محمد طه يوسف الامين

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    Name: Mohamed Taha Yousif  Elamien

    Date of birth: 1 Jan 1965

    Nationality: Sudanese

    Marital Status: Married with five children

    Occupation: Prof-University of Gezira-Sudan

    Address:

    University of Gezira

    National Institute for Promotion of Horticultural Exports (NIPHE)

    Medani-Nisheshiba street,

     P.O.Box: 20

    Telephones:

    Office: +249-511842724

    Mobile: +249-127149297

    Fax: +249-511842724

    E. mail: galia_mohammed@yahoo.com

    University education

    PhD in Plant Breeding (Genetics and Molecular Biology), 2002, University of Gezira-Sudan in collaboration with CNRS and INRA institutes in France.

     

    Thesis title: Identification and inheritance of resistance to watermelon chlorotic stunt virus (WmCSV) in melon (Cucumis melo L.), using molecular and biological techniques

     

    MSc. In Plant Breeding, 1997, University of Gezira-National Institute for Promotion of

    Horticultural Exports.

    Thesis title: Study of variability and correlations of some horticultural traits in different lines and hybrid of melons (Cucumis melo L.)

    BSc. In Agriculture, 1991, University of Khartoum-Faculty of Agriculture.

     

     

     

    Training courses

     

    [1]

     

    Training in improved seeds production and marketing. 8-22 May 2015. Partners in Socio-economic and Environmental Services (PLC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in collaboration with Centre for Development Initiatives (CDI).

     

     

    [2] The quality system (HACCP) for safety handling and use of agricultural products. 5th June 2014. University of Gezira- Unieversity Education Development Center- in coordination with Ibn Zuhr University-Morocco.

     

     [3] Advanced genomics and bioinformatics 10-15 May 2014.  Alroia alsabaa for management training and human resources development. 7 Vision training and development.

     

    [4] Standard course of the Potato Business School. Emmeloord-Holland. 5-21 June 2012.

     

    [5] Training in academic evaluation in higher education. Univ. of Gezira, 20-21 Oct., 2010.

     

    [6] Eastern Africa Seed Committee (EASTCOM) in collaboration with Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Regional training on DUS testing 6th – 9th July 2009, KEPHIS |Lanet – Nakuru (ASARECA).

     

    [7] Training in genetics and molecular biology for 18 months 1999-2001 at INRA and CNRS – France.

     

    [8] Use of the central portal of the Biosafety Clearing House (BCH). Held on the 14th -16th Jan 2008 in ARC-Medani (UNEP-GEF).

     

    [9] In-country course in collection and preservation of plant genetic resources. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) in collaboration with Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC) 22-26 Feb 1998.

     

    [10] In country course in Molecular Biology University of California –Davis in collaboration with the Palnt Pathology Centre of Faculty of Agric.al Sciences-University of GeziraMarch 22-27 1997.

     

    [11] Training in genetics and plant breeding at the National Institute for Promotion of Hort.al Exports-University of Gezira, 1992-1997.

     

    Publications

    [1]  Gessmallah A. E., Virgilio M , De Meyer M., Nevado B,
    Backeljau T.  and Yousif M.T.
     2016 DNA barcoding and mini-barcoding as molecular tools for
    identification of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Arab J. Biotech., Vol. 19, No. (1)   1- 8.

    [1] Mohamed T. Yousif, Salah A. Mustafa, Aziza M. Adam and Yousif Assad. 2016.Resistance against Glyphosate and 2-4-D in the Indigenous Strain of A.
    Tumefaciens
    “SDB0012” And Its’ Association with Oxidase Inhibition
    International Journal of Science and Technology-UK.vol. 5 No. 1 pp: 597-585.
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    [2] Elmahboob, A., Mustafa, S. A., Abderahim A. A., Saliheen, S. E. , Elamin, Abdelrahim. Y. M. And Yousif, M.T. 2015. Effect of lectin extract of the Sudanese Anasazi beans (Phaseolous vulgaris) on native leukemic cells. Indian J. Sci.Res. 6(2) pp: 137-142.


