Abdullah Mohd Al-Sad


 

 

Abdullah Mohd Al-Sadi, Ph.D 


      Dean, Associate Professor 

Phone   +(968) 2414 1214

Fax       +(968) 2441 3418

Room     221

Email     alsadi@squ.edu.om

                     

 

Education

  • PhD: 2007, The University of Queensland, Australia                            

 


 

Expertise and Experience

Teaching

  1. CROP2222: Plant Diseases in Oman       
  2. CROP3001: Statistical Methods in Agriculture       
  3. CROP3522: Plant Pathology       
  4. CROP4111: Methods in Plant Pathology
  5. CROP4541: Plant Pathogen Interactions
  6. CROP4542: Diseases of Economic Crops
  7. CROP4546: Integrated pest and disease management
  8. CROP6011: Plant Fungal Infections

Supervision

PhD student supervision

 

Name

Grad Year

Type

Role

Short Title

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Bushra Halo

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Effect of microbes on growth of plants under heavy metals stress

13

Masood Al-Azri

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Wheat foliar diseases in Oman

12

Aisha Al-Ghaithi

*

PhD

Supervisor

Apparent resistance in acid lime to phytoplasma

11

Ali Al-Subhi

*

PhD

Supervisor

Role of phytoplasma effectors

10

Elham Ahmed

*

PhD

Supervisor

Effect of farming system on fungal diversity

9

Nazia Hassan

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Role of extremophillic bacteria and compost in instigating drought and salinity stress tolerance in selected crops

8

Zahra Al-Karusi

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Resistance of bacteria to antibiotics

7

Hilal Al-Shamaki

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Associations of fungi with termites

6

Mahmood Al-Ansari

*

PhD

Co-supervisor

Compost suppressiveness to root diseases

5

Adel Al-Shihi

2015

PhD

Co-supervisor

Resistance of Tomato to TYLCV

4

Qais Al-Maawali

2014

PhD

Co-supervisor

Management of vine decline of muskmelon using grafting

3

Issa Al-Mamari

2014

PhD

Co-Supervisor

Genetic diversity of fenugreek in Oman

2

Um-E-Ammara

2014

PhD

Supervisor

Genetically induced Resistance to TYLCV

1

Abdel-Rahman Al-Matroushi

2014

PhD

Supervisor

Diversity of TYLCV in Oman

*Current students

 

 

MSc student supervision (24)

 

