76. Effects of Nano-Silver and Sucrose applications on Cut Flower Longevity and Quality of Tuberose (Polianthus tuberosa)

Sonia Bahremand; Jamshid Razmjoo; Homaun Farahmand

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 67-77


  Tuberose (Polianthus tuberosa) is a commercially important cut flower; but its longevity and quality characteristics are compromised by stress during storage and transportation. Thus, it is important to determine the most appropriate preservative solution to best maintained cut flowers. Tests were done ...  Read More

77. Improving Effects of Mild Cold Stress and Salicylic acid on Growth and Physiology of Periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Don.)

Azizolah Khandan-Mirkohi; Mahdieh Khalili Halbi; Seyed Alireza Salami; Hosein Lesani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 67-78


  To study effects of salicylic acid (SA) treatments (0, 0.5, 1 and 2 mM) in two forms of seed priming (for 24 h) and spraying on seedling at 4-6 leaf stage an experiment was conducted on periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Don.) with and without exposure to a mild cold stress of 8 °C (for 32 h). Seeds ...  Read More

78. Effects of Vermicompost on Growth Parameters, Water Use Efficiency and Quality of Zinnia Bedding Plants (Zinnia elegance ‘Dreamland Red’) under Different Irrigation Regimes

Mohammad Javad Nazarideljou; Zahra Heidari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 141-150


  The drastic decline of precipitation over the past decade along with overuse of chemical inputs and consequent soil fertility reduction are the most important problems in the approach to agricultural expansion, particularly in urban landscaping. Therefore, an experiment was designed to examine the effects ...  Read More

79. The histology of minigrafting of Persian walnut trees cv. chandler

Mina Farsi; Mohammad Reza Fatahimoghadam; Zabihollah Zamani; Darab Hassani; Ahmad Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 167-177


  Compared to other techniques of propagation, grafting is the most successful and feasible technique for asexual propagation of walnut plants. There is little information about graft union formation in walnut. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate histological events during graft union ...  Read More

80. Effects of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Growth and Nutrient Uptake of Apple Rootstocks in Calcareous Soil

Aram Hosseini; Ali Gharghani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 173-185


  The effects of three Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) species (Glomus versiforme, Claroideoglomus etunicatum and Rhizophagus intraradices) were studied on the growth parameters and nutrient uptake of three apple rootstocks (M.9, M.7 and MM.106). The soil medium contained a high level of calcium carbonate ...  Read More

81. Effects of Scion Cultivar, Rootstock Age and Hormonal Treatment on Minigrafting of Persian Walnut

Mina Farsi; Mohammad Reza Fatahi Moghadam; Zabihollah Zamani; Darab Hassani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 185-197


  The experiment was carried out during 2015-2016, with the aim of investigating the effects of scion cultivar, rootstock age and hormonal treatments on the success of walnut minigrafting. Analysis of results showed that all studied factors were effective on graft-take and survival of minigrafted walnuts ...  Read More

82. Ecological Factors Regulate Essential Oil Yield, Percent and Compositions of Endemic Yarrow (Achillea eriophora DC.) in Southeast Iran

Marzieh Etehadpour; Iraj Tavassolian

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 201-215


  Endemic yarrow (Achillea eriophora DC.) has been widely used in folk medicine for centuries. The impact of climatic and edaphic conditions was investigated on essential oil (EO) yield and compositions of different yarrow ecotypes, native to Kerman province in southeast of Iran. The aerial part of plants ...  Read More

83. Anatomy of Salvia limbata in Relation to Altitudinal Gradient in West Azerbaijan (Iran)

Fatemeh Nejadhabibvash; Esmaeil Rezaei Chiyaneh; Alireza Pirzad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 205-216


  This study was conducted to investigate the effect of altitudinal gradients on  the anatomy of Salvia limbata C.A.Mey. (Lamiaceae). . The S. limbata species were collected from their natural habitats from various regions of West Azerbaijan province in Iran. The thickness of cuticle, collenchymas, ...  Read More

84. Cultivation, Nutritional Value, and Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus spp.): a Review

Farid Md. Hossain; Sharker Md. Numan Numan; Shaheen Akhtar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 259-269


