Publication of the Department - Soil Science


1) Azim SMA, Rahman MM, Islam MR, Hoque MA.  Effects of S, Zn and B supplied from manures and fertilizers on yield and nutrient uptake by rice. Progressive Agriculture, 1999, 10:8790.         

2) Hoque MA, Rahman MM, Mian MH, Azim SMA. Response of rice cv. BRRI dhan29 to manures and fertilizers. Bangladesh Journal of Crop Science, 2000, 11:8388.

3) Islam ABMS, Haque MQ, Rahman MH, Hoque MA, Alam MK. Extractable phosphorus in a range of Bangladesh soils and its critical limit for chickpea. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences, 2001, 1:908911.

4) Uddin M, Rahman MM, Hoque MA, Begum S. Comparative study of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizers on yield and nutrient uptake by rice. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences, 2001, 1:912914.

5) Begum T, Rahman MM, Moslehuddin AZM, Hoque MA. Verification of the recommended dose of phosphorus, potassium and sulphur on yield performance of rice cv. BRRI dhan29. The Agriculturists, 2003, 1:5862.

6) Hoque MA. Nitrogen use efficiency and yield performance of aus rice. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 2003, 9:286291.

7) Hossain MM, Ashrafuzzaman M, Hoque MS, Hoque MA. Effect of seed clove size and spacing on growth performance of garlic. MUARIK BULLETIN, 2003, 6: 6574.

8) Rabbani MF, Ashrafuzzaman M, Hoque MA, Karim MA. Responses of soybean genotypes to different levels of irrigation. Korean Journal of Crop Science, 2004, 49:131135.

9) Quddus AFMR, Sattar MA, Hoque MA, Rahman MA. Study of the threatened conditions of natural resources in St. Martin’s Coral Island. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 2007, 13:139–144.

10) Hoque MA, Okuma E, Banu MNA, Nakamura Y, Shimoishi Y, Murata Y. Exogenous proline mitigates the detrimental effects of salt stress more than exogenous betaine by increasing antioxidant enzyme activities. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2007,164:553–561.

11) Hoque MA, Banu MNA, Okuma E, Amako K, Nakamura Y, Shimoishi Y, Murata Y. Exogenous proline and glycinebetaine increase NaCl-induced ascorbate–glutathione cycle enzyme activities, and proline improves salt tolerance more than glycinebetaine in tobacco Bright Yellow-2 suspension-cultured cells. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2007, 164:1457–1468.

12) Hoque MA, Banu MNA, Nakamura Y, Shimoishi Y, Murata Y. Proline and glycinebetaine enhance antioxidant defense and methylglyoxal detoxification systems and reduce NaCl-induced damage in cultured tobacco cells. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2008, 165:813–824.

13) Banu MNA, Hoque MA, Sugimoto-Watanabe M, Mastuoka K, Nakamura Y, Shimoishi Y, Murata Y. Proline and glycinebetaine induce antioxidant defense gene expression and suppress cell death in cultured tobacco cells under salt stress. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2009, 166:146–156.

14) Ashrafuzzaman M, Hossen FA, Ismail MR, Hoque MA, Islam MZ, Shahidullah SM, Meon S. Efficiency of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) for the enhancement of rice growth. African Journal of Biotechnology, 2009, 8:1247–1252.

15) Islam MM, Hoque MA, Okuma E, Banu MNA, Shimoishi Y, Nakamura Y, Murata Y. Exogenous proline and glycinebetaine increase antioxidant enzyme activities and confer tolerance to cadmium stress in cultured tobacco cells. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2009, 166:15871597.

16) Islam MM, Hoque MA, Okuma E, Jannat R, Banu MNA, Jahan MS, Y, Nakamura Y, Murata Y. Proline and glycinebetaine confer cadmium tolerance on tobacco Bright Yellow-2 cells by increasing ascorbate-glutathione cycle enzyme activities. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2009, 73:23202323.

17) Hoque MA, Uraji M, Banu MNA, Mori IC, Nakamura Y, Murata Y.  The effects of methylglyoxal on glutathione S-transferase from Nicotiana tabacum. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2010, 74:2124-2126.

