Md Abdul Kader
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Md Abdul Kader has more than 21 years of teaching and research experience related to stress physiology of crop, in particular salinity stress physiology in rice. Educated at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Professor Kader has been working at BAU since 1996. He worked as a postdoc in Okayama University, Japan and Stockholm University, Sweden. He was a guest researcher in the University of Bielefeld, Germany and Visiting Professor in Stockholm University, Sweden. He has already supervised more than 60 MS students and three PhD students. Currently five PhD students and six MS students are working in his group. Professor Kader and his group are currently trying to develop salt tolerant transgenic rice. Moreover, research priority is being given to improve the productivity of the cropping systems in the salinity affected coastal area of Bangladesh through suitable crop selection and improved management practices.