Waleed Mohamed Hussain Abdulkhair

Egyptian Drug Authority

Waleed Abdulkhair is an Associate Professor of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Egyptian Drug Authority. He has participated in several international, national, and local conferences on biological and chemical control of plant pathogens. He has published many scientific papers on biological control of plant pathogenic bacteria and fungi in specialized international scientific journals. In 2015, he and an integrated team obtained a patent from the Saudi Patent Office to isolate and identify a novel bacterial strain of the genus Streptomyces characterized by its superior ability to destroy plant pathogenic fungi, especially Fusarium oxysporum lycopersici, which infects and destroys tomato plants. He has co-authored several books on plant pathogens. He is also the editor of a book on yeast and its applied medical roles.

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This book examines the risk of Phytophthora infection on different economic plants. It is divided into three sections that address the threats of Phytophthora infections to economic plants in Egypt and Ghana, the biocontrol of Phytophthora infections, and the prevalence and recognition of Phytophthora infection. This book discusses significant aspects of Phytophthora diseases as well as methods of their control to maintain sustainable agriculture and national economy. It is a valuable scientific resource for farmers, agriculturists, and other interested readers.

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