Khalid A. Asiry

Khalid A. Asiry
King Abdulaziz University · Department of Arid Land Agriculture,

Ph.D

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August 2011 - December 2015
University of Hail
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (49)
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Availability of data on agricultural activities and production are essential for an appropriate socio-economic planning and sustainability. This study was conducted using a questionnaire that was randomly distributed to farmers to identify some features of the agricultural activities in Hail region and to serve as baseline data on agricultural prac...
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Coronaviruses are the causative agents of many infectious diseases in human and animals. These included severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), avian infectious bronchitis (IBV) in poultry, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in humans. These results had considerable death burdens and negative influenc...
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Diseases negatively impact the environment, causing many health risks and the spread of pollution and hazards. A novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has led to a recent respiratory syndrome epidemic in humans. In December 2019, the sudden emergence of this new coronavirus and the subsequent severe di...
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In the near future, the year 2050, agricultural production should expand to fulfill the needs of approximately 9.7 billion inhabitants. Such an objective should be harmonized with social, economic, and environmental sustainability aspects to maintain safe food production and food security worldwide. For more than a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has r...
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A system for manufacturing purified shellac floss from crude shellac includes a spinner unit, and a rotatable head with a cavity to accommodate the crude shellac. A microwave generator unit is configured to supply microwave radiation to the spinner unit. A collection unit has a side wall and an end wall defining an interior volume and is configured...
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In this paper, crude flakes (CFs) of shellac were converted into purified, nonwoven, thermospun fibers (shellac floss) using two devices, namely, an electric thermospinner (ETS) and a microwave thermospinner (MTS). This conversion was achieved by the action of heating and the centrifugal forces that arose toward the outside of the spinner-head cavi...
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In Saudi Arabia, the tomato is susceptible to a wide range of insect pests that could destroy this valuable vegetable crop, cause yield losses, and affect fruit quality and quantity. Insecticides are widely applied to protect tomatoes and control pests that develop a resistance to pesticides, but these affect human health and have a negative impact...
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This paper aimed to review the recent advances in using insect meal in poultry nutrition to assess the suitable species, dietary inclusion level, and nutrients profile, advantage, and disadvantage as well. More than 50 research articles, review articles, short communications, and book chapters were obtained from various online databases i.e. Google...
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A knowledge of the ecological aspects of insect pests is one of the most important portions for applying the integrated pest management. This study was conducted to survey the main insect pests of date palms in the Agricultural Research Station, affiliated to King Abdul-Aziz University, which is located in Huda Al-Sham region, western Saudi Arabia...
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The therapeutic importance of Balanites aegyptiaca in folk medicine for the treatment of several common human diseases has led researchers to conduct phytochemical and pharmacological studies on extracts from various parts of the plant. In the current study, the phytochemical composition of the B. aegyptiaca methanolic fruit extract was characteriz...
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The insecticidal and repellent activities of methanolic extracts of Ruta chalepensis L. (Rutaceae: Sapindales), Rhazya stricta Decne (Apocynaceae: Gentianales), Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk (Boraginales: Boraginaceae), Salvadora persica L. (Salvadoraceae: Brassicales), and Moringa oleifera L. (Moringaceae: Brassicales) were investigated against t...
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Effective alternative strategies and methodological approaches are critically necessary for cancer prevention and therapy. In this study, we investigated the antitumor potential of neem fruit mesocarp and epicarp extracts. The chemical composition of the derived extracts was characterized using GC–MS. Data were collected on the antimicrobial activi...
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Given its high nutritional value and capacity to grow in harsh environments, quinoa has significant potential to address a range of food security concerns. Monitoring the development of phenotypic traits during field trials can provide insights into the varieties best suited to specific environmental conditions and management strategies. Unmanned a...
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One hundred twenty, 12 weeks old laying Japanese quails (JQ) were equally divided into 4 groups (6 replicates of 5 birds/group). The control group (CON) fed a corn-soybean diet; TML1.4, TML2.8, and TML5.6 groups fed a diet where a Tenebrio molitor larvae meal (TML) was included at 1.4, 2.8, and 5.6%, respectively. The trial lasted 54 days. The vill...
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Background The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), overruns date palm ranches in most Oases of Saudi Arabia and causes massive economic losses. Integrated pest management (IPM) of the RPW by biocontrol agents of bacterial isolates was the primary aim of the present study. Results Thirty-seven bacterial iso...
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The biological effect of acetone extracts from three selected plants, Lantana camara, Rhazya astricta, and Citrullus colocynthis, on the egg hatch rate, larvicidal activity, and larval development of Culex pipiens L. was investigated. The egg hatch rate of Cx. pipiens was significantly reduced (P<0.01) when the extracts of L. camara were used. More...
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The toxicity and repellency of methanolic extracts (ME) of four plant species namely Lantana camara, Ruta chalepensis, Rhazya stricta and Heliotropium bacciferum against the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) were evaluated. ME of each plant was tested at different concentration (200, 300, 400 and 500 ppm) aga...
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Dengue fever, transmitted by Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae), is the most important disease affecting human health and economy in the western part of Saudi Arabia. This study aimed to investigate the larvicidal activities of ethanolic, acetonic and aqueous extracts prepared from the leaves of Arfaj (Rhanterium epapposum Oliv.) against dengue...
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The current study was conducted to evaluate the toxicity and repellent effects of ethanolic extracts of Lantana camara, Moringa oleifera, Rhazya stricta and Ruta chalepensis on subterranean termite, Psammotermes hybostoma. All the tested extracts demonstrated noticeable toxicities, however, L. camara and R. stricta showed relatively more toxic effe...
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COVID-19 pandemic has passed to the front all the contradictions of the beekeeping sector: the valuable role of bee products as immune enhancers and antiviral agents and the impact that unsustainability of human activities has on bees’ health and survival. The COVID-19 emergency led several countries to adopt severe restriction measures to contrast...
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Cereal aphids are known as serious pests that cause considerable yield losses of wheat production. In this study, cereal aphids and their common natural enemies inhabiting the commercial wheat crop were investigated between February and April 2013 as a preliminary study in the Hail region, northern Saudi Arabia. Results showed that wheat crops were...
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Hermetia illucens larvae (five days old) were farmed on broiler feed (control diet), a vegetable diet (V100), a 50% of vegetable diet + 50% of butchery wastes (V50 + B50), and a 75% of vegetable diet + 25% of butchery wastes (V75 + B25) to evaluate their suitability. Ten kilograms of substrate and 6000 larvae composed each replicate (nine per group...
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Root rot of alfalfa caused by Rhizoctonia solani is considered one of the most important diseases, which annually occurred in many plants and causes great losses in yield production. So the present study aimed to find the best strategy to control or at least reduce disease severity. The Results showed that the fungal isolates were identified by usi...
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Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum is considered one of the most important and wide spread bacterial pathogen that is responsible for great and destructive losses to the production of potato worldwide leading to the loss of hundreds of tons in the fields, transit or even during the shipment. The present study mainly carried out to assess...
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Arthropods are highly effective vectors for a number of life threatening pathogens, parasites, viruses etc., across the world. Hyalomma dromedarii Koch is the prominent tick species infesting camels. Therefore, in this research we studied the insecticidal efficacy of commercially available deltamethrin (DM), Cypermethrin (Cym) and α-Cypermethrin (α...
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Worldwide, tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta(Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most devastating invasive pests of tomato crops. It is one of the most important biotic constraints for tomato production which may lead to the production loss up to 100% if it cannot becontrolled. T. absolutacomprises four developmental stages: egg, larvae, pupa,and...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the toxicity of aqueous, ethanolic and acetonic extracts of Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae), Ruta chalepensis L. (Rutaceae) and Rhazya stricta Decne (Apocynaceae), against larvae of Khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), feeding on wheat seeds after 2, 4, and 6 days (d). These plan...
