Effect of Native Mycorrhizal Fungi on Morphological and Physiological Traits of Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum) and Mesquite (Prosopis cineraria) Seedlings Under Drought Stress Conditions

Mina Zahedi; Mehdi Sarcheshmehpour; Homayoun Farahmand

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 429-444


  Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) have a mutualistic relationship with a great number of plants. This can offer promising approaches to managing arid ecosystems. In the present study, the effects of native AMF inoculums were evaluated on morphological and physiological traits of Cercis siliquastrum ...  Read More

Environmental and Anthropogenic Pressures on Geophytes of Iran and the Possible Protection Strategies: A Review

Homayoun Farahmand; Farzad Nazari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 111-132


  Ornamental geophytes (ornamental flower bulbs) are international and national heritage considering their contribution to people's life quality around the world. Iranian habitats support about 8000 species of flowering plants (belonging to 167 families and 100 genera) of which almost 1700 are endemic. ...  Read More