Soad Abdel-RazakCountry of origin: Egypt Currently in: Saudi Arabia, Hafr Al-Batin General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Degrees2007 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Biological Systems and Organisms
Field and laboratory experience in integrated control of fruit tree pests, especially scale insects and mealy bugs (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea). Experience in biological control, particularly surveys of parasites and predators associated with scale insects and mealybugs. Identification of scale insect species, involving preparation of high quality microscope slide mounts; use of identification keys especially to genus and species of armored scales (Diaspididae) and soft scales (Coccidae). Use of scanning electron microscopy to study scale insect morphology.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:TeachingAssociate professor, Faculty of Science.