AMU research scholar delivers lecture in Switzerland


Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University research scholar, Ms Asfia Shabbir from the Department of Botany has delivered a short lecture on ‘Polyacrylamide and Radiation-derived Oligosaccharides induced Regulation of Physiological Processes and Essential Oil Production in Vetiveria Zinanioides L Nash’ at the ‘65th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)—2017’ in Basel, Switzerland.

During the lecture, she discussed the plant growth promoting activity of some marine polysaccharides on vetiver plant, which is commonly known as Khas. Over 200 delegates from Panama, Australia, China, South Africa, Egypt, Russia, Brazil, USA, Japan and other countries attended the Congress.

Ms Shabbir is pursuing her Phd under the supervision of Prof M Masroor A Khan.