Institute of Soil Chemistry & Environmental Sciences, Kala Shah Kaku

Soil Chemistry Section, Faisalabad

  1. Majeed, A., S. M. Mehdi, A. Niaz, A. Mahmood, E. U. Haq, N. Ahmad, S. Javid, A. Mehmood. 2018. Influence of P-enriched compost application on economics and P use efficiency of a maize–wheat rotation system. The Crop Journal, 6 (6): 651-658. 
  2. Niaz, A., S. Sultana, A. Majeed, A. Aslam, A. Wakeel, E. U. Haq, M. Aftab, F. Rasheed, A. Muhmood, A. Naz, A. Kalsoom, A. M. Ranjha, R. Ullah and N. Ahmed. 2018. Boron Concentration in Irrigation Water Used for Wheat-Cotton Cropping System in Alkaline Calcareous Soils of Southern Punjab. Science Letters, 6 (1): 6-12.
  3. Muhmood, A., A. Majeed, A. Niaz, A. H. Shah, S. S. H. Shah and M. O. Shahid. 2018. Evaluation of Anaerobic Digestate Potential as Organic Fertilizer in Improving Wheat Production and Soil Properties. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 24(1): 1-10. 
  4. Akhtar, N., A. Hussain, A. Riaz and M. Aftab. 2018. Bioremediation of Heavy Metal stress by Rhizobium Chickpea Symbiosis. J. Agric.Res., 56 (1): 27-34.
  5. Majeed, A., A. Niaz, A. Muhmood, Z. A. Ahmad, M. Ilyas and A. Wakeel. 2017. Nitrogen use efficiency, water saving and yield of rice transplanting on raised bed over traditional flat method. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 40(3):307-314.
  6. Munir H. Zia, Michael J. Watts, A. Niaz, Daniel R. S. Middleton and Alexander W. Kim. 2017. Health risk assessment of potentially harmful elements and dietary minerals from vegetables irrigated with untreated wastewater, Pakistan Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 39(4):707-728.
  7. Shah, S. S. H., S.H.H. Shah, M. Arshad, S.Javid, A.Majeed, A.Nawaz, A.Muhmood and Z.A.Ahmed. 2017. Effect of Moisture Regimes and sowing methods on wheat-maize yield and soil characteristics. African-Asian Jr. of Rural Development, 50 (2): 47-73.
  8. Sultana, S., A. Niaz, Z.A. Ahmed, S. A. Anwer, M. A. Anjum and M. Ilyas. 2017. Effect of boron application on growth, yield and quality of bitter gourd . Science Letters , 5(1):1-7. 
  9. Ahmad, M., M. Jamil, Z. Ahmad, M. A. Kharal, A. Niaz, M. Iqbal, M. F. Z. Akhtar and M. Latif. 2016. Improving the productivity of Bt cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) through integrated plant nutrient management. Science Letters, 4(1): 44-50. 
  10. Nawaz, A., A. Niaz, M. Ilyas, S.S. H. Shah, M. R. Asi and Z. A. Ahmad. 2016. Determination and extraction of acetamiprid residues in fruits and vegetables. International Journal of Food and Allied Sciences, 1(2): 63-66.
  11. Bibi, F., I. Saleem, S. Ehsan, A. Niaz and Z. A. Ahmed. 2016. Assessing efficiency and economics of different fertilizers of phosphorus in alkaline calcareous soil for wheat crop. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture , 10 (2) pp. AJEA.20455.
  12. Saleem, I., S. Javid, F. Bibi, S. Ehsan, A. Niaz and Z. A. Ahmad. 2016. Bio-fortification of maize grain with zinc and iron by using fertilizing approach . Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International, 7(4): 1-6.
  13. Majeed, A., M. A. Haq, Abid Niaz, J. Akhtar, Z. A. Ahmad, A. Muhmood, M. A. Anjum and S. S. H. Shah. 2016. Gas exchange traits and biplot analysis method can be used as screening criteria for salt tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars, American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 11(2): 1-11.
  14. Muhmood, A., A. Majeed, A. Niaz, S. Javid, S. S. H. Shah and A. H. Shah. 2015. Nutrients uptake and the yield of okra and carrot in response to bio-slurry and inorganic N fertilizers. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 7(5): 297-305.
  15. Sultana, S., A. Muhmood, S. S. H. Shah, I. Saleem, A. Niaz, Z. A.  Ahmed and A. Wakeel. 2015. Boron uptake, yield and quality of carrot (Daucus carota L.) in response to boron application. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 8(5): 1-5.
  16. Javid, S., A. Majeed, R. A. Sial, Z. A. Ahmad, A.Niaz and A. Muhmood. 2015. Effect of phosphorus fertigation on grain yield and phosphorus use efficiency by maize (Zea mays L.). Journal Agriculture Research, 53(1): 37-47.
  17. Shah, S. S. H., S. B. Ahmad, S. H. H. Shah, A. Muhmood, A. Nawaz, A. Niaz, A. Wakeel and A. Majeed. 2015. Mulching effects on water productivity, maize yield and soil properties in bed and flat sowing methods, International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 8(1): 1-7.
  18. Saleem, I., S. Javid, S. Ehsan, A. Niaz, F. Bibi and Z. A. Ahmed. 2015. Improvement of wheat grain zinc and zinc daily intake by bio-fortification with zinc. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 8(5): 1-6.
  19. Majeed, A., A. Muhmood, A. Niaz, S. Javid, Z. A. Ahmad, S. S. H. Shah and A. H. Shah. 2015. Bed planting of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) improves nitrogen use efficiency and grain yield compared to flat planting, The Crop Journal, 3: 118-124. 
  20. Muhmood, A., A. Majeed, S. Javid, A. Niaz, T. Majeed and S. S. H. Shah. 2015. Health Risk Assessment from Wastewater Irrigated Vegetables. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 15 (7): 1424-1434.
