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samina siddiqui

Associate professor




Academic Career

Ph.D-University of Wales-Aberystwyth-UK (1994-1999)

M.Sc (Hons)-NWFP Agricultural University-Peshawar-Pakistan (1991-1993)

B.Sc (Hons)-NWFP Agricultural University-Peshawar Pakistan (1987-1991)

Research Interest

·         Trace elements distribution in the soil profiles

·         Rhizoremediation of oily sludge contaminated soils

·         Biomarkers for identification of pale-environment

·         Carbon Dioxide sequestration in the forest soils

·         Watershed management and rehabilitation of dry region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

·         Soil fertility and soil health in dry region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Research Projects

·         Soil fertility and soil health-USDA funded (2014-2016)

·         Watershed Management and Rehabilitation-USDA funded (2011-2015)

·         Rhizoremediation of oily sludge contaminated soil- HEC funded (2012-2014)

Research Papers Published in 2020

Shahzad, Asim & Fahad, Shah & Bano, Asghari & Siddiqui, Samina & Shakoor, Abdul. (2020). Bacterial consortium for improved maize ( Zea mays L.) production under oily sludge. Agronomy Journal. 10.1002/agj2.20339. Impact factor: 1.683

Shahzad, Asim & Bano, Asghari & Siddiqui, Samina. (2020). Effect of bacterial consortium on alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) plant nutrient uptake and antioxidant enzymes at different levels of oily sludge. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 1-13. 10.1163/22238980-20201078. Impact Factor: 0.908

Shahzad, Asim, Siddiqui Samina, Bano, Asghari, Shehla Sattar, Zafar Hashmi, Mingzhou Qin and Abdul Shakoor (2020).Hydrocarbons degradation in oily sludge by bacterial consortium assisted with alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) and maize (Zea mays L.)
Journal: Arabian Journal of Geosciences in press: Impact factor 0.91

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