حبيب الله عبد الحفيظ محمد

  • CV of Prof. Habiballa A. Mohamed

     

     

    Name:                            HABIBALLA A/HAFIZ MOHAMED, Prof.  

     

    General Information:

    Birth date & place:          Jan 1954, Elaffad, Northern Region.

    Nationality:                      Sudanese.

    Social status:                   Married.

    Languages                     Arabic (mother tongue) and English

    Present position              Professor, National Institute of Desert Studies

    Correspondence              E-mail: Habiballa1954@gmail.com

    Education:

    B.Sc. Hons. (Class  I) in Crop Production, 1979. Faculty of Agric, University of Khartoum.

    Ph.D.,(Environmental science,1984),School of Agriculture, Dept.of Physiology & Environmental Physics, University of Nottingham, U.K

     

    Employment and promotions

    ·        Field Inspector, Seed Propagation Center, Sinner, June 1979- August 1979.

    ·        Assistant Research Worker, ARC, Abu Naama, Sept. 1979-June 1980

       *   Lecturer, FAS, 1985.

    ·        Associate Professor, Jan. 1994.

    ·        Professor, Jan 1998. 

    ·        Head, Dept. of Env. Science and Nat. resources, FAS, 1989 to 1998.

    ·        Deputy Dean, FAS, 1990 – 1992 .

    ·        Dean, FAS, Feb. 1996 – Nov. 2001.

    ·        Dean, Graduate studies & scientific research, Nov. 2001-2005.

    ·        Dean,  National Institute of Desert Studies (NIDS), 2005 -2013.

       *   Currently Professor at NIDS.

    Prizes:

    ·        Agricultural Bank Prize for best student in Crop Production in final year, 1979.

    ·        Khartoum University Prize for best two students in part III, 1978.

     

                  Publications:

     

                   A)  Papers:

               

     

       1-  Mohamed,  H.A. Clark J.A. and Ong, C.K. (1985).

    The  influence of temperature during seed development on the germination characteristics of millet seeds. Plant, cell and  Environment, 8,361-362.

     

       2-Mohamed,  H.A., Clark J.A. and Ong, C.K. (1988).

    I. Genotypic differences in the temperature responses of tropical crops:

    Germination characteristics of Ground Nut  (Arachis hypogaea L.) and pearl Millet  (pennisetum typhoides S.& H. ), J. Exp Bot. V.39, No.205, 1121-1128.

     

       3-Mohamed,  H.A., Clark, J. A. and Ong, C.K. (1988).

    Genotypic differences in the temperature responses of tropical crops:

    II. Seedling emergence and leaf growth of ground Nut  (Arachis hypogaea L.) and pearl Millet (Pennisetum typhoides S.&H.) J. Exp. Bot., V. 39, No. 205, 1129 – 1135.

     

       4-Mohamed, H.A. Clark, J.A. and Ong, C.K. (1988).                                               Genotypic  differences in the temperature responses of tropical crops. III. light interception and dry matter production of pearl Millet (Pennisetum typoides S.& H.), J. Exp. Bot., V. 39, No.205, 1137-1143.

     

       5-Ahmed, A.A. Farah, S.M and Mohamed, H.A.                   (1992).

    The water resources of the Sudan for supplementary irrigation, (A conference paper delivered to regional symposium for supplementary irrigation. Damascus, May, 1993).In Arabic language with an English language abstract).

     

      6-Nawal,K.A, A.E. Mohamed, H.A. Mohamed and C.J. Stigter, (1994). The physical potential of Indigenous vegetation and other means to suppress sand movement in a secondary desertification source area near the White Nile in Gezira region, Sudan. In “The TTMI-project AND the “picnic” Model: An internal evaluation of approaches and results and of prospects for TTMI units. Pages 173/183 (edited C.J stigter, and others). Proceeding of the TTMI-Workshop, Nairobi, April, 1994. Publishers: Wageningen Agricultural University, 1995.

     

    7-Abdalla, A.E., H. A. Mohamed, A.E. Mohamed, M.C. Gough and G.J. stigter (1995). An evaluation of Durability of sorghum grain in traditional and modern under-ground storage pits in central Sudan in “The TTMI – project and the “Pincnic” Model. An internal evaluation of approaches and results and of prospects for the TTMI units” (edited C.J. Stigter and others). Proceedings of the TTMI work shop, Nairobi, 1994 P182-189.Publishers: University of Wageningen, 1995.

     

       8-Mohamed, H. A. (1998).

    Rainfall in Sudan: Trend and Agricultural Implications. Sudan J. Agric. Research vol.1, 45-48.

       9-Mohamed,O.E and Mohamed, H. A. (1998) Effect of                temperature, sowing date, sowing depth and irrigation interval on the growth of Tabar (I. Cordofana) and Siha (B. Persica). Sudan J. Agric. Research vol 1,35-39.

