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Name: Dr. Muhammad Zafar
Designation: Harbarium Botanist
Department: Plant Sciences


Qualifications:


Ph.D.             

2011

Plant Systematics & Biodiversity 

Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad

 




Phone: +92-51 9064-3149
Email: zafar@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

·         Herbarium management

·         Biodiversity & conservation

·         Medicinal plants & Ethnobotany

·         Bio-fuel as renewable energy resource


A: IMPACT FACTOR PUBLICATIONS (ISI Journals)

 

S. No.

Publication

Impact Factor

1.       

Ijaz Ahmed, Rizwana Aleem Qureshi, M.K. Leghari, Daniel Potter, Syed Aneel Ahmad Gilani, Arshad Mahmood Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar. 2016. Phycological Diversity and Taxonomic Studies of Algal Species from the River Sawan, Rawalpindi Pakistan. Bothalia Joural. Vol 46, No. 2. 12-24.

0.41

2.       

Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Pukhtoon Zada Khan, Anam Mukhtar, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana, Sarwat Jahan. 2016. Ethnopharmacological survey on medicinalplantsu sedinherbal drinks among the traditional communities of Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 184:154–186

2.998

3.       

Sofia Rashid, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Asad Anwar, Shazia Sultana, Shahzadi Tabassum, Sidra Nisar Ahmed. 2016. Ethnopharmacological evaluation and antioxidant activity of some

important herbs used in traditional medicines. J Tradit Chin Med 2016 October 15; 36(5): 1-12

0.74

4.       

Mushtaq Ahmad, Anam  Mukhtar, Muhammad Pukhtoon Zada Khan,  Muhammad Zafar,  Shazia Sultana and Sarwat Jahan.2016.  Ethnopharmacological survey on medicinal plants used in herbal drinks among the traditional communities of Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.

2.998

5.       

Shazia Sultana, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Kafayat Ullah, Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Muhammad Ayoub &Niaz Mohammad Tareen.2016. Biodiesel synthesis and characterization using welted thistle plant (Carduus acanthoides) as source of new non-edible seed oil.
Journal: International Journal of Green Energy. Volume 13, Issue 5, April 2016, pages 462-469

1.21

6.       

Ume Habiba, Mushtaq Ahmad, Shehla Shinwari, Shazia Sultana, Zabta Khan Shinwari and Muhammad Zafar.2016. Antibacterial and antifungal potential of Himalayan medicinal plants for treaing wound infections.Pakistan Journal of Botany.48(1): 371-375.

0.874

7.       

Latif Ahmad Andrew Semotiuk, Muhammad Zafar, Mushtaq Ahmad,Shazia Sultana, Quan-Ru Liu, Muhammad Pukhtoon Zada, Sheikh Zain Ul Abidin,Ghulam Yaseen.2015. Ethnopharmacological documentation of medicinal plants used for hypertension among the local communities of DIR Lower, Pakistan.journal of  Ethnopharmacology. Volume 175, 4 December 2015, Pages 138–146

2.998

8.       

Ghulam Yaseen, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana, Sadaf Kayani, Adolfo Andrade Cetto, Shabnum Shaheen.2015. Traditional management of diabetes in Pakistan: Ethnobotanical investigation from traditional health Practitioners. Journal of  Ethnopharmacology,  Available online 29 July 2015

2.998

9.       

Maryam Akram Butt, Mushtaq Ahmad, Anam Fatima, Shazia Sultana, Muhammad Zafar, Ghulam Yaseen, Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Zabta Khan Shinwari, Sadaf Kayani.2015. Ethnomedicinal uses of plants for the treatment of snake and scorpion bite in Northern Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 

2.93

10.   

Mehwish Jamil Noor, Mushtaq Ahmad, Aqeel Ashraf, Muhammad Zafar & Shazia Sultana.2015.A review of the pollen analysis of South Asian honey to identify the bee floras of the region. Journal of Palynology.

0.949

11.   

A. Bano, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Sultana And M. A. Khan.2015. Comparative Foliar Micromorphological Studies of Some Species of Asteraceae from Alpine Zone of Deosai Plateau, Western Himalayas. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(2): 422-430.

0.549

12.   

Kifayat Ullah, Mushtaq AhmadSofiaFahim Ashraf QureshiRaheel QamarVinod Kumar Sharma Shazia SultanaMuhammad Zafar.2015. Synthesis and characterization of biodiesel from Aamla oil: A promoting non-edible oil source for bioenergy industry. Fuel Processing Technology. Volume 133, May 2015, Pages 173–182.

3.01

13.   

Ghulam Yaseen, Mushtaq Ahmad, Shazia Sultana,  Ahmed Suleiman Alharrasi, Javid Hussain, Muhammad Zafar, Shafiq Ur-Rehman.2015.Ethnobotany of medicinal Plants in the Thar desert (Sindh) of Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 163, 2: 43-59

2.93

14.   

