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Nurul Huda Binti Abdul

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Master of Science (Applied Entomology) - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Animal Biology) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • - MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST (MUET),

Nurul Huda Binti Abdul (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE


anhuda@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Nurul Huda Abdul 

Kulliyyah of Science, IIUM Kuantan        


Academic/Professional Qualifications 

Ph.D. Universiti Sains Malaysia (2016) 

Master of Science Universiti Sains Malaysia (2012)

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Universiti Sains Malaysia (2005)  


Expertise 

Entomology (Biodiversity and Ecology), Plant Protection, Freshwater Ecology  


Research Interests

Insects Taxonomy and Population Ecology


Email:  anhuda@iium.edu.my   

Contact No.:  09-5705159 / 019- 4245464          


Profile


Dr. Nurul Huda Abdul graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Zoology), Master of Science (Applied Entomology – Aquatic Entomology/ Bioindicator) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) (Applied Entomology - Insect Ecology) from the School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. She was admitted to the Department of Plant Science, Kulliyyah of Science as academic staff in June 2017.


She is currently an Assistant Professor at the said Kulliyyah. She has co-authored a handbook ‘Aquatic Macroinvertebrates of Belum Temenggor Rainforest Streams’ (Pulau Banding Foundation, 2014) and book chapters in ‘Biodiversity of Gunung Ledang; Mountaineering the Nature (School of Biological Sciences, USM & Johor National Parks Corporation, 2014) and ‘Johor Nature Heritage’, (USM & Johor National Parks Corporation, 2014). She has written a few valuable research articles published in both local and international journals and has also presented papers at conferences in the area of Environmental Sciences and Biological Diversity particularly on Aquatic and Agricultural Entomology.   

Her areas of interests include Insect Taxonomy and Population Ecology.   



Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Biological Sciences ~ Biodiversity and Conservation ~ Freshwater Ecology - Aquatic macroinvertebrates as bioindicator (identification and application)
  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Plant Pest and Disease Management ~ Entomology - Biodiversity and ecology including insect identification and control


Teaching Responsibilities


BIODIVERSITY OF HERBAL AND MEDICINAL PLANTS 2018/2019 2019/2020 2017/2018 2020/2021
BREEDING FOR PEST AND DISEASE RESISTANCE 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2 2020/2021
MEASURING PLANT DIVERSITY MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS 2018/2019 2019/2020
PLANT CELL BIOLOGY 2017/2018
PLANT DIVERSITY 2017/2018
PLANT ECOLOGY 2017/2018 2018/2019
PLANT PROTECTION 2018/2019 2021/2022 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021
SAP 4583 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2020 Pest of plant-base food products; biology and management.
On-Going
2019 - Present INSIGHTS ON THE POLLINATION BIOLOGY OF GUAVA POLLINATORS FOR BETTER FRUIT YIELD
2018 - Present Morphological and molecular characterisation of gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng)
- Establishment of horticultural therapy towards the healing of special needs children suffering from autism due to Covid-19 pandemic


Publications


Article

2021 Congruence patterns of aquatic communities in a tropical river basin, Malaysia. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 41 (1) pp. 50-56
2020 Morphometric characterization of Oryzaephilus Surinamensis L. (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) reared in different type of grains. Serangga, 25 (3) pp. 126-135
2020 Scientific notes on coptosoma variegatum herrich-schaeffer, 1838 (Hemiptera: Plataspidae): a potential pest of mango flower in Malaysia. Serangga, 25 (1) pp. 15-22
2019 First report of a snout weevil Alcidodes sp. (Coleoptera: curculionidae) field infestation on mango Mangifera indica L. (Anacardiaceae) in Perlis, Malaysia. Serangga, 24 (1) pp. 11-16
2019 Food preference of oryzaephilus surinamensis (coleoptera: silvanidae) to different types of plant products. Malaysian Journal of Halal Research Journal, 2 (2) pp. 53-57
2019 Functional feeding group (FFG) of aquatic macroinvertebrate in middle reach of Kerian river basin of North Malaysia Peninsula. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 30 (2) pp. 1-12
2019 Plants as potential repellent against oryzaephilus species. International Journal of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, 2 (3) pp. 243-268
2017 Effect of environmrntal disturbances on odonata assemblages along a tropical polluted river. Ekológia (Bratislava) :The Journal of Institute of Landscape Ecology of Slovak Academy of Sciences, 36 (4) pp. 388-402
2016 Composition and distribution of odonata larvae and its relationship with physicochemical water quality in northern peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science, 35 (2) pp. 198-209
2015 Pollination services of mango flower pollinators. Journal of Insect Science, 15 () pp. 1-8
2014 The influence of heavy metals and water parameters on the composition and abundance of water bugs (insecta: hemiptera) in the Kerian River Basin, Perak, Malaysia. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 25 (2) pp. 61-79
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Antioxidant activity and in vitro cytotoxicity study of the phenolic compounds from piper sarmentosum.. In: International Environment And Health Conference 2019,