Dr. Shabir H. Wani is an Assistant Professor cum Scientist at the Mountain Research Centre for Field Crops, Khudwani Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has published more than 100 papers/chapters in peer reviewed journals, and books of international and national repute. He is Review Editor of Frontiers in Plant Sciences, Switzerland. He is editor of SKUAST Journal of Research, and LS: An International journal of Life Sciences. He has also edited Ten books on current topics in crop Improvement published by CRC press, Taylor and Francis Group, USA and Springer in 2015 and 2016. His Ph.D research fetched the first prize in North zone at National level competition in India. He is the fellow of the Linnean Society of London and Society for Plant Research, India. He was awarded with various awards including Young Scientist Award (Agriculture) 2015, Young Scientist Award 2016, Young Achiever award 2016 by various prestigious scientific societies. He has also worked as visiting Scientist in department of Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, USA for the year 2016-17 under the Raman Post Doctoral Research Fellowship programme sponsored by University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, New Delhi. He is a member of the Crop Science Society of America.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Shabir Hussain Wani research interests are Breeding for earliness in Wheat, abiotic and biotic stress tolerance using modern breeding approaches