Dr. Bahman Khoshru | Soil Microrbiology | Editorial Board Member

Soil and Water Research Institute (SWRI), Iran

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Bahman Khoshru embarked on his academic journey at the University of Tabriz, Iran. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering-Soil Science in 2011, showcasing an early passion for soil-related studies. His commitment to academic excellence continued with a Master's degree in Biology and Biotechnology of Soil from the same university in 2014.

Professional Endeavors:

Driven by a thirst for knowledge, Bahman pursued a Ph.D. in Soil Fertility Management and Biotechnology-Biology and Biotechnology of Soil at the University of Tabriz, successfully completing it in 2022. His Master's research focused on the Plant Growth-Promoting Characteristics of Bacterial Strains Used in Biological Fertilizers under the guidance of Dr. Mohammad Reza Sarikhani. For his Ph.D., he delved into the Isolation and Identification of Iron- and Zinc-Solubilizing Bacteria, demonstrating a multidisciplinary approach.

Contributions and Research Focus:

He has made substantial contributions to the field of Soil Biology and Biotechnology, particularly in Soil Microbiology. His research includes screening, isolation, and study of soil beneficial microorganisms such as PGPR (Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria) and PSB (Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria). His expertise also extends to biofertilizers. Additionally, his Ph.D. work focused on the efficient utilization of superior bacterial strains in absorbing essential nutrients for corn.

Accolades and Recognition:

His academic achievements have not gone unnoticed. He secured the top spot in his Master's degree and Ph.D. degree, graduating with GPAs of 18.23 and 18.53 out of 20, respectively. Notably, he was the winner of the Ali Poulad Scientific-Student Competition in 2019. His commitment is further evident through his roles as a member of the Talent Office of the University of Tabriz and the Agricultural Engineering and Natural Resources Organization.

Impact and Influence:

He has left a mark through a prolific publication record, encompassing domestic and international conference papers, scientific-research papers, review papers, book chapters, and authored books in English. His 20 ISC scientific-research papers and 7 ISI scientific-research papers attest to the significance and quality of his research contributions.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

With an H-index of 13 and 615 citations, Bahman Khoshru's research has garnered recognition in the scientific community. As a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Soil and Water Research in Karaj, Iran, he continues to build on his legacy. As a reviewer for international journals and a member of various academic bodies, he remains dedicated to advancing the fields of Soil Biology and Biotechnology. His commitment to excellence, numerous skill certificates, and gene registrations reflect a promising future of continued impact in his chosen field.


A total of  741 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            741
  • h-index              14
  • i10-index           15

Notable Publications 

Bahman Khoshru | Soil Microrbiology | Editorial Board Member

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