Dr. Shafqat  Farooq
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Dr. Shafqat Farooq

Professor
AM AgriCon (SMC-Pvt) Limited, Pakistan


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from University of the Punjab, Pakistan

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Crop Production
62%
Agricultural Science
90%
Plant Breeding
75%
Botany
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
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Chapters
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Selected Publications

  1. Habib, S., F.M. Azhar, T. Manzoor, M.A. Aulak and S. Farooq, 2013. Study of biochemical and agronomic traits relating to earlines in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L. J. Agric. Res., 2: 109-119.
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  2. Habib, S., F.M. Azhar, T. Manzoor, M.A. Aulak and S. Farooq, 2013. Study of biochemical and agronomic traits related with earliness in cotton (Gosypium hirsutum L.). J. Agric. Res., 51: 109-119.
  3. Akram, M., S. Farooq, M. Ashraf, M. Afzaal, R. Arshad and Farooq-E-Azam, 2011. Detecting differences in some elite wheat lines for salt tolerance through multi arameters evaluation I. Morphological and yield parameters. Pak. J. Bot., 43: 435-443.
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  4. Farooq, S., S. Gilani, R. Arshad, M. Afzaal, M. Akram, N. Iqbal and F. Azam, 2010. Differences in tolerance to water deficiency at vegetative stage among wild upland rice, lowland rice landrace, their inter-specific hybrids and lowland rice varieties. Cereal Res. Commun., 38: 56-66.
  5. Farooq, S., 2008. Triticeae: The Ultimate Source of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Wheat. In: Salinity and Water Stress Improving Crop Efficiency, Ashraf, M., M. Ozturk and H.R. Athar (Eds.)., Springer Publishing Company, New York, USA.
  6. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2007. Differences in behavior of salt tolerant and salt and water deficiency tolerant wheat genotypes when subjected to various salinity levels. Cereal Res. Commun., 35: 63-70.
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  7. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2007. A new allopolyploid wheat for stressed lands and poverty alleviation. Field Crop Res., 100: 369-373.
  8. Naz, F., S. Farooq, R. Arshad, M. Afzal and M. Akram, 2006. Discriminating upland and lowland rice genotypes through proteomic approach. Pak. J. Bot., 38: 1731-1738.
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  9. Azam, F., F. Aziz, S. Farooq and A. Lodhi, 2006. Chamber effect on growth and N 2 fixation of Sesbania aculeata (L.) at two salinity and moisture regimes. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 9: 1381-1388.
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  10. Akram, M., S. Farooq, M. Afzal, F. Naz and R Arshad, 2006. Chlorophyll fluorescence in different wheat genotypes grown under salt stress. Pak. J. Bot., 38: 1739-1743.
  11. Afzal, M., S. Farooq, M. Akram, F. Naz, R. Arshad and A. Bano, 2006. Differences in agronomic and physiological performance of various wheat genotypes grown under saline conditions. Pak. J. Bot., 38: 1745-1750.
  12. Farooq, S., F. Azam and R.M. Qureshi, 2005. Variability for Fe and Zn in selected germplasm growing on stressed lands. Czech J. Genet. Plant Breed., 41: 179-183.
  13. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2005. Salt tolerance in Triticeae. Czech J. Genet. Plant Breed., 41: 252-262.
  14. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2005. In-vivo-conservation of agro-biodiversity: A selective but practical approach for its sustainable utilization. Czech J. Genet. Plant Breed., 41: 134-139.
  15. Azam, F., F. Aziz, M.H. Sial, M. Ashraf and S. Farooq, 2005. Mitigation of salinity effects on Sesbania aculeate (L.) through enhancing availability of carbon dioxide. Pak. J. Bot., 37: 959-965.
