Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq
Assistant Professor (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph.D. PMAS-AAUR
Phone : +92-51-9062267  
Mobile : +92-300-9867892  
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Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Department of Zoology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Murree Road, Rawalpindi.
Work Experience : 20 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Ecology of vertebrates
  • integrated pest management
  • Biology and diversity of rodents
  • Termites in urban and rural communities
  • Total Publications : 28
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Bibi, S., M. S. Nadeem, M. B. Anwar, S. I. Shah, A. R. Kayani, M. Mushtaq, M. A. Beg and T. Mahmood. 2019. First Record of Mus cookie (Cook's mouse) from Pothwar, Pakistan: A Probable Case of Range Extension? Mammalia. 83(2): 198-202. (IF = 0.714)

    2. Khanam, S. M. Mushtaq, A. R. Kayani, M. S. Nadeem and M. A. Beg. 2017. Small Mammal Community Composition and Abundance in Rural Human Habitations of Pothwar, Pakistan. Trop. Ecol. 58(3): 515-524.

    3. Khanam, S. M. Mushtaq, M. S. Nadeem and A. R. Kayani 2017. Population Ecology of the House Mouse (Mus musculus) in Rural Human Habitations of Pothwar, Pakistan. Zool. Ecol. 27(2): 106-113.

    4. Sami-ur-Rehman, S. M. F. Nasir, M. Naeem, A.Mehmood and M. Mushtaq. 2017. Fauna of Culex (Culicidae: Diptera) mosquitoes in tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan. Int. J. Mosq. Res. 4(5): 28-31.

    5. Fiaz, M., K. Munawar, M. Mushtaq, M. Ahmad, M. A. Chaudhry, M. Aslam, T. Ahamd and Nasrullah. 2017. Evaluating Varying Calf Milk Replacers on Optimum Growth Performance in Salt Range Lambs. Pakistan J. Zool. 49(5): 1925-1928. (IF: 0.547)

    6. Akber, M., M. Mushtaq, M. S. Nadeem, A. R. Kayani and N. Nisa. 2017. Reproductive Patterns of the Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) in Urban Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Pakistan. J. Zool. 49(3): 1131--1134. (IF: 0.547)

    7. Bibi, R., K. Afshan, I. A. Khan, Z. Iqbal, A. R. Kayani, M. Mushtaq, M. Irfan, M. Qayyum and M. F. Hassan. 2017. Phenotyping and Prevalence of Haemonchus contortus (Nematoda: Trichostongylidae) in Ruminants from Endemic Areas of Pakistan: Influence of Host Species and Geographical Area on Phenotypic Traits of Worms. Pak. Vet. J. 37(2): 170-174. (IF: 1.217)

    8. Khanam, S., R. Howitt, M. Mushtaq and J. Russell. 2016. Diet Analysis of Small Mammal Pests: A Comparison of Molecular and Microhistogical Methods. Integ. Zool., 11(2): 98-110. (IF = 1.856)

    9. Mushtaq M., I. Hussain, A. Mian, S. Munir and I. Ahmed. 2013. Evaluation of Some Bait Additives against Indian Crested Porcupine, Hystrix indica. Integ. Zool., 8(3): 285-292. (IF = 1.856)

    10. Nadeem, M. S., R. Naz, S. I. Shah, M. A. Beg, A. R. Kayani, M. Mushtaq and T. Mahmood. 2012. Season and Locality-related Changes in the Diet of Asiatic Jackal (Canis aureus) in Potohar, Pakistan. Turk. J. Zool., 36(6): 798-805. (IF = 0.558).

    Awards & Honors
    1. Mushtaq, M., A. A. Khan and A. Mian. 2008. Evaluation of aluminium phosphide fumigation for the control of Indian crested porcupine (Hystrix indica) in scrublands. Pakistan J. Zool., 40(3): 179-183.