faculty of agriculture

Prof.Dr. Ashraf Shawky Othman

Contact Information
Tel:084 6356731 Ext: Start Body Content code
Fax number: 084 6334964
E-mail Address: aso00@fayoum.edu.eg
Office:Faculty of Agriculture - Horticulture Department
Postal Address: Fayoum - Fayoum University - Faculty of Agriculture - Horticulture Department - POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B. Sc.: Agricultural Sciences "Plant production" - Cairo Univ - 1992
M. Sc.: Agricultural Sciences "Vegetable" - Cairo Univ - 2000
Ph.D.: Agricultural Sciences "Vegetable" - Cairo Univ - 2005
Academic Positions
Demonstrator: From 1993 To 2000
Assistant Lecturer: From 2000 To 2005
Lecturer: From 2005 To 2010
Assistant Professor : From 2010 To 2016
Professor : From 2016 Until Now
Research Interests
Vegetable production
Physiological Studies on vegetable
Seed production of vegetable crops
Biotic Stress
Vegetable breeding
Statistical science
Tissue cultural
Post harvest
Application list
Nassar, H. H., M. A. S. Barakat, T. A. A. El-Masry and A. Sh. Osman. (2001). Effect of potassium fertilization and paclobutrazol foliar application on vegetative growth and chemical composition of sweet pepper. Egypt. J. Hort., 28 (1): 101-112.

Nassar, H. H., M. A. S. Barakat, T. A. A. El-Masry and A. Sh. Osman. (2001). Effect of potassium fertilization and paclobutrazol foliar application on seed production and seed germenability of sweet pepper. Egypt. J. Hort., 28 (1): 113- 129.

Nassar, H. H., M. A. S. Barakat, T. A. A. El-Masry and A. Sh. Osman. (2006). Effect of Iron, Zinc and Manganese Foliar Application on Vegetative Growth, Dry Seeds Yield and Yield Components of Common Bean. Annals of Agric. Sci., Moshtohor., 44 (3): 1153- 1180.

Osman, A. Sh. (2007). Effect of partial substitution of mineral-N by biofertilization on growth, yield and yield components of potato. The Third Conf. of Sustain. Agric. Develop. Fac. of Agric., Fayoum Univ., 12-14 Nov., 381 - 396.

Osman, A. Sh. and M. S. Ewees (2008). The possible use of humic acid incorporated with drip irrigation system to alleviate the harmful effects of saline water on tomato plants. Fayoum J. Agric Res. & Dev., 22 (1): 52 - 70.

Ewees, M.S.; A. Sh. Osman and Dalia M. El-Sowfy (2008). Significance of applied organic manure combined with N-mineral fertilizer to alleviate the possible risks of chemical pollution for broccoli. Egypt. J. Soil Sci., 48(3): 343-366.

Osman, A. Sh. and Nevein A. El-Sawah (2009). Response of broccoli plants to organic fertilization and foliar application with active dry yeast. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., 24(4B): 808- 827.

Osman, A. Sh. and Nevein A. El-Sawah (2009). Response of tomato plants grown under reclaimed soil conditions to foliar application of magnesium. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 34 (5): 4929- 4942.

Osman, A. Sh. and S. T. Tolba (2009). Alleviate the harmful effects of saline reclaimed soil conditions on growth and productivity of onion plants using ascorbic acid and organic fertilizer.Fayoum J. Agric Res. & Dev., 23 (2): 10 - 27.

Osman, A. Sh. (2010). Efficiency of growth and productivity of leek plants as affected by organic manure and ascorbic acid under saline reclaimed soil conditions. Egypt. J. Hort., 37(1):65 – 83.

Rady, M. M.; A. Sh. Osman (2010). Possibility of overcoming the adverse conditions for growth of bean plants in sandy calcareous soil by using bio-phosphorus-fertilizer and Magnesium foliar applications. Egypt. J. Hort., 37(1): 85 -101.

AbdElHamid M. T., M. M. Rady, A. Sh. Osman and M. A. Abdalla (2013). Exogenous application of proline alleviates salt-induced xidativestress in Phaseolus vulgaris L. plants.Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology. 88 (4): 439–446.http://www.jhortscib.org/Vol88/88_4/12.htm

Howladar S. M., M. M. Rady and A. Sh. Osman (2013). Effect of Bio-Nitrogen as a Partial Alternative to Mineral-Nitrogen Fertiliser on Growth, Nitrate and Nitrite Contents, and Yield Quality in Brassica oleracea L.World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, London. 79: 427–432. . http://waset.org/Publications/effect-of-bio-nitrogen-as-a-partial-alternative-to-ineral-nitrogen-fertiliser-on-growth-nitrate-and-nitrite-contents-and-yield-quality-in-brassica-oleracea-l./16334

RADY, M. M. and OSMAN, A. SH. (2011). Effects of the application of ‘cash’ on the growth, fruit yield, and nutrient status of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) grown in reclaimed saline soil. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 86, 626–630. http://www.jhortscib.org/Vol86/86_6/13.htm

Rady, M. M. and A. Sh. Osman (2012). Response of growth and antioxidant system of heavy metal-contaminated tomato plants to 24-epibrassinolide.African Journal of Agricultural Research. 7 (21): 3249-3254. http://www.academicjournals.org/AJAR/abstracts/abstracts/Abstracts%202012/5%20Jun/Rady%20and%20Osman.htm

Osman A. Sh. and M. M. Rady (2012). Ameliorative effects of sulphur and humic acid on the growth, anti-oxidant levels, and yields of pea (Pisum sativum L.) plants grown in reclaimed saline soil.Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology. 87 (6): 626-632.http://www.jhortscib.org/Vol87/87_6/17.htm

Osman A. Sh. and M. M. Rady (2014). Effect of humic acid as an additive to growing media to enhance the production of eggplant and tomato transplants. The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology. 89 (3): 237-244.http://www.jhortscib.org/Vol89/89_3/1.htm

Masry T. A., A. Sh. Osman, M. S. Tolba and Y. H. Abd El-Mohsen (2014). Increasing nitrogen efficiency by humic acid soil application to squash plants (Cucurbita pepo L.) grown in newly reclaimed saline soil. Egypt. J. Hort., 41 (2): 17 -38..

Osman A. Sh. and R. S. El-Shatoury (2014). Enhancing yield and nutrients utilization via phosphorin soil inoculation and Mg foliar application to pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duchesne) plants grown in sandy calcareous soil. J. Plant Production, Mansoura Univ., 5 (10): 1691- 1701...

Osman A. Sh. and R. S. El-Shatoury (2014). Stimulation growth and productivity of Cucurbita moschata under reclaimed saline soil condition by using sulphur soil application and ascorbic acid foliar spray. J. Plant Production, Mansoura Univ., 5 (10): 1703- 1715..

Barakat M. A. S., A. Sh. Osman, W. M. Semida and M. A. H. Gyushi (2015). Influence of potassium humate and ascorbic acid on growth, yield and chemical composition of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown under reclaimed soil conditions. International Journal of Academic Research. 7(1):192-199.