Dr. Nathu  Ram Sarker
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Dr. Nathu Ram Sarker

Research Director
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Bangladesh


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Haryana, India

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Biography

Dr. Nathu Ram Sarker, Principal Scientist, working in a National Institute of Livestock Research, namely Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute since 1991. Before joining this Institute, Dr. Sarker was served as lecturer under the PDept. of Animal Husbandry, Hajee Danesh Agriculture College, Dinajpur presently turned as University from 1988-1991. Since, joining this Research Institute, Dr. Sarker published more than 100 Scientific articles in the national international journals and com-pleted more 50 research project as principal investigator and more 35 project as co-investigator. Dr. Sarker also associated with many national and internationals donor agency such as JICA, CYMMIT, DANIDA, USAID, USAID, FAO and at present CCAC, and Global Research Aliance on Livestock and NZAGRC etc. Dr. Sarker now is working as a Editor, Bangladesh Journal Livestock Research ans he also serving as Reviewer in several national and international Journals.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Ruminant Nutrition
62%
Feed Processing
90%
Quality Control
75%
Climate Change
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
0
Articles
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Abstracts
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Selected Publications

  1. xliii. Huque, K.S. Bashar, M.K., Sarker, N.R. Sultana, N., Roy, B.K. Ahmed, and Makkar, H.R.S. 2017. Annual biomass production, chemical composition and In-sacco degradability of different cultivars of Moringa oleifera. Int. J. Environ. Agri. Biotech., 2: 864-873.
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  2. Sarker, M.S.K.S., M.M. Rana, H. Khatun, S. Faruque, N.R. Sarker, F. Sharmin and M.N. Islam, 2017. Moringa leaf meal as natural feed additives on the growth performance and meat quality of commercial broiler chicken. Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. 3: 240-244.
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  3. Sarker, M.S.K., M.M. Rana, S. Sultana, N. Hossain, N.R. Sarker and T.N. Nahar, 2017. Effect of dietary probiotics as antibiotic alternative on growth performance, organ development and meat quality in broiler chicken. Asian J. Med. Biol. Res., 3: 233-239.
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  4. Rahman, S.M.R., Sarker, N.R., M.R. Amin, M. Kamruzzaman and M.R. Haque, 2017. Identification of naturally available forage species and their feeding ettect on dairy cows in different climatic vulnerable areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 46: 150-158.
  5. Rahman, S.M., S.K. Fouzder and N.R. Sarker, 2017. Nomadic herded duck production as a livelihood tool in some selected areas of Bangladesh: A case Study. I0SR J. Agri. Vet. Sci. 10: 16-20.
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  6. Islam, M.S., N.R. Sarker, M.Y. Ali, M.R. Habib, M.M. Billah, M.A.H. Miah, M.H. Kabir and M. Shajahan, 2017. Comparative study on fodder and rice production with the emphasis of economic profitability. Int. J. Nat. Soc. Sci., 4: 1-5.
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  7. Islam, M.S., N.R. Sarker, M.A. Habib, M.Y. Ali and T. Yeasmin, 2017. Effect of different soil types on growth and production of Napier-4 at the Regional Station of BLRI. Asian J. of Med. Bio. Res., 3: 182-185.
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  8. Huda, N., K.S. Huque, B.K. Roy and N.R. Sarker, 2017. Seasonal weather impacts on biomass production of Moringa oleifera at different fertilizer doses. Int. J. Health Anim. Sci. food safety., 4: 12-23.
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  9. Bashar, M.K., K.S. Huque, N.R. Sarker, N. Sultana and H.P.S. Makkar, 2017. Study of different harvesting height on annual biomass yield, chemical composition and In sacco dry matter degradability of Moringa fodder. Int. J. Agri. Inn. Res., 6: 50-56.
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  10. Alam, M.K., N.R. Sarker, K.M. Nasiruddin and A.M. Shohel, 2017. Salinity stress on morphological and nutritional quality of napier cultivars under hydroponic condition. Bangladesh J. anim. Sci., 46: 102-108.
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  11. xIslam, M.S., N.R. Sarker, M.O. Rahman, M.A. Habib, K.T. Islam and J.S. Khanum, 2016. Study on the comparative economic analysis of fodder production with rice at Milk Pocket areas of Bangladesh. Int. J. Agric. Innovations Res., 4: 1174-1177.
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  12. Kamal, M.T., M.A. Hashem, N.R. Sarker, R. Jahan, M.M. Hossain, 2016. Effects of organic manure on production performance and nutritive values of different Napier cultivars. J. Bangladesh Soc. Ahric. Sci. Technol., 13: 1-4.
