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Dr. Khalid Naser Al-Redhaiman

  • Name: Khalid Naser Al-Redhaiman
  • Address: Collage of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Plant production and Protection Department, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.
  • Telephone:+ 96663800050 Ext. (2380) (Work)
  • Home Page:www.sacorganic.org
  • E-mail: khalid1963@hotmail.com
Khalid  Naser Al-Redhaiman, Saudi Arabia

  • Education:
    1. B.Sc. degree in Agriculture, King Saud University, Buraydah, Qassim, KSA, 1986.
    2. M. Sc. degree in Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa State, USA, 1991. Title of Master's Thesis: Modified - atmosphere Storage does not substitute for low temperature storage of strawberry.
    3. Ph. D. degree in Agriculture, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois state, USA, 1996. Title of Ph.D. Dissertation Nitrate accumulation in hydroponically grown lettuce cultivars and relationship to N- supply.

     
  • Work experience:
    1. Professor, Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., Qassim University, 2005.
    2. Associated professor, Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud University, 2000.
    3. Assistant professor, Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud University, 1996.
    4. Head of Soil and Water Dept., Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud University, 1997.
    5. Deputy dean of Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud University, 1997.
    6. Head of Plant Production and Protection Dept., Collage of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud University, 2002.
    7. Chairman of the scientific committee of the "International Date Palm Conference and Related Activities" in Qassim, in 2003.
    8. Chairman of the editing committee of the "Camel International Conference and Related Activities" in Qassim, in 2006.
    9. Member of the national agricultural committee of the Commerce and Industry Chamber in Saudi Arabia, 2006.
    10. Member of the consultant committee of the organic agriculture collaborative project between Saudi Arabian ministry of Agriculture and GTZ, 2006.

     
  • International corporations representative

    The representative of the German international BCS corporation for organic agricultural certification in the Arabian Gulf countries.


     
  • Membership in the scientific societies
    1. Representative of Saudi Ministry of Agric. in the International Society of Horticultural Sciences (Belgium).
    2. Member of the American Society of Horticultural Sciences (USA).
    3. Member of the Saudi Biological Society (KSA).
    4. Member of the Saudi Society of Agric. Science (KSA).
    5. Member of the Saudi Organic Agric. Society (KSA).
    6. Member of the Date Palm Friends Society (UAE).
    7. Member of the American Society of Agric. Sciences (USA).

     
  • Scholarships and Awards
    1. Award for best distinguished research from Qassim University, in 2008.
    2. Award for best research from The Saudi Society for Agricultural Science in 1426 H for the paper entitled: "Assessment of genetic variation and presence of nitrate reductase gene (NR) in different lettuce genotypes using PCR-based markers". (The 2nd Meeting entitled: The Agriculture In Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Chances).
    3. Award for one of best ten researches from The International Conference on Date Palm, held in College of Agric.& Vet. Med. In Qassim, Sep. 2003.
    4. Award from the British Council in Riyadh in 2003 to conduct some environmental researches and modern agricultural technologies in England.

     
  • International Training Programs
    1. Training course held in England, in 2002.
    2. Training Session (13 - 25 / 9 / 1997) on the utilization of radioisotopes for the assessment of fertilizer residues: Arabian Atomic Energy Committee (Tunisia) in collaboration with the regional center of the radioisotopes for the Arab countries (Cairo).
    3. Training in the area of evaluation of environment pollution with metals: National Center for Res. 18 - 22 / 4 / 1999.
    4. Short Training session program dealing with postharvest Technology: University Extension service, University of California, Davis, California, U. S. A: June 21 - July 2, 1999.

     
  • International Conferences
    1. The South Pacific Soilless Cultural Conference (SPSCC). Feb. 2003. Massey Univ., New Zealand. Participated with an oral presentation entitled: Organic farming and soilless culture for some vegetable crops.
       
    2. The 5th International Postharvest Symposium. 2004. Verona, Italy. Participated with an oral presentation entitled: Effect of modified atmosphere conditions on the quality of date fruits.
       
    3. The second International Conference for the Development and Environment in the Arab World. March, 2004. Assuit Univ., Egypt. Participated with an oral presentation entitled: Effect of Nitrate on the Environment."
       
