Name :Dr. Shah Fahad (Agronomy & Stress Physiology)
Designation :Assistant Professor
Department : Agriculture
Qualification(s) :Post Doctorate; PhD (Agronomy) Huazhong Agriculture University Wuhan, China (Gold Medalist) ( Young Rice international Scientist award winner)
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  1. S. Fahad , AA. Bajwa, U. Nazir, SA. Anjum, A. Farooq, A. Zohaib, S .Sadia, W. Nasim, S . Adkins, S. Saud, MZ. Ihsan, H. Alharby, C. Wu, D .Wang, J . Huang (2017). Crop Production under Drought and Heat Stress: Plant Responses and Management Options. Front. Plant Sci. 8:1147. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01147
  2. S.Saud, S.Fahad , C.Yajun, MZ. Ihsan, HM.Hammad, W. Nasim, Jr. Amanullah, M. Arif , H . Alharby (2017) Effects of Nitrogen Supply on Water Stress and Recovery Mechanisms in Kentucky Bluegrass Plants. Front. Plant Sci. 8:983. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00983
  3. MH. Rahman, A.Ahmad , A. Wajid, M. Hussain, F. Rasul , W. Ishaque, Md. Aminul Islamb, V. Shelia, M. Awais, A.Ullah, A.Wahid, SR.Sultana, S. Saud, S. Khan, S. Fahad, M. Hussain, S. Hussain, W. Nasim (2017) Application of CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model for cultivars and optimum planting dates: Evaluation in changing semi-arid climate. Field Crops Res.
  4. H. Tombuloglu, G. Tombuloglu, MS. Sakcali, A. Turkan, KR. Hakeemd, H. Alharby, S. Fahad, WM. Abdul (2017) Proteomic analysis of naturally occurring boron tolerant plant Gypsophila sphaerocephala L. in response to high boron concentration. J Plant Physiology 216 :212–217
  5. G. Abbas, S. Ahmada, A. Ahmad, W. Nasimc, Z. Fatima, S. Hussain, MH. Rehman, MA. Khan, M. Hasanuzzaman, S. Fahad, KJ. Boote, G. Hoogenboomh (2017) Quantification the impacts of climate change and crop management on phenology of maize-based cropping system in Punjab, Pakistan.Agric. For. Meteorol. 247: 42–55
  6. Z.Zia, HF.Bakhat, ZA.Saqib, GM. Shah,  S.Fahad, MR. Ashraf, HM. Hammad, W.Naseem, M. Shahid (2017) Effect of water management and silicon on germination, growth, phosphorus and arsenic uptake in rice. Ecotoxicology Environ Safety 144 : 11–18
  7. A. Shah, X. Wu, A.Ullah, S. Fahad, R. Muhammad, L.Yan, C. Jiang (2017) Deficiency and toxicity of boron: Alterations in growth, oxidative damage and uptake by citrange orange plants. Ecotoxicology Environ Safety 145 : 575–582
  8. M. Arif, M. Ilyas, M.Riazb, K. Ali, K. Shah, IU Haq, S. Fahad (2017) Biochar improves phosphorus use efficiency of organic-inorganic fertilizers, maize-wheat productivity and soil quality in a low fertility alkaline soil. Field Crops Res 214 : 25–37
  9. Q. Jiaa, K. Chena, Y. Chena, S. Alib, Manzoor, A. Sohail, S. Fahad (2017) Mulch covered ridges affect grain yield of maize through regulating root growth and root-bleeding sap under simulated rainfall conditions. Soil & Tillage Res 175 : 101–111
  10. QU. Zaman, ZR. Aslam, M. Yaseen, MZ.Ihsan, A. Khaliq, S. Fahad, S. Bashir, PMA. Ramzani , Muhammad Naeem (2017). Zinc biofortification in rice: leveraging agriculture to moderate hidden hunger in developing countries. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, DOI: 10.1080/03650340.2017.1338343
  11. M. Awais, A. Wajid, MU. Bashir, MH. Rahman, MAS. Raza, A. Ahmad, MF. Saleem, H M. Hammad,  M. Mubeen, U. Saeed, M N. Arshad, S.Fahad, W.Naseem (2017) Nitrogen and plant population change radiation capture and utilization capacity of sunflower in semi-arid environment. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-9308-7
  12. S.Khan, S. Anwar, J. Kuai, S. Ullah, S. Fahad , G. Zhou (2017) Optimization of Nitrogen Rate and Planting Density for Improving Yield, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Lodging Resistance in Oilseed Rape. Front. Plant Sci. 8:532. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00532
