Dean
Dr. Nadeem Akhtar Abbasi
Professor/Dean (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Post Doc. (Australia), Ph.D (USA)
Faculty of Crop and Food Sciences
Phone : 051-9292108  
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Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Horticulture, Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 24 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Production and Post harvest physiology of horticultural Crops
  • Propagation of horticultural plants
  • Total Publications : 86
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Abbasi, N. A., M. A. Chaudhary, M. I. Ali, A. Hussain and I. Ali. 2014. On tree fruit bagging influences quality of guava harvested at different maturity stages during summer. Int. J. Agric. & Biol., 16(3):543-549. (IF 0.808)

    2. Ali, N. A. Abbasi and I. A. Hafiz. 2014. Physiological response and quality attributes of peach fruit cv Florda King as affected by different treatments of CaCl2, putrescine and salicylic acid. Pak. J. Agric. Sci., 51(1): 1-7. (IF 1.24).

    3. Abbasi, N.A., I. A. Hafiz, A. A. Qureshi, I. Ali and S. R. Mahmood. 2014. Evaluating the success of vegetative propagation techniques in loquat cv. ‘Mardan’. Pak. J. Bot., 46(2):579-584. (IF 0.947)

    4. Saeed, T., I. Hassan, N. A. Abbasi, G. Jilani. 2014. Effect of gibberellic acid on the vase life and oxidative activities in senescing cut gladiolus flowers. Plant Growth Regul. 72(1):89-95. (IF 1.67)

    5. Abbasi, N. A., T. Pervaiz, I. A. Hafiz, M. Yaseen and A. Hussain. 2013. Assessing the response of indigenous loquat cv. Mardan to phytohormones for in vitro shoot proliferation and rooting. J Zhejiang Univ-Sci B (Biomed & Biotechnol), 14(9):774-784. (IF 1.099) (DOI 10.1631/jzus.B1200277)

    6. Abbasi, N.A., L. Zafar, H.A. Khan, A.A. Qureshi. 2013. Effects of naphthalene acetic acid and calcium chloride application on nutrient uptake, growth, yield and post harvest performance of tomato fruit. Pak. J. Bot., 45(5): 1581-1587. (IF 0.947)

    7. Saeed, T., I. Hassan, N. A. Abbasi, G. Jilani. 2013. Zinc augments the growth and floral attributes of gladiolus, and alleviates oxidative stress in cut flowers. Scientia Hort., 164: 124-129 (IF 1.396)

    8. Zakia. S., N. Y. Zahid, M. Yaseen, N.A. Abbasi, I.A. Hafiz and N. Mehmood..2013 Standardization of an efficient protocol for micropropagation of Aloe vera using different hormonal regimes. Accepted in “Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences”1083-1087 . (IF 1.103)

    9. Abbasi, N. A., A. Akhtar, A. Hussain and I. Ali. 2013. Effect of anti-browning agents on quality changes of loquat [Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindley] fruit after harvest. Pak. J. Bot., 45(4): 1391-1396. (IF 0.947)

    10. Qureshi, K. M., S. Chughtai, U. S. Qureshi and N. A. Abbasi. 2013. Impact of exogenous application of salt and growth regulators on growth and yield of strawberry. Pak. J. Bot., 45(4): 1179-1185. (IF 0.947)

    Awards & Honors
    1. Research Productivity Award on basis of research achievements for the Year 2010-11 from Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad, Govt. of Pakistan.

    2. Best University Teacher Award in 2008 from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

    3. Got merit scholarship for Post doctorate in 2004 from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

    4. Accredited supervisor of Pakistan Council for Science and Technology and Higher Education Commission to supervise Ph.D. students having indigenous scholarships.

    5. Won Merit Scholarship for Ph.D. in 1991 from Min. of Education, Govt. of Pakistan.

    6. Won Merit Scholarship for M.Sc. (Hons.) in 1990 from Min. of Education, Govt. of Pakistan.

    Faculty of Crop & Food Sciences
    Professor/Dean
    Phone #: 051-9292108
    Email: [email protected]