Faculty & Staff
Dr. Abida Akram
Associate Professor / Chairperson (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph.D, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
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Address : Department of Botany, University of Arid Agriculture Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 19 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Mycology & Plant Pathology (Morphological & Genetic variability in Fungi
  • Mycoflora and Mycotoxins Management; Fungal Secondary Metabolites; Antimicrobial activity of Plants & Bioagents)
  • Total Publications : 43
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Nayyar, B. G., A. Akram .,S. Akhund and M. Rafiq, 2014. Short Communication: Seed Viability Test and Pathogenecity Assessment of Most Prevalent Fungi Infecting Sesamum indicum L. J. of Pharm. & Bio. Sc. (IOSR-JPBS) 9(5): 21-23

    2. Ajmal, M., A. Akram, A. Ara, S. Akhund and B. G. Nayyar. 2015. Morchella esculenta : An edible and health beneficial mushroom.Pak. J of F. Sc 25(2): 71-78

    3. Fatima.S., A.Akram, M.Arshad, S.K.Chaudhri, M.S.Amjad and H.Qureshi. 2014. Effect of biological potassium fertilization (BPF) on availability of phosphorus and potassium to maiz (Zea mays L.) under controlled conditions. I. J. of Biosc. (IJB) 8(5):25-36

    4. Sultana, K., M.I. Bhatti, A.Akram, G.Irshad, M.I.Mastoi and M. Jiskani. 2015. Check list of mushrooms Asco. And Gasteromycetes of Kaghan Valley III. Sci.Int. (Lahore), 27(6), 6199-6205

    5. Mushtaq, S., A. Akram, R. Qureshi, Z. Akram, N. Qudsia, S. Akhund and B. G. Nayyar. 2015. Natural incidence of Aflatoxins, mycological profile and molecular characterization of aflatoxigenic strains in chickpea flour. Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 47(3): 1153-1160. I. Factor 1.207

    6. Nayyar, B. G., A. Akram, S. Akhund, W. Seerat and S. Sadia. 2016. Proteomics applied to plant defense mechanism: Role of pathogenesis-related proteins in disease defense. Nature and Science, 14(3)21-33

    7. Ajmal,M ., A. Akram, A. Ara, S. Akhund, B. G.Nayyar, W. Seerat. 2016. Stem histopathology of sesame seedlings infected with Alternaria alternate . Microscopy Research 4, 11-19. 33

    8. Seerat,W., A. Akram, R. Qureshi , J. Asad , S. Akhund , B. G. Nayyar. 2016. The potential of some spices extracts for controlling Aspergillus species. Int.J.Biosci.8(5), 96-104

    9. Nayyar, B. G., S. Akhund and A. Akram, 2014. A review: management of Alternaria and its mycotoxins in crops. Scho. J. Of Agri. Sc.4(7): 432-437.

    10. Farooq, M., A. Akram, R. Afazal and K. Sultana. 2013. Ethno Morphological Studies of Mushrooms Collected From Soon Valley. IOSR J. Phar. & Bio Sc. 8(5) 05-11

    11. Nayyar, B. G., A. Akram, M.Arshad, S.M. Mughal, S. Akhund and S. Mushtaq. 2013. Mycoflora detected from seeds of Sesamum indicum L.in Sialkot, Pakistan. IOSR J. Phar. & Bio Sc.7(3) 99-103.

    12. Amber, P., A. Akram., R. Qureshi and Z. Akram.2012. HPLC analysis for secondary metabolites detection in Sclerotium rolfsii isolated from chickpea. Pak. J. Bot., 44: 417-422.