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Dr. Abid Farid
Professor/Dean
Agricultural Sciences
 
Contacts
Email: abidfarid@uoh.edu.pk
Tel: 0995615293
University of Haripur (www.uoh.edu.pk)
 
Specilaization
Entomology
 
Education
PhD (USA)
 
  • Profile
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Industry Experience
  • Achievements

Postdoc.                            FAFU, P.R. China (2005)

Ph.D. Entomology              University of Idaho, USA (1996)

M.Sc. (Hons.) Entomology  University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan (1992).

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture    University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan (1989)

 Academic Distinctions                                            

  • Merit Scholarship for High technology (for postdoc) by Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah (2004)
  • Honorary certificate of Gamma Sigma Delta, an agricultural, An agricultural honorary comprising of top 15% of the colleges of Agriculture of USA. (1994)
  • Scholarship Award for Ph. D. in USA by Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan (1992)
  • Scholarship Award for M.Sc.(Hons.) by Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan  (1990)
  • First class first in B.Sc. (Hons) (1989)
  • Gold medal in B.Sc. (Hons) (1989)
  • President of Pakistan Award for academic excellence (1989)
  • Fauji Foundation Academic Distinction Award (1989)

Professional honours

  •  Awarded NIFA Performance Gold Medal, 2010
  • HEC approved supervisors for Ph. D. students
  • Member Executive Council, Zoological Society of Pakistan
  • Fellow Zoological Society of Pakistan
  • Member Board of Studies, Plant Protection Department, University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
  • Reviewer of Sarhad Journal of Agriculture
  • Editor Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

Products/processes developed

  • Developed an effective slow-acting toxicant bait for the elimination of underground colonies of subterranean termites.
  • Developed bio control technology for effective control of maize stem borer.
  • Developed windows-based software "Abid's Trackmove" for monitoring arthropods' behavior .
  • Developed window-based software “Unit Calculator” for conversion and solution for toxicological studies.
  • Developed window-based software “Research Econolyzer” for conducting economic analyses of research data.
  • Biological control of insect pests
  • Integrated management of termites
  • Developed windows-based computer application "Abid's Trackmove" for monitoring arthropods' behavior .
  • Developed window-based computer application “Unit Calculator”  for conversion, solution preparation and calculations involving of calendar events.
  • Developed window-based computer application “Research Econolyzer” for conducting economic analyses of research data.

Authored Book

Salihah, Z., Sattar, A., Farid, A., and Shakoori, A. R. (2012). "Termites of Pakistan and their control." Zoological Society of Pakistan, Dept. of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. 101 pp.