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The current study explores the market situation and regulatory mechanisms for pesticides in Saudi Arabia. Nevertheless, pesticides application safeguards better yield from farms and ensures better storage of agriculture products. On the other hand, misuse of pesticides creates health risks that need regulatory mechanisms to ensure safe use of pesti...
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The red palm weevil (RPW) Rhynchophorus ferrugineus overrun date palm ranches in many parts of Saudi Arabia, henceforth causes massive economic losses. Integrated pest Management (IPM) of the RPW by utilizing Entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana), which has antagonistic activity against many insect pests, was the main objective of the current...
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The present research was undertaken to study the synergistic effect of 3 pyrethroid and 3 organophosphorus insecticides against field strain of the females and the 2nd larval instars of the housefly, M. domestica using CDC bottle and dipping application bioassay techniques under laboratory conditions, respectively. It was found that pyrethroid inse...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of ethanolic leaf extracts from four selected local plants, Citrullus colocynthis (bitter apple), Artemisia annua (sweet wormwood), Pergularia tomentosa (Fattaka), and Rhanterium epapposum (Arfaj), from Hail region, northern Saudi Arabia, against the larval stages of the Dengue fever vector, Aedes a...
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This study examined the status of the physico-chemical properties of agricultural soils from the Hail region of Saudi Arabia, as well as the correlation between soil salinity and physico-chemical properties. The map of the study area was prepared using the Arc GIS 9.3 software. A total of 126 samples were collected to determine surface and subsurfa...
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This study was conducted as a pilot study to evaluate the toxicity of three different extracts (water, ethanol and acetone) from Fattaka fruits, Pergularia tomentosa L. (Asclepiadaceae), at five different concentrations against the fourth instar larvae of the Dengue Fever mosquito vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Results showed that the e...
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Subfamily Aphidiinae has diverse parasitoid species that are known as solitary endoparasitoids of aphid pests with a comprehensive distribution. Thus, the present study was conducted as a preliminary study to investigate the species richness and abundance of the family of Braconidae (Subfamily Aphidiinae) within a commercial barley crop between Feb...
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Mermessus fradeorum (Berland, 1932) of family Linyphiidae is recorded from Saudi Arabia for the first time.
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The impacts of aqueous extracts from different parts (root, stem, leaf and fruit) of bitter apple Citrullus colocynthis (Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae), with five different concentrations, on controlling the bird cherry-oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Homoptera: Aphididae) were investigated under laboratory conditions. Results showed that the eff...
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Ectoparasitic arthropods are a diverse element of the Saudi fauna for this a survey of ectoparasites associated with rodents was conducted as a preliminary study in five districts of Hail region northern Saudi Arabia for first time. Ectoparasites extracted from 750 rodents were sampled and identified for recording their frequency of appearance. Res...
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The biochemical effects of the chlorpyrifos organophosphate insecticide and camphor plant oil in addition to their combination were studied and compared against the fourth larval instars of the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis under laboratory condition. Biochemical analysis showed that the total protein content of the cotton leaf worm larval...
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The impacts of cereal-legume intercropping regimes upon the abundance of invertebrates in two differently managed arable systems (i.e. conventional and organic systems) were investigated between April and September 2007. The organically managed plots were on fertility soil, established following three years of clover ley. Within the two sites the e...
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Alzanzalakhet, Melia azedarach L. (Sapindales: Meliaceae) is a common medicinal plant which is found in Hail desert in Saudi Arabia and traditionally used for various purposes. In this study, toxin effectiveness of the ethanolic, acetonic, and aqueous extracts of M. azedarach leaves was tested to determine a larvicidal activity against the cucurbit...

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The project proposes developing an alternate biological control method that is safe, implementing less labor, and cost effective, for the management of the RPW by using Entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana) which has a pathogenic effect against some insect species.