Dr. Mohamed Abdul Rahman Elwakil

Dr. Mohamed Abdul Rahman Elwakil

Professor
Mansoura University, Egypt


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

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Biography

Dr. Elwakil currently is Emeritus Professor at Mansoura University, Egypt since 1984. He received B.Sc. in Agricultural Science (Cairo University) and Ph.D. (Alexandria University). He attended more than 40 International Workshops and Conferences and visited more than 30 countries. He also spent some years as a Researcher Associate and Visiting Professor in USA, Denmark and Iraq. Dr. Elwakil received a number of Honors including The Arab Fertilizers Association Prize (2009), Mansoura University prize of Merit in Agriculture Sciences, the academic year 2000, The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture Prize for the year of 1986, Marquis Whos Who in the World (2010), Whos Who in Science and Engineering in the World (2011). In 2014, the Egyptian Academy of Science and Technology awarded Prof. Elwakil the State Merit Prize and precious Golden Medal. In August 2017, the president of Egypt honored him the Wissam (order) of Science and Art of the first class along with a Golden state of the Art medal.He is a member in the following scientific societies American Chemical Society (Environmental Chemistry Division), World Association of Arab Translators and Linguists, Egyptian Phytopathological Society, Egyptian Mycological Society, Asian Network for Scientific Information (ANSInet) and Member in Asian Council of Science Editors. He published 3 open access e-books and 2 print books in the area for plant pathology.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Systematic
62%
Biological Control
90%
Plant Pathogen
75%
Plant Disease
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Osman, Y.A., A.A. El-Morsi, M.A. Elwakil and F.H. Omer, 2014. Five distinctive phages from an Egyptian Industrial strain of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. aegypyti. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 67-75.
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  2. Elwakil, M.A. and S. Elwakil, 2011. Mineral elements and human health. Arab Fertilizers, 60: 20-23.

  3. Elwakil, M.A. and W.M. Elwakil, 2010. Nutritional deficiencies in plants. Arab Fertilizers, 56: 32-35.

  4. Saber, W.I.A., K.M. Ghoneem, M.M. El-Metwally and M.A. Elwakil, 2009. Identification of Puccinia pimpinellae on Anise plant in Egypt and its control. Plant Pathol. J., 8: 32-41.
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  5. Goneem, K.M., M.A. Elwakil and A.E. Ismail, 2009. Puccinia Pimpinellae, a new pathogen on seed in Egypt. Plant Pathol. J., 8: 165-169.
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  6. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I. Saber and M.A. Elwakil, 2009. Alkaline seed-bed: An innovative technique for manifesting Verticillium dahliae on fennel seeds. Pak. J. Nutrit., 8: 22-26.
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  7. Elwakil, M.A., O.A. Awadallah, I.M. El-Refai, M.A. El-Metwally and M.S. Mohammed, 2009. The use of bread yeast as a biocontrol agent for controlling seed-borne fungi of faba bean. Plant Pathol. J., 8: 133-143.
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  8. Elwakil, M.A., I.M. El-Refai, O.A. Awadallah, M.A. El-Metwally and M.S. Mohammed, 2009. Seed-borne pathogens of faba bean in Egypt: Detection and pathogencity. Plant Pathol. J., 8: 90-97.
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  9. Elwakil, M.A., E.M. El-Sherif and M.A. El-Metwally, 2007. An innovative method for detecting slow growing seed-borne fungi of peanut. Plant Pathol. J., 6: 306-311.
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  10. Elwakil, M.A., Z.A. Mohamed and A.G. El-Sherif, 2003. Hisopathological studies of eggplant roots as affected by IAA, Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Meloidogyne incognita alone and in combinations. Plant Pathol. J., 2: 1-9.
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  11. Elwakil, M.A., 2003. Use of antioxidant hydroquinone in the control of seed-borne fungi of peanut with special reference to the production of good quality seed. Plant Pathol. J., 2: 75-79.
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  12. Mohamed, E. and K.M. Ghoneem, 2002. An improved method of seed health testing for detecting the lurked seed-borne fungi of fenugreek. Plant Pathol. J., 1: 11-13.
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  13. Shabana, Y.M., M.A. Elwakil and R. Charudattan, 2001. Effect of nutrition and physical factors on mycelial growth and production of pigments and nonchromatic UV-absorbing compounds of Alternaria eichhorniae. J. Phytopathol., 149: 21-27.
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  14. Elwakil, M.A., A. Farag, S. Nabil, A.I. Hanna and A.A. Gomah, 2001. Court of infection with Pseudomonas syringae Pv. Lachrymans in cucumber. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 635-638.
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  15. Elwakil, M.A. and M.A. El-Metwally, 2001. Seed-borne fungi of peanut in Egypt: Pathogenicity and transmission. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 63-68.
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  16. Shabana, Y.M., M.A. Elwakil and R. Charudattan, 2000. Effect of media, light and pH on growth and spore production by Alternaria eichhorniae, a mycoherbicide agent for waterhyacinth. J. Plant Dis. Prot., 107: 617-626.
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  17. Elwakil, M.A. and M.A. El-Metwally, 2000. Hydroquinone, a promising antioxidant for managing seed-borne pathogenic fungi of peanut. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 374-375.
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  18. Shabana, Y.M., R. Charudattan and M.A. Elwakil, 1999. Growth and spore production by Alternaria eichhorniae. Phytopathology, 89: S1-S90.
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  19. Elwakil, M.A. and K.M. Ghoneem, 1999. Detection and location of seed-borne fungi of blonde psyllium and their transmission in seedlings. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 38-44.
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  20. Elwakil, M.A. and K.M. Ghoneem, 1999. Detection and location of seed-borne fungi of black cumin and their transmission in seedlings. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 559-564.
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  21. Elwakil, M.A., M.E. Abdalla and S.B. Mathur, 1998. Fusarium oxysporum F. sp. Lycopersici races 1 and 2 associated with tomato seeds in Egypt. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 92-96.
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  22. Elwakil, M.A. and A.H. Abou-Tabl, 1998. Seed health testing of local and imported wheat seeds in Egypt. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 23: 3735-3751.