  16. Azam, F., A. Lodhi, S. Farooq, R. Harry-O' Kuru and S.H. Imam, 2005. Seed treatment with phytohormones and crop productivity. 111. Physiological/biochemical changes in germinating seeds and rooting characteristics of wheat (Tricitum aestivum L.) following exposure to 2,4-D. Pak. J. Bot., 37: 865-874.
  17. Hameed, A., S. Farooq, N. Iqbal and R. Arshad, 2004. Influence of exogenous application of hydrogen peroxide on root and seedling growth on wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Int. J. Agric. Biol., 6: 366-369.
  18. Farooq, S., 2004. Salt Tolerance in Aegilops Species: A Success Story from Research and Production to Large Scale Utilization of Salt Tolerant Wheat. In: Prospects of Saline Agriculture in the Arabian Peninsula, Taha, F.K., S. Ismail and A. Jaradat (Eds.)., Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA., pp: 121-135.
  19. Hameed, A., S.A. Malik, N. Iqbal, R. Arshad and S. Farooq, 2003. Influence of hydrogen peroxide on initial leaf and coleoptile growth in etiolated wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings. Asian J. Plant Sci., 2: 1121-1125.
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  20. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2003. Biotechnology: A promethean science or obsession? Biotechnology, 2: 52-72.
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  21. Azam, F., A. Lodhi and S. Farooq, 2003. Response of flooded rice (Oryza sativa L.) to nitrogen application at two root-zone temperature regimes in a pot experiment. Biol. Fertil. Soils, 38: 21-25.
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  22. Azam, F. and S. Farooq, 2003. Nitrification inhibition in soil and ecosystem functioning an overview. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 528-535.
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  23. Farooq, S., 2002. Aegilopsovata: A Potential Gene Source for Improvement of Salt Tolerant in Wheat. In: Prospects for Saline Agriculture, Ahmad, R. and K.A. Malik (Eds.)., Kluwer Academic Press, The Netherlands, pp: 123-130.
  24. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2002. Molecular markers in plant breeding-lll: Practical applications and difficulties encountered. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 1148-1154.
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  25. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2002. Molecular markers in plant breeding-II. Some pre-requisites for use. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 1141-1147.
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  26. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2002. Molecular markers in plant breeding-I: Concepts and characterization. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 1135-1140.
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  27. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2002. Food security in the new millennium-I: The role of agricultural biodiversity. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 5: 1345-1351.
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  28. Iqbal, N. and S. Farooq, 2001. Inter-and intraspecific variations in wild rice species detected through isozyme markers. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 422-424.
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  29. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2001. Production of low input and stress tolerant wheat germplasm through the use of biodiversity residing in the wild relatives. Hereditas, 135: 211-215.
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  30. Farooq, S. and F. Azam, 2001. Co-existence of salinity and drought tolerance in Triticeae. Hereditas, 135: 205-210.
  31. Shah, T.M., J. Ahmed, M. Asghar, N. Iqbal and S. Farooq, 2000. Evaluation of annual wild grass species for leaf rust resistance. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 469-472.
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  32. Farooq, S., 2000. Marker Assisted Plant Breeding in Wheat, Rice and Cotton. In: New Horizon in DNA Technology, Khan, I.A. and A.A. Khan (Eds.)., Center for Agriculture Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CAAB), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, pp: 73-88.
  33. Gulnaz, A., J. Iqbal, S. Farooq and F. Azam, 1999. Seed treatment with growth regulators and crop productivity. I. 2,4-D as an inducer of salinity-tolerance in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Soil, 210: 209-218.
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  34. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal and A.A. Zaidi, 1999. Isozyme markers in cotton breeding 1. Standardization of different isozyme systems for identification of different cultivars of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Pak. J. Bot., 31: 5-20.
  35. Farooq, S. and H. Sayyed, 1999. Isozyme markers in cotton breeding-III. Variation of isozyme peroxidase in different loci of different varieties and there relationship with cotton leaf curl virus disease. Pak. J. Bot., 31: 361-370.
