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


Qualifications:
Post Doctorate - Bio-geography
University of Leicester UK.

Ph.D - Biology
Specialization: Plant Ecology & Conservation
University of Leicester UK.

MPhil - Botany
Specialization: Molecular Genetics

MSc - Botany
Specialization: Ethnobotany




Phone: +92-51 9064-3069
Email: smkhan@qau.edu.pk
Status: On job
Other Weblink: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=SOyrU_AAAAAJ&hl=en

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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Plant Ecology

Biodiversity Conservation

Vegetation Modelling

Ecosystem Services

Habitat Indicators

Ethnobiology

Syntaxonomy

Papers published                                           Total Impact factor: 40.05

1. 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 1.01)

2. 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 3.19)

3. 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 0.65)

4. 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 Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 192: 30-52. (IF 3.01)

5. 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.

6. 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. 

7.  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, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 179: 208-233. (IF 3.01)

8. 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.

9. 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 0.82)

10. 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 0.82)

11. 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 Soil. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 44(4): 613-619. (IF 0.30)

12. 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 0.82)

13. 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 0.82)

14. 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.

15. 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 0.55)

16. 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.

17. 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 1.57)

18. 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. (IF 0.67)

19. 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, Pakistan. World Journal of Zoology, 10 (1): 41-46.  

20. 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.

21. 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 1.23)

22. 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 Pakistan. Journal of Ecological Indicators, 37 (Part A); 175-185. (IF 3.19)

23. 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 2.21)

24. Khan, S. M., 2013. Mountain Vegetation, Indigenous People and Medicinal Plants. Journal of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, 2 (4):1000127. (IF 1.57)

25. 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 4.01)

26. 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 0.82)

27. 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 0.82)

28. 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 2.21)

29. 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 1.68)   

30. 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 Development, 31(3): 232–243.

31. 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 2.89)

32. 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 Botany, 44 (SI): 231-238. (IF 0.82)

33. 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 0.82)

34. 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 0.82)

35. 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 1.01)

36. 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 0.82)

37.  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.

38. 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.

Book Chapters published

1. 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

2. 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 organized

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

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

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

iv. 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.

Abstracts published based on oral/posters presentations in conferences/symposia

 

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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

4. Khan, S. M., M. Ali and M. Ilyas, 2016. Vegetation Profiling of the Mount Eelum through Multivariate Analyses. 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

5. 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/

6. 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/

7. 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/

8.  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/

9.         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/

10. 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/

11. 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.

12.  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

13. 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

14.  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

15. 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 the 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/

16. 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

17. 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

18.  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

19. 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

20.  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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25.  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

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30.  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

31. 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/

32. 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/

33. 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

34. 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/

35. 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/

36. 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/

37. Mehmood, A., S. M. Khan., A. H. Shah and H. Ahmad, 2014. First Floristic Exploration of District Torghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistans. 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/

38.   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.

39. 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.

40. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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.

44. 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

45. 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 

46. 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

47.   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 the8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration” (September 9 - 14) at Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. http://www.ecer2012.eu/

48. 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 

49.  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/

50. 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 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany (ICB-2012) arranged by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

51. 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 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany (ICB-2012) arranged by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

52. 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 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany (ICB-2012) arranged by Pakistan Botanical Society (September 1 - 3, 2012) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

53. 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/  

54. 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 36, 2012) Sundvolden, Krokkleiva Oslo, Norway. http://www.cees.uio.no/isec2012/ 

55. 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 0911, 2012) National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. http://www.pcst.org.pk/conf-climate-change.php

56. 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 1618th, 2012) Agriculture University Faisalabad, Pakistan. http://www.pakbs.org/

57. 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 810th, 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

58.   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

59. 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

60. 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/

61.   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

62.     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 of Seventh Festival of Postgraduate Research (June 16th 2011), University of Leicester, UK.

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

63. 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



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