Dr. Masum  Ahmad
Dr. Masum Ahmad

Professor Contact No : 01716665704
Department of Entomology Email : masum_bau2006@yahoo.com
Faculty of Agriculture
 
Research Interest:    Insect Bio-Control, Insect Bio-Technology, Foraging Behaviour of Natural Enemies
B.Sc.Ag. (Hons.)    - 1984
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
M.Sc.(Ag.) In Entomology    - 1985
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Postdoc    - 2002
Liebig University, Giessen
Germany
PhD    - 1996
University of London
United Kingdom
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Journal Articles

  1. Ahmad, M. and R.U. Miah. 1989. Screening of insecticides for the control of mustard aphid, Lipaphis pseudobrassicae Dav. Indian J. Ent. 51(4):366-368.
  2. Ahmad, M.,M. Afsaruzzaman, M.A. Sardar and A. Haque. 1990. Population dynamics of Menochilus sexmaculatus Fab in different vegetable fields and its predation efficacy on Aphis gossypii Gl. Prog. Agric. 1(1): 83-86.
  3. Ahmad, M. and Ahmad. 1990. A bibliography of Diacrisia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Univ. J. Zool. Rajshahi Univ. 8: 87-91.
  4. Miah, R.U., Ahmad and M. Elias. 1990. Efficacy of some insecticides for the control of red ants Dorylus orientalis West-Wood in potato. Bang. Hort. 18(1 & 2): 61-63.
  5. Islam, M.A., M. Ahmad and Ahmad. 1990. Notes on a weevil pest of China rose. Bang. Hort. 18(1&2): 69‑70.
  6. Ahmad, M. and Ahmad. 1991. A new host plant record for the mango defoliator, Cricula trifnestrata Helfer, from Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Bangladesh j. entomol. 1: 89.
  7. Miah, M.R.U., Ahmad, M. Elias and S.M.K. Alam. 1992. Effectiveness of some indigenous plant materials against Callosobruchus chinensis on cowpea and Khesari. Bangladesh j. entomol. 2(1 & 2): 65‑67.
  8. Miah, M.R.U., M. Elias and Ahmad. 1992. Screening of potato varieties against potato cutworm Agrotis ipsilon Hfn. Bang. J. Hort. 20(1): 113-115.
  9. Sardar, M.M.A. and Ahmad. 1992. Genotype-pest relationship on lentil and bean in field and storage. BAU Res. Prog. 6: 170-175.
  10. Miah, M.R.U., M.D. Mia and Ahmad. 1992. Screening of some promising varieties of chickpea against pod borer. Indian J. Ent. 54(2): 222-224.
  11. Sardar, M.M.A. and Ahmad. 1993. Attack of Callosobruchus chinensis L. to legumes, its effects on seed and ovicidal action of insecticides. BAU Res. Prog. 7: 281-286.
  12. Ahmad, M. and K.M. Nasiruddin. 1993. Potash and sulphur fertilizer influencing insect infestation to onion. J. Agril. Sci. 20(1): 125-129.
  13. Ahmad, M. 1993. Searching behaviour of the aphid parasitoid Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). of Entomol. 34(1 & 2): 121-123.
  14. Ahmad, M. and M.M.A. Sardar. 1994. Integrated control of bean aphid Aphis medicaginis using predator and insecticide. Legume Res. 17(1): 1-4.
  15. Ahmad, M. 1994. Effect of three insecticides on the distribution of foraging parasitoids, Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) on plants. J. Trop. Agric. 5(2): 60-63.
  16. Ahmad, M. 1994. Study of the foraging behaviour of Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). Mysore Agric. Sci. 28(2): 127-131.
  17. Miah, R.U., M.D. Mia and Ahmad. 1994. Influence of sowing time on the incidence of pod borer Helicoverpa armigera Hb. in mungbean. Bang. J. Agril. Sci. 21(2): 403-404.
  18. Ahmad, M. and C.J. Hodgson. 1997. Life table study of Aphidius colemani Viereck (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) on Aphis fabae Scopoli at five constant temperatures. Bangladesh entomol. Vol. 7(1 & 2): 7-12.