     

    10-Mergani, F.S, Mohamed, A.E. and Mohamed, H. A (1998). Determination  of Sugar Cane crop water requirements in Gunied scheme. Sudan J. Agric. Research, 1,27-29.

     

      11-  Ibrahim , E. E., Mohamed, H. A. and Mustafa,   A.F (1998).

    Allelopathic effects of Eucalyptus plantations on the germenation and growth of two sorghum species. Sudan J. Agric. Research, 2, 9-14.

     

                 12-Mohamed, H. A., O. E. Mohamed, and   Mohamed T.E., (2000) Thermal time: Concept and application in  the field of microclimatology of crops, Sudan J. Agric res.vol.3,37-40.

     

                13-Mohamed, A. E, Nasr, N. K, Abdalla, A. A, Stigter, C. J. and Mohamed, Habiballa. A. (1998). Tree establishment in severely desertified soils. Journal of Environmental and Sustainable development Research. Vol. 1, 23-30 (In Arabic). 

     

                14-Tarig E.Eltayeb, Habiballa A. Mohamed, Eltohami I. Eltayeb and Fathi M. Khalifa (2000).

             Thermal Response of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) During         Germination and Emergence. Sudan J. Sci. Tech vol No. 1 pp 38-46.

     

                15-Towm ,Abdalla M., Habiballa A. Mohamed and Mirghani S. Ali , (2003) The Influence of sowing date on growth, yield and quality of sugar cane. Gezira J. of Agric. Science, vol. 1 (1).

     

               16-Mohamed, A. E., Stigter, C.J., Adam, H.S., Mohamed, H.A., Fadl, H.M., Nasr, N.K., Abdalla, A.E. & Elagab, M. (2000): Sand encroachment towards Gezira Scheme. Review of Research Programme on Desertification. (In Arabic) Proceedings of workshop on the role of Agricultural research in combating desertification and land degradation, P 34-45, land and water research center, ARC, Wad medani, Sudan.

            

              17-Abdalla, A.E., Stigter, C.J., Mohamed, H. A., Mohamed, A.E. and Gough, M. C, (2001). Effects of wall linings on moisture ingress into traditional grain storage pits. Int J Biometeorol (2001) 45: 75 - 80.

     

             18-Abdalla , A. el-Tayeb , K. H. ALI , C.J. Stigter  A. I. Adam ,H.A/Hafiz Mohamed ,A.el-Tayeb Mohammed and M.C. Gough (2002) Impact of Soil Types on Sorghum Grain Stored in Underground Pits in Central Sudan Agric. Engineering J., 11(4): 219-229.

     

             19- Abdalla, A. T., C. J. Stigter , M. C. Gough, H. A. Mohamed and A. E. Mohamed ,(2002) Underground Grain Storage in Clay Needs Shallow Pits, Chaff Linings and Wide Caps. Tropical Science , 42 , 8pp.

     

               20-Abdalla, A.T., C.J. Stigter, N.I. Bakhiet, M.C. Gough, H.A. Mohamed, A.E. Mohammed& M.A.Ahmed (2002)  Traditional Underground Grain Storage In Clay Soils in Sudan Improved by Recent Innovations, Tropicultura 20,4,170-175.     21)     

               21- Hussien M.Haj,  Habiballa A. Mohamed2, Eltohami I. Eltayeb2  (2007)

    Effects of sowing date and irrigation interval on growth         and yield of wheat (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.) and  its thermal time requirements under New Halfa environment.   

                       J.Sc.Tech. Vol. 8 (1).

               

             22-  A. A.Makeen , H A. Mohamed & S.K Omara (2004)

                             Modification of microclimate for better growth and development of summer tomato crop. Gezira j. agric. Sci. 2 (1): 59-73 (2004).

     

     23-Imran Ali Ahmed, Muawia E.Hamad and Habiballa A. Mohamed (2010)  Effects of tillage methods, green manure and farm yard manure on soil properties of the desert plain soils, Northern Sudan. A paper presented in the workshop on the role of scientific research in combating desertification and fixing sand dunes held in Murzug, Libya, June 21-24, 2010 (in Arabic).

     

      24-Habiballa Abdelhafiz Mohamed and Ali Abdalla Mohamed (2010) Classification of climates of Sudan using Aridity indices. Sudan J. Des. Res. Vol.2:1-126 (2010).

     

    25-N.I. Bakheit, M.A.Ahmed, C.J.Stigter, H A Mohamed, A.E. Mohamed, A T Abdalla(2005). Economic aspects of traditional underground pit storage (Matmura).The case of Moya,Central Sudan. Sudan Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 5(2005), p 89-96.

