Professor & Chairman / Director, (ORIC)

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal

Professor & Chairman / Director, (ORIC)

PhD (Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam)

  • Contact Information

  • Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, UCA & ES, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  • 0300-6895906 062-9255539
  • Muhammadiqbal999@hotmail.com

Research Interests

  1. Breeding for high yield, drought & heat tolerant, CLCuV tolerant, short duration and high lint percentage varieties of cotton
  2. Breeding for salt tolerant varieties of cotton,
  3. Exploration of sources for drought tolerance in cotton,
  4. Identification of sources for hybrid program in cotton

Biography

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal did his PhD from Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam and serving as Chairman in the Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur. He is well- renowned and internationally acclaimed cotton breeder. He had developed several high yielding cotton varieties and produced numerous research publications of scientific merit in well reputed national and international high impact journals like Euphytica, Plant Genetic Resources, Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, Turkish Journal of Field Crops etc.

Awards and Honors

Dr. Iqbal is an honorarium holder for the development of new cotton variety (S12) by the Government of Punjab during the year 1990-91

Also honorarium holder for the development of new cotton variety MNH-786 by the Government of Punjab during the year 2006

Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar, Vice Chancellor awarded shield in recognition of outstanding and valuable services to the university

Prime Minister of Pakistan awarded Rs. 0.5 million on development of new cotton variety IUB 222 on occasion of 5th convocation of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

 

Publications

57

Affiliations

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur