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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Bahman Shafii

Bahman Shafii

Office: Agricultural Science Building
Room 307

Phone: (208) 885-9498
Email: bshafii@uidaho.edu

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
Director of Statistical Programs and Professor

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Statistics
    • Biometrics
  • Selected Publications
    • Price, William J., B. Shafii and S. S. Seefeldt.2012. Estimation of dose–response models for discrete and continuous data in weed science. Weed Technology 26(3): 587-601.
    • Hunt, Katherine, M., J. Preuss, C. Nissan, C.A. Dalvin, J.E. Williams, B. Shafii, A.D. Richardson, M.K. McGuire, L.Bode, and M.A. McGuire. 2012. Human milk oligosaccharides on the growth of Staphylococci. Journal of Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(14): 4763-4770. 
    • Shafii, Bahman, W.J. Price, D.L. Barney, and O.A. Lopez. 2009. Effects of stratification and cold storage on the seed germination characteristics of cascade huckleberry and oval-leaved bilberry. Acta Horticulture 810:599-608.
    • Mahler, Robert L. and B. Shafii. 2009. Relationship between soil test boron and pea yields in the inland Pacific Northwest. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 40:2603-2615
    • Mosley, Erin. E., B. Shafii, P. J. Moate, and M.A. McGuire. 2006. Cis-9, trans-11 conjugated linoleic acid is synthesized directly from vaccenic acid in lactating dairy cattle. Journal of Nutrition 136: 570-575.   
    • Fallahi, Esmaeil., B. Shafii, J.C. Stark, and B. Fallahi. 2006. Cane and leaf growth and leaf mineral nutrients in various cultivars of wine grapes. Journal of the American Pomological Society 59(4): 182-191.
    • Shafii, Bahman and W.J. Price. 2005. Bayesian analysis of dose-response calibration curves. Applied Statistics in Agriculture, J. E. Boyer (Ed.). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, pp. 126-136.
    • Shafii, Bahman, J. W. Price, T. S. Prather, L. W. Lass, and D. C. Thill. 2004. Using landscape characteristics as prior information for Bayesian classification of yellow starthistle. Weed Science. 52:948-953.
    • Dalton, J. C., A. Ahmadzadeh, B. Shafii, W. J. Price, and J. M. DeJarnette. 2004. Effect of Simultaneous Thawing Multiple 0.5-ml Straws of Semen and Sequence of Insemination on Conception Rate in Dairy Cattle.  Dairy Science, 87: 972-975
    • Shafii, Bahman and W.J. Price, 2000. Estimation of cardinal temperatures in germination data analysis. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics 6(3):356-366.
  • Research Projects
    • Provides consultation and collaboration with CALS scientists and research professionals with respect to experimental design, modeling scientific phenomena, analysis of surveys, computer applications, and statistical data analysis
    • Conducts research in statistics and biometry as well as biological and ecological applications
  • Awards and Honors
    • American Pomological Society Shepard Award for the most outstanding fruit paper published in the Journal of the American Pomological Society, 2011.
    • Chapter Recognition Award: In recognition of dedicated service and outstanding leadership American Statistical Association, 2005.
    • Subject of record in Marquis Who’s Who in the Word, Twenty First Edition, 2004
    • Award of Excellence: For outstanding paper published in Weed Technology, Weed Science Society of America, 2002.
    • Program Excellence through Research Award: National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Services (NEAFCS), 2003.
    • Ulysses P. Hedrick Award: For paper published in the Journal of the American Pomological Society, American Pomological Society, 2003.
    • Subject of record in Marquis Who’s Who in America, Fifty Seventh Edition, 2003
    • Paul Howe Shepard Award: For the best paper appearing in Fruit Variety Journal, American Pomological Society, 1998
    • Distinguished Alumni Award, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Idaho, 2008
    • Longevity Award: For 15 (1998) and 20 (2003) years of Meritorious Service, University of Idaho
    • Vandal Helping Hand Award, in recognition of assistance and support of Vandal Student-Athletes, University of Idaho, 2002
    • Outstanding Employee Award, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1992
    • Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Management and Systems, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1986
    • First Class Honors, Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Rezaeyeh University, Rezaeyeh, Iran, 1977