Resume (Curriculum Vitae)

 

Perssonal Information:

First

Father

Grandfather

Family

Name:

Abdullah

Abdulaziz

Abdulrhman

Al-doss

Nationality: Saudi

Date of birth: 16/ 10/1963

Place of birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Current address: Plant Production Department, collage of food and Agriculture sciences

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2460 Riyadh,  11451 Saudi Arabia

E. mail: aaldoss@ksu.edu.sa

Current Academic Rank: Professor

Date of Promotion to or Appointment in Current Academic Rank: 18/5/2005

 

Major: Plant breeding & Genetics  

Research Interest:

1.Moleculer breeing of wheat for improved yield and quality.

2. Conservation and enhancement of plant genetic resources of field crops.

3.Seed production and seed testing.

Experience:

1. Excellent experience in experimental design and data analysis.

2. Competent in computer skills and internet use.

3. Good experience in resources management.

Current projects:

1. Collection and description of genetic resources of wheat in Saudi Arabia using morphological and molecular markers. Principle investigator.

2. moleculer breeding for bread making quality in wheat. Principle investigator. 

3. Detection, Identification and quantification of genetically modified crops and processed food. Co. investigator.

4. Response of newly improved lines of wheat to nitrogen fertilization under different levels of saline water. Principle investigator

Employment and Administrative History:

1) Employment History (in Descending Order––Last Given First):

  Associate Prof. - King Saud University - College of Agriculture from 22 June 1998 to may 2005.

  Assistant Prof. - King Saud University - College of Agriculture from 22 Sept. 1993 to 22 June 1998.

  Teaching Assistant- King Saud University - College of Agriculture from June 1985 to Sept. 1993.

2) Administrative Assignments:  

-  Director of Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research 21March 2007. to date.

-  Director of Agricultural Research Station – Collage of Agriculture 19 Oct. 1999 to 6 Oct 2003.

  Chairman of grain crops  breeding program in the collage of Agriculture from May 1998 to date. 

 

Academic Degrees:

B.Sc.

University: King Saud University  College: College of Agriculture

University Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of Obtaining Degree:  29 / 5 / 1985 Gregorian

 Major: Agronomy.

M.Sc.:

University: University of Arizona   College:: College of Agriculture

University Location (City/State/Country):Tucson,AZ, USA.             

Date of Obtaining Degree:10 / 8 / 1989 Gregorian

Major: Agronomy& Plant genetics.

Title of Master’s Thesis: Selection of very non-dormant alfalfa for increased winter and spring production.        

Advisor’s Name: Dr. Steven E. Smith.       

 

Ph.D.:

University: University of Arizona College: College of Agriculture

University Location (City/State/Country): Tucson, AZ, USA.

Date of Obtaining Degree: 25  / 8 / 1993  Gregorian

 

Title of Ph.D.Dissertation:Germplasm Pooling and Multiple-Trait Selection for Conservationand Enhancement of Arabian Alfalfa Germplasms.                   

Advisor’s Name: Dr. Steven E. Smith.                

Major: Agronomy and Plant Genetics.

RESEARCH WORK

A)  Papers Published or Accepted for Publication in Academic, Specialized, and Refereed Journals: 

1.      M.I. Motawei, A.A. Al-Doss and K.A. Moustafa (2007)  Genetic diversity among selected wheat lines differing in heat tolerance using molecular markers J. Food, Agriculture & Environment vol5(1):84-87.

2.   Al-Doss, A. A. (2006) Seed Quality of Locally produced Wheat Seeds in Saudi Arabia. King Faisal Univ. Sci. J. vol. 6 16-21 (In Arabic).

3. Alsuhaibani, N. A. and A. A. Al-Doss. (2005) Evaluation of Growth and Forage Yield of Six Egyptian Clovers under Riyadh Condition. J. King Saud Univ. Agric. Sci. 16(1):45-51.

