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Abraham Eleni
Home address: B.Olgas 97
Work address: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 54006 THESSALONIKI (236) GREECE
Telephones number:
Home (031)847195 Work (031) 998936
Fax Number:(031) 998886
e-mail: eabraham@for.auth.gr. Personal Data
Civil status: Single
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 23/8/1964
Birthplace: Serres

Education
B.S in Forestry, Aristotelian University, 1989
Master of Science on Plant Breeding and Genetics Department of Agricultural,
1998
Ph.D. in Range Science Department of Forestry and Natural Environment, 1999 Postdoctoral research (2001-2002)Department of Plant Biology and Pathology Cook college Rutgers – The state University of New Jersey, USA Scholarships
1983 National Scholarship for undergraduate studies
1984-1986 National Scholarship for undergraduate studies
1991 National Scholarship for Ph.D.

Foreign Language
English (Very Good)

Work Experience
Participation in Research Projects
1991-1994 Analyse et modelisation du fonctionnement des exploitations agricoles. Implications pour la gestion de l’espace rural en regions Mediterraneennes defavorisees, finance par la C.E.
1991-1992 Study of the local goat in its natural environment and in environment improved in the prefecture of Serres, Financed by EEC.
1991-1994 Evaluation des resources fourrageres locales dans les regions Mediterraneennes, defavorisees, Finance par la C.E.
1992-1995 Alternative agricultural land use, with fast growing trees, EEC.
1993-1995 Range development in the endangered Sudan Savanna in Socoto Nigeria, Financed by EEC.
1996-1998 Breeding of cool-season grasses for forage production and quality during the winter, Financed by Greek Government.
1996-2000 Husbandry systems and sustainable social/environmental quality in less favoured areas. Financed by E.C.
2002-2004 Variation in morphological, physiological and biochemicalcharacteristics of Greek population of Dactylis glomerata growing in contrasting enviroment. Financed by Greek Government.

From 1991-2004 in the Department of Range and Wildlife Science in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
2004-2010 Lecture in the Department of Range and Wildlife Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 2010- Assistant Professor in the Department of Range and Wildlife Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Publications

