NATURAL SCIENCES LINKAGE PROGRAMME

PAK-US NATURAL SCIENCES LINKAGE PROGRAMME (NSLP)

Sr. No. Project Title & No. Principal Investigator
1 Assessment of Pesticide Residues form Selected Vegetables through Traditional Processing
NSLP/S-SAU (40)
Prof. Dr. Saghir Ahmed Sheikh, Department of Food Technology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
2 Natural compounds from allelopathic Trees as Antifungal Agents against Ascochyta Rabiei (PASS)
PSF/NSLP/P-PU (53)
Dr. Arshad Javaid Lecturer of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Punjab University Lahore.
3 Wheat Improvement by the use of Targeted Genomic Approaches
NSLP/F-CIIT(51)
Dr. Mohammad Maroof Shah, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, CIIT, Abbottabad
4 Escalating the Feed Value of Wheat Straw through Ensiling with Rumen Digesta as an Inoculant in Ruminant Animals
NSLP/P-AU(78)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sarwar, Director, Institute of Animal Nutrition & Feed Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
5 Budgeting Dietary Protein and Carbohydrate Fractions: a Practical Approach to Escalate Rumen Dynamics for Maximizing Productive Potential of Dairy beetal Goat.
NSLP/P-AU(109)
Dr. Muhammad Aasif Shahzad, Assistant Professor, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
6 Studies on the Effect of Estrogen and Progesteron Along With Insulin in In Vitro Gonadotrophin Secretarion from Buffalo Adenohypophysis
NSLP/P-AU(120)
Dr. Nafees Akhtar, Associate Professor, Department of Theriogenology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
7 breeding for impact of different temperatures on bt cruciferous crops and development of resistance to insecticides in plutella xylostella”
PSF/NSLP/P-BZU (130)
Dr. Hussnain Ali Syed, Foreign Faculty Professor, Institute of Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
8 Assesment of Groundwater Quality and Soil Salinity in Parts of Thatta District, Sindh: Impact of Recent Floods on Agricultural Productivity and Options to Manage Salinity in Irrigated Lands
NSLP/S-KU(140)
Prof. Dr. Viqar Husain, Department of Geology, University of Karachi
9 Improvement of Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) through Induced Mutations and in Vitro Somaclonal Variations
NSLP/KP- NIFA (160)
Shahid Akbar Khalil, Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Tarnab, Peshawar.
10 Integrated Management of Peach Flat-Headed Borer, sphenoptera dadkhani (Oben.) Damaging Trees of Stone Fruit Orchards
NSLP/KP-NIFA (171)
Muhammad Zahid, Senior Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture, Tarnab, Peshawar
11 Biotreatment of Industrially Discharged Azo Dye Contaminants Using Bioaugmentation
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (147)
Dr. Azeem Khalid Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
12 Sero-Prevalence and Molecular Diagnosis of Caprine Mycoplasmosis in Different Districts of Punjab”
PSF/ NSLP/P-LPRI (151)
Dr. Waseem Shahzad Livestock Production Research Institute, Bahadurabad, Okara
13 Development of Innovative Nutraceuticals Products from Indigenous Herbal Ingredients for Improving Socio-Economic Status of the Communities”
PSF/ NSLP/KP-NIFA (178)
Dr. Khanzadi Fatima Khattak, Senior Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture, Tarnab, Peshawar
14 Phytochemical and Biotechnological Studies on Antioxidant and Antimicrobial compounds in Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl”
PSF/ NSLP/P-FCCU (179)
Dr. Dildar Ahmad, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Forman Christian College University, Ferozpur Road, Lahore,
15 Development of Gluten Free Flour from Indegenous Sources and its Biological Evaluation on Celiec Patients”
NO.PSF/ NSLP/P-PU (196)
Prof. Dr. Saeed Nagra, Professor, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore
16 Study of the Long Term Impact of Farmer’s Field School for Cotton Regarding Integrated Pest Management Practices in Sindh & Punjab Provinces of Pakistan
PSF/NSLP/S-SAU (142)
Dr. Zaheeruddin Mirani Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension Education & Short Courses, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam,
17 Improvement of Low Phytate Basmati Rice
NO. PSF/NSLP/P-NIAB (149)
Dr. Zia-ul-Qamar Senior Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology, Faisalabad,
18 Development of High Yielding and Disease Resistant Hybrids of Tomato
PSF/NSLP/P-NIAB (164)
Dr. Muhammad Yussouf Saleem, Principal Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology, Faisalabad
19 Physical Forms of Feed & Feeding Regimes as a Measure to Combat the Environmental Stress and its Effect on Growth, Performance and Meat Quality in Goats
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (175)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Younas, Chairman, Department of Livestock Management, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
20 Evaluation of Some Cereal Derived Polysaccharides and Natural Biological Response Modifiers and their Therapeutic Efficacy Against Ciccidiosis in Chicken
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (185)
Dr. Masood Akhtar, Associate Professor, Department of Parasitology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.,
21 Subterranean Termite Management through Baiting Technology without Environmental Contamination
PSF/NSLP/P-FCCU (186)
Dr. Khalid Zamir Rasib, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, FC College University, Lahore,
22 Occurrence and Control of Nematodes Associated with Fruit Nurseries in Baluchistan
PSF/NSLP/S-PARC (187)
Dr. Aly Khan, Director, Crop Disease Research Institute, PARC, University of Karachi, Karachi.
