Azim Mallik

Professor

Email: 
amallik@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8927
+1 (807) 343-8764
Office Location: 
CB4054
CB3023
Academic Qualifications: 

HBSc, MSc Dhaka, Bangladesh
PhD Aberdeen, U.K.

Research Interests: 

Plant Ecology. Progressive and retrogressive succession in relation to regeneration strategies and chemical ecology of plants following ecosystem disturbances such as fire and logging. Tree-shrub-microbial interactions in controlling biotic and abiotic ecosystem processes such as competition, allelopathy and biodiversity. Structural and functional stability of riparian buffers and edge effects of clearcuts and natural ecotones in maintaining interior habitats. Alternate stable states of vegetation in managed forests and protected area.

Courses

Recent Publications

Mallik, A.U. and Richardson, J.S. 2009. Shoreline vegetation change in upstream and downstream reaches of three temperate rivers dammed for hydroelectric generation in British Columbia. Ecological Engineering. 35: 810-891; doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2008.12.005

Biswas, S.R., Mallik, A.U., Choudhury, J.K., and Nishat, A. 2009. A unified framework for the restoration of Southeast Asian mangrove: bridging ecology, society and economics. Wetland Ecology and Management. 17: 365-383; doi:10.1007/s11273-008-9113-7

Zeng, R.S., Mallik, A.U., and Luo, S.M. (Eds.) 2008. Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry. Springer Science + Business Media, New York. 411 p.

Mallik, A.U. andKarim, M.N. 2008. Roadside revegetation with native plants: Experimental seeding and transplanting of stem cuttings. Applied Vegetation Science doi: 10.3170/2008-7-1857.

Mallik, A.U., Hossain, M.K., and Lamb, E.G. 2008. Half-a-century monoculture effects of red pine, white spruce and black spruce on plantation productivity and soil chemistry: A common garden experiment approach. Journal of Forestry, March 83-90.

Karim, M. N. and Mallik, A.U. 2008. Roadside revegetation by native plants: I. Roadside microhabitats, floristic zonation and species traits. Ecological Engineering 32: 222-237.