Associate Professor Samsul Huda

Associate Professor Samsul Huda

Adjunct Associate Professor,
Dean's Unit, School of Science

Associate Professor,
Dean's Unit School of Science

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Missouri (USA)
  • MScAg G B Pant Uni of Agriculture & Technology (India)
  • BScAg Visva-Bharati University (India)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit, School of Science
  • Dean's Unit School of Science

Contact

Email: S.Huda@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1390

(02) 4570 1390
Mobile:
0432675446
Location: M15.G.51
HawkesburyHawkesburyM15.G.49
Hawkesbury

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Publications

Books

  • Maiti, R., Kumari, A., Huda, S., Mandal, D. and Begum, S. (2020), 'Advances in Cotton Science: Botany, Production, and Crop Improvement', : CRC Press 9781771888196.
  • Huda, S. and Packham, R. (2004), 'Using seasonal climate forecasting in agriculture: a participatory decision-making approach', : Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 1863204768.
  • Balasubramanian, T., Huda, S., Selvaraju, R. and Geethalakshmi, V. (2004), 'Proceedings of the International conference on Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management', Coimbatore, India: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 8190208136.

Chapters in Books

  • Issaka, A., Huda, S., Begum, S., Kumari, A. and Maiti, R. (2020), 'Methods of cultivation', Advances in Cotton Science: Botany, Production, and Crop Improvement, CRC Press 9781771888196.
  • Huda, S., Mehortra, R. and Sharma, A. (2010), 'Adaptation strategies in coping with climate change impacts for improved crop health and sustainable food production', Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia, Springer 9789048195152.
  • Robinson, J., Freebairn, D. and Huda, S. (2007), 'Improving Agricultural Sustainability and Profitability via the Use of Computerised Decision-Support Systems is Challenging and Complex', Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century (World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007), Greenleaf Publishing Limited 9781906093020.
  • George, D., Clewett, J., Huda, S., Birch, C., Allen, W. and Parvez, Q. (2007), 'A longitudinal Study of Farmers and Trainers Capturing Climate Information for Sustainable Development', Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century (World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007), Greenleaf Publishing Limited 9781906093020.
  • Hassan, S., Parvez, Q., Huda, S. and Ramsay, G. (2007), 'Role of Women in Farm Decision-Making Using Data from Selected Locations in Bangladesh', Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century (World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007), Greenleaf Publishing Limited 9781906093020.
  • Moghaddam, P., Huda, S., Parvez, Q. and Koocheki, A. (2007), 'Indigenous Knowledge in Agriculture with Particular Reference to Medicinal Crop Production in Khorasan, Iran', Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century (World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007), Greenleaf Publishing Limited 9781906093020.
  • Huda, S., Hind-Lanoiselet, T., Derry, C., Murray, G. and Spooner-Hart, R. (2007), 'Examples of coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for integrated pest management', Managing weather and climate risks in agriculture, Springer 9783540727446.
  • Huda, S., Packham, R., Clewett, J. and George, D. (2004), 'Introduction and overview', Using seasonal climate forecasting in agriculture: a participatory decision-making approach, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 1863204768.
  • Huda, S., Selvaraju, R., Balasubramanian, T., Geethalakshmi, V., George, D. and Clewett, J. (2004), 'Experiences of using seasonal climate information with farmers in tamil nadu, India', Using seasonal climate forecasting in agriculture: a participatory decision-making approach, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 186320475X.
  • Huda, S., Packham, R., Macadam, B. and Mckenzie, B. (2004), 'Workshop', Using seasonal climate forecasting in agriculture: a participatory decision-making approach, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 1863204768.
  • Huda, S. and Packham, R. (2004), 'Conclusion', Using seasonal climate forecasting in agriculture: a participatory decision-making approach, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 1863204768.
  • George, D., Selvaraju, R., Clewett, J., Balasubramanian, T., Geethalakshmi, V. and Huda, S. (2003), 'Theoretical framework for applied climate education: 2. Training development and delivery for building knowledge and skills to apply seasonal climate forecasts in agriculture', Rainman StreamFlow version 4.3: a comprehensive climate and streamflow analysis package on CD to assess seasonal forecasts and manage climate risk, Queensland Department of Primary Industries QI03040 0734502354.
  • Huda, S., Maiti, R. and Wesche-Ebeling, P. (2001), 'Role of climatic factors on chickpea growth and productivity', Advances in chickpea science, Science Publishers Inc 1578081564.

