Dr. Seid Ahmed Kemal is a member of ICARDA’s legume breeding team which develops high yielding and disease-resistant food legumes. He also researches the epidemiology of food legume diseases and supervises graduate students. Dr. Seid Ahmed Kemal has a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a M.Sc. in crop protection from Haramaya University, Ethiopia.

Seid-Ahmed Kemal's Publications

Biocontrol activity of Bacillus, Paenibacillus and Pseudomonas against Fusarium wilt of chickpea in Morocco
Integrating Sowing Date with Chickpea Genotypes in Managing Fusarium Wilt in Morocco
Faba bean gall pathogen Physoderma viciae: new primers reveal its puzzling association with the field pea Ascochyta complex
Pathogen diversity and mating types of Didymella rabiei isolates collected from Morocco
Spatial and temporal distribution of faba bean gall (Physoderma) disease and its association with biophysical factors in Ethiopia
Farmers’ knowledge and practices on chickpea production and disease management in major chickpea growing areas of Ethiopia
Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Didymella rabiei Affecting Chickpea in Ethiopia
Distribution and identification of luteovirids affecting chickpea in Sudan
Distribution and mating type characterization of chickpea blight (Didymella rabiei (Kov.) v. Arx) in Ethiopia
Evaluation of disease resistant and high yielding faba bean germplasm in India
Overcoming constraints of scaling: Critical and empirical perspectives on agricultural innovation scaling
Physoderma, not Olpidium, is the true cause of faba bean gall disease of Vicia faba in Ethiopia
Exploring Optimum Crop Management Practices for Closing Yield Gaps using Crop Modeling
Tapping the Economic Potential of Chickpea in Sub-Saharan Africa
First report of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus affecting chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in Uzbekistan
Genetic Diversity of Orobanche crenata Populations in Ethiopia Using Microsatellite Markers
Role of sexual reproduction in the aggressiveness of Didymella rabiei affecting chickpea
Fungicide Management of Faba Bean Gall (Olpidium viciae) in Ethiopia
Decades of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) Breeding for Better Grain Yield and Seed Size has Inadvertently Reduced G × E Interaction and Increased Inter-Temporal Performance Stability
Quantifying Yield Potential and Yield Gaps  of Faba Bean in Ethiopia
Ethiopian barley landraces: useful resistant sources to manage Barley yellow dwarf and other foliar diseases constraining productivity
Genetic diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceris isolates affecting chickpea in Syria
Distribution and factors influencing chickpea wilt and root rot epidemics in Ethiopia
Genetic diversity study of Ethiopian Faba bean (Vicia faba L.) varieties based on phenotypic traits and inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers
Non-cultivated grass hosts of yellow dwarf viruses in Ethiopia and their epidemiological consequences on cultivated cereals
Efficient and sustainable production of faba bean
Book Chapter
January 15, 2018

Faba bean is mainly grown under rain-fed conditions, although irrigated production is important in Egypt, parts of China and Central Asia. China is the leading producer with a wide range of intensive rotation and inter-crop holistic cropping systems...

Effects of Temperature Stresses on the Resistance of Chickpea Genotypes and Aggressiveness of Didymella rabiei Isolates
Genetic Diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lentis Population Affecting Lentil in Syria
Nutritive value of field pea (Pisum sativum L.) straw as influenced by variety, season, botanical fractions and urea pretreatment
New faba bean germplasm with multiple resistances to Ascochyta blight, chocolate spot and rust diseases
Molecular diversity and population structure of the Ethiopian lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) genotype assessment using SSR markers
Integrated management of Ascochyta blight (Didymella fabae) on faba bean under Mediterranean conditions
Correlation and path coefficient analysis of seed yield and yield components in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) genotypes in Ethiopia
Genetic enhancement of food legumes for nutritional security and sustainable cereal-based cropping systems
Agromorphological Traits Variability of the Ethiopian Lentil and Exotic Genotypes
Pathogenic and genetic diversity of Didymella rabiei affecting chickpea in Syria
Distribution and factors affecting lentil wilt.  l
Journal Article
April 23, 2013

جرت عمليات المسح الحقلي لمرض ذبول العدس في معظم مناطق انتشار وزراعة العدس في سورية خلال موسمي 2008/2009 و2009/2010،
بهدف تحديد أماكن انتشار المرض والعوامل المؤثرة في تطوره. وقد بينت النتائج انتشار المرض في جميع المحافظات التي تزرع العدس خلال الموسمين...

Combining Ascochyta blight resistance and high yield in lentil cultivars
Potential antagonistic fungal species from Ethiopia for biological control of chocolate spot disease of Faba Bean
No-till lentil: An option for profitable harvest in dry areas
Chickpea Ascochyta Blight: Disease Status and Pathogen Mating Type Distribution in Syria
Management of fusarium basal rot (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp cepae) on shallot through fungicidal bulb treatment
Studies on neurolathyrism in Ethiopia: dietary habits, perception of risks and prevention
Effect of methionine supplement on physical responses and neurological symptoms in broiler chicks fed grass pea (Lathyrus sativus)-based starter ration
Survey of chocolate spot (Botrytis fabae) disease of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) and assessment of factors influencing disease epidemics in northern Ethiopia
Registration of 'Teshale' Lentil