Associate Professor

Horticulture , Garden Campus

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Biography: I got my bachelor (B.Sc (Hons)) and master (M.Phil.) degree from Agriculture University Peshawar, while did my Ph.D degree from Institute of Fruit Sciences (Horticulture Department), College of agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, P.R. China in 2015. Now From 2015, I am working as an assistant professor, at Department of Horticulture, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan. Teaching, Research, Laboratory management and some other administrative responsibilities are my main job in the university. I published more than 30 research articles in well reputed scientific journals with more than 45 impact factors, in the field of agriculture and biotechnology and also supervised more than 40 B.Sc students. Research Interest: My research interests are to horticultural plants germplasm resource collection, evaluation, utilization and improvement. Recently, three main areas have been the focused, i.e., evaluation of germplasm resources, genetic diversity and molecular phylogeny in horticultural crops, physiological and molecular mechanism in the control of anthocyanin biosynthesis in fruit plant and molecuar mechanisam of plant dormancy regulation.