Dr. Mohd.   Rafiq Wani

Dr. Mohd. Rafiq Wani

Assistant Professor
Abdul Ahad Azad Memorial Degree College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Botany
62%
Cell Biology
90%
Molecular Biology
75%
Biotechnology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Goyal, S., M.R. Wani and S. Khan, 2019. Frequency and spectrum of chlorophyll mutations induced by single and combination treatments of gamma rays and EMS in urdbean. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 12: 156-163.
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  2. Amin, R., M.R. Wani, A. Raina, S. Khursheed and S. Khan, 2019. Induced morphological and chromosomal diversity in the mutagenized population of black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) using single and combination treatments of gamma rays and ethyl methanesulfonate. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 12: 23-30.
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  3. Wani, M.R., 2018. Early maturing mutants of chickpea induced by chemical mutagens. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 88: 635-640.

  4. Shah, N.H., A.R. Dar, I.A. Qureshi, A. Akhter, M.R. Wani, M.Y. Baba and L. Andleeb, 2018. Studies on pathogenicity of different inoculums levels of Meloidogyne incognita and Rhizoctonia solani on mungbean (Vigna radiate (L.) Wilczek). Int. J. Adv. Res. Sci. Eng., 7: 461-469.

  5. Shah, N.H., A.R. Dar, I.A. Qureshi, A. Akhter, M.R. Wani and L. Andleeb, 2018. Control of root-knot disease of brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) by the application of certain medicinal plants. Indian J. Agric. Res., 52: 443-446.

  6. Raina, A., R.A. Laskar, R. Jahan, R. Amin and S. Khursheed et al., 2018. Mutation Breeding for Crop Improvement. In: Introduction to Challenges and Strategies to Improve Crop Productivity in Changing Environment, Ansari, M.W., S. Kumar, B.C. Kaula and R.K. Wattal (Eds.). Enriched Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-81-934634-9-9, pp: 293-307.

  7. Lubna, A., A.R. Dar, A. Akhter, I.A. Qureshi, N.H. Shah, M.R. Wani and R. Mudasir, 2018. Cultivation, diversity and bio-potential of Salix in the Kashmir Himalaya, India. Int. J. Life Sci., 6: 105-110.

  8. Laskar, R.A., M.R. Wani, A. Raina, R. Amin and S. Khan, 2018. Morphological characterization of gamma rays induced multipodding (mp) mutant in lentil cultivar Pant L-406. Int. J. Radiat. Biol., 94: 1049-1053.
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  9. Khursheed, S., A. Raina, R. Amin, M.R. Wani and S. Khan, 2018. Quantitative analysis of genetic parameters in the mutagenized population of faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Res. Crops, 19: 276-284.

  10. Akhter, A., I.A. Qureshi, A.R. Dar, M.R. Wani, L. Andleeb, N.H. Shah and A. Inam, 2018. Anthropogenic impact on the medicinal plant wealth of Tangmarg (Gulmarg), Jammu and Kashmir, India. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 20: 182-187.

  11. Wani, M.R., A.R. Dar, A. Tak, I. Amin and N.H. Shah et al., 2017. Chemo-induced pod and seed mutants in mungbean (Vigna radiate L. Wilczek). SAARC J. Agricult., 15: 57-67.
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  12. Wani, M.R., 2017. Induced chlorophyll mutations, comparative mutagenic effectiveness and efficiency of chemical mutagens in lentils (Lens culinaris Medik). Asian J. Plant Sci., 16: 221-226.
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  13. Wani, M.R., 2017. High yielding mutants in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Res. Crops, 18: 718-721.

  14. Wani, M.R. and M.I. Kozgar, 2016. Induction of early flowering and maturing mutants in mungbean. Int. J. Agric. Sci., 7: 79-88.
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  15. Ahmad, P., M. Sarwat, N.A. Bhat, M.R. Wani, A.G. Kazi and L.S.P. Tran, 2015. Alleviation of cadmium toxicity in Brassica juncea L. (CZern & Coss.) by calcium application involves various physiological and biochemical strategies. PLos One, 10.1371/journal.pone.0114571.
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  16. 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.

  17. Wani, M.R., M.I. Kozgar, N.B. Tomlekova and S. Khan, 2014. Selection for polygenic variability in early mutant generations of mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). In: Mutagenesis: Exploring Genetic Diversity of Crops. Tomlekova, N.B., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Wageningen Publishers, Netherlands, pp: 213-232.

  18. Wani, M.R., M.I. Kozgar, N. Tomlekova, S. Khan, A.G. Kazi, S.A. Sheikh and P. Ahmad, 2014. Mutation Breeding: A Novel Technique for Genetic Improvement of Pulse Crops Particularly Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). 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: 217-248.

