Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim
Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim

Professor Contact No : +8801731486337
Department of Horticulture Email : mrkarim1996@yahoo.com
Faculty of Agriculture
Research Interest:   Molecular genetics of developmental biology specifically flowering time and flower development, Biotic and abiotic stress tolerance crop development using genetic engineering technology, Hormonal regulation of fruit development including seedless fruit production, Improvement of bioactive compounds and nutritional quality of vegetables cultivated under different management practices
Total Number: 28

1. Aida, M., Tsubakimoto, Y., Shimizu, S., Hiroyuki Ogisu, H., Kamiya, M., Ryosuke Iwamoto, R., Takeda, S., Karim, M.R., Mizutani, M., Lenhard, M.,and Tasaka, T. (2020). Establishment of the Embryonic Shoot Meristem Involves Activation of Two Classes of Genes with Opposing Functions for Meristem Activities. Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (16): 5864. URL: https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/21/16/5864; doi:10.3390/ijms21165864. (IF: 5.923).

2. Maeda, H., Murata, K., Sakuma, N., Takei, S., Yamazaki, A., Karim, M.R., Kawata, M., Hirose, S., Kawagishi-Kobayashi, M., Taniguchi, Y., Suzuki, S., Sekino, K., Ohshima, M., Kato, H., Yoshida, H., and Tozawa, Y. (2019). A rice gene that confers broad-spectrum resistance to ß-triketone herbicides. Science, 365 (4651): 393-396. doi: 10.1126/science.aax0379. (IF = 47.728).

3. Karim, M.R., Hirota, A., Kwiatkowska, D., Tasaka, M., and Aida, M. (2009). A role for Arabidopsis PUCHI in floral meristem identity and bract suppression. Plant Cell 21(5): 1360-1372. (Accompanying In Brief report: Bertoni, G. (2009). PUCHI and floral meristem identity. Plant Cell 21: 1327). An online author profile is also available with this article (URL:www.plantcell.org/cgi/content/full/tpc.109.067025/DC2). doi: 10.1105/tpc.109.067025. (IF = 11.277).

4. Hibara, K., Karim, M.R., Takada, S., Taoka, K., Furutani, M., Aida, M., and Tasaka, M. (2006). Arabidopsis CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON3 regulates postembryonic shoot meristem and organ boundary formation. Plant Cell 18 (11): 2946-2957. doi: 10.1105/tpc.106.045716. ( IF = 11.277).

5. Khatun, L., Karim, M.R., Uddin, F., Rahman, S. and Jahan, M.I. (2020). Vernalization and gibberellic acid response in summer onion’s (Allium cepa L.) reproductive phases. Tropical Agroecosystems 1(1): 7-14.

6. Tasmim, M.T., Nahar, M.A., Hossain, M.M. and Karim, M.R. (2020). Physico-microbial and shelf life analysis of commercially important three mango varieties under different treatments. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University 18(1): 40-46.

7. Hossain, A., Tasmim, MT, Nahar, MA and Karim, MR. (2019). Yield and quality of summer onion seeds as influenced by vernalization and boron application. Progressive Agriculture 30(4): 371-378.

8. Jahan, I., Hossain, M.M., and Karim, M.R. (2019). Effect of salinity stress on plant growth and root yield of carrot. Progressive Agriculture 30 (3): 263-274.

9. Akhter, S., Islam, M.A., and Karim, M.R. (2019). Effects of nutrient management and netting on growth and yield of okra. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 4(1): 627–631.

10. Nurunnaher, A., Monda, M.F. and Karim, M.R. (2018). Effects of nitrogen and boron on growth and yield of cabbage. Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology 15(1&4): 25-30.

11. Hafiz, M.M.H., Hossain, M.M. and Karim, M.R. (2018). Physico-microbial investigation of mango (cv. Amrapali) under non-chemical preservation. Progressive Agriculture 29 (3): 221-232.

