*Participation of the College of Dentistry in the Geniuses League competition      *The Administrative Body Criterion Team Meets with Directors of the Administrative Units and Heads of Faculty’s Administrative Departments      *Congratulations to Prof. Mamoun Abdel Halim Wajih      *Beginning of entrance exams for postgraduate students      *Launching of the competition for conservative treatment and endodontics
Prof . Dr. Farouk Fathy Mohammed Mostafa
Contact Information
Phone Number: 084 6356731                          
Fax Number: 084 6334964
E-mail Address: ffm00@fayoum.edu.eg
Office: Plant Protection department
Postal Address: Fayoum - Fayoum University - Faculty of Agriculture - Plant Protection Department - POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B. Sc.: Faculty of Agriculture - In Agriculture Science (Plant Protection) - Cairo University -1969
M. Sc.: Faculty of Agriculture - Science in Economic Entomology"Thesis entitled "Biological and Ecoloogical studies on Macrotoma palmate" - Cairo University -1969
Ph. D.: Faculty of Agriculture -Agriculture Science (Economic Entomolgy), - Cairo University - 1982
Academic Positions
Lecturer: 1983 - 1988
Assistant Professor: 1998 - 1992
Professor: 1992 - 2006
Professor Emeritus: from 2006 Untill now
Administration Activities
Head of Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Fayoum Branch, from 1999-2005.
General coordinator, IPM, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Fayoum Branch.
An editor in the Scientific Journal of Fayoum Faculty of Agriculture , Cairo University, from 1997-2003.
  Secretary General of the Scientific Journal, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University (Fayoum Journal of agricultural Research and Development(FJARD), from 2007 to date.
Academic Activities
A) Teaching : *Bachelor stage :
1- General insects.
2- Insect ecology.
3- Pests (Field and Horticulture).
*Post gradated studies :
1- Insect ecology (advanced).
2- Plant resistance of insect infestation.
B) Supervision of Post graduated studies :
Has supervised (7) Ph. D and (10) M. Sc. Thesis :
- Has taken part in 62 scientific researches in plant protection field economic Entomology, published in scientific periodicals and magazines in Egypt and abroad.
List of Publications

El-Sherif, S. I. ; Kira, M. T. and Mostafa, F. F.(1979) : Ecological studies on the sunt Macrotma, Macrotoma palmate F (Coleoptera : Cerambycidae). Review of Agriculure Research, 57(1): 1-7.

 El-Sherif, S. I.; Kira, M. T. and Mostafa, F. F.(1979) : Life-cycle and generation period of the sunt Macrotma, Macrotoma palmate F (Coleoptera : Cerambycidae). Review of Agriculture Research, 57(1): 79-85.

Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F. (1980): Influence of chilling on egg viability of the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis Hbn. Proc. 1st Conf. Plant. Prot. Res. Ins. III :197-202.

Kirolls, J. Y.; Tantawi, A. M. and Mostafa, F. F. (1980): Relative effectiveness of some microbial pesticides growth regulators and sevin on the pink borer, Sesamia cretica Led. in maize. Proc. 1st Conf. Plant. Prot. Res. Ins. III :141-148.

Kirolls, J. Y.; Mostafa, F. F. and Tantawi, A. M. (1980): Assessment of damage caused by Spodoptera littoralis Boisd in soybean and the role of certain insecticides, regulators in reducing the loss. J. Agric. Res. Tanta. Univ., 12(2).

Tantawi, A. M.; Kirolls, J. Y.; Mostafa, F. F. and Ali, F. I.(1980): Studies on the control of the rice stem borer Chilo Agamemnon Bles. Proc. 1st Conf. Plant. Prot. Res. Ins. Vol. III

Tantawi, A. M.; Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F..(1980): Distribution of hibernating rice stem borer Chilo Agamemnon Bles. Larvae in residues after harvest. Proc. 1st Conf. Plant. Prot. Res. Ins. Vol. III.

Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F. (1986): Effect of chilling on viability and hatchability of the Pink Corn Borer, Sesamia cretica Led. Eggs. J. Agric. Res. Tanta. Univ., 12(2).

Mostafa, F. F. and Kirolls, J. Y. (1986): Host preference and biological aspects of the looper worm Gymyoscelis pumilata Hub. (Lepidoptera : Geometridae). FABIS Newsletter No. 16.

Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F. (1986): Field observations and laboratory rearing of Gymyoscelis pumilata, Hubner. (Lepidoptera : Geometridae) as a new potential pest to faba bean (Vicia fabae) in Egypt. FABIS Newsletter No. 16.

Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F. (1987): Evaluation of modified diets for rearing the looper worm Gymyoscelis pumilata, Hub.Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 1.

Kirolls, J. Y. and Mostafa, F. F. (1987): Pre and Post-planting treatment with certain insecticides against Sesamia cretica and Gryllotalpa sp. on maize J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Vol. 1.

Ghoniemy, H. A. ; Mostafa, F. F.; El-Sebay, Y. and Ali, H. M. A. (1999) : Ecological and control studies of subterranean termite Ancanthotermes occhraaceus (Burm) at Fayoum Governorate. Minufiya J. of Agric. Res., 2(2): 727-740.

Seham, S. M. El-Gendi; Mostafa, F. F. M.; F. A. E. Aly and S. H. A. Hussein (2006) : Certain biological aspects, threshold of development and thermal units for Hymenia recurvalis (Fab.), (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Arab Univ. J. Agric. sci., Ain shams Univ., Cairo, 14(1): 447-456

Seham, S. M. El-Gendi; Mostafa, F. F. M.; El-Aziz, F. A. and S. H. A. Hussein (2006) : Economic injury level of the main defoliator insects on sugarbeet plants. Minufiya J. of Agric. Res. 31(1): 163-181.

El-Gendi, S. M.; Mostafa, F. F. M.; El-Aziz, F. A. and Hussein, S. H. A. (2006) : Consumption of sugarbeet foliage by the beet fly, Pegomia mixta Vill., the lesser cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd) and the Hawaiian beet webworm, Hymenia recurvalis (Fab.) . Minufiya J. of Agric. Res. 31(1): 183-191.

El-Sherif, S. I.; Mostafa, F. F.; and Nagoly, O. O.(1986) : Susceptibility of maize germplasm to infestation with the greater sugar-cane borer, Sesamia cretica Led. (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). 8. Evaluation of certain genetic structures selected by Mize Research Division. Arab, J. Pl. Prot. 4(1): 14-19.

El-Sherif, S. I.; Mostafa, F. F.; and Nagoly, O. O.(1986) : Susceptibility of maize germplasm to infestation with the greater sugar-cane borer, Sesamia cretica Led. (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). 9. Evaluation of the selections of the genetic structures " Composite 2" from North Delta, Middle Delta and Niddle Egypt regions, ARE. Arab, J. Pl. Prot. 4(1): 19-25.

Mostafa, F. F.; Hemaida, I. A. and El-Hawary, I. S. (1986) : Effect of Alar, Cycocel and Sevin on the pink borer, Sesamia cretica Led. J. Agric. Sci. Mansoura Univ.

El-Hawary, I. S. ; Hemaida, I. A. and Mostafa, F. F. (1986) : Further studies on the effect of Cycocel, Alar and Sevin on the pink borer, Sesamia cretica Led. Minia J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 8(1): 229-238.

Hemaida, I. A. ; Mostafa, F. F. ; El-Hawary, I. S. ; and Kelany, I. N.(1986) : Effect of cooling on some biological aspects of Agrotis ipsilon (Huf.). Minia J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 8(1): 127-134.

