51. Evaluation of freezing tolerance in olive cultivars by stomatal density and freezing stress

Majid Rahemi; Fateme Yazdani; Sahar Sedaghat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 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

52. 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 , Autumn 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

53. Application of Cold Plasma Technology in Quality Preservation of Fresh Fig Fruit (Siyah): A Feasibility Study

Rouzbeh Abbaszadeh; Kosar Alimohammad; Romina Zarrabi Ekbatani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 165-173


  Fig (Ficus carica L.) is a perishable fruit and it needs to use new techniques in order to increase shelf life of this product. In present study, atmospheric cold plasma as a non-thermal treatment was utilized for preserving fresh fig quality. Dielectric barrier discharge plasma was applied to fruits ...  Read More

54. Effects of Different Loading Forces and Storage Periods on the Percentage of Bruising and Its Relation with the Qualitative Properties of Pear Fruit

Mohsen Azadbakht; Mohammad Javad Mahmoodi; Mohammad Vahedi Torshizi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 177-188


  Nowadays, due to the necessity of increasing quality awareness in the food sector and its health, the non-destructive computed tomography (CT) method, which is one of the most widely used methods because of the ability to detect internal bruise in a non-destructive way, attracted so much attention. By ...  Read More

55. Sharka (Plum pox virus): A forgotten disease in Iran

Azam Nikbakht Dehkordi; Nadali Babaeian; Sajede Karimpour; Pedro Martinez-Gomez; Manuel Rubio; Nadali Bagheri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 183-191


  Plum pox or sharka, a viral disease caused by Plum pox virus (PPV), severely affects the production of Prunus species in Europe. The first evidence of sharka was reported in Iran in 2000 . Due to the economic impact of this disease on crop production, recent advances in the term of  biology, epidemiology, ...  Read More

56. Identification of Weed Hosts of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus in Field-Grown Tomato in Sudan Savanna, Nigeria

Peter Abraham; Olalekan Oyeleke Banwo; Boniface David Kashina; Mathew Dada Alegbejo

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 235-246


  This study is aimed to detect weed hosts of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) in field-grown tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Sudan savanna regions (Gombe, Jigawa and Kano states) of Nigeria during 2017 and 2018 dry and wet seasons. Three farms each from three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of ...  Read More

57. Genetic diversity of Iranian melon cultigens revealed by AFLP markers

Mansoureh Danesh; Mahmoud Lotfi; Shiva Azizinia

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 43-53


  Iran is a part of the secondary centre of origin of melons, and therefore, there is a wealth of genetic variation of these species in this country. The Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP) marker was applied to investigate the genetic variations among five major Iranian melon cultigens (Cucumis ...  Read More

58. Physicochemical Properties and Nutritional Value of Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) Fruit at Different Maturity and Ripening Stages

Farid Moradinezhad; Fatemeh Setayesh; Sohrab Mahmoodi; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 43-50


  Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) fruit is an important medicinal plant in Iran. The harvesting time is a crucial for jujube fruit quality. Several characteristics of jujube fruit when harvested at four development stages; white mature (light green), crisp mature (white-red), fully mature (red) and fully ...  Read More

59. Improvement of In vitro Proliferation of Apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) by Enriched Nano Chelated Iron Fertilizer

Saber Avestan; Lotfali Naseri; Roghayeh Najafzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 43-51


  Nano-fertilizers can increase value of products in agriculture. Iron plays many important and essential roles in plant growth and development as compared to other micronutrients. In the present study, effects of different levels of enriched nano chelated Iron fertilizer (25, 50, 100, and 200 mg l-1) ...  Read More

60. Effect of Exogenous Application of L-arginine and Sodium Nitroprusside on Fruit Abscission and Physiological Disorders of Pistachio (Pistacia Vera L.) Scions

Maryam Eslami; Fatemeh Nasibi; Khosrow Manouchehri Kalantari; Masoud Khezri; Hakimeh Oloumi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 51-62


  Pistachio yield are often negatively affected by some physiological problems such as abscission of inflorescence buds and fruits, deformed or blank nuts, and non-split shells. In the present study the effect of exogenous application of arginine (Arg) (a substrate for nitric oxide (NO) synthase) and sodium ...  Read More

61. Effect of Pollination Time on Yield and Antioxidant Properties of Some Pistachio Cultivars

Masoud Sharifkhah; Davood Bakhshi; Mohammadreza Pourghayoumi; Soma Abdi; Hossein Hokmabadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 51-58


  To obtain the best quality and quantity of pistachio fruits, knowing the most suitable time of pollination, is of paramount importance. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of pollination time, different stages of female flower development, including A (lower florets opened and clusters ...  Read More

62. Evaluation of Biochemical Composition and Enzyme Activities in Browned Arils of Pomegranate Fruits

Hossein Meighani; Mahmood Ghasemnezhad; Davood Bakshi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 53-65


  Aril browning threatens production, consumption, and exports of pomegranates, because affected fruit cannot be externally distinguished from healthy fruit. This study compared the mineral, biochemical composition, and related enzyme activities in affected brown arils with healthy ones in ‘Malase ...  Read More