Name

Grad Year

Type

Role

Short Title

24

Zainab Al-Balushi

*

MSc

Supervisor

Pythium diseases of cucumber

23

Mona Bani Auraba

*

MSc

Co-supervisor

Microbial and chemcial analysis of dates

22

Asma Al-Jaradi

*

MSc

Supervisor

Population structure of Rhizoctonia

21

Ahmed Al-Fahdi

*

MSc

Supervisor

Citrus greening

20

Hamad Al-Nadabi

*

MSc

Supervisor

Diversity of Alternaria

19

Mohammed Al-Jabri

*

MSc

Supervisor

Mango dieback in Oman

18

Karima Al-Amri

*

MSc

Supervisor

Diversity of Stemphyllium on tomato

17

Mohammed Al-Mazroui

2015

MSc

Co-supervisor

Chemical changes in lime infected by phytopalsma

16

Amna Al-Toobi

2015

MSc

Co-supervisor

Organic composts

15

Shaikha Al-Abadi

2015

MSc

Supervisor

Genetic diversity of Phytoplasma

14

Fatma Al-Ouweisi

2014

MSc

Supervisor

Trichoderma as a biocontrol agent

13

Safa Said Al-Mazroui

2014

MSc

Supervisor

Diversity of fungi in potting media

12

Ruqaya Al-Masoodi

2014

MSc

Supervisor

Population structure of F. solani in Oman

11

Maha Rashid Al-Rushadi

2013

MSc

Co-supervisor

TYLCV resistance

10

Zakiya Abdullah Al Alawi

2012

MSc

Supervisor

Pathogenic fungi associated with Omani native plants

9

Monira Mohammed Al-Shihi

2012

MSc

Co-supervisor

Biological soil crusts in Oman-1

8

Aisha Gharib Al-Ghaithi

2011

MSc

Supervisor

Characterization of gummosis and foot rot of citrus in Oman

7

Hanan Salem Al Moqbali

2011

MSc

Supervisor

Genetic diversity of acid lime in Oman and its effect on WBDL

6

Shamsa Abdullah Al-Hilali

2011

MSc

Supervisor

Characterization of citrus tristeza virus

5

Aadel Al-Shihi

2011

MSc

Co-supervisor

Studies on TYLCV in Oman

4

Ibtihal Juma Al-Raessi

2010

MSc

Co-supervisor

Molecular characterization of Sphaerotheca pannosa in Oman

3

Qais Al-Maawali

2008

MSc

Co-supervisor

Management of cucumber damping-off using grafting

2

Nassir Abdullah Al-Habsi

2007

MSc

Co-supervisor

P. aphanidermatum-salinity interactions

1

Saif Mohammed Al Kaabi

2007

MSc

Co-supervisor

Fruit rot of greenhouse cucumbers

*Current students

 

 

BSc Final Year Project Students Supervision (BSc = 41)

 

 

Name

Grad Year

Type

Role

Short Title

41

Maryam Al-Shaili

*

BSc

Supervisor

Fungicide resistance in Lasiodiplodia

40

Sultan Al-Masahali

2015

BSc

Supervisor

Potential biocontrol bacteria - 1

39

Husam Al-Hinai

2015

BSc

Supervisor

Diversity of phytoplasma

38

Manal Al-Alawi

2015

BSc

Supervisor

Stem and leaf diseases of wheat

37

Halima Al-Julandani

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Phenotypic diversity of Alternaria

36

Sara Al-Ansari

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Genetic diversity of Pythium

35

Dhuha Al-Dagairi

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Resistance of Pythium to hemexazol

34

Hanaa Al-Shibli

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Fungi associated with corn root rot

33

Gaith Rahsid Al-Ghafri

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Suppressiveness of compost to Pythium

32

Shaikha Al-Khamisi

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Date palm diseases

31

Hamood Mohd Al-Ghafri

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Suppressiveness of compost to Fusarium

30

Abdullah Al Mamari

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Transmission of phytoplasma

29

Majid Mohd Al-Ismaili

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Diversity of Fusarium solani

28

Anwaar Al-Omeiri

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Hosts of TYLCV

27

Thuraya Al-Abri

2014

BSc

Supervisor

Greening disease in nurseries

26

Mohammed Al-Dhuhori

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Citrus viroids-1

25

Mohammed Al-Mamari

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Trichoderma species in Oman

24

Mahmood Al-Farei

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Biological control of Pythium

23

Jawhara Al-Busaidi

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Effect of solarization on Pythium

22

Ahmed Al-Fahdi

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Diversity of pomegranates in Oman

21

Hammed Al-Nadabi

2013

BSc

Supervisor

Phylogeny of citrus

20

Khadija Al-Kharusi

2012

BSc

Supervisor

Fungal pathogens associated with seeds

19

Wafaa Al-Kindi

2012

BSc

Supervisor

Citrus greening

18

Halima Al-Zakwani

2012

BSc

Supervisor

Bacteria associated with potting media

17

Nawal Al Fahdi

2012

BSc

Supervisor

Fungal pathogens associated with gummosis of nursery seedlings

16

Zainab Al-Balushi

2011

BSc

Supervisor

Genetic diversity of P. aphanidermatum

15

Yousuf Al-Mahrezi

2011

BSc

Supervisor

Fruit rot and wilt of hydroponic cucumbers

14

Nadiya Al-Sheriani

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Management of mango wilt using fungicides

13

Ruqaya Al-Masoudi

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Tolerance of Pythium to salinity

12

Safa Al-Mazroui

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Fungal pathogens associated with citrus gummosis

11

Suad Al-Raqmi

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Fungal pathogens associated with root diseases of date palm seedlings

10

Raja Al-Mahrouqi

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Aetiology of cucumber wilt

9

Fatma Al-Hatmi

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Efficacy of metalaxyl in the management of Pythium

8

Muna Al-Shukaili

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Diseases of native Omani plants

7

Suad Al-Quraini

2009

BSc

Supervisor

Aetiology Fruit rot of cucumbers

6

Aamna Al-Jabri

2008

BSc

Supervisor

Fungi associated potting media and fertilizers

5

Aisha Al-Ghaithi

2008

BSc

Supervisor

Phenotypic diversity of P. aphanidermatum

4

Ahmed Al-Azizi

2004

BSc

Supervisor

The use of shredded date palm shoot bases in the management of damping-off

3

Al-Muotasim Al-Rawas

2004

BSc

Supervisor

Management of fungal pathogens using local products-2

2

Ahmed Al-Rawas

2004

BSc

Supervisor

Management of fungal pathogens using local products-1

1

Mohammed Al-Jabri

2001

BSc

Supervisor

The use of fish by-products in the management of damping-off



 

Research

Research Interests

(1) Addressing soil borne fungal diseases of vegetable crops by investigating etiology, population structure and management options.

