Dr. Sadia Maalik

Designation(s): Assistant ProfessorHEC Approved PhD Supervisor

Education(s): PhD

Department(s): Zoology

Email: sadia.maalik@gcwus.edu.pk

Professional History:

Dr’ Sadia maalik started my professional career after completion of my PhD during  may 2014. I completed my Interim placement at GC Women University,Faisalabad. After that in 2015 I got selected as regular assistant professor in GC Women University, Sialkot. Till then I am working here.

I carried out research during my MSc, M.Phill and PhD and titles were as

  • “Seasonal variations and movement patterns of house mouse Mus musculus in wheat sugarcane based agro-ecosystem of Faisalabad” (M.sc Thesis)
  • “Feeding links of various arthropods occurring on vegetables” (M.phil Thesis)
  • “Relative abundance and role of braconid larval parasitoids in containing lepidopteran populations in district Faisalabad” (PhD Thesis)

My honor and awards are

  • Study of eco-biology of braconid larval parasitoids and their role in containing lepidopteran populations in selected agro-ecosystems of Punjab, Pakistan. (NRPU: HEC  Approved)
  • Produced 8 students of MS four as supervisor and 4 as co supervisor and 4 students are ready for their viva to complete MS
  • Indigenous fellowship for M.Phil leading to PhD from HEC.
  • Letter of Appreciation from Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Submission of Thesis within minimum Time duration).
  • Member of Selection Board (As Subject Experts) for Lecturers and Associate Lecturers.
  • Viva Examiner for M. Sc and M.Phil thesis examination.

Journal publications

1AuthorsTitle of ArticleName of Journal (With Issue, Volume and Page number, if online add DOI)
1Amina Ghani and Sadia MaalikAssessment of diversity and relative abundance of insect fauna associated with Triticum aestivum from district Sialkot,Pakistan.(2019) Journal of King Saud University – Science
32 . 986–995.  Impact Factor: 2.83
2HumaNaz, Sajid Abdullah, Khalid Abbas, Wardah Hassan, MoazamaBatool,ShakeelaPerveen, SadiaMaalikand SajidaMushtaq.Toxic effect of insecticides mixtures on antioxidant enzymes in different organs of fish, Labeorohita.(2019) Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 51(4): 1355-1361. Impact Factor: 0.79
3Naureen Rana, Saira Javed, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Ushna Bashir Rana, Abid Ali, Sadia Maalik and Somia AfzaPest vs. predator communities in citrus orchards under ecological conditions of district tobatek singh (Punjab) Pakistan.(2017)Journal of entomology and Zoology studies. 2017. 5(6): 481-489.
4Mushtaq, S., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Maalik, N. Ehsan.Developmental Duration and Predatory Efficiency of Episyrphus balteatus (Diptera: Syrphidae) on Four Aphid Species in Pakistan.(2014) Int. J. Agric. Biol., Vol. 16, No. 3. Impact Factor 0.88
5Maalik, S., S. A. Rana, H. A. Khan and M. Ashfaq.Diversity and abundance of lepidopteran populations from selected crops of distric Faisalabad, Pakistan.(2013) Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 50: 95-101. Impact Factor: 1.24
6Sial, N. T. Ruby, S. Maalik and S. Mushtaq.A checklist of the spiders of cholistan and neighboring areas.  (2012) Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 4: 355-358. Impact Factor: 1.24
7Ruby, T., T. Hussain, N. Sial, S. Maalik and S. Mushtaq.Survivorship of ground spider Pardosa oakley (Gravely) under laboratory conditions on natural and artificial diets.(2012) Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 49: 451-454. Impact Factor: 1.24

