Department of Agronomy

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Akmal
Chairman / Professor
Phone:
+ 92 919218597, + 92 91 9216572-9 Ext. 3015
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+ 92 91 9216520
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Website:
www.aup.edu.pk
Mailing Address:
Department of Agronomy, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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About Chairman:
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Akmal
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Education:
PhD in Agriculture Science, University Bonn, Germany
M.S Agriculture Science, University Bonn, Germany
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Yes
Area of Specialization:
Crop growth and productivity responses to resources management i.e. water, light and nutrients
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching, research and students counselling of both graduate and post-graduates levels.
Coordinate Higher Education Commission and AUP for PhD students progress reports and financial affairs as Focal Person HEC Counselling postgraduate students’ in Board of Studies for thesis, Dissertations and manuscripts presentation etc. as Additional Director Advanced Studies and Research.
Postgraduate admissions and related matters as additional Director Advanced Studies and research.
Research Projects:
Projects in Progress:
  • In progress a project funded by Higher Education Commission on ‘Corn yield improvement through nutrient and resource capturing in NWFP’ (2007- 2010).
Completed Projects:
  • Complete a research project funded under OSPCS-IUCN program of PE&DD Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the title “Demonstration of production technology of summer grass-legumes mixture at Mansehra and Chitral (1999-2000).
  • Complete research project funded by OSPCS-IUCN program of PE&D Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the title “Sustainable yield increase of cereal through production management” in Hazara Division (2000-2001).
  • Complete independent research project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation, Peshawar under the subject “Action Research in rainfed Agriculture’ in D.I. Khan” (2001-2002).
  • Complete a project funded by the Pakistan Science Foundation under the title ‘Evaluation of morphological and physiological plant traits adopting as forage under stresses’. Final report has bee evaluated and accepted (2001-2004).
  • Complete a project funded by Higher Education Commission on ‘On farm water budget evaluation of forage under cultivation in the region’ (2003-2005).
  • Complete a project on varieties screening and evaluation under drought stress in Rod Kohi area, funded by Swiss Development Cooperation-Inter cooperation (PLI) 2004-2005.
  • Complete a project funded by Higher Education Commission on ‘Potential species identification and evaluation as efficient resource capture and utilization for forge in remote sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’. Final report submitted and approved (2004-2007).
  • Complete a project funded by Higher Education Commission on ‘Radiation interception and use efficiency of spring and summer maize under N applications and plant population’. Final report submitted and approved (2005-2006).
  • Complete a project funded by Higher Education Commission on ‘Computer Lab establishment for graduate and post graduate students in Agronomy’’ (2007-2009).
Awards/Honors/Recognitions:
Productive Scientist 2005 awarded with cash prize by The Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of Pakistan.
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