Department of Weed Science & Botany

Dr. Haroon Khan
Associate Professor
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Department of Weed Science & Botany, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
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PhD (Agriculture/Invasive Weed Management)
The University of Agriculture, Peshawar-Pakistan & The University of Queensland, Brisbane-Australia
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Area of Specialization:
Weed Ecology, Invasive Weeds Management & Climate Change
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching, Research, Outreach & Administration
Research Projects:
Principal Investigator:
  • Establishment and Strengthening of Climate Change Center at The University of Agriculture, Peshawar KPK, (Worth Rs. 16.80 M).
Co-Principal Investigator:
  • The long-term effects of tillage, nutrients and weed management on sugar beet yield and weed seed bank (Higher Education Commission Islamabad, Rs. 2.2 Million).
  • Conservation and Cultivation of Medicinal Plants at high altitude of Pakistan (ALP/PARC Rs.4.8 M).
  • Pathways to Strengthening Capabilities for Climate Smart Agriculture in Pakistan-(CBA2019-07SY-Khan) Funded by: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research- Japan (Project Award: USD 50,102).
  • Developing Climate Risk Profile of selected districts in KPK Province- Funding agency: FAO Pakistan. (Project Award: Rs. 4.927 Million)
HEC Travel Grant for 2nd Inter. Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering and Life Science Conference, Japan (20-22 July, 2015).

HEC Travel Grant for the Ecology 17 Inter. Conference on Ecology, Ecosystem & Climate Changeā€ Istanbul, Turkey (February 17-18, 2017).

HEC Travel Grant for the 2nd Inter. Conference on Climate Change Colombo, Sri Lanka (15-16th February 2018).

Professional Societies Membership:
  • Weed Science Society of Pakistan (Life Membership)
  • Italo-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine (Life Membership)
  • The Pakistan Botanical Society
  • The International Society for Agricultural Metrology
  • National Academy of Young Scientists Pakistan
  • Citizens Commission on Human Rights International USA
  • Asian Apicultural Association
  • Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
  • Moringa for life: Society for creating awareness about Moringa
  • Saudi Arabian Water Environment Association
  • Fellow, The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Academy-ICIMOD.
  • Member, Technical Committee on Mitigation regarding revision of Pakistan NDCs-Ministry of Energy, Islamabad.
  • Member, Syndicate, University of Agriculture, Peshawar (UAP) ( 2014-2015)
  • Coordinator Learning Management System, Department of Weed Science & Botany, UAP
  • President Blood Donors Society, UAP-Peshawar (2003-04)
  • Member Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) National Cost of Production Committee (2011-2013)
  • Member, PTB Research Coordination Committee Since, 2010
  • Resource Person Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Peshawar
  • Resource Person UNDP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Focal person Quality Assurance Department, UAP
  • Coordinator, Expert Group on Adaptation Planning in Climate change-UAP
  • Focal Person, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) KPK
  • Member, Institutional Disciplinary Committee, UAP
  • Member Student Grievances Settlement Committee, UAP
  • Member Ethics Committee, UAP
  • Member admission committee, UAP
  • Member University Convocation Committee, UAP
  • Member students tour committee, UAP
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