    [3] Abdelmohsin, M. E. El Jack, A. E. Yousif, M. T. El Naim, A. M.
    E. A. Ahmed, M. Pitrat. 2015. Impact of Breeding Hermaphroditic Melon on
    Early Production and Yield: Case of Snake Melon
    (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus) and Tibish (C. melo
    var. tibish). International Journal of Life Science and Engineering vol. 1, No. 4
    pp: 171-176.

     [4] Mohamed S. Mustafa, Kadrevil and Mohamed T.Yousif.  2014. Screening of Ty-1, Ty-2, Ty3, Ty4 and Ty5 genes in two tomato lines tolerant to Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) disease. TCG Reports Volume 64: 311-40.


    [5] Mohamed, S.M.1, Ali E. E., Mohamed, T.Y. 2012. Study of heritability and genetic variability among different plant and fruit characters of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.). International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, Volume 1, Issue 2.

    [6] Yousif M. T., Al-Mustafa S. A. and Siddig, M.A.. 2011. Enzymatic activities, herbicide resistance and plasmid characteristics of the indigenous Agrobacterium tumefaciens "SDB 0012". Arab Journal of Biotechnology Volume 14, No. (1):89-100.

     

     [7] Yousif, M.T., Kheyr-Pour, A., Gronenborn, B., Pitrat, M. and Dogimont, C. 2007. Sources of resistance to watermelon chlorotic stunt virus in melon. Plant Breeding volume 126: 422-427.

     

    [8] Mohamed T. Yousif et al. 2015. The whole genome sequence of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain SDB0012 collected in Tuti island, Khartoum-Sudan. Genome announcement J. Under publication.

     

    [9] Mohamed Taha Yousif, Abir Abdulrahman Ahmed, Adil Omer Salih, Asim Ubosara, Mohamed Ahmed ZulFugar M. and Al Fadil M. Baraka. 2013.  Morphological Variability and Phenotypic Association among Pairs of Characters of some Watermelon chlorotic stunt virus Resistant Lines of Citrullus lanatus Thunb. CGC 35 & 36:7-10.

     

    [10] Mohamed T. Yousif, Ali E. Eljack and Ali M. Osman. 2013. Identification of Natural Sources of Resistance to Powdery Mildew, Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) and Fruit Flies Infestation in the Indigenous Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) Germplasm. CGC 35 & 36:13-15.

     

    [11] Mohamed T. Yousif, Tamadur M. Elamin, ElFadil M. Baraka, Ali A. El Jack and Elamin A. Ahmed. 2011. Variability and correlation among morphological, fruit and yield parameters of snake melon (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus). CGC volume 34: 32-35/33.

     [12] Elamin A. Ahmed, Adil O.Salih, Ali M.Ali, Yousif F. Mohamed, Ali E. ElJack, Mohamed T. Yousif and Gasim Dafalla. 2013. Development of F1 hybrids of squash (Cucurbita pepo L.) resistant to zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) and powdery mildew. Sinnar University Journal (SUJ) 2(1):56-71.

     

    [13] Elamin A. Ahmed, Mohamed T. Yousif, Mohammed El kheir Abdelrahman and Khalid E. Mohammed. 2013. Evaluation of two sorghum hybrids for grain yield potential, stability and quality under irrigation. Sinnar University Journal (SUJ) 2(1):29- 44.

     

    [14] Abdel Moneim E. Sulieman, Khalid M.A. Awn and Mohamed T. Yousif. 2011. Suitability of some tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) genotypes for paste production. Journal of Science and technology 12(02): 45-51.

     

     [15] Raeed M. Mohamed Elhasan, Sadig K. Omara, Gasim A. Dafalla, Mohamed T. Yousif, Ali E. El-jack. 2008. Evaluation of watermelon (Citrullus spp.) germplasm for resistance to watermelon chlorotic stunt virus. Sudan J. Agric.Res. 12: 87-94.

     

    [16] Idris I. Idris, Mohamed T. Yousif, Mohamed E. Elkashif and Fadil M. Baraka. 2008. Response of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) to application of effective microorganisms. Gezira Journal of Agricultural Science 6(1): 43-56.

