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Prof. Atif Abo El-Wafa Ahmed Hefni

Professor, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, ِِAssiut University

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Current Address

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Department of Agronomy - Faculty of Agriculture - Assiut University - Assiut - Egypt

Home Tel.

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0882339606

Mobile No.

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01065253130

Fax No.

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0882080984

E-Mail

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atif@aun.edu.eg
atif59eg@yahoo.com

google scholar link

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http://scholar.google.com.eg/citations?user=hpldjukAAAAJ&hl=ar
Educational Qualifications:
  • Ph. D. In Plant Breeding ( Tissue culture and Molecular biology ) , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1994
  • Professor, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, ِِAssiut University, 2019
  • Professor, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut, 2005
  • Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 2000
  • Lecturer, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1994
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1986
  • Demonstrator, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1982

Past Positions :

  • , from April 2017 to September 2018
  • Dean, Suger Technology Research Institute, Assiut University, from August 2009 to December 2015
  • Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, Suger Technology Research Institute, Assiut University, from August 2007 to December 2009
  • Dean, Faculty of Agriculture (at New Valley), Assiut University, from September 2017 to November 1899
  • ِِActing Dean, Assiut University, from September 2017 to November 1899
  • Head, Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, sinceJune 2016
  • Research fields:
    Crop Breeding , Marker-Asisted Selection , Breeding for Abiotic Stresses , Molecular Plant Breeding , Plant molecular breeding and genetics , ٍsugar technology , Tissue culture in crops , QTL maping in crops

    Publications:

