Dr. Hussein Kamel Abd El-Maksoud

Dr. Hussein Kamel Abd El-Maksoud

Professor
Cario University, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Soil Microbiology from Cairo University, Egypt

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Biography

Dr. Hussein Kamel Abd El-Maksoud is now Emeritus Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology Department, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt. He got the following degrees such as B.Sc. in Soil Science, M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Soil Microbiology, Diploma in “Reclamation of Saline Irrigated Sandy Soil” and Diploma in “The Microbiological Skills of Handling Rhizobium and the Laboratory, Greenhouse and field Procedure for Testing, Producing and Using Rhizobium. Dr. Abd El-Maksoud held the positions of Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Vice president of Waste Management Research Intercouncil, Vice President of Agricultural and Biological Research Division, Head of Agricultural and Biological Research Division, and Emeritus Professor of Environmental Microbiology, NRC. Dr. Abd El-Maksoud shared in many projects (Internal, Local, Regional and International), as a team work membership (20 projects), Vice Principal Investigator (4 projects) and Principal Investigator (4 projects). He is participated in many training courses in the field of Agricultural, Soil and Environmental Microbiology, teaching in many local and international symposium, meeting, seminars, workshop and conferences held in the field of agricultural, environmental and biological sciences. He is performed with many scientific missions to Morocco, Syria, Libya, Saudi Arabia, USSR and USA. He was a supervisor for 7 M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis, a membership of discussion committee for many M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, scientific reviewer for local and international journals and a membership of many scientific committees and societies. He has published 63 scientific papers from 1973-2014 in national and international journals.

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Microbiology
62%
Agricultural Sciences
90%
Soil Science
75%
Environmental Toxicology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mohammed, D.M., F.H. Abd El Zaher, E.A. Hassan, H.K. El Maksoud1 and E.M. Ramadan, 2018. Microbial oil production under optimum condition by oleaginous yeast. Annu. Res. Rev. Biol., 22: 1-8.
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  2. Mohammed, D.M., F.H. Abd El Zaher, E.A. Hassan, H.K. Abd El Maksoud and E.M. Ramadan, 2018. Factors affecting microbial oil accumulation by oleaginous yeast. Annu. Res. Rev. Biol., 23: 1-12.
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  3. Mohammed, D.M., E.A. Hassan, F.H. Abd El-Zaher, H.K. Abd El-Maksoud and E.M. Ramadan, 2014. Evaluation of lipid producing-yeast for biodiesel production. Res. Bull. Fac. Agric. Ain Shams Univ., 59: 1-12.

  4. Abd El-Zaher, F.H., H.K. Abd El-Maksoud, M. Fayez and I. Hosny, 2014. Anti-microbial anti-oxidant agents in mushroom fruit bodies. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 54: 229-235.

  5. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K. and H.H. Keyser, 2014. A time course study and competition between rhizobia-affecting nodulation in two soybean genotypes. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 54: 237-247.
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  6. Abd El-Zaher, F.H., M.M. Abd-Elgawad and H.K. Abd El-Maksoud, 2012. Use of the entomopathogenic nematode symbiont Photorhabdus luminescens as a biocontrol agent B-factors affecting the cell-free filtrates from the bacterium. J. Appl. Sci. Res., 8: 4600-4614.
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  7. Gad, N., H. Fatma, H.K. Abd El-Zaher, Abd El-Maksoud and M.R. AbdelMoez, 2011. Response of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) to cobalt amendments and nitrogen fertilization. Afr. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 5: 41-45.

  8. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K. and H.H. Keyser, 2010. Restriction specificity of some soybean geontypes to Bradyrhizobium japonicum serogroups. World Acad. Sci. Eng. Technol., 71: 418-421.
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  9. Abd El-Rhaim, W.M., F.H. Abd El-Zaher, M. Fayez and H.K. Abd El-Maksoud, 2009. Utilization of garlic (Allium sativum L.), jasmine (Jasminum officinale L.), thyme (Thymus basilicum) and whaet bran (Tritcum aestivum L.) wastes for fungal growth and removal of textile dyes. Terrestial Aquat. Environ. Toxicol., 3: 53-59.

  10. Eida, M.F., H.K. Abd El-Maksoud, A.M. Abou El-Khir, M. Attia and M.A. El-Kamah, 2008. Soil characteristics after growing compost-amended vegetable crops. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 48: 63-82.

  11. Eida, M.F., H.K. Abd El-Maksoud, A.M. Abou El-Khir, M. Attia and M.A. El-Kamah, 2008. Alleviation of the environmental impact of solid wastes through compost. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 48: 45-62.