     

    [17] Taha, M., ElJack, A.E. and Omara, S. 2007. Estimation of genetic variability and broad sense heritability of some traits in melon (Cucumis melo L.). Sudan Journal of Agricultural Research. Volume 8, pp: 51-58.

    [18] In Arabic. Mohamed T. Yousif. 2007. Sustainable agriculture: Concept and applications. Agriculture and Development in Arab World of Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, Volume 1:33-37.

     

     [19] Elobied G.H., Yousif M.T. and Abdalla, I.A. 2013. Effect of addition of effective microorganisms on chemical and rumen fermentation characteristics of wheat straw ammoniated and graded level of urea. Gezira Journal of Agricultural Science, Volume 11 (1):111-122 .

     

    [20] Mohamed T. Yousif, Eiman H.Mohamed and Salah A. Mustafa. 2012. An in-vitro assessment of anti-tumor activity of some plant extract and natural products, using potato discs bioassay technique. Gezira Journal of Health Sciences, volume 8 (1): 55-66.

     

     [21] Mohamed, T. Y. and Samah, N. 2011. Formulation and evaluation of three local blends in comparison with an introduced genetically modified maize-soybean blend. ACT.BRCS 1:2 (2011): 56-59 .

    [22] Mohamed T. Yousif, Marwa D. Abd ElMagid and Awad M. Abd Rahim. 2011. Effects of urease and glutamic acid on protein digestibility and number of tumors produced by the indigenous strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens SDB0012". Gezira Journal of Engineering and applied Sciences 6(2):117-12.

     

     [23] Ali Osman Ali, Mohamed T.Yousif and Gaffar Ali Bakheet. 2010. A note on chemical constituents of some local maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars. Sudan Journal of Agricultural Research, 16: 173-182.

    [24] Mohamed T. Yousif. Breeding Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) for resistance to tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and tolerance to high temperature growing conditions of Central Sudan. Proceeding of the National Variety Release Committee-Sudan (July 2009).

     

     [25] Yousif, M.T., El Jack, A.A., Dafalla, G.A., Kheyr-Pour, A., Gronenborn, B., Pitrat, M. and Dogimont, C. 2005. Genetics and stability of resistance to watermelon chlorotic stunt virus in melon (Cucumis melo L.). Gezira Journal of Agricultural Science 3 (1): 44-53.

     

    [26] Mohamed T. Yousif. 2005. The alternative strategy in agriculture and environment: Use of effective microorganisms. Agriculture and Development in Arab World, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development of Arab Organization for Agricultural Development,, Volume 1, 33-38.

     

    [27] Mohamed T. Yousif and Ghada A. Fagir. 2005. Netting criterion of sweet melon (Cucumis melo var. reticulates). Gezira J. of Agric. Sci. 3(2): 240-248.

     

    [28] Mohamed Taha Yousif and Fadil Mohamed Baraka. 2004. Melon diseases in Silate Agricultural Project with emphasis on CYSDV. Sudanese French annual meetings.

     

    [29] Abd Elaziz  E. Gesmalla and Mohamed T. Yousif. 2004. Resistance of melon (Cucumis melo L.) to leafminers (Liriomyza spp.; Diptera: Agromyzidae). Gezira Journal of Agric Sci. 2(1): 125-130.

     

    [30] El Tahir Ibrahim Mohamed and Mohamed Taha Yousif.  2004. Indigenous melons (Cucumis melo L.) in Sudan: a Review of their genetic resources and prospects for use as sources of disease and insect resistance. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter No. 138: 36-42.

     

    [31] Taha, M., K. Omara and A. ElJack. 2003. Correlation among growth, yield and quality characters in Cucumis melo L. CGC Rept 26`:9-11.

     

    [32] Mohamed T.Y., Gasim A. D. and Ali E. ElJack. 2003. Identification of a natural source of resistance to watermelon chlorotic stunt virus in an indigenous accession of Cucumis melo var. agrestis. Gezira Journal of Agricultural Sciences 1(1): 113-117.

     

    [33] Mohamed Taha Yousif, Ahmed Kheyr-Pour, Bruno Gronenborn, Michel Pitrat and Cathrine Dogimont. Reserche de sources de resistance au watermelon chlorotic stunt begomovirus (WmCSV) chez le melon et heredite de la resistance. Huitiemes Rencountre de Virologie Vegetal, AUSSOIS, 11-15 March 2001.

