Dr. Muhammad Akbar

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Email: muhammad.akbar@kiu.edu.pk

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Qualification

  • PhD (Forest Ecology and Dendrochronology ) FUUAST

Experience

  • Research Officer Laboratory of Ecology and Dendrochronology Department of Botany Federal Urdu University
  • Community Liaison Officer Mountain Conservation and Developmental Program (MCDP) Gilgit
  • Research Associate Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Research Interests

  • Working on Forest vegetation and Dendrochronology of Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • To investigate passed climate data using Denderochoronogical Techniques for the betterment of future climate.
  • To present age and growth rate data of tree species, using Dendrochronological techniques.
  • To present classification ordination in order to expose the underlying group structure and measure gradient that controls the vegetation dynamics.
  • To present regeneration potential degree of disturbance of economical important of forest vegetations.
  • Present the population structure and its future trend of forest.
  • Perform quantitative sampling in coniferous as well as herbs and shrubs vegetation species of the concern areas.

Publications

  • Size class structure of some forests from Himalayan range of Gilgit-Baltistan., Muhammad Akbar., M. Ahmed., S. S. Shaukat., A. Hussain., M. U. Zafar., A.M. Sarangzai and F. Hussain. 2013. Size class structure of some forests from Himalayan range of Gilgit-Baltistan. Science., Technology. and Development., 32 (1): 56-73.
  • Quantitative forests description from Skardu,Gilgit and Astore Districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Akbar., Ahmed, M., Hussain., A. Zafar, M.U. and Khan, M. 2011. Quantitative forests description from Skardu,Gilgit and Astore Districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. FUUAST J. of Biology. 1(2):149-160
  • Characterization of diameter distribution of some tree species from Gilgit-Baltistan using Weibull distribution. , Muhammad Akbar., S.S. Shaukat, M. Ahmed, A. .Hussain., Ali.S., Hyder.S. and F. Hussain. 2014. Characterization of diameter distribution of some tree species from Gilgit-Baltistan using Weibull distribution. Journal of Biology. & Environmental Sciences. 5(4), 437-444
  • Growth-climate correlation of himalayan pine (Pinus wallichiana) from ganji forest skardu districts of Gilgit- Baltistan, Muhammad Akbar., M. Ahmed., A. Hussain., M. U .Zafar., M.F Siddiqui, Ali.S., Hyder.S., and F. Hussain., S. Hyder., S. Ali., F. Hussain., M. Raza., G. Raza., K. Ali and H. Ali .2014. Growth-climate correlation of himalayan pine (Pinus wallichiana) from ganji forest skardu districts of Gilgit- Baltistan, Pakistan. J. Bio. & Env.Sci. Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 405-412
  • Phytosociology and structure of some forests of Skardu district of Karakoram range of Pakistan., Muhammad Akbar, Ahmed, M., Zafar, M.U., Hussain, A. and Farooq, M.A. 2010. Phytosociology and structure of some forests of Skardu district of Karakoram range of Pakistan. American-Eurasian Journal of . Agriculture . & Environmental . Sciences . 9(5): 576-583.
  • Present status and future trend of chilghoza forest in Goharabad, District Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Akbar., H. Khan, A. Hussain , S. Hyder, F. Begum, M. Khan, A. Ali, S. A. Hussian, G. Raza, S. W. Khan, Q. Abbas, S. Ali. 2014. Present status and future trend of chilghoza forest in Goharabad, District Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. J. Bio. Env.Sci. 5( 5), 253-261
  • An assessment of surface features and vegetative cover in Alpine Rangelands of Cknp region, Pakistan, Raza .G, S. N. Mirza1, Muhammad Akbar, I. Hussain, M. Ali, S. Hyder, S. W. Khan , S. Ali , M.Raza, N. Ahmad .2014.An assessment of surface features and vegetative cover in Alpine Rangelands of Cknp region, Pakistan. J. Bio. Env.Sci. 5(5), 274-27
  • Modeling the diameter distribution of gymnosperm species from central Karakoram National Park, Gilgit Baltistan, Hussain, A, S.S. Shaukat, M. Ahmed, Muhammad Akbar, W. Ali , H. Z. Magsi .2014. Modeling the diameter distribution of gymnosperm species from central Karakoram National Park, Gilgit Baltistan, and Pakistan using weibull function. J. Bio. & Env. Sci. Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 330-335
  • Quantitative community description from Central Karakoram National Park Gilgit-Baltistan,Pakistan., Hussain, A., Ahmed, Muhammad Akbar., M.U.Zafar., K.Nazim., and M.Khan.2011. Quantitative community description from Central Karakoram National Park Gilgit-Baltistan,Pakistan. FUUASTJ.BIOLOGY 1(2): 135-143
  • Growth-climate response of Picea smithiana from Afghanistan, Zafar, M.U., M. Ahmed, M.A. Farooq, Muhammad Akbar and A. Hussain. 2012. Growth-climate response of Picea smithiana from Afghanistan. Sci., Tsech. And Dev., 31: 301-304.
  • Phytosociology and structure of Central Karakoram National Park (CKNP) of Northern areas of Pakistan., Hussain, A., M.A Farooq., M.Ahmed., M.U. Zafar. and Muhammd Akbar. 2010. Phytosociology and structure of Central Karakoram National Park (CKNP) of Northern areas of Pakistan. World applied sciences Journal 9(12):1443-1449.
  • Standardized Tree Ring Chronologies of Picea smithiana from Two New Sites of Northern Area Pakistan., Zafar, M.U., M.Ahmed., M.A. Farooq., Muhammad Akbar., A .Hussain and 2010. Standardized Tree Ring Chronologies of Picea smithiana from Two New Sites of Northern Area Pakistan. World Applied Sciences Journal 11 (12): 1531-1536.
  • Dendroclimatic and Dendrohydrological response of two tree species from Gilgit valleys, Ahmed, M., M.U. Zafar., A. Hussain., Muhammad Akbar., M. Wahab and N. Khan. 2013. Dendroclimatic and Dendrohydrological response of two tree species from Gilgit valleys. Pakistan Journal of Botany ., 45:987-992.
  • Filamentous Fungi infecting fruits and leaves of Capsicum annuum L. in Lower Sindh. , Hussain, F., S. Shahid Shaukat, M. Abid, F. Usman and Muhammad Akbar. 2013. Filamentous Fungi infecting fruits and leaves of Capsicum annuum L. in Lower Sindh. Int. J. Biol. Biotech., 10: 109-116.
  • Pathogenicity of some important root-rot fungi to the chilli crop and their biological control, Hussain, F., S. Shahid Shaukat, M. Abid, F. Usman and Muhammad Akbar. 2013. Pathogenicity of some important root-rot fungi to the chilli crop and their biological control. Int. J. Biol. Biotech., 10: 101-108.
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