  This review is planned to discuss the cultivation technology, nutritional values and health benefits of Dragon fruit. Dragon fruit plant has wide adaptability and grown well in slightly heavy texture soils. Plants are commonly propagated by stem cuttings. Flower buds are emerging after 15-18 months of ...  Read More

85. Assessing Potential of Iranian Chicory Genotypes for Industrial Application

Hadi Shoorideh; Seyed Ali Peighambari; Mansour Omidi; Mohammad Reza Naghavi; Assad Maroufi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 59-68


  Chicory (Cichoriumintybus L.) is an important industrial crop which is used for inulin production. Inulin is widely applied as food ingredient due to its health promoting properties. For the first time, attempts were made to investigate thirteen endemic chicory genotypes including three pumilum populations, ...  Read More

86. Intervarietal hybridization and observation of heterosis in the new hybrids of Iris germanica

Mohammad Hossein Azimi; maryam Karimi Alvijeh; Abdolkarim Zarei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 65-79


  To produce new, high-quality offsprings, we generated two cross combinations in Iris germanica. Three parental plants were selected after preliminary screening of commercial traits in different cultivars. Fourteen quantitative traits mostly related to the flower organ were investigated on 15 progenies ...  Read More

87. Diverse postharvest responses of tomato fruits at different maturity stages to hot water treatment

Siamak Kalantari; Mohsen Hatami; Mojtaba Delshad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 67-74


  Sensitivity of tomato fruits to chilling injury limits its storage and marketability. This study investigated the effect of hot water treatment (HWT) on reducing the consequences of chilling injury (CI) with respect to quality attributes of tomatoes during storage. Tomatoes were harvested at three ripening ...  Read More

88. First report: Grafting of Three Iranian Commercial Pomegranate Cultivars on Drought Tolerant Rootstocks

Babak ValizadehKaji; Ahmadreza Abbasifar; Hosein Bagheri; Golnar Zandievakili; Atieh Daryabeigi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 69-79


  The objective of this study was to evaluate the stenting (grafted cutting) propagation of commercial pomegranate cultivars as scions on drought tolerant genotypes as rootstocks. The effect of drought stress on nine pomegranate rootstocks was analyzed. Cultivars including ‘Daneshgah 13’, ‘Daneshgah ...  Read More

89. Effects of Superabsorbents on Growth and Physiological Responses of Date Palm Seedling under Water Deficit Conditions

Abdulhamid Mohebi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 77-88


   Irrigation is an inevitable part of agriculture which determines crop yield and thus food security. In modern era of agriculture, crop yield is determined on the basis of crop production per unit of water-use instead of crop production per land unit area. Deficit irrigation is introduced as a strategy ...  Read More

90. Morphological Changes in Response to Drought Stress in Cultivated and Wild Almond Species

Mohamadreza Zokaee-Khosroshahi; Mahmoud Esna-Ashari; Ahmad Ershadi; Ali Imani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 79-92


  This study was undertaken to identify morphological changes in young seedlings of 5 Iranian almond species (Prunus dulcis, P. eburnea, P. eleagnifolia, P. haussknechti, and P. scoparia) under polyethylene glycol-induced drought stress. Drought stress caused a significant reduction in plant growth parameters ...  Read More

91. A New Approach for Olive (Arbequina cv.) Micropropagation: Effect of Dikegulac, Light and Carbon Source

Mousa Moradnezhad; Ramin Hosseini; Mohmmad Mehdi Zarrabi; Farzan Ghane Golmohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 79-87


  Micro-propagation of olive provides the possibility of producing clones of native plants with appropriate attributes and mass reproduction in short period of time, compared to conventional methods. Apical dominance in olive explants limits the growth of lateral branches in vitro. The effect of Woody ...  Read More

92. Antioxidant Activity, Total Phenolic Compounds and Anthocyanin Contents in 35 Different Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) Cultivars Grown in Fars Province

Saeid Eshghi; Loghman Salehi; Mohamad Javad Karami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 151-161


