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PhD Shahram Naeimi

University: University of Tehran, Iran
Institute: Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection
Department: Biological Control Research
Address: P.O. Box 159 Amol Mazandaran Iran
Telephone: +98(121)3251128
Fax: +98(121)3254322
Email: naeimi#iripp.ir
Scientific interests: Biological control of plant diseases with beneficial microorganisms
Interest in Trichoderma: - Studying the effects of Trichoderma strains in controlling plant pathogens in vitro and in vivo - Biology, ecology and populations of Biocontrol strains -Mass production and formulation of promising strains
   
Curriculum Vitae:

Education

2004- 2009: Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.[Thesis title: Development of a specific molecular marker for detection of the most effective Trichoderma strain against Thanatephorus cucumeris, the causal agent of rice sheath blight disease.]  

2000-2003: MSc. in Plant Pathology, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran. [Thesis title: Etiology of Sheath rot of Rice in Mazandaran and Guilan Provinces, Iran.]

1993-1997: BSc. in Plant Protection, Guilan University, Rasht, Iran.

Guest Researcher

2007-2008: Department of Microbiology, University of Szeged, Hungary

Experience

2004-present: Faculty member of Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection as researcher (employee).

Book Chapters

1.      Kredics L, García Jimenez L, Naeimi S, Czifra D, Urbán P, Manczinger L, Vágvölgyi C, Hatvani L. 2010. A challenge to mushroom growers: the green mould disease of cultivated champignons. In: Méndez-Vilas, A (Ed.) Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology. Microbiology Book Series, No. 2, Vol. 1 FORMATEX, Badajoz, Spain. 295-305.


Journal articles

1.      Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Hedjaroude, G. A., Khosravi, V., 2003. Sheath rot of rice in Iran. Communication in Applied Biological Science. 68: 455-912.

2.      Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Kredics, L. and Khosravi, V. 2010. Frequency and distribution ofTrichoderma spp. in the paddy rice fields of Mazandaran province, Iran. Iranian Journal of Plant Protection Science, 40: 79-91.

3.      Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Kredics, L. and Khosravi, V.2010.Biological control of Rhizoctonia solani AG1-1A, the causal agent of rice sheath blight with Trichoderma strains. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 49: 287-300.

4.      Naeimi, S., Kocsubé, S., Antal, Z., Okhovvat, S.M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Vágvölgyi, C., and Kredics, L.2011.Development of a strain-specific SCAR marker for the detection of Trichoderma harzianum AS12-2, a biological control agent against rice sheath blight pathogen.Acta Biologica Hungarica60: 62 (1): 73-84.

5.      Naeimi, S., Khosravi, V. and Tsukiboshi, T. 2012. Occurrence of rice infection byBipolaris sorokiniana in Iran.Iranian Journal of Plant Pathology 47(4): ?-?. (In Persian with English abstract) (In press)

6.      Khosravi, V., Naeimi, S., Padasht-Dehkaei, F., Rostami, M. and Ceresini, P.C. 2011. First report of naturally occurring Thanatephorus cucumeris (anamorph: Rhizoctonia solani AG-1 IA) on paddy-rice fields from Iran. Iranian Journal of Plant Pathology 47(1): 103-104. (In Persian with English abstract)

7.      Naeimi, S., Khodaparast, S.A., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Vágvölgyi, C., and Kredics, L.2011.Species patterns and phylogenetic relationships of Trichoderma strains in rice fields of southern Caspian Sea, Iran.Cereal Research Communications.39(4):560-568.

8.      Khalili, E., Sadravi, M., Naeimi, S., and Khosravi, V.2011. Biological control of rice brown spot with native isolates of three Trichoderma species.Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. (In press)

 

Full papers published in conference proceedings

1.      Naeimi S, Khodaparast SA, Okhovvat SM, Javan-Nikkhah M, Vágvölgyi C, Kredics L. 2010. Biodiversity of the genus Trichoderma in rice fields of Mazandaran province, Northern Iran. In: Bona L, Pauk J (Ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd IFSDAA International Seminar on Crop Science for Food security, Bio-energy and Sustainability. Szeged, Hungary. P. (In press)

2.       Naeimi S, Kocsubé S, Antal Z, Okhovvat SM, Javan-Nikkhah M, Vágvölgyi C, Kredics L. 2010. Biocontrol of rice sheath blight by Trichoderma : selection of promising BCAs and development of strain specific monitoring tools. IOBC/WPRS Bull. (In press)

Abstracts published in conference proceedings

1.      Naeimi, S., Hedjaroude, G. A., Okhovvat, S. M., Khosravi, V. and Padasht, F. 2002. Introduction of the fungi associated with sheath rot of rice in Mazandaran and Gilan provinces.15th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, Razi University of Kermanshah, Iran.

2.      Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Hedjaroude, G. A., Khosravi, V. 2003. Etiology of sheath rot of rice in Iran. 55th Plant Protection Symposium, University of Gent, Belgium.

3.      Naeimi, S., Hedjaroude, G. A., Okhovvat, S. M., Khosravi, V. and Bahrami, M. 2004. Introduction of Gaeumannomyces graminis var. graminis the causal agent of rice crown sheath rot in Mazandaran. 16th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Tabriz, Iran.

4.      Naeimi, S., Hedjaroude, G. A., Okhovvat, S. M., Khosravi, V., Bahrami, M. and Rostami, M. 2004. Report of Gibberella zeae in Mazandaran. 16th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Tabriz, Iran.

5.      Khosravi, V., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Naeimi, S. and Bahrami, M. 2006. Introducing Nakataea sigmoidea as the causal agent of rice stem rot in Mazandaran province, Iran.  17th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

6.      Khosravi, V. Bahrami, M., Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S.M., Noori, M.Z. and Rostami, M. 2007. Evaluation of three commercial biocontrol products on growth characteristics of rice seedlings in nursery. 59th Plant Protection Symposium, University of Gent, Belgium.

