CURRICULUM VITAE
Michael Leonard DEADMAN (SQU ID 4557)
Department of Crop Sciences,
College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University,
PO Box 34, Al-Khod 123
Sultanate of Oman
1. Personal details
2. Research
Research philosophy and output summary
Publications
Research project summary
Projects
International experience and collaborations
Research student supervision
Research student examination
3. Teaching
Teaching philosophy
Sultan Qaboos University
The University of Reading
University College Cork
4. Service
Service to employer
Service to profession
Service to community
5. Mentoring
Mentoring philosophy
Mentoring at Sultan Qaboos University
6. Referees
CV updated: 19 November 2011
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1. PERSONAL DETAILS
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Present post
Address
Date of birth
Nationality
Marital status
Date of
appointment
Degrees
awarded
Employment
Key expertise
Memberships
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Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 34, Al-Khod 123
Sultanate of Oman
Telephone: +968 24415213 (Office), +968 24413450 (Residence),
+968 95205449 (Mobile). Fax: +968 24413418
Email: [email protected] OR [email protected]
24 November 1959; Gravesend, Kent, UK
British
Married (1983) with three children
25 August 1998 as Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, Sultan Qaboos
University
PhD (Plant Pathology, 1988), University College Dublin, Ireland.
Epidemiology of barley net blotch caused by Drechslera teres
BSc (Honours Plant Science, 1982) Class 2, Division 1
University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
Professor of Plant Pathology, Department of Crop Sciences, College of
Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, May 2011 present
Head, Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine
Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, 1/9/02 – 31/8/08, three terms
Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, Department of Crop Sciences,
College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, 25
August 1998 – May 2011
Director, Crop Protection Research Unit, University of Reading, Box 236,
Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 6AT, UK. October 1991 – July 1998
Manager, Plant Biotechnology Ltd, University College Cork, Ireland.
January 1987 - September 1991
Post Doctoral Research Assistant, Department of Plant Science, University
College Cork, Ireland. January – December 1986
Research management and administration
Pathology of temperate and tropical crops, especially tropical fruits and
vegetables
Pathogenesis and epidemiology of fungal diseases
Disease control through environment manipulation, resistance breeding,
line selection and biological control
Farmer participatory research and extension techniques in crop protection
International Society for Horticultural Science (2005)
American Phytopathological Society (2002)
British Society of Plant Pathology (1983)
Association of Applied Biologists (1983)
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Honours,
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achievements
Promotion to Professor, 2011
Ministry of Environment Consultancy: Pesticide Misuse in Oman, 2010
Sultan Qaboos University, Outstanding Contribution to Research, 2010
Ministry of Agriculture Consultancy: Farm Management Structures, 2009
Visiting Professor, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, The
University of Reading, UK, 2009-2011
Academic Council, Sultan Qaboos University 2009-2010.
Sultan Qaboos University, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching, 2007
National committee: Coconut mite management, Oman, 2007
Bhutan Ministry of Agriculture Consultancy: Mango diseases, 2007
Invited speaker: International Symposium - Prospects of the Horticultural
Industry in Pakistan, 2007
Associate Editor, European Journal for Plant Pathology 2004-2011
Sultan Qaboos University, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching, 2004
Sultan Qaboos University, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching, 2003
Session Chair, Asian International Mycological Congress, Iran, 2001
Sultan Qaboos University, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching, 2001
Invited speaker “Agriculture in Hungary and Membership of the EU”,
Debrecen Agricultural University, Hungary, 1997
Outstanding academic achievement, The University of Reading, 1996
Invited speaker, National Botanical Congress, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1995
Invited keynote speaker, First Congress of Iranian Agriculture Students in
UK and Ireland, University of Reading, UK, 1994
Media interview for UK £1,000,000 research contracts, University of Reading,
UK, 1994
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2. RESEARCH
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Research philosophy: To conduct research that is relevant to agriculture in Oman. Where
possible to conduct research with the participation of the farming community. To involve
students in the research process as part of a holistic approach to agricultural development.
Publications – Papers submitted or in preparation
Al Sharawi Z, Umar A, Deadman ML (2011) A recursive sequence arising from a combinatorial
problem in epidemiology.
Al Balushi F, Doyle O, Al Mahmooli IH, Al Sadi AM, Deadman ML (2011) First Report of
Gladiolus Corm Rot Caused by Fusarium proliferatum in Oman. Plant Disease, submitted.
Al-Raisi I, Al-Azri M, Al-Hasani H, Al-Shukaili MS, Al-Shuraiqi SM, Al-Fahdi KO, Deadman ML,
Al-Sadi AM (2010) Occurrence and Azoxystrobin-Based Management of Peach Powdery
Mildew. Journal of Phytopathology, submitted
Al Mawaali Q, Al Sa’di AM, Al Hasani HD, Khan AJ, Deadman ML (2011) Evaluation of
response to Pythium aphanidermatum in cucurbit rootstocks for the management of dampingoff in greenhouse cucumber. Plant Disease, submitted
Deadman ML, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Wardi MM, Al-Kiyumi KSM, Deadman WM, Al Said FA (2011)
Greenhouse distribution patterns in northern Oman and the spatio-temporal dynamics of land
use changes in response to external pressures. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment,
submitted
Publications - Refereed papers
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Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Quraini SM, Al-Kaabi SM, Al-Mazroui SS, Al-Mahmooli IH,
Deadman ML (2011). Occurrence, characterization and management of fruit rot of
immature cucumber fruits under arid greenhouse conditions. Phytopathologia
Mediterranea, in press.
Al-Sadi AM, Al-Hilali SA, Al-Yahyai RA, AL-Said FA, Deadman ML, Al-Mahmooli IH,
Nolasco G (2011). Molecular characterization and potential sources of Citrus Tristeza
Virus in Oman. Plant Pathology, accepted.
Deadman ML, Al Sa’di AM, Al Maqbali YA, Farr D, Aime MC (2011) The rust species
(Uredinales) of northern Oman. Sydowia, accepted.
Al-Subhi AM, Al-Saady NA, Khan AJ, Deadman ML (2011) First report of a Group 16SrII
phytoplasma associated with eggplant in Oman. Plant Disease, in press
Al-Sadi AM, Al-Said FA, Al-Kiyumi KS, Al-Mahrouqi RS, Al-Mahmooli IH, Deadman ML,
(2010). Etiology and development of cucumber vine decline in Oman. Crop Protection
30, 192-197.
Al-Hinai AH, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Bahri S, Mothershaw AS, Al-Harthi S, Deadman ML (2010).
Isolation and characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with antagonistic activity
against Pythium aphanidermatum. Journal of Plant Pathology, in press.
Al-Sadi AM, Al-Ouweisi FA, Al-Shariani NK, Al-Adawi AO, Kaplan EJ, Deadman ML
(2010) Histological changes in mango seedlings following infection with Ceratocystis
manginecans, the causal agent of mango decline. Journal of Phytopathology, in press.
Al-Sadi AM, Deadman ML (2010) Influence of seedborne Cochliobolus sativus
(Anamorph: Bipolaris sorokiniana) on crown rot and root rot of barley and wheat. Journal
of Phytopathology 158, 683-690.
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Al-Sadi AM, Al-Masoudi RS, Al-Habsi N, Al-Said FA, Al-Rawahy SA, Ahmed M,
Deadman ML (2010). Effect of salinity on pythium damping-off of cucumber and on the
tolerance of P. aphanidermatum. Plant Pathology 59, 112-120.
Onifade AK, Fatope MO, Deadman ML, Al Kindy SM (2008) Nematicidal
activity of
Haplophyllum tuberculatum and Plectranthus cylindraceus oils against Meloidogyne
javanica. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 36, 679-683.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al-Said, F.A. Khan, I.A. & Aitken, E.A.B.
(2008) Association of a second phase of mortality in cucumber seedlings with a rapid rate
of metalaxyl biodegradation in greenhouse soils Crop Protection 27, 1110-1117.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al-Said, F.A.; Khan, I. & Aitken, E.A.B. (2008)
Potential sources of Pythium inoculum into greenhouse soils with no previous history of
cultivation. Journal of Phytopathology 158, 502-505.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L.; de Cock, A.W.A.M. & Aitken, E.A.B. (2008)
Genetic diversity, aggressiveness and metalaxyl sensitivity of Pythium spinosum infecting
cucumber in Oman. Journal of Phytopathology 156, 29-35.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L.; & Aitken, E.A.B. (2008) Genetic diversity,
aggressiveness and metalaxyl sensitivity of Pythium aphanidermatum populations
infecting cucumber in Oman. Plant Pathology 57, 45-56.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Deadman, M.L.; Al-Said, F.A.; Khan, I.; Al-Azri, M.; Drenth, A. & Aitken,
E.A.B. (2008) First report of Pythium splendens associated with severe wilt of muskmelon
(Cucumis melo) in Oman. Plant Disease 92, 313.
Kvas M, Steenkamp ET, Al Adawi AO, Deadman ML, Al Jahwari AA, Wingfield BD,
Wingfield MJ, Marasas WFO (2008) Fusarium mangiferae associated with mango
malformation in the Sultanate of Oman. European Journal of Plant Pathology 121, 195199.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Adawi, A.; Al Yahyai, R. & Wingfield, M. (2007) Varietal differences in
response to Ceratocystis wilt of Mango. Phytopathology, 97 S27-S27 (abstract).
