Dr. Sherin Amin Mahfouze Afifi
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Dr. Sherin Amin Mahfouze Afifi

National Research Centre, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agricultural Virology from Ain Shams University, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Agricultural Crops

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mahfouze, S.A., D.M.F. Mubarak, H.A. Mahfouze and A. Elshafei, 2019. Differences in salinity tolerance, nutrient concentrations and gene expression among new accessions of Lupinus albus L. under greenhouse conditions. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 12: 453-465.
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  2. Mahfouze, S.A. and H.A. Mahfouze, 2019. A comparison between CAPS and SCAR markers in the detection of resistance genes in some tomato genotypes against Tomato yellow leaf curl virus and whitefly. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 12: 123-133.
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  3. Mahfouze, H.A., W.A. Ramadan and S.A. Mahfouze, 2019. Gene expression and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP) marker of Heat Shock Protein (HSP) gene in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Arch., 19: 2225-2232.
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  4. Hassan, S.A.M., H.A. Mahfouze, S.A. Mahfouze and A.M. Abd Allatif, 2019. Genotoxicity assessment of nano-particles on micropropagated olive (Olea europaea L.) plants using RAPD and DAMD markers. Plant Arch., 19: 1985-1994.
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  5. Sherin, M.A., H.A. Mahfouze, D.M.F. Mubarak and R.M. Esmail, 2018. Evaluation of six imported accessions of lupinus albus for nutritional and molecular characterizations under Egyptian conditions. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 11: 47-56.
  6. Mustafa, N.S., H.H. Shaarawy, M.F. El-Dahshouri and S.A. Mahfouze, 2018. Impact of nano-fertilizer on different aspects of growth performance, nutrient status and some enzymes activities of (Sultani) fig cultivar. Biosci. Res., 15: 3429-3436.
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  7. Heba, M.A., S.A. Mahfouze and M.E. Ottai, 2018. Evaluation of genotoxicity of the aqueous extracts from wild Artemisia herba-alba and Jasmina Montana against Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) in Cucurbita pepo plants. Asia-Pacific J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol., 26: 17-29.
  8. El-Sayed, M.E.A. and S.A. Mahfouze, 2018. Finding safe and cheap exchanges to hydrogen cyanamide on “Flame Seedless” grapevines. Alex. J. Agric. Sci., 63: 171-181.
  9. Waziri, H.M.A., S.A. Mahfouze, H.A. Mahfouze, M.A. Abou-Ellail, A.S.A. A. Sattar and R.M. Esmail, 2017. Identification of isozyme and molecular markers linked to leaf rust resistance in new Egyptian wheat lines. App. Sci. Report., 19: 20-26.
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  10. Sherin M.A., S. Saxena, H.A. Mahfouze and M.V. Rajam, 2017. Characterization of Mi 1.2 whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) resistance gene. Online J. Biol. Sci., 17: 323-334.
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  11. Heba, M.A., S.A. Mahfouze, M.A.M. El-Enany and M.E. Ottai, 2017. Assessment of flax varieties for drought tolerance. Ann. Res. Rev. Biol., 21: 1-12.
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  12. Mahfouze S.A. and H.A. Mahfouze, 2016. Identification of molecular marker linked to Potato virus Y resistance in potato cultivars treated with ribosome inactivating proteins (RIPS). Int. J. Pharm. Bio. Sci. 7: 757-764.
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  13. Mahfouze S.A. and H.A. Mahfouze, 2016. Genotoxicity evaluation of salicylic acid in potato cultivars inoculated with Potato virus YNTN using ISSR markers. Int. J. Pharm. Bio. Sci., 7: 230-240.
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  14. Esmail R.M., S.E.I. Eldessouky, S.A. Mahfouze and I.S. El-Demardash, 2016. Evaluation of new bread wheat lines (Triticum aestivum L) under normal and water stress conditions. Int. J. ChemTech Res., 9: 89-99.
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  15. Mahfouze S.A., H.A. Mahfouze and R.M. Esmail 2015. Detection of the Mi-1.2 gene from tomato confers resistance against whitefly (Bemisia tabaci). Wulfenia, 22: 136-146.
  16. Esmail, R.M., A.A.A. Sattar, H.A. Mahfouze, S.A. Mahfouze and M.A. Abou-Ellail 2015. Evaluation of leaf rust resistant by detection of Lr genes in new Egyptian wheat lines. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem.. 6: 1215-1222.
  17. El-Dougdoug, N.K., S.A. Mahfouze, S.A. Ahmed, B.A. Othman and M.M. Hazaa, 2014. Characterization, genetic diversity of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus Egyptian isolate. Sci. Agric., 3: 58-69.
  18. Abou-Ellail, M., S.A. Mahfouze, M.A. El-Enany and N.S.A. Mustafa, 2014. Using biochemical and Simple Sequence Repeats (SSR) markers to characterize (Ficus carica L.) cultivars. World Applied Sci. J., 29: 313-321.
