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Personal Information
Name: Zia Ul Hassan Sha
Discipline: Agriculture Sciences Institution: Sindh Agriculture University
Gender: Male Department: Soil Science
Specialization: Soil Science Present Position: Assistant Professor
Address: Department of Soil Science, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam-70060, Sindh, PAKISTAN. City: Tandojam
Email: zhnshah@gmail.com Phone: Office: +9222-2765870 (Ext. 355)
Fax: +9222-2765300 CNIC:

Education History
Year
Degree
Field of Study
Institution/University
1995
B.Sc(Hons) Soil Science Sindh Agriculture university, Tandojam
1997
M.Sc(Hons) Soil Science Sindh Agriculture university, Tandojam
2009
PhD Soil Science University of Agriculture Faisalabad PAKISTAN

 Professional Experience
Institution/ Organization
Position / Job Title
Period
From
To
Agriculture Research Institute, Tandojam, Sindh Assistant Soil Fertility Officer (BPS-17,NS)
08/26/1998
12/31/2001
Agriculture Research Institute, Tandojam, Sindh Deputy Director
10/16/2008
11/15/2009
Rice research Institute, larkana at Dokri, Sindh Agriculture Chemist (Soils), (BPS-18)
06/21/2005
10/15/2008
Agriculture Research Institute, Tandojam, Sindh Assistant Soil Fertility Officer (BPS-17,S)
01/1/2002
06/20/2005
Agriculture Research Institute, Tandojam, Sindh Agriculture Chemist (SF), (BPS-18)
11/16/2009
04/20/2010
Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Sindh Assistant Professor (BPS-19)
04/20/2010

Research Interests
  Soil fertility survey, mapping and fertilizer recommendations, Integrated plant nutrition management, crop genotypic variation for stress tolerance, Value-added nutrient enriched organic and biofertilizers, organic waste management

 Publications in Journals
1. Zia-ul-hassan and M. Arshad. "Cotton growth under potassium deficiency stress is influenced by photosynthetic apparatus and root system." (2010. ) Pakistan Journal of Botany Vol:42(2) pp:917-925 (Journal)
2. Memon, K.S., A.J. Jarwar, M. Memon and Zia-ul-hassan. "Development of a correction factor to account for the effect of temperature on Olsen's soil phosphorus." (2009. ) Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. Vol:40 pp:141-149 (Journal)
3. Zia-ul-hassan, K.S. Memon, M. Memon and M. Arshad. "Quantifying the effect of temperature on ammonium bicarbonate diethylene triamine penta-acetic acid extractable potassium and developing a novel correction factor to express the data." (2008.) Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. Vol:39 pp:3047-3056 (Journal)
4. Zia-ul-hassan and M. Arshad. "Evaluating factors affecting cotton tolerance to potassium deficiency stress using path analysis." (2008.) Internal Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:10 pp:511-516 (Journal)
5. Saleem, M., H. Brim, S. Hussain, M. Arshad, M. B. Leigh and Zia-ul-hassan. "Perspectives on microbial cell surface display in bioremediation. " (2008.) Biotechnology Advances Vol:26 pp:151-161 (Journal)
6. Zia-ul-hassan and M. Arshad. "Structural equation modeling for biomass production of cotton under potassium stressed hydroponics system." (2008) Soil and Environment. Vol:27(1) pp:58-62 (Journal)
7. Nawaz, I., Zia-ul-hassan, A.M. Ranjha and M. Arshad. "Exploiting genotypic variation among fifteen maize genotypes of Pakistan for potassium uptake and use efficiency in solution culture." (2006.) Pakistan Journal of Botany. Vol:38(5) pp:1689-1696 (Journal)
8. Shaharoona, B., R. Bibi, M. Arshad, Z.A. Zahir and Zia-ul-hassan. "1-Aminocyclopropane-1-Carboxylate (ACC)-Deaminase rhizobacteria extenuates ACC-induced classical triple response in etiolated pea seedlings." (2006. ) Pakistan Journal of Botany. Vol:38(5) pp:1491-1499 (Journal)
9. Maitlo, A., Zia-ul-hassan, A.N. Shah and H. Khan. "Growth, yield and nutrient uptake of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in relation to foliar and soil application of urea." (2006.) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:8 pp:477-481 (Journal)
10. Vishandas, Zia-ul-hassan, M. Arshad and A.N. Shah. "Phosphorus fertigation at first irrigation due to its unavailability at sowing time prevents yield losses in Triticum aestivum L." (2006) Pakistan Journal of Botany. Vol:38(5) pp:1439-1447 (Journal)
11. Khan, H., Zia-ul-hassan and A. Maitlo. "Yield and micronutrient content of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under a multinutrient Fertilizer Hal-Tonic." (2006) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:8 pp:366-370 (Journal)
12. Memon, N., K.S. Memon and Zia-ul-hassan. "Plant Analysis as a diagnostic tool for evaluating nutritional requirements of bananas." (2005.) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:7 pp:824-831 (Journal)
13. Sial, N. B., Zia-ul-hassan and H. Khan. "Effect of integrated use of N, P and Hal-Tonic on soil properties, micronutrient content and yield and yield components of wheat." (2003) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:5 pp:585-588 (Journal)
14. F. C. Oad, M. A. Samo, Zia-ul-hassan, P. S. Cruz and N. L. Oad. "Correlation and path analysis of quantitative characters of rice ratoon cultivars and advance lines." (2002.) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:4 pp:204-207 (Journal)
15. F. C. Oad, B. K. Solangi, M. A. Samo, A. A. Lakho, Zia-ul-hassan and N.L. Oad. "Growth, yield and relationship of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) under different row spacing." (2001) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. Vol:3 pp:475-476 (Journal)