  21. Ehsan, S., A. Niaz, I. Saleem and K. Mehmood. 2014. Substitution of Major Nutrient Requirement of Rice-Wheat Cropping System through Sesbania Green Manuring.Sci. Agri., 8 (3): 99-102.
  22. Muhmood, A., S. Javid, A. Niaz, A. Majeed, T. Majeed and M. Anwar. 2014. Effect of boron on seed germination, seedling vigor and wheat yield. Soil & Environ., 33(1): 17–22.
  23. Saleem, I., S. Javaid, S. Ehsan, F. Habib and T. Majeed. 2014. Comparison of chelated zinc vs. mineral zinc on the yield of rice applied through soil and foliar application. International Journal of Agronomy Agricultural Research, 4(3): 28-33.
  24. Ehsan, S., S. Javed, I. Saleem and A.Niaz. 2014. Effect of humic acid on micronutrient availability and grain yield of wheat (triticum aestivum L.). International Journal of Agronomy Agricultural Research, 4(4):28-33.
  25. Majeed, A., S. Javid, Z. A. Ahmad, A.  Muhmood and A. Niaz. 2014. Fertigation helps in increasing phosphorus use efficiency of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) compared to conventional method Pak. J. Agri. Sci., 51(3): 587-593. 
  26. Muhmood A.  S. Javid, Z.A. Ahmad, A. Majeed and R.A. Rafique. 2014. Integrated use of bioslurry and chemical fertilizers for vegetable production. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., 51(3): 565-570.
  27. Niaz, A., W. Ahmad, M. H. Zia and S. S. Malhi. 2013. Relationship of soil extractable and fertilizer boron to some soil properties, crop yields, and total boron in cotton and wheat plants on selected soils of Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36 (3): 343-356.
  28. Khan, A., S. Javid, A. Muhmood, T. Mjeed, A. Niaz and A. Majeed. 2013. Heavy metal status of soil and vegetables grown on peri-urban area of Lahore district. Soil Environ., 32(1): 49-54.
  29. Shehzad, M. A., M. Maqsood, M.A. Haq and Abid Niaz. 2012. Efficacy of various herbicides against weeds in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). African Journal of Biotechnology, 11 (4), pp. 791-799. 
  30. Kalsom, A., A. Kareem, A. Aslam, A. Niaz, N. Mukhtar, A. Sattar, R. Naz, A. Naz, F. Rasheed, A. Rasheed, S. Sultana, M. Aftab and E. U. Haq. 2020. Influence of wastewater irrigation on soil chemical properties and buildup of heavy metals in soil. International journal of environmental quality. 37: 23-30. DOI: 10.6092/issn.2281-4485/9859 
  31. Niaz, A., W. Ahmad, M. H. Zia and A. M. Ranjha. 2011. Relative efficiency of different extractants for available boron estimation in alkaline calcareous soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 42 (16).1934-1944.
  32. Hannan, A., M. Ahmad, A. Niaz, L. Ali and T. Waheed. 2010. Ground water quality characterization and its correlation with wheat yield. Soil & Environ., 29(2): 172-176.

Pesticides Quality Control Laboratory, Kala Shah Kaku

  1. Khalid,Saira., H.N.Asghar, M.J.Akhtar and A.Aslam, 2015. Biofortification of iron in chickpeas by plant growth promoting rhizobaceria. PAKIS.J.Botany, 47(3): 1191-1194.
  2. Farooq,M.R., M. Jamil, K. Mehmood, S.A. Shahid and M. Arshad. 2001. Nutrientional distribution in soil of district Bahawalpur. J. Pure & Applied Sci. 20 (2): 93-102. 
  3. Ahmad, I., M.R.Farooq , Q. Yousaf and S.A.H.Shah. 2001. Quantitative and Qualitative response of wheat to NP levels and seed rates. Pak. j. Bio.Sci. 4 (4): 394-396.
  4. Ahmad, I., M.R.Farooq  and Q. Yousaf. 2001. Phosphorus and planting techniques dynamic in mungbean. Pak. j. Bio.Sci. 4 (12): 418-419.
  5. Akhatar, M., M.S. Cheema, M. Jamil, M.R.Farooq and M.Aslam. 2002. Effect of plant density on four short statured cotton varieties. Asian. J. Plant Sci. 1(6): 944-945.
  6. Akhatar, M., M.S. Cheema, M. Jamil, S.A. Shahid, M.R.Farooq and  M.I.Shahid. 2002. Effect of time of sowing on some important characters of six cotton genotypes. J. Anamil and Plant Sci. 12 (3): 90-92.
  7. Maqsood, T., J. Akhtar, M.R. Farooq, M.A.Haq and Z.A Saqib. 2008. Biological Attributes of salt tolerant and salt sensitive maize cultivars to salinity and potassium nutrition. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 45(1): 1-4.
  8. Farooq,M.R.,  M.A.Haq,  J. Akhtar, M.A. Randhawa and Maqsood, T. 2008. Comparative response of wheat genotypes to brackish  water at seedling stage. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 45(4): 439-441. 
  9. Saqib, Z.A., J. Akhtar,M.R. Farooq, M.A.Haq and Ilays Ahmad. 2011. ICID 21st International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, 15-23 October 2011, Tehran, Iran.
  10. Farooq, M.R., J. Akhtar,M.I.Shahid and M. Safdar. 2017. Effect of brackish water on soil degradation and performance of salt tolarance wheat and maize genotypes. Bangladesh. J. Agri. Res. 42(4): 993-705.
  11. S.A.Anwar, M.A.Avais, N.Ahmed, K.M.Bhatti and A.Khan 1999.Influence of Effective Micro Organisms and Diazotroph on Rice and Wheat yields and protein content.Intl. J.Agri & Biology 1:103-105.
