Dr. Azza Galal Farag Abdulla
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Dr. Azza Galal Farag Abdulla

Head of the Virus and Phytoplasma Dept., Plant Pathology Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cairo University, Egypt

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Dr. Azza Galal Farag Abdulla is currently working as Associate Professor. Dr. Azza obtained PhD in Microbiology from Taif University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Azza main area of interest related to Microbiology-Molecular Plant Virology. Dr. Azza area of expertise includes Plant Virology, Insects Transmission, ELISA, Phytoplasma, Spiroplasma, Molecular Biology, Viroid, Histo-Pathological changes in Leaves Cells of Plant Virus. Dr. Azza has published 21 articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Molecular Plant Virology
Plant Pathology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mohamed, E.A., A.G. Farag and S.A. Youssef, 2018. Phosphate solubilization by Bacillus subtilis and Serratia marcescens isolated from tomato plant rhizosphere. J. Environ. Protect., 9: 266-277.
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  2. Alwabli, A.S., E.A.H. Khattab and A.G. Farag, 2017. Biological, serological and molecular characterization of papper mild mottle virus isolated from West region of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Res. J. Infect. Dis., Vol. 5, No. 1. 10.7243/2052-5958-5-1.
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  3. Afaf, A.W.S., K.A. Eman and F.G. Azza, 2017. Purification and production of antiserum against pepper mild mottle virus isolated from Saudi Arabia. Res. J. Biotechnol., 12: 14-19.
  4. Azza, G.F. and A.H.M. Eman, 2016. Detection of stolbur phytoplasma in tomato by a specific DNA hybridization. Res. J. Biotech., 11: 30-34.
  5. Sallam, A.A.A., A.G. Farag, E.K. Elbeshehy, A.K. El Attar and S.A. Sabik, 2015. Partial nucleotide sequence of the family Bunyaviridae associated with a mosaic-diseased Fig in North Egypt. Int. J. Virol., 11: 77-86.
  6. Sahar, A.Y., M.A. El-Shazly, A.G. Farag and E.A. Khattab, 2015. Serological and molecular characterization of Prunus necrotic ringspot virus isolated from rose in taif region, KSA. Egypt. J. Virol., 12: 105-112.
  7. Mohamed, E.A. and A.G. Farag, 2015. Arsenic removal from aqueous solutions by different bacillus and Lysinibacillus species. Bioremed. J., 19: 269-276.
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  8. Khiralla, G.M., E.A. Mohamed, A.G. Farag and H. Elhariry, 2015. Antibiofilm effect of Lactobacillus pentosus and Lactobacillus plantarum cell-free supernatants against some bacterial pathogens. J. Biotech Res., 6: 86-95.
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  9. Farag, A.G., E.A. Khattab and I.M. Al-Shamrany, 2015. Nucleotide sequence of capsid protein gene of Bean yellow mosaic potyvirus in bean plants from Al-Makhwah Governorate, Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Virol., 11: 41-53.
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  10. Mokbel, S.A., A.K. El Attar and A.G. Farag, 2013. Detection and molecular characterization of phytoplasma associated with Hibiscus Witche's-Broom in Egypt. Egypt. J. Virol., 9: 162-171.
  11. Elbeshehy, E.K.F. and A.G. Farag, 2013. Antiserum production and reverse transcription polymeraes chain reaction (RT-PCR) for detection of Bean Leaf Roll Virus. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 7: 2853-2861.
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  12. Mohamed, E.F., A.G. Farag, A.M.T. Osman and E.A. Ahmed, 2012. Histo-pathological changes in leaves cells of squash plants infected with squash leaf curl begomovirus (SqLCV). Rep. Opin., 5: 65-75.
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  13. Eman, A.H.M., N.M.H. Yousef and A.G. Farag, 2012. Isolation and molecular identification of polyaromatic hydrocarbons-utilizing bacteria from crude petroleum oil samples. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 6: 7479-7484.
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  14. Farag, A.G., E.F. Mohamed, T.A.M. Osman and A.A. Eman, 2011. Detection and molecular characterization of squash leaf curl begomoviruses (SqLCV) in Egypt. Arab J. Biotech., 14: 199-212.
  15. Rezk, A.A., A.A. Ahmed, A.G. Farag and A.M. Soliman, 2009. Biological assay and molecular characterization of apricot isolate of Arabis mosaic virus. Arab J. Biotechnol., 12: 237-250.
  16. El-Banna, O.H.M., M.S. Mikhail, A.G. Farag and A.M.S. Mohammed, 2007. Detection of phytoplasma in tomato and pepper plants by electron microscopy and molecular biology based methods. Egypt. J. Virol., 4: 93-111.
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  17. Amer, M.A.H., A. Amin and A.G. Farag, 2006. Immunocapture RT-PCR detection and partial nucleotide sequence of the coat protein gene of citrus psorosis virus from Egypt. Arab. J. Biotech., 9: 287-296.
  18. Rasha, M.M., T.A. Moustfa, A.G. Farag, A.S. Sadik, I.E.A. Sohair and A.S.G. El-Din, 2005. Isolation and detection of Spiroplasma citri spiralin gene by PCR technique. Arab Univ. J. Agric. Sci., 13: 625-639.
  19. Farag, A.G., M.A.S. El-Kady, O.H.M.E. El-Banna, H.M.S. Hassan and A.A.M. Abdullah, 2005. Biological and molecular characterization of Watermelon Mosaic Potyvirus (WMV). Egypt. J. Virol., 2: 77-99.
  20. Farag, A.G., M.A. Amer, H.A. Amin and H.M. Mayzad, 2005. Detection of bipartite gemininviruses causing squash leaf curl disease in Egypt using polymerase chain reaction and nucleotide sequence. Egypt. J. Virol., 2: 239-354.
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  21. El-Banna, O.H.M., A. Zeid, A.A. Fyzu and A.G. Farag, 2004. Immunocapture, polymerase chain reaction (IC-PCR) detection of Spiroplasma citri. Egypt. J. Virol., 1: 129-137.
  22. El-Banna, O.H.M., I.A. Ibrahim, A.M. Sabek and A.G. Farag, 2000. Studies on Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV) in Egypt. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 15: 36-48.
  23. El-Banna, O.H.M., A.M. Sabek, I.A. Ibrahim and A.G. Farag, 2000. Detection of Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV) By RT-PCR and nucleic acid hybridization. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 15: 20-35.