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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة


Dr. Abdulrahman Saad Aldawood

ADDRESS:

Dept. of Plant Protection,
College of Food Sciences and Agriculture,
King Saud University,
P.O. Box   2460,
Riyadh 11451,
Saudi Arabia.

 

Mobile:        +966 (0) 504426975
Phone:        +966 (0) 1 467-6837
FAX:            +966 (0) 1 467-8423
E-mail:        aldawood@ksu.edu.sa                     aldawood88@yahoo.com

WORK:

Department Head

Dept. of Plant Protection,

College of Agriculture,

King Saud University                            Aug. 2005 - present

Assistant professor

Dept. of Plant Protection,

College of Agriculture,

King Saud University                            May 1999 - present

Teaching Assistant

Dept. Plant Protection,

College of Agriculture,

King Saud University                            June 1988 –April 1999

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. – Economic Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

University of Minnesota                        December 1998

MS – Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

University of Minnesota                        August 1993

B.Sc. - Plant Protection

Plant Protection,

College of Agriculture,

King Saud University,                           January 1987

RESEARCH INTERESTS/CAREER GOALS:

Run experiments on different aspects of Entomology including:

Agricultural pest's experiments - current research on date palm pests management, red palm weevil biology and behavior, date palm mites management, and date moths seasonal distribution.

Forest Entomology - current research on seasonal distribution of Acacia tree insects, and survey of Entomophona of western forest region of Saudi Arabia.

Feeding behavior studies agricultural pests on their host plants (subjected to different stresses) using an electronic feeding monitor.

Seasonal distribution and life cycles of agricultural and forest insects and management of their numbers within an IPM approach concept.

TEACHING:

Undergraduate level:

PLPT 201 Basics of Crop Protection (Insect part)
PLPT 242 Insect Pests of Field and Garden Crops
PLPT 303 Insect Pests of Forest and range plants
PLPT 405 Research and Discussion
PLPT 405 Field Training

Graduate level:

AGRI 501 Scientific Research
PLPT 502 Insect Pests – Advanced
PLPT 505 Insect Biology
PLPT 510 Recent Approaches of Insect Control
PLPT 525 Pest of Wood Trees and Pastures
PLPT 539 Pests and Diseases of Date Palm Trees
PLPT 590 Selected Topics
PLPT 595 Seminar
PLPT 600 Thesis and Research


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Alahmed, A. M., A. S. Al-Dawood, and S. M. Kheir.  2005.  Seasonal activity of flies causing myiasis in livestock animals using sticky traps baited with swormlure-4 in Riyadh region, Saudi Arabia. Scientific J. of King Faisal University.

Al-Suhaibani, A. M. and A. S. Aldawood. 2005. Relative abundance of the greenhouse leafhopper, Empoasca decipiens Paoli (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in alfalfa fields in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci. 12 (1):  -  .

Aldawood, A. S., A. M. Alahmed, S. M. Kheir, and S. M. Hussein.  2004. Population dynamics of Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Hanifah Valley Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. P. J. Bio. Sci. 7(4):464-467.

Alahmed, A. M. and A. S. Al-Dawood.  2001.  Rodents and their ectoparasites in wadi hanifah, Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 31 (3):737-743.

Al-Dawood, A. S. 1998. Effects of nutrient deficiency and leaf location on plants on probing behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Ph.D. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. 108 pp.

Al-Dawood, A. S., E. B. Radcliffe, E. A. Backus, and W. L. Koukkari. 1996.  Probing Behavior of Potato Leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) on Alfalfa Influenced by Plant Water Deficit. J. Econ. Entomol. 89: 898-905.

Al-Dawood, A. S. 1993. Effects of water deficit on feeding behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae),on Alfalfa.  MS thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. 51 pp.