  19. Ahmad, M. and C.J. Hodgson. 1997. Host discrimination between parasitized and unparasitized aphids by Aphidius colemani Viereck (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). Bangladesh entomol. Vol. 7(1 & 2): 61-66.
  20. Ahmad, M. and C.J. Hodgson. 1998. The searching efficiency of Aphidius colemani Viereck after visiting insecticide treated plants at different time intervals. 23(3): 185-189.
  21. Tabel, M.A., M.A. Sardar, Ahmad, M.A. Salam and N. Ahmed. 1997. Growth indices of jute hairy caterpillar, Spilarctia (=Spilosoma) obliqua (Walker) on host plant spectrum. Bangladesh j. entomol. 7(1 & 2): 111-119.
  22. Akhtaruzzaman, M. and Ahmad. 1998. The handling time, interference constant, quest and area of discovery of coccinellid predators. Thai J. Agric. Sci. 31(3): 342-351.
  23. Pal, B.C., Ahmad, M.A. Haque and A. Quddus. 1999. Biology and parasitism of Meteorus sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Spilarctia obliqua (Walker). Indian J. Ent. 61(3): 205-212.
  24. Salam, M.A., Ahmad and M.A. Taleb. 1999. Oviposition behaviour of Meteorus sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). on Spilarctia (= Spilosoma ) obliqua (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Trop. Agril. Res. Extn. 2(2): 95-100.
  25. Barman, J.C. and Ahmad. 1999. Influence of host plants on the biology of jute hairy
  26. caterpillar, Spilosoma obliqua (Walker). Bang. J. Agril. Sci. 26(2): 201-204.
  27. Alim, A. and Ahmad. 1999. Efficacy of insecticides and germicide against two termite species. Pak. J. Agrcl Res. 37(4): 265-273.
  28. Ahmad, M., M.R.U. Miah and M. A. Monim. 1999. Varietal and planting time factors influencing pest abundance and pod damage of bean. Hort. 27(1 & 2): 9-12.
  29. Akhtaruzzaman, M., Ahmad, M.A. Taleb and B.C. Pal. 2001. Evaluation of insecticides for Micraspis discolor (Fab.), a predator of Lipaphis erysimi Kalt. Bangladesh J. Sci. & Tech. 3(2): 219-223.
  30. Ahmad, M. and C.J. Hodgson. 2002. Residual period of some commonly used insecticides and their effects on the searching behaviour of Aphidius colemani Viereck (Hymenoptera: Aphididae). Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica. 35: 85-92.
  31. Ahmed, S., M.A. Haque and Ahmad. 2002. Reaction of pulse beetle (Callosobruchus chinensis L.) to various genotypes of pulses. Bangladesh J. seed & Tech. 6(1&2): 55-59.
  32. Monim, M.A., M.A. Taleb and Ahmad. 2002. Biology of Menochilus sexmaculatus on different foods. Bangladesh J. Agril. Res. 27(3): 401-411.
  33. Rahman, H.M., M.H. Rahman and Ahmad. 2002. Relative abundance of rice green leaf hoppers, Nephotettix spp. (Cicadellidae: Homoptera) and their predators at different plant stages. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 29(2): 291-297.
  34. Uddin, M., M.A. Haque, M. Ahmad and A.B. Khan. 2003. Toxicity of Limper, a synthetic pyrethroid, against different stages of Jute hairy caterpillar. J. Agric. Rur. Dev. 1(1): 55-60.
  35. M., H.R. Ossiewatsch and T. Basedow. 2003. Effects of neem-treated aphids as food/ hosts on their predators and parasitoids. J. Appl. Ent. 127: 458-464.
  36. Rahman, M.A., M. Ahmad, M. Shajahan and Ahmad. 2003. Laboratory evaluation of  some plant seed oils against lesser meal worm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer). J. Asiat.Soc. Bangladesh,Sci. 29(1): 11-18.