  13. A. Amin, W. Nasima, M. Mubeen, D. H. Kazmi, Z. Lin, A.Wahid, SR. Sultana, J. Gibb, S.Fahad (2017) Comparison of future and base precipitation anomalies by SimCLIM statistical projection through ensemble approach in Pakistan. Atmospheric Res.194:214–225
  14. M. Naeem, MS. Naeem, R. Ahmad, MZ. Ihsan, MY. Ashraf, Y. Hussain , S. Fahad (2017) Foliar calcium spray confers drought stress tolerance in maize via modulation of plant growth, water relations, proline content and hydrogen peroxide activity. Archives Agron and Soil Sci, DOI: 10.1080/03650340.2017.1327713
  15. A. Amin, W.Nasim, M. Mubeen, A. Ahmad, M. Nadeem,P. Urich, S. Fahad, S.Ahmad, A. Wajid, F. Tabassum, HM Hammada, SR.Sultanaa, S. Anwar, S K. Baloch, A.Wahid, C J. Wilkerson, G. Hoogenboom (2017) Simulated CSM-CROPGRO-cotton yield under projected future climate by SimCLIM for southern Punjab, Pakistan. Agricultural Systems,
  16.  M. Yousaf, J. Li, J. Lu, T. Ren, R.Cong, S. Fahad, X. Li (2017) Effects of fertilization on crop production and nutrient-supplying capacity under rice-oilseedrape rotation system. Sci Rep 7: 1270 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01412-0
  17. S. Anwar, H. Lei, J. Kuai, S. Khan, S. Fahad, G. Zhou (2017) Soaking seeds of winter rapeseed with Quizalofop-P-Ethyl alters plant growth and improves yield in a rice-rapeseed cropping system. Field Crops Res 208: 11–17.
  18. C. Wu, K. Cui, W. Wang, Q. Li, S. Fahad, Q. Hu, J. Huang, L. Nie, P.K. Mohapatra and S. Peng (2017) Heat-Induced Cytokinin Transportation and Degradation Are Associated with Reduced Panicle Cytokinin Expression and Fewer Spikelets per Panicle in Rice. Front. Plant Sci. 8:371. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00371
  19. A. Noman, S. Fahad, M. Aqeel, U. Ali, Amanullah, S. Anwar, S. Khan,M. Zainab. (2017). miRNAs: Major modulators for crop growth and development under abiotic stresses. Biotechnol Lett DOI 10.1007/s10529-017-2302-9
  20. S. Anwar, S. Khan, M. Y. Ashraf, A. Noman, S. Zafar, L. Liu, S.  Ullah, S. Fahad (2017) Impact of chelator-induced phytoextraction of cadmium on yield and ionic uptake of maize. International Journal of Phytoremediation.  19 (6): 505–513
  21. M. Shakeel, M. Farooq,  W. Nasim, W. Akram, F.Z.A. Khan, W. Jaleel, X. Zhu, H. Yin, S. Li,  S. Fahad,  S. Hussain,  B.S. Chauhan, F. Jin (21017) Environment polluting conventional chemical control compared to an environmentally friendly IPM approach for control of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), in China: a review. Environ Sci Pollut Res doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8996-3
  22. A. Khan, D.K.Y.Tan, M.Z.Afridi, H.Luo, S.A.Tung , M. Ajab, S. Fahad (2017) Nitrogen fertility and abiotic stresses management in cotton crop: a review, Environ Sci Pollut Res doi:10.1007/s11356-017-8920-x
  23. H.F. Bakhat, Z. Zia,  S. Fahad,  S. Abbas, H.M Hammad, A.N. Shahzad,  F. Abbas, H.Alharby & M. Shahid (2017) Arsenic uptake, accumulation and toxicity in rice plants: Possible remedies for its detoxification: A review. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-8462-2
  24. K. Jabran, M. Riaz, M. Hussain, W.Nasim, U. Zaman, S. Fahad, B.S. Chauhan (2017) Water-saving technologies affects the grain characteristics and recovery of fine-grain rice cultivars in semi-arid environment.  Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8911-y)
  25. A. Noor Shah, M. Tanveer, B. Shahzad,  G. Yang, S. Fahad, S. Ali,  M.A. Bukhari, S.A.Tung, A. Hafeez,  B Souliyanonh (2017) Soil compaction effects on soil health and crop productivity: an overview. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-8421-y
  26. A. Ullah, H. Mushtaq, S. Fahad, Hakim, A. Shah, H. J. Chaudhary (2017) Plant Growth Promoting Potential of Bacterial Endophytes in Novel Association with Olea ferruginea and Withania coagulans. Microbiology 86 (1): 119–127.
  27. F. Abbas,  H.M. Hammad, S. Fahad, A. Cerdà, M. Rizwan, W.Farhad,  S. Ehsan, H.F. Bakhat (2017) Agroforestry: a sustainable environmental practice for carbon sequestration under the climate change scenarios—a review. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-8687-0
  28.  F. Mahmood, H. Belhouchette, W. Nasim, T. Shahzad, S. Hussain, O. Therond, S. Fahad, S.  Refat Sultana, J. Wery (2017) Economic and environmental impacts of introducing grain legumes in farming systems of Midi-Pyrenees region (France): A simulation approach. International Journal of Plant Production 11 (1), ISSN: 1735-6814
  29. M. R. Khan, S. Wahab, I. M. Qazi, M. Ayub, A. Muhammad, Z. Uddin, M. Faiq, A. K. Tareen, S. Fahad, M. Noor (2017).Effect of calcium fortification on whole Wheat flour based leavened  and unleavened breads by utilizing food industrial wastes. Asian journal of Chemistry.  29(2):423-430
  30. S. Fahad, Hussain S, Saud S, Hassan S, Ihsan Z, Shah AN, Wu C, Yousaf M, Nasim W, Alharby H, Alghabari F and Huang J (2016) Exogenously Applied Plant Growth Regulators Enhance the Morpho-Physiological Growth and Yield of Rice under High Temperature. Front. Plant Sci. 7:1250. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01250
  31. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, S. Saud, S. Hassan, B.S. Chauhan, F. Khan, et al. (2016) Responses of Rapid Viscoanalyzer Profile and Other Rice Grain Qualities to Exogenously Applied Plant Growth Regulators under High Day and High Night Temperatures. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159590. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159590
  32. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, S. Saud, S. Hassan, M. Tanveer, MZ. Ihsan, AN. Shah, A. Ullah, Nasrullah, F. Khan, S. Ullah, H. Alharby, W. Nasim, C. Wu and J. Huang (2016). A combined application of biochar and phosphorus alleviates heat-induced adversities on physiological, agronomical and quality attributes of rice. Plant Physiology and Biochemistrydoi: 10.1016/ j.plaphy.2016.03.001.
  33. Amanullah, Iqbal A, Ali A, Fahad S, Parmar B (2016) Nitrogen Source and Rate Management Improve Maize Productivity of Smallholders under Semiarid Climates. Front. Plant Sci. 7:1773. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01773
  34. Wajid N, Ashfaq A, Shakeel A, Muhammad N, Nasir M, Muhammad S, Muhammad M, Gerrit H , Fahad S (2016) Response of sunflower hybrids to nitrogen application grown under different agro environments, J Plant Nutri, DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2016.1201492
  35. Asif A, Xiaolin Y, Feng C,  Chaochen T, Fu D, Fahad S, Guang HX (2016) Biomass Yield and Nutrient Uptake of Energy Sorghum in Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate on Marginal Land in a Semi-Arid Region. Bioenerg. Res. DOI 10.1007/s12155-016-9804-5
  36. Hafiz MHammad, Wajid F, Farhat A, Fahad S, Shafqat S, Wajid N, Hafiz FB (2016) Maize plant nitrogen uptake dynamics at limited irrigation water and nitrogen. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-8031-0
  37. Adnan NS, Javaid I, Tanveer M, Yang G, Waseem H, Fahad S, Muhammad Y, Yingying W (2016) Nitrogen fertilization and conservation tillage: a review on growth, yield, and greenhouse gas emissions in cotton. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-7894-4
  38. Adnan NS, Javaid I, Fahad S , Tanveer M, Yang G, Ejaz AK, Babar S, Muhammad Y, Waseem H, Abid U, Muhammad AB, Akram S, Shah S, Hesham A (2016) Allelopathic influence of sesame and green gram intercrops on cotton in a replacement series. Clean – Soil, Air, Water 44 (9999):1–10
  39. Amanullah, Siddique K, Fahad S (2016) Phosphorous and Beneficial Microorganism Influence Yield and Yield Components of Wheat under Full and Limited Irrigated Conditions. J Plant Nutr.
  40. Amanullah, Khan SUT, Iqbal A, Fahad S (2016) Growth and Productivity Response of Hybrid Rice to Application of Animal Manures, Plant Residues and Phosphorus. Front. Plant Sci. 7:1440. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01440
  41. M. Yousaf , Li X, Ren T, Cong R, Ata-Ul Karim T, Shah A.N, Khan M.J, Zhang Z, Fahad S, Lu J (2016). Response of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilization on productivity and quality of winter rapeseed in central China. Int. J. Agric. Biol., DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0217
  42. M. Yousaf, Li X, Zhang Z, Ren T, Cong R, Karim S. T. A. UL, Fahad S, Shah A. N,  J. Lu (2016) Nitrogen Fertilizer Management for Enhancing Crop Productivity and Nitrogen Use Efficiency in a Rice-Oilseed Rape Rotation System in China. Front. Plant Sci. 7:1496. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01496
  43. C. Wu, Cui K, Wang W, Li Q, Fahad S, Hu Q, Huang J, Nie L, Peng S (2016) Heat-induced phytohormone changes are associated with disrupted early reproductive development and reduced yield in rice. Scientific Report DOI: 10.1038/srep34978
  44. A.Amin , Nasim W, Mubeen M, Sarwar S,  Urich P, Ahmad A,  Wajid A, Khaliq T, Rasul F, Hammad HM, Rehmani MIA, Mubarak H, Mirza N, Wahid A, Ahamd S, Fahad S, Ullah A, Khan MN, Ameen A , Amanullah, Shahzad B, Saud S, Alharby H, Karim STAU, Adnan M, Islam F and Shoaib QA (2016) Regional climate assessment of precipitation and temperature in Southern Punjab (Pakistan) using SimCLIM climate model for different temporal scales. Theor Appl Climatol . DOI 10.1007/s00704-016-1960-1
  45. A.N. Shah, Iqbal J, Fahad S, Tanveer M, Yang G, Khan EA, Shahzad B, Yousaf M, Hassan W, Ullah A, Bukhari MA, Saleh A, Saud S, Alharby Hesham (2016) Allelopathic influence of sesame and green gram intercrops on cotton in a replacement series. Clean Soil Air Water doi: [10.1002/clen.201500469].