12. Roy, B., Nahar, M.A., Sultana, R. and Karim, M.R. (2018). Effects of variety and application frequency of 4-cholorophenoxy acetic acid on growth and yield of summer tomato. Journal of Bioscience and Agriculture Research, 17(1): 1410-1415.

13. Sultana, R., Hossain, M.M. and Karim, M.R. (2017). Effects of planting date and variety on growth and yield of summer tomato. Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology 14(1-4): 125-130.

14. Nahar, M.A., Begum, S., Rabbani, M.G. and Karim, M.R. (2016). Genetic variability and field performance of some sweet gourd (Cucurbita moschata Duch) accessions. Journal of Science, Technology and Environment Informatics 4 (2): 301-312.

15. Fatema, K., Rafique, F., Karim, M.R. and Hossain, M.M. (2015). Effects of exogenous application of 4-chlorophenoxy acetic acid on production of summer tomato. Bangladesh Horticulture 1 (1 & 2): 111-118.

16. Sahariar, M.S., Karim, M.R., Nahar, M.A., Rahman, M. and Islam, M.U. (2015). Influence of mulching and plant spacing on growth and yield of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Progressive Agriculture 26: 129-135.

17. Nahar, M.A., Karim, M.R. and Rahman, M. (2015). Growth and yield of Gimakalmi (Ipomoea acquatica) as influenced by combinations of nitrogen and cowdung. Journal of Bioscience and Agriculture Research 5(1): 24-29.

18. Rahman, M., Nahar, M.A., Sahariar, M.S. and Karim, M.R. (2015). Plant growth regulators promote growth and yield of summer tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Progressive Agriculture 26: 32-37.

19. Karim, M.R., Nahar, M.A. and Sahariar, M.S. (2015). Improvement of summer tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) production using 4-chlorophenoxy acetic acid. Journal of Bioscience and Agriculture Research 4(2): 86-91.

20. Islam, M.S. Nahar, M.A., Rabbani, M.G. and Karim, M.R. (2013). Performance of four tomato varieties under different levels of salinity. J. Bangladesh Soc. Agric. Sci. Tech. 10(3&4): 171-176.

21. Nahar, M.A., Rabbani, M.G., Nisa, M.A.U., and Karim. M.R. (2005). Genetic variability, correlation and path analysis in sweet gourd. J. Bangladesh Soc. Agric. Sci. Tech. 2 (1&2): 101-105.

22. Mondal, F.M., Islam, N., Karim, M.R., and Islam, A.K.M.M. (2004). Chemical changes in pineapple as influenced by different postharvest treatments. J. Bangladesh Soc. Agril. Sci. Tech. 1 (1&2): 7-11.

23. Azad, M.A.K., Farooque, A.M., Karim, M.R., and Huq, M.M. (2004). Effect of different sources of nutrients and mulching on growth and yield of carrot. Progress. Agric. 15 (1): 321-327.

24. Karim, M.R., Rahman, M.H., Islam, M.S., Nisa, M.A.., and Huq, M.M. (2004). Effect of planting time and variety on the bulb to bulb production of onion. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 2(1): 79-82.

25. Huq, M.M., Nasiruddin, K.M., Karim, M.R., and Azad, M.A.K. (2003). Effect of seedling age and pruning on growth, yield and quality of tomato. Progress. Agric. 14(1&2): 27-30.

26. Karim, M.R. (2003). Effect of mulching on growth and yield of onion. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 9(1): 180-184.

27. Karim, M.R., Farooque, A.M., and Rahim, M.A. (2003). Effect of irrigation on growth and yield of onion varieties. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 1(1): 77-79.

28. Hossain, M.A., Karim, M.R., Begum, S., Hossain, M.A., and Haque, M.A. (2002). Effect of cephalexin on sex expression, fruit development and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Pakistan J. Biol. Sci. 2(10): 656-658.


B.Sc. In Agriculture    - 2000
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Post-doctorate    - 2013
NARO-Institute of Crop Sciences (NICS)
Ph.D.    - 2009
Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
M.S. In Horticulture    - 2002
Bangladesh Agricultural University
16 Feb, 2018 -
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