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Amjad  Ahmad

Name :

Amjad Ahmad

Title :

Assistant Extension Agent

Unit :

Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences

Office :

Wahiawa Extension Office

Address :

3190 Maile Way
                  Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

St. John 209

Phone :

(808)956-7985

Fax :

(808)956-3894

E-mail :

alobady@hawaii.edu

Professional Prep/Appointments :


* PhD. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Hydrology. 2009. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
* MSc. in Agricultural Sciences, Legume crops production. 2000. College of Agriculture and Forestry, Mosul University.
* BSc., Agricultural Sciences, Field Crops Sciences. 1998. College of Agriculture and Forestry, Mosul University.

Projects :


* Ahmad, A., T. Radovich, N.V. Hue, A. Arakaki, G. Teves, J. Sugano, J. Uyeda, and Sharon Motomura. Evaluating the suitability of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as a new legume crop to the tropical condition of Hawaii. Funded by Hawaii State Department of Agriculture, 2015-2017.
* Ahmad, A., T. Radovich, N.V. Hue, A. Arakaki, G. Teves, J. Sugano, and J. Uyeda. High Nutrient Solution Fertilizers Derived From Local Organic Inputs for Field and Greenhouse Application in the Tropics. Funded by Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education), USDA, 2014-2016.
* Radovich, T, K. Wang, A. Ahmad, J. Sugano, and J. Uyeda. Enhancing Hawaii's Organic Agriculture through Research and Extension Activities. Funded by Hawaii State Department of Agriculture, 2014-2015.
* Radovich, T, N.V. Hue, and A. Ahmad. Reduce the Reliance of Hawaii and the Pacific Growers on Imported Fertilizers. Funded by Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education), USDA, 2011-2015.

Sustainable and organic Farming, Soil-Plant-Water relations, Plant nutrition, Soil physical and chemical properties, Soil fertility, and Legume crops. 

1-Amjad. A. Ahmad; Theodore J.K. Radovich, and Nguyen V. Hue. 2015. Effects of intercropping different legumes on growth of sweet corn (Zea mays). Journal of Crop Improvement, 29(3): 370-378.
2-Amjad. A. Ahmad; N. V. Hue, and Theodore J.K. Radovich. 2014. Nitrogen release patterns of some locally made composts and their effects on the growth of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa, Chinensis group) when used as soil amendments. Compost Science & Utilization 22(4): 199-206.
3-Radovich, T., A. Pant, A. Ahmad, C. Elevitch, and N. Hue. 2014. Enhancing soil function and plant health with locally available resources. Book Chapter In: Food-Producing Agroforestry Landscapes of the Pacific (Series). Hawaii, USA.
4-Ahmad, A.A., A. Fares, N. V. Hue, M. Safeeq, T. Radovich, F. Abbas, and M. Ibrahim. 2014. Root Distribution of Sweet Corn (Zea mays) as affected by Manure Types, Rates and Frequency of Applications. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (JAPS), 24(2): 592-599.
5-Ahmad, A.A., A. Fares, and N. V. Hue. 2012. Nitrate Dynamic in a Tropical Mollisol Amended with Organic Manures, Planted with Sweet Corn, and Monitored with SPAD Readings. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 43(17): 2274–2288.
6-Mitschele, R., T. Radovich, A. Fares, and A. Ahmad. 2012. Field and Laboratory Evaluation of the Cardy Nitrate-N Meter for Measuring Soil Solution Nitrate-N in Hawaiian Soils. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 43(9): 1237-1246.
7-Ahmad, A.A. 2009. Monitoring and Modeling of Water Flow and Solute Transport under Different Manure Amendments in Hawaii. Ph.D dissertation. University of Hawaii at Manoa.
8-Ahmad, A.A., A. Fares, F. Abbas, and J. Deenik. 2009. Nutrient concentrations within and below root zones from applied chicken manure in selected Hawaiian soils. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Waste, 44(8): 828-843.
9-Ahmad, A.A., A. Fares, S. Paramasivam, M.A. Elrashidi, and R.M. Savabi. 2009. Biomass and nutrient concentration of sweet corn roots and shoots under organic amendments application. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Waste, 44(7): 742-754.
10-Fares, A, F. Abbas, A. Ahmad, M. Safeeq, and J. Deenik. 2008. Response of selected soil physical and hydrological properties to manure amendment rates, level and types. Soil Science, 173(8): 522-533.
11-Ahmad, A. A. and A. M. Sultan. 2004. Effect of N and K fertilizer levels on growth and yield of winter varieties of Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum L.). Mesopotamia Journal of Agriculture. 155: 16-22.
12-Ahmad. A. A. and A. S. Khalaf, 2004. The response of local Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum L.) growth and yield to fumigation and different seed size. Mesopotamia Journal of Agriculture. 156: 45-52.

Languages :


English and Arabic