Publications 2018

  1. Shakoor, M.B., Niazi, N.K.*, Bibi, I., Shahid, M., Sharif, F., Bashir, S., et al. 2018Arsenic removal by natural and chemically modified water melon rind in aqueous solutions and groundwater. Science of the Total Environment, 645: 1444-1455 (IF: 4.610)
  2. Tabassum, R.A., Shahid, M., Niazi, N.K.*, Dumat, C., Zhang, Y., Imran, M., Bakhat, H. F. S. G., Hussain, I., Khalid, S. 2018. Arsenic removal from aqueous solutions and groundwater using agricultural biowastes-derived biosorbents and biochar: A column-scale investigation. International Journal of Phytoremediation (Accepted – in press)   (IF: 1.77)
  3. Shahid, M., Niazi, N.K.*, Dumat, C., Naidu, R., Khalid, S., Rahman, M.M., Bibi, I., 2018. A meta-analysis of the distribution, sources and health risks of arsenic-contaminated groundwater in Pakistan. Environmental Pollution 242, 307-319.   (IF: 4.358)
  4. Bibi, I., Niazi N.K., Choppala, G., Burton, E. 2018. Chromium(VI) removal by siderite (FeCO3) in anoxic aqueous solutions: An X-ray absorption spectroscopy investigation Journal. Science of the Total Environment, 640-641, 1424-1431.  (IF: 4.610)
  5. Bashir, S., Niazi, N.K.1, Watto, A. 2018. Injustices of foreign investments in coalScience360(6393), 1081 (10.1126/science.aat9852).  (IF: 41.058)
  6. Shaheen, S.M., Niazi, N.K., Hassan, N.E.E., Bibi, I., Wang, H., Ok, Y,S., Bolan, N., Rinklebe, J. 2018Wood-based biochar for the removal of potentially toxic elements in water and wastewater: A critical review. International Materials Reviews, DOI:10.1080/09506608.2018.1473096.    (IF: 12.703)
  7. Shahid, M., Shamshad, S., Farooq, A.B.U., Rafiq, M., Khalid, S., Dumat, C., Zhang, Y., Hussain, I., Niazi, N.K.*, 2018. Comparative effect of organic amendments on physio-biochemical traits of young and old bean leaves grown under cadmium stress: a multivariate analysis. Environmental Science and Pollution Research,
  8. Bakshi, M., Ghosh, S.,  Ram, S.S., Sudarshan, M., Anindita, C.,  Biswas, J.K., Shaheen, S.M., Niazi, N.K., Rinklebe, J., Chaudhuri, P.2018Sediment quality, elemental bioaccumulation and antimicrobial properties of mangroves of Indian Sundarban. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, DOI: 10.1007/s10653-018-0145-5.    (IF: 2.994)
  9. Biswas, J.K., Banerjee, A., Rai, M., Rinklebe, J., Shaheen, S.M., Sarkar, S.K., Dash, M.C., Kaviraj, A., Langer, U., Song, H., Vithanage, M., Mondal, M., Niazi, N.K.2018. Exploring potential applications of a novel extracellular polymeric substance synthesizing bacterium (Bacillus licheniformis) isolated from gut contents of earthworm (Metaphire posthuma) in environmental remediation. Biodegradation, DOI: 10.1007/s10532-018-9835-z.  (IF: 2.018)
  10. Niazi, N.K., Bibi, I., Shahid, M., Ok, Y.S., Shaheen, S.M., Rinklebe, J., Wang, H., Murtaza, B., Islam, E., Nawaz, M.F., Lüttge, A., 2018. Arsenic removal by Japanese oak wood biochar in aqueous solutions and well water: Investigating arsenic fate using integrated spectroscopic and microscopic techniques. Science of the Total Environment, 621: 1642-1651.
  11. Niazi, N.K., Bibi, I., Shahid, M., Ok, Y.S., Burton, E.D., Wang, H., Shaheen, S.M., Rinklebe, J., Lüttge, A., 2018. Arsenic removal by perilla leaf biochar in aqueous solutions and groundwater: An integrated spectroscopic and microscopic examination. Environmental Pollution, 232: 31-41.
  12. Abbas, G., Murtaza, B., Bibi, I., Shahid, M., Niazi, N. K*., Khan, I.M., Amjad, M., Hussain, M., Natasha, 2018. Arsenic Uptake, Toxicity, Detoxification, and Speciation in Plants: Physiological, Biochemical, and Molecular Aspects. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15, 59, doi: 10.3390/ijerph15010059.
  13. Watto, M.A., Bashir, S., Niazi, N.K., 2018. Better management of groundwater needed in Pakistan. Nature 554(300), DOI: 10.1038/d41586-41018-02065-41583.
  14. Shakoor, M.B., Bibi, I., Niazi, N.K.,* Shahid, M., Nawaz, M.F., Farooqi, A., Naidu, R., Rahman, M.M., Murtaza, G., Lüttge, A., 2018. The evaluation of arsenic contamination potential, speciation and hydrogeochemical behaviour in aquifers of Punjab, Pakistan. Chemosphere DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.02.002.
  15. Tabassum, R.A., Shahid, M., Dumat, C., Niazi, N.K., Khalid, S., Shah, N.S., Imran, M., Khalid, S., 2018. Health risk assessment of drinking arsenic-containing groundwater in Hasilpur, Pakistan: effect of sampling area, depth, and source. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-1276-z.
  16. El-Naggar, A., Awad, Y.M., Tang, X.Y., Liu, C., Niazi, N.K., Jien, S.H., Tsang, D.C.W., Song, H., Ok, Y.S., Lee, S.S. 2018. Biochar Influences Soil Carbon Pools and Facilitates Interactions with Soil: A Field Investigation. Land Degradation & Development DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2896.
  17. Javed, M.T., Akram, M.S., Habib, N., Tanwir, K., Ali, Q., Niazi, N.K., Gul, H., Iqbal, N., 2018. Deciphering the growth, organic acid exudations, and ionic homeostasis of Amaranthus viridis L. and Portulaca oleracea L. under lead chloride stress. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25, 2958-2971.
  18. Igalavithana, A.D., Mandal, S., Niazi, N.K., Vithanage, M., Parikh, S.J., Mukome, F.N.D., Rizwan, M., Oleszczuk, P., Al-Wabel, M., Bolan, N., Tsang, D.C.W., Kim, K.-H., Ok, Y.S., 2018. Advances and future directions of biochar characterization methods and applications. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 47: 2275-2230.
  19. Natasha, Shahid, M., Niazi, N.K.*, Khalid, S., Murtaza, B., Bibi, I., Rashid, M.I., 2018. A critical review of selenium biogeochemical behavior in soil-plant system with an inference to human health. Environmental Pollution 234, 915-934.
  20. Shaheen, S.M., Tsadilas, C.D., Niazi, N.K., Hseu, Z.Y., Ok, Y.S., Selim, M., Rinklebe, J. 2018. Impact of biosolid application rates on competitive sorption and distribution coefficients of Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn in an Alfisol and an Entisol. Process Safety and Environmental Protection DOI: 1016/j.psep.2017.10.013.