Ayman El Sabagh

Ayman El Sabagh
Siirt Üniversitesi · Department of Field Crops

PhD
Abiotic stress tolerance in plants; enhancing crop resilience to changing climate.

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Introduction
Ayman EL Sabagh Department of Agronomy, Kafrelsheikh University. Department of Field Crops Siirt Üniversitesi
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
Siirt Üniversitesi
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Professor (Assistant)
November 2013 - present
Hiroshima University
Position
  • visiting researcher
January 2010 - January 2020
Cukurova University
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • visiting researcher
Education
January 2010 - January 2012
Hiroshima University
Field of study
  • Crop Physiology

Publications

Publications (362)
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Soil salinization and alkalization are widespread environmental problems. To compare the growth and physiological responses under saline stress (SS) and alkaline stress (AS), Foxtail millet (Setaria italic L) and Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L) were tested under saline and alkaline conditions by mixing the two neutral salts (NaCl and Na 2 SO 4)...
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Soil salinization and alkalization are widespread environmental problems. To compare the growth and physiological responses under saline stress (SS) and alkaline stress (AS), Foxtail millet (Setaria italic L) and Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L) were tested under saline and alkaline conditions by mixing the two neutral salts (NaCl and Na 2 SO 4)...
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Drought is one of the most serious problems posing a grave threat to cereals production including maize. Maize improvement in drought-stress tolerance poses a great challenge as the global need for food and bio-energy increases. Thus, the current study was planned to explore the variations and determine the performance of target traits of maize hyb...
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Abstract: Water stress due to its severity badly effects productivity in legumes. Despite its global importance soybean production suffer the problems of water stress causing damages at plant development. So, the current study aimed at assessing the alleviation of adverse effects of water stress on soybean by using exogenous osmoprotectants and com...
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An investigation has been organized to study the effect of the sprinkler irrigation system design on irrigation uniformity and its impact on barley crop yield and crop water productivity (CWP). The spring irrigation operating pressures (P) were 200 kPa (P1), 250 kPa (P2) and 300 kPa (P3). The sprinkler riser heights were 100 cm (H1), 125 cm (H2) an...
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2022) Investigating the role of bentonite clay with different soil amendments to minimize the bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Solanum melongena L. under the irrigation of tannery wastewater. Front. Plant Sci. 13:958978. Wastewater from tanneries is a major source of heavy metals in soil and plants when used for crop irrigation. The unavoidable t...
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Increasing nitrogen use efficiency in rice intensification (SRI) is pivotal to achieving high crop yield and reducing nitrogen losses. To find the critical value of the leaf color chart (LCC) for real-time nitrogen (N) application in rice varieties under SRI, a field experiment was laid at the Research Farm, Faculty of Agriculture, Wadura, SKAUST-K...
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The use of synthetic fertilizers is a potential source of environmental hazards. Natural plant-based growth regulators are eco-friendly, inexpensive and their use is highly recommended. Moringa (Moringa oleifera L.) is also known as a miracle plant with high nutritional content, medicinal and plant growth-promoting properties due to the presence of...
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Coupling of biochar along with microbial inoculants could increase the phosphorus (P) availability and efficiency under the P-deficient environment. However, the effects of biochar and microbes on soil P retention remain still unconcerned in the subtropical environment. In the present study, AMF Glomus mosseae and Bacillus J 119 were applied as mic...
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Slow release nitrogenous fertilizers can improve crops production and reduce the environmental challenges in agro-ecosystem. There is a need to test the efficiency and performance under arid climatic conditions. The study investigates the effect of slow-release fertilizers (urea, neem coated urea (NCU), sulfur coated urea (SCU) and bioactive sulfur...
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In the current study, efforts were made to standardize fertigation for providing the recommended doses of fertilizers (RDF) i.e., 300, 260, and 200 g/plant/year for N, P, and K, respectively, together with optimization of irrigation scheduling so that guava plants could avoid the frequent episodes of nutritional stress, water scarcity, or overwater...
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Timely and accurate estimation of rice-growing areas and forecasting of production can provide crucial information for governments, planners, and decision-makers in formulating policies. While there exists studies focusing on paddy rice mapping, only few have compared multi-scale datasets performance in rice classification. Furthermore, rice mappin...
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The United Nations has projected that the population across the globe would grow to 9.1 billion by 2050 at a rate of 34% from as-of-today 6.8 billion. To meet the food demand of the increasing population across the globe, it is important to increase the sustainable crop productivity under the changing climate conditions. Recently, the Intergovernme...
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Maintenance of nutritional quality in crops is vital to provide quality human food as well as animal feed under stressful environmental conditions. The aim of the present review is to assess the effects of heat stress on qualitative traits of field crops. Environmental stresses significantly affect the nutritional properties and quality traits of c...
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2022) Characterization of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) accessions using morpho-physiological traits under varying levels of salinity stress at seedling stage. Front. Plant Sci. 13:953670. Abiotic stresses are the major stressors affecting wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) production worldwide. The world population is increasing continuously. It is very...
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Tomato is an important field crop, and nutritional imbalances frequently reduce its yield. Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System (DRIS), uses ratios for nutrient deficiency diagnosis instead of absolute concentration in plant tests. In this study, local DRIS norms for the field tomatoes were established and the nutrient(s) limiting tomatoe...
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Sunflower plants need nitrogen consistently and in higher amount for optimum growth and development. However, nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) of sunflower crop is low due to various nitrogen (N) losses. Therefore, it is necessary to evaluate the advanced strategies to minimize N losses and also improve sunflower productivity under arid climatic condi...
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Background Genetic diversity is being lost because of increasing urbanization and decreasing cultivation land, which leads to the abrupt use of wild resources of medicinally aromatic plants (MAPs). Cymbopogon citratus is a morphologically diverse MAP that is largely exploited in the food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. However, the intra...
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Correction: Ejaz et al. The Use of Soil Conditioners to Ensure a Sustainable Wheat Yield under Water Deficit Conditions by Enhancing the Physiological and Antioxidant Potentials. Land 2022, 11, 368
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Global warming in this century increases incidences of various abiotic stresses restricting plant growth and productivity and posing a severe threat to global food production and security. The plant produces different osmolytes and hormones to combat the harmful effects of these abiotic stresses. Melatonin (MT) is a plant hormone that possesses exc...
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ABSTRACT Climate change may disturb the species abundance and diversity which may eradicate the efficiency of pest and insect management programs. There is a need to modify the existing monitoring tools and use new ones to detect overall changes in the distribution of pests, damage assessment, population ecology, yield losses and assessment of impa...
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Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTLs) controlling yield and yield-related traits in rice was performed in the F 2 mapping population derived from parental rice genotypes DHMAS and K343. A total of 30 QTLs governing nine different traits were identified using the composite interval mapping (CIM) method. Four QTLs were mapped for number of...
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In soil biota, higher and enduring concentration of heavy metals like cadmium (Cd) is hazardous and associated with great loss in growth, yield, and quality parameters of most of the crop plants. Recently, in-situ applications of eco-friendly stabilizing agents in the form of organic modifications have been utilized to mitigate the adverse effects...
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A severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) led novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak spread through China has become the biggest global public health challenge today. The virus upon several mutations has led to the resurgence of more infectious and lethal variants infecting over 298 million people with more than 5.46 mil...
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Citation: Lone, B.A.; Qayoom, S.; Nazir, A.; Ahanger, S.A.; Basu, U.; Bhat, T.A.; Dar, Z.A.; Mushtaq, M.; Sabagh, A.E.; Soufan, W.; et al.
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The impact of elevated temperature at the reproductive stage of a crop is one of the critical limitations that influence crop growth and productivity globally. This study was aimed to reveal how sowing time and changing field temperature influence on the regulation of oxidative stress indicators, antioxidant enzymes activity, soluble sugars (SS), a...
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Global food security is under-challenged due to over increasing human population, limited cropland, and risk of climate change. Therefore, an appropriate agricultural policy framework needs to be developed for food security that should be sustainable economically and ecologically. Nitrogen (N) is a crucial element that controls the growth productiv...
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Salinity stress is one of the major global problems that negatively affect crop growth and productivity. Therefore, ecofriendly and sustainable strategies for mitigating salinity stress in agricultural production and global food security are highly demandable. Sugarcane press mud (PM) is an excellent source of the organic amendment, and the role of...
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A research trial was conducted at Agronomy Farm (SKUAST-K, Wadura, Jammu & Kash-mir), during kharif 2017 and 2018 to evaluate nutrient removal in rice under various rice establishment methods and weed control measures. The study comprised of two factors: rice establishment techniques {(Transplanting (TPR); Direct seeding (DSR) and System of rice in...
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The accumulation of cadmium (Cd) in leaves reduces photosynthetic capacity by degrading photosynthetic pigments, reducing photosystem II activity, and producing reactive oxygen species (ROS). Though it was demonstrated that the application of Methyl Jasmonate (MeJA) induces heavy metal (HM) stress tolerance in plants, its role in adjusting redox ba...
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Traditional mulch material (farmyard manure) has long been used in agriculture. However, recent developments have also introduced the scientific community and farmers to advanced chemicals such as potassium polyacrylamide (KPAM), which has revolutionised the concept of the soil water-holding capacity to many compared with other materials being used...
