1. The Application of Essential Oils and Silver Nanoparticles for Sterilization of Bermudagrass Explants in in vitro Culture

Mina Taghizadeh; Mousa Solgi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 131-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2014.52784

Abstract
  An important part of plant in vitro techniques is the sterilization of explants and the maintenance of aseptic conditions. Ideally, sterilizing materials should be effective on a vast range of microorganisms at low density. Nowadays, the use of compounds such as essential oils (EOs) and nanoparticles ...  Read More

2. Postharvest Life of Cut Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) as Affected by Nano-silver Particles and Calcium Chloride

Nafiseh Geshnizjany; Asghar Ramezanian; Morteza Khosh-Khui

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 171-180

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2014.52790

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of Nano-silver (NS), calcium chloride (CaCl2) and their combinations on Gerbera jamesonii ‘Carambole’ cut flowers. The experiment was conducted as a completely randomized design (CRD) with 10 treatments and four replications, with three ...  Read More