  12. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., M.A. El-Kammah, A.M. Abou El-Khir, M. Attia, A.S. El-Henawy and M.F. Eida, 2008. Effect of organic farming on yield, macro-, micro- nutrients and heavy metals contents in green bean and pea crops. J. Agric. Res., 34: 552-566.

  13. Fatma, H., F.M. Abd El-Zaher, H.K. Abd El-Maksoud and I. Hosny, 2006. Antimicrobial activity of some Egyptian medicinal and aromatic plant waste extracts. Bull. NRC, 31: 1-20.

  14. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., I. Hosny and F.H. Abd El-Zaher, 2006. Ecological studies on soil indigenous rhizobia in Egypt. 4: Nitrogen fixation ability of native rhizobia isolates compatible to clover, chickpea and pea crops. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 41: 49-59.

  15. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., I. Hosney and F.H. Abd El Zaher, 2003. Ecological studies on soil indigenous rhizobia in Egypt. 2: Pesticides tolerance. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 38: 145-153.

  16. Hosney, I., H.K. Abd El-Maksoud and F.H. Abd El Zaher, 2002. Ecological studies on soil indigenous rhizobia in Egypt. 1: Salt stress. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 37: 173-183.

  17. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., M. Azazy and R.A. Abdel-Aziz, 2002. Biotransformation of organic fraction of municipal solid waste to compost and its manural effect on wheat growth. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 42: 267-275.
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  18. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., S.M. Abd El-Malek, M.A. Azzazy, A.M. Gomaa and M.A. Saad, 2001. Municipal solid waste (MSW) composting, practical aspects, and product characterization. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 36: 461-475.

  19. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K., 2001. Effect of mutual association between arbuscular mycorrhiza and rhizobia on micronutrients uptake by Egyptian clover received two sources of P fertilizers. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 36: 349-362.

  20. Azzazy, M.A., Abd El-Maksoud, H.K. and Abdel-Aziz, R.A. 1999. Environmental studies on the state of art of solid waste management in middle delta governorates, El-Santa. Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Congress on Egyptian Soil Science Society, October 23-25, 1999, Cairo, Egypt -.

  21. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K. and H.H. Keyser, 1998. Nitrogen fixation efficiency of rhizobia nodulating Apios americana Medikus. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 33: 331-338.
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  22. Abd El-Maksoud, H.K. and H.H. Keyser, 1998. Determining the Rhizobium requirement and nitrogen fixation potential of Apios americana Medikus. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 33: 183-193.
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  23. Abd El-Aziz, R.A., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M. Yousry, 1997. Bio-indicators of soil fertility in sugar cane rotation. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 32: 437-452.

  24. Abd El-Aziz, R.A., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M. Yousry, 1997. Bio-indicators of soil fertility in crop rotation. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 33: 45-59.

  25. Abd El-Aziz, R.A., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M. Yousry, 1997. Bio-indicators of soil fertility in cotton rotation. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 32: 349-366.

  26. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., R.A. Abd El-Aziz and M. Yousry, 1997. Bio-indicators of soil fertility in rice rotation. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 32: 329-347.

  27. Moawad, H., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and R.N. Saad, 1996. Response of berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) to rock phosphate fertilization and inoculation with Rhizobium and vesicular mycorrhiza (VAM). Egypt. J. Microbiol., 31: 3-24.

  28. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., H. Moawad and R.N. Saad, 1995. Performance of soybean as affected by Bradyrhizobium japonicum and VA mycorrhiza under different levels of P and N fertilization. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 30: 401-414.

  29. Ashour, N.I., A.O.M. Saad, M.S. Abou-Raya, H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M.O. Kabesh, 1992. Potentiality of lentil-peach trees intercropping under rain-fed conditions in North Sinai. I. Effect on growth and yield of lentil. Proceedings of the 5th Conferences Agronomy, September 13-15, 1992, Zagazig, pp: 483-495.

  30. Moawad, H. and H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, 1989. Yield and N2 fixation response of faba bean to different densities of inoculation with Rhizobium leguminosarum. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 24: 293-298.

  31. Hamed, A.S., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah and M.S. Foda, 1989. Total airborne load of Muna Valley during El Hajj season. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 24: 375-386.
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  32. Hamed, A.S., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah and M.S. Foda, 1989. Airborne bacterial load of El-Sadd tunnels and adjacent streets during El-Hajj season, Saudi Arabia. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 24: 387-394.
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  33. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., H.H. Keyser and P.B. Cregan, 1989. Effectiveness of fast-and slow-growing soybean rhizobia on some commercial soybean cultivars. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 24: 63-79.

