Dr. Rosna Mat Taha

Dr. Rosna Mat Taha

Professor
University of Malaya, Malaysia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

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Biography

Dr. Rosna Mat Taha is currently working as Faculty member of University of Malaya, Malaysia. She has completed her Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. Her field of specialization includes Plant Morphogenesis, Tissue Culture & and Plant Biotechnology. She is an Associate Editor for Asian Journal of Biotechnology, Asian Journal of Plant sciences, Journal of Applied Sciences, Journal of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. She is member of European Association for Research on Plant Breeding, International Society for Horticultural Science and Emerald Literati Network. She has published 18 book chapters, 173 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Biotechnology
62%
Plant Tissue Culture
90%
Plant Morphogenesis
75%
Artificial Seeds
55%

Education

1989

Ph.D.

Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Plant Biotechnology

1984

B.Sc.

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Botany

Selected Publications

  1. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, M. Mohajer and M. Khalili, 2016. Effects of cryopreservation and relative humidity on viability and nutritional composition of sainfoin (onobrychis viciifolia scop.). J. Anim. Plant Sci., .

  2. Mahmad, N., R.M. Taha, R. Othman, H. Elias and A. Salleh, 2016. Encapsulated embryogenic callus of clitoria ternatea L. for regeneration and conservation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 7: 363-367.

  3. Usop, R., Z. Abidin, Z.H. Mazni, N. Ain, N.H. Anwar, A. Halim, Norhana, R.M. Taha, M. Careem, S.R. Majid and A.K. Arof, 2015. The colour stability of natural dye coating films consisting of chlorophyll after exposed to UV-A. Pigm. Resin Technol., .

  4. Rawi, N., R.M. Taha, N. Mahmad and S. Mohajer, 2015. The effects of picloram and 2,4- dichlorophenoxyl acetic acid on induction of red- coloured callus from celosia plumosa, an attractive ornamental plant. J. Appl. Phys. Sci., .

  5. Mubarak, E.E., L.Z. Ali, I.F.A. Ahmed and A.B. Ali, 2015. Essential oil compositions and cytotoxicity from various organs of eucalyptus camaldulensis. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 17: 320-326.

  6. Mubarak, E.E. amd M.R. Taha, 2015. Eucalyptus camaldulensis dehn.(red gum): micropropagation, and volatile constituents. J. Essent. Oil Bear. Plants, 18: 713-717.
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  7. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, M. Mohajer and I.Y. Javan, 2015. UV-B irradiation effects on biological activities and cytological behavior of sainfoin (onobrychis viciifolia scop.) grown in vivo and in vitro. Pak. J. Bot., 47: 1817-1824.

  8. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha and S.Z. Azmi, 2015. Phytochemical screening and potential of natural dye colourant from pomegranate (punica granatum L.). Pigm. Resin Technol., .

  9. Esmaeili, A.K., R.M. Taha, S. Mohajer and B. Banisalam, 2015. In vitro regeneration and comparison of phenolic content, antioxidant and antityrosinase activity of in vivo and in vitro grown asparagus officinalis L. Sains Malaysiana, .

  10. Esmaeili, A.K., R.M. Taha, S. Mohajer and B. Banisalam, 2015. Antioxidant activity and total phenolic and flavonoid content of various solvent extracts from in vivo and in vitro grown Trifolium pratense L. (red clover). BioMed Res. Int. 10.1155/2015/643285.
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  11. Elias, H., R.M. Taha, N.A. Hasbullah, N. Mohamed, A.A. Manan, N. Mahmad and S. Mohajer, 2015. The effects of plant growth regulators on shoot formation, regeneration and coloured callus production in Echinocereus cinerascens in vitro. Plant Cell Tissue Org. Cult., 120: 729-739.
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  12. Danaee, M., R. Farzinebrahimi, M.A. Kadir, U.R. Sinniah, R. Mohamad and R.M. Taha, 2015. In vitro sterilization and enhancement of callus induction from leaf and internode explants of phyllanthus pulcher Wall. ex Mll. Arg. Philippine Agric. Sci., 98: 47-51.

  13. Danaee, M., R. Farzinebrahimi, M. Abdul Kadir, U.R. Sinniah, R. Mohamad and R.M. Taha, 2015. Effects of MeJA and SA elicitation on secondary metabolic activity, antioxidant content and callogenesis in phyllanthus pulcher. Braz. J. Bot., .

  14. Yaacob, J.S., R.M. Taha and S. Mohajer, 2014. Organogenesis induction and acclimatization of African blue lily (Agapanthus praecox ssp. minimus). Int. J. Agric. Biol., 16: 57-64.
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  15. Yaacob, J.S., N. Mahmad, R.M. Taha, N. Mohamed, A.I.M. Yussof and A. Saleh, 2014. Optimization of culture conditions (sucrose, pH, and photoperiod) for in vitro regeneration and early detection of somaclonal variation in ginger lime (citrus assamensis). Sci. World J., 10.1155/2014/262710.
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  16. Yaacob J.S. and R.M. Taha, 2014. Genetic stability of in vitro propagated African blue lily (agapanthus praecox ssp. maximus). Caryologia, 67: 227-233.

