Faculty & Staff
Dr. Zahid Akram
Associate Professor / Chairman

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph.D
Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics
Phone : +92-51-9292097
Mobile : +92-307-5292949
Fax :
Email : [email protected]
Address : Associate Professor, Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 26 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Breeding for yield and quality in cereal crops
  • Marker assisted selection
  • Total Publications : 60
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Ahmed, M., A. Khan, G. Shabbir , M. K. N. Shah, Z. Akram and M. Tanveer. 2019. Response of bread wheat to cell membrane injury, proline and canopy temperature. Pak.J.Bot.,51(5):1593-1597.

    2. Hassan M.U, Z. Akram, F. Nazir, N. Fatima, Y. Zafar, Z.Ahmed, Z. H.Shah, K. Shahzad, M. Fatima, M. Zaynab. 2019. Direct regeneration from leaf disc explants of peanut: grafting improves survival rate. Int. J. Nanotechnol. Allied Sci., 3(1): 010.

    3. Khalil, M. U., Z. Akram, M. Rana, Z. H. Shah, Z. Ahmed. 2019. Molecular marker assisted selection of promising wheat genotypes for high grain protein content. Adv. Plants Agric. Res.,9(2):348-353.

    4. Akram. Z. and Q.Ahmed. 2019. Future prospects of soybean in Pakistan.Biomed.J.Sci.Tech.Res.,15(4):10.26717/BJSTR.2019.15.002743.(I.F.0.548)

    5. Ahmad, Q., Z.Akram, G. Shabbir, S. S. Ijaz, A. Ullah, G. Rasool, M. Naeem and M. Ilyas.2019 Estimation of genetic variability among different soybean genotypes for yield and quality traits under the agro-climatic condition of Rawalpindi-Pakistan. Pure Appl. Biol.,8(1): 762-767.

    6. Saadia., T.Mahmood, G.Shabbir, Z.Akram, N.Akhtar and M.I.Tabassum. 2018. Genetic diveregence study of safflower (Carthanus tinctorious L) using molecular markers. J.A.R., 56(4): 223-229.

    7. Khan,A.H., Z.Akram, T.N.Khan, M.Fakhar and M.A.A.Khan. 2018. Inheritance of yield and quality traits in Tomato. Intl.J. Human.Social Stud.,6(10): 178-183.

    8. Rabnawaz, A., Z.Akram, K.S.Khan and Q.Ahmed. 2017. Performance of wheat genotypes under cadmium contamination of soil. J. Plant Sci.Curr.Res.,1(1):03.

    9. Nigar,Q., G.Shabbir, M.UL.Hassan and Z.Akram.2017. Response of different wheat genotypes to callus induction and plant regeneration under varying concentrations of growth hormones. Intl.J.Appl.Sci.,9(1): 41-46.

    10. Hussain,W., Z.Akram,Z.H.Shah,F.Alghabari,H.M.Rehman and I.Daur. 2016. Evaluation of molecular mapping population from wheat synthetic/hexaploid cross for drought tolerance. Crop Research,51(2):1-6.