Dr. Mohammad Abass Ahanger

Dr. Mohammad Abass Ahanger

Research Scientist
Northwest A&F University, China


Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Plant Biology and Biotechnology from Northwest A&F University, China

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Pathology
62%
Plant Physiology
90%
Molecular Biology
75%
Plant Stress
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mir, R.A., M.A. Ahanger and R.M. Agarwal, 2019. Marigold: From mandap to medicine and from ornamentation to remediation. Am. J. Plant Sci., 10: 309-338.
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  2. Begum, N., C. Qin, M.A. Ahanger, S. Raza and M.I. Khan et al., 2019. Role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in plant growth regulation: Implications in abiotic stress tolerance. Front. Plant Sci., Vol. 10. 10.3389/fpls.2019.01068.
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  3. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, P. Alam, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya, S. Ali and M. Ashraf, 2019. Silicon (Si) supplementation alleviates NaCl toxicity in mung bean [Vigna radiate (L.) Wilczek] through the modifications of physio-biochemical attributes and key antioxidant enzymes. J. Plant Growth Regul., 38: 70-82.
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  4. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, M.N. Alyemeni and P. Alam, 2019. Photosynthesis, Productivity and Environmental Stress. John Wiley & Sons Limited, New York.
  5. Ahanger, M.A., C. Qin, Q. Maodong, X.X. Dong, P. Ahmad, E.F. Abd_Allah and L. Zhang, 2019. Spermine application alleviates salinity induced growth and photosynthetic inhibition in Solanum lycopersicum by modulating osmolyte and secondary metabolite accumulation and differentially regulating antioxidant metabolism. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 144: 1-13.
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  6. Ahanger, M.A. and P. Ahmad, 2019. Role of Mineral Nutrients in Abiotic Stress Tolerance: Revisiting the Associated Signalling Mechanisms. In: Plant Signalling Molecules, Khan, M.I.R., P.S. Reddy, A. Ferrante and N.A. Khan (Eds.)., Woodhead Publishing, USA., ISBN: 978-0-12-816451-8, pp: 269-285.
  7. Ahanger, M.A. and P. Ahmad, 2019. Role of Mineral Nutrients in Abiotic Stress Tolerance-Revisiting the Associated Signalling Mechanisms. In: Plant Signalling Molecules, Khan, M.I.R., P.S. Reddy, A. Ferrante and N.A. Khan (Eds.)., Woodhead Publishing, USA., ISBN: 978-0-12-816451-8, pp: 269-285.
  8. Zaid, A., F. Gul, M.A. Ahanger and P. Ahmad, 2018. Silicon-Ediated Alleviation of Stresses in Plants. In: Plant Metabolites and Regulation under Environmental Stress, Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, V.P. Singh, D.K. Tripathi, P. Alam and M.N. Alyemeni (Eds.)., Elsevier Science, USA., ISBN: 9780128126899, pp: 377-382.
  9. Alyemeni, M.N., M.A. Ahanger, L. Wijaya, P. Alam, R. Bhardwaj and P. Ahmad, 2018. Selenium mitigates cadmium-induced oxidative stress in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) plants by modulating chlorophyll fluorescence, osmolyte accumulation and antioxidant system. Protoplasma, 255: 459-469.
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  10. Ahmad, P., M.N. Alyemeni, M.A. Ahanger, D. Egamberdieva, L. Wijaya and P. Alam, 2018. Salicylic Acid (SA) induced alterations in growth, biochemical attributes and antioxidant enzyme activity in faba bean (Vicia faba L.) seedlings under NaCl toxicity. Russian J. Plant Physiol., 65: 104-114.
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  11. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, V.P. Singh, D.K. Tripathi, P. Alam and M.N. Alyemeni, 2018. Plant Metabolites and Regulation under Environmental Stress. Elsevier Science, Netherlands, ISBN: 9780128126899, Pages: 446.
  12. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, P. Alam and M.N. Alyemeni, 2018. Modification of osmolytes and antioxidant enzymes by 24-epibrassinolide in chickpea seedlings under mercury (Hg) toxicity. J. Plant Growth Regul., 37: 309-322.
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  13. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya, P. Alam and M. Ashraf, 2018. Mitigation of sodium chloride toxicity in Solanum lycopersicum L. by supplementation of jasmonic acid and nitric oxide. J. Plant Interact., 13: 64-72.
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  14. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya and P. Alam, 2018. Exogenous application of nitric oxide modulates osmolyte metabolism, antioxidants, enzymes of ascorbate-glutathione cycle and promotes growth under cadmium stress in tomato. Protoplasma, 255: 79-93.