  12. Nisar.A , M.A.Avais, K.M.Bhatti and S.A.Anwar(2000).Response of Potato(Solanum tubersum) to seed and foliar applications of Iron and Manganese, Pak.J.Agri.Sci.37;158-160.
  13. N.Ahmed, M.Saqib,M.A.Avais, K.M.Bhatti and S.A.Anwar,2001.Comparison of Organic and Inorganic source of N for Wheat and Rice production,J.Biological Sci.5;319-320.
  14. A.Khan, Mumtaz Ahmed,  M.A.Avais, and S.Gill,2004.Relationship of Soil texture and Organic matter with available Potassium and saturation % age of soil.Pak.J.Soil.Sci.21(1-2);67-74.
  15. M.A.Avais, A.R.Khan, S.Siddiq and Ahmad Raza ,2011.An insight into prominent Soil characters of Sargodha areas for the establishment of healthy Citrus Orchards.JAR.49(1);27-35.
  16. H.B.Ahmad, M.A.Amin, I.Hussain, C.M.Rafiq,M.Naveed, M.A.Avais and M.Shafiq,2014.Effect of different  sowing Dates on yield contributing Traits of Mash bean.I.JAAR,5(6);42-48.
  17. M.A.Avais, N.Ahmed, M.Rafiq,M.Shafiq,M.Mushtaq,M.A.Zahid and Z.Ahmad,2017.Effectiveness of bacterial inoculation for imporing grain yield and quality of Chickpea.Soil Environ.36(2)224-230.
  18. M.A.Avais, G.Qadir, K.Ahmad, M.Ilyas, A.I.Saqib,I.A.Warraich, M.Q.Nawaz, M.Sarfraz and M.Anwar, 2018.Role of Organic and Inorganic amendments in ameliorating the effects of brackish water for raya-sunflower production Intl. J.Biosci.12(6) ;117-122.
  19. Zia-Ul-Haq, Muhammad, Abdul Khaliq, Qiang Sheng, Amar Matloob, Saddam Hussain, Saba Fatima, and Zeshan Aslam. "Weed growth, herbicide efficacy, and rice productivity in dry seeded paddy field under different wheat stubble management methods." Journal of Integrative Agriculture 18, no. 4 (2019): 907-926.
  20. Aon, Muhammad, Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Asif Naeem, Muhammad Zafar-ul-Hye, Shahid Hussain, Mubshar Hussain, and Zeshan Aslam. "Peanut-Waste Biochar and Buffalo Manure Decreased Nitrogen and Phosphorus Requirement of Maize Grown in an Alkaline Calcareous Soil." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGY 20, no. 12 (2018): 2661-2668
  21. Aslam, Zeshan, Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Naveed, Muhammad Shahid, and Muhammad Aon. "Evaluation of Green Waste and Popular Twigs Biochar Produced at Low and High Pyrolytic Temperature for Efficient Removal of Metals from Water." Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 228, no. 11 (2017): 432.
  22. Aslam, Zeshan, Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Naveed, and Muhammad Shahid. "Evaluation of Green Waste and Popular Twigs Biochar Produced at Different Pyrolysis Temperatures for Remediation of Heavy Metals Contaminated Soil." Int. J. Agric. Biol 19, no. 6 (2017): 1427-1436.
  23. Hamdani, Syed Adil Fawad, Muhammad Aon, Liaqat Ali, Zeshan Aslam, Muhammad Khalid, and Muhammad Naveed. "Application of Dalbergia sissoo biochar enhanced wheat growth, yield and nutrient recovery under reduced fertilizer doses in calcareous soil." Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 54, no. 1 (2017).
  24. Aslam, Zeeshan, Muhammad Khalid, and Muhammad Aon. "Impact of biochar on soil physical properties." Scholarly Journal of Agricultural Science 4, no. 5 (2014): 280-284.

Pesticides Quality Control Laboratory, Faisalabad

  1. Naila Abbas, Sajjad Haider, Tanvir Shahzad, Faisal Mahmood, Farrukh Azeem, Farhat Abbas, Sarfraz Hussain, Sabir Hussain 2018. Spatial distribution of isoproturon dissipation in varying agricultural lands and characterization of an isoproturon degrading bacterial strain Sphingobium sp. S29. International Journal for Agriculture and Biology (IJAB). DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0946 (impact factor. 0.802)
  2. Sarfraz Hussain, Carol J. Hartley, Madhura Shettigar and Gunjan Pandey 2016. Bacterial biodegradation of neonicotinoid pesticides in soil and water systems. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 363. Oxford University, U.K. (impact factor. 1.994)
  3. M Javaid Ahmad, M.Arif, Sarfraz Hussain, Z. Chishti, G Yaseen, S.Nawaz, SRiaz. 2014. Use of marginal Quality Water as Alternate source of irrigation for wheat producionin salt affected soils. International water technology journal. 4;3 (impact factor, 0.98)
  4. Zia Chishti, Sarfraz Hussain, Khaliq R. Arshad, Azeem Khalid, Muhammad Arshad (2012). Microbial degradation of chlorpyrifos in liquid media and soil. Journal of Environmental Management. 114: 372-380. U.S.A. (impact factor.4.865)
  5. Sarfraz Hussain, Tariq Siddique, Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Arshad, and Azeem Khalid. 2009. Impact of Pesticides on Soil Microbial Diversity, Enzymes, and Biochemical Reactions. Advances in Agronomy, 102. pp. 158-198. U.S.A. (impact factor. 3.600)
  6. Sarfraz Hussain, Tariq Siddique, Muhammad Arshad and Muhammad Saleem. 2009. Bioremediation and phytoremediation of pesticides; Recent advances. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science & Technology. 39:10,843- 907. U.S.A. (impact factor. 5.980)
