Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Tariq
Assistant Professor

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

PhD (Imperial College London), MBA, DIT (Advanced)
Department of Entomology
Phone : +92-51-9290013
Mobile :
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Department of Entomology Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 6 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Climate change and Insect Ecology
  • Entomotoxicology (GC-MS; LC-MS; TLC; GPC)
  • Insect-Plant Interactions and Induced Plant Defence
  • Total Publications : 8
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Jan Muhammad Mari, Farida Anjum, Denis J. Wright and Muhammad Tariq, Synergistic effect of different adjuvant on the efficiency of entomopathogenic nematodes against different leafminer species. This manuscript is being prepared for Biocontrol.

    2. Muhammad Tariq, Denis J. Wright, Toby J. A. Bruce and Joanna T. Staley, Drought modifies trophic interactions above and below ground. This manuscript is submitted in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Society. August, 2011.

    3. Muhammad Tariq, Denis J. Wright, John T. Rossiter and Joanna T. Staley, Drought alters interactions between root and foliar herbivores: links with plant chemistry. Submitted in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Society. July, 2011.

    4. Muhammad Tariq, Denis J. Wright, John T. Rossiter and Joanna T. Staley, Aphids in a changing world: testing the plant stress, plant vigour and pulsed stress hypotheses. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, August, 2011 (accepted).

    5. Muhammad M.-ur-Rashid, Masood K. Khattak, Khalid Abdullah and Muhammad Tariq, Residual effects of botanical oil on preference and prey consumption of a generalist and a specialist predator. Submitted in Bulletin of Entomological Research, March 2011.

    6. Muhammad Tariq, Denis J. Wright and Joanna T. Staley, Maternal host plant effects on aphid performance: contrasts between a generalist and a specialist species on Brussels sprout cultivars. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Vol. 12, pp. 107-112, 2010.

    7. Muhammad Shoaib Ahmedani, Abdul Khaliq, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Anwar and Shagufta Naz, Khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium Everts): a serious threat to food security and safety. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 44, pp. 481-493, 2007.

    8. Mansoor-ul-Hassan, Farooq Ahmad, Mohammad Sagheer, Mazher Fareed Iqbal and Muhammad Tariq, Residual persistence of chlorpyrifos, imidacloprid and acephate in brinjal fruit. Pakistan Entomologist, Vol. 27, pp. 53-55, 2005.