     

    [34] Omara S., Dafalla, G., Mohamed Y., ElJack A. and Taha M. Collection, characterization and utilization of watermelon. Agricultural Research Colloquium 12th . Wad Medani , Sudan 2-4 December 1996. Abstract No. 45.

     

    [35] Sadig K. Omara and M. Taha. 1995. Powdery mildew attacks commercial watermelon cultivars in Sudan. CGC Rept 18:5.

     

    [36] Mohamed T. Yousif. 2005. Agriculture scientific research and Arab challenges. Agriculture and Development in Arab World, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, pp: 42-45.

     

    Technical reports

    [1] Mohamed T. Yousif. Stet Holland and HZPC- Holland in collaboration with Anaam Company-Khartoum and Agri-technical Group. Evaluation of some introduced potato varieties under Sudan growing conditions and mechanization of potato production in Sudan, 2010-2012. A report directed to Anaam company-Khartoum, HZPC and Stet Holland companies-Netherlands, 2012.

     [2] Mohamed T.Yousif, Ali E. El Jack and Ali M. Osman. Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 2009-2010. Identification of indigenous pumpkin accessions resistant to powdery mildew, zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) and fruit flies 2008-2010. A report directed to Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2010).

     

    [3] Mohamed T. Yousif, Abd Alaziz E. Gesmalla and Yasir G. Younis. 2007-2009. Identification of natural sources of insect resistance in melon (Cucumis melo L.). A report directed  to Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

     

    [4] Mohamed T. Yousif, Gasim A. Dafalla, Yousif F. Mohamed, Ali E. ElJack. Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 2004-2006. Breeding recombinant inbred Lines “RILs” of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) resistant to Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and tolerant to high temperature growing conditions. A report directed to Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2006).

     

    Accomplished breeding projects and release of varieties

     

     [1] Release of three open pollinated varieties of watermelon (namely Nectar baby, Nectar sweet and Vikie baby) by the National Variety Release Committee, April 2016. Titled: A Proposal for Release of WCSV Resistant Watermelon Varieties for Irrigated Light Soils of Central Sudan. By Mohamed Taha Yousif (NIPHE-University of Gezira).

    [2] A hybrid released by the National Variety Release Committee-Ministry of Agriculture(Alpha-1).

    Titled: Evaluation of two introduced sorghum hybrids for grain yield potential, stability and quality under irrigation (Alpha-1&Alpha-2). By: Elamin E. Ahmed, Mohamed T. Yousif and Mohamed E.  Abd Rahman. 19 June 2011. A hybrid released in the National Variety Release Committee-Ministry of Agriculture.

     

     [2] Two varieties of tomato: Salama-1 and Salama-2. 2009. Varieties released in the National Variety Release Committee-Ministry of Agriculture.

    Titled: Breeding tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) for resistance to tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and tolerance to high temperature growing conditions ofs Central Sudan. 2009. By: Mohamed Taha Yousif.

     

    [3] Development of indigenous pumpkin lines resistance to powdery mildew, ZYMV and fruit flies “UG 012 and UG 042”. A project financed by Ministry of Higher Education, 2010. Mohamed Taha Yousif, Ali Elamin ElJack and Ali Osman Ali. Final report-Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

     

    [4] Two Galia melon hybrids, Sudan Galia 139 and Sudan Galia 140. NIPHE, 1999.

     

    Release of technologies

    [1] Identification and registration of the novel indigenous strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens ‘SDB0012’. A whole genome sequence registration at the National Centre of Biotechnology Information (NCBI) -USA. 2015.

     

    [2]The plant activator: Manda 31:

    Titled: Response of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) for application of the Japanese plant activator “Manda 31”. A product released in the Husbandry Committee of the Agricultural Research Corporation-Sudan,  2010.

     

    [3] The potato disc bioassay technique: A technique used effectively for identification of the antitumor activity of the local natural products at University of Gezira. Using the natural genetic engineering events of the transformation of the tDNA of indigenous strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens SDB0012 in the potato cells .

