Matiyar Rahaman Khan

Matiyar Rahaman Khan
Indian Agricultural Research Institute | IARI · Division of Nematology

M.Sc.(Nematology); M.Sc.(Ecology & Environment); Ph.D (Nematology)

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Introduction
Taught UG and PG in Agricultural Sciences in Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya( BCKV), West Bengal. Published research papers (over 100), and established Pant Health Clinic for Pest Advisory Services for the growers of West Bengal. Supervised 13 M.Sc. and 10 Ph.D students; they are now established as University Teachers/Administrators/Officers etc. to serve the country. Changed job from BCKV to ICAR in 2015 as Principal Scientist in the Division of Nematology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. Recently taken over the charge of Professor, Division of Nematology for a period of five years (2018-2023).
Additional affiliations
September 2010 - September 2015
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Position
  • DST project
Description
  • Characterization, Meloidogyne, West Bengal
April 2010 - March 2015
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Position
  • Group Leader
Description
  • Morphological and molecular characterization of root knot nematodes in India
April 2006 - April 2009
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Position
  • ARC scheme
Description
  • Integrated approach, rice root parasitic nematodes, management
Education
October 1994 - December 1997
October 1992 - August 1994
October 1988 - June 1992
Palli Siksha Bhavana(Inst of Agriculture), Visva Bharati
Field of study
  • Agricultural Sciences