    4. The International Conference on Date Palm. 2003. College of Agric. & Vet. Med., King Saud Univ., Qassim. Participated with an oral presentation entitled: Modified atmosphere as a potential treatment to control decay, maintain quality, and improve storage ability of "Barhi" date fruits.
       
    5. The international conference of horticulture held in China, in 2001.
       
    6. The international conference of horticulture held in Malaysia, in 2001.
       
    7. The 2nd Meeting of "The Saudi Society for Agricultural Science" in 2005, entitled: The Agriculture In Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Chances. Participation: Oral presentation entitled: "Assessment of genetic variation and presence of nitrate reductase gene (NR) in different lettuce genotypes using PCR-based markers".
       
    8. The third International Conference on Date Palm in UAE, 2006.
       
    9. The International Conference on Green Houses in Morocco, 2006. 10. A Call from Towzer Oasis for World Peace and Solidarity. Towzer city, Tunisia, Tunis Al-Manner University, In Dec. 2004. Participation: Presenting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Symposium.

     
  • Publications:
      Books
    1. Al - Redhaiman, K.N., and M.Z. El-Shenawy. 2005. Introduction in Organic Agriculture. Published by: "Scientific publishing and press, king Saud University.
       
    2. Al - Redhaiman and others. 2004. Translation of a book entitled: " The commercial storage of fruits, Vegetables, flowers, and Nursery stocks". Published by: "Scientific publishing and press, king Saud University, pp 508.
       
    3. Al - Redhaiman, K.N., and R. R. Shahin. 2000. Guidelines in Plant Nutrition. Published by: "Scientific publishing and press, king Saud University

      In Journal
     
    1. Al-Redhaiman, K. N., M.I. Motawei, M. El-Shinawy, and T.H. Abdel-Latif. 2005. Assessment of genetic variation and presence of nitrate reductase gene (NR) in different lettuce genotypes using PCR-based markers. Journal of Food, Agriculture& Environment. Finland.. Vol. 3: 134-136.
       
    2. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. 2002. Nitrate and its impact on the environment. Alexandria Science Exchange, Egypt,. Vol. 24 (3): 372-357.
       
    3. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. 2000. Nitrate accumulation in plants and hazards to man and livestock health, J. King Saud Univ. 12 (Agric. Sci.), (2): 143 - 156.
       
    4. Al-Moshileh, A.M.; K. N. Al - Redhaiman; and M. Z. El-Shinawy. 2004. The effect of nitrogen sources on yield and nitrate accumulation in lettuce and cabbage plants. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., Egypt,: 19(7B): 646-654.
       
    5. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. 2005. Effect of nitrate reductase gene (NIA) on the quality of different lettuce genotypes for low nitrate content. Asian Journal Of Plant Sciences. Pakistan..Accepted for publication on March 8, 2005.
       
    6. Al-Redhaiman, K.N. (2005). "Chemical changes during storage of ´Barhi` dates under ccontrolled atmosphere conditions". HortScience, 40 (5): 1413-1415.
       
    7. Moftah, A.E. and K. N. Al - Redhaiman. 2005. Effect of preharvest foliar spray of limewash on postharvest attributes of bell pepper grown under water deficit conditions. European Journal of Horticultural Science, Germany, 2005. Accepted for publication on March 30, 2005.
       
    8. Al-Redhaiman, K. N.; M. Z. El-Shinawy; and E.M. Abed el-Moniem. Influence of different nutrient sources on the chemical content and yield of lettuce under hydroponic conditions. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., Egypt. 2005: 20 (1): 255-266.
       
    9. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. Effects Of Matric Potential and Osmotic Potential Stresses on Germination of Spinach Seeds. Assiut Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Egypt, 2004.Vol. 35 (2): 263-278.
       
    10. Al - Redhaiman, K. N.; I. N. Nassar; and I.S. Al-Salamah. 2003. Effect of Municipal Garbage on the Growth of Lettuce. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. Pakistan, Vol. 2 (9): 731- 737.
       
    11. Al-Redhaiman, K. N.; M.I.D. Helal and R.R. Shahin. Effect of Sulfur Blended N-Fertilizers on Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Quality of Lettuce Yield. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. Pakistan, 2003.Vol. 6 (16): 1408-1412.
       