Journal Articles

  • Yong, M., Solis, C., Rabbi, B., Huda, S., Liu, R., Zhou, M., Shabala, L., Venkataraman, G., Shabala, S. and Chen, Z. (2020), 'Leaf mesophyll K+ and Cl- fluxes and reactive oxygen species production predict rice salt tolerance at reproductive stage in greenhouse and field conditions', Plant Growth Regulation, vol 92, no 1 , pp 53 - 64.
  • Irani, Z., Sharif, A., Lee, H., Aktas, E., Topaloglu, Z., Wout, T. and Huda, S. (2018), 'Managing food security through food waste and loss : small data to big data', Computers and Operations Research, vol 98 , pp 367 - 383.
  • Mukherjee, A. and Huda, S. (2018), 'Assessment of climate variability and trend on wheat productivity in West Bengal, India : crop growth simulation approach', Climatic Change, vol 147, no 1-2 , pp 235 - 252.
  • Aktas, E., Sahin, H., Topaloglu, Z., Oledinma, A., Huda, S., Irani, Z., Sharif, A., Wout, T. and Kamrava, M. (2018), 'A consumer behavioural approach to food waste', Journal of Enterprise Information Management, vol 31, no 5 , pp 658 - 673.
  • Issaka, A., Paek, J., Abdella, K., Pollanen, M., Huda, S., Kaitibie, S., Goktepe, I., Haq, M. and Moustafa, A. (2017), 'Analysis and calibration of empirical relationships for estimating evapotranspiration in Qatar : case study', Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, vol 143, no 2 , pp 1 - 7.
  • Mukherjee, A., Huda, S., Thentu, T. and Banerjee, S. (2017), 'Increasing wheat productivity under variable and changing climatic conditions in West Bengal, India', International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, vol 8, no 3 , pp 473 - 476.
  • Huda, S., Issaka, A., Kaitibie, S., Haq, M., Abdella, K., Moody, P., Moustafa, A., Goktepe, I., Coughlan, K., Pollanen, M. and Vock, N. (2017), 'Assessing potential yields of selected vegetables and evaluating alternate management practices to improve Qatar's food security', Chronicle of Bioresource Management, vol 1, no 1 , pp 016 - 019.
  • Stigter, K., Walker, S., Das, H., Huda, S. and Haasbroek, P. (2014), 'Meeting farmers' needs for agrometeorological services : a review with case studies : part II : context 1, the existing situation', Italian Journal of Agrometeorology, vol 19, no 2 , pp 51 - 60.
  • Luck, J., Asaduzzaman, M., Banerjee, S., Bhattacharya, I., Coughlan, K., Chakraborty, A., Debnath, G., De Boer, R., Dutta, S., Griffiths, W., Hossain, D., Huda, S., Jagannathan, R., Khan, S., O'Leary, G., Miah, G., Saha, A. and Spooner-Hart, R. (2012), 'The effects of climate change on potato production and Potato Late Blight in the Asia-Pacific Region', APN Science Bulletin, , no 2 , pp 28 - 33.
  • Huda, S., Wani, S., Mei, X. and Sadras, V. (2012), 'Food security and climate change : evaluating mismatch between crop development and water availability', APN Science Bulletin, vol 2 , pp 42 - 48.
  • Huda, S., Sadras, V., Wani, S. and Mei, X. (2011), 'Food security and climate change : evaluating mismatch between crop development and water availability', International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management (IJBSM), vol 2, no 2 , pp 137 - 144.
  • Sarmah, K., Banerjee, S. and Huda, S. (2009), 'Simulating the impact of climate change on the performance of rapeseed and mustard through crop simulation model', International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology, vol 2, no 4 , pp 318 - 322.
  • Coughlan, K. and Huda, S. (2008), 'Use of weather and climate information for agricultural planning and decision making', Journal of Agrometeorology, vol 10, no 2 , pp 249 - 260.
  • Geethalakshmi, V., Mcbride, J. and Huda, S. (2005), 'Impact of ENSO on Tamil Nadu Rainfall', Vatavaran AFAC (Air Force Administratve College) Journal of Meteorology, vol 29, no 2 , pp 9 - 16.
  • Wallace, G. and Huda, S. (2005), 'Using climate information to approximate the value at risk of a forward contracted canola crop', Australian Farming Business Management Journal, vol 2, no 1 , pp 75 - 83.
  • Selvaraju, R., Balasubramanian, T., Huda, S. and George, D. (2005), 'Farm decision making using climate information - Characterizing the profiles of southern farmers decision Indian crop', OUTLOOK ON AGRICULTURE, vol 34, no 1 , pp 23 - 31.
  • Thakur, R., Huda, S. and Rao, V. (2004), 'Using Weather Information to Identify Pearl Millet Downy Mildew Risk Environments in India', International Sorghum and Millets Newsletter, vol 45 , pp 62 - 63.
  • Geethalakshmi, V., Balasubramanian, T., Karthikeyan, R., Huda, S. and Vasanthi, C. (2003), 'Probing the association of lunar phases (Thities) with rainfall at Coimbatore', Journal of Agrometeorology, vol 5, no 2 , pp 27 - 36.
  • Huda, S., Truelove, N., Wallace, G., Balasubramani, T., Geethalakshmi, V. and Selvaraju, R. (2002), 'Role of Seasonal Climate and Weather Forecasts in Agricultural Decision Making', Fertiliser News, vol 47, no 2 , pp 41 - 45.

