Abdullah A. Jaradat
Areas of Interest
Supervisory Research Agronomist, Research Leader and Location Coordinator
Introduce, select and improve alternative crops adapted to short growing season; develop and validate field-scale management practices; and quantify impact of spatio-temporal variability on crop development and productivity. Cooperate with scientists at the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota.
Jaradat, A.A. 1993. Ecogeographical races in natural populations of Triticum dicoccoides, pp. 397-408. In Damania, A.B. (ed.) Biodiversity and wheat improvement. John Wiley and Sons.
Jaradat, A.A. 1995. The dynamics of a core collection, pp. 179-186. In. Hodgkin, T. et al. (eds.) Core collections of Plant Genetic Resources. John Wiley and Sons.
Jaradat, A.A. 1997. Wild emmer wheat in Jordan. I. Ecotypes and morphological variation. Isr. J. Pl. Sci. 45:31-37. 1997.
Jaradat, A.A. 1997. Wild emmer wheat in Jordan. II. A core collection. Isr. J. Pl. Sci. 45:39-44.
Jaradat, A.A. 1997. Wild emmer wheat in Jordan. III. Genetic distances among and within populations. Isr. J. Pl. Sci. 45:45-51.
Jaradat, A.A. 1998. Biodiversity and sustainable agriculture in the Fertile Crescent. Bull. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. pp. 31-57. In Albert, J., Bernhardsson, M. and Kenna, R. (eds.) Transformations of Middle Eastern natural environments: Legacies and lessons. Bull. Series, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Number 103. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT. 1998.
Jaradat, A.A. (ed.) 1998. Triticeae III. pp. xiv + 478. Science Publishers Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. 1998.
Jaradat, A.A. 2001. Spatial and temporal genetic structure of wild emmer wheat in Jordan. I. Phenotypic traits. Isr. J. Pl. Sci. 49:s-53—s-64.
Jaradat, A.A. 2001. Spatial and temporal genetic structure of wild emmer wheat in Jordan. II. HMW-Glutenins and Isozymes. Isr. J. Plant Sci. 49: s-65—s-76.
Jaradat, A.A. 2003. Halophytes for sustainable biosaline farming systems in the Middle East. p. 187-204. In: Alsharhan, A.S. et al. (eds.), Desertification in the Third Millennium. Swets & Zeitlinger Publ., Lisse, The Netherlands.
Jaradat, A.A. 2003. Agriculture in Iraq: Resources, potentials, constraints, and research needs and priorities. Food, Agriculture & Environment 1(2):160-166.
Jaradat, A.A., M. Shahid and A. Al-Maskri. 2004. Genetic diversity in the Batini barley landrace from Oman I. Spike and seed qualitative and quantitative traits. Crop Sci. 44:304-315.
Jaradat, A.A., M. Shahid and A. Al-Maskri. 2004. Genetic diversity in the Batini barley landrace from Oman II. Response to salinity stress. Crop Sci. 44:997-1007.
Jaradat, A.A. and A. Zaid. 2004. Quality traits of date palm fruits in a center of origin and center of diversity. Food, Agriculture & Environment 2:208-217.
Jaradat, A.A. 2004. Multivariate analysis procedures: applications in plant breeding, genetics and agronomy (Book chapter, G. Acquaah, editor, Prentice Hall. Inc. date of publication: December 2004).
Jaradat, A.A., D.W. Archer, J. Johnson, S. Wagner, S. VanKempen and J. Eklund. 2004. Pattern and factor analyses of diverse plant and yield attributes' responses to alternative crop rotations and management practices. Accepted, 4th International Crop Science Congress. Brisbane, Australia. Sep. 26-Oct. 1, 2004.
Jaradat, A.A., D.W. Archer, J. Johnson, S. Wagner, S. Vankempen and J. Eklund. 2004. Sampling strategies for crop yield assessment within and among crop rotations. 7th International Precision Agriculture Symposium. July 25-27, Minneapolis, MN.
Jaradat, A.A., M. Shahid. 2004. Patterns of phenotypic variation in a germplasm collection of Carthamus tinctorius L. from the Middle East. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution (in press).
Jaradat, A.A., M. Shahid and A. Al-Maskri. 2004. Genetic diversity in the Batini barley landrace from Oman III. Phenology and biomass production potential. Euphytica (in press).