Emad Al-Maaroof, Professor with Ph.D degree in Plant Pathology, Cereal Disease at College of Agricultural Sciences, University of Sulaimani in Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Recently he was working as a consultant at ICARDA, Coordinator of Harmonized Support for Agricultural Development in Iraq(HSAD) project, Also Head of ICARDA Office in Erbil, IKR. Previously he was Head of Plant Pathology Dept. at Ministry of Science and Technology, Iraq. He has over than 100 publications in scientific Journals and attended more than 150 International and local conferences and scientific meetings. He has been serving as editorial board of Arab Journal of plant Protection and Field Crops and Vegetable Journal furthermore Reviewer in more than 10 local, Regional and International Scientific journals.