Khalid Rehman Hakeem

King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia

Dr. Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Ph.D., FRSB, is a professor at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He obtained a Ph.D. in Botany with a specialization in Plant ecophysiology and Molecular Biology from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India in 2011, after which he worked as an assistant professor at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar for a short period. Later, he joined Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia, and worked there as a post-doctorate fellow in 2012 and fellow researcher (associate professor) from 2013 to 2016. He joined King Abdulaziz University in 2016 and was promoted to professor in 2019. Dr. Hakeem has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience in plant ecophysiology, biotechnology, molecular biology, medicinal plant research, plant–microbe–soil interactions, and environmental studies. He is the recipient of several national and international fellowships. He has recently been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, London. Dr. Hakeem has been a visiting scientist at Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, and Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He is currently involved with several international research projects with different government organizations. To date, Dr. Hakeem has authored and edited more than ninety books. He also has 185 research publications in peer-reviewed international journals and 80 book chapters to his credit.

Khalid Rehman Hakeem

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Organic Fertilizers - New Advances and Applications delves into the most recent research and development in organic fertilizers, covering their application, production, and crop productivity benefits. Experts in agricultural science explore the effects of various organic fertilizers, such as compost, animal dung, and biofertilizers, on plant growth, nutrient uptake, and soil health. The book also discusses current breakthroughs in organic fertilizer manufacturing, such as microbial inoculants and practical case studies in using organic fertilizers. It is a useful resource for agricultural scientists, researchers, farmers, and policymakers.

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