Tariq Aziz

Dr, MAgrSc PhD Faisalabad

  • The University of Western Australia (M087), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 330 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20112018
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. TARIQ AZIZ is an Assistant Professor in Soil Science at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad at Depalpur (Okara). Recently he has been appointed as Adjunct Lecturer in School of Plant Biology, UWA.
He got his doctorate degree from Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan by availing Ph.D. merit scholarship from Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. Besides a very active academic and professional career, he enjoyed an enthusiastic co-curricular life too. He remained President, The Agrarian Society, UAF, Executive member/Councilor, Soil Science Society of Pakistan, Member, German Society of Plant Nutrition and member Pakistan Association for the Advancement of Sciences. Due to his esteemed progress in his profession he was decorated with a 6 month Research Visit Scholarship by German Educational Exchange Program (DAAD) which he availed at Institute of Plant Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany (June 05 to October 05). Recently, he has got training from National Institute for Biology and Genetic Engineering (Fsd) for Recent Techniques in Plant Biotechnology (April, 2010). His name is on the accredited Ph.D. supervisors list formulated by HEC, Islamabad.

Roles and responsibilities

Associate Professor in University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Dr Aziz is expert in SOIL FERTILITY and Plant Nutrition, with special emphasis on nutrient stresses.

Future research

Molecular basis of differences in plant cultivars/species in P efficiency
Role of polyamines in enhancing salinity and drought stress in plants

Funding overview

A project from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan amounting Rs. 2.43 million.

Previous positions

Assistant Professor at Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences

Current projects

Characterizing Pakistani wheat genotypes for Zn nutrition
Silicon and Salinity Interactions in Maize
Enhancing N use efficiency in wheat and rice

Industrial relevance

An MoU with Fouji Fertilizer, Pakistan for Studies on Enhanced N use efficience.

Teaching overview

Undergraduate courses in Basic Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Post Graduate courses in Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Research Methods and Scientific Writing

Research

Plant physiology under stress environments particularly under nutreint deficiency and salinity stress

Languages

English
Urdu
Punjabi

Keywords

  • Plant adaptations to nutrient poor environments
  • Soil fertility and plant nutrition
  • Enhancing salinity tolerance in plants through silicon nutrition

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Research Output 2011 2018

  • 330 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 2 Chapter

Categorization of wheat genotypes for phosphorus efficiency

Bilal, H. M., Aziz, T., Maqsood, M. A., Farooq, M. & Yan, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 10, e0205471.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Phosphorus
Triticum
Crops
Genotype
phosphorus
6 Citations

Silicon: a beneficial nutrient for maize crop to enhance photochemical efficiency of photosystem II under salt stress

Khan, WD., Aziz, T., Hussain, I., Ramzani, P. M. A. & Reichenauer, T. G., 16 Apr 2017, In : Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 63, 5, p. 599-611 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silicon
photosystem II
salt stress
maize
salt
3 Citations

Nitrogen management in calcareous soils: Problems and solutions

Maqsood, M. A., Awan, U. K., Aziz, T., Arshad, H., Ashraf, N. & Ali, M., 2016, In : Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 53, 1, p. 79-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
calcareous soil
calcareous soils
Nitrogen
Soil
Pakistan
14 Citations

Alleviating Effect of Calcium on Nickel Toxicity in Rice

Aziz, H., Sabir, M., Ahmad, H. R., Aziz, T., Zia-Ur-Rehman, M., Hakeem, K. R. & Ozturk, M., 2015, In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 43, 6, p. 901-909

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nickel
Toxicity
Calcium
nickel
rice

Boron toxicity alleviation by zinc application in two barley cultivars differing in tolerance to boron toxicity

Nasim, M., Rengel, Z., Aziz, T., Regmi, B. & Saqib, M. T. Y., 2015, In : Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 52, 1, p. 151-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Hordeum
boron
barley
Zinc