Academic Journal of EBAUB

EBAUB Journal

(Academic Journal of EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh)

EBAUB Journal:

EBAUB Journal is a multidisciplinary journal publishing full-length research papers, research notes and review articles. It is published yearly by EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh.

ISSN: 2617-8338

Chief Patron

Professor A.B.M. Rashedul Hassan, DBA
Vice-Chancellor, EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh

Chief Editor

Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Ph.D.
Department of Crop Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh

Associate Editors

Md. Mashiur Rahman, Ph.D.
Ananya Prova
Md. Abdullah-Al-Masum
Mahnaz Afsar
Faculties of EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh

Advisory Board

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mazumder
Board of Trustees
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Mohammed Haider Ali Miah, Ph.D.
Managing Director and CEO
EXIM Bank Limited, Bangladesh
Mokerrom Hossain, Ph.D.
Sociology and Criminal Justice
Virginia State University
Syed Rashidul Hasan, Ph.D.
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Dhaka University
Khondoker Bazlul Haque, Ph.D.
Department of International Business
University of Dhaka
Jalal Uddin Ahmed, Ph.D.
Department of Crop Botany
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Ph.D.
Pro-Vice Chancellor
National University Bangladesh
Gazipur, Dhaka
Syed Zabid Hossain, Ph.D.
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Rajshahi University
Rashidah Abdul Rahman, Ph.D.
Faculty of Economics and Administration
King Abdul Aziz University (KAU)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
A F M Mohosin, Ph.D.
Department of Law
University of Rajshahi
Nafsiah Mohamed, Ph.D.
Accounting Research Institute
University Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Tofazzal Hossain Miah, Ph.D.
Department of Agricultural Economics
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Md. Shamimul Hasan, Ph.D.
Department of Accounting
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Research Fellow, Accounting Research Institute
UiTM, Malaysia
Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Ph.D.
Department of Agribusiness and Marketing
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Md. Anwarul Abedin, Ph.D.
Department of Soil Science
Bangladesh Agricultural University

Editorial Board

Md. Deluar Hossain, Ph.D.
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Md. Humayun Kabir Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Marketing
Jagannath University
Mostofa Mahmud Hasan, Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Business Administration
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Parimal Kanti Biswas, Ph.D.
Dean, Post Graduate Studies
Professor, Department of Agronomy
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Md. Shahidul Islam, Ph.D
Former DG, BARI
Gazipur, Dhaka
Kabir Hossain Talukder, Ph.D.
Professor & Former Dean
Faculty of Agriculture, Biological Science, Biotechnology and Textile
Atish Dipankar University of Science and Bio-Technology
Syed Sarfaraj Hamid, Ph.D.
Dean, Faculty of Law
Bangladesh University of Business and Technology
Mr. Debasish Chakrabarty
Managing Director
Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC)
Ashraful Arif, Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Agricultural Economics
FEXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Naheed Zeba Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding
Faculty of Agriculture
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Nazmuzzaman Bhuiyan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Law
University of Dhaka
Md. Abdul Matin, Ph.D.
CSO, Agricultural Economics Division
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur
Selim Toha, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Law
Islamic University, Kushtia
AHM Mahabubur Rahman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Botany
University of Rajshahi
Md. Iftekhar Shams, Ph.D.
Professor, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline
Khulna University
Rubaiyat Sharmin Sultana, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Botany
University of Rajshahi
Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Crop Science and Technology
University of Rajshahi
Mohammad Shohel Rana Siddiki, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Dairy Science
Bangladesh Agricultural University
S M Masum Billah, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Law
Jagannatah University
Mohammad Najmul Islam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environment
Pabna University of Science and Technology
Mr. S M Shahidul Islam
Assistant Professor, Department of Law
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Md. Rezaul Karim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Jahangirnagar University
Md. Shaheb Ali Pk, Ph.D.
Faculty, Department of Fisheries
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Mohammad Rashidul Haque, Ph.D.
SO, Agricultural Economics Division
Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture

Author Instructions

i) Word Processing Formats

Only the following word processor file formats are acceptable for the manuscript document:

  • Microsoft word 2000/2003 (doc)
  • Microsoft word 2007/2010 (docx)
ii) Manuscript Preparation

Manuscript length should be 6 to 12 pages in journal format. The word limit of the article is expected to be within 5000 to 8000 words in English only. EBAUB journal can exceptionally accept shorter or longer manuscripts, provided that the scientific content is of high value. All submitted manuscripts must include the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Title page
  • List of authors and their affiliations
  • Abstract
  • Key words
  • Introduction
  • Main Body
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments (if any)
  • References

Cover letter: Corresponding authors have to write a letter to the chief editor with highlighting the significance of the article.

Title Page: Title page should contain concise and informative title; provide the full names and affiliations of all the authors. Affiliations should include department, university or organization, city, and country. One of the authors should be the corresponding author. Email address of the corresponding author should be included. Category should be noted.

Abstract: The abstract should briefly introduce the manuscript, not exceeding 300 words.

Keywords: At least 5 keywords or phrases should be included.

Introduction: State the reason for the investigation, note any relevant background, and delineate the objective of the investigation. Justification for the study must be clearly explained.

