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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. 44

No. 2

2015 June



Dhrubajyoti Bordoloi and PP Baruah

Phytoplankton diversity in Digboi oil refinery effluent receiving stream of Assam, India

Emine Gökmen and Ercan Ceyhan

Effects of drought stress on growth parameters, enzyme activities and proline content in chickpea genotypes

Ratna Rani Majumder, Ripon Kumar Roy, MA Khaleque Mian and Nasrin Akter Ivy

Genetic divergence of aromatic rice (Oryza sativa L.)

MA Siddiky, MS Khan, Md Mostafizur Rahman and M Khabir Uddin

Performance of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) germplasm to salinity stress

Rokib Hasan, Mohammed Kamal Hossain, Nazmul Alam, Abul Bashar, Saidul Islam and Mohammad Jahangir Alam Tarafder

Genetic divergence in commercial cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) genotypes

Subrata Nath Bhowmik, Gulab Singh Yadav and Mrinmay Datta

Rapid mass multiplication of Glomus mosseae inoculum as influenced by some biotic and abiotic factors

Xiaoxia Huang, Yonglei Jiang, Xiaomao Cheng, Lilan Deng and Xuncheng Liu

Photosynthetic performance and anti-oxidative response of Cornus controversa seedlings under cadmium and lead stress

Abdul Aziz, Syntheia Towhidy and Md Almujaddade Alfasane

Sublittoral seaweed flora of the St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh

Kazi Kamrun Nahar and Sheikh Shamimul Alam

Physical and chemical parameters and trace metal flux in water, soil and plant samples collected from industrial effluent affected areas in and around Dhaka city

Jing-Jian Li, Xin Liu, Bo Zhao and Wen-Lan Li

NPR1 gene transformation as assessed by germ cell in situ transformation pathway into Siraitia grosvenorii

Pranami Chowdhury, MA Bashar and Shamim Shamsi

In vitro evaluation of fungicides and plant extracts against pathogenic fungi of two rice varieties

Gül Tarimcilar, Özer Yilmaz and Gönül Kaynak

Onosma demirizii (Boraginaceae), a new species from central Anatolia, Turkey

Faizul Haq, Habib Ahmed and Zafar Iqbal

Vegetation composition and ecological gradients of subtropical-moist temperate Ecotonal forests of Nandiar Khuwar Catchment, Pakistan

KS Hossain, MAT Mia and MA Bashar

Management of Bakanae disease of rice

Sereen Gul, Mujeeb UR Rahman, Mohammad Ajmal, Abdul Kabir Khan Achakzai and Asim Iqbal

Effects of carbon and nitrogen sources on production of proteases by Bacillus subtilis IC-5

Abdel-Haleem Mohammed Ahmed and Hanan Helmy Latif

Phytoremediation of soil contaminated with zinc and lead by using Zea mays L.

Burhan Ozturk, Kenan Yildiz, Yakup Ozkan and Kemal Kilic

Effects of aminoethoxyvinylglycine treatments on pre-harvest fruit drop and fruit quality of Braeburn apples

Anjana Sisodia and Anil K Singh

Effects of farmyard manure, vermicompost and Trichoderma on flowering and corm attributes in gladiolus

Short Communications

Subrata Nath Bhowmik

Effects of most-probable-number method and plate count method on fungal population density at different pH of assay medium

Md Abu Sufian, Fatema Begum, Mohammad Rashedul Haque, Choudhury Mahmood Hasan and Mohammad Abdur Rashid

Sterol and triterpenoids from Hygrophila schulli Buch.-Ham.

Nadia Sharif, Neelma Munir, Faiza Saleem and Shagufta Naz

Factors affecting Agrobacterium mediated transformation of indigenous Chlorella vulgaris Bayerinck

Mohammad S Rahman, Nushrat Jahan, Mahbuba Khatun and Mohammad A Rashid

Chemical and biological assays of Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt

Mohammad Talim Hossain, Kouichi Soga, Kazuyuki Wakabayashi and Takayuki Hoson

Effects of lead toxicity on growth and cell wall extensibility in rice seedlings

Manjit Singh, Mahital Jamwal, Nirmal Sharma, Rajesh Kumar and VK Wali

Response of iron and zinc on vegetative and reproductive growth of strawberry (Fragaria × Ananassa Duch.) cv. Chandler

AK Singh, US Gautam and Jai Singh

Impact of integrated nutrient management on ginger production

I Jahan, N Alam and Pk Roy

Micropropagation of yardlong bean (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walsp. ssp. Sesquipedalis L. Verdc.) through in vitro culture


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.