Conference publications

  1. Salma Khurshid, Sadia Maalik, Sajida Mushtaq, Naheed Bano and Moazama Batool. Effect of selected preservatives on ether extracts and proteins of Rohu (Labeorohita) and Mori (Cirrhinusmrigala). International Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference-2019, January 30-31,
  2. Sobia Sadiq, Sadia Maalik,Sajida Mushtaq, Naheed Bano and Moazama Batool. Assessment Of Diversity And Relative Abundance Of Insect Fauna Associated With Triticumaestivum (Wheat) By Using Sweep Method From District Sialkot. 39th PAKISTAN CONGRESS OF ZOOLOGY (International) , held at University of Peshawar on March 4-6, 2019.
  3. Saima Amin Bhutta, Sajida Mushtaq, Sadia Maalik,Naheed Bano and Moazama Batool. Effect of salting on ether extract and protein of rohu(Labeorohita) and Mori (Cirrhinusmrigala). International Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference-2019, January 30-31,
  4. Anam Sarwar, Sajida Mushtaq, Sadia Maalik, Moazama Batooland Naheed Bano. Study of eco-biology, diversity and relative abundance of insect fauna of Zea mays (maize) and Trifoliumalexandrinum (Berseem) by using sweep method from district Sialkot.39th PAKISTAN CONGRESS OF ZOOLOGY (International) held at University of Peshawar on March 4-6, 2019.
  5. Moazama Batool,Sajid Abdullah, Qurra-tul-ain, Huma Naz, SadiaMaalik and Sajida Mushtaq/ Purification and partial characterization of Superoxide dismutase (SOD) enzyme from chronic cadmium exposed carnivorous fish organs (Channamarulius). International Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference-2019, January 30-31,
  6. Huma Naz, Sajid Abdullah, Khalid Abbas, Muhammad Anjum Zia, Moazama Batool,Irfan Baboo and Sadia Maalik. Kinetic and thermodynamic characterization of Superoxide dismutase from liver of Labeorohita under stress of Pb+Cr mixture. International Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference-2019, January 30-31,
  7. Maalik S., A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq, N. Bano and N. Ehsan. 2018. Estimation of extent of damage and life cycle of a pest Pieris brassicae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) on four crop plants. 38th International congress of zoology at University of Punjab Lahore.
  8. Nasrullah, S., S. Mushtaq, Maalik, A. Sarwar and M. Qamer. 2018. Study on diversity, relative abundance and distribution of grasshoppers in Zea mays crop in district Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. 38th International congress of zoology at University of Punjab Lahore.
  9. Qamer, M. Maalik, S. Mushtaq, N. Bano, M. Batool and S. Imran. 2018. Effect of Corn based Feed ingredients with varying Protein levels on Growth performance of Labeo rohita. 38th International congress of zoology at University of Punjab Lahore.
  10. Kainat, U. Maalik, S. Mushtaq, N. Bano, M. Batool and Imza Rauf. 2018. Effect of freezing on Ether extract and protein content of Rohu (Labeo rohita) and Mori (Cirrhinus mrigala). 38th International congress of zoology at University of Punjab Lahore
  11. Batool, M., S. Abdullah, Maalik, S. Mushtaq, M. Fatima and H. Naz. 2018. Effect of chronic exposure of metals on the growth performance of Channa marulius and Wallago attu. 38th Congress of Zoology, 27 feb- 1st March, 2018.
  12. Mushtaq, S. Maalik, N. Rana, N. Ehsan, S. Imran, M. Razaq and M. Mahmood. 2017 Comparative study related to Predatory preference of Melanostoma scalare (Aphidophagus hoverfly: Syrphidae) on four aphid species in Punjab, Pakistan. 37th International congress of zoology at GCUF.
  13. Imran, S. M. Qamer, S. Maalik, Mushtaq, R. Sajjad,M. Mahmood, S. Nawaz and s. Shakeel. 2017. Comparative study of Relative Circulatory proteins between Non Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus ( NIDDM) ans normal female local population. 37th International congress of zoology at GCWUS.
  14. Mahmood, M. Maalik, S. Mushtaq and M. Qamer. 2017.“ Serotonin, a novel drug for Neurodegeneration in mouse model”. 37th International congress of zoology at GCWUS.
  15. Rahat, Z. Maalik, S. Mushtaq and S. Shakeel. 2017. Diversity and Relative Abundance of Braconid larval parasitoids in crop system of Faisalabad. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  16. Sadiq, S., Maalik, S. Mushtaq and S. Nawaz. 2017. Seasonal variation of Braconid larval parasitoids in crop system of Faisalabad. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  17. Khurshid, S., Maalik, S. Mushtaq and S. amin. 2017. Temporal distribution of some lepidopteran species from crop system of Faisalabad. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  18. Sarwar, A., Maalik, S. Mushtaq and M. qamar. 2017. Determination of host preference of Pieris brassicae (Lepidoptera:pieridae) on four selected crops. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  19. Nasrulla, S., Maalik, S. Mushtaq and M. Mahmud. 2017. In vitro control of Lepidopteran caterpillars by Braconid larval parasitois. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  20. Ghani, , S. Maalik, S. Mushtaq, N. Rana and N. Ehsan. 2017. Estimation of Life Cycle of Pieris brassicae (Lepidoptera:Pieridae) on four selected host plants. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  21. Maalik, S., A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq and Nazia Ehsan. 2017. Estimation of life cycle of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on four selected host plants. 37th International congress of zoology at GC University, Faisalabad.
  22. Rana, N., M. Y. Muhammad, Z. Iqbal, S. Afzal, Maalik and S. Nargis. 2016. Temporo-spatial distribution of soil macro-fauna among citrus orchards. 36th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on16-18 February, at Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
  23. Rana, N.,   Anwar, M. Z. Iqbal, N. Ehsan, S. Maalik and S. Afzal. 2016.  Occurrence of soil macro-fauna among okra (Abelmoschus esculentus l.), tomato Ssolanum lycopersicum l.) and cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) fields. 36th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on16-18 February, at Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