Publications

Publications (84)
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Experiment on jute crop was conducted during pre-kharif to kharif seasons (April to August) at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV), West Bengal, India in a view to record the pest incidence on olitorius jute and to determine the weather parameters impacting on pest population in jute under West Bengal conditions. Seventeen different species...
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Environmental concerns related to synthetic pesticides and the emphasis on the adoption of an integrated pest management concept as a cardinal principle have strengthened the focus of global research and development on botanical pesticides. A scientific understanding of the mode of action of biomolecules over a range of pests is key to the successf...
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2020): Association of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica) in olive plantations in Rajasthan (India) and its natural suppression by Pasteuria penetrans , Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, ABSTRACT This study aims to identify the root-knot nematode (RKN) at seven olive plantations in Rajasthan (India), and understand the possible...
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The study aimed at the morphological and morphometrical characterisation of eight populations of Meloidogyne graminicola from India. We studied different life stages, female, second-stage juveniles (J2s) and eggs of each M. graminicola population. Female characters such as stylet length, distance from the head-end to the median bulb, length and wid...
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The study focused on the ecological analysis of plant and soil nematode communities associated with vegetables-maize crop sequences in the eastern fringe of Kolkata at Dhapa from December 2011 to April 2014 at a monthly interval. Plant-parasitic nematodes like Pratylenchus zeae, Meloidogyne incognita, Hoplolaimus indicus, Helicotylenchus dihystera,...
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Plant-parasitic nematodes are a major biotic stress in successful crop cultivation. All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Nematodes in Cropping Systems is entrusted with developing nematode management technologies for varied agro-climatic zones. A precise assessment of crop losses caused by nematodes to crops and periodic update of the...
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Distributed widely across the rice growing regions of India, the rice leaf and bud nematode (Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie 1942) can cause substantial yield loss in rice. Whitening of leaf tips is the characteristics damage symptom of this nematode and therefore it is popularly referred to as the rice white tip nematode (RWTN). While information...
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Amyna axis (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), Chrysodeixis spp. (C. acuta and C. eriosoma) and Spodoptera spp. (S. exigua and S. litura) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are important polyphagous insect-pests of leguminous crops. A mermithid (Nematoda: Mermithidae) nematode was found parasitizing the larval stages of these insects in the western Indian state of Raja...
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The poster is about the spatial distribution and risk area identification of rice root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola) at Dumka district of Jharkhand, India.
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This work emphasizes on spatial distribution and risk area identification of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola) at Dumka district of Jharkhand. We have used different geostatistical approaches like point pattern analysis and spatial interpolation techniques to predict population density at unsampled locations. We have also conducted a hot...
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Aim : The pathogenic potential of foliar nematode, Aphelenchoides besseyi inducing floral malady symptoms and fluctuation of nematode populations in tuberose were determined under field conditions. Methodology : Pathogenicity of A. besseyi on tuberose cv. Calcutta single was carried out with eight treatments and three replications. The freshly coll...
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A population of a Hemicriconemoides species was found from the rhizosphere of sugarcane in the Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Preliminary morphological studies led to the identification of the species as H. rosae . Further morphological and morphometric characterisation of the species was carried out by light microscopy. The gross morpholog...
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Plant-parasitic nematodes (PPNs) are considered as one of the major limiting factor in global crop production system. Due to the introduction of tighter limits in registering new biocidal molecules and a gradual phase-out of nematicides for high environmental impact, considerations for non-chemical alternatives have been realised. The biofumigation...
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Infestation of citrus root knot nematode (Meloidogyne indica) on the roots of citrus and Bt-cotton was found in Gujarat of India. The detection of M. indica and its diagnostic symptoms on some hosts (citrus and Bt-cotton) was recorded and the nematode species was authentically identified as Meloidogyne indica Whitehead, 1968 which was first time de...
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A new species of pin nematode, Paratylenchus jasmineae sp. n., was isolated and described from the rhizosphere of jasmine in India. The new species can be diagnosed by having a relatively larger body length of 248-355 μ m, stylet length of 24.6-28.5 μ m, lateral field with four lateral lines, the presence of small post-vulval uterine sac and absenc...
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The distribution and community structure of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with betel (Piper betle) vine and their relationship with soil chemical properties were investigated in four major growing regions of West Bengal, India. Ordinary kriging method was applied to infer the patterns of spatial distribution of major plant-parasitic nematode...
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We investigated areas at the eastern fringe of Kolkata, Dhapa–a land filled with Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) land of West Bengal (India) for exploring nematode species diversity, abundance and dynamic at three sites practising different vegetable-based cropping sequences. The area sampled at monthly interval and the soil and root populations estima...
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Root knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) infects passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) in Mizoram, India and infected plants showed declined symptoms and poor fruit yield. Infested plants displayed stunting and yellowing and thick-root symptoms. The association of the root knot nematode species was identified based on observations on morphology of di...
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Thirteen genotypes of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) were evaluated against root knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) to understand the relative resistance, phenol and polyphenol oxidase (PPO) activities. Results revealed that Shringar, Suvasini, Prajwal and Phule Rajani were found resistant against M. incognita race 2, had least galls and redu...
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Surveys were conducted to document infestation of rice white tip nematode (Aphelenchoides besseyi) during the boro and kharif seasons in West Bengal. Results indicated that infection of A. besseyi in rice occurs in both the rice growing seasons. Among the districts surveyed, East (229-2054/100grains) and West Midnapore (69-2277/100grains) and South...
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Analysis of plant and soil samples revealed association of major plant parasitic nematodes in tuberose; they were identified as Aphelenchoides besseyi, Rotylenchulus reniformis, Helicotylenchus spp., Meloidogyne incognita, M. javanica, Tylenchorhynchus mashhoodi and Hoplolaimus indicus. Among them, foliar nematode (A. besseyi) and root knot nematod...
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Trials in both pot and field conditions for two consecutive seasons indicated that Paecilomyces lilacinus (PL)-formulation (25% SC/25% WP) was effective at different doses to reduce population of Meloidogyne incognita infesting tomato. A considerable reduction of soil nematode population was recorded; 25-86% in PL-formulations and 60-80% in carbofu...
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The study focused on investigation of population fluctuation of Aphelenchoides besseyi on two promising cultivars (Calcutta single and Calcutta double), and survival and distribution of nematodes within the clump of tuberose. In field, the nematode species concentrated in maximum numbers in outermost scaly leaves and neck region of an infested indi...
