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Associate Professor

BSc, MSc (Kabul)

MSc, PhD (Western Ontario)

Post Doc (Calgary)


Office: Evaristus C205

(902) 457-5974

Lab: Evaristus 235, 237

(902) 457-5972


Research Interests

Plant responses to multiple components of climate change; Methane emissions from stressed plants


Recent Publications

Abo Gamar MI, Kisiala A, Emery RJN, Yeung EC, Stone SL and Qaderi MM (2019) Elevated carbon dioxide decreases the adverse effects of higher temperature and drought stress by mitigating oxidative stress and improving water status in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 250:1191-1214.

Abdulmajeed AM and Qaderi MM (2019) Differential effects of environmental stressors on physiological processes and methane emissions of pea (Pisum sativum) plants at various growth stages. Plant Physiol Biochem139:715-723.

Qaderi MM, Martel AB and Dixon SL (2019) Environmental factors influence plant vascular system and water regulation. Plants 8:65,1-23.

Abo Gamar MI and Qaderi MM (2019) Interactive effects of temperature, carbon dioxide and watering regime on seed germinability of two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Seed Sci Res 29:12-20.

Martel AB and Qaderi MM (2019) Unravelling the effects of blue light on aerobic methane emissions from canola. J Plant Physiol 233:12-19.

Abdulmajeed AM, Abo Gamar MI and Qaderi MM (2018) Inter- and intra-varietal variation in aerobic methane emissions from environmentally-stressed pea plants. Botany 96:837-850.

Reardon ME and Qaderi MM (2017) Individual and interactive effects of temperature, carbon dioxide and abscisic acid on mungbean (Vigna radiata) plants. J Plant Interact 12:1,295-303.

Abdulmajeed AM and Qaderi MM (2017) Intrashoot variation in aerobic methane emissions from pea plants exposed to multiple abiotic stresses. Acta Physiol Plant 39:124,1-16.

Martel AB and Qaderi MM (2017) Light quality and quantity regulate aerobic methane emissions from plants. Physiol Plant 159:313-328.

Abdulmajeed AM, Derby SR, Strickland SK and Qaderi MM (2017) Interactive effects of temperature and UVB radiation on methane emissions from different organs of pea plants grown in hydroponic system. J Photochem Photobiol B: Biol 166:193-201.

Martel AB, Qaderi MM (2016) Does salicylic acid mitigate the adverse effects of temperature and ultraviolet-B radiation on pea (Pisum sativum) plants? Environ Exp Bot 122:39-48.


Qaderi MM, Godin VJ and Reid DM (2015) Single and combined effects of temperature and red: far-red light ratio on evening primrose (Oenothera biennis). Botany 93:475-483.


Qaderi MM, Slauenwhite KLI, Reid DM and MacKay RM (2015) Does temperature regulate light quality effects on Abutilon theophrasti? Acta Physiol Plant 37:125, 1-13.


Qaderi MM and Reid DM (2014) Aerobic methane emissions from stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense) capsules. Plant Signal Behav 9:10, e29811.