Md Amzad Hossain




Laboratory Address

1 Senbaru,Nishihara,Okinawa

Research Fields, Keywords

Tropical crops, weed management, weed ecology, turmeric, sugarcane, organic cultivation, environmetally sound agriculture

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Current Affiliation Organization 【 display / non-display

  • Duty   University of the Ryukyus   Faculty of Agriculture   Subtropical Field Science Center   Professor  

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    Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAI, Presently Sher-e-Bangla Agr.Univ. (SAU))   B. Sc. Ag., Faculty of Agriculture   Graduated

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    University of the Ryukyus  Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Master's Course  Completed


    Kagoshima University  Graduate School, Division of Agricltural Sciences  Doctor's Course  Completed

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1999.04

    Manda Fermentation Co. Ltd., Chief Researcher (worked at the University of the Ryukyus)  

  • 2006.11

    University of the Ryukyus, Faculty of Agriculture, Associate Professor  

  • 2007.04

    University of the Ryukyus, Faculty of Agriculture, Associate Professor  

  • 2008.10

    The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University, Vice AdvisoryProfessor for Doctoral Program  

  • 2009.01

    University of the Ryukyus, Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies, Associate Professor  

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Affiliated academic organizations 【 display / non-display

  • 1900.04

    Crop Science Society of Japan 

  • 1900.04

    Weed Science Society of America 

  • 1900.04

    Weed Science Society of Japan 

  • 1900.04

    Tropical Agricultural Society of Japan 

Field of research 【 display / non-display

  • Tropical Plant Cultivation Science, Weed Science

Research Theme 【 display / non-display

  • Turmeric Variety Development

  • Organic Cultivation of Turmeric

  • Inter Cropping

  • Turmeric Cultivation

Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Molecular cloning of putative chloroplastic cysteine synthase in Leucaena leucocephala

    Md. Harun‑Ur‑Rashid, Shigeki Oogai, Shahanaz Parveen1, Masashi Inafuku, Hironori Iwasaki, Masakazu Fukuta, Md. Amzad Hossain, Hirosuke Oku

    Journal of Plant Research ( The Botanical Society of Japan )  133 ( 1 ) 95 - 108   2020.01

  • Endothelium-independent and calcium channel-dependent relaxation of the porcine cerebral artery by different species and strains of turmeric.

    Akter J, Islam MZ, Hossain MA, Kawabata S, Takara K, Nguyen HTT, Hou DX, Miyamoto A

    Journal of traditional and complementary medicine   9 ( 4 ) 297 - 303   2019.10

  • Cytotoxic and anti-inflammatory resorcinol and alkylbenzoquinone derivatives from the leaves of Ardisia sieboldii.

    Shahinozzaman M, Ishii T, Halim MA, Hossain MA, Islam MT, Tawata S

    Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences     2019.08

  • Isolation and structural elucidation of antifungal compounds from Ryudai gold (Curcuma longa) against Fusarium solani sensu lato isolated from American manatee.

    Akter J, Islam MZ, Takara K, Hossain MA, Sano A

    Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP   219   87 - 94   2019.05

  • Antioxidant activity of different species and varieties of turmeric (Curcuma spp): Isolation of active compounds.

    Akter J, Hossain MA, Takara K, Islam MZ, Hou DX

    Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP   215   9 - 17   2019.01

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Wheat Production in Changing Environments

    Mirza Hassanuzzam, Kamrun Nahar, Md. Amzad Hossain ( Part: Multiple Authorship )

    Sringer  2019.06

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Influence of Hairy Vetch Legume on Growth, Yield and Quality of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in Red Soil of Okinawa.

    Majumder M. S. I, Hossain M. A. and Akamine H.

    Crop Sci. Soc. Japan  2016  -  2016 

  • Allelopathic study Bangladesh indegenous rice

    Masum S. M., Hossain M. A, Akamine H. and Sakagami J. I.,

    Jpn. Crop Sci. Soc.  2016  -  2016 

  • Growth Characteristics, Biomass Production and Nutrient Status of Some Tropical Legume Crops in Okinawa

    Majumder M. S. I., Hossain M. A., Akamine H., Miyagi R. and Uchida R.

    Jpn. Soc. Trop. Agr.  2016  -  2016 

  • Effects of N, P and K alone or in combination on growth, yield and quality of edible Amaranthus spp. in Okinawa, Japan.

    Ohshiro M., Hossain M. A., Akamine H., Nakamura I., Tamaki M. and Nose A. 2014

    Crop Science Society of Japan,  2014  -  2014 

  • Three litter effects on growth, yield and quality of turmeric (Curcuma spp.) in three Okinawan soil types. Crop Science Society of Japan, 83 (Extra issue 1):68-69.

    Shishido Y., Hossain M. A. and Tamaki M. 2014.

    Crop Science Society of Japan,  2014  -  2014 

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Academic Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Okinawa Research Encourangement Award (Natural Science)


  • WSSJ Award on Prominent Achievement