Faculty & Staff
Dr. Abid Riaz
Associate Professor


Ph.D, Post Doc
Department of Plant Pathology
Phone : +92-51-9062624
Mobile :
Fax : +92-051-9290160
Email : abidriaz@uaar.edu.pk
Address : Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arid Agriculture, Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 17 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Plant Disease Epidemiology
  • Mycotoxins of Agricultural products
  • Plant disease Management
  • Total Publications : 28
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Shakoor, S., S. Chohan, A. Riaz, R. Perveen, S. Naz, M. A. Mehmood, M. S. Haider and S. Ahmad. 2011. Screening of systemic fungicides and biochemicals against seed borne mycoflora associated with Momordica charantia. Afric. J. Biotech. 10(36) 6933-6940.

    2. Ijaz, M., I.U. Haque, C. A. Rauf, F. U. Hasan, A. Riaz and S. M. Mughal. 2011. Correlation between humid thermal ratio and epidemic of Cercospora leaf spot of Peanut in Potohar Pak. J. Bot. 43(4): 2011-2016.

    3. Yasmin, T., S. Iqbal, A. Farooq, M. Zubair and A. Riaz. 2011. Prevalence, Distribution and incidence of major sugarcane infecting viruses in NWFP and Punjab. Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology. 23(1): 24-30.

    4. Arif, M. A. R. , H. Bux, A. G. Kazi, A. Rasheed, A. A. Napar, A. Riaz and A. M. Kazi. 2012. Stripe rust analysis of D-genome synthetic wheats (2n = 6x = 42, AABBDD) and their molecular diversity. Archives Phytopath. & Plant Protect. 45 12, 1479-1487

    5. Ismail, M., S. A. Anwar and A. Riaz.2012. Incidence of Meloidogyne incognita in Cucumber Fields. Pakistan J. Zool., 44(5), pp. 1383-1387

    6. Jabeen. Z., A. Riaz, K.Sultana, A. Ikram, M. Ansar, I. Hassan and I. Ahmad.2012. Incidence of Aspergillus flavus and extent of aflatoxin contamination in peanut samples of Pothwar region of Pakistan. African journal of microbiology6(9):1942-1946.

    7. Nazir, W. S. M. Iqbal, M. S. Bhatti, N. Khalid and A. Riaz. 2012. Evaluation of yield parameters and nutritional aspects of different strains of oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus) mushroom. J.Chem.Soc.Pak. 34(6) :1491-1497.

    8. Riaz A., J. Nicklin., I. Haque, C. A. Rauf, G. Qadir and F. Naz.2013. Toxicity induced by solanapyrone and in chickpea shoots and its metabolism through glutathione/ glutathione-s-transferase system. Pakistan J. of Botany. 45(1)135-139.

    9. Riaz A. , F. A. Shah and T. M. But. 2013. Intra-specific variability among metarhizium Anisopliae strains in their ability to produce blastospores in liquid culture media. Pak.J. Bot. 45(3): 1099-1103.

    10. Riaz A., A. Riaz, A. R. Rattu, M. I. Tahir and M. Azeem. 2013. Impact of epidemiological factors on development of Puccinia triticina sp. Tritici on wheat in Pakistan. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 3(19). 50-58.