Department Of Plant Protection

Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Ur-Rahman Saljoqi
Chairman / Professor
Phone:
+ 92 91 9216554
Mobile:
+ 92 333 9139959
Fax:
+92 91 9221262
Mailing Address:
Department of Plant Protection, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Website:
www.aup.edu.pk
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Education:
PhD (England)
Post Doctorate (China)
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Yes
Area of Specialization:
Biological Control/IPM
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching, Research, Outreach and Administration.
Research Projects:
Projects in Progress:
  • Working as a Principal Investigator of a research project, “Infestation Level of Sugarcane Borers & Mass Production of Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) for their Management”, sponsored by the HEC Islamabad / AUP, for two years.
Projects Completed:
  • Worked as a Principal Investigator of a research project, ‘Integrated Management of Potato Aphids, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), sponsored by the HEC Islamabad / AUP ( 2003-2006).
  • Worked as a Principal Investigator of a project, “Management of Root-Knot and Cyst Nematodes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” in 1994. (Funded by TIPAN, USAID Project through Agricultural University, Peshawar).
  • Actively worked in the ‘Fruit Fly Management Project’, sponsored by USAID (TIPAN) from March, 1988 to March, 1992. Major components of the project were survey of fruit fly, distribution of pheromone traps, inspection, data collection, training farmers and extension workers.
  • Worked as a Chief Supervisor in a Research Project “Population Density and Management of Cycada Pest in the Grape Vine Orchards of the Shamali Plains of Afghanistan” sponsored by US-AID- A project for International Arid Land Consortium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States Agency for International Development in 2006.
Projects Submitted:
  • Submitted a research project, “Integrated Management of Diamond Back Moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus), infesting cruciferous vegetables (Cabbages) in Peshawar Valley” for the award of research grants through PARC (AREF) under the Agricultural Linkages Program (ALP).
  • Submitted a research project, “Biological Control of Potato Aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), using Green Lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) ” to Directorate of Science & Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtumkhwa, Peshawar.
  • Submitted a research project, ‘Management of Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella L.) in Swat Valley’ for the award of research grants through PARC (AREF) under the Agricultural Linkages Program (ALP).
Awards/Honors/Recognitions:
  • First class First Position in M.Sc (Hons.), Department of Plant Protection, Agricultural University, Peshawar, Pakistan (1989).
  • World Bank Scholarship for Ph.D in England (1995-1999).
  • UNESCO and Chinese Govt scholarship for Post Doc. in China (2002-2003)
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