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Mahfuza Begum Mahfuza

Country of origin: Bangladesh Currently in: Bangladesh, Bangladesh Agricultural University Campus, Mymensingh-2202 General field of specialization: Other
PhD Fellowship Alumna OWSD Award
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Academic Background


2006 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Principal Investigator for the Project entitled “Development of technology for reducing weed seed bank by adopting appropriate cropping sequence” funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES) for two years. Principal Investigator on Weed Component of a co-ordinated research project entitled “Overcoming agronomic and mechanization constraints to development and adoption of conservation agriculture in diversified rice-based cropping in Bangladesh” funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) for 4 years started from January 2012 to February 2017. Team member of Inter-disciplinary research project entitled “Integrated management of crop-fish-water resources to enhance agricultural production systems towards food security in Bangladesh” funded by The Netherlands initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education (NICHE) for 4 years started from 2013 to 2017 (Project no. NICHE/BGD/156).

Research Keywords: 
Conservation agriculture
weed management in crops
soil weed seed bank

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Head of the Department of Agronomy

Workshop and Conference Attended

2015 13-16 October, 2015, Hyderabad, India 25th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference on Weed Science for Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Biodiversity
2016 16-19 May Kuwait City OWSD 5th General Assembly & International Conference on Women in Science and Technology for the Developing World

Presentation given

The Role of Women in Agricultural Development of Bangladesh
Krishibid Institution, Farmgate, Dhaka
Event: International women's day
Prizes, Grants and Awards

OWSD Awards

Feb 2011
OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2002

PHD Graduation 2006


“Biology and management of Fimbristylis miliacea (L) Vahl”

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