  46. M. Mubeen, Ahmad A, Wajid A, Khaliq T, Hammad H. M, Sultana S.R, Ahmad S, Fahad S,  Nasim W (2016) . Application of CSM-CERES-Maize model in optimizing irrigated conditions. Outlook on Agriculture 45(3):173–184
  47. Amanullah, Saleem A, Iqbal A, S. Fahad, (2016).Foliar phosphorus and zinc application improve growth and productivity of maize (Zea mays L.) under moisture stress conditions in semiarid climates. Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology 8: 433-439. doi: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000321
  48.   F.Alghabari, MZ. Ihsan , A. Khaliq , S. Hussain, I.Daur , S. Fahad , W. Nasim (2016) Gibberellin-sensitive Rht alleles confer tolerance to heat and drought stresses in wheat at booting stage. J Cereal Sci 70 : 72-78
  49.   S. Saud, C. Yajun, S. Fahad, S. Hussain, L. Na, L. Xin, S.A.A.F. E. Alhussien (2016) Silicate application increases the photosynthesis and its associated metabolic activities in Kentucky bluegrass under drought stress and post-drought recovery. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6957-x
  50.   A. N.Shah, J. Iqbal, A. Ullah, G. Yang, M. Yousaf, S. Fahad, M. Tanveer, W. Hassan, S.A.Tung, L. Wang, A. Khan, Y. Wu (2016). Allelopathic potential of oil seed crops in production of crops: a review Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6969-6
  51.   N. Mirza, H.Mubarak, Li-Y. Chai, Zhi-H. Yang, Q. Mahmood, W.Yong, Chong-J.Tang, S. Fahad, W. Nasim (2016) Constitutional tolerance and chlorophyll fluorescence of Boehmeria nivea L in response to the antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) co-contamination. Toxicological & Environ Chem, DOI: 10.1080/02772248.2016.1175162
  52.  M. Z. Ihsan , FathyS.El-Nakhlawy , S.M.Ismail , S. Fahad, I. daur  (2016) Wheat Phenological Development and Growth Studies As Affected by Drought and Late Season High Temperature Stress under Arid Environment. Front. Plant Sci. 7:795. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00795
  53.   A.Rasool, T. Xiao, A.Farooqi, M. Shafeeque, S.Masood, S.Ali, S. Fahad, W. Nasim (2016). Arsenic and heavy metal contaminations in the tube well water ofPunjab, Pakistan and risk assessment: A case study. Ecological Engineering 95: 90–100.
  54.   L. Wu, S. Yuan, L. Huang, F. G. Sun, G. Zhu, Li, S. Fahad, S .Peng, F. Wang (2016) Physiological Mechanisms Underlying the High-Grain Yield and High-Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Elite Rice Varieties under a Low Rate of Nitrogen Application in China. Front. Plant Sci. 7:1024. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01024
  55.   H. M. Hammad, F.Abbas, A. Ahmad, S. Fahad, K.Q. Laghari, H. Alharby,  W. Farhad (2016) The effect of nutrients shortage on plant’s efficiency to capture solar radiations under semi-arid environments. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-7206-z
  56. W. Nasim, H. Belhouchette, A. Ahmad, MH. Rahman, K. Jabran, K. Ullah, S. Fahad, M. Shakeel, G. Hoogenboom (2016). Modelling climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for sunflower in Punjab-Pakistan. Outlook on Agriculture, 45 (1): 39-45.
