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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. 42

No. 2

2013 December



Rifat Samad and Jl Karmoker

Effects of NaCl stress on accumulation of K<sup>+</sup>, Na<sup>+</sup>, Cl<sup>-</sup>, NO<sub>3</sub><sup>-</sup>, sugar and proline contents in the seedlings of Triticale-i

Cr Fraser-Jenkins

Silver ferns of Bangladesh and the exclusion of reported <i>Aleuritopteris grisea</i> (Blanf.) Panigrahi (Pteridophyta, Pteridaceae)

Kumkum Azad, Feroza Hossain and Md Abdul Halim

Screening of cellulase, pectinase and xylanase activities and optimization of radial mycelial growth of two thermophilic fungi

MJ Hasan, UK Kulsum, LF Lipi and AKM Shamsuddin

Combining ability studies for developing new rice hybrids in Bangladesh

Md Almujaddade Alfasane, Md Sharif Ullah and Moniruzzaman Khondker

Limnology of lake Rainkhyongkain of Bangladesh with a new record of <i>Marchantia polymorpha</i> L. var. aquatica Nees

Sharmin Jahan, Akm Golam Sarwar and M Solaiman Ali Fakir

Phenology, floral morphology and seed yield in <i>Indigofera tinctoria</i> L. and <i>I. suffruticosa</i> Mill

Li Zhang, Junbo Chen, Huaiyu Zhang, Zhenglong Ren and Peigao Luo

effects of paraquat-induced oxidative stress on antioxidants and chlorophyll fluorescence in stay-green wheat (<i>Triticum aestivum</i> L.) flag leaves

Mukesh Kumar Singh, Ravi P Singh and Prakash Singh

Identification of good combiners in early maturing × high yielding cultivars of indica rice (<i>Oryza sativa</i> L.)

Sujit C Das, Pradip K Dev and M Atiqur Rahman

Notes on the Rubiaceae-5: five new records for Bangladesh

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Nazmul Alam and Abul Khair

Incidence and biology of <i>Corynespora cassiicola</i> (Berk. & Curt.) Wei. disease of okra in Bangladesh

Ahmed Juglul Ananna, KS Hossain and MA Bashar

Aeromycoflora of the Dhaka University campus

Arifa Zereen, Abdul Wahid, Zaheer-Ud-Din Khan and Andleeb Anwar Sardar

Effect of tannery wastewater on the growth and yield of sunflower (<i>Helianthus annuus</i> L.)

Moniruzzaman Khondker and Syeda Gousia Abed

Seasonality of phytoplankton productivity of the river Turag of Dhaka in relation to its water quality

Mostafa M El-Sheekh, Hanan M Khairy and Rania El-Shenody

Effects of crude extract of <i>Microcystis aeruginosa</i> Kütz. on germination, growth and chlorophyll content of Zea mays L

Neslihan Karavin

Effects of leaf and plant age on specific leaf area in deciduous tree species <i>Quercus cerris</i> L. var. <i>cerris</i>

Ravi Kant, Mohammad Musharof Hossain and Lucky K Attri

Pollinium development in <i>Spiranthes sinensis</i> (Pers.) ames. and <i>Cymbidium pendulum</i> Sw: a comparative study

KS Hossain, Mat Mia and MA Bashar

New method for screening rice varieties against bakanae disease

GM Rabiul Islam, Muhammad Intizer Nabi, Md Mozammel Hoque and Abu Yusuf

Caffeine, polyphenol and crude fat contents in tea varieties available in Bangladesh

Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti, Leila Sedaghat, Behzad Hamedi and Farhang Tirgir

Chemical composition and antioxidant activity of essential oils of three endemic medicinal plants of Iran

Most Ferdousi Begum and Abdul Razak Alimon

Nutritional quality enrichment of rice straw using <i>Pleurotus sajor-caju</i> (Fr.) singer and micro-filamentous fungi

Anil Kumar Singh, KA Singh, RC Bharati and Naresh Chandra

Response of intercrops and nutrient management on the performance of tobacco based intercropping system and assessment of system sustainability

Short Communications

Md Abdul Karim, Nazneen Akhter and Sirajul Hoque

Proteolytic activity, growth and nutrient release by <i>Bacillus cereus</i> LW-17

M Eryilmaz, S Ozbilgin, B Ergene, B Sever Yilmaz, Ml Altun and G Saltan

Antimicrobial activity of <i>Turkish Viburnum</i> species

Ilkay Öztürk Çali and Feyza Candan

Influence of activator on meiosis of tomato (<i>Llycopersicon esculentum</i> Mill.)

P Abirami and M Gomathinayagam

Biochemical composition of <i>Enicostemma littorale</i> Blume extracts

Ozlem Tonguc Yayintas

New moss records from western part of Turkey

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.