Faculty & Staff
Ms. Najma Yousaf Zahid
Assistant Professor
M.Sc(Hons)Hort, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Department of Horticulture
Phone : +92-51-9290771
Mobile :
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Horticulture, Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Mur
Work Experience : 16 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Medicinal Plants and fruit production
  • Total Publications : 10
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Zahid,N.Y;N.Abbassi,Z.Ahmed;H.Ishfaq,2004. Indigenous Medicinal Plants Resources in Salt Range Regions of Pakistan.International Conference on Drug Biotecnology and Medicinal Plants. Aman-Jordan

    2. Zahid, N.Y;N.Abbassi,Z.Ahmed;H.Ishfaq,Z.Yousaf.2005. An Overview: Status of Medicinal Plants and Aromatic Plants in Pakistan.Proceedings of the national seminar on cut flower &house plant production.HFP.

    3. Zahid, N.Y;N.Abbassi, 2006. Fennel as Value Additive Crop: Essential Oils and Plant Extract .Proceeding International Conference on Value addition in Horticulture Products.

    4. Zahid,N.Y;N.Abbassi, 2007. Use of Allelopathic Potential of Vegetables in weed management.Proceedings of Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.

    5. Zahid,N.Y;N.Abbassi,H.Ishfaq,2008.Morphological Characterization and Oil Contents of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) Accessions from Different Regions of Pakistan.J.Chem.Soc.Pak.,vol30,No.6,2008

    6. Zahid,N.,N.Abbasi.Z.Ahmed;H.Ishfaq;Z.Yousaf,2009.Genetic diversity of fennel germplasm in Pakistan assessed by RAPD markers.J.Bot,41(3):june2009

    7. Zahid,N.Y;N.Abbassi,Z.Ahmed;H.Ishfaq,2010. Antifungal Properties of local fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) response to some soil born fungi.(Submitted for publication in J of Mycology &Phytopathology)

    8. Zahid,N.Y;N.Abbassi,Z.Akram;H.Ishfaq,2011.Differential Effect of Fertilizers on Menthol Contents in Mint(Mentha arvensis). Submitted for publication in J of Phyto chemistry

    Awards & Honors
    1. Indigenous PhD scholarship through ministry of science and technology in 2001.

    2. Research project on collection and characterization of different medicinal plants through biotechnology methods. PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2007

    3. Project on commercial flower production, funded by PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2014