  7. Sarfraz Hussain, Muhammad Arshad, Baby Shaharoona, Muhammad Saleem and Azeem Khalid. 2009. Concentration dependent growth/non-growth linked kinetics of endosulfan biodegradation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 25:853–858. Netherlands. (impact factor. 2.652)
  8. Muhammad Arshad, Sarfraz Hussain and Muhammad Saleem. 2008. Optimization of environmental parameters for biodegradation of alpha and beta endosulfan in soil slurry by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Applied Microbiology 104: 364–370. . U.K. (impact factor. 2.683)
  9. Muhammad Saleem, H. Brim, Sarfarz Hussain, Muhammad Arshad, M.B. Leigh, Zia-Ul-Hassan 2008. Perspective on Microbial Cell Surface display in bioremediation. Biotechnology Advances 26: 151–161. U.S.A. (impact factor.12.831)
  10. Sarfraz Hussain, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Saleem and Azeem Khalid. 2007. Biodegradation of α- and β-endosulfan by soil bacteria. Biodegradation 18: 731–740. Netherlands. (impact factor. 2.669)
  11. Sarfraz Hussain, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Saleem and Zahir Ahmad Zahir. 2007. Screening of soil fungi for in vitro degradation of endosulfan. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 939–945. Netherlands. (impact factor. 2.391)
  12. Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Saleem and Sarfraz Hussain. 2007. Perspectives of bacterial ACC deaminase in phytoremediation. Trends in Biotechnology 25 (8): 356–362. U.S.A. (impact factor. 13.747)
  13. Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Arshad, Sarfraz Hussain and Ahmad Saeed Bhatti. 2007. Perspective of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) containing ACC deaminase in stress agriculture. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 34:635-648. U.K. (impact factor. 2.993)
  14. Rizwan. M.,K. Ahmad, S.Hussain, M.Sarfraz, M.Q.Nawaz, M.S.A.Bazmi, M.Arif, G.Qadir and M.Nadeem. 2019. Conjunctive use of different tillage implements and amendments for the reclamation of salt affected soil. International Journal of Biosciences. 15(6): 73-81.
  15. Zafar, A.,G.Sarwar, S.Hussain, M.Aftab, M.Sarfraz, M.Z. Manzoor, A.Riaz, A.Naz. and A.Niaz. 2019. Effect of various rated of NPK on concentration, uptake use efficiency of nutrients in linseed under saline sodic environment. International Journal of Biosciences. 15(6): 8-15.
  16. Ahmad K., G.Qadir, M.Q.Nawaz, M. Sarfraz, M./Riazwan, M.A Zaka and S. Hussain. 2019. Feasibility of different crop rotations for cultivation in salt affected soils. Acta Agriculture Slovenica, 114/1, 21-31.
  17. Qadir, G.,K. Ahmad, A.I Saqib, M.Sarfraz, M.Q.Nawaz, M.F.Nawaz, M.Nadeem, A.Naz and S.Hussain. 2019. Impact of saline water on fodder yield of oat and soil properties. International Journal of Biosciences. 14(5): 460-467.
  18. Umair, A., S. Ali, K. Bashir and S. Hussain. 2010. Evaluation of different seed priming techniques in mung bean (Vigna radiata). Soil & Environ. 29(2): 181-186.
  19. Ullah R., M.I. Lone, S. Ali and S. Hussain. 2009. Soil water variation under different cropping patterns on sloppy lands in Punjab, Pakistan. Soil & Environ. 28(2):156-161, 2009.
  20. Muhammad Ilyas, Abdul Rashid, Khalid Mahmood, Sarfraz Hussain, Khaliq-ur-Rehman Arshad, Zia Chishti, Ihsan ul Haq Mehmood, Shahid Munir, Muhammad Akram and Ahmad Saleem. 2003. Assessment of human exposure to pesticides- a survey. Pakistan Journal of Soil Science 22(2): 1-4.
  21. Abdul Rashid, Muhmmad Ilyas, Sarfraz Hussain, Khalid Mahmood, Khaliq-ur-Rehman Arshad, Zia Chishti, Ihsan ul Haq Mehmood, Shahid Munir, Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Afzal, Belqees Akhtar and Ahmad Saleem. 2002. Pesticide quality control in Punjab, Pakistan: status profile. Pakistan Journal of Soil Science 21(4): 95-101.
  22. Bashir Ahmad, Muhammad Rashid Ahmad, Muhammad Sarfraz and Sarfraz Hussain.1999. Effect of phosphorus fertilization on yield and quality of various fodders. Journal of Agricultural Research 37(2-3): 181-185.
  23. Muhammad Yaseen Ahmed, Sarfraz Hussain, Niasr Ahmad and Muhammad Rashid Ahmad. 1998. Grain yield and nutrient losses by weed infestation in wheat. Journal of Agricultural Research 36(2): 159-164.
  24. Muhammad Yaseen Ahmed, Muhammad Rashid Ahmad, Sarfraz Hussain and Sarfraz Ahmad. 1998. Efficiency of various agro-industrial wastes for mushroom (Pleurotus sp.) growth and quality. Journal of Agricultural Research 36(3): 67-72.
  25. Ahmad, M.J., M.A.Halimie, M.S.Hamdard, U.Farooq and R. Ahmad. 1992., Effect of different Weedicides and Pesticides on the availability of Nutrient in Soil. Proc. of 3rd National Congress of Soil Science March 20-22, 1992 Lahore.
  26. M.A., M.S. Hamdard, R.Ahmad, M.J. Ahmad and M.Saeed. 1992. Persistence and Degradation of Chemical Residues of Diazinon and Malathium on Cauliflower. J.Agri. Res. 44(1-4):95-100.
  27. Hamdard, M.A., R.Ahmad, M.A. Halime, M.J.Ahmad and S.Javaid. 1993. Persistence and Degradation of Chemical Residues of Carbary in / on Chickpea. J.Agri.Res.31 (2).233-240.
