Dr. Abul Kalam Mohammad Aminul Islam

Dr. Abul Kalam Mohammad Aminul Islam

Professor
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh


Highest Degree
PostDoc. in Plant Breeding and Genetics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

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Biography

Prof. Dr. A. K. M. Aminul Islam received both of his bachelor and Master’s degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University. After that he joined as Lecturer of Genetics and Plant Breeding at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh and became Professor in the same department of the university. He is currently serving as Director (Research) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh. Dr. Islam has obtained his Ph D degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The dissertation title of Dr. Islam was “Improvement of Biodiesel Production through Genetic Studies of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.)”. Dr. Islam is the author of 85 articles published in nationally and internationally reputed journals, 9 book chapters and 3 books. He is a member of editorial board and referee of several national and international journals. He is also serving as the General Secretary of Plant Breeding and Genetics Society of Bangladesh, Seminar and research Secretary of JICA Alumni Association of Bangladesh and member of several professional societies. Prof. Islam acted as Principal Breeder in the releasing system of BU Hybrid Lau 1, BU Lau 1, BU Capsicum 1, BU Lalshak 1, BU Baromashi Seem 1, BU Sheem 1, BU Sheem 2, BU Sheem 3 and BU Sheem 4. Supervising the research of MS and Ph D students’ in areas Plant Breeding & Seed Technologies. Conducting research on development of hybrid vegetables, hybrid Brassica napus using CMS system, renewable energy research with Jatropha curcas.

Area of Interest:

Agricultural Sciences
100%
Genetics
62%
Plant Breeding
90%
Agriculture
75%
Bioenergy
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rony, M.B.U., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul and M.Zakaria, 2019. Genetic analysis of yield and related characters of lablab bean. J. Nepal Agric. Res. Counc., 5: 1-21.
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  2. Nadhira, N.A, A.K.M.A. Islam, N. Anuar, and Z. Yaakub, 2019. Genetic improvement and challenges for cultivation of microalgae for biodiesel: A review. Min. Rev. Org. Chem., 16: 277-289.
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  3. Jamini, T.S., A.K.M.A. Islam, M. Mohi-ud-Din and M.M.H. Saikat, 2019. Phytochemical composition of calyx extract of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) genotypes. J. Food Technol. Food Chem., 2: 1-6.
  4. Islam, A.K.M.A., 2019. Jatropha curcas: Green gold for the tropics. Adv. Plant. Agric. Res., Vol. 9. 10.15406/apar.2019.09.00443.
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  5. Islam, A.K.M.A. and S. Sarkar, 2019. Climate induced heat stress: A big constraint of wheat production in the subtropics. EC Agric., Vol. 5. .
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  6. Chakrabarty, S., A.K.M. A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and T. Ahamed, 2019. Combining ability and heterosis for yield and related traits in chili (Capsicum annuum L.). Open Agric. J., 13: 34-43.
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  7. Akter, T., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, S. Kundu, Khalequzzaman and J.U. Ahmed, 2019. Evaluation of yield and yield related traits to determine earliness in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). J. Cotton Res. Dev., 33: 11-25.
  8. Akter, T., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, S. Kundu, Khalequzzaman and J.U. Ahmed, 2019. Evaluation of genetic diversity in short duration cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). J. Cotton Res., 2: 1-6.
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  9. Mohsin, G.M., M.A.U. Doullah, M. Hasanuzzaman, M.S. Rahman, B.K. Biswas and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2017. Combining ability analysis in pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch Ex Poir). Contemp. Res. India, 7: 176-181.
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  10. Matin, M.Q.I., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian, N.A. Ivy and J.U. Ahmed, 2017. Study of genetic diversity in maize (Zea mays L.) Inbreds. Plant, 5: 31-35.
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  11. Chakrabarty, S., A.K.M.M. Islam and A.K.M. Aminul Islam, 2017. Nutritional benefits and pharmaceutical potentialities of chili: A review. Fundam. Applied Agric., 2: 227-232.
  12. Chakrabarty, S. and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2017. Selection criteria for improving yield in chili (Capsicum annuum). Adv. Agric., Vol. 2017. 10.1155/2017/5437870.
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  13. Rana, M.S., M.G. Rasu, A.K.M.A. Islam and M.M. Hossain, 2016. Diallel analysis of quality and yield contributing traits of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch. ex Poir.). Agriculturists, 14: 15-32.
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  14. Matin, M.Q.I., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian, N.A. Ivy and J.U. Ahmed, 2016. Combining ability and heterosis in maize (Zea mays L.). Am. J. BioSci., 4: 84-90.
  15. Khan, A.R., M. Akter, A.K.M.A. Islam and M.M. Hoque, 2016. Effect of different storage conditions on deterioration of seed quality of amaranth. J. Agric. Sci., 1: 27-33.
  16. Islam, A.K.M.A., T.S. Jamini, A.K.M.M. Islam and S. Yeasmin, 2016. Roselle: A functional food with high nutritional and medicinal values. Fundam. Applied Agric., 1: 44-49.
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  17. Islam, A.K.M., N. Anuar, Z. Yaakob and M. Osman, 2016. Genetic diversity among candidate plus plants (CPPs) in Jatropha (Jatropha curcas). Pak. J. Agric. Sci., 53: 585-592.
  18. Moniruzzaman, M., P. Akhtar, Z. Yaakob, A.K.M.A. Islam, 2015. Potential Uses of Jatropha curcas. In: Jatropha curcas: Biology, Cultivation and Potential Uses, Medina, G. (Ed.)., NOVA Science, USA., pp: 45-96.
  19. Islam, A.K.M.A., A.K.M.M. Islam, N. Anis N.N. Anuar and Z. Yaakob, 2015. Propagation of Jatropha curcas through Seeds, Vegetative Cuttings and Tissue Culture. In: Jatropha Curcas: Biology, Cultivation and Potential Uses. Medina, G. (Ed.). NOVA Science publisher, USA, pp: 131-158.
  20. Islam, A.K.M. S.R.P. Aminul, N. Primandari, Z. Anuar, M. Yaakob and M. Osman, 2015. Preparation of biodiesel from jatropha hybrid seed oil through two-step transesterification. Energy Sources, Part A Recovery Util. Environ. Eff., 37: 1550-1559.
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  21. Islam, A., N. Anuar, Z. Yaakob and J.A. Ghani, 2015. Germination behaviour of 6 × 6 diallel hybrids of an energy crop Jatropha curcas L. Sains Malaysiana, 44: 1275-1281.
  22. Aminul Islam, A.K.M., N. Anuar, Z. Yaakob, J.A. Ghani and M. Osman, 2015. Diallel analysis for seed yield and related traits in an energy crop Jatropha curcas. Sains Malaysiana, 44: 979-986.
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  23. Siddika, A., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2014. Genetic diversity in advanced generation of vegetable pea (Pisum sativum L.). Bangladesh J. Plant. Breed. Genet., 27: 9-16.
  24. Omalsaad, A.K., M.A. Islam, M.A. Jahan and M. Osman, 2014. Genetic relationship between roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) and kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) accessions through optimization of PCR based RAPD method. Emirates J. Food Agric., 26: 247-258.
  25. Islam, A.A.K.M., Z. Yaakob, A.J. Ghani and N. Anuar, 2014. Jatropha curcas L: A future energy crop with enormous potential. In: Biomass and Bioenergy: Processing, Properties and Applications. Hakeem, K., M. Jawaid and U. Rashid, (Ed.). Springer, Switzerland, pp: 31-61.
  26. Fatema, N.A., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Hossain, 2014. Genetic variability in snakegourd (Tricosanthescucurminata). Int. J. Agric. Technol., 10: 355-366.
  27. Ahiduzzaman, M., A.K.M.A. Islam, Z. Yaakob, J.A. Ghani and N. Anuar, 2014. Agricultural residues from crop harvesting and processing: A renewable source of bio-energy. In: Biomass and Bioenergy: Processing, Properties and Applications. Hakeem, K., M. Jawaid and U. Rashid, (Ed.). Springer, Switzerland, pp: 323-337.