  24. Mushtaq, S., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, Maalik and N. Ehsan. 2016. Spatio-temporal distribution of family Syrphidae in crop system of Faisalabad. 36th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on16-18 February, at Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
  25. Maalik, S., A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq and N. Ehsan. 2016. Estimation of extent of foraging of Helicoverpa armigera (lepidopteran: Noctuidae) on four different crops in district Faisalabad. 36th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on16-18 February, at Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
  26. Mushtaq, S. S. A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Maalik and N. Ehsan. 2014. Predator-prey interactions of syrphids and aphids in cropland of Faisalabad. 34th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on 25-27 February, at Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.
  27. Mubeen, M., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq and S. Maalik. 2014. Interaction of selected coccinellid species with different aphid species occurring in Brassica crop fields . 34th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on 25-27 February, at Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.
  28. Maalik, S., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq and M. Mubeen. 2014. Estimation of damage of selected species of Lepidoptera on selected host plants. 34th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on 25-27 February, at Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.
  29. Rana, S. A., N. Rana, S. Maalik and S. Mushtaq. 2014. Investigation of potential synergies between biodiversity and farm production sustainability. 34th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on 25-27 February, at Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.
  1. Rana, N., S. A. Rana, N. Ehsan, Maalik and S. Mushtaq. 2014. Association of some selected soil inhabiting predator and prey species in wheat-sugar agro-ecosystem of Faisalabad, Pakistan. 34th Pakistan Congress of zoology (international) held on 25-27 February, at Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.
  2. Maalik, S., A. Rana, N. Rana, S. Mushtaq, N. Ehsan and T. Ruby. 2013. Host-parasitoid relationship among family Braconidae (Hymenoptera) and selected Lepidopterans in croplands of Faisalabad, Pakistan. 33rd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 02-04 April, at PMNH and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  3. Mushtaq, S., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, S \.Maalik,.,N. Ehsan and N. Bano. 2013. Diversity and abundance of Aphids Occurring on different cultivations of Faisalabad. 33rd   Congress of zoology (international) held on 02-04 April, at  PMNH and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  4. Ehsan, N., H. A. Khan, N. Rana, Maalik, S. Mushtaq and N. Bano. 2012. Assessment of damage control caused by Psitaculla krameri using a mechanical repellent at mature and post harvest stages of wheat and maize. 33rd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 02-04 April, at  PMNH and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  5. Bano, N., M. Afzal, Maalik and S. Mushtaq. 2013. Identification and characterization of pathogens in fish in different areas of Punjab. 33rd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 02-04 April, at PMNH and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  6. Rana, S. A., Maalik, N. Rana, N. Ehsan, T. Ruby and N. Abbass. 2012. Feeding efficiency and developmental period of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae) on different host plants. 32nd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 06-08 March, at  GC University, Lahore.
  7. Rana, S. A., S. Mushtaq, N. Rana, Maalik, T. Ruby and N. Abbass. 2012. Effect on development and prey preference of Episyrphus balteatus on two species of aphids. 32nd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 06-08 March, at  GC University, Lahore.
  8. Mubeen, M., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, M. Hassan, S. Mushtaq and Maalik. 2012. Predator-prey relationship of coccinellids and different aphid species occurring in brassica crop fields. 32nd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 06-08 March, at  GC University, Lahore.
  9. Bano, N., M. Afzal, M. Naeem, A. Salam, Maalik and S. Mushtaq. 2012. Light-weight and condition factor relationship of two fish species caught from the river Indus, Pakistan. 32nd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 06-08 March, at  GC University, Lahore.
  10. Ruby, T., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, N. Sial, Maalik and S. Mushtaq. 2012. Genetic diversity of six spotted zigzag ladybird (Cheilomenes sexmaculata, Coleoptera) population from various agro-ecosystems of Punjab, Pakistan. 32nd pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 06-08 March, at  GC University, Lahore.
  11. Maalik, S., S. A. Rana. N. Rana, S. Mushtaq and T. Ruby. 2011. Relative abundance and role of braconid larval parasitoids in containing lepidopteran populations in district Faisalabad. 31st pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 19-21 March, atUniversity of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzafarabad.
  12. Ruby, T., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, T. P. Inayat and S. Maalik. 2011. Predatory-prey association among selected arthropod species in the cropland of Punjab, Pakistan. 31st pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 19-21 March, atUniversity of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzafarabad.
  13. Abbas, M. N., S. A. Rana, N. Rana, M. Shahid,  T. Ruby, S. Mushtaq and S. Maalik. 2011. Chemical evaluation associated weed seeds frequently mixed with wheat grains at harvest.  31st pak. Congress of zoology (international) held on 19-21 March, at University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzafarabad.
  14. Maalik, S. A. Rana and N. Rana. 2010. Feeding links of various arthropod populations occurring on vegetables. 30th Pakistan Congress of Zoology held at University of Agriculture , Fsd. on 2 -4 March, 2010.
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