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Dr. Naznin  Nahar
Dr. Naznin Nahar

Professor Contact No : 01720320525
Department of Entomology Email : naznin.nahar@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Agriculture ResearchGate Google Scholar
Research Interest:    Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Interdisciplinary approach, Pollination behavior, Bee health
Wageningen University
The Netherlands
MS In Agriculture
Kobe University
MS In Entomology
Bangladesh Agricultural University
B.Sc.Ag. (Hons.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University
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Total Number:  23
  1. Completed the international course on “Competences for Integrated Agricultural Research (C-IAR) for Integrated Management of Crop-fish-water Resources to Enhance Agricultural Production System towards Sustainable Food Security in Bangladesh (NICHE/BGD/156)” organized by Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), The Netherlands. May 04-08, 2014.
  2. Completed the course on “Techniques for Writing and Presenting a Scientific Paper” offered by Wageningen Graduate School, WUR, The Netherlands. October 14-17, 2014.
  3. Completed a training on “Project and Time Management” organized by WUR, The Netherlands. November 06, 20 and December 08, 2014.
  4. Completed the course on “Information Literacy PhD including EndNote Introduction” arranged by WUR library, The Netherlands. June 17-18, 2014.
  5. Completed the course on “Data Management Planning” arranged by WUR library, The Netherlands. October 06, 2014.
  6. Completed the postgraduate course on “Basic Statistics” organized by Graduate School of Production Ecology and Resource Conservation (PE & RC), WUR, The Netherlands. May 26-27 and June 04-06, 2014.
  7. Completed the postgraduate course on “Introduction to R for Statistical Analysis” organized by PE & RC and SENSE (Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment), WUR, The Netherlands. October 23-24, 2014.
  8. Completed the postgraduate course on “Bugs at your Service- Fundamentals and application for arthropod-mediated ecosystem services” organized by PE & RC, WUR, The Netherlands. August 31-September 05, 2014.
  9. Participated thematic session on “Food security in Bangladesh and Interdisciplinary Approaches” organized by NICHE-BGD-156 project held at WUR, The Netherlands.

       Session 1: Food practices in transition and effect on local production (October 07, 2014)

       Session 2: Food security, Value Chains and Ecosystems (October 21, 2014)

       Session 3:  Livelihoods & the Socio-technical development (October 28, 2014

       Session 4: Food security: Politics, policy, rights, access and livelihoods (November 11, 2014)

       Session 5: Food (in) security and crisis: the big picture (November 11, 2014)

10. Completed the course “Competence Assessment” organized by Mass assessment and Development unit, WUR, The Netherlands. June, 2014.

11. Completed Academic Consultancy Training on “Communication and Personal Development” organized by WUR, The Netherlands. March-May, 2014.

12. Attended “PE and RC weekend- an introductory programme for PhD student of first year” organized by PE and RC, WUR, held at Stay Okay Youth Hostel, Doorwerth, Wageningen, The Netherlands. March 21-24, 2014

 13. Attended “PhD workshop carousel” organized by Wageningen Graduate Schools, WUR, The Netherlands. June 02, 2014.

      Session 1: Scientific Publishing: Challenges and Solution

      Session 2: Pitch Workshop

      Session 3: Speed reading

14.Completed the professional capacity building programme on “Design and Implementation of Interdisciplinary Team Research” organized by International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) held at Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF), Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU). September 15-26, 2013.

15. Completed “Foundation Training for University Teachers” conducted by Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Bangladesh Agricultural University. May 12-June 10, 2013.

16.Completed the Training of Teachers on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” organized by the project under HEQEP-AIF, UGC “ Modernization of Crop Science Education for Production of Quality Graduates at BAU” , held at Faculty of Agriculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University. July 1-10, 2013

17. Completed the course on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” organized by GTI, Bangladesh Agricultural University. March 05-14, 2013.

18. Completed a training on “Basic Molecular Techniques and Real Time PCR” arranged by Research Centre for Environmental Genomics, Kobe University, Japan. May, 2011.

 19. Completed a training on “Safe Handling and Use of Radioisotopes” arranged by Radioisotope Centre, Kobe University, Japan. April, 2010.

 20. Completed a training on “Basics of Apiculture” arranged by Hyogo Prefectural University, Japan. June, 2010.

 21. Attended the programme “Asian Youth Fellowship Japanese Language Programme” organized by the Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute, Kansai, Japan. July 21, 2009-February 23, 2010.

 22. Completed an advanced course on “Communicative English” arranged by Department of Languages, Bangladesh Agricultural University. July-September, 2006.

 23. Completed a training course on “Basics of MS office” organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University. March 04-16, 2006.


