Dr. Muhammad Irfan Siddique

Plant Genomics and Breeding Institute

Seoul National University

South Korea



2019 Ph.D., Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2014 M.A., Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

2011 B.A., University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Publications (Selected)

  1. Byung-Soo Kim, Khin Pa Pa Wai, M. I. Siddique, Hwang-Sung Mo, Hee Ju Yoo, Hee Suk Kim and Seung-Beom Hong. 2020. First Report of Phytophthora Leaf Blight and Vine Rot of Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) in Korea. Res. Plant Dis. 26(2): 109-115.
  2. M. I. Siddique, Seungki Back, Joung-Ho Lee, Jinkwan Jo, Siyoung Jang, Koeun Han, Jelli Venkatesh, Jin-Kyung Kwon, Yeong Deuk Jo and Byoung-Cheorl Kang. 2020. Development and Characterization of an Ethyl Methane Sulfonate (EMS) Induced Mutant Population in Capsicum annuum L. Plants, 9(3):396.
  3. M. I. Siddique, Hea-Young Lee, Na-Young Ro, Koeun Han, Jelli Venkatesh, Solom on Abate Mekonnen, Abhinandan Surgonda Patil, Amornrat Changkwian, Jin-Kyung Kwon and Byoung-Cheorl Kang. 2019. Identifying Candidate Genes for Phytophthor a capsici Resistance in Pepper (Capsicum annuum) via Genotyping-By-Sequencing-Based QTL Mapping and Genome-Wide Association Study. Sci. Rep. 9:9962.
  4. Amornrat Changkwian, Jelli Venkatesh, Joung-Ho Lee, Ji-Woong Han, Jin-Kyung Kwon, M. I. Siddique, Solomon Abate, Gyung Ja Choi, Eunji Kim, Yunhee Seo, Young-Ho Kim and Byoung-Cheorl Kang. 2019. Physical Localization of the Root- Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) Resistance Locus Me7 in Pepper (Capsicum annuum). Front. Plant Sci. 10:886.
  5. M. I. Siddique, K.P.P. Wai, H.S. Mo, H.J. Yoo, K.S. Jang, S.J. Jeon, J.E. Hwang and B. S. Kim. 2017.  Resistance to Phytophthora capsici, Restorer-of-Fertility Genotype for Cytoplasmic Male Sterility and Chemical Quality Components of Breeding Lines Developed for Improvement of Subicho, a Land Race of Pepper in Yeongyang. Hort. Sci. Technol. 35:758-768.
  6. Joung-Ho, L. J.T. An, M. I. Siddique, K. Han, S. Choi, J.K. Kwon and Byoung-Cheorl Kang. 2017. Identification and molecular genetic mapping of Chili veinal mottle virus (ChiVMV) resistance genes in pepper (Capsicum annuum). Mol. Breed. 37:121.
  7. Panpan, D., K. Han, M. I. Siddique, J.K. Kwon, M. Zhao, F. Wang and B.C. Kang. 2016. Gene-Based Markers for the Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus Resistance Gene Ty-3. Plant Breed. Biotechnol. 4:79-86.
  8. Alebel, M.A., K.P.P. Wai, M. I. Siddique, H.S. Mo, H.J. Yoo, Y.H. Jegal, S.E. Byeon, K.S. Jang, S.G. Jeon, J.E. Hwang and B.S. Kim. 2016. Evaluation of Phytophthora Root Rot- and Bacterial Wilt-resistant Inbred Lines and their Crosses for Use as Rootstocks in Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Hort. Environ. Biotechnol. 57:598-605.
  9. Byeon, S.E., A.A. Mekuriaw,Y.H. Jegal, K.P.P. Wai, M. I. Siddique, H.S. Mo, H.J. Yoo, K.S. Jang, J.E. Hwang, S.G. Jeon, S.H. Lee, and B.S. Kim. 2016. Characterization of Sources of Resistance to Bacterial Spot in Capsicum Peppers. Hort. Sci. Technol. 34:779-789, 2016
  10. Kim, B.S., M.I. Siddique, Mo, H., Yoo, H., Wai, K.P.P., Jang, K.S., Hwang, J. and Jeon, S. 2016. Breeding a landrace of capsicum pepper in Yeongyang, 'Subicho', for resistance to Phytophthora capsici. Acta Hortic. 1127, 97-102.
  11. Jang, S., K. Han, Y.D. Jo, H.J. Jeong, M. I. Siddique and B.K. Kang. 2015. Substitution of a Dysfunctional pAMT Allele Results in Low-Pungency but High Levels of Capsinoid in Capsicum chinense ‘Habanero’. Plant Breed. Biotechnol. 3:119-128.
  12. Wai, K. P. P., M. I. Siddique, H.S. Mo, H.J. Yoo, S.E. Byeon, Y.K. Jegal, A.A. Mekuriaw and B.S. Kim. 2015. Pathotypes of Bacterial Spot Pathogen Infecting Capsicum Peppers in Korea. Plant Pathol. J. 21:1-5.
  13. Younis, A., M. I. Siddique, Kim CK, Lim KB. 2014. RNA Interference (RNAi) Induced Gene Silencing: A Promising Approach of Hi-Tech Plant Breeding. Int J Biol Sci 10:1150-1158.
  14. Mo, H. S., S. Y. Kim, K. P. P. Wai, M. I. Siddique, H. J. Yoo, and B. S. Kim. 2014. New Sources of resistance to Phytophthora capsici in Capsicum spp. Hort. Environ. Biotechnol. 55:50-55.
  15. Younis, A., A. Riaz, N. Mustaq, Z. Tahir, M. I. Siddique. 2014. Evaluation of the suitability of sewage and recycled water for irrigation of ornamental plants. Commun Soil Sci Plant Anal.
  16. Younis, A., A. Riaz, I. Ahmed, M. I. Siddique, U. Tariq, M. Hameed and M. Nadeem. 2014. Anatomical changes induced by NaCl stress in root and stem of Gazania harlequin L. Agri. Commun. 2:8-14.
  17. Ramzan, F., A. Younis, A. Riaz, S. Ali, M. I. Siddique and K.B. Lim. 2014. Pre-planting Exogenous Application of Gibberellic Acid Influences Sprouting, Vegetative Growth, Flowering, and Subsequent Bulb Characteristics of ‘Ad-Rem’ Tulip. Hort. Environ. Biotechnol. 55:479-488.
  18. Younis, A., A. Riaz, M. I. Siddique, K.B. Lim, Y.J. Hwang and M.A. Khan. 2013. Anatomical and morphological variation in Dracaena reflexa ‘Variegata’ grown in different organic potting substrates. Flower Res. J. 21:162-171.

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