4. Al-Doss, A. A., K. A. Moustafa and M.O.Ghandorh. (2004) Performance of Newly Selected Promising lines of Wheat under Different Environments in the Riyadh Region. J. Saudi Agri. Soci  3(2) :69-78.

5. Al-Doss, A. A. and A. M. Assaeed.(2003) Evaluation of 24 Local Seed Sources of Buffelgrass for Persistence and Forage Yield in the Riyadh Area. J. King Saud Univ. Agric. Sci. 15(2): 133-140.

6. Molan, Y., A. A. Al-Doss, and S. El-hussieni. (2003) Evaluation of  Certain Wheat Genotypes for Resistance to Root Rot Disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-4. Assiut J. Agri. Sci. 34(1): 219-126.

7. Al-Doss, A. A., N. A. Alsuhaibani and A. S. Soliman. (2003) Effect of Mixing Ratios of Oat with Berseem Clover on Forage yield and protein. J. Adv. Agric. Res. 8(4): 689-694.

8. Al-Doss, A. A. (2003) Self and Cross Fertility of Local  and Imported Alfalfa Cultivars and Their Effects on Seed Production in Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. Agric. Sci. 15(1): 43-54. (In Arabic).

9. Al-Doss, A. A.,  and A. M. Alsuhaibani. (2003) Effect of Blooming Period on Flowering, Seed Setting and Seed Production of Three Alfalfa Cultivars in Riyadh Region. Res. Bult., No (117), Agric. Res. Center, King Saud Univ., pp. 5-17.

10.  Assaeed, A. M. and A. A. Al-Doss. (2002) Soil Seed Bank of a Desert Range Site Infested with Rhazya stricta in Raudhat Al-Khafs, Saudi Arabia. Arid land Res. Manag. 16:83-95.

11.  Al-Doss, A. A  and K. A. Moustafa. (2002) Evaluation of Some Winter Cereals for their Productivity as Dual-Purpose Crops. J. Adv. Agric. Res. 7(3): 595-612.

12.  Al-Doss, A. A. (2001) Effect of Cutting Frequency on Forage Yield and Regrowth Characteristics of Non-Dormant Alfalfa. Alex. J. Agri. Res.46(2): 63-71.

13.  Al-Doss, A. A., M. A. Aly. And M. A. Bacha. (2001) Morphological and Agronomical Variations among Some Date Palm Cultivars Grown in Saudi Arabia Using Principal Component and cluster Analysis. J. King Saud Univ. Agric. Sci. 13(1): 3-18. (In Arabic).

14.  Assaeed, A. M. and A. A. Al-Doss. (2001) Seedling competition of Lasiurus scindicus and Rhazya stricta response to water stress. J. Arid Environments 49:315-320.

15. Molan, Y., A. A. Al-Doss, S. El-hussieni, and K. A. Moustafa. (2001) Evaluation of Wheat Genotypes against Bipolaris sorokiniana Causing Spot Blotch. Alex. J. Agri. Res.46(3): 99-105.

16.  Molan, Y., A. A. Al-Doss, and S. El-hussieni. (2001) Evaluation of Wheat Genotypes for Susceptibility to Common Root Rot and Foot Rot Diseases caused by -Bipolaris sorokiniana, and Fusarium Graminearum. Assiut J. Agri. Sci. 32(5): 121-132.

17.  Al-Doss, A. A., M.O.Ghandorh and K. A. Moustafa. (2000) Effect of Planting Dates and Cutting Treatments on Production of Dual-Purpose Barley in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia. Res. Bult., No (87), Agric. Res. Center, King Saud Univ., pp. 5-23. (In Arabic).

18.  Alsuhaibani, A. M. and A. A. Al-Doss. (2000) Effect of Insect Pollinator’s Activities on Alfalfa Seed Production in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Alex. Sci.Exch.12 (1): 1-8.