Kifayat Ullah, Mushtaq Ahmad, Sofia, Vinod Kumar Sharma, Pengmei Lu, Adam Harvey, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana.2015.Assessing the potential of algal biomass opportunities for bioenergy industry: A review. Fuel, Volume 143, 1  Pages 414-423

3.40

15.   

Mushtaq Ahmad, Lee Keat Teong, Shazia Sultana, Inam Ullah Khan, Ahmad Abdullah Zuhairi, Muhammad Zafar & Fayyaz -ul Hassan. Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Carthamus tinctorius L. Cv.Thori 78: A Novel Cultivar of Safflower Crop. International Journal of Green Energy (2015) 12, 447–452

1.469

16.   

Mehwish Jamil NoorShazia SultanaSonia FatimaMushtaq AhmadMuhammad ZafarMaliha SarfrazMasour A. BalkhyourSher Zaman SafiMuhammad Aqeel Ashraf.2015. Estimation of Anticipated Performance Index and Air Pollution Tolerance Index and of vegetation around the marble industrial areas of Potwar region: bioindicators of plant pollution response. Journal Environmental Geochemistry and Health.

2.57

17.   

Mushtaq Ahmad, Saima Masood, Shazia Sultana, Taibi Ben Hadda, Ammar Bader and Muhammad Zafar.  2015. Antioxidant and nutraceutical value of wild medicinal Rubus berries.  Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., .28(1). 241-247

0.94

18.   

Ullah, K., Ahmad, M., Sultana, S., Teong, L.K.,  Sharma, V.K., Abdullah, A.Z., Zafar, M. and Ullah, Z. Experimental Analysis of Di-Functional Magnetic Oxide Catalyst and its Performance in the Hemp Plant Biodiesel Production.  Applied Energy.

 

4.783

19.   

Adnan Amin, A Upadhyay, M Zafar, P Cos, L Maes, S Apers, V Exarchou, L Pieters. 2014. Antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxic, antioxidant and antidiabetic compounds from Nymphoides indica; the first comprehensive phytochemical and pharmacological study

Planta Medica. DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1394772

2014

20.   

Abida Bano, Mushtaq Ahmad, Taibi Ben Hadda, Abdul Saboor, Shazia Sultana, Muhammad Zafar, Muhammad Pukhtoon Zada Khan, Muhammad Arshad and Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf. 2014. Quantitative ethnomedicinal study of plants used in the skardu valley at high altitude of Karakoram-Himalayan range, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicines. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:43  doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-43

2.42

21.   

Mushtaq Ahmad, Shazia Sultana, Syed Fazl-i-Hadi, Taibi ben Hadda, Sofia Rashid,Muhammad Zafar, Mir Ajab Khan, Muhammad Pukhtoon Zada Khan and Ghulam Yaseen. An Ethnobotanical study of Medicinal Plants in high mountainous region of Chail valley (District Swat- Pakistan), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:36  doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-36

2.42

22.   

Mushtaq Ahmad, Shazia Sultana, Lee Keat Teong,Ahmad Zuhairi Abdullah, Haleema Sadia, Muhammad Zafar, Taibi ben Haddac, Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf &Rasool Bakhsh Tareen Distaff Thistle Oil: A possible new non-edible feedstock for bioenergy, IJGE, Published online: 01 Apr 2014

2.06

23.   

Ahmad, M., M. Zafar, S. Sultana, A. Azam, M.A. Khan. The Optimization Of Biodiesel Production From A Novel Source Of Wild Non-Edible Oil Yielding Plant Silybum marianum. IJGE.

2.06

24.   

Hadda, T.B., Bendaha,H., Sheikh, J., Ahmad, M., Warad, I. Computational POM Evaluation of Experimental in vitro Trypanosoma cruzi and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Inhibition of Heterocyclic-2-Carboxylic Acid (3-Cyano-1,4-di-Noxidequinoxalin-2-yl)amide Derivatives. Med. Chem. Res. Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 1956-1965

1.612

25.   

Sartaj Khan, M. A. Khan, M. Akmal, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. Jabeen. 2014. Efficiency of wheat Brassica Mixtures with different seed Rates in rainfed areas of potohar-pakistan Pak. J. Bot. 46(2): 759-766

0.98

26.   

Haleema Sadia, Mushtaq Ahmad, Shazia Sultana, Ahmad Zuhairi Abdullah, Lee Keat Teong,  Muhammad Zafar and Asghari Bano. Nutrient and mineral assessment of edible wild fig and mulberry fruits, 69 (2) issue of Fruits. Ref. Fruits.14/099/File 13.073.

0.79

27.   

Mushtaq Ahmad, Lee Keat Teong, Shazia Sultana, Inam Ullah Khan, Ahmad Abdullah Zuhairi, Muhammad Zafar & Fayyaz -ul Hassan. Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Carthamus tinctorius L. Cv.Thori 78: A Novel Cultivar of Safflower Crop. International Journal of Green Energy. DOI: 10.1080/15435075.2013.841165.

2.06

28.   

