Professor Dr. Md. Abul Kashem
Professor Dr. Md. Abul Kashem
Professor
BSc Ag (Hons), MSc Ag in Soil Science, PhD in Agronomy (BAU)
01712213707
makashem.agri@sau.ac.bd
makashem.agri@gmail.com

Professor Dr. Md. Abul Kashem was born on 27 December 1961 in a rural family of Gazipur district (the then Dhaka) in the village Gowal Bathan under Kaliakair upazila. His father name is Md. Delour Hossain and mother Hasina Begum. He studied in the Kaliakair primary school from 1966 to 1970. He passed SSC from Kaliakair Golam Nabi High school during 1976, HSC from Bhawal Badre Alam college during 1978, BSc Ag (Hons) from Bangladesh Agricultural University during 1983 and MSc Ag in Soil Science during 1984. He obtained PhD in Agronomy from Bangladesh Agricultural University during 2006. He started his working career as Research Associate in an internationally coordinated project on "Isotopic studies on N2 - cycling with Azolla and blue green algae" in the Department of Soil Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1st January 1986 to 31st August 1989. He worked as a NST Fellow of Ministry of Education in the same Department from 1st September 1989 to 2nd January 1991. He worked as a Scientific Officer, Senior Scietific Officer and Cropping System Specialist in the Farming Systems and Environmental Studies of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 3rd January, 1991 to 28 November 2001. He served as a Principal Scientific Officer at Regional Soil Testing Laboratory, Barishal in the Soil Resource Development Institute from 29 November 2001 to 13 February 2007. Then he served as a Principal Scientific Officer and Director in the Technology Transfer Monitoring Unit of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council from 14 February 2007 to 22 October 2013 as well as he also responsible as Director of National Agricultural Technology Project Phase-1 for six (6) years. He is now working as a Professor in the Department of Soil Science under Sylhet Agricultural University since 23 October 2013 to date and presently acting as Dean, Faculty of Agiculture. He also served as a Chairman of the Department for four years. Professor Kashem implemented a number of scientific projects funded by national and international agencies. He attended more than 100 seminar, workshop and symposium in home and abroad. He visited more than 10 countries for attending workshop, seminar, meeting and trainings. He participated 20 professional trainings in home and 2 trainings in abroad. Presently he is the member of more than 15 professional societies and working with various GOs and NGOs in the professional arena. There are 19 MS and 2 PhD students completed their research degree under his supervision. He is the farming systems research practitioner and have experiences in different agro-ecosystems specially in haor ecosystems in Bangladesh. He has experiences in PRA, project monitoring and evaluation, editorial experience of journal and reports etc. He published more than 290 scientific articles including 79 journal papers (in home and abroad), 18 conference papers, 3 papers in training manual, 18 project reports, 8 abstracts, 18 books/booklets, 138 scientific articles in books/reports, 8 leaflets, 5 popular articles, news letter etc. He is maried with Umme Habiaye Rashida Begum and blessed with daughter Darimi Hasin and son Redwan Hossain

Publication Profile:
  • Kashem M A, Alam A B M M and Hossain S M A. 1991. Searching Suitable varieties of boro rice in the haor area. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 2(2): 59-66.
  • Chowdhury M J U, Sarker A U, Sarker M A R and Kashem M A. 1993. Effect of variety and number of seedlings per hill on the yield and its components on late transplanted aman rice. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 20 (2): 311-316.
  • Chowdhury M J U, Sarker A U, Sarker M A R and Kashem M A. 1994. Effect of weed infestation regime on the growth and yield of transplant aman rice. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 21(1): 141-147.
  • Rahman M M, Hossain S M A, Salam M U and Kashem M A. 1994. Effect of storage container, seed condition and moisture content on the viability and vigour of rabi season-harvested groundnut. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 5(1&2): 53-64.
  • Bhuiya M S U, Kashem M A, Hossain S M A and Talukder M S U. 1995. Effect of green manuring with Sesbania rostrata in presence of urea-N on transplant aman rice. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 22(1): 83-91.
  • Kashem M N, Eunus M, Salam M U, Chowdhury M J U, Sarkar M A R and Kashem M A. 1995. Study of 22 modern rice varieties under broadcast and transplant methods in aus and aman seasons. I: Effect on crop cycle and transplanting shock. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 22(2): 267-274.
  • Mian M H and Kashem M A. 1995. Comparative efficiency of some selected methods of applying Azolla for irrigated rice cultivation. Bangladesh. J. Crop Sci. 6 (1&2): 29-36.
  • Sadeque M A, Kashem M A, Salam M U and Chowdhury M J U. 1995. Effect of sowing time and seeding density on the yield of wheat. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 6 (1&2): 57-60.
  • Islam M Z, Mian M H and Kashem M A. 1996. Comparative effects of Azolla and urea on BR2 rice. Thai J. Agril. Sci. 29(2): 165-171.
  • Alam A B M M, Kashem M A and Salam M U. 1996. Polybag technique for potato and watermelon crops and development of a new rice-based cropping pattern. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 23(1): 105-111.