Conference Papers

  • Aktas, E., Topaloglu, Z., Oledinma, A., Sharif, A., Huda, S., Sahin, H., Irani, Z. and Kamrava, M. (2017), 'Contextual factors affecting food security : a behavioural framework', Logistics Research Network. Conference, Southampton Solent University.
  • Huda, S., Issaka, A., Kaitibie, S., Haq, M., Abdella, K., Moody, P., Moustafa, A., Goktepe, I., Coughlan, K., Pollanen, M. and Vock, N. (2016), 'Simulating yields for selected vegetables in Qatar using crop, climate, soil and management information to improve the country's food security', Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar.
  • Huda, S., Kaitibie, S., Moody, P., Haq, M., Issaka, A., Abdella, K., Moustafa, A., Goktepe, I., Coughlan, K., Pollanen, M. and Vock, N. (2014), 'A framework for assessing soil, climate and market constraints to improve food security in Qatar', Qatar Foundation. Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar.
  • Huda, S., Allen, J., Sinclair, C., Andrews, T., Mellick Lopes, A., Duarte, F., Bambrick, H., Craig, D., Jeffery, M. and Campbell, S. (2010), 'Climate Change: Building Leadership Capacity within a Higher Education Institution', International Farming Systems Association Europe Group Conference, Vienna.
  • Huda, S., Sadras, V., Wani, S. and Mei, X. (2010), 'Food Security and Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region: Evaluating Mismatch between Crop Development and Water Availability', International Farming Systems Association Europe Group Symposium,, Vienna.
  • Spooner-Hart, R. and Huda, S. (2007), 'Project Implementation and Monitoring', Climate and Crop Disease Risk Management: An International Initiative in the Asia-Pacific Region, Hyderabad, India.
  • Huda, S., Hind-Lanoiselet, T., Derry, C., Murray, G. and Spooner-Hart, R. (2007), 'New Cropping Strategies for Agrometeorological Risks and Uncertainties in Integrated Pest Management', Climate and Crop Disease Risk Management: An International Initiative in the Asia-Pacific Region, Hyderabad.
  • Subba Rao, A., Aggarwal, P., Huda, S. and Chattopadhyay, C. (2007), 'Using InfoCrop -a user friendly crop simulation model for mustard', Climate and Crop Disease Risk Management: An International Initiative in the Asia-Pacific Region, Hyderabad, India.
  • Huda, S., Truelove, N., Wallace, G., Packham, R., Balasubramanian, T. and Selvaraju And 3 More, R. (2004), 'Decision making in agriculture using climate information - Australian experience', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • Huda, A., Truelove, N., Wallace, G., Packham, R., Balasubramanian, T., Selvaraju, R., Geethalakshmi, V., George, D. and Clewett, J. (2004), 'Decision making in agriculture using climate information - Indian Experience', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • Huda, A., Truelove, N., Wallace, G., Packham, R., Balasubramanian, T., Selvaraju, R., Geethalakshmi, V., George, D. and Clewett, J. (2004), 'Decision making in agriculture using climate information - Indian Experience', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • George, D., Selvaraju, R., Clewett, J., Balasubramanian, T., Geethalakshmi, V., Huda, A., Cobon, D., Unganai, L. and Rosiady, S. (2004), 'Building knowledge and skills to apply seasonal climate forecasts in agriculture', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • George, D., Selvaraju, R., Clewett, J., Balasubramanian, T., Geethalakshmi, V., Huda, A., Cobon, D., Unganai, L. and Rosiady, S. (2004), 'Building knowledge and skills to apply seasonal climate forecasts in agriculture', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • Geethalakshmi, V., Mcbride, J., Balasubramanian, T., Selvaraju, R., Huda, S. and Vasanthi, C. (2004), 'Effects of ENSO on Tamil Nadu rainfall and almanac studies', Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Agricultural Management, Coimbatore, India.
  • Robinson, J., Freebairn, D., Bell, K. and Huda, S. (2003), 'Farmers' goals and values are knowable, but not simple. (And why farmers and researchers are like the odd couple)', 11th Australian Agronomy Conference, Geelong, Victoria.
  • George, D., Selvaraju, R., Clewett, J., Balasubramanian, T., Geethalakshmi, V. and Huda, S. (2003), 'Introduction to the use of seasonal climate forecasts in agriculture:education through workshops and software in Australia, India, Indonesia and Zimbabwe.', 6th International Conference on School and Popular Meteorological and Oceanographic Education, Madrid, Spain.
  • Huda, S., Spooner-Hart, R. and Nair, T. (2003), 'Using climate information to screen disease risk of olive growing areas in Australia', 8th International Congress on Plant Protection, Christchurch, NZ.
  • Thakur, R. and Huda, S. (2003), 'Use of climate information to screen downy mildew risk environments in pearl millet in India', 8th International Congress on Plant Protection, Christchurch, NZ.
  • Ellis, R., Trevor-Jones, P. and Huda, S. (2001), 'Phenomenographic learning research partnership - understanding student writing strategies', 24th Higher Education Research and Development Society Conference, University of Newcastle, Aust.
  • Robinson, J., Freebairn, D., Huda, S. and Cawley, S. (2001), 'A view of science, agricultural science and farming systems research in these postmodern times', 10th Australian Agronomy Conference, Hobart, Aust.