  13. Amin, R., N.R. Sarker, M.Y. Ali, M.A. Hashem and M. Khatun, 2016. Study on cutting intervals on biomass yield, nutritive value and their oxalate content of different high yielding napier (P. purpureum) cultivars. Asian-Austral. J. Biosci. Biotechnol., 1: 100-107.
  14. Siddique, M.A.B., N.R. Sarker, M.A. Hamid, M.N. Amin and M. Sultana, 2015. Growth performance, feed conversion ratio, and economics of production of native and crossbred (Local x Holstein Friesian) bulls for fattening under different improved feeding. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 5: 770-780.
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  15. Sarker, N.R., M.K. Basher, S.M.J. Hossain, M.K. Alam and K.S. Huque, 2015. Study on feeding effect of different levels of protein and energy on production performance of pregnant mother and neo-natal calves. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 5: 81-89.
  16. Rashid, M.M., K.S. Huque, M.A. Hoque, N.R. Sarker and A.K.F.H. Bhuiyan, 2015. Effect of concentrate to roughage ratio on cost effective growth performance of Brahman crossbred calves. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 5: 286-295.
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  17. Rashid, M.A., K.S. Huque, M.A. Hoque, N.R. Sarker and A.K. Bhuiyan, 2015. Effect of levels of concentrate on carcass characteristics, meat traits and by-products in crossbred Brahman cattle. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 3: 542-549.
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  18. Rashid, M.A., K.S. Huque, M.A. Hoque, N.R. Sarker and A.K. Bhuiyan, 2015. Effect of concentrate to roughage ratio on cost effective growth performance of Brahman crossbred calves. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 5: 266-295.
  19. Huque, K.S. and N.R. Sarker, 2014. Feeds and feeding of livestock in Bangladesh: performance, constraints and options forward. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 43: 1-10.
  20. Sarker, N.R., M. Asaduzzaman, K.S. Huque, M.T. Rahman, N. Islam, M.E. Haque and S.R. Waadington, 2013. Feeding effect of triticale fodder as replacement of straw on production performance of dairy cows. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 3: 72-82.
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  21. Sarker, N.R., K.S. Huque, H. Islam and N.G. Das, 2012. Effect of feeding Ca-salts of fatty acids on fatty acids composition in milk. Bangladesh J. Lives. Res., 19: 10-17.
  22. Sarker, N.R., K.S. Huque and M. Asaduzzaman, 2012. Study on feeding effect of dietary protein sources on blood or milk urea nitrogen in native cows. Banglades J. Lives. Res., 19: 76-83.
  23. Sarker, N.R. and K.S. Huque, 2012. The fodder PGR and their use in both fodder and non-fodder food and feed groups. In: Plant Genetic Resources of Bangladesh. Bhuiyan M.S.R. and A.K.M. Amin ul Islam, (Ed.). Plant Breeding and Genetics Society of Bangladesh & Bangladesh Academy of Agriculture. Bangladesh, pp: 212-234.
  24. Sarker, M, S.K. Islam, M.A. Huque, N.R. Sarker, M.M. Hossain and A.A. Bhuiyan, 2012. Effect of genotype and lactation on milk urea nitrogen, blood urea nitrogen and milk composition of dairy cows. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 19: 68-75.
  25. Roy, B.K, N.R. Sarker, M.K. Alam and K.S. Huque, 2012. Growth performance of calves fed whole milk and shoti, wheat and soybean based milk replacers. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 19: 32-40.
  26. Roy, B.K, N.R. Sarker, M.K. Alam and K.S. Huque, 2012. Existing production and marketing system of fodder under Meherpur district as livelihood activity. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 19: 24-31.
  27. Hossain, S.H.J., A.K.F.H. Bhuiyan, K.S. Huque, M. Akterruzzaman, N.R. Sarker and N. Sultana, 2012. A socio-economic study on red chittagong cattle (RCC) in selected upazilas of Chittagong district. Bangladesh. J. Livestock. Res., 19: 106-116.
  28. Baset, M.A., K.S. Huque, N.R. Sarker, M.M. Hossain and M.N. Islam, 2012. Effect of season, genotype and lactation on milk yield and composition of local and crossbred dairy cows reared under different feed base region. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 19: 46-59.
  29. Sayeed, M.A., N.R. Sarker, S.M.A. Rahman and S.M.J. Hossain, 2011. Economic analysis of cattle fattening: a case study of masimpur juba unnayan samity. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 18: 35-43.
  30. Sarker, N.R., M. Asaduzzaman, K.S. Huque, M.T. Rahman, E. Haque and R. Waadington, 2011. Production performance of lactating cows feeding triticale green fodder and triticale hay. Bangladesh J. Lives. Res., 18: 20-25.
  31. Roy, A., N.R. Sarker, K.S. Huque and B.K. Roy, 2011. Effect of feeding shoti based milk replacer to calves under on-farm and on-station conditions. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 18: 26-34.