  57. K. Jabran, M. Hussain, S. Fahad, M. Farooq , AA Bajwa , H. Alharby,  W. Nasim (2016) Economic assessment of different mulches in conventional and water-saving rice production systems. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6162-y
  58. H. Mubarak,  N. Mirza, LY Chai, ZH Yang, W. Yong, CJ. Tang, Q. Mahmood, A. Pervez, U. Farooq, S. Fahad, W. Nasim, and KHM. Siddique (2016). Biochemical and Metabolic Changes in Arsenic ContaminatedBoehmeria nivea L.Bio Med Research International
  59.   SA. Anjum,  M. Tanveer, S. Hussain, BR Shahzad, U. Ashraf,  S. Fahad, W. Hassan, S. Jan, I. Khan, MF. Saleem, AA. Bajwa, L. Wang, A. Mahmood, RA. Samad and SA.Tung (2016). Osmoregulation and antioxidant production in maize under combined cadmium and arsenic stress. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6382-1.
  60. W. Nasim, A.Ahmad, H. Belhouchette, S. Fahad, G.Hoogenboom (2016) Evaluation of the OILCROP-SUN model for sunflower hybrids under different agro-meteorological conditions of Punjab—Pakistan. Field Crops Research 188: 17–30
  61. S. Fahad, S. Saud, H. Muhammad, S. Hassan, A. Shah, F. Ullah (2016) Effect of Row Spacing and Methods of Sowing on the Performance of Maize. Austin Food Sci. 1(2): 1008.
  62. N. Khan, Z. Shah, M. Adnan, M. Saeed, S. Fahad, M.Ali, M.Zahoor, A.Ali, W. A. Khan, M. Arshad, A. Alam , W. A. Khan (2016) Assessment of Plants for Chromium Concentration in the Basin of Chromite Hills in Lower Malakand-Pakistan.American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 16 (6): 1172-1175, 2016
  63. Amanullah, Saleem A, Iqbal A, S. Fahad, (2016).Foliar phosphorus and zinc application improve growth and productivity of maize (Zea mays L.) under moisture stress conditions in semiarid climates. Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology 8: 433-439. doi: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000321
  64. A. Amin,  W. Nasim, M. Mubeen,  M. Nadeem, L. Ali,  H.M. Hammad,  S. R. Sultana, K. Jabran, M.H.U. Rehman, S. Ahmad, M. Awais, A. Rasool, S. Fahad et al. (2016) Optimizing the phosphorus use in cotton by using CSM-CROPGRO-cotton model for semi-arid climate of Vehari-Punjab, Pakistan. Environ Sci Pollut Res DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-8311-8.
  65. S. G. Al-solaimani, F. Alghabari, M.Z. Ihsan, S. Fahad (2016) Water deficit irrigation and nitrogen response of sudan grass under arid land drip irrigation conditions. Irrigation and Drainage. DOI: 10.1002/ird.2110
  66. M. Z. Ihsan, F. S. El-Nakhlawy, S. Fahad, S. Alzamanan (2016)   Genotypes Selection on the basis of Periodic Performance - A Reliable Strategy to Maximize Crop Water Use Efficiency and Productivity in Arid Regions.  Annals of Arid Zone 55(3&4): 153-163
  67. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, S. Saud, F. Khan, S. Hassan, Amanullah, W. Nasim, M. Arif, F. Wang, J. Huang (2015) Exogenously applied plant growth regulators affect heat-stressed rice pollens. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science  DOI: 10.1111/jac.12148
  68. S. Fahad , S. Hussain , S.Saud , M. Tanveer , A. A. Bajwa , S. Hassan , A. N. Shah , A. Ullah , C. Wu , F.A. Khan , F. Shah , S. Ullah , Y. Chen , J. Huang (2015) A biochar application protects rice pollen from high-temperature stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 96:281-287
  69. A. Ullah, S. Heng , M.F.H. Munis , S. Fahad , X. Yang (2015) Phytoremediation of heavy metals assisted by plant growth promoting (PGP) bacteria: A review. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 117: 28–40.
  70. S.Hussain, M. Zheng, F. Khan, A. Khaliq, S. Fahad, S. Peng, J. Huang, K. Cui, L. Nie (2015) Benefits of rice seed priming are offset permanently by prolonged storage and the storage conditions. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/srep08101
  71. N. Deng, X. Ling, Y. Sun, C. Zhang, S. Fahad, S. Peng, K. Cui, L. Nie, J. Huang (2015) Influence of temperature and solar radiation on grain yield and quality in irrigated rice system. European Journal of Agronomy. 64 : 37–46
  72. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, F. Khan , C. Wu , S. Saud, S. Hassan, N. Ahmad, D. Gang, A. Ullah , J. Huang (2015) Effects of tire rubber ash and zinc sulfate on crop productivity and cadmium accumulation in five rice cultivars under field conditions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-4518-3
  73. S. Fahad , S. Hussain , B. S. Chauhan , S. Saud , C. Wu , S. Hassan , M. Tanveer , A. Jan , J. Huang (2015) Weed growth and crop yield loss in wheat as influenced by row spacing and weed emergence times. Crop protection. 71 : 101-108
  74. Y. Chen, J. Peng, J. Wang, P. Fu, Y. Hou, C. Zhang, S. Fahad, S. Peng, K. Cui, L. Nie, J. Huang (2015) Crop management based on multi-split topdressing enhances grain yield and nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated rice in China. Field Crops Research.  184:50–57.