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Badshah, H., F. Ullah, A. Farid, P. A. Calatayud, and N. Crickmore. 2015. Toxicity of Neem seed Azadirachta indica Juss (Meliaceae) different solvents extracts against cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Sternorrhyncha: Pseudococcidae) under  Laboratory conditions Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 45-49.
  2. Badshah, H., F. Ullah, A. Farid, A.-U.-R. Saljoqi, and S. Ahmad. 2015. Evaluation oF selected host plants for basic life cycle parameters of cotton mealybug phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley under laboratory Conditions. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 31: 81-86.
  3. Farid, A., M. Zaman, M. Saeed, M. Khan, and T. B. shah. 2015. Evaluation of boric acid as a slow-acting toxicant against subterranean termites (Heterotermes and Odontotermes)  Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 213-216.
  4. Khan, I. A., W. Fayaz, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, and M. Alam. 2015. Correlation between proximate chemical composition and insect pests of loofah, Luffa cylindrica Mill., (Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae) cultivars in Peshawar. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 152-156.
  5. Khan, I. A., K. Habib, R. Akbar, A. Khan, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, and M. Alam. 2015. Proximate chemical composition of brinjal, Solanum melongena L. (Solanales: Solanaceae),
  6. genotypes and its correlation with the natural enemies in Peshawar. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 7-11.
  7. Khan, I. A., S. Hussain, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, M. Alam, and B. Shah. 2015. Efficacy of a biopesticide and synthetic pesticides against tobacco aphid, Myzus persicae Sulz. (Homoptera, Aphididae), on tobacco in Peshawar Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 371-373.
  8. Khan, I. A., S. Hussain, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, M. Alam, and B. Shah. 2015. Comparison of a biopesticide with three synthetic pesticides against pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris (Aphididae: Homoptera), on pea in Peshawar. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 340-343.
  9. Khan, I. A., A. Khan, K. Habib, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, and M. Alam. 2015. Population density and percent parasitism of natural enemies of pea pests on seven pea
  10. (Pisumsativum L.) (Fabales: Fabaceae) varieties in Peshawar Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 160-163.
  11. Khan, I. A., H. Khan, I. Khan, R. Akbar, M. Alam, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, K. Habib, and W. Fayaz. 2015. Efficacy of some plant extracts on larval mortality of Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Peshawar Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 331-333.
  12. Khan, I. A., M. N. Khan, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, M. Alam, K. Habib, W. Fayaz, S. Hussain, B. Shah, and S. R. A. Shah. 2015. Efficacy of insecticides against insect pests of maize crop and its influence on natural enemy in Peshawar. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 323-326.
  13. Khan, I. A., M. N. Khan, R. Akbar, M. Saeed, A. Farid, I. Ali, M. Alam, K. Habib, W. Fayaz, S. Hussain, B. Shah, and S. R. A. Shah. 2015. Assessment of different control methods for the control of maize stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) in maize crop at Nowshera-Pakistan Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 327-330.
  14. Khan, M. A., H. Khan, A. Farid, and A. Ali. 2015. Evaluation of toxicity of some novel pesticides to parasitism by Trichogramma chilonis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)  Journal of Agricultural Research. 53: 63-73.
