RETRACTED: Effect of different planting dates on the growth and flower production of gladiolus under the agro-climatic conditions of Sohbat Pur Balochistan

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Farman Ali, Bhai Khan Solangi, Muhammad Jaffar Khan Bazai, Sher Muhammad Lahri, Faheem Shahzad, Asmat Ullah Abdul Raoof Khan, Bilal Hussain, Maqbool Ahmed, Muhammad Amin, Naseer Ahmed Shahwani, Umer Zaib Jahan Zaib


On the request of Mr. Fazal Muhammad, whose work was published without his consent and getting a confirmation by Mr. Farman Ali as shown in the below emails, the Editor has retracted the research article entitled “Effect of different planting dates on the growth and flower production of gladiolus under the agro-climatic conditions of Sohbat Pur Balochistan”. Which was published in the June-2023, Pure Appl. Biol., Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp862-873.

The reason for the retraction was based on the violation of the PAB Publication Ethics Statement by the authors. The authors were also banned for submission and publication in the PAB for three years.

Email Received from Mr. Fazal Muhammad: (

Assalam o Alaikum Sir.

Its submitted for your kind information and necessary action please that manuscript (PAB-MS-2302-021) is part of Thesis of Syed Muhammad Ishaq M. Phil student of LUAWMS Uthal. I Fazal Muhammad Horticulturist Directorate Agriculture Research Fruit ARI Qta work as co-supervisor II and Dr. Abuzar Jaffar as Supervisor I, Assistant Professor Deptt of Horticulture Faculty of Agriculture LUAWMS.  Experiment conducted in Experimental & Demonstration Orchard of DAR Fruit ARI sariab Qta.

In view of above mentioned facts this is a original based experiment work. And Mr Farman Ali published same online PAB journal but it is Fake/theft Part of 

this Thesis work. 

So, Its requested that may Publish manuscript (PAB-MS-2302-021) online and remove already published Article included: which is fake/theft and black list Mr. Farman Ali. Moreover, may take a legal action against him. 

Your cooperation is highly appreciated. Thanks  


Fazal Muhammad Horticulturist 

Directorate of Agriculture Research Fruit 

ARI Sariab Quetta.     

Reply received from Farman Ali (

Dear Editor, 

It is stated that the PAB-MS-2212-135's data were the intellectual property of Mr. Fazal Muhammad, the corresponding author of the PAB-MS-2302-021, and I request that “PAB-MS-2212-135” to be retract.

But last it is requested plz review banned policy and allow to submit a paper in this journal.


Farman Ali

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