Faculty & Staff
Dr. Sajid Mehmood
Assistant Professor (TTS)


M. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture-Plant Pathology (UAF, Pakistan) Ph. D. Plant Pathology (NWSUAF, China)
Department of Plant Pathology
Phone : +92-51-9290239
Mobile : +92-321-6604598
Fax : +92-51-9290239
Email : sajidm1529@uaar.edu.pk; sajidm1529@gmail.com
Address : Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Crop and Food Sciences, PMAS - Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 12 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Plant Virology
  • Plant Protection
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Fungal Plant Pathology
  • Plant-Microbe Interaction
  • Agricultural Information Technology
  • Mycotoxins
  • Post-Harvest Pathology
  • Total Publications : 11
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Mehmood S, Sajid M, Zhao J, Huang L, Kang, Z. 2020. Alternate hosts of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici and their role. Pathogens. 9(6): 434. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens9060434 [IF. 3.40]

    2. Mehmood S, Sajid M, Huang L, Kang Z. 2020. Alternate hosts and their impact on genetic diversity of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici and disease epidemics. Journal of Plant Interactions. 15(1): 153-165. https://doi.org/10.1080/17429145.2020.1771445 [IF. 1.83]

    3. Mehmood S, Sajid M, Husnain S K, Zhao J, Huang L, Kang Z. 2020. Study of Inheritance and linkage of virulence genes in a selfing population of a Pakistani dominant race of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21(5): 1685. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/21/5/1685 [IF. 4.18]

    4. Mehmood S, Sajid M, Khan T, Zhao J, Huang L, Kang Z. 2018. Identification of Berberis species collected from the Himalayan region of Pakistan susceptible to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Plant Disease. 103: 461-467. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-18-0154-RE [IF. 3.58]

    5. Sajid M, Mehmood S, Niu C, Yuan Y, Yue T. 2018. Effective adsorption of Patulin from apple juice by using non-cytotoxic heat-inactivated cells and spores of Alicyclobacillus strains. Toxins, 10: 344 https://doi:10.3390/toxins10090344 [IF. 3.89]

    6. Sajid M, Mehmood S, Yuan Y, Yue T. 2019. Mycotoxin patulin in food matrices: occurrence and its biological degradation strategies. Drug Metabolism Reviews. 51(1): 105-120. https://doi.org/10.1080/03602532.2019.1589493 [IF. 4.70]

    7. Inam-Ul-Haq M, Mehmood S, Rehman H M, Ali Z, Tahir M I. 2012. Incidence of root rot diseases of soybean in Multan Pakistan and its management by the use of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 44(6): 2077-2080. https://www.pakbs.org/pjbot/PDFs/44(6)/40.pdf [IF. 0.75]

    8. Inam-Ul-Haq M, Javed N, Cheema S U, Mehmood S, Sahi S T. 2006. Incidence of bacterial blight of rice (Oryza sativa) in Gujranwala and Sialkot Districts and in-vitro evaluation of various chemicals against Xanthomonas campestris pv. Oryzae. Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology. 18(2): 124-128. http://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=PK2008000988 [IF. 0.00]

    9. Mustafa A, Saleem IY, Mehmood S, Hannan A, Akhtar M. 2013. Field evaluation of new fungicides against Rice (Oryza sativa L.) diseases. Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology. 25(2): 141-145. https://www.pjp.pakps.com/index.php/PJP/article/view/43/27 [IF. 0.00]

    10. Hussain M, Anwar S A, Sehar S, Zia A, Kamran M, Mehmood S, Ali Z. 2015. Incidence of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with Okra in District Layyah of the Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 47(3): 847-855. http://zsp.com.pk/pdf47/847-855%20(31)%20PJZ-1540-13%207-5-15%20final.pdf [IF. 0.79]

    Awards & Honors
    1. Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) for Ph. D. 2014-2019

    2. Chinese Language Diploma, International School Northwest A&F University, China, 2014-2015

    3. Chinese Proficiency Certificate (HSK-4), Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) China, 2015

    4. Robert William Scholarship Award. 2002-2006

    5. Reviewer, Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection (Taylor and Francis Ltd. UK) Journal of Plant Sciences and Crop Protection, JPSCP (Annex Publishers, Virginia)