Deadman, M.L.; Al Habsi, N.; Al Jabri, S. & Al Sa’di, A. (2007) Salinity – Pathogen
Interactions in damping-off development in greenhouse cucumber in Oman.
Phytopathology, 97 S26-S27 (abstract).
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Deadman, M.L.; Drenth, A.; Al-Said, F.A.; Khan, I. & Aitken, E.A. (2007)
Pre-transplanting treatment of cucumber seedlings with metalaxyl reduces Pythiuminduced damping-off disease. Phytopathology, 97 S2-S2 (abstract).
Kaakeh W, Talukder FA, Aldahmani JH, Maraqa M, Deadman ML, Al Jabri SA, Al Saadi
A, Al Raeesi AA, Al Hasani H, Al Subhi L, Bosamrah AA (2007) Assessment of pest and
pesticide trends in vegetable crops in the United Arabs Emirates and Sultanate of Oman.
Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 50, 346-351.
van Wyk M, Al Adawi AO, Khan IA, Deadman ML, Al Jahwari AA, Wingfield BD, Ploetz R,
Wingfield MJ (2007) Ceratocystis manginecans sp. nov., causal agent of a destructive
mango wilt disease in Oman and Pakistan. Fungal Diversity 27, 213-230.
Mahwah, R.G.; Fatope, M.O.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Maqbali, Y.M. (2007) Musanahol: a
new aureonitol-related metabolite from a Chaetomium sp. Tetrahedron 63, 8174-8180.
Marwah, R.G.; Fatope, M.O.; Deadman, M.L.; Ochei, J.E. & Al Saidi, S.H. (2007)
Antimicrobial activity and the major components of the herb oil of Plectranthus
cylindricus. Journal of Applied Microbiology 103, 1220-1226.
Perret JS, Al Belushi ME, Deadman ML (2007) Non-destructive visualization and
quantification of roots using computed tomography. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37,
391-399.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Al Sa’di, A.M. & Aime, M.C. (2007) First report of
Tranzschelia discolor on peach in Oman. Plant Disease 91, 638.
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Deadman, M.L.; Al Sa’di, A.M.; Al Maqbali, Y.M. & Aime, M.C. (2007) First report of leaf
rust by Puccinia triticina on wheat in Oman. Plant Disease 91, 113.
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characterization and pathogenicity of Pythium species associated with damping-off in
greenhouse cucumber (Cucumis sativus) in Oman. Plant Pathology 56, 140 –149.
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Pythium aphanidermatum induced damping-off and enhance vegetative growth of
greenhouse cucumber in Oman. Journal of Plant Pathology 88, 333-335.
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M.C. (2006) First report of the rust Melampsora euphorbiae on Euphorbia heterophylla in
Oman. Journal of Plant Pathology 88, 121
43 Varma, G.B.; Fatope, M.O.; Marwah, R.G.; Deadman, M.L. & Al-Rawahi, F.K. (2006)
Production of phenylacetic acid derivatives and 4-epiradicinol in culture by Curvularia
lunata. Phytochemistry 67, 1925-1930.
42 Al Adawi, A.O.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Rawahi, A.K.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Al Amri, I.S. &
Wingfield, M.J. (2006) Aetiology and causal agents of mango sudden decline disease in
the Sultanate of Oman. European Journal of Plant Pathology 116, 247-254.
41 Deadman, M.L.; Al Sa’di, A.; Al Maqbali, Y.; Livingston, S. & Aime, M.C. (2006) First
report of Puccinia sorghi on maize in Oman. Plant Disease 90, 826.
40 Al Subhi, A.M.; Al Adawi, A.O.; Van Wyk, M.; Deadman, M.L. & Wingfield, M.J. (2006)
Ceratocystis omanensis, a new species from diseased mango trees in Oman.
Mycological Research 110, 237-245.
39 Van Wyk M, Al Adawi AO, Wingfield BD, Al Subhi AM, Deadman ML, Wingfield MJ
(2005) DNA based characterization of Ceratocystis fimbriata isolates associated with
mango decline in Oman. Australasian Journal of Plant Pathology 34, 587-590.
38 Al-Sakeiti, M.A.; Al-Subhi, A.M.; Al-Saady, N.A. & Deadman, M.L. (2005) First report of
witches’-broom disease of sesame (Sesamum indicum) in Oman. Plant Disease 89, 530.
37 Al Bahri, S.; A. El Shafie, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Saadi, A.; Al Raeesi, A. & Al Maqbali, Y.
(2005) First report of Ganoderma colossum on Ficus altissima and Delonix regia in
Oman. Plant Pathology 54, 245.
36 Deadman M.L.; Al Sadi A.M.; Al Jahdhami S. & Aime M.C. (2005) First report of rust on
safflower in Oman. Plant Disease 89, 208.
35 Al Adawi, A.O.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Rawahi, A.K.; Khan, A.J. & Al Maqbali, Y.M. (2003)
Diplodia theobromae associated with sudden decline of mango in the Sultanate of Oman.
Plant Pathology 52, 419.
34 Khan, A.J.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Maqbali, Y.M. & Handoo, Z. (2003) Survey of plant
parasitic nematodes associated with crops in Al Batinah region in the Sultanate of Oman.
Indian Journal of Plant Pathology, 20, 22-24.
33 Al Saadi, A.M.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Maskeri, A.Y. (2002) Screening resistance of wheat
and barley to spot blotch disease. Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars 23 (Annals of
Applied Biology, 141, Supplement), 16-17.
32 Al Lawati, H.T.; Azam, K.M. & Deadman, M.L. (2002) Potential of Omani flora as source
of natural products for control of pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis. Sultan Qaboos
University Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural Sciences 7, 59-63.
31 Khan, I.A.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Habsi, K.A. (2002) Screening potato varieties for tuber
production in arid regions: Effect of planting date on yield potential. Sultan Qaboos
University Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural Sciences 7, 53-57.
30 Al Lawati, H.T.; Azam, K.M. & Deadman, M.L. (2002) Insecticidal and repellent properties
of subtropical plant extracts against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis. Sultan
Qaboos University Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural Sciences 7, 37-45.
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Deadman, M.L.; Khan, I.A.; Thacker, J.R.M. & Al-Habsi, K. (2002) Interactions between
leaf miner damage, and leaf necrosis caused by Alternaria alternata, on potato crops in
the Sultanate of Oman. Plant Pathology Journal 18, 210 - 215.
Kagadi, S.R.; Deadman, M.L.; Pawar, D.R. & Gadre, U.A. (2002) Effects of fungicide
control of downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) on yield and disease
management of ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula). Plant Pathology Journal 18, 147-151.
Hemmati, F.; Pell, J.K.; McCartney, H.A. & Deadman, M.L. (2002) Aerodynamic diameter
of conidia of Erynia neoaphidis and other entomophthoralean fungi. Mycological
Research 106, 233 - 238.
Khan, A.J.; Azam, K.M.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Subhi, A.A. & Jones, P. (2001) First report of
alfalfa witches’ broom disease in Oman caused by a phytoplasma of the 16 SrII group.
Plant Disease 85, 1287.
Khan, A.J.; Deadman, M.L.; Srikandakumar, A.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Rizvi, S.G. & Al
Sabahi, J. (2001) Biochemical changes in sorghum leaves infected with leaf spot
pathogen, Drechslera sorghicola. Plant Pathology Journal 17, 342-346.
Khan, I.A.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Habsi, K.A. (2001) Screening potato varieties for
cultivation in Oman: Effect of planting date on emergence of imported and locally
produced seed. Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural
Sciences 6, 41 - 46.
Hemmati, F.; Pell, J.K.; McCartney, H.A.; Clark, S.J. & Deadman, M.L. (2001) Conidial
discharge in the aphid pathogen Erynia neoaphidis. Mycological Research 105, 715-722.
Hemmati, F.; Pell, J.K.; McCartney, H.A. & Deadman, M.L. (2001) Airborne concentration
of conidia of Erynia neoaphidis above cereal fields. Mycological Research 105, 485-489.
Khan, I.A.; Deadman, M.L. & Al-Habsi, K.A. (2001) Comparative yield performance of
exotic potato varieties in Oman. Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars 21 (Annals of
Applied Biology, Supplement), 37 - 38.
Bandani AR, Khambay BPS, Faull L, Newton R, Deadman M, Butt TM (2000) Production of
efrapeptins by Tolypocladium species (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) and evaluation of
their insecticidal and antimicrobial properties. Mycological Research 104, 537-544.
Meles, K.; Hulluka, M. & Deadman, M.L. (2000) Pathogenic variation in Rhynchosporium
secalis on barley in Ethiopia. Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Scientific Research –
Agricultural Sciences 5, 75 - 78.
Amiri, B.; Khambay, B.; Cameron, S.; Deadman, M. & Butt, T. (2000) Inter- and intra-specific
variation in destruxin production by the insect pathogenic fungus, Metarhizium, and its
significance to pathogenesis. Mycological Research 104, 447-452.
