Ejaz Waraich

University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Dr. Ejaz Ahmad Waraich is working as Associate Professor in the area of Plant Stress Physiology, at the Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. As a professional teacher and research worker, he has been recognized with several distinctions/awards. He won the Research Productivity Award 2011, 2012 & 2013 from the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Endeavour Research Fellowship award-2011, Endeavour Executive award 2015 from Govt. of Australia, and Post-doc fellowship award 2008-09 from HEC, Pakistan. He has published more than 140 refereed journal papers and has presented work in several national and international conferences/symposia. He has supervised 39 M.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and three Ph.D. students as a major supervisor. Presently three Ph.D. and eight M.Sc. (Hons) students are working under his supervision. He has been working on different abiotic stresses (drought, heat stress, and salinity) with the following research interests: (1) Understanding physiological basis of yield and stress (drought and heat) tolerance in plants. (2) Identification of physiological and biochemical indicators of stress tolerance in crop plants. (3) Technologies development for productivity enhancement in field crops facing drought and heat stresses.

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