Name : Dr. Durrishahwar (PBG)
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Agriculture
Qualification(s) : Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics
Qualification(s) : Post-Doc The University of Melbourne Australia
Qualification(s) : B.Sc. (Hons)/ M.Sc (Hons) Plant Breeding and Genetics
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  1. Nisar Ahmad, Palwasha Khan, Abdullah Khan, Maliha Usman, Mohammad Ali, Hina Fazal, Durrishahwar, Muhammad Nazir Uddin, Christophe Hano and Bilal Haider Abbasi. 2022. Elicitation of Submerged Adventitious Root Cultures of Stevia rebaudiana with Cuscuta reflexa for Production of Biomass and Secondary Metabolites. Molecules, 27(14): 1-17.
  2. Kashan Ahmad, Zia-ud Din, Hidayat Ullah, Qin Ouyang, Sumayya Rani, Ibadullah Jan, Mukhtar Alam, Ziaur Rahman, Tariq Kamal, Saqib Ali, Sheraz Ahmad Khan, Durri Shahwar, Farhana Gul, Muhammad Ibrahim and Taufiq Nawaz . 2022. Preperation and Characterization of Bio-based Nanocomposites Packaging Films reinforced with cellulose Nanofibers from Unripe Banana Peels. Starch, 74(5-6).    
  3. Aftab Alam , Muhammad Tariq, Ikram Ul Haq, Jawad Ali , Muhammad Adnan , Shah Fahad, Manzoor Ahmad , Muhammad Romman , Muhammad Hamzah Saleem, Shakeel Ahmad , Farhana Gul , Durrishahwar , Fazli Subhan, Fazli Wahid , Inyat-ur Rahman and Ghulam Yasin. 2022. Co-application of Phosphorus and Sulfur Improve Yield, Quality, and Nutrients Uptake in Nicotiana tabaccum. The Philippine Agricultural Scientist. 105 (1), 61-68.
  4. Kashif Zahid, Farhan Ali, Farooq Shah, Muhammad Younas, Waseem Hassan, Durrishahwar, Tariq Shah, Zahoor Ahmad, Yanli Lu, Chao Qi, Amjad Iqbal, Wei Wu. 2016.  Response and tolerance mechanism of cotton Gossypium hirsutum L. to elevated temperature stress: A review. Frontiers in Plant Science.
  5. Hidayat Ullah, Wasif Ullah Khan, Mukhtar Alam, Iftikhar Hussain Khalil, Kedar N. Adhikari, Durrishahwar, Yousaf Jamal, Ibadullah Jan, and Muhammad Adnan. 2016. Assessment of G × E interaction and heritability for simplification of selection in spring wheat genotypes. Can. J. Plant Sci. 96: 1021–1025.
  6. M. Noor, Durrishahwar, H. Rahman, H. Ullah, M. Iqbal, F. Ali, I.A. Shah and I. Ullah. 2013. Change in heritability estimates due to half-sib family selection in the maize variety Pahari. Genteics & Molecular Research 12 (2): 1872-81.
  7. S.A. Jadoon, H. Ullah, F. Mohammad, I.H. Khalil, M. Alam, Durrishahwar, M.F.A. Malik and Y. Jamal. 2013. Impact of forage clipping treatments on performance of winter wheat. Genetics and Molecular Reseach 12 (4):5283-5288
  8. Durrishahwar, M. Noor, H. Rahman, I. Ullah, I.A. Shah F. Ali, S.M.A. Shah and N. Mehmood. 2012. Characterization of Sorghum germplasm for various morphological and fodder yield parameters. African Journal of Biotechnology. 11(56): 11952-11959.
  9. Hidayat Ullah, Iftikhar Hussain Khalil, Durrishahwar, Iltafullah, Ibni Amin Khalil, Muhammad Fayaz, Jianbing Yan, Farhan Ali. 2012. Selecting high yielding and stable mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) genotypes usinf GGE biplot technique. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 92(5): 951-960.

10. Farhan Ali, Irfan Ahmed Shah,Hidayat ur Rahman, Mohammad Noor, Muhammad Yasir Khan,  Ihteram Ullah, Durrishahwar and Jianbing Yan. 2012. Heterosis for yield and agronomic attributes in diverse maize germplasm. AJCS 6(3)455-462.

11. Farhan Ali, Ali, Mareeya Muneer, Jie Xu, Durrishahwar, Hidayat ur Rahman, Yanli Lu, Waseem Hassan, Hidayat Ullah, Muhammad Noor, Iltaf Ullah, Jianbing Yan. 2012. Accumulation of desirable alleles for southern leaf blight (SLB) in maize (Zea mays L.) under the epiphytotic of Helminthosporium maydis. AJCS 6(8):1283-1289.

12. Hidayatullah, Iftikhar Hussain Khalil, Iltafullah, Hayat Badshah, Durrishahwar and David A Lightfoot. 2011. Location effect on heritability estimates of yield traits in mungbean derived from F2 populations. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(83): 19309- 19317.