  17. Rozali, S.E., K.A. Rashid, A. Nezhadahmadi, R.M. Taha and Y.A. Rene, 2014. Studies on callus induction, shoot regeneration and antibacterial activities of an important ornamental succulent plant, echeveria perle von nuenberg. Sci. World J., .

  18. Rozali, S.E., K.A. Rashid and M.R. Taha, 2014. Micropropagation of an exotic ornamental plant, calathea crotalifera, for production of high quality plantlets. Sci. World J., 10.1155/2014/457092.
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  19. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, M.M. Lay, A.K. Esmaeili and M. Khalili, 2014. Stimulatory effects of gamma irradiation on phytochemical properties, mitotic behaviour and nutritional composition of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.). Scient. World J. 10.1155/2014/854093.
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  20. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, M. Mohajer and A.K. Esmaeili, 2014. Micropropagation of bioencapsulation and ultrastructural features of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) grown in vivo and in vitro. Sci. World J. 10.1155/2014/680356.
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  21. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, J.S. Yaacob and A. Kumari, 2014. Post harvest management of the pests and some important diseases of the fruits. In: Recent Trends in Post Harvest Technology and Management. Simson, S.P. (Ed.). Manglam Publications, Delhi, India, pp: 1-12.

  22. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, J.S. Yaacob and A. Kumari, 2014. Integrated approach to fight against pests and diseases in potato (Solanum tuberosum Linn.). In: In: Recent Trends in Post Harvest Technology and Management. Simson, S.P. (Ed.). Manglam Publications, Delhi, India, pp: 83-96.

  23. Mohajer, S. and R.M. Taha, 2014. Observations on the cytology and karyogram of an Onobrychis viciifolia Scop. new variety in callus, in vivo and in vitro cultures. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 16: 1683-1698.
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  24. Mahmad, N., M.R. Taha, R. Othman, A. Saleh, N.A. Hasbullah and H. Elias, 2014. Effects of NAA and BAP, double-layered media, and light distance on in vitro regeneration of nelumbo nucifera gaertn.(lotus), an aquatic edible plant. Sci. World J., 10.1155/2014/745148.
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  25. Farzinebrahimi, R., R.M. Taha, K.A. Rashid and J.S. Yaacob, 2014. The effect of various media and hormones via suspension culture on secondary metabolic activities of (cape jasmine) gardenia jasminoides ellis. Sci. world j., 10.1155/2014/407284.
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  26. Farzinebrahimi, R., R.M. Taha, K. Rashid and J. Syafawati, 2014. An investigation study on suspension culture and secondary metabolic activities of gardenia jasminoides ellis. Sci. Agricola J., .

  27. Farzinebrahimi, R., K.A. Rashid, R.M. Taha and M.I. Jamaludin, 2014. Effect of gamma-ray radiation on morphological development of orthosiphon stamineus (cat whisker). J. IPCBEE, .

  28. Faruq, G., R.M. Taha and Z.H. Prodhan, 2014. Rice ratoon crop: a sustainable rice production system for tropical hill agriculture. Sustainability, 6: 5785-5800.
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  29. Azmi, S.Z., R.M. Taha, S. Mohajer and A.I.M. Yussof, 2014. Callus induction, in vitro regeneration and ultra-structural studies of punica granatum L. Indian J. Biotechnol., .

  30. Ahmed, A.B.A., T. Lydia and R.M. Taha, 2014. Recent Advantages of Seafood cooking methods based on nutritional quality and health benefits. In: Seafood Science: Advances in Chemistry, Technology and Applications. Kim, S., (Ed.). CRC Press, Boca Raton London New York, pp: 47-79.

  31. Abu Bakar, D., B.A. Ahmed and R.M. Taha, 2014. In vitro callus induction and plant regeneration of Celosia argentea: An important medicinal plant. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 57: 860-866.
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  32. Yaacob, J.S., S.L. Hwei San and R.M. Taha, 2013. Protein profiling and histone deacetylation activities in somaclonal variants of oil palm (elaeis guineensis jacq.). Sci. World J., .

  33. Yaacob, J.S., R.M. Taha, J. Norizam, Z. Hasni, H. Elias and N. Mohamed, 2013. Callus induction, plant regeneration and somaclonal variation in in vivo and in vitro grown white shrimp plant (justicia betonica linn.). Aust. J. Crop Sci., 7: 281-288.
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  34. Yaacob, J.S., R.M. Taha and A.K. Esmaeili, 2013. Comparative studies on cellular behaviour of carnation (dianthus caryophyllus cv. grenadin) grown in vivo and in vitro for early detection of somaclonal variation. Sci. World J., .

  35. Veeramohan, R., N.W. Haron and R.M. Taha, 2013. Scanning electron microscopy studies and in vitro regeneration of passiflora edulis sims var. edulis for conservation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 586-590.

  36. Taha, R.M., N. Mahmad, J.S. Yaacob, N. Abdullah and S. Mohajer, 2013. Synthetic seeds production and regeneration of Oxalis triangularis for mass propagation and conservation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 461-464.
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  37. Taha R.M. and S. Mohajer, 2013. Mass propagation of sainfoin (onobrychis viciifolia syn. onobrychis sativa L.)- A novel forage crop through synthetic seed technology. UMR Bull., 3: 24-25.