  • Main Body: The main body part should include the main proposed ideas, materials and methods/ methodology, results and discussions.

    • Materials and Methods/ Methodology: Provide sufficient information for better understanding of the methods used. New methods should be included in detail, but methods for which adequate references can be cited, are not to be described.

    • Results: Use tables and figures to present data. Repetition between the text of this section and the data presented in tables and figures should be avoided. Statistical analysis should be stated where appropriate.

      • Figures: The aim of the figure legend should be to describe the key messages of the figure, but the figure should also be discussed in the text. Each legend should have a concise title of no more than 15 words. The legend itself should be succinct, while still explaining all symbols and abbreviations. A resolution of figure at least 300 dpi should be used and preferably plate files should be saved in tiff or jpg format. For graph or line figures a higher resolution (at least 1000 dpi) should be used. Maximum size of figure plate should be wide : length (1 : 1.2) for double column and wide : length (1 : 2.3) for single column.

      • Tables: The table title should be concise and footnotes should be placed below the table. Footnotes can be used to explain abbreviations. Tables must be cell-based, such as would be produced in a page by Microsoft Word. Do not provide tables as graphic objects or excel document. Do not include color, shading, lines, rules, text boxes, tabs, returns, or pictures within the table.

    • Discussion: State significance of the results to the existing knowledge and importance of this study. Results and discussion may be presented in a combined form or in a separate section based on the nature of research.

  • Conclusion: Summarize the findings and provide recommendations.

  • Acknowledgements (if any): This section includes acknowledgment of people, grant details, funds, etc.

  • References: Use APA style for referencing. In the text, use author`s last name, year (White, 1934) at the end and White (1934) or White et al. (1952) at the first of line; two authors (Murashige & Skoog,1962) and three or more authors (Reinert et al., 1965). In case of two or more references, it should be separated them by semicolon (Reinert et al., 1965; Murashige & Skoog,1962; White, 1934) and arrange them chronologically recent to past year.
    List all the references at the end of the text alphabetically beginning with the author`s last name and followed by the year, the title of the article, name of the journal (both full form and abbreviate form are acceptable), volume number and page number(s). Use commas between the authors’ name and ampersand (&) before the last author's name. In case of books, the names of publishers and address of publisher should be given. Samples are presented below:

    • Journals:

      Hossain, E., Islam, K., Yeasmin, F., Karim, M. R., Rahman, M. & Agarwal, S. (2012). Elevated levels of plasma Big endothelin-1 and its relation to hypertension and skin lesions in individuals exposed to arsenic. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology,259(2), 187-94.

    • Books:

      Ogita K, Fujii T, Abe H & Bass P (2008). Identification of the timbers of Southeast Asia and the western pacific.Kaiseisha Press, Japan.

    • Book chapters:

      Reinert, J. & Bajaj, Y. P. S. (1977). Anther culture, haploid production and its significance. In: Applied and Fundamental Aspects of Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Reinert J & Bajaj YPS (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 251-267.

    • Organizational reports:

      BBS, (2013). Statistical Yearbook of Bangladesh.Statistic Division, Ministry of Planning. Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Dhaka.

    • Conference proceedings:

      Rahman, M. M., Amin, M. N. & Azad, M. A. K. (2001). Micropropagation of a dwarf variety of native-olive (Elaeocarpus robustusRoxb.). 4th Int. Plant Tissue Culture Conf.(1-3 Nov., Dhaka). P. 10.

    • Encyclopedia entries (with no author or editor):

      Encyclopedia Britannica (1926). “Phychology of culture contact”, Vol. 1, 13th ed., Encyclopedia Britannica, London and New York, NY, pp. 765-771.

    • Newspaper (authored):

      Smith, A. (2008). Money for old rope. The Daily Star, 21 March, pp. 1.

    • Newspaper (non-authored)

      Daily Star (2008). Small change for old rope. The Daily Star,2 April, pp. 6.

    • Electronic sources:

      Castle, B. (2005). “Introduction to web services for remote portlets”, available at: 12 November 2007).

      Standalone URLs, i.e. without an author or date, should be included either within parentheses within the main text or preferably placed as a note (Roman numeral within square brackets within text followed by the full URL address at the end of the paper).

Authorship and Authenticity

A declaration of authenticity including name(s), department or institute & signature must be submitted along with the manuscript.

Submission System

Publishing your research in the academic multidisciplinary journal of EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh (EBAUB) is simple and efficient. You just e-mail the soft-copy of your manuscript at or send a hard-copy along with a CD of the manuscript to the chief editor, EBAUB Journal, EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh, Boro Indara Moor, Chapainawabganj-6300, Bangladesh.

Distribution Policy of Journal

One copy of journal will be distributed to the concerned contributor(s).


EBAUB Journal, EXIM Bank Agricultural University reserves full copyright of all articles published in EBAUB Journal.

If you have any questions, please send your inquiries to the chief editor.

Call Us

Phone: 02-588893525 to 29

Dr. Md. Mahabubur Rahman

Chief Editor
EBAUB Journal
EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh
Boro Indara Moor, Chapainawabganj 6300