    1 - Amira Mourad; Ezzat Mahdy; Bahy Raghib Bakheit; Atif Abo-Elwafaa and P. Stephen Baenziger, Effect of common bunt infection on agronomic traits in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), J. of plant Genetics and Breeding , 2, 1-7, 2018
    2 - Amira M. I. Mourad1, Ahmed Sallam, Vikas Belamkar, Stephen Wegulo, Robert Bowden, Yue Jin, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy Bakheit, Atif A. El-Wafaa, Jesse Poland and Peter S. Baenziger, Genome-Wide Association Study for Identification and Validation of Novel SNP Markers for Sr6 Stem Rust Resistance Gene in Bread Wheat, Frontiers in Plant Science , Frontiers, Vol. 9 - No. 380, pp. 1-11, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2018.00380/full, 2018
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    3 - Amira M.I. Mourad, Ahmed Sallam, Vikas Belamkar, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy Bakheit, Atif Abo El-Wafaa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Genetic architecture of common bunt resistance in winter wheat using genome-wide association study, BMC plant biology, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1435-x, September, 2018
    4 - Amira M. I. Mourad, Ahmed Sallam, Vikas Belamkar, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy Bakheit, Atif Abo El-Wafaa and P. Stephen Baenziger, Genetic architecture of common bunt resistance in winter wheat using genomewide association study, BMC plant biology , September, 2018
    5 - Atif Abo Elwafa Ahmed Mostafa Abdin Bakheit Mohammed Abdel Aziz Sayed Rasha Ezzat Mahdy Shahat Sayed Abo Elwafa, Pedigree Selection to Improve the Seed Yield in Two Segregating Populations of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.), Assiut J. Agric. Sci., Faculty of Agriculture. Assiut University, (49) No. (2), 15-37, Website: www.aun.edu.eg/faculty_agriculture/journals_issues_form.php, June, 2018
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    6 - Atef Abou El Wafa Ahmed, Ragab ElSayed Rabeiy, Mohamed Mahmoud Ahmed, and Ali Mohamed Ibrahim Morsi, EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON THE BIODIVERSITY OF WADI EL-ASSIUTI PROTECTED AREA, مجلة العلوم الهندسية , جامعة اسيوط, Vol 45, No 5, 627 -639, http://www.aun.edu.eg/journal_files/569_J_2076.pdf, September, 2017
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    7 - Bakheit, B. R.; A. Abo-Elwafa; M.M. Abdel-Galil2 and A.M.A. Abdelmonem,, Impacts of Recurrent Selection and Synthetic Population on Forage andSeed Yields of Monocut Egyptian Clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.),, Assiut J. Agric. Sci. , (47) No. (1) 2016, (31-44), 2017
    8 - Mahdy, E,E,,Abo-Elwafa,G.H.Abd El-Zaher,M.A.sayed and M.G. Hosein, Tolerance of Egyption cotton varieties (G.barbadence L)to late planting, Assiut J.Agric.Sci., Assiut J.Agric.Sci., 48(3), 34-53, Fac.Agric, Assiut Univ,, 2017
    9 - Mahdy, E,E,,A.Abo Elwafa,G.H.Abdel- Zaher,M.A. Sayed and M.G. Hosein, A study of phenotypic and genotypic correlations and path analysis of seed cotton yield components in Egyption cotton varieties, Assiut J,Agric. Sci.48(3):54-66, Assiut J,Agric. Sci., 48(3):54-66, 54-66, Assiut Univ. Assiut ,Egypt, 2017
    10 - Ezzat E. Mahdy, Atif Abo-Elwafa Ahmed, G.H. Abd El –Zaher*, Mohammed A. Sayed#, and Mohamed. G. Hosein*, Genetic Analysis of Seed Cotton Yield and its Attributes under Early and Late Plantings , Egyptian Journal of Agronomy, The National Information and Documentation Center (NIDOC), Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, 39 (3), 307-320, http://agro.journals.ekb.eg/article_4595_4d09daa4f89e3af9ce3466cc748eba25.pdf, December, 2017
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    11 - Amira Mourad, Ahmed Sallam, Stephen Wegulo, Jesse Poland, Vikas Belamkar, Robert Bowden, Guihua Bai, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy Raghib, Atif Abo El-Wafaa, Yue Jin and P. Stephen Baenziger , Identification of novel SNPs for Sr6 stem rust resistance gene in winter bread wheat by using GWAS, Plant and Animal Genome XXV, San Diego, CA, USA. , 2017
    12 - Khames K.M., A. Abo-Elwafa, A.M. Mahmoud, and A. Hamada , Correlation, Path-coefficient, Normal and Stepwise regression analyses via two cycles of pedigree selection in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), Assiut Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 47(4), 84-108, 2016
    13 - Amira Mourad, Ahmed Sallam, VikasBelamkar, David Hole, Richard Little, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy R. Bakheit, Atif Abo El-Wafaa, and P. Stephen Baenziger , Genetic Analysis of common bunt resistance in winter bread wheat. , Plant Science Retreat Conference. 14-15, October 2016. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska City, USA. , 2016
