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Assoc Prof Dr Sophon Boonlue | Agricultural Microbiology | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof at  Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Dr. Sophon Boonlue, born on June 5, 1969, is a Thai national and currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology at Khon Kaen University, Thailand. He is married and resides at the university’s mailing address.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Educational Background:

B.Sc. (Biology) – Srinakharinwirot University, 1988-1992 (Second Class Honours). M.Sc. (Microbiology) – Kasetsart University, 1993-1997 (UDC scholarship). Ph.D. (Applied Biosciences) – Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 2001-2004 (Monbukagakusho scholarship)

👨‍🏫 Academic Positions:

Lecturer, Ubon Ratchathani University, 1997-2004. Assistant Professor, Ubon Ratchathani University, 2005-2006. Assistant Professor, Khon Kaen University, 2007-2013. Associate Professor, Khon Kaen University, 2014-present

🔍 Research Experiences:

Trained under JSPS-NRCT Core University Program on Thermotolerant Microbial Resources at Hiroshima Prefectural University, 1999 and 2000. Ph.D. in Applied Biosciences at Hiroshima Prefectural University, 2001-2004 (Thesis: Isolation and Enzyme Characterization of Xylanase-Producing Thermophilic Fungi). Various training courses on Thermotolerant Microbial Resources in Japan, 2005-2006. Research Fellowship for Former International Students supported by JASSO at Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 2010


🌱 Research Focus:

Dr. Sophon Boonlue’s research spans diverse areas, emphasizing the intersection of microbiology, plant science, and bioactive compounds. His work delves into the understanding and utilization of microbial resources to address agricultural challenges. Notably, he explores the potential of endophytic and mycorrhizal fungi in enhancing plant growth, improving yields, and increasing the concentration of health-promoting compounds in crops. His recent investigations include the fungicidal metabolites from Lasiodiplodia brasiliensis for managing diseases in cannabis and the impact of rhizobacterial inoculants on bacterial communities in Jerusalem artichoke. Dr. Boonlue’s multidisciplinary approach contributes to sustainable agriculture and plant health. 🌾🔬


  • Citations: The researcher has been cited 702 times across 604 documents. This indicates the impact and reach of their scholarly work.
  • Documents: The researcher has authored or contributed to 69 documents, which include articles, papers, or other academic publications.
  • h-index: The h-index is a measure of both productivity and citation impact. An h-index of 16 means that there are at least 16 papers that have each been cited at least 16 times.

Publications Top Notes:

Sophon Boonlue | Agricultural Microbiology | Best Researcher Award

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