  38. Rahiman, F.A., N. Mahmad, R.M. Taha, H. Elias and F.H. Zaman, 2013. Antimicrobial properties of lawsonia inermis syn. Lawsonia alba in vivo and in vitro. J. Food Agric. Environ., 11: 502-504.

  39. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, H. Elias, A. Kumari and M.R. Sanna, 2013. Early detection of superior varieties of sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa) through in vivo and in vitro studies. SABRAO J. Breed. Genet., 45: 391-399.
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  40. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, A. Khorasani and E.E. Mubarak, 2013. Comparative studies of forage yield and quality traits among proso millet, foxtail millet and sainfoin varieties. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 465-469.
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  41. Mohajer, S., A.A. Jafari, R.M. Taha, J.S. Yaacob and A. Saleh, 2013. Genetic diversity analysis of agro-morphological and quality traits in populations of sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa). Aust. J. Crop Sci., 7: 1024-1031.
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  42. Mat Nor, N.A., N. Aziz, A.F. Mohd-Adnan, R.M. Taha and A.K. Arof, 2013. Effects of UV-B irradiation on poly (vinyl alcohol) and Ixora siamensis anthocyanins-coated glass. Pigm. Resin Technol., 42: 163-169.
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  43. Mahmad, N., R.M. Taha, H. Elias, F. Abdul Rahiman, S. Abdullah, S.N. Wafa and S.M.T. Wafa, 2013. The effect of zeatin and gibberelic acid on in vitro flowering of phlox paniculata L. Res. J. BioTechnol., .

  44. Hasbullah, N.A., A. Saleh and R.M. Taha, 2013. Establishment of somatic embryogenesis from gerbera jamesonii bolus EX. Hook F. through suspension culture. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 13762-13768.
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  45. Hamad, A.H.M., R.M. Taha and S. Mohajer, 2013. In vitro induction and proliferation of adventitious roots in pineapple (ananas comosus L.) cultivars of smooth cayenne and morris. Aust. J.o Crop Sci., 7: 1038-1045.

  46. Farzinebrahimi, R., R.M. Taha, K.A. Rashid, M. Fadaienasab and M.K. Yusoff, 2013. Effect of landfill leachate on brassica chinensis dry matter weight and iron concentration. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 591-594.

  47. Farzinebrahimi, R., R.M. Taha and K.A. Rashid, 2013. Effect of light intensity and soil media on establishment and growth of curculigo latifolia Dryand. J. Appl. Hortic., 15: 224-226.

  48. Esmaeili, A.K., R.M. Taha, B. Banisalam, S. Mohajer and N.Z. Mahmood, 2013. Antimicrobial activities of extracts derived from in vivo and in vitro grown Trifolium pratense (red clover). Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 475-478.
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  49. Daud, N., R.M. Taha, N.N.M. Noor and H. Alimon, 2013. Provision of low cost media options for in vitro culture of celosia sp. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 18349-18355.
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  50. Awal, A., A.B.A. Ahmed, R.M. Taha, J.S. Yaacob and S. Mohajer, 2013. Effect of adenine, sucrose and plant growth regulators on the indirect organogenesis and on in vitro flowering in Begonia x hiemalis fotsch. Aust. J. Crop Sci., 7: 691-698.
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  51. Anuar, N., A.F. Mohd Adnan, N. Saat, N., Aziz and R.M. Taha, 2013. Optimization of extraction parameters by using response surface methodology, purification, and identification of anthocyanin pigments in melastoma malabathricum fruit. Sci. World J., .
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  52. Al-Saif, A.M., A.S. Hossain and R.M. Taha, 2013. Effects of benzylaminopurine and naphthalene acetic acid on proliferation and shoot growth of pineapple (ananas comosus l. merr) in vitro. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 5291-5295.
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  53. Ahmed, A.B.A., M. Vijayakumar, N. Abdullah and R.M. Taha, 2013. Properties, biological advantages and Industrial significance of Marine peptides. In: Marine Proteins and Peptides: Biological Activities and Applications. Kim, S., (Ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, pp: 631-639.

  54. Ahmed, A.B.A., A.S. Rao, M.V. Rao and R.M. Taha, 2013. HPTLC/HPLC and gravimetric methodology for the identification and quantification of gymnemic acid from gymnema sylvestre methanolic extracts. Acta Chromatogr., 25: 1-23.

  55. Abidin, Z.H.Z., N.N. Naziron, K.M. Nasir, M.S. Rusli, S.V. Lee, M.Z. Kufian and R.M. Taha, 2013. Influence of curcumin natural dye colorant with PMMA-acrylic polyol blended polymer. Pigm. Resin Technol., 42: 95-102.

  56. Abdullah, N., W.A.R. Wan Razarinah, N.Z. Mahmood and R.M. Taha, 2013. Treatment of landfill leachate using ganoderma australe mycelia immobilized on ecomat. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 4: 483-487.

