Mohammad Moinul Islam

Dr, Doctor of Philosophy Student

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Personal profile


I am a PhD researcher at the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Western Australia and currently studying industrial hemp (iHemp), a non-drug fiber and seed producing variety of Cannabis sativa L. My proposed PhD research entitles, "Optimising agronomy of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) cultivation in south Western Australia". Professionally, I am an agronomist with specialisation in fibre crops breeding and have been working for 17 years at the Breeding Division of Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, a non-profit government research organization deals with jute (Corchorus sp.) and allied fiber crops. Formerly, I worked as a Biotechnologist and Adjunct Faculty at Basic & Applied Research on Jute Project, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute and the School of Life Science, Independent University, Bangladesh, respectively. I was involved in my country in sequencing of two commercially cultivated jute species, Corchorus olitorius L. (dark jute) and Corchorus capsularis L. (white jute) and one devastating plant pathogenic fungus, Macrophomina phaseolina that attacks more than 500 plant species worldwide including jute.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger

Education/Academic qualification

Genetics & Plant Breeding, Master of Science, Variability and Path Coefficient Analysis in Jute (Corchorus olitorius L.) of Indigenous Origin, Sher-E-Bangla Agricultural University

25 Jul 200628 Aug 2008

Award Date: 28 Aug 2008

Agriculture, Bachelor of Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University

1 Sept 199823 Dec 2003

Award Date: 23 Dec 2003

External positions

Principal Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute

18 Oct 2021 → …

Senior Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute

24 Nov 201517 Oct 2021

Adjunct Faculty (Part-time), Independent University, Bangladesh

10 May 201515 Dec 2016

Biotechnologist, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute

1 Dec 201031 Aug 2013

Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute

1 Nov 200423 Nov 2015

Industry keywords

  • Agriculture and Food
  • Biotechnology

Research expertise keywords

  • Agronomy
  • Soil biology
  • Plant breeding
  • Plant physiology
  • Plant nutrition


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