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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. 49

No. 4

2020 December



Rana Ghasemi, Raouf Seyed Sharifi and Younes Kheirizadeh Arough

Effects of iron and PGPR on antioxidant status and some physiological traits of triticale under different irrigation levels

Parveen Rashid, Kishwar Jahan Shethi and Asfaque Ahmed

Leaf anatomical adaptation of eighteen mangrove plant species from the Sundarbans in Bangladesh

Muhammad Abdur Rehman Shah, Rahmat Ali Khan and Mushtaq Ahmed

Phytochemical assessment of Iphiona aucheri (Bioss.) Anderb. and its cytotoxic, antioxidant and antidiabetic activities

Ritu Kumari Pandey and DK Nayak


Md Sarafat Ali and Kwang-Hyun Baek

Silencing of the Phytoene desaturase gene mitigates oxidative stress through the accumulation of free amino acids

Md Abdul Karim and Mehedi Al Masum

Characteristics and antibiogram of airborne bacterial communities

Wenyang Li, Peijin Wu, Dongping Zhang and Suhui Yan

Granule size distribution and pasting properties of starch in normal, waxy and sweet maize kernels

Omer Elkiran and Cumhur Avsar

Chemical composition and biological activities of essential oils of endemic Thymus leucostomus Hausskn. et Velen.

Ranjit Singh and Madhu Bala

Effects of different sources of light as night break on growth characteristics of Korean chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat.) genotypes

Biao Han, Lu Lu, Su-Juan Guo, Wen-Qing Li and Xiao-Man Xie

Desiccation sensitivity of wild Castanea mollissima Blume determined by differential scanning calorimetry 981 Jingmin Gao, Dongxu Chen and Maimaitijiang Saitiniyazi - Vulnerability of oasis agriculture to sandstorm disasters in Xinjiang, China

Jingmin Gao, Dongxu Chen and Maimaitijiang Saitiniyazi

Vulnerability of oasis agriculture to sandstorm disasters in Xinjiang, China

Md Rayhanur Rahman, MK Hossain, Md Akhter Hossain and Mohammad Emran Hasan

Natural regeneration potential of Madhupur National Park, Bangladesh

Shukanta Saha, Hasna Hena Begum, Shamima Nasrin and Rifat Samad

Effects of drought stress on pigment and protein contents and antioxidant enzyme activities in five varieties of rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Rafiq Ahmad Shah, Parshant Bakshi, Amit Jasrotia, Deep JI Bhat Rucku Gupta and Manish Bakshi

Genetic diversity of walnut (Juglans regia L.) seedlings through SSR markers in north-western Himalayan region of Jammu

Mohammad Rafiq Wani

Characterization of chlorophyll deficient mutants in mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek

Tanjina Akhtar Banu, Salim Khan, Barna Goswami, Sadia Afrin, Ahashan Habib and Shahina Akter

Indirect organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis for regeneration of Rauvolfia serpentina L. from root explants

Zhaobao Xiang, Xiaoling Wu, Xingyu Liu and Gang Chen

Antioxidant phenolic compounds from Chinese white olive (Canarium album L.)

Peiqi Zhang, Shanshan Tie, Mengpei Liu and Wei Zong

Effects of superfine grinding on micromeritic properties of Eucommia ulmoides Oliv. leaves

Iqra Haider Khan and Arshad Javaid

Antifungal activity and GC-MS analysis of n-butanol extract of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) leaves

Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar and Sudalayandi Kannappan

Effects of a marine diatom Skeletonema costatum extract on Luminescence disease causing Vibrio harveyi during penaeus monodon larviculture

Sadia Abdul Hayee, Sabeena Rizwan, Ashif Sajjad, Uzma Jabeen, Farrukh Bashir, Ayesha Mushtaq, Fareeda Behli, Shaista Anjum, Tariq Ismail and Irfan Hafeez

Seed storage protein electrophoretic profile among popular cultivars of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

Anuradha, RK Goyal and SS Sindhu

Response of strawberry (Fragaria × Ananassa Duch.) to PGPR inoculation

Muhammad Idrees, Mitra Lal Pathak And Xin-Fen Gao

Eriobotrya fusca sp. nov. (Rosaceae) from Yunnan province, China

IF Bahis, Mahmoud Moustafa and Hussein Al-Wadi

Antimicrobial activities of crude solvent extract and synthesized silver nanoparticles of Opuntia ficus-indica L. Cladodes

Nermin Adel EL Semary

Adverse effects of nitrogenous compounds on nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena solitaria Klebahn

Jiannan Cai, Qiancai Jiang, Yafei Shi and Jiabin Wang

Leaf area index retrieval of urban vegetation based on sentinel-2 data in Zhongshan, South China

Bidanchi S Marak, Sunil Kumar and Kalkame CH Momin

Effect of organic manures and bio-fertilizers on growth, flowering and yield of China aster (Callistephus chinensis L. Nees var. Kamini)

Wajid Khan, Rizwan Ullah, Zainul Wahab and Muhammad Nazir Uddin

Antimicrobial effects of Verbascum thapsus L. leaf extracts

Mahmoud Mostafa, Ahmed Al-Emam, Mahmoud Sayed, Saad Alamri, Huda Alghamdil, Ali Shati, Sulaiman Alrumman and Abdulkhaleg Alfaify

Silver nanoparticles from Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. fruits extract and their antimicrobial activity

Xiaohua Du, Miaomiao Liu, Xiaopei Zhu and Huichao Liu

Flower color digitizing and pigment distribution in garden pansy

Rajesh Kumar Kar, Tapash Kumar Mishra and Banshidhar Pradhan

Induced polygenic variability in sesame by combining hybridization and recurrent mutagenesis in F3M3 generation

Short Communications

Sumera Javad, Asma Ahmad, Iqra Akhtar, Nadia Ghaffar and Khajista Jabeen

Comparative assessment of phenolic compounds and antioxidant properties of green tea made by microwave assisted and stove heating

Chandan Kumar Dash, Kazi Nahida Begum and Syeda Sharmeen Sultana

Karyotypic diversity among eight Zea mays L. varieties

Trayee Biswas and Sandip Mukhopadhyay

Comparison of different cytological parameters of three species of Ocimum

Ayasha Ahmed, Jahangir Alam Tarafder, Mohammad Kamal Hoassain and Nazmul Alam

Genotypic potentiality and selection index of ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula L.)

J Aruna Kumari, PC Rao and M Madhavi

Effects of herbicides on soil enzyme L-asparaginase activity

Narender Mohan, Nisha Kumari, Minakshi Jattan, Ram Avtar, Babita Rani and Sushil

Response of antioxidative system of Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. to terminal heat stress

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.