Faculty & Staff
Dr. Farah Naz
Associate Professor


Ph. D
Department of Plant Pathology
Phone : +92-51-9062626
Mobile :
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : farahnaz@uaar.edu.pk
Address : Department of Plant Pathology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Murree Road, Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 15 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Fungal Molecular Biology
  • Fungal plant pathology
  • Genetic variation in plant pathogenic fungi
  • Soil-borne diseases
  • On-farm participatory research
  • Integrated disease management
  • Plant disease diagnosis
  • Total Publications : 21
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. C.A.Rauf , Farah Naz, I. Ahmad, I.U.Haque and A. Riaz. (2014). Management of black scurf of potato with effective microbes, biological potassium fertilizer(BPF), and Trichoderma harzianum. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 17: 601‒606. [IF=0.902]

    2. Tayyaba Sultana, Farah Naz, M. IrfanUl-Haque, Shahid Butt and M. Fahim Abbas (2014) Characterization and relative contribution of fungal and bacterial pathogens involved in Sudden Death Syndrome of chillies. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 26 (01):53-61. (HEC Recognized Journal)

    3. Rubab Altaf, Ch.A.Rauf, Farah Naz, Ghulam Shabbir. (2014) Surveillance and characterization of Fusarium isolates associated withlentil wilt. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 26 (01):83-90.

    4. Muhammad Fahim Abbas, Farah Naz, Gulshan Irshad. (2013). Important fungal diseases of potato and their management-a brief review. Mycopath 11 (1), 245-47

    5. Ahmed, R., Riaz, A., Zakria, M. & Naz, F. (2013). Incidence of karnal bunt (Tilletia indica Mitra) of wheat (Triticum aestivum l.) in two districts of Punjab (Pakistan) and identification of resistance source. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 25(1), 01-06. (HEC Recognized Journal)

    6. Gulshan Irshad*, Farah Naz, Muhammad I. U. Haq, Chaudhary A. Rauf. (2013). Population dynamics of aeromycoflora at three sites of Rawalpindi by evaluating two sampling methods. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 25 (01) 31-36. (HEC Recognized Journal).

    7. Zia-Ul-Hussnain, S., C. A. Rauf, M. I. Haque, S. Afghan, T. Mukhtar , F. Naz, M. K. N. Shah and A. Shahzad. (2013) Comparison of DAC-ELISA and tissue blot immunoassay for the detection of Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae, causal agent of red stripe of sugarcane. J Plant Pathol Microb 2013, 4:4 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-7471.1000172 [IF=0.47]

    8. Abid Riaz, J. Nicklin, I. Haque, C.A.Rauf, G.Qadir and Farah Naz. (2013). Toxicity induced by solanapyrone in chickpea shoots and its metabolism through glutathione/ glutathione-s- transferase system. Pak.J. Bot., 45(1): 135-139. [IF=1.207]

    9. Khola Rafique, Awais Rasheed, Alvina Gul Kazi, Hadi Bux, Farah Naz. 2012. Tariq Mahmood and Abdul Mujeeb-Kazi. 2012. Powdery mildew resistance in some new wheat amphiploids (2n = 6x = 42) derived from A- and S-genome diploid progenitors. Plant Genetic Resources, 10(1):1-16. [IF=0.27]

    10. Jaleel, S. Farah Naz S.M.Mughal , T. Shakeel,M.I. Haque And M. Ashfaq. (2013). Induction of resistance in potato against potato virus Y by systemic chemicals. Submitted (Pak.J. Bot.)