faculty of agriculture

Prof . Dr. Ashraf Abd El- Hafiez Rahil

Contact Information
Phone Number: 084 6356731                          
Fax Number: 084 6334964
E-mail Address:aar00@fayoum.edu.eg
Office: Plant Protection department
Postal Address: Fayoum - Fayoum University - Faculty of Agriculture - Plant Protection Department - POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B. Sc. : Animal Production - Faculty of Agriculture - Cairo University - 1981.
M. Sc. : Zoology - Faculty of Agriculture - Cairo University - 1988.
Ph. D. : Zoology - Faculty of Agriculture - Cairo University "Fayoum branch" - 1993.
Academic Positions
Demonstrator: From 1981 to 1988.
Assistant lecture: From 1988 to 1993.
Lecturer: From 1993 to 2001.
Assistant Professor : From 2001 to 2006.
Professor: From 2006 uptil now.
Academic Rank
20/9/2018 to 30/7/2019:Acting President for Fayoum University.
6/1/2007 - 2010: Vice Dean, Community Service and Environment Development, Faculty of Early Childhood Education.
19/9/2010 -2011: Acting Vice Dean, Education and Students' Affairs, Faculty of Specific Education.
18/12/2011 - 2016: Acting Dean, Faculty of Specific Education.
30/3/2016 to Present: Vice President for Community Service and Environment Development.
List of Publications
Hanna, M.A.; M.M.H. Abdella; A.A. Etman and A.A.R. Rahil (1991). Ecological studies on field spiders (Araneae) at Fayoum Governorate. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev. Vol. 5, No . 1, 101 - 115 .
Abdella, M.M.H.; A.A. Etman; M.A. Hanna and A.A.R. Rahil (1991 ) . Biological studies for the true spider Cheiracanthium jovium Denis ( Clubionidae : Araneae ) at different temperatures and relative humidities. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev. Vol. 5, No . 1, 117 – 134 .
Etman,A.A.; M.A. Hanna; M.M.H. Abdella, and A.A.R. Rahil (1991). Effect of relative humidity and temperature on biology of Steatoda triangulosa Wackenaer (Theridiidae : Araneae). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev. Vol. 5, No . 1, 179 – 195.
Salwa, M. Abd-El-Halim and Rahil, A.A.R. (1999).Mites inhabiting apricot trees and its associated weed, Bermuda grass, at Fayoum Governorate . Annals of Agric. Sc. Moshtohor, Vol. 37 (3): 1987-1998.
A.A.R. Rahil and Salwa, M. Abd-El-Halim (2000).Survey and population studies of dominant mites associated with three citrus species at Fayoum Governorate . Minufiya J. Agric.Res. Vol. 25, No. 5 : 1241-1253 .
Abd-El-Halim, Salwa and A.A.R.Rahil (2000).Incidence of mites inhabiting leaves and soil of sugar beet at Fayoum and Beni- Suef Governorates, Egypt . J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 25 (11) : 7159- 7169 .
Ashraf, A.R. Rahil (2001).Biology of the true spider Cheiracanthium isiacum Cambridge (Clubionidae : Arachnida) . Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev. Vol. 15, No . 1, 203-210.
Rahil, A. A.R. (2001).Seasonal occurrance of different mites associated with maize plants in Sanhour province, Fayoum Governorate. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ., 26 (2) : 1069- 1077.
Rahil A.A.R.(2001),Relationship between field populations of true spiders and pests of maize at Fayoum Governorate, Conf. of Sustainable Agric.Dev.Fayoum,Fac of Agric.March 28-30th,pp.185-194.
Ashraf , A.R. Rahil and Makram, A. Hanna (2001).Some biological aspects of the true spider Anelosimus aulicus Koch (Theridiidae : Arachnida). Conf. of Sustainable Agric. Dev., Fayoum Fac. of Agric. March 28-30/2001, 195-201.
Rahil, A. A. R. ; G. A. Morsi and N. A. Mohmoud. Population studies on mites associated with the oriental yellow scale Aonidiella orientalis ( Newstead ) in middle Egypt. Second Conf. of Sustainable Agric. Dev. , Fayoum Fac. of Agric. May 8-10 /2002, 170-178.
Rahil, A. A. R., Hanna, M. A., Taha, H. A. and Kotb, M. S. Toxicity and biological effects of some plant extracts on Tetranychus urticae (Koch) and Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein). Minufiya J. Agric. Res. Vol. 28, No. 5(2): 1613-1625. Oct., 2003.