18) Banu MNA, Hoque MA, Sugimoto-Watanabe M, Islam MM, Uraji M, Mastuoka K, Nakamura Y, Shimoishi Y, Murata Y. Proline and glycinebetaine ameliorated NaCl stress via scavenging of hydrogen peroxide and methylglyoxal but not superoxide or nitric oxide in tobacco cultured cells. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2010, 74:2043-2049.

19) Hoque TS, Okuma E, Uraji M, Furuichi T, Sasaki T, Hoque MA, Nakamura Y, Murata Y. Inhibitory effects of methylglyoxal on light-induced stomatal opening and inward Kchannel activity in Arabidopsis. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2012, 76:617-619.

20) Arghavani M, Kafi M, Babalar M, Naderi R, Hoque MA, Murata Y. Improvement of salt tolerance in kentucky bluegrass by trinexapac-ethyl. HortScience, 2012, 47:1163-1170.

21) Hoque MA, Uraji M, Torii A, Banu MNA, Mori IC, Nakamura Y, Murata Y. Methylglyoxal inhibition of cytosolic ascorbate peroxidase from Nicotiana tabacum. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, 2012, 26:315-321.

22) Ali MA, Hoque MA, Kim PJ. Mitigating global warming potentials of methane and nitrous oxide gasses from rice paddies under different irrigation regimes. AMBIO, 2013, 42:357-368.

23) Das DK, Dey BR, Mian MJA, Hoque MAMitigation of the adverse effects of salt stress on maize (Zea mays L.) through organic amendments. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 2013, 1:233-239.

24) Hossain MA, Hoque MA, Burritt DJ, Fujita M. Proline protects plants against abiotic oxidative stress: biochemical and molecular mechanisms. In: Ahmad P (ed) Oxidative damage to plants. Elsevier Inc, San Diego, 2014, pp 477-522.

25) Dey BR, Rahman MM, Hoque MA. Enhancement of the growth and yield of rice by split application of phosphorus, potassium and sulphur fertilizers. Journal of Soil and Nature, 2014; 7(1):7-12.

26) Haque MA, Jahiruddin M, Hoque MA, Rahman MZ, Clarke D. Temporal variability of soil and water salinity and its effect on crop at Kalapara upazila. J. Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 2014; 7(2):111-114.

27) Ferdous J, Afroz H, Rahman MM, Hoque MA. Efficient use of nitrogen in wetland rice cultivation. Journal of Soil and Nature, 2014; 7(2):23-27.

28) Siddique AB, Islam MR Hoque MA, Hasan MM, Rahman MT, Uddin MM. Mitigation of salt stress by foliar application of proline in rice. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 2015; 3(3):81-88.

29) Papon KD, Murata Y, Hoque MA, Ali MA. Effect of soil salinity and exogenous proline application on rice growth, yield, biochemical and antioxidant enzyme activities. EC Agriculture, 2015; 2:229-240.

30) Kibria MG, Farhad, Hoque MA. Alleviation of soil salinity in rice by potassium and zinc fertilization. International Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2015; 5(3): 15-21.

31) Kibria MG, Haque MF, Islam MS, Hoque MA. Increasing crop productivity in coastal saline areas by proper management of potassium fertilizers. Progressive Agriculture, 2015; 26(2): 115-121.

32) Kibria MG, Islam ABMS, Basak KD, Hossain M, Hoque MA. Assessment of soil fertility and farmer’s live style in south-western Bangladesh. Journal of Soil and Nature, 2015; 8(3): 1-6.

33) Farhad, Kibria MG, Mian MH, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Mitigating water stress in wheat by foliar application of proline. International Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2015; 5(3): 8-14.

34) Hasan MI, Kibria MG, Jahiruddin M, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Improvement of salt tolerance in maize by exogenous application of proline. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 2015; 8(1): 13-18.

35) Dhar S, Kibria MG, Rahman MM, Hoque MA. Mitigation of the adverse effects of soil salinity in rice using exogenous proline and organic manure. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2015; 1(3): 478-486.

