Staff Directory

Nur Shuhada Binti Muhamad Tajudin

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN SOIL FERTILITY AND PLANT NUTRITION - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master of Science ( Biotechnology ) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Nur Shuhada Binti Muhamad Tajudin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

Dr. Nur Shuhada Tajudin obtained the Bachelor of Science degree in 2006 from University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) majoring in Marine Science and completed her Master of Science in 2010 majoring in Biotechnology at the Kulliyyah of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

In July 2010, she was accepted as a full time research student in the Institute of Tropical Agriculture (ITA), University Putra Malaysia (UPM) under the supervison of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hanafi b. Musa and at the same time, she was appointed as an academic trainee of IIUM. She has the experience of conducting sampling of soil and plants in both marine and terrestrial areas, handling geostatistical tools such as Surfer, Geostatistic software, GIS software and SAS software. Besides, she had the experience in handling instrument such as AAS and ICPMS.
She started as a lecturer at IIUM in July 2014 at the Department of Plant Science, Kulliyyah of Science, Kuantan, Pahang.

Area of Specialisation

  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Crop Production and Agriculture Information System and Technology ~ Crop Nutrition - soil science and plant nutrition

Teaching Responsibilities

PLANT NUTRITION 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
PLANT PROTECTION 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
PRINCIPLES OF PLANT SCIENCE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
SOIL AND PLANT ANALYSIS 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019 2016/2017
SOIL AND PLANT WATER RELATIONS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018
SOIL ECOLOGY 2021/2022
SOIL MANAGEMENT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019 2016/2017
SOIL SCIENCE 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016


Drought Stress Memory Of Primed Seeds And The Dynamics And Resilient Of Anthesis Quality Traits In Drought Stress Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) .
Ph.D Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
Vegetation Analysis Of Mangrove Forests In Pahang, And Mortality Rate Of Rhizophora Mucronata.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Assessment Of Heavy Metals In Soil Of Bauxite Mining And Oil Plam Cultivated Area Using Geospatial Techniques.
Master Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
Soil Nitrate Monitoring Using Low-Cost Microcontroller System.
Master Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
Evaluation Of Soil Improvement By Using Chicken Manure For Growth And Yield Development Of Fig (Ficus Carica L.).
Master Completed 2020 Main Supervisor
Composting Of Food Waste And Its Product Performance On Ipomoea Aquatica.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
Morphology, Nutritional Value And Growing Medium Requirement Of Selected Wild And Cultivated Varieties Of Fig (Ficus Spp.).
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Understanding The Dual Cropping Cultivation System Between Oryza Sativa And Azolla Pinatta On Rice Cultivation In Malaysia .
Master In Progress Co-supervisor

Research Projects

2022 - 2022 Pemerkasaan Golongan Orang Kelainan Upaya Melalui Pertanian Bandar
2020 - 2022 Empowering Disabled Community Through Modern Agriculture
2020 - 2021 Improving community quality of life through edible gardening
2019 - 2020 Bengkel: Kaedah Pengurusan Tanah Untuk Penanaman Halia Bentong
2019 - 2024 Investigation of Phytomining of gold by Phyllanthus rufuschaneyii
2019 - 2022 Geospatial methodology for assessing physico-chemical properties of oxisols on ex - bauxite mining and oil palm cultivated area.
2016 - 2018 Comparative palynology of selected species in Sterculiaceae
2016 - 2018 Kajian Kesesuaian Kaedah Prosedur Penentuan Kawasan Hutan yang Tinggi Nilai Pemuliharaan (HCVF)untuk Digunapakai bagi Menentukan HCVF di kawasan Hutan Paya Laut di Johor
2015 - 2019 NEW TITLE : Early growth,yield performance,nutritional content and root anatomy of two Ficus carica as affected by different planting medium Growth Performance and Yield of Ficus Carica (FIG) As Affected by Organic Fertilizer
2015 - 2019 Effective Usage of Bris Soil in Combination with Compost Amendments on the Planting of FIG (FICUS CARICA)
2023 - Present SUPA Project: Strengthening Research Findings on Biodiversity, Hydrology, Carbon Stocking and Forest Economic Value of Pahang Peat Swamp Forest as Part of Sustainable Management of Peatland Ecosystem
2023 - Present Penanaman Semula Teruntum Putih di Hutan Paya Bakau di Pahang
2022 - Present Improving melons cultivation through sustainable agricultural practice for unemployed B40 community effected by flood occurrence
2022 - Present Coastal Regreening for Sustainable and livable "Keluarga Malaysia"
2022 - Present Understanding the dual cropping cultivation system between Oriya sativa and Azolla pinatta on rice cultivation in Malaysia
2022 - Present Kajian Konservasi dan Pengurusan Hutan Paya Bakau di Pahang
2022 - Present Empowering Socioeconomic of Rural Community at Sungai Ular, Kuantan Through Smart Farming Technology
2020 - Present Kaedah Pengurusan Pembajaan dan Tanah untuk Peningkatan Hasil Halia Bentong
2019 - Present In Vitro (Tissue Culture) Propagation of Bentong Ginger (Zingiber Officinale Var. Bentong)



