Profile of Dr. Md. Arifuzzaman


Dr. Md. Arifuzzaman


Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding (GPB)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.



    My major aim is to provide quality education in undergraduate and Masters level to produce skilled Agriculture graduates.


    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and QTL mapping in cereals, plant tissue culture etc.


  1. Ph.D. in Agricultural Science, Plant Breeding group, 2015

    University of Bonn, Germany

  2. Master of Science (M.S.) in Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2006

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

  3. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture [B.Sc.Ag.(Hon’s)], 2004

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh


Journal Papers

  1. Begum M, Rashid M, Arifuzzaman M, Hasan MMS, Hasan MAAZ (2018) Genetic variability and crossing among blast resistant and susceptible fine aromatic rice (Oryza sativa) land races. Res on Crops 19(3): 450-457. (Impact factor 0.11)

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  2. Arifuzzaman M+, Guenal S+, Bungartz A, Muzammil S, Afsharyan NP, Leon J, Naz AA (2016) Genetic mapping reveals broader role of Vrn-H3 gene in root and shoot development beyond heading in barley. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158718. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158718. (+equal contributor) (Impact factor 4.41)

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  3. Ashakina A, Hasanuzzaman M, Arifuzzaman M, Waliur Rahman MW and Md. Lutful Kabir ML (2016) Performance of single, double and three-way cross hybrids in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). J Food, Agri & Environ 14 (1):71-77. (Impact factor 0.46)

  4. Azad MAK, Rahman MW, Arifuzzaman M, Hasanuzzaman M, Talukder MAI, Saha RK (2015) Callus induction and plant regeneration from immature kernel of maize inbred lines. J Chemi Biol & Physic Sci 5(4):4149-4161.

  5. Naz AA+, Arifuzzaman M+, Muzammil S, Pillen K, Léon J (2014) Wild barley introgression lines revealed novel QTL alleles for root and related shoot traits in the cultivated barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). BMC Genetics 15:107. (+equal contributor) (Impact factor 2.26)

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  6.  Arifuzzaman M, Sayed MA, Muzammil S, Pillen K, Schumann H, Naz AA, Léon J (2014) Detection and validation of novel QTL for shoot and root traits in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Mol Breed 34(3):1373-1387. (Impact factor 2.47)

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  7. Shathi DA, Arifuzzaman M, Biswas BK, Hasanuzzaman M, Azad AK (2012) Genetic divergence in musturd (Brassica spp. L). African J Pl Sci 6(8):239-243.

  8. Basak H, Biswas BK, Azad AK, Arifuzzaman M, Sharmeen F (2012) Micropropagation of mustard (Brassica spp.) from leaf explant. Thai J Agri Sc 45(2):75-81.

  9. Huque AKMM, MK Hossain, N. Alam, M. Hasanuzzaman, BK Biswas and M Arifuzzaman (2012) Genetic variability, correlation and path analysis for yield and its component characters in string bean (Vigna unguiculata ssp. sesquipedalis [L Verdc.). Jahangirnagar University J Biol Sci 1(1):1-10.

  10. Nazim T, Hasanuzzaman M, Biswas BK, Arifuzzaman A, Azad MAK (2012) In vitro regeneration of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) using leaf and cotyledon explants. Bangladesh Res Pub J 6(3): 258-263.

  11. Akter S, Biswas BK, Azad AK, Hasanuzzaman M, Arifuzzaman M (2010) Variability, heritability and genetic advance in fine rice (Oryza Sativa L.) available in Bangladesh. J Sci Technol 8:183-192.

  12. Akter S, BK Biswas, Azad AK, Hasanuzzaman M, Arifuzzaman M (2010) Correlation and discriminant function analysis of some selected characters in fine rice (Oryza sativa L.) available in Bangladesh. Int J Sustain Crop Prod 5(4):30-35.

  13. Tasnuva S, Hasnuzzaman M, Faruq G, Sharmeen F, Arifuzzaman M (2010) Study on differentiation of wheat varieties through morphological and molecular approaches. Int J Sustain Crop Prod 5(3):29-34.

  14. Roy AC, Azad AK, Hasanuzzaman M, Arifuzzaman M, Tayeb MA (2010) In vitro plant regeneration of tobacco (Nicotiana sp.) using leaf explant. Eco-friendly Agril J 3(7):334-339.

  15. Hooque MA, Shamsuddin AKM, Arifuzzaman M, Sharmeen F, Azad AK (2010) Study on combining ability and heterosis for yield contributing characters in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). J of Environ Sci Nat Resour 3(1):67-70.

  16. Farhad M, Hasanuzzaman M, Biswas BK, Arifuzzaman M, Islam MM (2010) Study of genetic divergence in chilli (Capsicum annuum L.). Bangladesh Res Pub J 3(3):1045-1051.

  17. Sharmeen F, Rahman H, Rahman L, Rahman KMM, Arifuzzaman M (2009) Production of double haploids in spring wheat varieties and crosses. J Pl Breed Genet Soc Bangladesh 22(1):49-52.

  18. Farhad M, Hasanuzzaman M, Biswas BK, Azad AK, Arifuzzaman M (2008) Reliability of yield contributing characters for improving yield potential in chilli (Capsicum annum). Int J Sustain Crop Prod 3(3):30-38.

  19. Arifuzzaman M, Shah-E-Alam M, Azad AK, Hasanuzzaman M, Sharmeen F (2008) In vitro plant regeneration of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L). Intl J Biores 4(4):25-30.

  20. Arifuzzaman M, Ali MP, Biswas BK, Shah-E-Alam M, Rahman MH (2007) Study of genetic diversity in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L). Intl J Biores 3(6):37-42.

  21. Arifuzzaman M, Shah-E-Alam M, Biswas BK, Hasanuzzaman M, Islam MT (2007) Study on variation for yield and yield contributing characters and relationship among them in groundnut. Bangladesh J Prog Sci & Tech 5(1):013-016.


  1. Endeavour Research Fellowship (Post-Doc)

    Funded by: Australian Government

  2. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Funded by: German Govt. for carry out PhD in Germany