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Md Sadiqul Amin
Associate Professor

MSc (DU)

Soil Chemistry, Nutrient Dynamics, 

         Experiences in teaching:


i) As Lecturer (Joining date: 22-06-2004, Tenure of service: 3 years,

ii) As Assistant Professor (Joining date: 22-06-2007, Tenure of service: 5 years,

 Present Position: Associate Professor  (Joining date: 22-06-2012 till date)

Experiences at a residential University and Abilities for improving the corporate activities of students:

Served Khulna University as Assistant Director of Student Affairs (ADSA), Khulna University. Tenure: 08/07/2008 to 24/01/2016.

Others Professional Experiences:

 Project Supervised:

  1. Carbon sequestration in soil aggregates under different cropping patterns of some areas of Bangladesh in the context of Global Climate Change. Supported by UGC (University Grants Commission, Bangladesh).
  2. Assessment of spatial variability of soil physical, chemical and biological quality. Supported by UGC (University Grants Commission, Bangladesh).
  3. Evaluation of Tilth Index of soils under different cropping patterns. Supported by UGC.
  4. Assessment of Aggregate stability of soils of Ganges Floodplain of Bangladesh. Supported by SRDI & BARC.
  5. Short term effects of saline water application on some chemical properties of soils. Supported by UGC.

F.      Characterization of peat soil and application of Azolla with urea in rice cultivation. Supported by Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh.

Nazmin, S.; Das, A.; Khan, M.Z.; Amin, M.S. and Hanif, M. 2019. Soil clay mineralogical Phase Analysis of Ganges Floodplain Soils by XRD and XRF. Open Journal of Soil Science, 9: 298-312.

Khan, M.Z., Islam, M.A., Amin, M.S. and Bhuiyan, M.R. 2019. Spatial variability and geostatistical analysis of selected soil. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 54(1): 55-66.

Khan, M.Z., and Amin, M.S. 2019. Macronutrient status of Sundarbans forest soils in Southern region of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 54(1): 67-72.

Khan, M.Z., Islam, M.A., Hossin, R. and Amin, M.S. 2018. Short-term Influence of Organic Matter and Saline Water on Inorganic Soil Phosphorus Transformationin Barisal and Dumuria Soil Series of Bangladesh. Asian Soil Research Journal, 1(3): 1-9.

Khatun, R., Khan, M.Z. and Amin, M.S. 2018. Isolation and Characterization of Particulate Organic Matter in Some Soils of Ganges Meander Floodplain and Ganges Tidal Floodplain of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 3(4): 1-9.

Khatun, R., Khan, M.Z., Amin, M.S. and Sayadat, M.N. 2018. Influence of Field Deep Fertilisers on Nitrogen,Phosphorous, Potassium and Sulfur Uptake andYield Performance of Green Super Rice. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, 19(1): 1-12.

Islam, M.A., Khan, M.Z., Begum, A. and Amin, M.S. 2018. Spatial Variability and Geostatistical Analysis of Soil Reaction, Electrical Conductivity and Organic Matter Content. International Journal of Business, Social and Scientific Research. 7(1): 85-91.

Halder, M., Dhar, P.P., Joardar, J.C., Amin, M.S., Kobir, M.H., Dey, A.K. and Rahman, M.S. 2018. Effects of edaphoclimatic factors on arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi colonization in Chittagong BCSIR reserve forest, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Botany. 47(1): 97-104.

Afrin, N., Amin, M.S. and Khatun, M. 2016. Phosphate Sorption Characteristics of Ganges Meander Floodplain Soils of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 13(1): 27-39.

Nasrin, S., T.K. Biswas; M.S. Amin and M. Khatun. 2016. Study of salinity effects on the inorganic phosphorus transformation in three different soil series of Ganges River Floodplain. Jahangirnagar University Journal of Biological Sciences,5(1): 71-79.

M. Halder, A.K. Dey, A.K.M.S. Alam, A.N. Chowdhury, M. Mondal, J.C. JOARDAR, Md. S. Amin, D.K. Roy and M.H. Kobir 2016. Mycorrhizal Colonization Status and Rhizosphere Soil Properties of BCSIR Reserve Forest Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Current World Environment, 11(3):720-727.