    Books:

     

    [1] Mohamed Taha Yousif  Elamein. 2008. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology and genetic Engineering. University of Gezira, ISSN 151/2008.

     

    مبادئ الاحياء الجزيئية و الهندسة الوراثية. 2008 . د. محمد طه يوسف الامين. مطبعة جامعة الجزيرة للطباعة والنشر, رقم الايداع 151/2008.

     

     [2 Abdalla Awad Sid-Ahmed, Mohamed Taha Yousif and Abbas Adam Mohamed. 2004. Vegetable Production in Sudan: Principles and Applications. University of Gezira.

    انتاج الخضر في السودان: اساسيات و تطبيقات. 2004. د. عبد الله عوض سيد احمد, د. محمد طه يوسف, د. عباس ادم محمد. مطبعة جامعة الجزيرة للطباعة و النشر.

     

    [3] Abbas Adam Mohamedو Mohamed Taha Yousiو and Abdalla Awad Sid-Ahmed,. 2004. Vegetable Production in Sudan: The Special crops-University of Gezira.

     

    انتاج الخضر في السودان محاصيل مهمة. 2004. د عباس ادم محمد, د. محمد طه يوسف, د. عبد الله عوض سيد احمد. . مطبعة جامعة الجزيرة للطباعة و النشر.

     

     

      

    Academic supervision and reviewing activities

    i. Main supervisor

    [1]  Nafisa Kheir Eltyb Kheir. Chemical and physical properties and antitumor activity of Talih (Acacia seyal) and Sidir (Zizyphus spino-christi) honeys collected in South Kordofan State. 2015.

     

    [2]  MSc: Intisar Yousif Mohamed Dafa Alla. Effects of bacterial strain, soil type and inoculation means on susceptibility of Pigeon peas (Cajanus cajan (L.) Mllsp.) to Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Oct.  2012.

     

    [3] MSc: Shaza Mohamed ElTigani. Effect of Oxidase on Glyphosate and 2,4. Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid resistance in the indigenous strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens “SDB0012”, using potato disc bioassay. 16 Feb 2011.

    [4] MSc: Aziza Mirag Adam Ali Musa. Identification of Herbicide Resistance Trait in the Indigenous Agrobacterium tumifaciens "SDB0012". 2010.

     

    [5] MSc: Abir Abdulrahman Ahmed Abdullatif. Morphological characterization, WCSV resistance and chromosome duplication in watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thumb). 2010.

                           

    [6] MSc: Marwa Dafalla Abd Elmadig. Effect of urease and glutamic acid on protein digestibility and number of tumours produced by the indigenous strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens SDB0012". 2010.

     

    [7] MSc: Samah Nour Eldin Mohammed Omer. Evaluation of the nutritional value and acceptability of locally made and genetic modified maize soybean blend. 2010.

     

    [8] Msc: Elham Ibrahim Mahamoud Ahmed. Utilizing bioinformatics for detection of genetically modified organisms in Sudan. 2009.

     

    [90] M.Sc: 2007.  Fuad Idris Elshikh. Identification and characterization of an indigenous isolate of Agrobacterium tumefaciens, 2007

     

    [10] MSc: Tamador Mohamed ElAmin Ali Evaluation of selected inbred lines of snake melon (Cucumis melo var. flexuous) for yield and fruit quality. 2007. Faculty of Agr.al Sciences.

     

    [11] MSc. Eiman Hassan Mohamed Dawei. An In-vitro assessment of anti-tumors activity of some plant extracts using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. 2007.

     

    [12]MSc: Ghada Mustafa AlMahadi Abd ElGadir. Effects of plant population, nitrogen source and rate on yield and quality of galia melon. 2007.

     

    [13] Idris Isa Idris. MSC Response of tomato and okra to application of the effective microorganism solution. 2007. NIPHE.

     ii. Co-supervisor

    [1] MSc. Zu alfugar Mohamed Adam. Evaluation of some recombinant inbred lines and hybrids of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) for watermelon chlorotic stunt virus resistance. 2012. Faculty of Agri.l Sciences.

