Habibur Rahman

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept
Email
habibur.rahman@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3869
Address
416G Agriculture/Forestry Centre
9011 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2P5

Overview

About

Degree

PhD, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark

Job/Research Area 

Canola Breeding & Research 


Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests 

Research involve aspects of plant breeding and genetics related to the development of canola germplasm to meet the present and future demand by producers for increased seed/oil yield, better agronomy, disease resistance and improved seed oil and meal quality. This includes application of conventional breeding methods, and biotechnology including cell and tissue culture and molecular marker techniques. Broadening genetic diversity and introgression of genetic traits through wide hybridization in Brassica is an important aspect in my research program. 

Courses

AFNS 601 - Seminar

Covers specialized topics of current interest to graduate students in AFNS. Presentations by students, faculty and invited speakers. Students register in one of four sections - Animal Science, Plant Science, Food Science or Human Nutrition. Attendance is required of all graduate students throughout their program. MSc students normally register for one term in year 2, and are required to present one seminar; PhD students normally register for one term in each of year 1 and 3, and are required to present one seminar per term.

Fall Term 2020
PL SC 365 - Genetic Improvement of Crop Plants

An introduction to the basic principles and concepts applied for the genetic improvement of crop plants. This will also include different plant breeding methods and tools used for the development of crop cultivars. Not to be taken if credit received for PL SC 465. Prerequisites: BIOL 107 or PL SC 221.

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

Development and characterization of low α-linolenic acid Brassica oleracea lines bearing a novel mutation in a ‘class a’ FATTY ACID DESATURASE 3 gene
Author(s): Singer S, Weselake RJ, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: BMC Genetics
Volume: 15
Page Numbers: 94

Genetic study and QTL mapping of seed glucosinolate content in the Brassica A-genome, B. rapa L
Author(s): Rahman H, Kebede B, Zimmerli C, and Yang R-C
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Crop Sci
Volume: 54
Page Numbers: 537–543

Genetics and breeding for clubroot resistance in Canadian spring canola (Brassica napus L.)
Author(s): Rahman H, Peng G, Yu F, Falk KC, Kulkarni M, Selvaraj G
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Can J Plant Path
Volume: 36
Issue: S1
Page Numbers: 122–134

Molecular cytogenetic identification of B genome chromosomes linked to blackleg disease resistance in Brassica napus × B. carinata interspecific hybrids
Author(s): Fredua-Agyeman R, Coriton O, Huteau V, Parkin IAP, Chèvre A-M, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Theor Appl Genet
Volume: 127
Page Numbers: 1305–1318

Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping of silique length and petal color in Brassica rapa
Author(s): Kebede B, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Plant Breed
Volume: 133
Page Numbers: 609–614

Development of low linolenic acid Brassica oleracea lines through seed mutagenesis and molecular characterization of the mutants
Author(s): Rahman H, Singer SS, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Theor Appl Genet
Volume: 126
Page Numbers: 1587–1598

Increasing seed oil content in Brassica species through breeding and biotechnology
Author(s): Rahman H, Harwood J, Weselake R
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Lipid Tech
Volume: 25
Page Numbers: 182–185

Review: Breeding spring canola (Brassica napus L.) by the use exotic germplasm
Author(s): Rahman H
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Can J Plant Sci
Volume: 93
Page Numbers: 363–373

Screening of Brassica germplasm for resistance to Plasmodiophora brassicae pathotypes prevalent in Canada for broadening diversity in clubroot resistance
Author(s): Hasan MJ, Strelkov SE, Howard RJ, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Can J Plant Sci
Volume: 92
Page Numbers: 501–515

Broadening genetic diversity in canola (Brassica napus L.) using the C-genome species B. oleracea
Author(s): Bennett RA, Séguin-Swartz G, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Crop Sci
Volume: 52
Page Numbers: 2030–2039

Construction of genetic linkage map and mapping of QTL for seed color in Brassica rapa
Author(s): Kebede B, Cheema K, Greenshields DL, Li C, Selvaraj G, Rahman H
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Genome
Volume: 55
Page Numbers: 813–823

Improvement of spring canola Brassica napus (L.) by use of winter canola.
Author(s): Rahman H, Kebede B
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: J Oilseed Brassica
Volume: 3
Page Numbers: 1-17

72P01 CL Clearfield herbicide tolerant spring canola Brassica napus L
Author(s): Rahman MH, Stringam GR, Degenhardt DF
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Can J Plant Sci
Volume: 91
Page Numbers: 527–528

Analysis of B-genome chromosome introgression in interspecific hybrids of Brassica napus ´ B. carinata
Author(s): Navabi ZK, Stead KE, Pires JC, Xiong Z, Sharpe AG, Parkin IAP, Rahman MH, Good AG
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Genetics
Volume: 187
Page Numbers: 659-673

Breeding for clubroot resistant spring canola (Brassica napus L.) for the Canadian prairies: Can the European winter canola cv. Mendel be used as a source of resistance?
Author(s): Rahman H, Shakir A, Hasan MJ
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Can J Plant Sci
Volume: 91
Page Numbers: 447–458

Exploitation of the late flowering species Brassica oleracea L. for the improvement of earliness in B. napus L. – an untraditional approach
Author(s): Rahman MH, Bennett RA, Yang R-C, Thiagarajah MR
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Euphytica
Volume: 177
Page Numbers: 365–374

Analysis of genotype-environment interactions from a genome-wide survey of quantitative trait loci in a barley population
Author(s): Ham BJ, Spaner D, Rahman MH, Yeh FC, Yang R-C
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Current Topics Genet
Volume: 4
Page Numbers: 21–32

Brassica B-genome resistance to stem rot (Sclerotinia sclerotium) in a doubled haploid population of Brassica napus × Brassica carinata
Author(s): Navabi ZK, Strelkov SE, Good AG, Thiagarajah MR, Rahman MH
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Can J Plant Path
Volume: 32
Page Numbers: 237–246

Improvement of open-pollinated spring rapseed (Brassica napus L.) through introgression of genetic diversity from winter rapeseed
Author(s): Kebede B, Thiagarajah MR, Zimmerli C, Rahman MH
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Crop Sci
Volume: 50
Page Numbers: 1236–1243

Introgression of B-genome chromosomes in a doubled haploid interspecific population of Brassica napus × B. carinata
Author(s): Navabi ZK, Parkin IAP, Pires CJ, Xiong Z, Thiagarajah MR, Good AG, Rahman MH
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Genome
Volume: 53
Page Numbers: 619–629