Dr. Azhar Hussain

Dr. Azhar Hussain

Designation: Assistant Professor

Phone: 03449877440

Email: azhar.hussain@kiu.edu.pk

Status: Permanent

Qualification

  • B.Se (Hons) Agriculture PMS University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • M.Phill (Microbiology) Quaid –E- Azam University Islamabad Pakistan
  • Ph.D (Microbiology Karakoram International University Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan

Experience

  • Research Research Associate National Agriculture Research Center Islamabad
  • Lecturer Department of Agriculture and Food Technology KIU
  • Assistant Professor Department of Agriculture and Food Technology KIU

Research Interests

  • SPatial Distribution of Plant Disease, Management, Mycotoxin, Post and Pre Harvest Fruits Losses. Disease Mapping through GIS
  • Pre and Post Harvest Furit Losses
  • Controlling Food Spoilage and Mycotoxins Producing Fungi

Publications

  • Physiological Study of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. , Azhar Hussain , Sh. Muhammad Iqbal , Najma Ayub and Abdul Majeed Haqqani. 2003. Physiological Study of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Journal of Plant Pathology2(2), 102-106.
  • Screening of chickpea germplasm for resistance to collar rots disease., Azhar Hussain., Iqbal, S.M.; Ayub, N.; Zahid, M.A. 2005. Screening of chickpea germplasm for resistance to collar rots disease. Pakistan Journal of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Sciences 21(1):32-34.
  • Factor Affecting Development of Collar rot Disease in Chickpea. , Azhar Hussain, Sh. Muhammad Iqbal, Najma Ayub and M. Ashraf Zahid. 2006. Factor Affecting Development of Collar rot Disease in Chickpea. Pakistan Journal of Botany., 38(1): 211-216.
  • Morphological Variability of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. , Azhar Hussain, Sh. Muhammad Iqbal, Qammar Abbas1 and Abida Akram 2008. Morphological Variability of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Pakistan Journal Phytopathology., 20(2), 241-244.
  • Microbiological Quality of Ice Cream Sold in Gilgit Town. , Khalil Ahmed, Azhar Hussain, Imran, Mudassier Ali Qazalbash and Wajid Hussain. 2009. Microbiological Quality of Ice Cream Sold in Gilgit Town. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8 (9): 1397-1400.
  • Seed Borne Fungal Pathogens Associated With Pearl Millet (Pennisetum typhoides) and their Impact on Germination. , Azhar Hussain, Safdar Ali Anwar, G.M. Sahi, Q. Abbas and Imran. 2009. Seed Borne Fungal Pathogens Associated With Pearl Millet (Pennisetum typhoides) and their Impact on Germination. Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology., l 21(1), 55-60.
  • Biodiversity Among the Isolates of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc., Azhar Hussain, Sh. Muhammad Iqbal. 2009. Biodiversity Among the Isolates of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 21(2), 98-103.
  • Determination of selected metals in drinking water of water purification plant in Gilgit city. , Furukh Faiz, Shaheen Shah, Azhar Hussain, Asar Ul Haq. 2009. Determination of selected metals in drinking water of water purification plant in Gilgit city. Pak J Food Sci. 19(1-14), 36-39.
  • Status of iodine in different age group of school children in some selected areas of District Gilgit.. , Shaheen Shah, Azhar Hussain, Fatima Bano, Seema Wafee, Furukh Faiz. 2009. Status of iodine in different age group of school children in some selected areas of District Gilgit.. Pak J Food Sci. 19(1-14), 32-35.
  • Assessment of production practices of small scale farm holders of tomato in Bagrote Valley, CKNP region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan., Muhammad Saeed Awan, Azhar Hussain, Tanveer Abbas and Rehmat Karim. 2012. Assessment of production practices of small scale farm holders of tomato in Bagrote Valley, CKNP region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 99 - 2, 191 – 199.
