Staff Directory

Mohd Syahmi bin Salleh

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Biosciences - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Bachelor of Science Bioindustry - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Mohd Syahmi bin Salleh (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Area of Specialisation

  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Advancement of Knowledge on Agriculture ~ Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics
  • Natural Science ~ Biological Sciences ~ Genetics ~ Molecular Genetics
  • Natural Science ~ Biological Sciences ~ Genetics ~ Mendelian Genetics

Teaching Responsibilities

PLANT BREEDING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
STATISTICS 2022/2023 2021/2022

Research Projects

2018 - 2019 Drought Stress Memory of The Seed of Rice (Oryza Sativa L) in Response to Seed Priming Treatment (TORAY RESEARCH GRANT)
2022 - Present Pemerkasaan Golongan Orang Kelainan Upaya Melalui Pertanian Bandar
2020 - Present Salinity Tolerant Rice (Oryza sativa L.): Phenotypic-Genotypic Evaluation of the Malaysian Rice Genetic Resource
2020 - Present Elucidation on the effects of seed biopriming using phytohormones-producing endophytic bacteria on plant water deficit resistance
2019 - Present Genetics of saline water submergence tolerant genotypes in the Malaysian rice (Oryza sativa L.) population
2019 - Present Characterization of OsSCE1 and Ghd2 genes involved in drought stress response of Oryza sativa via CRISPR-Cas9 systems
- Empowering Socioeconomic of Rural Community at Sungai Ular, Kuantan Through Smart Farming Technology
- 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)?



2022 Drought-induced changes in the flowering capacity, anthesis quality and seed set in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Tropical Life Sciences Research, () pp.
2022 Effects of guano manure on height growth and foliar nutrient concentrations of Selasih (Ocimum tenuiflorum L.). Science Heritage Journal (GWS), 6 (1) pp. 27-30
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 Effects of seed priming on seed germination and early seedling growth of chili (Capsicum Annum L.) under water deficit condition. Tropical Agrobiodiversity, 2 (1) pp. 35-39
2021 Response of primed rice (oryza sativa l.) seeds towards reproductive stage drought stress. Sains Malaysiana, 50 (10) pp. 2913-2921
2021 Susceptibility of Malaysian rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivar to saline water submergence based on the morphological traits. Journal Of Agrobiotechnology, 12 (2) pp. 47-55
2020 Germination performance and biochemical changes under drought stress of primed rice seeds. Seed Science and Technology, 48 (3) pp. 333-343
2020 Screening rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes for resistance against drought. Water Conservation And Management, 4 (2) pp. 68-72
2018 Effects of pre-anthesis drought stress on yield components and seed quality of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Malaysian Applied Biology Journal, 47 (5) pp. 149-155
2015 Effects of sewage sludge vermicompost and mineral fertilizer application on the above ground biomass and yield of maize (Zea Mays). Malaysian Applied Biology Journal, 44 (1) pp. 37-40
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Genotypic-phenotypic relationship between grain yield, leaf biochemicals and anthesis quality traits in rice under reproductive stage drought. In: 5th International Plant Breeding Conference (IPBC) 2022,
2022 Strategies for developing and evaluating CRISPR/CAS9 construct towards drought tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa ssp. Indica). In: International Applied Biology Conference 2022,
2021 Morpho-Physiological Response of Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) Genotypes to Salinity Stress at Seedling Stage. In: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL SCIENCES & FOOD TECHNOLOGY 2021,
2021 Screening for Tolerant Genotype to Saline Water Submergence in Rice (Oryza sativa L.).. In: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL SCIENCES & FOOD TECHNOLOGY 2021,
2020 Genome-scale compositional comparisons towards drought tolerant genes in rice, date palm, maize and thale cress. In: Malaysian Applied Biology Society Virtual Seminar 2020,
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
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