Halder, M., J.C. Joardar and M.S. Amin. 2015. Potassium, Calcium and Sodium Distribution in Different Parts of Common Vegetable Plants Grown under Field Condition. Research Journal of Soil Biology, 7(3): 91-97. ISSN 1819-3498 / DOl: 10.3923/rjsb.2015.91.97

Halder, M., S. Akhter, A.S.M. Mahmud, F. Islam, R. Mullick, J.C. Joardar, M.S. Amin, R. Karim, H. Talukder and M. Rahman. 2015. Prevalence of ArbuscularMycorrhiza Fungi (AMF) Colonization in Medicinal Plant Root and Response of Prevalence with Some Selected Medicinal Plants Rhizosphere Soil Properties in BCSIR Forest, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, 9(1):131-140.

Halder, M., A.S.M. Mahmud, M.S. Amin, S.M.F. Rabbi, F. Islam, M.S. Rahman, N.C. Nandi, N.J. Mouri, S. Ray and J. C. Joardar. 2014. Effect of Iron Dust on Arsenic Accumulation and Nutrient Status of Ipomoea aquatic Grown in Arsenic Contaminated Soil. Research Journal of Soil Biology, 6(1): 17-24. ISSN 1819-3498 / DOl: 1O.3923/rjsb.2014.17.24

Rabbi, S.M.F., B.R. Roy, M.M. Miah, M. S. Amin, and T. Khandakar. 2014. Spatial Variability of Physical Soil Quality Index of an Agricultural Field. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Article ID 379012, 10 pages.

Khatun, M and M.S. Amin. 2013. Characterization of Satla and Harta soil series of South West Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 11(1 & 2) and 12(1 & 2): 139-148.

Begum, A, S.M.F. Rabbi, M.S. Amin, S.L. Rahman and M. Hasan. 2012. Aggregate stability of some coastal island soils of Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 5(1&2): 113-118.

Hossain, M.Z., S.M.F. Rabbi, S. Khanom, M.S. Amin, M.S. Islam and A. Rahman. 2010. Effect of salinity and potassium fertilizer application on yield contributing characteristics of rice. Khulna University Studies, 10(1&2): 145-152.

Rabbi, S.M.F., M.S. Amin, K. Rezoa and M. Hanif. 2010. Carbon Sequestration in soil aggregates under different cropping pattern in Ganges meander and Ganges tidal floodplains of Khulna region. Khulna University Studies, Special Issue (SESB): 21-29.

Rabbi, S.M.F., M.S. Amin, T. Khandakar and M.A. Rahman. 2008. Carbon sequestration in soil aggregates under different cropping patterns in Ganges River Floodplain. Khulna University Studies, 9(2):273-280.

Shaibur, M.R., T. Shaibur, M.S. Amin, S.M.I. Huq and S. Kawai. 2008. Effects of aeration on arsenic and its subsequent effects on growth and macroelements of rice. Khulna University Studies, 9(2):291-302.

Rabbi, S.M.F., M.S. Amin, M. Ahsan, M.S. Islam and T. Khandakar. 2008. Water stability of aggregates of some coastal saline soils of Bangladesh. Journal of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Science, 34(2):147-156.

Shaibur, M.R., M.S. Amin and S. Kawai. 2007. Effect of potassium chloride on growth and accumulation of metal micronutrients in rice seedlings grown hydroponically. Khulna University Studies, 8(2):245-252.

Rabbi, S.M.F., M.S. Amin, K.Q. Kibria, M.Z. Hossain, M.S. Islam and T. Khandakar. 2005. Short term effect of saline water application on some chemical properties of soils. Bangladesh Journal of Soil Science, 31(1-2): 45-53.

Amin, M.S. and S. Hoque. 2005. Influence of wheat growth on the transformation of inorganic phosphorus in Dhamrai soil. Bangladesh Journal of Soil Science, 31(1-2): 21-27.


Khatun, M., M.S. Amin and S.M.H. Rahman. 2013. Influence of Azolla with different levels of urea in rice production in South West Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 11(1 & 2) and 12(1 & 2): 241-245. Short Communication

Conference Papers

Rabbi, S.M.F., M.S. Amin, M.S. Islam, K. Rezoa, T. Khandakar and S. Hoque. 2008. Carbon sequestration in soil aggregates under conventional tillage with different cropping patterns in Ganges Alluvium of Bangladesh. International symposium on climate change and food security in South Asia.Held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25-30, 2008.


Masuda Islam; Md. Sadiqul Amin and Md. Bappy Shahriar. 2013. Soil Organic Matter Characterization. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG.