Fahad Nasir

Fahad Nasir
Chinese Academy of Sciences | CAS · Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology

PhD in Plant Biology

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Introduction
Studying the role of plant signaling and/or signaling molecules in tailoring the rhizosphere microbiome.
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - September 2020
Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Position
  • PostDoc Position
September 2014 - July 2019
Northeast Normal University
Position
  • PhD Student

Publications

Publications (46)
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Background The bacterial mechanisms responsible for hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) scavenging have been well-reported, yet little is known about how bacteria isolated from cold-environments respond to H2O2 stress. Therefore, we investigated the transcriptional profiling of the Planomicrobium strain AX6 strain isolated from the cold-desert ecosystem in th...
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Desert soil around the black stones is highly complex, which substantially affects the diversity and composition of inhabiting microbes. The existence of black stones in the southern part of the Black Gobi desert of China could provide microhabitats for diverse bacterial communities that remain unexplored. Hence, Illumina MiSeq sequencing was used...
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Limited knowledge about the variation patterns of bacterial community composition in the sand and vegetative ecosystems confines our understanding regarding the contribution of the sand dune to desert areas. In this study, 454 pyrosequencing platforms were adopted to determine the community structure of bacteria and diversity of sand dunes in north...
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Soil physicochemical properties and fungal communities are pivotal factors for continuous cropping of American ginseng ( Panax quinquefolium L.). However, the response of soil physicochemical properties and fungal communities to replant disease of American ginseng has not yet been studied. High-throughput sequencing and soil physicochemical analyse...
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American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium L.) is a perennial plant that is cultivated for medicinal purposes. Unfortunately, outbreaks of root rot disease in American ginseng (AG) reduce yields and result in serious economic losses. Information on the dynamics of soil microbial communities associated with healthy and diseased AG of different ages is li...
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The rhizosphere fungal community affects the ability of crops to acquire nutrients and their susceptibility to pathogen invasion. However, the effects of rice domestication on the diversity and interactions of rhizosphere fungal community still remain largely unknown. Here, internal transcribed spacer amplicon sequencing was used to systematically...
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Bacterial communities in cold-desert habitats play an important ecological role. However, the variation in bacterial diversity and community composition of the cold-desert ecosystem in Qinghai–Tibet Plateau remains unknown. To fill this scientific gape, Illumina MiSeq sequencing was performed on 15 soil samples collected from different cold-desert...
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More than 80% of land plant species benefit from symbiotic partnerships with arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, which assist in nutrient acquisition and enhance the ability of host plants to adapt to environmental constraints. Host-generated plasma membrane-residing receptor-like kinases and the intracellular α/β-hydrolase DWARF14-LIKE, a putative...
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A recent study by Choi et al. provides evidence of the interaction between the karrikin (KAR) signaling and strigolactone (SL) biosynthetic pathways. Since SLs shape rhizomicrobiome composition, it is of interest to determine whether KAR signaling could affect rhizomicrobiome composition by improving the synthesis of root-derived SLs to support cli...
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Little known the connections between soybeans mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) gene expression and the rhizomicrobiome upon invasion of the root pathogen Fusarium oxysporum. To address this lack of knowledge, we assessed the rhizomicrobiome and root transcriptome sequencing of wild and cultivated soybean during the invasion of F. oxysporum....
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Plant domestication was a pivotal accomplishment in human history, which led to a reduction in genetic diversity of crop species; however, there was less research focus on how this reduced genetic diversity of crops in affecting rhizosphere microbial communities during crop domestication process. Here, we used high-throughput sequencing to explore...
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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) establish symbiotic interaction with 80% of known land plants. It has a pronounced impact on plant growth, water absorption, mineral nutrition, and protection from abiotic stresses. Plants are very dynamic systems having great adaptability under continuously changing drying conditions. In this regard, the function...
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This study presents evidence that strigolactones (SLs) promote defense against devastating rice blast fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae. Impairment in either SL-biosynthetic dwarf17 (d17) or -signaling (d14) led to increased susceptibility towards M. oryzae. Comparative transcriptome profiling of the SL-signaling d14 mutant and WT plants revealed...
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Background Rice, which serves as a staple food for more than half of the world’s population, is very susceptible to the pathogenic fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. However, common wild rice (Oryza rufipogon), which is the ancestor of Asian cultivated rice (O. sativa), has significant potential as a genetic source of resistance to M. oryzae. Recent studi...
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The fungicides used to control diseases in cereal production can have adverse effects on non-target microbial communities, with possible consequences for plant health and productivity. Although we know that fungicides affect microbial community structure and soil activities, it is unclear how crop cultivars have altered the impact of fungicides on...
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Asian cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L), the important cereal crop, has low resistance to numerous biotic and abiotic stresses compared to its ancestral wild rice (Oryza rufipogon). Although genetic studies have shown that the susceptibility of cultivated rice towards various environmental stresses is due to its narrow genetic diversity caused by do...
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Cultivated soybean (Glycine max) was derived from the wild soybean (Glycine soja), which has genetic resources that can be critically important for improving plant stress resistance. However, little information is available pertaining to the molecular and physiochemical comparison between the cultivated and wild soybeans in response to the pathogen...
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Soil salinization is one of the key factors that threatens plant existence worldwide and is a major challenge to sustain crop production and soil quality. However, there has been limited research on the responses of microbial communities and enzyme activities under soil amendments application in saline alkaline soils. Here, we explored the response...
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Panax ginseng is an important medicinal herb due to its ability to strengthen the human immune system. However, due to the increasing needs of ginseng in medicine, the continuous cropping of ginseng has become more common and has resulted in increased problems with fungal decay. Thus, chemical fungicides are commonly used in ginseng plantings, whic...
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The rhizomicrobiome plays a key role in suppressing soil-borne plant diseases. It remains unclear if crop domestication has altered the rhizomicrobiome and reduced the resistance of domesticated crops to pathogens. To investigate this question, the pathogenic fungus Magnaporthe oryzae was administered to the rhizosphere of plants of cultivated and...
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There is concerted understanding that soil bacterial communities have the main influence in directing the structure of soil environment yet little is acknowledged about their ecological distribution. We assessed the distribution pattern for the unique community structure and rich diversity of bacteria including Frankia and the connection between en...
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To investigate and document the indigenous knowledge on the medicinal flora of the native communities in Swabi district, Pakistan. A field survey was carried out and data was based on semi-structured interviews, group discussions, and questionnaire from 8 villages. 180 local individual of local communities were interviewed and collected data were a...
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The plant and root-associated microbiomes are closely related. Plant metabolic substances can serve as a nutrient source for the microbiome, and in return, the microbiome can regulate the production of plant metabolic substances. Wild rice (Oryza rufipogon), as the ancestor of cultivated rice (Oryza sativa), has changed several metabolic pathways a...
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Background: Magnaporthe oryzae, the causal fungus of rice blast disease, negatively impacts global rice production. Wild rice (Oryza rufipogon), a relative of cultivated rice (O. sativa), possesses unique attributes that enable it to resist pathogen invasion. Although wild rice represents a major resource for disease resistance, relative to curren...
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Plant pathogens represent a huge threat to world food security, affecting both crop production and quality. Although significant progress has been made in improving plant immunity by expressing key, defense-related genes and proteins from different species in transgenic crops, a challenge remains for molecular breeders and biotechnologists to succe...
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Drought stress is one of the key abiotic stresses restraining the crop growth and production worldwide. Drought stress can also influence the structure and function of rhizosphere microbiome. The main objective of current investigation was to explore the effects of drought stress on shaping bacterial and fungal community structure in the wild and c...
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Plants colonized by Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) greatly enhance Phosphorus (P) and Nitrogen (N) acquisition, especially by extra radical mycelium. On the other hand, soil bacteria referred to as rhizobia establish a symbiotic relationship with legume plants by making novel root organ known as nodules, which fix atmospheric dinitrogen (N2) an...
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Oryza rufipogon is the ancestor of human-cultivated Oryza sativa. However, little is known about the difference between the root-associated microorganisms of O. rufipogon and O. sativa. In this study, the root-associated bacteria of O. rufipogon, Leersia hexandra, and O. sativa from different latitudes in China were studied by DGGE analysis. Their...
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Use of heavy metal-tolerant bacteria for bioremediation is an environmentally safe and economical approach. Selected chromium-tolerant bacteria were tested in a greenhouse experiment. Different sets of pots were contaminated with three rates of Cr, i.e., 20, 30, and 40 ppm, using K2Cr2O7 and incubated for 1 month. Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed...
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Genetic transformation aims to introduce gene with desirable trait into plant for a particular purpose and geographical location(s). According to need, the gene is transferred with specific promoter to obligate its expression either all the time or at particular time and tissue. A variety of diverse promoters are convenient that regulate the degree...
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The traditional utilization of medicinal plants in healthcare performs and providing indication to new areas of research and hence its importance is now well recognized. However, information on the uses of indigenous plants for medicine is not well documented from many rural areas of Pakistan including district Mardan. The present studies were aime...

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