Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Abdel-Aziz

Prof. Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Abdel-Aziz

King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia



1989 Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Sheep Breeding and Genetics.

1980 M.Sc., Alexandria University, Dairy Cattle Breeding.

1975 B.Sc., Alexandria University, Animal Production.

Publications (Selected)

  1. M.A. Aziz; Sharaby, M.A. and I.S. El-Kimary. 1982. Sire evaluation and genetic parameters of first lactation length in Egyptian buffaloes and high grades of Friesian cows. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 31: 418-426.
  2. M.A. Aziz; I.S. El-Kimary and M.A. Sharaby. 1982. Genetic control and sire evaluation for age at first calving in Egyptian buffaloes and Friesian cows. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 31: 8-15.
  3. Sharaby, M.A.; I.S. El-Kimary and M.A. Aziz. 1987. Genetic and environmental control of first lactation milk yield in cows and buffaloes. Live. Prod. Sci., 17: 225-233.
  4. Badran, A.; M.A. Aziz and M.A. Sharaby. 1991. Performance of Friesian cattle under two environmental conditions. Alex. J. Agric. Res. 36: 83-93.
  5. M.A. Aziz and A.E. Badran. 1992. Effect of age at first calving on milk yield and lactation length in Egyptian buffalo. International Symposium on Prospects of Buffalo Production in the Mediterranean/Middle East, Cairo, Egypt, 9-12 Nov., 1992.
  6. Kosba, M.A.; M.F. Hassan; F.N.K. Soliman; M.A. Aziz and M. Bahie El-Deen. 1992. Selection for dressing percentage in Japanese quail. Egyptian Poultry Sci., 12: 333-346.
  7. Sharaby, M.A. and M. A. Aziz. 1993. Factors affecting lactation curve of Friesian cows in Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud University (Agric. Sciences), 6: 253-259.
  8. M.A. Aziz and M.A. Sharaby. 1993. Collinearity as a problem in predicting body weight from body measurements of Najdy sheep in Saudi Arabia. Small Ruminant Res., 12: 117-124.
  9. M.A. Aziz and M.Abdelsalam. 1993. Additive and multiplicative correction factors for lamb birth weight in some Egyptian sheep breeds. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 38: 139-151.
  10. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1993. Origin and domestication of the Dromedary (Arabic camel). Proceedings of the 6thWorld Symposium on the History of Science of Arabs. Ras El-Kheimah, United Arab Emirates, December, 1996.
  11. M.A. Aziz.; E. Kalm and A.E. Badran. 1994. Genetic merit of first lactation milk yield of water buffaloes using animal model. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 39: 61-70.
  12. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1994. Sire evaluation and environmental and genetic trends of milk yield in water buffalo. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 39: 129-148.
  13. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1994. Evaluation of some environmental factors affecting weaning weight of Rahmany and Barki sheep breeds. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 39: 149-166.
  14. M.A. Aziz; M. Abdelsalam and E. Kalm. 1995. Frequency distribution of lambing month and its relationship with some environmental factors in some breeds of sheep on Egypt. Proceedings of the International Conference on Animal Production in Hot Climates. Oman, 8-10 January, 1995 (abstract). The paper was further published in the Egyptian Journal of Applied Science (Zagazig University), 15: 719-726.
  15. M.A. Aziz; R. Rőhe, and E. Kalm. 1995.Genetic and environmental factors associated with firmness of the mammary gland in sows using quasi-loglinear and linear models. Arch. Tirez. Dummerstorf, 38: 665-761.
  16. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1996. The effect of data imbalance and small herd size on heritability estimated by different methods. A case study on a buffalo herd.  Proceedings of the Third Symposium on the FAO Inter-Regional Research Network on Buffalo, Cairo 14-17 October, 1996 (abstract).
  17. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1997. Comparison of animal model evaluations for first lactation milk yield of Egyptian buffalo using different priors, (abstract). Proceedings of the Fifth World Buffalo Congress, October 13-16, 1997, Castera, Italy. P 545.
  18. M.A. Aziz; A.E. Mahdy and O.B. El-Shafie. 1997. Frequency distribution of calving month in Egyptian buffaloes. Proceedings of the Fifth World Buffalo Congress, October 13-16, 1997, Castera, Italy. Pages, 706-709.
  19. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1997. Group breeding schemes as a method of choice for improving the productivity of livestock populations in the Arabic countries, (in Arabic). Development and Agriculture, 16(4): 23-26.
  20. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 1999. The principles of genetic improvements of farm animals (In Arabic). Bovine and Ovine, 22: 8-11.
  21. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 2000. Heritability, genetic and phenotypic correlations between pre-weaning growth traits in Rahmany and Barki lambs. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 45:13-21.
  22. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. 2000. Evaluation of ram breeding values for pre-weaning growth traits in Rahmany and Barki lambs. Alex. J. Agric. Res., 45:1-11.
  23. M.A. Aziz and A.E. Badran. 2000. Effect of data imbalance and small herd size on the heritability estimated by different methods (A case study of milk yield in a buffalo herd). Alexandria J. Agric. Res., 45(3): 1-7.
  24. Abdelaziz, N.M.; M.M. Abdelsalam; M.A. Aziz and Eman Serag. 2000. Studies on some factors affecting some wool traits through vital stages of sheep. Proc. All Africa. Conf. Anim. Agric. & Conf. Egyptian Soc. Anim. Prod. Alexandria, Egypt, 6-9 November, 2000.  pp. 707-711.
  25. M.A. Aziz; S.J. Schoeman; G.F. Jordaan, O.M. El-Shafie and A.T. Mahdy. 2001. Genetic and phenotypic variation of some reproductive traits in Egyptian buffaloes. South African Jouranl of Animal Science, 31: 195-199.
  26. M.A. Aziz; S.J.S. Schoeman and G.F. Jordaan. 2002. The influence of outliers on a model for the estimation of crossbreeding parameters for weaning weight in a beef cattle breed. South African Journal of Animal Science, 32: 164-170.
  27. Schoeman, S.J.S., M.A. Aziz and G.F. Jordaan. 2002. The infleunce of multicollineairy on crossbreeding parameter estimates for weaning weight in beef cattle. South African Journal of Animal Science, 32(4): 239-246.
  28. M.A.Aziz; M. Enoch; T. Kojima; K. Oshima and M. Komatsu. 2002. Estimation of Genetic and Phenotypic parameters and genetic and environmental trends of pre-weaning growth traits of Japanese Black calves using animal model. Poster presented in Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Animal Breeding and Genetic, held in Kyoto University 9-11 November 2002, (abstract).