     

    [2] PhD. Hanan Sid Ahmed Abna Oof. Construction of a linkage map of melon (Cucumis melo L.) using the simple sequence repeats technique. Dec. 2012.

     

    [3] PhD. Mutasim Elsalik Abdelmohsin Hamed, Transfer of  hermaphroditic trait to Snake melon (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus) and Tibish (Cucumis melo var. tibish) and its effects on earliness, productivity and quality. 2011. Mutasim 2011. Faculty of Agri.al Sciences.

     

    [4] MSc. Fathia Essa Ismael Hamad. Yield and morphological description of some inbred lines of snake melon (Cucumis melo L. var. flexuous). 2011. Faculty of Agr.al Sciences.

     

    [5] PhD Mohamed Suliman Mustafa Ahmed. Evaluation of some tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) germplasm for tolerance to tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) disease and determination of its inheritance. 2010. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

     

    [6] PhD. Hameed AbdAlla Aziz Al-Khader. Diversity assessment and potential of Sudanese okra (Abelmoschus spp.) genetic resources for off-season production and resistance against aphid (Aphis gossypii Glov.). 2009. Faculty of Agricultural Scienxes

     

    [7] MSc. Gafar Ali Bakheet. Chemical constituents of some local maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars. Faculty of Engineering and Technology-Department of Food Technology

     

    [8] MSc. Khalid Mohamed Ali Qasem Awn. Evaluation of some tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) genotypes for quality and paste manufacture. Jan 2008. Faculty of Engineering and Technology-Department of Food Technology.

     

    Reviewing activities

    i. Scientific papers

    Reviewing of articles and papers concerning, genetics, molecular biology and biotechnology in the Gezira Journal of Agri.cal Science-University of Gezira-Deanship of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, ISSN 1728-9556, ACT-BRCs Journal, SSMO Journal.and Bakt Elrida Journal Agric. Journal.

     

    ii-  External examiner

    MSc: Abd El Moniem Elyas El Hassan. Effect of plant population and side of planting on yield and exportable quality of galia melon (Cucumis melo L.). Faculty of Agriculture- University of Khartoum. 2004.

    iii-  Internal Examiner

    PhD. Badereldin Elshiekh Mohamed Elhassan.  Selection for yield and quality in two populations of sweet pepper (Capsicum annum L.) resistant to cucumber mosaic virus and tobacco mosaic virus. NIPHE. 2011 July 20.

     

     - MSc: Suliman Hassan Suliman Ahmed. Evaluation of normal and quality protein maize genotypes (Zea mays L.) for yield and yield components. 2009. Faculty of Agriculture-Abu Haraz, University of Gezira

    Presentations to conferences

     [1] First Scientific Forum (SSMO-Khartoum). 27 March 2014. Genetic modification: Effects of feeding genetically modified cotton seed cakes (Bt Cotton) on rat’s growth and health parameters. Oral presentation.

    [2] Role of adoption of new technologies on present and future development in agriculture in Sudan. A paper presented in the workshop: Role of new technologies application in Arab world. Arab Research Councils Union, Khartoum Oct. 2011.

     

    [3] Role of fingerprinting technology (using molecular markers) in registration of crop varieties. Kenya KEPHIS Lanet – Nakuru 2009. Oral presentation.

     

    [4] Sudan potentials of field and vegetable seeds production. International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Congress 2-9 March 2009, Cape Town, South Africa. Oral presentation.

     

    [5] Biosafety aspects related to genetically modified products. The Higher Council for Agricultural Development.20 July 2009. Oral presentation.

     

    Articles in non peer-reviewed journals and magazines

     

    [1] Potential environmental and health effects of the introduced genetically modified cotton Seeni-1. El-Taiar news paper.  14April 2012.

     

    [2] Potential environmental and health effects of the introduced genetically modified cotton Seeni-1. ElTaiar newspaper. 19 April 2012.

     

    [3] Gezira Scheme future plans. Al-Aiam news paper. 20 May 2010.

