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nezar husein samarah
• Department of Plant Production - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Plant Sciences from The University of Iowa, 2000
  • Msc. of Plant Sciences from Mississippi State University, 1997
  • Bsc. of Plant Sciences from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1994

    Publications
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Relationship of seed quality tests to field emergence of artificial aged barley seeds in the semiarid Mediterranean Region," Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 217-229, 2008
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Distance from honeybee colonies and raceme order affect Prosopis Juliflora (Sw.) DC. flower pollination and seed set.," Advances in Horticultural Science, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 81-86, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Soluble sugar contents, germination, and vigor of soybean seeds in response to drought stress.," Journal of New Seeds, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 63-73, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Effect of air-drying immature seeds in harvested pods on seed quality of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.)," New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 331-339, 2006
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Seed vigor testing in annual vetches," Agricoltura Mediterranea, vol. 136, no. 1, pp. 128-133, 2006
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Effect of drying methods on germination and dormancy of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) seed harvested at different maturity stages," Seed Science and Technology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 733-740, 2005
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Osmotic and cold treatments prior to drying on germination of common vetch during maturation," Journal of Seed Technology, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 76-84, 2007
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Dehydrin-like proteins in soybean seeds in response to drought stress during seed filling," Crop Science, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 2141-2150, 2006
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Impact of bee pollinators on seed set and yield of Vicia villosa spp. Dasycarpa (Leguminosae) grown under semiarid conditions," Italian Journal of Animal Science, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 65-74, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Effect of maturity stages of winter- and spring-sown chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) on germination and vigour of the harvested seeds," Seed Science and Technology, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 177-190, 2008
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Comparative study in seed yield and flowers attractivity to bee visitors between Nigella sativa L. and Nigella Damascena L. (Ranunculaceae) grown under semiarid conditions," Italian Journal of Agronomy, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 125-130, 2008
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Slow drying improved desiccation tolerance of immature seeds of common vetch.," Seed science and Technology, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 134-142, 2007
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Chemical composition and mineral content of common vetch seeds during maturation.," Journal of Plant Nutrition, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 177-186, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Effect of drought stress on growth and yield of barley," Agronomy for Sustainable Development, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 145-149, 2005
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "The Effect of Late-terminal Drought Stress on Yield Components of Four Barley Cultivars," Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, vol. 195, no. 6, pp. 427-441, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "An index to quantify seed moisture loss rate in relationship with seed desiccation tolerance in common vetch.," Seed Science and Technology, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 413-422, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Effect of drying treatment and temperature on soybean seed quality during maturation.," Seed Science and Technology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 469-473, 2009
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "Pod Production of Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. as affected by supplementary and honeybee pollination under arid conditions," Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B, Plant Soil Science, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 1-8, 2008
  • Nezar H. Samarah, "In vivo and in vitro seed germination in black iris: A potential new floricultural crop from Jordan.," VI International Symposium on New Floricultural Crops by the International Society for Horticultural Science, 2009, pp. 0-0
  • "Disinfection treatments eliminated tomato brown rugose fruit virus in tomato", European Journal of Plant Pathology
  • "EFFECT OF DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE OF WHEAT ON SEED GERMINATION AND DAMAGE BY RHYZOPERTHA DOMINICA F. DURING STORAGE ", Fresenius Environmental Bulletin
  • "Effect of Developmental Stage of Wheat on Seed Germination and Damage by Rhyzopertha dominica during Storage", Fresenius Environmental Bulletin
  • "Effect of Magnetic Treatment of Water or Seeds on Germination and Productivity of Tomato Plants under Salinity Stress", Horticulturae
  • "Effect of drought stress on wheat (Triticum durum) growth and metabolism: Insight from GABA shunt, reactive oxygen species and dehydrin genes expression", Functional Plant Biology
  • "Gene expression and activity of antioxidant enzymes in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) under controlled severe drought ", Journal of Plant Interactions
  • "Localization and mechanical transmission of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in tomato seeds", Plant Disease
  • "New Weed Hosts for Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus in Wild Mediterranean Vegetation", plants
  • "The role of chitosan priming in induction of GABA shunt pathway during wheat seed germination under salt stress", Biologia plantarum
  • "Treated wastewater outperformed freshwater for barley irrigation in arid lands", Italian Journal of Agronomy
  • "Treatment of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seeds with chitosan increases chitinase and glucanase activities and enhances emergence in a standard cold test", Scientia Horticulturae
  • "Ultrasonic treatment to enhance seed germination and vigour of wheat (Triticum durum) in association with ?-aminobutyric acid (GABA) shunt pathway", Functional Plant Biology
  • Dean , Faculty Of Agriculture, Sep 2020 - Sep 2022
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Vice Dean, Vice Dean, Dec 2009 - Sep 2013
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Plant Production, Sep 2006 - Sep 2007
  • Faculty Member, Department of Plant Production, Dec 2001 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Plant Production, Feb 2001 - Dec 2001
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  • CROP SCIENCE
  • CROP SCIENCE
  • CROP SCIENCE LAB
  • FIELD CROP PRODUCTION ( LABORATORY)
  • FIELD CROPS PRODUCTION
  • GRADUATE SEMINAR
  • SEED PHYSIOLOGY
  • SEED PRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY
  • SEED PRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY( LABORATORY)
  • SELECTED TOPICS IN FIELD CROPS
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN HORTICULTURE