23 Biosynthetic Pathway and the Appearance of Anthocynins in small Tropical Fruits of Nutraceutical Significance Grown in Pakistan
PSF/NSLP/P-PCSIR (195)
Dr. Asma Saeed Senior Scientific Officer, PCSIR Laboratory Complex, Ferozpur Road,Lahore
24 Development of locally adapted canola (brassica napus l.) F1 hybrid using induced mutations and double haploidy techniques
PSF/ NSLP/KP-NIFA (202)
Mr. Iftikhar Ali, Principal Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture, Tarnab, Peshawar
25 Isolation, Characterization & Bioremediation Potential of the EPS-Producing Bio-film Bacteria from Brackish & Polluted Irrigation Waters
PSF/NSLP/P-NIAB (155)
Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Principal Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology, Faisalabad
26 Development of Information Management System for Commercial Broiler and Layer Farm Data.
PSF/NSLP/P-AU(167)
Mr. Shahid-ur-Rehman, Lecturer, Department of Poultry Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
27 Development & Validation of Technologies for Pesticide Residue Management in Fruit and Vegetable Produce
PSF/NSLP/KP-NIFA (203)
Dr. Azhar Rashid, Senior Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture, Peshawar
28 Effect of Protein, Probiotics, Vitamin-C & E, on Semen Quantity & Quality, Health Biomarkers and Immunological Status of Retired Male Layer Breeders after Molting
PSF/NSLP/P-AU(245)
Prof. Dr. Ijaz Javed Hasan, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
29 Role of Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Management of Cotton Bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera Hubner)
PSF/NSLP/P-BZU(246)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah, Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
30 Integrated Pest Management in Organic Cotton and its Impact on Yield and Lint Quality Characteristics
PSF/NSLP/S-SAU (242)
Dr. Ghulam Hussain Abro
Professor, Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
31 Screening of Cotton Germplasm for Viral Resistance Using DNA Molecular Markers
PSF/NSLP/S-SAU (231)
Dr. Aneela Yasmin
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
32 Prevalence & Molecular Characterization of Contagious Caprine pleuropneumonia in small Ruminants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (219)
Dr. Umar Siddique
Chairman, Department of Animal Health, KP Agricultural University, Peshawar.
33 Population Biology and Management of Papaya Mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus- A Threat to Papaya Cultivation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan
PSF/NSLP/S-SAU (252)
Prof. Dr. Tajwar Sultana
Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
34 Studies on Modification and Food Applications of Modified White Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Starch
PSF/NSLP/S-KU (240)
Prof. Dr. Abid Hasnain
Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Karachi, Karachi.
35 Nutrient Management of Deciduous Orchards (Plum) Through Foliar Feeding
PSF/NSLP/KP-NIFA (253)
Dr. Syed Azam Shah
Senior Scientist, NIFA, Peshawar
36 Development of Abiotic Stress Tolerant Rice
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (271)
Dr. Asad Jan
Associate Professor, IBGE, KP Agricultural University, Peshawar.
37 Genetic Engineering of Sugarcane with the Rice Tonoplast H+ PPase Gene to Improve Sucrose Content and Salt Tolerance
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (281)
Mr. Sayyar Khan Kazi
Assistant Professor, Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
38 Synthesis of Combinatorial Libraries of Cyclic Peptides in Search of Novel Medicinal Agents
PSF/NSLP/S-HEJ (290)
Dr. Farzana Shaheen
Associate Professor, H.E.J Research institute of Chemistry international centre of chemical Science University of Karachi.
