Experts

Emeritus Prof. Dato' Dr. Abdul Latiff Mohamad

Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
Gender
Male

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species

Educational Background

  • 1975 - 1978
    PhD in Environmental Science, University of Reading, England

Working Experience

  • 1978 - 2014
    Lecturer (Botany, Environment & Biodiversity)
    National University of Malaysia

Contribution

  • 2016
    Advisor
    Tropical Life Sciences Research
  • 1998
    Committee
    Scientific Committee for Botany. Pacific Science Association.
  • 1996
    Committee
    South East Asia Regional Committee for Plant Taxonomy (Botany 2000 - Asia).
  • 1996
    Council Member
    Asian Network for Biological Sciences (ANBS). National Contact Point Representative

Recognition

  • 2015
    Perak Tourism Award (Personality)
  • 2015
    Merdeka Award
  • 2004
    Anugerah Langkawi
  • 1994
    Malaysian Liaison officer to Kew Herbarium (England) and Rijksherbarium Leiden (The Netherlands)
  • 1985
    Research Fellowship University of Leiden, Netherland

Research

  • 1998 - 2000
    Biodiversity Conservation and Ecology of fragile ecosystems at Bukit Fraser and Pulau Langkawi. Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment./IRPA.Grant. No. 08-02-02-0072 (1998-2000). Head of Project which consists of 5 researchers, assisted by 4 laboratory assistants, 3 PhD and 3 MSc students

Publication

  • 2016
    Malayan Nature Journal
  • 2016
    Journal of Science and Technology, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
  • 2016
    Folia malaysiana
  • 2016
    Latiff, A. & Norsiah Bahari. 2016. An elegant Nepenthes x hookeriana from Padang Tujuh, Endau Rompin State Park, Pahang. Folia Malaysiana 17(1) : 55-59
  • 2016
    Latiff, A. 2016. Plant taxonomy in Malaysia : An appraisal. Malaysian Applied Biology 45(1) : 1-11
  • 2016
    Mohd. Norfaizal, G., M. A. Shukri M. N. erny Sabrina, A. Mohd. ZulkhairiA. Latiff, A. Noor zainah, S. Salmaniza & H. Masrom. 2016. Colocasia, xanthosoma and conservation of Malaysia edible aroid genetic resources. UTAR Agriculture Science Journal 2 (3) : 16-21
  • 2016
    Latiff, A. et al., (Ed. Board) 2016. Splendours – The landscape beauty of Royal Belum Forest Complex. Pulau Banding Foundation. ISBN
  • 2016
    Mohd. Faiz Kamaruzaman, Norhaidi Yunus, Rosilan Said, A. Norhayati & A. Latiff. (Eds.) 2016. Taman Rimba Kenong, Pahang : The Central Gem of Peninsular Malaysia. ISBN
  • 2015
    Ahmad Fitri, Z., A. Latiff, M. S. Nizam, K. Abd. Rahman, F. Serafina Christine & I. Shamsudin 2015. Wild fruit trees in an upper hill dipterocarpp forest at Temengor Forest Reserve, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Foresters
  • 2015
    Latiff. A. 2015. Cyathea arjae (Cyatheaceae), a new species of dwarf tree-fern from Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana 44 (1) : 57-60
  • 2015
    Abd. Rahman Abd. Rahim, Ku Azmi Ku Aman, Mohd. Nasir Abu Hassan, Muhamad Abdullah, M. B. Nor Hasliza & A. Latiff. (Eds.). 2015. Hutan Simpan Merbok, Kedah : Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Siri Kepelbagaian Biologi Hutan 23. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia. ISBN978-967-0539-22-5
  • 2014
    Journal of Tropical Biology & Conservation
  • 2014
    Abd. Rahman Abd. Rahim, Mohd. Nasir Abu Hassan, Ahmad Fadzil Abdul Majid, A. M. Aldrich & A. Latiff. (Eds.). 2014. Hutan Gunung Besar Hantu, Negeri Sembilan : Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Siri Kepelbagaian Biologi Hutan 21. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia. Pp. . ISBN 978-967-0539-11-9
  • 2014
    Abd. Rahman Abd. Rahim, Mohd. Nasir Abu Hassan, Azmi Nordin, M. B. Nor Hasliza & A. Latiff. (Eds.). 2014. Hutan Simpan Gunung Tebu, Terengganu : Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Siri Kepelbagaian Biologi Hutan 22. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia. Pp. . ISBN 978-967-0539-11-9
  • 2013
    Latiff, A. et al. (Eds.). 2013. Proceedings of the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition 2012. Pulau Banding Foundation. 388 pp. ISBN 978-967-12081-0-6
  • 2013
    Latiff, A. et al. (Eds.). 2013. Glimpses – The inhabitants of Temengor Forest Reserve. Pulau Banding Foundation. 241 pp. ISBN 978-967-12081-1-3
  • 2013
    Abd. Rahman Abd. Rahim, Mohd. Nasir Abu Hassan, Mohd. Zin Yusop, A. M. Richards & A. Latiff. (Eds.). 2013. Banjaran Gunung Inas, Kedah : Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Siri Kepelbagaian Biologi Hutan 20. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia. Pp. 246. ISBN 978-967-0539-07-2
  • 2013
    Yusoff Bin Muda, Mohd. Basri Bin Abdul Manaf, A. Norhayati & A. Latiff. 2013. Selangor Mangroves : Black Jewel of the Islands. Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Selangor. ISBN 978-967-10268-3-0
  • 2013
    Shashiah A. Karim, Mohd. Fauzi Abu Bakar, Roslan Rani, Yusoff A. Rahaman, Radhuan Ramli, Zulhazman Hamzah & A. Latiff. 2013. Gunung Chamah, Kelantan : Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Kelantan. ISBN 978-967-12525-0-5
  • 1995
    Malaysian Applied Biology

Consultancy

  • 2006
    Projek Kemudahan ternakan Lembu di Hutan Simpan Gemas, Negeri Sembilan (bahagian kepelbagaian biologi)
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