application on dry biomass allocation and translocation in two maize varieties under short pre-anthesis and prolonged bracketing flowering periods of drought. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci., 65: 928-944.
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  9. KIZILGEu00c7u0130, F., M. Yu0131ldu0131ru0131m and A. Hossain, 2019. Evaluation of physiology, yield and quality traits of Australian bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes grown under the ecological condition of diyarbakir, Turkey. Int. J. Agric., Environ. Food Sci., 10.31015/jaefs.2019.1.8.
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  10. Jahan, M.A.H.S., A. Hossain, J.A.T. Da Silva, A.Y.M.A.N. El Sabagh, M. Rashid and C. Barut├žular, 2019. Effect of naphthaleneacetic acid on root and plant growth and yield of ten irrigated wheat genotypes. Pak. J. Bot., 5: 451-459.
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  11. Jahan, M.A.H.S., A. Hossain, J. Timsina, M.A.R. Sarkar and M. Salim et al., 2019. Productivity, nutrient balance, and economics of monsoon rice under different nutrient management practices in two agro-ecological zones of Bangladesh. Open Agric., 4: 24-40.
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  12. Islam, S., M.K. Gathala, T.P. Tiwari, J. Timsina and A.M. Laing et al., 2019. Conservation agriculture based sustainable intensification: increasing yields and water productivity for smallholders of the eastern Gangetic plains. Field Crops Res., 238: 1-17.
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  13. Islam, M.Z., F. Begum, M.A.A. Khan, M. Amiruzzaman and A. Hossain, 2019. Evaluation of yield stability of seven barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genotypes in multiple environments using GGE biplot and AMMI model. Open Agric., 4: 284-293.
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  14. Bhatt, R. and A. Hossain, 2019. Concept and consequence of evapotranspiration for sustainable crop production in the era of climate change. Adv. Evapotranspiration Methods Appl., 10.5772/intechopen.83707.
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  15. Barma, N.C.D., A. Hossain, M.A. Hakim, K.A. Mottaleb, M.A. Alam, M.M.A. Reza and M.M. Rohman, 2019. Progress and challenges of wheat production in the era of climate change: a Bangladesh perspective. In: Wheat Production in Changing Environments. Hasanuzzaman, M., K. Nahar and M. Hossain, Springer Singapore Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-13-6883-7, pp: 615-679.
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  16. Akdeniz, H., 2019. Evaluation of herbage yield and nutritive value of eight forage crop species. Appl. Ecol. Environ. Res., 10.15666/aeer/1703_55715581.
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  17. Timsina, J., J. Wolf, N. Guilpart, L.G.J. van Bussel and P. Grassini et al., 2018. Can Bangladesh produce enough cereals to meet future demand. Agric. Syst., 163: 36-44.
  18. Sabagh, A.E., , A. Hossain, M.S. Islam and C. Barutcular et al., 2018. Role of osmoprotectants and soil amendments for sustainable soybean (Glycine max L.) production under drought condition: a review. J. Exp. Biol. Agric. Sci., 6: 32-41.
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  19. Sabagh, A.E., , A. Hossain, C. Barutu00e7ular and A.A. Khaled et al., 2018. Sustainable maize (Zea mays L.) production under drought stress by understanding its adverse effect, survival mechanism and drought tolerance indices. J. Exp. Biol. Agric. Sci., 6: 282-295.
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  20. Sabagh, A.E., , A. Hossain, C. Barutu00e7ular and A.A. Khaled et al., 2018. Sustainable maize (Zea mays L.) production under drought stress by understanding its adverse effect, survival mechanism and drought tolerance indices. J. Exp. Biol. Agric. Sci., 6: 282-295.
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  21. Murad, K.F.I., A. Hossain, O.A. Fakir, S.K. Biswas, K.K. Sarker, R.P. Rannu and J. Timsina, 2018. Conjunctive use of saline and fresh water increases the productivity of maize in saline coastal region of Bangladesh. Agric. Water Manag., 204: 262-270.