    14 - Amira Mourad, Stephen Wegulo, Jesse Poland, Mary Guttieri, Vikas Belamkar, Ahmed Sallam, Robert Bowden, Ezzat Mahdy, Bahy Raghib, Atif Abo El-Wafaa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Molecular Marker Characterization of Stem Rust Resistance Genes in Nebraska Wheat Germplasm, Plant Phenomics: from pixels to traits , University of Licoln-Nebraska, USA, 43, http://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/unltoday/article/plant-phenomics-symposium-registration-due-by-oct-1/, October, 2015
    15 - Abo-Elwafa A., A. Hamada, H. Nosaer and H. Faheim , Assessment of Somaclonal Variation, Correlation and Stepwise Regression to Evaluate new Sugarcane Somaclones, Egyptian Sugar Journal, 8, 139-158, 2015
    16 - Abdelmonem , A. M. A. Bakheit ,B.R., Abo-Elwafa , A. A. Abdel-Galil , M. M., Variability and Path-Coefficient Analysis for Forage and Seed Yields in Farmers Seed Lots of Monocot Egyptian Clover, , Egyptian Journal of Plant Breeding , 19 Issue 7, 2099-2110, 2015
    17 - El-Sanat S. Y., Aref A. A., A. Abo-Elwafa, M. M. El-Tabakh and I. Abdel-Ghaney. , Assessment o the developed formula for determining true sucrose in sugar beet under Egyptian condotons. , Egyptian Sugar J., 7, 1-12, 2014
    18 - Thabet A. M., A. Abo-Elwafa and T. A. Abrahim, Environment impacts from poultry feeding plant, Al Safa industrial zone, ae Bani-Galeb, Assiut, Egypt, Egyptian Sugar J., Sugar Technology Researh Institute, 7, 116-127, 2014
    19 - Ismail A. A., A. Abo-Elwafa, F. S. Sedeck and A. Abd-Elsaber, Pedigree selection for yield and its components in sesame ( Sesamum indicum L). 1- Response to selection for yield, correlation and path coefficients analyses. , Assiut J. Agric. Sci, 44 (3), 1-14, 2013
    20 - W.A. Hamd Alla, B. R. Bakheit, A. Abo-Elwafa, M.A. El-Nahrawy, Evaluate of some varieties of alfalfa for forage yield and its components under the New Valley conditions, Journal of Agroalimentary Processes and Technologies, 19(4), 413-418, 2013
    21 - Hamd Alla,.A.; B.R. Bakheit ; A. Abo Elwafa and M.A. El-Nahrawy, effect of mass selection for root characteristics on forage yield and some of its components in alfalfa, Egypt.J.plant Breed., Egyptian journal of plant breeding, 16(3), 1-18, September, 2012
    22 - Hamd Alla,W.A. ; B.R.Bakheit; A.Abou-Elwafa and M.A. Elnahrawy, Effect of masss selection for root charecteristics on forage yield and some of its components in alfalfa, Egypt.J.plant breed., Egyptian journal of blant breeding, 16(3), 1-18, September, 2012
    23 - Mahdy, E.E.; A.A. Ab0-Elwafa; G.M.Kh.Hemaida and A. M.Soliman, Improving earliness index and lint yield by pedigree selection in two populations of Egyptian cotton under late planting, Assiut J. Agric. Sci, 43:(6), (1-15), 2012
    24 - Amira M. I. Mourad; E. E. Mahdy; B. R. Bakheit and A. Abo El-Wafa Ahmed, Genetic Analysis of Yield Traits in Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.), Assiut J. Agric. Sci., 42(2), 1-16, 2011
    25 - Abo-Elwafa, A., In field asseeements of somaclonal variation among sugarcane clones derived through immatures leaf callus culture., Egyptian Sugar Journal, Sugar Technology Research Institute, Assiut University, 4, 1-19, http://www.aun.edu.eg/sugar_tec_institute/arbic/index.php, 2011
    26 - Hesham A., A. Abo-Elwafa and E. Moamed, Isolation and molecular characterization of catabolic genes related to phenanthrene-degrading bacteria., First international conference on biotechnology (TOWARDA KNOWLED bASED ECONOMY), Center of excellence in biotechnology Research, King Fahad cultural Center, Riyadh, Saudi Aribia, 16-18, February, 2009
    27 - Ezzat E. Mahdy, Atif A. Ahmed, El-Saady A. Ali and Abd El-Raheem R. Talat , Evaluation of nine Egyptian cotton cultivars for drought tolerance in clay and sandy new reclaimed soils, Assiut J. of Agric. Sci. 39(2): 17-32. , Assiut J. of Agric. Sci. 39(2): 17-32. , 39(2), 17-32, 2008
    28 - Abo-Elwafa, A. , Sugarcane In vitro culture. In; A short course on plant tissue culture & transformation. , In collaboration between Engineering & Tissue Culture Unit, Genetic Engineering & Molecular Biology Research Centre, Assiut University and Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA),USA. Assiut, Egypt.11-15 March, , pp; 33-39., March, 2007
    29 - Talaat A.R., E.E. Mahdy, A. Abo-Elwafa, E. A. Ali, Genetic analysis of drought in Egyptian cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.)., First Conference of young scientists, Fac. Agric., Assiut University, Fac. Agric., Assiut University, 17-18, April, 2007
    30 - Abo-Elwafa. A., T.A. Ahmed, E.A.Hassaballa and M.A. Sayed , Heterosis and line x tester analysis of combining ability in grain sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 36 (1): , 159-175., 2005