39 Utilization of Maggots as an Alternative Animal Origin Protein on the Production Performance of Meat and Egg-Type Bird
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (293)
Prof. Dr. Sarzamin Khan
Chairman, Department of Poultry Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
40 Biological Control of Haemonchus contortus by Fungal Antagonists in Small Ruminants
PSF/NSLP/KP-KUST (298)
Dr. Baharullah Khattak
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat.
41 Biological Control of Okra Mealy Bug by Fungal Bio-Control Agents
PSF/NSLP/S-SAU (236)
Dr. Muhammad Ali Khanzada
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Protection, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam.
42 Isolation and Structural Elucidation of the Antimicrobial Compounds Effective against the Wilt Pathogens from Penicillum sp. EU0013
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (421)
Dr. Zafar Iqbal
Assistant Professor Department of Agricultural Chemistry, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
43 Entomocidal Studies of Plant Materials against Maize Weevil (Sitophilus oryza) and Side Effect on Parasitoid Anisoptromanlous Calandareae (Howard)
PSF/NSLP/KP-GU(424)
Dr. Muhammad Mamoon-ul Rashid
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Gomal University, D.I.Khan.
44 Physiological and Molecular Investigation for the Development of Phyto Extraction Technology for Remediation for Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil
PSF/NSLP/KP-UM(432)
Dr. Fazal Hadi
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, University of Malakand, Lower Dir.
45 Genetic Transformation of Brassica Carinata for Low Viscosity Biodiesel Production
PSF/NSLP/KP-AU (270)
Dr. Iqbal Munir
Associate Professor, IBGE, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
46 Integrated Management of Brinjal Shoot & Fruit Borer, Leucinades Orbonalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR(209)
Dr. Asim Gulzar
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
47 Molecular Characterization and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Clostridium Perfringens Local Isolates from Healthy and Diseased Animals
PSF/NSLP/C-IU (249)
Dr. Zahid Iqbal
Assistant Professor, Isra Veterinary Research Centre, Isra University, Islamabad Campus, Islamabad.
48 Improving Yield, Quality and Storage Life of Bell Pepper by Use of Food Grade Chemicals
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (264)
Prof. Dr. Nadeem Akhtar Abbasi
Chairman, Department of Horticulture, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
49 Development of Breed Identification Marker for Pakistani Dairy Cattle Breeds
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (268)
Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
50 Agronomic Effecacy of Rock Phosphate Applied to Alkaline Calcareous Soils of Azad Jammu and Kashmir: Impact of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria and Agronomic Amendments
PSF/NSLP/AJK-UoP(301)
Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi
Director, Directorate of Advance Studies & Research, The University of Poonch, Rawalakot
51 Development of Genetic Evaluation Model for Dhanni Cattle as Potential Beef Cattle in Potohar Region of Punjab
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (308)
Dr. Ghulam Bilal
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
52 Mosquito Fauna of Pothwar Region: A Resource-Based Approach
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (311)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem
Chairman, Department of Entomology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
53 Ants – Aphid’s Mutulistic Association, its Impact on Biological Parameters of Aphids and Predation of Coccinelids
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (313)
Dr. Imran Bodhla
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
54 Nematodes Infecting Temperate Fruits in Pakistan and their Management
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (314)
Dr. Tariq Mukhtar
Associate Professor, Department of plant Pathology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
55 Evaluation of Intravenous Hyperosmotic Sodium Bicarbonate Solution as an Adjunct to Antibiotic Therapy on Acid-base Status and Cardiovascular Functions in Buffalo Calves with Induced and Spontaneous Neonatal Diarrhoea Associated with Escherichia Coli
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (346)
Dr. Muhammad Arif Zafar
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
56 Surveillance & Characterization of Pathogens Infecting Loquat in Pakistan
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (501)
Dr. Farah Naz
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
57 Developing Various Dimensions of Indigenous Hydroponics System
PSF/NSLP/P-UAAR (543)
Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad
Vice Chancellor, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
58 Field Evaluation of Biopesticides/Bio-inoculants for Red Rot (Colletotrichum falcatum Went) Suppression & Enhanced Sugarcane Production
NSLP/C-CIIT(79)
Prof. Dr. Fauzia Yousaf Hafeez, Department of Biosciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
59 Biological Control of Blast & Bakanae Diseases of Rice by Using Improved Formulation of Native Bio-antagonists
NSLP/C-CIIT (141)
Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Hassan, Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Biosciences, CIIT, Park Road, Islamabad
60 Investigation on Fertility-Related Biomarkers in Buffalo Semen to Reduce Male Factor Loss (MFLs)
PSF/NSLP/C-NARC (213)
Dr. S. Murtaza Hasan Addrabi
Senior Scientific Officer, Animal Sciences Institute, NARC, Islamabad
61 In Vivo Evaluation of Anti Sense Poly Phenol Oxidase Gene Construct Under the Control of a Wound Inducible Promoter
PSF/NSLP/C-QU(77)
Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
62 Processing of Fruits and Vegetables and its Utilization in the Development of Value Added Products
PSF/ NSLP/GB-PCSIR (437)
Mr. Faizullah Khan
Scientific Officer, PCSIR Demonstration Cum Training Centre, Skardu
63 Assessment of Yeast Species Efficacy for the Biological Control of Post Harvest Fungal Diseases of Fresh Fruits of Balochistan
PSF/NSLP/B-BUITEMS (488)
Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq
Associate Professor FLS&I, BUITEMS, Quetta.