Other Publications

  • 2017, 'Improving Food Security in Qatar: Assessing Alternative Cropping Systems Feasibility and Productivity in Variable Climates, Soil and Marketing Environments', Report
  • 2017, 'Impact Assessment of Climate Variability and Climate Change on Crop Water Productivity of Wheat at Selected Indian and Australian Locations: A Crop Growth Simulation Approach', Report
  • 2014, 'Better Understanding Constraints to Smallholder Adoption of Agricultural Technologies from the Perspective of Knowledge Providers in Cambodia', Report
  • 2014, 'Report on QNRF Project Planning Workshop, University of Qatar, Doha, 8-13 February 2014: Project Number NPRP 6-064-4-001: Improving Food Security in Qatar: Assessing Alternative Cropping Systems Feasibility and Productivity in Variable Climates, Soil and Marketing Environments', Report
  • 2014, 'Food and Water Security: Our Global Challenge: FDI Landmark Study', Report

Current Projects

Title: Enhancing vegetable production and quality in greenhouse and open field conditions in Qatar
Funder:
  • Qatar National Research Fund
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda, Vijay Jayasena, Zhonghua Chen and Brajesh Singh
Years: 2020-11-01 - 2023-11-01
ID: P00026139
Title: Livelihood improvement through climate-smart agriculture: An Australia-India Initiative
Funder:
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Brajesh Singh
Years: 2017-09-04 - 2021-08-31
ID: P00024035