  34. Moawad, H., Y. Abd El-Malek, H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M. Gohar, 1988. Yield response of faba bean (Vicia faba) to rhizobial inoculation, micronutrients application and wheat straw amendment to a virgin sandy soil. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 23: 465-472.

  35. Boutros, B.N., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and A.A. Lotfy, 1988. Influence of vesicular-rbuscular mycorrhizal association and phosphorus fertilization on the growth of Citrus aurantium L. in a sandy soil. Anal. Agric. Sci., 26: 2091-2102.
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  36. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., M.S.M. Saber and H.H. Keyser, 1988. Evaluation of the composting sheath of peanut pods as a local carrier for Rhizobium inoculants production. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 23: 473-483.

  37. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., B.N.L. Boutros and A.A. Lotfy, 1988. Growth response of sour orange, Citrus aurantium L. to mycorrhizal inoculations and superphosphate fertilization in sandy and calcareous soils. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 28: 385-395.
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  38. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., B.N. Boutros and A.A. Lotfy, 1988. Influence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal association and rock phosphate fertilization on growth of Citrus aurantium L. in calcareous soil. Anal. Agric. Sci., 26: 2105-2118.
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  39. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K. and P. Somasegaran, 1988. Rhizobial population and effectiveness of peat-base inoculations produced by diluted and undiluted culture using septic and aseptic method. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 23: 247-257.

  40. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K. and P. Somasegaran and H. Hoben, 1988. Studies on Rhizobium strains TAL 582, 1145 and 600 of Leucaena and Pros. spp. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 23: 231-246.

  41. Hamed, A.S., S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah, H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M.S. Foda, 1987. Air-borne bacterial levels in housing accommodation in Muna Valley during El-Hajj season. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 22: 235-245.
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  42. Moawad, H., Y. Abd El Malek, H.K. Abd El-Maksoud and M. Gohar, 1985. Influence of micronutrients on nitrogen fixation by Vicia faba inoculated with Rhizobium leguminosarum in a sandy soil. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenernhrung und Bodenkunde, 148: 584-589.
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  43. Elneklawy, A.S., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and A.M. Selim, 1985. Yield reponse of pea (Pisum sativum) to NPK fertilization and to inoculation with rhizobia in a sandy soil. Anal. Agric. Sci., 23: 1365-1372.

  44. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., A.S. Elneklawy and M.A. Maatouk, 1985. Effect of Rhizopium inocula combined with nitrogen on seed yield of faba bean (Vicia faba) in Noba region. Egypt. Anal. Agric. Sci., 23: 923-929.

  45. Zohdy, L.I., S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah and H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, 1984. Evaluation of digested slurry as a fertilizer, effect on biological and chemical properties of a virgin sandy soil. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 131-138.

  46. Moawad, H., L.I. Zohdy, S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah and H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, 1984. Assessment of Anaerobically Digested Slurry as a Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner. In: Biogas Technology, Transfer and Diffusion, El-Halwagi, E. (Ed.). Applied Science Publ., London and New York, pp: 499-519.

  47. Khalafallah, M.A., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M.S.M. Saber, 1984. Effect of phyllosphere enrichment with Azotobacter in the presence and absence of seed inoculation with Rhizobium on soybean. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 21-25.
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  48. Khalafallah, M.A., H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud and M.S.M. Saber, 1984. A preliminary comparative study on the effect of seed inoculation (Rhizobium) phyllosphere enrichment (Azotobacter) and foliar application of micronutrient on soybean. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 165-169.
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  49. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., M.A. Khalafallah and M.S.M. Saber, 1984. Effectiveness of certain micronutrients in relation to dinitrogen fixation in soybean. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 153-157.

  50. Zohdy, L.I., S.M.S.B. El-Din, M.A. Khalafallah and H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, 1982. Follow-up the fermentation progress in the digested slurry of biogas from the standpoint of its fertilizing value. Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 123-130.

  51. Abd EL-Maksoud, H.K., S.M. Abd El-Malek, M.A. Khalafallah and M.S.M. Saber, 1982. The residual effect of rhizobial inoculation in soybean (Glycine max). Egypt. J. Microbiol., 19: 27-30.

  52. Zayed, M.N., S.M. Taha, H. Moawad and H.K. Abd EL-Maksoud, 1973. Nitrogen transformation in soil. In calcareous soils under barley and cowpea in a two years rotations. Zbl. Bakt. Abt., 128: 389-396.