Photoinhibition in Horticultural Crops: An Overview of the Effect of Light Quality and Signaling in the Underlying Photoprotection Mechanisms

Aida Shomali; Oksana Vladimirovna Lastochkina; Mohammad Mohammadian; Anshu Rastogi; Massimo Bosacchi; Tao li; Sasan Aliniaeifard

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, , Pages 39-50

  Acclimation to the privilege lighting environment is an important step for survival of newly developed horticultural plants such as for transplants, tissue culture-generated plants and for mature plants when there is a change in the light intensity during the growth period or even during the course of ...  Read More

Effect of Supplemental Light Quality and Season on Growth and Photosynthesis of Two Cultivars of Greenhouse Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.)

Mohammad Adibian; Yosef Hamidoghli; Sasan Aliniaeifard

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, , Pages 51-66

  In the past decade, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), as a suitable replacement for many other types of light sources, have attracted lots of attention. Supplemental lighting improves growth and yield of greenhouse vegetables such as sweet pepper, cucumber and tomato in all-year round. In the present study, ...  Read More

Potential Aspects of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria to Improve Horticultural Crop Production

Oksana Lastochkina; Darya Garshina; Chulpan Allagulova; Liudmila Pusenkova; Svetlana Garipova; Dilara Maslennikova; Kristina Fedorova; Irina Shpirnaya; Almaz Ibragimov; Igor Koryakov; Azalia Sakhapova; Guzel Yuldasbaeva; Anastasia Dmitrieva; Mohammadhadi Sobhani; Sasan Aliniaeifard

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 103-122

  Beneficial microorganisms which help plants to grow better especially under stress conditions are known as plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB). These biotic agents, especially Bacillus subtilis have well-known role in plant growth promotion and induction of tolerance to stress in plants. They are ...  Read More

Growth and Photosynthetic Performance of Calendula officinalis under Monochromatic Red Light

Sasan Aliniaeifard; Mehdi Seif; Mostafa Arab; Mahboobeh Zare Mehrjerdi; Tao Li; Oksana Lastochkina

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 123-132

  Light is the driving force for plant photosynthesis. Different attributes of light (e.g. intensity, spectrum and duration) can influence plant growth and development. We studied growth and photosystem II performance ofEnglish marigold cut flowers under red (635-665 nm) and white (420-700 nm) LEDs. Although ...  Read More

Effect of Phenological Stages on Essential Oil Content, Composition and Rosmarinic Acid in Rosmarinus officinalis L.

Kianoush Hassanzadeh; Sasan Aliniaeifard; Mohammad Mehdi Farzinia; Madeh Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 251-258

   Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is an important medicinal plant that contained a wide range of secondary metabolites such as rosmarinic acid. In this study, essential oil content and composition and rosmarinc acid were determined at three phenological stages (before flowering, full flowering ...  Read More