  57. Yaacob, J.S., A.I.M. Yussof, R.M. Taha and S. Mohajer, 2012. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from bulb, leaf and root explants of African blue lily (Agapanthus praecox ssp. minimus). Aust. J. Crop Sci., 6: 1462-1470.
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  58. Wong, K.F. and R.M. Taha, 2012. The effect of 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 6-benzylaminopurine on callus induction and plant regeneration of allamanda cathartica-a valuable medicinal plant. Res. J. Biotechnol., 7: 75-80.
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  59. Taha, R.M., A. Saleh, N. Mahmad, N.A. Hasbullah and S. Mohajer, 2012. Germination and plantlet regeneration of encapsulated microshoots of aromatic rice (Oryza sativa L. Cv. MRQ 74). Scient. World J. 10.1100/2012/578020.
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  60. Taha, R.M. and S.N. Wafa, 2012. Plant regeneration and cellular behaviour studies in celosia cristata grown in vivo and in vitro. Sci. World J., .
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  61. Rashid, K.A., R. Farzinebrahimi and R.M. Taha, 2012. Effect of gamma ray radiation on selected ornamental musa. Acta Biol. Cracoviensia Ser. Bot., .

  62. Mubarak, E.E., R.M. Taha and S. Mohajer, 2012. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh essential oil from Malaysia. Malaysian J. Pharm., 1: 111-115.

  63. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, A.B.A. Ahmed and E. Elaagib, 2012. Effect of Different Herbicides on Seed Yield and Physiological Aspects in Soybean (Glycine max L.). In: Recent Advances in Medicinal Plants and Their Cultivation, Kumari, A., R.K. Kahjuria and R.K. Lal (Eds.). Manglam Publishers and Distributors, India, ISBN: 9789381142684, pp: 58-73.

  64. Mohajer, S., R.M. Taha, A. Khorasani and J.S. Yaacob, 2012. Induction of different types of callus and somatic embryogenesis in various explants of sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa). Aust. J. Crop Sci., 6: 1305-1313.
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  65. Mohajer, S., H. Ghods, R.M. Taha and A. Talati, 2012. Effect of different harvest time on yield and forage quality of three varieties of common millet (Panicum miliaceum). Scient. Res. Essays, 7: 3020-3025.
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  66. Mohajer, S., A.A. Jafari, R.M. Taha and A.B.A. Ahmed, 2012. Evaluation of yield And morphology traits in 72 genotypes of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop) through factor analysis. Legume Res., 35: 132-137.
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  67. Mohajer, S. and R.M. Taha, 2012. Production of artificial seeds derived from encapsulated in vitro micro shoots of cauliflower, brassica oleracea var. botrytis. Biotechnol. Lett., 17: 7549-7556.

  68. Hasbullah, N.A., R.M. Taha, A. Saleh and N. Mohamed, 2012. Physiological responses of callus from gerbera jamesonii bolus ex. Hook F. to gamma irradiation. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 55: 411-416.
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  69. Hasbullah, N.A., R.M. Taha, A. Saleh and N. Mahmad, 2012. Irradiation effect on in vitro organogenesis, callus growth and plantlet development of gerbera jamesonii. Hortic. Bras., 30: 252-257.
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  70. Ebrahimi, R.F., R.M. Taha, M.F. Nasab and S. Mokhtari, 2012. In vitro plant regeneration, antioxidant and antibacterial studies on broccoli, brassica oleracea var. Italica. Pak. J. Bot., 44: 2117-2122.
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  71. Doss, K.A., R.A. Kumar, A.B.A. Ahmed, R.M. Taha and N. Indra, 2012. Effect of feeding centella asiatica and emblica officinalis supplement diet on reduced the lead acetate toxicity in fish oreochromis mossambicus. Res. J. BioTechnol., .

  72. Aziz, N., N.A. Mat Nor, A.F. Mohd-Adnan, R.M. Taha and A.K. Arof, 2012. Study of anthocyanin stability derived from the fruit pulp of Melastoma malabathricum in a coating system. Pigm. Resin Technol., 41: 223-229.
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  73. Ahmed, A.B.A., R.M. Taha, S. Mohajer, M.E. Elaagib and S.K. Kim, 2012. Preparation, properties and biological applications of water soluble chitin oligosaccharides from marine organisms. Russian J. Mar. Biol., 38: 351-358.
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  74. Ahmed, A.B.A., R.A. Kumar and R.M. Taha, 2012. Role of Nanocomposites and Nanostructured biomaterials in Biomedical and Nanobiotechnology. In: Marine Biomaterials: Characterization, Isolation and Applications. Kim, S., (Ed.). CRC Press, Baca Raton London New York, pp: 717-733.

  75. Ahmed, A.B.A., A.S. Rao, M.V. Rao and R.M. Taha, 2012. Different wavelengths light to induce physiological changes callus for the biosynthesis of gymnemic acid in gymnema sylvestre. Agro Food Ind., 23: 31-34.
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  76. Ahmed, A., A.S. Rao, M.V. Rao and R.M. Taha, 2012. Production of gymnemic acid depends on medium, explants, PGRs, color lights, temperature, photoperiod, and sucrose sources in batch culture of gymnema sylvestre. Sci. World J., .
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  77. Yussof, A.I.M., S.N.A. Wafa and R.M. Taha, 2011. Plant regeneration and synthetic seeds production of brassica oleracea var. Italic. Int. Symp. Sustainable Veg. Prod. South east Asia, 958: 179-185.
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  78. Yaacob, J.S., L.C. Hwei, R.M. Taha, N.A. Mat Nor and N. Aziz, 2011. Pigment analysis and tissue culture of amaranthus cruentus L. Int. Symp. Sustainable Veg. Prod. South east Asia, 958: 171-178.
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  79. Yaacob, J.S., A.I.M. Yussof, S. Abdullah, K. Ramesh and R.M. Taha, 2011. Investigation of pH varied anthocyanin pigment profiles of agapanthus praecox and its potential as natural colourant. Mater. Res. Innovations, 15: 106-109.
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  80. Taha, R.M., N.W. Haron and S.N. Wafa, 2011. Morphological and tissue culture studies of platycerium coronarium, a rare ornamental fern species from Malaysia. Am. Fern J., 101: 241-251.
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  81. Taha, R.M., N.A. Hasbullah, N. Rawi and K. Ramesh, 2011. Natural paint production from anthocyanin extracts of gerbera jamesonii bolus ex. Hook F. Mater. Res. Innovations, 15: 21-25.
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  82. Taha, R.M., A. Saleh and N. Rawi, 2011. Mass production of aromatic rice (oryza sativa) L. cv. MRQ74. UMCIC Tech Bull., .