Hadda, T. B., Ahmad, M., Sultana, S., Shaheen, U., Bader, A., Srivastava, S., Das, B. and Salgado-Zamora, H.2013. POM analyses for antimicrobial evaluation of thienopyrimidinones derivatives: a rapid method for drug design. Med. Chem. Res. Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 16-24

1.612

29.   

Sartaj Khan, M. A. Khan, M. Akmal, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. Jabeen. 2014. Efficiency of wheat Brassica Mixtures with different seed Rates in rainfed areas of potohar-pakistan Pak. J. Bot. 46(2): 759-766

0.98

30.   

Sultana S, Khalid A, Ahmad M. Zuhairi AA, Lee KT,  Zafar M and Hassan F. 2013. Production, optimization and characterization of biodiesel from a novel source: Sinapis alba L. IJGE.

2.06

31.   

M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, H. Sadia, S. Sultana,M. Arshad, M. Irfan and M. A. Khan. 2013. Physico-Chemical Characterization of Sunflower Oil Biodiesel by Using Base Catalyzed Transesterification, IJGE.

2.06

32.   

M. Ahmad, A. Bano, M. Zafar, M.A. Khan, M. J. I. Chaudhary and S. Sultana . 2013.Pollen morphology of some species of the Family Asteraceae from the Alpine Zone, Deosai Plateau, northern Pakistan, Palynology.

1.34

33.   

M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Rasheed, S. Sultana, H. Sadia and M. A. Khan. 2013. Production of Methyl Ester (Biodiesel) From Four Plant Species of Brassicaceae: Optimization of the Transesterification Process, IJGE, 10(4).

2.06

34.   

 Amin,A, Khan, M.A., Shah,S.,  Ahmad, M., Zafar,M and l Hameed,A. Inhibitory effects of Olea ferruginea crude leaves extract against some bacterial and fungal pathogen, Pak. J. Pharm. Sci.,.26.(2):.251-254

1.103

35.   

M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, M. A. Khan, A. Hasan, M. A. Riaz, 3 and S. Ahmed. 2013. Policy Recommendation for Renewable Energy From Biofuels. Energy Sources, Part B, 8:67–75.

1.395

36.   

Haleema Sadia, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana, Amna Azam, and Mir Ajab Khan . 2013. Variables effecting the optimization of non edible wild safflower oil biodiesel using alkali catalyzed transesterification. International Journal of Green Energy, 10: 1–10

2.06

37.   

Shaheen, S., Ahmad, M., Khalid, S., Zafar, M., Aftab A. and S. Sultana. 2013. Systematic and Phytochemical Evaluation of Selected Herbs of Family Fabaceae Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 23(3): 872-881

0.638

38.   

Shah, A., Marwat, S. K., Gohar, F., Khan, A., Bhatti, K. H., Amin, M., Din, N., Ahmad, M. and Zafar, M. 2013. Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants of Semi-Tribal Area of Makerwal & Gulla Khel (Lying Between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa And Punjab Provinces), Pakistan. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 4:98-116.

0.27

39.   

Sultana, S. and M. Zafar. Taxonomic and phytochemical Authentication of Herbal drug Barg - e- Henna (Lawsonia innermis): A multiuse medicinal plant.  Pak. J. Bot., 45(SI): 165-176.

0.87

40.   

Abbasi, A. M., M. A. Khan and M. Zafar. 2013. Ethno-medicinal assessment of some selected wild edible fruits And vegetables of Lesser-Himalayas, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 45(SI): 215-222.

0.907

41.   

A. Javed, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, M. A. Khan and M. Arshad. 2012. Palyno-anatomical studies of clematis L. (Ranunculaceae) from Poonch Valley AJK, Pakistan. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 22(4): 1173-1176

0.638

42.   

Shabnum Shaheen, Mushtaq Ahmad,  Nidaa Haroon, Farah Khan, Ran Abrar Hussain, Muhammad Zafar, Sehrish Ramzan, Rabail Ayub and Zaryab Khalid. 2012. Systematic and ethnopharmacognostic investigation of selected medicinal plants of family Asteraceae African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol. 6(46), pp. 3184-3194.

0.89

43.   

Jamal, Z., M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, M. A. Khan and G. M. Shah.  2012. Medicinal plants used in traditional folk recipes by the local communities of Kaghan valley, Mansehra, Pakistan. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 11(4):  634-639

0.492

44.   

Sultana, S., M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, M. A. Khan and M. Arshad. 2012. Authentication of herbal drug Senna (Cassia angustifolia Vahl.): A village pharmacy for Indo-Pak Subcontinent. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology.6(30), pp. 2299-2308

0.500

45.   

Shah, G. M., M. Ahmad, M. Arshad, M. A. Khan, M. Zafar and S. Sultana. 2012. Ethno-Phyto-Veterinary Medicines In Northern Pakistan. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences. 22(3): 791-797.

0.638

46.   

