Zahed Uddin Mahmood Khan Professor, Department of Botany

Research Interest


Journals Papers

55. Anny, F.A., M.A. Akond, S. Mubssara and Z.U.M. Khan. 2011. Nitrogen fixing potential of Azotobacter isolates from vegetable fields of Savar. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 23(1): 61-69.
54. Jolly, S.N., N.A. Shanta and Z.U.M. Khan. 2010. Quatification of heterotrophic bacteria and Azospirillum from the rhizosphere of taro ( Colocasia esculanta L. Schott.) and the nitrogen fixing potential of isolated Azospirillum. International J. Bot. 6 (2) : 117-121.
53. Akond, M.A., S. Mubassara, M.M. Rahman, S. Alam and Z.U.M. Khan. 2008. Status of vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhiza in vegetable crop plants of Bangladesh. World J. Agricultural Sciences 4 (6) : 704-708.
52. Mubassara, S., Z.U.M. Khan, M.M. Rahman, Fazlul K. Patway and M.A. Akond.
2008. Seed inoculation effect of Azospirillum spp. on growth, biomas and yield parameters of wheat. Academic J. Plant Science 1 (4): 56-61. IDOSI
Publications. Pakistan.
51. Rahman. M.M. S. Mubassara, S.Hoque and Z.U.M.Khan 2006. Effect of some environment factors on the growth of Azospirillum species isolation from saline sails of Satkhira district, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Microbiol.23(2): 145-148.
50. Hoque,M.M, M.Khanam, M.A.Sheikh, N.Nahar, M.R.Khan and Z.U.M. Khan.2006. Characterization and optimization of α-amylase activity of Streptomyces clavifer. Pak.J.Biol.Sci.9 (7);1328-1332.
49. Hoque, M.M., A.Mahmud, M.R.Khan, N.Nahar and Z.U.M.Khan. 2006.Some properties of extracellular α-amylase produced from Streptomyces chattanoogensis. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 23 (1):78-80.
48. Rahman, M.M., Z.U.M.Khan, A.N.M. Rahman and Z.Rahman.2006. Isolation rate of Salmonellae from commercial layer poultry environment. Bangladesh J. Microbiol.23(1):69-70.
47. Hafiz, F., K.B.A. Tithi, S.Parveen and Z.U.M.Khan.2006. Microbiological analysis of some cosmetic products in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 23(1): 55-57.
46. Rahman. M.M.,Z.U.M.Khan, A.N.M.Rahman and M.S.Islam (2006). Recovery of Salmonella from incubated eggs, newly hatched chicks and contaminated environments. J. Ani.Veter.Adv. 5(7):598-601.
45. Begum, R., N. Choudhury and Z.U.M.Khan.2005 Screening of lysine-producing bacteria from soil. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 22(2) 117-119.
44. Hoque, M.M., M.A.Shiekh, M.Khanam, N.Nahar, M.R.Khan and Z.U.M.Khan.2005. α-Amylase production from Streptomyces griseoloalbus and some factors influencing the enzyme activity. Bangladesh J.Microbiol. 22(1) 76-78.
43. Rahman. M.M., Z.U.M.Khan and S.M.H Rashid .2005. Evaluation of the efficacy of a bacterin against Salmonella gallinarum infection. J. Ani Vecter. Adv. 4(3); 332-334.
42. Rashid, M., Z.U.M.Khan, S.A.Hasib and G.Mohiuddin. 2005. Studies of pectinase production potential of Thermomyces lanuginosus - M3 and its effect on the improvement of jute fibre. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 17(1): 63-67.
41. Begum, R., Z.U.M. Khan and N. Choudhury. A quick method for detecting bacterial isolates that produce lysine. Nuclear Sci. Applic. 14(1):127-128.
40. Sinha, S. and Z.U.M.Khan.2004.The inoculation effect of Azospirillum strains on vegetative growth (leaf and panicle) of rice. J.Environ. Sci. 2:53-57.
39. Hogue, M.M.,R.Noor, N.Nahar, M.R.Khan and Z.U.M.Khan 2003. Maltase activity of Streptomyces roseolus isolated from Bangladesh Soil. Bangladesh J. Bot. 32(2): 119-125.