  83. Siong, P., R. Taha and F. Rahiman, 2011. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from hypocotyl and leaf explants of brassica oleracea var. botrytis (cauliflower). Acta Biol. Cracoviensia Ser. Bot., 53: 26-31.

  84. Rahiman, F.A. and R.M. Taha, 2011. Plant regeneration and induction of coloured callus from henna (lawsonia inermis syn. lawsonia alba). J. Food Agric. Environ., 9: 397-399.
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  85. Mohd-Adnan, A.F., N.A. Mat Nor, N. Aziz and R.M. Taha, 2011. Colour analysis of potential natural colourant from Ixora siamensis and melastoma malabathricum. Mater. Res. Innovations, 15: 176-183.
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  86. Mohamed, N. and R.M. Taha, 2011. Plant regeneration of clitoria ternatea from leaf explants cultured in vitro. J. Food Agric. Environ., 9: 268-270.

  87. Mohajer, S., M.V. Dastenai and R.M. Taha, 2011. Forage quality of foxtail millet (Setaria italica) cultivars at different phenological stages in Karaj region, Iran. J. Food Agric. Environ., 9: 304-308.
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  88. Mohajer, S., A.A. Jafari and R.M. Taha, 2011. Studies on seed & forage yield in 10 populations of sainfoin (onobrychis sativa) grown as spaced plants & swards. J. Food Agric. Environ., 9: 222-227.

  89. Imdadul, H., S. Wirakarnain, K. Philip, R. Arash, H.A.B.M. Shariff and R.M. Taha, 2011. Valuable antioxidant & antimicrobial extracts from Rhizophora mucorata of asiatic mangrove forests. Res. J. Biotechnol., 6: 10-14.

  90. Hasni, Z., J.S. Yaacob, A.I.M. Yusoff, R.M. Taha, R. Yahya, B.A.A. Ahmed and K. Ramesh, 2011. Effect of different solvents extraction on recovery of pigments in xylocarpus granatum, endangered medicinal plant. Mater. Res. Innovations, 15: 141-143.
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  91. Haq, M.I., W. Sani, A.B.M.S. Hossain, R.M. Taha and K.M. Monneruzzaman, 2011. Total phenolic contents, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza. J. Med. Plants Res., 5: 4112-4118.
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  92. Daud, N., R.M. Taha, N.N.M. Noor and H. Alimon, 2011. Potential of alternative gelling agents in media for the in vitro micro-propagation of celosia sp. Int. J. Bot., 2011: 1-6.

  93. Daud, N., R.M. Taha, N.N.M. Noor and H. Alimon, 2011. Effects of different organic additives on in vitro shoot regeneration of celosia sp. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 2011: 1-6.

  94. Buraidah, M.H., L.P. Teo, S.N.F. Yusuf, M.M. Noor, M.Z. Kufian, M.A. Careem, S.R. Majid, R.M. Taha and A.K. Arof, 2011. TiO2/chitosan- NH4I(+I2)- BM II-based dye-sensitized solar cells with anthocyanin dyes extracted from black rica and red cabbage. Int. J. Photoenergy, .

  95. Al-Saif, A.M., A.S. Hossain, R.M. Taha and K.M. Moneruzzaman, 2011. Photosynthetic yield, fruit ripening and quality characteristics of cultivars of syzygium samarangense. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 6: 3623-3630.

  96. Ahmed, A.B.A., R. Pallela, A.S. Rao, M.V. Rao and R.M. Taha, 2011. Optimized conditions for callus induction, plant regeneration and alkaloids accumulation in stem and shoot tip explants of phyla nodiflora. Spanish J. Agric. Res., 9: 1262-1270.
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  97. Ahmed, A.B.A., N.Y. Yoon, R.M. Taha and S.K. Kim, 2011. Different chemically substituted chitooligosaccharides inhibit B-secretase activity. Chim. oggi Chem. Today, 29: 77-79.

  98. Ahmed, A.B.A., A.S. Rao, M.V. Rao and R.M. Taha, 2011. Effect of picloram, additives and plant growth regulators on somatic embryogenesis of phyla nodiflora (L.) greene. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 54: 7-13.
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  99. Ahmed A.B.A. and R.M. Taha, 2011. The Perspectives of the application of biofilm in the prevention of chronic infections. Advances in Food and Nutrition Research. In: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications & applications, Macro & Microalgae. Kim, S., (Ed.). Burlington: Academic Press, UK, pp: 403-416.