  75. W. Nasim, H. Belhouchette, M. Tariq, S. Fahad, H. M. Hammad, M. Mubeen, M.F.H. Munis, H. J. Chaudhary, I. Khan,  F. Mahmood, T. Abbas, F. Rasul, M. Nadeem, A. A. Bajwa, N. Ullah , F. Alghabari, S. Saud , H. Mubarak , R. Ahmad (2015) Correlation studies on nitrogen for sunflower crop across the agro-climatic variability. Environmental Science and Pollution. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-5613-1
  76. U. Ali, M. Naveed, A. Ullah, K. Ali, S. A. Shah, S. Fahad, A. S. Mumtaz (2015) L asparaginase as a critical component to combat ALL. A novel approach to unveil All.European Journal of Pharmacology.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.12.023
  77. S. Ali, S. Khalid, S. Ali, K. Akhtar, M. S. Khan, A. Ali, A.Samad,  S.Hussain, S. Fahad, Fahad Khan (2015) Preferential Influence of Wheat Genotypes on the Distribution Pattern and Population Dynamics of Cereal Aphids and Their Natural Enemies in Peshawar Valley.Pakistan J. Zool.47 (1):223-233.
  78. Amanullah, M. Ijaz, KM.Kakar, A. Jan, A. Iqbal, S. Fahad (2015) Impact of tillage systems on growth and yield of Mungbean (Vigna radiata L., Wilczek) varieties under dryland Condition.Pure Appl Biol 4(3): 331-339.
  79. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, S. Saud, S. Hassan, Darakhshan, Y. Chen, N. Deng, F. Khan, C. Wu, W. Wu, F. Shah, B. Ullah,  M. Yousaf, S. Ali, J. Huang (2014) Grain Cadmium and Zinc Concentrations in Maize Influenced by Genotypic Variations and Zinc Fertilization CLEAN - Soil Air Water DOI: 10.1002/clen.201400376
  80. W. Wu , F. Shah, S. Fahad, J. Huang (2014) Rice sheath blight evaluation as affected by fertilization rate and planting density. Australasian Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1007/s13313-014-0338-z
  81. D. Xiong , T. Yu, X. Ling , S. Fahad, S. Peng , Y. Li ,J. Huang (2014) Sufficient leaf transpiration and nonstructural carbohydrates are beneficial for high-temperature tolerance in three rice (Oryza sativa) cultivars and two nitrogen treatments.  Functional Plant Biology. DOI:10.1071/FP14166
  82. S. Fahad , S. Hussain , A. Matloob , F. A.Khan, A. Khaliq , S. Saud, S. Hassan, DarakhShan, F. Khan, N. Ullah, M. Faiq , M. R. Khan, A. K. Tareen,A. Khan, A. Ullah, N. Ullah , J. Huang (2014) Phytohormones and plant responses to salinity stress: a review Plant Growth Regulation. DOI :10.1007/s10725-014-0013-y
  83. S. Hussain, S. Peng, S. Fahad, A. Khaliq, J. Huang , K. Cui , L. Nie (2014) Rice management interventions to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions-a review. Environmental Science and Pollution. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3760-4
  84. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, A. Bano, S. Saud, S. Hassan, DarakhShan, F.A. Khan, F. Khan, Y. Chen, C.Wu, M. A. Tabassum, M.X.Chun, M.Afzal, A.Jan, M.T.Jan, J. Huang (2014) Potential role of phytohormones and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria in abiotic stresses: consequences for changing environment. Environmental Science and Pollution. DOI :10.1007/s11356-014-3754-2
  85. G. Deng, L.J. Liu, X. Y. Zhong, C. Y. Lao, H. Y. Wang, B. Wang, C. Zhu, S. Fahad, D. X. Peng (2014) Comparative proteome analysis of the response of ramie under N, P and K deficiency. Planta 239 (6), 1175-1186
  86. S. Hussain, A. Khaliq, A. Matloob, S. Fahad, A. Tanveer (2014) Interference and economic threshold level of little seed canary grass in wheat under different sowing times. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI : 10.1007/s11356-014-3304-y
  87. S. Fahad, L. Nie, F. A. Khan, Y. Chen, S. Hussain, C. Wu, D. Xiong, W. Jing, S. Saud, F.A. Khan, Y. Li, W. Wu, F. Khan, S. Hassan, A. Manan, A. Jan, J. Huang (2014) Disease resistance in rice and the role of molecular breeding in protecting rice crops against diseases. Biotechnology letters. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-014-1510-9.
