Curriculum Vitae


Name: Abdullah Rasheed Doaigey 

Nationality: Saudi 

Academic Rank: Professor ( in Botany and 

                       Microbiology Department,

                       College of Science,

                        King Saud University). 

Academic Degrees:

1- . Ph D. (1977 A.D)

     School of Pharmacy

     University of Bradford

     United Kingdom.

2- B.Sc. (1971 A.D)

     College of Science

     King Saud University

     Saudi Arabia.


Employment History:

-        Professor in Botany, (1993)

-        Associate Professor in Botany(1979-1982)

-        Lecturer in Botany, (1977-1979)

-        Demonstrator in Boyany(1971- 1973)


Administrative Assignment

-        Vice Dean of College of Science for Administrative affairs (1988- 1992).

-        Head of Biology Department, College of Education (1982-1984)

Scholarships, Awards:

       King Saud University Scholarship.



1.         Brooker , S.E., Doaigey, A.R.,Harkiss, K.J. 1976.  Comparative

            Anatomy of the Arial parts of Antirrhinum molle and A. mollissimum

            Planta Medica, Bot., Bd. 30. Heft. 4, 319-327.


            2.        Shalaby, A.F. Youssef, M.M. and Doaigey A.R. 1979.Phytochemical  

           Studies on elements of the Flora of Saudi Arabia.1. Chemical, and     

           Morphological studies of seeds of Cucumis prophetarum growing

           Naturally in the deserts of Riyadh area. J. Fac, Sci. Riyadh Univ. Vol. 10, 

           39 - 45.


3.         Doaigey, A.R., Gawad, H.A. and Younis, I. 1981. Comparative anatomy

            of the leaf and stem of Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk. and H.digynum

            (Forssk) Asch. ex. C. Christens (Boraginaceae) growing in Saudi Arabia,

            Proc. Saudi Biol. Soc., 5, 119-130.


4.         Doaigey, A.R., Mady, M.I. and Gawad, H.A.1982. Comparative    anatomical  

            studies for three species of the genus Convolvulus. J. Coll.Sci., King Saud  

            Univ. 13, (1), 81-96.


5.         Doaigey, Abdullah R. and Harkiss, K. J. 1982. Comparative anatomy

            of the leaf and stem of Antirrhinum meonanthum Hoffmanns. & Link

            and A. braun-blanquetii Rothm. J.Col. Sci., King Saud Univ.,13, (2), 249-257.


6         Doaigey, A. R. and Harkiss, K. J. 1982. Development of the Glandular

           leaf hairs of Antirrhinum meonanthum Hoffman (Scrophulariaceae).  

           Pak. J. Not., 14: (1)  103-106.


7.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. and Gawad, H.A. 1984. Comparative anatomy and 

          histology of leaf and stem in S.aegyptiaca, S.deserti and S.spinosa Arab Gulf.

          J.Gulf J.Scient. Res.2(1), 5 20.


      8       Doaigey, Abdullah R. Gawad, H.A. and Meligy A.M. 1985. Morphology and


                types of trichomes in some species of Lamiaceae. Proc. Saudi Biol. Soc. (Al-


                Hassa Sym).    189-204.


      9.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. and Al-Ahmad, Y.M. 19865.  Histologica studies of the


                leaf and stem of two Cleome species growing naturally in Saudi Arabia.

                J.Coll. Sci. Sci, King Saud Univ. 16(1), 13-21.


10.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. Gawad H. A. and Meligy, A.M. 1988 Histological

            characters of some marsh plants with special referenc to intercellular air

            spaces and vascular tissues. J. Univ.  Kuwait (Sci.) 15, 299-312.


11.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. Gawad, H.A.; Meligy A.M and Abd-El-Fattah,

            M.G. 1989.  Adaptive anatomical and histological characters of the leaf

            and stem of three desert species of Capparis. Arab Gulf J. Scient.

            Res. Agric. Biol. Sci. B7 (1), 53-67.


12.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. 1991. Trichome types in the genus Otostegia

            (Lamiaceae) 1:O.fruticosa var. fruticosa and O.fruticosa var. schimperi.

            J. King Saud Univ., Vol. 3 , Science (1), 23-30.


13.       Doaigey, Abdullah R. 1991. The occurrence, type and location of calcium

            oxalate crystals in the leaves and stems of 16 species of poisonous plants.

            American Journal of Botany. 78 (12) 1608-1616.


 14.     Doaigey, Abdullah R.1991. Type and occurrence of trichomes on two 

           Species   of Lavandula L. (Lamiaceae) 1: L.pubescens Decne.  

            and L.dentata L. Derasat (Science).Vol. 18. No. 4, 77 - 94.


15.       Al-Whaibi, M.H. and Doaigey, A.R. 1991. Response of date palm

            seedling to GA3 and 2,4-D spray application. 1. Effect on sugar and

            ion partitioning. Phyton, 52 (1): 43-50, Vll.


16.       Doaigey, A.R. and Harkiss, K.J. 1991 Application of epidermal characters

            to the taxonomy of European species of Antirrhinum L. (Scrophulariaceae).