Soleimani, M.J. & Deadman, M.L. (1999) Factors affecting the levels of eyespot and
Fusarium foot-rot on winter wheat cv. Hereward in cereal monocrops and wheat-clover
bicrops. Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural
Sciences, 4.2, 7-12.
Olatinwo, R.; Cardwell, K.; Deadman, M.L. & Julian, A. (1999) Epidemiology of
Stenocarpella maydis (Earle) Sutton on maize in the mid altitude zone of Nigeria. Journal of
Phytopathology 147, 347-352.
Olatinwo, R.; Deadman, M.L.; Cardwell, K. & Julian, A. (1999) Survey of the incidence and
severity of Stenocarpella macrospora (Earle) leaf blight of maize in the mid-altitude zone of
Nigeria. International Journal of Pest Management 45, 259-262.
Olatinwo, R.; Cardwell, K.; Deadman, M.L.; Menkir, A. & Julian, A.M. (1999) Inheritance of
resistance to Stenocarpella macrospora (Earle) ear rot of maize in the mid-altitude zone of
Nigeria. European Journal of Plant Pathology 105, 535-543.
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Soleimani, M.J.; Deadman, M.L.; Clements, R.O. & Donaldson, G. (1999) The incidence
and severity of eyespot on winter wheat variety Hereward grown as a monocrop and as a
bicrop with white clover. Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Scientific Research –
Agricultural Sciences 4.1, 29-34.
Soleimani, M.J.; Deadman, M.L. & McCartney, H.A. (1996) Splash dispersal of
Pseudocercosporella herpotricoides spores in wheat monocrop and wheat-clover bicrop
canopies from simulated rain. Plant Pathology 45, 1064-1070.
Kovics, G.; Szekely, Z. & Deadman, M.L. (1995) Examinations of take-all, foot-rot and
sharp eyespot diseases of winter wheat, their causal organisms and possibilities for
monitoring symptomless infections. Scientific Publications of the Agricultural University of
Debrecen 31, 223-233.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1991) The effect of mist particles on the dispersal of
Drechslera teres conidia. Mycological Research 95, 889-890.
Cassells, A.C., Deadman, M.L., Brown, C.A. & Griffin, E. (1991) Field resistance to late
blight (Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary) in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)
somaclones associated with instability and pleiotropic effects. Euphytica 56, 75-80.
Deadman, M.L. & Cassells, A.C. (1990) Field evaluation of varieties of Jerusalem Artichoke
(Helianthus tuberosus L.). Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars No. 11 (Annals of Applied
Biology 116, Supplement), 122-123.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1989) Evaluation of barley accessions for resistance to net
blotch using detached leaves. Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars No. 10 (Annals of
Applied Biology 114, Supplement), 132-133.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1989) An analysis of rain-mediated dispersal of Drechslera
teres conidia in field plots of spring barley. Annals of Applied Biology 115, 209-214.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1988) The effect of Drechslera teres seed infection on
spring barley seedling growth. Annals of Applied Biology 112, 385-388.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1987) Effect of net blotch on growth and yield of spring
barley. Annals of Applied Biology 110, 33-42.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1986) A comparison of detached leaf, greenhouse and
field experiments for screening barley cultivars to Drechslera teres. Irish Journal of
Agricultural Research 25, 63-70.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1985) Effect of rainsplash on the dispersal of Drechslera
teres conidia in field plots of spring barley. Bulletin of the British Mycological Society 19,
Supplement 1, 9.
Deadman ML, Cooke BM (1985) A method of spore production for Drechslera teres using
detached barley leaves. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 85, 489-493.
Publications - Refereed conference papers
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Al Adawi AO and Deadman ML (2010) Characterization of Disease Epidemics for Mango
wilt disease in Oman. Acta Horticulturae, accepted.
Al Adawi AO; Barnes I; Al Jahwari AA; Deadman ML; Wingfield BD and Wingfield MJ
(2009) Discovery of a Ceratocystis sp. associated with wilt disease of two native
leguminous tree hosts in Oman and Pakistan. Plant Health Management: An Integrated
Approach. Australisian Plant Pathology Society Annual Conference, 2009, 221.
Al Jabri, A.H; Al Sadi, A.M.; Al Said, F.A. & Deadman, M.L. (2009) Characterization of
fungal pathogens occurring in potting mixtures and organic fertilizers in Oman. Acta
Horticulturae, accepted.
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Al Sadi, A.M.; Al Said, F.A.; Deadman, M.L.; Drenth, A. & Aitken, E.A.B. (2009) Can
silicon improve defense responses of cucumber seedlings to Pythium-induced dampingoff disease? Acta Horticulturae, accepted.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Sadi, A.M. Al Said, F.A. & Al Affani, S. (2009) The use of rhizotrons to
study the interactions between cucurbit roots and soil-borne pathogens. Acta
Horticulturae, accepted.
Al Sadi, A.M.; Al Ghaithi, A.G.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Said, F.A. (2009) Spatial analysis of
phylogenetic and phenotypic diversity in Pythium populations from a single greenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, accepted.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Sadi, A.M.; Al Said, F.A. & Al Mawaali, Q. (2009) The use of cucurbit
hybrid rootstocks in the management of Pythium-induced damping-off of cucumber
seedlings. Acta Horticulturae, accepted.
Deadman, M.L.; Perret, J., Al Jabri, S.; Al Maqbali, Y.; Al Sa’di, A.; Al Kiyoomi, K.; Al
Hasani, H. & Jama, A. (2007) Epidemiology of damping off disease in greenhouse
cucumber crops in the Sultanate of Oman. Acta Horticulturae 731, 319-326.
Al Kiyoomi, K.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Maqbali, Y.; Al Jabri, S.; Perret, J.; Al Hinai, A. & Al
Sa’di, A. (2007) Salinity and Pythium aphanidermatum - induced damping-off disease of
greenhouse cucumbers in Oman. Acta Horticulturae 731, 371-374.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Al Sa’di, A.; Al Kaabi, S. & Al Kiyoomi, K. (2007)
Flower and fruit rot of greenhouse cucumber crops in the Sultanate of Oman. Acta
Horticulturae 731, 389-392.
Deadman, M.L.; Khan, I.A.; Al Sa’di, A.; l Nabhani & Al Maqbali, Y. (2007) Sudden
Collapse of muskmelon - a major new disease constraint in Oman. Acta Horticulturae
731, 377-380.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Maqbali, Y.; Al Sa’di, A.; Al Hasani, H. & Nabhani, M. (2007)
Biofumigation for the management of damping-off in greenhouse cucumbers in the
Sultanate of Oman. Acta Horticulturae 731, 367-370.
Al Mahmooli, I.H.S.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Wahaibi, A.K. & Thacker, J.R.M. (2005)
Evaluation of azadirachtin A formulations for the control of dubas bug on date palm in
Oman. BCPC International Congress – Crop Science and Technology 2003, Glasgow,
November 2005, 551-556.
Khan, I.A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Nabhani, H.S. & Al Habsi, K.A. (2003) Interactions
between temperature and yield components in exotic potato cultivars grown in Oman.
Acta Horticulturae 619, 353-359.
Khan, I.A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Nabhani, H.S. & Al Habsi, K.A. (2003) Altering potato
production systems in Oman by modifying the planting strategy and the seed supply
mechanism. Acta Horticulturae 619, 293-299.
Al Saadi, A.M.; Deadman, M.L.; Khan, I.A. & Thacker, J.R.M. (2003) Aggressiveness of
cucumber isolates of Pythium aphanidermatum on tomato and pepper in the Sultanate of
Oman and its relationship with resistance to Ridomil. BCPC International Congress –
Crop Science and Technology 2003, Glasgow, November 2003.
Thacker, J.R.M.; Al Mahmooli, I.H.S. & Deadman, M.L. (2003) Population dynamics and
control of the dubas bug Ommatissus lybicus in the Sultanate of Oman. BCPC
International Congress – Crop Science and Technology 2003, Glasgow, November 2003,
987-992.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Kiyoomi, K.; Al Hasani, H.; Al Saadi, A.M.; Al Maqbali, Y.M. &
Thacker, J.R.M. (2002) Management of Pythium aphanidermatum in greenhouse
cucumber production in the Sultanate of Oman. Brighton Crop Protection Conference
Proceedings (2002, Pests and Diseases), 171-176.
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Deadman, M.L.; Khan, I.A.; Habsi, K. & Thacker, J.R.M. (2002) The effects of cultivation
practices and pre-treatment of tubers with sodium hypochlorite on the incidence of
blackleg, Erwinia carotovora and tuber moth, Phthorimea opercullela in potato production
in the Sultanate of Oman. Brighton Crop Protection Conference Proceedings (2002,
Pests and Diseases), 177-182.
Deadman, M.L.; Azam, K.M.; Ravzi, S.A. & Kaakeh, W. (2001) Biological control of red
palm weevil of dates using Beauveria bassiana. Proceedings of the second International
Date Palm Conference, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, February 2001.
Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Holderness, M.; Gold, C.S.; Deadman, M. & Karamura, E. (2000)
Effects of the leaf spot complex and leaf pruning on growth and yield in highland
bananas: results of the first ratoon crop. Acta Horticulturae 540, 336-342.
Deadman, M.L.; Thacker, J.R.M.; Khan, I.A.; Al-Habsi, K & Al-Adawi, S. (2000)
Interactions between the leafminer Liriomyza trifolii and the plant pathogen Alternaria
alternata in the development of leaf necrosis on potato in Oman. Brighton Crop
Protection Conference Proceedings (2002, Pests and Diseases)
Deadman. M.L.; Soleimani, M.J. & Nkemka, P.N. (1996) Factors affecting the incidence and
severity of wheat stem-base and root diseases in cereal-clover bicrops. Brighton Crop
Protection Conference Proceedings (1996, Pests and Diseases), 667-674.
Mugglestone M.A; Lee, B.Y.Y.; Mohamad Roff, M.N.; Jones, P.; Plumb, R.T. & Deadman,
M.L. (1996) Point process modeling of BYMV incidence in lupins. Aspects of Applied
Biology 46, 87-94.
Deadman, M.L.; Soleimani, M.J. & Nkemka, P.N. (1996) Wheat diseases in cereal-clover
intercrops: Attempting to resolve the enigma. Aspects of Applied Biology 47, 173-177.
Cassells, A.C., Deadman, M.L. & Kearney, N.M. (1990) Tuber diseases of Jerusalem
artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.): Production of bacteria-free material via meristem
culture. Proceedings of the EEC-DGXII Second Jerusalem Artichoke Workshop, INRA,
Rennes, December 1988.
Deadman, M.L. & Jones, P.W. (1987) Isolation of toxins from Alternaria species
pathogenic to oilseed rape. Proceedings of the Ninth Irish Botanists Meeting 1987, 11-15.
Publications - Books
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Deadman, M.L. and others (2009) Salinity Pathogen Interactions in Plant Disease
Development. CABI, Wallingford, UK. Under commission.
Publications - Conference abstracts
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Kvas, M.; Steenkamp, E.T.; Al Adawi, A.O.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Jahwari, A.A.; Marasas,
W.F.O.; Wingfield, B.D.; Ploetz, R.C. & Wingfield, M.J. (2008) Mango malformation in the
Sultanate of Oman. International Plant Pathology Congress, Turin, Italy, August 2008, p.
XXX.
Al-Sa'di, A.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al-Said, F.A.; Khan, I. & Aitken, E.A.B. (2008)
Influence of silicon on Pythium-induced damping-off disease of cucumber (Cucumis
sativus). International Plant Pathology Congress, Turin, Italy, August 2008, p. XXX.
Al-Sa'di, A.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L. & Aitken, E.A.B. (2008) Genetic diversity of
Pythium aphanidermatum and Pythium spinosum in Oman. International Plant Pathology
Congress, Turin, Italy, August 2008, p. XXX.
Deadman, L.M. (2008) Biological Control of Plant Diseases. Workshop on Biological
Control of Pests in Oman. Ministry of Agriculture, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 3-4 March
2008
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Al-Yahyai, R.; Al-Farei, Z.; Al-Khanjary, S.; Deadman, M. & Al-Nabhani, N. (2007)
Assessment of Mango Diversity in Oman. Joint Annual Meeting of the Florida State
Horticulture Society and the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida. Palm Beach,
Florida, 3-5 June 2007.
Al-Sa’di A.M.; Drenth A.; Deadman M.L.; Al-Said F. & Aitken E.A.B. (2006) A complex
problem drives the failure of metalaxyl to manage Pythium damping-off of greenhouse
cucumber in soil-based systems. 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium,
Queenstown, New Zealand, 3-6 September 2006.
Van Wyk, M.; Wingfield, B.D.; Al Adawi, A; Deadman, M.L. & Wingfield, M.J. (2005) Two
Ceratocystis species associated with mango tree death in Oman. South African Journal
of Science 101, XVII.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Aitken, E.A.; Drenth, A.; Deadman, M.L. & Khan, I. (2005). Heterogeneity
in the ITS region of the ribosomal DNA of Pythium aphanidermatum. Proceedings of the
15th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Geelong, Victoria,
Australia, 26-29 September, 2005, p. 298.
Al-Sa’di, A.M.; Aitken, E.A.; Drenth, A., Deadman, M.L. & Khan, I. (2005). Increased
levels of damping off disease of greenhouse grown cucumbers in Oman; reasons and
proposed solutions. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology
Society Conference, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 26-29 September, 2005, p. 274.
Kaakeh, W.; Talukder, F.A.; Al Dahmani, J. H.; Maraqa, M.; Deadman, M. L.; Al Jabri, S.
A.; Al Saadi, A.; Al Raeesi, A. A.; Al Hasani, H. and Al Subhi, L. (2005) Assessment of
pesticide uses in vegetable farms in the United Arab Emirates and Sultanate of Oman.
Proceedings of Sixth Annual U.A.E. University Research Conference, Al-Ain, April 2005,
pp. 56-59.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Hasani, H. & Al Kiyoomi, K. (2004) Biofumigation and other nonchemical methods for the control of soil-borne diseases in greenhouse crops in Oman. 6th
Congress of the Spanish Society for Ecological Agriculture, Almeria, Spain, September
2004, p. 78.
Al Saadi, A.M.; Khan, I.A. & Deadman, M.L. (2004) Economic impact of witches’ broom
disease on lime production in Oman. Proceedings of the 10th International Citrus
Congress 2004, Agadir, Morocco, February 2004, p. 96.
Azam, K.M.; Razvi, S.A.; Khan, A.J.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Mahmuli, I.A. (2003) Integrated
management of red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Oliver on date palm.
International Conference on Date Palm, Qaseem, Saudi Arabia, September 2003, p. 61.
Al Saadi, A.M.; Deadman, M.L. & Khan, I.A. (2003) Efficacy of cultural practices adapted
by farmers in the management of witches’ broom disease of lime. Proceedings of the 8th
Arab Congress of Plant Protection 2003, Libya, October, 2003.
Al Adawi, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Saadi, A.M.; Al Rawahi, A. & Al Maqbali, Y.M. (2003)
Characterization and management of mango sudden decline disease in Oman.
Proceedings of the 8th Arab Congress of Plant Protection 2003, Libya, October, 2003.
Al Saadi, A.M.; Al Maskeri, A.Y. & Deadman, M.L. (2003) Characterisation of natural
variability in the Bipolaris – wheat – barley pathosystem in Oman. International Plant
Pathology Congress, New Zealand, February 2003, p.195.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Saadi, A.M.; Al Kiyoomi, K.; Al Hasani, H.; Al Maqbali, Y. & Al
Mahmuli, I. (2003) Management of Pythium induced damping off in greenhouse cucumber
production in the Sultanate of Oman. International Plant Pathology Congress, New
Zealand, February 2003, p. 328.
Al Adawi, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Khan, A.J.; Al Rawahi, A. & Al Maqbali, Y.M. (2003) Mango
decline in Oman: a devastating new disease in the Sultanate. International Plant
Pathology Congress, New Zealand, February 2003, p. 258.
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Khan, I.A.; Al Habsi, K. & Deadman, M.L. (2003) Insect-pathogen interactions as
constraints to potato production in the Sultanate of Oman. International Plant Pathology
Congress, New Zealand, February 2003, p. 354.
Al Busaidi, Raja; El Mardi, M.O.; Khan, I.A.; Al Maqbali, Y.M. & Deadman, M.L. (2003)
Management of witches’ broom disease of lime in the Sultanate of Oman. International
Plant Pathology Congress, New Zealand, February 2003, p. 281.
Al Yahyaie, M; Cookson, P.; Deadman, M. Elshafie, A. & Al Khayai, A. (2002) Mycorrhizal
research in Oman: Future directions. EU COST- Action 838 AM Research in Europe,
Pisa, Italy, October 2002, p. 109.
Al Yahyaie, M; Cookson, P.; Deadman & M. Elshafie, A. (2002) The influence of
mycorrhizal inoculum on root infection, plant growth, and nutrients uptake of Lycopersicon
esculentum. EU COST- Action 838 AM Research in Europe, Pisa, Italy, October 2002, p.
43.
Soleimani, M.J. & Deadman, M.L. (2001) Possible effects of clover root exudates on
Fusarium foot-rot of wheat. Proceedings of the Asian International Mycological Congress,
Tehran, Iran, 2001, p. 58.
Khan, A.J.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Deadman, M.L. & Al Sabahi, J. (2001) Physiology of hostparasite relationship in leaf spot disease of sorghum caused by Drechslera sp.
Proceedings of the Asian International Mycological Congress, Tehran, Iran, 2001, p. 51.
Deadman, M.L.; Al Kiyoomi, K.; Al Hasani, H.; Al Maqbali, Y.M.; Al Saadi, A.; Perret, J. &
Al Balushi, M. (2001) Agricultural policy and the expansion of the greenhouse production
system in the Sultanate of Oman: Addressing the priority plant pathology issues.
Proceedings of the Asian International Mycological Congress, Tehran, Iran, 2001, p. 49.