  23. Shabana, Y.M., R. Charudattan, J.T. DeValerio and M.A. Elwakil, 1997. An evaluation of hydrophilic polymers for formulating the bioherbicide agents Alternaria cassiae and A. eichhorniae. Weed Technol., 11: 212-222.
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  24. Shabana, Y.M., R. Charudattan and M.A. Elwakil, 1995. Identification, pathogenicity and safety of Alternaria eichhorniae from Egypt as a bioherbicide agent for waterhyacinth. Biol. Control, 5: 123-135.
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  25. Shabana, Y.M., R. Charudattan and M.A. Elwakil, 1994. Biological control of waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) byAlternaria eichhorniae. Phytopathology, 84: 1068-1068.

  26. Sadik, E.A., E.A. Fayzalla, M.A. Elwakil and A.A. Gomah, 1994. Soil solarization as a method for controlling some common soil inhibiting fungi. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 22: 159-170.

  27. Fayzalla, E.A., E.A. Sadik, M.A. Elwakil and A.A. Gomah, 1994. Soil solarization for controlling Cephalosporium maydis, the cause of late wilt disease of maize in Egypt. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 22: 171-178.

  28. Atta, M.I., M.A. Elwakil and S.A. Abdel Wanis, 1994. Fluctuation in the incidence of seed-borne fungi of rice and cotton in Dakahlia localities of Egypt. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 6: 1943-1952.

  29. Shabana, Y.M., R. Charudattan and M.A. Elwakil, 1993. Evaluation of Alternaria eichhorniae as a bioherbicide for control waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) in greenhouse trials. Biological Control, 5: 136-144.

  30. Mohamed, Z.A., A.G. El-Sherif and M.A. Elwakil, 1993. Anatomical changes in tobacco roots due to the infection with Meloidogyne incognita and/or Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 18: 1387-1394.

  31. Madkour, S.A., M.A. Elwakil, H.A. Meshref and H.M. Abd El-Moneim, 1991. Effect of treatment with industrial wastewater on the growth and pathogenicity of some soil-borne fungi. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 16: 598-615.

  32. Madkour, S.A., M.A. Elwakil, H.A. Meshref and H.M. Abd El-Moneim, 1991. Effect of treatment with industrial wastewater on the growth and pathogenicity of Rhizoctonia solani. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 16: 615-628.

  33. El-Sherif, A.G. and M.A. Elwakil, 1991. Interaction between Meloidogyne incognita and Agrobacterium tumefaciens or Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici on tomato. J. Nematol., 23: 239-242.
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  34. Elwakil, M.A., T. El-Gazar, E.A. Fayzalla and L.K. Tadros, 1984. Production of resistant plants of Botryodiplodia theobromae through hybridization program in Egg plant. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 8: 225-229.

  35. Elwakil, M.A., M.M.S. Diab, M.E. Abd El-Halim, M.E. Abd-Rabo and E.M. El-Mersawy, 1984. Studies on chemical control and varietal resistance of leaf blight in Maize caused by Helminthosporium turcicum. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 9: 219-224.

  36. Elwakil, M.A., M.E. Abd El-Halim, M.E. Abd Rabo and E.M. El-Mersawy, 1984. Effect of some cultural practices on the infection with leaf blight disease of maize caused by Helminthosporium turcicum. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 9: 234-236.

  37. Elwakil, M.A., 1984. Soil solarization for controlling Agrobacterium tumefaciens in respect to its tumor indicting ability. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 9: 237-240.

  38. El-Sherif, A.G. and M.A. Elwakil, 1984. Interaction between Meloidogyne incognita, Agrobacterium tumefaciens or Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici on tomato plant using split-root technique. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 9: 308-315.

  39. Elwakil, M.A. and E. Blakeney, 1980. Quantitative analysis of Free amino acids in either leafy gall induced by Corynebacterium fascians of its tissue culture. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 12: 145-148.

  40. El-Sherif, A.G. and M.A. Elwakil, 1980. Effect of temperature on the extraction of Pratylenchus brachyurus, Tylenchorhynchus claytoni and free-living nematoda by barman pans. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 5: 233-236.

  41. Elwakil, M.A., 1979. Synthesis of Nopaline by Crown gall teratomas and reversible teratoma tissue. Egypt. Phytopathol. Cong., 1: 334-343.

  42. Elwakil, M.A. and J.D. Kemp, 1978. Comparison and characterization of Ti plasmid in Egyptian isolates of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. 3rd Egypt. Phytopathol. Congress, 1979: 320-333.

  43. Abo El-Dahab, M.K., M.A. El-Goorani and M.A. Elwakil, 1978. Physiological and biochemical studies on virulent and avirulent isolates of Agrobacterium tumefaciens in Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 91: 14-22.
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  44. Kamara, A.M., M.T. Abol-Wafa and M.A. Elwakil, 1977. Ascochyta leaf spot of Crassula, A new disease in Egypt. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 25: 313-317.

  45. El-Goorani, M.A., M.K. Abo El-Dahab and M.A. Elwakil, 1977. In vivo and in vitro interactions between Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Corynebacterium fascians. Plant Dis. Rep., 61: 963-967.

  46. Abo El-Dahab, M.K., M.A. El-Goorani and M.A. Elwakil, 1977. Effect of certain chemicals on the vitro growth of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and on the gall formation on artificially infected plants. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 9: 45-57.