Dr Najeeb Ullah

Honorary Senior Fellow

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
+61 7 4529 4166


Research Interests

  • Plant responses to abiotic stresses


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney


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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Al-Ashkar, Ibrahim, Al-Doss, Abdullah and Ullah, Najeeb (2023). Accelerating Crop Improvement Through Speed Breeding. Climate-Resilient Agriculture, Vol 1. (pp. 821-847) Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-37424-1_37

  • Sarwar, Muhammad, Saleem, Muhammad Farrukh, Ullah, Najeeb, Maqsood, Hamza and Ahmad, Hassaan (2023). Physiological Ecology of Medicinal Plants: Implications for Phytochemical Constituents. Reference Series in Phytochemistry. (pp. 1-33) Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-21973-3_35-1

  • Shamsi, Imran Haider, Jin, Xiaoli, Zhang, Xin, Feng, Qidong, Ibrahim, Zakir, Adil, Muhammad Faheem, Karim, Muhammad Fazal and Ullah, Najeeb (2023). The Dynamics of Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals: Recent Progress and Future Perspective. Heavy Metal Toxicity and Tolerance in Plants: A Biological, Omics, and Genetic Engineering Approach. (pp. 553-572) wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781119906506.ch25

  • Shamsi, Imran Haider, Zhang, Qichun, Ma, Zhengxin, Noreen, Sibgha, Akhter, Muhammad Salim, Iqbal, Ummar, Adil, Muhammad Faheem, Karim, Muhammad Fazal and Ullah, Najeeb (2023). Zinc Toxicity and Tolerance in Plants: Insights from Omics Studies. Heavy Metal Toxicity and Tolerance in Plants: A Biological, Omics, and Genetic Engineering Approach. (pp. 275-292) wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781119906506.ch13

  • Najeeb, Ullah, Tan, Daniel K. Y., Sarwar, Muhammad and Ali, Shafaqat (2019). Adaptation of crops to warmer climates: morphological and physiological mechanisms. Sustainable solutions for food security: combating climate change by adaptation. (pp. 27-50) edited by Atanu Sarkar, Suman Ranjan Sensarma and Gary W. vanLoon. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-77878-5_2

  • Khalil, Usman, Ali, Shafaqat, Rizwan, Muhammad, Rahman, Khalil Ur, Ata-Ul-Karim, Syed Tahir, Najeeb, Ullah, Ahmad, Mirza Nadeem, Adrees, Muhammad, Sarwar, M. and Hussain, Syed Makhdoom (2018). Role of mineral nutrients in plant growth under extreme temperatures. Plant nutrients and abiotic stress tolerance. (pp. 499-524) edited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, Kamrun Nahar and Barbara Hawrylak-Nowak. Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-9044-8_21

  • Islam, Faisal, Gill, Rafaqat A., Ali, Basharat, Farooq, Muhammad A., Xu, Ling, Najeeb, Ullah and Zhou, Weijun (2015). Sesame. Breeding oilseed crops for sustainable production: opportunities and constraints. (pp. 135-147) edited by Surinder Kumar Gupta. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801309-0.00006-9

  • Ahmad, Waqar, Ullah, Najeeb and Zia, Munir Hussain (2014). Soil contamination with metals: sources, types and implications. Soil remediation and plants: prospects and challenges. (pp. 37-61) edited by Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Muhammad Sabir, Münir Öztürk and Ahmet Ruhi Mermut. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-799937-1.00002-4

  • Najeeb, U., Mirza, M. Y., Jilani, G., Mubashir, A. K. and Zhou, W. J. (2013). Sesame. Technological Innovations in Major World Oil Crops. (pp. 131-145) New York, USA: Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0356-2_5

  • Xu, L., Najeeb, U., Naeem, M. S., Wan, G. L., Jin, Z. L., Khan, F. and Zhou, W. J. (2012). In vitro mutagenesis and genetic improvement. Technological innovations in major world oil crops. (pp. 151-173) edited by S.K. Gupta. New York, NY, United States: Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0827-7_6

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