Name: Dr. Abdul Samad Mumtaz
Designation: Associate Professor and Chairperson
Department: Plant Sciences

  • Ph.D.   Biosciences University of Birmingham, U.K.
  • M.Phil. Plant Sciences Quaid-i-Azam University
  • M.Sc.   Plant Sciences Quaid-i-Azam University

Phone: +92-51 9064-3072
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

  • Genetics of wild plants
  • Genetics of crop diseases
  • in situ and ex situ conservation
  • Population Genetics
  • Phylogeny and evolutionary genetics
  • Assessment of genetic diversity and germination pattern in selected cotton genotypes of Pakistan. (Accepted). Mumtaz, A. S., Muhammad, N. and Shinwari, Z.K. Pakistan Journal of Botany (Pakistan). 2010.
  • A molecular study of genetic diversity in Shisham. Muhammad, A., Mumtaz, A. S., Riasat, R. Pakistan Journal of Botany. (Pakistan). 42(1): 79-88. 2010.
  • Proteins as biomarkers for taxonomic identification of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCMs) from subsection Rectae genus Clematis from China. Ishtiaq, M., Mumtaz, A. S., Wang, Y, Yiyu, C. Mehmood, T. and Ashraf, M. World Applied Sciences Journal (Egypt or Iran). 8: 62-70. 2010
  • Evaluating the agro-morphological variation in Panicum antidotale retz. in Cholistan desert. Nisar, M.F., Mumtaz, A. S. Muhammad, A. Majeed, A., Hussain, K. and Nawaz, K. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. (Pakistan) 12: 416–420. 2010.
  • Ultrastructural study of synaptonemal complex in meiocytes of Datura innoxia. Muhammad, A., Mumtaz, A. S. and Khan, M. A. Pakistan Journal of Botany (Pakistan). 40(4): 1809-1815. 2008.
  • Isolation, Purification and Characterization of Alpha Amylase from Citrus sinensis. Muhammad, A., Yasin, M., Mumtaz, A. S. and Hina, I. Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. (Pakistan) 30(2): 264-270. 2008.
  • Lysine requirement of Broiler Chickens fed low-density diets under tropical conditions. Aftab, U., Muhammad, A., Mumtaz, A. S. and Jiang, Z. Asian Australian Journal of Animal Sciences (Korea). 20 (6): 939-943. 2007.
  • Characterization of Alpha Amylase from Date (Phoenix dactylifera). Muhammad, A., Mumtaz, A. S. and Yasin, M. Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. (Pakistan) 29(6):624-627. 2007.
  • Diagnosis of heavy metal contamination in agro-ecology of Gujranwala, Pakistan using cattle egret (Bulbulcus ibis) as bioindicator. Bostan, N., Muhammad, A., Mumtaz, A. S. and Ahmed, I. Ecotoxicology (United Kingdom). 16: 247-251. 2007.
  • The collection and ecogeography of non-cultivated peas (Pisum L.) from Syria. Mumtaz, A. S., Shehadeh, A., Ambrose, M., Ellis, T. H. N. and Maxted. N. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter (Italy). 146: pp. 3-8. 2006.
  • Pollinarium morphology in Ceropegia bulbosa Roxb. and allies from Pakistan. Sultan, A., Mumtaz, A.S., Ahmed, Z., Mehboob, F. and Khan, M.A. Asklepios (United Kingdom) 94: 12-15. 2005.
  • Leaf Epidermal Anatomy of Medicinal Grasses of Islamabad, Attock and Mirpur (A. K.) Chaudary, M. I., Mumtaz, A. S. and Khan. M. A. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences (Pakistan). 4 (12). pp. 1466-1469. 2001.
  • Taxonomic studies in the genus Artemisia L. from Murree and Hazara.. Mumtaz, A. S., Khan, M. A. and Qureshi, R. A. Hamdard Medicus (Pakistan). 44 (3) pp. 72-78. 2001.
  • Palynological studies in Artemisia L. Mumtaz, A. S., Khan, M. A. and Akhtar, T. Pakistan Journal of Forestry (Pakistan). 50 (1). pp. 57-65. 2000.

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