  28. Ahmad, M.J., S.M. Mehdi , M.Sarfraz, R.Ahmad and M. Sadiq. 2000. Comparative efficiency of phosphorus sources for wheat production in saline soils. Science International (Lahore) 12930 281-83.
  29. Subhani, A.H. Chang-Yang, N. Iqbal, and M.J Ahmad. 2002. Effect of some Agro Chemicals on certain Soil Biological and Biochemical characteristics. Pak. J. Soil. Sci. 21: 25-36.
  30. Mehdi, S.M, M.J. Ahmad, M.Safdar, G.Hasan and M.Sadiq. 2002. Comparative effect of different Phosphorus on Chemical Composition of Wheat under Saline conditions. Sarhad J.Agri. 18(4): 393-404.
  31. Subhani, A., M.J.Ahmad, M.A. El-Ghemry and C.Y. Huang 2003. Influence of Urea Fertilizers on some Soil, Microbiological and Biochemical parameters. J. Agri. Res. Mansora Univ. 28(8) 6453-6463.
  32. M. J. Ahmad, M.Arif, S.Hussain, Z.Chishti, G.Yaseen, S.Nawaz and Safia Riaz. September, 2014. Use of Marginal Quality Water as alternative Source of Irrigation for Wheat Production in Salt Affected Soil “International Water Technology Journal, IWTJ.
  33. Muhammad Javaid Ahmad, Muhammad Khalid and Amer Jamil. Screening of Mesorhizobium Ciceri Isolates from Rainfed Area for Improvement in Growth and Nodulation of Chickpea Seedlings under Controlled Conditions. Soil Environ. 30(2): 160, 2011.
  34. M. Javaid Ahmad, Zahir A Zahir, Arshad Iqbal and Naseem Akhtar. Rice Production in Salt Affected Soils using different Reclamation Techniques.

Pesticides Quality Control Laboratory, Multan

  1. Rafique, H.M.,  H.N. Asghar, Z. A. Zahir & S. Muhammad. 2015. Evaluation of plant growth promoting bacteria for inducing stress tolerance in plants against petroleum hydrocarbons. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 52: 905-914.
  2. Asghar, H.N., H.M.Rafique, M.Y. Khan and Z.A. Zahir. 2017. Phytoremediation of light crude oil by Maize (Zea mays L.) bio-augmented with plant growth promoting bacteria. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 26 (7-8): 749-763.
  3. Akhtar, M.N., A.A.Rahi, K.Mubeen, S.Munir, N.Sarwar, H.M.Rafique and M.W. Akhtar. 2018. Impact of Pesticide Quality Control Programme in Southern Punjab, Pakistan
  4. Mehmood,S.,D.A.Saeed,M.Rizwan.M.N.Khan,O.Aziz,S.Bashir,M.Ibrahim,A.Ditta,M.Akmal,M.A.Mumtaz,W.Ahmed,S.Irshad,M.Imtiaz,S.Tu and A.Shaheen,2018.Impact of different amendments on biochemical responses of sesame(Sesamum indicum L.)plants grown in lead-cadmium contaminated soil.Plant Physiology and Biochemistry,132:345-355.
  5. Akhtar, M.N., A.A.Rahi, K.Mubeen, S.Munir, N.Sarwar, H.M.Rafique and M.W. Akhtar. 2018. Impact of Pesticide Quality Control Programme in Southern Punjab, Pakistan
  6. S. Naz., H.Nazir, A.A.Rahi and S.Munir. 2020. Pesticide quality prevailed during the last five years in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences, 16:61-67.
  7. M. Munir. A.A. Rahi, N. Ahmad and R.H. Gilani. 1997.  Influence of different salinity levels on the uptake of micronutrients (Zn & B) by corn crop. Pakistan  Journal of Scientific Research. 49 (3-4): 104-107.
  8. M. Mubashir, T.M. Munir, M. Sarwar, I. Ahmed and A. Ahmad. 1998. Effect of different salinity levels on the uptake of iron and copper by maize crop at various growth times. Pakistan  Journal of Scientific Research 50 (1-2): 17-19.
  9. Masood, M.Q.,  S. M.  Mehdi, A. Haq, G. Muhammad,  M. Ishaq and A. A. Rahi. 2016. Assessment of tube well water and measures for quality improvement for irrigation in District Pakpattan, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural. Research. 54(1):107-115. 
  10. Munir, T.M., G.M. Jamro,  A. A. Rahi, H. Ullah, I. Ahmad, Z. Hassan. 2016. Use of stable isotopes to identify sources and formation processes of greenhouse gases at wetland atmosphere interface: A Review. Sci.Int., 28(3):2719-2724.
  11. Rahi, A. A., M. A. Anjum and J. I.  Mirza. 2016. Integrated impact of micronutrients and potassium humate applications on growth, yield and fruit quality of tomato. Soil Environ. 35(2): 187-193.
  12. Akhtar, M. N., A. A. Rahi, K. Mubeen, S. Munir, N. Sarwar, H. M. Rafique and M. W. Akhtar. 2018. Impact of Pesticide Quality Control Programme in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan. Journal of Scientific Industrial Research and  Biological Sciences. 2018 (1): 52-55. 
  13. Idrees1, M.  A. A. Rahi, K.S. Baig and  M. Akram. 2019. Comparative effectiveness of different levels of NPK and potassium humate on leaf mineral content of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). 2019. International Journal of Biosciences. 15 (6): 354-362.
  14. Rahi, A.A., S. Nazar, Z. H. Tarar, S. A. Ali, K. S. Baig, M. Aslam, M. Suleman. 2020. Fruit quality attributes of tomato affected by application of different levels of potassium humate and micronutrients (Zn, B and Fe)” . and payment for further processing of the paper is requested. Thanks for your contribution. International Journal of Biosciences 16(2) : 332-341.