Al Maskri, A.Y.; Barrett, M.; Deadman, M.L. & Jones, P. (2000) Field trials of heat tolerant
and non-tolerant wheat lines in the Sultanate of Oman. EU COST – Self-Pollinated Field
Crops for Grain Use, Strichting Single Cell Research, the Netherlands.
Al-Busaidi, R.A., M.O. El-Mardi, and M.L. Deadman. 2000. Management of witches'
broom disease of lime through antibiotic treatments. International Citrus Congress (9th
August: 2000, Orlando, Florida), p. 1062.
Deadman, M.L.; Azam, K.M. & Ravzi, S.A. (1999) Using video data to estimate the
residence time of adult red palm weevils in pheromone bait traps. Proceedings of the
Regional Conference on Red Palm Weevil Control, Muscat, 1999.
Soleimani, M.J., Deadman, M.L. (1998) Comparative study on some epidemiological
aspects of wheat stem base disease (eyespot) in wheat-clover bicropping and sole wheat.
Proceedings of the 13th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, p.49.
Soleimani, M.J., Deadman, M.L. (1998) Comparative study on Pseudocercosporella
herpotrichoides spore production in wheat-clover bicrop and wheat monocrop systems.
International Plant Pathology Congress, Edinburgh, August 1998. Paper Number 5.1.10.
Hemmati, F.; Pell, J.K.; McCartney, H.A. & Deadman, M.L. (1997) Vertical and horizontal
variation in the aerial conidia concentration of Erynia neoaphidis in field crops.
Proceedings of the British Ecological Society Meeting, Warwick, December 1997.
Bandani, A.R.; Butt, T.; Khambay, B.; Nicklin, J. & Deadman, M.L. (1997) Efrapeptin
production by Tolypocladium species. Proceedings of the Society for Invertebrate
Pathology Conference, Banff, Canada, 24-29 August 1997.
Amiri, B.; Butt, T.M.; Khambay, B.; Cameron, S. & Deadman, M.L. (1997) Insecticidal and
antifeedant activities of destruxins A and E against Plutella xylostella and Phaedon
cochleariae. Proceedings of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology Conference, Banff,
Canada, 24-29 August 1997.
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Hemmati, F.; Pell, J.K.; McCartney, H.A. & Deadman, M.L. (1997) Aerial dispersal of the
entomopathogenic fungus, Erynia neoaphidis from reservoirs in hedgerows. Proceedings
of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology Conference, Banff, Canada, 24-29 August 1997.
Rehman, A.; Powell, W.; Deadman, M.L. & Hashmi, A.A. (1997) The occurrence of aphid
parasitoids in arable crops in northern Pakistan. Proceedings of the 3rd International
Congress of Entomological Sciences, March 1997, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Rehman, A.; Powell, W. & Deadman, M.L. (1996) Host preference behavior of the aphid
parasitoid Praon volucre and Praon myzophagum (Hymenoptera:aphidiidae).
Proceedings, Second International Congress of Entomological Science, March 1996,
Islamabad, p. 69-70.
Deadman, M.L. & Soleimani, M.J. (1995) Fusarium diseases of wheat and the effects of
cereal-clover bicropping.
Fusarium, Mycotoxins, Taxonomy and Pathogenicity,
Proceedings of an International Seminar, Martina Franca, Italy, May 1995.
Bello, A.; Deadman, M.L.; Gonzalez, J.A. & Tello, J. (1994) El recurso de la temperatura
en el control de Globodera pallida en Canarias. VII Congreso De La Sociedad Espanola
de Fitopatologia, Barcelona 1994, 24.
Deadman, M.L. & Soleimani, M.J. (1994) Cereal-clover bicrops; implications for crop
disease incidence. Proceedings 4th British Grassland Society research Conference,
Reading 1994, 79-80.
Cassells, A.C., Deadman, M.L., Coleman, M.C. & Brown, C.A. (1990) Random and nonrandom variation in potato somaclones. In: Genetic Manipulation in Plant Breeding.
Proceedings of the Eucarpia Congress.
Deadman, M.L., Griffin, E.M. & Cassells, A.C. (1989) Screening for blight resistance in
potato somaclones. Proceedings of the Eleventh Irish Botanists Meeting, 1989.
Jones, P.W., Deadman, M.L., O'Brien, E. & Quinlan, C. (1987) New approaches to the
isolation of disease-resistant oil-seed rape variants. Society of Irish Plant Pathologists
Newsletter 17, 5-6.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1985) Effect of net blotch on growth and yield of spring
barley. Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Newsletter 15, 8-9.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1985) Effect of rainsplash on the dispersal of Drechslera
teres conidia in field plots of spring barley. Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Newsletter
15, 4-5.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1984) A method of spore production for Drechslera teres.
Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Newsletter 14, 10-11.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1983) Field studies on spore dispersal patterns in
Drechslera teres. Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Newsletter 13, 8-9.
Publications - Book chapters
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Deadman, M.L. (2006) Epidemiology and plant disease resistance. In, The Epidemiology
of Plant Diseases, 2nd Edition (ed B.M. Cooke). Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Deadman, M.L. (1998) Epidemiological consequences of plant disease resistance. In,
The Epidemiology of Plant Diseases (ed D.G. Jones). Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic
Publishers, pp. 123-137.
Deadman, M.L. (1996) A week in the life of a Crop [Protection] Research Unit Director. In:
Biology for the Future 1996/97, A Students’ Guide to Higher Education Courses in
Biological Sciences and Related Subjects. Institute of Biology, London, pp. 20-22.
Hillocks, R. & Deadman, M.L. (1995) Integrated crop protection in cotton: The example of
Zimbabwe. In: Integrated Crop Protection - Towards Sustainability (eds R G McKinlay and
D Atkinson). Farnham, British Crop Protection Council, pp. 209-214.
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Deadman, M.L.; Soleimani, J.M.; Clements, R.O.; Kendall, D.E. (1995) The effect of
cereal-clover bicropping on the incidence of wheat stem-base diseases. In: Integrated
Crop Protection - Towards Sustainability (eds R G McKinlay and D Atkinson). Farnham,
British Crop Protection Council, pp. 195-202.
Tushemereirwe, W.K; Waller, J.M.; Holderness, M.; Gold, C.S. & Deadman, M.L. (1993)
Factors affecting the expression of leaf spot diseases in highland bananas: A new project
in Uganda. In: Biological and Integrated Control of Highland Banana and Plantain Pests
and Diseases (eds C.S. Gold & B. Gemmill). IITA, Ibandan, pp. 439-444.
Deadman, M.L. (1993) The Crop Protection Research Unit. In: The Silent Fields, One
Hundred Years of Agricultural Education at Reading (ed P Harris). University of Reading
Press, pp. 151-154.
Cassells, A.C. & Deadman, M.L. (1992) Multiannual, multilocation trials of Jerusalem
artichoke in the south of Ireland: soil pH and potassium accumulation. In: Inulin and
Inulin-containing Crops, (ed A. Fuchs), Studies in Plant Science, Vol. 3. Elsevier,
Amsterdam, pp. 21-27
Cassells, A.C., Deadman, M.L., Brown, C.A. & Griffin, E.M. (1989) Characterisation of
somaclones of potato (Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Bintje) showing field resistance to late
blight (Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) De Bary. In: Genetic Manipulation in Plant
Breeding: Biotechnology for the Breeder (Eds C.J. Jensen & C.N. Law). Plenum
Publishing Corporation, New York.
Publications - Patents
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Fatope, M.O., Onifade, A.K., Deadman, M.L. & Al Kindy M.Z. (2006) Nematicidal
composition of essential oils and method of preparation. GCC Patent Application No.
GCC/P/2005/4410.
Publications - Book reviews
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Deadman, M.L. (2005) Review of: Botrytis: Biology, Pathology and Control. Y. Elad,B.
Williamson, P. Tudzynski & N. Delen (Eds). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. European
Journal of Plant Pathology 113, 327-327.
Deadman, M.L. (1994) Review of: Planthoppers, Their Ecology and Management. R.F.
Denno & T.J. Perfect (Eds), Chapman and Hall, London. Agricultural Progress 69, 100.
Deadman, M.L. (1993) Review of: Pest Management and the Environment in 2000. A. Aziz,
S.A., Kadir & H.S. Barlow (Eds), CABI, Wallingford. Plant Pathology 42, 477-478.
Deadman, M.L. (1992) Review of: Appropriate Biotechnology in Small-scale Agriculture: How
to Reorient Research and Development. J.F.G. Bunders & J.E.W. Broerse (Eds), CABI,
Wallingford. Biologist 39, 168.
Publications – Thesis
1
Deadman, M.L. (1988) Studies on barley net blotch disease caused by Drechslera teres.
Ph.D. Thesis, National University of Ireland.
Publications – Online reports
3
Al-Bahry, S.; Elshafie, A.E. & Deadman, M. (2004) First report of Ganoderma colossus on
Delonix
regia
in
Oman.
New
Disease
Reports,
July
2004,
www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/july2004/2004-38.asp
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El Shafie, A.; Al Bahri, S.; Al Saadi, A.; Al Raeesi, A.; Al Maqbali, Y. & Deadman, M.