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  22. Kizilgeci, F., 2018. Evaluation of Turkish maize landraces through observing their yield and agro-morphological traits for genetic improvement of new maize cultivars. Acta Fytotechnica Zootechnica, 21: 31-43.
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  23. Jahan, M.A.H.S., A. Hossain, J. Timsina and J.A.T. da Silva, 2018. Evaluation of tolerance of six irrigated spring wheat (Triticum aestivum l.) genotypes to heat stress using stress tolerance indices and correlation analysis. Int. J. Agric. Res., 13: 39-52.
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  24. Hossain, A., M. Farhad, M.A.H.S. Jahan, M.G. Mahboob, J. Timsina and J.A.T. da Silva, 2018. Biplot yield analysis of heat-tolerant spring wheat genotypes (Triticum aestivum L.) in multiple growing environments. Open Agric., 3: 404-413.
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  25. Bazzaz, M.M., A. Hossain, J. Timsina, J.A.T. da Silva and M. Nuruzzaman, 2018. Growth, yield attributes and yield of irrigated spring wheat as influenced by sowing depth. Open Agric., 3: 72-83.
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  26. Bazzaz, M.M., A. Hossain, J.Timsina, J.A. Teixeira da Silva and M. Nuruzzaman, 2018. Growth, yield attributes and yield of irrigated spring wheat as influenced by sowing depth. Open Agric., 3: 72-83.
  27. Hossain, A., M.R. Islam, K.A.M.M. Rahman, M.H. Rashid and A. Anwari, 2017. Comparative performance of three wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties under heat stress. Int. J. Natural Soc. Sci., 4: 26-42.
  28. EL Sabagh, A., A. Hossain, M.S. Islam, C. Barutcular and D. Ratnasekera et al., 2017. Role of osmoprotectants and soil amendments in sustainable soybean production under drought stress: A review. J. Exp. Biol. Agric. Sci., 6: 32-41.
  29. Ahmed, B., A. Hossain, T. Halder, M. Sultana and D. Tamang et al., 2017. Mechanism underlying the uptake of Na+, K+ and Cl- under salinity stress: A review. Int. J. Applied Res., 3: 33-37.
  30. Jahan, M.A.H.S., A. Hossain, M.A.R. Sarker, J.A.T. da Silva and M.N.S. Ferdousi, 2016. Productivity impacts and nutrient balances of an intensive potato-mungbean-rice crop rotation in multiple environments of Bangladesh. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ., 231: 79-97.
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  31. Hossain, M.S., A. Hossain, M.A.R. Sarkar, M. Jahiruddin, J.A.T. da Silva and M.I. Hossain, 2016. Productivity and soil fertility of the rice-wheat system in the high Ganges river floodplain of Bangladesh is influenced by the inclusion of legumes and manure. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ., 218: 40-52.
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  32. Akhter, M.M., A. Hossain, J. Timsina, J.A.T. da Silva and M.S. Islam, 2016. Chlorophyll meter-a decision-making tool for nitrogen application in wheat under light soils. Int. J. Plant Prod., 10: 289-302.
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  33. Sarker, M.A.Z., A. Hossain and J.A.T. da Silva, 2015. Timing of first irrigation and split application of nitrogen for improved grain yield of wheat in old Himalayan piedmont plain of Bangladesh. Br. J. Applied Sci. Technol., 6: 497-507.
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  34. Hossain, A., J.A.T. da Silva and M. Bodruzzaman, 2015. Rate and application methods of potassium in light soil for irrigated spring wheat. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 37: 635-642.
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  35. Sarker, M.A.Z., M.A. Alam, A. Hossain and M.A. Mannaf, 2014. Agro-economic performance of crop diversification in rice based cropping systems of Northwest Bangladesh. Agric. For. Fisher., 3: 264-270.