  15. Naz, S., H. Nazir, A. A. Rahi and S. Munir. 2020. Pesticide quality prevailed during the last five years in Southern Punjab, Pakistan, International Journal of Biosciences, 16 (1): 61-67.
  16. Mubashir, M., N. Ahmed, A. A. Rahi , S. Muhammad, H. S. Rehman, G. M. Khan, K. S. Baig, M. Akram and S. M.  Mehdi. 2020. Nitrate accumulation in the winter and summer vegetables grown in the punjab (pakistan).  International Journal of Biosciences, 16(2): 80-88.
  17. Danish, S., N. Ahmad, U. Habib, U. Younis, I. Irshad, A. A. Rahi  and T. M. Munir. 2020. Open Agriculture, ISSN: 2391-9531 (OPAG-D-19-00086R3
  18. Ahmed, N., S. Khalid, A. G. Grewal, M. A. Ali¬¬, M. A. Anjum, A. A. Rahi and S. Danish¬¬. 2020.  Performance of  mango Scion Cultivars under various levels of artificially induced salinity stress. Pakistan Journal of Botany, Volume No. 52 issue:4 

Pesticides Quality Control Laboratory, Bahawalpur

  1. Nasim M., Z. Rengel, T. Aziz, B. D. Regmi and M.  Saqib. Boron toxicity alleviation by zinc application in two barley cultivars differing in tolerance to boron toxicity .2015. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., 52(1): 151-158.
  2. Ahmad M., M.S.H Zeshan, M. Nasim,   Z.A. Zahir, S.M. Nadeem, F. Nazli, and M. Jamil. Improving the productivity of cucumber through combined application of organic fertilizers and Pseudomonas fluorescens.2015. Pak. J. Agri. Sci, 52(4): 1011-1016.
  3. Saqib M., J. Akhtar, G. Abbas, and M. Nasim Salinity and drought interaction in wheat (Triticum astivum L) is affected by the genotype and plant growth stage. 2013. Acta Physiol Plant. 35 (9):2761-2768.
  4. Saqib M., J. Akhtar, R.H. Qureshi and M. Nasim. Selection and character9zation of wheat genotypes for saline soils prone to water-logging. 2013. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 176: 131-137.
  5. Aziz T., S. Ullah, A. Sattar, M. Nasim, M. Farooq and M.M. Khan. Nutrient availability and maize (Zea mays) growth in soil amended with organic manures.2010. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 12(4):621-624.
  6. Nasim M., R.H. Qureshi, T. Aziz, M. Saqib, S. Nawaz, J. Akhtar, M. A. Haq and S. T. Sahi. Different Eucalyptus species show different mechanisms of tolerance to salinity and salinity x hypoxia. 2009. J. Plant Nutrition, 32(9): 1427-1439.
  7. Ahmad S., L. H. Akhtar, S. Ahmad, N. Iqbal and M. Nasim. Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) varieties responded differently to foliar applied boron in terms of quality and yield. 2009. Soil & Environ. 28(1): 88-92.
  8. Nasim M., M. Saqib, T. Aziz, S. Nawaz, J. Akhtar, M.A.  Haq and S.T. Sahi. Changes in growth and ionic composition of Eucalyptus camaldulenis under salinity and waterlogging stress: A lysimeter study.2008. Soil & Environ. 27(1):93-98.
  9. Nasim M., R.H Qureshi, T. Aziz, M. Saqib, S. Nawaz, S.T. Sahi and S. Perviaz. Growth and ionic composition of salt stressed Eucalyptus camaldulensis and Eucalyptus tereticornis, 2008. Pakistan J. Bot. 40(2):799-805.
  10. Nasim M., R.H. Qureshi, T. Aziz, M. Saqib, S. Nawaz, S.T.  Sahi and S. Perviaz. Screening trees for salinity tolerance: A case study with ten eucalyptus species. 2007. Pak. J. Agric. Sci. 44(3):385-392.
  11. Nasim M., R.H. Qureshi, M. Saqib, T. Aziz, S. Nawaz, J. Akhtar and M.A.  Haq. Properties of salt affected soil under Eucalyptus camaldulensis plantation in field conditions. 2007. Pak. J. Agric. Sci. 44(3):401-407.
  12. Iqbal M., J. Akthar, M.A Haq, M. Nasim, A. Saeed and M. Naveed. Variation in growth and ion uptake in rice cultivars under NaCI stress in Hydroponics.2007. Pak. J. Agric., Sci. 44(3) : 393-400.
  13. Pervaiz S., M. Saqib, J. Akhtar, A.M. Riaz, M.A. Haq and M. Nasim. Comparative growth and leaf ionic composition of four cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Genotypes in response to salinity. 2007. Pak. J. Agric., Sci., 44 (1): 79-84.
  14. Saleem MF, M Shahid, A Shakoor, SA Anjum, A Saleem and MA Wahid. 2019. Removal of early fruit branches regulations in endotoxins delays senescence and improves boll opening and yield in Bt cotton genotypes. South African Journal of Botany. 121 (2): 510-518. (IF: 1.442)
  15. Shahid M, MF saleem, A Saleem, MAS Raza, M. Kashif, A Sakoor and M Sarwar, 2019. Exogenous potassium instigated biochemical regulations confer terminal heat tolerance in wheat. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 19:137-147. (IF: 2.116)
  16. Ali, N. M Shahid, X Zong, J Lv, D Wang, A Saleem, SA Anjum and S wang. 2019. Exogenously applied 5 aminolevulinic acid mediated physiochemical regulations ameliorate weak light stress in tobacco seedlings. Bangladesh Journal of Botany. 48 (2): 353-358. (IF 0.214
  17. Saleem MF, MA Kmal, M. Shahid., A. Saleem, A Shakel and SA Anjum 2019. Exogeneous selenium instigated physiochemical transfer mations import terminal heat tolerance in BT cotton, Journal of Soil Science and plant nutrition /
  18. Nazli,. F., M. Nasim, M. Ahmad, M. Arshad, R. A. Sial, M. R. Kashif, W. Hassan and N. Manzoor. 2018. The productivity of red pepper and soil health as affected by different levels of fungicides. Published in Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences.

