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Assoc Prof Dr Zubair Aslam | soil fertility | Best Researcher Award

Associate Professor at  University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Dr. Zubair Aslam is a distinguished academic and researcher with expertise in Agronomy and Microbiology. He currently holds the position of Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Agronomy at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, under the HEC Tenure Track System since September 2019. Dr. Aslam earned his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2007.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea.
  • Post-doctoral research at the University of Queensland, Australia, under the Endeavour Award.
  • M.Sc. (Hons.) in Agronomy from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

👨‍🏫 Professional Experience:

  • Tenured Associate Professor at the University of Agriculture since September 2019.
  • Assistant Professor under HEC Tenure Track System (TTS) from March 2011 to August 2019.
  • Assistant Professor under HEC Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs Program from March 2010 to February 2011.
  • Post-doctoral research at Gyeongsang National University, Korea, from March 2007 to August 2009.

🏆 Awards and Honors:

  • Recipient of the Endeavour Award 2014 for postdoctoral research in Australia.
  • 2nd prize in poster competition on Vermitechnology at the 16th International Congress of Soil Science.
  • First prize in poster presentation at the National Conference on “Sustainable Agriculture in Changing Climate.”

🔬 Skills:

  • Proficient in various microbiological, molecular biological, and biochemical techniques.
  • Experienced in instrument handling, including HPLC, GC, spectrophotometer, and centrifuge.

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Zubair Aslam’s research primarily focuses on sustainable agricultural practices, particularly the use of vermicompost to enhance crop resilience to environmental stresses. 🌾 His work explores the integration of vermicompost with synthetic fertilizers, compost, and cellulolytic microbe-enriched cow dung vermicompost, emphasizing its positive impact on wheat and maize crops facing drought stress. 🌱 The studies also delve into the morpho-physiological, biochemical, and yield responses of crops to different organic and microbial amendments, contributing valuable insights to the field of agronomy. 🚜 Dr. Aslam’s research aligns with sustainable farming practices, addressing challenges such as drought and allelopathy for improved crop productivity. 🌿

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