Azeem Tariq – University of Copenhagen

Azeem Tariq


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Country of birth: Pakistan

Official title: Doctorate Fellow

Ongoing project within AgTraIn 201-2017: Climate smart rice production under intensified farming systems; mitigation potential and adaptation

Previous institutions: George August University, Gottingen, Germany, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

AgTraIn institutions: University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Montpellier SupAgro, France, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines.

Scientific interest: Crop sciences, Organic matter sequestration, GHG mitigation, Climate smart rice production system, Isotopic techniques.

Spoken Languages: Urdu, English, Danish, German, Hindi

Working experience: Farm Production Advisor at Pakistan Dairy Development Company, Lahore, Pakistan. Agriculture Credit officer at State bank of Pakistan

Future plans/desired employment: To get involve in research at well know world institute

Interests/hobbies: Sports, Badminton, To socialize with people, Reading Research magazines & Journals

List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. Conference Paper: Carbon sequestration in an agroforestry system, including short rotation coppices of poplar and willow
  2. Article: Influence of Zinc Nutrition on Growth and Yield Behaviour of Maize (Zea mays L.) Hybrids
  3. Article: Bio-economic Assessment of Maize-mash Intercropping System
  4. Article: Allelopathic Inhibition of Germination and Seedling Vigor of some Selected Crops by Achryranthes aspera L.
  5. Exploring the Role of Zinc in Maize (Zea Mays L.) through Soil and Foliar Application
  6. Thesis: Effect of Poplar and Willow Agroforestry Systems on Soils Organic Matter Sequestration
  7. Thesis: Supplementary Zinc Nutrition in Maize (Zea mays L.) Hybrids through Soil and Foliar Applications
  8. Conference poster presentation: The Effect of Organic Amendments and Water Pulses on GHG Emissions from Rice Production Systems
  9. Conference poster presentation: Effect of Poplar and Willow Agroforestry Systems on Soil Organic Matter Sequestration
  10. Conference poster presentation: Mitigation of GHG from Organic Amendments and Background Soil Carbon, using Water Regimes in Paddy Soil
  11. Conference poster presentation: Tweaking the System: Optimization of Mitigation Strategies in Smallholder Flooded Rice Systems
  12. Conference poster presentation: Assessment of Social, Economic and Environmental Implication of Short Rotation Coppice


Silver medalist from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan