Name : Dr Ali Abdullah Alderfasi

Nationality :  Saudi

Marital Status :   Married

Languages :   Arabic and English

E-mail: aderfasi@ksu.edu.sa  &  aderfasi@gmail.com

Contact Information

P.O Box 2460  Riyadh 11451

Saudi Arabia

Website:  www.alderfasi.com

Academic Qualifications

1993    Ph. D. in  Crop Science (Crop Physiology) from Colorado State University, USA

            Title of Ph.D. Dissertation: "Use of Canopy Temperature, Architecture and Water Relations to Evaluate Productivity in Wheat".

1987    M.Sc.  in Agronomy from King Saud University, College of Agriculture, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

            Title of M.Sc. Thesis: "Effect of Different Shading Densities on the Growth and Yield of Sugarbeet".

1988    B.Sc. in Agriculture Science from Riyadh University, College of Agriculture, Riyadh Saadi Arabia

Employment History

1) Associate Professor, Plant Production Department from 2003 till now.

2) Assistant Professor, Plant Production Department from 1994 to 2003.

3) Lecturer, Plant Production Department from 1987 to 1994.

4) Teaching Assistant, Plant Production Department from 1978 to 1987.

Community Services

·   Public Consultations through the Plant Production Department.

·   Principle Investigator for Research Projects funded by the Agricultural Research Center of the College of Food & Agricultural Science.

·   Evaluation of Research Papers for Different Local Journals.

·   Member Committee of Evaluation Research Papers in International Journal of Agriculture Water Management Since 2003 till now.

Professional Memberships

A member of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

A member of Saudi Biological Society (SBS)

A member of   Saudi Society of Agricultural Science (SSAS)

 

Academic Courses in PhD Program at CSU

الرقم

رمز المقرر

اسم المقرر

1

CS  110

Basic and Personal Computing

2

CO  301B

Expository Writing-Sciences

3

ST  304

Multiple Regression Analysis

4

BC  351

Principles of Biochemistry

5

AG  414

Plot Technique

6

AG  415

Crop Response to Environment

7

B  440

Plant Physiology

8

B  441

Plant Physiology Laboratory

9

B  446

Physiology of Seeds

10

AG 470

Soil Physics

11

AG 500

Environmental Agronomy

12

ER 520

Evapotranspiration

13

AG 540

Soil-Plant- Nutrient Relation

14

H  542

Plant Growth Analysis & Modeling

15

H  560

Plant Environmental Measurement

16

IS 564

Microcomputer Applications-Indus

17

AG 580

Environmental Biophysics

18

B  642

Plant Metabolism

19

H  675

Plant Stress Physiology

20

AG 715

Physiology-Crop yield development

21

AG 792A

Seminar-Research Topic

22

AG 792B

Seminar-Research Presentations

23

AG 799V

Dissertation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dissertation Title:  Use of Canopy Temperature, Architecture and Water Relations to Evaluate Productivity in Wheat

 Publications

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah. 1986.  Effect of Different Shading Densities on the Growth and Yield of Sugarbeet (Beta Valgaris L.). Thesis of Master Degree in Crop Production. King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah. 1993. Use of Canopy Temperature, Architecture, and Water Relations to Evaluate Productivity in Winter Wheat. Thesis of Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy. Colorado State University, FortCollins - CO, USA

Ghandorah, M.O., M.M El-Rouby, F.A. Al-saad and A.A. Alderfasi. 1988.  Effect of shading densities on the agronomic and physiological characters of two sugarbeet cultivars. J.Agron. & Crop Sci. 161:114-122.

 Ghandorah, M.O., F.A. Al-saad, M.M. El-Rouby, and A.A.Alderfasi. 1988.  Effects of shading densities on root chemical composition of sugarbeet.  J.Agron. & Crop Sci. 161:217-220.

 Alderfasi, A.A. and J.A. Morgan. 1997.  Canopy temperature, architecture and water relations in wheat. Res. Bull. No. (69):5-43, Agric. Res.Center, King Saud University.

Alderfasi, A.A. and J.A. Morgan. 1998.  Use of canopy temperature as an indicator for water use efficiency and yield productivity in wheat. Saudi J. Bio.Sci. 5(1):57- 71.

Al-Yahya, F.A., A.A. Alderfasi, A.S. Al-Hazmi, A.A. Ibrahim and A.T. Abdul-Razig. 1998. Effect of cereal cyst nematode on growth and physiological aspects of wheat under field conditions. Pak.J.Nematol. 16(1):55-62

Ibrahim, A.A., A.S. AL-Hazmi, F.A. AL-Yahya and A.A. Alderfasi. 1999. Damage Potential and reproduction of Heterodera avenae on wheat and barley under Saudi field conditions. Nematology, 1(6):625-630.

Alderfasi, Ali A., M.O. Ghandorah and Kh.A. Moustafa. (1999). Evaluation of some wheat genotypes under drought stress in arid region of Saudi Arabia. Alex.J.Agric.Res. 44(3):209-217.

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah. (2000).  Response of four genotypes of wheat to irrigation schedules.  Saudi J. Bio.Sci. 7(2):171-178. 

Saadalla, M.M. and Ali A. Alderfasi. (2000). Infrared-Thermal sensing as screening criterion for drought tolerance in wheat.  Annals Agric.Sci., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, 45(2):421-437.

Alderfasi, Ali A. and D. Nielsen. (2001). Use of crop water stress index for monitoring water status and scheduling irrigation in wheat. Agricultural Water Management, 47(1): 71-77.

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah(2001).  Evaluation of certain traits associated with drought resistance in wheat under field conditions. Annals Agric.Sci., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, 46(1):71-83.

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah and Khalid M. (2001). Evaluation of different stress techniques for selection wheat drought tolerance at post-anthesis stage. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., Egypt, 26(8):3663-3672.

Alderfasi, Ali A., M.S. AL-Sewailem, F. A. AL-Yahya, K.A.Kamel and Ali Aleter.  (2002).  Effect of irrigation with treated municipal waste water on wheat production under drought stress conditions.  J. King Saud Univ., Agric.Sci., 14(1):57-73. 

Alderfasi, Ali Abdullah and Yahya Ali Refay (2002) Evaluation of three techniques for characterizing wheat plant water status .  JKAU. Met. Env. & Arid Land Agric. Sci., 13: 43-52.

 Alghamdi, S.S., A.A. Alderfasi and Kh. A. Ali (2003).  Performance of some soybean genotypes under different sowing dates in Saudi Arabia.  J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 28(8): 4951- 4959.

Abdel-Mawgood, Ahmed L. and Ali A. Alderfasi  (2006).  Estimates of genetic variance among S2 progenies derived from four yellow maize populations.  Alex.J.Agric.Res. 51(2): 27-34.