Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline Khulna University

Dr. Sayda Rehana

Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding in 2005, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Collaborative thesis research was conducted at International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) The Philippines, during  July 2001 to February 2004. 

Thesis title: Development of provitaminA enriched Bangladeshi Indica rice by genetic engineering.

MS in Genetics and Plant Breeding in 2000, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Thesis Title: Effect of BAP and IBA on in vitro regeneration of banana.

B.Sc. Ag in 1994 (exam held in 1998), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

1. Plant tissue culture

2. Plant Genetic Transformation and molecular analysis

3. MAS breeding and Heterosis breeding

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1. S Rehana, MZ Ullah, N Zeba, N Narzis, A Husna and AB Siddique. 2019. Estimation of heterosis for yield and yield attributing traits in tomato crossed with line tester method. Progressive Agriculture. 30 (2): 179-185

2. Rehana, S., Baishakh, N., Datta, K., Oliva, N., Arigo, E., Mazid, M. A., Shah-e-alam., Uddin,  M.R and Datta, S.K.     2018.  Engineering provitamin A synthesis pathway with β-carotene metabolism in rice endosperm of a restorer line BR   827R. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 3 (2): 103-108

3. Rehana, S., Ahmed, F., Zeba, N., Husna, A and Hossain, F. 2018. Effect of sunlight and artificial light on  micropropagation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L) plantlets. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 3 (2): 151-156

4. Hossain, M.N., Sarker, U.K., Uddin, M.R., Rehana, S., Hoque, M.I. and Islam, M.A. 2018. Effect of bio-slurry with chemical fertilizer on the performance of some high yielding varieites of boro rice (Oryza sativa L.). Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 3(2): 109-115

 5. Rahaman, M. F., Halder, J, Rehana, S  , Begum, S., Islam, M. M.  2015. Genetic diversity and SSR marker assisted  salt screening of rice (Oryza sativa L.).  Biosci Bioeng Commun, 1: 29-37        

 6. Yasmin, F., Islam, M.R., Rehana, S., Mazumdar, R.R., Anisuzzaman, M., Khatun, H., Rayahan, R., Gregorio, G.B., 2012. Molecular characterization of inbred and hybrid rice genotypes of Bangladesh. Sabrao J. of Breeding and Genetics. 44 (1) 163-175.

7. Islam, K.S., Rahim, M.A., Rehana, S., 2010. Effect of pre-planting cold treatment on the growth and development of onion seed crop with special emphasis on flowering. Progress. Agric. 21(1&2) 47-55.

8. Rehana, S., Alam, M.S., Islam K.S., Samad, M.A., 2009. Influence of growth regulators on shoot proliferation and plantlet production from shoot tips of banana. Progress. Agric. 20   1 & 2): 9-16

9. Datta, S.K., Datta, K., Parkhi, V., Rai, M., Baisakh, N., Sahoo, G., Rehana, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Alamgir, M., Ali, M.S., Abrigo, E., Oliva, N., Torrizo, L., 2007. Golden rice: introgression, breeding, and field evaluation. Euphytica. 154: 271-278

10. Baishakh, N., Rehana, S., Datta, K., Rai, M., Oliva, N., Tan, J., Mackill, D., Khush, G., Datta, K., Datta, S.K., 2006.  Marker free transgenic (MFT) introgression lines of ‘Golden’   indica rice (cv. IR64) with accumulation of provitaminA in the endosperm tissue. Plant Biotechnology J. 4, 467-475

11. Parkhi, V., Rai, M., Tan, J., Oliva., Rehana, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Torrizo, L., Ghole, V. Datta, K., Datta, S.K., 2005. Molecular characterization of marker free transgenic lines  of indica rice that accumulate carotenoids in seed endosperm. Mol. Genet. Genomics,  274, 325-336

12. Datta, K., Baisakh, N., Oliva, N., Torrizo, L., Abrigo, E., Tan, J., Rai, M., Rehana, S., Babili,  S.A., Beyer, P., Potrykus, I., Datta, S.k., 2003. Bioengineered golden rice cultivars with b-carotene metabolism in the endosperm with hygromicin and mannose selection systems. Plant Biotechnology J. 1, 81-90

13. Baishakh, N., Datta, K., Rai, M., Rehana, S., Beyer, P., Potrykus, I., Datta, S.K., 2001. Development of dihaploid transgenic golden rice homozygous for genes involved in  the metabolic pathway for b-carotene biosynthesis. Rice Genetics Newsletter Vol.18