  • Kashem M N, Eunus M, Salam M U, Chowdhury M J U, Sarkar M A R and Kashem M A. 1996. Study of 22 modern rice varieties under broadcast and transplant methods in aus and aman seasons. II: Effect of thermal time. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 23(2): 33-39.
  • Kashem M A, Chowdhury M J U and Salam, M U. 1996. Response of BR14 rice to nitrogen and sulphur fertilization in BAU farm. Progressive Agriculture. 7(1): 123-126.
  • Juliana H, Mian M H and Kashem M A. 1996. Persistence of nitrogen fixing Azotobacter and cyanobacteria in flooded soils of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 13(1&2): 23-28.
  • Hossain S M A, Salam M U, Alam A B M M and Kashem M A. 1997. Declining soil organic matter: Farmers' management and strategies for improvement. J. Rural Dev. 27(1): 1-18.
  • Salam M U, Alam M S, Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 1997. A simple model for predicting potential yield of rice. I. Model structure, validation and sensitivity analysis. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 24(1): 73-80.
  • Kashem M N, Eunus M, Salam M U, Chowdhury M J U, Sarkar M A R and Kashem M A. 1997. Study of 22 modern rice varieties under broadcast and transplant methods in aus and aman seasons. III: Effect of yield and yield parameters. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 24(2): 1-8.
  • Salam M U, Alam M S, Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 1997. A calculation model for predicting potential yield of rice. II. Experimentation with the model. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 24(2): 91-102.
  • Talukder M S U, Shirazi S M, Kashem M A and Alam A B M M. 1997. Efficiency study of power tiller and country plough and their impact on soil fertility and yield of wheat. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 24(2): 121-126.
  • Shirazi S M, Talukder M S U, Kashem M A and Hossain S M A. 1998. Effect of irrigation regimes and nitrogen levels on the yield of potato. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 25(2): 319-324.
  • Kashem M A, Choudhury N S and Hossain S M A. 1998. A study on crop production technology in haor farming. Bangladesh J. Train. and Dev. 11(1&2): 115-122.
  • Salim M, Ali S M H, Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 1998. Effect of organic and inorganic sources of nitrogen in boro rice grown under three dates of planting. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 4: 96-100.
  • Khaleque M A, Kashem M A, Ahmed S and Hossain S M A. 1999. Availability of green grasses under different land type and land use systems in a haor village. Bangladesh J. An. Sci. 28(1&2): 53-58.
  • Fouzder S K, Khaleque M A, Kashem M A, Hossain, S M A and Ahmed S. 1999. Dhaincha (Sesbania rostrata) leaf meal as partial protein substitute in laying hen ration at farmers’ level. Bangladesh J. An. Sci. 28(1&2): 73-79.
  • Kashem M A, Choudhury N S and Hossain S M A. 1999. Effect of fertilizer on the yield and economy of jute. Bangladesh J. Train. and Dev. 12(1&2): 199-203.
  • Shirazi S M, Talukder M S U, Kashem M A, Choudhury N S and M.A.Hye. 2000. Effect of irrigation regimes and nitrogen on the performance of wheat. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 27(1): 115-119.
  • Shirazi S M, Talukder M S U, Hossain S M A, Kashem M A and Hye M A. 2000. Effect of irrigation regimes and sulphur levels on the performance of groundnut. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 27(1): 139-142.
  • Chakrabarty S K, Salam M A, Bhuiya M S U and Kashem M A. 2000. Biomass production of Sesbania rostrata through relay cropping with boro rice and its effect of incorporation on succeeding transplant aman rice. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 11(1&2): 51-58.
  • Naher Q, Kashem M A, Salam M U, Salim M and Hossain S M A. 2000. Study of crop duration and yield of two modern rice varieties under year round transplanting. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 11(1&2): 71-82.
  • Islam M S, Kashem M A, M.S.U. Bhuiya and M.A. Hannan. 2000. Effect of spacing and number of seedlings hill-1 on the yield of fine quality T.aman rice. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 5:65-69.
  • S. T. Hossain, S. U. Bhuiyan, M. A. Islam, M.A. Kashem and M.A. Mannan. 2000. Effect of water stress on the performance of yield of fine rice. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. Vol. 6(2): 389-395.
  • Kashem M A, Alam A B M M, Shirazi S M, Chowdhury N S and Hossain S M A. 2001. Effect of fertilizer and management on the yield of transplant aus and aman rice. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 28(2): 189-194.
  • Naher Q, Kashem M A, Salam M U, Salim M and Hossain S M A. 2001. Effect of year round transplanting on tillering and leaf area index of rice. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 12(1&2): 7-14.
  • Ullah M A, Mannan M A, Islam M S, Kashem M A and Nasiruddin K M. 2001. Evaluation of fruit characteristics and yield of some local pummelo germplasms. Bangladesh J. Crop Sci. 12(1&2): 115-121.
  • Sarker G K. Bhuiya, M S U, Kashem, M A, and Hannan, M A. 2002. Effect of variety and weeding regimes on the performance of boro rice. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 29(2): 211-218.
  • Shirazi S M, Kashem M A, Bari M R and Rahman M S. 2003. Effect of nitrogen and sulphur on the performance of chili. J. Sci. Foundation. 1(1): 43-47.