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  36. Farooq, S. and H. Sayyed, 1999. Isozyme markers in cotton breeding-II: Inter and intravarietal variation in the activity of isozymes of the enzyme peroxidase as affected by area of cotton cultivation. Pak. J. Bot., 31: 347-359.
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  37. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal, T.M. Shah and S.H.M. Naqvi, 1998. Wide Hybridization for Salt Tolerance Improvement of Cultivated Rice. In: New Genetical Approaches to Crop Improvement, Naqvi, S.S.M. (Ed.). Atomic Energy Agriculture Research Centre, Tandojam, Sind, Pakistan, pp: 289-295.
  38. Farooq, S., E. Askari, A.A. Zaidi and T.M. Shah, 1998. The Wild Aegilops and Sustainable Agriculture: Achievements and Anticipations at NIAB. In: Sustainable Agriculture, for Food, Energy and Industry: Strategies towards achievement, El-Bassam, N., R.K. Behl and B. Prochnow (Eds.)., Vol. 2, James and James (Science Publisher), UK., pp: 662-668.
  39. Farooq, S., 1998. Aegilops species as source of salinity and disease resistance in wheat. In: Jaradat, A.A. (Ed.)., Triticeae III. Science Publishers Inc., USA., pp: 325-332.
  40. Zaidi, A.A., M. Arif, N. Iqbal and S. Farooq, 1996. Genetic Variability in Wild Rice Species Detected Through Isozyme Markers. In: Agriculture Biotechnology, Khan, I.A. and T.A. Malik (Eds.)., Center of Agriculture Biotechnology and Biochemistry (CABB), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, pp: 76-80.
  41. Farooq, S., T.M. Shah, N. Iqbal and M. Arif, 1996. Problems and prospects of hybridization between Oryza sativa and Porteresia coarctata and its significance in rice breeding programs. Cereal Res. Commun., 24: 41-47.
  42. Farooq, S., T.M. Shah, M. Arif and N. Iqbal, 1996. Inheritance of RAPD markers in the F1 interspecific hybrids of rice. Pak. J. Bot., 28: 51-59.
  43. Farooq, S., 1996. Crop Improvement Potential of wild Germplasm. In: Genetic Resources of Cereals and their Utilization in Pakistan, Jaradat, A.A. (Ed.). International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, pp: 1-26.
  44. Iqbal, N., M. Arif, A.A. Zaidi and S. Farooq, 1995. Identification of Basmati Rice Cultivars and their Radiation Induced Mutants with Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPDs). In: Application of Molecular Biological Research in Agriculture, Health and Environment, Riaz-ud-din, S. (Ed.)., National Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), University of the Punjab, Lahore,.
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  45. Farooq. S., 1995. Some Aspects of Plant Molecular Breeding at NIAB. In: Application of Molecular Biological Research in Agriculture, Health and Environment, Riaz-ud-din, S. (Ed.)., National Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), University of the Punjab, Lahore, pp: 99-102.
  46. Farooq, S., M. Asghar, N. Iqbal, E. Askari, M. Arif and T.M. Shah, 1995. Production and evaluation of salt tolerant wheat germplasm produced through crossing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) with Aegilops cylindrical-II. Field evaluation of salt tolerant germplasm. Cereal Res. Commun., 23: 275-282.
  47. Farooq, S., M. Arif and N. Iqbal, 1995. Utilization of RAPD markers for identification of cultivated and wild rice species. Pak. J. Bot., 27: 127-138.
  48. Farooq, S., T.M. Shah, M. Asghar, E. Askari, M. Arif and N. Iqbal, 1994. Rapid identification of rice genotypes through RAPD. Rice Biotechnol. Q., 19: 14-15.
  49. Farooq, S., T.M. Shah, E. Askari, A.A. Zaidi, M. Arif and N. Iqbal, 1994. Identification of different wheat genotypes through polymorphism based on Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD). Pak. J. Bot., 26: 373-382.
