BScAg(Hons.), MS in Entomology (BAU), PGD in Tea Plantation Management (India), Tea Technology (China), PhD (IPM) (SUST)

Dr. Mohammad Shameem Al Mamun

Principal Scientific Officer, Entomolgoy Division, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute

Dr. Mohammad Shameem Al Mamun
 Principal Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute

Dr. Mohammad Shameem Al Mamun is working as Principal Scientific Officer (Entomology), Department of Pest Management at Bangladesh Tea Research Institute (BTRI) since 2007. Now, He is in charge of the Bangladesh Tea Board, Regional Office, Panchagarh. His career objective is to develop as a good researcher as well as a good tea scientist with morals and ethics from where he will have the scope to utilize his potential & skills and to do something innovative. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons.) and Master of Science in Entomology from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. He also completed Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Tea Plantation Management with a Colombo Plan Scholarship from Kothari Agricultural Management Centre, Tamil Nadu, India. He received a PhD degree with a dissertation on 'IPM of Red Spider Mite in Tea' from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet. Later, he completed higher training on 'Pollution free tea production technology' with a China Foreign Aid Scholarship from Zhangzhou College of Science & Technology, Fujian, China. 

Planning, formulating, conducting and guiding entomological researches for tea are the key responsibility of his profession. Bio-ecology of pests, Crop loss assessment, Bioassay and resistance of pests, Screening of pesticides for tea, Integrated Pest Management in tea, Bio-pesticides & Bi-control as IPM component and Pesticide residue in tea are the specialized field of research works. He attended many of the national and internal seminars, conferences, workshops and symposium in home and abroad. He has published more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals, proceedings, circular/booklets, newspapers article, online article, bulltetin & books/book chapters etc. 

He is an active member of different national and international professional organizations and societies viz., Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (ID 019813754); Bangladesh Entomological Society (ID 708); Weed Science Society of Bangladesh (ID 084); Entomological Society of America (ID 68405); Tea Professional Welfare Society, Bangladesh; The Acarological Society of Iran, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ID 682); Bangladesh Botanical Society (ID A-543) & Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science. 

He is involved as editor as well as reviewer with different reputed international scientific journals i.e. International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation & Technology (IJARIT) (ISSN: 2224-0616), Tea Journal of Bangladesh (ISSN: 0253-5483), World Journal of Agricultural Research, USA (ISSN: 2333-0643); Frontiers in Crop Science & Horticulture, Switzerland (ISSN: 1664-462X); Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, USA (ISSN: 2161-6256); Journal of Plant Protection Sciences, India (ISSN: 2249-3840); Journal of Scientific Research, Bangladesh (ISSN: 2070-0237), International Journal of Entomology, India; African Journal of Biotechnology, Academic Journals, USA (ISSN: 1684-5315); Journal of Tea Science Research, Canada (ISSN: 1927-6496) and International Journal of Entomological Research, Pakistan (ISSN: 2310-3906); Zoological and Entomological Letters, South Africa (ISSN: 2788-8428). 

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