Academic Staff

                                        Ahmed Saleh Khalaf
Ahmed Saleh Khalaf Headof Department
professor
Seed technology
  • Ph.D 1989. Seed technology/National University of Ireland-University

  • Publications:

         a-  Books:

    • Crop Seeds – Production and quality.1983. (in Arabic), Mosul Univ. Press
    • Technology of cereal with special references to wheat by N.L.Kent 1975. It was translated to Arabic in 1985. Salah Addin Univ. Press. (Erbil).

    • Seed Technology –2006. (in Arabic), MosulUniversity Press.
    • Principles of Field Crops, 2010, DuhokUniversityPress, Iraq
    • Principles of Field Crops, 11 Sep 2015, DuhokUniversityPress, Iraq (Reprinted) Content, Cover.
    • Periodic annual report No.1 - for researches and theses issued at College of Agriculture, University of Duhok, 2001-2011.
    •  Periodic annual report No.2- for researches and theses issued at Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Duhok, 2012.
    • Periodic annual report No.3- for researches and theses issued at Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Duhok, 2013.
    • Curriculum guide for Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Duhok, 2013-   2014.

          b-Research 

    • Survey of bird seed mixtures entered Iraqi Kurdistan Region. M.Sc. project at Salahaddin University.
    • Studies on yield of wheat varieties and bread-lines under rainfed conditions and their seedlings drought tolerance.J. Agric. Water Resources. Research (JAWRR, 3,2, 1984).
    • Effects of moisture tension regimes on yield and yield quality of wheat. JAWRR, 4,1, 1985.
    • Vegetative and root growth and water use efficiency for two wheat cultivars under dry conditions. Zanco, 3,4, 1985.
    Effects of soil moisture tension on germination and seedling growth of wheat.JAWRR, 6, 2, 1987.
    • Review on the losses in cereals. IPA, J. of Agric. Researches, 1,2, 1991.
    • Influence of triazole dressings and seed size on germination and seedlings vigour of local barley.Mesopotamia J. Agric.., 24,1, 1992.
    • Response of annual medics to temperature and water stress –3rd Scientific Conference–Foundation of Technical Institute – Iraq – 1992.
    • Electrophoretic profiles of glutenin and phenol test for five bread wheat cultivars. Mesopotamia J. Agric., 25, 2, 1993.
    • Effect of tiazole dressing and seed size on field emergence and some morphological characteristics of local barley.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 25, 3, 1993.
    • Electrophoretic variant in protein of normal and shriveled seed for different soybean cultivars.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 26, 1, 1994.
    • Effect of storage duration on germination and seedlings vigour of local black barley-dressed with triazoles fungicides.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 27, 1, 1995.
    • The role of VAM fungi on drought tolerance of soybean and wheat and nutrients uptake.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 27, 4, 1995.
    • Evaluation of the effectiveness of three VAM species, on the growth of soybean and wheat plants during the vegetation stage.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 27, 4, 1995.
    • Effect of endomycorrihizal fungi and phosphorous on yield and yield components of soybean and wheat crops under field conditions.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 28, 1, 1996.
    • Comparison of the effect of muskmelon crude extract and kinetin on wheat seed germination and seedlings growth. Mesopotamia J. Agric., 28, 1, 1996.
    • Study of the spike structure of Aegilopscrassa, grown at Northern Iraq. Fifth Scientific Conference, Foundation of Technical Institute, Iraq – 1996.
    • Effect of baytan wheat dressing on seedlings vigor, total chlorophyl and total nitrogen content.Technological Researches, 1997.
    • Effects of different storage methods on growth characteristics and yield of faba bean.Sixth Scientific conference.Foundation of Technical Institutes, Iraq – 1998.
    • Detection and activity of urease in sseds of some oily crops.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 30, 4, 1998.
    • Effect of barley seed dressing on viability and seedlings growth during long-term storage.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 30, 4, 1998.
    • Evaluation of mechanical injuries for wheat seeds during processing stages. Mesopotamia J. Agric., 31, 2, 1999.
    • Identification of wheat cultivars for their seeds tyrosine and phenol color print of filter paper. Mesopotamia J. Agric., 31, 4, 1999.
    • Effect of fungicidal dressing, bacterial inoculation and water stress in vegetative growth and yield components of lentil plant. Var. Baraka. Mesopotamia J. Agric., 32, 1, 2000.
    • Identification of Bongardiachrysogonum tuber extract. J. Edu. Sci., 47: 2000.
    • Analysis of light and air-flown waste of Mesopotamia factory for seed improvement and production.Mesopotamia J. Agric., 32, 2, 2000.
    • Seeding rate determination for most crops through their seed index and sowing space. First National conference for Botanical production.University of Tikret, College of Agric., 2000.
    • Effect of locally made seed cleaning units on purity and germination of wheat grain. I. J. Agric. Sci., 2(2): 2001.
    • Effect of seed grades, dressing and weed control on yield component of common wheat var. IRATOM. I. J. Agric. Sci., 3(3): 2002
    • Effect of grades, dressing and weed control on purity analysis components for certified wheat var. IRATOM. I. J. Agric. Sci., 3(4): 2002.
    • Effect of Ethephon and seeding rates on yield of local black barley and its components. I. J. Agric. Sci., 3(3): 2002.
    • Extraction of ferric oxide from Iraqi soil. J. Edu. Sci., 14(3): 2002.
    • Susceptibility of two varieties, the local black and rehan to infection by Khapra and red flour beetles. J. Edu. Sci., 14(4): 2002.

