Curriculum Vitae



Mr. Abdul Jabbar Khan

Chief Scientist / Director
Phone: 92-91-2964060, Ext: 237





M.Sc (Botany)

  • Crop breeding with particular emphasis on genetic improvement of wheat for higher yield, wider adaptability, diseases and drought resistance direly needed for food security in Pakistan.
  • M.Sc Gold Medal, 1983
  • Honorary Medal - Silesian University, Poland, 1990
  • PAEC Plaque, 1997
  • Tamgha-i-Baqa, 1998
  • IAEA Expert, 2003
  • PCST Productive Scientist, 2003
  • Member Society of Chemical Industry, UK, 2006
  • PAEC Gold Medal for outstanding performance, 2007
  • PCST Research Productivity Award, 2012
  • Recognition Certificate, 2013
  1. Khan, M. I.., M. A. Khan, M. Hongxiang, G. S. S. Khattak, A. J. Khan, and T. Muhammad (2011). Selection of Parents for Crossing Based on Genotyping and Phenotyping for Stripe Rust (Pucciniastriiformis) Resistance and Agronomic Traits in Bread Wheat Breeding. Cytology and Genetics. 45 (6): 379–394.
  2. Irfaq, M. G. S. S. Khattak, A. J. Khan and S. J. Khan (2014). Genetic response of grain yield in wheat (T. aestivum L.) crosses. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol. 36 (4): 1-10.
  3. Subhan, F., A.J. Khan, F. Azam, M. Irfaq, M. Imtiaz and A. Rattu (2015). Bridging the yield gap in wheat production through improved varieties and crop management. In Abstracts: 9th International Wheat Conference, 20-25 September 2015, Sydney, Australia. pp 81
  4. Irfaq, M. K.,A. J. Khan, G. S. S. Khattakand F. Subhan. (2014). Genetic control of flag leaf area in wheat (TriticumaestivumL.) crosses.  Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 24 (3): 803-813
  5. Khattak, G. S. S., Webster, C., Saeed, I., and Khan, A. J. (2015). Effect of soil strength on roots and vegetative growth of wheat at seedling stage. Pak. J. Bot, 47(2), 523-526.
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