Welcome Dr. Hossein Alizadeh to Journal of Plant and Environmental Research

Dr. Hossein Alizadeh
Research Officer, Lincoln University

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Hossein Alizadeh to Join the Editorial Board of Journal of Plant and Environmental Research.

Education and qualifications
PhD in Biotechnology University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand)
I. M.Sc. of Plant Pathology II. Certificate of Qualification as a Lecturer University of Tarbiat Modares (Tehran, Iran)
B.Sc. of Plant Protection University of Tehran (Tehran, Iran)

Fields of research
• Soil microbial community (qPCR, DGGE and Next generation sequencing)
Soil urease activity and their producers, effect of urea degradation on water contamination (nitrate leaching) and nitrous oxide emission, a description can be found in Lincoln University Transform 2015/2016 http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/Documents/Marketing/Publications/Transforms/Transforms%202015-16_WEB_Bookmarks.pdf
• Identification and quantification of soil microorganisms (including fungi and bacteria) using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based molecular methods as well as their biochemical and morphological features tests
• Biologically active metabolites from either microorganisms or plants
• Antifungal proteins, protein purification
• Discovery of enzyme inhibitors
• Seed biology and technology
• Isolation & identification of fatty acids in nut’s oil and determination of their positional distribution in the oil
• Plant pathology
• Biological control of plant diseases by antagonists
• Characterization of common bean root nodulating rhizobia and other bacteria (such as phytopathogenic bacteria).


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