Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sharif
Professor
Phone:
+ 92 91 9221023
Mobile:
+ 92 344 8928617
Fax:
+92 91 9221262
Mailing Address:
Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Pakistan
Website:
www.aup.edu.pk
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Education:
Post Doctorate (F.R. Germany)
PhD Soil and Environmental Sciences (Pakistan)
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Yes
Area of Specialization:
Soil Microbiology and Plants Nutrition with emphases on enhancement of phosphorus solubilization through biological means.
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching courses of Soil and Environmental Sciences at graduate and postgraduate levels, conduct research projects and activities on current national and international issues, supervise students research activities and to publish data of the conducted research work in various scientific journals with international repute with main interests in the utilization of soil natural resources in crop production for sustainable yield.
Research Projects:
  • Principal Investigator of ALP- PARC research project on ôSolubility enhancement of phosphorus from rock phosphate with budget cost of RS 3.867 million from 2010 to 2013.
  • Principal Investigator of ALP-PARC project on "Field Evaluation of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Their Significance in Wheat-Maize Cropping System under Different Soil Series of NWFP" with budget cost of RS. 1.411 million from 2004 to 2008.
  • Co. P.I. in HEC / UAP funded project on "Strengthening and up gradation of library in the Dept. of Soil & Environmental Sciences, The University of Agriculture Peshawar" 2014.
  • Co. P.I. in HEC/AUP funded project on "Utilization of Sugarcane Wastes with Humic Acid for Increased Crop Production" 2003 to 2004.
  • Co. P.I. in HEC/AUP funded project on "Effect of Different Methods of Application of Lignitic Coal Derived Humic Acid on the production of Maize/Wheat crops" 2004 to 2005.
  • Co. P.I. in HEC/AUP funded project on "Effect of Lignitic Coal Derived Humic Acid Alone and in Combination with Chemical Fertilizers on the Growth and Yield of Maize and Wheat Crops in Alkaline Soil" 2001 to 2002.
Awards/Honors/Recognitions:
  • Award received for international level course on soil amelioration by FAO and Egyptian International Center for Agriculture Cairo, Egypt from April to June, 1993.
  • Award received for German language course by German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) from April to September, 1994.
  • Award received for Post Graduate Studies in Agriculture by German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) from October, 1994 to December, 1996.
  • Award received for Post Doctoral Training by German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) from June to August, 2004.
  • Award received for Post Doctoral Training by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) from November, 2006 to October, 2007.
  • Award received for a study visit to Germany by German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) from September to October, 2010.
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