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Dipping of tuberose bulbs in carbosulfan 25EC solution of 0.05-0.15% a.i. for 30 min and 1 h resulted in reduction of Aphelenchoides besseyi population (57-152 in treated vs 176 in untreated bulbs) 70 days after planting. Observation on 450 day after planting showed that nematode population in bulb increased in all the treatments. Minimum populatio...
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The present investigation was aimed to know the effect of time and order of inoculation of Meloidogyne javanica and Ralstonia solanacearum on bacterial wilt disease severity and plant growth of eggplant. Results showed that M. javanica caused reduction in shoot length (39%). Concomitant presence of both pathogens before transplanting resulted into...
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Field experiments conducted for testing field efficacy of bioformulations for management of root knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) infecting tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) cultivar ?Calcutta single' in West Bengal. Eight treatments evaluated for managing root knot nematode problem in tuberose and results indicated that Paecilomyces lilacinus...
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Nematodes are most abundant multicellular animals on earth, almost similar in number to that of insects. The phylum Nematoda comprises of over 26650 described species [1] and many of them are parasitizing plants or animals. Nearly 4100 phytoparasitic nematode species belonging to 197 genera have been described all over the world; they represent abo...
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Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are one of the most important polyphagous nematode pests of crops. Carrot is heavily infested by the root knot nematode species in Maharashtra. Modern tools are much more powerful to overcome the constraints of morphological identification and differentiation of over 100 species under the genus Meloidogyne. We...
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Pathogenic variability in Meloidogyne graminicola isolates on wild jute (Corchorus aestuans L.)
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Nematodes belonging to the phylum Nematoda or Nemata are the most abundant multicellular animal that inhabit in almost all the environments. Nematodes can parasitize plants, animals, insects, etc. Some plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) are capable of causing disease on many economically important crops grown in India and attained the status of pests...
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This book contains 19 chapters focusing on the role of different microorganisms, such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, mites and predatory nematodes as biological control agents of plant parasitic nematodes. The distribution, virulence, survival biology, formulation, safe application and exploitation of these biological control agents, especially fungi...
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Among the top five plant pathogens affecting world’s food production, root knot nematodes are one of the most devastating pathogen of crops. Infestation on crops greatly impact their health, yield and quality. They are adapted to parasitize on large number of plants and over 3000 wild and cultivated plant species are reported to be affected. Severa...
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Morphology of female perineal pattern (area around anus and vulva) of the root knot nema-tode (Meloidogyne spp.) is studied to identify the species under the genus as this was origi-nally proposed by Chitwood (2). Several at-tempts (7,8,6,4,3) have been made to improve the technique for preparation and photograph-ing of perineal patterns of Meloido...
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Strategies on mass awareness on nematode problems in developing countries such as India Matiyar Rahaman Khan Department of Agricultural Entomology, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, Nadia, Pin-741235, West Bengal, India, Email:drmrkhanbckv@gmail.com Abstract Plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) are hidden enemies of the crops; they smartl...
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Soil along with root samples around banana (cv Grand nine) was collected from Ratnapura village (Taluka-Umreth; GPS: 220.39.842N, 730.05.554E) of Anand district, Gujarat. The nematode populations were extracted by Cobb’s decanting and sieving followed by modified Baermann technique, fixed in FAA 4:1, further processed and mounted on anhydrous glyce...
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Soil along with root samples around banana (cv Grand nine) was collected from Ratnapura village (Taluka-Umreth; GPS: 220.39.842N, 730.05.554E) of Anand district, Gujarat. The nematode populations were extracted by Cobb’s decanting and sieving followed by modified Baermann technique, fixed in FAA 4:1, further processed and mounted on anhydrous glyce...
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An innovative means of nematode awareness campaign was initiated by Association for Advancement in Plant Protection (AAPP), Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) in partnership with El Tel Agro Marvels Pvt Ltd since 2006. Every year 7 th July is observed as a Nematode Awareness Day. This year 8 th Nematode Awareness Day & Farmer-Scientist Int...
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Hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma [Roxb.] T. Anders; Acan-thaceae) is an invasive aquatic and riparian weed the south-and quantified to calculate diversity and evenness indices. Results showed that significantly higher densities of phyto-parasitic nematodes are associated with hygrophila in India compared to Florida. In total, eight nematode specie...
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The experiment was done to evaluate the efficacy and economics of different combination of treatments at different dosage against major pests of pointed gourd. Results of three consecutive seasons showed that thetreatments T2(carbosulfan 25EC + neem granule + NSKE 5%) and T4 (carbofuran 3G + propergite 7.5%) contained consistently lowest level of f...
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The foliar nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi causes white tip disease in rice (Oryza sativa L.) and floral malady in tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.). This nematode is widely distributed in the rice fields of many states of India, including West Bengal (WB), Andhra Pradesh (AP), Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Gujarat (GT). In order to generate information...
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Plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) are popularly known as the 'hidden enemy' of crops for their characteristic nature of damage. Economically important phytonematodes such as of root knot, foliar, rice stem, root lesion, reniform, rice root and citrus nematodes are documented along with the characteristic symptoms and the crops affected in West Benga...
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Rice (Oryza sativa) is an important staple food crop for majority of human population in the world in general and in Asia in particular. However, among various pests and diseases which constitute important constraints in the successful crop production, plant parasitic nematodes play an important role and account for yield losses to the extent of 90...
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This study was conducted with a view to understand the effect of plant characteristics on the incidence of pests on most popular jute varieties, viz. JRO-524, JRO-632, JRO-878, JRO-7835 of olitorius jute and JRC-212, JRC-321, JRC-4444, JRC-7447 of capsularis jute. Correlation studies of plant characteristics with pest incidence in jute (Corchorus s...
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Among the pesticides evaluated against the jute pests under field conditions, endosulfan 35 EC at 350 g a.i./ha was found to be the most effective insecticide for controlling semilooper, Bihar hairy caterpillar and myllocerus weevil. Endosulfan and fenpropathrin provided good control of yellow mite as well. Even, endosulfan-treated plots gave maxim...
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Diversity and dynamics of soil nematodes were observed in okra based crop sequences in West Bengal, India. The ma-jor nematode species identified were: Rotylenchulus reniformis, Meloidogyne incognita, Hoplolaimus indicus, Tylenchorhynchus mashhoodi and Criconemoides onoensis. R. reniformis and M. incognita were found to be the most abundant. The ok...
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Survey on plant and soil nematodes associated with banana plantations in different banana growing districts of West Bengal (India), revealed that the occurrence of the most economically important genera of plant parasitic nematodes were Prat-ylenchus, Meloidogyne, Helicotylenchus, Tylenchorhynchus, Hoplolaimus, Rotylenchulus, Hirschmanniella, Crico...
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Field trials were conducted with six treatments against the pest complex of olitorius jute var. JRO-524 during 2004 and 2005 at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India. The results revealed that incidence of Anomis sabulifera Guen., Spilarctia obliqua Wlk., Myllocerus discolor Bohemus, Apion corchori Marshall and Polyphagotarsonemu...