Dr. Taoufik Saleh  Ksiksi
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Dr. Taoufik Saleh Ksiksi

Associate Professor
United Arab Emirates University, UAE


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology from Texas Tech University, Texas, USA

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Sustainable Management
62%
Remote Sensing
90%
Climate Change
75%
Ecophysiology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
0
Articles
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Abstracts
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Selected Publications

  1. Ksiksi, T., A.R. Palakkott, S. BT Ppoyil and R. Alhammadi, 2017. Immature leaves of Acridocarpus orientalis A. Juss. Exhibit high antioxidant and anti-LOX properties. Curr. Bioactive Compounds, 13: 144-151.
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  2. Ksiksi, T., A.R. Palakkott and S.B.T. Ppoyil, 2017. Tribulus arabicus and Tribulus macropterus are comparable to Tribulus terrestris: An antioxidant assessment. Curr. Bioactive Compounds, 13: 82-87.
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  3. Enan, M.R., A.R. Palakkott and T.S. Ksiksi, 2017. DNA barcoding of selected UAE medicinal plant species: A comparative assessment of herbarium and fresh samples. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 23: 221-227.
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  4. Dirir, A.M., A.J. Cheruth and T.S. Ksiksi, 2017. Phytochemistry, bioactive compounds and biological properties of Calotropis procera and Tribulus terrestris: A review. J. Nat. Remedies, 17: 38-46.
  5. Alam, H., J.Z.K. Khattak, S.B.T. Ppoyil, S.S. Kurup and T.S. Ksiksi, 2017. Landscaping with native plants in the UAE: A review. Emirates J. Food Agric., 29: 729-741.
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  6. Ksiksi, T.S., 2016. Carbon dioxide enrichment studies: Current knowledge and trends in plant responses. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 11: 1027-1032.
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  7. Al-Ansari, F. and T. Ksiksi, 2016. A quantitative assessment of germination parameters: The case of Crotalaria persica and Tephrosia apollinea. Open Ecol. J., 9: 13-21.
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  8. Ksiksi, T.S., S.B. Muzaffar, R. Gubiani and R.M. Alshihi, 2015. The impact of nesting socotra cormorants on soil chemistry and vegetation in a large colony in the united Arab Emirates. Diversity, 7: 60-73.
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  9. Hamza, A.A., T.S. Ksiksi, O.A.A. Shamsi and S.A. Balfaqh, 2015. α-Glucosidase inhibitory activity of common traditional medicinal plants used for diabetes mellitus. J. Dev. Drugs, Vol. 4. 10.4172/2329-6631.1000144.
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  10. Alshamsi, N.S., T.S. Ksiksi and S.S. Ashraf, 2015. Altered serum enzymes and biochemical levels in Arabian racing camels with bone fractures. J. Anim. Plant Sci., 25: 1072-1080.
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  11. Ksiksi, T.S. and A.A. El-Keblawy, 2013. Floral diversity in desert ecosystems: Comparing field sampling to image analyses in assessing species cover. BMC Ecol., Vol. 13. 10.1186/1472-6785-13-22.
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  12. Fawzi, N.M. and T. Ksiksi, 2013. Plant species diversity within an eco- logically important UAE ecosystem. La Terre et la Vie-Revue d'Ecologie, 1: 25-36.
  13. Alshamisi, N.S., T.S. Ksiksi and S.S. Ashraf, 2013. Hematology analysis as a potential tool to predict bone fracture in Arabian racing camels (Camelus dromedaries). J. Anim. Plant Sci., 23: 763-770.
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  14. Ksiksi, T.S., T. Youssef and E. Abdelmawla, 2012. Sea level rise and Abu Dhabi coastlines: An initial assessment of the impact on land and mangrove areas. J. Ecosyst. Ecogr., Vol. 2. 10.4172/2157-7625.1000115.
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  15. Ksiksi, T.S., 2012. Acacia trotilis and Calotropis procera: Do they substantially promote soil carbon sequestration? Open J. Soil Sci., 2: 116-122.
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  16. Ksiksi, T.S. and N.O. Elshaygi, 2012. Salinity stress affects growth responses of Cenchrus ciliaris under CO2 enrichment. Ecologia Mediterranea, 38: 43-51.
