Amir Khoddamzadeh

Amir Khoddamzadeh

Ph. D. University Putra Malaysia, 2011

The majority of my research projects deal with sustainable floriculture production, precision horticulture, nutrition and water management, seed biology, conservation techniques(cryobiology and synthetic seed), tissue/cell culture, pharmaceutical compounds, and molecular marker applications for somaclonal variation detection in some endangered/rare species, flowers, fruit trees, medicinal plants and ornamentals.

Courses Taught

AGR 3930 Agriculture Colloquium: Medicinal, Aromatic, and Poisonous Plants (MAPs)
AGR 3930 Agriculture Colloquium: Biotechnology Applications in Horticultural Crops
AGR 6251 Sustainable Farming System
EVR 1001 Introduction to Environmental Science & Sustainability EVR 4274 Sustainable Agriculture
EVR 4934 Special Topics: Modern Crop Production
EVR 5935 Special Topics: Advance Modern Crop Production
HOS 3012 Introduction to Horticulture Sciences
HOS 3012L Horticulture Science Lab

My current research focusses on:

a) Anti-Quorum sensing activity of Medicinal Plants

b) Optical non-destructive handheld sensor technology for fertilizer management of nursery producers and home gardening in subtropical climate

c) In-vitro propagation (tissue/cell culture) and gene-banking of the Imperiled/rare Floridian Native Orchids

d) Seed technology and biotechnology

e) Carbon footprint of the fruit trees and crops in South Florida


Office: AHC5- 391
Phone: 305-348-3083
Fax: 305-348-3877