Back
 
Name: Dr. Shujaul Mulk Khan
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Plant Sciences


Qualifications:
Member Pakistan Academy of Sciences 2020-2030 (Elected)

Credentials on his name: 

Post Doctorate - Bio-geography (2012 - 2013)
Specialization: Biogeography
Project "Developing Conservation criteria for the Plant Biodiversity in Montane Ecosystems; using the Western Himalayas as a case study"
Center of Lanscape and Climate Research, University of Leicester, UK.

Ph.D - Biology  (2008 - 2012)
Specialization: Plant Ecology & Conservation
Thesis "Plant Communities and Vegetation Ecosystem Services in the Naran Valley, Western Himalayas"
Department of Biology, University of Leicester UK.

MPhil - Botany  (2006 - 2008)
Specialization: Molecular Genetics
Thesis "Genetic Diversity Analyses of Pakistani Peas Germplasm through RAPD Markers"

MSc - Botany  (2001 - 2003)
Specialization: Ethnobiology
Thesis "Ethno-medicinal Plants of Shawar Valley District Swat   Pakistan"

BSc - Bio-Science  (1999 - 2001) {Quaid-i-Azam Award Winner}

BEd - Bio-Chem (2003 - 2004)



Phone: +92-51 9064-3069
Email: smkhan@qau.edu.pk
Status: On job
Other Weblink: https://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=SOyrU_AAAAAJ&hl=en , https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shujaul_Khan & https://twitter.com/DrShujaul

View Resume

Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Plant Ecology
Biodiversity Conservation
Vegetation Mapping
Ecological Indicators
Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem & Vegetation Modelling
Ethnobiology & Ethno-ecology
Phytogeography, Phytosociology & Syntaxonomy   
Weeds & 
Agro-ecology 

Population Ecology
Pollution Ecology & Bioremediation
Habitat & Ecosystem Indicators

Soil Biology
Climate Smart Plantation

Research papers published in impact factor journals                           Total Impact factor: 103.843

 1. Abdullah, S. M. Khan, A. Peironi, Z. U. Haq, and Z. Ahmad, 2020. Mazri (Nannorrhops ritchiana (Griff) Aitch. a remarkable source of manufacturing traditional handicrafts, goods and utensils in Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine(Accepted). (IF=2.264)

 2.   Haq, Z., S. M. Khan, Z. Ahmad, Abdullah, S. A. Shah, G. Mustafa, A. Razzaq, A. Ullah, F. Manan and M. Hussain, 2020. An Evaluation of Conservation Status and Ecological Zonation of Alnus Nitida; A Monophyletic Species of the Sino-Japanese Region. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 30(5):https://doi.org/10.36899/JAPS.2020.5.0140 (IF=0.529)

 3.  Gul, I., S. M. Khan*, T. Mehmood, Z. Ahmad, H. Badshah and H. Shah, 2020. Characterization of Cobalt Oxide and Calcium-Aluminum Oxide Nano-catalyst through Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction and Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy. Microscopy Research and Technique,https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jemt.23504(IF=2.117)

 4.   Kamran, S., S. M. Khan*, Z. Ahmad, A. U. Rahman, M. Iqbal, F. Manan, Z. U. Haq and S. Ullah 2020. The role of graveyards in species conservation and beta diversity: a vegetation appraisal of sacred habitats from Bannu, Pakistan. Journal of Forestry Research - Springer, 31(4): 1147-1158.  (IF=1.689)

5.  Abbas, Z., S. M. Khan*, J. Alam, Z. Abideen and Z. Ullah, 2020. Plant communities and anthropo-natural threats in the Shigar Valley, (Central Karakorum) Baltistan-Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 52(3): 987-994(IF=0.80)

6.   Rahman, A., S. M. Khan*, Z. Saqib, Z. Ullah, Z. Ahmad, S. Ekercin, A.S. Mumtaz, and A. Ahmad, 2020. Diversity and abundance of climbers in relation to their hosts and elevation in the monsoon forests of Murree in the Himalayas. Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 52(2): 601-612(IF=0.80)

7.   Rahman, S. U., S. M. Khan*, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, Khan, R. Khan, M. Khalid, H. Nan, F. Jan, S. I Kayani and S. Hussain, 2020. Light microscopy of Pakistani Berberis Light microscopy of Pakistani Berberis leaf cuticles and its taxonomic implications. Microscopy Research and Technique, 2020;1–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/jemt.23443. (IF=2.117)

8.   Ullah, S. A., S. M. Khan*, Z. Ullah, Z. Ahmad, S. N. Shah, R. Khan and M. Zada, 2020. Phytogeographic classification via Multivariate statistical approach; a case study from the Jambil Valley Swat, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 52(1): 279-290. (IF=0.80)

9.  Ahmad, Z., S. M. Khan*, S. Ali and I. Ali, 2019. Pollution indicandum and Marble Waste Polluted Ecosystem; Role of selected indicator plants in phytoremediation and determination of pollution zones. Journal of Cleaner Production, 236(1): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.117709(IF=7.246)

10.  Abdullah, Z. Haq and S. M. Khan, 2019. The indispensable bond between Mazri Palm (Nannorrhops ritchiana) and the Indian Porcupine (Hystrix indica) leads them towards extinction! Biodiversity and Conservation, 28 (12): 3387-3388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-019-01823-7(IF=2.935)

11.  Shah, A. H., A. Mehmood, M. Farooq, Abdallah, K. R. Khan, B. Nawab, A. H. Shah, M. Hussain, L. Zohra, S. M. Khan, and H. Ahmad, 2019. A new quantitative ethnoecological approach to assessing the conservation status of plants: a case study of District Tor Ghar, Pakistan. Applied Ecology and Environmental research, 17(5): 10399-10419. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15666/aeer/1705_1039910419(IF=0.712)

12. Anum, S., S. M. Khan*, H. J. Chaudhry, Z. Ahmad, and R. Afza, 2019. Phytoremediation of nickel polluted ecosystem through selected ornamental plant species in the presence of bacterium Kocuria rhizophila. Journal of Bioremediation, 23(3): 215-226. (IF=1.724)

13. Rahman, S. U., S. M. Khan*, M. Zafar, Khan, M. Ahmad, R. Khan, S. Hussain, M. Khalid, S. I Kayani, 2019. Pollen morphological variation of Berberis L. from Pakistan and its systematic importance. Microscopy Research and Technique, 82 (9):1593-1600. (IF=2.117)

14. Hussain, M., S. M. Khan*, M. Iqbal, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi, I. U. Rahman and Z. U. Haq, 2019. Assessment of plant communities and identification of Indicator Species of an Ecotnal Forest Zone  at Durand Line, District Kurram, Pakistan. Applied Ecology and Environmental research, 17(3): 6375-6396. DOI: 10.15666/aeer/1703_63756396. (IF=0.712)

15. Noreen, I., S. M. Khan*, M. S. Alsubeie, Z. Ahmad, I. U. Rahman, B. B. Tabassum, and E. F. Abdallah, 2019. Response of different plant species to pollution emitted from Oil and Gas Plant with special reference to Heavy Metals accumulation. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 51(4): 1231-1240. (IF=0.80)

16. Shah, S. N., I. Khuram, J. Mazumdar, M. Ahmad, F. Ullah, M. Zafar, W. Zaman, S. M. Khan, 2019. Leaf micromorphological adaptations of resurrection ferns in Northern Pakistan. Flora, 255: 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.flora.2019.03.018. (IF=1.591)

17. Anwar, S., S. M. Khan*, Z. Ahmad, Z. Ullah, and M. Iqbal 2019. Floristic composition and ecological gradient analyses of the Liakot Forests Kalam District Swat, Pakistan. Journal of Forestry Research, 30(4): 1407-1416. (IF=1.689)

18. Abbas, Z., J. Alam, S. M. Khan, M. Hussain and A.M. Abbasi, 2019. Diversity, Ecological Feature and Conservation of a high Montane Flora of the Shigar Valley (Karakorum Range) Baltistan Region, Northern Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany51(3): 985-1000. (IF=0.80)

19. Khan, R., O Kilic, S. Z. Abidin, A. Ullah, H. Ullah, M. Zafar, M. Ahmad,  S. M. Khan, 2019. Utilization of foliar cuticle morphology for the identification of weedy grasses. Microscopy Research and Technique, 82 (4): 1231-1239.  (IF=2.117)

 20.  Abbas, Z., J. Alam, S. M. Khan, M. Hussain and A.M. Abbasi, 2019. Diversity, Ecological Feature and Conservation of a high Montane Flora of the Shigar Valley (Karakorum Range) Baltistan Region, Northern Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany51(3): DOI: 10.30848/PJB2019-3(23) (IF=0.80)

 21.  Iqbal, M., S. M. Khan, M. A. Khan, Z. Ahmad and H. Ahmad, 2018. A novel approach to phytosociological classification of weeds flora of an agro-ecological system through Cluster, Two Way Cluster and Indicator Species Analyses. Journal of Ecological Indicators, 84: 590-606. (IF=4.229)

 22.  Iqbal, Z., A. Zeb, E. F. Abdallah, I. U. Rehman, S. M. Khan, N. Ali, F. Ijaz, Y. Anwar, S. Muzammil, A. A. Alqarawi, A. Hashem, A. Afzal, A. Majid, M. A. Khan, E. S. Calixto, 2018. Ecological assessment of plant communities along the edaphic and topographic gradients of Biha Valley, District Swat, Pakistan. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 16 (5): 5611-5631.http://dx.doi.org/10.15666/aeer/1605_56115631 (IF=0.712)