Provincial Pesticides Reference Laboratory, Kala Shah Kaku

  1. Qureshi, M. A., F. Mujeeb, M. A. Ali, M. A. Anjum, N. Akhtar, S. Javed and M. A. Shakir. 2017. Role of Physiological Precursor and Rhizobium-Wheat Associations in Field Conditions. J. Animal Plant Sci. 27(3): 861-868.
  2. Qureshi, M. A., F. Mujeeb, M. A. Anjum, M. A. Ali and A.  Khan. 2017. Influence of growth stimulants with rhizobium inoculation on the yield of mung bean (Vigna radiata L.). Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 54(3), 523-529.
  3. Sultana, S., A. Niaz, Z. A. Ahmed, S. A. Anwer, M. A. Anjum, M. Ilyas. 2017. Effect of Boron Application on Growth, Yield and Quality of Bitter Gourd. Science Letters. 5(1):1-7.
  4. Iqbal, M. M., G. Murtaza, T. Naz, W. Javed, S. Hussain, M. Ilyas, M. A. Anjum, S. M. Shahzad,M. Ashraf and Z. Iqbal. 2017. Uptake, Translocation of Pb and Chlorophyll Contents of Oryzasativa as Influenced by Soil-Applied Amendments under Normal and Salt-Affected Pb-Spiked Soil Conditions. Asian J Agri & Biol. 5(1):15-25
  5. Qureshi, M. A., M. Asif Ali, F. Mujeeb, M. J. Ahmad, S. Rashid, Sana Ullah, M. A. Anjum.  2017. Yield and quality response of cotton to a consortium of PGPR at graded fertilizer levels. International Journal of Biosciences, 10 (3) 46-53, 2017.
  6. Majeed, A., M. A. Haq, A. Niaz, J. Akhtar, Z. A. Ahmad, A. Muhmood, M. A. Anjum and S. S. H. Shah. 2016. Gas Exchange Traits and Biplot Analysis Method can be used as Screening Criteria for Salt Tolerance in Maize (Zea mays L.) Cultivars. Amer. J. Experiment. Agric. 11(2): 1-11.
  7. Anjum, M. A., Z. A. Zahir, M. Arshad and M. Ashraf. 2011. Isolation and screening of rhizobia for auxin biosynthesis to improve growth of mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) under axrnic conditions. Soil Environ. 30(1): 18-26.
  8. Zahir, Z. A., H. M. Yasin, M. Naveed, M. A. Anjum and M. Khalid. 2010. L-tryptophan application improves the effectiveness of rhizobium inoculation for improving growth and yield of mungbean Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek.) Pak. J. Bot. 42 (3): 1771-1780. (Impact factor 0.91).
  9. Kausar, R. S. M. Shehzad, M. Arshad and M. A. Anjum. 2009. Screening and evaluation of rhizobacteria containing acc-deaminase for growth promotion of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under salinity stress. J. Agri. Res. 47 (3): 237-246.
  10. Naveed, M., R. Ahmad, M. A. Nadeem, S. M. Nadeem, K. Shahzad and M. A. Anjum. 2008. Effect of a new post emergence herbicide application in combination with urea on growth, yield and weeds control in maize, zea mays L. J. Agric. Res. 46(2): 157-170
  11. Anjum, M. A. M. R. Sajjad, N. Akhtar, M. A. Qureshi, A. Iqbal, A. R. Jami and M. Hasan. 2007. Response of cotton to plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) inoculation under different levels of nitrogen. J. Agric. Res. 45(2): 135-143.
  12. Habib, H. U., S. S. Mehdi, A. Rashid, M. Zafar and M. A. Anjum. 2007. Heterosis and Heterobeltiosis Studies for Flowering Traits, Plant Height and Seed Yield in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Intl. J. Agric. Biol. 1560–8530/2007/09–2–355–358.
  13. Habib, H. U., S. S. Mehdi, M. A. Anjum, R. Ahmed. 2007. Genetic Association and Path Analysis for Oil Yield in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Intl. J. Agric. Biol. 1560–8530/2007/09–2–359–361.
  14. Habib, H. U., S. S. Mehdi, M. A. Anjum, M. E. Mohayuddin and M. Zafar. 2007. Correlation and Path Analysis for Seed Yield in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) under Charcoal Rot (Macrophomina phaseolina) Stress Conditions. Intl. J. Agric. Biol. 1560–8530/2007/09–2–362–364.
  15. Habib, H. U., S. S. Mehdi, A. Rashid, S. Iqbal and M. A. Anjum. 2006. Heterosis studies in sunflower (helianthus annuus L.). crosses for agronomic traits and oil yield under Faisalabad conditions. Pak. J. Agri. Sci.  43:(3-4):131-135.
  16. Habib, H. U., S. S. Mehdi, A. Rashid and M. A. Anjum. 2006. Genetic association and path analysis for seed yield in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 43:(3-4):136-139.
  17. Anjum, M. A. M. R. Sajjad, M. A. Qureshi, S. I. Hussain. S. Rashid and A. R. Jami. 2005. Response of cotton to diazotrophic bacterial inoculum under different levels of nitrogen fertilizer. J. Agric. Res. 43(1): 39-50.
  18. Anjum, M. A., M. Aslam, M. R. Sajjad, M. R. Gill and A. Iqbal. 2003. Response of spinach to diazotroph bacterial inoculation under different levels of nitrogen fertilizer. Pak. J. Soil Sci. 22(2):27-31.
