Md Asaduzzaman

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

Dr. Asaduzzaman is a native of Bangladesh and received a Ph.D. in Bioproduction Science from Tottori University, Japan. He has expertise in hydroponic crop production and is currently working as a senior researcher at the Horticulture Research Centre, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute. His main research focuses on the development of hydroponic techniques for horticultural crops in a greenhouse, production of specialty crops under Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), and development of specialty dietary components through hydroponic production of vegetables providing human health benefits beyond basic nutrition. His other research project includes studying autotoxicity, a phenomenon of intraspecific allelopathy in vegetables and ornamentals through hydroponics, and developing suitable control measures to overcome it. He has published thirty-one original research articles, five review articles, twenty-two conference proceedings, eight book chapters, and nine edited books. He was awarded the Gold Medal from Bangladesh Agricultural University in 2011 and the 2016 BAS-TWAS Prize for Young Scientists from Bangladesh.

4books edited

5chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Md Asaduzzaman

Agricultural Development in Asia - Potential Use of Nano-Materials and Nano-Technology provides interesting research and information on the use of nanomaterials and nanotechnology for sustainable agriculture in Asia. Chapters discuss the potential use of nanomaterials, nanofertilizers, and nanopesticides for sustainable agricultural development; development of a new generation of nanopesticides for crop protection and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria; the role of allelopathy for sustainable crop production; and the use of plant materials in livestock farming.

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