 23.  Bano, S., S. M. Khan, J. Alam, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi, Z. Ahmad, I. U. Rehman and H. Ahmad, 2018. Eco-Floristic studies of the Beer Hills along the Indus River in the districts Haripur and Abbottabad, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 25 (4): 801-810. (IF=2.802)

 24.  Khan, K. U., H. Ahmad, M. Shah, S. M. Khan, I. U. Rehman, Z.Iqbal, R. Khan, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi, A. Hashem and A. Aldubise, 2018. Exploration and local utilization of medicinal vegetation naturally grown in the Deusai plateau of Gilgit, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 25 (2): 326-331. (IF=2.802)

 25.   Khan, W., S. M. Khan, H. Ahmad, A. A. Alqarawi, G. M. Shah, M. Hussain, E. F. Abdallah, 2018. Life forms, leaf size spectra and diversity indices of plant species grown in the Thandiani forests, district Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 25 (1): 94-100. (IF=2.802)

 26.  Iqbal, M., S. M. Khan, M. A. Khan, Z. Ahmad, Z. Abbas, S. M. Khan and M. S. Khan, 2017. Distribution pattern and species richness of natural weeds of wheat in varying habitat conditions of district Malakand, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49, 2371-2382. (IF=0.80)

 27.   Abbas, Z., S. M. Khan, J. Alam, Z. Ullah, S. Wali, and N. Alam 2017. Species diversity and phyto-climatic gradient of a Montane Ecosystem in the Karakorum Range. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49, 89-98. (IF=0.80)

 28.   Noor, R., S. M. Khan, F. Ahmad, M. Hussain, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi, A. Hashem and A. Aldubise, 2017. The morpho-agronomic characterization study of Lens culinaris germplasm under salt marsh habitat in Swat, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 24, 1639-1645. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2017.07.007(IF=2.802)

 29.   Khan, R., A. Ullah, B. Khan, S. M. Khan, A. Rasheed and S. Khan 2017. Comparative foliar micro morphological studies of tribe Arundineae, Aristideae and Chlorideae from Malakand Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49, 33-42. (IF=0.80)

 30.   Khan, W., S. M. Khan, H. Ahmad, A. Shakeel and S. Page, 2017. Ecological gradient analyses of plant associations in the Thandiani forests of the Western Himalayas, Pakistan. Turkish Journal of Botany, 41, 253-264. (IF=1.109)

 31.   Khan, M., S. M. Khan, M. Ilyas, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi, and Z. Ahmad, 2017. Plant Species and communities assessment in interaction with edaphic and topographic factors; a case study of the Mount Eelum District Swat, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 24 (4): 778-786. (IF=2.802)

 32.  Rahman, I. U., A. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, F. Ijaz and S. M. Khan, 2017. Foliar application of plant mineral nutrients under nutrient deficient soil conditions enhanced the growth of chickpea (Cicer arietinum l.). Bangladesh Journal of Botany (accepted). (IF=0.204)

 33.  Khan, W., S. M. Khan, H. Ahmad, Z. Ahmad, and S. Page, 2016. Vegetation mapping and multivariate approach to indicator species of a forest ecosystem; A case study from the Thandiani sub Forests Division (TsFD) in the Western Himalayas. Ecological Indicators, 71: 336-351. (IF=4.229)

 34.  Rahman, A., S. M. Khan, A. Hussain, I. U. Rahman, Z. Iqbal, and F. Ijaz, 2016. Ecological assessment of plant communities and associated edaphic and topographic variables of the Peochar Valley District Swat of the Hindu Kush Mountains. Mountain Research and Development, 36 (3): 332-341. (IF=1.494)

 35.  Ahmad, Z., S. M. Khan, E. F. Abdallah, A. A. Alqarawi and A. Hashem, 2016. Weed species composition and distribution pattern in the maize crop under the influence of edaphic factors and farming practices: A case study from Mardan, Pakistan. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 23(3): 741-748. (IF=2.802)

 36.   Bibi, S., S. M. Khan, A. Rehman, I. U. Rahman, F. Ijaz, Sohail, A. Afzal and R. Khan, 2016. The effect of Potassium on growth and yield of strawberry (Fragaria ananassa (Duchesne ex Weston) Duchesne ex Rozier). Pakistan Journal of Botany, 48(4): 1407-1404. (IF=0.80)

 37.   Rahman, I. U., F. Ijaz, A. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, N. Ali and S. M. Khan, 2016. Contributions to the phytotherapies of digestive disorders: Traditional knowledge and cultural drivers of Manoor Valley, Northern PakistanJournal of Ethnopharmacology, 192: 30-52. (IF=3.690)

 38.   Abbas, Z., S. M. Khan, A. M. Abbassi, A. Pieroni, Z. Ullah, M. Iqbal and Z. Ahmad, 2016. Ethnobotany of the Balti community, Tormik valley, Karakorum Range, Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 12:38 DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0114-y. (IF=2.264

 39.   Ijaz, F., Z. Iqbal, I. U. Rahman, J. Alam, S. M. Khan, G. M. Shah, K. Khan and A. Afzal, 2016. Investigation of Traditional Medicinal Floral Knowledge of Sarban Hills, Abbottabad, KP, PakistanJournal of Ethnopharmacology 179: 208-233. (IF=3.690)

 40.  Shah, A. H., S. M. Khan, A. H. Shah A. Mehmood, and H. Ahmad, 2015. Cultural Uses of plants among Basikhel Tribe of District Tor Ghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 47(SI): 23-41. (IF=0.80)

 41.  Ullah, Z., M. Ahmad, H. Sher, H. Shaheen and S. M. Khan, 2015. Phytogeographic analysis and diversity of the grasses and sedges (Poales) of northern Pakistan.Pakistan Journal of Botany, 47(SI): 93-104. (IF=0.80)

 42.  Rahman, I.U., A. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, F. Ijaz, S.M. Khan, S. A. Khan, A. H. Shah, K. Khan and N. Ali. 2015. Influence of Foliar Nutrients Application on Growth and Yield of Onion Grown in Nutrient Deficient SoilBangladesh Journal of Botany, 44(4): 613-619. (IF=0.204)

 43.  Mehmood, A., S. M. Khan, A. H. Shah, A. H. Shah and H. Ahmad, 2015. First Floristic Exploration of District Torghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 47(SI): 57-70. (IF=0.80)

 44.  Shaheen, H., R. Sarwar, S. S. Firdous, M. E. I. Dar, Z. Ullah and S. M. Khan, 2015. Distribution and Structure of Conifers with special emphasis on Taxus Baccata in Moist Temperate Forests of Kashmir Himalayas. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 47(SI): 71-76. (IF=0.80)

 45.  Khan, W., S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2015. Altitudinal variation in plant species richness and diversity at thandiani sub forests division, Abbottabad, Pakistan. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 7(1): 46-53. (IF=0.51)

 46. Zulfiqar, S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2015. Effect of pre-sowing treatments on seed germination in Quercus glauca Thunb., collected from different sampling sites of the Himalayan region of Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences (IJB), 6(11): 42-48. (IF=0.51)

 47.  Khan, S. M., N. Ud. Din, M. Ilyas, Sohail, I. Ur. Rahman, F. Ijaz, Z. Iqbal and N. Ali, 2015. Ethnobotanical Study of Some Medicinal Plants of Tehsil Kabal, District Swat, KP, Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 4: 3: 189 doi: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000189. (IF=0.65)

 48.  Ali, H., F. M. Abbasi, H. Ahmad, M. A. Khan, H. Ullah,, S. G. Jamal,, A. Waheed, S. M. Khan and M. F. Abbasi, 2015. Development and cytogenetic characterization of some inter-specific crosses in rice (Oryza sativa L. × Oryza rufipogon Griff.).International Journal of Bioscience, 6 (5); 209-219(IF=0.51)

 49.   Khan, S. M. and H. Ahmad, 2014. Role of Indigenous Arqiyat Distillery in conservation of Rosa species. International Journal of Phytomedicine, 6 (2); 162-164. (IF=0.84)

 50.  Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2014. Ethno-ecological importance of plant biodiversity in mountain ecosystems with special emphasis on indicator species; a case study of the Naran Valley in the Northern PakistanJournalof Ecological Indicators, 37 (Part A); 175-185. (IF=4.229

 51. Sohail, M. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, Sheena, S. M. Khan, I. U. Rahman, W. Khan, A. Asghar, I. Ullah, M. Numan, 2014. Antimicrobial activity of mycelial extracts of Rhizopus stolonifer against different fungal and bacterial pathogenic strains. InternationalJournal of Bioscience, 4 (8); 183-188(IF=0.51)

 52.  Abbasi, A. M., S. M. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. A. Khan, C. L. Quave, A. Pieroni, 2013. Botanical ethnoveterinary therapies in three districts of the Lesser Himalayas of Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, 9:84. doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-84. (IF=2.264)

 53. Khan, S. M., 2013. Mountain Vegetation, Indigenous People and Medicinal Plants. Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, 2 (4):1000127. (IF=0.65)

 54.  Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Plant Biodiversity in Montane Ecosystems; using the Western Himalayas as a Case Study. Annals of Botany, 112 (3): 479-501. (IF=4.006)