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1. Nahar, N., Uddin, M. M., de Jong. P., Struik, P. C., Stomph, T. J., 2020. Technical efficacy and practicability of mass trapping for insect control in Bangladesh. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40:19.

2. Nahar, N., Islam, M. R., Uddin, M. M., de Jong, P., Struik, P. C., Stomph, T. J., 2019. Disease management in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) nurseries also reduces wilt and fruit rot in subsequent plantings: A participatory testing in Bangladesh. Crop Protection, 120: 113-124.

3. Nahar, N., Islam, M. R., Uddin, M. M., de Jong, P., Struik, P. C., Stomph, T. J., 2018. Reducing damping-off problems in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.): A participatory testing of nursery management in Bangladesh. Crop Protection, 112: 177-186.

4. Nahar, N. and Ohtani, T., 2015. Imidacloprid and Fipronil induced abnormal behavior and disturbed homing of forager honey bees, Apis mellifera. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 3: 65-72.

5. Nahar, N., 2013. Observation on Apis mellifera bee box with an emphasis to foraging behavior. Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology, 10: 143-146.

6. Nahar, N., Akter, S., Mondal, F., 2008. Laboratory evaluation of extracts of turmeric powder against rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Curculionidae: Coleoptera). Bangladesh Journal of Agriculturist, 1: 63-67.

7. Nahar, N. and Ahmed, K. S., 2007. Biological efficacy of aqueous extract of neem, Azadirachta indica leaf against Epilachna beetle, Epilachna vigintioctopunctata Fabricius. Bangladesh Journal of Crop Science, 18: 171-177.

8. Chakraborty, T., Nahar, N., Khatun, M. R., Das, G., 2019. Potentiality of some insect growth regulators on the mortality of bean aphid, Aphis craccivora (Koch.). Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 7: 199-203.

9. Chakraborty, T., Nahar, N., Das, G., 2019. Insect growth regulators and their potential in reducing body weight of bean aphid, Aphis craccivora (Koch.). International Journal of Entomology Research, 4: 83-88.

10. Zehad, M., Nahar, N., Uddin, M. M., Khatun, M. R., Ahmad, M., Chowdhury, S. M., 2018. Comparative efficacy of some conventional and new generation insecticides for controlling brinjal shoot and fruit borer and their impact on ladybird beetle. Bangladesh Journal of Entomology, 28: 73-84.

11. Mohan, S., Nahar, N, Ahmed, K. S., 2013. Effects of Cyperin 10 EC and Neem extract on pollinator abundance, fruit setting and quality of mango. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 11: 189-192.

12. Akter, S., Nahar, N., Rahman, M., 2007. Effects of garlic clove, neem and eucalyptus leaf extract on mating behaviour, oviposition and adult emergence of pulse beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Progressive Agriculture, 18: 93-97.

13. Ara, S., Nahar, N., Rahman, M., 2007. Incidence and damage estimation of brinjal shoot and fruit borer in five different brinjal varieties. Progressive Agriculture, 18: 75-80.

Total Number:  9

1. Biocontrol Conference, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China. May, 2018.

2. Future IPM 3.0: towards a sustainable agriculture, Riva del Garda, Italy. October,2017.

3. Science for Impact: Focusing on Enabling Conditions' arranged by Centre for Development and Innovation and Wageningen School of Social Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. September 25, 2014.

4. Optimization of Science: Pressure and Pleasure: Evolution of Science in a Changing World, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. November 13, 2014.

5. Kansai Regional Conference of Entomology,  Kobe University. October 23, 2011.

6. Attended Kansai Regional Conference of Entomology, Museum of nature and Human activities, Sanda city, Japan. December 11, 2010.

7. International Conference on Quality Seed and Food Security, Bangladesh Agricultural University. February 17-19, 2009.

8. 15th International Congress on Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction, Bangladesh Agricultural University. August 6-7, 2008.

9. The Seventh Biennial Conference of Bangladesh Entomological Society, BARC auditorium, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 29, 2007.

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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Best Poster Award Future IPM 3.0, Riva del Gerda, Italy Integrated Pest Management Oct, 2017
NICHE-BGD-156, NUFFIC Wageningen University and Research Centre and Bangladesh Agricultural University Plant Science March, 2014
Monbukagakusho Scholarship for Master Degree Japanese Government Agriculture March, 2010
Asian Youth Fellowship Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute Japanese language and culture July, 2009
Professor Jinnat Ara Begum Gold Medal Bangladesh Agricultural University Meritorious performance in obtaining graduation degree 25th June, 2009
Membership Type Organization
Life member Bangladesh Association for Biotechnology
Life member Seed Science Society of Bangladesh
Life member Ecological Society of Bangladesh
Life member Bangladesh Entomological society