  28. Siddika, A., A.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and J. Ahmed, 2013. Genetic variability in advanced generations of vegetables pea (Pisum sativum L.). Int. J. Plant Breed., 4: 27-31.
  29. Islam, A.K.M.A., S.R.P. Primandari, Z. Yaakob, N. Anuar and M. Osman, 2013. The properties of Jatropha curcas seed oil from seven different countries. Energy Sour. Part A Recovery Utiliz. Environ. Effects, 35: 1698-1703.
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  30. Islam, A.K.M., N. Anuar, Z. Yaakob, J.A. Ghani and M. Osman, 2013. Combining ability for germination traits in Jatropha curcas L. Sci. World J., 2013: 1-6.
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  31. Begum, F., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Hossain, 2013. Morphogenetic diversity in Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.). Emirates J. Food Agric., 25: 45-51.
  32. Akter, S., M.G. Rasul, A.A. Islam and M.M. Rahman, 2013. Genetic variability, correlation and path coefficient analysis of yield and quality traits in pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch ex Poir.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 26: 25-33.
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  33. Yeasmin, S., A.K.M.M. Islam and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2012. Nitrogen fractionation and its mineralization inpaddy soils: A review. J. Agric. Technol., 8: 775-793.
  34. Rashid, M.H., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian, T. Hossain and M.E. Kabir, 2012. Multivariate analysis in onion (Allium cepa). Bangladesh J. Agric. Res., 37: 573-582.
  35. Omalsaad, M.O. and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2012. Characterization of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) and kenaf (Hibiscus canabinus L.) accessions from different origin based onmorpho-agronomic traits. Int. J. Plant Breed., 6: 1-6.
  36. Jahan, T.A., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Haque, 2012. Heterosis of qualitative and quantitative characters in sweet gourd (Cucurbita moschata Duch. ex Poir). Afr. J. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev., 12: 6186-6199.
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  37. Islam, A.K.M.A., Z. Yaakob, N. Anuar, S.R.P. Primandari and M. Osman, 2012. Physiochemical properties of Jatropha curcas seed oil from different origins and Candidate Plus Plants (CPPs). J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 89: 293-300.
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  38. Saha, S.C., S. Yeasmin, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul and M.A.K. Mian, 2011. Performance of source nursary of pollen parent and CMS lines of Brassica napus L. J. Agric. Sci., 3: 114-122.
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  39. Islam, A.K.M.A., Z. Yaakob and N. Anuar, 2011. Jatropha: A multipurpose plant with considerable potential for the tropics. Sci. Res. Essay, 6: 2597-2605.
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  40. Islam, A.K.M.A., S.C. Saha, M.G. Rasul and M.A.K. Mian, 2011. Genetic variabilityand characters association in rape seed (Brassica napus L.). Ann. Bangladesh Agric., 15: 91-100.
  41. Islam, A.K.M.A., S. Misoo and T. Ishii, 2011. Selection of flower buds and carbon source for anther culture in melon (Cucumis Melo). IUP J. Gene. Evolut., 4: 28-34.
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  42. Islam, A.K.M.A., N. Anuar, Z. Yaakob and M. Osman, 2011. Heterosis for seed yield and its components in Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.). Int. J. Plant Breed., 5: 74-79.
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  43. Islam, A.K.M.A., M. Sultana, S. Yeasmin and A.K.M.M. Islam, 2011. Screening of local and exotic onion (Allium cepa L.) cultivars for seed production potentiality. Poljoprivreda, 17: 52-57.
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  44. Ahsan, F.N., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Hossain, 2011. Preliminary studies on heterosis in snakegourd (Triconsanthes cucumerina). Vegetable Crops Res. Bull., 74: 25-38.
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  45. Sultana, J., N. Sultana, M.N.A. Siddique, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.M. Hossain, T. Hossain, 2010. In vitro bulb production in Hippeastrum (Hippeastrum hybridum). J. Central Eur. Agric., 11: 469-474.