  100. Ahmed A.B.A. and R.M. Taha, 2011. Marine phytochemical compounds and their Cosmeceuticals applications. In: Marine Cosmeceuticals: Trends and Prospects. Kim, S., (Ed.). Taylor and Francis / CRC press, Baca Raton London New York, pp: 51-61.

  101. Ahmed A.B.A. and R.M. Taha, 2011. Current trends and future prospects of biotechnological interventions through plant tissue culture in Seaweeds. In: In: Marine Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology. Kim, S., (Ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, India, pp: 431-438.

  102. Taha, R.M., N.A. Hashbullah and A. Awal, 2010. In vitro plantlets from somatic embryos of selected ornamental plants-a new prospect for interior decorations and horticulture industry. Acta Hortic., 881: 745-748.
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  103. Taha, R.M., N.A. Hasbullah and A. Awal, 2010. In vitro flowering of selected ornamental plants. Acta Hortic., 881: 141-146.
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  104. Taha, R.M., F. Abdol Latif, H. Elias and S. Abdullah, 2010. Cytotoxic activities of intact plant and callus of pereskia grandifolia haworth var. grandifolia. UMCIC TECH Bull., .

  105. Maharajan, M., A.B.A. Ahmed, R.M. Taha, S. Jawahar, R. Ravi Paul and M. Jayaseelan, 2010. In vitro mass propagation from shoot tip explants of vernonia cinerea (L.) less.-an antioxidant, antiinflammatory medicinal plant. Plant Tissue C. Biotechnol., 20: 127-131.
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  106. Khorasani, A., W. Sani, K. Philip, R.M. Taha and A. Rafat, 2010. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of ethanolic extracts of Asparagus officinalis cv. Mary Washington: Comparison of in vivo and in vitro grown plant bioactivities. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 9: 8460-8466.
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  107. Haron N.W. and R.M. Taha, 2010. Taxonomy, distribution & economic importance of xylocarpus species at Carey Island- the heritage island of Malaysia. Acta Hortic., 881: 997-1004.
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  108. Buraidah, M.H., L.P. Teo, S.R. Majid, R. Yahya, R.M. Taha and A.K. Arof, 2010. Characterizations of chitosan-based polymer electrolyte photovoltaic cells. Int. J. Photoenergy, .
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  109. Rusli, M.S., Z.H.Z. Abidin, R.M. Taha and A.K. Arof, 2009. Spectroscopic studies of chlorophyll a from opuntia ficus-indica. Mater. Res. Innovations, 13: 198-200.

  110. Hasbullah, N.A., R.M. Taha and A. Awal, 2009. Production of synthetic seeds from microshoots and somatic embryos of gerbera jamesonii bolus ex. Hook F. Acta Hortic., 829: 91-98.

  111. Hamad, A.M. and R.M. Taha, 2009. Effect of explants density on the in vitro proliferation and growth of separated and cluster shoots of smooth cayenne pineapple (ananas comosus L. merr.). Asian J. Plant Sci., 8: 313-317.

  112. Taha, R.M., N.A. Hasbullah, N. Mohamed, S. Abdullah and H. Elias, 2008. In vitro propagation and cellular behaviour studies of severinia buxifolia (poir.) Tenore. Int. Symp. Trop. Subtropical Fruits, 975: 63-71.

  113. Taha, R.M., N.A. Hasbullah, A.H. Abdul Aziz and A. Awal, 2008. Establishment of in vitro plantlets and acclimatization of gerbera jamesonii bolus ex. Hook F. Int. Symp. Acclimatization Establishment Micropropagated Plants, 865: 401-404.
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  114. Taha, R.M., N. Daud, N.A. Hasbullah and A. Awal, 2008. Somatic embryogenesis and production of artificial seeds in saintpaulia ionantha wendl. Int. Sympo. Vitro C. Hortic. Breed., 829: 331-336.
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  115. Taha, R.M., N. Daud and NA. Hasbullah, 2008. Establishment of efficient regeneration system, acclimatization and somaclonal variation in saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl. Int. Symp. Acclimatization Establishment Micropropagated Plants, 865: 115-121.
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  116. Taha, R.M. and N.W. Haron, 2008. Some morphological and anatomical studies of leaves and flowers of Murraya paniculata (Jack) Linn. In vivo and in vitro. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 11: 1021-1026.
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  117. Mohamed, N., R.M. Taha, H. Elias, S. Abdullah and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Tissue culture studies on fortunella polyandra'nagami'and'meiwa'. Int. Symp. Trop. Subtropical Fruits, 975: 315-321.

  118. Hasbullah, N.A., R.M. Taha and A. Awal, 2008. Growth optimization and organogenesis of Gerbera jamesonii Bolus ex. Hook f. in vitro. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 11: 1449-1454.
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  119. Hamad, A.M. and R.M. Taha, 2008. Effect of benzylaminopurine (BAP) on in vitro proliferation and growth of pineapple (ananas comosus L. merr.) cv. Smooth cayenne. J. Appl. Sci., 8: 4180-4185.