64 Assessment of Maize Legume Multiple Intercropping System for Sustainable Production in Gilgit Baltistan
PSF/NSLP/GB-KU(478)
Dr. Muhammad Arshad
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakorum International University, Gilgit.
65 Engineering Maize with Heat Shock Proteins.
PSF/NSLP/P- AU(168)
Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Rana
Assistant Professor, Center of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), UA, Faisalabad.
66 Comparative Susceptibility of Some Indigenous Breeds of Goats to Gastrointestinal Parasitism
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (235)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nisar Khan
Department of Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
67 Development of Homozygous Lines of Transgenic Wheat and Screening for Phosphorus Use Efficiency
PSF/NSLP/P-FCCU (244)
Dr. Asma Maqbool
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Forman Christian College University, Lahore
68 Investigation of the Mechanisms Responsible for Adherence in Bifidobacterial Species: its Relevance to the Development of effective Bifidobacterial Probiotic Products
PSF/NSLP/P-NIBGE (273)
Dr. Arsalan Zaidi
Senior Scientist, Health Biotechnology Division, NIBGE, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
69 Development of Cost Effective and Potential Biocontrol Agents for Area Wide Management of Sucking Pests in Bt Cotton
PSF/NSLP/P-NIAB (277)
Dr. Nazia Suleman
Principal Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology, Faisalabad.
70 Assessment of Genotoxic Effects of Metals in Fish using Comet and Micronucleus Assays
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (285)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Javed
Chairman, Department of Zoology & Fisheries, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
71 Survey and Detection of Wolbachia in Natural Insect Population of Pakistan
PSF/NSLP/P-GCU (291)
Dr. Bilal Rasool
Assistant Professor, Department of Wild life and Fisheries, GC University, Faisalabad.
72 Development of Conditioned (Omega-3 rich) Meat and Eggs through Modifications in Feed Ingredients
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (296)
Dr. Muhammad Issa Khan
Assistant Professor, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
73 Diversity of Symbiotic and Free Living Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in the Root Nodules and Rhizosphere of Chickpea
PSF/NSLP/P-NIBGE (315)
Mr. Muhammad Sajjad Mirza
Principal Scientist, NIBGE, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
74 Developing a Sustainable Formulation for Biological Control of Rice Bacterial Blight and Yield Increase Using Native Growth Promoting Bioantagonists
PSF/NSLP/P-NIBGE (319)
Dr. Sumera Yasmin
Senior Scientist, National Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad.
75 Diagnosis of Acaricide Resistance in Ticks of Cattle and Management of Acaricide Resistant Ticks by Using Medicinal Plant Extracts
PSF/NSLP/P-AU (357)
Dr. Zia ud Din Sindhu
Assistant Professor, Department of Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
76 Detection and Innovative Management of Postharvest Disease Incursions in Citrus
PSF/NSLP/P-US (382)
Dr. Zafar Iqbal
Principal, University College of Agriculture, Sarghodha.
77 Employing Chitinolytic Bacteria for Biological Control of Termites
PSF/NSLP/P-PU (510)
Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal Qazi
Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

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