Dr. Masoud  Latifian

Dr. Masoud Latifian

Associate Professor
Date Palm and Tropical Fruits Research Institute, Iran


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology and Biological Control from Date Palm and Tropical Fruits Research Institute, Iran

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Biography

Dr. Masoud Latifian is currently working as Assistant Professor and Head of Plant Protection Department of Date Palm and Tropical Fruits Research Institute of Iran. He obtained his Ph.D. in Agricultural Entomology from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran. His current area of research interest focuses on Mass Production of Microbial Pest Control Agents, and Biological Control of Date Palm Pests. He is author and co-author of 14 journal papers.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Entomology
62%
Seed Science
90%
Control of Insects
75%
Plant Improvement
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rahnama, A. and M. Latifian, 2013. Intercropping relative efficiency and its effects on date palm pests and disease control. Int. J. Agric. Res. Rev., 3: 617-623.
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  2. Latifian, M., 2012. Voracity and feeding preferences of larvae and adult stages of Stethorus gilvifrons Mulsant. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on larvae and adult of Oligonychus afrasiaticus McGregor (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Int. J. Agric. Crop Sci., 4: 540-546.
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  3. Latifian, M. and E. Rahkhodaei, 2012. Development of a novel bioassay for evaluating of the infectivity and between generation transmission effects of entomopathogenic fungi Beauvaria bassiana (Balsamo) vuilleminon on population of sawtoothed beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis L.) fed on date palm cultivars. Int. J. Agric. Crop Sci., 4: 811-817.
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  4. Latifian, M. and B. Rad, 2012. Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillmin, Beauveria brongniartii Saccardo and Metarhizium anisopliae Metsch to adult Oryctes elegans Prell and effects on feeding and fecundity. Int. J. Agric. Crop Sci., 4: 1026-1032.

  5. Arabnezhada, H., M. Bahara, H.R. Mohammadia and M. Latifian, 2012. Development, characterization and use of microsatellite markers for germplasm analysis in date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.). Scientia Horticulturae, 134: 150-156.

  6. Latifian, M. and N.E. Soleyman, 2010. Comparison of apparent and marginal parasitism of egg parasitoid of grape leafhopper Arboridia kermanshah Delabola (Hem., Cicadellidae) in different climatic regions of Isfahan, Iran. J. Entomol. Res., 2: 97-107.
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  7. Latifian, M. and E. Soleyman-Nejadian, 2010. Comparison of apparent and marginal parasitism of egg parasitoid of grape leafhopper Arboridia kermanshah Delabola (Hem., Cicadellidae) in different climatic regions of Isfahan, Iran. J. Entomol. Res., 2: 97-107.

  8. Latifian, M., H. Seyedoleslami and J. Khjeali, 2009. Comparison of several sampling techniques to estimate population densities of grape leafhopper Arboridia kermanshah delabola (Hom.: Cicadellidae). J. Entomol. Res., 1: 95-108.

  9. Latifian, M. and E. Solymannejadian, 2008. Study on the phenology of egg parasitoid Anagrus atomus L., (Hym.: Mymaridae) and its host (grape leafhopper) Arboridia kermanshah D. (Homo.: Cicadellidae) to evaluated parasitism by recruitment method. Scient. J. Agric., 31: 111-123.

  10. Latifian, M., S.S. Marashi, S. Ahmadizadeh and P. Nikbakht, 2007. Host preference of date palm spider mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (McGregor), to native date palm cultivars of Khuzestan. J. Seeds Plant Improv., 23: 245-255.
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  11. Latifian, M., S. Ahmadizadeh and P. Nikbakht, 2005. Host preference of date lesser moth (Batrachedra amydraula Meyr) to Khuzestan native cultivars of date palm. J. Seeds Plantlet, 20: 215-223.
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  12. Latifian, M., M. Seyedoleslami and J. Khajeali, 2005. A model for tolerance threshold of grape leafhopper Arboridia kermanshah. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Natl. Resourc., 9: 231-241, (In Persian).

  13. Latifian, M., S. Ahmadizadeh and P. Nikbakht, 2004. Host preference of date lesser moth (Batrachedra amydraula Meyr.) to Khuzestan native cultivars of date palm. Seed Plant, 20: 215-223.

  14. Latifian, M., M. Seyedoleslami and J. Khajeali, 2004. Whitin plant distribution, Deil activity and geographical distribution of grape leafhopper Arboridia kermanshah in Isfahan province. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Natl. Resourc., 10: 205-217, (In Persian).

  15. Latifian, M., H. Seyedoleslami and J. Khajehali, 2004. Morphology of immature stages, biology and seasonal population fluctuations of Arboridia kermanshah dlabola (Hom.: Cicadellidae) in Isfahan province. J. Water Soil Sci., 8: 229-240.

  16. Latifian, M., 2003. The Technology of Date Palm Stored Pests Control. Ahangghalam Publication, Mashhad, pp: 100.

  17. Latifian, M., 2001. Management Factors Roles in Pest and Disease Control. Date Palm and Tropical Fruit Research Institute, Iran, pp: 32.