Rahil, A. A. R.Studies on the biological characteristics of the comb-footed spider Theridion spinitarse (Theridiidae) and the crab spider Thanatus fabricii (Philodromidae). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 18, No. 1, 163-169. January 2004.
Rahil, A.A.R.; M.A.M. Sayed ; M.M.H. Abdella and A. A. Abd -El- Gayed . Field efficiency of Actellic, Vertimec and Biofly on Bemisia tabaci , Tetranychus urticae and associated predators on tomato plants in Fayoum Governorate , Egypt. Arab Univ. J. Agric. Sci., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, 12(2) , 783-794, 2004.
Rahil, A. A. R. and A. A. Abdel-Gayed. Latent effect of Actellic , Vertimec and Biofly on the biology of the predator Stethorus gilvifrons Mulsant (Coleoptera : Coccinellidae). Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 49(3), 131-138, 2004.
Rahil, A. A. R.Latent effect of Actellic , Vertimec and Biofly on the biological aspects of Euseius scutalis Athias- Henriot (Gamasida : Phytoseiidae). Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 49(3), 139-145, 2004.
Rahil, A.A.R. ;Salwa, M.Abd El-Halim ; M.A.Hanna and M.F.R. Mahmoud.Survey and seasonal abundance of spiders in maize, clover and sugarbeet in El-Fayoum Governorate. Alex. J. Agric. Res. Vol. 50(1), 81-91, 2005.
Abdalla, M. Moussa; Ahmed M. Emam; Mamdouh A. Mohamed and Rahil A.A.R. Isolation and identification of bactericide and miticide compound from Schinus terebinthifolius leaves against the potato rot bacteria and spider mite. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 19, No. 2, 56-63 July, 2005.
Rahil, A. A. R.Mites in marjoram and chamomile cultivations in Fayoum and the relative abundance of twenty six species. Arab Univ. J. Agric. Sci. Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, 13(3) , 1033-1046, 2005.
Rahil, A. A. R.Impact of pesticides use on true spider population in tomato farms in Fayoum Governorate. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 20, No. 1, 148-154. January 2006.
Abd El-Halim, S. M.; A. A. R. Rahil; M. A. Hanna and M. F. Ramadan. Biological studies on the true spider Thanatus formicinus (Clerck). Egypt. J. of Appl. Sci., 20(10B). 605-621,2005.
Sayed, M.A.; A.A.R. Rahil; M.Abdela and A.A. Abd-El-Gayed. Latent effect of Actellic , Vertimec and Biofly against Bemisia tabaci and Tetranychus urticae and its side effect to the predators Stethorus gilvifrons and Euseius scutalis . Egypt. J. of Appl. Sci., 21 (2 B ) 2006 .
Rahil,A.A.R. and H.M.Ahmed . Mites associated with soil of two subterranean termite species ( Isoptera : Hodotermitidae & Rhinotermitidae) in Fayoum Governorate . Minufiya J.Agric.Res. Vol. 31 No. 3 : 717-725 (2006).
Salwa, M.Abd El-Halim; Rahil,A.A.R.; Hanna, M.A. And Shereen H.M. Safar. Studies on mites inhabiting stored products in Fayoum Governorate. Annals of Agric. Sc. Moshtohor. Vol 44(2):739-749. (2006).
Salwa, M.Abd El-Halim; A.A.R. Rahil; M.A.Hanna And Shereen H.M. Safar. The propagation of Caloglyphus redikorzevi Zach population on four food types and evaluation effects of its infesatation on wheat grains.Agriculture Research Journal; Suez Canal university; Volume 6 (2),101-108, 2006.
Maher F. R. Mahmoud; Ashraf A.A.Rahil; Marguerite A. Rizk And Mahmoud S.A. Mohammad. Some biological aspects of the spider Achaearanea tepidariorum (Koch) (Araneae: Theridhdae). Bull. Ent. Soc. Egypt, 87, 2010 (255-261).
M. F. R. Mahmoud; A.A.R. Rahil and M. S. A. Mohammad. Impact of different pesticides on spider species of four families. Acarines .5(1): 51-56,2011.
El-Khouly, N. M; Rahil A.A. and Dwedar, E. F. Survey of spider populations (Araneae) in tomato fields at Fayoum Governorate. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 31, No.2, 36-51, July, 2015.
El-Khouly, N. M; Rahil A.A. and Dwedar, E. F. Effect of three insecticides on some biological and histological aspects of the spider Anelosimus Aulicus (Koch). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 33, No.2,37-52, July, 2016.