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  15. Ahanger, M.A., M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya, S.A. Alamri, P. Alam, M. Ashraf and P. Ahmad, 2018. Potential of exogenously sourced kinetin in protecting Solanum lycopersicum from NaCl-induced oxidative stress through up-regulation of the antioxidant system, ascorbate-glutathione cycle and glyoxalase system. PloS One, Vol. 13. 10.1371/journal.pone.0202175.
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  16. Ahanger, M.A., M. Ashraf, A. Bajguz and P. Ahmad, 2018. Brassinosteroids regulate growth in plants under stressful environments and crosstalk with other potential phytohormones. J. Plant Growth Regul., 37: 1007-1024.
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  17. Ahanger, M.A., F. Gul, P. Ahmad and N.A. Akram, 2018. Environmental Stresses and Metabolomics-Deciphering the Role of Stress Responsive Metabolites. In: Plant Metabolites and Regulation under Environmental Stress, Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, V.P. Singh, D.K. Tripathi, P. Alam and M.N. Alyemeni (Eds.)., Elsevier Science, USA., ISBN: 9780128126899, pp: 53-62.
  18. Tittal, M., M.A. Ahanger and R.M. Agarwal, 2017. Role of Potassium in Disease Resistance. In: Recent Trends in Environmental Science and Technology, Singh, R.P. and V.S. Tomar (Eds.). Educationist Press, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-86283-64-1.
  19. Alyemeni, M.N., M.A. Ahanger, L. Wijaya, P. Alam and P. Ahmad, 2017. Contrasting tolerance among soybean genotypes subjected to different levels of cadmium stress. Pak. J. Bot., 49: 903-911.
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  20. Ahmad, P., M.N. Alyemeni, L. Vijaya, P. Alam, M.A. Ahanger and S.A. Alamri, 2017. Jasmonic acid alleviates negative impacts of cadmium stress by modifying osmolytes and antioxidants in faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Arch. Agron. Soil Sci., 63: 1889-1899.
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  21. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya, D. Egamberdieva, R. Bhardwaj and M. Ashraf, 2017. Zinc application mitigates the adverse effects of NaCl stress on mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern & Coss] through modulating compatible organic solutes, antioxidant enzymes and flavonoid content. J. Plant Interact., 12: 429-437.
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  22. Ahmad, P., M.A. Ahanger, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya and P. Alam, 2017. Exogenous application of nitric oxide modulates osmolyte metabolism, antioxidants, enzymes of ascorbate-glutathione cycle and promotes growth under cadmium stress in tomato. Protoplasma, 10.1007/s00709-017-1132-x.
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  23. Ahanger, M.A., N.S. Tomar, M. Tittal, S. Argal and R.M. Agarwal, 2017. Plant growth under water/salt stress: ROS production; antioxidants and significance of added potassium under such conditions. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 23: 731-744.
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  24. Ahanger, M.A., N.A. Akram, M. Ashraf, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya and P. Ahmad, 2017. Signal transduction and biotechnology in response to environmental stresses. Biol. Plant., 61: 401-416.
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  25. Ahanger, M.A., N.A. Akram, M. Ashraf, M.N. Alyemeni, L. Wijaya and P. Ahmad, 2017. Plant responses to environmental stresses-from gene to biotechnology. AoB Plants, Vol. 9. 10.1093/aobpla/plx025.
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  26. Ahanger, M.A., M. Tittal, R.A. Mir and R.M. Agarwal, 2017. Alleviation of water and osmotic stress-induced changes in nitrogen metabolizing enzymes in Triticum aestivum L. cultivars by potassium. Protoplasma, 254: 1953-1963.
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  27. Ahanger, M.A. and R.M. Agarwal, 2017. Salinity stress induced alterations in antioxidant metabolism and nitrogen assimilation in wheat (Triticum aestivum L) as influenced by potassium supplementation. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 115: 449-460.
  28. Ahanger, M.A. and R.M. Agarwal, 2017. Potassium improves antioxidant metabolism and alleviates growth inhibition under water and osmotic stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L). Protoplasma, 254: 1471-1486.
  29. Shrivastava, M., M.A. Ahanger and R.M. Agarwal, 2016. Improved growth of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. with potassium supplementation involves physiological and biochemical implications. J. Funct. Environ. Bot., 6: 84-101.