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  19. Sofy, A.R., S.A. Mahfouze and M.A. El-Enany, 2013. Isozyme markers for response of wild potato species to Potato spindle tuber viroid Egyptian isolate. World Applied Sci. J., 27: 1010-1022.
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  20. El-Nasr T.H.S.A., S.A. Mahfouze and M.A.A. Al-Kordy, 2013. Assessing phenotypic and molecular variability in fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) varieties. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 7: 715-722.
  21. El-Enany, M.A.M., S.A. Mahfouze and S.E.I. El-Dessouky, 2013. Gene expression of heat stress on protein and antioxidant enzyme activities of two Lupinus species. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 240-247.
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  22. El-Dougdoug, N.K., S.A. Mahfouze, S.A. Ahmed, B.A. Othman and M.M. Hazaa, 2013. Identification of biochemical and molecular markers in Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus resistant tomato species. Sci. Agric., 2: 46-53.
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  23. Al-Kordy M.A.A., T.H.S.A. El-Nasr and S.A. Mahfouze, 2013. Assessing phenotypic and molecular variability in Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) cultivars. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 3880-3889.
  24. Sayed, E.L., H. Emam, S.A. Mahfouze, A.D. Shaltout, A. El-Dougdoug and R.A. Sayed, 2012. Chemical mutation induction in vitro cultured shoot tip of Banana Cv. Grand Nain for resistance some virus diseases. Int. J. Virol., 8: 178-190.
  25. Ottai M.E.S., J.A.T. da-Silva and S.A. Mahfouze, 2012. Phenotypic and chemotypic variation of four Nigella (Nigella sativa) varieties. Med. Aromat. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 6: 40-45.
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  26. Mahfouze, S.A., E. Khattab and N. Gadalla, 2012. Resistance of faba bean accessions to Bean yellow mosaic virus and Broad bean stain virus. Afr. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 6: 60-65.
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  27. Mahfouze, S.A., A.M. Esmael and H.A.A. Mohasseb, 2012. Genetic improvement of potato microtuber production in vitro by gamma irradiation. Biotecnol. Apl., 29: 253-257.
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  28. Mahfouze, S.A. and K.A. El-Dougdoug, 2012. Identification of NBS-LRR class Ctv resistance-gene in Egyptian sour orange and lime rootstocks. Acta Horticult., 929: 149-155.
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  29. Mahfouze, S. A., K.A.F. El-Dougdoug, O.E. El-Sayed, M.A. Gomaa and E.K.Allam, 2012. Genetic diversity of cultivated and wild-type potatoes under potato spindle tuber viroid infection. N. Y.Sci. J., 5: 9-18.
  30. Esmail, R.M., A.A. Abdel Sattar, S.A. Mahfouze, M.A.M. El-Enany and E.A.H. Mostafa et al., 2012. Genetic characterizations among drought tolerant wheat genotypes by biochemical and molecular markers. J. Applied Sci. Res., 8: 5886-5896.
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  31. Ahmed, A.A., S.A. Mahfouze and G.H. Sabry, 2012. Peroxidase isozyme polymorphism in Grape Cultivars infected by Grapevine fan leaf virus (GFLV) and Tomato ring spot virus (ToRSV). J. Am. Sci., 8: 674-684.
  32. Mahfouze, S.A., and M. Ottai, 2011. Assessment of genetic variability for some hyoscymus species using biochemical and molecularmarkers. J. Applied Sci. Res., 7: 1752-1759.
  33. El-Sayed, E., S.A. Mahfouze, A. Shaltout, K. El-Dougdoug and R. Sayed, 2011. Mutation Breeding of Banana cv.‘Grand-Nain’for Resistance to Some Banana Viruses Using Biotechnology and Physical Mutagens. Afr. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 5: 35-40.
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  34. Mahfouze S.A., K.A. El-Dougdoug, M.A. Amer and E.K. Allam, 2010. Production of PSTVd-free potato plant materials in vitro. N. Y. Sci. J., 3: 60-67.
  35. Mahfouze, S.A., M.M.M. El-Shamy and K.A. El-Dougdoug, 2009. Molecular variability of tomato cultivars to Potato spindle tuber viroid infection. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 3: 3321-3329.
  36. Mahfouze S.A., K.A. El-Dougdoug, O.E. El-Sayed, M.A. Gomaa and E.K. Allam, 2008. Nucleotide sequence and secondary structure of potato spindle tuber viroid Egyptian strain. J. Genet. Eng. Biotechnol. 6: 21-27.
  37. Allam, E.K., K.A. EL-Dougdoug, M.A. Amer, A.A. Abou-Zaid and S.A. Mahfouze, 2004. Molecular characterization of potato spindle tuber viroid. Egypt. J. virol., 1: 121-127.