(2004) First report of Ganoderma colossus on Ficus altissima in Oman. New Disease
Reports, July 2004, www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/july2004/2004-37.asp
Al Adawi, A.O.; Deadman, M.L.; Al Rawahi, A.K.; Khan, A.J. & Al Maqbali, Y.M. (2003)
Diplodia theobromae associated with sudden decline of mango in the Sultanate of Oman.
New Disease Reports, January 2003, www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/jan2003/2002-44.asp
Publications – Reports
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Al Yahyai, R.; Khan, I.A. & Deadman, M (2005) International Tropical Fruits Workshop
(Citrus and Mango). Chronica Horticulturae 45, 42-43.
Deadman, M.L. (2005) Mango, mangoing, mangone? Not if we can help it. Al Hasad (The
Harvest - extension magazine) 1, 7-8.
Deadman, M.L. (2004) Biological control of red palm weevil by fungus Beauveria bassiana.
In: Integrated Management of Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Oliver on Date
Palm (Ed. K.M. Azam). Sultan Qaboos University Press 2004, pp. 9 and 26-28.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1990) Studies on barley net blotch disease caused by
Drechslera teres. Faculty of General Agriculture Research Report, University College
Dublin, 1988-1989, pp. 95-104.
Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1986) Studies on barley net blotch disease caused by
Drechslera teres. Faculty of General Agriculture Research Report, University College
Dublin, 1984-1985, pp. 178-184.
Lohan, G., Deadman, M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1984) Studies on barley net blotch caused by
Drechslera teres. Faculty of General Agriculture Research Report, University College
Dublin, 1982-1983, pp. 76-82.
Publications – Non-refereed papers
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Deadman M.L. & Cooke, B.M. (1997) Wheat disease in cereal-clover bicrops. Pest
Management Focus 2, 15-19.
Deadman, M.L. (1995) Cereal-clover bicropping, could it change our crop protection
practices? New Laiden Wain 9, 44-48.
Deadman, M.L. (1994) Cereal-clover bi-cropping. CEDAR Update, November 1994, p. 7.
Publications – Newspaper citations
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International symposium on tropical fruits opens at SQU. Oman Observer, 21 March
2005.
Poster and oral presentations not otherwise listed
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RFLP analysis of PCR-amplified rRNA gene of alfalfa witches’ broom phytoplasma.
International Conference on Biotechnology in Arid Regions, Kuwait, April 2001.
Management of witches’-broom disease of lime by antibiotics. 9th Congress of the
International Society of Citriculture, Florida, 2000.
Interactions between leaf miner and Alternaria leaf spot on potato: opportunities for
integrated pest and disease management. Muscat, Oman, 2000.
The use of Beauveria bassiana for control of red palm weevil. Regional Date Palm Meeting,
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 2000.
Control of plant viruses. Invited Seminar to Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries extension
specialists, Barka, Oman, 1999.
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Potential for the biological control of red palm weevil of dates. Regional Date Palm
Conference, Muscat, Oman, 1999.
Sigatoka: The case of a new banana disease in Uganda. Muscat, 1999.
Can we reduce the effects of wheat diseases by using cereal-clover intercrops. Plant
Protection and Hungary’s Joining to EU, Debrecen, Hungary, 18-19 August 1997.
Crop protection without chemicals. British Council Seminar, Makurdi, Nigeria, 1997.
Biocontrol of crop pests and diseases. British Council Seminar, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1995.
Crop protection without chemicals. Nurture Nature for a Better Future. 5th National
Congress of Plant Scientists, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1995.
The role of universities in agricultural development. Iranian Students in UK Meeting,
Reading, UK, 1994.
Spore dispersal in Drechslera teres. British Mycological Society Conference, Lancaster, UK,
1984.
The use of detached leaves to screen barley varieties for resistance to Drechslera teres.
British Society for Plant Pathology Conference, Leeds, UK, 1983.
Research project summary
Principal Investigator/Grant Holder
Co-Investigator
TOTAL
Number of projects
27
16
43
Amount ($US)
2,457,401
2,114,718
4,572,119
Research projects - As Principal Investigator/Grant Holder
Project title
Causal agents of melon sudden decline in Oman
Epidemiology and management of mango sudden
decline in Oman
Salinity as a direct and indirect predisposing factor
in the development of soil borne diseases of
greenhouse cucumber crops
Novel methods for visualizing the interaction
between plant roots, soil- borne pathogens and
soil water levels
Management and control of soilborne diseases
of greenhouse grown cucumber crops in the
Sultanate of Oman
Towards a more rational use of pesticides in
potato production in the Sultanate of Oman
Yam: Cultivar selection for disease resistance
and commercial potential in Pacific Islands
Training of Ghanaian Crop Protection
Technicians
Research Training in Crop Protection
Funding
Agency
SQU
SQU
SQU
Year
20092011
20062009
20042007
Value
(US $)
(local)
26,000
R10,000
23,500
R9,000
24,960
R9,600
SQU
2001 2003
12,740
R4,900
SQU
2000 2002
3,640
R1,400
SQU
1999 2002
1998 2002
1998
7,800
R3,000
594,000
€600,000
7,800
£5,000
11,310
£7,250
EU
DfID (UK
Govt)
Various
1997 1998
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Control of storage pests and diseases of yam
and soybean in Nigeria
The Control of Yam Diseases in Ghana
Research Training in Crop Protection
Biological Control of Insect Pests in Bangladesh
British
Council
NRI (UK
Govt)
Various
Research Training in Crop Protection
British
Council
Various
Integrated Pest and Disease Management of
Potato in Pakistan
Integrated Pest Management for Low Country
Vegetable Production in Sri Lanka
Research Training for Ethiopian Agriculture
Institute Staff
Research Training in Crop Protection
Royal
Society
British
Council
World
Bank
Various
Epidemiology and Control of Yam Anthracnose
NRI (UK
Govt)
British
Council
Royal
Society
World
Bank
Various
Fusarium Diseases of Wheat
Biotic constraints to potato production in
Pakistan
Variability in Ethiopian Isolates of Drechslera
teres
Research Training in Crop Protection
Evaluation of Organic Herbicide
Evaluation of Botanicals for Nematode Control
Epidemiology of Wheat Stem Base Diseases
Epidemiology and Control of Sorghum Foliar
Pathogens in the Semi-Arid Tropics
Soil-Borne Diseases of Food Crops in
Traditional Farming Systems of Sub-Humid and
Semi-Arid Tropics
Industrial
Sponsor
Industrial
Sponsor
EU
NRI (UK
Govt)
NRI (UK
Govt)
1996 1999
1996 1999
1996 1997
1995
3,120
£2,000
507,000
£325,000
35,880
£23,000
1,872
£1,200
1995 1996
1995
35,880
£23,000
1,092
£700
1994 1996
1994
24,960
£16,000
25,281
£16,206
1994 1995
1993 1996
1993 1994
1993
27,456
£17,600
361,920
£232,000
936
£600
2,340
£1,500
11,967
£7,671
20,529
£13,200
1,591
£1,020
2,340
£1,500
9,360
£6,000
285,756
£183,177
437,330
£280,340
1993 1994
1993 1994
1992 1993
1992 1993
1992 1993
1992 1995
1992 1995
Research projects - As Co-Investigator
Project title
Pesticide residues and pesticide resistance in
Oman
Farmer decision making and pesticide use in
Oman
Improvement of vegetable production in Oman
Funding
Agency
SQU
MAF
(Oman)
SQU
Year
2008 2011
2007 2010
2004 2007
Value
(US $)
(local)
260,000 R99,950
156,000
R60,000
236,600
R91,000
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Application of terpenes for control of witches’
broom disease of lime
Introduction and evaluation of exotic germplasm
of solanaceous crops
Collection and conservation of germplasm of
Omani crops
Genetic Manipulation of Potato Varieties to
Enhance Resistance to Tuber Moth
Development of Natural Products from Omani
Flora
Improvement of Date Palm Cultivation
Industrial
sponsor
SQU
Management of Witches’ Broom Disease of
Lime
Screening of exotic potato germplasm for
adaptation in Oman
Biology and management of witches’-broom
disease of alfalfa in Oman
Collection and production of seed Of important
crops of Oman
The development of an indigenous seed potato
production system for Oman
Control of Witches’-broom disease of lime in The
Sultanate of Oman
Control of red palm weevil on dates in Oman
and the UAE
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
SQU
MAF,
Oman
MAF,
Oman
2003 2006
20032006
2002 2005
2001 2004
2001 2004
2001 2004
2001 –
2004
2000 2002
1999 2002
1999 2002
1998 1999
1999 2001
1997 2001
22,360
R8,600
24,960
R9,600
26,000
R10,000
644,618 R247,930
434,200 R167,000
19,500
R7,500
13,260
R5,100
19,500
R7,500
28,600
R11,000
11,700
R4,500
17,420
R6,700
200,000
R76,000
Summary of research student supervision
MSc Student Supervision (as principal supervisor only)
PhD Student Supervision
MSc/MPhil/PhD thesis examiner (see Section 4)
In Progress
1
6
Completed
12
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Current research student registrations
PhD students registered at University of Kassel
Mahmoud Al Ansari (2011-)
Management of plant diseases in organic farming systems
PhD students registered at Sultan Qaboos University
Qais Al Mawaali (2011 -)
Management of sudden decline of melon
PhD students registered at The University of Reading, UK
Al Khatri, Salim (2007 -)
Al Shanferi, Abdulaziz
(2005 -)
Biological control of dubas bug of date palm in Oman
Biological control of coconut mite
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PhD students registered at The University of Surrey, UK
Al Zadjali, Said (2007 -)
