وزارة الصناعة السودانية

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Dr. AWAD EL HAG M. EL TAHIR

BIRTH DATE : NAME: JAN. 1946

NATINALITY : Sudanese

 
 

Sudanese Sugar Company, Sugarcane Research Center Guneid

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E- mail: awadelhag2 @ yahoo.com

 

PRESENT ADDRESS:

Experimental officer, Sudan Agriculture Research Crop.

Associate Prof. of Agronomy, Director Guneid Research Station 1986 1990. Member of Board of Directors, Guneid Sugar Company 86/1987.

 

PREVIOUS POSTS:

 

 

 

Senior Sugarcane Agronomist, Head Agronomy Section, The Sugarcane Research Center, (SCRC).

 

PRESENT POST: 

B.Sc. Agric. Hons. University of Khartoum.

M.Sc. Agronomy and Soil Science University of Hawaii, U.S.A 1972.

PH.D. Agronomy and Soil Science, U.H. U.S.A 1976.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Associate Professor: Agronomy Research ARC 1986.

Promotion:

Recent techniques in sugarcane research. Vasindar Sugarcane Res. Center, Puna, India 1998.

Special Training: 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:

A.     Establishment of the basic cultural practices for sugarcane which is relatively a new crop in Sudan.

B.     Preparation of the Sugarcane Agricultural Manual to be followed in all Sudanese Sugar Company factories.

C.     Participation in developing 4 resistant sugarcane varieties that saved the sugar industry after an epidemic crisis of the smut disease.

D.     Agronomist accompanying IDA (International Development Agency) Mission for the Rehabilitation of Sudan Sugar Factories.

E.      Active involvement in the graduate programmes of University of Khartoum (UK), University of Gezira and Sudan University (SU). External examiner or Supervisor of a number of graduate students doing research in Sugarcane. Training undergraduates majoring in Sugar Technology.

Selected Technical Papers and Reports

1)     Quality monitoring studies in sugarcane:

Sugar Production Administration Workshop Assalaya Sugar Company 92/1993.

2)     Effect of flowering and other factors on cane pithiness and juice quality presented in Sennar Sugar Factory workshop 91/1992.

3)     Study of quality deterioration and high fiber in sugarcane at New Halfa Seminar Presentation 1988.

4)     Intercropping Sugarcane fields with suitable short term crops. Paper presented in Colloquium at ARC 1998.

5)     Re Evaluation of Guneid soils for sugarcane production detailed study jointly with soil survey administration. Technical Report 139, SSA. 1990.

6)     Testing new fertilizers on sugarcane. Proc. of National workshop on Diversified Fertilization for yield promotion in Sudan. Friendship hall May 2001.

7)     Sugar beet: A promising crop in Sudan. Proc. of National workshop on Indicators for the Beet Sugar Industry in Sudan. Industrial Res. and consultancy Center (IRCC) Dec. 2006.

8)     Response of Sugarcane to different levels of nitrogen in four Estates of the Sudanese Sugar Company. Sudan J. Agric. Res. (2007) 8, 123 131.

9)     Chemical control of flowering:-

Use of Ethrel to stop flowering of sugarcane.

Recommendation adopted by the technical committee ARC.

10)    Response of sugarcane ratoon to diammonium phosphate (DAP). Technical recommendation adopted by 42nd National Crop Husbandry Committee ARTC 2006.

11)Response of sugarcane ratoon (variety Co 6806) to ammonium nitrate. Technical recommendation adopted by 44th National Crop Husbandry Committee ARTC 2008.

12)                        Reports on the agricultural activities in the sugar estates of Guneid, New Halfa, Sennar and Assalaya factories. Reports submitted to IDA Mission 87/88/1989.

Books:

الدليل الزراعي لقصب السكر

إعداد: د. عوض الحاج محمد

شركة السكر السودانية 2005

 

Membership of Scientific Organizations

Member of ISSCT (International Society for Sugarcane Technologists) since 1976. participated in some of its conferences.