     

     26-Habiballa, A. Mohamed and Ali A Mohamed (2011) Estimation of evapotranspiration in the hyper-arid region of Sudan using different methods. Gez. J Agic. Sci. V 9:1   

     

     27-Imran A Ahmed, Muawia E Hamad and Habiballa A Mohamed (2011) A Note on the effects of green and farm yard manures on wheat yield in the the desert plain soils of northern .Sudan J. Des. Res.3(1) 131-138. 2011

     

                   28-Ammar W Hammad, Osman A Ali and Habiballa A Mohamed (2012) Effect of irrigation interval, sowing method and farm yard manure on growth and seed yield of faba bean in the desert plain soils of northern Sudan. Gezira j of agric. Sci. 10(1):51-70 (2012).

     

    29-Habiballa, A Mohamed (2012). A simple  thermal zonation of the Sudan. Sudan  J. Des.  Res.4(1) 1-15, 2012.

     

              30- Habiballa, A Mohamed (2013). Sudan Rainfall Trends: A  Reversible Drop or a part of a Persistent  Climate  Change.     

                              Sudan  J. Des.  Res.5(1) 62-74, 2013.

     

     

     

    31- Habiballa, A Mohamed ( 2015). Correlating annual Piche evaporation over Sudan and South Sudan to latitudes, longitudes and altitudes. EJESM8(3):301-307,2015. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejesmv8i3.7     

     

     

    32- Habiballa, A Mohamed ( 2015). Correlating mean annual rainfall over          Sudan and South Sudan to latitudes, longitudes and altitudes. Inter. J. Basic.Appl. Sc.4(1). www.insikapub.com

     

       33- Habiballa, A.  Mohamed(2015). Correlating                     

    ANNUAL MEAN RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN TO LATITUDES, LONGITUDES AND ALTITUDES.        

     Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies & Management 8(Suppl. 1): 826 – 834, 2015. doi:                http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejesm.v8i1.10

                          

       34- Habiballa, A Mohamed(2015).  Correlating sugar cane                                     productivity in  Halfa, Sennar and Kenana                             sugar   cane schemes to time course and annual rainfall. G.j.agric.sci. v13 No.2, 2015

              35-Hisham M. Mohamed, Ali A. Mohamed and Habiballa A.                               Mohamed. (2015). Determination of crop                                              coefficient for wheat and faba bean in New Hamdab,                               Northern  State, Sudan. Gezira journal of                                                agricultural science, Vol.13(1),2015.  

     

            36-Hisham M. Mohamed, Ali A. Mohamed and Habiballa A.                    Mohamed. (2015). Evaluation of a center-pivot irrigation                     system and wheat water productivity under New Hamdab                     conditions, Northern  Sudan. Gezira journal of agricultural                     science, Vol. 13(1),2015.

     

            37- Mohamed, H.A. (2016). Change in air temperature over Sudan and                           South Sudan with with time and station coordinates and elevation during the last century. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies & Management 9(4): 443 – 449, 2016. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejesm.v9i4.5 

     

     

           38- Habiballa A. Mohamed(2016). A note on variations of mean annual wind speed over Sudan and South Sudan with latitudes, longitudes and altitudes. Sudan J. Agric. Res: (2016),26(1),127-132.

     

     

     39- Habiballa A. Mohamed(2016). Factors affecting Pan evaporation in the  hyper-arid region of the Sudan and the quality of the data of National Institute of Desert Studies meteorological station.  Gezira j of agric. Sci.14(2),115-122,(2016).

     

    B-Books:

          1- Mohamed, H. A (1998)

    Climate and Agriculture (in Arabic Language). Printed  by central state printing press. 125  Pages.

     

         2- Mohamed, H. A (1998)

    Heat and Mass Transfer and environmental instrumentation (in Arabic Language). Printed  by Gezira university printing press.

     

     

     

                 

      C- Selected  reports:

       

     1- Mohamed, H.A. (1995)

    TTMI project country report. In Prooceedings of the TTMI- workshop, Nairobi, 1994. “edit C.J. stigter and others”. Publishers University of Wagenengen (1995) P. 37.

     

            2- Mohamed, H.A (1996)

    The faculty of Agricultural sciences (University of Gezira): History and Review of activities. Workshop of Deans of Faculties of Agricultural Sciences, ASARECA, Entebbe, Uganda, sept 1996.

            3- Mohamed H. A (1995)

    Agricultural research in Sudan. Apaper presented for the TTMI/AN workshop, Wad Medani, July – August, 1995.

                   4-Mohamed, H.A. (2001). The role of African universities in capacity building for research and development. A paper presented for the workshop on building African scientific and institutional capacity (Basic), ILRI 20th - 28th Feb. 2001, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

     

    5- Adam, H.S, Mohamed, H.A, Ahmed, S.E and Elawad,                      O.M.  (1997).  A report about climate and the water                         resources of                      the   central state. The                            report is prepared for the                            central                         state government.                     

     

     

     

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