Waterlogging Impairs Quality and Flower Longevity in Zinnia elegans Jacq. cv. ‘Dreamland’

Fariba Bagheri; Abdolhosein Rezaei Nejad; Mohammad Reza Raji

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 287-308


  Waterlogging may be imposed by intense rainfall, excessive irrigation, or poor drainage. In Iran, besides the northern parts of the country with high precipitation, waterlogging may occur due to over-irrigation, or inadequate drainage especially for landscape use of ornamentals. In this study, the joint ...  Read More

Responses of ‘Chandler’ Walnut Variety Grafted onto Different Rootstocks to Salt Stress

Yasar Akca; Umut Sahin

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-13


  To investigate effects of salinity stress on growth, nutrient status, chlorophyll and water consumption, four different saline irrigation waters (S0= 0.3 dS/m-1 control, S1=1.5 dS/m-1, S2=3 dS/m-1, S3=5 dS/m-1) were applied to two-year Chandler saplings which were grafted on Juglans nigra L. (JN), Paradox ...  Read More

Light Distribution in Chinese Solar Greenhouse and Its Effect on Plant Growth

Li Tao; Zhang Yu-Qi; Zhang Yi; Cheng Rui-Feng; Yang Qi-Chang

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 99-111


  Chinese solar greenhouse (CSG) is universally applied in northern China for producing horticultural products. CSG is characterized by the unbalanced structures with an arched front roof face to the south side and a thick wall as well as back roof in the north side. Such structures affect light distribution ...  Read More

Improvement in Vase Life of Cut Rose cv. “Dolce Vita” by Preharvest Foliar Application of Calcium Chloride and Salicylic Acid

Mehdi Abdolmaleki; Morteza Khosh-Khui; Saeid Eshghi; Asghar Ramezanian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 55-66


  Rosa hybrida L. is an important commercial cut flower. Salicylic acid (SA) and calcium chloride (CaCl2) act as endogenous signal molecules responsible for growth parameters in plants. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of preharvest SA and CaCl2 treatments in extending the vase life of ...  Read More