    12. Al-Turki, A.I.; A. H. El-Nadi; K. N. Al - Redhaiman; H. M. Abdel Magid. Adsorption of Some Heavy Metals and Bacteria by Activated Charcoal Made from Date Palm Leaves. Journal of the Advances In Agricultural Research. Egypt. 2002. Vol. 7 (4): 895-900.
       
    13. Nonnecke, G.R., R.J. Gladen, and K.N. Al-Redhaiamn. 1995. Objective and sensory evaluation of June-bearing and day-neutral strawberry after storage in carbon dioxide-enriched and oxygen-reduced atmospheres. Advanced in Strawberry Research, USA, 14: 64-68.
       
    14. Al-Redhaiman, K. N., H. M. Abdel Magid and A. l. Al - Humaid. 1998. Evaluation of nitrate and fecal contamination of vegtables in the central region of Saudi Arabia. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 23 (9): 4145 - 4153. (Egypt).
       
    15. Adam S. E. l., K. N. Al - Redhaiman and A. A. Al - Qarawi. 1999. Toxicity of Chrozophora obliqua in rats. Phytotherapy Res. 13: 1 - 3. (England).
       
    16. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. and H. M. Abdel Magid. 1999. The applicability of the local and international water quality guidelines to Al - Gassim region of central Saudi Arabia. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 24 (7): 3705 - 3717.
       
    17. El-Nadi, A.H, K. N. Al Redhaiman and M. Salad. 1999. Determination of selenium in sixteen vegetable plants grown in Al - Qassim region of central Saudi Arabia. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 24 (7): 3719 - 3723.
       
    18. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. 1999.The department of soil and water: Past, Present and Future. J. Mansoura Univ., 24 (11): 7151 - 7161.
       
    19. El Fakhrani, Y. M. and K. N. Al - Redhaiman. 1999. The effectiveness of various nitrogen sources on growth and quality of lettuce in the sands of the central region of Saudi Arabia. Annals of Agric. Sci., Moshtohor, 37 (1): 755 - 771.
       
    20. Shahin, R. R., K. N. Al-Redhaiman and M. l. D. Helal. 1999.Volatilization of ammonia from sulphur - blended nitrogen fertilizers. Zagazig J. Agric. Res. 26 (5): 1457 - 1468.
       
    21. Al-Redhaiman, K. N. 2000. Determination of some mineral in different types of vegetables grown in central Saudi Arabia. Accepted for publication in J. Mansoura Univ. Vol. 25 (1): 627 - 631 .
       

     
New Publications
The Arab Scientists in Cooperation with The High Institute of Marine Research. Publish all the researches abstracts, which presented in The Regional Workshop on Marine Sciences and Natural Resources, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria, 25-26 May 2004.


New Publications
The Arab Scientists in Cooperation with The Egyptian Society for Biological Control of Pests . Publish all the researches abstracts, which presented in The First Arab Conference of Applied Biological Pest Control, Cairo, Egypt, 5-7 April 2004.


Conferences, Fez
The First International Symposium on Environnement protection for development Biotechnological aspects. Fez, December
15 – 17, 2004.


Conferences, Syria
The Second Syrian-Egyptian conference in the Agriculture and Food. Agriculture Faculty, Al-Baath university, Homs, Syria. 25-28 April, 05


Conference,Yemen
Current Status of Plant Protection in Yemen and Future Strategy. Faculty of Agriculture, Sana'a University, Sana'a, yemen. December 18-20/2004


Conferences Canada
The 9th International Conference of the Orthopterists’ Society Canada, on August 14 19, 2005


Conferences, Egypt
The First Arab Conference on Applications of Biological Control of Pests in Arab Countries


Workshop,Lebanon
New Workshop Middle-East Academy for Medicine of Ageing First Annual Middle-East Age & Aging Meeting 8-11 April, 2004

  
Publications
Arab Society for Plant Protection (ASPP) in Cooperation with The Arab Scientists
Publish all the researches abstracts, which presented in the Eighth Arab Congress of Plant Protection, held in Faculty of Agriculture, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, El-beida City, Libya, October 12-16,2003

  
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