  32. Mahbub, A.S.M., M.A. Baqui and N.R. Sarker, 2011. Replacement of maize by different levels of triticale on performances and meat yield characteristics of broiler chicken. Int. J. Nat. Sci., 1: 25-30.
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  33. Hossain, S.H.J., A.K.F.H. Bhuiyan, K.S. Huque, N.R. Sarker, N. Sultana and M.K. Alam, 2011. Productive and reproductive potential of red chittagong cattle (RCC) under in-situ and ex-situ conditions. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 18: 7-13.
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  34. Beg, M.A.H., M.A. Baqui, N.R. Sarker and M.M. Hossain, 2011. Effect of stocking density and feeding regime on performance of broiler chicken in summer season. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 10: 365-375.
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  35. Sayeed, M.A., S.M.A. Rahman, J. Alam, N.R. Sarker and J. Begum, 2010. A profitability study on fodder cultivation and competing crops in selected areas of Bangladesh. Econ. Affairs, 55: 1-14.
  36. Roy, B.K., S. Ahmed, N.R. Sarker, A. Roy and Y. Singh, 2010. The effect of feeding different roughages in pelleted diets on growth performance of Black Bengal goats. Indian Vet. J., 87: 905-907.
  37. Roy, B.K., S. Ahmed, N.R. Sarker and A. Roy, 2010. Effect of feeding different levels of green maize on intake, digestibility and growth in Black Bengal goats fed urea molasses straw based diet. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 17: 45-52.
  38. Huque, K.S., M.Z. Rahman, N.R. Sarker and N. Sultana, 2010. Study on harvesting compensatory growth for fattening native growing bulls. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 17: 6-11.
  39. Baset, M.A., K.S. Huque, N.R. Sarker and M.M. Hossain, 2010. Digital weighing of farm animals and calculation of nutritional requirements. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 17: 60-64.
  40. Mahbub, A.S.M., M.A. Baqui and N.R. Sarker, 2009. Effect of replacement of wheat by different levels of triticale on meat and carcass characteristics of broiler chicken. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 16: 54-63.
  41. Mahbub, A.S.M., M.A. Baqui and N.R. Sarker, 2009. Effect of replacement of wheat by different levels of triticale on meat and carcass characteristics of broiler chicken. Bang. J. Livs. Res., 16: 54-63.
  42. Huque, K.S., N.R. Sarker, M. Aasaduzzaman, M.T. Rahman, N. Islam, M.E. Haque and S.R. Waadington, 2009. Effect of feeding untreated and urea molasses triticale and rice straw on the production performance of lactating cows. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 16: 1-9.
  43. Bostami, A.B.M.R., R.I. Khan, M.M. Rahman, A. Mondal, N.R. Sarker and M.R. Hasan, 2009. Study on the effect of ensiling with or without urea on physical quality, chemical composition and in-vitro digestibility of maize stover. J. Agrofor. Environ., 3: 167-171.
  44. Sarker, N.R., M. Asaduzzaman, K.S. Huque, E. Haque and S.R. Waddington, 2008. Effect of feeding triticale silage on milk yield, quality and digestibility of nutrients by Pabna cows under stall fed condition. Bangladesh J. Lives. Res., 15: 47-52.
  45. Haque, M.E., S.R. Waadington, Z.I. Sarker, N.R. Sarker and M. Akteruzzaman, 2008. Production and promotion of triticale as a high quality fodder and feed in smallholder dairy farmers of Bangladesh. Progress. Agric., 19: 217-228.
  46. Bostami, A.B.M.R., R.I. Khan, M.R. Amin, N.R. Sarker, S. Pervage and K. Hasan, 2008. Effect of addition of molasses and period of preservation on physical and nutritional properties of maize stover silage. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 37: 42-51.
  47. Faruque, S., N.R. Sarker, M.N. Islam and M.S.K. Sarker, 2007. Performance of native chickens under intensive system. J. Bangladesh Agric. Univ., 5: 283-288.
  48. Faruque, S., N.R. Sarker, A.A. Bhuyan, S.A. Azmal and M.R. Islam, 2007. Effects of quality protein maize in the diet of layer. Bangladesh Veterinarian, 24: 56-64.
  49. Azmal, S.A., S. Faruque, A.A. Bhuyan and N.R. Sarker, 2007. Effect of different maize based diets on the production performance and carcass characteristics of broiler. J. Bangladesh Agric. Univ., 5: 303-312.
  50. Azmal, S.A., A.A. Bhuiyan, S. Faruque and N.R. Sarker, 2007. Effect of triticale based diet on the production performance and carcass characteristics of broiler. J. Bangladesh Agric. Univ., 5: 295-301.