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  46. Islam, A.K.M.A., N. Anuar and Z. Yaakob and M. Osman, 2010. Propagation potentials of genotypes and different physiological ages of stem cuttings in Jatropha curcas L. J. Agric. Sci., 2: 75-82.
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  47. Islam, A.K.M.A., N. Anuar and Z. Yaakob and M. Osman, 2010. Improving plant growth and yield of jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) through apical bud pinching. Int. J. Fruit Sci., 10: 281-293.
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  48. Ghosh, K.P., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Hossain, 2010. Variability and character association in F2 segregating population of different commercial hybrids of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 14: 91-95.
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  49. Ghosh, K.P., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and M.M. Hossain, 2010. Genetic diversity in F2 segregating population of different commercial hybrids of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). IUP J. Genet. Evol., 3: 15-23.
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  50. Alam, M.S., N. Sultana, S. Ahmad, M.M. Hossain and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2010. Performance of heat tolerant tomato hybrid lines under hot, humid conditions. Bangladesh J. Agric. Res., 35: 367-373.
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  51. Saha, S.C., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2009. Identification of male sterility maintainer lines in Brassica napus L. J. Genet. Breed., 61: 77-84.
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  52. Rashid, M.H., A.K. M.A. Islam, M.M. Ali, M.M.H. Khurram and M.A. Muktadir, 2009. Genetic variability, correlation and path coefficient analysis in onion (Allium cepa). Bangladesh J. Agric., 34: 1-7.
  53. Islam, A.K.M.A., N. Anuar and Z. Yaakob, 2009. Effect of genotypes and pre-sowing treatments on seed germination behavior of Jatropha. Asian J. Plant Sci., 8: 433-439.
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  54. Raihan, M.S., A.K.M.A. Islam and R.N. Chowdhury, 2008. Causation and association analysis among plant traits in stem amaranth. J. Sci. Found., 6: 73-77.
  55. Podder, R., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2008. Genetic analysis of yield and yield components in snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina L.). IUP J. Genet. Evol., 1: 21-27.
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  56. Podder, R., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2008. Combining ability analysis of yield and yield components in snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 22: 23-25.
  57. Islam, K.M., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, N. Sultana and M.A.K. Mian, 2008. Genetic variability and character association in ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.). Ann. Bangladesh Agric., 12: 69-76.
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  58. Islam, A.K.M.A., R.N. Chowdhury and M.S. Raihan, 2008. Genetic diversity in onion (Allium cepa L.) genotypes for seed yield and its component characters. J. Sci. Found., 6: 73-77.
  59. Debnath, N.R., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2008. Genetic diversity in buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum). Ann. Bangladesh Agric., 12: 1-10.
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  60. Debnath, N.R., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2008. Correlation and path analysis in buckwheat. Bangladesh J. Agril. Res., 33: 251-259.
  61. Chowdhury, R.N., A.K.M.A. Islam and M.S. Raihan, 2008. Variability and character association for seed yield and its components in onion (Allium cepa L.). Eco-friendly Agril. J., 3: 144-147.
  62. Sultana, M., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2007. Estimation of correlation and path coefficients of seed yield contributing traits in onion (Allium cepa L.). Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 19: 133-139.
  63. Sattar, M.A., N. Sultana, M.M. Hossain, M.H. Rashid and A.K.M.A. Islam, 2007. Genetic variability, correlation and path analysis in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 20: 33-38.
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  64. Chowdhury, R.N., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and J.U. Ahmed, 2007. Effect of plant growth regulators for induction of parthenocarpic fruit in kakrol (Momordica dioica Roxb.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 20: 17-22.
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  65. Afroze, F., M.G. Rasul, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2007. Genetic divergence in ash gourd (Benincasa hispida Thunb.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 20: 19-24.
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  66. Abdullah, S., N. Sultana, S.R. Saha, A.K.M.A. Islam and M.M. Hossain, 2007. Morphological variation in thirteen sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 19: 95-100.
  67. Roy, S.K., M.A. Karim, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.N. Bari, M.A.K. Mian and H. Tetshushi, 2006. Relationship between yield and its component characters of bush bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). South Pacific Stud., 27: 13-23.