 55.   Khan, S. M., H. Ahmad and M. Nisar, S. Aslam, I. Ullah and N. Ali, 2013. Genetic diversity in pea germplasm using Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA Markers.Pakistan Journal of Botany, 45 (4):1259-1264. (IF=0.80)

 56.  Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad, Z. Ullah, H. Shaheen, M. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Phyto-climatic gradient of vegetation and habitat specificity in the high elevation Western Himalayas. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 45(SI):223-230. (IF=0.80)

 57. Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad, Hamayun Shaheen, Zahidullah, Mushtaq Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Medicinal Flora and Ethnoecological Knowledge in the Naran Valley, Western Himalaya, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, 9:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-4. (IF=2.264)

 58.  Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Identifying plant species and communities across environmental gradients in the Western Himalayas: method development and conservation use. Journal of Ecological Informatics, 14, 99–103.  (IF=2.511)

 59.  Hamayun S., Z. Ullah, S. M. Khan, D. M. Harper, 2012. Species composition and community structure of western Himalayan moist temperate forests in Kashmir. Forest Ecology and Management, 278, 138–145. (IF=3.170)

 60. Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Anthropogenic influences on the natural ecosystem of the Naran valley in the Western Himalayas. Pakistan Journal of Botany44 (SI): 231-238. (IF=0.80)

 61.  Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Residual Value Analyses of the medicinal flora of the western Himalaya; The Naran Valley Pakistan. Pakistan journal of Botany, 43 (SI): 97-104. (IF=0.80)

 62.  Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Species and Community Diversity of Vascular Flora along Environmental Gradient in Naran Valley: A Multivariate approach through Indicator Species Analysis. Pakistan journal of Botany, 43 (5): 2337-2346. (IF=0.64)

 63.  Hamayun S., S. M. Khan, D. M. Harper, Z. Ullah, and R. A. Qureshi, 2011. Species Diversity, Community Structure, and Distribution Patterns in Western Himalayan Alpine Pastures of Kashmir, Pakistan. Mountain Research and Development, 31 (2) 153–159. (IF=1.494)

 64.  Aslam, S., S. M. Khan, M. Saleem, A. S. Qureshi, A. Khan, M. Islam and S. M. Khan, 2010. Heterosis for the improvement of oil quality in sun flower (Hilianthus annuas L.). Pakistan journal of Botany, 42 (2) 1003-1008. (IF=0.80)

 65.   Ahmad, H., S. M. Khan, S. Ghafoor, and N. Ali, 2009. Ethnobotanical Study of Upper Siran. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants, 15, 86–97. (IF=0.009)

Research papers published in non-impact, HEC recognized journals

66. Haq, Z., S. M. Khan, Abdullah, Asadullah, A. Razzaq, F. Manan, S. Kamran, S. Rasheed, and Z. Ahmad, 2020. Heavy metals uptake ability from water by the Himalayan alder growing in Riparian habitat of Sino Japanese regions in Pakistan. Pure and Applied Biology, 9(1): 704-713.

67. Haq, Z., S. M. Khan, J. Iqbal, A. Razzaq, M. Iqbal and Abdullah,  2019. Phyto-Medicinal studies in District Lower Dir Hindukush Range Khyber of Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 25(3): 235-250.

68. Haq, Z., A. Rashid, S. M. Khan, A. Rehman, A. Razzaq, R. A. Alyahyai, S. Kamran, S. G. Ali, S. Ali, Saifullah, Abdullah, A.Rehman, 2019. In vitro and in vivo Propagation of Monotheca buxifolia (Falc.) A. DC. An economical medicinal plant. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 39(6): 425-430. 

69.  Salam, A., S. M. Khan, A. Ali, H. Sher, M. S. Afridi1, I. R. Noorka, J. U. Din, 2019.  Impact of osmotic stress on seed germination and seedling growth of wheat landraces. 9th National Conference proceedings, 12 -14 Feb, 2019 at College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan, pp64-79.

70.  Zeb, A., Z. Iqbal, S. M. Khan, I. U. Rehman,  F. Haq, A. Hashem, A. Afzal, G. Qadir and F. Ijaz 2019. Species diversity, biological spectrum and phenological behaviour of vegetation of Biha Valley (Swat), Pakistan. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 39(4): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chnaes.2019.05.004 

71.  Ahmad, J.,  I. U. Rehman, E. F. Abdallah, N. Ali, A. H. Shah, F. Ijaz, A. Hashem, A. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, K. A. Abdella, E. S. Calixto and S. M. Khan 2018. Multivariate approaches evaluated in the ethnoecological investigation of Tehsil Oghi, Mansehra, Pakistan. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 07 (4): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chnaes.2018.11.006  

72.  Rasheed, S., Z. Ahmad and S. M. Khan*, 2018. Role of Tobas (Water Bodies) in Ethno-Ecology and Pastoralism in the Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. Abasyn Journal of S. Sciences, 10, 193-198.

73. Begum, H. A., F. Asad, A. Sadiq, S. Mulk and K. Ali 2018. Antioxidant, antimicrobial activity and phytochemical analysis of the seeds extract of Cucumis sativus Linn. Pure & Applied Biology, 38 (6): http://dx.doi.org/10.19045/bspab.2018.700202

74.  Samad, M., L. Badshah, and S. M. Khan, 2018. Biological spectra of Lala Kalay area district Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 24(4): 353-362.

75.  Mehmood, A., A. H. Shah, A. H. Shah, S. M. Khan, I. U. Rahman and H. Ahmad 2017. Floristic List and Indigenous Uses of Poaceae Family in District Tor Ghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 7(6): 169-177.

76. Saeed, M., S. A. Khan, S. M. Khan, S. M. Khan, M. A. Khan, I. Hussain, M. Liaqat, S. Ali, 2017. Species Diversity and Ethno Botanical Study of Allai Valley in the Western Himalayan Region of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 23(2): 207-220.

77.  Ahmad, Z., S. M. Khan, S. Ali, I.U. Rahman, H. Ara, I. Noreen, and A. Khan, 2016. Indicator species analyses of weed communities of maize crop in district Mardan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 22(2): 227-238.


78.  Mehmood, A., A. H. Shah, A. H. Shah, S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2016. Deterended correspondence analysis of vegetation in District Tor Ghar, Westrn Himalaya. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 9(2): 1-16.

79.  Ullah, H., I. U. Rahman, A. Afzal, Z. Iqbal, A. Uddin, F. Ijaz, N. Ali, M. Sajid and S. M. Khan,  S. Bahadur, Z. Haq and A. Ali, 2016. Interaction of Different Nutrient Sources with Tomato (Lycopersicum esculantum L. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 16(3): 527-531.

80.  Bibi, F., H. Ahmad, R. A. Qureshi, N. Shaheen, S. M. Khan, S. Shaheen, G. Shaheen, 2016. Ethno medicinal attributes and antioxidant screening of some selected plant species of Tanawal area, PakistanInternational Journal of Biosciences 9(1): 237-254.

81.  Khan, W., S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2016. Floral Biodiversity and vegetation composition of the Western Himalayas, Thandiani Sub Forests Division, Abbottabad. Conservation Biology of Pakistan, 1(1): 1-9.

82.  Sarir, A., S. Siddique, M. Saeed, A. Hussain, M. Usman, S. M. Khan, S. Hussain, K. Ahmad, and S. Mulk, 2016. Assessing ethnomedicinal values and conservation status of Korai, Berberis vulgaris L (Berberidaceae) - A potential bio-pesticide in Usheri valley, Dir. Upper, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 4(1): 274-278.

83.  Sohail, M. Afzal, I. U. Rahman, Z. Iqbal, Sheena, K. Qureshi, S. M. Khan, A. Afzal and M. Farooq, 2014. Fungi with Great Promises: A Review. Research and Reviews: Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, 3 (3); 59-62.

84.  Iqbal, M., S. M. Khan, M. A. Khan, I. Ur. Rahman, Z. Abbas and Z. Ullah, 2015. Exploration and Inventorying of weeds in Wheat Crop of the District Malakand, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 21(3), 435-452.

85.  Khan, K. U, M. Shah, H. Ahmad, M. Ashraf, I. U. Rahman, Z. Iqbal, S. M. Khan, and A. Majid, 2015. Investigation of Traditional Veterinary Phytomedicines Used in Deosai Plateau, Pakistan. Global Veterinaria 15 (4): 381-388.

86.  Anwar, J., H. U. Shah, R. Ali, Z. Iqbal, S. M. Khan, I. U. Rahman, S. Khan, S. Rehman, S. Shad, and Sohail, 2015. Antioxidant activity and phytochemical screening of stem bark extracts of Grewia optiva Drummond ex Burret. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 3(6): 179-182.

87.  Ijaz, F., Z. Iqbal, J. Alam, S. M. Khan, A. Afzal, I. U. Rahman, M. Afzal, M. Islam and Sohail, 2015. Ethno Medicinal Study upon Folk Recipes against Various Human Diseases in Sarban Hills, Abbottabad, PakistanWorld Journal of Zoology, 10 (1): 41-46.  

88.  Bibi, H., M. Afzal, M. Kamal, I. Ullah, Sohail, S. M. Khan, A. A. Sher, I. Ullah, Z. Haq, A. Ali, S. A. Khan and I. U. Rahman, 2015. Morphological and Anatomical Characteristics of Selected Dicot Xerophytes of District Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 23: 545-557.

89.  Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad, H. Shaheen, D. M. Harper. 2012. Vegetation dynamics in the Western Himalayas, diversity indices and climate change. Science Technology and Development31(3): 232–243.

90.  Khan, S. M., H. Ahmad and M. M. Jan 2007. Ethnomedicinal Plant Resources of Shawar Valley. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 10 (10) 1743-1746.

91.  Sher, H., F. Hussain, S. Mulk, and M. Ibrar 2004. Ethnoveterinary plants of Shawar Valley district Swat, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Plant Sciences, 10 (1) 35-40.

Book Chapters published

 92. Khan, W., S. M. Khan*, and H. Ahmad, 2018. Human Health and Plants of Thandiani Sub Forest Division, Abbottabad, KP, Pakistan; In the Ozturk, M. and K.R. Hakeem (Eds.) “Plant and Human Health, Volume 1; Etnobotany and Physiology”, Springer; ISBN 978-3-319-93997-1. DOI. 10.1007/978-3-319-93997-1_14.   https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319939964

 93. Ijaz, F., I. U. Rahman, Z. Iqbal, J. Alam, N. Ali and S. M. Khan*, 2018. The Healing Forest of Sarban Hills, Abbottabad, Pakistan: An Economic and Medicinal Appraisal; In the Ozturk, M. and  K.R. Hakeem (Eds.) “Plant and Human Health, Volume 1; Etnobotany and Physiology”, Springer; ISBN 978-3-319-93996-4. DOI. 10.1007/978-3-319-93997-1_20. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319939964    

 94. Taj, R., I. U. Rahman, A. H. Shah, S. M. Khan*A. Afzal, N. Ali, Z. Iqbal, and F. Ijaz, 2018. Assessment of Plant Resources: A Cultural Reservoir of Tarnawai, Abbottabad District (Pakistan); In the Ozturk, M. and K.R. Hakeem (Eds.) “Plant and Human Health, Volume 1; Etnobotany and Physiology”, Springer; ISBN 978-3-319-93996-4. DOI. 10.1007/978-3-319-93997-1_23. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319939964

 95. Khan, S. M*. and H. Ahmad, 2015. Species Diversity and use patterns of the alpine flora with special reference to climate change in the Naran, Pakistan; In the Ozturk, M., K.R. Hakeem, I. Faridah-Hanum and R. Efe, (Eds.) “Climate Change Impacts on High-Altitude Ecosystems”, Springer; ISBN 978-3-319-12858-0, pp 647. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319128580

 96. H. Ahmad, M. O. Turk, W. Ahmad and S. M. Khan*, 2015. Status of Natural Resources in the Uplands of the Swat Valley, Pakistan; In the Ozturk, M., K.R. Hakeem, I. Faridah-Hanum and R. Efe, (Eds.) “Climate Change Impacts on High-Altitude Ecosystems”, Springer; ISBN 978-3-319-12858-0, pp 647. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319128580

Conferences/Symposia/Workshops/Events organized

1.      One Week Training on “R Software & Ecological Modelling” at Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab. Department of Plant Sceinces, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. March 9-12, 2020.

2.      World Soil Day Celebrations of 2019 with the theme “Stop Soil Erosion” at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan. December 12th, 2019.

3.      World Soil Day Celebrations of 2018 with the theme “Be the Solution to Soil Pollution” at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan. December 5th, 2018.

4.      7th International and 16th National Conference of PBS on “Plant Resources: Current Trends, Challenges and Solutions” at Islamia College University Peshawar Pakistan. March 23-27, 2018.

5.      14th international seminar on “Ethno-ecologies in Pakistani Himalaya” in the Gastronomy event "Food in the World - Food Ecologies and Sovereignty" at the University of Gastronomic Sciences University of Pollenzo, Bra, Italy. February 19 – 25, 2018

6.      1st international conference on “Emerging Trends in Plant Proteomics” at Department of Plant Sciences Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. October 1 - 3, 2017.

7.      7th National Conference on the “Biodiversity Conservation, Livelihood and Sustainable Development" at Baragali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. July 10 - 12, 2017.

8.      One day Training Workshop on “Climate Change; Can we make a difference” at Islamia College University Peshawar, Pakistan. May 17th, 2017.

9.      6th National Conference on the “Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation Issues of Pakistan”. At Baragali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. June 1 - 4, 2016.

10.   Second International Symposium on the “Biodiversity of Pakistan: Prospects and Associated Issues”, Baragali Summer Campus University of Peshawar. May 22 - 24, 2016.

11.   First International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues”, Hazara University, Mansehra November 27 - 30, 2014.

12.   HEC Sponsored Training Course on “Utilization of DNA Technology for Plant Improvement, Department of Genetics, Hazara University, Mansehra. May 22 - 26, 2007.

13.   HEC Workshop on “Teachers Training Course in Plant Taxonomy”, Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan.. April 19 - 24, 2007.

14.   Workshop on “Natural and Cultural Resources of Pakistan”, organized by Hazara University Mansehra at Barra Gali Abbottabad (summer campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan). August 23 - 25, 2006.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Participation and abstracts publication in the Conferences/Symposia/Workshops as invited speaker

1.      Z. Ahmad., S. M. Khan, 2020.  Angiosperms distribution in the marble waste polluted ecosystem and driving microclimatic factors.  International Symposium on “Plant Life of South Asia (on the successful completion of Flora of Pakistan Project" at the University of Karachi. February, 24 – 27, 2020.

2.      Ullah, F., S. M. Khan, A. Rehman, A. Ullah, Z. Ahmad, S. A. Zeb, Y. Khan, and S. Ali, 2018.  Diversity in Leaf and Shoot Morphological Characteristics among various Grape (Vitis Vinifra L.) cultivars in Agroclimatic Region of Bajaur, Pakistan.  National Conference on “Beneficial Microbes & Sustainable Crop Production" at the University of Agriculture, Peshawar. February, 19 – 20, 2020.

3.      Khan S.M., 2019 (As an Invited Speaker). Rediscovering the Silk Route a world ancient and lost heritage by understanding the use pattern of natural biodiversity along the Himalayan and Karakorum valleys across this route. International science and Research Conference "Historical, cultural and scientific heritage; Development of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Republic of Tatarstan" (December 03-05, 2019), at Kazan Tatarstan, Russia.

4.      Khan S.M., 2019 (As an Invited Speaker as well as main organizer). Ethnoecologies in Pakistani Mountains; the Himalayas, Karakorum & Hindu Kush. The Gastronomy Event "World Food Cultures and Mobility" (July 07 – 14, 2019) at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo, Bra, Italy.

5.      Khan, S. M., and M. Iqbal, 2019 (As an invited Speaker). Quantification of weed species in wheat crop in the Malakand region of Pakistan. 9th National Conference on “Innovative Trends in Wheat: Way Forward to Sustainable Wheat Production” (February, 12 – 14, 2019) at College of Agriculture, Sargodha University, Pakistan.

6.      Khan, S. M., and F. Manan, 2018 (As an invited Speaker). Assessment of conservation issues, status and associated plant species of Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana in the Hindu Kush Range of Mountains. 2nd National Conference on “Threats to Biodiversity and Ecosystems: Efforts to Resolve Current and Future Challenges” (November 26 – 28, 2018) at University of Science and Technology Bannu, Pakistan.

7.      Khan S. M., 2018 (As an Invited Speaker and foreign delegate). In the World largest event of Food Sciences "Terra Madre del Gusto" arranged by Slow Food Association (SFA) & Diffused Universities Network (DUN)  (September 20 – 24, 2018) at Lingotto Oval, Turin Italy.

8.      Khan, S. M., 2018 (As an invited Speaker).  Application of IUCN Criteria to evaluate Conservation Status of the Endemic Medicinal Plant Species in the Western Himalayan Mountain Range.  2nd International Conference on the “Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for improving the Livelihood of Mountain Communities through Industrial Linkages" (September 02 - 05, 2018) at University of Swat, Pakistan.

9.      Khan, S. M., 2018 (As an invited Speaker).  The concept of Indicator Species in the Biodiversity Conservation.  8th National Conference on the “Biodiversity Conservation in Pakistan: Challenges and Solutions" (July 8 - 10, 2018) at Baragali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

10.   Khan, S. M., 2018 (As an invited Speaker).  Advances in Eco-Informatics and use of multivariate packages. National Workshop on “DNA Fingerprinting: Principles and Techniques” (May, 07 – 09, 2018) at Centre for Omic Sciences Islamia College Peshawar, the Islamia College University Peshawar.

11.   Khan S.M., 2018 (As an Invited Speaker as well as main organizer). Ethnoecologies in Pakistani Himalayas. The Gastronomy Event "Food in the World - Food Ecologies and Sovereignty" (February 19 – 25, 2018) at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo, Bra, Italy.

12.   Khan, S. M., 2018 (As an invited Speaker).  How to conserve and safeguard endemic flora of the western Himalayas; a quantitative ecological approach. Regional Conference of ASM & NASEM “To promote Safe and Secure Science in the Middle East/North Africa and South/South east Asia” (February 5 – 9, 2018) at the Sunway University Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

13.   Khan, S. M., and I. Norin, 2017 (As an invited Speaker). The effect of pollution on plant species composition and abundance with special reference to sustainability around the Nahpa Gas & Oil Pant, District Karak, Pakistan. National Conference on “Sustainable Development through Biodiversity Conservation and Ecotourism” (December 11 – 13, 2017) at University of Science and Technology Bannu, Pakistan.

