FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Fahim Arshad

Chairperson

Ph.D (Botany)



Dr. Fahim Arshad has completed his Ph.D from the Department of Botany, University of the Punjab, Lahore (Pakistan). During his academia, he has served as Lecturer in the Department of Botany, University of the Punjab, Lahore. He joined the University of Education, Lahore as Assistant Professor in 2010 and presently, he is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Botany, University of Okara. Dr. Fahim Arshad is carrying out research activities in Micropalaeontology (Geochronology, Palaeopalynology, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, Stratigraphy), Ecology and Economic Botany.


PUBLICATIONS :


JOURNAL PAPERS

1

2021

Saima, S., A. Saeed, A., Iqbal, M., Waheed, M., Fatima, K. and Arshad. F. (2021). Changes in anatomical Features along the altitudinal and rainfall gradients in Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 31(4):1107-1115 (External link)

2

2021

Majeed, M., Tariq, A., Anwar, M.M., Khan, A.M., Arshad, F., Mumtaz, F., Farhan, M., Zhang, L., Zafar, A., Aziz, M., Abbasi, S., Rahman, G., Hussain, S., Waheed, M., Fatima, K. and Shaukat, S. (2021). Monitoring of Land Use–Land Cover Change and Potential Causal Factors of Climate Change in Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan, through GIS and Multi-Temporal Satellite Data. Land, 10, 1026. (External link)

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2021

Harun, N., Shaheen, S., Ahmad, M., Abbas, Z., Bibi, F. and Arshad, F. (2021). Scanning electron microscopic imaging of palynological metaphors: A case study of family Poaceae taxa. Microscopy Research Techniques, 1-10. (External link)

4

2020

Hussain, G., Anwar, T., Qureshi, H., Fatimah, H., Waseem, M., Arshad, F., Rahseed, R. Effects of lead on vegetative, propagative and physiochemical parameters of Pisum sativum. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 10(2): 32-37. (External link)

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2020

Khan, S.I., Saleha, S.I., Rajput, S.S., Shaikh, N., Naz, H., Arshad, F. and Soomro, N.A. Colpate, colporate and porate pollen isolated from the Shale of Bara Formation, Lakhra, Sindh, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 52(6): DOI: 10.30848/PJB2020-6(22). (External link)

6

2020

Waheed, M., Arshad, F., Iqbal, M., Fatima, K. and Fatima, K. Ethnobotanical assessment of woody flora of district Kasur (Punjab), Pakistan. Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 20:33. (External link)

7

2019

Hussain, G., Anwar, T., Qureshi, H., Waseem, M., Arshad, F. and Rahseed, R. (2019). Effect of Ascorbic Acid Seed Priming on Agronomic and Physiochemical Traits of Pisum sativum. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: Pakistan Academy of Sciences B. Life and Environmental Science. 56(4): ISSN: 2518-4261. (External link)

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2019

Khan, Z.I., Nisar, A., Ugulu, I., Ahmad, K., Wajid, K., Nadeem, M., Qureshi, T.M., Shaheen, F., Shehzad, M., Bashir, H., Munir, M., Noorka, I.R., Nawaz, K., Shehzadi, M., Mehmood, N., Malik, I.S., Memona, H., Sana, M., Ashfaq, A. Abdullah, R., Iqbal, S., Batool, F., Rasheed, M.J.Z., Siddique, S., Hussain, A., Arshad, F., Abbas, T., Ullah, S. and Muqadas, H. (2019). Appraisal of chromium and cobalt contents of vegetables grown in soil irrigated with sewage water: A risk for consumers’ health. (External link)

9

2018

Naz, H., Mughal, O., Khan, S.A., Arshad, F. and Memon, A. (2018). Paleo-bathymetry and paleoenvironment of Fort-Munro Formation at Bara Nala Section, District Jamshoro, Sindh. Sindh University Research Journal, 50(3): 421-430. (External link)