  17. Ksiksi, T.S. and N.O. El-Shaigy, 2012. Growth responses of nutrient-stressed Cenchrus ciliaris under carbon dioxide enrichment. J. Earth Sci. Climate Change, 3: 127-135.
  18. Ksiksi, T., C. Guenaoui and N. Fawzi, 2012. Early growth stages of the rare Acridocarpus orientalis in the UAE-A First step towards conservation. Nat. Resour., 3: 1-5.
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  19. Ksiksi, T. and A.A. Hamza, 2012. Antioxidant, lipoxygenase and histone deacetylase inhibitory activities of Acridocarbus orientalis from al ain and oman. Molecules, 17: 12521-12532.
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  20. Guenaoui, C., T.S. Ksiksi, S. Smiti and M. Neffati, 2012. Response of seed germi-nation of Tunisian Allium ampeloprasum to temperature and salt stresses. La Terre et la Vie-Revue d’Ecologie, 67: 399-408.
  21. Ash, A.J., J.P. Corfield, J.G. McIvor and T.S. Ksiksi, 2011. Grazing management in tropical savannas: Utilization and rest strategies to manipulate rangeland condition. Rangeland Ecol. Manage., 64: 223-239.
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  22. Ksiksi, T. and T. Youssef, 2010. Effects of CO2 enrichment on growth partitioning of Chloris gayana in the arid environment of the UAE. Grassland Sci., 56: 183-187.
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  23. Mousa, M.T. and T.S. Ksiksi, 2009. Analysis of some desert ecosystems vegetation in Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates. Effect of land use. J. Forest Environ. Sci., 25: 49-55.
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  24. El-Keblawy, A., T. Ksiksi and H. El Alqamy, 2009. Camel grazing affects species diversity and community structure in the deserts of the UAE. J. Arid Environ., 73: 347-354.
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  25. Bouhouche, N. and T. Ksiksi, 2007. Micropropagation of Teucrium stocksianum and Caralluma arabica: Two endangered medicinal plants. Revue Des Regions Arides, 2: 826-831.
  26. Bouhouche, N. and T. Ksiksi, 2007. An efficient in vitro plant regeneration system for the medicinal plant Teucrium stocksianum Boiss. Plant Biotechnol. Rep., 1: 179-184.
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  27. Ksiksi, T.S., A. Elkeblawy, F. Al-Ansari and G. Alhadrami, 2006. Artificial forest ecosys-tems of the UAE are hot spots for plant species. World J. Agric. Sci., 2: 359-366.
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  28. Ksiksi, T.S., 2006. Teaching introductory biology courses: what works and what does not work. Am. Eurasian J. Sci. Res., 1: 46-48.
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  29. Ksiksi, T., M. Hirata, S. Ogura and K. Fukuyama, 2006. Effect of patch character-istics on progressive pasture utilization by cattle. World J. Agric. Sci., 2: 162-168.
  30. Ksiksi, T., A. Ash and J. Corfield, 2005. Assessing a simple technique to predict forage selec- tion by cattle grazing northern queensland rangelands. Arid Land Res. Manage., 19: 363-372.
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  31. El-Keblawy, A. and T. Ksiksi, 2005. Artificial forests as conservation sites for the native flora of the UAE. Forest Ecol. Manage., 213: 288-296.
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  32. El-Shatnawi, M.K.J., T. Ksiksi and I.M. Haddad, 2003. Physiological impacts of increasing global carbon dioxide on terrestrial vegetation: A review. Crop Res. J., 25: 1-11.
  33. Ksiksi, T., M.K.J. El-Shatnawi and S. Chouki, 2002. Rangelands in Jordan and Tunisia. Rangelands, 24: 19-22.
  34. Ksiksi, T. and E. Laca, 2002. Cattle do remember locations of preferred food over extended periods. Asian Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 15: 900-904.
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  35. Moh'd Khair, J. and T. Ksiksi, 2001. Up in the Air how might global warming and the greenhouse effect impact rangelands? Rangelands, 23: 24-26.
  36. Ksiksi, T. and E.A. Laca, 2000. Can social interactions affect food searching efficiency of cattle? Rangeland J., 22: 235-242.
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  37. Fredrickson, E.L., R.E. Estell, K.M. Havstad, T. Ksiksi, J. van Tol and M.D. Remmenga, 1997. Effects of ruminant digestion on germination of Lehmann love-grass seed. J. Range Manage., 50: 20-26.
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