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Assist Prof Dr. Islem Yangui | Forest Pathology | Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor at Higher Institute of Agronomy of Chott Mariem, Tunisia


Dr. Islem Yangui is an Assistant Professor specializing in plant physiology and biological engineering. His research focuses on fungal pathogens of Quercus suber L., with a particular interest in morphological and molecular characterization and biocontrol strategies. Dr. Yangui has taught courses at various academic institutions and conducted research projects aimed at understanding and enhancing the resilience of forest resources in urban settings.




Dr. Islem Yangui holds a PhD in Biological Engineering from the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forests of Tunisia (INRGREF), completed between 2015 and 2019. His doctoral research focused on Biscogniauxia mediterranea, a pathogenic fungus of Quercus suber L., emphasizing morphological, molecular characterization, and biocontrol strategies. Prior to his PhD, he earned an engineering degree in Industrial Biology from the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Tunisia (INSAT) in 2014.

🏥👨‍🏫Professional Experience:

From January 2021 to October 2022, Dr. Yangui served as an Adjunct Professor at the Higher School of Agriculture of Kef, Tunisia, where he taught Plant Physiology. Previously, from January 2021 to April 2021, he held a similar position at the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Tunisia (INSAT), teaching Biostatistics, Plant Physiology, and Valorization of Bioresources.

Research Interests:

Dr. Yangui’s research interests encompass plant physiology, fungal pathology, biological engineering, and the management and valorization of forest resources. He specializes in studying fungal pathogens affecting Quercus suber L., focusing on both morphological and molecular aspects, as well as exploring biocontrol strategies. His recent work includes evaluating tree species’ resistance and vulnerability traits in urban environments.

Publications Top Notes 📝:

1. Thymus algeriensis Boiss. et Reut., a north African endemic plant species: genetic diversity and population structure as assessed by molecular markers, a pioneer step for conservation implications

  • Authors: Ben Elhadj Ali, I., Yangui, I., Raadani, A., Boussaid, M., Messaoud, C.
  • Journal: Molecular Biology Reports
  • Volume: 51
  • Issue: 1
  • Year: 2024
  • Pages: 534

2. Culture media and temperature effects on Neofusicoccum mediterraneum: assessing mycelial growth and colony characteristics

  • Authors: Abouzkhar, F.A., Yangui, I., Hlaiem, S., Ezzine, O., Jamâa, M.L.B.
  • Journal: European Journal of Plant Pathology
  • Volume: 169
  • Issue: 1
  • Year: 2024
  • Pages: 73-80

3. Biscogniauxia rosacearum: A newly identified pathogen of strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo L.) in North Africa

  • Authors: Yangui, I., Hlaiem, S., Khadraoui, H., Ben Jamâa, M.L., Ezzine, O.
  • Journal: Forest Pathology
  • Volume: 54
  • Issue: 2
  • Year: 2024
  • Article Number: e12862

4. Variation in Phenolic Content, Antioxidant Activity and Alpha-amylase and Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitory Capacities of Different Extracts from Tunisian Satureja barceloi (Willk) L.

  • Authors: Raadani, A., Boulila, A., Yangui, I., Messaoud, C., Ben Elhadj Ali, I.
  • Journal: Chemistry and Biodiversity
  • Volume: 21
  • Issue: 4
  • Year: 2024
  • Article Number: e202302109

5. Nutritional profile, phytochemical characterization, and biological activities of Tunisian cultivar Ficus carica zidi leaves

  • Authors: Ben Achour Harrabi, N., Taamalli, W., Jiljli, H., Attia, R., Mejri, M.
  • Journal: Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
  • Year: 2024


Islem Yangui | Forest Pathology | Best Researcher Award

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