10

2017

Khan, S.I., Ahmed, B., Tahir, S.S., Rajput, M.T., Arshad, F. and Naz, H. (2017). Angiospermic Fossil Pollen Isolated from the Shale of Bara Formation, Rani Kot, Sindh, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49(5): 1757-1761. (External link)

11

2016

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K. Ashraf, I., Khan, A., Fardous, A., Sher, M., Akram, N.A., Ashraf, M., Hayat, Z., Laudadio, V., Tufarelli, V., Hussain, A., Arshad, F. and Cazzato, E. (2016). Appraisal of Trace Metal Elements in Soil, Forage and Animal Continuum: A Case Study on Pasture Irrigated with Sewage Water. Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 99(1): 80–87. (External link)

12

2016

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Sher, M., Noorka, I.R., Batool, A.I., Hamid, S., Mehmood, N., Rashid, M.J.Z., Khan, A., Ashfaq, A., Akhtar, M., Arshad, F., Sohail, M., Bashir, H., Bibi, Z., Cazzato, E., Shad, H.A., Ali, G., Kundi, Z.M. and Mukhtar, M.K. (2016). Bioaccumulation of heavy metals from contaminated soil to the vegetable commonly consumed in Pakistan: Implications for Public Health. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 25(12): 5676-5679. (External link)

13

2016

Younis, S., Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Sher, M., Batool, A.I., Arshad, F., Noorka, I.R., Mehmood, N., Zafar, A., Bashir, H., Sohail, M., Khan, A., Sheikh, Z., Shad, H.A., Rashid, A. and Ahmad, M.S. (2016). A comparative study on nutritional composition of some selected wild plants of semi-arid environment in Punjab, Pakistan. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 25(12): 5960-5966. (External link)

14

2016

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Ali, H.A.M., Hussain, A., Bashir, H., Sohail, M., Khan, A., Zafar, A., Bibi, Z., Huma, Z., Ullah, M.F., Rehman, S., Akram, N.A., Sher, M., Noorka, I.R., Ashrad, F., Batool, A.I. and Mustafa, I. (2016). Evaluation of heavy metals in potential fodders and forages growing in Khushab, Pakistan. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 25(4): 1089-1096. (External link)

15

2016

Hussain, A., Ahmad, K., Khan, Z.I., Ashfaq, A., Noorka, I.R., Arshad, F., Sohail, M., Bashir, H., Zafar, A., Mahmood, S.U., Khan, Z., Sher, M., Shad, H.A., Rashid, M.J.Z., Mehmood, N., Ali, G., Bibi, S., Iqbal, S., Batool, F., Taj, F.N., Nisar, A. and Abdullah, R. (2017). Evaluation of Heavy Metals in various cigarette brands marketed in Pakistan and their implications for public health. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 26(1): 557-562. (External link)

16

2016

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Ashraf, M., Parveen, R., Arshad, F., Hussain, A., Bibi, Z., Akram, N.A., Noorka, I.R. and Mustafa, I. Risk assessment of heavy metal toxicity through contaminated vegetable from sewage water: Implications for populace health. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22(2): 302-311. (External link)

17

2015

Hussain, A., Arshad, F., Abbas, N., Khan, Z.I., Mansha, M., Ahmad, K., Huma, Z., Mustafa, I and Seidavi, A. Evaluation of heavy metal (Zn) on different growth attributes of Zea mays L. in Punjab, Pakistan: A case study. Biologia (Pakistan), 61(1): 157-162. (External link)

18

2015

Muhammad, Z.R., Masood, F.R., Arshad, F. and Fatima, K. Late Permian Monosaccate pollen from Chhidru Formation, Salt Range, Pakistan. Biologia (Pakistan), 61(1): 107-113. (External link)

19

2015

Muhammad, Z.R., Masood, F.R., Arshad, F. and Malik, T. (2015). Further observations on bivesiculate pollen from Permian strata (Chhidru Formation), Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Science International (Lahore), 27(3): 2217-2219. (External link)