  • Kashem M A, Rahman M M, Fouzder S K and Hossain S M A. 2003. Dynamism of cropping patterns at two agro-ecological zones of Bangladesh. J. Sci. Foundation. 1(1): 65-72.
  • Bilkis SE, Kashem MA, Hoque MS, Mian MH and Bhuiya. 2003. Characteristics of some mungbean rhizobia and their survival in peat based inoculants under different storage temperature. J. Sci. Foundation. 1(2):87-92.
  • Kashem M A, Ashraf M A, Islam MS and Hossain SMA. 2003. Pit polythene method - a technique for composting farm and household waste for protecting environment and regeneration of soil. Bangladesh J. Envr. Sci. 9(1): 15-21.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain SMA, Bhuiya, MSU and Mian MH. 2004. Effect of green manuring crops in different cropping patterns on yield and yield contributing characters of rice under irrigated ecosystem. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(1):11-18.
  • MA Ali, Rahman MS, Islam N and Kashem MA. 2004. Agro-economic performance of eight modern rice cultivars in transplnt aman season. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(1):59-63.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain S MA, Bari MR, Huq MM and M Asaduzaman. 2004. Agro-economic productivity of potatoes in the Fallow-Potato-Sweet potato pattern. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(1):65-69.
  • Bhuiya MSU, Kashem MA, Assaduzzaman M, Bari MR and Mosaddeq. 2004. Performance of cotton germplasms collected from different locations of Bangladesh. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(2): 17-23.
  • Begum S, Kashem M A and Rahman MM. 2004. Effect of moisture regimes on growth and development of two jute species at early stage. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(2): 41-47.
  • Ali MA, Kashem MA, Rahman MS, MN Islam and MO Islam. 2004. Physiological performance of eight modern rice cultivars in transplant aman season. J. Sci. Foundation. 2(2): 49-54.
  • Asaduzzaman M, Mian M H, Kashem M A and Hashem M A. 2005. Rice productivity and soil salinity management by blue green algae. J. Sci. Foundation. 3(1): 73-80.
  • Zannat S, Bhuiya MSU, Kashem MA, Alam ATMN and Alam SMS. 2005. Effect of different levels of nitrogen on the yield of hybrid and inbred rice varieties. J. Sci. Foundation. 3(1): 81-85.
  • Asaduzzaman M, Mian M H, Kashem M A and Hashem M A. 2005. Rice productivity and soil salinity management by Cyanobacteria. J. Sci. & Tech. 3 (June): 1-6.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain SMA, Bhuiya MSU and Mian MH. 2005. Effect of green manuring crops in different cropping patterns on their dry matter production, nutrient accumulation and rice productivity under irrigated ecosystem. J. Sci. & Tech. 3 (June): 14-17.
  • Hossain SMA, Kashem MA, Fouzder SK, Chowdhury NS and Nessa J. 2005. Sustainability of farming systems in two agroecological zones of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 3(2): 183-188.
  • Assaduzzaman M, Mian MH, Kashem MA and Hashem MA. 2005. Isolation, identification and selection of Cyanobacteria isolates for salinity management. J. Sci. Foundation. 3(2): 5-9.
  • Kashem MA, Asaduzzaman M, Islam M R, Molla MDH, Rahman MA and Huq MM. 2005. Soil village – a new concept of integrated soil management. J. Sci. Foundation. 3(2): 37-41.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain SMA, Bhuiya MSU and Mian MH. 2005. Effect of green manuring crops in different cropping patterns on their dry matter production, nutrient accumulation and rice productivity under irrigated ecosystem. J. Sci. Foundation. 3(2): 57-63.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain SMA, Bhuiya MSU and Mian MH. 2007. Effect of green manuring crops in different rice based cropping patterns on soil fertility under irrigated ecosystem. SAARC J Agric. 5(2): 19-29.
  • Uddin M F, Khair A and Kashem MA. 2008. Effect of variety and spacing on yield and yield contributing characters of cotton. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 6(1): 257-260.
  • Kashem, M A, Hossain M A and Faroque, M A A. 2009. Rainfed agriculture: On going and future researchable issues in Bangladesh. J. Sci. Foundation. 7(1): 1-8.
  • Kashem, M A and Razzaque MA. 2010. Disaster management: Agricultural research and extension for sustainable development. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 8(1): 135-140.
  • Kashem, M A, Faroque MAA and Bilkis SE. 2010. Weed management in Bangladesh: Policy issues to better way out. J. Sci. Foundation. 7(2): 59-67.
  • Kashem MA, Hossain SMA, Bhuiya MSU and Mian MH. 2010. Effect of green manuring crops in different cropping patterns on rice productivity under rainfed ecosystem. Bangladesh. Agron. J. 13(1&2): 75-82.
  • Kashem MA, Faroque MAA, Ahmed GMF and Bilkis SE. 2010. The Complementary Roles of Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture of Bangladesh. J. Sci. Foundation, 8(1&2): 181-189.
  • Kashem, MA and Faroque MAA. 2008-10. Agricultural technology: A challenge to way forward sustainable development. Bangladesh J. Training and Development. 21-23 (1&2): 97-108.