Ahmad, M., M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, S. Sultana, G. M. Shah G. Jan. 2012. Ethnomedicinal Investigation of Phytomedicines among the local communities of Arid areas of Pakistan. IJTK. 11(3): 436-446

0.492

47.   

Ahmad, M., H. Sadia, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, M. A. Khan and Z. Khan. The Production and Quality Assessment of Mustard Oil Biodiesel: A Cultivated Potential Oil Seed Crop. Energy Sources, Part A, 34:1480–1490, 2012

0.516

48.   

Abida Bano, Mushtaq Ahmad, Mir Ajab Khan, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana And Zahid Ullah. 2012. Pollen morphology of four endemic species of Pedicularis L. from alpine zone of the Deosai Plateau, Himalayan range.  Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 19(1): 1-5.

0.489

49.   

Mashwani, R. Z. U., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, N. I. Raja, M. Arshad and S. Ullah. 2012. Macro-Mineral Quantification of the Forage Grass Species in the Gandgar Hills, Western Himalaya, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 44: Special Issue March. 117-121.

0.872

50.   

Mazari, P., M. A. Khan, B. Ali, J. U. D. Mangi, H. Bux, K. Y. Khan, S. Mughal, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. Akhter. 2012. Palynological diversity in selected medicinal plant species of Asteraceae (Compositae) from flora of Kaghan Valley. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2747-2753.

0.879

51.   

Shaheen, S., N. Harun, F. Khan, R. A. Hussain, S. Ramzan, S. Rani, Z. Khalid, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2012. Comparative nutritional analysis between Vigna radiate and Vigna mungo of Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 11(25): 6694-6702

0.573

52.   

Ahmad, F., M. Hameed, M. Ashraf, M. Ahmad, A. Khan, T. Nawaz, K. S. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2012. Role of leaf epidermis in identification and differentiation of grasses in tribe Chlorideae (Poaceae) from Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 6(10):  1955-1960

0.879

53.   

Shaheen, S., M. Ahmad, F. Khan, M. Zafar, R. A. Hussain, S. Rani, Z. Khalid, R. Ayub and A. Younis.  2012. Elemental dispersive spectrophotometer analysis and morpho-anatomical characterization of Panicum species from Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(9), pp. 1707-1712

0.879

54.   

Shaheen, S., M. Ahmad, F. Khan, R. A. Hussain, Z. Khalid, A. Younis and M. Zafar.  2012. Systematic anatomy and elemental dispersive spectrophotometer analysis of genus Pennisetum from Pakistan.  Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(5):  776-783

0.879

55.   

Muhammad Tariq, Saqib Ali, Fiaz Ahmad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Nasir Khalid and Mir Ajab Khan. 2010. Identification, FT-IR, NMR (1H and 13C) and GC/MS studies of fatty acid methyl esters in biodiesel from rocket seed oil. Fuel Processing Technology. 92: 336-341

2.816

56.   

Marwat, S. K., M. A. Khan, M. A. Khan, F. U. Rehman, A. H. Akbari, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and F. Ahmad. 2011.  Medicinal and Pharmacological Potentiality of the Plant At-Tîn-Common Fig (Ficus carica L.). Asian Journal of Chemistry. 23(1): 1-10.

0.253

57.   

Ahmad, M., K. Ullah, M. A. Khan, S. Ali, M. Zafar and S. Sultana. 2011. Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of Sesame oil biodiesel. Energy Sources, Part A. 33: 1239-1249.

0.516

58.   

Ahmad, M., M. Zafar, A. Azam, H. Sadia, M. A. Khan and S. Sultana. 2011. Techno-economic aspects of biodiesel production and characterization. Energy Sources, Part B . 6 166-177.

0.788

59.   

Ahmad, M, K. Ullah, M. A. Khan, M. Zafar, M. Tariq, S. Ali and S. Sultana. 2011. Physicochemical Analysis of Hemp Oil Biodiesel: A Promising Non Edible New Source for Bioenergy. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 33(14): 1365 – 1374.

0.516

60.   

M. Ahmad; S. Samuel; M. Zafar; M. A. Khan; M. Tariq; S. Ali; S. Sultana.2011.  Physicochemical Characterization of Eco-friendly Rice Bran Oil Biodiesel. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 33(14): 1386 - 1397.

0.516

61.   

Sardar, N., M. Ahmad, M. A. Khan, S. Ali, M. Zafar, N. Khalid, S. Sultana. 2011. Prospects and Potential of Non Edible Neem Oil Biodiesel Based on Physico-chemical Characterization. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 33(15): 1422-1430.

0.516

62.   

Marwat, S. K., F. U. Rehman, M. A. Khan, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and Said Ghulam. Medicinal folk recipes used as traditional phytotherapies indistrict Dera Ismail Khan, KPK, Pakistan. Pak. J. Botany. 43(3): 1453-1462

0.872

63.   

Marwat, S. K., M. A. Khan, F. U. Rehman, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar. 2011. Biodiversity and importance of Floating Aquatic Weeds of Dera Ismail Khan District of KPK, Pakistan. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJTCAM), Vol 8, No 5S. 97-107.

