Faculty & Staff
Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed Hafiz
Professor / Chairman

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph.D Z.A.U. P.R. China, Post doc. Italy.
Department of Horticulture
Phone : +92-51-9290771
Mobile : +92-0322-501516
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : d[email protected]
Address : Department of Horticulture, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 26 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Breeding of Horticulture Crops
  • Total Publications : 64
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Hussain, A., N. A. Abbasi, I. A. Hafiz and S. Z. Hasan. 2011. A comparative study of five loquat Genotypes at Tret, Muree, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43(5): 2503-2505. (IF 0.947).

    2. Baig, M. M. Q., I. A. Hafiz, A. Hussain, T. Ahmad and N. A. Abbasi. 2011. An efficient protocol for in vitro propagation of Rosa gruss an teplitz and Rosa centifolia African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 10(22), pp. 4564-4573, 30 May, 2011. (IF 0.573)

    3. Abbas G., I. A. Hafiz, N.A. Abbasi and A. Hussain 2012. Determination of processing and nutritional quality atributes of potato genotypes in Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 44(1): 201-208. (IF 0.947).

    4. Mahmood I., A. Razzaq, Z. D. khan, I. A. Hafiz, and S. Kaleem, 2012, Evaluation of tissue culture responses of promising wheat(Triticum Aestivum L.) cultivars and development of efficient regeneration system. Pak. J. Bot., 44: 277-284. (IF 0.947).

    5. M.M. Q. Baig., I.A. Hafiz, N.A.Abbasi, M.Yaseen, Z. Akram, and D.J. Donnelly, 2012. Reduced-starure Rosa species through invitro mutagenesis. Canadian J. Plant Science, (2012) 92: 1049_1055 doi:10.4141/cjps2011-199. (IF 0.547).

    6. Tareen, M.J., N.A. Abbasi and I.A. Hafiz. 2012. Effect of salicylic acid treatments on storage life of peach fruits cv. "Flordaking". Pak. J. Bot. 44(1): 119-124 (IF 0.947)

    7. Tareen. M. J., N. A. Abbasi and I. A. Hafiz., 2012. Postharvest application of salicylic acid enhanced antioxidant enzyme activity and maintained quality of peach cv. "Flordaking" fruit during storage. Scientia Horticulturae, 142: 221-228. (IF 1.527).

    8. Zahid, N.Y., N. A. Abbasi, I. A. Hafiz, A. Hussain and Z. Ahmad. 2012. Antifungal activity of local fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill) extract to growth responses of some soil diseases. African Journal of Microbiology Res., 6(1): 46-51. (IF 0.533).

    9. Nadeem Akhtar ABBASI, Tariq PERVAIZ, Ishfaq Ahmed HAFIZ, Mehwish YASEEN, Azhar HUSSAIN (2013) Assessing the response of indigenous loquat cv. Mardan to phytohormones for in vitro shoot proliferation and rooting. Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE B (Biomedicine & Biotechnology ISSN 1673-1581 (Print); ISSN 1862-1783 (Online)(IF 1.6)

    10. Malik Abid Mahmood1, Ishfaq Ahmed Hafiz, Nadeem Akhtar Abbasi and Muhammad Faheem.2013 Detection of Genetic Diversity in Jasminum species through RAPD Techniques INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE & BIOLOGY ISSN Print: 1560-8530; ISSN Online: 1814-9596 12-690/2013/15-3-505-510, Int. J. Agric. Biol., Vol. 15, No. 3, 2013(IF 0.94)

    Awards & Honors
    1. Research Productivity Allowance 2010-11.

    2. Life time membership Botanical Society of Pakistan.

    3. Life time membership Islamabad Society of Horticulture.