  • Faroque M A A, Kashem MA and Bilkis SE. 2011. Sustainable agriculture: A challenge in Bangladesh. Intl. Agril. Res. Innov. & Tech. 1 (1&2): 1-8.
  • Hossain M.M., Kader M A and Kashem MA. 2011. Effect of sowing date and variety on the yield of tropical sugar beet (Beta vulgaris). Bangladesh Agron. J. 14 (1&2): 95-101.
  • Haider M L, Kashem MA, Das AK Uddin and Kabir L I. 2012. A study on integrated pest management (IPM) practices by the brinjal growers of Belabo upzila under Narshingdi district. Bangladesh Research Publications J. 7 (3): 212-219.
  • Das P, Shafiquzzaman M, Aziz MA and Kashem MA. 2013. Effect of different rates of lime on some soil nutrients and yield of potato. Bangladesh J. Agriculturist. 6(1&2): 85-88.
  • Talukder R, Aziz M A, Khanam M and Kashem MA. 2014. Effect of Missing elements (NPS) on the growth and yield of BRRI dhan29. Bangladesh J. Agriculturist. 7(1): 51-55.
  • Kibria G, Aziz M A, Khanam M, Kashem MA and Talukder R. 2015. Effect of NKS nutrients on the growth and yield of BRRI dhan29. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 2(1): 49-53.
  • R Bhattacharya, Kashem M A, Tania N A J and R Sarker. 2015. Evaluation of English language curriculum for skill development of the students at Sylhet Agricultural University. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 2(1): 21-27.
  • Aziz MA and Kashem MA. 2015. Effect of different organic and inorganic fertilizers on the growth and yield of wetland rice. Intl. J. Natural Sci. 5(2): 80-85.
  • Talukder R, Aziz M A, Khanam M and Kashem MA. 2016. Effect of Missing elements (NPS) on chemical properties of soil and nutrient uptake of rice var. BRRI dhan29. American J. Experimental Agric. 10(3): 1-6.
  • Yasmin K, Aziz M A and Kashem MA. 2016. Effect of cowdung, NPK and rhizobium inocula on nodules number, yield contributing attributes and yield of summer mungbean (Vigna radiata) in acid soil. American J. Experimental Agric. 11(2): 1-7.
  • Yasmin K, Aziz M A and Kashem MA. 2016. Effect of Cowdung, NPK and Rhizobium Inocula on Growth and Soil Status of Summer Mungbean (Vigna radiata) in Acid Soil. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science. 12(5): 1-7.
  • Aziz M A amd Kashem MA. 2016. Productivity improvement of premium quality rice through fertilizer management in the haor areas. Bangladesh Agron. J. 19(2): 139-143.
  • Aziz MA and Kashem MA. 2016. Yield improvement of local fine rice varieties through fertilizer management in the Haor areas. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 3(2): 203-208.
  • Kamuruzzaman M, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Ali S. 2017. Effect of fertilizer packages and agronomic practices on the yield of boro rice in haor area. Eco-friendly Agril. J. 10(10): 108-112.
  • Ali MS, Islam MS, Begum N, Suravi N, Mia M and Kashem MA. 2017. Effect of monoculture and polyculture systems on growth and production of fishes in seasonal waterbodies of haor villages, Sunamganj district. J. Sci. Res. 9(3): 307-316.
  • Ahmed Z and Kashem MA. 2017. Performance of mustard varieties in haor area of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Agron. J. 20(1): 1-5.
  • Mousomi KN, Kashem MA, Miah MNH and Miah I. 2017. Effect of Fertilizer on the Growth of Local Aromatic Rice Varieties. Asian Research Journal of Agriculture. 7(1): 1-7.
  • Suravi IN, Islam MS, Begum N, Kashem MA. Munny FJ and Iris F. 2017. Fish bio-diversity and livelihood of fishers of Dekar haor in Sunamganj of Bangaldesh. J. Asiat. Soc. 43(2): 233-244.
  • Amin Al, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Ali S. 2017. Effect of fertilizers on the yield gap minimization of boro rice varieties in haor area. Intl. J. Natural Sci. 7(2): 158-161.
  • Ali S, Kashem MA and Aziz MA. 2017. Soil fertility, fertilizer use and crop productivity at farmers’ level in the Haor area of Sunamganj district. Bangladesh J. Agric. And Environ. 13(1): 37-42.
  • Kamal MM, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Ali S. 2017. Effect of K, S, Zn on growth and yield of BRRI dhan56 in acid soil of Sylhet region. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 4(1): 75-78.
  • Kamuruzzaman M, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Ali S. 2018. Effect of Fertilizer and Agronomic Practices on the Growth of Boro Rice (cv. BRRI dhan58) in Haor Area. Intl. J. Plant & Soil Sci. 22(4): 1-5.
  • Afrad MSK, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Ali S. 2018. Effect of Fertilizers and Irrigation Practices on the Growth and Yield of Boro Rice in Haor Area of Bangladesh. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International. 24(4): 1-8.
  • Salwa M and Kashem MA. 2018. Response of integrated farming technologies to rise farm productivity in haor areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Agroecology and Natural Resource Management. 5(2): 90-95.