Youssef, N. A.; Mostafa, F. F. ; Okil, A. M. and Khalil, H. R.(2006) : Seasonal flight activity of Scolytus amygdali Guer on apricot trees by using traps logs at Fayoum Governorate. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 12(1): 186-191.

El-Sherif, S. I. and Mostafa, F. F (1986) : Susceptibility of maize germplasm to infestation with the greater sugar-cane borer, Sesamia cretica Led. (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae).10. Evaluation of the commercial cultivars Giza 2, D.C. 202 and D.C 204. Arab, J. Pl. Prot. 5(1): 19-25.

El-Hawary, I. S.; Kelany, I. N.; Mostafa, F. F. and Hemaida, I. A. (1987) : Poulation dynamics of the black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Huf.) and some natural enemies in clover and pea at Giza. Minia J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 9(2): 875-896.

El-Sherif, S. I.; Zaki, F. N. ; Mostafa, F. F and Salh, M. A.(1987) : Biocontrol studies on corn borers in Egypt. 2. Parasitism on Ostrinia nubilalis Hbn. (Pyraustidae : Lepidoptera) in maize field. Bull. Fac. Agric., Cairo Univ., 8(2).

Mostafa, F. F (1991) : Seasonal fluctuations of the population of Paropta paradoxa H.Schaeff (Lepidoptera : Cossidae) in grapevines at Fayoum Governorate. Egypt. J. App. Sci., 6(8): 613-621.

Mostafa, F. F (1991) : Population dynamics of certain pests infesting cucumber,(Cucumis natives) at Fayoum governorate. Egypt. J. App. Sci., 6(9): 624-635.

Mostafa, F. F and Abdella, M. M.(1991): Seasonal abundance of Erisoma lanigera (Hausmann) (Homoptera : Aphelinidae) and its associated parasitoid, Aphelinus mali Hald. (Hymenoptera : Aphelinidae) in apple orchards at Fayoum. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(1): 159-169.

Mostafa, F. F.; Abdella, M. M. and El-Rassas, H. N.(1991 ) : Evaluation of three broad bean varieties and the effect of certain herbicides on the natural infestation with Aphis craccivora Koch. (Homoptera : Aphididae). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(1): 79-86.

Abdella, M. M. and Mostafa, F. F. (1991): Population dynamics and directional preference of Zeuzera pyrina L. (Lepidoptera : Cossidae) in apple trees at Fayoum Governorate. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(1): 147-158.

Hemaida, I. A..; Mostafa, F. F. and Salama, R. A. K.(1990) :Laboratory studies on the effect of plant growth regulators on Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(2): 37-42.

Hemaida, I. A..; Salama, R. A. K. and Mostafa, F. F. (1990) : Population fluctuation of Aphis gossypii Glover and Lixus junci Boh. on sugar beet in Fayoum. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(2): 181-189.

Salama, R. A. K; Hemaida, I. A..and Mostafa, F. F. (1990 ): Seasonal fluctuation of the beet fly, Pegomyia mixta, and the effect of infestation on sugar beet yield. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 5(2): 191-199.

Mostafa, F. F. ; Salama, R. A. K.; Hemaida, I. A.. and El-Naggar, S. (1991): Foliage consumption by tortoise beetle Cassidae vittata Vill., and economic injury level to sugar beet yield. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 6(1): 14-24.

Mostafa, F. F. ; Hemaida, I. A. and Salama, R. A. K. (1991): Population fluctuation of aphids attacking wheat plants of Giza and Fayoum governorates. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 6(1): 24-34.

Hanna, M. A.; Mostafa, F. F. ; Esmail, A. M. and Ali, I. H.( ): Biological effect of some plant extract on Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) and Agrotis ipslion (Huf.). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 4(2): 316-333.

Esmail, A. M.; Hanna, M. A.; Mostafa, F. F. and Ali, I. H.( ): Isolation and identification of some plant components effective against the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) and the black cut worm Agrotis ipslion (Huf.). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 4(2): 295-315.