  30. Khalid, M., F. Afzal, A.G. Kazi, M.A. Ahanger and P. Ahmad, 2016. Analysis of Novel Haplotype Variations at TaDREB-D1 and TaCwi-D1 Genes Influencing drought Tolerance in Bread/Synthetic Wheat Derivatives: An Overview. In: Water Stress and Crop Plants: A Sustainable Approach, Volume 2, Ahmad, P. (Ed.). Wiley, USA., ISBN: 978-1-119-05436-8, pp: 206-226.
  31. Hameed, A., S. Rasool, M.M. Azooz, M.A. Hossain, M.A. Ahanger and P. Ahmad, 2016. Heavy Metal Stress: Plant Responses and Signaling. In: Plant Metal Interaction: Emerging Remediation Techniques, Ahmad, P. (Ed.). Elsevier, USA., ISBN: 978-0-12-803158-2, pp: 557-584.
  32. Argal, S., W.M. Bhat, M.A. Ahanger and R.M. Agarwal, 2016. A note on phytoanalysis of Prosopis juliflora (Swartz) DC. J. Funct. Environ. Bot., 6: 58-65.
  33. Ahanger, M.A., N. Moad-Talab, E.F. Abd-Allah, P. Ahmad and R. Hajiboland, 2016. Plant Growth under Drought Stress: Significance of Mineral Nutrients. In: Water Stress and Crop Plants: A Sustainable Approach, Volume 2, Ahmad, P. (Ed.). Wiley, USA., ISBN: 978-1-119-05436-8, pp: 649-668.
  34. Imadi, S.R., A.G. Kazi, M.A. Ahanger, S. Gucel and P. Ahmad, 2015. Plant transcriptomics and responses to environmental stress: An Overview. J. Genet., 94: 525-537.
  35. Argal, S. and M.A. Ahanger, 2015. Prosopis juliflora (SW) DC and its Biological Importance. In: Emerging Trends in Biological Sciences, Singh, R.P. and V.S. Tomar (Eds.). Global Books Organization, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-80570-80-8, pp: 215-223.
  36. Ahanger, M.A., R.M. Agarwal, N.S. Tomar and M. Shrivastava, 2015. Potassium induces positive changes in nitrogen metabolism and antioxidant system of oat (Avena sativa L. cultivar Kent). J. Plant Interact., 10: 211-223.
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  37. Afzal, F., T. Khan, A. Khan, S. Khan and H. Raza et al., 2015. Nutrient Deficiencies under Stress in Legumes: An Overview. In: Legumes under Environmental Stress: Yield, Improvement and Adaptations, Azooz, M.M. and P. Ahmad (Eds.). Wiley, USA., ISBN: 978-1-118-91708-4, pp: 53-68.
  38. Wani, M.R., M.I. Kozgar, S. Khan, M.A. Ahanger and P. Ahmad, 2014. Induced Mutagenesis for the Improvement of Pulse Crops with Special Reference to Mungbean-A Review Update. In: Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Changes. Ahmad, P., M.R. Wani, M.M. Azooz and L.S.P. Tran (Eds.). Springer, New York, pp: 247-288.
  39. Tomar, N.S., M.A. Ahanger and R.M. Agarwal, 2014. Jatropha curcas: An Overview. In: Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants under Changing Environment, Volume 2, Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Springer, New York, pp: 361-384.
  40. Singh, D., S. Dadoria, R.M. Agarwal, M. Shrivastava and M.A. Ahanger, 2014. A note on salt accumulation with ecophysiological comments. Bionature, 30: 9-14.
  41. Bisaria, A.K., S.R. Tyagi and M.A. Ahanger, 2014. Observation of establishment of Tectona grandis Linn. and Gmelina arborea Roxb. Indian Forester, 140: 747-752.
  42. Bisaria, A.K., S.R. Tyagi and M.A. Ahanger, 2014. Growth performance of different provinces of Azadirachta indica. Indian Forester, 140: 841-846.
  43. Ahanger, M.A., S.R. Tyagi, M.R. Wani and P. Ahmad, 2014. Drought Tolerance: Roles of Organic Osmolytes, Growth Regulators and Mineral Nutrients. In: Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants under Changing Environment, Volume 2, Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Springer, New York, pp: 25-56.
  44. Ahanger, M.A., A. Hashem, E.F. Abd-Allah and P. Ahmad, 2014. Arbuscular Mycorrhiza in Crop Improvement under Environmental Stress. In: Emerging Trends in Biological Sciences, Singh, R.P. and V.S. Tomar (Eds.). Global Books Organization, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-80570-80-8, pp: 69-96.