  88. S. Fahad, F. A. Khan, N.S.Pandupuspitasari, M. M. Ahmed, Y.C. Liao, M. T. Waheed, M. Sameeullah, Darkhshan, S. Hussain, S. Saud, S. Hassan, A. Jan, M.T. Jan, C. Wu, M. X. Chun,  J. Huang (2014) Recent developments in therapeutic protein expression technologies in plants. Biotechnology letters. DOI:10.1007/s10529-014-1699-7
  89. S. Fahad, S. Hussain, S. Saud, S. Hassan, H. Muhammad, D. Shan, C. Chen, C. Wu, D. Xiong, S.B. Khan, A .Jan, K.Cui , J. Huang (2014) Consequences of narrow crop row spacing and delayed Echinochloa colona and Trianthema portulacastrum emergence for weed growth and crop yield loss in maize. Weed Research. 54: 475–483
  90. F. Shah, L. Nie, K. Cui, T. Shah, W. Wu, C. Chen, L. Zhu, F. Ali, S. Fahad, J. Huang (2014) Rice grain yield and component responses to near 2◦C of warming. Field Crops Research 157: 98-110
  91. S. Saud, X. Li, Y. Chen, L. Zhang, S. Fahad, S. Hussain, A. Sadiq, Y. Chen (2014) Silicon Application Increases Drought Tolerance of Kentucky Bluegrass by Improving Plant Water Relations and Morphophysiological Functions. The Scientific World Journal. DOI:10.1155/2014/368694
  92. W. Wu, X. Wan, F. Shah, S. Fahad, J. Huang (2014) The Role of Antioxidant Enzymes in Adaptive Responses to Sheath Blight Infestation under Different Fertilization Rates and Hill Densities. The Scientific World Journal. DOI:10.1155/2014/502134
  93. H. Liu, H. Saddam, M. Zheng, L. Sun, S. Fahad,  H. Jianliang,  K. Cui, L. Nie (2014) Progress and constraints of dry direct-seeded rice in China. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 12 (2): 465-472
  94. M. T. Ahmad, M. Yousaf, A. N. Shah, M. J. Khan, S. Fahad, B. Ullah, Zahoor, J. U.D. Balouch, M. Iqbal (2014)  Different Level of Fertigation Influences Rose Flowering and Production. Journal of biology and medical sciences. Journal of Biology and Medical Sciences.3:1-4.
  95. R. Ullah, M. Sajid, G. Nabi, H.Ahmad, A. Rab, F. A. Khan, M. Shahab, H.Subthain, S.Fahad and A. Khan (2014) Gibberellic Acid (GA3), an Influential Growth Regulator for Physiological Disorder Control and Protracting the Harvesting Season of Sweet Orange. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 4 (11): 1356-1366
  96. S. U. Baloch, L. Li-jun, M. N. Kandhroo, S. Fahad, S. A. Sabiel, S. K. Baloch, S. A. Badini (2014) Effect of Different Irrigation Schedules on The Growth and Yield Performance of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Varieties Assessment in District Awaran (Balochistan). Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 4 (20): 5-17
  97. F. Khan, S. Khan, S. Fahad, S. Faisal, S. Hussain, S. Ali, A. Ali (2014) Effect of Different Levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorous on the Phenology and Yield of Maize Varieties. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5: 2582-2590
  98. A. Khan, F. Munsif, K. Akhtar, M. Z. Afridi, Zahoor, Z. Ahmad, S. Fahad, R.Ullah, F.A. Khan, M. Din (2014) Response of Fodder Maize to Various Levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorus. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5:2323-2329
  99. N. Baloach, M. Yousaf, S. Fahad, M. Ansar, B. Ullah, W. P. Akhter, S. Hussain (2014) Evaluation of Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) water extract alone and with low doses of herbicide for weed control in wheat. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 3 (6): 354-363
  100. N. Baloach, M. Yousaf, W. P. Akhter, S. Fahad, B. Ullah, G. Qadir, Z. I. Ahmed (2014) Integrated Effect of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria and Humic Acid on Physiomorphic Attributes of Maize. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 3 (6): 549-554
  101. F. khan, S. khan, S. Hussain, S. Fahad, S. Faisal (2014) Different Strategies For Maintaining Carbon Sequestration In Crop Lands. Sci Agri. 2 (2):62-76
  102. M. Yousaf, M. Shaaban, S. A. I. Ali, S. Fahad, M. J. Khan. Y. Wang, A. N. Shah, S. A. I. Sabiel, K. A. Osman (2014) The Effect of Nitrogen Application Rates and Timings of First Irrigation on Wheat Growth and Yield. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research. 4 (2), 645-653
  103. R. ullah, M. Sajid, H. Ahmad, M. Luqman, M. Razaq, G. Nabi, S. Fahad, A.Rab (2014) Association of Gibberellic Acid (GA3) with Fruit Set and Fruit Drop of Sweet Orange. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 4 (2):54-59