  50. Farooq, S., M. Asghar, E. Askari and T.M. Shah, 1994. Production and evaluation of salt tolerant wheat germplasm produced through crossing between Triticum aestivum L. with Aegilops cylindrica-I. Production of salt tolerant wheat germplasm. Pak. J. Bot., 26: 283-292.
  51. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal, T.M. Shah and M. Asghar, 1993. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement. VII. Transfer of salt tolerance from Thinopyrum scirpeum into wheat. J. Genet. Breed., 47: 191-198.
  52. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal, M. Asghar and T.M. Shah, 1992. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement-VI. Production of salt tolerant wheat germplasm through crossing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) with Aegilops cylindrical and its significance in practical agriculture. J. Genet. Breed., 46: 125-132.
  53. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal, M. Asghar and T.M. Shah, 1992. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement-IV. Expression of salt tolerance gene(s) of Aegilops cylindrical in hybrids with hexaploid wheat. Cereal Res. Commun., 20: 111-118.
  54. Farooq, S., M. Asghar, T.M. Shah and N. Iqbal, 1992. Porteresia and Oryza hybrids. Rice Biotechnol. Q., 12: 4-5.
  55. Farooq, S., M. Asghar, N. Iqbal and T.M. Shah, 1992. Variability in salt tolerance accessions of wild rice species Oryzapunctata and O. officinalis. Int. Rice Res. Notes, Vol. 17. .
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  56. Farooq, S., Z. Aslam, T.M. Shah and N. Iqbal, 1991. Salt Tolerance Potential of the Genus Aegilops: Its Transfer and Expression in Hexaploid Wheat. In: Current Development in Salinity and Drought Tolerance of Plants, Naqvi, S.S.M., R. Ansari, T.J. Flower and A.R. Azmi (Eds.)., Springer, USA., pp: 122-135.
  57. Farooq, S., T.M. Shah and N. Iqbal, 1990. Variation in cross ability among intergeneric hybrids of wheat and salt tolerant accessions of 3 Aegilops species. Cereal Res. Commun., 18: 335-338.
  58. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal and T.M. Shah, 1990. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement-III. Genetic variation in Triticum species affecting homoeologous chromosome pairing. Cereal Res. Commun., 18: 233-237.
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  59. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal and T.M. Shah, 1990. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement-II utilization of the ph1b mutant for direct alien introgression into cultivated wheat and production of backcross seed. Cereal Res. Commun., 18: 21-26.
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  60. Mujeeb-Kazi, A., S. Roldan, D.Y. Suh, N. Ter-Kuile and S. Farooq, 1989. Production and cytogenetics of Triticum aestivum L. hybrids with some rhizomatous Agropyron species. Theor. Applied Genet., 77: 162-168.
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  61. Farooq, S., N. Iqbal and T.M. Shah, 1989. Intergeneric hybridization for wheat improvement-1: Influence of maternal and paternal genotypes on hybrid production. Cereal Res. Commun., 17: 17-22.
  62. Farooq, S., M.L.K. Niazi, N. Iqbal and T.M. Shah, 1989. Salt tolerance potential of wild resources of tribe Triticeae-II. Screening of species of the genus Aegilops. Plant Soil, 119: 255-260.
  63. Farooq, S., Z. Aslam, M.L.K. Niazi and T.M. Shah, 1988. Salt-tolerance potential of wild resources of tribe Triticeae. I: Screening of perennial genera. Pak. J. Scient. Ind. Res., 31: 506-511.
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  64. Mujeeb-Kazi, A., S. Roldan, D.Y. Suh, L.A. Sitch and S. Farooq, 1987. Production and cytogenetic analysis of hybrids between Triticum aestivum and some caespitose Agropyron species. Genome, 29: 537-553.
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  65. Farooq, S. and S.H. Mujtaba, 1987. Problems and prospects of Rice x Kallar grass hybridization. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 30: 660-663.