Faculty & Staff
Prof. Dr. Tariq Mahmood
Professor / Dean
Ph.D. (Plant Physiology and Stress Environment) University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Department of Environmental Sciences
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Address : Department of Environmental Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Murree Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 33 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Plant physiology under stress environment
  • Climate Change
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Heavy Metal Toxicity
  • Total Publications : 69
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Riaz, L., T. Mahmood, A. Khalid, A. Rashid, M.B. Ahmed Siddique, A. Kamal, M.S. Coyne. 2018. Fluoroquinolones (FQs) in the environment: A review on their abundance, sorption and toxicity in soil. Chemosphere. 191:704-720.

    2. Qadeer, S., M. Anjum, A. Khalid, M. Waqas. A. Batool and T. Mahmood. 2017. A dialogue on perspectives of biochar applications and its environmental risks. Water, Air & Soil Pollution. 228: 281 (1-26).

    3. Shafqat, M., A. Khalid. T. Mahmood, M.T. Siddique, J. Han and M.Y. Habteselassie. 2017. Evaluation of bacteria isolated from textile wastewater and rhizosphere to simultaneously degrade azo dyes and promote plant growth. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 92: 2760-2768.

    4. Riaz, L., T. Mahmood, M.S. Coyne, A. Khalid, A. Rashid, M.T. Hayat, A. Gulzar and M. Amjad. 2017. Physiological and antioxidant response of wheat (Triticum aestivum) seedlings to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Chemosphere 177: 250-257.

    5. Mahmood, S., A. Khalid, M. Arshad, T. Mahmood and D.E. Crowley. 2016. Detoxification of azo dyes by oxido-reductase enzymes. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 36 (4):639-51.

    6. Anjum, M., A. Khalid, T. Mahmood and I. Aziz. 2016. Anaerobic co-digestion of catering waste with partially pretreated lignocellulosic crop residues. Journal of Cleaner Production. 117: 56-63.

    7. Zarin, K., T. Mahmood, A. Khalid, M. A. Durrani, H.U. Rehman, A. Khan, MA Waheed, M. Asim, B. Khan. 2016. Enhancing growth of Spinacia oleracea by Typha angustata biochar. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology 7(3): 8-21.

    8. Saleem, A. A., T. Mahmood, N. Bangash, A. Batool, W. Nisa and A. Khalid. 2016. Characterization of Effective rhizobacteria isolated from velvet bean (Mucunapuriens) to enhance plant growth. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 48: 1697-1702.

    9. Mahmood, S., A. Khalid, T. Mahmood, J. C. Loyola-Liceaand D. E. Crowley. 2015. Biotreatment of Reactive Black-5 azo dye, aniline and Cr VI by Pseudomonas sp. in biochar packed bed bioreactors. RSC Advances. 5: 106272-106279.

    10. Ain Q. U., A. Rasheed, A. Anwar, T. Mahmood, M. Imtiaz, T. Mahmood , X. Xia, Z. He and U. M. Qurashi. 2015. Genome-wide association for grain yield under rainfed conditions in historical wheat cultivars from Pakistan. Front Plant Sci.doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00743.