  15. Misbah-ul-Haq, M., I. A. Khan, A. Farid, M. Ullah, and Alamzeb. 2015. Dose response relationship of subterranean termite, Heterotermes indicola (Wasmann) and two insect growth regulators, hexaflumuron and lufenuron. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 86-90.
  16. Saeed, M., S. A. Khan, M. Liaquat, A. Farid, A. Khan, S. M. Khan, B. Ahmad, and T. Badshah. 2015. Effect of morpho-physio chemical plant factors on preference of Lasioderma serricorne (f.) (Coleoptera: Anobiidae) on four cultivars of tobacco Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 149-153.
  17. Shah, T. B., M. Saeed, I. Khan, A. Khan, G. Z. Khan, A. Farid, and S. M. Khan. 2015. Repellency evaluation of selected indigenous medicinal plant materials against Rhyzopertha dominica (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3 65-68.
  18. Shakir, H. U., M. Saeed, N. A. Anjum, A. Farid, I. A. Khan, M. Liaquat, and T. Badshah. 2015. Combined effect of Entomopathogenic Fungus (Beauveria bassiana, Imidacloprid and potassium Silicate against Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in rice crop Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3: 173-177.
  19. Farid, A., M. M. Haq, M. Ullah, and A. Sattar. 2014. Potential of fipronil as a feeding toxicant against the subterranean termite Heterotermes indicola (Rhinotermitidae: Isoptera). Philippine  Agricultural  Scientist. 97: 73-78. (IF : 0.32)
  20. Khan, M. A., H. Khan, and A. Farid. 2014. Assessment of the lethal and parasitism effects of Helicoverpa armigera Nucleopolyhedrovirus (HaNpv) on Trichogramma chilonis (ishii) (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 30: 425-432.
  21. Zada, H., A.-U.-R. Saljoqi, A. Farid, F. Ullah, and I. A. Khan. 2014. Influence of weather parameters on population dynamics of Apple Codling Moth  Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at Matta swat valley. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 30: 351-356.
  22. Khan, I., A. Farid, And Alamzeb. 2013. Development of inexpensive and globally available larval diet for rearing Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes. Parasites & Vectors. 6: 90. (IF: 3.2)
  23. Naeem, M., A. Farid, M. H. Khan, and S. K. Ali. 2012. Laboratory studies on the comparative effect of neem oil and insecticides on Trichogramma chilonis (Ishii). Pak. J. Entomol. Karachi. 27: 33-38.
  24. Saljoqi, A.-U.-R., M. Nawaz, A. Farid, And I. A. Khan. 2012. Compatibility of Spinosad with Trichogramma chilonis (Ishii) (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in Integrated Pest Management of Sitotroga cereallela   Pak. J. Zool. 44: 133-139. (IF: 0.2)
  25. Farid, A. 2011. Research Econolyzer: A software for conducting economic analysis of research data. Pak. J. Zool. 43: 205-207. (IF: 0.2)
  26. Farid, A. 2011. Abid’s Trackmove: A Computer application for monitoring the walking behaviour of insects and other arthropods. Pak. J. Zool. 43: 1014-1016. (IF:0.2)
  27. Khan, M. H., M. Sarwar, A. Farid, and F. Syed. 2010. Compatibility of Pyrethroid and different concentrations of neem seed extract on parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis (ishii) (hymenoptera: trichogrammatidae) under laboratory conditions. The Nucleus. 47: 327-331.
  28. Shakeel, M., A. Zia, A. Farid, and Z. Hussain. 2010. Impact of egg retention on walking behavior of Trichogramma chilonis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Halteres 2: 31-34.
  29. Ullah, F., Maraj-ul-Mulk, A. Farid, M. Q. Saeed, and S. Sattar. 2010. Population dynamics and chemical control of onion thrips (Thrips tabaci, Lindemann). Pak. J. Zool. 42: 401-406. (IF: 0.18)
  30. Khan, B. A., A. Farid, M. R. Asi, H. Shah, and A. B. Khattak. 2009. Determination of residues of trichlorfon and dimethoate on guava using HPLC. Food Chem. 114: 286-288. (IF: 3.05)
  31. Sattar, A., Z. Salihah, and A. Farid. 2009. Screening of chemical compounds for slow-acting toxicant characteristics against subterranean termites. Suranaree J. Sci. Technol. 16: 63-78.
  32. Farid, A., M. I. N. Khan, A. Khan, S. U. Khattak, Alamzeb, and A. Sattar. 2007. Studies on maize stem borer, Chilo partellus, in Peshawar valley. Pak. J. Zool. 39: 127-131. (IF: 0.1)