63. Influences of Brassinosteroide and Hot Water on Postharvest Enzyme Activity and Lipid Peroxidaion of Lime (Citrus aurantifolia L.) Fruit During Storage at Cold Temperature

soheila mohammadrRezakhani; zahra pakkish

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 57-65


  Storage of Lime (Citrus aurantifolia L.) fruits, originally a tropical fruits, in low temperature confronts with several difficulties  due to the risk of chilling injury (CI). To develop an effective method aiming to  reduce CI, the effects of treatments containing 0, 0.5 and 1 Mg/lit brassinosteroids ...  Read More

64. 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


  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

65. Promoted growth and improved quality of Gerbera jamesonni L. flowers using exogenous application of amino acids

Nafiseh Geshnizjani; Morteza Khosh-khui

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 155-166


  Commercially available amino acids mixtures have several advantages such as enhancing assimilation of fertilizer, facilitating uptake of water and nutrients and improving photosynthesis of plants. To investigate the response of gerbera (Gerbera jamesonni L.) flowers ‘Saltino’ to foliar application ...  Read More

66. Some Quality Attributes and Biochemical Properties of Nine Iranian Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Cultivars at Different Stages of Fruit Development

Seyed Mohammad Hassan Mortazavi; Fatemeh Azizollahi; Noorallah Moallemi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 161-171


  The fruit of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is an important horticultural product in the Middle East and North Africa. Among more than 400 reported date palm cultivars in Iran, around 20 cultivars are more important due to having better eating quality and trading values. In this study, the fruit ...  Read More

67. Determine a Regression Model between Phosphorus of Soil Saturation Extract and Various Organs of Washington Navel Orange for Recommendation of Phosphorus Fertilizer

Abdolkarim Ejraei; Ahmad Mohammadi Ghehsareh; Mehran Hodaji; Ali Asghar Besalatpor

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 175-184


  Several methods have been proposed for recommendation of phosphorus fertilizers. Each of them only examines the concentration of phosphorus in the soil or plant, while none of them investigates the correlation between phosphorus concentrations in the soil and plant. In this study, a method called "integrated ...  Read More

68. Anatomical and Morphological Properties of Trichomes in Four Iranian Native Salvia Species under Cultivated Conditions

Ghasem Esmaeili; Majid Azizi; Hossein Arouiee; Jamil Vaezi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 189-200


  The morphological specifications play a substantial role in classification and breeding programs of various plant taxa. In the current study, some macro- and micro-morphological features of Salvia nemorosa, Salvia syriaca, Salvia frigida and Salvia virgata (three accessions), were investigated using ...  Read More

69. An Evaluation of the Phytochemical Properties of SomePomegranate Cultivars during Fruit Development and Ripening

Hossein Meighani; Mahmood Ghasemnezhad; Davood Bakhshi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 193-204


  The pomegranate fruit is a good source of bioactive compounds. The present study has investigated the biochemical and sensory characteristics of the arils of four Iranian commercial pomegranate cultivars namely Malase Shirine Saveh (MSS), Malase Torshe Saveh (MTS), Alak Shirine Saveh (ASS) and Agha Mohammad ...  Read More

70. Improving Yield and Fruit Quality of ‘Siyahoo’ Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) by Foliar Application of Nitrogen and Harvest Time

Yaaghoob Hosseini; Hamed Hassanzadeh Khankahdani; Ramezan Rezazadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 247-258


  ‘Siyahoo’ mandarin (Citrus reticulata) is one of the most important high-quality cultivars of citrus. The alternate bearing, especially in old trees, is one of the most important economic problems faced by this cultivar, which adversely affects the fruit quality. This study was carried out ...  Read More

71. A Simple and Efficient Direct Shoot Organogenesis Method Using Leafy Petiole Explants in Gerbera jamesonii ‘Royal Soft Pink’

Farzad Nazari; Morteza Khosh-Khui; Pejman Azadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 51-58


  The gerbera market would benefit from an efficient and simple protocol for high rate regeneration for propagation and genetic engineering. With these objectives, this investigation was done on shoot regeneration via direct organogenesis from leafy petiole explants of Gerbera jamesonii ‘Royal Soft ...  Read More

72. Identification of Drought Tolerant and Sensitive Species of Thyme through Some Physiological Criteria

Mohsen Ashrafi; Mohammad Reza Azimi Moqadam; Parviz Moradi; Farid Shekari; Ehsan MohseniFard

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 53-63


  Drought as the most important abiotic stress has deleterious effects on plants. Developing drought tolerant varieties can help produce plants in a sustainable way. This study was conducted to identify drought tolerant and drought sensitive thyme species including Thymus vulgaris, T. vulgaris (origin: ...  Read More

73. 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 , Spring 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

74. Response of Germination and Seedling Growth of Pepper cultivars to Seed Priming by Plant Growth Regulators

Saeedeh Saeidi Tombegavani; Bahman Zahedi; Sadegh Mousavi Fard; Ahmad Ahmadpour

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 59-68


  In order to study the germination and growth of pepper seeds, a factorial experiment based on a completely randomized design with three replications was conducted. The first factor was consisting of five cultivars of pepper (Marquiza, Cadia, California Wonder, California Wonder 310 and California Wonder ...  Read More

75. Identification of Genetic Variation of Male and Female Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Cultivars Using Morphological and Molecular Markers

Hamed Hassanzadeh Khankahdani; Abdoolnabi Bagheri

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 63-76


  Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is a monocot, dioecious and high longevity tropical plant greatly considered due to its high economic importance in Middle East. This investigation was carried out to detect genetic relations among 34 cultivars of Iranian date palm, both males and females, using ISSR ...  Read More