Khanizadeh, Shahrokh, Ph.D., Eng.

Research Scientist - Bioproducts and Bioprocesses


Contact Information:

960 Carling Avenue
K.W. Neatby Building Floor 1, Room 1058B
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-6563
Fax: 613-759-1937
Email: shahrokh.khanizadeh@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Plant breeding & Genetic
  • Physiology
  • Statistics
  • Cultural practices
  • Antioxidant
  • Cold hardiness
  • Fusarium head blight
  • Spring wheat breeding
  • Cultivar development
  • Cereal chemistry
  • Horticulture, Fruit Breeding

Current Projects:

  • Development of enhanced spring wheat germplasm for value-added markets
  • Enhance resistance to Fusarium head blight to improve food safety through reduced mycotoxin content
  • Coordinate the testing of lines in registration trials
  • Develop and evaluate high yield spring wheat with quality for use in diverse end-use markets
  • Produce and deliver to industry breeder seed of high genetic purity and good physical condition

Affiliations:

  • Honorary life membership of Canadian Society for Horticultural Science
  • Distinguished member of Canadian Society for Horticultural Science
  • Honorary appointment, guest Professor of Beijing Engineering Research Center.
  • Honorary Member of Iranian Society for Horticultural Science (IRSHS)
  • Editor, Nature, Scientific Reports, Plant Biology
  • Editor, International Journal of Fruit Science
  • Editor, Journal Horticulture and Forestry
  • Editor and Board member of the International Journal of Horticultural Science and Technology (IJHST)
  • National co-ordinator of Fascination of Plants Day - http://plantday12.eu/canada.htm
  • Founding members and Board member of the Global Plant Council http://globalplantcouncil.org/
  • Adjunct Professor - McGill University
  • Adjunct Professor - Guelph University
  • Past President - Canadian Society for Horticultural Science
  • Past President - Plant Canada: The Federation of Canadian Plant Science Societies
  • Past Editor-in-Chief (2009-2013) Canadian Journal of Plant Science

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Moidu, H., Brownlee, J., Wang, X.L., Deschiffart, I., Langille, L., Voldeng, H.D., and Khanizadeh, S. (2015). "Effect of plant height on Fusarium head blight in spring wheat.", Botany 2015 Joint Conference: Science and plants for people, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-30, 2015, Presentation. (Poster)

2014

  • Jalali-Honarmand, S., Rasaei, A., Saeidi, M., Ghobadi, M.-E., and Khanizadeh, S. (2014). "Effects of selected plant growth regulators on wheat (triticum aestivum l.) Spikelet initiation.", Scientific Conference "Plant Physiology and Genetics - Achievements and Challenges", Sofia, Bulgaria, September 24-26, 2014, Organized by the Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

2012

  • Debnath, S.C., Kempler, C., Jamieson, A.R., and Khanizadeh, S. (2012). "Growth and development of raspberry as affected by in vitro and ex vitro propagation methods.", Plant Canada 2012 (joint meeting of the Canadian Society of Agronomy (CSA), Canadian Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS), Certified Crop Advisors (CCA), North American Fruit Explorers (NAFEX)): Adapting Crops to Change, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, July 16-19, 2012, E2.4 Abstract Id 3832, pp. 43. (Abstract)
  • Dion, M.E., Gosselin, A., Gauthier, L., Khanizadeh, S., de Halleux, D., and Desjardins, Y. (2012). "Effect of Transplant Type and Plant Spacing on Growth, Development and Productivity of Day-neutral Strawberries Grown in Soilless Culture Under High Tunnels.", VII International Strawberry Symposium, Beijing, China, February 18-23, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Dorais, M., Gaudreau, L., Bordeleau, M., Gosselin, A., Medina, Y., Gauthier, L., Desjardins, Y., and Khanizadeh, S. (2012). "High Tunnel Production of Organic Raspberries.", Canadian Organic Science Conference and Organic Science Cluster Strategic Meetings, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 21-23, 2012. (Poster)
  • Khanizadeh, S. (2012). "High tunnel production of Organic strawberries.", 2nd International Organic fruit Research Symposium, Levenworth, WA, USA, June 18-21, 2012.
  • Khanizadeh, S. (2012). "Organic production of strawberries and raspberries.", Canadian Organic Science Conference and Organic Science Cluster Strategic Meetings, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 21-23, 2012.

2011

  • Bordeleau, M., Dorais, M., Gosselin, A., Gauthier, A., Desjardins, Y., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "High tunnel production of organic raspberries.", 3rd ISOFAR Scientific Conference in the frame of the 17th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Gyeonggi Paldang, South Korea, September 27-October 1 2011, Organic is Life: Knowledge for tomorrow. Vol. 1 Organic Crop production, pp. 459-462.
  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011.
  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dalpé, Y., Dubé, C., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "Nutrient uptake of Selected Strawberry Cultivars in Response to Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under Salinity.", 7th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) &. North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) 2011 Berry Conference, Doubletree Hotel Tampa Westshore Airport, Tampa, FL, USA, February 8-11, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dalpé, Y., Dubé, C., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "Nutrient uptake of Selected Strawberry Cultivars in Response to Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under Salinity.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dubé, C., Deschênes, M., Dalpé, Y., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "Arbuscular Mycorrhiza improves the performance of selected strawberry cultivars under salt stress.", 7th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) &. North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) 2011 Berry Conference, Doubletree Hotel Tampa Westshore Airport, Tampa, FL, USA, February 8-11, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dubé, C., Deschênes, M., Dalpé, Y., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "Arbuscular Mycorrhiza improves the performance of selected strawberry cultivars under salt stress.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dubé, C., Tremblay, N., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "A new non-destructive rapid method to select strawberry lines rich in polyphenols: a preliminary study.", 7th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) &. North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) 2011 Berry Conference, Doubletree Hotel Tampa Westshore Airport, Tampa, FL, USA, February 8-11, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Fang, C.Q., Dubé, C., Tremblay, N., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "A new non-destructive rapid method to select strawberry lines rich in polyphenols: a preliminary study.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Yu, C., Fang, C.Q., Zhang, M., Ranieri, M., Dubé, C., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "The effect of three production systems on the postharvest quality and phytochemical composition of ‘Orléans’ strawberry.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011. (Poster)
  • Fan, L., Yu, C., Zhang, M., Ranieri, M., Dubé, C., and Khanizadeh, S. (2011). "The effect of three production systems on the postharvest quality and phytochemical composition of ‘Orléans’ strawberry.", 7th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) &. North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) 2011 Berry Conference, Doubletree Hotel Tampa Westshore Airport, Tampa, FL, USA, February 8-11, 2011. (Poster)
  • Khanizadeh, S. (2011). New strawberry a delight for gardeners: 'Roseberry' recommended for hanging baskets, groundcover.
  • Khanizadeh, S. (2011). Pyrus pyrifolia cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank: FJ478152.1., National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), USA.
  • Khanizadeh, S. (2011). Pyrus x bretschneideri cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank: FJ478151.1., National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), USA.

2010

  • Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Raghavan, G.S.V., and Khanizadeh, S. (2010). "Hyperbaric treatment and fresh tomato fruit respiration rate and respiratory coefficient.", 107th Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) for Speciality Crops, Palm Desert, CA, USA, August 2-5, 2010.
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