20

2015

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Akram, N.A., Mustafa, I., Ibrahim, M., Fardous, A., Gondal, S., Hussain, A., Arshad, F., Noorka, I.R., Yousaf, M., Zahoor, A.F., Sher, M., Hussain, A., Shad, H.A. and Rashid, U. Heavy Metals Concentration in Soil-Plant-Animal Continuum under Semi-Arid Conditions of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool., 47(2): 377-382. (External link)

21

2013

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Rasheed, M.J.Z., Nawaz, R., Ayub, M., Zahoor, A.F., Anjum, A., Yousaf, M., Dogar, Z.H., Rehman, K., Rauf, A., Mukhtar, M.K., Naqvi, S.A.H., Shaheen, M., Firdous, A., Gondal, S., Naheed, S., Ahmad, S., Hussain, G., Sher, M., Arshad, F., Ali, K.G. and Parveen, B. Toxic and some essential metals in medicinal plants used in herbal medicines: A case study in Pakistan. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmocology, 7(21): 1389-1395. (External link)

22

2013

ii. Khan, Z.I., Kashaf, S., Ahmad, K., Shaheen, M., Younis, S. and Arshad, F. (2013). Impact of Use of Press Mud as Fertilizer on the Concentration of Copper and Nickel in the Soil and Livestock Oat Fodder. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 45(5): 1221-1227. (External link)

23

2013

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Ashraf, M., Akram, N.A., Rizwan, Y., Shaheen, M. and Arshad, F. Assessment of potential toxicological risk for public health of heavy metals in wheat crop irrigated with wastewater: A case study in Sargodha, Pakistan. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25(17): 9704-9706. (External link)

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2013

Khan, Z.I., Bibi, Z., Ahmad, K., Ashraf, M., Akram, N.A. and Arshad, F. Assessment of Metals and Metalloids Accumulation in Wastewater Irrigated Soil and Uptake by Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) at Sargodha, Pakistan. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25(17): 9712-9716. (External link)

25

2013

Khan, Z.I., Ahmad, K., Rasheed, M.J.Z., Nawaz, R., Ayub, M., Zahoor, A.F., Anjum, A., Yousaf, M., Dogar, Z.H., Rehman, K., Rauf, A., Mukhtar, M.K., Naqvi, S.A.H., Shaheen, M., Firdous, A., Gondal, S., Naheed, S., Ahmad, S., Hussain, G., Sher, M., Arshad, F., Ali, K.G. and Parveen, B. (2013). Toaxic and some essential metals in medicinal plants used in herbal medicines: A case study in Pakistan. (External link)


WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

1

2012

Fatima, K., Masood, K.R. and Arshad, F. 2012. Palynology of Early Triassic Shale from Khan Zaman Nala, Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Poster Presented in 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany. Held on September 1st - 3rd, 2012. No. PPPE 36

2

2012

Arshad, F., Masood, R.K. and Malik, T. 2012. Late Palaeocene pteridophytic spores from Patala Formation, Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Poster Presented in 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany. Held on September 1st - 3rd, 2012. No. PPPE 18.

3

2012

Malik, T., Masood, K.R. and Arshad, F. 2012. Lower Triassic palaeoclimatic interpretations based on palynological data from Mianwali Formation, Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Poster Presented in 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany. Held on September 1st - 3rd, 2012. No. PPPE 88.

4

2012

Sagheer, S., Masood, K.R., Arshad, F. and Jabeen, R. 2012. Miospore assemblage (Trilete) from Tredian Formation (Zaluch Gorge), Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Poster Presented in 12th National and 3rd International Conference of Botany. Held on September 1st - 3rd, 2012. No. PPPE 67.

5

2008

Arshad, F. and Masood, R.K. 2008. Palynological analysis of Late Palaeocene Sediments (Patala Formation), Western Salt Range, Pakistan. Poster Presented in 10th International Meeting of ICPS. Held on April 21-24, 2008. ICPS No. 133.




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