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  36. Sarker, K.K., D.K. Roy, A. Hossain and M.M. Islam, 2014. Effect of different levels of fertilizer and irrigation on the yield of wheat under raised bed system. Agric. For. Fisher., 3: 23-27.
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  37. Lozovskaya, M.V., A. Hossain, A.M. Likhter, A.V. Velikorodov and M.I. Pirogovsky, 2014. Study the Nectars chemical composition of flowers apple, cherry and pumpkin. Thai J. Agric. Sci., 46: 75-84.
  38. Golovachev, M.V., M.V. Lozovskaya, A. Hossain and V. Andrey, 2014. Study the fossils of Saiga in Southern-lower Volga of Astrakhan, Russia. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 36: 27-35.
  39. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M. Saifuzzaman, J.A.T. da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya and M.M. Akhter, 2013. Evaluation of growth, yield, relative performance and heat susceptibility of eight wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes grown under heat stress. Int. J. Plant Prod., 7: 615-636.
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  40. Hossain, A. and J.A.T. da Silva, 2013. Wheat and rice, the epicenter of food security in Bangladesh. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol., 35: 261-274.
  41. Hossain, A. and J.A. Teixeira da Silva, 2013. Wheat production in Bangladesh: Its future in the light of global warming. AoB Plants, Vol. 5. 10.1093/aobpla/pls042.
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  42. Trofimova, T.A., A. Hossain and J.A.T. da Silva, 2012. The ability of medical halophytes to phytoremediate soil contaminated by salt and heavy metals in lower Volga, Russia. Asian Aust. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 6: 108-114.
  43. Hossain, A., M.V. Lozovskaya, V.P. Zvolinsky and J.A.T. da Silva, 2012. Effect of soil and climatic conditions on yield-related components performance of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties in the northern Bangladesh. Nat. Sci.: J. Fundam. Applied Res., 2: 77-86.
  44. Hossain, A., M.V. Lozovskaya, V.P. Zvolinsky and J.A.T. da Silva, 2012. Effect of soil and climatic conditions on phenology of spring wheat varieties in the northern Bangladesh. Nat. Sci.: J. Fundam. Applied Res., 2: 86-93.
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  45. Hossain, A., M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. Effect of phosphate fertilizers on the yield of spring wheat under acid soil of northern Bangladesh. Nat. Sci.: J. Fundam. Applied Res., 3: 128-135.
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  46. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M. Saifuzzaman, J.A.T. da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. Evaluation of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under heat stress: Yield and heat susceptibility index. J. Stress Physiol. Biochem., 8: 77-94.
  47. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M. Saifuzzaman, J.A.T. da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. Evaluation of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under heat stress: Phenology and growth. J. Stress Physiol. Biochem., 8: 57-76.
  48. Hossain, A., J.A.T. da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. The effect of high temperature stress on the phenology, growth and yield of five wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties. Asian Aust. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 6: 14-23.
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  49. Hossain, A., J.A.T. da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. High temperature combined with drought affect rainfed spring wheat and barley in South-Eastern Russia: I. Phenology and growth. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 19: 473-487.
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  50. Hossain, A., J.A. Teixeira da Silva, M.V. Lozovskaya, V.P. Zvolinsky and V.I. Mukhortov, 2012. High temperature combined with drought affect rainfed spring wheat and barley in south-eastern Russia: Yield, relative performance and heat susceptibility index. J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci., 4: 184-196.
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  51. Hossain, A. and J.A. Teixeira da Silva, 2012. Phenology, growth and yield of three wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties as affected by high temperature stress. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 4: 97-109.
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  52. Hossain, A, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2012. Effect of agro-climatic factors on grain yield of spring wheat varieties in the northern Bangladesh. Nat. Sci.: J. Fundam. Applied Res., 3: 121-127.
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  53. Hakim, M.A., A. Hossain, J.A.T. da Silva, V.P. Zvolinsky and M.M. Khan, 2012. Yield, protein and starch content of 20 wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes exposed to high temperature under late sowing conditions. J. Scient. Res., 4: 477-489.
