Dr. Prosanta Kumar Dash
Stress physiology, sustainable agriculture, and post-harvest management and physiology of horticultural crops.
|Ph.D. (Horticultural Sciences)||Department of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL-32611, USA||2015-2019||First Class|
|Master of Science (Horticulture)||Bangladesh Agricultural University, Department of Horticulture, Mymensingh-2202, BD||2010-2011||First Class First (3.87)|
|Bachelor of Science (Honours)(Agriculture)||Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University, Life Science School, Khulna-9208, BD||2005-2009||First Class Second (3.82)|
Dr. Dash began his job career serving as a Lecturer from 2012 to 2014 and Assistant Professor from 2014 to 2019 in the Agrotechnology Discipline of Life Science School at Khulna University in Bangladesh and continued as an Associate Professor from 2019 to present. His main responsibilities are teaching and research. Dr. Dash hopes to help build the foundation for a thriving public and private small fruits industry in Bangladesh, both to improve the lives of farmers and to increase the total GDP and thus the stability and well-being of the entire nation of Bangladesh. His dream to be part of that by developing himself and staying apprised of all the recent developments in agricultural technology, and by setting up local and national problem-oriented research and extension.
Well experienced in Tissue Culture, Physico- Chemical analysis, Stress management technology, Modern irrigation systems (drip, overhead sprinkler, micro-sprinkler etc.). Good skill in experimental design and data analysis with R, SAS, MSTAT- C and SPSS and SAS JMP programs. Good expertise in LICOR photosynthesis machine LI 6400XT.
Lecturer: 2012 to 2014
Assistant Professor: 2014 to 2019
Associate Professor: 2019 to present
List of Presentation in Seminars/Symposium
i. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Horticulture Research for Development “Enhancing Vegetable Productivity through Effective Irrigation and Transplanting Technique” (Washington, D.C., USA, March 26, 2019).
1. Dash, P. K., Chase, C. A., Agehara, S., Zotarelli, L. and Guan, Z. 2018. A Cropping System Design for Improving Early Yield and Water Conservation and its Economic Effect. American Society of Horticultural Sciences Conference 2018, abstract, pub. August 2, 2018.
2. Dash, P. K., Chase, C. A., Agehara, S., Zotarelli, L. and Guan, Z. 2016. Alleviating Heat Stress during Early-Season Establishment of Containerized Strawberry Transplants. American Society of Horticultural Sciences Conference 2017, abstract, pub. October 10, 2017.
3. Dash, P. K., Chase, C. A., Agehara, S., Zotarelli, L. and Guan, Z. 2016. Abscisic acid and Kaolin for Heat Stress Mitigation during Strawberry Plug Transplant Establishment. American Society of Horticultural Sciences Conference 2016, abstract, pub. August 10, 2016.
Full Published Papers
1. S. M. Noor-Ullah, Dash, P. K. and Mannan, M. A. 2018. Effect of Salinity Stress on the Germination, Growth and Development of Beet Roots. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 14(1): 1-8.
2. Das, A., Dash, P. K. and Mannan, M. A. 2018. Performance of Indian Spinach under Different Combinations of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 14(1): 19-28.
3. Dash, P. K., Chase, C. A., Agehara, S. and Zotarelli, L. 2017. Optimization of Heat Stress Mitigation Measures for Strawberry Plug Transplant Establishment. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 130(19): 132-136.
4. Islam, M. M, Mamun, A. A., Dash, P. K. and Jahan, S. I. 2017. An In Vitro Protocol for High Frequency Plant Regeneration from Cotyledonary Nodes of Gerbera jamesonii L. American Journal of Engineering & Natural Sciences, 1(3):1-5.
5. Islam, M. M., Mamun, A. A., Dash, P. K., Islam, M. R. and Khanam, S. 2017. A Protocol for Rapid Multiplication of Gerbera jamesonii L.- A Popular Cut Flower through Organogenesis. IJRDO-Journal of Agriculture and Research 3(8): 51-56.
6. Islam, M. M., Mamun, A. A., Dash, P. K., Kundu, R. R. and Akter J. 2017. A Sustainable Technique of Rapid Multiplication of Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii L.)- Using In Vitro Seed Culture. International Journal of Current Research, 9(8): 55326-55329.
7. Talukder, M. I., Dash, P. K. and Mannan, M. A. 2015. Physico-chemical Characteristic and Antioxidant Assey of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) germplasm available in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Bioscience, 6(9): 26-33.