Shahid Iqbal Awan
Personal Information
Research Area
Shahid Iqbal Awan
Assistant Professor
Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics
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Degree From To Major Institute/University
PhD 2010 2015 Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan
M.Sc. (Hons.) 2001 2003 Plant Breeding & Genetics University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
B.Sc. (Hons.) 1997 2000 Plant Breeding & Genetics The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan
Designation Orgnization From To
Assistant Professor The University of Poonch Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir May,2017 December,2017
Lecturer University of Poonch, Rawalakot September,2008 May,2017
Assistant Research Officer Agriculture Research October,2003 September,2008
Agriculture Officer Agriculture Extension April,2003 October,2003
Research Projects
Title Description Sponsoring agency Amount
Characterization of rust resistance genes in wild relatives of wheat. No.3272-77/DASR/2011) UAJK 85,000/-Rs
Capacity Institute/University
Deputy Director, ORIC The University of The Poonch, Rawalakot
Life Time Member Pakistan Botanical Society
HEC Approved Superisor The University of The Poonch Rawalakot
Awan, S.I., S.D. Ahmad, L.A.J. Mur and M.S. Ahmed. 2017. Marker-Assisted Selection for Durable Rust Resistance in a Widely Adopted Wheat Cultivar “Inqilab-91”. International Journal of Agriculture & Biology, 19(6):1319–1324. Impact Factor (2016): 0.746
Imran, J., S.I. Awan, M.A. Hafiz, A. Rao. 2016. Assesment of Genetic Diversity in Wheat Synthetic Double Haploids for Yield and Drought Related Traits Through Factor and Cluster Analyses. Plant Gene and Trait, 7(3): 1-9.
Hafeez, S., L. Zhangyong, J. Tao, S.I. Awan, I. Ahmad, T. Anwar, R. Sharif, N. M. Sylvain and C. Chambi. 2016. Assessment of drought tolerance in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at different growth stages under the rainfed conditions of Rawalakot Azad Kashmir Pakistan. Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science, 5(4):132-140.
Ahmad, H.M., Mahmood-Ur-Rahman, Q. Ali and S.I. Awan. 2015. Plant cuticular waxes: a review on functions, composition, biosyntheses mechanism and transportation. Life Science Journal, 12(4s): 60-67.
Awan, S.I., S.D. Ahmad, M.A. Ali, M.S. Ahmed and A. Rao. 2015. Use of multivariate analysis in determining characteristics for grain yield selection in wheat. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 31(2): 139-150.
Khan, A., H. Nazar, S.M. Sabir, M. Irshad, S.I. Awan, R. Abbas, M. Akram, A. Khaliq, J.B.T. Rocha, S.D. Ahmad and F. Malik. 2014. Antioxidant activity and inhibitory effect of some commonly used medicinal plants against lipid per-oxidation in mice brain. Afr. J. Tradit. Complement. Altern. Med., 11(5):83-90.
Ashfaq, S., H.M. Ahmad, S.I. Awan, S.A. Kang, M. Sarfraz and M.A. Ali. 2014. Estimation of genetic variability, heritability and correlation for some morphological traits in spring wheat. J. Biol. Agric. & Healthcare, 4(5): 10-16.
Ahmad, H.M., S.I. Awan, O. Aziz and M.A. Ali. 2014. Multivariative analysis of some metric traits in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). EJBB., 1 (4): 22-26.
Rao, A., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, S.I. Awan, A. Hameed, S.R. Abbas, M. Shehzad, M.F. Khan, S. Shafique, and Z. Ahmad. 2013. Detection of saline tolerant wheat cultivars (Triticum aestivum L.) using lipid peroxidation, antioxidant defense system, glycine- betaine and proline contents. J. Anim. Plant Sci., 23(6): 1742-1748.
Rao, A., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, S.I. Awan, A.H. Shah, M.F. Khan, S. Shafique, S. Arif, S.R. Abbas. 2013. Potential biochemical indicators improve salt tolerance in fifteen cultivars of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) from Pakistan. Int. J. Sci. & Eng. Res., 4(6):389-406.
Rao, A., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, S.I. Awan, A.H. Shah, M.F. Khan, S.A. Khan, S. Shafique, S. Arif, S.R. Abbas and M. Gohar. 2013. Antioxidant activity and lipid peroxidation of selected wheat cultivars under salt stress. J. Med. Pl. Res., 7(4):155-164.
Rao, A., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, S.I. Awan, A.H. Shah, S.R. Abbas, S. Shafique, F. Khan, A. Chaudhary. 2013. Potential antioxidant activities improve salt tolerance in ten varieties of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). American J. Pl. Sci., 4: 69-76.
Rao, A., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, S.I. Awan, A.H. Shah, S.R. Abbas and A.M. Chaudhry. 2013. Antioxidant enzyme activities and potential biochemical indicators improve salt tolerance in four varieties of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). IJSER., 4(5):321-347.
