Dr. Nazim  Sekeroglu
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Dr. Nazim Sekeroglu

Kilis 7 Aralik University, Turkey

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from Kilis 7 Aralik University, Turkey

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PROF. DR. NAZIM SEKEROGLU born 02 October 1972 in Kilis, Turkey, he holds an MSc (1997) and PhD (2003) in Agricultural Engineering on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. He is the author or co-author of about one hundred peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters and conference presentations as an invited speaker.Until now, he visited about fifty (50) different countries all over the world for scientific purposes.Until now, Dr. Sekeroglu organized a number of national and international scientific congresses, and was a member of scientific boards of them. His scientific meeting organizationseries titled “Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MESMAP) host more than five hundred participationsfrom fifty different countries every two years”. He is a scientific board member of some respected Journals on Plant, Food and Pharmaceutical Sciences published under Elsevier, Wiley, Springer and other European and US publishing groups.Dr. Sekeroglu has some European(with Lithuania, Portugal and Spain) and National research projects.He founded “Association of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Mediterranean (AMAPMED)” is also the President of the Association. He is also General Coordinator of GOFMAP (Global Federation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants).

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Agricultural Engineering
Herbal Medicine
Crop Production
Essential Oil

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Yaldız, G., N. Sekeroglu, M. Kulak and G. Demirkol, 2015. Antimicrobial activity and agricultural properties of bitter melon (Momordica charantia L.) grown in northern parts of Turkey: a case study for adaptation. Nat. Prod. Res., 29: 543-545.
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  2. Tuncturk, M., T. Eryigit, N. Sekeroglu and F. Ozgokce, 2015. Chemical composition of some edible wild plants grown in Eastern Anatolia. Am. J. Essent. Oils Nat. Prod., 2: 31-34.
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  3. Senol, F.S., I.E. Orhan, U. Ozgen, G. Rendab and G. Bulut, et al., 2015. Memory-vitalizingpotential of twenty-five medicinal plants and their isolated compounds viacholinesterase and tyrosinase inhibitory and antioxidant assays. South Afr. J. Bot., 102: 102-109.
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  4. Karahan, F., M. Kulak, E. Urlu, H.G. Gozuacik, T. Boyumez, N. Sekeroglu and I.H. Doganturk, 2015. Total phenolic content, ferric reducing and DPPH scavenging activity of arum dioscoridis. Nat. Prod. Res., 29: 1678-1683.
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  5. Orhan, I.E., E. Atasu, F.S. Senol, N. Ozturk, B. Demirci, K. Das and N. Sekeroglu, 2013. Comparative studies on Turkish and Indian Centella asiatica (L.) Urban (gotu kola) samples for their enzyme inhibitory and antioxidant effects and phytochemical characterization. Ind. Crops Prod., 47: 316-322.
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  6. Sekeroglu, N., F.S. Senol, I.E. Orhan, A.R. Gulpinar, M. Kartal and B. Sener, 2012. In vitro prospective effects of various traditional herbal coffees consumed in Anatolia linked to neurodegeneration. Food Res. Int., 45: 197-203.
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  7. Ozcelik, B.E.R.R.I.N., U. Koca, D.A. Kaya and N. Sekeroglu, 2012. Evaluation of the in vitro bioactivities of Mahaleb Cherry (Prunus mahaleb L.). Rom. Biotechnol. Lett., 17: 7863-7872.
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  8. Orhan, I.E., F.S. Senol, A.R. Gulpinar, N. Sekeroglu, M. Kartal and B. Sener, 2012. Neuroprotective potential of some terebinth coffee brands and the unprocessed fruits of Pistacia terebinthus L. and their fatty and essential oil analyses. Food Chem., 130: 882-888.
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  9. Tuncturk, M., R. Tuncturk, N. Sekeroglu, M.M. Ertus and F. Ozgokce, 2011. Lead concentrations of herbs used in Van Herby cheese. Nat. Prod. Commun., 6: 1473-1474.
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  10. Ozkutlu, F., N. Sekeroglu, U. Koca and G. Yazici, 2011. Selenium concentrations of selected medicinal and aromatic plants in Turkey. Nat. Prod. Commun., 6: 1469-1472.
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  11. Koca, U., E. Kupeli-Akkol and N. Sekeroglu, 2011. Evaluation of in vivo and in vitro biological activities of different extracts of cuscuta arvensis. Nat. Prod. Commun., 6: 1433-1436.
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  12. Baser, K.H., B. Demirci, I.E. Orhan, M. Kartal, N. Sekeroglu and B. Sener, 2011. Composition of volatiles from three Iris species of Turkey. J. Essent. Oil Res., 23: 66-71.
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  13. Yaldiz, G., M. Ozguven and N. Sekeroglu, 2010. Variation in capsaicin contents of different Capsicum species and lines by varying drying parameters. Ind. Crops Prod., 32: 434-438.
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  14. Ugur, A., I. Suntar, S. Aslan, I.E. Orhan and M. Kartal et al., 2010. Variations in fatty acid compositions of the seed oil of Eruca sativa Mill. caused by different sowing periods and nitrogen forms. Pharmacogn. Mag., 6: 305-308.
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  15. Sekeroglu, N. and U. Koca, 2010. Current status of medicinal and aromatic plants production and trade in Turkey. Biomed., 5: 65-73.
  16. Orhan, I., F.S. Senol, A.R. Gulpınar, M. Kartal, N. Sekeroglu, M. Devecı, Y. Kan and B. Sener, 2009. Valuation of acetylcholinesterase inhibitory and antioxidant properties of Cyclotrichiumniveum, Thymus praecox ssp. caucasicus var. caucasicus, Echinacea purpurea and E. pallida. Food Chem. Toxicol., 47: 1304-1310.
  17. Koca, U., N. Sekeroglu and F. Ozkutlu, 2009. Mineral composition of arnebia densiflora (Nordm.) Ledeb. An endemic medicinal plant from Turkey. Biomed., 4: 51-56.
  18. Sekeroglu, N., F. Ozkutlu, S.M. Kara and M. Ozguven, 2008. Determining of cadmium and micronutrients in medicinal plants from Turkey. J. Sci. Food Agric., 88: 86-90.
  19. Ozguven, M., B. Sener, I. Orhan, N. Sekeroglu and M. Kirpik et al., 2008. Effects of varying nitrogen doses on yield, yield components and artemisinin content of Artemisia annua L. Ind. Crops Prod., 27: 60-64.
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  20. Sekeroglu, N., M. Deveci, C.K. Buruk, B. Gurbuz and A. Ipek, 2007. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Anzer tea essential oil. J. Sci. Food Agric., 87: 1424-1426.
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  21. Sekeroglu, N., 2007. Investigation of varying nitrogen doses and row spacing applications on the chemical composition of evening primrose (Oenothera lamarckiana L.). Asian J. Chem., 19: 2335-2340.
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  22. Ozguven M., M. Bux, W.D. Koller, N. Sekeroglu, M. Kirpik and Muler, 2007. Influence of fluctuating drying conditions during shade-, sun- and solar-drying on the quality of Lavandula officinalis L., Origanum syriacum L. und Thymbra spicata L. Zeitschrift fur Arznei- und Gewurzpflanzen. J. Med. Spice Plants, .
  23. Das, K., R. Dang, T.N. Shivananda and N. Sekeroglu, 2007. Influence of bio-fertilizers on the biomass yield and nutrient content in stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bert) grown in Indian subtropics. J. Med. Plants Res., 1: 5-8.
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  24. Das, K., R. Dang, T.N. Shivananda and N. Sekeroglu, 2007. Comparative efficiency of bio-and chemical fertilizers on nutrient contents and biomass yield in medicinal plant Stevia rebaudiana Bert. Int. J. Nat. Eng. Sci., 1: 35-39.
  25. Sekeroglu, N., F. Ozkutlu, M. Deveci, O. Dede and N. Yilmaz, 2006. Evaluation of some wild plants aspect of their nutritional values used as vegetable in eastern black sea region of Turkey. Asian J. Plant Sci., 5: 185-189.
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  26. Sekeroglu, N., D. Alpaslan Kaya, I. Memet and K. Muzaffer, 2006. Essential Oil contents and ethnopharmacological characteristics of some spices and herbal drugs traded in Turkey. Int. J. Pharmacol., 2: 256-261.
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  27. Ozkutlu, F., N. Sekeroglu and S.M. Kara, 2006. Monitoring of cadmium and micronutrients in spices commonly consumed in Turkey. Res. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 2: 223-226.
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  28. Yaldiz, G., N. Sekeroglu, M. Ozguven and M. Kirpik, 2005. Seasonal and diurnal variability of essential oil and its components of Origanum onites L. grown in cukurova ecological conditions. Grasas y Aceites., 56: 254-258.
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  29. Mesut Cimrin, K., B. Mehmet Ali and S. Nazim, 2004. Effect of nitrogen fertilization on protein yield and nutrient uptake in some triticale genotypes. J. Agron., 3: 268-272.
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  30. Sekeroglu, N. and N. Yilmaz, 2001. Effect of increasing nitrogen doses on yield and yield components in some triticale lines under dry conditions in Eastern Anatolia. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 672-673.