A research team from University of Hohenheim Germany visited University College Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur to collect data from the field trials and laboratory analysis at Soil Microbiology and Biotechnology Laboratory.
The Department of Soil Science IUB has developed strong collaboration with scientist from Germany, Taiwan and Uzbakistan.
The visit was a follow up visit to the earlier Post-doctoral research stay of Dr. Maqshoof Ahmad at University of Hohenheim Germany. Dr. Maqshoof Ahmad is working as collaborating scientist in the BMZ/GIZ funded project “Seed inoculation with rhizobium and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) under the main project “entitled Beans with Benefits; Integrating improved mungbean as catch crop in to dry land systems of South and Central Asia for increased small land holder farmer income and more sustainable production systems’ implemented by World Vegetable Center Taiwan.
It is important to mention that Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor has termed research benefiting people and the country, a top priority in the university which has given boost to research activities, resultantly.
IUB was declared on 6th position in research ranking of 21 universities of the Punjab.