  19. Tomlekova, N.B., O. Timin, Y. Arnaoudova, O. Timina, M.R. Wani and M.I. Kozgar, 2014. Trends and achievements in F1 hybrids of sweet pepper utilizing induced male sterility. In: Mutagenesis: Exploring Genetic Diversity of Crops. Tomlekova, N.B., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Wageningen Publishers, Netherlands, pp: 15-40.

  20. Tomlekova, N., N. Panayoto, M.I. Kozgar, M.R. Wani, P. Serdaris and E. Balacheva, 2014. Inducing and exploring new mutant donors of tomato. In: Mutagenesis: Exploring Genetic Diversity of Crops. Tomlekova, N.B., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Wageningen Publishers, Netherlands, pp: 283-306.

  21. Tomlekova, N., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani, 2014. Mutagenesis: Exploring Novel Genes and Pathways. Wageningen Academic, Netherlands, ISBN: 978-90-8686-234-4, Pages: 476.
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  22. Tomlekova, N., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani, 2014. Mutagenesis: Exploring Genetic Diversity of Crops. Wageningen Academic, Netherlands, ISBN: 978-90-8686-244-3, Pages: 394.
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  23. Sheikh, S.A., M.R. Wani, M.I. Kozgar and P. Ahmad, 2014. Wheat Improvement: Historical Perspective and Mutational Approach-A Review. 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: 297-322.

  24. Sheikh, S.A. and M.R. Wani, 2014. Evaluation of the salinity tolerance of some rice (Oryza sativa) genotypes of Kashmir valley. Int. J. Sci. Res. Dev., 2: 284-288.
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  25. Qadir, S., A. Hameed, N.T. Nisa, M.M. Azooz and M.R. Wani et al., 2014. Brassicas: Responses and Tolerance to Heavy Metal Stress. 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: 1-36.

  26. Kozgar, M.I., S. Hussain, M.R. Wani and S. Khan, 2014. The Role of Cytological Aberrations in Crop Improvement through Induced Mutagenesis. 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: 283-296.

  27. Kozgar, M.I., M.R. Wani, S. Khan and P. Ahmad, 2014. Mineral Bioavailability through Mutation Breeding In Pulse Crops: A Review. 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: 191-204.

  28. Kozgar, M.I., M.R. Wani, N.B. Tomlekova and S. Khan, 2014. Surface graph and densitometric SDS-PAGE studies in chickpea mutants. In: Mutagenesis: Exploring Novel Genes and Pathways. Tomlekova, N.B., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Wageningen Publishers, Netherlands, pp: 279-288.

  29. Kozgar, M.I., M.R. Wani, N.B. Tomlekova and S. Khan, 2014. Induced mutagenesis in edible crop plants and its impact on human beings. In: Mutagenesis: Exploring Novel Genes and Pathways. Tomlekova, N.B., M.I. Kozgar and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Wageningen Publishers, Netherlands, pp: 167-180.

  30. Ahmad, P., M.R. Wani, M.M. Azooz and L.S.P. Tran, 2014. Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Changes, Volume 2. Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8823-1, Pages: 368.
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  31. Ahmad, P., M.R. Wani, M.M. Azooz and L.S.P. Tran, 2014. Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Changes, Volume 1. Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8829-3, Pages: 397.
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  32. Ahmad, P., A. Hameed, E.F. Abd-Allah, S.A. Sheikh and M.R. Wani et al., 2014. Biochemical and Molecular Approaches for Drought Tolerance in Plants. In: Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants Under Changing Environment. Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Springer, New York, pp: 1-29.

  33. Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani, 2014. Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants Under Changing Environment, Volume 2.. Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8599-5, Pages: 394.
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  34. Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani, 2014. Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants Under Changing Environment, Volume 1. Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8590-2, Pages: 376.
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  35. 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. Ahmad, P. and M.R. Wani (Eds.). Springer, New York, pp 25-55.

