About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Agriculturists is a peer-reviewed Scientific Journal of Krishi Foundation that publishes original research findings, review articles and short communications on different branches of Agricultural Sciences, such as Crops, Fisheries, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Livestock, Engineering, Economics, Forestry and Environment. The Journal is indexed by CAB International (CAB Abstracts: http://www.cabi.org/cababstracts),  BanglaJOL (http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/AGRIC) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ: http://www.doaj.org/openurl?genre=journal&issn=17295211). The full-text content of The Agriculturists is being archived by both the CABI Full Text Repository and banglaJOL. The journal is also available online at www.theagriculturists.com.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published half-yearly in the months of June and December, the two issues comprising one volume.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam
(Former Director General, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur 1701, Bangladesh)
House No.: 41, Road No.: 11, Sector: 13,
Uttara Model Town,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
E-mail: dmsislam@agni.com, Mobile No.: +880-01713-002180

Executive Editor
Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Hossain Molla
Dept. of Environmental Science,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh
E-mail: ahmolla60@gmail.com, Mobile No.: +880-1819-132761

Technical Editors
Abu Noman Faruq Ahmmed
Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology,
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar,
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
E-mail: nomanfarook@yahoo.com, Mobile No.: +880-1819-823030

Associate Editors
Dr. M. Ali Afzal,
Managing Director, Krishibid Group of Companies,
801 Begum Rokeya Sarani, Kazipara,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
E-mail: aafzal@krishibidgroup.com

Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman,
Senior Vice President, Research & Development Division,
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Islami Bank Training and Research Academy,
Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
E-mail: mizan12bd@yahoo.com, Mobile No.: +880-1817-146335

Prof. Dr. M. Obaidul Islam,
Department of  Crop Botany, Faculty of Agriculture,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
E-mail: obaidul7_mo@yahoo.com, Mobile No.: +880-1716-334292

Dr. Md. Sayed Ali,
SSO, Plant Pathology Division,
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute,
Gazipur, Bangladesh
E-mail: ali67sayed@yahoo.com, Mobile No.: +880-1716-177251

Members (Bangladesh)
Prof. Dr. R. I. Sarker,

Former Vice Chancellor,
Jessore Science & Technology University,
E-mail: risarker@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Shah-E-Alam,
Former Vice Chancellor,
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University,
E-mail: alam_gpb@yahoo.com

Prof. Dr. M. A. Karim,
Dept. of Agronomy,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University,
Gazipur, Bangladesh
E-mail: akarim1506@yahoo.com

Dr. M. Musherraf Husain,
Former CSO, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute,
E-mail: musherrafhusain@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Parimal Kanti Biswas,
Dept. of Agronomy, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
E-mail: parimalbiswas@hotmail.com

Prof. Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam,
Dept. of Plant Pathology,
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
E-mail: rafiqsau64@yahoo.com

Prof. Dr. Mostafa Ali Reza Hossain,
Dept. of Fisheries Biology and Genetics,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
E-mail: marhossain@yahoo.com

Overseas Members
Prof. Dr. M. M. M. Najim,
Vice Chancellor, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka
E-mail: mmmnajim@gmail.com; mnajim@kln.ac.lk

Dr. Halimi Mohd Saud,
Associate Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia,
E-mail: halimi@putra.upm.edu.my

Dr. Magdi T. Abdelhamid,
Research Professor, National research Centre,
Cairo, Egypt
E-mail: magdi.abdelhamid@yahoo.com