0.518

64.   

Ahmad, M., S. Ahmed, M. A. Riaz, M. Zafar, M. A. Khan & S. Sultana. 2011. Strategy for the Supply Chain Development of Biodiesel as an Alternative Fuel in Pakistan. Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy. 6(3): 220-227

0.788

65.   

Gul Jan, Mir Ajab Khan, Farhatullah,, Farzana Gul Jan, Mushtaq Ahmad, Masood Jan and Muhammad Zafar. 2011. Ethnobotanical studies on some useful plants of Dir Kohistan valleys, KPK, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 43(4): 1849-1852

0.872

66.   

Shaheen, S., M. Ahmad, F. Khan, M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, A. Bano, S. Sultana2, M. Jamil, G. Jan and M. K. Leghari. 2011. Micormorphological diversity in leaf epidermal anatomy of Brachiaria species using elemental dispersive spectrophotometer analysis. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(17): 4279-4286

0.50

67.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Hameed, R. B. Tareen, M. Zafar and A. Jabeen. 2011. Taxonomic application of foliar anatomy in grasses of tribe Eragrostideae (poaceae) from salt range of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43(5): 2277-2284.

0.872

68.   

Sultana, S., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, A. Bano, M. Zafar and Z. K. Shinwari. 2011. Authentication of herbal medicine neem (Azadirachta indica A.Juss.) by using taxonomic and pharmacognostic techniques. Pak. J. Bot., 43: 141-150, Special Issue, December, 2011 (Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable use).

0.872

69.   

Marwat, S. K. M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2011. Floristic account of submersed aquatic angiosperms of Dera Ismail Khan District, northwestern Pakistan. J. Aquatic Plant Management. 49: 125-132

0.340

70.   

Zafar, M., M. Ahmad, M. A. Khan, S. Sultana, G. Jan, F. Ahmad, A. Jabeen, G. M. Shah, S. Shaheen, A. Shah, Abdul Nazir and Sarfaraz Khan Marwat. 2011. Chemotaxonomic clarification of pharmaceutically important species of Cyperus L. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51(1): 67-75

0.820

71.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Arshad, M. Zafar, A. Khan, N. I. Raja and Z. U. Rehman. 2011. Foliar epidermal anatomy as an aid to the identification of grasses in tribe Aveneae (subfamily Pooideae, Poaceae) from salt range of Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(1): 81-87.

0.879

72.   

Ullah, Z., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and K. Ullah. 2011. Systematic implications of foliar epidermis in andropogoneae (poaceae) from Hindukush-himalayas Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 5(6): 949-957.

0.879

73.   

Khan, M. A., M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, S. K. M., S. Shaheen, M. K. Leghari, G. Jan, F. Ahmad and A. Nazir. 2011. Medico-botanical and chemical standardization of pharmaceutically important plant of Tricholepis chaetolepis (Boiss) Rech. f. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol. 5(8), pp. 1471-1477.

0.879

74.   

Khan, K. Y., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, G. M. Shah, M. Zafar, R. Niamat, M. Munir, S. Sultana and A. M. Abbasi. 2011. Foliar epidermal anatomy of some ethnobotanically important species of genus Ficus Linn. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol. 5(9), pp. 1627-1638.

0.879

75.   

Jan, G., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, Z. Iqbal, A. Afzal, M. Afzal, G. M. Shah, A. Majid, M. Fiaz, M. Zafar, A. Waheed and F. Gul. 2011. Nutritional analysis, micronutrients and chlorophyll contents of Cichorium intybus L. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(12):  2452-2456

0.879

76.   

Munir, M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, A. M. Abbasi, M. Zafar, K. Y. Khan, R. Niamat, K. Tariq, S. Tabassum, S. N. Ahmed, U. H., A. Bano and P. Mazari. 2011. Taxonomic potential of foliar epidermal anatomy among the wild culinary vegetables of Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 5(13): 2857-2862

0.879

77.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, A. Khan and Z. Iqbal. Palynological studies in tribe Chlorideae (Poaceae) from salt range of Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(44): 8909-8913.

0.573

78.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, Z. Iqbal and A. Khan. 2011. Leaf epidermal anatomy as an aid to the identification of genus Setaria weeds, tribe paniceae (Poaceae), from the salt range of Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 5(15): 3500 – 3506.

0.879

79.   

Shaheen, S., M. Ahmad, F. Khan, M. Zafar, S. Sultana, M. A. Khan, M. K. Leghari, M. Jamil and H. Fatima. 2011. Morpho-playnological and foliar epidermal anatomy of genus Cenchrus L. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 5(16): 3796–3802.

0.879

80.   

Shaheen, S., M. Ahmad, F. Khan, M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, A. Bano, S. Sultana2, M. Jamil, G. Jan and M. K. Leghari. 2011. Micormorphological diversity in leaf epidermal anatomy of Brachiaria species using elemental dispersive spectrophotometer analysis. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(17): 4279-4286

0.879

81.   

