With a good deal of pain and pathos GNOBB announce the untimely death of Professor Dr. M. A. Khaleque, Chairman of the the Department of Botany, Rajshahi University. He did his Ph.D. under the guidance of Late Professor Ali Md. Yunus at the Department of Botany, RU. One of his publications with his colleagues is entitled, “Comparison Genotype-Environment Interaction Models and Selection of Stable Genotypes in Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) MA Islam, AC Deb, MA Khaleque appeared in Bangladesh J. Genet. Biotechnol. 5 (1&2): 9-13, 2004 (June & December).“
All of a sudden he fell seriously ill in Rajshahi and was transferred to Dhaka for treatment. He never recovered from coma and breathed his last Thursday night.