  Grapes are significant sources of nutritional antioxidants as well as biologically active dietary components. This study was carried out to determine the amount of total phenols, anthocyanins and antioxidant activity of 35 grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars grown in Fars province (Iran). Ripened ...  Read More

93. Calyx biochemical changes and possibility of reducing thomson orange June drop by nutrition elements and growth regulators

Negin Akhlaghi Amiri; Ali Asadi Kangarshahi; Kazem Arzani; Mohsen Barzegar

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 179-186


  Summer fruit drop (June drop) is one of the main reasons for low yield in some citrus varieties in northern Iran. Recognition of physiological changes in fruit abscission zone (calyx) and application of suitable treatments would reduce or control abscission. Hence, the changes of auxin, cellulose, and ...  Read More

94. Evaluation of Total Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activity in Ten Selected Mahaleb (Prunus mahaleb L.) Genotypes

Seyedeh Faezeh Taghizadeh; Ahmad Asgharzadeh; Javad Asili; Amirhossein Sahebkar; Abolfazl Shakeri

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 187-197


  Mahaleb (Prunus mahaleb L.) is an important rootstock for P. avium and P. cerasus cultivars. The present study has compared the phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of the methanolic extracts of the barks, leaves and fruits of ten selected mahaleb genotypes. The total phenolic content (5.11-131.77 ...  Read More

95. Genetic Variation of Lime (Citrus sp.) Accessions Using Flow Cytometry Technique, Morphological Characteristics and Molecular Markers

Hamed Hassanzadeh Khankahdani; Somayeh Rastegar; Behrouz Golein; Morteza Golmohammadi; Abdolhossein Aboutalebi Jahromi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 199-208


  Because of sexual propagation of Mexican lime in southern regions of Iran, there are many lime accessions (lime biotypes) in Mexican lime gardens in which appear some variation in fruit and tree shape. However, most of these accessions are susceptible to witches broom disease of lime (WBDL). Persian ...  Read More

96. Impact of Salicylic Acid on Phenolic Metabolism and Antioxidant Activity in Four Grape Cultivars during Cold Storage

Ghader Habibi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 217-228


  Salicylic acid (SA) plays an important role in the regulation of plant ripening and responses to abiotic stresses. In this study, the protective effect of SA on cold stress-caused oxidative damage in grape (Vitis vinifera L.) bunches was investigated during cold storage.  Grape bunches treated with ...  Read More

97. Effects of Growth Stimulator Microbes on Growth and Ions Concentration of Stevia under Salinity Stress Conditions

Arezou Forouzi; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Reza Ghorbani Nasrabad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 217-236


  Soil salinity and water deficit are major problems for development of agricultural production. In this study, effects of growth promoting microorganisms (inoculation with Piriformospora indica and two isolates of Streptomyces sp.) on the leaf yield and absorption rate of some elements in leaves and roots ...  Read More

98. Investigation of Compost and Vermicompost of Water Hyacinth as Growing Media for Lily (Longiflorum×Asiatic)

Ebrahim Alami; Mahnaz Karimi; Vida Chalavi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 271-280


  Water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) is one of the ten most invasive weed species in the world that is spread over most of the tropical and subtropical regions. Due to the environmental and economic concerns associated with spreading of the water hyacinth, control its distribution is important issue. ...  Read More

99. Different Ripening Indices and Quality Attributes of Different Groups of Cucumis melo

Mohsen Hatami; Siamak Kalantari; Forouzande Soltani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 69-76


  Six Iranian accessions of Cucumis melo, including Inodorus, Cantalupensis, and Dudaim groups, were planted and then harvested at two harvesting stages including 21 and 28 days after anthesis for Dudaim group and 28 and 38 days after anthesis for Inodorus and Cantalupensis groups. At the time of harvest, ...  Read More

100. Role of methyl jasmonate and salicylic acid applications on bloom delay, flowering and fruiting of ‘Elberta’ Peach

Hamideh Mohammadi; Zahra Pakkish; Vahidreza Saffari

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 75-85


  Peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch.) is produced in most areas of Iran, where flowering is hindered by temperature. Using plant growth regulators to delay bloom is a suggestive measure to avoid frost damage. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of methyl jasmonate (MJ) and salicylic ...  Read More