Mohammad Mahir Uddin

Mohammad Mahir Uddin
Bangladesh Agricultural University | BAU · Department of Entomology

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Mohammad Mahir Uddin currently works at the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University. Mohammad does research in Biotechnology, Systematics (Taxonomy), Ecology and Entomology. Their most recent publication is 'Varietal preference of okra jassid, Amrasca devastans (Dist.) under field condition of Bangladesh'.
Additional affiliations
March 2013 - March 2018
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • I started my journey as a lecturer in the Department of Entomology in the year 2000. Subsequently I have been appointed as Assiatant professor and Asscociate Professor and from March 2013 till today.
Education
April 2005 - March 2009
Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Field of study
  • Entomology

Publications

Publications (133)
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Herein, we present a green, economic and ecofriendly protocol for synthesis of cobalt oxide (Co3O4-NPs) and magnesium oxide nanoparticles (MgO-NPs) for multifaceted biomedical applications. In the study, a simple aqueous leaf extract of Hibiscus rosa sinensis, was employed for the facile one pot synthesis of Co3O4-NPs and MgO-NPs. The well characte...
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Mungbean is one of the important pulse crops in Bangladesh. More than 12 species of insect pests infest mungbean, among them flea beetle cause significant yield loss due to attack from seedling to vegetative stages. The experiment was conducted to find out tolerant and susceptible varieties of mungbean against flea beetle at the farmer’s field of P...
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Cucumber moth, Diaphania indica (Crambidae: Lepidoptera) is a serious pest of cucurbitaceous vegetables in many countries. This pest has also been reported in Bangladesh. However, no proper effort has been made to manage it successfully. Inappropriate control measures may increase the management costs as well as detrimental to the environment and n...
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High heat generation in surgical bone drilling causes thermal necrosis, thus impairing bone healing and implant reliability. Surgeons are often unaware of such in-situ drilling characteristics. Prediction and control of temperature is thus crucial for improved patient outcome. As a first step to this regard, the current paper aims to comprehensivel...
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Vitamin D (Vt. D) is one of the vital hormone having multiple functions in various tissues, including brain. Several evidences reported that Vt. D plays a significant part in memory and cognition as its inadequate amount may accelerate cognitive impairment. This study shows for the first time the antioxidant potential of Vt. D against D-Galactose (...
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Vitamin D (Vt. D) is one of the vital hormone having multiple functions in various tissues, including brain. Several evidences reported that Vt. D plays a significant part in memory and cognition as its inadequate amount may accelerate cognitive impairment. This study shows for the first time the antioxidant potential of Vt. D against D-Galactose (...
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The aim of present study was to assess Dairy Cooperatives Model Farm (MF-an approach of the Department of Cooperatives) compared with traditional farms in terms of milk productivity and cost of milk production as a measure of cost competitiveness, farm resilience and rural livelihoods of the dairy farmers in four regions of Bangladesh. The holistic...
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The experiment was conducted at the farmers’ field of Itbaria of Patuakhali sadar upazila under Patuakhali district, Bangladesh during late rabi 2018 to find out the suitable insecticidal treatment combination against thrips and pod borers of mungbean by various treatment combinations, including chemicals, botanicals and biological. Experiment was...
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Bean pod borer, Maruca vitrata Geyer is a key pest of bean causing up to 80 percent yield loss. The present study was conducted at the Entomology Field Laboratory of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh during October 2017 to March 2018 to evaluate the bioefficacy of certain novel insecticides and some biopesticides for managi...
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Health and environmental problems arising from metals present in the aquatic ecosystem are very well known. The present study investigated toxicological effects of LC15 of metals such as copper, chromium, and lead for 24, 48, 72, and 96 h on hematological indices, RBC nucleus and cell morphology, and gill and muscle tissues of grass carp (Ctenophar...