  120. Hamad, A.H. and R.M. Taha, 2008. The effect of different hormones and incubation periods on in vitro. Proliferation of Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) Merr cv. smooth cayenne shoot-tip culture. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 11: 386-391.
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  121. Hamad, A.H. and R.M. Taha, 2008. Effect of sequential subcultures on in vitro proliferation capacity and shoot formation pattern of pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merr.) over different incubation periods. Scientia Hortic., 117: 329-334.
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  122. Ehsani-Moghaddam, B. and R.M. Taha, 2008. Analysis of cytological activities in sugar beet calluses. J. Boil. Sci., 8: 874-881.
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  123. Daud, N., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Studies on plant regeneration and somaclonal variation in Saintpaulia ionantha Wendl. (African violet). Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 11: 1240-1245.
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  124. Daud, N., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Artificial seed production from encapsulated micro shoots of Saintpaulia ionantha Wendl. (African Violet). J. Applied Sci., 8: 4662-4667.
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  125. Daud, N. and R.M. Taha, 2008. Plant regeneration and floral bud formation from intact floral parts of african violet cultured in vitro. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 11: 1055-1058.
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  126. Awal, A., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Somatic embryogenesis in begonia x hiemalis fotsch. In vitro. Acta Hortic., 829: 39-44.

  127. Awal, A., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Induction of somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Begonia x hiemalis Fotsch. in vitro. J. Boil. Sci., 8: 920-924.
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  128. Abdullah, S., R.M. Taha, N.A. Hasbullah, N. Mohamed, H. Elias and N.W. Haron, 2008. Tissue culture, anatomical and morphological studies of triphasia trifolia (burm. F.) P. wilson. Int. Symp. Trop. Subtropical Fruits, 975: 111-117.
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  129. Abdul Aziz, A.H., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2008. Acclimatization of dianthus caryophyllus linn. Int. Symp. Acclimatization Establishment Micropropagated Plants, 865: 397-399.

  130. Taha, R.M. and F.A. Latif, 2007. In vitro studies and antimicrobial activities of Pereskia grandifolia Haworth var. Grandifolia CATRINA. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 61-66.

  131. Hasbullah, N.A., R.M. Taha and A. Awal, 2007. Identification of embryogenic callus and somatic embryo formation in Gerbera jamesonii Bolus ex. Hook f. in vitro. The Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 113-117.

  132. Haron, N.W. and R.M. Taha, 2007. Morphological, anatomical and tissue culture studies of Xylocarpus granatum. Catrina- Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 159-162.

  133. Haron, N.W. and R.M. Taha, 2007. Biodiversity survey and conservation of flora of Carey Island, Malaysia. Catrina Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 183-187.

  134. Awal, A., R.M. Taha and N.A. Hasbullah, 2007. In vitro formation of synthetic seed of begonia x hiemalis fotch. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 189-192.

  135. Murnilawati, M. Hasan and R.M. Taha, 2006. Ubiquinone content in tobacco leaf callus cultures. J. Trop. Med. Plants, 7: 101-103.

  136. Abidin, Z.H.Z., R.M. Taha, R. Puteh and A.K. Arof, 2006. Characteristics of Paints Prepared from Lawsonia pigment and Dammar from Dipterocarpus grandifoleus. Mater. Sci. Forum, 517: 290-293.
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  137. Abidin, Z.H.Z., K. Ramesh, R.M. Taha, R. Puteh and A.K. Arof, 2006. Studies on the corrosion protection property of acrylic resin mixed with curcumin and dammar. Mater. Sci. Forum, 517: 278-280.
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  138. Murnilawati, M. Hasan and R.M. Taha, 2005. Effect of shaker speed on the growth kinetics and production of ubiquinone of tobacco cells in suspension culture. BERNAS J. Pemikiran, Sains Dan Teknol., 1: 8-12.

  139. Murnilawati, M. Hasan and R.M. Taha, 2005. Callus induction from tobacco leaf explants for the production of quinone. Dev. Chem. Eng. Mineral Process. Aust. Res. J., 13: 563-572.

  140. Moghaddam, B.E. and R.M. Taha, 2005. Cellular Behavior in embryogenic and non-embryogenic sugar beet calluses. In vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Plant, 41: 465-469.
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  141. Taha, R.M. and N.A. Kadir, 2004. Studies on cellular behavior in regenerative and non regenerative tissues of Dianthus caryophyllus Linn. cv. Grenadin in a tissue culture system. Malaysian J. Sci., 23: 59-63.

  142. Taha, R.M., 2003. Trapa natans - in Plant Resources of South-East Asia. In: Medicinal and Poisonous plants 3. Lemmens R.H.M.J. and N. Bunyapraphatsara, (Ed.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, pp: 405-406.

  143. Taha, R.M., 2003. Colocasia esculenta in Plant Resources of South-East Asia. In: Medicinal and Poisonous Plants 3. Van Valkenburg J.L.C.H. and N. Bunyapraphatsara (Eds.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, pp: 130-131.

  144. Husin, M.A.G., R.M. Taha and M. Hasan, 2003. Production of quinone from culture of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). J. Sains, 11: 9-13.

  145. Astuti, I.P., U. Kalsom and R.M. Taha, 2003. Nepenthes. In: Plant Resources of South East Asia. Fibres. Brink M. and R.P. Escobin (Ed.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, pp:193-197.

