Department of Agronomy

Dr. Asim Muhammad
Assistant Professor
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Department of Agronomy, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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PhD & Post Doc
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Area of Specialization:
Plant Nutrition, Stress Physiology, Seed Technology
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching and Research.
1. Teaching graduate, post graduate and PhD courses
2. Supervision of graduate, post graduate and PhD student’s research/theses
Research Projects:
Research Projects completed in Pakistan as P.I.
  • To Screen Out and Evaluate well Adopted and high Yielded Genotypes of Textile Cotton, (Gossypium hirsutum L.) through Induction of Mutation by Cobalt Source of Radiation in the Environment of Bannu (2013-2014). Funded by DOST.
  • Production of biodiesel from seeds of jatropha plant (2013-2014). Funded by DOST.
Research Projects completed in China
  • Effect of salt stress on growth dynamics in various seed sizes of soybeans
  • Salinity indudced changes in cell membrane injury, leaf water content, proline and lipid peroxidation
  • Effects of salt stress on chlorophyll, photosynthetic ability and leaf quality indicators in various seed sizes of soybean
  • Impact of saline water stress on nutrient uptake of different seed sizes in soybean
  • Effect of salinity on antioxidant responses of Soybean varieties
  • Leaf area dynamics and light capturing capacity of small and large seeded soybeans
  • Root growth and development under salt stress
  • Biomolecular changes during soybean Seed germination after soaking
  • Soybean Vigour and Viability under Cold stress
  • Oligosacchrides changes during soybean seed germination
• HEC approved PhD supervisor since 2011.
• Post Doctoral Merit Fellowship, Third world Academy of Sciences, Italy 2011-12.
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