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Burn is an injury to the skin or other body tissues caused by various agents like thermal injury, scalds, fire, electrical shock and chemical injury. The aims of current study were isolation, identification and sensitivity of isolated bacteria against antibiotics from burn infected patients of District Swat. A total of 50 swab samples were collecte...
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Poultry meat serves as an important source of protein having different essential amino acids but is associated with various infectious bacteria. The aim of this study was to find out the prevalence and isolation of Salmonella from poultry chicken and to check it against antibiotic. About 150 samples were collected from different areas of District S...
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Efficiency of the city transportation network has greatly influenced by traffic volume, roadway capacity, traffic composition, geometric design, road side land use etc. At present, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) source shows that the total number of registered vehicle in Chittagong city is 84391. This huge amount of vehicles along with...
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The main purpose of this study is to provide essential information regarding the molecular basis of insecticide resistance and to report candidate genes which are responsible for resistance in insects/pests. There are two basic resistance mechanisms existing in pests, i.e., target site resistance and metabolic resistance. During resistance of targe...
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The antimicrobial activity of different extracts (methanolic, ethyl acetate, hot and cold water extracts) of Morchella esculenta against bacterial strains including Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Bacillus atrophaeus, Bacillus subtilis, Citrobactor freundii, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Salmonella typhi, Staphyllococcus aureus, Staphyllococc...
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Bone drilling is an important step in orthopedic surgeries for the reconstruction and repair of fractured bones. The main concern in bone drilling is to create holes without causing minimum damage to the bone tissues. It is well reported that high temperature and high force in drilling cause bone thermal necrosis leading to the delayed bone healing...
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Brinjal is susceptible to attack of various insect pests from seedling to fruiting stage. Among these, brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guen.) is the most destructive pest and is considered to be the limiting factor in quantitative as well asqualitative harvest of brinjal fruits. In the present study, efficacy of some new insect...
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Brinjal is susceptible to attack of various insect pests from seedling to fruiting stage. Among these, brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guen.) is the most destructive pest and is considered to be the limiting factor in quantitative as well asqualitative harvest of brinjal fruits. In the present study, efficacy of some new insect...
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The experiment was conducted in the field laboratory of the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh on the screening of resistant variety against jute apion, Apion corchori (Marshall) and its management by using some chemical and botanical pesticides during April to August 2014. Eleven jute varieties were selected t...
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An experiment was conducted during the period of December 2014 to March, 2015 in the Entomology Field Laboratory, Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh on the management of tomato fruit borer, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) using different biorational insecticides on winter tomato variety BARI-2 in Bangladesh. Effi...
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The potato crop is sensitive to environmental factors as optimum planting time of potato depends on the most favorable temperatures extending over the longest period of the crop season and requires less than maximum and above the minimum temperatures for emergence after planting. To secure good yield, the potato crop should be planted in such a tim...
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This paper develops a state of charge (SOC) estimation model for a lithium-ion battery using an improved extreme learning machine (ELM) algorithm. ELM is suitable for SOC estimation since ELM algorithm has fast estimation speed, good generalization performance, and high accuracy. However, the performance of ELM is highly dependent on training accur...
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One of the major challenges in harnessing wind energy is to extract maximum power from intermittent generation of wind farms as wind power generation strongly depends on wind speed variation. Among different maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms, traditionally, hill climb search (HCS) method is widely used because of its simple implementat...
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Pulses serve as one of the main sources of protein and minerals as well as play a vital socio-economic role in the diet of common people of Bangladesh but these pulses suffer enormous losses due to infestation of a serious insect pest pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis L. As a part of eco-friendly management of this detrimental pest, an experim...
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The research work on the evaluation of yard long bean genotypes for resistance to legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata F. was carried out in two consecutive seasons viz., kharif 2015 and rabi 2015-16 in randomized complete block design (RCBD) in the field of the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh and chemical...