38. Hoque, M.M., S. Akhter, M.U. Ahmed, M.R.Khan, N.Nahar and Z.U.M.Khan. 2003. α-Amylase activity of Streptomyces misakiensis. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 20(1&2): 31-35.
37. Khan, Z.U.M., S. Sinha and S.Mubassara 2003. Prevalence of heterotrophic soil bacteria and Azospirillum in coastal area of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 15(2): 41-45.
36. Khan, Z.U.M and F.Rahman. 2003. Distribution of heterotrophic bacteria and Azospirillum in sandy lands. Bangladesh J. life Sci. 15(!): 13-16.
35. Akond, M.A. and Z.U.M.Khan. 2001. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in timber yielding plants of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 18 (2): 135-140.
34. Rob, M.A., H. Rashid, S.M. Asaduzzaman and Z.U.M. Khan. 2002. Miccrobiological analysis of used medical products and their decontamination by gamma radiation. Bangladeah J. Life Sci. 14(1&2) : 1-7.
33. Rashid, H., M.A.Rob, S.M. Asaduzzaman and Z.U.M. Khan.2002.Bacteria associated with surgical implements and their sterilization by radiation. Bangladesh J. Bot. 31(2): 99-102.
32. Mubassara, S., M.A. Akond and Z.U.M. Khan.2001 Effect of Azospirillum inoculation on the growth and yield of wheat. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 13 (1&2): 119-125
31. Rashid, H., S.Islam and Z.U.M. Khan.2001.Isolation and Identification of food borne pathogens from goat meat and their disinfection by radiation and combination treatment. Bangladesh J. Life Sci.13 (1&2):53-58.

30. Khan, Z.U.M., M.A Akond and S, Mubassara .2001. Population of the heterotrophic bacteria and Azospirillum in wheat field soil and the nitrogen fixing potential of Azospirillum of the same soil. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 13(1&2): 1-5.
29. Hoque, M.M., M.U. Ahmed, N. Nahar, M.R. Khan and Z.U.M. Khan. 2001. Pullulanase activity from Streptomyces rochei Berger, Jampolsky and Goldbery. Bangladesh J. Bot.30 (2): 125-129.
28. Khan, Z.U.M., M.M. Rahman and M.A. Akond. 2001. Thermophilic strains of Azospirillum from Bangladesh soil. Bangladesh J. Bot. 30(2): 121-123.
27. Shilpi, R.Y., M.A. Akond and Z.U.M. Khan. 1998. Growth and nitrogen- fixing potential of Azotobacter isolated from the Jahangirnagar University campus. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 10(1 & 2): 1-5.
26. Rashid, M., G. Mohiuddin, S.H. Talukder and Z.U.M Khan.1997.Softening of jute cuttings with an enzyme obtained from Thermomyces-M17 sp. B. J. Jute Fib. Res. 22(1&2): 74-79.
25. Khan, Z.U.M., S.S. Haider and M.S. Kabir, 1996. Antibiotic Resistance among the strains of Escherichia coli isolated from aquatic environment. In: Plants for Human Welfare. S. Hadiuzzaman, A.A.A. Muhsi, Sadeque, M.S. Khan and A. Aziz. (Eds.). Bangladesh Botanical Society, Dhaka.
24. Begum, Z.N.T., R. Mandal, Z.U.M. Khan and M.Z. Hossain. 1996. Prospect and potentiality of cyanobacteria as an alternative source of nitrogen fertilizer in Bangladesh rice cultivation. In: Biological Nitrogen Fixation Associated with Rice Production. pp. 119-131. M. Rahman, A.K. Podder, C.V. Hove, Z.N.T. Begum, T. Heulin and A. Hartman (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, London.
23. Khan, Z.U.M. and M.A. Akond, 1996. Nitrogen fixation by Azospirillum brasilense isolated from rice fields of Bangladesh. In: Biological Nitrogen Fixation Associated with Rice Production. pp.203-207. M. Rahman, A.K. Podder, C.V. Hove, Z.N.T. Begum, T. Heulin and A. Hartman (Eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, London.
22. Kabir, M.S., M.A. Akond, R.Y. Shilpi and Z.U.M. Khan. 1995. Quality of the Water in Rural Area of Savar, Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 7(1 & 2): 21-26.
21. Nigar, M., A. Ahmed and Z.U.M. Khan. 1994. Selection of efficient strains of indigenous lactic acid bacteria for cheese making. Bangladesh J. Nutrition.