S. Shaheen, M. Ahmad, F. Kkan, M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, S. Sultana, S. Abbas, M. Jamil and S. Khan. 2011.  Systematic application of palyno-anatomical characterization of Setaria species based in scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and light microscope (LM) analysis. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(24), pp. 5803-5809.

0.879

82.   

Asmat, T., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, F. Manzoor,  M. Munir, K. Akhtar, S. Bashir, T. Mukhtar, M. Ambreen and S. N. Abbasi. 2011. Pollen morphology of selected species of Scrophulariaceae of District Dir Upper, Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(28):  6423-6428.

0.879

83.   

Khan, F., A. Younas, S. Shaheeen, Z. Yousaf, K. Gilani, M. Munawar, Z. K. Sial, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2011. Scavenging evaluation of copper and cadmium during in vivo and in vitro growth of Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. by atomic absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(28): 6468 - 6472

0.879

84.   

Abbasi AM, Khan MA, Ahmad M, Zafar "Traditional Ethnoveterinary Phytotherapies from Pakistan." (2011) Planta Medica Volume: 77   Issue: 12   Pages: 1456-1456: DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1282984

2.348

85.   

Jan, G., M. A. Khan, A. khan, F. G. Jan, R. Khan, M. Ahmad, A. U. Rehman, M. Danish, M. Asif, S. Khan, M. Zafar and M. Jan. 2011. An Ethnobotanical Survey on Fuel Wood and Timber plant Species of Kaghan Valley, Khyber pakhtoonkhwa Province, Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(82): 19075-19083.

0.573

86.   

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, M. Zafar and Shazia Sultana. 2010. Environment friendly renewable energy from Sesame biodiesel. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. USA. 32(2): 189-196

0.516

87.   

Abbasi, A. M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, Sarwat Jahan and Shazia Sultana. 2010. Ethnopharmacological application of medicinal plants to cure skin diseases and in folk cosmetics among the tribal communities of North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 128: 322-335

2.755

88.   

Abbasi, A. M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar. 2010. Herbal medicines used to cure various ailments by the inhabitants of Abbottabad district, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 9(1)175-183

0.492

89.   

Tareen, R. B., T. Bibi, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2010. Indigenous knowledge of folk medicine by the women of Kalat and Khuzdar regions of Balochistan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 42(3): 1465-1485

0.872

90.   

Abbasi, M. A., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, R. Qureshi, M. Arshad, S. Jahan, M. Zafar and S. Sultana.  2010. Ethnobotanical study of wound healing herbs among the tribal communities in northern Himalaya ranges, district Abbottabad, Pakistan. Pak. J. Botany. 42(6): 3747-3753.

0.872

91.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, T. Mahmood, A. Jabeen and S. K. Marwat.  2010. Ethnomedicinal uses of grasses in Salt Range Region of Northern Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 4(5): 362-369

0.879

92.   

Yasmin, G., M. A. Khan, N. Shaheen, M. Q. Hayat, M. Zafar and M. Ahmad. 2010. Pollen morphological diversity in selected species of Persicaria Mill. (Family; Polygonaceae). Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 4(10):862 – 870

0.879

93.   

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, M. Zafar, M. Arshad, S. Sultana, B. H. Abbasi and S. U. Din. 2010. Use of chemotaxonomic markers for misidentified medicinal plants used in traditional medicines. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 4(13): 1244 - 1252

0.879

94.   

Zafar, M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, S. Sultana, R. Qureshi and R. B. Tareen. 2010. Authentication of misidentified crude herbal drugs marketed in Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(15): 1584-1593

0.879

95.   

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, A. Khan, G. M. Shah and M. R. Awan. 2010. Taxonomic utilization of anatomical characters in tribe Andropogoneae (Poaceae) based on transverse sections of leaves 2010. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(18):  1349–1358

0.879

96.   

Mahmood, T., N. Nazar, B. H. Abbasi, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar. 2010. Detection of somaclonal variations using RAPD fingerprinting in Silybum marianum (L.). Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(17):  1822–1824.

0.879

97.   

Zafar, M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, G. Jan, S. Sultana, K. Ullah, S. K. Marwat, F. Ahmad, A. Jabeen, A. Nazir, A. M. Abbasi, Z. U. Rehman and Z. Ullah. 2010. Elemental analysis of some medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS). Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 4(19): 1987-1990.

0.879

98.   

Ahmad, M., S. Ahmed, F. U. Hassan, M. Arshad, M. A. Khan, M. Zafar and S. Sultana. 2010. Base catalyzed transesterification of sunflower oil Biodiesel. African Journal of Biotechnology. 9(50): 8630-8635

0.578

99.   

Jabeen, A., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and Farooq Ahmad. 2009. Indigenous Uses of Economically Important Floras of Margallah Hills National Park, Islamabad, Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(5): 763-784

0.578

100.     

Ahmad, F., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, A. Nazir and S. K. Marwat. 2009. Taxonomic studies of grasses and their indigenous uses in the salt range area of Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 8 (2), pp. 231–249, 19

0.578

101.     