36) Basak KD, Kibria MG, Hossain M, Hoque MA. Improvement of rice production through combined use of organic manures and bio-slurries with chemical fertilizers. Asian Australisian Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2016; 1(1): 78-85.

37) Bhusan D, Das DK, Hossain M, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Improvement of salt tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.) by increasing antioxidant defense systems using exogenous application of proline. Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2016; 10 (1): 50-56.

38) Kibria MG, Farzana K, Matin MA,  Hoque MA. Mitigating water stress in wheat (BARI Gom-26) by exogenous application of proline. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 2016; 1 (3), 118-123.

39) Islam MR, Ryhana Z,  Hoque MA, Huda A, Begum MLN. Residual effect of green manure on the growth and yield of BRRI dhan28. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 2016: 9 (1), 35-40.

40) Rhaman MS, Kibria MG, Hossain M,  Hoque MA. Effects of organic manures and bio-slurries with chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of rice (cv. BRRI dhan28). International Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2016; 6 (2), 36-42.

41) Alam MZ, Das DK, Hashem MA,  Hoque MA. Soil amendments with farm yard manure and poultry manure confer tolerance to salt stress in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Research in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, 2016; 3 (3), 379-386.

42) Alam R, Das DK, Islam MR, Murata Y,  Hoque MA. Exogenous proline enhances nutrient uptake and confers tolerance to salt stress in maize (Zea mays L.). Progressive Agriculture, 2016; 27 (4): 409-417.

43) Kibria MG, Hossain M, Murata Y,  Hoque MA. Antioxidant defense mechanisms of salinity tolerance in rice genotypes. Rice Science, 2017; 24 (3), 155-162.

44) Hoque TS, Uraji M,  Hoque MA, Nakamura Y, Murata Y. Methylglyoxal induces inhibition of growth, accumulation of anthocyanin, and activation of glyoxalase I and II in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of biochemical and molecular toxicology, 2017; 31 (7): doi: 10.1002/jbt.21901.

45) Nahar MNN, Islam MM,  Hoque MA, Yonezawa A, Prodhan MY, Nakamura T, Nakamura Y, Munemasa S, Murata Y. Exogenous proline enhances the sensitivity of tobacco BY-2 cells to arsenate. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 2017; (81) 9, 1726–1731.

46) Jahan F, Bhusan D, Jahiruddin M, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Improvement of salinity tolerance in rice during boro season by proline application. Progressive Agriculture, 2018; 29 (4): 295-303.

47) Chowdhury S, Bhusan D, Hashem MA, Hoque MA. Organic amendments for mitigating soil salinity in rice. Research in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, 2019; 6(1): 11-17.

48) Alam, MZ, McGee R, Hoque MA, Ahammed GJ,  Carpenter-Boggs L. Effect of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, selenium and biochar on photosynthetic pigments and antioxidant enzyme activity under arsenic stress in mung bean (Vigna radiata). Frontiers in Physiology, 2019; 10: 193.

49) Alam MZ, Hoque MA, Ahammed GJ, Carpenter-Boggs L. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi reduce arsenic uptake and improve plant growth in Lens culinaris. PLoS ONE, 2019; 14(5):e0211441.

50) Alam MZ, Hoque MA, Ahammed GJ, McGee R, Carpenter-Boggs L. Arsenic accumulation in lentil (Lens culinaris) genotypes and risk associated with the consumption of grains. Scientific Reports, 2019; 9:9431.

51) Sane NU, Bhusan D, Deb Nath PK, Murata, Y, Hoque MA. Improving salinity tolerance in transplanted aman rice (Oryza sativa L.) by exogenous application of proline. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 2019;17(2):194-199. 

52) Kibria MG, Hoque MAA review on plant responses to soil salinity and amelioration strategies. Open Journal of Soil Science, 2019; 9:219-231.

53) Pal SC, Chakrobortty J, Hashem MA, Hoque MA. Improvement of salinity tolerance in rice by efficient management of potassium and zinc fertilizers. Asian Australisian Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2019; 4(3):154-161.