  33. Sattar, A., Z. Salihah, R. Naeem, and A. Farid. 2007. Toxicity and retention of dye markers to Heterotermes Indicola. Suranaree J. Sci. Technol. 14: 385-390.
  34. Zahid, M., A. Farid, A. Sattar, and I. Khan. 2007. Effect of parasitoid and host egg age on parasitism by Trichogramma chilonis (Ishii). . Suranaree J. Sci. Technol. 14: 381-384.
  35. Khan, B. A., A. Farid, N. Khan, K. Rasul, and K. Perveen. 2006. Survey of pesticide use on fruits and vegetables in district Peshawar. Sarhad J. Agric. 22: 497-501.
  36. Ulhaq, M. M., A. Sattar, Z. Salihah, A. Farid, A. Usman, and S. U. K. Khattak. 2006. Effect of different artificial diets on the biology of adult green lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea Stephens). Songklanakarin J. Sc. Technol. 28 1-8.
  37. Ali, B., H. U. Shah, A. Farid, S. Perveen, and N. Khan. 2005. Chromatographic determination of insecticide residues in vegetables. Sarhad J. Agric. 21: 481-488.
  38. Badshah, H., A. Khan, A. Sattar, and A. Farid. 2005. Toxic effects of Palpoluck Polygonum hydropepper L. and Bhang Cannabis sativa L. plants extracts against termites Heterotermes indicola (Wasmann) and Coptotermes heimi (Wasmann) (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) 2005. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol. 27: 705-710.
  39. Khan, M. I. N., M. Naeem, Z. Salihah, A. Sattar, and A. Farid. 2005. Development of Chrysoperla carnea Steph. on eggs and etherized adults of Sitotroga cerealella Oliv. Sarhad J. Agric. 21: 265-270.
  40. Badshah, A., M. Khan, N. Bibi, M. Khan, M. A. Chaudry, A. Jabbar, A. Farid, Ehsanullah, and M. S. Khattak. 2004. Impact of genotype and location/ environment on protein, gluten and moisture content of PAKISTANI wheat. Adv. Food Sci. 26: 79-82.
  41. Badshah, H., F. Ullah, Z. Salihah, A. Farid, and A. U. R. Saljoqi. 2004. Efficacy of mercuric chloride and copper sulphate against termites (Heterotermes indicola) (Isoptera: Rhinotermidae). Sarhad J. Agric. 20: 275-278.
  42. Khan, M. S., A. Farid, F. Ullah, and H. Badshah. 2004. Effect of host and parasitoid density on parasitism efficiency of Trichogramma chilonis (Ishii). Asian J. Plant Sci. 3: 647-650.
  43. Khattak, S. U. K., M. Hamed, A. U. Khan, Alamzeb, and A. Farid. 2002. Pesticidal control of rapeseed aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae L. Pak. J. Zool. 34 225-228. (IF: 0.1)
  44. Sattar, A., J. F. A. Traniello, Z. Salihah, and A. Farid. 2002. Determining different parameters of CO-60 bait as a radiotracer for three species of subterranean termites. The Nucleus. 39: 89-93.
  45. Farid, A., T. Saqib, A. U. Khan, S. U. K. Khattak, Alamzeb, and Karimullah. 2001. Host age effect on oviposition preference and development of Trichogramma chilonis. Pak. J. Biol. Sci. 4: 121-122.
  46. Farid, A., T. Ullah, A. U. Khan, S. U. Khattak, and Alamzeb. 2001. Effect of storage at low temperature on adult eclosion and longevity of adults of Trichogramma chilonis. Pak. J. Zool. 33: 205-207. (IF: 0.1)
  47. Farid, A., J. B. Johnson, B. Shafii, and S. S. Quisenberry. 1998. Tritrophic studies of Russian wheat aphid, a parasitoid, and susceptible wheat over three parasitoid generations. Biol. Cont. 12: 1-6. (IF: 1.85)
  48. Farid, A., S. S. Quisenberry, J. B. Johnson, and B. Shafii. 1998. Impact of wheat resistance on Russian wheat aphid and a parasitoid. J. Econ. Entomol. 91: 334-339. (IF: 1.34)
  49. Farid, A., J. B. Johnson, and S. S. Quisenberry. 1997. Compatibility of a coccinellid predator with Russian wheat aphid resistant wheat. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 70: 114-119. (IF: 0.375)
  50. Karimullah, and A. Farid. 1993. Varietal studies on corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis Fitch. Sarhad J. Agric. 9: 149-152.
  51. Karimullah, and A. Farid. 1993. Insecticidal studies on corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis Fitch. Sarhad J. Agric. 9: 221-223.

