Ahmed Ben Abdelkader



Ahmed was graduated from the secondary school “Ibn Rochd” sousse in 2010. In 2015 he was graduated as a national agronomist engineer from the Higher Agronomic Institute of Chott Mariem (ISA-CM) specializing in horticultural systems engineering. In 2016 he began his studies as a master scientist at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM Bari). In october 2017, he has obtained his diploma of Scientific Mater in land and water resources management: Irrigated agriculture.

  • CURRENT POSITION (PhD program)

He is now a PhD student in Mountain Environment and Agriculture at the free University of Bolzano (UNIBZ). He is involved in IQUIS project which aims to improve the water management and water use efficiency in apple tree through the analysis of different physiological and biometric parameters (transpiration rate, photosynthesis, shoot elongation, fruit size and quality, etc…)


Ben Hassine M., Boussadia O., Ben Abdelkader A., Moula I., El Hafi M., Braham M., (2017).

Water Use Efficiency of olive tree under two water treatments in Tunisian semi-arid conditions. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 10: 302. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12517-017-3088-8

  • Master thesis:

Application of satellite (Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2) and ground based remote sensing data for the estimation of durum wheat eco-physiological and biometric parameters irrigated under three water regimes.

Supervisors: Prof. Mladen Todorovic, Dr. Rosella Albrizio, Dr. Vito Cantore.

  • Field of interest:

 Land and water resources management, irrigation, evapotranspiration, remote sensing