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Dr. Muhammad Irfaq Khan

Principal Scientist/Group Leader (Wheat irrigated)

Phone: +92 91 2964060-62 (Ext. 236)
Cell:    +92 302 8881549


Ph. D. (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2009)

  • Genetic improvement of wheat (Triticum aestivum L) for higher yield, disease resistance and wider adaptability through selection, hybridization and induced mutation
  • Award of scholarship under International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP) of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan to Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS), Nanjing, China (August 21, 2007).
  • Winner of the HEC Outstanding Research Award for Best Research Paper.
  1. Fazle Subhan, Muhammad Irfaq Khan and Syed Tariq Shah. 2022.  New high yielding and disease tolerant wheat (Triticum aestivum L) variety NIFA AMAN-2017 for irrigated areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  Pure Appl. Biol., 11(2):523-530
  2. Kalim Ullah1, Naqib Ullah Khan, Rozina Gul, Samrin Gul, Muhammad Irfaq Khan and Imdad Ullah Khan. 2016. Genetic effects for controlling stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) resistance in wheat through joint segregation analysis. Acta Scientiarum. Agronomy. 38 (3): 317-328
  3. M. Irfaq, A. J. Khan, G. S. S. Khattak and F. Subhan. 2014. Genetic effects in controlling grain filling duration in wheat crosses. J. Animal and Plant Sci., Vol. 24 (3): 803-813
  4. 4. M. I. Khan, G. S. S. Khattak, A. J. Khan and S. J. Khan. 2014. Genetic response of grain yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crosses. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Tech. Vol. 36 (4): 397-406
  5. Irfaq, M., M. Ajab, G. S. S. Khattak, T. Mohammad and S. J. A. Shah. 2009. Genetic behavior of controlling area under disease progress curve (AUDPC) for stripe rust (P. striiformis f. sp. Tritici) in two wheat (T. aestivum L.) crosses. Phytopathology, 99 (11): 1265-1272.  IF: 3.011
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