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University of Aberdeen's External Supervisor Visits KSU
University of Aberdeen's External Supervisor Visits KSU

On 30 Of March 2014, Debbi Marais from University of Aberdeen, visited KSU to meet her student Aroub AlNasser, from the College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, D ...


KSU invites nominations for Colleges' Deans
KSU invites nominations for Colleges' Deans

 A KSU advisory committee for the selection of Deans of Colleges and Institutions has initiated nomination for new deans of colleges under the direction of KSU Rect ...


Latest KSU Research Reveals Benefits of Ajwa Dates
Latest KSU Research Reveals Benefits of Ajwa Dates

New research from King Saud University into the health benefits of the famous Ajwa dates from Medina shows the fruit has anti-inflammatory properties similar to com ...


KSU Secures Bee-Saving Patent
KSU Secures Bee-Saving Patent

A device developed at King Saud University that aids in the collection of honey by keeping bees away from a hive’s screens received a European patent early in Septe ...


US Prof speaks at College of Agriculture
US Prof speaks at College of Agriculture

Treating plants with resistant genes has been in the spotlight this week at King Saud University, with a lecture from a renowned agriculture professor from the Univ ...


Agriculture Faculty go International over Summer
Agriculture Faculty go International over Summer

Faculty members from King Saud University’s College of Food and Agricultural Sciences participated in a range of international conferences, workshops, and training ...


KSU date palm researchers speak at Agriculture conference
KSU date palm researchers speak at Agriculture conference

King Saud University's Chair of Date Palm Research (CDPR) has been one of the guests of honour during the Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences’ Seventh Conferenc ...


Gulf farmers discuss the future of regional food production
Gulf farmers discuss the future of regional food production

Farming experts from across the Gulf are flocking to Hail Provence to learn about the latest developments in agricultural technology at the seventh convention of th ...


Judith Brown, plant diseases expert speaks at KSU
Judith Brown, plant diseases expert speaks at KSU

A renowned expert in plant diseases has addressed students at King Saud University on viruses present in important legume crops grown in Saudi Arabia and how these ...


KSU professor lauded with ground breaking qualification
KSU professor lauded with ground breaking qualification

Professor Hamza M. Abu-Tarboush from King Saud University's Department of Food and Nutrition Sciences has become the first Arab ever to be awarded a qualification i ...


Hail University hosts KSU for Saudi Biological Society Convention
Hail University hosts KSU for Saudi Biological Society Convention

KSU’s College of Food and Agricultural Sciences attended the 28th Scientific Convention of the Saudi Biological Society hosted at Hail University over the past week ...


KSU experts share experience to beat date palm menace
KSU experts share experience to beat date palm menace

Researchers from King Saud University were been invited to present their findings at the leading international conference dealing with the biggest threat to Saudi A ...


KSU talent blossoms at Riyadh Spring Festival
KSU talent blossoms at Riyadh Spring Festival

King Saud University's College of Food and Agricultural Sciences can take a bow after more than a thousand people a day visited their display at the Ninth Riyadh Sp ...


King Saud University kicks off 36th Tree Week
King Saud University kicks off 36th Tree Week

To help kick off King Saud University’s 36th Tree Week on Sunday, March 3, Rector Badran Al-Omar planted a ceremonial tree in the College of Food Science and Agricu ...


King Saud University goes green to celebrate Tree Week
King Saud University goes green to celebrate Tree Week

King Saud University will have a greener tint following the 36th Tree Week at the Riyadh campus, where faculty will teach students to plant and care for trees as we ...


KSU leading the region in precision farming
KSU leading the region in precision farming

Farming techniques for the next century are being pioneered at King Saud University by a ground breaking precision farming project that hopes to reduce the amount o ...


American Professor to conduct workshop on infrared sensors in agriculture
American Professor to conduct workshop on infrared sensors in agriculture

Professor Shrinivasa K. Upadhyaya, an American expert in agriculture engineering, will be the leader in a workshop entitled “Use of Infrared Sensors in Irrigation W ...


Competition scheduled to begin January 26 at KSU’s College of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Competition scheduled to begin January 26 at KSU’s College of Food and Agricultural Sciences

A qualifying session designated “Food Services in Hospitals and Analysis and Production of Food” will be held for students of the FSN 400 course on January 26 thro ...


Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences lecture explores insect biodiversity in Rawdat Khuraim
Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences lecture explores insect biodiversity in Rawdat Khuraim

The Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences (SSAS) recently held Workshop #39 on January 7, 2013, in King Saud University’s College of Agricultural and Food Science ...


Two KSU student groups visit ARTAR greenhouse project in Riyadh
Two KSU student groups visit ARTAR greenhouse project in Riyadh

A student delegation from both King Saud University’s Agricultural Engineering Club and the College of Food and Agricultural Sciences  toured the greenhouse project ...


Dr. Aldosari  presents paper on KSU date palm research during Malaysia’s International Symposium on Insects
Dr. Aldosari presents paper on KSU date palm research during Malaysia’s International Symposium on Insects

Dr. Saleh A. Aldosari, supervisor of King Saud University’s Chair of Date Palm Research (CDPR), presented a research paper on “Applying the Integrated Management Sy ...


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