2023 Development of trace metals concentration model for river: application of principal component analysis and artificial neural network. Water Conservation & Management (WCM), 7 (2) pp. 122-127
2022 Analysis of soil nitrate ion selective slectrode (ISE) sensor using Arduino UNO. Journal of Science and Technology, 14 (2) pp. 31-39
2022 Geostatistical assessment of heavy metals and nutrients availability in soil of oil palm plantation affected by bauxite mining. Journal of Oil Palm Research, () pp.
2022 Integrated approach of heavy metal evaluation using geostatistical and pollution assessment index in soil of bauxite mining area. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, 30 (2) pp. 1545-1566
2022 Nutritional effects of different Calcium sources on growth of oil palm seedlings under nursery condition. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 45 (1) pp. 257-271
2021 Early development of fig (Ficus carica L.) root and shoot using different propagation medium and cutting types. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 32 (1) pp. 81-88
2021 Effectivenes of organic and inorganic fertilizer in enhancing growth of ipomoea aquatica (water spinach) in two different types of soil. Tropical Agrobiodiversity (TRAB), 2 (1) pp. 29-34
2021 Leaf anatomy and micromorphology of selected Euphorbiaceae species in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Engineering Heritage Journal (GWK), 5 (1) pp. 34-36
2020 Early growth response and nutrients quality of fig (Ficus carica l.) planted on bris soil effected by chicken manure amendments. Journal Clean WAS, 4 (2) pp. 46-50
2020 Influence of planting mediums on growth of Ficus Carica. International Journal of Biosciences, 17 (1) pp. 245-250
2020 Nutritional value of selected edible Ficus fruit in Kuantan. Journal of Tropical Life Science, 10 (1) pp. 11-14
2020 Quantifying spatial variability of soil and leaf nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium of basal stem rot infected oil palms using geospatial information system. Journal of Oil Palm Research, 32 (3) pp. 427-438
2020 The effect of different growing medium combination on growth and yield of Boesenbergia rotunda. Malaysian Journal of Halal Research Journal (MJHR), 3 (2) pp. 41-42
2020 The variation of cystoliths and its taxonomic significance in acanthaceae of peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Applied Biology Journal, 49 (5) pp. 25-31
2020 Yield performance of Ficus carica as affected by different rate of chicken manure. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54 (6) pp. 807-810
2019 Effects of different chicken manure rates of on early growth of fig (Ficus Carica). Environmental Contaminants Reviews (ECR), 2 (1) pp. 19-22
2019 Figs (Ficus Carica L.): cultivation method and production based in Malaysia. Engineering Heritage Journal, 3 (2) pp. 6-8
2018 Comparative leaf anatomy of selected medicinal plants in Acanthaceae. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue 2) pp. 17-24
2018 Diversity and distribution of fern species in selected trail in Kuantan Pahang. Science Heritage Journal/Galeri Warisan Sains, 2 (1) pp. 4-9
2018 Trichome morphology in staurogyne wall. (Acanthaceae) from peninsular Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal, 70 (2) pp. 239-244
2016 Determination and mapping of calcium and magnesium contents using geostatistical techniques in oil palm plantation related to basal stem rot disease. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (SJST), 38 (1) pp. 23-30
2015 Predicting the variability of copper and zinc in leaf and soil of oil palm planted on a 12 ha land using geospatial information system technology. Jurnal Teknologi, 77 (24) pp. 113-118
2011 Concentrations of lead copper and zinc in the bottom sediments of Tuba island waters of Langkawi, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 27 (2) pp. 505-510
2011 Spatial concentrations of Lead and Copper in bottom sediments of Langkawi coastal area, Malaysia. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5 (2) pp. 179-186
2010 Distribution of Chromium, Manganese and Cobalt in the Bottom Sediment of Pahang River-Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10 (23) pp. 3122-3126
2010 Spatial distribution of organic carbon contents of Langkawi island coastal waters, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 26 (3) pp. 851 -855
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Assessment of heavy metals and nutrients availability in oil palm plantation effected by bauxite mining using geostatistical and multivariate analyses. In: 11th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial and Remote Sensing, IGRSM 2022,
2017 Comparative study of root anatomical character of Ficus carica L. between different planting medium. In: International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2017),
2017 Potting media influence on root development of fig (Ficus curicuL.). In: 6th International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (ICAST) 2017,
2016 Comparative leaf anatomy of selected medicinal plants in Acanthaceae. In: 2nd World Congress on Islamization and Integration of Knowledge: Focus on Medical and Health Care Practices. 2016 (2WCII 2016),
Book Section

2021 Adventitious rooting of fig (Ficus carica L.) stem cuttings in the Sandy Bris Soil. In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 978-620-3-86004-7, pp. 84-91