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Agricultural studies educator

Dzolkhifli Omar, Malaysian agricultural studies educator. Achievements include development of controlled-release formulation of pre-emergence herbicides; development of microemulsion formulation of botanical insecticide rotenone; development of water dispersible granules formulation of entomophatogenic fungi. Recipient Excellent Services award, University Putra Malaysia.

Background

Omar, Dzolkhifli was born on October 14, 1953 in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Plant & Animal Protection, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1978. Master of Science in Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology, Imperial College, London, 1987.

Career

Lecturer University Pertanian Malaysia, 1981—1992. Associate professor University Putra Malaysia, 1993—2002, professor, since 2003. Site coordinator 2nd International Course on Pesticide Application Technology.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of controlled-release formulation of pre-emergence herbicides. Development of microemulsion formulation of botanical insecticide rotenone. Development of water dispersible granules formulation of entomophatogenic fungi.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 200 articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of International Society Southeast Asian Agricultural Science, Entomological Society Malaysia, Malaysian Plant Protection Society (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Faezah Mohd Nor. 5 children.

spouse:
Faezah Mohd Nor