Department of Environmental Sciences

Dr. Ammara Fatima

Dr. Ammara Fatima
Dr. Ammara Fatima
Associate Professor (Tenured)
Department of Environment Science



PhD – Plant Nutrition (magna cum laude)

Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, GERMANY


M. Phil – Biotechnology

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, PAKISTAN


M.Sc. – Chemistry

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, PAKISTAN



University of the Punjab, Lahore, PAKISTAN


F. Sc/A-Level Pre-medical

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad



Matric/O-Level Science

Board of Intermediate and  Secondary Education Faisalabad



Sr. No.
Conference title
International conference of Pakistan Phyto pathological Society (PPS) on “Crop            Protection for Sustainable Agriculture”. Production of Tannase From Aspergillus Niger Under Solid State Fermentation Using Fruit Peelings
November,      23-25,
Pakistan                Phyto pathological Society, and Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab,               Lahore Pakistan


International           Conference           on “Significance of Potash use in Pakistani Agriculture”.

Foliar Application of Potassium Sulfate Partially Alleviates Pre-Anthesis Drought-Induced Kernel.

November,      24-25,


International Potash Institute, and Institute of                Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore



National conference on “Challenges and Opportunities to Boost Agriculture in Changing Climate.”

Legislation for Food Safety Management: Importance and Future Perspective

March, 29-30, 2017

College of Agriculture, BZU, Bahadurabad Sub-Campus, Layyah, Punjab, Pakistan.


The First International Conference on

Emerging Trends in Earth and Environmental Sciences”.

Production and Characterization of Tannase by Aspergillus spp. Under

Solid State Fermentation.

March, 9-10, 2017

College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore


1st International and 2nd National conference on Challenges and Opportunities to Boost Agriculture in Changing Climate.”

Toxicity of Imidacloprid Against Insect

Pests of Stored Maize and Wheat

March, 26-28, 2018

College of Agriculture, BZU, Bahadurabad Sub-Campus, Layyah, Punjab, Pakistan.


1st International Conference on “Plants: Their Chemical and Biological Applications for Today and Tomorrow” Efficacy Studies of Varying Nitrogen

Concentration and Light on Polyphenolic Compounds in Nigella Sativa

April 12-14, 2017

Department of Botany, University of Gujrat, Pakistan


6th       International       conference       on “Sustainable Agriculture in Changing climate: Strategies and Management” Evaluation of Insecticidal Potential of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Against Local

Insect Pests of Stored Grains

June 19-21, 2019

University of Poonch, Rawalakot, Azad Jammu Kashmir


ESCON, 2019: International Conference on “Environmental

Toxicology and Health.”

Polyphenols for Detoxification of Heavy Metals.

February, 25-27,


Department of Environmental Science, COMSATS University Islamabad, Vehari

Campus, Pakistan


International Conference on “Food, Agricultural Science and Technology

Bioactive Compound in Neglected Herbs: A way for Health Care

January, 15-17, 2019

Expo Center, Lahore University of the Punjab

International Horticulture Conference Medicinal Value of Plants and Non- Traditional Crops: Do the Farmers Care
February, 26-28,
BZU, Multan

Research student supervised

MS: 19

BS: 27 cources taught:

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • General Chemistry
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Principles and Application of Bioremediation

Computer skills

Microsoft Office, Software Installation, Internet Surfing


English Urdu Punjabi


  • Shakeel, R. Mahmood, A. Fatima and S. Ali (2020) Application of Response Surface Methodology to Optimize Ammonia Volatilization Determination by Enclosure Method,Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 51:15, 2038-2044, DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2020.1822379

  • Ali, A. Fatima, S. Khalid, F. Saeed, M. Shafiq, S. Afzal, M. S. Haider,Tariq And J. Khan, 2019. Virus titer as a disease resistance indicator in tomato. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 48(3): 609- 617
  • Ali, A. Fatima, Q. A. Bukhari, M. A. Iqbal, M. A. Rana, S. Afzaal, 2019. Effect of nitrogen fertilization on polyphenols in Trachyspermum ammi and Foeniculum vulgare under various lights interception. Zeitschrift fur Arznei- & Gewurzpflanze, 23 (2): 67–71
  • Javed, N. Ghani, N. Ghani, A. Fatima, 2019. Occupational health surveillance: pulmonary function testing and oxidative stress among photocopying workers in Pakistan. Medycyna Pracy, 70: 403-410
  • Awan, A. Fatima, M. Farhan, 2019. Comparative Analysis of Chromium and Cadmium in Various Parts of Wheat and Maize. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 28: 1561-1566
  • Ali, S. Afzaal, A. Fatima, S. W. Ali, M. Anees, F. Saeed, Q. A. Bukhari, A. N. Shahzad, M. Munir, 2018. Effect of different lights interception and varying concentrations of nitrogen fertilization on polyphenols in Nigella sativa. Zeitschrift fur Arznei- & Gewurzpflanzen, 22:138–141
  • Fatima, S. Ali, M. Ijaz, R. Mahmood, S. Sattar, J. Khan, A. I. Dar and M. Ahmad, 2018. Boron Application Improves The Grain Yield And Quality Of Fine Grain Rice Cultivars In Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 54: 761- 766
  • A. A. Khan, W. Akram, A. Fatima, 2017. Resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in house flies, Musca domestica L., (Diptera: Muscidae) collected from urban areas in Punjab, Pakistan. Parasitology Research. 116: 3381–3385
  • A.N. Shahzad, A. Fatima, N. Sarwar, S. Bashir, M. Rizwan, M.F. Qayyum, M.K. Qureshi, M.H. Javaid and S. Ahmad, 2017.
  • Foliar application of potassium sulfate partially alleviates pre- anthesis drought-induced kernel abortion in maize. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 19: 495‒501
  • Ali, M. Shahbaz, A. N. Shahzad, H. A. A. Khan, M. Anees, M. S. Haider and A. Fatima. 2015. Impact of copper toxicity on stone-head cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) in hydroponics. PeerJ. DOI 10.7717/peerj.1119.
  • N. Shahzad , B. Pitann, H. Ali, M. F. Qayyum, A. Fatima and H. F. Bakhat. (2015) Maize Genotypes Differing in Salt Resistance Vary in Jasmonic Acid Accumulation During  the  First  Phase  of  Salt Stress. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 443-451.
  • Xiaozhi, Q. Xiaoqing, B. Stumpf, A. Fatima, K. Feng, S. Schubert, and S. Hanstein. 2013. Modulatory ATP binding to the E2 state of maize plasma membrane H+-ATPase indicated by the kinetics of vanadate inhibition. FEBS Journal 280 (19)
  • Hanstein, X. Wang, X. Qian, P. Friedhoff, A. Fatima, Y. Shan, K. Feng, S. Schubert. 2011. Changes in cytosolic Mg2+ levels can regulate the activity of the plasma membrane H+- ATPase in maize. Biochemical Journal 435: 93–101.
  • Siddiq, F. Anwar, M. Manzoor, A. Fatima. 2005. Antioxidant activity of different solvent extracts of Moringa oleifera leaves under accelerated storage of Sunflower oil. Asian J. Plant Sci. 4 (6): 630-635.