            Nord J. Bot. 11(5) 513-524.


 17.   Doaigey, A. R. 1992 . Types  and  occurrence of trichomes in two species     

            of the genus Lavandula (Lamiaceae).11: L.stricta Del. and  L. coronopifolia  

            Lam. Pak. J.Bot. 24(2):131 - 141.


18.      Doaigey, A.R and Al-Whaibi, M.H. 1995. Effect of GA3 and  2,4-D spray  

           application on the morphology and anatomy of date palm root system .   

           Bak. J. Bot. 27 (2) 385-397.


19.        Al-Farhan, A.H. and Doaigey, Abdullah R. Studies on the flora of Saudi Arabia:

            1. On the pollen morphology of lamiaceae with special reference to taxonomy

           (under preparation).


20.       Abdullah R. Doaigey and M.H. Al-Whaibi. Effect of GA3 and 2,4-D Spray  

           Application on the anatomy of the Date Palm Seedling Shoot  System (sent 

           for puplication ).


21.       Abdullah R. Doaigey and Ihsan El-Habashy. Epidermal charactersof  

          leaves and stems of some species of Brassicaceae growing naturally in    

          Saudi  Arabia ( under preparation ).




          1- Practical Plant Anatomy (in Arabic)

          2- Plant Micotechnique (in Arabic) (1st Authar)

          3- Plant Morphology and Anatomy (in Arabic) (1st  Author  ). 

          4- Explanation of Botanical Terms (in Arabic) (1stAuthor ).  

          5- Guide of the Internal Structure of Wiled Flowring  Plants in the 

              Kingdom Saudi Arabia  (in Arabic) (1st  Author ). 

           6- Plants from Al-Qaseem (in Arabic) (1st  Author ).


Theses Supervision:

1- M.Sc.Degree:

  •  Comparative Anatomical Studies of some Species of the Genus Launaea Del. 

            Growing Naturally in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.(By: Fahad Al Masaud,

             2000) (in Arabic).

  •  Comparative Anatomical Studies on some Species of Heliathemum Growing

           naturally in the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia. (By: Nauf AlKhail, 2002) (in Arabic).

  •  Effect of Treated Waste Water on the Internal Structure of TomatoSeedlings

           Grow in Hydroponics (By:Saad Aljrain ).

  • Morphological and Anatomical Studies on some Senna Miller  Species (Fabaceae)Growing Naturally in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Morphological and Anatomical Study of Flowers and Pollen grains of Some Species of the two genera : Capparis  and Cleome  growing wildly in the Kingdom of Soudi Arabia .


2- Ph.D. Degree:

  • Comparative Anatomical Studies on some Species of Subfamily Staycoideae

           (Lamdaiceae) Growing naturally in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (By:  Ahlam


  •  Effets of Plant Growth regulators on the Internal Structures of Rumex    

            vesicarius ( By: Abdulaziz  Alshonafi, 2007 ).(in Arabic).



A- Confrences:

   1- Sixth Symposium - 23rd Meeting of saudi biological society    (attendance and/

        presented papers).

   2- Xlll International Botanical Congress, 21-28 August 1981,Sydny,Austrailia.

   3- Fifth Arab Conference of Biological Sciences.6-9 November 1989. Bagdad, Iraq.


B- Committees:

     - Chairman of departmental currculum planning committee 1985- 1988

     - Member of Departemental Equalizing courses committee 1985-1988

    - Member of Biologecal Garden Committee 1985- 1988           

    - Member of Biologecal Staff Members Affairs Committee 1985

    - Mmber of Departmental curriculum planning committee1989- 1993

    - Chairman of Training committee, College of Science 1988- 1992

    - Chairman of Animal house committee,College of Science 1988- 1992

    - Cairman of Final feport committee, College of Science 1988- 1992

    - Chairman of Following the Five Years Plan Committee, College of Science, 1988


     - Chairnan of Safty Committee , College of Science, 1988- 1992

     - Member of academic staff members promotion committee1988- 1992.

      - Chairman of Examination Committee for Technicalposts candidates College of


      - Co-chairman of Organizing Committee of twelvth Symposium on the Biological

        Aspects of Saudi Arabia held at College of Science King Saud University, Riaydh,

        21- 23, Decmber,1989.

       - Member of graduate requirements Committee  of Biological Departments in Gulf

         States Universities.

  B- Councils:

         - Member of College of Science Council,1988-1992.

         - Member of Saui BiologicalCouncil,1990- 1992

         - Member of College of ScienceCouncil, 1980.

 C- University Community Services:

     - Participated in working groups at King Abulaziz City for Science and Technology.

     - Refere of some pojects submitted to King Abdulaziz University Research center

       and Journal of King Saud University (Agricultural Sciencs).

     - Participatd in reviewing the graduate requirements of Biological Sciences in Gulf

       States Universities.

      - Secrerary General of Biological Society.

      - Member of Biological Society of America

      - Member of Saudi Biological Society.