Aldryhim, Y. N., C. W. Mills III, and A. S. Al-Dawood.  1991.  Ecological distribution and seasonality of darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on the central region of Saudi Arabia.  J. Arid Environ. 23: 415-422.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES OR SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUMS AND PUBLISHED IN REPORTS:

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2003.  Pests of fruit trees in Taif region, Saudi Arabia. In 'Symposium of fruit tree care', Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences. 

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2003.  Lab technique to rearing red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus. The 22nd conf. of the Saudi Biol. Sci. Soc., December 17, 2003.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2002.  Role of plant ecology in insect injury reduction. The 1st conf. of the Saudi Agr. Sci. Soc. College of Agriculture, King Saud University. Pp 150-151. February 5-7, 2002.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2002.  Pests of Date palm trees in Riyadh region, Saudi Arabia.  College of Agriculture.  Extension day.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1999.  A new method in studying insect feeding behavior – Leafhoppers. Dept. of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1995.  Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, a New Pest of Date Palm in Saudi Arabia. Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota. Paper Presentation, December 5, 1995.

AL-Dawood, A. S, E. B. Radcliffe.  1994.  Effects of boron and calcium deficiency in Alfalfa on feeding behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).  Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch Meeting, Poster Presentation, March 12-17, 1994, Springfield, Illinois.

AL-Dawood, A. S, E. B. Radcliffe.  1992.  Effects of water stress on feeding behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), on Alfalfa (preliminary data).  Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation, December 6-10, l992, Baltimore, Maryland.

AL-Dawood, A. S, E. B. Radcliffe.  1992.  Effects of water stress on feeding behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Harris), on Alfalfa.  Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch Meeting, Poster Presentation, March 15-18, l992, Kansas City, Missouri.

PUBLISHED REPORTS:

AL-Dawood, A. S. and E. B. Radcliffe.  1996.  Probing Behavior of Potato Leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) on Alfalfa and Potato Influenced by Plant Nutrient Content.  NC – 193 yearly report.

TRAINING COURSES:

Introduction to WepCT, Computer center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Nov. 2004.

Teaching and management in WepCT, Computer center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Dec. 2004.

Exams and reporting in WepCT, Computer center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Dec. 2004.

Electronic monitoring of insect feeding (EMIF) . Instructed by Dr. Elaine A. Backus, Dept. of Entomology, Missouri Univ., Columbia, Missouri, USA. Aug. 2001.

CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIUMS, MEETINGS, AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

In Saudi Arabia "with presentation":

Twenty second scientific meeting, Saudi Society of Biological sciences, Buridah, Saudi Arabia. 2004.

Eighth Saudi scientific meeting "Caring for fruit trees," Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences, Taif, Saudi Arabia. 2004.

First Symposium of the Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences "Towards a sustainable Agriculture," Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2002.

In Saudi Arabia "without presentation":

Advanced workshop in detecting foods with GMO's. King abdulaziz city for science and technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2002.

Workshop of engineering and production problems that faces date manufacturing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia., College of Agriculture.  King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2001.

First Workshop of Red Palm weevil control, AlEhsa'a, Saudi Arabia. 2001.

Workshop of Economics of natural renewable resources and preserving them in arid areas, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2001.

Fourth cultural week for universities and higher educational institutions in the Gulf countries, Makkah. 2001.

National workshop for the save use of pesticides and other chemicals, Riyadh. 2001.

ACTIVITIES RELATED TO CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIUMS, MEETINGS, AND WORKSHOPS:

Co-chair for the fourth scientific symposium "Plant Protection: Entomology and pesticides," First Symposium of the Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences "Towards a sustainable Agriculture," Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2002.

MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

Societies and professional groups:

Entomological Society of America
Entomological Society of Egypt Arab Plant Protection Society
Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences
Saudi Society of Food Sciences
Saudi Society of Biological Sciences

Council memberships:

Member of the Department of plant protection council, College of food and Agricultural sciences, King Saud University.

Member of the College of food and Agricultural sciences council, King Saud University.

