Email:

    zahangir@ku.ac.bd


    Contact:

    Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University

    Address:

    ATC Building, Room No.: 231 Global Centre for Environmental Remediation Faculty of Science The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia coming soon


Md. Zahangir Hossain
Associate Professor

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PhD (on-going): Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Remediation at Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER) under the Faculty of Science in the University of Newcastle, Australia.

MSc: Master of Science in Sustainable International Agriculture (International Organic Agriculture) at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and University of Kassel, Germany with GPA 2.4 (good).

M.S.:  Master of Science in Soil Science in 2007 at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, with CGPA of 3.84 in a scale of 4.00.

B.Sc. Ag. (Hons’): Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) in 2001 with CGPA of 3.89 (with distinction) in a scale of 4.00, at Agrotechnology Discipline of Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

H.S.C.: Passed Higher Secondary Certificate examination in 1995: first division (67.00%), from Rajshahi College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

S.S.C.: Passed Secondary School Certificate examination in 1993: first division (83.30%), from Government Technical College, Saidpur, Nilphamari, Bangladesh.

I am interested to work on biochar and nutrient recycling from wastes and manures, soil fertility and plant nutrition, and soil health management.

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
No Research Project Available

Associate Professor: Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University (21 September 2013)

Assistant Professor: Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University (11 August 2010 to 20 September 2013)

Lecturer: Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University (09 September 2008 to 10 August 2010)

Scientific Officer: On-Farm Research Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (02 October 2004 to 08 September 2008)

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Supervision

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1.         

1.         1. S. Chowdhury, N. S. Bolan, M. Farrell, B. Sarkar, J. R. Sarker, M. B. Kirkham, Md Zahangir Hossain, G. H. Kim. 2020. Role of cultural and nutrient management practices in carbon sequestration in agricultural soil. Advances in Agronomy. 166 (in press).

2.    2. Md. Zahangir Hossain and P. V. F. und Niemsdorff. 2018. Effect of seaweed extract and molasses on germination and seedling growth of red amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor L.). Bangladesh Journal of Soil Science, 40 (2): 27-41.

3.     Md. Zahangir Hossain, P. von Fragstein und Niemsdorff and J. Heß. 2017. Effect of different organic wastes in agriculture as soil conditioner and fertilizer: a review. Scientia Agriculturae Bohemica, 48 (4): 224-237. doi: 10.1515/sab-2017-0030

4.     M. A. Hussain, Md. Zahangir Hossain and M. M. Islam. 2017. Farmers’ perception regarding chemical fertilizer application on soil health at Assasuni Upazila under Satkhira district. Bangladesh Journal of Soil Science, 39 (1): 35-41.

5.     Md. Zahangir Hossain, P. V. F. und Niemsdorff and J. Heß. 2016. Plant origin wastes as soil conditioner and organic fertilizer: a review. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 16 (7): 1362-1371. doi: 10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2016.16.7.12961

6.     Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2016. Composting of animal manure: how to improve the process and avoid loss? Bangladesh Journal of Soil Science, 38(1): 61-76.

7.     S. Sultana, S. Das, S. R. Khan, S. Das and Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2013. Effect of organic amendments to soil on mycelial growth of Rhizoctonia solani causing damping-off of cotton. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 9 (1): 11-18.

8.     G. M. M. Rahman, A. Biswas, K. K. Islam, B. K. Bhander and Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2013. Study on the extent and intensity of soil salinity in the coastal area of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 9 (1): 29-32.

9.     T. Mandal, Md. Zahangir Hossain, M. S. Jahan and G. M. M. Rahman. 2012. Relationship between chloride salts of sodium and potassium with seedling growth of BRRI dhan41. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 8 (1): 19-25.

10. Md. Zahangir Hossain, P. Ghosh and A. K. Singha. 2012. Effect of phosphorus on yield and yield attributes of onion. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 5 (1&2): 33-37.

11. G. M. M. Rahman, A. Biswas, B. K. Bhander, K. K. Islam and Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2012. Rainwater conservation in farm pond for boro rice cultivation in the coastal area of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 8 (2): 7-10.

12. M. S. Sultana, I. H. Mian, Md. Zahangir Hossain and S. Das. 2012. Effect of organic matter on radial mycelial growth of Sclerotium rolfsii and Rhizoctonia solani. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 8 (2): 31-34.

13. Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2011. Effect of arsenic contamination on yield loss and arsenic concentration of rice. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 8 (1 & 2): 62-72.

14. Md. Zahangir Hossain, M. H. A. Rashid, M. S. Bhuiyan and M. A. Rahaman. 2008. Study on existing application of chemical fertilizer and organic manure at Jhenaidah. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 3 (1&2): 115-122.

15. Md. Zahangir Hossain, M. R. Amin, M. S. Bhuiyan and M. A. Rahaman. 2008. Performance of glutinous rice varieties of coastal region in Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 3 (1&2): 111-114.

16. M.K. Hasan, M. Amin, Md. Zahangir Hossain, D.A. Choudhury and M.A. Quayyum. 2007. Evaluation of different nutrient management practices for Boro-T.aman cropping pattern in Old Meghna Estuarine Flood Plain. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 32(2): 291-299.