  37. Alam, M.N., M.A. Haque, Ahmad and M.T.H. Howlader. 2004. Lethal and sub-lethal effects of Bacillus tuiringiensis ssp. Kurstaki on jute hairy caterpillar, Spilarctia obliqua (Walker). J. Agric. Rural Dev. 2(1): 59-65.
  38. Ahmmed, Motasim, , K.S. Ahmed, Md. Zakir Hossain, M. Ahmad and M.A. Haque. 2004. Biological activities of celaflor against Epilachna beetle, Epilachna dodecastigma (Weid.). Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 10: 417-422.
  39. Ara, Ismat, Mst., Masum Ahmad, M.A. Haque and M.A. Taleb. 2005. Influence of various food materials on the biology of Corcyra cephalonica (Lepidoptera: Galleriidae). Agric. Rural Dev. 3(1 7 2): 107-110.
  40. Sharower, M.G., Sardar, M.A. and Ahmad. 2005. Life cycle, reproduction and food consumption of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) on cotton leaf. Progressive Agriculturist. 16(1): 93-99.
  41. Hossain, M.S., Masum Ahmad, M.A. Haque and M.S. Ullah. 2005. Interaction of mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi with different colour traps and prevailing environment. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 11(1): 33-37.
  42. Hossain, M.S., M.A. Haque, Ahmad and M.M.Khatun. 2005. Evaluation of the abundance of mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi Kalt. on different growth stages of mustard plant. J. Subtrop. Agric. Res. Dev. 3(1): 19-21.
  43. Anam, M., Ahmad and M.A. Haque. 2006. Efficacy of Neem oil on the biology and food consumption of Epilachna beetle, Epilachna dodecastigma (Weid.). J Agric. Rural Dev.: 4(1 & 2) 83-88.
  44. Basedow, Thies, Betre Tadesse and Ahmad. 2006. Studies on the control of Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) by biorational insecticides, using feeding experiments. (Submitted).
  45. Mostofa, M.G., M.S. Ullah and Ahmad. 2006. Abundance of citrus aphids Toxoptera citricola and Toxoptera aurantii and their associated ants in different citrus varieties. Bangladesh j. entomol. 16(2): 49-56.
  46. Asaduzzaman, M. and Ahmad. 2006. Varietal susceptibility, nature of damage and seasonal abundance of mango leaf cutting weevil Deporaus marginatus Pascoe. Bangladesh j. entomol. 16(2): 67-74.
  47. Uddin, M.J., Ahmad and M. Asaduzzaman. 2007. Prevalence of insects influenced by tree litter and N-fertilizer on BR-11. J. Agrof. and  Env. 1(1): 87-89.
  48. Hasnat, A.B.M.S., S.N. Reza, M.S. Ullah and Ahmad. 2007. Efficacy of two plant extracts on rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. J. Agrof. and Env. 1(1): 127-132.
  49. Ali, M.H., Ahmad , M. Hossain and M.S. Islam. 2007. Effect of nitrogenous fertilizer on the incidence and extent of damage by small rice grasshopper, Oxya velox F. in T. Aman rice. J. Bangladesh Soc. Agric. Sci. Technol. 4(1 & 2): 235-238.
  50. Faruque, M.G., S.N. Reza, M.S. Ullah and Ahmad. 2007. Evaluation of morphological and biochemical characters for the resistance of several country bean genotypes against bean aphid Aphis craccioira Koch. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. 5(2): 245-248.
  51. K.R., K.S. Ahmed, M.A. Haque and M. Ahmad. 2007. Effect pf solar heating of seeds in the management of stored rice pests. Bangladesh J. Seed Sci. & Tech. 11(1 & 2): 7-10.
  52. Ali, M.H., Most. M. Ferdous, Ahmad and M.A. Parvez. 2008. Host preference of rice hispa, Dicladipa armigera Olivier on some rice varieties/ mutants. Bangladesh J. Seed. Sci. & Tech. 12(2): 239-242.
  53. Mamun, M.S.A., M. Shajahan and Ahmad. 2008. Residual and grain protection effect of some indigenous plant extracts against red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum Herbst. Bangladesh J. Seed. Sci. & Tech. 12(2): 239-242.