Abbas, S.R., S.D. Ahmad, S.M. Sabir, A.H. Shah, Shahid Awan, M. Gohar, M.F. Khan and A.Z. Rao. 2013. Antioxidant activity, repair and tolerance of oxidative DNA damage in different cultivars of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) leaves. AJCS., 7(1):40-45. [IF: 1.632, 2011]
Awan, S.I., M.S. Ahmad, J. Farooq, S.D. Ahmad, M. Ilyas, A.H. Shah, M.F. Khan, S. Ali and L. Hasan. 2011. Genetic model analysis on seedling and maturity traits in wheat under rainfed conditions. Front. Agric. China. 5(4): 486–496.
Ali, M.A., A. Abbas, S.I. Awan, K. Jabran and S.D.A. Gardezi. 2011. Correlated response of various morpho-physiological characters with grain yield in sorghum landraces at different growth phases. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 21(4): 871-679. [IF: 0.585, 2011]
Muhammad S.A., I. Khaliq, J. Farooq, S.I. Awan, N. Ahmed and F.S. Awan. 2011. Assessment of combining ability and authentication of F1 hybrids using SSR markers in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Front. Agric. China., 5(2): 135–140.
Ali, M.A., K. Jabran, S.I. Awan, A. Abbas, Ehsanullah, M. Zulkiffal, Tuba Acet, J. Farooq and A. Rehman. 2011. Morpho-physiological diversity and its implications for improving drought tolerance in grain sorghum at different growth stages. Australian J. Crop Sci., 5(3):308-317. [IF: 1.632, 2011]
Arif, S., S.D. Ahmed, A.H. Shah, L. Hasan, S.I. Awan, A. Hamid and F. Batool. 2010. Determination of optimum harvesting time for vitamin C, oil and mineral elements in berries of seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides). Pak J. Bot., 42(5): 3561-3568. [IF: 0.947, 2010]
Ali, M.A., and S.I. Awan. 2009. Inheritance Pattern of Seed and Lint Traits in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). International J. Agric. & Biol. 11(1): 44–48.
Niaz, S., M.A. Ali, S. Ali and S.I. Awan. 2008. Comparative water use efficiency of drip and furrow irrigation systems for off-season vegetables under plastic tunnel in rainfed areas. Life Sci. Int. J. 2(1): 952-955.
Ali, M.A., M.T. Seyal, S.I. Awan, S. Niaz, S. Ali. 2008. Hybrid authentication in upland cotton through RAPD analysis. Australian J. Crop Sci. 2(3):141-149.
Ali, M. A., I.A. Khan, S.I. Awan, S. Ali and S. Niaz. 2008. Genetics of fibre quality traits in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Australian J. Crop Sci. 2(1): 10-17.
Malik, M.F.A., S.I. Awan and S. Niaz. 2008. Comparative study of quantitative traits and association of yield and its components in black gram (Vigna mungo) genotypes. Asian J. Pl. Sci. 7(1): 26-29.
Malik M.F.A., M. Hussain and S.I. Awan. 2007. Yield response of fodder sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) to seed rate and row spacing under rain-fed conditions. J. Agric. & Social Sci. 3(3): 95-97.
Awan, S.I., S. Niaz, M.F.A. Malik and S. Ali. 2007. An Analysis of Variability and Relationship among Seedling Traits and Plant Height in Semi Dwarf Wheat (Triticum aestivum L). J. Agric. & Social Sci. 3(2): 59-62.
Tariq, M., S.I. Awan and M. Irshad ul Haq. 2007. Genetic variability and character association for harvest index in sorghum under rainfed conditions. International J. Agric. & Biol. 9(3): 470-472.
Tariq, M., S.I. Awan, M. Siddique and S. Ali. 2006. Wheat grain storage in Pakistan-Essential requirements, present status and future strategies. Indus J. Pl. Sci. 5(2): 779-783.
Siddique, M., M.F.A. Malik, S.I. Awan. 2006. Genetic divergence, association and performance evaluation of different genotypes of mung bean (Vigna radiata). International J. Agric. & Biol. 8(6): 793-795.
Awan, S.I., S. Ali and M.F.A. Malik. 2006. Combining ability analysis in inraspecific crosses of spring wheat. Sarhad J. Agric. 22(3): 415-417.
Awan, S.I., M.F.A. Malik and M. Siddique. 2005. Study on seedling traits for drought tolerance in wheat under moisture stress conditions. SAARC J. Agric. 3: 247-254.
Malik., M.F.A, S.I. Awan and S. Ali. 2005. Genetic behaviour and analysis of quantitative traits in five wheat genotypes. J. Agric. & Social Sci. 1(4): 313-315.
Khan, M.Q., S.I. Awan and M.M. Mughal. 2005. Estimation of genetic parameters in spring wheat genotypes under rainfed conditions. Indus J. Biol. Sci. 2(3): 367-370.
Awan, S.I., M.F.A. Malik and M. Siddique. 2005. Combining ability analysis in intervarietal crosses for component traits in hexaploid wheat. J. Agric. & Social Sci. 1(4): 316-317.
Awan, S.I., M. Siddique, and M.F.A. Malik. 2005. Combining ability studies for plant height and flag leaf characteristics in bread wheat. Bio. Sci. Res. 3(1): 167-170.
Siddique, M., S. Ali, M.F.A. Malik and S.I. Awan. 2004. Combining ability estimates for yield and yield components in spring wheat. Sarhad J. Agric. 20(4): 485-487.