14.   Khan, S. M., 2017. Phytodiversity in Cholistan Desert Bahawalpur with Special Reference to Toba (Water Bodies). As an invited speaker in 1st International Conference on “Climate Change and Biodiversity (IC3B)” (May, 02 – 04, 2017) at Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies (CIDS) The Islamia University of Bahawalpur. http://ic3b.org/

15.   Khan, S. M., 2017. Mountains and Plants Endemism; a special focus on Hind-Himalayas. As an invited speaker in 1st International Conference on “Plants; Their Chemical and Biological Applications for Today and Tomorrow” (April, 12 – 14, 2017) at University of Gujrat, Pakistan. https://us.eventbu.com/gujrat/1st-international-conference-on-plants-their-chemical-and-biol/2364209

16.   Invited speaker in training Workshop on “Research Planning, Data Analysis, Report Writing and Presentation Skills” organized by Department of Botany, Hazara University Mansehra. December 4-5, 2015.

17.   Khan, S. M., 2014. Invited Speaker to deliver plenary speech on “Himalayayan Ethnobotany”. Proceedings of 2nd Conference on “Natural health (2nd ICONAHE)” (October 26 - 28, 2014) at Abdelhamid Ibn Badis University Mostaganem, Algeria. http://lpap.univ-mosta.dz/

18.   Khan S.M., 2014. (As an Invited Speaker as well as main organizer). Ethnoecologies in Pakistani Himalayas. The Gastronomy Event "Food Culture and Communications; Human Ecology and sustainability" (July 14 – 23, 2018) at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo, Bra, Italy.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Abstracts published based on oral/poster presentations in the congresses/conferences/symposia

1.      Khan, S. M., 2020.  Use of ecological indicators & eco-informatics in smart plantation in the scenario of climate change.  International Conference on "Smart Plantation an Ultimate Solution to Climate Change at Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Pakistan. March, 02 – 04, 2020.

2.      Ullah, F., S. M., Khan, and A. Rahman, 2020.  Diversity in leaf and shoot morphological characteristics among various Grape (Vitis vinifra L.) cultivars in Agro-climatic region of Bajaur, Pakistan.  National Conference on "Benificial Microbes & Sustainable Crop Production” at The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan. March, 02 – 04, 2020.

3.      Khan, S. M., Abdullah, M. Asif and H. Shah, 2019. Mazri (Nannorrhops ritchiana (Griff) Aitch. a remarkable source of manufacturing traditional handicrafts, goods and utensils in Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of PharmacologyOnline Journal V. December 30) 28th SILAE Congress “International Exhibition for Natural Products Innovation the natural trade meets at the Natural 2019” (September 16 – 20, 2019) at La Habana, Cuba.

4.      Khan, S. M. & S. Rasheed, 2019.  Role of water collecting bodies (locally known as Tobas) in distribution pattern and floristic composition of Pakistan’s largest desert, the Cholistan.  2nd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences, University of Sousse Tunisia, November 25 - 28, 2019.

5.      Khan, S. M. & Zulfiqar, 2019.  Ecological modelling of Japanese Oak (Quercus glauca) in the western Himalayas.  The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2019 at Salzburg Congress Centre, Salzburg, Austria, October 01 - 05, 2019.

6.      Khan, S. M.*, I. Nourin, Z. Ahmad, M. Iqbal, A. Ullah & Abdussalam, 2019.  Native medicinal plant species as potential phytoaccumulators of heavy metals from the contaminated soils around Nashpa oil field; A step towards clean and cure the polluted environment.  AASSA-PAS Regional Workshop on “Complementary Medicine as an Answer to Challenges Faced in Achieving Sustainable Goals in Health”, Islamabad, Pakistan. August 19 - 21, 2019.

7.      Salam, A., S. M. Khan, A. Ali, M. S. Afridi1, I. R. Noorka, J. U. Din, 2019.  Impact of osmotic stress on growth and physiological characteristics of wheat seedlings. 9th National Conference on “Innovative Trends in Wheat: Way Forward to Sustainable Wheat Production” at the College of Agriculture University of Sargodha, Pakistan. February 12 -14, 2019. https://su.edu.pk/events/post/52/CALL-FOR-PAPER

8.      Khan, S. M., Z. U. Haq, and Z. Ahmad, 2019.  Heavy Metals Uptake ability from water by the Himalayan alder growing in Riparian habitat of Sino Japanese regions in Pakistan.  5th International Water Conference “05- IWC-2019” at University of Haripur-Haripur, Pakistan. January 15 -17, 2019.

9.      Kamran, S. and S. M. Khan, 2018.  Flora of Graveyard of District Bannu, Pakistan and its role in Plants Conservation;a multivariate Statistical approach.  4th International Multidisciplinary Research Conference on “Global Prosperity through Research & Development" at Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar. October 09 - 11, 2018.

10.   Rehman, A., S. M. Khan, S. Ullah, A. Ullah and F. Ullah 2018.  Post-Harvest Losses of Grapes in Quetta and Pishin, Balochistan.  National Conference on “Agricultural Problems and Food Security in the Changing Climate" at University of Agriculture, Peshawar. November 14 – 17, 2018.

11.   Haq, Z. U., and S. M. Khan, 2018.  Conservation Status’ Assessments of the Himalayan Alder Plant through IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria; A Case Study across the Hindu-Himalayan Mountain Ranges of Pakistan.  2nd International Conference on the “Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for improving the Livelihood of Mountain Communities through Industrial Linkages" at University of Swat, Pakistan. September 02 - 05, 2018.

12.   Ahmad, Z., and S. M. Khan, 2018.  Zonation of the Marble Waste Polluted Ecosystem and assessment of their respective Indicator Species in District Buner, Pakistan.  2nd International Conference on the “Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for improving the Livelihood of Mountain Communities through Industrial Linkages" at University of Swat, Pakistan. September 02 - 05, 2018.

13.   Khan, S. M., and M. Hussain, 2018. Multivariate approach to vegetation by using robust statistical tools; a step towards conservation management. 5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology (July 2 – 6, 2018) at the Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.

14.   Khan, S. M., 2018. Endemic plants in the scenario of climatic and anthropogenic changes. 1st International Conference on “Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Food Supply (IC3AF)” (April 24-26, 2018) at University of Swabi, Swabi, Pakistan.

15.   Ahmad, Z., S. M. Khan, M. I. Ali, N. Fatima and M. Iqbal, 2018. Fungal Diversity of the Marble Waste Polluted Ecosystem in the Phylogenetic Perspectives. 1st International Conference on “Digitization and Documentation of Plant Natural Resources in Chitral, Pakistan” (March 29 - April 2, 2018) at University of Chitral, Chitral, Pakistan.

16.   Khan, S. M. and M. Hussain, 2018. Assessment and Conservation Status of Vincetoxicum cardiostephanum Rech. F.; A Threatened Narrow Endemic Species of Pakistan. 7th International and 16th National Conference of PBS on “Plant Resources: Current Trends, Challenges and Solutions” (March 23-27, 2018) at Islamia College University Peshawar Pakistan.

17.   Rahman, A., and S. M. Khan, 2018. Diversity and Abundance of Climbers in Relation to their host and Elevation Gradient in the Murree Forests of the Western Himalayas. 7th International and 16th National Conference of PBS on “Plant Resources: Current Trends, Challenges and Solutions” (March 23-27, 2018) at Islamia College University Peshawar Pakistan.

18.   Zulfiqar, S. M. Khan, and H. Ahmad, 2018. Conservation Status of Japanese Oak (Quercus Glauca Thunb.) from Himalayan Region of Pakistan and Kashmir. 7th International and 16th National Conference of PBS on “Plant Resources: Current Trends, Challenges and Solutions” (March 23-27, 2018) at Islamia College University Peshawar Pakistan.

19.   Khan, S. M., 2018. Use of Multivariate Statistics in the field of Ecology. 16th International Conference on Statistical Sciences “Advances in Statistics and Data Management: It’s Role in National Growth and Socio-Economic Developments” (March 5-8, 2018) at Islamia College University Peshawar Pakistan.

20.   Ahmad, Z. and S. M. Khan, 2017. Characterization and identification of Bacteria and Fungi in marble waste polluted water of District Buner, Pakistan. 4th International Water Conference – IWC on “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses” (December 19 – 21, 2017) at PCRWR, Islamabad- Pakistan.

21.   Rasheed, S. and S. M. Khan, 2017. Role of Tobas (water bodies) in ethnoecology and pastoralism in the Cholistan desert of Pakistan. 4th International Water Conference – IWC on “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses” (December 19 – 21, 2017) at PCRWR, Islamabad- Pakistan.

22.   Fatima, K., S. M. Khan, and M. Iqbal, 2017. Biological Spectrum and phonological classification of the Nala Ban Region District Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir. National Conference on “Sustainable Development through Biodiversity Conservation and Ecotourism” (December 11 – 13, 2017) at University of Science and Technology Bannu.

23.   Iqbal, M., S. M. Khan, M. Hussain, Z. Ahmad K. Fatima, and S. Ullah, 2017. Eco-floristics and vegetation distribution pattern along edaphic factors; A case study from QAU campus Islamabad, Pakistan. National Conference on “Sustainable Development through Biodiversity Conservation and Ecotourism” (December 11 – 13, 2017) at University of Science and Technology Bannu.

24.   Kamran, S., S. M. Khan, Z. Ahmad, and A. Rahman, 2017. Plants diversity in sacred groves and its application for conservation: A review. International Conference on “Conventional and Modern Approaches in Plant Sciences-CMAPS-2017” (November 27 – 29, 2017) at University of the Punjab Lahore.