(2) Investigating and managing disease complexes resulting in the decline of citrus in Oman.

 

Research projects - As Principal Investigator/Grant Holder


Year

Project

Fund by

Fund value

OMR

USD

1

2016-2018

Establishment of a culture collection of fungi in Oman, EG/AGR/CROP/16/01

TRC

126,300

328,393

2

2016-2018

Efficacy of localTrichodermaspecies as biocontrol agents ofPythiumandFusarium–induced damping-off and wilt diseases of cucurbits, IG/AGR/CROP/16/03

IG, SQU

9,000

23,400

3

2013-2014

Screening of viral, viral-like and bacterial diseases inCitrus,CR/AGR/CROP/13/01

Royal Court Affairs

4,428

11,513

4

2013-2016

Characterizing the nature of resistance to Witches’ broom disease in Omani lime, SR/AGR/CROP/13/01

His Majesty trust fund

82,300

213,980

5

2012-2015

Role of nurseries in transmission of citrus diseases, EG/AGR/CROP/12/01

VALE company-Brazil

30,000

78,000

6

2013-2015

Characterization of fungal pathogens associated with root rot & wilt of date palms in Oman, IG/AGR/CROP/13/01

IG, SQU

11,000

28,600

7

2012-2015

Studies on citrus diseases caused by CTV, Phytoplasma and viroids in Oman, EG/AGR/CROP/12/02

Vale company-Oman

47,500

123,500

8

2010-2013

Potential sources of soil-borne fungal pathogens into Oman SR/AGR/CROP/10/01

His Majesty Grant -Strategic Projects

95,600

248,560

9

2009-2011

Characterization of gummosis and foot/root rot diseases of Citrus in Oman IG/AGR/CROP/09/01

IG, SQU

11,600

30,160

417,728

1,086,106

 

 

 

 

Current projects as a Co-Principle Investigator or a Co-Investigator

 

Year

Project

Fund by

Fund value

OMR

USD

1

2016-2018

Tomato Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement for Improved Productivity in Oman, IG/AGR/CROP/16/xx

SQU-IG

10000

26,000

2

2016-2018

Biofouling in Oman waters and prevention of microbial and algal fouling using novel nanorod photocatalytic coatings, TRC, 2016

TRC

314,000

816,400

3

2015-2017

Antimicrobial and anti-fouling nano-coatings, IG/AGR/MSF/15/xx

SQU-IG

10000

26,000

4

2014-2016

Knowledge diffusion with respect to pesticide related decision-making processes within the farming community of Oman, IG/AGR/CROP/14/01

SQU-IG

5000

13,000

5

2012-2015

Mango wilt disease in Oman, EG/AGR/CROP/12/03

VALE Oman

35,000

91,000

6

2015-2017

Development of Controlled Environment Agriculture in Oman, TRC, 2015

TRC

296,570

771,000

7

2014-2016

Agroecology of date palm farms in Oman, IG/AGR/CROP/14/xx

IG

7,000

18,200

677,570

1,761,600

 

 

Publication

Peer reviewed papers (2011-2016)

 

2016

1.     E.A. Kazeeroni, A.M. Al-Sadi (2016). 454-Pyrosequencing reveals variable fungal diversity across farming systems.  Frontiers in Plant Science, 7: 314, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00314.

2.     A.M. Al-Sadi, H.A. Al-Zakwani, A. Nasehi, S.S. Al-Mazroui, and I.H. Al-Mahmooli.  (2016).  Analysis of bacterial communities associated with potting media.  SpringerPlus, 5: 74 DOI: 10.1186/s40064-016-1729-0

3.     M. Hussain, M. Farooq, A. Nawaz, A. M. Al-Sadi, Z. M. Solaiman, S.S. Alghamdi, U.E. Ammara, Y.S. Ok,  K.H.M. Siddique   (2016).  Application of Biochar in Crop Production: Potential Benefits and Risks.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI: 10.1007/s11368-016-1360-2.

