Dr. Farzana Ashrafi Neela

Dr. Farzana Ashrafi Neela

Associate Professor
University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Highest Degree
PostDoc. in Microbiology from Ibaraki University, Japan

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
Plant Mycology
Microbial Ecology
Molecular Biology

Selected Publications

  1. Neela, F.A., M.N.A. Banu, M.A. Rahman, M.H. Rahman and M.F. Alam, 2014. Occurrence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in pond water associated with integrated Poultry-fish farming in Bangladesh. Sains Malaysiana, .
  2. Neela, F.A., I.A. Sonia and S. Shamsi, 2014. Antifungal activity of selected medicinal plant extract on Fusarium oxysporum schlecht the causal agent of fusarium wilt disease in tomato. Am. J. Plant Sci., 5: 2665-2671.
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  3. Haque, M.S., U.K. Roy, F.A. Neela, M.M. Islam and M.F. Kabir, 2014. Urea induced urease activity is coupled to the synthesis of primary monoamine: A possible mechanism of enhancing fertilization of mango flower. J. Agric. Technol., 10: 1537-1552.
  4. Ghosh, L. and F.A. Neela, 2014. The occurrence of leaf blight disease of some high yield mulberry varieties caused by Phyllosticta sp. in Bangladesh. Plant Environ. Dev., 3: 5-8.
  5. Neela, F.A., M.A. Rahman, M.N.A. Banu, M.H. Rahman, H. Ohta and M.F. Alam, 2012. Occurrence of two antibiotic resistant bacteria in aquatic environment associated with shrimp farming in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Bot., 41: 197-200.
  6. Ghosh, L., F.A. Neela, M.F. Mahal, M.J. Khatun and M.R. Ali, 2012. Effect of various factors on the development of leaf spot disease in Mulberry. J. Environ. Sci. Nat. Resour., 5: 205-209.
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  7. Ghose, L., F.A. Neela, T.C. Chakravorty, M.R. Ali and M.S. Alam, 2010. Incidence of leaf blight disease of mulberry plant and assessment of changes in amino acids and photosynthetic pigments of infected leaf. Plant Pathol. J., 95: 140-143.
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  8. Akter, A., F.A. Neela, M.S.I. Khan, M.S. Islam and M.F. Alam, 2010. Screening of ethanol, petroleum ether and chloroform extracts of medicinal plants, Lawsonia inermis L. and Mimosa pudica L. for antibacterial activity. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 72: 388-392.
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  9. Neela, F.A., L. Nonaka, M.H. Rahman and S. Suzuki, 2009. Transfer of the chromosomally encoded tetracycline resistance gene tet(M) from marine bacteria to Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 25: 1095-1101.
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  10. Khan, M.S.I., F.A. Neela, A. Aktar, M.M. Rahman and M.F. Alam, 2009. Antibacterial activity of Achyranthes aspera L.-an in vitro study. J. Environ. Sci. Nat. Res., 2: 45-48.
  11. Neela, F.A., 2008. A comparative evaluation of Etest and agar dilution methods for tetracycline sensitivity testing of environmental Vibrio spp. J. Environ. Sci. Nat. Resour., 1: 1-4.
  12. Begum, M.F.B., A. Sarker, M.M. Rahman, F.A. Neela and M.F. Alam, 2008. Screening of potentiality of Trichoderma spp. for bioconversion of cellulosic wastes. J. Environ. Sci. Nat. Resour., 1: 93-100.
  13. Neela, F.A., L. Nonaka and S. Suzuki, 2007. The diversity of multi-drug resistance profiles in tetracycline-resistant Vibrio species isolated from coastal sediments and seawater. J. Microbiol., 45: 64-68.
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  14. Neela, F.A., 2007. Prevalence and etiology of dermatomycoses in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. J. Life Earth Sci., 2: 75-78.
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  15. Habiba, K., R. Afza, M.I. Hossain, M.A. Hossian, A.R. Khan, M.H. Rahman and F.A. Neela, 2007. Load of Aeromonas Salmonisida in swamp water and its effect on Tilapia (Orechormis mossambicus). J. Bio-Sci., 15: 165-168.
  16. Hossain, M.I., N.F. Ashrafi, M.A. Hussain and M.H. Rahman, 2006. Distribution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Swamps and it`s infection to Oreochromis niloticus. J. Bio-Sci., 14: 77-81.
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  17. Ghose, L., N.F. Ashrafi, M.S. Alam and M.K. Pasha, 2003. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of certain chemicals against Beauveria bassiana-pathogen of white muscardine disease of Silkworm, Bombyx mori L. Univ. J. Zool., 22: 27-32.
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  18. Neela, F.A. and M.S. Alam, 2000. A survey on tinea disease in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Univ. J. Zool., 19: 73-77.