  54. Ameen, T.E., A. Hossain and J.A.T. da Silva, 2012. Genetic analysis and selection for bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield and agronomic traits under drought conditions. Int. J. Plant Breed., 27: 61-68.
  55. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M.A. Hakim, M.V. Lozovskaya and V.P. Zvolinsky, 2011. Effect of temperature on yield and some agronomist characters of spring wheat. Int. J. Agric. Res. Innov. Technol., 1: 9-15.
  56. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M.A. Hakim, M.T. Islam and M.E. Ali, 2011. Effect of Lime, magnesium and Boron on wheat (Trticum aestivum L.) and their residual effect on mungbean (Vignarediata L.). Int. J. Agric. Res. Innov. Technol., 1: 44-54.
  57. Hossain, A., S.M.R. Karim, M.A.Z. Sarker, M.A.I. Sarker and M.A.S. Chowdhury, 2010. Survey and documentation of weed flora in the farm of wheat research center, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Weed Sci., 1: 97-102.
  58. Hossain, A., M.A.S. Chowdhury, T. Jahan, M.A.I. Sarker and M.M. Akhter, 2010. Competitive ability of wheat cultivars against weeds. Bangladesh J. Weed Sci., 1: 65-72.
  59. Hossain, A., M.A.S. Chowdhury, P.K. Malaker, M.S.N. Mandal and M.A.Z. Sarker, 2010. Efficacy and economics of herbicides against narrow and broad-leaved weeds of wheat. Bangladesh J. Weed Sci., 1: 73-81.
  60. Roy, H., A. Hossain, S.M.R. Karim, M.A.I. Sarker and M.A. Alam, 2009. Effect of grass-legume weed mixture on the plant growth, dry matter accumulation and competitive ability of grass species. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 93-96.
  61. Rahman, M.M., A. Hossain, M.A. Hakim, M.R. Kabir and M.M.R. Shah, 2009. Performance of wheat genotypes under optimum and late sowing condition. Int. J. Sustain. Crop Prod., 4: 34-39.
  62. Mandal, M.S.N., M.G. Rabbani, T. Jahan, M.R. Kabir and A. Hossain, 2009. Role of corn size and growth regulators (GA3 and Ethrel) on growth and flowering of gladiolus cv. friendship. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 101-104.
  63. Mandal, M.S.N., M.G. Rabbani, M.M. Islam and A. Hossain, 2009. Study on propagules production in gladiolus as influenced by corm sizes and growth regulators (GA3 and Ethrel). Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 9-12.
  64. Kabir, M.R., R. Begum, M.S.N. Mandal, A. Hossain and M.A. Alam, 2009. Effect of biotic and abiotic factors on the quality of triticale seed. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 13-16.
  65. Kabir, M.R., A. Hossain, M.M. Rahman, M.A. Hakim and M.A.Z. Sarker, 2009. Stability analysis of wheat for grain yield affected by different environment. Bangladesh Res. Publication J., 3: 833-840.
  66. Kabir, M.J., M.E. Baksh, M.M. Islam, A. Hossain and M.A. Alam, 2009. Ex-ante impact of research on newly developed wheat varieties Bijoy and Prodip. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 97-100.
  67. Jahan, T., M.A. Siddique, M.S.N. Mandal, M.M. Rahmanand A. Hossain, 2009. Effect of irrigation on growth and yield of three tomato varieties at late sown condition. Int. J. Bio-Res., 7: 60-64.
  68. Hossain, A.,M.A.S. Chowdhury, M.T. Islam, P.K. Malaker and S.M. Iqbal, 2009. Plant diversity of the horticultural farm of Bangladesh agricultural university. Bangladesh J. Agric. Res., 34: 189-204.
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  69. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, S. Mowlick, M.R. Kabir and M.M. Bazzaz, 2009. Effect of herbicides on weed control in wheat. Int. J. Bio-Res., 6: 1-6.
