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  • Faculty Name : Ms. Hasin Sahar
  • Designation : Lecturer
  • educational qualification :M.Sc M. Phil enroll
  • Email: hasinsahar@uoch.pk


Miss Hasin Sahar is Lecturer in botany at University of Chitral. She has done her Master in Botany from, Department of Botany, university of Peshawar and B.Ed. from institute of Education and research, University of Peshwar. Her M.Phil research in botany is in progress from Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal Dir upper.

Administrative Responsibilities

Miss Hasin sahar has administrative experiences. She has worked as a head of Botany department at SBBU for four months. She has also worked as a member of MORA scholarship at SBBU. Currently she is working as BS coordinator and acting HOD at Botany department ,University of Chitral. She is also member of Inter-faith harmony committee, also serving as Assistant provost, at University of Chitral.

Conferences and seminars attended

During her professional life she has participated many international conferences relating to her field i-e 4th International and 13th national Conference of Botany, held on 2014 August 27 to 30 at SBBU Sheringal,Dir Upper,13th International and 12th national conference of Weed Science held on June14,2015 at SBBU Sheringal,Dir Upper,Proposal Writing and Project Cycle Management conducted on August16, 2016 at DHDC Chitral,13th National Conference of Weed Science held on August19,2016 at SBBU Sheringal ,Dir, Training workshop on Diversity and tolerance held on September 23rd to 26th 2016 at Centre of Research and Security, Islamabad organized by Pakistan Center of Excellence and International Conference of Botany 2018,Organized by University of Chitral from March 29th to April 2nd

Area of interests

  1. 1.Ecology
  2. 2.Medicinal plants (Pharmacognosy)
  3. 3,Plant Taxonomy
  4. 4.Weed Sciences


  • Worked as lecturer in Botany at Darband Community Degree College Chuinj Mastuj Chitral from September 2008 to june 2011.
  • Worked at Government Girls Degree College Chitral from 1st August 2011 to 30 September 2011,as a lecturer in Botany. .
  • Worked as a Lecturer Botany at SBBU Chitral Campus from 1st October 2011 to 31st March 2017.
  • Students supervised

    1. 1.Arifa Yaftali.Topic: Medicinal plants resource evaluation of Laspur Valley
    2. 2.Ulfat Jamal Ethnopharmacognosy of medicinal plants of Jughoor
    3. 3.Arifa Islam Phytosociology of weeds prevalent in wheat field of Seenlasht
    4. 4.Shabnum Sahar Phytosociology of forest plants of Attani, Ayun
    5. 5.Farhat Jabeen Phytosociology of weeds prevalent in potato fields of Garam Chashma

Research Publication

  • Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Yeild and Yeild Contributing Traits in Hybrids of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)

Media talks and interviews

Cases & Teaching materials

Mycology and plant pathology

  1. P Sharma. Fungi.
  2. P Panday.a textbook of plant pathology.
  3. Agrios, G.N., 2005. Plant Pathology, Academic Press, London.
  4. Ahmad, I. and Bhutta, A.R., 2004. Textbook of Introductory Plant Pathology. Book Foundation, Pakistan.
  5. Alexopoulos, C.J., Mims, C.W. and Blackwell, M., 1996. Introductory Mycology, 4th John Wiley & Sons.
  6. Khan, A.G. and Usman, R., 2005. Laboratory Manual in Mycology and Plant Pathology. Botany Department Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  7. Mehrotra, R.S. and Aneja, K.R., 1990. An Introduction to Mycology. Wiley and Eastern Ltd., New Delhi, India.