 Conference Publications
1. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan and B. Shaharoona. "Organic waste management; Development of useful soil amendment through value addition. " (2009) In: Hafiz, F. Y., K.A. Malik and Y. Zafar (eds.). Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture: Exploring the Hidden Potentials of Microbes. Proceeding of the International Symposium on Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture from 12-16 March, 2007, Faisalabad, Pakistan. NCB, NIBGE, Pakistan Vol: pp:115-120 (Conference Publications)
2. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan and B. Shaharoona. "Carbon dioxide release, water retention and aggregate stability in soils amended with recycled organic wastes under arid climate. " (2008) In: Khan, K.M., M. Centritto and T. Mahmood (eds.). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Carbon and Water Exchange in Plants under Changing Climatic Conditions, November 5-6, 2007. Department of Environmental Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Vol: pp:39-47 (Conference Publications)
3. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan, B. Shaharoona and R. Ahmad. "Organic waste management: Bioconversion into value-added soil amendment for sustainable agriculture." (2007) Proceedings of the ESDev-2007, CIIT Abbotabad, Pakistan. Vol: pp:905-912 (Conference Publications)

 Books
1. Zia-ul-hassan (Member Technical Committee). "Book of Abstracts of the 13th Congress of the Soil Science Society of Pakistan, Faisalabad, March 24 to 27, 2010." (2010.) Soil Science Society of Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
2. Zia-ul-hassan "Plant Nutrition Management in Sustainable Agriculture. " (2009) Directorate of Agriculture Information, Department of Agriculture Extension Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
3. Zia-ul-hassan, A.K. Jarwar and M. H. Khushk. "Rehabilitation of Salt-affected Soils. " (2008) Directorate of Agriculture Information, Agriculture Extension Sindh, Hyderabad, Agriculture Department, Sindh. Vol: pp:- (Book)
4. Zia-ul-hassan and A.K. Jarwar. "Saline Agriculture An Important Need of the Present Day." (2007) Agriculture Chemistry (SF) Section, ARI, Tandojam, Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
5. Saif, S. and Zia-ul-hassan. "A Manual of Thesis and Report Writing. " (2003) Department of Soil Science, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
6. Zia-ul-hassan and A.K. Jarwar. "Saline Agriculture An Important Need of the Present Day. (Ist ed.)" (2001) Agriculture Chemistry (SF) Section, ARI, Tandojam, Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
7. Zia-ul-hassan and A. K. Jarwar. "Reclamation and Management of Salt-affected Soils." (2000) Agriculture Chemistry (Soils) Section, ARI, Tandojam, Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
8. Zia-ul-hassan. "The Dictionary of Soil Types. " (2000) ZIAN Academy, Tandojam, Sindh. Vol: pp:- (Book)
9. Kunbhar, M.I., Zia-ul-hassan and S. Gul. "Educational Psychology. " (1999) Department of Education and Extension, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)
10. Zia-ul-hassan. "The Glossary of Agricultural Terms. " (1999) ZIAN Academy, Tandojam, Sindh. Vol: pp:- (Book)
11. Zia-ul-hassan and A.K. Jarwar. "Saline Agriculture An Important Need of the Present Day. (2nd ed.)" () Agriculture Chemistry (SF) Section, ARI, Tandojam, Sindh, Pakistan. Vol: pp:- (Book)