Mostafa, F. F.; Hanna, M. A.; Helal, H. and Okil, A. M. (1992): Species, infestationrates and other biological observation on tree borers in Fayoum governorate. Zagazig J. Agric. Res.,19(1): 527-540.

Hanna, M. A.; Mostafa, F. F.; Helal, H. and Okil, A. M. (1992): Description and ecological studies on the citrus tree borer Chrysobothrus dorsata Fab. (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) and notes on three associated predators and parasites. Zagazig J. Agric. Res.,19( ): - .

Mostafa, F. F.; Hanna, M. A.; Helal, H. and Okil, A. M. (1992): Seasonal fluctuation of the olive bark borer, Phloeotribus scarbeoides Bern.(Scolytidae, Coleoptera) in Fayoum and the effect of attack sensity on the biology. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 4(2): 295-315.

El-Gendi, S. S.; Hanna, M. A. and Mostafa, F. F. (1995): Population dynamics of the leaf miner Lariomyza trifolii Burgess (Diptera, Agromysidae) on faba bean and the relative susceptibility of three varieties. Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 9(1): 288-302.

El-Gendi, S. S.; Abdella, M. M.; Mostafa, F. F. and EL-Shafie, N.:Biological studies on the parasitoid Aphidius sp. (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). 203-211.

Abdella, M. M.; El-Gendi, S. S.; Mostafa, F. F. and EL-Shafie, N. (1995):Biological studies on the parasitoid Aphelinus flaviventris Kurdjumov(Hymenoptera, Aphelinidae). Egypt. J. Appl. Sci.,10(7):173-182.

El-Gendi, S. S.; Abdella, M. M.; Mostafa, F. F. and EL-Shafie, N. (1995):Ecological studies on the apricot tree borer Chrysobothris dorsata Fab (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) and an associated new chacidid parasite. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci.,10(7):190-202.

El-Gendi, S. S.; Hanna, M. A. and Mostafa, F. F. (1995): Effect of certain insecticides on the population density of looper worm, Gymnoscelis pumilata Hum.(Lepidoptera: Geometridae). J. Appl. Sci.,10(7):183-189.

Ghoniemy, H. A.; Mostafa, F. F.; Eman, A. A. and Solaiman, R. H. A. (1999): Ecological studies of the olive psylla, Euphyllura straminae (Log.) on olive trees under Fayoum conditions. Minufiya J. of Agric. Res.,24(2):527-536.

Ghoniemy, H. A.; Mostafa, F. F.; Eman, A. A. and Solaiman, R. H. A. (1998): Evaluation of Bacillus thuringinsis Biocides against Palpita unionalis (Hub.). Annals of Agric. Sc. Moshthor, 36(1): 643-662.

El-Sherif, S. I.; Mostafa, F. F and Mesbah, I. I.(1991) : Economic threshold of infestation with the cotton leaf-worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)(Lepidoptera : Noctuidae), in cotton fields in A. R. E. 2. Utilization of larval values for the approximation of infestation threshold estimation. Arab, J. Pl. Prot. 9(2): 111-115.

Sharara, I. Y. A.; Mostafa, F. F; Foda. S. M and Amin, A. A.(2004): Evaluation of some pheromone methods for controlling the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera : Tephritidae). Fayoum J. Agric. Res. & Dev., 18(1): 229-236.

Youssef, N. A.; Mostafa, F. F. ; Okil, A. M. and Khalil, H. R.(2006) : Laboratrory studies on shot-hole borer Scolytus amygdali Guer, attacking apricot trees and its associated parasitoids at El-Fayoum Governorate. Annals Agric. Sci., 51(2): 523-530.

Youssef, N. A.; Mostafa, F. F. ; Okil, A. M. and Khalil, H. R.(2006) : Certain factors affecting infestation of apricot trees with Scolytus amygdali in Fayoum. Annals Agric. Sci., 51(2): 541-550.

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