7.      Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Kredics, L. and Khosravi, V. 2008. Introducing Trichoderma spp. isolated from rice fields in Mazandaran province, Iran. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Bu-Ali Sina, Hamedan Iran.

8.      Khosravi, V., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Bahrami, M., Rostami, M. and Naeimi, S. 2008. The relationship between rice neck blast severity and seed infection by Magnaporthe grisea. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Bu-Ali Sina, Hamedan Iran.

9.      Khalili, E., Sadravi, M., Naeimi, S. and  Khosravi, V. 2008. In vitro biological control of rice brown spot pathogen with three Trichoderma species isolated from rice fields in Golestan and Mazandaran provinces. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Bu-Ali Sina, Hamedan Iran.

10.  Montazernia, B., Rahnama, K., Barari, H. and Naeimi, S. 2008. Evaluation of Trichoderma spp. isolated from soybean fields against Macrophomina phaseolina the causal agent of charcoal rot disease. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, University of Bu-Ali Sina, Hamedan Iran. 

11.  Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Khosravi, V. Vágvölgyi, Cs. and Kredics, L. 2008. Biological control of Rhizoctonia solani, the casual agent of rice sheath blight disease, with Trichoderma strains in Iran. Fourth Hungarian Conference of Mycology, Debrecen, Hungary.

12.  Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Khosravi, V. Vágvölgyi,   Cs. and Kredics, L. 2008. Biodiversity of the genus Trichoderma on rice fields in northern Iran. Fourth Hungarian Conference of Mycology, Debrecen, Hungary.

13.  Kocsubé, S., Naeimi, S., Antal, Z., Okhovvat, S.M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Vágvölgyi, C., and Kredics, L. 2009. UP-PCR based SCAR-primers for the specific detection and monitoring of a Trichoderma harzianum isolate selected for the biological control of rice sheath blight. Acta Microbiologica Et Immunologica Hungarica 56: S51.

14.  Naeimi, S., Khodaparast, S. A., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M.,   Vágvölgyi,   Cs. and Kredics, L. 2010. Biodiversity of the genus Trichoderma in rice fields of Mazandaran province, Northern Iran and selection of potential biocontrol agents against the rice sheath blight pathogen Rhizoctonia solani.3rd IFSDAA International Seminar on Crop Science for Food security, Bio-energy and Sustainability, Szeged, Hungary.

15.  Naeimi, S., Kocsubé, S., Antal, Z., Okhovvat, S.M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Vágvölgyi, C., and Kredics, L. 2010. SCAR marker-based PCR primers for the specific detection of a Trichoderma harzianum strain with the potential to control rice sheath blight.IOBC/WPRS Working Group: Biological control of fungal and bacterial plant pathogens, Graz, Austria.

16.  Khosravi, V., Madani Gargari, M., Naeimi, S. and Rostami, M. 2010. First report of Sclerotium hydrophilum from rice nurseries in Mazandaran. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

17.  Naeimi, S., Khosravi, V. and Tsukiboshi, T. 2010. First report of infection of rice by Bipolaris sorokiniana in Iran. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

18.  Alian, S.S., Naeimi, S., Khosravi, V. and Madani Gargari, M. 2010.Talaromyces stipitatus, a new causal agent of rice seedling blight in the world. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

19.  Leylaie, S., Tajik Ghanbari, M.A. , Sabbagh, S.K. and Naeimi, S. 2010. Investigation of pectinase activity in some isolates of Trichoderma spp. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

20.  Khosravi, V., Naeimi, S., Rostami, M., Bahrami, M. and Omrani, M. 2010. Evaluation of three commercial bio-pesticides on rice blast disease in Mazandaran. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

21.  Roodgar, E., Foroutan, A., Khosravi, V., Eskandari, A. and Naeimi, S. 2010. Study on possibility of biological control of rice bakanae disease with Trichoderma isolates in Mazandaran province. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

22.  Leylaie, S., Naeimi, S., Tajik Ghanbari, M.A. and Sabbagh, S.K. 2010. Evaluation of enzymatic activities of some effective Trichoderma strains in biological control of rice sheath blight. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

23.  Hoda, H., Naeimi, S., Farrokhi, S.,  Shahrokhi, S., Shokri Marzangoo, R. and Kalantari, M. 2010. Evaluation of the efficiency of Naturalis-L, a bioinsecticide, in controlling the sucking pests of greenhouse vegetable crops. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.

24.  Naeimi, S., Okhovvat, S. M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Khosravi, V., Manczinger, L., Vágvölgyi, Cs. and Kredics, L. 2011. Biological rice sheath blight control with soil- and phyllosphere-derived Trichoderma strains.SOILMAP Conference: Development and evaluation of a complex chemical–physical–microbiological approach for assessing the quality of soils. Romania.

25.  Kredics, L., Naeimi, S., Szekeres, A., Kormoczi, P., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Manczinger, L. Niţă, L. D., Tărău, D. and Vagvolgyi, Cs. 2011. Agricultural soils as rich sources of potential biocontrol agents from the filamentous fungal genus Trichoderma. SOILMAP Conference: Development and evaluation of a complex chemical–physical–microbiological approach for assessing the quality of soils. Romania.

26.  Kredics, L., Naeimi, S., Kocsubé, S., Okhovvat, S.M., Javan-Nikkhah, M., Manczinger, L. and Vagvolgyi, Cs. 2011. SCAR (sequence characterized amplified region) markers for the specific monitoring of A biocontrol Trichoderma strain in the soil. SOILMAP Conference: Development and evaluation of a complex chemical–physical–microbiological approach for assessing the quality of soils. Romania.

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