Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Rashid Abdullah Al-yahyai

Associate Professor
crop sciences
Sultan Qaboos University


Rashid Abdullah Al-Yahyai, Ph.D is an Associate Professor as well as  CAMS Dean for the department of Crop Sciences

Research Interest

 Studies on water deficit and tree water requirements; production and postharvest physiology of fruit crops; optimizing fruit yield and quality; tree nutrition and fertilizer effects; biodiversity and germplasm, collection and conservation of food plants; and integrated fruit crop orchard management practices.


  • Al-Mezeini, Nawal, Annamalai Manickavasagan, Rashid Al-Yahyai*, Ali Khalfan Al-Wahaibi , Ali Ahmed Al-Raeesi and Lazhar Khriji. 2015. X-ray imaging of stored dates to detect infestation by saw-toothed beetles. International Journal of Fruit Science (DOI: 10.1080/15538362.2015.1044692)

  • Yaish, Mahmoud W., Ramanjulu Sunkar, Yun Zheng, Bo Ji, Sardar A. Farook,Rashid Al-Yahyai. 2016. A Genome-Wide Identification of the miRNAome in Response to Salinity Stress in the Date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera L.). Frontiers in Plant Science (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00946)

  • Ambusaidi, Abdullah, Rashid Al-Yahyai, and Neil Taylor. 2015. Establishing and researching school gardens in Oman as a resource for improving education and health outcomes. Economic and Environmental Studies, Vol. 15, No. 4 (36/2015). (Accepted)

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