    31 - Abo-Elwafa. A. and T.A. Ahmed , Efficiency of pedigree line selection and contributions of different traits in seed yield and oil through two cycles of selection in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 36 (2): , 1-24., 2005
    32 - Abo-Elwafa, A., Ahmed, T.A., Hassaballa E.A. and Sayed, M.A. , Heterosis and line X tester analysis of combining ability in grain sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science , 36:, 159-175., 2005
    33 - Abo-Elwafa, A.; A.Y.Allam; A.A.El-Shimy and M.S.Mahmoud , Inheritance of yield and its attributes in five canola (brassica napus L.) crosses using six parameters model. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 35(1): , 199-219., 2004
    34 - El-Morshidy,M.A.; A. Abo-Elwafa and A.Y.Allam , Assessment of some new wheat lines variability using RAPD and protein patterns. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 35(1): , 221-249., 2004
    35 - Abo-Elwafa. A. , Multiple regression analysis of lentil yield under different levels of water stress. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 35(4): , 1-27., 2004
    36 - Abo-Elwafa. A. , In field assessment of somaclonal variability in sugarcane through callus culture. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 35(4): , 29-47., 2004
    37 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Abo-Salama, A.M. , A study of somaclonal induced phenotypic variability in sugarcane . , International Conf., on The Arab Region and Africa in the World Sugar Context March, 9-12, Aswan , Egypt , ,P.6/1:16., March, 2003
    38 - Abo-Elwafa,A.; Taghian, A.S.and El-Aref,H.M.;, Response to pedigree selection for seed yield and molecular genetic markers for new selected lines of lentil. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science., 34(2):, 1-23. , 2003
    39 - Taghian,A.S. and Abo-Elwafa, A. , Multivariate and RAPD analyses of drought tolerance in spring wheat ( Triticum aestivum L ) , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 34(5): , 1-25., 2003
    40 - El-Aref,H.M.; Taghian, A.S.; Abo-Elwafa, A. and Hashad, M.M. , Genetic studies on the progeny of plants regenerated from hexaploid wheat varieties. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 34(5): , 27-52., 2003
    41 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Ahmed, T.A. , Somaclonal variation an attractive source of variability for crop improvement. , The second Pl. Breed. Conf., October 2, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, , pp. 459-471., 2001
    42 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Ahmed, T.A. , Applications of Molecular markers in crop improvement. , The second Pl. Breed. Conf., October 2, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, , pp. 473-494., 2001
    43 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Ismail, A.A. , Callus induction and plant regeneration from culture of immature embryos of spring wheat. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (3) : , 13-23, 1999
    44 - Abo-Elwafa, A. , Response of immature embryos in vitro regeneration of some wheat (T.aestivum) genotypes under different osmotic stress of mannitol . , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (3) :, 25:34, 1999
    45 - Abo-Elwafa, A. , Response of immature embryos of wheat genotypes in vitro regeneration under different NACL concentrations. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science., 30 (3) : , 35-46, 1999
    46 - Abo-Elwafa, A. , Mean performance and phenotypic stability in lentils (Lens culinaris,Medik). , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (4) : , 63-76, 1999
    47 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Bakheit, B.R. , Performance, Correlations and path-coefficient analysis in faba bean. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (4) :, 77-92, 1999
    48 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Ismail, A.A. , Selection for yield and protein in two populations of lentil. , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (4) , 93-102, 1999
    49 - Abo-Elwafa, A and Ismail, A.A. , Genotypic stability of some agronomic characters in lentils (Lens culinaris ,Medik). , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science. , 30 (5) :, 35-48, 1999
    50 - Abo-Elwafa A. , Murai, K and Shimada, T., Intra and inter-specific variations in Lens revealed by RAPD markers. , Theor.Appl.Genet. , 90 : , 335-340, 1995
    51 - Mahdy, E.E., El-Morshidy, M.A., Eissa, M and Abo-Elwafa , A. , Genetic variability in lentil ( Lens esculenta Moench). , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science., 18(3) : , 71-83, 1987
    52 - Eissa A.M., El-Morshidy, M.A., Mahdy, E.E and Abo-Elwafa, A. , Correlation and path-coefficient analysis in lentil . , Assiut Journal of Agricultural Science., 18(3) , 103-118, 1987