Abbasi, A. M., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, H. Khan, N. Muhammad and S. Sultana. 2009. Medicinal plants used for the treatment of jaundice and hepatitis based on socio-economic documentation. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(8): 1643-1650.

0.578

102.     

Ahmad, K., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and M. Arshad. 2009. Taxonomic Diversity of Stomata in Dicot Flora of District Tank, N.W.F.P, Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(6): 1052-1055

0.578

103.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, U. Rashid, M. Zafar, M. Arshad and S. Sultana. 2009. Quality assurance of herbal drug valerian by using chemotaxonomic markers. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(6): 1148-1145

0.578

104.     

G. M. Shah, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. A. Khan. 2009. Observations on antifertility and abortifacient herbal drugs. African Journal of Biotechnology.

0.578

105.     

Marwat, S. K., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and F. Ahmad. Taxonomic studies of nodulated leguminous weeds from the flora of North Western part (Dera Ismail Khan) of Pakistan. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(10):2163-2168

0.578

106.     

Jahan, S., S. Rasool, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, M. Arshad and A. M. Abbasi. Antifertility effects of ethanolic seed extract of Abrus precatorius L. on sperm production and DNA integrity in adult male mice. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 3(10): 809-814

0.879

107.     

Shaheen, N., M. A. Khan, G. Yasmin, M. Ahmad, T. Mahmood, M. Q. Hayat and M. Zafar. 2009. Foliar epidermal anatomy and its systematic implication within the genus Sida L. (Malvaceae). African J. Biotechnolgy. 8 (20) pp. 5328-5336.

0.578

108.     

Shaheen, N., M. A. Khan, G. Yasmin, M. Q. Hayat, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. Jabeen. 2009. Implication of foliar epidermal features in the taxonomy of Abutilon Mill. (Malvaceae). Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 3(12): 1002-1008

0.879

109.     

Jahan, S., N. Saeed, F. Ijlal, M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and A. M. Abbasi. 2009. Histomorphological study to evaluate anti-fertility effect of Abrus precatorius L. in adult male mice. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 3(12): 1021-1028.

0.879

110.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, M. Zafar, A. Hasan, S. Sultana, G. M. Shah, R. B. Tareen. 2009. Chemotaxonomic authentication of Herbal Drug Chamomile. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 21(5): 3395-3410

0.253

111.     

Ahmad, M., M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, and S. Sultana. 2009. Pongamia pinnata as a biodiesel resource in Pakistan. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 31: 1436–1442.

0.516

112.     

Marwat, S. K., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2009. Nyphoides indica (L.) Kuntze, a new record for Pakistan. Pak. J. Botany. 41(6): 2657-2660

0.872

113.     

Khan, M. A., T. Sharif, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar and R. B. Tareen. 2009. Anatomical characterization of parasitic plants of Pakistan. Pak. J. Botany. 41(6): 2661-2669.

0.872

114.     

Ahmad, M., R. Qureshi, M. Arshad, M. A. Khan and M. Zafar. 2009. Traditional herbal remedies used for the treatment of diabetes from district Attock (pakistan). Pak. J. Bot., 41(6): 2777-2782

0.872

115.     

Yasmin, G., M. A. Khan, N. Shaheen, M. Qasim Hayat, M. Ahmad and M. Zafar. 2009. Taxonomic utility of Palynological characters in the genus Fallopia, Family Polygonaceae from Pakistan. Int. J. Agri. Biol. 11: 798-800.

0.808

116.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, M. Zafar, A. Hasan, Z. Ahmad, Gulraiz Akhter, Sobia Gulzar and Shazia Sultana. 2008. Base Catalyzed Transesterification of Brassica alba Oil and its association with mineralogy to to Environment Friendly Biodiesel. Asian J. Chemistry. India. (8):20: 6402-6410

0.253

117.     

Ahmad, M., M. Zafar, M. A. Khan, and S. Sultana. 2008. Methanolysis of Cottonseed Oil for Biodiesel: As Renewable Source of Energy. Asian J. Chemistry. India. 6(20): 4565-4570

0.253

118.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan and M. Zafar. 2008. Traditional herbal cosmetics used by local women communities in district Attock of Northern Pakistan. Indian J. Traditional Knowledge. 7(3): 421-424.

0.492

119.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, A. Hasan, M. Zafar, and S. Sultana. 2008. Chemotaxonomic standardization of herbal drugs Milk thistle and Globe thistle. Asian J. of Chem. 6(20): 4443-4459.

0.253

120.     

Ahmad, M., M. A. Khan, M. Zafar and S. Sultana. 2007. Treatment of common ailments by plant based remedies among the local people of District Attock (Punjab) of Northern Pakistan. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines. 4(1)112-120.

0.518

121.     

Zafar, M., M. Ahmad and M. A. Khan. 2007. Palynology of family Asteraceae from Flora of Rawalpindi-Pakistan. Int. J. Agri. Biol. 9(1). 156-161.

