Mehmood Ali Noor

Research Scholar
Institute of Crop Sciences
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

Fields of interest:

Agronomy, Crop physiology, Nutrient use efficiency, maize, Plant nutrition, stress physiology, seed physiology.

Recent publications:

Noor, M.A.* 2017. Nitrogen management and regulation for optimum NUE in maize – A mini review. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 3: 1348214.

Zafar, SA, A Hameed, MU Rahman, W. Ma, M.A. Noor*, M Hussain. 2017. Mechanisms and molecular approaches for heat tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.) under climate change scenario. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(17)61718-0

Ashraf, U., Hussain, S., Anjum, S. A., Abbas, F., Tanveer, M., Noor, M. A., & Tang, X. (2017). Alterations in growth, oxidative damage, and metal uptake of five aromatic rice cultivars under lead toxicity. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 115, 461-471. doi:

Waqas, M.A., I. Khan, M.J. Akhter, M. A. Noor*, U. Ashraf. 2017. Exogenous application of growth enhancers induce chilling tolerance in short duration hybrid maize. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24:11459-11471. doi:10.1007/s11356-017-8768-0.

Noor, M.A.*, W. Ahmad, I. Afzal, A. Salamh, M. Afzal, A. Ahmad, Z. Ming and M. Wei. 2016. Pea seed invigoration by priming with magnetized water and moringa leaf extract. The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 99(2): 171-175.

Ahmad, W., M.A. Noor*, I. Afzal, M.A. Bakhtavar, M.M. Nawaz, X. Sun, B. Zhou, W. Ma, M. Zhao. 2016. Improvement of Sorghum Crop through Exogenous Application of Natural Growth-Promoting Substances under a Changing Climate. Sustainability. 8, 1330;

Afzal. I., M.A. Noor, A.H. Ahmad, M.A. Bakhtavar and Z.U. Haq. 2015. Improvement of spring maize performance through physical and physiological seed enhancements. Seed Sci. & Technol., 43, 238-­249.

Bakhtavar, M.A., I. Afzal, S.M.A. Basra, A.H. Ahmad and M.A. Noor. 2015. Physiological Strategies to Improve the Performance of Spring Maize (Zea mays L.) Planted under Early and Optimum Sowing Conditions. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0124441. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124441

Riaz, A., Khaliq, A., Fiaz, S., Noor, M.A.*, Nawaz, M.M., Mahboob, W., Ullah, S. 2017. Weed management in direct seeded rice grown under varying tillage systems and alternate water regimes. Planta Daninha. (In Press)

Ullah, A., A. Khaliq, A. Riaz, M. A. Noor*, M. A. Waqas, M. Zain, S. Fiaz, U. Ashraf, A. Nawaz. 2017. Seed pre-treatment and planting geometry positively influence herbicide efficacy in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Planta Daninha. (In Press), doi: 10.1590/S0100-83582017350100098