 Other Publications
1. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan and B. Shaharoona. "Organic waste management; Development of useful soil amendment through value addition. " (2009) In: Hafiz, F. Y., K.A. Malik and Y. Zafar (eds.). Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture: Exploring the Hidden Potentials of Microbes. Proceeding of the International Symposium on Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture from 12-16 March, 2007, Faisalabad, Pakistan. NCB, NIBGE, Pakistan Vol: pp:115-120 (Conference Publications)
2. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan and B. Shaharoona. "Carbon dioxide release, water retention and aggregate stability in soils amended with recycled organic wastes under arid climate. " (2008) In: Khan, K.M., M. Centritto and T. Mahmood (eds.). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Carbon and Water Exchange in Plants under Changing Climatic Conditions, November 5-6, 2007. Department of Environmental Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Vol: pp:39-47 (Conference Publications)
3. Zia-ul-hassan and M. Arshad. "Land Degradation in Pakistan: A Serious Threat to Environments and Economic Sustainability. " (2007. ) http://www.eco-web.com/editorial/060715.html Vol: pp:- (Journal)
4. Ahmad, Z., Zia-ul-hassan and M. Arshad. "Promoting Healthy Environment through Enhanced Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Improved Crop Yields by using Calcium Carbide." (2007.) http://www.eco-web.com/editorial/list_date.html Vol: pp:- (Journal)
5. Arshad, M., Zia-ul-hassan, B. Shaharoona and R. Ahmad. "Organic waste management: Bioconversion into value-added soil amendment for sustainable agriculture." (2007) Proceedings of the ESDev-2007, CIIT Abbotabad, Pakistan. Vol: pp:905-912 (Conference Publications)
6. Jarwar, A.K., K.S. Memon and Zia-ul-hassan. "Influence of the source and rate of nitrogenous fertilizer and irrigation depth on fertilizer N-recovery and grain yield of wheat." (2005. ) Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences. Vol:1 pp:105-108 (Journal)
7. F.C. Oad, Pomp Sta. Cruz, N. Memon, N. L. Oad and Zia-ul-hassan. "Rice Ratooning Management." (2002. ) Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol:2 pp:29-35 (Journal)
8. G. Siyal, F. C. Oad, M. A. Samo, Zia-ul-hassan and N. L. Oad. "Effect of compaction on infiltration characteristics of soil." (2002.) Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol:1 pp:3-4 (Journal)
9. Zia-ul-hassan, M. Memon, N. Memon, A. K. Jarwar, F. C. Oad and M. A. Talpur. "Effect of the substitution of fertilizer nitrogen through farm yard manure on wheat yield and its economics." (2001.) Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences Vol:4 pp:279-281 (Journal)
10. Memon, N., Zia-ul-hassan and F. C. Oad. "Banana nutrition management through plant analysis." (2001.) Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol:1 pp:563-574 (Journal)
11. F. C. Oad, A. H. Ansari, B. K. Solangi, M. U. Usmanikhail, Zia-ul-hassan and N.L. Oad. "Production performance of some exotic cultivars of soybean under varying planting dates. " (2001) Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol:4 pp:245-258 (Journal)

Post-Graduate Supervision
Type Role  No. of Students Supervised & Awarded Degrees  No. of Students In Progress
HEC Funded Non-HEC Funded
MS/MPhil Co-Supervisor 4
PhD Co-Supervisor 1
PhD Supervisor 1
MS/MPhil Supervisor 6

 Research Grants/Projects
1. "Phosphate Enriched Organic Manure through Raw Rock Phosphate for Sustainable Agriculture Production."  (Rs. 2.0 Million)  By: Department of Agriculture, Government of Sindh, PAKISTAN.  (July 2010-June 2012)    Co-PI. 
2. "Formulation of Potassium-enriched Organic Fertilizer from Organic Wastes for Sustainable Maize Production."  (Rs. 4.0 Million.)  By: Department of Agriculture, Government of Sindh, PAKISTAN.  (July 2010-June 2012)  Project Incharge.   

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops
1. Conference on "Second National Conference on Agriculture and Animal Sciences."  Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (11/23/2005-11/25/2005)  [Local] 
2. Conference on "Seventh National Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Chemistry."  Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan (3/4/2003-3/5/2003)  [Local] 
3. Seminar on "Three-day 44th Mango and Summer Fruits Festival."  Sindh Horticulture Research Institute, Mirpurkhas and District Government Mirpurkhas, Sindh. (6/4/2009-6/6/2009)  [Local] 
4. Conference on "13th Congress of Soil Science."  Serena Hotel faisalabad (3/24/2010-3/27/2010)  [Local] 
5. Workshop on "International Thematic Workshop on Biofertilizer Technology"  Jointly organized by OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) and Higher Education Commission (HEC), held at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan. (1/22/2008-1/28/2008)  [Local] 
6. Conference on "International Symposium on Strategies for Crop Improvement against Abiotic Stresses."  University of Agriculture Faisalabad. (9/18/2006-9/20/2006)  [Local] 
7. Workshop on "Integrated Plant Nutrition Management (IPNM) for the Officers of Agriculture Extension Sindh."  Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (6/8/2009-6/13/2009)  [Local] 
8. Workshop on "Training Course on ACC-deaminase Biofertilizer Technology."  Soil Biochemistry and Environmental Microbiology Division, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. (1/21/2009-2/19/2009)  [Local] 
9. Conference on "First International Chemistry Conference on Recent Challenges in Chemistry."  Department of Chemistry, Government College University, Faisalabad. (11/1/2006-11/3/2006)  [Local] 
10. Conference on "Ninth International Congress of Soil Science, Soil Management under Stress Environment."  Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology, Faisalabad, Pakistan. (3/18/2002-3/20/2002)  [Local] 
11. Seminar on "Wheat Scenario in Pakistan"  Ayub Agriculture Research Institute Faisalabad (11/14/2009-)  [Local] 
12. Workshop on "Two-week Training Course on Modern Farm Management Techniques."  Sindh Agricultural and Forestry Workers Coordinating Organization (Safwco), Hyderabad, Sindh (4/17/2009-)  [Local] 
Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010