    • Evaluation the efficiency of the cleaning units for two different origin factories on purity analysis component of wheat var. Al-Aiz.3 (special number for the second conference of Animal husbandry and agric. Mechanization- 2002.
    • Statistical and economical method of pearson square in blending seeds samples. I. J. Agric. Sci., 4(1): 2003.
    • Effect of seed size, sowing methods and plant populations on growth and yield of local chickpea (CicerarietinumL.).I.J.Agric. Sci., 4 (3): 2003.
    • Survey study for wheat seed moisture changes and test weight during delivery and cleaning at Salah addin and Tameem. I. J. Agric. Sci., 4(4): 2003.
    •  Effect of summer sun-heat on moisture content, temperature and germination of wheat and barley seeds at outdoor store in pile. Raf.  Sci.Jour., 15(4): 2004.
    • Effect of some fungicides and seeds size on growth and yield of local chickpea (CicerarietinumL .) I. J. Agric. Sci. 5(3):2004 .
    • Effect of water stress levels and growth regulator concentration (Ethephon) in some growth and yield component characteristics in local black barley. I. J. Agric.Sci. 5(3):2004.
    • Evaluation of grain quality properties of some Iraqi and ICARDA selected durum wheat cultivars.Mesopotamia J. of Agric.33(1):2005.
    • Comparison of grain quality characteristics of some Iraqi and selected CWANA bread wheat cultivars. J. DuhokUniv., 9(1):2006.
    • Effect of nitrogen fertilizer and supplementary irrigation on yield and quality of some local bread wheat varieties.MesopotamiaJ.ofAgric.34(4):2006
    • -PAGE for glutenins protein of some durum wheat cultivars coming from different agro-ecological areas. Ital. J.Agron./Riv.Agron., 1:63-65:2007
    •  Effect of sowing depths and seed size of some winter cultivars of chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.) on field emergence and vegetative growth. Research Journal of Seed Science. 1(1):11-18: 2008.
    •  Eco-physiological study of soil seed bank for different arable systems at Erbil governorate. Zanko Journal for Pure and Applied Sciences. 20(3):2008.
    •  Utilizing three types of plough to study soil dynamic and its effect on purity of two grades of durum wheat. Zanko Journal for Pure and Applied Sciences.20(3):2008.
    •  Hydroquinon 4% the medical cream as alternative to phenol for identification of wheat varieties- Seed Sci. & Technol., (36):435-439,2008.
    •  Effect of sowing depths and seed size on seed yield and yield components of some winter cultivars of chickpea (Cicerarietinum L). J. DuhokUniv., 11 (2 ): 2008.
    •  Effect of sowing methods and mixture on hay yield and quality. J. DuhokUniv., 12 (1): 2009.
    •  Effect of relationship between reel, threshing cylinder and forward speeds for Massy Ferguson harvester on qualitative percentage of chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.). J. DuhokUniv., 12 (1): 2009.
    •  Effect of nitrogen fertilizer and supplementary irrigation on some physiochemichalchatacters of bread wheat cultivars. J. TikritUniv. Agric. Sci., 9 (2): 2009.
    •  Effect of sowing dates on growth, yield and yield components of three varieties of winter chick pea (Cicerarietinum L.). Jour. of Duhok Univ. Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 12 (1): 2009
    •  Wheat grain tyrosinase activity as an index of drought resistance. The Indian Journal of Crop Science.4(1-2): 2009.
    •  Influence of tillage and weed management methods on chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.). 1- yield and yield components. Pak.J.WeedSci.Res. 16 (2) : 189-198,2010. 22nd  Asia-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference, March 8-12, 2010.Lahore, Pakistan.
    •  Influence of tillage and weed management methods on chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.) 11- Effect on Weeds .Pak.J.Weed Sci. res. 16 (2) : 189-198,2010. 22nd  Asia-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference, March 8-12, 2010.Lahore, Pakistan.
    •  Effect of sheep grazing on forage yield, yield components and grain yield of local black barley in Iraqi Kurdistan. Information Technology Research Journal, 16: 122-125.2011.
    •  Residual effect of some herbicides on germination and growth of wheat. CIOSTA CIGR V Conference, BOKU, Viena-Austria, 2011.
    •  Evaluation of five genotypes of sunflower (Helianthus annus L.) under different plant densities. Journal of University of Duhok, 15(1):475-486, 2012.
    •  Effect of different kinds of ploughs on the physical properties of vertisols under dry farming system. Journal of University of Duhok, 15(1):303-309, 2012.
    •  Effect of elevations and aspects on natural vegetation characteristics of some locations in Duhok governorate/Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Journal of University of Duhok, 15(1):198-210, 2012.
    • The dynamic properties of vertisols as affected by different types of plough under dry farming conditions. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science (ISSN: 2251-0044) 3(9): 322-327, 2013.

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