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Muhamad Fahmi Bin Yunus

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Plant Science - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham
  • Master of Science - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Bachelor of Science with Honour - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Muhamad Fahmi Bin Yunus (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE


fahmiyunus@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Biotechnology ~ Biotechnology ~ Plant Biotechnology ~ Micropropagation - Plant Tissue Culture
  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Crop Production and Agriculture Information System and Technology ~ Crop Manipulation/Genetic Engineering - Genetic Transformation
  • Biotechnology ~ Biotechnology ~ Plant Biotechnology ~ Transgenic Plant (Including Transgenic Crops from the Aspects of Pest and Disease Resistance, Increase Shelf Life, Colour and Nutritional Enhancement, Drought, Salinity and Flooding Resistance) - Mutation Breeding


Teaching Responsibilities


BIOTECHNOLOGY OF HERBS AND MEDICINAL PLANTS 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2 2020/2021
LABORATORY AND FIELD TECHNIQUES IN PLANT SCIENCES 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
PLANT GENETIC ENGINEERING 2019/2020
PLANT GENETICS 2019/2020
PLANT NURSERY MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS 2024/2025
PLANT NUTRITION 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PLANT PROTEOMICS 2019/2020
PLANT TISSUE CULTURE 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
PLANT, SOIL AND CLIMATE CHANGE 2024/2025
PLANTS FOR BIOENERGY 2019/2020


Supervision


Induction Of Variation Through Callus Formation And Screening Of Potential Plant Growth Promoting Endophytic Bacteria For Biohardening Of Tissue Culture Plantlets’ S Etlingera Elatior.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Establishment Of Zingiber Officinale Var Bentong (Bentong Ginger) In Vitro Culture.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor
Study Of The Mechanism And Effect Of Oryza Sativa Response To Benefical Microorganisms’ Interaction In Acid Sulfate Soil.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor
Understanding The Dual Cropping Cultivation System Between Oryza Sativa And Azolla Pinatta On Rice Cultivation In Malaysia .
Master In Progress Co-supervisor
Elucidation Of Oryza Sativa In Response To Beneficial Microorganism Interaction In Acid Sulfate Soil.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2022 - 2022 Pemerkasaan Golongan Orang Kelainan Upaya Melalui Pertanian Bandar
2020 - 2021 Improving community quality of life through edible gardening
2020 - 2022 Empowering Disabled Community Through Modern Agriculture
2019 - 2022 In vitro propagation of Etlingera elatior J. (Torch ginger) via indirect regeneration
On-Going
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 Empowering Socioeconomic of Rural Community at Sungai Ular, Kuantan Through Smart Farming Technology
2022 - Present Knowledge Transfer Project on Good Agricultural Practices of Pesticide-Free Chili Fertigation and Stingless Bee Integrated Farming for the B40 Members of `Persatuan Anak Kuantan Utara (PAKUTA)?
2021 - Present Elucidation of Oryza sativa response to beneficial microorganisms? interaction in acid sulfate soil using molecular-based approaches.
2019 - Present In Vitro (Tissue Culture) Propagation of Bentong Ginger (Zingiber Officinale Var. Bentong)


Award & Recognition


14 Apr, 2023 Kulliyyah of Science Science Publication Incentive Price - Kulliyyah of Science KCDIO


Publications


Article

2024 Exploring the beneficial endophytes of Zingiberaceae. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 13 (5) pp.
2024 Workshop stem-eco printing untuk mengembangkan jiwa enterpreneurship siswa Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tengku Panglima Perang Tengku Muhammad, Pahang, Malaysia. Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat MIPA dan Pendidikan MIPA, 8 (1) pp. 45-49
2023 Anatomical, morphological and physiological leaf characters of black betel (Piper betle L. var. nigra) in varying natural and man-made habitats. Biodiversitas, 24 (4) pp. 3236-3244
2023 Genetics, physiological mechanism and breeding for tolerance against submergence, salinity, and saline-submergence stress in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Science Today, 10 (Special Issue 2) pp. 235-242
2023 Integrated farming of stingless bee and pesticide-free chilli fertigation: sharing experience from knowledge transfer project (KTP-RIGS) with Persatuan Anak Kuantan Utara and Organic Farm Venture. Revelation and Science, 1 (Special Issue 1) pp. 71-79
2022 Current status and biotechnological development of etlingera elatior, a promising horticultural and medicinal plant. The Journal of Horticultural Science And Biotechnology, () pp.
2021 Commercial potentials and agronomic status of etlingera elatior, a promising horticulture plant from zingiberaceae family. AGRIVITA, Journal of Agricultural Science, 43 (3) pp. 665-678
2021 Optimisation of Culture Condition for Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia Volubilis) Callus Induction. Tropical Agroecosystems, 2 (2) pp. 87-90
2016 Bouea microphylla Griff. (Anacardiaceae) reinstated. The Malayan Nature Journal, 67 (4) pp. 480-485
2015 Assessment of genetic relationships within Bouea (Anacardiaceae) accessions in Peninsular Malaysia using inter simple sequence repeats (ISSR) markers. African Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (2) pp. 76-85
2013 In vitro mutagenesis of Etlingera elatior (Jack) and early detection of mutation using RAPD markers. Turkish Journal of Biology, 37 (6) pp. 716-725
2012 In vitro propagation of Etlingera elatior (Jack) (torch ginger). Scientia Horticulturae, 135 () pp. 145-150
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Callus induction and identification of DNA variation in callus derived from Etlingera elatior in vitro culture using ISSR marker. In: IIUM Postgraduate Colloquium 2023,
2021 Exploring the potential of torch ginger (Etlingera elatior) as ornamental, medicinal plant, and food products. In: The International Conference on Underutilized Crop (ICUC),
2021 Optimisation of culture condition for Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) Callus induction. In: International Conference on BioScience and Biorefinery,
2021 Plant Growth-Promoting Features of Bacterial Endophytes Isolated from Etlingera Elatior. In: International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2021 (ICMSM2021),
Book Section

2021 Current trend in biotechnology and molecular biology of fig (Ficus carica L.). In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 9786203860047, pp. 55-65
2021 Nutrient requirement and fertilizer management for Fig (Ficus carica L.). In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 978-620-3-86004-7, pp. 33-43
2021 Nutrient requirement and fertilizer management for Fig (Ficus carica L.). In: Noor Publishing, ISBN: 978-620-3-86004-7, pp. 33-43