17. M.M. Hossain, A.K.M.H. Rahman, M.S. Islam, Md. Zahangir Hossain and Asad-u-daullah. 2007. Seed borne fungi and bacteria of cotton and their control. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 13(1): 109-112.

18. M.K. Hasan, M. Amin, Md. Zahangir Hossain, D.A. Choudhury and M.A. Quayyum. 2006. Yield response of Groundnut to N P K fertilizer in Young Meghna Estuarine Flood Plain. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 2(1): 33-40.


 Conference Paper:

  1. Nanthi S. Bolan, Hasintha Wijesekara, Md. Zahangir Hossain and Y. S Ok. 2019. Biochar application modulates soil health and fertility: a meta-analysis. 14th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS), 3-7 November 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.
  2. Md Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Binoy Sarkar, Scott W. Donne, Dane Lamb and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2019. Production and characterisation of nutrient-enriched biochar. CRC CARE 2019, 8th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference incorporating the 2nd International PFAS Conference: CleanUp 2019 Conference, 08 - 12 September 2019, Adelaide, Australia.
  3. Md. Aminur Rahman, Dane Lamb, Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Peter Sanderson, Md. Zahangir Hossain and Ravi Naidu. 2019. Zirconium-modified biochar for the removal of Arsenic (V) from aqueous solution. CRC CARE 2019, 8th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference incorporating the 2nd International PFAS Conference: CleanUp 2019 Conference, 08 - 12 September 2019, Adelaide, Australia.
  4. Md. Aminur Rahman, Dane Lamb, Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Peter Sanderson, Md. Zahangir Hossain, Nanthi S. Bolan and Ravi Naidu. 2019. Antimony (V) removal from aqueous solution by biosolid and animal manure biochar: characterization, equilibrium and kinetics study. The 15th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry for Trace Elements (ICOBTE), 5-9 May 2019, Nanjing, China.
  5. Md. Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Binoy Sarkar, Scott W. Donne, Dane Lamb and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2019. Biochar and nutrient interactions in soil. Soil CRC Participants Conference, 2-4 April 2019, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  6. Nanthi S. Bolan, Hasintha Wijesekara, Md. Zahangir Hossain, Yong Sik OK. 2018. Biochar application modulates soil health and fertility. Asia Resilience Center (ARC) Conference, 26-28 November 2018, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  7. Md Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Binoy Sarkar, Scott W. Donne, Dane Lamb and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2018. Nutrient Contents of Biochar Produced from Manure and Biosolid, National Soil Conference, 18-23 November 2018, Canberra, Australia.
  8. Md. Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Binoy Sarkar, Scott W. Donne, Dane Lamb and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2018. Carbon Fertilizer: Waste as Resources. Global CleanUp Congress 2018, 22-24 October 2018, Coimbatore, India.
  9. Nanthi S. Bolan, Hasintha Wijesekara and Md. Zahangir Hossain. 2018. Biochar application modulates soil health and fertility. Australia New Zealand 2018 Biochar Conference (ANZBC18), 14-16 August 2018, Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus. Bilinga, Gold coast, Qld, Australia.
  10. Md Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Scott W. Donne and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2018. Nutrient Enrichment of Biochar for Potential Soil Conditioner and Fertiliser. 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology (BEEM Conference 2018): 4th KBRC International Biochar Conference SMART Biochar Technology: A Shifting Paradigm towards Advanced Materials and Healthcare Research, 10-13 June 2018, Hongcheon-Gun, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea.
  11. Md Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, Scott W. Donne and Nanthi S. Bolan. 2018. Biochar: Nutrient Enrichment and Release. 8th Annual Best Practice Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference: Mine Rehab Conference 2018, 12 April 2018, Newcastle, Australia. 
  12. Md. Zahangir Hossain, Md Mezbaul Bahar, M Rafiqul Islam and M Jahiruddin. 2017. Arsenic accumulation and uptake in different rice varieties. CRC CARE 2017, 7th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference incorporating the 1st International PFAS Conference: CleanUp 2017 Conference, 10 - 14 September 2017, Melbourne, Australia.
  13. Md. Zahangir Hossain, Peter von Fragstein und Niemsdorff and Jürgen Heß. 2016. Use of different common organic wastes in agriculture as soil conditioner and fertilizer: a review, presented at International Agricultural Conference on Transforming Agriculture for Sustainable Development, organized by Krishibid Institution Bangladesh from 29-30 September 2016 at Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  14. Md. Zahangir Hossain and Peter von Fragstein und Niemsdorff. 2016. Effect of seaweed extract and molasses on germination and seedling growth of red amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor L.), presented at First Conference on Research for Sustainable Development (FCRSD-2016), organized by SUST (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology) Research Centre, SUST from 12-13 April 2016 in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  15. Md. Amin, M A.  Rahman, S.M.  Zaman. M.I.A Howlader, Md. Zahangir Hossain and M. S. Islam. 2008. Cropping System Research in Coastal and Barind Area, presented at National Workshop on Research and Development of Multiple Cropping in Bangladesh, organized by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council from 23-24 April 2008 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Booklet:

M. Amin, M.K. Hasan, Md. Zahangir Hossain and M.M. Hossain. 2006. Integrated nutrient management for Groundnut-T.aman cropping pattern in the coastal area. On-Farm Research Division, BARI. Joydebpur, Gazipur-1701.