 

Publications in Proceedings

 

  1. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Sattar, A., Alamzeb, Farid, A. &Salihah, Z. (2005). Area-wide Control of Fruit flies using Male Annihilation Technique in the NWF Province of Pakistan. Proc. FAO/IAEA Int. Conf. IAEA 131: 111-112.
  2. Salihah, Z., Sattar, A., Farid, A. & Khattak, S. U. K. (2003).Eco-friendly NIFA technologies for the control of agricultural termites. In Nat. Exec. Symp. Pesh., Sept. 21-22, 165-170.
  3. Alamzeb, Khattak, S. U., Farid, A. &Khan, A. U. (2002). Evaluation of pheromone traps at different heights for management of chickpea pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera Hub.). Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool. (22): 79-83.
  4. Farid, A., Amin, K. F., Khan, A. U., Khattak, S. U. &Alamzeb (2002). Selection of acaricides with least toxic effect on Sitotroga cerealella Oliv culture efficacy. Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool. 22: 133-138.
  5. Khattak, S. U. K., Ahmad, B., Alamzeb, Khan, A. U., Farid, A. &Khalil, S. K. (2002). Screening of chickpea genotypes against gram pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera Hub.) using bioassay technique. Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool. 22: 49-55.
  6. Khattak, S. U. K., Afridi, G. Z., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb, Farid, A. &Khalil, S. K. (2001). Screening of different chickpea cultivars for resistance against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (F). Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool. (21): 95-100.
  7. Khattak, S. U. K., Hamed, M., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (1999). Chemical control of rapeseed caterpillar, Pieris brassicae L. Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool. 19: 183-188.

 

Manuals

 

  1. Alamzeb, Khan, A., Khattak, S. K., Farid, A. & Sattar, A. (2006).Control fruit flies using neem extract. In Manual of Integrated Pest Management on Fruit Fly & Termites. Directorate General Agriculture Extension NWFP., 65-69 Local.
  2. Alamzeb, Khattak, S. K., Khan, A., Sattar, A. & Farid, A. (2006). Bait application technique (BAT) for controlling fruit flies. In Manual of Integrated Pest Management on Fruit Fly & Termites. Directorate General Agriculture Extension NWFP.: 61-64.
  3. Khattak, S. K., Alamzab, Khan, A. & Farid, A. (2006). Integrated management of fruit flies. In Manual of Integrated Pest Management on Fruit Fly & Termites. Directorate General Agriculture Extension NWFP.: 12-20.

 

Bulletins

 

  1. Alamzeb, Khattak, S. U., Khan, A. U., Farid, A. & Sattar, A. (2006).Important recommendations for the control of fruit flies on guava. In NIFA Res. Bull. NO Biosci./R-3(NIFA) 2006 (in Urdu), 6.
  2. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (2005).Fruit fly trap preparation and its field applications. In NIFA Res. Bull. No. NIFA/ENT/1, 4.
  3. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb, Farid, A. & Badshah, H. (2005).Fruit fly: An important problem in fruits and its control through male annihilation technique In NIFA Res. Bull./Ento/ALP-2/2005 (in Urdu), 6.
  4. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (2004).Integrated management of Fruit flies. In NIFA Res. Bull., 6.
  5. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (2004).Fruit fly traps preparation and field applications. In NIFA Res. Bull., Vol. 36, 3.
  6. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (2004).Fruit fly: An important problem in fruit and vegetables and its control. In NIFA Res. Bull., 5.
  7. Khattak, S. U. K., Khan, A. U., Alamzeb & Farid, A. (2004).Integrated management of fruit flies In NIFA Res. Bull. NO NIFA/ Ento/5 (in Urdu) Agric. Ext. Dept. NWFP, 5.

 

  • Professor (Entomology) and Head Department of Agricultural Sciencessince Oct. 2015
  • Associate Professor (Entomology) and Head Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Haripur  Sep., 2014-Sep. 2015
  • worked as a Senior Scientist  (Entomology) at Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan (Oct. 1997-Nov. 2005)
  • worked as a Pincipal Scientist  (Entomology) at Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan (Dec. 2005-Sep., 2014)
  • Served as Incharge IT Cell (Inclusive of IT section, statistics and library) June, 2007 to Dec. 2010.
  • Served as a Technical Officer in the Directorate of Water Management, Department of Food, Agriculture, Live stock & Coop., NWFP, Pakistan.(Oct. 90-Sep 92; Oct. 96-Oct. 97).
  • Worked as a Research Associate in Entomology Div., University of Idaho, USA (1992-1996)