13. Farhan Ali, Mareeya Muneer, Hidayat ur Rahman, Muhammad Noor, Durrishahwar, Jianbing Yan, Sabina Shaukat. 2011. Heritability estimates for yield and related traits based on testcross progeny performance of resistance maize inbred lines. Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment. 9 (4): 438-443.

14. Waqar Ali, Iqbal Munir, Mian Afaq Ahmad, Wisal Muhammad, Nisar Ahmed, Durrishahwar, Shahid Ali and Zahoor A. Swati. 2007. Molecular characterization of some local and exotic Brassica juncea germplasm. African Journal of Biotechnology. 6(14): 1634-1638.


  1. Riaz Alam, Muhammad Sajid and Durrishahwar. 2022. Influence of IBA Concentrations on the rooting Response of Olive Cultivars in Air-Layering. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 38(1): 238-248.
  2. Muhammad Ather Nadeem, Bilal Ahmad Khan, Sadia Afzal, Ahsan Aziz, Rizwan Maqbool, Muhammad Mohsin Amin , Amir Aziz, Amjed Ali, Muhammad Adnan , Durrishahwar. 2020. Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res., 26(3): 367-379.
  3. Alia, Amjad Khan, Iftikhar Hussain Khalil, Fayaz Ahmad, Mohammad Noor and Durrishahwar. 2016. Heretibility and correlation for yield attributes in sunflower. Pure and Applied Biology. 5(3): 588-593.
  4. Alia, Iftikhar Hussain Khalil, Syed Mehar Ali Shah, Durrishahwar and Mohammad Noor. 2016. Grouping rice genotypes in different clusters based on their similarity index. Pure and Applied Biology. 5 (3):386-391.
  5. Khalil, I.A., H. Rahman, Nasir Saeed, Durrishahwar, I. Nawaz, F. Ali, N. Khan and M. Sajjad. 2010. Combining ability in maize single cross hybrids for grain yield: a graphical analysis. Sarhad J. Agri. 26 (3):333-379.
  6. Noor, M., H. Rahman, Durrishahwar, M. Iqbal and Ihteramullah. 2010. Evaluation of Half-sib families in maize for maturity and yield attributes. Sarhad J. Agri. 26 (3):545-549.
  7. Rahman, H., Durrishahwar, S. Ali, F. Iftikhar, I.H. Khalil and S. M. A. Shah. 2010. Stability Analysis of Maize hybrids across North West Pakistan. Pak J. Botany 42 (2) 1089-1093.
  8. Rahman, H., I. Nawaz, S.M.A. Shah, Durrishahwar, I. A. Khalil, M.Iqbal, M. Sohail and M.Y. Khan. 2009. Evaluation of testcrosses derived from maize variety Azam for yield and yield associated traits. Sarhad J. Agri. 25 (2): 197-201.
  9. Shah, S.M.A., Farhatullah, H. Rahman, Attaullah, Durrishahwar, M.Y.Khan. M. Sohail and Noor. M. Khan. 2008. Acclimatization of Burley Tobacco germplasm under agro-ecological conditions of Swat valley. Sarhad J. Agri. 25 (1): 31-36.
  10. Shah, S.M.A., H. Rahman, Z. Iqbal, F. M. Abbassi, Durrishahwar, A. Ali, M.Y.Khan. and D. Jan. 2008. Genotypic evaluation of sugarcane genotypes for ratooning ability.  Sarhad J. Agri. 24 (4): 613-618.
  11. Rahman, H., S.M.A.Shah, Durrishahwar, I. Nawaz, I. A. Khalil and M.Iqbal. 2008. Evaluation of testcrosses of S1 lines for morphological and maturity traits in maize. Sarhad J. Agri. 24 (4): 619-623.
  12. Durrishahwar, H. Rahman, S.M.A. Shah, I. A. Khalil and F. Ali. 2008. Recurrent selection for yield and yield associated traits under leaf blight (Helminthosporium Maydis) stress in maize. Sarhad J. Agri. 24 (4): 599-606.
  13. Rahman, H., N.Islam, I.H.Khalil, Durrishahwar and A.Rafi. 2007. Multiple Trait Selection in a maize population derived from maize variety Dehqan. Sarhad J. Agri. 23(3): 637-640.
  14. Rahman, H., N.Islam, I.H.Khalil, Durrishahwar and A.Rafi. 2007. Comparison of original and selected maize populations for grain yield traits. Sarhad J. Agri. 23(3): 641-644.
  15. Habib, R., M. M. Shah, I. Munir, Z. A. Swati A. Farooqi, Durrishahwar, W. Ali and M. Ali. 2006. Assessment of genetic variability in synthetic hexaploid wheat conferring resistance against Fusarium Head Blight. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 9 (15): 2802-2807.
  16. Durrishahwar, H. Rahman, I. H. Khalil, A. Farooqi and R. Habib. 2006. Magnitude of heterosis for morphological and yield traits in sunflower. Pak. J. Pl. Sci., 12 (1): 55-64.
  1. Rahman, H. and Durrishahwar. Reaction of two maize populations to S1 line recurrent selection under leaf blight stress. Proceedings 13th Congress Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, June 19-25, 2010, Rome (Italy) PP 505.

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