4.     ZS Al-Kharousi, N Guizani, AM Al-Sadi, IM Al-Bulushi, B Shaharoona. (2016). Hiding in fresh fruits and vegetables: Opportunistic pathogens may cross geographical barriers.  International Journal of Microbiology, 2016: 4292417.

5.     Rehman R, Hanif MS, Mushtaq Z, Al-Sadi AM (2016).  Biosynthesis of essential oils in aromatic plants: A Review.  Food Reviews International.  32: 117-160, DOI:10.1080/87559129.2015.1057841.

6.     Al-Musllami NH, Al-Adawi AO, Al Mawaali QS, Al-Kaabi SM, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Jabri MS, Al-Amri KN, Al-Nasseri MK, Al-Naabi AS, Al-Manthari AM, Al-Rabani MA (2016).  First report of association of Sclerotium cepivorum with white rot of garlic (Allium sativum) in Oman.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 98:xx-xx.  doi: 10.4454/JPP.V98I1.023

7.     Al-Shihi AA, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Ammara Um e, Deadman ML.  (2016).  Optimizing the duration of floating row cover period to minimize the incidence of tomato yellow leaf curl disease and maximize yield of tomato.  Annals of Applied Biology, 168: doi:10.1111/aab.12266

8.     Al-Mazroui SS, Al-Sadi AM (2016). 454 pyrosequencing and direct plating reveal high fungal diversity and dominance by saprophytic species in organic compost.  International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 18: 98-102, DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0068.

9.     Al-Sadi AM (2016).  Variation in resistance to spot blotch and the aggressiveness of Bipolaris sorokiniana on barley and wheat cultivars.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 98: xx-xx. doi: 10.4454/JPP.V98I1.029.

 

2015

10.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Mazroui SS, Phillips A (2015). Evaluation of culture-based techniques and 454 pyrosequencing for the analysis of fungal diversity in potting media and organic fertilizers.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 119: 500-509. DOI: 10.1111/jam.12854.

11.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Oweisi F, Edwards S, Al-Nadabi H, Al-Fahdi A (2015).  Genetic analysis reveals diversity and genetic relationship among Trichoderma isolates from potting media, cultivated soil and uncultivated soil.  BMC Microbiology, 15: 147, DOI 10.1186/s12866-015-0483-8.

12.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Fahdi A, Al-Yahyai R, Al-Ghaithi A, Al-Said F, Soleiman M. (2015).  Genetic analysis suggests a shared origin of Punica granatum cultivars in Oman with cultivars from the center of origin, Iran.  Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 62: 815-821, DOI 10.1007/s10722-015-0256-0.

13.  Al-Mazroui SS, Al-Sadi AM (2015). Highly variable fungal diversity and the occurrence of potentially plant pathogenic fungi in potting media, organic fertilizers and composts originating from 14 countries.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 97: 529-534, doi: 10.4454/JPP.V97I3.033.

14.  Ammara Um e, Al-Ansari M, Al-Shihi A, Amin I, Mansoor S, Al-Maskari AY, Al-Sadi AM (2015).  Association of three begomoviruses and a betasatellite with leaf curl disease of basil in Oman.  Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 37: 506-513, DOI: 10.1080/07060661.2015.1105874.

15.  Oliveira L.S.S., Harrington T.C., Ferreira M.A., Damacena M.B., Al-Sadi A.M., Al-Mahmooli I.H.,  Alfenas A.C. (2015).  Species or genotypes? Critical analyses of four recently described species of the Ceratocystis wilt pathogen, C. fimbriata, on Mangifera indica.  Phytopathology, 105: 1229-1244.,  DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-03-15-0065-R

16.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Masoodi RS, Al-Ismaili M, Al-Mahmooli IH. (2015).  Population structure and development of resistance to hymexazol among Fusarium solani populations from date palm, Citrus and cucumber.  Journal of Phytopathology, 163: 947-955, DOI: 10.1111/jph.12397

17.  Rauf S., Zaharieva M., Warburton M.L., Zhang P., Al-Sadi A.M., Khalil F., Kozak M., Tariq S. (2015).  Breaking wheat yield barriers requires integrated efforts in developing countries.  Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 14: 1447-1474, DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(15)61035-8.

