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Muhammad Yahya Khan


Email: yahya.1311@hotmail.com
Cell No: +92-334-6932996
HEC Approved Supervisor: No


  • Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • Rhizobium-Legume Symbiosis
  • Soil Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Development and Evaluation of Biofertilizers for Sustaining the Productivity of Legumes and Cereals on Degraded Soils (Salinity & Drought)


  1. Asghar, H.N., H.M., Rafique, Z.A., Zahir, M.Y., Khan, M.J., Akhtar, M., Naveed, and M.Saleem. 2016. Petroleum Hydrocarbons-Contaminated Soils: Remediation Approaches. In;Soil Science: Agricultural and Environmental Prospectives (pp. 105-129). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-34451-5_5.
  2. Ahmad, M.T., H.N. Asghar, M. Saleem, M.Y. Khan and Z.A. Zahir. 2015. Synergistic effect of rhizobia and biochar on growth and physiology of maize. Agronomy Journal, 107 (6): 2327-2334
  3. Niazi, M.T.H., S.U.R. Kashif, H.N. Asghar, M. Saleem, M.Y. Khan and Z.A. Zahir. 2015.Phosphate solubilizing bacteria in combination with pressmud improve growth and yield of mash bean.Journal of Animal and Plant Science,25 (4): 1049-1054.
  4. Saleem, M., H.N. Asghar, M.Y. Khan and Z.A. Zahir. 2015. Gibberellic acid in combination with press mud enhances the growth of sunflower and stabilizes chromium contaminated soil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22:10610–10617.
  5. Farooq, H., H.N. Asghar, M.Y. Khan, M. Saleem and Z.A. Zahir. 2015. Auxin mediated growth of rice in cadmium contaminated soil. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 39: 272-276.
  6. Khan, W.D., M. Faheem, M.Y. Khan, S. Hussain, M. A. Maqsood and T. Aziz. 2015. Zinc requirement for optimum grain yield and zinc biofortification depends on phosphorus application to wheat cultivars. Romanian Agricultural Research,32:  155-163.
  7. Ali, M.A., H.N. Asghar, M.Y. Khan, M. Saleem, M. Naveed and N.K. Niazi. 2015. Alleviation of nickel-induced stress in mungbean through application of gibberellic acid. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology,17: 990-994.
  8. Khan, M.Y.,H.N. Asghar, M.U. Jamshaid, M.J. Akhtar and Z.A. Zahir. 2013. Effect ofmicrobial inoculation on wheat growth and phyto-stabilization of chromium contaminated soil.Pakistan Journal of Botany,45(SI): 27-34.
  9. Asghar, H.N., M.A. Zafar. M.Y. Khan and Z.A. Zahir. 2013. Inoculation with ACC-deaminase containing bacteria to improve plant growth in petroleum contaminated soil. Romanian Agriculture Research,30:  281-289.

      10.Sabir, S., H.N. Asghar, S.U.R. Kashif, M.Y. Khan and M.J. Akhtar. 2013. Synergistic effect of              plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and kinetin on maize. Journal of Animal and Plant                      Science, 23 (6):1750-1755.

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