19.  Al-Doss, A. A. and S. E. Smith (1998) Registration of AZ-97MEC and AZ-97MEC-ST very nondormant alfalfa germplasm pools with increased shoot weight and differential response to saline irrigation. Crop Sci. 38(1):213-214.

20.  Al-Qarawi, A. A., A. A. AL-Doss and A. M. Assaeed (1998) Effect of Amount and Distribution of Rain on Seedlings Survival and Establishment of Hammada elegans (Bge.) Botsch. Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res. 16(1): 207-222.

 

21.     AL-Doss, A. A., M. A. Assaeed and A. A. AL-Qarawi (1998) Autecological Studies on the Effect of Temperature and the Initial Amount of Rainfall on germination and Seedling Emergence of Haloxylon salicornium and Achillea fragrantissima. Res. Bull. No. 73, Agri. Res. Centre, King Saud Univ., 5-19.

 

22.  AL-Doss, A. A., M. A. Assaeed and A. S. Soliman (1998) Growth character and yield of some selected lines of grass pea (Lathyrus sativus). J. King Saud Univ. Agri. Sci. 10 (3): 67-72.

 

23.  Assaeed, M. A. and A. A. AL-Doss (1997) Allelopathic effect of Rhazya stricta on germination of some range plant species. Annals of Agri. Sci. 42(1): 159-167.

 

24.  AL-Doss, A. A., M. A. Assaeed and A. A. AL-Qarawi (1997) Multivariate Analysis of Seedling Survival and Establishment and Their Related Growth Attributes in Hammada elegans . J. King Saud Univ. Agri. Sci. 9(2): 247-257.

 

25.  Al-Kherb, S. M., A. A. AL-Doss and S. El-Hussieni (1997) Identification of A nastomosis Groups of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn Causing Alfalfa Root Canker in Riyadh Area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. Agri. Sci.  9(2): 337-340.

 

26.  Al-Qarawi, A. A., A. A. AL-Doss and A. M. Assaeed (1997) Effect Of Amount And Distribution Of Rain On Seedlings Growth Characteristics Of Hammada elegans (Bge.) Botsch. Arab Gulf J. Sci. Res. 15(2): 805-824.

27.  Al-Doss, A. A., A.M. Assaeed, and A.S. Soliman (1996) Growth Characters and Yield of Some Selected Lines of Common and Narbon Vetch. Res. Bull. No. 63, Agri. Res. Centre, King Saud Univ., 5-16.

28.  Al-Doss, A. A., S. Al-kherb and S. El-Hussieni (1996) Evaluation of Alfalfa Cultivars Grown in Saudi Arabia for Resistance to AG4 of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn. Alex. J. Agric. Res. 41(3): 173-180.

 

29.  Al-Qarawi, A. A., A. M. Assaeed and A. A. AL-Doss (1996) Effect of Time of Sawing on Emergence and Seedling Growth of Achillea fragrantissima. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci. 11(2): 168-175.

 

30.  Assaeed, M. A. and A. A. AL-Doss (1996) Effect of Rhazya stricta Foliage Leachate on Seedling Growth and Survival of Some Range Plant Species. JKAU: Met., Env. Arid land Agri. Sci. vol 7(1): 13-20.

 

31.  Smith, S. E., L. Guarino, A. AL-Doss and D.M. Conta. (1995) Morphological and Agronomic Affinities among Middle Eastern Alfalfa Accessions from Oman and Yemen. Crop Sci. 35: 1188-1194.

 

32.  AL-Doss, A. and S. E. Smith. (1995)  Performance of Middle Eastern Germplasms in South-western USA Using Traditional and Contemporary Harvest Management Practices. J. King Saud Univ. Agri. Sci. 7(2): 189-197.

 

33.  Smith, S. E., A. AL-Doss, and Warburton (1991) Morphological and agronomic variation in North African and Arabian alfalfas.  Crop Sci. 31: 1159-1163.

