Dr. ABID FARID

Principal Scientist
Phone: 92-91-2964060   Ext. 248

E-mail:     abidfarid786@yahoo.com,
               abidfarid786@nifa.org.pk

 

EDUCATION:

Ph. D. (University of Idaho USA, 1996)

   
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Biological control of insect pests through Trichogramma
  • Host plant resistance as a component of IPM
  • Modelling of insect population development and computer programming
OTHER INTERESTS: Development and maintinance of NIFA web site
HONORS and AWARDS:
  • Gold medal in B.Sc. (Hons) (1989)
  • President of Pakistan Award for academic excellence (1989)
  • Fauji Foundation Academic Distinction Award (1989)
  • Merit Scholarship by MOE for Higher Education (1989)
  • Honourary certificate, Gamma Sigma Delta, USA, 1993.
SOME PUBLICATIONS :
  1. Farid A., J. B. Johnson, B. Shafii, and S. S. Quisenberry.  1998.  Tritrophic studies of Russian wheat aphid, a parasitoid, and susceptible wheat over three parasitoid generations. Biological control. 12: 1-6.
  2. Farid A., S. S. Quisenberry, J. B. Johnson, and B. Shafii.  1998.  Impact of wheat resistance on Russian wheat aphid and a parasitoid. J. Econ. Entomol. 91: 334-339.
  3. Farid A., Tasbeeh Ullah, Amanullah Khan, S.U. Khattak and Alamzeb. 2001.  Effect of storage at low on adult eclosion and longevity of adults of Trichogramma chilonis.  Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 33: 205-207.
  4. Farid A., T. Saqib, A. U. Khan, S.U.K. Khattak, Alamzeb and Karimullah. 2001.  Host age effect on oviposition preference and development of Trichogramma chilonis.  Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 4 (2) : 121-122.
  5. Farid, A., Muhammad Iqbal Nawaz Khan, Amanullah Khan, Sana Ullah Khattak,  Alamzeb and Abdus Sattar.  2007. Studies on maize stem borer, Chilo partellus, in Peshawar valley. Pak. J. Zool. 39(2): 127-131

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