CEO and R&D Director
Abdel ElHadrami has been with OMEX for over 10 years. He joined the company back in 2010 to spearhead the R&D Department. He is currently the CEO and R&D Director of the company. Abdel grew up on a mixed farm where his family grew and still grow cereals, corn and pulses. He became fascinated with plants and pathogens and how they interact with one another. Through deciphering the pathways involved during these interactions, Abdel quickly realized the importance that certain key nutrients play in keeping plants healthy and reducing the incidence of diseases. No wonder he is drawn to fertilizers and plant health! When he is not at work, Abdel likes to enjoy a good read, cook for friends and family or go for a long jog.
Aphanomyces euteiches is a water mold (oomycete) that causes Aphanomyces root rot, also known as common root rot, in various pulse crops such as peas, lentils, chickpeas, and other legumes. It is a significant pathogen that can lead to substantial yield losses and reduced crop quality. Here are some methods for controlling Aphanomyces euteiches in […]Read More
Calcium plays a significant role in managing and preventing Sclerotinia, a fungal pathogen that causes various diseases, including Sclerotinia stem rot. While calcium itself does not directly act as a fungicide, it plays a vital role in strengthening plant cell walls, improving plant health, and reducing susceptibility to Sclerotinia infections. Here’s how calcium is related […]Read More
Sclerotinia root and stem rot, caused by the fungus Sclerotinia spp., is a destructive fungal disease affecting a wide range of plants, including various crops and ornamental plants. The disease primarily attacks the roots and stems of plants, leading to reduced growth, wilting, and, in severe cases, plant death. Managing Sclerotinia root and stem rot […]Read More