  19. Salik Ali, Rana Javaid Iqbal, Calibration of Shahid’s Analytical methods for adulterated Zn-EDTA fertilizer by ion Chromatography and atomic absorption spectroscopy. J. Chem. Soc. Pak 35(2). 2010.
  20. M. Akram, S.M.Mian, K.H. Gill, R.J.Iqbal, R. Ahmad & K.M. Mughal. A note on heavy metals and fluoride status of Manga Mandi  area of Lahore, Punjab Pakistan. J Environ.Sci.Vol.2.No.2(2003).
  21. Z. Ahmad, M.A. Gill, R.H. Qureshi, M. Aslam, J. Iqbal & S. Nawaz.  Inter-Cultivar variation of phosphorus deficiency stress tolerance in cotton. Tropical Agriculture Research vol.2 pp-119-126-(2000).
  22. Hussain Azhar, H. T. Ahmad, Q. Nazir, A. Mustafa, A. Afzal and H. Zeb. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of SOP and MOP for crop productivity in Pakistani soils - A review. Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res. 6(4): 256-267.

Pesticide Residue Laboratory, Kala Shah Kaku

  1. Zahid Pervaiz, S.S.H. Kazmi, K.H Gill and M.Mukhtar. 2002. Characterization of tube well water in Tehsils of District Gujrat Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 1(6):681-682.
  2. Zahid Pervaiz, S.S.H. Kazmi, K.H Gill and M. Mukhtar. 2002. Soil Fertility and Salanity status of District Gujrat. Pakistan Journal of Soil Science Volume 21:12-14.
  3. Zahid Pervaiz, S.S.H. Kazmi, K.H Gill. 2003. Characterization of irrigation quality of ground water in Mandi Bahu-Ud-Din District. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences Volume 2(7):523-525.
  4. Zahid Pervaiz, Khadim Hussain, S.S.H. Kazmi and Belqees Akhter. 2003. Zinc Requirment of barani Wheat. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 2(11):841-843.
  5. Zahid Pervaiz, Khadim Hussain, S.S.H. Kazmi, K.H.Gill and A.A. Sheikh. 2003. Iron Requirment of barani Wheat. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 5(4):608-610.
  6. Zahid Pervaiz, S.S.H. Kazmi, and K.H Gill. 2003. Characterization of irrigation quality of ground water in Gujrat District. Pakistan Journal of Soil Science. 22(1):48-53.
  7. Zahid Pervaiz, Khadim Hussain and S.S.H. Kazmi. 2003. Assesment of Fertilizer Requirment of Rainfed Canola. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 13(4):174-175.
  8. Zahid Pervaiz, Khadim Hussain, S.S.H. Kazmi and K.H.Gill. 2004. Agronomic efficiency of different N:P ratios in rainfed Wheat. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology Volume 6(3):455-457.
  9. Javed, Z, Ahmed. M, Mehdi S.M, Riaz.U, Sardar. A , Ehsan. M., Saleem. A, Anum, W, Zulqadar S and Ahmed Z. 2017. Screening of Brinjal (Solanum Melongena L.). Genotypes against Salanity. Food Sci Nutr Technol., 3(2): 146-150
  10. Ghafoor, U., S. chaudhry, M. M. Abrar, Abdul. M. Saeed and A. Quyyam. 2014. Germination of two spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Cultivars under salt stress condition in pot trail. Int J of Scientific and Engnrng Res. 5(3): 1064-1069
  11. Ahmad, I., M. J.Akhtar, H. N. Asghar, U. Ghafoor & M. Shahid.2015 Differential Effect of plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria on Maize Growth and Cadmium Uptake. J of Plant Growth Regul.9534-9535.
  12. Aziz, H., G. Murtaza, M. Usman, S.M.A. Basra and A. Niaz. 2018. Enhancing chlorpyrifos sorption potential of agricultural soil by biochar and compost addition. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 55(4): 833-41.
  13. Iqbal, M.M., G. Murtaza, T. Naz, A. Niaz, S. M. Mehdi and A. Rehman. 2017. Genotypic differences in rice cultivars for lead (Pb) tolerance in salt affected soil. J. Agric. Res.  55(4): 627-637.
  14. Niaz, A., R. A. Sial, M. H. Javed, G. A. Mand, E. Ahmad, R. Ahmad and M. Rahim. 2016. Determination of imidacloprid residues in rice from various districts of Punjab using high performance liquid chromatography. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 26(1): 170-176.
  15. Niaz, A., M. Yaseen, M. Shakar, S. Sultana, M. Ehsan and A. Nazarat. 2016. Maize production and nitrogen use efficiency in response to nitrogen application with and without humic acid. The J. Anim. Plant Sci. 26(6):1641-1651.
  16. Shakar, M., M. Yaseen, A. Niaz, R. Mahmood, M. M. Iqbal and T. Naz. 2016. Calcium carbide-induced changes in germination, morpho-phenological and yield traits in cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Int. J. Agric. Biol. 18(4): 703‒709.
  17. Niaz, A., R.A. Sial, M.M. Iqbal, T. Naz, A. Ghafoor and G. Murtaza. 2015.  Growth, tissue concentration and bioaccumulation of cadmium by different mungbean cultivars in a hydroponic study. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 52(4): 931-936.
  18. Niaz, A., M. Yaseen, M. Arshad and R. Ahmad. 2015. Response of maize yield, quality and nitrogen use efficiency indices to different rates and application timings. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 25(4): 1022-1031.
  19. Niaz, A., M. Yaseen, M. Arshad and R. Ahmad. 2014. Variable nitrogen rates and timing effect on yield, nitrogen uptake and economic feasibility of maize production. J. Agric. Res. 52(1): 77-89.
  20. Niaz, A., A. Ghafoor and G. Murtaza. 2010. Tissue concentration and translocation responses of rice cultivars to applied Cd in hydroponic studies. J. Agr. Bio. Sci. 5(3): 14-19.