1. Abraham, E.M., A.S. Nastis, C.P.Panetsos and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 1997. Winter production and nutritive value of three cool season growing grasses and evaluation for breeding. In: Proceedings of the 21st meeting of the Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section of EUCARPIA, Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland. B.Boller and F.J.Stadelman (eds), pp. 27-30.
2. Abraham, E. M., Z. Koukoura, B.Noitsakis, M. Karatassiou, M.D. Magaji and A.Nastis. 1997. Evaluation for productivity and drought resistance of three native Nigerian grasses. In: Proccedings of meeting for Range development in the endangered Sudan Savanna in Socoto Nigeria. Germany. I. Hoffmann (eds), pp.67-73
3. Koukoura Z., M. Karatassiou, H. Abraham, M.D. Magaji and A.Nastis. 1997.Competition effects of Dactyloctenium aegyptiacum and Pennicetum pedicellatum for Cassia tora biological control. In: Proccedings of meeting for Range development in the endangered Sudan Savanna in Socoto Nigeria. Germany. I. Hoffmann (eds), pp.79-87
4. Abraham, E.M., 1999. The efficiency of mass honeycomb selection for yield in Dactylis glomerata L. and Agropyron cristatum L. In: Proceedings of the 22st meeting of the Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section of EUCARPIA, St. Petersburg, Russia, 76-77.
5. Abraham, E.Μ and A. Nastis. 2000. Morphological traits and their association with dry matter production in open pollinated families of Dactylis glomerata. In: Proceedings of 18th General Meeting of European Grassland Federation, 19-21.
6. Abraham, E. and A. Nastis. 2000. Growth rates of a Dactylis glomerata population under relative low temperatures. In: Proceedings of the 23rd meeting of the Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section of EUCARPIA, Azores, Portugal. pp. 19-21. 7. Abraham E. and A. Nastis. 2001. Application of honeycomb selection to breeding of perennial forage grasses under space-planted conditions and test of effectiveness under sward conditions. Annals of the School of Forestry and Natural Envir. (In press).
8. Abraham E. M. and A.C. Fasoulas. 2001. Comparative efficiency of three selection methods in Dactylis glomerata L. and Agropyron cristatum L. Journal of Agricultural Science 137: 173-178.
9. Parissi Z.M., E.M. Abraham, A.S. Nastis, and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2001. Nutritive value determination of some fodder species using in vitro gas production technique. In: Proceedings of the International Conference: FOREST RESEARC: A Challenge For an Integrated European Approach. Volume II, (Edited by K. Radoglou) NAGREF-Forest Research Institute. Thessaloniki, August 2001, pp. 699-702.
10. Abraham E.M., B. Huang, Z. Wang, S.A. Bonos and W.A. Meyer. 2002. Physiological responses to Texas bluegrass X Kentucky bluegrass hybrids to drought and heat stress. In Agronomy Abstracts. ASA, Madison, WI. 11. Abraham E. M., B. Huang, W.A. Meyer and S. A. Bonos. 2003. Physiological indicators for drought resistance in Poa arachnifera X Poa pratensis hybrids. In: Proceedings of the 24th meeting of the Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section of Eucarpia. 2002. Vorträge Pflanzenzuchtung 59:301-307.
12. Abraham E.M., Huang B., Bonos SA., and Meyer WA.2004. Evaluation of Drought Resistance for Texas Bluegrass, Kentucky Bluegrass, and Their Hybrids. Crop Sci. 44:1746-1753.
13. Abraham E. M., M. Aa, J. Honig, C. Kubik and SA. Bonos. 2005. The use of SCAR markers to identify TexasXKentaucky Bluegrass Hybrids. International Turfgrass Society. Research Journal. 10:495-499.
14. Tzafeiropoulou A., P.Rukimbei, E. M. Abraham, Z.Parissi, A. Karagiannidis, K. Tsiouvaras, A. Nastis and N. Moussiopoulos. Turfgrass establishment for a dumpsite restoration in Efkarpia, Thessaloniki. In Proccedings: 2nd meeting of Environment’s Council of AUTh (A. Nastis and S. Tsiouris, eds.) 557-563. 15. Abraham E. M., Z. Koukoura and P. Kostopoulou. 2007. The effect of phytotechnic treatment on establishment and survival of different grass species and cultivars at a limestone quarry. 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development Indicators in the Minerals Industry, June 2007, Milos Island, Greece, pp.465-471. 16. Parissi Z. M., E. M. Abraham, E. Karameri, E. Kexagia and M. Karatassiou. 2007. Comparable study of the nutritive value in Greek populations of Dactylis glomerata L. growing in contrasting environments in association to maturity. Permanent and Temporary Grassland, Plant, Environment and Economy (A.De Vliegher and L. Carlier, eds), Grassland Science in Europe. 371- 374. 17. Abraham E.M., M.D. Karatassiou, Z.M. Parissi, Z. Koukoura and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2007. Long-term effects of grazing on composition in various habitats of a mountainous area in Central Greece. In: (T.G.Papachristou, Z.M.Parissi, H.Ben Salem, P. Morand-Fehr eds.). Nutritional and foraging ecology of sheep and goats. 2009. Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A, Nο 85: 73-78.
18. Kyriazopoulos A.P., E.M.Abraham, Z.M. Parissi and A.S. Nastis. 2008. Herbage production and nutritive value of Dactylis glomerata L. and Trifolium subterraneum L. in replacement series mixtures. Sustainable Mediterranean Grasslands and their Multi-Functions. Options Mediterrraneennes, Series A, No 79: 211-214.
19. Karatassiou M.D., Z.M. Parissi, E.M. Abraham and A.P. Kyriazopoulos. 2008. Growth of Morus alba L. under water deficit conditions. Sustainable Mediterranean Grasslands and their Multi-Functions. Options Mediterrraneennes, Series A, No 79: 315-318.
20. Kyriazopoulos A., E.M. Abraham, Z.M.Parissi and C.N.Tsiouvaras 2008. Restoration of an inactive quarry by seeding herbaceaous species on a thin layer of fertile soil. In: Agioutantis Z. and K. Komnitsas (eds). Geoenvironment and Geotechnics Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference pp 147-150.
21. Abraham E.M., W. Meyer, S. Bonos and B. Huang. 2008. Differential responses of hybrid Bluegrass and Kentucky Bluegrass to drought and heat stress. HortScience 43(7): 2191-2195.
22. Abraham, E.M, P. Kostopoulou and Z. Koukoura. 2009. Establishment and survival of different legumes and grass species and cultivars at a limestone quarry in Greece. Arid Land Research and Management 23:3, 183-196.
23. Mpampouli S. E.M. Abraham, A.Kyriazopoulos, G. Fotiadis, Z.M. Parissi and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2009. Wild boar grazing effects on floristic diversity of a silvopastoral oak system. Grassland Science in Europe. Vol. 14:192-195. 24. Panogeorgos A., A. Kyriazopoulos, G. Fotiadis, E.M. Abraham and I. Fraggakis. 2009. Comparison of the understorey vegetation in grazed Kermes oak stands of different canopy cover. Grassland Science in Europe. Vol. 14:208-211.
25. E.M. Abraham, Z.M. Parissi, P. Sklavou, A. Kyriazopoulos and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2009. Defoliation frequency effects on winter forage production and nutritive value of different entries of Dactylis glomerata L. New Zealand Journal of Agriculture Research, 52:229-237. Member of Scientific Organization • Geotechnical Champer of Greece • Hellenic Rangeland Society • Hellenic Forest Society • Eucarpia

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