    Supervisions :

    1- Abdel-Rahim Rabea Talat , (Gossypium barbadense L.) Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Egyptian Cotton (Gossypium barbadense L), M. Sc, 30 April 2006
    Supervisors : Ezzat El-Sayed Mahdy, Atif Abo El-Wafa Ahmed , El-Saadi Abdel-Hamid Ali
    2- Ashrf Ali Abd-Ellah, Inheritance of agronomic characters in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L , M. Sc, 23 July 2001
    3- Mahmoud El-Noby Raslan, Pedigree selection in two segregating populations of lentil, Lens culinaris Med, M. Sc, 25 June 2001
    Supervisors : Ezzat E. Mahdy, Atif Abo El-Wafa
    4- Ahmed Mostafa, Efficiency ofselection for lint yield and earliness in two populations of Egyptian cotton under late planting., Ph. D., 28 February 2013
    Supervisors : Ezzat E. Mahdy Atif Abo elwafa Abo Elqasim Abdel Rady
    5- Mahmoud El-Noby Raslan, Response to selection for yield and its components in lentil (Lens culinaris Medk.), Ph. D., 26 May 2006
    Supervisors : Ezzat El-Sayed Mahdy, Atif Abo Elwafa
    6- Mouhamed Abdel Aziz Abdel Halim, Heterosis and Line × Tester Analysis of Combining Ability in Grain Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench , M. Sc, 22 April 2003
    Supervisors : El-Said Abdel Salam Hasb Allah, Atef Abou El-Wafa Ahmad, Talat Abdel Fatah Ahmad
    7- Mustafa Abdin Bahkiet, Evaluation of some soybean genotypes in upper Egypt, M. Sc, 30 July 2000
    Supervisors : A. Abo-Elwafa, M. A. Kahlifa
    8- Mohamed Waheed Shawky, genetic analysis on yield and its components in canola., M. Sc, 30 April 2004
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr. Atif Abo-Elwafa Prof. Dr. Bahy Raheb Baghet Dr. Abdeen Ahmed Elshemy
    9- Mohamed Waheed Shawky, Efficiency of some selection procedures for seed yield in canola (Brassica napus L), Ph. D., 1 February 2009
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr. Atif Abo-Elwafa Prof. Dr. Bahy Ragheb Baghet Dr. Abdeen Ahmed Elshemy
    10- Amera Murad Ismaiel, Genetic analysis of yield traits in faba bean (Vicia bean L), M. Sc, 15 June 2011
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr. Atif Abo-Elwafa Prof. Dr. Ezaat Elsied Mahdy
    11- Wael Ali Ahmed HamdAlla, Effect of selection in root characteristics on forage yield of alfalfa., M. Sc, 16 July 2012
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr. Atif Abo-Elwafa Prof. Dr. Bahy Ragheb Baghedt
    12- Mustafa Abdin Bahkiet, Evaluation of some soybean genotypes in upper Egypt., Ph. D., 25 February 2001
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr. M.A. Khlefa PRof. Dr. Atif Abo-Elwafa
    13- Wael Ali Ahmed Hamd Alla , EFFECT OF SELECTION FOR ROOT CHARACTERISTICS ON FORAGE YIELD OF ALFALFA, M. Sc, 30 June 2012
    Supervisors : Bahy Ragheb Bakheit, Atif Abo-Elwafa Ahmed, Mohamed bu Zaid El-Nahrawy
    14- Abd Allah Abd El-Wahab Amir, Breeding for drought tolerance in some grain sorghum genotypes and their hybrids., Ph. D., 26 June 2004
    Supervisors : Prof.Dr. S.A. Hassaballah Prof.DR. B.R. Bakheit Dr. M.R.A. Hovny Prof.Dr. H.H. El-Hinnawy Prof.Dr. M.F. Abadeer
    15- Ahmed Mahmoud Abdullatif Abdel Moneim, improvement of the mono cut Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.), Ph. D., 3 March 2016
    16- ِAmira Mourad Ismail Mourad, Breeding for common bunt and stem rust resistance in wheat, Ph. D., 22 January 2019
    Supervisors : Prof. Dr./ Ezzat El-Sayed Soliman Mahdy Prof. Dr./ Bahy Ragheb Bakheit Prof. Dr./ Atif Abo El-Wafa Ahmed Prof. Dr./ Peter Stephen Baenziger
    17- Mohamed Gamal Hussain Abd Al-Rahim, Genetic basis of sensitivity to late planting in Egyptian cotton, M. Sc, 10 July 2017
    Supervisors : Prof.Dr.Ezzat E.Mahdy Atif Abo-Elwfa Ahmed Gamal abdel zaher Mohamed Abdel Azeez

    Awards and Grants :

    1 - " Assiut University Prize for the Best Scientific Research " in Agriculturar Sciences, 2005.
    Number of courses17 course

    ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Principles of Statistics ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Recent trends in plant breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    New Aspects In Blant Breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Improvement of pulses crops ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Crop improvement (B) ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Mutaions breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Sugar Crops Breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Plant breeding technique ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Applications of tissue culture in crops improvement ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    QTL mapping in crops breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Markers Assisted Selection ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    In vitro plant tissue culture ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Sugar Crops Breeding ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Origin of Oil Crops ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy

    Biostatsitica ----Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agronomy