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  68. Kabir, M.Y., N. Sultana, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.M. Rahman and M.A.K. Mian, 2006. Genetic analysis for agronomic characters in lablab bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet). Bangladesh J. Pl. Breed. Genet., 19: 31-36.
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  69. Islam, A.K.M.A., M.M.A. Jahan and M.A. Newaz, 2006. Diallel analysis for gene action in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 19: 07-14.
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  70. Islam, A.K.M.A., M.A. Newaz, M.M.A. Jahan and M.A. Islam, 2006. Stability analysis of seed yield in dry bean genotypes following different models. Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 19: 07-14.
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  71. Hasan, M.N., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2006. Inheritance of yield related traits in french bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 18: 125-130.
  72. Hasan Mitu, M.K., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul and M.A.K. Mian, 2006. Genetic analysis of yield related characters in pea (Pisum sativum L.). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci., 32: 111-120.
  73. Abdullah, S., N. Sultana, S.R. Saha, A.K.M.A. Islam and M. Hossain, 2006. Genetic variability and path coefficient analysis in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 19: 29-34.
  74. Sultana, Z., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.K. Hasan Mitu and M.A.K. Mian, 2005. Genetic variability and character association in garden pea genotypes. Bangladesh J. Agric. Res., 30: 385-394.
  75. Sultana, Z., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.G. Rasul, N. Sultana and M.A.K. Mian, 2005. Genetic diversity in vegetable podded pea (Pisum sativum L.). Bangladesh J. Genet. Plant Breed., 18: 7-12.
  76. Rahaman, M.M., A.K.M.A. Islam and S.I. Hossain, 2005. Genetic variability, correlation and path analysis in amaranth (Amaranthus Tricolor L). Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 17: 129-134.
  77. Kabir, M.Y., N. Sultana, A.K.M.A. Islam, M.M. Rahman and M.A.K. Mian, 2005. Combining ability and heterosis in lablab bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 18: 39-45.
  78. Islam, A.K.M.A., M.M.A. Jahan and M.A. Newaz, 2005. Genetic variability and relationship of yield and its component characters in French bean. Bangladesh J. Agric. Res., 30: 405-411.
  79. Hasan, M.N., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2005. Path coefficient analysis and character association in french bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci., 31: 31-38.
  80. Hasan, M.N., A.K.M.A. Islam, M.A.K. Mian and T. Hossain, 2005. Combining ability analysis in the F2 generation of a 7x7 half diallel cross of french bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Life Sci., 17: 75-81.
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  81. Mitu, M.K.H., A.K.M.A. Islam, J.U. Ahmed and M.A.K. Mian, 2004. Combining ability for yield related characters in pea (Pisum sativum L.). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci., 30: 55-62.
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  82. Jahan, M.M.A., A.K.M.A. Islam and M.A. Siddique, 2004. Studies on growth and yield of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas poir) as influenced by variety and time of harvest. Agriculturist, 2: 70-76.
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  83. Islam, A.K.M.A. and M.A.K. Mian, 2004. Comparative performance of ten hybrid maize (Zea mays L.). Bangladesh J. Genet. Plant Breed., 17: 9-14.
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  84. Islam, A.K.M.A., M.M.A. Jahan and M.A. Newaz, 2003. Genetic analysis of a 7 x 7 diallel cross of dry bean. Bangladesh J. Agril. Res., 28: 601-607.
  85. Islam, A.K.M.A. and M.A. Newaz, 2002. Combining ability for seed yield and related characters in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under two cultural environments. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci., 28: 101-110.
  86. Islam, A.K.M.A., M.M.A. Jahan and M.A. Newaz, 2001. Genetic variability, heritability and scope of improvement in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 13: 27-31.
  87. Islam, A.K.M.A. and M.A. Newaz, 2001. Genotype-environment interaction for seed yield and yield contributing characters in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 14: 43-48.
  88. Islam, A.K.M.A. and M.A. Newaz, 2000. Gene action and seed yield and yield related characters in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Bangladesh J. Plant Breed. Genet., 13: 31-34.