Previous Projects

Title: Better understanding constraints to smallholder adoption of agricultural technologies from the perspective of knowledge providers in Cambodia
Funder:
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2013-08-01 - 2014-07-31
ID: P00021650
Title: Improving Food Security in Qatar: Assessing Alternative Cropping Systems Feasibility and Productivity in Variable Climates, Soil and Marketing Environments [via Qatar Uni]
Funder:
  • Qatar National Research Fund
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2013-11-10 - 2018-07-11
ID: P00021625
Title: Capturing the benefits of seasonal climate forecasts in agricultural management
Funder:
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 1998-06-01 - 2002-06-30
ID: P0011004
Title: Sustainable rotations and cropping practices for the marginal cropping areas of NW NSW and Southern Qld via NSW AG
Funder:
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Janice Thies
Years: 1995-07-01 - 2001-04-30
ID: P0010388
Title: Climate and Crop Disease Risk Management: An International Initiative between Australia and India
Funder:
  • Australia-India Council
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-13
ID: P0014959
Title: Combining Disparate Data Sources to Demonstrate Disease/Pest Status [via Dept of Agriculture & Food WA]
Funder:
  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda, Robert Spooner-Hart and Liwan Liyanage
Years: 2007-10-09 - 2008-04-30
ID: P0015624
Title: Design and management of farming systems in central-western NSW - Model applications - UWS25
Funder:
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Peter Cornish and Samsul Huda
Years: 1999-10-01 - 2003-12-31
ID: P0010414
Title: Decision support for climatic risk management in dryland crop production
Funder:
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 1996-07-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0010386
Title: Examining the links between production and price risk and develop strategies to assist grain growers to make better forward selling decisions (UWS23)
Funder:
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda, Nick Truelove and Frank Kelleher
Years: 1998-07-01 - 2003-12-31
ID: P0010402
Title: Climate Risk Management for Crop Protection: An International Initiative
Funder:
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda, Robert Spooner-Hart and Chris Derry
Years: 2006-06-16 - 2009-02-28
ID: P0014859
Title: Climate and risk management in agriculture related businesses: An international initiative between Australia and India
Funder:
  • Australia-India Council
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2007-08-31 - 2008-08-30
ID: P0015639
Title: Climate Risk Management for Crop Protection: An International Initiative
Funder:
  • Hassall & Associates International
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda, Robert Spooner-Hart and Chris Derry
Years: 2006-06-16 - 2010-12-31
ID: P0015267
Title: Development of on-farm frost management strategies for northern NSW
Funder:
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Frank Kelleher, Samsul Huda and Peter Cornish
Years: 1998-07-01 - 2004-12-31
ID: P0010376
Title: Workshop on Climate and Agricultural Risk Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2009 [via Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, Cambodia - no funding to UWS]
Funder:
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Robert Spooner-Hart
Years: 2009-11-29 - 2009-12-06
ID: P00016596
Title: Safeguarding Food and Environment in Qatar (SAFE-Q) [via Georgetown University in Qatar - School of Foreign Service in Qatar]
Funder:
  • Qatar National Research Fund
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2015-01-11 - 2019-09-30
ID: P00021931
Title: Impact assessment of climate variability and climate change on crop water productivity of wheat at selected Indian and Australian locations: a crop growth simulation approach [via Scope Global - no funding to UWS]
Funder:
  • Department of Education and Training (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2016-09-01 - 2018-02-28
ID: P00023152
Title: Workshop on Climate and Agricultural Risk Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 2009
Funder:
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2009-11-15 - 2011-10-01
ID: P00017674
Title: The effects of climate change on pests and diseases of major food crops in India, Bangladesh and Australia [via Cooperative Research Centre National Plant Biosecurity DPI VIC]
Funder:
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Robert Spooner-Hart
Years: 2009-07-01 - 2011-06-30
ID: P00017172
Title: Climate Risk Management in Rural Communities in Developing Countries of the Asia Pacific Region
Funder:
  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Robert Spooner-Hart
Years: 2009-11-18 - 2009-11-22
ID: P00017180
Title: Biosecurity information sharing and data mining for building a biosecurity intelligence and decision making framework [via Uni Melb]
Funder:
  • Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis
Western Researchers: Liwan Liyanage and Samsul Huda
Years: 2008-07-01 - 2009-06-30
ID: P00016184
Title: Use of climate, crop, disease and pest modelling for better decision making
Funder:
  • Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda and Robert Spooner-Hart
Years: 2009-11-16 - 2009-11-18
ID: P00017208
Title: Food Security and Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region: Evaluating Mismatch between Crop Development and Water Availability
Funder:
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Western Researchers: Samsul Huda
Years: 2010-10-15 - 2014-02-14
ID: P00017236

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