Name: Salem S. Alghamdi
Academic Position:: Associate professor of crop breeding and genetics
Education & Academic Qualification :
Ph.D.- South Dakota State University, Plant Science, USA
MS - Southern Illinois University, Agronomy, Plant and Soil Science, USA
BS - King Faisal University, Agriculture Sciences and Foods, SA
Research Interests :
Genetic resource conservation and utilization program as well crops improvements. Doing a coupe of research in developing high-yielding crops under biotic and abiotic stress, as well agronomic and production research. The research also, has a major focus on yield and yield stability, protein and oil improvement of soybean and faba bean and other important legumes under stress environments.
Administrative and Assignments :
Supervisor, Registration office from, 2002 till 2004.
· General Botany
· Plant Production Systems
· Genetics and Biotechnology
· Principles of Plant Breeding
· Cereal and Legume Crop Production
. Field Training
. Academic and accreditation member
. Ag. Farm Committee
. Computer Lab Coordinator
. Extension Service Committee
Publications: Referred Papers :
Salem Alghamdi, U.S. Younes, and Elhusieni, S. 2001. Evaluation of Faba bean (Vicia faba L.) cultivars for resistance to Macrophomina phaseolina under greenhouse conditions. Saudi J. of Biological Sciences Vol. 8.
Salem Alghamdi, and Othman Ataher. 2002. Temperature and solar radiation effect on faba bean grain yield. Saudi J. Biological Sciences Vol. 9:
Al-kherb, S., Salem Al-ghamdi, and El-hussieni, S. 2002. Evaluation of some soybean varieties for response to Colletotrichum dematium. J. Coll. Agric., King Saud University.
Alghamdi, Salem. 2003. Germination and seedling growth of selected genotypes faba bean (Vicia faba L.) as affected by salinity. Alexandria Science Exchange.
Salem S. Al-Ghamdi. 2002. Effect of salinity on germination and
seedling growth of selected genotypes of Faba bean (Vicia faba .). Alex. Sci. Exch. Vol. 23 (4): 409-420.
Al-Shebel, S., Salem Al-Ghamdi, and El-Hussieni, S. 2003. Evaluation of some soybean cultivars for susceptibility to Colletotrichum dematium. J. King Saud Univ. Agric. Sci. 15 (1): 61-67.
Osman A. Al-Tahir and Salem S. Al-Ghamdi. 2003. Effects of phosphorus and potassium fertilization on the growth, seed and oil yields of soybean (Glycine max L.). Alex. Sci. Exch., Vol.24 (1): 59-75.
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.
Ahmed Alghamdi and Salem Alghamdi. 2003. The impact of insect pollinators on yield and yield components of Faba bean(Vicia faba L.). Saudi J. Biol. Sci. Vol. 10 (1): 56-63.
Salem Alghamdi. 2003. Effects of Various Water Regimes on Productivity of Some Faba Bean ( Vicia faba L.) Varieties Under Central Region of Saudi Arabia. College of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Center, Research Bulletin, Saudi Arabia, 2003, No. 95: 5-22 (In Arabic).
Salem S. Alghamdi. 2004. Yield stability of some soybean genotypes across diverse environments. PJBS.7 (12):2109- 2114.
Salem S. Alghamdi and Khalid A. Ali. 2004. Performance of several newly bred faba bean lines. Egypt. J. plant breed. 8: 189-200.
Khalid A. Ali and Salem S. Alghamdi. 2007. Genotype x Environment Interaction and Yield Stability of Some Soybean Genotypes through Various Planting Dates. J. Saudi Soc. For Agric. Sci. Vol. 6: 71-86.
Salem S. Alghamdi. 2007. Genetic Behavior of Some Selected Faba Bean Genotypes. 8th African Crop Science Society Conference, El-Minia, Egypt.
Salem S. Alghamdi. 2007. Varietal identification and genetic purity assessment of F1 hybrid seeds using RAPD markers in Faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Accepted for abuplication in PJB.
Paper presentations and Posters:
Alghamdi, S.S., P.T. Gibson, and M.A. Shenaut. 1991. Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome as influenced by planting dates and cultivars. Agron. Abs. P. 84.
Alghamdi, S.S., P.T. Gibson, and M.A. Shenaut. 1992. Influence of soybean planting dates on the incidence and severity of Sudden Death Syndrome. Proceeding of the Southern Soybean Disease Workers. P. 2.
Alghamdi, S.S., R.A. Scott, and K.D. Kephart. 1996. Carbon Isotope Discrimination of Soybean Stressed at two Reproductive Growth Stages. Agron. Abt. P.75.
Scott, R.A. and S.S. Alghamdi. 1996. Heritability of Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Soybean. Agron. Abt. P. 75.
Scott, R.A., K.D. Kephart, and S.S. Alghamdi. 1999. Performance of Soybean Lines Selected Using Carbon Isotope Discrimination. Agron. Abs. P. 318.
Alghamdi,S.S. 204. Effects of phosphorus and Potassium fertilizers on growth and seed yield of soybean (Glycine max L.). Proceeding of VII World Soybean Research Conference and IV International Soybean Processing and Utilization Conference. Ab. P.338. Foz do Iguassu, PR, Brazil.
Alghamdi, S.S. 2006. genetic diversity of faba bean grown inSaudi Arabia. A symposium held on " Status and Improvement Horizons of Field Crops". At Aleppo University. Bulletin 1, P. 3.
Khalid A. Ali and Salem S. Alghamdi. 2007. Genotype x environment interaction and yield stability of some soybean genotypes through various planting dates. Ab. P.136.
Grants and Contracts:
a) Principal investigator of project AR-24-45 supported by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. (Application of biotechnology in faba bean).
b) Principal investigator for research project funded by SABIC through Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University entitled" Phosphorus fertilizer effect on growth and productivity of soybean growing under various water regimes: No. 23/32.
c) Co- investigators of research projects funded by Agricultural research center.
HONORS & AWARDS:
Many Certificates of Recognitions and Honors for invaluable services and contributions to Agricultural community and Research. ALPHA ZETA CLUB Honors for outstanding scholastic achievement in Science.
Outside Swimming, jogging as well camping.
Ways to Office (1) 4678344
Contact Secretary (1) 4678466
Fax (1) 4678467
Mailing P.O. Box 2460
Address Plant Production Department
College of Food and Agricultural Sciences
King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451.