18.  Ammara Um e, Mansoor S, Saeed M, Amin I, Briddon RW, Al-Sadi AM (2015).  RNA interference-based resistance in transgenic tomato plants against Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-Oman (TYLCV-OM) and its associated betasatellite.  Virology Journal, 12: 38. DOI: 10.1186/s12985-015-0263-y

19.  Al-Mahmooli IH, Al-Fahdi AR, Al-Sadi AM, Deadman ML (2015).  First report of root rot and crown necrosis caused by Pythium aphanidermatum. Plant Disease, 99: 419.

20.  Ammara UE, Al-Shihi A, Amin I, Al-Sadi AM (2015).  First report of Tomato yellow leaf curl Albatinah virus (ToLCABV) and its associated betasatellite infecting papaya.  Plant Disease, 99: 421.

21.  N. Wang, T. Jin, P. Trivedi, J. C. Setubal, J. Tang, M. A. Machado, E. Triplett, H. D. Coletta-Filho, J. Cubero, X. Deng, X. Wang, C. Zhou, V. Ancona, Z. Lu, M. Dutt, J. Borneman, P. E. Rolshausen, C. Roper, G. Vidalakis, N. Capote , V. Catara, G. Pietersen, A. M. Al-Sadi, A.  K. Srivastava, J. H. Graham, J. Leveau, S. R. Ghimire, C. Vernière, Y. Zhang.  (2015).  Announcement of the International Citrus Microbiome (Phytobiome) Consortium.  Journal of Citrus Pathology, 2, 27940.

22.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Alawi ZA, Patzelt A (2015).  Association of Alternaria alternata and Cladosporium cladosporioides with leaf spot in Cissus quadrangularis and Ficus sycomorus.  Plant Pathology Journal, 14: 44-47., DOI:  10.3923/ppj.2015.44.47

23.  Al-Yahyai RA, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Kalbani Z, Carvalho CM, Elliot SL, Bertaccini A (2015).  Development and morphological changes in leaves and branches of acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia) affected by witches’ broom disease.  Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 54, 133-139.  DOI: 10.14601/Phytopathol_Mediterr-14746

 

2014

24.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Ghaithi AG, Al-Fahdi N, Al-Yahyai R (2014).  Characterization and pathogenicity of fungal pathogens associated with root diseases of Citrus in Oman.  International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 16: 371-376.

25.  Su HJ, Hogenhout SA, Al-Sadi AM, Kuo CH. (2014).  Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequence of Omani Lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) and Comparative Analysis within the Rosids.  PLoS ONE, 9: e113049.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113049

26.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Alawi ZA, Deadman ML, Patzelt A (2014). Etiology of four foliar and root diseases of wild plants in Oman.  Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 36: 517-522.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2014.965219.

27.  da Silva FN, Queiroz RB, de Souza AN, Al-Sadi AM, de Siqueira DL, Elliot SL and Carvalho CM (2014).  First report of a 16SrII-C Phytoplasma associated with asymptomatic acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia) in Brazil.  Plant Disease, 98, 1577-1577.

28.  Harrington TC, Kaszmi MR, Al-Sadi AM, Ismail SI (2014).  Intraspecific and intragenomic variability of ITS rDNA sequences reveals taxonomic problems in Ceratocystis fimbriata sensu stricto.  Mycologia, 106: 224-242.

29.  Al-Maamari I, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Saady NA (2014).  Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) in Oman.  International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 16: 813-818.

30.  Al-Yahyai R, Al-Subhi A, Al-Sabahi J, Al-Said F, Al-Wahaibi AK, Al-Sadi AM (2014).  Chemical composition of acid lime leaves infected with Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia.  Agricultural Sciences, 5: 66-70.

31.  Ammara U, Al-Maskari AY, Khan AJ, Al-Sadi AM (2014).  Enhanced somatic embryogenesis and Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of three cultivars of tomato by exogeneous application of putrescine.  International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 16: 81-88.

 

2013

32.  Al-Shariqi RM, Al-Hammadi MS, Al-Sadi AM (2013).  First report of Citrus bent leaf viroid in the United Arab Emirates.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 95: S4.71.

33.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Wehaibi AN, Al-Shariqi RM, Al-Hammadi MS, Al-Hosni IA, Al-Mahmooli IH, Al-Ghaithi AG (2013).  Population genetic analysis reveals diversity in Lasiodiplodia species infecting date palm, Citrus, and mango in Oman and the UAE.  Plant Disease, 97: 1363-1369.

34.  Al-Mawali QS, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Deadman ML (2013).  Etiology, development and reaction of muskmelon to vine decline disease under arid conditions of Oman.  Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 52: 457-465.

35.  Al-Mahmooli IH, Al-Bahri Y, Al-Sadi AM, Deadman ML (2013).  First Report of Euphorbia larica dieback caused by Fusarium brachygibbosum in Oman.  Plant Disease, 97: 687-687.

36.  Abed RMM, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Shihi MA, Al-Hinai S, Robinson MD (2013).  Diversity of free-living and lichenized fungal communities in biological desert crusts of the Sultanate of Oman and their role in improving soil properties.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 57: 695-705.

37.  Al-Harthi SA, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Saady AA (2013).  Potential of citrus budlings originating in the Middle East as sources of citrus viroids.  Crop Protection, 48: 13-15.

38.  Al-Azizi A, Al-Sadi AM, Dietz H, Al-Said FA, Deadman ML (2013).  Influence of Carbon/Nitrogen ratio on P. aphanidermatum and on Pythium-induced damping-off of radish.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 95: 181-185.

39.  Al-Sadi AM (2013).  Phylogenetic and population genetic analysis of Ceratocystis radicicola infecting date palms.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 95: 49-57.

40.  Al-Mahmooli IH, Al-Balushi F, Doyle O, Al-Sadi AM, Deadman ML (2013).  First Report of Gladiolus Corm Rot Caused by Fusarium proliferatum in Oman.  Plant Disease, 97: 284-284.

 

2012

41.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Moqbali HS, Al-Yahyai RA, Al-Said FA (2012).  AFLP data suggest a potential role for the low genetic diversity of acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia) in Oman in the outbreak of witches’ broom disease of lime.  Euphytica, 188: 285-297.

42.  Al-Sadi AM (2012).  Efficacy of mefenoxam is affected by a lag period between application and inactivation of Pythium species. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 51: 292-297.

43.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Raisi IJ, Al-Azri M, Al-Hasani H, Al-Shukaili MS, Al-Shuraiqi SM, Al-Fahdi KO, Deadman ML  (2012).  Population structure and management of Podosphaera pannosa associated with peach powdery mildew in Oman.  Journal of Phytopathology 160: 647-654.

44.  Al-Mawaali QS, Al-Sadi AM, Khan AJ, Al-Hasani H, Deadman ML (2012).  Response of cucurbit rootstocks to Pythium aphanidermatum.  Crop Protection, 42: 64-68.

45.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Jabri AH, Al-Mazroui SS, AL-Mahmooli IH (2012).  Characterization and pathogenicity of fungi and oomycetes associated with root diseases of date palms in Oman.  Crop Protection, 37: 1-6.

46.  Al-Zadjali AD, Al-Sadi AM, Deadman ML, Okuda S, Natsuki T, Al-Zadjali TA (2012).  Detection, identification and molecular characterization of a phytoplasma associated with beach naupaka (Scaevola taccada) witches’ broom.  Journal of Plant Pathology, 94: 379-385.

47.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Ghaithi AG, Al-Balushi ZM, Al-Jabri AH (2012).  Analysis of diversity in Pythium aphanidermatum populations from a single greenhouse reveals phenotypic and genotypic changes over 2006 to 2011.  Plant Disease, 96: 852-858.

48.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Hilali SA, Al-Yahyai RA, Al-Said FA, Deadman ML, Al-Mahmooli IH, Nolasco G (2012).  Molecular characterization and potential sources of Citrus Tristeza Virus in Oman.  Plant Pathology, 61: 632-640.

 

2011

49.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Quraini SM, Al-Kaabi SM, Al-Mazroui SS, Al-Mahmooli IH, Deadman ML (2011).  Occurrence, characterization and management of fruit rot of immature cucumbers under greenhouse conditions in Oman.  Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 50: 421-429.

50.  Deadman ML, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Maqbali YM, Farr DF, Aime MC (2011).  Additions to the rust fungi (Pucciniales) from northern Oman.  Sydowia, 63: 155-168.

51.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Jabri AH, Al-Mahmooli IH, Al-Hinai AH, de Cock AWAM (2011). Occurrence and characterization of fungi and oomycetes transmitted via potting mixtures and organic manures. Crop Protection, 30: 38-44.

52.  Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Kiyumi KS, Al-Mahrouqi RS, Al-Mahmooli IH, Deadman ML, (2011).  Etiology and characterization of cucumber vine decline in Oman.  Crop Protection, 30: 192-197.