Khawaja Shafique Ahmad
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Khawaja Shafique Ahmad
shafiqueahmed@upr.edu.pk
Assistant Professor
Molecular Plants systematics
+92-5824-960079
Qualifications
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Ph.D. 2011 2015 Botany University of Agriculture Fasialabad
Experience
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Research fellowship University of Florida, USA January,2014 July,2014
Research Projects
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Structural and functional adaptations in differently adapted ecotypes of some high altitudinal grass Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Publications
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Fahim Nawaz, M.Naeem, M. Akram, M.Y. Ashraf, K.S. Ahmad, B. Zulifqar, H. Sardar, N. Shabir, S. Majid, M.A.Shahzad, I. Anwar. 2017. Seed priming with KNO3 mediates biochemical processes to inhibit lead (Pb) toxicity in maize (Zea mays L.). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 10.1002/jsfa.8347
KHAWAJA SHAFIQUE AHMAD, MANSOOR HAMEED*, SANA FATIMA, MUHAMMAD ASHRAF, FAROOQ AHMAD, MEHWISH NASEER, ANEELA ZAHOOR, IFTIKHAR AHMAD. 2017. TRIBE ANDROPOGONEAE FROM NEELUM VALLEY, AZAD JAMMU AND KASHMIR: PHYLOGENY BASED ON MORPHO-ANATOMY. Pak. J. Bot. 49(SI)73-82.
MEHWISH NASEER, MANSOOR HAMEED*, MUHAMMAD ASHRAF, ANEELA ZAHOOR, FAROOQ AHMAD, SANA FATIMA AND MUHAMMAD SAJID AQEEL AHMAD, KHAWAJA SHAFIQUE AHMAD AND MISHAL IFTIKHAR. 2017. PHOTOSYNTHETIC RESPONSE IN BUTTONWOOD (CONOCARPUS ERECTUS L.) TO SALT STRESS. Pak. J. Bot. 49(SI). In press
Ahmad K. S., Hameed M., Ashraf M., Nawaz F., Deng J., Ahmad F. & Fatima S. 2016. Leaf physiological and biochemical adaptations in Leptothrium senegalense (Poaceae) to salt stress. Phyton; annales rei botanicae 56(2):279-293.
Fahim Nawaz; Muhammad Naeem; Asim Akram; Muhammad Yasin Ashraf; Khawaja Shafique Ahmad; Bilal Zulfiqar; Hasan Sardar; Rana Nauman Shabbir; Irfan Anwar. 2016. Alleviation of Pb toxicity by KNO3 seed treatment is associated with osmolytes accumulation and higher antioxidant activity in roots than shoots of Pb-stressed maize (Zea mays L.) seedlings. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, submitted.
Nawaz, Fahim; Naeem, Muhammad; Zulfiqar, Bilal; Ahmad, Khawaja Shafique; Akram, Asim; Ashraf, Muhammad Yasin; Raheel, Muhammad ; Shabbir, Rana Nauman; Hussain, Rai Altaf; Anwar, Irfan; Aurangzaib, Muhammad. 2016. Brassinosteroids Role in Ameliorating Environmental Stresses in Plants: A Review" Physiologia Plantarum, Submitted
Noreen Akhtar, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Mansoor Hameed, Fahim Nawaz, Ansar Mehmood, and Muhammad Muslim Shahnaz. 2016. Leaf adaptations in Typha domingensis Pers. ecotypes under salt stress. Botanical Science. Accepted.
Fahim Nawaz; Rashid Ahmad; Muhammad Yasin Ashraf; Rana Nauman Shabbir; Khawaja Shafique Ahmad; Rai Altaf Hussain. 2016. Selenium (Se) Seed Priming Facilitates Se Accumulation in Wheat Grains under Water Deficit Conditions. Biological Trace Element Research. Submitted.
Mumtaz Hussain, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad*, Muhammad Majeed, Ansar Mehmood, , Muhammad Shafiq Chaudhry, Malik Muhammad Yousaf, Bashir Ahmad, Khadim Hussain and Abdul Qadir Khan. 2016. Integrated management of Helicoverpa armigera on different genotypes of Kabuli Chickpea in Punjab, Pakistan.International Journal of Biosciences. Int. J. Biosci. 9(2): 110-119.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad*, Mansoor Hameed, Jiabin Deng, Muhamad Ashraf, Abdul Hamid, Farooq Ahmad, Sana Fatima & Noreen Akhtar. 2016. Ecotypic adaptations in Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon) for altitudinal stress tolerance. Biologia, 71/8: 885-895.
Jiabin Deng; Fengmei He; Yan Zhang; Chunbang Ding; Li Zhang; Yonghong Zhou; Khawaja Shafique Ahmad; Ruiwu Yang. 2016. Phylogenetic and ancestral area reconstruction of Zingiberales from plastid genomes. Biochemi. Syst. Ecol. 66: 123-128.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Mansoor Hameed, Sana Fatima, Farooq Ahmad, Muhamad Ashraf, Mehvish Naseer, Noreen Akhtar. 2016. Morpho-anatomical and physiological response to high altitude in some Aveneae grass from Neelum Valley, Western Himalayan Kashmir. Acta Physiol. Plant., 38 (4): 38-93.
Nargis Naz, Sana Fatima, Mansoor Hameed, Riffat Batool, Muhammad Ashraf, Farooq Ahmad, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad, Mehwish Naseer, Aneela Zahoor, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad. 2016. AhmadAdaptations for salinity tolerance in Sporobolus ioclados (Nees ex Trin.) Nees from saline desert. Flora, 223: 46-55.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, M. Hameed, F. Ahmad and B. Sadia. 2016. Edaphic factors as major determinants of plant distribution of Temperate Himalayan grasses. Pak. J. Bot. 48(2): 567-573.
