Curriculum Vitae



Dr. Farooq-i-Azam

Principal Scientist
Phone: 92-91-2964060, Ext: 243



Plant Genetics and Breeding

  • Development of high yielding wheat cultivars with better adaptation to different biotic and abiotic stresses
  • Received Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Performance and Invaluable contribution in the Field of Agricultural Research in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by KPK Minister of Agriculture, 2015
  • Certificate of Recognition for Dedication and Excellence in Breeding of Wheat varieties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by Minister of Agriculture, KPK, 2014
  • Outstanding Student Award, PhD studies, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing China, dated 04th July 2013
  • Research Productivity Award 2011, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan
  • Awarded Chinese Government Scholarship for PhD studies by Chinese Scholarship Council, Government of China, 2010-2013

    • i Azam Farooq, Xiaoping Chang and Ruilian Jing (2014) "Mapping QTL for chlorophyll fluorescence kinetics parameters at seedling stage as indicators of heat tolerance in wheat." Euphytica: 1-14. DOI 10.1007/s10681-014-1283-1
    • A. J. Khan, F. Azam and A. Ali (2010). Relationship of morphological traits and grain yield in recombinant inbred wheat lines grown under drought conditions. Pak. J. Bot. 42(1): 259-267
    • Khan, A.J., F. Azam, A. Ali, M. Tariq, M. Amin and T. Muhammad (2007). Wide and specific adaptation of bread wheat inbred lines for yield under rainfed conditions. Pak. J. Bot. 39(1):  67-71
    • Azam, F., A. J. Khan, A. Ali, and M. Tariq (2007). NRL 2017: a high yielding drought tolerant strain for rainfed areas of NWFP. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 23 (4):895-898
    • Khan, A.J., A. Ali, F. Azam, M. Tariq and A. Zeb (2007). Identification and isolation of low phytic acid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) inbred lines/mutants. Pak. J. Bot. 39 (6): 2051-2058
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