  • Mousomi KN, Miah MNH, Kashem MA and Miah I. 2018. Effect of Fertilizers on Yield and Yield Contributing Characters of Local Aromatic Aman Rice Varieties in Sylhet Region. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science. 23(6): 1-10.
  • Aziz MA, Kashem MA, Miah MNH, Hashem MA. 2018. Performance of aromatic local rice varieties under different rates of fertilizers application in Haor area. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology. 5(1): 21-25.
  • Ali S and Kashem MA. 2018. Effect of vermicompost on the growth and yield of cabbage. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology. 5(1): 45-49.
  • Saha TK, Kashem MA, Miah MNH and Jahirudding M. 2018. Effect of integrated plant nutrient system on the growth and yield of boro rice varieties in the haor areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology. 5(1): 50-53.
  • Talukder AHMMR, Biswas M, Miah MNH, Kashem MA, Nahar L. 2018. Growth and Yield Response by the Seeds Harvested at Different Stages of Siliquae Maturity of Rapeseed-Mustard Varieties. Scholars Bulletin. 4(7): 585-595.
  • Ali S, M.A. Kashem, and M.A. Aziz. 2018. An Overview of Socio-economic and Farming Systems Status of Farmers’ in the Haor Area under Sunamgonj District. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research. 7(3): 1-9.
  • Islam, M.R., Rahman, M.L., Islam, M.D., Kashem, M.A., Satter, M.A., Bokhtiar, .M., Hossain, M.B. and Rahman, M.M. 2018. Assessment of carbon stock and nutrient contents in soils of northern and eastern piedmont plains of Bangladesh. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 16(2), 61-72.
  • Ahmed J, Khan MMH, Kashem MA, Ahmed SR, Hossain MJ. 2019. Evaluation of density metric grading of agarwood, antioxidant potentiality in agar oil and prevalence of unknown bacteria in agarwood soaking water. Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Experimental Therapeutics. 2(2): 44-50.
  • Talukder AHMMR, Biswas M, Miah MNH, Kashem MA, Nahar L, Foysal MR. 2019. Effects of agronomic management practices on yield and field duration of mustard between fallow period of T. Aman and Boro rice. International Journal of Biosciences. 14(6): 151-163.
  • Goswami BK, Kashem MA, Aziz MA and Saha TK. 2019. Effect of Triple Super Phosphate on the Growth and Yield of Boro Rice in Haor Areas of Sunamganj District in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research. 10(1): 1-8, Article no.AJAAR.49344.
Conference Proceedings:
  • Mian M H, Islam M Z, Kashem M A and Bhuiya Z H. 1995. The comparative effects of Azolla and urea on the yield of BR2 rice in Boro season. Proceeding in the workshop held in 1-3 December 1992, ISSA, Dhaka. BARC Soils Pub. No. 37, pp. 425-430.
  • Salam M U, Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 1995. Water management in winter rice through agronomic manipulations under high flood-prone conditions in Bangladesh: a simulation study. In: Fragile lives in fragile ecosystems. Proceedings of the International Rice Research Conference, held in 13-17 February 1995, IRRI, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines. pp. 675-688.
  • Hossain S M A, Salam M U, Alam A B M M and Kashem M A. 1995. Soil organic rmatter management: Farmyard manure and organic waste. Paper presented in the Workshop on `Cropping Systems based fertilizer recommendation and on-farm soil fertility management' held on 22-23 January 1995 at BARI, Joydebpur, Gazipur, organized by the OFRD, BARI in collaboration with DAE and DANIDA.
  • Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 1997. Management combat declining soil fertility in Bangladesh. Key note paper. Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference of the Bangladesh Society of Agronomy held on 29 July 1997. pp. 22-39.
  • Hossain S M A, Alam A B M M, Khaleque M A and Kashem M A (On behalf of Interdisciplinary Team). 1998. Quest for sustainable farming systems in two agroecological zones of Bangladesh. Proceedings of 15th Intl. Symp. of AFSRE, Pretoria, South Africa. pp. 99-109.
  • Kashem M A and Hossain S M A. 1998. Pit polythene method - a new technique for composting farm and household waste for protecting environment and regeneration of soil. Proceedings of 15th Intl. Symp. of AFSRE, Pretoria, South Africa. pp. 1147-1153.
  • Hossain, S M A, Alam A B M M and Kashem M A. 1999. Technology generation and refinement for landless and small farmers through participatory approach: intervention and impact. Paper presented in the “Symposium on Agricultural Extension Services in the 21st Century: Needs and Challenges held in BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh during 15-18 May 1999.
  • Hossain, S M A, Bhuiya M S U and Kashem M A. 1999. Farming Systems Research and Development in Bangladesh. Paper presented in the Training Workshop "GIS application in Agricultural Development Planning" held on 10-11 July at BAU, Mymensingh.
  • Hossain, S M A, Bhuiya M S U and Kashem M A. 2000. Addressing the issues of land use and soil fertility through agronomic management. Bangladesh Environment 2000 (An outcome of ICBEN-2000). Ed. M. Feroze Ahmed. pp. 621-636.