  104. S. Saud, C. Yajun, M. Razaq, M. Luqman ,S. Fahad, M. Abdullah, A. Sadiq (2014) Effect of Potash Levels and Row Spacings on Onion Yield. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 3 (16): 118-127
  105. S. Fahad, L. Nie, A.u. Rahman, C. Chen, C. Wu, S. Saud, J. Huang (2013)  Comparative Efficacy of Different Herbicides for Weed Management and Yield Attributes in Wheat. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:1241-1245
  106. L. Nie, S. Fahad, S. Peng, J. Huang, K. Cui (2013) Causes of Soil Sickness Associated with Aerobic Rice Continuous Mono cropping. International journal of Agriculture & Biology. 16, 431–434
  107. S. Fahad, Y. Chen, S. Saud , K. Wang , D. Xiong , C. Chen , C.Wu , F. Shah , L. Nie, J. Huang (2013) Ultraviolet radiation effect on photosynthetic pigments, biochemical attributes, antioxidant enzyme activity and hormonal contents of wheat. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 11: (3 and 4), 1 6 3 5 - 1 6 4 1
  108. S. Saud, C. Yajun, B. Long, S. Fahad, A. Sadiq (2013) The different impact on the growth of cool season turf grass under the various conditions on salinity and draught stress. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research (IJASR). 3 (4): 77-83
  109. S. Saud, C.Yajun, S. Fahad, M. Abdullah,  M. M. Ajmal , A.sadiq (2013) Study of Nursery Business in Harbin Region. J Bio Agri Health care 3(13);121-129.
  110. S. Fahad, A. Bano (2012) Effect of salicylic acid on physiological and biochemical characterization of maize grown in saline area.  Pak. J. Bot. 44 (4): 1433-1438
  111. S. Fahad, A. Bano (2012) Ethnobotanical and physiological studies of some endangered plant species collected from two different altitudes in Gilgit Baltistan. Pak J Bot. 10: 165-170
  112. S. Saud, C. Yajun, S. Fahad, M. Abdullah,  MM. Ajmal, A. sadiq (2013) Study of Nursery Business in Harbin Region. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare.3(13):121-129
  113. H. J. Chaudhary, A. Zeb, A. Bano, F. Rasul, M. F. H. Munis, S. Fahad, W. Naseem (2012) Antimicrobial activities of Sapium sebiferum L. belonging to family Euphorbiaceae.  Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5 (24): 5916-5919
  114. H. J. Chaudhary, W. Shahid, A. Bano, F. Ullah, F. Munis, S. Fahad, I. Ahmad (2012) In vitro analysis of Cupressus sempervirens L. plant extracts antibaterial activity. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 6 (2): 273-276
  115. H. Yasmin, A. Bano, Samiullah, R. Naz, U .Farooq, A. Nosheen, S. Fahad (2012) Growth promotion by P-solubilizing, siderophore and bacteriocin producing rhizobacteria in Zea mays L. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 6(3):553-559
  116. H. Badshah, R. A.Qureshi, J. Khan, F. Ullah, S. Fahad, F. Ullah, A. M. Khan, I. Hussain, N. Khan (2012) Pharmacological screening of Morchella esculenta (L.) Pers., Calvatia gigantea (Batsch ex Pers.) Lloyd and Astraeus hygrometricus Pers., mushroom collected from South Waziristan (FATA.). Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 6 (10): 1853-1859

Books Published

  1. Rice - Technology and Production book edited by Amanullah and S. Fahad (ISBN 978-953-51-3030-7
  1. S. Fahad, A. Bano, S. Saud. (2012) A book on salicylic acid effect on maize grown in saline area. Lambert Academic publishing. 


Book Chapters Published

  1. Amanullah, S. Fahad, S.Anwar, S.K.Baloch, S.Saud, H. Alharby, F. Alghabari, M. Z. Ihsan (2017) [Rice Crop Responses to Global Warming: An Overview] Rice - Technology and Production [Amanullah and S. Fahad (ed.)][1-10] ISBN 978-953-51-3030-7
  2. S. Fahad, L. Nie, Y. Chen, C.Wu, D. Xiong , S. Saud, L. Hongyan, K.Cui, J.Huang(2015)Crop Plant Hormones and Environmental Stress.             Sustainable Agriculture Reviews.15: 371-400
  1. Environmental issues in fertilizer industry. Publishers Studium Press LLC, USA
    1. Austin Food Sciences (
    2. Advances in Crop Science and Technology (
    3. Annals of Agricultural & Crop Sciences (
    4. Journal of Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology
  1. S. Fahad, L. Nie, S. Hussain, F. Khan, F. A. Khan, S. Saud, H. Muhammad, L. Li, X. Liu, A. Tabassum, C. Wu, D. Xiong , K. Cui , J. Huang (2015) IPM management in rice. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews. 16:85-106 pages ISBN: 978-3-319-16987-3

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  1. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences