Study of Half-Sib Families of Ajowan (Carum copticum L.) Provides New Insights into the Heritability of Some Important Traits

majid pourrahimi; Seyed Ahmad Sadat Noori; fatemeh amini; Hossein Ramshini

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 163-174

  To evaluate the gene effect, heritability and correlations of ajowan (Carum capticum L.) morphological traits ten parents were chosen from a genetically broad-based population and polycrossed to produce half-sib families. The evaluated traits were number of days to flowering, plant height, number of ...  Read More

Fatty Acid Profiling and Oil Content Variation among Iranian Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill. var. vulgare) Landraces

Ali Izadi-Darbandi; Azam Akbari; Keivan Bahmani; Ryan Warner; Mohsen Ebrahimi; Hossein Ramshini

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 193-202

  In this study, 50 Iranian fennel landraces from different phenological types, were evaluated for their oil content and fatty acid profile. Landraces were categorized into three phenological groups: Late (180 days), Medium (140 days) and early maturity habit (110 days). The highest fatty acid content ...  Read More

Yield Stability of Melon Genotypes under Drought Stress Conditions

Hossein Astaraki; Hossein Ramshini; Mahmoud Lotfi; Ali Izadi Darbandi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 185-199

  Development of cultivars with high yield under normal conditions and maintaining their yield under abiotic stresses is the main purpose of plant breeding programs in arid and semi-arid areas. The present study aimed to evaluate the yield stability of a collection of commercial melon varieties under drought ...  Read More