  • Karim, M M, Hossain S M A and Kashem M A. 2001. Integrated farming – a new approach for the development of agriculture in Bangladesh to meet the challenges of food security in the 21st century. In: Sustainable Agriculture: Possibility and Direction. Proceedings of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Sustainable Agriculture, 18-20 October 1999, Phitsanulok, Thailand. pp. 299-316.
  • Bhuiya, M S U, Chowdhury N S, Hossain, S M A and Kashem, M A. 2001. Agroforestry research and development in two FSR sites of Bangladesh Agricultural University. Agroforestry Workshop held on 16-17 September 2001, BARI, Gazipur.
  • Kashem, M A and Hossain, S M A. 2002. Application of participatory approaches to sustainable resources management and environmental conservation in Bangladesh. Application of participatory approaches to sustainable resources management and environmental conservation in Asia-Pacific countries. Proceedings of the Tsukuba Asian Seminar on Agricultural Education 2001 held on 6-12 November 2001, University of Tsukuba, Japan. pp. 11-18.
  • Kashem, M A and Razzaque, M A. 2007. Disaster management: agricultural research and extension for sustainable development. Paper presented in seminar on Disaster management: agricultural research and extension held on 27-28 February 2008, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Kashem, M A and Faroque M A A. 2012. A country scenarios of food security and governance in Bangladesh. Paper Accepted for Proceedings USM-AUT International Conference 2012. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
  • Kashem, M A. 2015. Sustainable management and protection of soil resources – foundation of sustainable development. Soil & Soul. Means and End for Sustainable Agriculture (Edited by Musa M et al.). SAARC Agriculture Centre. pp.139-151.
  • Z. Ahmed and Kashem M A. 2016. The performance of mustard varieties in haor area of Sunamganj District. In: 15th Conference of Bangladesh Society of Agronomy, 24-25 September 2016, BAU, Mymensingh. p.90.
  • Aziz M A and Kashem M A. 2016. Productivity improvement of modern fine boro rice varieties through fertilizer management in the haor areas. In: 15th Conference of Bangladesh Society of Agronomy, 24-25 September 2016, BAU, Mymensingh. p.105
  • Aziz M A and Kashem M A. 2017. Productivity improvement of local fine boro rice varieties through fertilizer management in the haor areas. In: International Conference on Sustainable Development, 16-18 February 2017, United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. p.33.
  • Siddique MAB, Khan M, Roy S and Kashem MA. 2018. Comparative performance of Sonali, Fayoumi and Indigenous poultry rearing under scavenging system in the haor area of Bangladesh. In: International Conference on Agriculture and Allied Sciences held on 14-15 August 2018. The productivity, Food Security and Ecology. pp. 86-91.
Books:
  • Alam A B M M, Mazid M A and Kashem M A. 1991. Dhan Khete Chingri Chash (Rice-Shrimp culture) (edited by Ahmed K U). Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farm gate, Dhaka. 27p.
  • Hossain S M A, Bhuiya M S U, Halim A, Dewan S, Ahmed S, Talukder M SU, Alam A B M M, Kashem M A, Chowdhury N, Nessa G, Fouzder S K, Rahman M M and Das B C. 2002. Chashi Projuktimala (Farmers’ Technologies). Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. Pub. No. 79. 166p.
  • PIU at BARC. 2009. Transforming Agricultural Research System to face the upcoming challenges, (Prepared by Kashem M A) PIU-BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka. 14p.
  • Siddique, M A. 2010. Human Resource Development plan for National Agricultural System in Bangladesh: 2009-2025 ( Edited by Kashem M A and Kabir W ). PIU-BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka. 180p.
  • Uddin, M N and Hassan M S. 2011. Improvement of Rice varieties, Disease and Pest Management, Crop Adaptation to Climate Change, Biotechnology, Coastal Agriculture, Drought, Management, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Rice. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 1. 66p.
  • Rahman M M and Mondal M R I. 2011. Cereal Crops Improvement, Disease and Pest Management Crop Adaptation to Climate Change, Biotechnology, Coastal Agriculture, Drought, Management, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Non-rice, sugarcane and jute. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 2. 125p.
  • Siddique M A and Azad A K. 2011. Crops Improvement, Disease and Pest Management Crop Adaptation to Climate Change, Biotechnology, Coastal Agriculture, Propagation Technique, Hill Agriculture, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Horticultural Crops: Fruits, Vegetables, Spices, Flowers and Potato. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 3. 76p.
  • Rahman M L and Chowdhury M A Z. 2011. Crops Improvement, Disease and Pest Management Crop Adaptation to Climate Change, Biotechnology, Coastal Agriculture, Drought, Management, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Pulses and Oil Crops Pulses and Oil Crops. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 4. 68p.
  • Jahiruddin, M and Satter M A. 2011. Soil Quality, Nutrient Status, Soil Health, Land Management & Degradation, Fertilizer Use Efficiency, Coastal Soil Management, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Land and Soil Resource Management. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 5. 65p.
  • Ahmed M F and Shahjahan M. 2011. Nursery Management, Disease and Pest Management, Agro-forestry, Climate Change, Afforestation in hilly and Coastal regions, Medicinal Plants, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Forestry. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 6. 41p.
