Dr. Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam

Nano-Molecular Plant Pathology

Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

Associate Professor


Research fields:

Plant Pathology

Molecular Diagnostic



2004 Ph.D., Suez Canal University, Egypt

1998 M.Sc., Zagazig University, Egypt

1992 B.Sc., Zagazig University, Egypt

Publications (Selected)

  1. Joshi, P; Bonde, S; Gaikwad, S; Gade, A; Abd-Elsalam, KA; Rai, M (2013) Comparative studies on synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Fusarium oxysporum and Macrophomina phaseolina and its efficacy against bacteria and Malassezia furfur. Journal of Bioscience 7:1-5.
  2. Almoammar H., Bahkali A.H., Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2013) One-hour loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection quarantinable toxigenic Fusarium garmanirum. African Journal of Microbiology Research 7: 1179-1183. IF: 0.55.
  3. Almoammar H., Bahkali A.H. and Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2013) A polyphasic method for the identification aflatoxigenicity of aspergilli isolated from feeds. Australian Journal of Crop Science 7: 1707-1713. IF: 1.7.
  4. Omar M.R, , Amal A. Asran Aly A.A. Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2013) Influence of previous crop on susceptibilty of Egyptian cottons to seedling disease complex. Canadian Journal of Plant Protection 1:110-118.
  5. Rai M K, Ingle A P, Gupta I R, B. S. Sonal, Yadav A P, KA Abd-Elsalam (2013) Potential role of biological systems in formation of nanoparticles: mechanism of synthesis and biomedical applications Current Nanoscience 9: IF: 1.7.
  6. Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2013) Nanoplatforms for plant pathogenic fungi management. Fungal Genomics and Biology.
  7. Al Nagi M., Abd-Elsalam K.A., Bahkali A.H. and Asran-Amal Abdel Mongy (2013) DNA isolation from different types of soil infested with three fungal genera. Accepted in Romanian Journal of Agricultural Research 30: 1-5. IF: 0.56.
  8. Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2013) Molecular identification of Fusaria isolated from cotton. Lambert Academic Publishing. (Germany), ISSN-Number 978-3-659-3468-4.
  9. Pierre J.G.M. de Wit, Ate van der Burgt, Bilal Ökmen, Ioannis Stergiopoulos, Kamel Abd-Elsalam, Andrea L. Aerts, Ali H.A. Bahkali, Henriek G. Beenen, Pranav Chettri, Murray P. Cox, Erwin Datema, Ronald P. de Vries, Braham Dhillon, Austen R. Ganley, Scott Griffiths , Yanan Guo, Richard C. Hamelin, Bernard Henrissat, M. Shahjahan Kabir, Mansoor Karimi Jashni, Gert Kema, Sylvia Klaubauf , Alla Lapidus, Anthony Levasseur, Erika Lindquist, Rahim Mehrabi, Robin A. Ohm,Timothy J. Owen, Asaf Salamov, Arne Schwelm, Elio Schijlen, Hui Sun, Harrold A. van den Burg, Roeland C.H.J. van Ham, Shuguang Zhang, Stephen B. Goodwin, Igor V. Grigoriev, Jérôme Collemare, Rosie E. Bradshaw. (2012) The genomes of the fungal plant pathogens Cladosporium fulvum and Dothistroma septosporum reveal adaptation to different hosts and lifes but also signatures of common ancestry. PLoS Genetics November 2012 | Volume 8 | e1003088. IF: 8.694.
  10. Bahkali A.H., Abd-Elsalam K.A., Guo J.-R., Khiyami M.A., Verreet J.-A. (2012) Characterization of Novel Di-, Tri-, and Tetranucleotide microsatellite primers suitable for genotyping various plant pathogenic fungi with special emphasis on Fusaria and Mycospherella graminicola. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 13:2951-2964. IF: 2.598.
  11. Rai M., Birla S., Gupta I., Ingle A., Gade A., Abd-Elsalam K.A., and Duran N. (2012) Diversity in synthesis and bioactivity of inorganic nanoparticles: progress and pitfalls. (in press).
  12. Rai M., Deshmukh S., Gade A. and Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2012) Strategic nanoparticles mediated gene transfer in plants and animals - a novel approach. Current Nanoscience 8:170-179. IF: 1.9.
  13. Alatar A.A., M. A. Mahmoud, Al-Sohaibani S.A., Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2012) Simple and rapid protocol for the isolation of PCR amplifiable DNA from medicinal plants in Saudi Arabia. Genetics and Molecular Research 11: 348-354. IF: 1.747.
  14. Abdel-Reheem M.A.T., El-Samawaty, Abd-Esalam K.A., Omar M.R. and Dalia A. M. Abdou A.M.A. (2012) Segregation among sequesters of Fusarium spp. using RAPD. African Journal of Biotechnology 6: 2528-2536. IF: 0.56.
  15. Aly A., Hussein E.M., Omar M.R., El-Abbasi I, Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2012) Effect of fatty acid content on the level of cottonseed colonization by mycoflora. Biological Letters 48: 125–137.
  16. Aly A.A., Mansour M.T.M., Mohamed H.I., and Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2012) Ascorbic acid of seeds and proteins of leaves as biochemical markers for resistance of Flax to powdery mildew disease. Romanian Journal of Agricultural Research 29: 63-69. IF: 0.516.
  17. Aly A.A., Mansour M.T.M., Mohamed H.I., and Abd-Elsalam K.A. (2012) Examination of correlation between several biochemical components and powdery mildew resistance of flax cultivars. Plant Pathology Journal 28: 149-155. IF: 0.533.
  18. El-Samawaty A.M.A., Bahkali A. H., Abd-Elsalam K.A., El-Naggar M.A. and M.A. Yassin (2012). Aflatoxigenic aspergillii in outdoor air of Riyadh city. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 21: 2587-2593. IF: 0.660.
  19. Abd-Elsalam K.A., Bahkali H. A., Verreet J.A and Moslem M.A. (2011) Microsatellite-primed PCR as a tool for discrimination of Fusarium species. Journal of Food Safety. 31:35-40, IF: 0. 646.
  20. Abd-Elsalam K.A., Bahkali A.H., Moslem M.A, De Wit P. J.G.M. and Verreet V-A. (2011) Detection of Mycosphaerella graminicola in wheat leaves by a microsatellite dinucleotide specific-primer. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 12: 682-693. IF: 2.598.

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