  51. Ali, M., N.R. Sarker, M.R. Islam and M.L. Ali, 2007. Effect of feeding processed rice straw to lactating cows. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 14: 121-135.
  52. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Sayeed, N.R. Sarker and M.S. Islam, 2006. Impact of improved poultry management system on socio-economic condition of broiler farmers. J. Bangladesh Agric. Univ., .
  53. Nahar, N., M.N. Islam, N.R. Sarker and M. Salah Uddin, 2006. Production performance of BLRI developed crossbred layer genotypes under on-farm condition. J. Bangladesh Agric. Univ., 4: 117-121.
  54. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Syeed and N.R. Sarker, 2005. Small scale commercial broiler farming: A means of improving socio-economic status and livelihood of the rural poor. Bangladesh. J. Rural Dev., 32: 17-30.
  55. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Syeed and N.R. Sarker, 2005. Small scale commercial broiler farming: A means of improving socio-economic status and livelihood of the rural poor Bangladesh. J. Rural Dev., 32: 17-30.
  56. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Sayeed, N.R. Sarker, S. Islam, M.A. Rashid and J. Alam, 2005. An economic study on commercial broiler farming in different agro-ecological zones of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 12: 33-39.
  57. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Sayeed, N.R. Sarker, M.A. Rashid M.S. Ahmed and J. Alam, 2005. Socio-economic impact of commercial layer packages developed and introduced by poultry management technique improvement project. Banglades J. Livestock Res., 12: 9-20.
  58. Rahman, S.M.A., M.A. Sayeed, N.R. Sarker and M.S. Islam, 2004. Economics of commercial layer farming in different agro-ecological zones of Bangladesh. Bangladesh. J. Anim. Sci., 33: 79-92.
  59. Islam, M.R., C.K. Saha, N.R. Sarker, M.A. Jalil and M. Hasanuzzaman, 2003. Effect of variety on proportion of botanical fractions and nutritive value of different napier grass (Pennisetum purpueum) and relationship between botanical fractions and nutritive value. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 16: 837-842.
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  60. Ali, M, N.R. Sarker, M.R. Islam and M. Ali, 2002. Effect of legume forage (vigna mungo ) supplementation with rice straw based diet on production performance of lactating cows. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., .
  61. Rahman, M., 1998. Effect of supplementary feeding on production performance of RIR, Fayoumi and their crossbred chicken in rural Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 1: 184-193.
  62. Rahman, M., M.M. Islam, M. Giasudin and N.R. Sarker, 1995. Study on the production performance of local ducks under scavenging condition in the haor areas. J. Prog. Agric., 6: 105-110.
  63. Jalil, M.A., N.R. Sarker, D.C. Paul and A.A. Khan, 1995. Status of existing husbandry practices of daily cattle at Manikgonj. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 24: 71-80.
  64. Islam, M.M., M. Giasuddin, N.R. Sarker and L. Yasmin, 1995. Feeding pattern of cattle in Bangladeshi Milkshed area. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 24: 153-160.
  65. Islam, M., N.R. Sarker, M.M. Islam and L. Yasmin, 1995. Feed and fodder availability in the Pabna Milk Shed area, Bangladesh. Asian-Austral. J. Anim. Sci., 8: 301-306.
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  66. Islam, M., N.R. Sarker and M.M. Islam, 1995. Effect of feeding legume forage with straw supplementation on milk production at Pabna milk shed area. Asian-Austral. J. Anim. Sci., 8: 107-111.
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  67. Hossain, K.B., N.R. Sarker, M. Sadullah, M.A.H. Beg and T.M. Khan, 1995. Effect of feeding straw supplementing with urea molasses block on the performance of sheep. Asian-Austral. J. Anim. Sci., 8: 287-293.
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  68. Islam, M.M., N. Ahmed, M.G. Uddin, E.H. Khan and N.R. Sarker, 1994. Production of live weight of cattle by fitted regression lines. Bangladesh J. Anim. Sci., 23: 127-132.
  69. Islam, M.M., L. Yasmin, M. Guasuddin, E.H. Khan and N.R. Sarker, 1993. Agronomic performance and feasibility of growing barseem (Trifilium alexzandrinum) and Oat (Avena sativa) as forage crops at Baghabari FSR site. Bangladesh J. Livestock Res., 1: 70-75.
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  70. Giasuddin, M., M.M. Haq, N.R. Sarker and M.L. Rahaman, 1993. Seasonal incidence of ixodid ticks grown in pasture of Bangladesh. Asian-Austral. J. Anim. Sci., 7: 197-200.
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  71. Paul, D.C. and N.R. Sarker, 1992. Quail production: A new approach in Bangladesh. Asian Livestock. 17: 55-57.
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