Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Ansar

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Department of Agronomy
Phone : +92-51-9292151
Mobile : +92-332-5128190
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Agronomy, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Murree Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 30 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Forage Production and Preservation
  • Cropping Systems and Crop Management
  • Weed Management
  • Conservation Agronomy
  • Green Manuring and Crop Residue Management
  • Total Publications : 98
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Ansar, M., A. Sher, A. Zaheer, A. Mehmood, M. Irfan, M. A. Mukhtar and M. Hussain, 2019: Forage and seed yield of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) cultivars under rainfed conditions of Pothwar region in Pakistan. Agrociencia 53, 1005-1012. (IF = 0.370)

    2. Raza, M. A., L. Y. Feng, W. van der Werf, G. R. Cai, M. H. B. Khalid, N. Iqbal, M. J. Hassan, T. A. Meraj, M. Naeem, I. Khan, S. u. Rehman, M. Ansar, M. Ahmed, F. Yang and W. Yang, 2019: Narrow-wide-row planting pattern increases the radiation use efficiency and seed yield of intercrop species in relay-intercropping system. Food and Energy Security 8, e170.(IF = 4.781)

    3. Raza, M. A., L. Y. Feng, W. van der Werf, N. Iqbal, I. Khan, M. J. Hassan, M. Ansar, Y. K. Chen, Z. J. Xi and J. Y. Shi, 2019: Optimum leaf defoliation: A new agronomic approach for increasing nutrient uptake and land equivalent ratio of maize soybean relay intercropping system. Field Crops Research 244, 107647. (IF = 3.868)

    4. Raza, M. A., M. H. B. Khalid, X. Zhang, L. Y. Feng, I. Khan, M. J. Hassan, M. Ahmed, M. Ansar, Y. K. Chen and Y. F. Fan, 2019: Effect of planting patterns on yield, nutrient accumulation and distribution in maize and soybean under relay intercropping systems. Scientific reports 9, 1-14. (IF = 4.011)

    5. Raza, M. A., L. Y. Feng, A. Manaf, A. Wasaya, M. Ansar, A. Hussain, M. H. B. Khalid, N. Iqbal, Z. J. Xi and Y. K. Chen, 2018: Sulphur application increases seed yield and oil content in sesame seeds under rainfed conditions. Field Crops Research 218, 51-58. (IF = 3.868)

    6. Ali, S., M. A. Malik, M. Ansar, G. Qadir and R. Qureshi, 2016: Seed Bank Density and Weed Flora Dynamics of Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) as Affected by Different Tillage Systems in Rainfed Wheat (Triticum aestivum). International Journal of Agriculture & Biology 18. (IF = 0.312)

    7. Hassan, A., S. S. Ijaz, R. Lal, S. Ali, Q. Hussain, M. Ansar, R. H. Khattak and M. S. Baloch, 2016: Depth distribution of soil organic carbon fractions in relation to tillage and cropping sequences in some dry lands of Punjab, Pakistan. Land Degradation & Development 27, 1175-1185. (IF = 4.275)

    8. Ansar, M., M. A. Mukhtar, R. S. Sattar, M. A. Malik, G. Shabbir, A. Sher and M. Irfan, 2013: Forage yield as affected by common vetch in different seeding ratios with winter cereals in Pothohar region of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 45, 401-408. (IF = 0.672)

    9. Ansar, M., N. M. Cheema and M. H. Leitch, 2010: Effect of agronomic practices on the development of septoria leaf blotch and its subsequent effect on growth and yield components of wheat. Pakistan Journal of Botany 43, 2125-2138. (IF = 0.672)

    10. Ansar, M., Z. Ahmed, M. Malik, M. Nadeem, A. Majeed and B. Rischkowsky, 2010: Forage yield and quality potential of winter cereal-vetch mixtures under rainfed conditions. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 25-36. (IF = 0.921)

    Awards & Honors
    1. Total Impact factor > 50

    2. Overseas Research Student Award (CVCP, UK)

    3. Muslims Student Scholarship Award (FOSIS UK)

    4. Ministry of Education Scholarship for Ph. D in UK

    5. First Division throughout Academic Career

    6. First position in Agronomy in B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture Degree

    7. PMAS-AAAUR Award for Six Months Specialized Training Course at ICARDA, Syria