Evaluation of Genetic Diversity Among Superior Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) via Morphological and Pomological Characteristics in Warm Greenhouse Conditions

Yousef Hakimi; Karim Arab Salmani

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 229-248


  Genetic variability in a crop population is essential for successful plant breeding. Fifteen cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) genotypes were evaluated in the greenhouse under the warm condition to estimate the magnitude of their genetic variability and heritability as also morphological and pomological ...  Read More

Characterizing Morphological Properties of Select Populations of Iranian Fiber Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.)

Shadab Panahi; Azizolah Khandan-Mirkohi; Gail Taylor; Seyed Alireza Salami

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 95-106


  In this study, we investigated important morphological traits of select populations of fiber Iranian hemp. The results of the analysis of variance showed significant diversity among the populations. Four of the eight genotypes showed large biomass suitable for use in the fiber industry. Kerman, Sirjan, ...  Read More

Assessment of Melon Genetic Diversity Based on Fruit Phenotypic Traits and Flowering Habits

Forouzandeh Soltani; Moien Shajari; Giti Sadat Mirbehbahani; Mohammad Reza Bihamta

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 97-116


  Understanding genetic diversity and germplasm classification are the keys for selection of right parents for breeding purposes. In the present study, the genetic diversity and classification of 45 Iranian and 15 foreign melons were evaluated. A greenhouse experiment was laid out as a randomized completely ...  Read More