 

34.  Smith, S. E. and A. AL-Doss (1990) Variation in Middle Eastern alfalfa ecotypes. Diversity J.  (Wash DC.) 6: 24-25.

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             Other Unrefereed Works:

             Al-Doss, A. A.  (1997) Forage Production in Saudi Arabia between Expansion and Water Use Conservation. Agricultural Journal 28(2): 36-41. (In Arabic)

             Al-Doss, A. A. and K. A. Moustafa. (2003) How to increase Production Efficiency in Wheat. Extension bulletin no. (108). (In Arabic).

Participation in Conferences, Symposia and Other Activities:

1) Participation in conferences and symposia

        A)  Conferences: 

The Third Conference on Desertification and Environmental Studies (Beyond year 2000). 30/11- 4/ 12/1999. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Presented two papers

1-  Assaeed, A. M. and A. A. Al-Doss. Seedling competition of Lasiurus scindicus and Rhazya stricta response to water stress.

2-  Al-Doss, A. A. and A. M. Assaeed. Evaluation of 24 Local Seed Sources of Buffelgrass for Persistence and Forage Yield in the Riyadh Area. 

        B)   Symposia:

1-The 19th Annual meeting of Saudi Biological Sciences Society. Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. Saudi Arabia. 16-18 Feb. 1999. Presented one paper

 Al-Doss, A. A and K. A. Moustafa. Evaluation of Some Winter Cereals for their Productivity as Dual-Purpose Crops.

2- The First Symposium by the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences. College of Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 5-7 Feb. 2002. Presented two papers

Al-Doss, A. A. Seed Quality of Locally produced Wheat Seeds in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Doss, A. A., K. A. Moustafa and M.O.Ghandorh. Performance of Newly Selected Promising lines of Wheat under Different Environments in the Riyadh Region.

3- The 21st Annual meeting of Saudi Biological Sciences Society. Faculty of Science, King Kalid University, Abha. Saudi Arabia. 16-18 Feb. 2002. Presented two papers

Al-Doss, A. A., N. A. Alsuhaibani and A. S. Soliman. Effect of Mixing Ratios of Oat with Berseem Clover on Forage yield and protein.

Molan, Y., A. A. Al-Doss, and S.El-hussieni. Evaluation of Certain Wheat Genotypes for Resistance to Root Rot Disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-4.

 

2)  Other Activities:

        A)  Membership of Scientific Associations:

·  Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences from the beginning (1419/1420 H) till now.

·  Saudi Biological Society from 1414 H till now.

· American Society of Agronomy from 1987 till now.

        B) Committees:

       Departmental committees

· Chairman of Graduate studies committee since 2003.

· Member of Graduate studies committee since 1998.

· Chairman of laboratories committee from 2000 to 2002.

Collage committees

· Member  of the Academic plan Committee since 2003

· Member of Graduate studies committee since 2001.

· Member of central lab committee since 2000.

National committees

· Member of consulting committee for the Development of Jazan area and Tihama Plains. Ministry of Agriculture 2001.

· Member of consulting committee for Daraia development project. Riyadh Higher Development Organization since 2002 till now.

· Member of National committee formed to study hazards of genetically modified crops. Ministry of Agriculture 2002.

· Member of scientific committee for second meeting of Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 4 /11/2003. 

        C)  Councils:

· Member of the Plant Production Department Council from 1414 H till Now.

·  Chairman of the Agricultural Research Station Council from 1420 to 1424 H.

· Member of Agricultural Extension Center Council from 1420 to 1421 H.

·   Deputy of the Plant Production Department Council from 1418 to 14120H.

 

3)  University and Community Service:

        Scientific Referee:

·   Regular referee for research grants submitted to KACST.

·   Regular referee for several journals such as J. KSU. Agri. Sci., Sci. J. KFU., Saudi Bio. Sci. J. and Gulf Sci. Res. J.

     Graduate Adviser for several graduate students

       

        Information Services:

         Published several articles on food and agriculture in local newspapers.

         Radio and TV interviews on agriculture.