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Effect of Trichoderma harzianum was investigated on plant growth and inhibitory activity against Phythium ultimum and Phytopthora capsici under laboratory and greenhouse conditions. Data under lab conditions revealed that mycelial growth of both pathogens were inhibited by T. harzianum in vitro. The effect of T. harzianum on different plant growth...
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In the present study, effect of some new generation and conventional insecticides were compared to find out an effective insecticidal treatment(s) against brinjal shoot and fruit borer (BSFB) with least effect on ladybird beetle. The study was conducted in a randomized complete block design with seven insecticidal treatments (Cypermethrin 0.5ml L-1...
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In prevention and therapeutics of diseases in which free radicals are implicated antioxidants with free radical scavenging activities may have great potential and hence research on natural antioxidant has received much attention in modern medical science to overcome various harmful effects of synthetic antioxidants on human body. In the present stu...
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In prevention and therapeutics of diseases in which free radicals are implicated antioxidants with free radical scavenging activities may have great potential and hence research on natural antioxidant has received much attention in modern medical science to overcome various harmful effects of synthetic antioxidants on human body. In the present stu...
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p>The study was carried out in 28 villages covering131 mango growers of three Upazilas in Chittagong District with view to examine the adoption status of BARI mango varieties at farmer’s level. The adoption status of improved mango varieties was unknown to the region. Results revealed that out of 11 varieties of BARI mango, the highest 77% farmers...
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This paper presents a novel binary backtracking search algorithm (BBSA) for an optimal scheduling controller applied to IEEE 14-bus test system for controlling distributed generators (DGs) in microgrids (MGs) in the form of virtual power plant (VPP) towards sustainable renewable energy sources integration. The VPP and MGs models are simulated and t...
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p>An experiment was conducted in the Field Laboratory, Department of Entomology, (BAU), Mymensingh on the varietal preference of okra jassid, Amrasca devastans (Dist.) using 14 okra varieties viz. F<sub>1 </sub>Tamanna, Hybrid Okra Gunyon, Okra F<sub>1 </sub>Green Soft, OK 285, Okra F<sub>1 </sub>Green Star 33, F<sub>1 </sub>Hybrid Fresh Power, F<s...
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p>An experiment was carried out in the Entomology Field Laboratory of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh to determine the efficacy of six botanicals and four chemical insecticides for controlling rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera during the period of July to December 2013. In conducting the experiment BR11 rice variety was selected...
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Experiments were carried out to investigate the host preference of cucurbit fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae and its management to cucurbitaceous vegetables namely, bitter gourd, ridge gourd and snake gourd. Among the vegetables, bitter gourd was found as mostly preferable (upto 40.69% fruit infestation) and snake gourd was found as the least prefe...
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Experiments were conducted to study the feeding, growth and chemical control of hog-plum beetle (Podontia 14-punctata) in the laboratory and in the field. It was found that larval leaf consumption gradually increased with the increase of age of larva. Mean leaf consumption per larva was 0.28g, 0.86g and 1.70g after 24, 72 and 144 hrs, respectively....
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p>Experiments were carried out in the field and in the laboratory of the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University during the period from February to August, 2013. Three cucurbitaceous vegetables viz. bitter gourd, ridge gour d and snake gourd were used as test crops. Considering to percent leaf infestation and leaf area consumpt...
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Experiments were conducted to study the feeding, growth and chemical control of hog-plum beetle (Podontia 14-punctata) in the laboratory and in the field. It was found that larval leaf consumption gradually increased with the increase of age of larva. Mean leaf consumption per larva was 0.28g, 0.86g and 1.70g after 24, 72 and 144 hrs, respectively....
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Experiments were conducted to study the feeding, growth and chemical control of hog-plum beetle (Podontia 14-punctata) in the laboratory and in the field. It was found that larval leaf consumption gradually increased with the increase of age of larva. Mean leaf consumption per larva was 0.28g, 0.86g and 1.70g after 24, 72 and 144 hrs, respectively....