  • Tarek M M and Chowdhury S M Z H. 2011. Epidemiology & Surveillance of diseases, Developments of Vaccines, Zoonatic diseases, Breed development and testing, Conservation of endangered species, Feed, Nutrition & Marine Fishery, Aquatic Pollution, Conservation of endangered species, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Livestock. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 7. 56p.
  • Ahmed K and Haque M K I. 2011. Integrated farming, Intensification of fish culture & management technologies, Quality feed development, Fresh water & Marine Fishery, Aquatic Pollution, Conservation of endangered species, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Fisheries. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 8. 46p.
  • Ziauddin A T M and Ahmed S. 2011. Design & Development of low-cost farm machineries, Post-harvest Equipment, Water Management/Efficiency, Water quality, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Irrigation & Water Management, Farm Machinery and Post-harvest Technology (Engineering Aspects). Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 9. 64p.
  • Quasem M A and Yasmin F. 2011. Yield gap minimization, Profitability, Return over investment, Economics of Irrigation and Water Management, Impact Assessment of different technologies and projects, Public Intervention, Agricultural Price Policy & farm support, Land use and Land resource management etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Supply Chain Development. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 11. 36p.
  • Quddus M A and Mia M M U. 2011. Agri-business & Agro-processing, Post-harvest Handling, Food Adulteration, etc. (Edited by Kashem M A). Sub-sectoral study series: Food Availability and Consumption, Post-harvest Losses, Agro-processing Technology, Food Safety and Human Nutrition. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. Volume 12. 81p.
  • Rahman SMK, Kashem MA, Salam MA and Quayum MA. 2013. Dhakkhinanchaler Upazjugi Krishi Projukti (Compiled and edited in Bangali) [ Suitable Agricultural Technology for Southern Region]. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Dhaka 1215. 214p
  • Siddique MA, Kashem MA, Golder PC and Kabir W. 2013. Implementation of NARS Human Resource Development Programme. Project Implementation Unit-Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, National Agricultural Technology Project: Phase-1, Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh. 88p.
  • Mahbub AQM, Adhikary M and Kashem MA. 2014. Local Wisdom (Indigenous Practices for Mitigating Disaster Loss; in both English and Bangla) Edited by Rahman, KS and Kamal MM). Program for Strenthening Household Access to Resources (PROSHAR), House# 411, Road# 4, Sonadanga Housing Phase-2, Khulna.
Research Interests:
  • Crop production
  • Crop protection
  • Soil management
  • Fertilizer management
  • Farming systems research
  • Organic farming
  • Wet land rice culture with Azolla and blue green algae
  • Rice-fish culture
  • Rice-shrimp culture
  • Agar research
  • Vermicompost
  • Base line survey
Research Support:
  • Research sub-project on “Enhancement of Teaching-Learning Capacity at Undergraduate and Master’s Level Education in the Faculty of Agriculture at Sylhet Agricultural University” (CP#3626) under Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project of University Grant Commission.
  • Research project on “Farm Productivity Improvement in Haor Areas through Integrated Farming Systems Approach” under KGF grant.
  • Growth and Productivity Assessment of Agar Plant (Aquilaria malaccensis Roxb.) through Management Practices funded by BARC.
  • Survey on baseline condition and competitiveness of Agricultural Produces in Sylhet region and upgradation of market directory of Sylhet and Chittagong funded by DAM.
  • Agricultural Practices and livelihood Patterns of Selected Tribal Communities in Bangladesh funded by BARC.
  • Production and Evaluation of Vermicompost, funded by SAURES, SAU.
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Introductory Soil Science (Theory & Practical)
  • Soil Physics & Soil Chemistry (Theory & Practical)
  • Soil Survey & Classification (Theory & Practical)
  • Soil Microbiology and Soil Fertility (Theory & Practical)
  • Soil Pollution (Theory)
Masters Courses:
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Soil Physics
  • Advanced Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Positions and Affiliations:
  • Working as a Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Tilagorh, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh from 11 September 2017 to till date.
  • Working as a Professor, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Tilagorh, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh from 23 October 2013 to till date.
  • Worked as a Chairman, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Tilagorh, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh from 24 November 2013 to 23 November 2017.
  • Worked as a National Associate Coordinator of Farming Systems Research & Development (FSRD) for Livelihoods improvement of farmers, a multi-institutional project involving 10 research institutions from February 2012 to 30 June 2014.
  • Worked as a Director, Technology Transfer Monitoring Unit, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh from 1 August 2012 to 22 October 2013.
  • Worked as a Director, Project Implementation Unit, National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP) Phase-1, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh from 14 January 2008 to 10 June 2013 (WB, IFAD & GoB funded project).
  • Worked as a Director (in-charge), Technology Transfer Monitoring Unit, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh from 11 May 2011 to 31 July 2012.
  • Worked as a Principal Scientific Officer, Technology Transfer Monitoring Unit, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh from 14 February 2007 to 13 January 2008.
  • Worked as a Principal Scientific Officer, Establishment of Soil Testing Laboratory Project, Soil Resources Development Institute, Regional Laboratory, Ganapara, Kashipur, Barisal from 29 November 2001 to 13 February 2007.