Member of Saudi Society of Agriculture Sciences council, College of food and Agricultural sciences, King Saud University.

Member of Saudi Society of Biological Sciences council, College of Science, King Saud University.

Committees memberships:

Liaison member for the Arab Plant Protection Society, 2003 – present.
College Internet page Committee member, 2003- present.
Green house Committee member, 2003- present.
Department Computer Committee member, 2002- present.
Tree Week Committee member, 2002.
Arab plant protection conference setup Committee member, 2001- present.
Purchases Committee member, 2001 – present.
Community services Committee member, 2001- present.
Academic counseling Committee member, 2000- present.
Gifted student and Teaching assistants Committee member, 2000- present.
Department Social and sport Committee member, 2000- 2003.
College Cultural Committee member, 2001- 2003.
Tree Week Committee member, 2001.
University and community week (the fourth) Committee member, 2001.
Employment day of the University and community week (the fourth) Committee member, 2001.
Member of representative to the Fourth cultural week for universities and higher educational institutions in the Gulf countries, 2001.
Member of judgment team to the Fourth cultural week for universities and higher educational institutions in the Gulf countries, 2001.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND HONORS:

College Cultural director   2000- 2002
Social and sport director, Dept. of plant protection 1999-2000
Saudi Student House President                            1995-1997
Saudi Student House Board member                     1989-1995
First prize award in Posters, ESA, USA                    1994

Student Competition Ph.D. level. Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch Meeting, Poster Presentation, March 12-17, 1994, Springfield, Illinois.

The title of the poster was: 

Effects of boron and calcium deficiency in Alfalfa on feeding behavior of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).

PUBLISHED MAGAZINE ARTICLES:

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1425. Locusts: are they blessing or disaster. Riyadh news paper No. 13309. Sunday 16 Shawal.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1424. Temperature does not eliminate pesticide activities on locusts. Riyadh news paper No. 12965. Tuesday 29 Shawal.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1424. Date palm mite, that pest that costs thousands. Riyadh news paper No. 12741. Tuesday 12 Rabi Awal.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1423. Date palm mite, will the problem repeats itself this year. Riyadh news paper No. 12376. Monday 1 Rabi Awal.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1422.  Date moths and their management.  Riyadh news paper No. 11963. Monday 1 Moharram.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1422.  The lost link between researchers and farmers, who is responsible.  Riyadh paper No. 11984. Monday 22 Moharram.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1422. Management of date palm mite starts now. Riyadh news paper No. 12026. Monday 5 Rabi Awal.

Anonymous.  1993.  Scientist seek leafhopper control.  Valley Potato Grower. 58 (108): 4-4.

M. Hoff (reporter).  1993.  Tiny tethers wire insects to tracking device.  Minnesota Science. Agricultural Experiment Station. University of Minnesota. 47 (2): 2-2.

PUBLIC SEMINARS:

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1425. The ideal method to purchasing and storing dates, the fifth university and community week.  College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1424. Pomegranate tree pests and their management.  Eighth scientific meeting for Saudi Agricultural society, Taif, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1423. A Tree is treasure and beauty, symposium. The twenty fourth tree week.  College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1422. Extension lecture about date palm pests for Riyadh area farmers.  College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1422.  Introductory lecture about the department of Plant protection for new students. Dept. of plant protection seminar series, College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1421. Extension lecture about agricultural pests for Riyadh area farmers.  Dept. of plant protection seminar series, College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1420. A New method to study insect feeding behaviors – Leafhoppers. Dept. of plant protection seminar series, College of Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  1995.  Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, a New Pest of Date Palm in Saudi Arabia. Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota., December 5, 1995.

RADIO PROGRAMS:

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2003.  Management of date palm pests. Radio of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2003. Pests of citrus trees. Radio of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2003. Pests of pomegranate trees. Radio of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

AL-Dawood, A. S.  2002.  Management of date palm mite. Radio of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Monday 12 Rabi Awal.

 
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