Dr. Mumtaz Khan earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Hons.) from the Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad followed by a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training from the University of Sheffield, UK. He is currently working as Associate Professor at the Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. His main research interests are in sustainable agriculture production, abiotic plant stress mechanism and disease-free citrus nursery production system.