植物生理生态学研究组 The Group for Plant Physiological Ecology

Zafar Siddiq

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Academic Qualifications

  1. PhD (in progress) Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS (2011-2014) Advisor Prof. Cao Kunfang

Research Topic: Water use efficiency and hydraulic characteristics in various seasons by different tropical tree species with different wood characteristics in Xishuangbanna

  1. M.Phil Botany Government College University Lahore Pakistan 2005
  2. MSc Botany Government College University Lahore Pakistan 2002
  3. Diploma “Botanic Garden management” Royal Botanic Gardens Kew UK 2009

Research Interests

Trees hydraulics and Functional Traits

Awards

  • PhD Scholarship Awarded by University of Chinese Academy of Sciences ,

2011-2014

  • Charles Wallace Fellowship Awarded by British Council of Pakistan 2009

Publications

1.         Kausar, F., M. U. Hayyat, Zafar Siddiq & R. Mahmood. 2012. Effects of Different Dilutions of Municipal Waste Water on Some Physiological Aspects of Eichornia crassipes Solms. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 44: Special Issue 97-100.

2.    Zafar Siddiq and Athar Hussain

Viable seeds production by induced Pollination in Cycas circinalis L. at Botanic Garden; GC University Lahore. Proceedings, Pakistan Botanic Gardens Conference on “Botanic Garden a vehicle to promote public/private/NGOs partnership” GC University Lahore 04-06th February  2008.

3.    Zafar Siddiq and Amin U Khan

      An Introduction to GC UniversityLahoreBotanic Garden

Khan Amin U (Ed.) Proceedings, Pakistan Botanic Gardens Conference on “Action Plan for Botanic Gardens Network in Pakistan” GC University Lahore on 24-25th March 2006. ISBN, 969907100-1.

4.        Zafar Siddiq and Roheena Muneer. A study of differences in morphological characteristics of Solanum nigrum complex (Abstract). International SolanumGenomics Conference2006, WisconsinUSA      

Research Projects

 

  • Co-investigator for the project; “Conserving and Restoring the threatened trees of

dry land ecosystems in Punjab” sponsored by Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) UK 2010-2011

  • Co-investigator for the project; “Conservation status of Flora of Punjab;

environmental implications and preparation of plant red data list” sponsored by HEC Pakistan 2009-2011

Training Courses and Workshops

 

  • “Forests Carbon stock Assessment” organized by SDPI, Islamabad, 11-15th

  February 2011

  • Participated as a Resource Person and as a speaker in Workshop on “Training of Trainees in Plant Biodiversity”. November, 23-25th 2006. Organized by Center of Plant Biodiversity, University of Peshawar Pakistan
  • “Vegetation Survey and GIS” Royal Botanic Gardens Kew UK, 14th September – 25th September 2009

Botanic Gardens Visited

UK

Royal Botanic Garden Kew, Oxford University Botanic Garden and Arboretum, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Chelsea Physic Garden, Kew’s Wakehurst Place, Eden Project Cornwall UK

Pakistan

Shah Abdul Latif University Botanic Garden Kairpur, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, University of Peshawar, University of Karachi and University of Punjab Botanic Garden etc.

China

       Kunming Institute of Botany

Affiliation

Government College University Lahore Pakistan

Designation: Senior Curator Botanic Garden

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