  54. Hasan, M.R., Ahmad, M.H. Rahman and M.A. Haque. 2009. Aphid incidence and its correlation with different environmental factors.  J. bangladesh Agril. Univ. 7(1): 15-18.
  55. Ahmad (Suervisor of MS Thesis) 2008. Effect of smoking on Human Health and its impact at Gangachara Upazila, Rangpur.
  56. Ahmad (Co-Suervisor of MS Thesis) 2010. Socio-Economic conditions and Agricultural Adaptations to Climate Change in selected Barind regions.
  57. Ahmad. 2012. Climate change impacts on Food Security of Bangladesh. pp. 123-128. ISBN No. 978 984 33 52415. DAAD publication, AAGUB, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  58. M.N. Haque, M.M. Islam and Ahmad. 2016. Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural sector of Bangladesh: an overview. LAP Lambert Academic publishing, Beau Bassir 71504, Mauritus, ISBN 978-613-5-67942-7: 1-7.
  59. A. Farukh and M. Ahmad. 2016. Climate Change impacts on Agriculture and Food Security in the Southern Coastal regions of Bangladesh. Climate change issue on Food security and Health. LAP Lambert Academic publishing, Beau Bassir 71504, Mauritus, ISBN 978-613-5-67942-7: 13-20.
  60. M. Uddin and M. Ahmad.2016. Climate Change and its impact on the insect pests. LAP Lambert Academic publishing, Beau Bassir 71504, Mauritus, ISBN 978-613-5-67942-7: 40-46.
  61. Z. Abedin and. M. Ahmad. 2016. Estimating storage losses of rice and its prevention ar farmer’s level for addressing food security. LAP Lambert Academic publishing, Beau Bassir 71504, Mauritus, ISBN 978-613-5-67942-7: 47-59.
  62. Iqbal and M. Ahmad. 2016. Impact of Climate Change on Food Security in Bangladesh: Challenges and Solutions. (DAAD Seminar held at Dhaka).
  63. Yeasmin, M. Ahmad, M.B. Momtaz and K. Begum. 2017. Effect of fungicides and plant extracts in the management of foliar, twig and fruit diseases of Citrus( Citrus limon). J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources, 10(1): 93-100.
  64. R.U. Meah, N.Barman, M.Z. Alam, K.Yeasmin and M.Ahmad. 2017. Effectiveness of some IPM packages consisting of chemical and non-chemical components for suppressing pod borer and aphid in summer country bean. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources, 10(1): 109-115.
  65. Biswas, M.M. Uddin and M. Ahmad. 2019. Biorational management of tomato fruit borer, Helicoverpa armigera in winter under field condition of Bangladesh. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture. 4(2): 792-797.

 

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Workshop and seminar attended:

     1. Humboldt kolleg on “Ecotourism its impact on socio- economic, heritage and wild life  conservation. 18th to 20th January, 2005, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.
  1. One day workshop on “An economic analysis of domestic and international biosafety and marketing regulations for agricultural biotechnology in India and Bangladesh.” 18th July 2005 at BINA, Mymensingh.
  1. Journalists- Scientists discussion meeting and workshop on communication of biotech issue. 22nd Sept. 2005 at BINA, Mymensingh.
  1. One day workshop on Bangladesh Country Almanac.29th 2005. BAU, Mymensingh.
  1. Agricultural Ergonomics Development Conference. 26 -29 November 2007. Kualumpur,  Malaysia.
  1. First Humboldt Kolleg--- International Conference in Dhaka from 19-21 November  2009
  1. DAAD Alumni Workshop. Researches in Agriculture and Challenges. 15-16 March  2010.
  1. Katmandu Humboldt Kolleg 2010, Collaborative research works as an Integrated tool for the development of Science and Technology in South Asian Countries., Katmandu, Nepal, From 15th to 18th November 2010.
  1. Indonesian Humboldt Kolleg 2017. Impact of Urban Agriculture on Urban economy of Banagladesh.  24-26 July, 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia.
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