  70. Hossain, A., M.A.Z. Sarker, M. Saifuzzaman, M.M. Akhter and M.S.N. Mandal, 2009. Effect of sowing dates on yield of wheat varieties and lines developed since 1998. J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 5-8.
  71. Hossain, A., M. Boduzzaman, M.R. Kabir, M.A.I. Sarker and M.Z. Islam, 2009. Long term fertilizer residual effects on weed flora of wheat in rice-wheat crop rotation. Bangladesh Res. Publication J., 3: 861-872.
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  72. Baksh, M.E., M.J. Kabir, M.M. Islam, M.S.N. Mandal and A. Hossain, 2009. Social-economic study on sustainability of wheat production in northern region of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 7: 105-108.
  73. Akhter, M.M., M.A.Z. Sarker, A. Hossain, M.A.I. Sarker and M.B. Banu, 2009. Effect of rate and application time of nitrogen on growth and yield of wheat. Bangladesh Res. Publication J., 3: 886-896.
  74. Sarker, K.K., S.K. Biswas, P.K. Malaker and A. Hossain, 2008. Performance of some water distribution systems for wheat production. Bangladesh J. Agric. Eng., 19: 39-46.
  75. Kabir, M.R., A.M. Farooque, M.A. Hakim, A. Hossain and R. Begum, 2008. Effect of irrigation and duration of mother bulb vernalization of the growth, yield and quality of onion seed. J. Sci. Technol., 6: 136-141.
  76. Islam, M.T., A. Hossain and M.R. Azim, 2008. Effect of weeding regime on yield and yield components of maize. Int. J. Bio-Res., 4: 67-74.
  77. Islam, M.M., D.B. Pandit, M. Hassanuzzaman, A. Hossain and M. Farhad, 2008. Participatory variety selection for selecting and disseminating farmers-preferred wheat variety. Int. J. Bio-Res., 4: 13-19.
  78. Hossain, A., M.T. Islam, M.M. Islam and K.K. Sarker, 2008. Growth of maize under different weeding regimes. Int. J. Bio-Res., 4: 82-85.
  79. Hossain, A., M.T. Islam, M.A.S. Chowdhury, M.A.Z. Sarker and P.K. Malaker, 2008. Effect of variety and weeding regime on weed vegetation in maize. J. Patuakhali Sci. Techonol. Univ., 1: 25-30.
  80. Hossain, A., K.K. Sarker, M.M. Islam, M.M. Bazzaz and M.M. Akhter, 2008. Rice allelopathic effects on barnyard grass as influenced by different levels of nitrogen under field condition. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 6: 453-456.
  81. Bazzaz, M.M., Z.I. Sarker, M.A. Hakim, A. Hossain and K. Mustarin, 2008. Study the effect of cutting on forage and grain production of dual-purpose triticale. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 6: 449-452.
  82. Bazzaz, M.M., Q.A. Khaliq, M. MoynulHaque, A.J.M. Sirajul Karim and A. Hossain, 2008. Effect of nitrogen and boron on growth dynamics, dry matter production and yield of wheat. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. Technol., 6: 377-380.
  83. Azim, M.R., A. Hossain, H.R. Pramanik, M.H. Waliullah and M. Afroz, 2007. Effect of different organic manures on growth and development of sesame. Int. J. Bio-Res., 3: 52-57.
  84. Iqbal, S.M., M.H. Reja, M.M. Islam, M.M. Islam and A. Hossain, 2006. Effect of GA3 and NNA on sex expression and fruiting behaviour of Litchi (Litchi chinensis) cv. Bombai. Bangladesh J. Seed Sci. Technol., 10: 19-23.
  85. Hossain, A., M.T. Islam, A.A. Mamun and S.M.R. Karim, 2006. Effect of nitrogen on the allelopathic influence of rice (Woo co) in controlling Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) under pot culture. Bangladesh J. Seed Sci. Technol., 10: 57-62.