Centers' Staff

Dr. Muhabbat Turdieva

Position: Regional Project Coordinator

Email: m.turdieva [at]

CG-Center: Bioversity International (IPGRI) , Bioversity - CWANA Sub - regional office for Central Asia

Research Area: Forestry Genetic Resources

Research Topic: Bioversity/UNEP-GEF project

Publications List

  1. "Conservation through sustainable use of fruit genetic resources in Central Asia". Training course, 21-25 August 2000, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. M.Turdieva. CGIAR PFU-CAC, IPGRI. Rome, 2003 (English and Russian)
  2. "Melons of Uzbekistan". R. Mavlyanova, A. Rustamov, R. Khakimov, A. Khakimov, M. Turdieva, S. Padulosi. IPGRI's Sub-regional office for Central Asia. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 2005
  3. “Training Guide on In Situ Conservation On Farm” Version 1. D.Jarvis, L.Myer,H.Klemick and others. IPGRI. Rome, Italy. 2000 (Russian and English)
  4. “Descriptor List for Pistacia vera”. IPGRI. Rome, Italy. 2002 (Russian)
  5. Learning Module “Genetic Diversity Analysis with Molecular Data” (Volume 2). IPGRI, Cornell University. 2003 (Russian and English)
  6. Learning Module “Using Molecular Marker Technology in Studies on Plant Genetic Diversity”. IPGRI, Cornell University. 2003 (Russian)
  7. Methodology “Assessment of Intra- and Inter-specific Diversity of Forest Species” IPGRI. 2002 (Russian);
  8. “Analysis of existing national policy and legislation of Uzbekistan, that enable or inhibit the wider use of underutilized plant species”. Sub-regional office for Central Asia, IPGRI. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 2006 (English and Russian);
  9. “Strategic Action Plan on Neglected and Underutilized Plant Species”. IPGRI. Rome, Italy. 2002 (Russian and English);
  10. Directory “Underutilized Plant Species of Uzbekistan”. Sub-regional office for Central Asia, IPGRI. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 2006 (Russian).
  11. Article "Biochemical composition of sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) in Zaravshan population".F. Kabulova, M. Turdieva. Proceedings of the II International Conference on "Current issues of Geo-ecology and bioversity conservation". National Academy
  12. Article "Re-discover pistachios in Central Asia". M. Turdieva, S. Padulosi. Newsletter for Central and West Asia and North Africa. February 2001, Issue# 22, IPGRI. (English and Russian)
  13. Article "Pistachio in Central Asia".G. M. Chernova, M.K. Turdieva. Newsletter for Central and West Asia and North Africa. March 2000, Issue# 21. p.7. IPGRI. (English and Russian)
  14. Article "New in situ and on farm conservation in Central Asia". Muhabbat Turdieva, Shirin Karryeva. Newsletter for Europe. IPGRI. December 2003, Issue#27. p.9. (English)
  15. Booklet “Forest Genetic Resources. IPGRI Strategic Action Plan”. IPGRI. (Russian and English);
  16. Leaflet “Central Asia and Biodiversity of Crops”. IPGRI. Sub-regional office for Central Asia. March 2004. (English );
  17. Booklet “Ruby treasure: Securing the Wealth of Pomegranate in Central Asia”. IPGRI. Sub-regional office for Central Asia. July 2002 (English and Russian);
  18. Article "Conservation of Genetic Resources of Sea-Buckthorn". M. Turdieva. Newsletter CAC News. ICARDA-CAC/PFU-CGIAR Office, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, No.25, July-September 2005. p.7. (English and Russian)
  19. Leaflet “Regional Project “In situ/On farm Conservation of Agrobiodiversity (Horticulture Crops and Wild Fruit Species) in Central Asia. Enhancing the Genetic Diversity of Fruit Crops in Central Asia: A Resources of Global Significance". Bioversity International, Bioversity-CWANA, Sub-regional office for Central Asia. Bioversity
  20. Progress Report “Strengthening community institutions to support conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan”. IPGRI. Rome, Italy. December 1, 2002-November 30, 2003 (English).
  21. Article "Collections a ancient crop at risk in Central Asia".M.Turdieva. Geneflow, p.46. IPGRI. Rome, Italy. 2004 (English)
  22. Article "Forests in Central Asia: Current status and constraint" M. Turdieva, E. Aleksandrovskiy, A. Kayimov, S. Djumabaeva, B. Mukanov, A. Saparmyradov, K. Akhmadov in the book "Climate Change and Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in Central Asia". R. Lal
  23. Article "Study, conservation and use of genetic diversity of Pistacia vera L. in Central Asia". S. Padulosi, M. Turdieva, R. Sultanov, G. Chernova, L. Nikolyai, S. Kenjebaev. Proceedings of the II International Conference on "Current issues of Geo-ecology
  24. Printed in the USA by Foreant Press, 2006. Levin, Gregory Moiseyevich. Pomegranate Roads: a Soviet botanist's exile from Eden/ Gregory Moiseyevich Levin; translated from the Russian by Margaret Hopestein; edited by Barbara L. Baer


Dr. Muhabbat Turdieva Regional Project Coordinator m.turdieva [at]
Mr. Rashid Azimov Scientific Field Coordinator r.azimov [at]
Mr. Timur Abdurakhmanov Project Officer

See also