soil science division

Research Group : Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Group composition    
    1. Dr. Amir Raza, PS
    2. Mr. Zahid Ali, SS
Research Objectives            
  • To develop a slow release environment friendly organic fertilizer for sustainable soil fertility.
  • Screening of wheat germplasm based on root traits for yield and water use.

Research Group : PLANT NUTRITION


Group composition  
  1. Dr. Wisal Mohammad, CS
  2. Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz, DCS
  3. Mr. Mukhtiar Ali, PS
  4. Dr. S. Azam Shah, PS
  5. Mr. Parvez Khan, PS
Research Objectives  
  • To improve fertilizer and water use efficiency of various field and horticultural crops under irrigated and non-irrigated conditions.
  • To determine the fertilizer and water requirements of advanced lines of crops evolved at NIFA and screening of wheat genotypes for drought and nutrients stress.
  • Integrated nutrients management of organic and inorganic sources for balanced nutrition in field and horticultural crops


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