Effects of Polyamines on Morphophysiological Traits of Calendula officinalis L. under Salinity Stress Caused by Potassium Chloride and Sodium Chloride Salts

elham danaee; Reza Shabani Fard; Erfan Aghaee Hanjani

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 189-200


  To evaluate the effects of polyamine foliar application on growth indices and physiological traits of Calendula officinalis L. under salinity stress, a factorial experiment was arranged in a completely randomized design with three replications. The experiment was conducted in a commercial greenhouse ...  Read More

Effects of Foliar Application of Citric Acid on Morphological and Phytochemical Traits of Calendula officinalis L. under Drought Stress Conditions

Sophia Soroori; Elham Danaee

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 361-374


  The experiment was performed to study the effect of foliar application of citric acid on reducing the effects of drought stress on Calendula officinalis L., the effect of citric acid (0, 50 and 100 mg l-1) and different levels of drought (no stress: control, 25, 50 and 75% field capacity) was studied ...  Read More

Screening Pomegranate Cultivars for Freezing Tolerance by Reliable Methods

Ali Akbar Ghasemi-Soloklui; Ahmad Ershadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 211-222


  Freezing damage is a significant environmental challenge that limits both the geographic distribution and production of pomegranates in the world. The objective of this research was to search for useful correlations between freezing tolerance and soluble carbohydrate and proline content, as well as stomatal ...  Read More

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

Silicon Improves Strawberry Ability to Cope with Water Deficit Stress

Sahar Toupchizadeh Tabrizian; Jafar Hajilou; Sahebali Bolandnazar; Gholamreza Dehghan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 213-226


  Strawberry is one of the most important commercial fruits. This research aimed to ameliorate the negative effects of water deficit stress using silicon application on strawberry. The experiment was conducted as a factorial in a completely randomized design with three factors including cultivar (‘Selva’ ...  Read More

Effect of Salicylic Acid and Calcium Chloride on Lipid Peroxidation and Scavenging Capacity of Radical of Red Bean (Phaseolus calcaratus L.) under Salt Stress

Kobra Mahdavian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 55-72


  Soil salinity is one of the critical challenges for development of culture area of agricultural crops. In the present study a pot experiment was conducted in factorial based on completely randomized design aimed to investigate the impact of exogenous application of salicylic acid (SA 0, 0.75 and 1.5 ...  Read More

Improving of Winter Cold Hardiness by Glycine Betaine in Strawberry

Hassan Sarikhani; Mohammad-Sadegh Safariyan-Nejad

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 401-413


  One of the most important problems of strawberry cultivation in temperate regions is winter cold injuries. Current study investigated impacts of foliar application of glycine betaine (GB) at 0, 0.5, 1, 2 and 4 mM concentrations on the cold hardiness of strawberry. The plants were divided into two groups: ...  Read More

Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on Cold-Induced Oxidative Damage in Cucumis sativus L.

Fatemeh Nasibi; Khosrow Manouchehri Kalantari; Zahra Manzari Tavakoli

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 199-211


  One of the major abiotic stresses limiting the productivity and the geographical distribution of many important crops is low temperature. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is an important signaling molecule involved in several stress-resistance processes such as drought, salinity and heavy metal stresses in plants. ...  Read More

Evaluation of Freezing Tolerance in Olive Cultivars by Stomatal Density and Freezing Stress

Majid Rahemi; Fateme Yazdani; Sahar Sedaghat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 145-153


  Selection of frost tolerant cultivars and understanding the mechanisms of frost hardiness could help to improve freezing resistance in olive plants. Olive cultivars may differ in frost hardiness due to differential survival of specific organs. The aim of this study was to screen different olive cultivars ...  Read More

Physiological Response of Okra cv. Kano to Foliar Application of Putrescine and Humic Acid under Water Deficit Stress

Taher Barzegar; Pouria Moradi; Jaefar Nikbakht; Zahra Ghahremani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 187-197


  To investigate effects of putrescine (Put) and humic acid (HA) on fruit yield and physiological attributes of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. 'Kano') under water deficit stress, a field experiment was conducted in split plot based on a randomized complete block design with three replications. Plants ...  Read More

Synergistic Accumulative Effects between Exogenous Salicylic Acid and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus in Pistachio (Pistacia vera cv. Abareqi) Seedlings under Drought Stress

Mohammad Hosein Shamshiri; Mohammad Reza Hasani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 151-160


  This study was conducted to determine the combined effects of salicylic acid (SA) and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) (Glomus mosseae) symbiosis on the growth of pistachio seedlings (Pistacia vera ‘Abareqi’) grown in the greenhouse under different drought stress (DS) levels. The arbuscular ...  Read More

Paclobutrazol-Induced Biochemical Changes in Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cv. ‘Malas Saveh’ under Freezing Stress

Ali Akbar Ghasemi Soluklui; Ahmad Ershadi; Zia eldin Tabatabaee; Esmaeil Fallahi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 181-190


  Freezing injury is an important limiting factor in the production of pomegranate in Iran.The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of paclobutrazol (PBZ) on cold hardiness of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cv. ‘Malas Saveh’. Different concentrations of PBZ including 0 (control), ...  Read More