     

    [4] Genetically modified foods: Potential risks and benefits. Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization, Sudan, 2007

     

    Workshops

    [1] Partners in Socio-economic and Environmental Services (PLC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in collaboration with Centre for Development Initiative (CDI)-Addis Ababa Ethiopia. A workshop on improved seeds production and marketing from 8th to 21th May 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

     

    [2] IFAD training workshop on improved seeds, Alobied-Sudan, 5-15 Nov. 2015. Two papers were presented in this workshop:

    - Biotechnology in plant breeding.

    - Genetically modified crops

     

    [3] The Seed National Council in collaboration with IFAD. A workshop on the National Policy   of Seeds, 20-21-Jan 2014 Khartoum-Banks Union Hall.

     

    [4] Ministry of Agriculture, The second workshop on the capacity building programme for the implementation of the international treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture and its multilateral system of access and benefit sharing in Sudan, 22 July 2010 Khartoum.

     

    [5] Hybrid seeds: The first step towards yield increase in field crops. CTC Agro-Chemicals Co LTD. Medani 2010.

     

    [6] The national workshop for implementation of the international treaty on genetic resources for food and agriculture. Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with ARC, 25-26 Aug 2008.

     

    [7] The effective means for production of foundation seeds. Technology transfer and Agri.al Extension Administration –Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with ARC and Sudanese Seed Trade Association (SSTA), 9 Sept. 2007.

     

    [8] Citruses: present status and future prospective. Horticulture Department-Ministry of Agriculture, 2004, 14 April. Invited key-note speaker

     

     

    Membership to professional associations

    [1] A member of the tomato Cooperative Association, Department of Horticulture,  Florida University, USA.

     

    [2] A member of the Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative, NC State University, USA

     

    [3]. A member of the International Society for Horticultural Science, since 2012.

     

    [4].A member of the International Life Barcoding Association, since 2012.

     

    [5].Representative member of Sudan in the Special Interest Group of Vegetables of the African Seed Trade Association (ASTA), since 2013.

     

    [6] Member of the technical committee of Genetically Modified products-SSMO-Sudan, since 2006 up to now.

     

    Consultancy membership

    [1] University of Gezira Consultancy House (IGAD), 2013. A grand to develop a baseline for seed industry in Western Sudan. To help at local production of seed of field crop among framers with verification of seed storage conditions and training on principles of certified seeds production.

     

    2] Participation in preparation of the Sudan Bill of Bio-safety, 2008-2010.

     

    [3] Sudan Seed Trade Association. Seed production and trade. Participate in planning and adoption of seed production. Since 2011.

     

    [4] Sabadofa tomato paste industry (Turkish company). Suitability of tomato cultivars for paste manufacturing in addition to local environment. 2013.

     

    [5] The coordinator of the training course on detection of genetically modified food18-24 May 2010. SSMO-Khartoum.

     

    [6].Ministry of External Trade. Vegetables and Fruits Exports consultancy group. 1999-2005.

     

    Teaching and academic contributions

     

    i. Teaching

    [1] The Biotechnology course. Under graduates-Faculty of Agricultural Sciences-Univ. of Gezira- Semester 10.

     

    [2] The Molecular Biology course. MSc level- Bioscience and Biotechnology Centre-Faculty of Engineering and Technology-Univ. of Gezira.

     

    [3] Molecular Biology Application I. MSc level-Bioscience and Biotechnology Centre - Faculty of Engineering and Technology-Univ. of Gezira.

     

    [4] Recombinant DNA technology. MSc level-Bioscience and Biotechnology Centre - Faculty of Engineering and Technology-Univ. of Gezira.

     

    [5] Research Methodology and Biostatistics. MSc level-Sudan Academy of Science.

     

    ii. Academic contributions

    [1] Head MSc curriculum committee at NIPHE in plant breeding, vegetable production and fruit production, 2013-2014.

     

     [2] Outline and teaching the course of biotechnology in Faculty of Agricultural Sciences- University of Gezira, since 2008.

     

    [4] Member of the revising committee of the MSc curriculum of Molecular Biology,       Cancer Research Centre-University of Gezira, 2005.

     

    [5] Member of the revising committee of the MSc curriculum in Bioscience and Biotechnology of the Bioscience and Biotechnology Centre - Faculty of Engineering and Technology, 2005.

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