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Faculty Member


Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman
Senior Lecturer


Date of Birth          05.01.1961
Date of Joining      21.12.2015

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Contact Address:
Senior Lecturer, Department of Botany, Siksha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan - 731235



Phone numbers (mobile and/or landline):
+91-3463-262751-6 (6 lines) Ext. 382 (O),
+91-9434210136 (M)

Research areas:
Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicinal study of plants
Morpho-Anatomical and Pharmacognostic study of ethnomedicinal plants.
Floristics and Medicinal Plant exploration

Significant publications :
• Chowdhury , H. R. ,Ghosh , A. and Mandal , S. (2007) Non- Timber Forest Products- Uses by Tribal People with reference to Ethnomedicine. In N. Ali (Ed) Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development in North- East India , Mittal Publication , New Delhi. P- 173-182.
• Chowdhury, H. R., Banerjee, A., Kar, R. K. and Mandal, S. (2002). Micromorphology of foliar epidermis of some tropical tree legumes. Phytomorphology. 52 (2 & 3): 223-230.
• Chowdhury, H. R. and Mandal, S. (1999). New records of some exotic plant species from Birbhum district, West Bengal, Indian Journ. of Applied & Pure Biology. 14(2) : 150-156.
• Chowdhury, H. R. and Mandal, S. (1999). Enumeration of phanerogamic climbers in wild environment of Purnia, North Birhar. Ind. J. Environ. & Ecoplan. 2(2) : 127-134.
• Chowdhury, H. R. and Mandal, S. (1988). Ethnomedicinal studies on some plants of Purnea district, Bihar. Landscape Syst. And Ecol. Studies. 21(1):173-179.

Number of Ph.D students produced : 2