Matthews A, Emelianova K, Hatimy AA, Chester M, Pellicer J, Ahmad KS, Guignard MS, Rouhan G, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR, Mavrodiev EV, Buggs RJA. 2015. 250 years of hybridization between two biennial herb species without speciation. AoB PLANTS 7: plv081; doi:10.1093/aobpla/plv081.
Jiabin Deng, Jia Liu, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Chunbang Ding, Li Zhang, Yonghong Zhou, Ruiwu Yang. Relationships evaluation on six herbal species (Curcuma) by DNA barcoding. Pak. J. Bot., 47: 1103-1109.
Ahmad, F., M. Hameed, M. Ashraf, M. Ahmad, A. Khan, T. Nawaz, K.S. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2012. Role of leaf epidermis in identification and differentiation of grasses in tribe Chlorideae (Poaceae) from Pakistan J. Med. Plant Res., 6: 1955-1960.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Mansoor Hameed, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad, Muhammad Ashraf, Farooq Ahmad, Zabta Khan Shinwari, Sadaf Habib, and Mumtaz Ahmad. 2012. Ecomonic evaluation of some plant resources from Neelum Valley Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pak J Bot. 45: 111-117
Muhammad Ajmal Bashir, Waqas ahmad, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Jamil Shafi, Muhammad Asif Shehzad, Muhammad Aqeel Sarwar, Imran Ghani, Muhammad Iqbal. 2013. Efficacy of Foliar Application of Micro Nutrients on Growth and Flowering of Gerbera jamesonii L.Uni. J. Agric. Res 1(4): 145-149.
Farooq Ahmad, Mansoor Hameed, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Muhammad Ashraf, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar. Role of anatomical markers in tribe Paniceae (Poaceae) from the Salt Range, Pakistan. Int. J. Agri. Biol., 17: 271‒279.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad,Rahmatullah Qureshi, Mansoor Hameed, Farooq Ahmad and Tahira Nawaz. Conservation assessment and medicinal uses of some important plants resources of Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. Int. J. Agri. Biol., 14: 997-1000.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Waqas Khan Kayani, Mansoor Hameed, Farooq Ahmad and Tahira Nawaz. 2012. Floristic diversity and ethnobotany of Senhsa, district Kotli, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Pakistan) Pak. J. Bot., 44: 195-201.
Anwar Hussain Gill, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Sadaf Habib, Mansoor Hameed, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad, Tahira Nawaz, Farooq Ahmad and Riffat Batool. 2012. Impact of highly saline wetland ecosystem on floral diversity of the Cholistan desert. Pak. J. Bot. 44: 107-112.
Hameed, M., T. Nawaz, M. Ashraf, F. Ahmad, K.S. Ahmad, M. S. A. Ahmad, S. H. R, M. H. Hussain and I. Ahmad. 2012. Floral biodiversity and conservation status of the Himalayan foothill region, Punjab Pak. J. Bot. 44: 143-149.
Nawaz, T., M. Hameed, M. Ashraf, F. Ahmad, M. S. A. Ahmad, M. Hussain, I. Ahmad, A. Younis and K. S. Ahmad. 2012. Diversity and conservation status of economically important Flora of the salt range, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 44: 203-211.
Tahir Mehmood, Waqas Ahmad, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Jamil Shafi, Muhammad Asif Shehzad, Muhammad Aqeel Sarwar. 2013. Comparative Effect of Different Potting Media on Vegetative and Reproductive Growth of Floral Shower (Antirrhinum majus L.). Uni. J. Plant Sci., 1: 104-111.
Muhammad Adil, Waqas ahmad, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Jamil Shafi, Muhammad Asif Shehzad, Muhammad Aqeel Sarwar, Muhammad Salman, Muhammad Imran Ghani, Muhammad Iqabal. 2013. Effect of Different Planting Dates on Growth and Development of Gladiolus grandiflorus under the Ecological Conditions of Faisalabad, Pakistan. Uni. J. Agric. Res., 1:110-117.
Mubeen Sarwar, Shoib-ur-Rehman, C.M. Ayyub, Waqas Ahmad, Jamil Shafi, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad. 2013. Modeling Growth of Cut-Flower Stock (Matthiola incana R. Br.) in Response to Differing in nutrient Level. Uni. J. Food Nutri. Sci., 1: 4-10.
Muhammad Tanvir, Ghulam Murtaza, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Muhammad Salman. Floral diversity of District Bagh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Pakistan. Uni. J. Plant Sci., 2: 1-13.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad and Sadaf Habib. Indigenous Knowledge of Some Medicinal Plants of Himalaya Region, Dawarian Village, Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Uni. J. Plant Sci., 2: 40-47.
Zhu Y.P., J.B. Deng, K.S. Ahmad, J.Y. Xiao, R. Jia, Z. Jiang & F.M. He. An efficiency cryopreservation protocols of protoplast for rare and endangered Cardiocrinum giganteum var. yunnanense. Plant Cell Reports. Submitted.
Noreen Akhtar, Mansoor Hameed, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Hina Kanwal, Muhammad Muslim Shahnaz and Aisha Ilyas. The effect of combined stresses (salinity and nickel) on leaf anatomical and biochemical attributes of Typha domingensis pers. Ecotypes. Plant Ecology, Under review.
Khawaja Shafique Ahmad and Mansoor Hameed. 2016. Impact of elevation on leaf traits in Phleum himalaicum Mez. grass endemic to Himalaya. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences. Under review.
Nargis Naz, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Mansoor Hameed, Sana Fatima, Riffat Batool, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad, Farooq Ahmad, Mehwish Naseer, Aneela Zahoor. Significance of foliar attributes in salinity tolerance of a saline desert halophyte Sporobolus ioclados Nees ex Trin. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. Submitted.