  36. Wani, M.R., M.I. Kozgar, S. Khan and N.A. Dar, 2013. Induction of genetic variability through artificial mutagenesis in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Thai. J. Agric. Sci., 46: 141-147.
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  37. Sheikh, S.A., M.A. Tak, M.R. Wani and P. Ahmad, 2013. Response of urdbean (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper) in terms of growth, yield and biochemical parameters to spent engine oil pollution. J. Appl. Phytotechnol. Environ. Sanitation, 2: 99-108.
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  38. Kumar, B.V., T.K. Raja, M.R. Wani, S.A. Sheikh and M.A. Lone et al., 2013. Transgenic plants as Green Factories for vaccine production. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 12: 6147-6158.
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  39. Kozgar, M.I., S. Khan and M.R. Wani, 2013. Role of ATICS and OMICS for business oriented developmental programmes of micro-propagated plants. Adv. Biotech., 12: 11-16.
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  40. Wani, M.R., M.A. Lone, S.A. Sheikh, M.S. Dar, M.A. Tak, P. Ahmad and S. Khan, 2012. Induction and assessment of genetic variability for yield and yield contributing traits of chickpea [Cicer arietinum L.]. J. Plant Genomics, 2: 28-33.
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  41. Sheikh, S.A., M.R. Wani, M.A. Lone, M.A. Tak and N.A. Malla, 2012. Sodium azide induced biological damage and variability for quantitative traits and protein content in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). J. Plant Genomics, 2: 34-38.
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  42. Lone, M.A., M.R. Wani, S.A. Sheikh, S. Sahay and M.S. Dar, 2012. Antagonistic potentiality of Trichoderma harzianum against Cladosporium spherospermum, Aspergillus niger and Fusarium oxysporum. J. Biol. Agric. Health, 2: 72-76.
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  43. Lone, M.A., M.R. Wani, N.A. Bhat, S.A. Sheikh and M.A. Reshi, 2012. Evaluation of cellulose enzyme secreted by some common and stirring rhizosphere fungi of Juglans regia by DNS method. J. Enzyme Res., 3: 18-22.
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  44. Lone, M.A. and M.R. Wani, 2012. Degradation of Dimethoate and Pyrethroid by using fungal strains isolated from the rhizosphere of Juglans regia L. in the northern region of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Int. J. Pharmacol. Biosci., 3: 716-723.
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  45. Kozgar, M.I., S. Khan and M.R. Wani, 2012. Variability and correlations studies for total iron and manganese content of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) high yielding mutants. Am. J. Food Technol., 78: 437-444.
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  46. Kozgar, M.I., S. Khan and M.R. Wani, 2012. Impact of Research Activities of Induced Mutation Breeding: Is it on Food Insecurity and Malnutrition? AWWW Search. Adv. Biotech, 11: 43-46.
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  47. Wani, M.R., S. Khan, M.I. Kozgar and S. Goyal, 2011. Induction of morphological mutants in mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) through chemical mutagens. Nucleus, 48: 243-247.
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  48. Wani, M.R., S. Khan and M.I. Kozgar, 2011. Induced chlorophyll mutations. I. Mutagenic effectiveness and efficiency of EMS, HZ and SA in mungbean. Front. Agric. Chin., 5: 514-518.
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  49. Wani, M.R., S. Khan and M.I. Kozgar, 2011. An assessment of high yielding M3 mutants of green gram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). Rom. J. Biol.-Plant Biol., 56: 29-36.
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  50. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2007. Genetic variation and scope of selection for high yielding mutants in mungean. J. Phytol. Res., 20: 309-311.
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  51. Wani, M.R. and S. Khan, 2006. Estimates of genetic variability in mutated populations and the scope of selection for yield attributes in Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek. Egypt. J. Biol., 8: 1-6.
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  52. Khan, S., M.R. Wani and K. Parveen, 2006. Sodium azide induced high yielding early mutant in lentil. Agric. Sci. Digest, 26: 65-66.
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  53. Khan, S., M.R. Wani and K. Parveen, 2006. Quantitative variability in mungbean induced by chemical mutagens. Legume Res., 29: 143-145.
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  54. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2006. MMS and SA induced genetic variability for quantitative traits in mungbean. Indian J. Pulses Res., 19: 50-52.
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  55. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2006. Induced mutations for yield contributing traits in green gram. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 8: 528-530.
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  56. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2006. Induced mutations affecting quantitative characters in mungbean. Agric. Sci. Digest, 26: 241-244.
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  57. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2006. Genetic variability studies for seed yield and its components in mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). Thai. J. Agric. Sci., 39: 83-88.
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  58. Khan, S., M.R. Wani, M.D. Bhat and K. Parveen, 2005. Induced chlorophyll mutations in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Int. J. Agric. Biol., 7: 764-767.
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  59. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2005. Genetic variability and correlations studies in chickpea mutants. J. Cytol. Genet., 6: 155-160.
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  60. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2005. Comparison on the effect of chemical mutagens on mungbean. Adv. Plant Sci., 18: 533-535.

  61. Wani, M.R. and S. Khan, 2004. Effect of chemical mutagens on seedling growth in (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek.). J. Phytol. Res., 17: 113-114.

  62. Khan, S., M.R. Wani and K. Parveen, 2004. Induced genetic variability for quantitative traits in Vigna radiate (L.) Wilczek. Pak. J. Bot., 36: 845-850.
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  63. Khan, S., M.R Wani, M. Bhat and K. Parveen, 2004. Induction of morphological mutants in chickpea. Int. Chickpea Pigeonpea Newsletter, 11: 6-7.

  64. Wani, M.R. and S. Khan, 2003. Chlorophyll mutations in lentil. Trop. Agric., 154: 21-26.

  65. Khan, S. and M.R. Wani, 2003. Isolation of high yielding mutants in mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). Trop. Agric., 154: 51-55.