Plant physiology

  1. Fitter, A. and Hay, R.K.M. 2001. Environmental Physiology of Plants. Academic Press, UK.
  2. Heldt, H-W. 2004. Plant Biochemistry. 3rd Edition, Academic Press, U.K.
  3. Ihsan Illahi, 1991. Plant Growth, UGC Press, Islamabad.
  4. Ihsan Illahi, 1995. Plant Physiology, Biochemical Processes in Plants, UGC Press.
  5. Nobel, P.S. 1999. Physicochemical and Environmental Plant Physiology. Academic Press, UK.
  6. Press, M.C., Barker, M.G., and Scholes, J.D. 2000. Physiological Plant Ecology, British Ecological Society Symposium, Volume 39, Blackwell Science, UK.
  7. Salisbury F.B. and Ross C.B. 1992. Plant Physiology. 5th Wadsworth Publishing Co. Belmont CA.
  8. Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E. 2002. Plant Physiology. 3rd Sinnauers Publ. Co. Inc. Calif.
  9. Barton, w. 2007. Recent Advances in Plant Physiology. 15. Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E. 2006. Plant Physiology


  1. Schultz,J.C. 2005.plant Ecology, Springer-Verlag.
  2. R., Begon. M and J. L. Harper. 2002. Essentials of Ecology, Blackwell publishing.
  3. Gurevitch, et al. 2002. The ecology of plants. Sinquer Associates, Inc.
  4. Lambers, H.T.L. Pons and F. Stuart. 2008. Plant physiological
  5. Hussain, S. Pakistan Manual of Plant Ecology,
  6. Hussain, F. 1989. Field and Laboratory Manual of Plant Ecology, National Academy of Higher Education. Islamabad
  7. 2003 Physiological Plant Ecology. Ecophysiology and Stress Physiology of Function Groups. Springer- Verlag.

Plant Anatomy and Medicinal Plants

  1. Biren shah|A.K-Seth Text Book of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  2. James A-Duke with Mary Jo Bogenschutz-Godwin
  3. Judi ducellier Peggy-Ann K-duke
  4. Ali,M,Textbook of Pharmacognosy,Second Edition
  5. Fahn,A,1990.Plant Anatomy.Pergamon Press,Oxford.
  6. Esau,K.1960.Anatomy of Seed Plants.John Wiley,New York
  7. Eames,A.J. and L.H Mac Daniels.2002.An introduction to Plant Anatomy
  8. Raymond,E.S.and E.Eichhorn.2005.Essaus Plant Anatomy,Meristematic cells and tissues of plant body.John Willey Sons.

Plant Systematics

  1. Davis, P.H. & Heywood, V.H. 1963. Principles of Angiosperm Taxonomy. Oliver & Boyd, London
  2. Naik, V.N. 2005. Taxonomy of Angiosperms. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi.
  3. Levin, D.A. 2000. The Origin, Expansion and Demise of Plant Species. Oxford University Press.
  4. Leadlay, E. and Stephen 2006. Taxonomy and Plant Conservation.
  5. Simpson, M.G. 2006. Plant Systematics. Elsevier Academic Press.
  6. Soltis, D.E. P.S. Soltis, P.K Endress, and M.W. Chase, 2005. Phylogeny & evolution of angiosperms. Sinauers associates, Inc. Publishers.
  7. Pullaiah, T. 2007 Taxonomy of Angiosperms 3rd Regency Publication, New Delhi.

Molecular Biology

  1. Lodish, H. et al., 2004. Molecular Cell Biology. 5th H. Freeman & Co., New York.
  2. Malacinski, G. M. 2003. Essentials of Molecular Biology, 4th Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Massachusetts.
  3. Watson, J.D. et al. 2004. Molecular Biology of the Gene. Peason Education, Singapore.
  4. Ignacimuthu, S. 2005. Basic bioinformatics. Narosa Publishing House, India.
  5. Weaver, R.F. 2005. Molecular Biology. Mc|Graw Hill, St. Louis.

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Courses at UOCH

  1. 1.Diversity of Plants (BS 1st Semester)
  2. 2.Anatomy of Vascular plants(MSc 1st Semester)
  3. 3.Medicinal Plants(MSc 3rd Semester)

Curriculum Vitae

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