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Dr. M. Sohail Akram

Assistant Professor Botany

Name: Dr. M. Sohail Akram
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Botany
Faculty: Life Sciences
Sr Degree Institute From To
1 Ph.D University of the Punjab, Lahore 2005 2012
Sr# Authors Paper Title Journal Page# Pub. Year Volume# Impact Factor HEC Rec. View
1 KASHIF TANWIR, M. SOHAIL AKRAM, SAJID MASOOD, HASSAN JAVED CHAUDHARY, SYLVIA LINDBERG & M. TARIQ JAVED Cadmium-induced rhizospheric pH dynamics modulated nutrient acquisition and physiological attributes of maize (Zea mays L.) Environmental Science and Pollution Research 9193-9203 2015 22 2.76 Y
2 MUHAMMAD AZEEM, NAEEM IQBAL, SHAKILA KAUSAR, M. TARIQ JAVED, M. SOHAIL AKRAM & M. ASIM SAJID Efficacy of silicon priming and fertigation to modulate seedlings vigor and ion homeostasis of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under saline environment Environmental Science and Pollution Research 14367-14371 2015 22 2.76 Y
3 TAHIRA YASMEEN, QASIM ALI, FAISAL ISLAM, ALI NOMAN, M. SOHAIL AKRAM, M. TARIQ JAVED Biologically treated wastewater fertigation induced growth and yieldenhancement effects in Vigna radiata L. Agricultural Water Management 124-130 2014 146 2.603 Y
4 MUHAMMAD S. AKRAM, MUHAMMAD SHAHID, MOHSIN TARIQ, MUHAMMAD AZEEM, MUHAMMAD T. JAVED, SEEMAB SALEEM AND SABA RIAZ Deciphering Staphylococcus sciuri SAT-17 Mediated Anti-oxidative Defense Mechanisms and Growth Modulations in Salt Stressed Maize (Zea mays L.) Frontiers in Microbiology 1 2016 1 4.165 Y
5 NOMAN HABIB, M. SOHAIL AKRAM, M. TARIQ JAVED, MUHAMMAD AZEEM, DASIM ALI, HUMA LUBNA SHAHEEN, MUHAMMAD ASHRAF Nitric oxide regulated improvement in growth and yield of rice plants grown under salinity stress: antioxidant defense system Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 91-105 2016 14 .5 Y
6 PERVEEN S., SHAHBAZ M., IQBAL M., AKRAM M.S., PARVEEN A. AND ALI H.M.M. Induction of cadmium stress tolerance in Triticum aestivum L. by alfalfa leaf extract Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 91-105 2016 14 .5 Y
7 SHAGUFTA PERVEEN, MUHAMMAD IQBAL, ABIDA PERVEEN, MUHAMMAD SOHAIL AKRAM, MUHAMMAD SHAHBAZ, SHEHNAL AKBAR, AND ANEEQA MEHBOOB Exogenous triacontanol-mediated increase in phenolics, proline, activity of nitrate reductase, and shoot k+ confers salt tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) Brazilian Journal of Botany 1-11 2017 40 .734 Y
8 M. TARIQ JAVED, M. SOHAIL AKRAM, KASHIF TANWIR, HASSAN JAVED CHAUDHARY, QASIM ALI, EVA STOLTZ, SYLVIA LINDBERG Cadmium spiked soil modulates root organic acids exudation and ionic contents of two differentially Cd tolerant maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 216-225 2017 141 3.13 Y
9 SAADIA BASHEER, NAEEM RASHID, RAZA ASHRAF, M. SOHAIL AKRAM, MASOOD AHMED SIDDIQUI, TADAYUKI IMANAKA AND M. AKHTAR Identification of a novel copper-activated and halide-tolerant laccase in Geobacillus thermopakistaniensis Extremophiles 563-571 2017 21 2.236 Y
10 M.T JAVED, M.S. AKRAM, N. HABIB, K. TANWIR, Q. ALI, N.K. NIAZI, H. GUL AND N. IQBAL Deciphering the growth, organic acid exudations, and ionic homeostasis of Amaranthus viridis L. and Portulaca oleracea L. under lead chloride stress Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2958���2971 2018 25 2.8
11 M.S.K. KHAN, M. SAEED, S. PERVEEN, M.S. AKRAM AND J. IQBAL QSY-3 controls multiple morphology, phenology and grain yield traits in rice (oryza satival.) under salinity stress The J. Animal and Plant Sciences 1803-1812 2018 28 .407
12 M. SHAHID, M.S. AKRAM, M.A. KHAN, M. ZUBAIR, S.M. SHAH, M. ISMAIL, G. SHABIR, S. BASHEER, K. ASLAM AND M. TARIQ A phytobene���cial strain Planomicrobium sp. MSSA-10 triggered oxidative stress responsive mechanisms and regulated the growth of pea plants under induced saline environment. Journal of Applied Microbiology 1566���1579 2018 124 2.16 Y
13 MUHAMMAD SHAHID, MUHAMMAD TARIQ JAVED, SAJID MASOOD, MUHAMMAD AZEEM, QASIM ALI, RABIA GILLANI, FARWA BASIT, AMMARA ABID, SYLVIA LINDBERG Serratia sp. CP���13 augments the growth of cadmium (Cd) stressed Linum usitatissimum L. by limited Cd uptake, enhanced nutrient acquisition and anti���oxidative potential Journal of Applied Microbiology 36-445 2019 10 2.16 Y
14 SAADIA BASHEER, NAEEM RASHID, MUHAMMAD SOHAIL AKRAM & MUHAMMAD AKHTAR. A highly stable laccase from Bacillus subtilis strain R5: gene cloning and characterization Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry 36-445 2019 83 1.063 Y
Sr Post Held Institute / Organization Duration Experience (Y/M/D)
Sr Country Funding Agency Duration (Y/M/D) Purpose
1 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) HEC, Pakistan 0/8/0 To conduct a part of PhD dissertation work and get training in the field of plant genetic engineering. I worked with Dr. Zhanyuan Zhang at University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
2 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) USDA-Borlaug Organization 0/3/0 To collaborate in a research project funded by USDA. I worked with Dr Judith Brown at University of Arizona.
3 IRELAND HEC, Pakistan 0/0/7 To participate and make oral presentation at IAPB 2018 conference
4 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) HEC 0/0/7 To attend In Vitro Biology Meeting at Raleigh, NC, USA.
Sr Institute Certificate Year Attended Major Subject
1 Plant Transformation Core Facility, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA CERTIFICATE 2010-2010 Plant Molecular Biology/Genetic Engineering
2 University of Arizona, AZ, USA BORLAUG FELLOWSHIP 2015-2015 Plant-Virus Interactions