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Bangladesh Botanical Society was established in 1972. Professor Dr. Md. Abul Bashar is the present President and Professor Dr. Ashfaque Ahmed is the current Secretary General of the society. The total number of members is over 2975 of which 541 are life members. The society is regularly publishing popular articles in one issue of Bengali journal named "Udvid Barta" and scientific articles in four issues of Bangladesh Journal of Botany.


(Bangladesh J. Bot.)

Vol. 41

No. 2

2012 December



Rifat Samad and JL Karmoker

Effects of gibberellic acid and Kn on seed germination and accumulation of Na+ and K+ in the seedlings of triticale-I under salinity stress

MA Rahman and Ferdousi Akter

Effect of NPK fertilizers on growth, yield and yield attributes of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench.)

Md Shafiqul Islam, Md Almujaddade Alfasane and Moniruzzaman Khondker

Planktonic primary productivity of a eutrophic water body of Dhaka Metropolis, Bangladesh

Md Zahidur Rahman and M Oliur Rahman

Morphometric analysis of Desmodium Desv. in Bangladesh

Sheikh Shamimul Alam, Elham Ishrat, Md Yahia Zaman and Md Ahashan Habib

Comparative karyotype and RAPD analysis for characterizing three varieties of Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.

TM Quadery, F Islam, M Ahsan and CM Hasan

Antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Parabaena sagitatta Miers

Farjana Rahman and Rashed Noor

Prevalence of pathogenic bacteria in common salad vegetables of Dhaka Metropolis

MS Islam, HC Mohanta, MR Ismail, MY Rafii and MA Malek

Genetic variability and trait relationship in cherry tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. var. cerasiforme (Dunnal) A. Gray)

Sonia Khan Sony, Md Ahashan Habib and Mohammad Nurul Islam

Genetic diversity analysis of thirteen mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) cultivars using RAPD markers

Short Communications

Kerem Canli and Barbaros Çetin

Didymodon tomaculosus (Blockeel) M.F.V.Corley, new to the moss flora of Turkey and Asia

PP Baruah and Bhaswati Kakati

Water quality and phytoplankton diversity of Gopeswar temple freshwater pond in Assam (India)

S Roy, MA Islam, A Sarker, MR Ismail, MY Rafii, MMA Mondal and MA Malek

Morphological characterization of lentil accessions: Qualitative characters

Protul Kumar Roy, Shyamal Kumar Roy and Md Lokman Hakim

Propagation of papaya (Carica papaya L.) cv. Shahi through in vitro culture

Farzana Ashrafi Neela, Md Atiquer Rahman, Mst Nasrin Akhter Banu, M Habibur Rahman, Hiroyuki Ohta and M Firoz Alam

Occurrence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in some shrimp farms of Bangladesh


The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial support received from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the University of Dhaka towards the publication of this Journal.