Impact of the Rotterdam Convention on pesticide use in Oman
PhD students registered at the University of Pretoria
Al Adawi, Ali (Co-supervisor, Molecular biology of Ceratocystis fimbriata, cause of mango
2004 -)
sudden decline disease in Oman
MSc students registered at Sultan Qaboos University
Al Barhi, Murai (Principal
Spatial analysis of disease progress in greenhouses
supervisor, 2008-)
Completed research student projects
PhD students registered at University College Dublin
Al Zadjali, Khalid (2010)
Farmer decision-making in Oman
PhD students registered at the University of Queensland
Al Sa’di, Abdullah (2007)
Diagnosis and molecular analysis of Pythium species pathogenic
to cucurbits crops in Oman
PhD students registered at The University of Reading
Al Raeesi, Yousef (2010)
Ceratocystis radicicola - a serious new disease on date palm in
Oman
Al Siyabi, Abdulrahman
Biological control of western flower thrips in Oman
(2006)
Al Kiyoomi, Khalifa (2006)
Biology and management of cucumber wilt disease on
greenhouse-grown cucumbers in Oman
Al Hasani, Hamoud (2004)
Management of damping-off disease of greenhouse cucumbers in
Oman
Zare, Rasoul (2000)
A revision of the taxonomy of Verticillium
Rehman, Abdul (2000)
Biological control of aphid pests of potato in Pakistan
Amiri Besheli, Behnam
Fungal toxins and their role in the biological control of insects
(2000)
Bandani, Ali (2000)
Toxin production by Tolypocladium species and the biological
control of insects
Fatehi, Jamshid (2000)
Taxonomy and pathogenicity of Ascochyta and Phoma on
legumes
Hemmati, Farhad (1999)
The use of entomopathogenic fungi for the biological control of
aphids
Kangire, Africano (1999)
Fusarium wilt of highland bananas in Uganda
Nankinga, Caroline (1999)
Biological control of banana weevil in Uganda
Nkemka, Pamela (1999)
Epidemiology of take all disease caused by Gaeumannomyces
graminis in cereal-clover bicropping systems
Massumi, Hussain (1999)
Methods of virus transmission
Olatinwo, Rabiu (1998)
Epidemiology and control of Stenocarpella head-rot diseases of
maize in Nigeria
Ngugi, Henry (1998)
Epidemiology and control of sorghum foliar pathogens in Kenya
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Causton, Charlotte (1997)
Hakiza, Georgina (1997)
Soleimani Pary, Mohammed
(1997)
Roff, Mohammed (1996)
Tushemereirwe, Wilberforce
(1996)
Bock, Clive (1995)
Jama, Ahmed (1995)
Miller, Robert (1995)
Peacocke, Barnaby (1995)
Linfield, Christine (1994)
Dookun, Asha (1993)
Survey and ecological studies of natural enemies of Passiflora
mollissima (H.B.K.) Bailey in Venezuela
Epidemiology of coffee leaf rust caused by Hemileia vastatrix on
robusta coffee (Coffea canephora) in Uganda
Epidemiology of the wheat stem-base disease complex in a
wheat-clover bicropping system
Virus diseases of lupins: aetiology, host interactions and
epidemiology
Factors influencing the expression of leaf spot diseases of
highland bananas in Uganda
Studies of the epidemiology, variability and control of sorghum
downy mildew Peronosclerospora sorghi on sorghum and maize
in Africa
Variability in Exserohilum turcicum isolates derived from sorghum
and maize in Africa
The characterisation of Ganoderma populations in oil palm
cropping systems
Epidemiology and management of sorghum anthracnose
An investigation into the detection, identification, differentiation
and pathogenicity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. narcissi
Production, characterisation and use of monoclonal antibodies
for race differentiation of Xanthomonas campestris pv.
vasculorum, causal agent of gumming disease of sugar cane
MSc students registered at Sultan Qaboos University (Principal supervisor only)
Al Raeesi, Ibtihal (2010)
Al Zadjali, Najma (2009)
Al Ansari, Mahmoud (2009)
Al Habsi, Nasser (2007)
Al Kaabi, Saif (2007)
Al Hinai, Ahlam (2007)
Al Nabhani, Mahmoud
(2006)
Al Busaidi, Raja (2005)
Al Belushi, Mohammed
(2003)
Al Subhi, Rashid (2003)
Al Adawi, Ali (2002)
Al Yahyie, Mohammed
(2002)
Al Saadi, Abdullah (2002)
Molecular taxonomy of the powdery mildews of Oman
Endemic bacteria as potential biocontrol agents in IPM
programmes in Oman
Management of mango fruit fly in Oman
Tolerance to salinity in Pythium aphanidermatum and
enhancement of damping-off in greenhouse cucumber
Flower and fruit rot of greenhouse cucumbers in Oman
Isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with bioantagonistic activity
against Pythium aphanidermatum the causative agent of
damping-off in greenhouse grown cucumber
Management of late season vine decline of sweet melon in Oman
Management of witches’-broom disease of lime in Oman
Visualization and quantification of a root system using computed
tomography scanning
Water conservation in greenhouse management using a soil
water holding material
The biology of Diplodia theobromae associated with mango
sudden decline disease in Oman
Evaluation of mycorrhizal inoculations for improving crop growth in
Oman
Variability in Natural Host-Pathogen Interactions;
Characterization of Cochliobolus sativus (anamorph Bipolaris
sorokiniana)-Wheat-Barley Pathosystem in Oman
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Research consultancies
2009-2012
Ministry of
Environment
2008-2010
Ministry of
Agriculture
May 2008
UAE
October 2007
Bhutan
March 2007
Pakistan
October 1999
UAE
May 1999
UAE
February 1998
Kenya, Uganda
November 1997
Nigeria
August 1997
Hungary
March-April 1997 Malaysia
March 1997
Ireland
February 1997
Sri Lanka
September 1996 Nigeria
September 1996 Thailand
July 1996
Kenya
May 1996
Ireland
May-June 1995
Sri Lanka
March-April 1995 Pakistan
Feb-March 1995 Sri Lanka
September 1994 Uganda
April 1994
Sri Lanka
November 1993
Tenerife
September 1993 Ireland
June-July 1993
Pakistan
May 1993
Barbados, St Lucia
Pesticide Use and Misuse in Oman
Farm Management Structures
Ceratocystis wilt of mango
Ceratocystis wilt of mango
Management of Ceratocystis wilt of mango
Biological control of red palm weevil of dates
Biological control of red palm weevil of dates
British Council, British Education Exhibition
Control of storage pests and diseases in yam
Agriculture and Hungary’s membership of the EU
British Council, British Education Exhibition
Wheat diseases in cereal-clover intercrops
Diseases management in low country vegetables
Control of storage pests and diseases in yam
Trade Mission, promoting UK Higher Education
Epidemiology of sorghum foliar pathogens
Diseases of wheat in cereal-clover bicrops
Diseases in Sri Lankan vegetable production
Biotic constraints in potato production in Pakistan
Pests and diseases in low-country vegetables
Diseases of banana and coffee production
Disease control in low-country vegetable production
Non-chemical disease control in banana and potato
Fungal diseases in wheat/clover intercrops
Biotic constraints to potato production
Pathology and control of yam anthracnose
Current and recent collaborations - CGIAR and international organizations
World Vegetable Center (AVRDC)
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
USDA, Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory, USA
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Sultanate of Oman
Department for Agriculture, United Arab Emirates
University of Pretoria, South Africa
University of Florida, USA
The University of Reading, UK
University College Cork, Ireland
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3. TEACHING
Teaching philosophy: To encourage student participation and thereby student enjoyment and
understanding of the importance of environmentally sensitive plant disease management in
agricultural development. To provide students with information that is recent, research
oriented and relevant for their future employment. To instill in students the importance of lifelong learning in career development
SUMMARY OF CURRENT TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
Year/Semester
Enrolment
Evaluation % favorable
Rating for Teaching
“This instructor is a good
inputs
teacher”
Sultan Qaboos University (Undergraduate)
Click here for full report
CROP4541 Plant Pathogens - Physiological Plant Pathology (4 hours)
2002 Spring
21
84.3
2001 Spring
6
62.5
2000 Spring
9
64.5
100
100
100
CROP4542 Diseases of Economic Crops (4 hours)
2006 Fall
11
2005 Fall
7
2003 Fall
27
2002 Fall
20
2001 Fall
8
2000 Fall
11
1999 Fall
7
97.4
95.2
75.4
82.9
78.1
77.1
67.9
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
CROP4544 Integrated Disease Management (4 hours)
2006 Spring
8
100
2005 Spring
15
82.4
2004 Spring
16
72.7
2003 Spring
19
79.4
2002 Spring
25
76.8
2001 Spring
7
73.9
2000 Spring
13
70.2
1999 Spring
3
75.0
1998 Fall
14
63.5
100
100
72.7
100
91.7
100
100
100
72.7
CROP3001 Statistical Methods in Agriculture (4 hours)
2011 Fall
103
2011 Spring
99
2010 Fall
76
2010 Spring
82
2009 Fall
86
2009 Summer
36
2009 Spring
66
85.7
91.2
86.5
85.5
88.0
100
97.6
91.5
No evaluation
89.6
100
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2008 Fall
2008 Summer
2008 Spring
2007 Fall
2007 Summer
2007 Spring
2006 Summer
2005 Fall
2005 Summer
2004 Fall
2004 Spring
2002 Spring
2001 Summer
2001 Spring
102
45
95
66
48
65
31
39
28
26
29
37
32
54
88.0
99.0
No evaluation
89.0
92.5
93.0
97.7
No evaluation
93.3
97.4
No evaluation
88.9
90.9
No evaluation
No evaluation
94.1
70.4
100
92.9
No evaluation
75.2
100
CAMS4002 Seminar and Presentation Skills
CROP4900 Special Topics in Crop Sciences
ECON4500 Methods in Agricultural Extension
CAMS2001 Introduction to The College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences
CROP2510 Introduction to Crop Sciences
Sultan Qaboos University (Postgraduate)
CROP6008 Plant Pathogenic Fungi - Epidemiology of Plant Diseases (4 hours)
2009 Fall