0.808

122.     

Munsif, S., M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, M. Zafar, G. M. Shah and G. yasmin. 2007. Comparative Pollen Studies of the Genera Lantana, Verbena and Vitex of Family Verbenaceae from Pakistan. Int. J. Agri. Biol. 4: 545-549.

0.808

123.     

Nazir, A., N. Akhtar, M. Zafar, M. Afzal and A. Rab. 2005. Performance and feeding response of Tor Putitora to formulated diet in relation to temperature under captive conditions. Pak. J. Zool. 37(2): 153-155.

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1.     3 - Day International Bio-energy Conference. April 18-20, 2012. University Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology PMAS-AAUR.

2.  DAAD international summer school on “Recent advances in plant biotechnology for sustainable development (Exploring the hidden potential of microorganisms). March 26-30, 2012. Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan.

3.     International workshop on ‘Medicinal Plants: Conservation and Sustainable Use’. The workshop was organized by the Department of Biotechnology, QAU, in collaboration with Pakistan Botanical Society. December 9-11, 2012.

4.     National symposium on biodiversity of Pakistan. Organized by Pakistan Science Foundation. Held at Margalla Hotel Islamabad. June 07-09, 2011.

5.     Engagement & Awareness Raising on Bioethics, Bio-security & Dual use education project (2011-2012). Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics. Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan. 24th May 2011.

6.     National Conference on Setting Standards for 21st Century Pakistan. Universities building economies. Sarena Hotel, Islamabad 26-05-2011. 

7.     International conference “Biodiversity if our life”. December 29-31 2010. Center for biodiversity and conservation. Shah Abdul Latif University Kherpur Sindh. Pakistan.

8.     World Science Day for Peace and Development. International Year of Biodiversity 2010. November 10, 2010. PSF auditorium, Islamabad. Organized by Pakistan Science Foundation.  

9.     2nd International conference on Fuel and environment. Bara Gali Summer Campus University of Peshawar. 23-24 July, 2010. Organized by Institute of Chemical Sciences University of Peshawar.

10.  International workshop on Climate change and sustainability of Agro-environment: Challenges & Interventions at PMAS Arid Agriculture University. June 3-4, 2010.

11.  National workshop on Agro-waste biofuel production at PMAS Arid Agriculture University. April 11-12, 2010.

  1. National Workshop on adaptation and Implementation of GACP and FCP Guidelines. Organized by NIH and WHO at National Institute of Health, Islamabad. 5-6 April, 2010.
  2. Impact of climate change on water resources and glaciers; concerns and challenges. At National Center for Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan. January 7-8, 2010.
  3. Dynamic Learning and Management Skills. Organized by The Learning Innovation Division held at Higher Education Commissions (HEC), Islamabad, December 14-17, 2009.
  4. International workshop on Modern Techniques for the analysis of Ecological data. Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Garden Avenue, Islamabad. September 29, 2009.
  5. International workshop on plant conservation and reversing desertification: A way forward. PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. 12-13 October 2009.
  6. Options for sustainable energy future in Pakistan “New energy and technologies for a sustainable future in Pakistan, Bio fuel, fuel cell, solar energy, energy & environment. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore. April 03, 2008.
  7. International conference on biological resources of Pakistan: Problems, success and future perspectives at University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi. 25-27 April 2007.
  8. CSF-HEC workshop on promoting industry academia linkages for developing the knowledge-based enterprise sector in Pakistan. 31-01-2007. Marriot Islamabad.
  9. One day seminar on water crises and challenges in Pakistan. 6 July 2006. Earth Science Department, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
  10. One day seminar on Frontiers of Environment: Wehab And Mdgs On April 08, 2006, at Pearl Continental Hotel Rawalpindi. Organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi.
  11. 2nd International Weed Science Conference. 20-22 March 2006 at University of Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. Organized by WSSP.

23.  Two day seminar on indigenous development of innovative technologies in the field of renewable energy, 22-23rd August 2005, Best Western Hotel Islamabad.

24.  National conference on conservation of herbs and medicinal plants for commercial exploitation, 14-16 April, 2005 at NARC, Islamabad.

25.  Biodiversity and world food security in Oct. 2004, at National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad

  1. National Workshop on Conservation linked to livelihood opportunities, Saidu Sharif, Swat. 22-24 Feb. 2005.

27.  International Symposium on Medicinal Plants “Linkage beyond National Boundaries” on Sep. 7-9, 2004 at National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad

28.  4th National conference of Plant Pathology on 14-16 Oct., 2003 at University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi

29.  21st Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) at University of Faisalabad.

30.  22nd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International). 2002. At University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffarabad.

31.  23rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) at University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi Pakistan.

32.  24th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) on March 30 to April 01, 2004 at AIOU, Islamabad.

33.  Symposium on Untapped Fisheries Resources of Pakistan at University of Karachi. 2001.

34.  3rd Science International Conference, 2002 at University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi



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