  146. Taha, R.M. and R. Othman, 2002. Cellular behaviour in root meristem cells of Zinnia elegans in vivo and in tissue culture systems. Malaysian J. Sci., 21: 17-20.

  147. Taha, R.M. and M. Tijan, 2002. An in vitro production and field transfer protocol for Solanum melongena L. plants. South African J. Bot., 68: 447-450.

  148. Taha, R.M. and H. Abdullah, 2002. Changes in cellular behaviour during in vitro flowering of Petunia hybrida vilm. Malaysian J. Sci., 21: 21-24.

  149. Taha, R.M., 2001. Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) in Plant Resources of South-East Asia. In: Medicinal and Poisonous Plants 2. Van Valkenburg J.L.C.H. and N. Bunyapraphatsara (Eds.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, pp: 306-310.

  150. Taha, R.M., 2000. In vitro flowering of Celosia cristata. J. Sains, 8: 1027-1031.

  151. Taha, R.M. and A.K. Arof, 2000. Induced emission from Pigment derived from tissue culture of Impatiens balsamina Linn. J. Sains, 8: 1051-1057.

  152. Subramaniam, G. and R.M. Taha, 2000. Morphogenesis of Cymbidium atropurpureum in vitro. Malaysian J. Sci., 22: 1-5.

  153. Haron, N.W., R.M. Taha, S.A. Rahman and M. Ishak, 2000. Studies on the geographical distribution and propagation of Eugenia species through biotechnology. J. Sains, 8: 1003-1013.

  154. Taha, R.M., 1997. In vitro Flowering of Murraya paniculata (Jack) Linn. Asia Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotech., 5: 68-71.

  155. Taha, R.M. and N.Z.N. Ismail, 1997. The effect of Benzylamino purine, aphthalene, Acetic acid and Sucrose on tissue culture of Murraya paniculata (Jack) Linn. J. Sains, 5: 658-664.

  156. Taha, R.M. and N.A. Kadir, 1996. Tissue culture of fern (Asplenium nidus). Bot. Rimba Ilmu Newslett., 1: 4-5.

  157. Tijan, M. and R.M. Taha, 1995. In vitro regeneration of Chilli Var. MC4 and MC5 from tissue culture system. Malaysian Sci. Technol. Congress Kuala Lumpur, 4: 282-287.

  158. Taha, R.M., 1995. Plant regeneration of rutaceae from tissue culture. Malaysian Sci. Technol. Congress Kuala Lumpur, 4: 275-281.

  159. Taha, R.M. and H. Abdullah, 1994. Studies on cellular activities in root meristem cells of Severina buxifolia in vivo and in vitro. J. Sains, 2: 245-253.

  160. Taha, R.M. and A. Awal, 1994. Morphogenesis of Rosa hybrida Linn. var. Christian Dior in vitro. Malaysian J. Sci., 15: 45-48.

  161. Shah, N.A. and R.M. Taha, 1994. Studies on cellular behavior in roots of Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC in vivo and in vitro. Asia Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotech., 2: 316-326.

  162. Haron, N.W. and R.M. Taha, 1994. Studies on tissue culture and leaf anatomy of Psidium guajava L. Asia Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 2: 86-96.

  163. Tijan, M. and R.M. Taha, 1993. Regeneration of chilli (var. MC5) from vegetative organs in culture. J. Sains, 1: 24-29.

  164. Taha, R.M., 1993. Tissue culture studies of Citrus Hystrix DC and Severinia buxifolia (Poir) Tenore. Asia Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 1: 36-42.

  165. Taha, R.M., 1993. Plantlet formation from embryos of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. cultured in vitro. J. Sains, 2: 169-174.

  166. Taha, R.M. and D. Francis, 1993. Cell cycle studies in root meristem cells of Vicia faba L. cultured in vivo and in vitro. J. Sains, 1: 96-104.

  167. Shah, N.A. and R.M. Taha, 1992. Studies on cellular activities and regeneration potentials in Psophocarpus tetragonolobus L. and Vigna sinesis. Trans. Malaysian Soc. Plant Physiol., 3: 186-188.

  168. Taha, R.M., M.M. Nor and A. Salleh, 1991. Plant regeneration from shoots and leaf explant of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.). Trans. Malaysian Soc. Plant Physiol., 2: 241-246.

  169. Taha, R.M. and D. Francis, 1991. Cell and nuclear areas in mitotic cells of primary roots of Vicia faba L. in vivo and in vitro. Malaysian J. Sci., 13: 29-36.
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  170. Shah, N.A., R.M. Taha and N.W. Haron, 1991. Studies on cellular behavior of primary roots of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. in vivo and in vitro. Trans. Malaysian Soc. Plant Physiol., 2: 235-240.

  171. Nor, M.M. and R.M. Taha, 1991. Establishment of an efficient medium for tissue culture of Solanum melongena L. Trans. Malaysian Soc. Plant Physiol., 2: 229-233.

  172. Taha, R.M., N.A. Shah, M. Zakaria and A.A. Ravoof, 1990. Cellular behavior during short-term culture of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Malaysian J. Sci., 12: 29-36.

  173. Taha, R.M. and D. Francis, 1990. The relationship between polyploidy and organogenetic potential in embryo- and root-derived tissue culture of Vicia faba L. Plant Cell, Tissue Organ Cult., 22: 229-236.
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