25.   Khan, S. M., and S. Anwar, 2017. Indicator species of Liakot - the Dry Temperate Forests in the Kalam Valley, District Swat Pakistan. International Conference on “Conventional and Modern Approaches in Plant Sciences-CMAPS-2017” (November 27 – 29, 2017) at University of the Punjab Lahore.

26.   Khan, S. M., and W. Khan, 2017. Impact of environmental variables on plant communities of the Thandiani sub forests division of the Western Himalayas of Pakistan. 19th International Botanical Congress (July, 23 – 29, 2017) arranged by China Botanical Society at Shenzhen Convention and exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China.  T6-09-06; Page 516, http://www.ibc2017.cn/.

27.   Khan, S. M., and A. Zeb, 2017. Altitudinal gradient analyses of the Balakot Forests of District Swat in the Hindukush range of mountains. 19th International Botanical Congress (July, 23 – 29, 2017) at Shenzhen Convention and exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China. T3-25-02; Page 242, http://www.ibc2017.cn/.

28.   Khan, S. M., W. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2017. Wild edible Plant Resources in the scenario of environmental variability in a forest of Pakistani Hmalayas. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on the "Conservation Issues of Edible wild Resources of Hindu Kush Himalayas" organized by Islamia College Peshawar, University of Peshawar and Society of Conservation Biology Pakistan (July 21- 24, 2017) at Baragali Summer Campus Abbottabad of the University of Peshawar.

29.   Haq, Z., S. M. Khan, and A. Razzaq, 2017. Ethnobotanical uses of Plant Species practiced in isolated area of Maidan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on the "Conservation Issues of Edible wild Resources of Hindu Kush Himalayas" organized by Islamia College Peshawar, University of Peshawar and Society of Conservation Biology Pakistan (July 21- 24, 2017) at Baragali Summer Campus Abbottabad of the University of Peshawar.

30.   Khan, S. M., and M. Hussain, 2017. Role of Trees in the Ecosystem Management of Kurram Agency FATA, Pakistan. Proceedings of the 7th National Conference on the “Biodiversity Conservation, Livelihood and Sustainable Development” organized by Center of Biodiversity, University of Peshawar (July 10- 12, 2017) at Baragali Summer Campus Abbottabad of the University of Peshawar. http://www.uop.edu.pk/events/?q=140

31.   Gul, I., and Khan, S. M., 2017. Bio-Conversion of Quercus glauca seed cones into Biodeisal using nanotechnology. 15th National & 6th International Conference of Botany “Dynamic Trends in Plant Sciences: Fostering Environment and Food Security” (May, 09 – 11, 2017) at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta, Pakistan. http://www.sbkwu.edu.pk/pbsc/

32.   U. Nawaz, Khan, S. M., and T. Mehmood, 2017. Nano Catalytic Conversion of Eucalyptus globulus Labillardière) into Biofuel. 15th National & 6th International Conference of Botany “Dynamic Trends in Plant Sciences: Fostering Environment and Food Security” (May, 09 – 11, 2017) at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta, Pakistan. http://www.sbkwu.edu.pk/pbsc/

33.   S. Rasheed and S. M Khan, 2017. Importance of vegetation composition and distribution pattern in the vicinity of water collecting points (Toba’s): A case study of Cholistan, Pakistan. Abstract book of 1st International Conference on “Plants; Their Chemical and Biological Applications for Today and Tomorrow” (April, 12 – 14, 2017) at University of Gujrat, Pakistan.

34.   Noreen, I. and S. M Khan, 2017. Identification of resistant plant species for a polluted ecosystem; a case study of Nashpa Oil and Gas Plant, District Karak, Pakistan. Abstract book of 1st International Conference on “Plants; Their Chemical and Biological Applications for Today and Tomorrow” (April, 12 – 14, 2017) at University of Gujrat, Pakistan.

35.   Ahmad, Z. S. M Khan and M. I. Ali, 2017. Isolation and Characterization of Microbial flora beneficial in heavy metal accumulation in Marble waste polluted ecosystem of District Buner, Pakistan. Abstract book of 1st International Conference on “Plants; Their Chemical and Biological Applications for Today and Tomorrow” (April, 12 – 14, 2017) at University of Gujrat, Pakistan.

36.   M. Iqbal, S. M. Khan, M. A. Khan, Z. Ullah and I.U. Rahman, 2016. Classification of Weed Flora of Malakand Pakistan, using multivariate statistical techniques. Proceedings of “6th International and 13th  National Conference of Weeds Sciences"  organized by Pakistan Weed Society. (August 19 – 21, 2016) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan.

37.   Khan, S. M., and H. Ahmad, 2016. Profiling and Elevation Gradient of Vegetation of the Mount Eelum, District Swat. Proceedings of the 6th National Conference on the “Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation Issues of Pakistan” organized by Center of Biodiversity, University of Peshawar (June 1- 4, 2016) at Baragali Summer Campus Abbottabad of the University of Peshawar.

38.   Khan, S. M., and H. Ahmad, 2016. Ex situ conservation of the targeted Himalayan plant species. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the "Biodiversity of Pakistan: Prospects and Associated Issues" organized by Society of Conservation Biology Pakistan (May 22 - 24, 2016) at Baragali Summer Campus Abbottabad of the University of Peshawar. http://www.scbp.org.pk/exec-body.html

39.   Khan, S. M. H. Ahmad, S. Page, I. U. Rahman, S. Nawazish and D. M. Harper, 2016. Correlating Plants IVI with Its UVI to assess Sustainable Use of the Himalayan Plant resources; A new method Development. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on "Environmentally Sustainable Development" - ESDev 2016 organized by COMSATS (April 25 - 27, 2016) at Abbottabad. http://www.ciit-atd.edu.pk/esdev/

40.   Abbas, Z., S. M. Khan, A. M. Abbassi, Z. Ullah and M. Hussain, 2016. Vegetation Zonations, Floristic Diversity and Life Form Classification of the Tormik Valley Baltistan, Karakorum Mountains. Proceedings of the 5th International and 14th National Conference of Botany “Climate change and: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (January 15 - 18, 2016) at University of Karachi Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

41.   Shah, A. H, S. M. Khan, A. H. Shah,  A. Mehmood and H. Ahmad, 2016. Categorization of Cultural Uses of Plants Among Different Tribes of District Tor Ghar. Proceedings of the 5th International and 14th National Conference of Botany “Climate change and: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (January 15 - 18, 2016) at University of Karachi Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

42.   Saira, B., S. M. Khan, J. Alam, I. U. Rahman and H. Ahmad, 2016. Floristic Analyses of the Beer Hills of Districts Haripur and Abbottabad along the Indus River. Proceedings of the 5th International and 14th National Conference of Botany “Climate change and: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (January 15 - 18, 2016) at University of Karachi Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

43.   Khan, M., S. M. Khan and M. Ilyas, I. U. Rahman and H. Ahmad, 2016. Vegetation Profiling of the Mount Eelum District Swat through Multivariate Analyses. Proceedings of the 5th International and 14th National Conference of Botany “Climate change and: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (January 15 - 18, 2016) at University of Karachi Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

44.   Naz, B., S. M. Khan and F. Ahmad, 2016. Evaluation of Brassica napus L. (Rape seed) Genotypes for Morphological Traits and Chemical Composition. Proceedings of the 5th International and 14th National Conference of Botany “Climate change and: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (January 15 - 18, 2016) at University of Karachi Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

45.   Khan, S. M., 2015. Mountain ecosystems of Pakistan in the scenario of climate change. Proceedings of International Conference on “Mountains and Climate Change” (Sep. 17-19, 2015) at Karakorum International University Gilgit, Pakistan https://www.kiu.edu.pk/Conference.php.

46.   Khan, S. M., 2015. Floristic importance of mountain ecosystems in Pakistan with reference to their Botanical Conservation. Proceedings of 5th National Conference “Trends towards Biodiversity Conservation in Pakistan” (Aug. 2-4, 2015) at Baragali Summer Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. http://www.upbg.org/p/news-updates.html

47.   M. Iqbal, S. M. Khan, A. Khan, Z. Abbas, and Z. Ullah, 2015. Exploration of Weed Species of Wheat Crop in District Malakand. Proceedings of “5th International and 12th National Conference of Weeds Sciences” organized by Pakistan Weed Society (June 12 – 14, 2015) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.sbbu.edu.pk/conference/Chitralwork.pdf

48.   Z. Ahmad, S. M. Khan, S. Ali, I. U. Rehman, Sohail1, H. Ara, A. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2015. Indicator Species Analyses of Weeds Species and Communities in Maize Crop of Shahbaz Ghari, District Mardan. Proceedings of “5th International and 12th National Conference of Weeds Sciences” organized by Pakistan Weed Society (June 12 – 14, 2015) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.sbbu.edu.pk/conference/Chitralwork.pdf

49.   Khan, S. M., M. Imran and H. Ahmad, 2015. Role of Wild Edible Fruits in the Health Care System of District Tor Ghar, Western Himalayas of Pakistan. Proceedings of “15th International Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology” (May 05 – 08, 2015) Al-Balqa’ Applied University, Al Salt, Petra - Jordan. http://15icse.bau.edu.jo/  

50.   Khan, S. M., M. Imran and H. Ahmad, 2014. Plant Communities and Vegetation Ecosystem Services in the Naran Valley, Western Himalaya. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

51.   Shah, A. H., S. M. Khan, A. H. Shah, A. Mehmood and H. Ahmad, 2014.             Wild Edible Fruits of District Tor Ghar, Western Himalayas of Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

52.   Zulfiqar., S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2014. Effect of Pre-Sowing Treatments on seed germination of Quercus glauca Thunb. collected from the Himalayas of Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.  http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

53.   Khan, W., S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2014. Floral Biodiversity and Conservation Status of the Himalayan Foothill Region, Thandiani Sub Forests Division, Abbottabad, KP. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.

http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

54.   Khan, W., S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2014. Altitudinal Variation in Plant Species Diversity and its Components at Thandiani Sub Forests Division, Abbottabad, KP, Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

55.   Shaheen, H., S. M. Khan and Z. Ullah, 2014. Dısturbed Regeneratıon Patterns and Underlyıng Factors in Subtropıcal and Moıst Temperate Forests of Kashmır Hımalayas. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

56.   Mehmood, A., S. M. Khan, A. H. Shah, A. H. Shah and H. Ahmad, 2014. Floristic Diversity of Family Poaceae in District Torghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

57.   Ijaz, F., Z. Iqbal, J. Alam, I. U. Rahman, S. M. Khan and S. Manan, 2014. Ethnobotany of the Sarban Hills Abbottabad, Pakistan with certain Folk Recipes. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

58.   Ahmad, I., H. Ahmad and  S. M. Khan, 2014. Iron Weed (Vernonıa anthelmıntıca) As a Renewable Oıl Seed Crop in Pakıstan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

59.   Iqbal, M., S. M. Khan and M. Imran, 2014. Vegetation Analysis of the of the Kot Manzaray Baba Mountains, of Hindu Raj Series. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.

http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

60.   Abbas, Z., M. Ahmad., S. M. Khan and Z. Ullah, 2014. Plant biodiversity along an altitudinal gradient to assess microclimatic zones of the Tormik Valley, Karakoram. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

61.   Ullah, Z., M. Ahmad., H. Sher, S. M. Khan H. Shaheen and N. Alam 2014. Systematics and Diversity of the Genus Poa (Poaceae) in the Western Himalayas Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

62.   Rahman, A. U., A. Hussain., S. M. Khan, M. Imran, Z. Ullah, and H. Shaheen, 2014. Impact Assessment of edaphic and topographic variables on plant species composition of the Peochar Valley District Swat Pakistan; A step towards Ecological Modeling of the Hindu Kush Forests. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan.http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

63.   Bibi, F., H. Ahmad., R. A. Qureshi, S. M. Khan, and S. Tabassum, 2014. The traditional uses of the plants in wound-healing were rationalized on the basis of their antioxidant capacity. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

64.   Alam, N., M. Zafar., M. Ahmad, S. M. Khan, Z. Ullah, S. Mushtaq and K. Sayed 2014. Species Distribution along Ecological Gradients in Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests of Foot Himalayan Hills of Pakistan. Proceedings (Supplementary Issue of Pharmacology Online Journal) of 1st International Symposium on “The Himalayas of Pakistan; Resources and Conservation Issues” (November 27 – 30, 2014) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://pharmacologyonline.silae.it/files/archives/2014/vol3s/PhOL_1ISHS_Abstract_Book_2014.pdf

65.   Khan, S. M., A. Zeb., H. Ahmad, 2014. Market value of Ethno-medicinally important plants of the Dughalgay Valley District Swat, Pakistan. Proceedings of “ICMAP 2014: International Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants” (December 4 - 5, 2014) at Penang, Malaysia. www.tradershotels.com/penang/

66.   Abbas, Z., S. M. Khan, Z. Ullah and M. Iqbal, 2014. Medicinal and edible plants; Phyto-therapeutic uses by Balti community of the Karakoram Range of Mountains. Proceedings of “23rd Italo-Latin_American Asian and African Society of Ethnomedicine (SIALE) Congress” (September 7 - 12, 2014) at Marsala, (Sicily) Italy. http://www.silae.it/ita/front

67.   Khan, S. M., and H. Ahmad, 2014. Correlating Plants Importance Values with its Use Value To assess Anthropogenic Pressures on Vegetation of the Western Himalayas; Method Development. Proceedings of “4th International and 13th National Conference of Botany” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (August 27 - 30, 2014) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

68.   Shah, A. H, A. Mehmood., S. M. Khan., A. H. Shah and H. Ahmad, 2014. Cultural Uses Of Plants Among Basikhel Tribe of Districttor Ghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Proceedings of “4th International and 13th National Conference of Botany” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (August 27 - 30, 2014) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

69.   Rahman, A., A. Hussain, S. M. Khan and H. Ahmad, 2014. Determination of the Forest Plant Communities of the Peochar Valley, Hindu Raj Mountains Through Cluster and Two Way Cluster Analysis. Proceedings of “4th International and 13th National Conference of Botany” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (August 27 - 30, 2014) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

70.   Mehmood, A., S. M. Khan., A. H. Shah and H. Ahmad, 2014. First Floristic Exploration of District Torghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistans. Proceedings of4th International and 13th National Conference of Botany” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (August 27 - 30, 2014) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sharingal, Upper Dir, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

71.   Khan, S. M., Z. Abbas, Z. Ullah and H. Ahmad, 2014. Use of Medicinal and edible plants in the Tormik Valley in Baltistan, Karakoram Range of Mountains causing rarity of species. Proceedings of the “3rd International Symposium on Biology of Rare and Endemic Plant Species (BIORARE-2014)”, (April, 19 - 23) at Antalya, Turkey.

72.   Khan, S. M. and H. Ahmad, 2013. Assessment of conservation status of selected plant species of the Western Himalayas. Proceedings of the Two Days Symposium on “Application of Frontier Technologies in Documentation and Conservation of Biodiversity and Climate Change” (November 29-30) at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sub Campus Wari, Upper Dir Pakistan.

73.   Khan, S. M. and H. Ahmad, 2013. Botanical Conservation of the Endangered Medicinal Plant Species of the Himalayas. Proceedings (Special Issue of Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture) of the “11th International Ethnobotany Symposio”, (November, 2 - 5) at Antalya, Turkey. www.ethnobotany2013.com

74.   Alam. N., A. M. Zafar, M. Ahmad, Z. Ullah, S. M. Khan and K. Syed. Trade Prospects and Conservation Status of Medicinal Plants of Chagharzai Valley, Northern Pakistan. Proceedings (Special Issue of Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture) of the “11th International Ethnobotany Symposio”, (November, 2 - 5) at Antalya, Turkey. www.ethnobotany2013.com

75.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Correlating species abundance with its use value to assess anthropogenic pressures on vegetation of the western Himalayas. Proceedings of the International Conference INTECOL 2013” (August 18 - 23) at London, United Kingdom. www.intecol2013.org

76.   Khan, S. M., and H. Ahmad, 2013. Applying IUCN criteria to assess conservation status of endemic species in the western Himalayas. Proceedings of the International Conference Botany 2013 – Celebrating Diversity” (July 27 - 31) at New Orleans, USA.

77.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Critically Endangered (CR) endemic plant species of the Western Himalayas used in ethnomedicines. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology “Climate Change and Ethnobiology (May15 - 18) at University of North Texas. http://ethnobiology.org/conference/upcoming/overview-schedule

78.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2013. Assessments of ecosystem services and rarity of the endemic flora in the western Himalayas. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual International ESP Conference Making Ecosystem Services Count” (August 26 - 30) at Bali, Indonesia. http://www.espconference.org/ESP_Conference/79638/5/0/60 

79.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Assigning IUCN red list criteria to the Western Himalayan vegetation at regional level. Proceedings of the international workshop 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology” (September 30 - October 5) at Glasgow, UK. http://www.eccb2012.org/index.asp

80.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Social perception about the natural vegetation in the Western Himalayas a step towards conservation and ecological restoration. . Proceedings of the “8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration” (September 9 - 14) at Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. http://www.ecer2012.eu/

81.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Use pattern of natural biodiversity along the Naran valley in the Western Himalayas; a gateway to the Silk Route. Proceedings of the International conference “Rediscovering the Silk Route” (September 5 - 7, 2012) at Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan. http://www.hu.edu.pk/files/advertisement/Silk%20Route_conf.pdf 

82.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Assessment of conservation status of vascular flora by linking its abundance and uses in the western Himalayas. Proceedings of the 1ST International Conference Ecological Sustainability; Restoring the Planet’s Ecosystem Services (August 28 - September 1, 2012) at Columbus, Ohio, USA. http://www.ecosummit2012.org/

83.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Health-giving Flora and Ethnoecological Knowledge in the Western Himalayas; the Naran Valley Pakistan. Proceedings (Special Issue of Pakistan Journal of Botany) of “3rd International and 12th National Conference of Botany (ICB-2012” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

84.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Phyto-climatic gradient of vegetation and habitat specificity in the high elevation Western Himalayas. Proceedings (Special Issue of Pakistan Journal of Botany) of “3rd International and 12th National Conference of Botany (ICB-2012” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

85.   Zeb. A, S. M. Khan, H. Ahmad, G. Jan, F. G. Jan, M. Ahmad and H. Ullah, 2012. Ethnomedicinal Studies of Dughalgay Valley District Swat, Khyberpakhtoonkhwa, Province, Pakistan. Proceedings (Special Issue of Pakistan Journal of Botany) of “3rd International and 12th National Conference of Botany (ICB-2012” organized by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

