Faculty & Staff
Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed
Assistant Professor

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph. D (PMAS, Arid Agriculture University/The Sydney University)

Post Doc Washington State University USA under USDA-NIFA funded project "Regional Approaches for Climate Change" (REACCH) (2014-16).
Department of Agronomy
Phone : +92-51-9292089
Mobile : +92-333-5959893
Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Agronomy, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 11 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Agro-ecosystem modeling and remote
  • sensing/GIS
  • Crop Physiology
  • Climate Change/climate extremes Adaptation
  • Uncertainty analysis
  • Risk management analysis
  • Modelling biomass flows at landscape level and the dynamics of organic matter in soil
  • Biogeochemical cycling
  • Climate change impact assessment
  • Total Publications : 31
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Calibration and validation of APSIM-Wheat and CERES-Wheat for spring wheat under rainfed conditions: Models evaluation and application Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

    2. Mukhtar Ahmed, M.Asif and F.U.Hassan (2014). Augmenting drought tolerance in sorghum by silicon nutrition. Acta Physiol Plant, 1-11.

    3. F. K. Awan, M. Y. khurshid, O. Afzal, Mukhtar Ahmed and A. N. Chaudhry (2014). Agro-morphological evaluation of some exotic common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes under rainfed conditions of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 46(1): 259-264, 2014.

    4. S. Hussain, F.U. Hassan, M. Rasheed, S. Ali and Mukhtar Ahmed. (2014). Effects of allelopathic crop water extracts and their combinations on weeds and yield of rainfed wheat in Jornal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 12 (3&4 ):161-167

    5. Mukhtar Ahmed, Fayyaz Ul Hassan and F. F. Van Ogtrop. 2014. Can models help to forecast rainwater dynamics for rainfed ecosystem? Weather and Climate Extremes 5-6 (0):48-55.

    6. F.U. Hassan, M. Y. Khurshid, Mukhtar Ahmed, M. Akmal and O. Afzal. (2015). Growth and Development of Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) under Rainfed Conditions. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 17: 105?110

    7. Mukhtar Ahmed, Aslam M A, Hassan F.U., Asif M. and R. Hayat. 2014. Use of APSIM to Model Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Rainfed Wheat. IJAB. Vol :16 (3) pp:461-470

    8. Mukhtar Ahmed, Fayyaz Ul Hassan. (2015). Response of Spring Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Quality Traits and Yield to Sowing date. PLoSONE. (4). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126097

    9. Mukhtar Ahmed, Umara Qadeer, Zammurad Iqbal Ahmed, Fayyaz-ul Hassan. (2015). Improvement of wheat (Triticum aestivum) drought tolerance by seed priming with silicon. Archives of Agronomy & Soil Science. DOI:10.1080/03650340.2015.1048235

    10. M.Akhtar, F.U. Hassan, Mukhtar Ahmed, Rifat Hayat and C.O. Stockle. Is rainwater harvesting an option for designing sustainable cropping patterns for rainfed agriculture? Land Degradation & Development.