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Expert NameMr. Atiq-ur Rehman
TitleScientific Officer
DivisionPakistan Agricultural Res. Council
InstitutionArid Zone Research Institute
Telephone92 81 841006/840913
Work Experience1. FAO National Consultant (three months). Estimated forage/fodder production from rangelands of the project areas. Suggested a sustainable working grazing plan for the local communities. 2. Co-Principal Investigator (animal utilisation) of the multi-institutional ACIAR Project - Forage shrub production from saline and/or sodic soils in Pakistan. 3. Research in an ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas) group as a counter-part in upland Balochistan, Pakistan. The main focus of the research was sustainable increase in the productivity of the animals grazing rangelands of Balochistan.
QualificationsPh.D. Plant/animal interaction, The University of Western Australia, 1995.
Number of Publications20
Awards1. Fellowship from Australian Center for International Agricultural Research, which enabled me to do Ph.D. at the University of Western Australia, Australia (1991-95). 2. Post-graduate merit research scholarship for M.Sc. (Hons.) Animal Nutrition, Univ
Other Activities1. Pakistan Animal Husbandry Association (President, Balochistan Region). 2. Member Global Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE) Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). 3. Nutrition Society of Australia. 4. Australian Society of Animal Production.
Publications1. Atiq-ur-Rehman, J.B. Mackintosh, B.E. Warren and D.R. Lindsay (1997). Grazing sheep on revegetated saline pastures: Effects of season and grazing on morphology and nutritive value of saltbush. The Rangeland Journal (Australia). In Press. 2. Atiq-ur-Rehman and J.B. Mackintosh (1995). Factors affecting preference of sheep for saltbush (Atriplex spp.). Proceedings of the Vth International Rangeland Congress, USA, 1:466-467. 3. Atiq-ur-Rehamn, J.B. Mackintosh, J.A. Fortune and B.E. Warren (1994). Can the voluntary feed intake of wheat straw in sheep be improved by mixing with saltbush (Atriplex amnicola)? Proceedings of the Australian Society of Animal Prroduction, 20: 175-177. 4. Atiq-ur-Rehman, S. Rafique, and B. Khan (11993). Fourwing Saltbush as a winter forage for sheep in upland Balochistan. Proceedings of the workshop on productive use of saline land, N° 42. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). GPO Box 1571, Canberra, Australia, 2601
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated10/05/2007 10:25:00

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