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A score of pedo-environmental factors serves as limiting elements for the biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) process in root nodules of leguminous plants. Since the advent of the green revolution, pesticides have been considered indispensable for keeping crop pests below the economic threshold level to ensure sustainable production of field crops f...
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Radiations have a significant impact on many physiological, biochemical and molecular processes in plants, animals, and humans. Several studies have revealed the beneficial and adverse effects of radiation on human health. The radiation tolerance potential of plants can be used to protect humans from different harmful radiations. However, the under...
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Abiotic stresses such as drought, waterlogging, extreme temperatures, salinity, and mineral toxicity negatively impact the growth and development, yield, and seed quality of crop plants. Presently, abiotic stresses are severely affecting crop yields, resulting in higher economic losses for the farmers. One of the severe consequences of abiotic stre...
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Phytohormones (PHs) play crucial role in regulation of various physiological and biochemical processes that govern plant growth and yield under optimal and stress conditions. The interaction of these PHs is crucial for plant survival under stressful environments as they trigger signaling pathways. Hormonal cross regulation initiate a cascade of rea...
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A detailed field experiment was carried out to study the effect of conventional and zero tillage and legume intercrops on soil health indicators and cotton productivity and also yield components of leguminous crops at the Research Farm, MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan. The field experiment was comprised of four legume intercrops (no...
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Information on the genetic diversity of wild rice species in Sri Lanka is relatively meagre, though it plays a key role in crop improvement programs of cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L.). The present study was carried out to identify the morphological variation pattern of the wild populations of O. nivara in Sri Lanka. Seven populations (P1 to P7) c...
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Legumes are covering ∼14 percent of cultivated land on global level. They are the primary source of edible and vegetable proteins, non-edible oils, micronutrients, minerals, and fiber for both human and livestock utilization. Nitrogen (N)-fixing bacteria, also called as Rhizobium, have a unique symbiotic relationship with leguminous plants. Legumes...
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Undoubtedly, natural products with bioactive components such as fruits and berries from the Mediterranean areas are largely appreciated and highly consumed around the world due to their significance as possible novel therapeutical agents, with immense medicinal properties and a possible profound effect on health. According to epidemiological inform...
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Cadmium (Cd) contamination of croplands jeopardizes sustainable crop production and human health. However, curtailing Cd transfer and mobility in the rhizosphere-plant system is challenging. Sole application of biochar (BC) and thiourea (TU) has been reported to restrain Cd toxicity and uptake in plants. However, the combined applications of BC and...
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Under changing climate, trace elements like selenium (Se) have emerged as vital constituent of agro-ecosystems enabling crop plants to offset the adverse effects of suboptimal growth conditions. The available form of selenium is important for boosting its bioavailability to crop plants having varied agro-botanical traits and root architectural syst...
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Rice (Oryza sativa) production systems have faced the two opposing challenges all over the world: the need to increase the production to nourish the world’s increasing population and reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG). Nitrous oxide (N2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are the most significant GHG...
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The present food system (including production, transportation, processing, packaging, storing, retail, and consumption) is a source of nutrition for the great majority of the world population in addition to supporting the livelihoods of about 200 million people. Food supply per capita has increased by more than 30% since 1961, this is accompanied b...
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Achieving food security while protecting the environment in the context of future global climate changes is a great challenge to the sustainability of modern agricultural systems. Food production is likely to maintain priority over environmental protection. In modern agriculture, input management is very crucial for sustaining future food security...
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Fusarium wilt is a severe disease that plays a significant role in reducing the yield of lentil. Under favorable conditions for disease growth, the disease can cause complete crop failure and can be a crucial limiting issue for lentil cultivation in specific geographical zones. The current work focused on isolating potentialbio-agents exhibiting co...
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Fusarium wilt is a severe disease that plays a significant role in reducing the yield of lentil. Under favorable conditions for disease growth, the disease can cause complete crop failure and can be a crucial limiting issue for lentil cultivation in specific geographical zones. The current work focused on isolating potentialbio-agents exhibiting co...
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The present investigation was conducted to understand the role of enriched biochar on soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics, leaching losses of nutrients, and growth attributes of wheat. Buffalo slurry (BS) was used to enrich the biochar for 24 h and 2% biochar (SB) or enriched biochar (SEB) was used. Enrichment of biochar with BS as SEB improved the C...