4
(81.8)
2006 Fall
4
(100)
2004 Fall
6
No Evaluation
2002 Fall
2
(75.0)
2001 Fall
2
(75.0)
2000 Fall
2
No Evaluation
1999 Fall
2
(75.0)
1998 Fall
2
(75.0)
(100)
(100)
(100)
(100)
(100)
(100)
SUMMARY OF PREVIOUS TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
The University of Reading
Agricultural Plant Pathology
Production and Protection of Oilseed Crops and Grain Legumes
Environmental Crop Protection
Diseases of Tropical Crops
University College Cork
Introduction to Mycology and Plant Pathology
Integrated Disease Management
Statistics and Computing
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4. SERVICE
Service to Sultan Qaboos University (Employer)
University Service
Member, Promotion Appeals Committee (2011 - 2012)
Member, Academic Council (2009 - 2010)
Member, University Publications Committee (1999 - 2004)
College Service
Acting Dean, July 2005, July 2006
Section Editor, Associate Editor, Editor, Editor-in-Chief: Sultan Qaboos University Journal of
Scientific Research – Agricultural Sciences (1998 - )
Appointment Committee: Bioresources and Agricultural Engineering Department Head (1999)
Chair, Associate Researcher Job Description Committee (2006)
Member, Examinations Committee (2006 -)
Member, Postgraduate Studies Committee (2005 - 2006)
Member, College Board (2002 - 2008)
Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee (2002 - 2004)
Member, Executive Committee (2002 - 2008)
Member, Research Committee (2002 – 2004, 2006)
Member, Building Space Committee (2003 - 2008)
Member, College Promotions Committee (2002 - 2004)
Member, Capital Equipment Committee (2002 - 2008)
News Editor, Al Hasad (The Harvest) College Extension magazine (2004 -)
Department Service
Head of Department (2002 – 2004, 2004 – 2006, 2006 - 2008)
Member Department Board (1998 -)
Chair, Staff – Student Liaison Committee (2002 - 2008)
Service to the Profession
External Examining
Mmeber, PhD Examining Committee, Ali Al Adawi, Department of Microbiology and Plant
Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa (2011)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee Yusra Al Sheibii, Department of Food Science and
Nutrition, Sultan Qaboos University (2011)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee Fathiya Al Belushi, Department of Food Science and
Nutrition, Sultan Qaboos University (2011)
External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Badria Yousuf Al Siyabi, Department of Marine Science and
Fisheries, Sultan Qaboos University (2010)
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External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Baqiya Al Mughairy, Department of Chemistry, Sultan Qaboos
University (2010)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Aisha Al Riyami, Department of Food Science and
Nutrition, Sultan Qaboos University (2010)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Abdullah Al Ballushi, Department of Marine Science
and Fisheries, Sultan Qaboos University (2010)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Salem Al Hasani, Department of Marine Science
and Fisheries, Sultan Qaboos University (2010)
External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Hamid Al Dhuhli, Department of Soils, Water and Agricultural
Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University (2009)
PhD Thesis External Examiner. Sajid Aleem Khan, Department of Plant Pathology, The
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan (2009)
External Assessor, MSc Thesis, Munira Al Hajri, Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos
University (2009)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Abdullah Al Abri, Department of Animal and
Veterinary Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
PhD Thesis External Examiner. Abdul Rehman, Department of Plant Pathology, The
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Muthir Al Rawahi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Fatma Al Raeesi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Julanda Al Mawly, Department of Animal and
Veterinary Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Khalid Al Farsi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Akino Ohashi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Ismael Al Rashdi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Abdullah Al Mahrouqi, Department of Food Science
and Nutrition, Sultan Qaboos University (2008)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Saif Al Kaabi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2007)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Ahlam Al Hinai, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2007)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Ali Al Subhi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2006)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Mahmoud Al Nabhani, Department of Crop
Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2006)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Tina George, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2006)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Latifa Al Kharusi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2005)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Mohammed Al Rawahi, Department of Crop
Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2005)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Raja Al Busaidi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2005)
MSc Thesis External Examiner. Suad Khamis Al Burtmani, Department of Chemistry, Sultan
Qaboos University (2004)
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Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Nasser Al Shamsi, Department of Crop
Sciences. Sultan Qaboos University (2004)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Saleh Al Hinai, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2004)
PhD Thesis External Examiner. Fahad Al Saqer, Department of Agriculture, The University of
Reading, UK (2004)
Chair, MSc Thesis examining Committee. Khalid Al Abri, Department of Animal and Veterinary
Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2003)
MSc Thesis External Examiner. Ibtisam Juma Al Lawati, Department of Biology, Sultan
Qaboos University (2003)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Ali Al Adawi, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2002)
MSc Thesis External Examiner. Sana Al Sinani, Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos
University (2002)
MSc Thesis External Assessor. Jamila Al Hinai, Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos
University (2002)
Chair, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Birket Al Lawati, Department of Agricultural
Economics and Rural Studies, Sultan Qaboos University (2002)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Abdullah Al Saadi, Department of Crop
Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University (2001)
Member, MSc Thesis Examining Committee. Hassan Al Lawati, Department of Crop Sciences,
Sultan Qaboos University (2000)
PhD Thesis External examiner, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka (1998)
PhD Thesis External examiner, Arid Zone University, Pakistan (1997)
External Course Assessor for MSc Grain Storage Management and MSc Post Harvest
Horticulture, The University of Greenwich, UK (1997)
MPhil Thesis External Examiner, University of Mauritius (1997)
Journal Editorships
Associate Editor, European Journal of Plant Pathology
Editor, SQU Journal for Scientific Research – Agricultural Sciences
Editor, Pest Management Focus
Journal referee
Plant Pathology
Plant Disease
Experimental Agriculture
European Journal of Plant Pathology
Crop Protection
Workshop Presentations
Biological control of plant diseases. Ministry of Agriculture Workshop, Muscat, February 2008.
Disease problems of greenhouse crops. Workshop on Greenhouse Design and Construction
Issues in Oman, Sultan Qaboos University, April 2007.
Mango sudden decline in Oman – the anatomy of an epidemic. International Workshop on
Tropical Fruits, Sultan Qaboos University, March 2005.
Agricultural research at SQU. Workshop on collaborative research between SQU and MAF,
December 2004.
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The importance of seed pathology. Regional Workshop on the Regulation of Seed and
Nursery Businesses. Sultan Qaboos University, September 1999.
Research Proposal Review
Leverhulme Trust (UK)
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Biological and Biotechnological Sciences Research Council (UK)
Invited Public Seminars (MAF, Oman)
When 2 Become 1: Vegetable Grafting in Oman. SQU, 2009
Disease management in greenhouses. MAF/Al Batinah Farmers’ Society, Barka 2007
Research activities addressing mango decline in Oman. SQU, 2004
Mango decline disease in Oman. Rumais, 2004
The future of banana production in Oman. Rumais, 2003
Diseases of greenhouse cucumber in Oman. Sohar, 2002
Management of soil-borne disease in greenhouse cucumber production. Nizwa, 2001
Plant virus disease management. Barka, 1999
Invited Public Seminars (American British Academy, Muscat, Oman)
Pesticides and Human Health. IGCSE, Natural Economy class
Service to the Community
Warden, British Embassy, Muscat (2003 –)
National Committee to assess the risk of citrus tristeza virus in Oman (2006 - 2009)
National Committee for management of mango decline disease (2004 - 2009)
National Committee for preservation of Omani ghaf trees (2003 - 2005)
National Committee for banana pest and disease risk analysis (2003 - 2004)
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CURRICULUM VITAE Michael Leonard DEADMAN (SQU ID 4557)