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Gharzeddin
Kifah
Current position: 
Visiting Professor
Current nationality: 
Syrian Arab Republic
Current residence: 
Canada
Affiliation/Institution: 
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Carleton University.
Biodata: 
Dr. Kifah Gharzeddin received his PhD in Field Crops from Tishreen University, Syria in 2017. His primary research interests include studying multiple breeding methodologies applied to Chickpea and Faba bean, molecular genetics, and biometrics. Between 2008 and 2017, Kifah led the faba bean breeding program in Syria in collaboration with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), where this program resulted in the release of two superior varieties of faba bean in Syria in 2014. Dr.Gharzeddin has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Biology of Carleton University, Ontario, Canada since 2020 where he developed a chickpea breeding program in partnership with national and Internation research institutions and plant growers in Eastern Ontario.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
8 - Decent work and economic growth
13 - Climate action
Young Affiliate
Keywords: 
Pulse breeding, quantitative genetics, seed technology, genetic analysis.
Affiliated from
2020
Country of birth: 
Syria
Scientific field:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 28/11/2022