Farooq Shah

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

Dr. Farooq Shah is a Pakistani scientist whose research interests mainly include crop response to climatic changes, especially an increase in temperature. He got his PhD degree from Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China, with specialization in Agronomy. He has more than 60 research articles to his credit, which are published in highly reputed journals. He is the editorial board member and reviewer of several peer-reviewed SCI journals. Among other honors, he was selected for the Mevlana Exchange Program under which he taught at Osmangazi University, Turkey. He also participated in hybrid rice promotion training for Pakistan organized by the Yuan Longping Hi-Tech International Center in China. Dr. Shah is a member of the National Curriculum Revision Committee constituted by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan for Agronomy and several other international professional societies. Presently, he is engaged in teaching plus research at the Department of Agriculture, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan.

2books edited

1chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Farooq Shah

Rice is a staple crop in many coastal and non-coastal areas of the globe and requires a large production area. With the increasing trends in population , it is pivotal to increase the production of this important crop for sustainability. The introduction of high-yielding rice cultivars through molecular breeding is one of the possibilities that can ensure sustainability. Additionally, development of new biotic and abiotic stress-resistant cultivars with higher nutritional value can revolutionize the rice industry.

Go to the book