  • Worked as a Cropping Systems Specialist in the project “Study of Cropping Systems Change Under Gher Farming in Khulna Region”, Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1 November 2001 to 28 November 2001.
  • Worked as a Senior Scientific Officer and Site Coordinator, Randia-Dhalia Site, Studies on Integrated Farming, Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1 January 1999 to 31 October 2001.
  • Worked as a Project Consultant and Site Coordinator, Kazirshimla Site, Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1 August 1995 to 31 December 1998.
  • Worked as a Project Consultant and Site Coordinator, Noagaon Site, Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1 April to 31 July 1995.
  • Worked as a Scientific Officer and Site Coordinator, Noagaon Site, Farming Systems and Environmental Studies, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 3rd January, 1991 to 31 March 1995.
  • Worked as a NST Fellow of Ministry of Education under Dr. Musharraf Hossain Mian, Dept. of Soil Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1st September 1989 to 2nd January 1991.
  • Worked as a Research Associate in an internationally coordinated project on "Isotopic studies on N2 - cycling with Azolla and blue green algae" under Dr. Musharraf Hossain Mian, Department of Soil Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh from 1st January 1986 to 31st August 1989.
Role as Reviewer:
  • Acting as Member, Editorial Board of the Sylhet Agricutural University Journal
Professional Memberships:
  • Life Member, Krishi-Bid Institution (LM-01-83-3886), and General Secretary local chapter BAU campus (1996-97), Mymensingh.
  • Member, Crop Science Society of Bangladesh.
  • Member, Old Boys Association, BAU, Mymensingh.
  • Member, Soil Science Society of Bangladesh.
  • Ex-Member, Panel of editors, Farming Systems Specialist, Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Specific (CIRDAP), Dhaka.
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science. Membership Number: LM-73 (i).
  • Life Member, Progressive Agriculturists, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Genetics and Plant Breeding Society.
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society.
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society.
  • Life Member, Agricultural Research and Rural Development Organization, Chachua, Muktagacha, Mymensingh (local NGO).
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Society of Agronomy.
  • Member, Bangladesh Science Foundation.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Science Foundation.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Sylhet Agricultural University.
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Academy of Agriculture.
  • Member, General Body, Dipshikha
  • Member, General Body, Proshika Manabik Unnayan Kendra.
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (MS):
  • Begum S. 1997. Effect of soil moisture resigimes on morpho-physiological characteristics of two species of jute. M.S. Thesis. Dept. of Crop Botany, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Chakrabarty S. 1998. Biomass production of Sesbania through relay cropping with boro rice and its incorporation effect on succeeding transplant aman rice. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Islam M S. 1998. Effect of spacing and number of seedlings hill-1 on the performance of fine rice. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Hasan M M. 1998. Effect of number of seedlings hill-1 under different nitrogen fertilization pattern on transplant aman rice. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Ali S M H. 1998. Effect of organic and inorganic sources of nitrogen fertilizer on BR14 rice grown in different transplanting dates. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Islam M N. 1998. Study on the status of biomass production in a village of Old Bhrahmaputra Floodplain (AEZ 9). M.S. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Sarker G. 1999. Effect of variety and weeding regimes on the performance of boro rice. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Hossain S T. 1999. Effect of water stress on the performance of fine rice. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Islam M R. 1999. Effect of infestation of Mutha and Bathua weed on the yield and yield component of groundnut. M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Hossain, M M. 2011. Effect of sowing dates and variety on the yield of tropical sugar beet. M.S. (Ag.) Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Islam M R. 2012. Carban sequestration in soils under two AEZ of Bangladesh. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Bangabhandhu Sheik Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur.
  • Easmin K. 2014. Effect of cow dung NPK and Rhizobium inocula on growth, nodules number and yield of summer mungbean in acid soil. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Kamal M. 2015. Effect of K, S and Zn on the growth and yield of BRRI dhan56 in acid soil of Sylhet Region. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Al Amin. 2016. Effect of fertilizers and varieties on yield gap minimization of boro rice in haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Afrad MSK. 2016. Effect of fertilizers and irrigation methods yield gap minimization of boro rice in haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Ali S. 2016. Fertilizer use and crop productivity at farmers’ level of haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Kamuruzzaman M. 2016. Effect of fertilizers and agronomic management on yield minimization of boro rice in haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Mousomi KN. 2016. Effect of fertilizer on growth, yield and nutrient uptake of local aromatic rice in aman season. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Nath, A. 2017. Effect of fertilizers management on yield minimization of boro rice in haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Rabbani MG. 2018. Effect of Muriate of Potash on the growth and yield of boro rice varieties in haor areas. M.S. (Ag) Thesis, Department of Soil Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (Ph.D.):
  • Muniruzzaman, M. 2014. Nutrient requirement, leaf yield and stiviocide content of Stivia (Stivia revodiana) in some soil sites of Bangladesh. PhD Thesis, Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • Badrunnessa. 2017. Fasle Smat Disease of Rice: Yield loss and Management. PhD Thesis, Department of Plant Pathology and Seed Science, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Talukder AHMMR. 2018. Productivity improvement of mustard through agronomic manipulation in Fallow-Boro rice-T. aman rice cropping pattern. PhD Thesis, Department of Agronomy and Haor Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.