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Experiments were conducted to study the feeding, growth and chemical control of hog-plum beetle (Podontia 14-punctata) in the laboratory and in the field. It was found that larval leaf consumption gradually increased with the increase of age of larva. Mean leaf consumption per larva was 0.28g, 0.86g and 1.70g after 24, 72 and 144 hrs, respectively....
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To evaluate the antioxidant activity of Abroma augusta leaves, the different fractions of methanolic extracts were taken to determine the total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, reducing power capacity and free radical scavenging activity. Among the fractions, the highest phenolic content was found in ethyl acetate fraction (0.466 ± 0.001...
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In the present study, efficacy of three bacterial fermented biopestcides viz., spinosad, emamectin bennzoate and abamectin and one insect growth regulator, buprofezin were evaluated against the infestation of brinjal shoot and fruit borer (BSFB), Leucinodes orbonalis (Guen) during January to July 2015. Biopesticides were applied either individually...
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The present study was carried out in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, Mymensingh, Bangladesh for a period of one year from 1st June 2009 to 30th June 2010 to see the Neurological Consequence of Eclampsia. A total number of 37 patients were enrolled in this study. Among 37 patients majority are in t...
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The study was conducted to determine the pest status and spatial distribution of major insect and mite pests of citrus in Jaintapur, Sylhet, Bangladesh during May to October 2014. In this study, twelve insect and one mite species were found to attack mandarin (Citrus reticulata), sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) and jara lemon (Citrus pennivesiculata...
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Soil samples were collected from M. R. Khan tea-estate area of Moulvibazar district, Bangladesh. Organic matter, active acidity, reserve acidity, cation exchange capacity, clay content and textural class of the collected soil samples for different topographic positions and depths were determined. The percentage of sand, silt and clay varied from 59...
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Nitrogen is an essential plant nutrient which is required for the maximum growth and yield of agriculturally important crops. Microbial inoculants may supplement N-requirement and reduce the dependency on costly synthetic N-fertilizer in respect of crop yield. The ability of soil microorganisms to fix atmospheric nitrogen is an important trait in p...
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An experiment was carried out in the field laboratory, Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University to find out the efficacy of different botanicals and chemical insecticides against rice stem borer during the period from July to December 2013. The treatments included Neem oil, Mahogany oil, combination of Neem and Mahogany oil, Bis...
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A pot experiment was conducted at Bangladesh Agricultural University to evaluating the effect of exogenous application of proline on the growth and yield of rice under salt stress condition. There were six treatments including T1 (Control), T2 (25 mM NaCl), T3 (50 mM NaCl), T4 (25 mM NaCl + Proline), T5 (50 mM NaCl + Proline) and T6 (Proline). A sa...
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A pot experiment was conducted at Bangladesh Agricultural University to evaluating the effect of exogenous application of proline on the growth and yield of rice under salt stress condition. There were six treatments including T 1 (Control), T 2 (25 mM NaCl), T 3 (50 mM NaCl), T 4 (25 mM NaCl + Proline), T 5 (50 mM NaCl + Proline) and T 6 (Proline)...
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p>A trial was conducted at the FSRD site, Elenga and MLT site, Ghatail, Tangail during 2011-12 and 2012-13 to test the performance of the BARI developed USG applicator in boro rice and to find out the economic performance of the USG applicator in the farmers’ field. The BARI developed USG applicator was tested against the USG application by hand an...
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The experiment was conducted at the farmers field of FSRD site, Elenga and MLT site Modhupur, Tangail during two consecutive years 2011-12 and 2012- 13 to study the productivity, production efficiency, land use efficiency and economic return of the improved cropping pattern (Mustard - Boro - Jute -T. Aman) against the existing cropping pattern (Mus...
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The research was carried out in the field laboratory of the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University during April to July 2013 to correlate the temperature, relative humidity and number of fruits with the level of fruit infestations by cucurbit fruit fly, Bactrocerea cucubitae. Three cucurbitaceous vegetables namely bitter gourd...