54) Roy T, Bhusan D, Rahman MM, Hoque MA. Enhancement of the growth and yield of wheat in coastal saline areas through organic and inorganic amendments. Asian Australisian Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2019; 4(3):169-175.

55) Alam, MZ, Hoque MA, Ahammed GJ,  Carpenter-Boggs L. Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, biochar, selenium, silica gel, and sulfur on arsenic uptake and biomass growth in Pisum sativum L. Emerging Contaminants, 2020; 6: 312-322.

56) Alam, MZ, Carpenter-Boggs L, Hoque MA, Ahammed GJ. Effect of soil amendments on antioxidant activity and photosynthetic pigments in pea crops grown in arsenic contaminated soil. Heliyon, 2020; 6:e05475.

57) Chakrobortty J, Pal, SC, Islam MR, Hoque MA. Intensification of rice production through different fertilizer management approaches under variable irrigation regimes. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 2021; 19(1):37-43.

58) Nahar MA, Nahar MNN, Prodhan MY, Hoque MA, Rahman MS. Comparative study of purple rice and green rice for salt stress sensitivity. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 2021; 19 (1):53-60.

59) Ratul AA, Hoque TS, Islam MR, Hoque MA. Physico-chemical properties of acid soils from Madhupur Tract and Northern & Eastern Piedmont Plains of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2021, 7 (1):12-20.

60) Bhowmik U, Kibria MG, Rhaman MS, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Screening of rice genotypes for salt tolerance by physiological and biochemical characters. Plant Science Today, 2021, 8(3):467-472.

61) Islam MR, Jahan R, Uddin S, Harine IJ, Hoque MA, Hassan S, Hassan MM, Hossain MA. Lime and organic manure amendment enhances crop productivity of wheat-mungbean-T. aman cropping pattern in acidic piedmont soils. Agronomy, 2021, 11:1595.

62) Islam MR, Akter A, Hoque MA, Farzana S, Uddin S, Talukder MMH, Alsanie WF, Gaber A, Hossain MA. Lime and organic manure amendment: A potential approach for sustaining crop productivity of the T. aman-maize-fallow cropping pattern in acidic piedmont soils. Sustainability, 2021, 13:9808.

63) Farzana S, Dey JR, Hosenuzzaman M, Hossain M, Galib MAA, Hoque MA. Effects of nitrogenous fertilizers on rice yield under continuous flooding and alternate wetting and drying conditions. Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 2021, 2 (3): 31-37.

64) Farzana S, Sarkar A, Hosenuzzaman M, Galib MAA, Hoque MA. Effects of zinc on growth and yield of rice  cv. BRRI dhan29 under  alternate wetting and drying water management practice. Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 2021, 2 (3): 25-30.

65) Akram S, Kibria MG, Murata Y, Hoque MA. Exogenously applied proline modulates drought tolerance in maize (Zea mays L). International Journal of Plant & Soil Science. 2021, 33(19): 198-212.  

66) Islam MR, Talukder MMH, Hoque MA, Uddin S, Hoque TS, Rea RS, Alorabi M, Gaber A, Kasim S. Lime and manure amendment improve soil fertility, productivity and nutrient uptake of rice-mustard cropping pattern in an acidic terrace soil. Agriculture. 2021, 11(11): 1070.

67) Rhaman MS, Tahjib-Ul-Arif, Kibria MG, Hoque MA. Climate change and its adverse impacts on plant growth in South Asia: Current status and upcoming challenges. Phyton. 2021, 91 (4): 695-711.

68) Tania SS, Rahaman MM, Rauf F, Suborna MA, Kabir MH, Hoque MA, Rhaman MS. Seed priming with salicylic acid (SA) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) improve germination and seedling growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum) under salt stress. Asian Journal of Research in Crop Science. 2021, 6(4): 60-69.

69) Alam MZ, Hoque MA, Carpenter-Boggs L. Mycorrhizal fungi, biochar, and selenium increase biomass of Vigna radiata and reduce arsenic uptake. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 2022.