Faculty & Staff
Dr. Asim Gulzar
Associate Professor

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

PhD (Imperial College London)
Department of Entomology
Phone : +92-51-9292130
Mobile : +92-331-5444283
Fax :
Email : asim@uaar.edu.pk
Address : University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi, Muree Road Rawalpindi 46300 Pakistan
Work Experience : 17 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Insecticide resistance management
  • Bio control of insects
  • Insect toxicology
  • Total Publications : 45
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. M Shehzad, A Gulzar, JT Staley, M Tariq. (2020). The effects of drought stress and type of fertiliser on generalist and specialist herbivores and their natural enemies. Annals of Applied Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aab.12654. Impact Factor; 2.037

    2. Asim Gulzar, Tariq Mukhtar and Denis Wright. (2020).Effects of entomopathogenic nematodes Steinernema carpocapsae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora on the fitness of a Vip3A resistant sub-population of Heliothis virescens (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera). Bragantia. Impact Factor 1.05

    3. Muhammad Hafeez, Sisi Liu, Hafiz Kamran Yousaf, Saad Jan, Rui-Long Wang, G. Mandela Fernandez-Grandon, Asim Gulzar, Bahar Ali, Muzammal Rehman, Sajjad Ali, Muhammad Fahad, Mo Wang. (2019). RNA interference-mediated knockdown of a cytochrome P450 gene enhanced the toxicity of a-cypermethrin in xanthotoxin-fed larvae of Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, Impact factor 3.44

    4. Muhammad Hafeez, Sisi Liu, Saad Jan, Li She, , G. Mandela Fernandez-Grandon, Asim Gulzar, Bahar Ali, Muzammil Rehman, Mo Wang. (2019) Knock-Down of Gossypol-Inducing Cytochrome P450 Genes Reduced Deltamethrin Sensitivity in Spodoptera exigua (Hubner). International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Impact factor 4.13

    5. Muhammad Hafeez, Sisi Liu, Saad Jan, Asim Gulzar, G. Mandela Fernandez- Grandon, Muhammad Qasim, Khalid Ali Khan, Bahar Ali, Seifu Juneidi Kedir, Muhammad Fahad, Mo Wang. (2019). Enhanced effects of dietary tannic acid with chlorantraniliprole on life table parameters and nutritional physiology of Spodoptera exigua (Hubner). Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 155: 108-118 Impact factor 3.44

    6. Camilo Ayra-Pardo, Maria E. Ochagavia, Ben Raymond, Asim Gulzar, Lianet Rodriguez-Cabrera, Claudia Rodriguez de la Noval, Ivis Moran Bertot, Ryohei Terauchi, Kentaro Yoshida, Hideo Matsumura, Pilar Tellez Rodriguez, Daily Hernandez Hernandez, Orlando Borras-Hidalgo and Denis J. Wright (2019). HT- SuperSAGE of the gut tissue of a Vip3Aa-resistant Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strain provides insights into the basis of resistance. Insect Science, 26, 479-498 https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7917.12535 Impact factor 2.026

    7. Asim Gulzar, Muhammad Majad Ali, Muhammad Tariq, Imran Bodlah, Kaleem Tariq and Asad Ali (2018). Lethal and Sublethal Effects of Azadirachtin indica Seed Extract on the Development of Spotted Bollworm Earias vittella (Fab.). Gesunde Pflanzen, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10343-018-0437-9. Impact factor 0.63

    8. Luqman Riaz, Tariq Mahmood, Mark S. Coyne, Azeem Khalid, Audil Rashid, Malik Tahir Hayat , Asim Gulzar, Muhammad Amjad (2017). Physiological and antioxidant response of wheat (Triticum aestivum) seedlings to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Chemosphere, 177:250-257. Impact factor 3.334

    9. Brian R Pickett, Asim Gulzar, Juan Ferre, and Denis J Wright (2017). Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa Toxin Resistance in Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83; doi:10.1128/AEM.03506-16. Impact factor 3.66

    10. Mukhtar, T., Arooj, M., Ashfaq, M. and Gulzar, A. (2017). Resistance evaluation and host status of selected green gram germplasm against Meloidogyne incognita. Crop protection, 92: 198-202. Impact factor 1.65