  • Pre-harvest Fruit Losses and Physico-Chemical Analysis of Different Varieties of Pomegranate in Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. , Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Saeed Awan, Sartaj Ali and Hussain Azhar.2012. Pre-harvest Fruit Losses and Physico-Chemical Analysis of Different Varieties of Pomegranate in Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B 2 (2012) 997-1004.
  • Drinking Water Quality Assessment in Some Selected Villages of Nagar Valley Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. , Sartaj Ali, Abid Hussain, Azhar Hussain, Amjad Ali and Muhammad Saeed Awan. 2013 Drinking Water Quality Assessment in Some Selected Villages of Nagar Valley Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. 3 (1), 567-574.
  • Spatial analysis of potato black scurf disease distribution using GIS and variability of Rhizoctonia solani isolates in Central Karakoram National Park Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. , Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Saeed Awan, Francesco Morari, Sh. M. Iqbal Syed Najam ul Hassan. 2014. Spatial analysis of potato black scurf disease distribution using GIS and variability of Rhizoctonia solani isolates in Central Karakoram National Park Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences., 4(2)17-27.
  • Bioefficacy of botanical extracts and bioagents against sclerotial isolates of Rhizoctonia solani. , Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Saeed Awan, Sher Wali Khan, Muhammad Anees, Sartaj Ali, Qammar Abbas, Amjad Ali. 2014. Bioefficacy of botanical extracts and bioagents against sclerotial isolates of Rhizoctonia solani. J. Bio. & Env. Sci. V. 4, No. 6. 370-380.
  • Quality of Potato Chips as Influenced by Aloe Vera Coating.. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, Kashif Sarfraz Abbasi, Tariq Masud, Sartaj Ali, Talat Mahmood, Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Liaquat, Muhammad Jahangir. 2015. Quality of Potato Chips as Influenced by Aloe Vera Coating.. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 3 (3) 157-161.
  • Toxicity of Insecticides against the Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. and Its Parasitoid, Cotesia plutellae, on Cauliflower Crop. Journal of advances in agriculture, G.H. Abro, T.S. Syed1, M.S. Awan. Khanzada1, L.B. Jarwar, M. Sattar, H. Azhar and A. Sartaj . Toxicity of Insecticides against the Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. and Its Parasitoid, Cotesia plutellae, on Cauliflower Crop. Journal of advances in agriculture.
  • Variability among the potato sclerotial isolates of Rhizoctonia solani of Mountainous Region, Azhar Hussain, Saeed Muhammad Awan, Sh. Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Anees and Sartaj Ali. 2014. Variability among the potato sclerotial isolates of Rhizoctonia solani of Mountainous Region, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. AJMR, V. 8(30), 2849-2860.
  • Climate Change Variability Trends and Implications for Freshwater Resources in Pakistan’s Eastern Hindu Kush Region, Nasir Hussain1, Shaukat Ali1*, Azhar Hussain2, Salar Ali3, Sher Wali Khan4, Ghulam Raza1, Qamar Abbas4, Iqtidar Hussain1, Muhammad Hussain2
  • POTATO BLACK SCURF, PRODUCTION PRACTICES AND FUNGITOXIC EFFICACY OF RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI ISOLATES IN HILLY AREAS OF GILGIT-BALTISTAN PAKISTAN , AZHAR HUSSAIN1*, SHER WALI KHAN2*, MUHAMMAD SAEED AWAN3, SARTAJ ALI1, QAMMAR ABBAS2, ZULFIQAR ALI1 AND SHAUKAT ALI4
  • Assessing the Toxic Potential of Insecticide and Indigenous Botanical Extract against the Stored Grain Pest Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), Batool Zuhra1, Khalil Ahmad1, Shaukat Ali2*, Azhar Hussain3, Maisoor Ahmad Nafees1, Salar Ali4, Muhammad Ali1, Sadiq Hussain5, Zulfiqar Ali3
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