20. Khan, Z.U.M., M.A.R. Talukder and A.Z.M. Nowsher A. Khan. 1994. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal association in some legume and Gramineae species of the Jahangirnagar University campus. Bangladesh J. Bot. 23(1): 61-66.
19. Khan, Z.U.M., Z.N.T. Begum, R. Mandal and M.Z. Hossain. 1994. Cyanobacteria in rice soils. World J. Microbiol. Biotech. (U.K.) 10: 296-298.
18. Begum, Z.N.T., Z.U.M. Khan, R. Mandal and M.Z. Hossain. 1993. Distributional pattern of nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria in rice fields of Bangladesh. Phykos (New Delhi) 32(1 & 2): 109-114.
17. Khan, Z.U.M., S. Kabir, S.M. Shahriyar, A. Begum, S. Ferdous and S.S. Haider. 1993. Studies on the quality of the water in Jahangirnagar University campus. J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci. 17(2): 223-229.
16. Mandal, R., Z.N. T. Begum, Z.U.M. Khan and M.Z. Hossain. 1993. N2- fixing blue-green algae in rice field and their relationship with soil fertility. Bangladesh J. Bot. 22(1): 73-79.
15. Shilpi, R.Y., M.A. Akond and Z.U.M. Khan. 1993. Distribution and abundance of Azotobacter in the soils of Jahangirnagar University campus. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 5(1): 19-24.
14. Khan, Z.U.M. and A. Chowdhury. 1992. Isolation of Azospirillum spp. from rice root and their utilization of various carbon and nitrogen sources. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 4(2): 27-31.
13. Khan, Z.U.M. 1992. Distribution of Azospirillum in rice field ecosystems of Jahangirnagar University campus. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 4:1-6.
12. Khan, Z.U.M. and G.S. Venkataraman. 1991. Distribution of nitrogen fixing blue-green algae in rice soils of Bangladesh. J. Nature Stud. 1: 31-36.
11. Rahman, M.T., F. Begum, I.H. Khan, Z.U.M. Khan and J. Begum. 1991. Diabetic food ulcer: A Microbiological study of 50 cases. J. Diab. Assoc. Bang. 19(1): 11-15.
10. Khan, Z.U.M. and M.M. Hossain. 1990. Distribution and nitrogen fixing potential of Azospirillum in rice field ecosystem. Bangladesh J. Bot. 19(2): 161-166.
9. Khan, Z.U.M. and M.N. Uddin. 1990. Occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza in some plants of Chittagong University campus. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 3: 1-6.
8. Khan, Z.U.M., S.N. Purkayastha, A.B.M.E. Hossain and K.T. Osman. 1989. Studies on the effect of some physico-chemical factors on the growth and development of Azolla pinnata. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 2: 7-13.
7. Khan, Z.U.M. and M. Shahidullah. 1988. Nitrogen fixation and liberation of extracellular nitrogen by two species of cyanobacteria. J. Life Sci. 1(1): 51-59.
6. Osman, K.T., M.N. Anwar and Z.U.M. Khan. 1987. Effect of presoaking salt treatments on the rate of seed germination and seedling growth of wheat (Sonalika variety). Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II. Sci. 11(1 & 2): 79-83.
5. Khan, Z.U.M., P.A. Chandrasekharan and G.S. Venkataraman. 1985. Response of cyanobacterial nitrogenase expression to exogenous NO-3 and NH-4. Current Sci. (India) 54(4): 193-194.
4. Khan, Y.S.A., M.A. Hakim, H. Zamal and Z.U.M. Khan, 1983. Control of black spot of shrimp. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part Sci. II. 7(2): 15-21.
3. Hakim, M.A., Z.U.M. Khan and M.A. Rahman. 1981. A note on the heterotrophic bacterial population in intertidal sediments of Karnafuli estuary. Mahasagar (Goa, India) 14(1): 79-81.
2. Anwar, M.N., K.T. Osman and Z.U.M. Khan. 1979. Effect of salt treatment on the germination of seeds, growth and amylase activity of seedlings of rice. Chittagong Univ.Stud. Part II. Sci. 3: 93-96.
1. Khan, M.R. and Z.M. Khan. 1977. Microbial growth on glass surfaces. Bangladesh J. Bot. 6(1& 2): 89-98.