: AMU Assistant Prof delivers presentation on ?Proteomic approach to identify the Meloidogyne incognita and potential of oil cakes?
Aligarh, December 28: Dr Faheem Ahmad (Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University?AMU) delivered oral presentation on ?Proteomic approach to identify the Meloidogyne incognita and potential of oil cakes? while attending a three-day national symposium on ?Sustainable Disease Management Approaches and Applications & IPS-MEZ Annual Meeting? in New Delhi.
The symposium was organised by G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar and Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.
?Validation and adaptation of different biochemical and molecular diagnostic methods for different geographic regions and different working conditions is a challenging goal,? said Dr Ahmad during the presentation adding that it is necessary to emphasize robust, reliable and inexpensive methods.
He pointed out that the use of fast, reliable and straightforward diagnostics for Meloidogyne spp. has become highly relevant with the growing concerns of climate change, food security and global transport of agricultural commodities. Dr Ahmad also spoke on the quick identification of certain protein spectral profiles.
Dr Ahmad?s presentation was appreciated by delegates, scientists and academics from different universities and institutes attending the programme.
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