86.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Plant Biodiversity in the Western Himalayas under the scenario of Climatic Change. Proceedings of 5th International Conference of SCU & ESES “Climate Change and Water Resources” (July 10 - 11, 2012) at Ismailia, Egypt. http://www.eses-catrina.com/  

87.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2012. Evaluation of plants environment relationship and recognition of indicator species using multivariate statistics. Proceedings of the “International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC 2012)” (July 3‐6, 2012) Sundvolden, Krokkleiva Oslo, Norway. http://www.cees.uio.no/isec2012/ 

88.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2012. Vegetation Dynamics in the Western Himalayas, Diversity Indices and Climate Change. Proceedings of the international Conference “Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges” (May 09‐11, 2012) National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. http://www.pcst.org.pk/conf-climate-change.php

89.   Khan, S. M., S. Page, H. Ahmad and D. M. Harper, 2011. Anthropogenic influences on the natural ecosystem of the Naran valley in the Western Himalayas. Proceedings of international symposium “Strategies for Conservation of Endangered Ecosystem” (April 16‐18th, 2012) Agriculture University Faisalabad, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

90.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Residual Value Analyses of the medicinal flora of the western Himalaya; The Naran Valley Pakistan. Proceedings of international workshop Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable Use” (December 8‐10th, 2011) Quaid­i­Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/dsc/pakistan/PGA_058840

      http://www.pakbs.org/pjbot/tcontents/tcontent43(SI)11-20.html

91.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. The Ethnobotanic importance of mountain ecosystems: a case study of Naran Valley in the Western Himalayas. Proceedings of 4th ESP international conference Ecosystem Services: integrating Science and Practice (October 04-07, 2011) University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. http://www.espconference.org/previous_editions/78795/5/0/60

92.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Vegetation abundance and anthropogenic pressure on it, in a remote western Himalayas, the Naran Pakistan. Proceedings of international conference People and Nature in Mountains: Changing Land Use and Landscape Dynamic” (September 21-23, 2011) Museum of Natural history, Trondheim, Norway.

      http://www.ntnu.no/vitenskapsmuseet/conference-program

93.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Role of Vegetation in Ecological Restoration in the Himalayas. Proceedings of 4th world conference and 20th meeting of the society “Ecological Restoration” (August 21-25, 2011) Merida, Mexico.

      http://www.ser2011.org/en/ser2011/

94.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Plant species and communities indicate environmental gradients in the Western Himalayas. Proceedings of international conference “Spatial Ecology & Conservation” (September 05-07, 2011) University of Birmingham, UK.

      http://www.ert-conservation.co.uk/SEC1-Homepage.htm

95.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, S. Page and H. Ahmad, 2011. Life on the Edge: balancing the needs of nature and people in the remote western Himalayas. Proceedings ofSeventh Festival of Postgraduate Research” (June 16th 2011), University of Leicester, UK.

      http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/careers/pgrd/fpgr/presenters

96.   Khan, S. M., D. M. Harper, H. Ahmad and S. Page 2011. Ecosystem services and analytical tool for their quantification. Proceedings of three days International Capacity Building Symposium “Basic Techniques in Research, Dissertation & Paper Writing in Life Sciences” (July 27-29, 2010) Department of Zoology, Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan.

        http://www.hec.gov.pk/Events/Documents/For%20webmasters%20symposium%20HU.pdf

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Conferences/workshops/Symposia/seminars/Trainings courses participated in/attended

1.        National Conference on “Combating the Air Pollution! The biggest Killer. Saving Lives, Saving Planet” at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. Septemver 18th, 2019.

2.        Three days Conference TUFUAB 2019: X. Türkiye Ulusal Fotogrametri ve Uzaktan Algılama Birliği Teknik Sempozyumu at University of Aksarey, Turkey. April 25-27, 2019. http://tufuab2019.aksaray.edu.tr/

3.        One day Conference on “Building innovative Pakistan through science, technology and innovation policy” Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. February 14th, 2019. http://www.eco4science.org/Building-Innovative-Pakistan

4.        One day international seminar on “Crop Wild Relatives Genetic Resources of Pakistan and their Utilization” at National Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad. November 14th, 2018.

5.        2nd International Conference on Natural Sciences, Climate and Biodiversity at the University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. September 15-17, 2018. c

6.        3rd National Workshop on “Global Code of Ethics” organized by Chemical Society of Pakistan & PAS, at Department of Chemistry Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. July 2nd, 2018.

7.        One day PhDs Convention “Role and guidance of PhDs in policy making” organized by Madeenat-ul-Elam Society, at Islamabad Hotel, Pakistan. October 28th, 2017.

8.        Three days’ workshop on “Modern Trends in Microscopy (WM-2016)” organized by National Institute of Vacuum Science and Technology (NINVAST), Islamabad. May 24-26, 2016.

9.        16th International Congress of Soil Science on “Healthy Soils for Food Security” organized by Soil Science Society of Pakistan  in collaboration with HEC at PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. March 15-17, 2016.

10.     One-Day Symposium on “Irradiation as a sanitary and phyto-sanitary treatment of medicinal herbs/plants” organized by Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) at NIFA Peshawar. October 29, 2015.

11.     One-Day PSSP Seminar on “Providing Policy Support for sustained Development in Swat District” organized by USAID at Planning Commission Islamabad, Pakistan. September 15, 2015.

12.     Midlands’ hub vitae event “Finish up & Move on Course” organized by six Midland Universities and Imperial College London, at University of Leicester, UK. April 30 – May 1st, 2012.

13.     Training Session for PhD internship scheme with De Montfort & Leicester Universities, UK. April 26, 2012.

14.     Social Media, Friend or Foe? University of Leicester, UK. March 14, 2012.

15.     The Social Web: Building and Maintaining your Digital Profile (SPR Event), Media Zoo, University of Leicester, UK. March 7, 2012.

16.     7th Postgraduate Career Symposium for Research Postgraduates and Research Staff organized together by College of Medicine, Biological Sciences & Psychology, at University of Leicester, UK. January 12, 2012.

17.     Botanical Society of Scotland’s one day workshop on “Celebrating Diversity in Community Woodlands in Scotland”, at Perth Museum and art Gallery, Scotland, UK. January 11, 2012.

18.     Training workshop “Presenting Research to Different Audiences” Student Development Zone University of Leicester, UK. March 18, 2011.

19.     Using PowerPoint for poster design, April 12, 2011.

20.     Botanical Society of Scotland’s workshop on “Plant Ecology & Evolution”, at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, UK. October 18 – 19, 2011.

21.     Advanced database searching & bibliographic software: use of ENDNOTE, University of Leicester, UK. March 16, 2010.

22.     General Presentation Skills, University of Leicester, UK. February 22, 2010.

23.     Improving MS- PowerPoint presentations, University of Leicester, UK. February 04, 2010.

24.     Off to a conference? Posters preparation and presentation, University of Leicester, UK. February 02, 2010.

25.     Giving research seminars and conference talks, University of Leicester, UK. January 09, 2010.

26.     Experimental design & practical statistics, University of Leicester, UK, January 26, 2010.

27.     Writing up your research for publication, University of Leicester. UK, January 18, 2010.

28.     Creativity and Problem Solving Workshop, University of Leicester, UK. December 14, 2009.

29.     Use of MS Word for Long Documents, University of Leicester, UK. March 11, 2009.

30.     Advanced Database Searching; Bibliographic software & keeping up to date; use of REFWORKS for Biomedical scientists, University of Leicester, UK. March 10, 2009.

31.     Working with others: team work and leadership, University of Leicester, UK. February 26, 2009.

32.     Demonstrating and teaching skills, at University of Leicester, UK. January 29, 2009

33.     Four week course on APG Statistics using Stata, University of Leicester, UK. November, 2008.

34.     HEC Workshop on “Training of Trainers in Plant Biodiversity, at Department of Botany, University Peshawar, Pakistan. November 23 - 25, 2006.

35.     HEC Workshop on “2nd National Training in Biotechnological Techniques University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan. December 10 - 14, 2006.

36.     HEC Workshop on “Advances in Plants Ecology”, Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Pakistan. July 3 - 6, 2006.

Running projects

1. A research project worth Rs. 4.89 millions, titled "Identification of potential ecological zone for introduction of suitable Grape (Vitis vinifera L.) varieties; a step towards poverty alleviation and sustainable development in the FATA region of Pakistanfunded by ALP-PARC (executing as PI; 2019-2022). 

2. A research project titled Community Studies of Nannorrhops ritchiana (Mazri Plant) in Sheikh Baddin National Park with special focus on its Quantitative Attributes funded by National Parks Khyber Pakhtunkhwa program (executing as PI; 2019-2021).

3. A research project titled “Conservation Ecological and studies of medicinal plants of Chitral Gol National Park (CGNP), Pakistan” funded by National Parks Khyber Pakhtunkhwa program (completed as PI; 2018-2019).

4. A research project titled “Comparative studies of Phyto-diversity within and around the Ayubia National Park with reference to species conservation. funded by National Parks Khyber Pakhtunkhwa program (completed as PI; 2018-2019).


Submitted Projects

1. A research project on Ecology of Himalayas worth Rs. 10.48 M submitted to  HEC under NRPU program (currently under review as PI; 2019).


Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan.
Tel: +92-51 9064 0000, Email:webmaster@qau.edu.pk