101. Chemical Variation in the Essential Oil of Iranian Rosa damascena Landraces under Semi-arid and Cool Conditions

Bayzid Yousefi; Kamkar Jaimand

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 81-92


  In present study, essential oil content and compositions of 49 Iranian landraces of Damask rose (Rosa damascena Mill.) was investigated. Essential oils were isolated with distillation method and component composition was determined with gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Twenty main ...  Read More

102. Effect of Cycocel and Uniconazole on Some Morphological and Biochemical Properties of Zinnia

ٍٍEbrahim Alami; Mahnaz Karimi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 81-91


  One of the important objectives during the production cycle of ornamental plants is to regulate and control their growth. Hence, application of some plant growth regulators such as uniconazole (UN) and cycocel (CCC) is considered as an efficient method for reaching to this objective. To investigation ...  Read More

103. Comprehensive Microbial Study on Biocide Application as Vase Solution Preservatives for Cut ‘Cherry Brandy’ Rose Flower

Mohammadmahdi Jowkar; Nader Hassanzadeh; Mohsen Kafi; Ahmad Khalighi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 89-103


  Disturbance in water relations is the major causes of vase life reduction and senescence in cut flowers This problem is mainly due to microorganism proliferation in the vase solution which leads to vascular occlusion and reduction in solution uptake by cut flowers. Therefore a comprehensive study was ...  Read More

104. Effects of Phenological Stage and Elevation on Phytochemical Characteristics of Essential Oil of Teucrium polium L. and Teucrium orientale L.

Zahra Reaisi; Mehrab Yadegari; Hamze Ali Shirmardia

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 89-99


  This study aimed to evaluate effects of elevation and phenological stage on essential oil components of Teucrium polium L. and Teucrium orientale L. belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The aerial parts of the grown plants in two ranges of elevation including 2000-2500 and 2500-3000 m above sea level were ...  Read More

105. Effect of Polyamines, 2, 4-D, Isopropyl Ester and Naphthalene Acetamide on Improving Fruit Yield and Quality of Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

Kobra Tavakoli; Majid Rahemi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 163-169


  This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of exogenous polyamines, isopropyl ester, 2, 4-D and naphthalene acetamide application on yield and quality of date palm of ‘Kabkab’ cultivar. The inflorescences sprayed with 2, 4-D isopropylester (0, 10, and 20 mg L-1), naphthalene acetamide ...  Read More

106. Physiological response of Okra cv. Kano to foliar application of putrescine and humic acid under water deficit stress

Taher Barzegar; Pouria Moradi; Jaefar Nikbakht; Zahra Ghahremani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 187-197


  To investigate effects of putrescine (Put) and humic acid (HA) on fruit yield and physiological attributes of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. 'Kano') under water deficit stress, a field experiment was conducted in split plot based on a randomized complete block design with three replications. Plants ...  Read More

107. Efficacy of Spraying a Mixture of Amino Acids on the Physiological and Morphological Characteristics of Tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.)

Zahra Afifipour; Morteza Khosh-Khui

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 199-204


  Tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) is one of the most important cut flowers in Iran. This research was conducted to investigate the effects of spraying a mixture of amino acids on the physiological and morphological characteristics of tuberose. The experiment was carried out in two successive years (2009 ...  Read More

108. Effect of Paclobutrazol and NAA on Sex determination and Seed Yield of Medicinal Pumpkin (Cucurbıta pepo L.)

Mohammad Gerdakaneh; Fariba Hoseini; Nasrin Eftekharinasab

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 209-217


  In order to evaluate the effect of plant growth regulators on sex determination and yield, an experiment was conducted by spraying different hormonal combinations on medicinal pumpkin. Experimental treatments were included different concentrations of NAA (25, 75, 100, 125 mg/l), paclobutrazol (50, 100, ...  Read More

109. Pollinizer Influence on Fruit Quality Traits in Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina Lindl.)

Sadegh Barzamini; Reza Fotouhi Ghazvini

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 229-237


  Most Japanese plum-type cultivars are self-incompatible and therefore cross pollination is necessary to ensure fruit set. Moreover, pollen can directly affect fruit development process and quality.  This study was carried out to investigate the effect of 6 pollen sources (‘Goje Sabz’, ...  Read More

110. Effect of Ultrasonic Atomizer on the Yield and Yield Components of Tomato Grown in a Vertical Aeroponic Planting System

Amin Reza Jamshidi; Ahmad Ghazanfari Moghaddam; Ahmad Reza Ommani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 237-246


  Aeroponic planting is proved to be the one of the most efficient growing environments for many vegetable crops. In this technique, plants are cultivated in absence of soil and the required nutrients are directly supplied to the roots through a fogging system. In modern sprayers, water is atomized by ...  Read More

111. Diversity and Broad Sense Heritability of Phenotypic Characteristic in Almond Cultivars and Genotypes

Ali Imani; Ghader Amani; Mansoore Shamili; Amir Mousavi; Rezai Hamed; Mousa Rasouli; Pedro José Martínez- García

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 281-289


  Phenotypic and genetic diversity are mandatory aspects to allow future breeding in fruit trees. This work was aimed to study the genetic diversity and heritability of important phenological traits in several almond genotypes. The seedlings were planted in randomized complete block design with 3 replications ...  Read More

112. Effects of Pre- and Postharvest Treatments of Silicon and Rice Hull Ash on Vase Life of Gerbera

Neda Aghajani; Mehrdad Jafarpour

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 77-87


  This study was conducted to investigate the effects of different silicon supplements and postharvest treatments on growth and yield of gerbera in a greenhouse experiment. Silicon supplements were including potassium silicate at three concentrations (0, 140 and 200 mg L−1), sodium silicate at three ...  Read More

113. Postharvest Assessment of Lignifying Enzymes Activity, Flower Stem Lignification and Bending Disorder of Gerbera Cut Flower

Mohammad Javad Nazarideljou; Masoud Azizi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 87-95


  Scape bending disorder is the most important factor affecting postharvest loss of gerbera cut flowers. One of the ultimate reasons for gerbera stem bending is lignin, with deformation structural functions and defensive mechanisms. This postharvest experiment was conducted to evaluate the role of phenylalanine ...  Read More

114. Total Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activity of Fumaria vaillantii Extract at Three Phenological Stages Assayed by Various Methods

Mohammad Moghaddam; Seyed Naser Khaleghi Miran; Leila Mehdizadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 93-102


  Fumaria vaillantii (Fumariaceae) is an annual plant which is growing in a wide diversity area of Iran which has been used traditionally in the folk medicine. Antioxidants have great importance to reduce oxidative stress and prevention of damage to biological molecules. The present study was designed ...  Read More

115. Effects of Some Mineral Substrates on Qualitative and Quantitative Traits of Tuberose (Plianthes tuberosa L.)

Bita Sharifi; Davood Naderi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 101-112


  Tuberose is one of the most important aromatic cut flower among ornamental plants that its growth and quality is influenced by the type and percentage of mineral compounds in the substrate. This study was carried out on the basis of a randomized complete design to explore the impact of feldspar, talc, ...  Read More

116. Seasonal changes in some physiological and biochemical responses of six groundcover plants

Somayeh Esmaeili; Hassan Salehi; Morteza Khosh-Khui

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 105-116


  Landscape groundcover plants are a diverse group of trailing or spreading species that naturally form continuous soil coverage.Ground cover plants that were used in this study consisted of vegetative propagules of: Vinca minor L. ٬Variegatum’, Vinca minor L. ٬Green’, Oxalis brasiliensis ...  Read More

117. 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


  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

118. Seed germination, vegetative growth and concentration of some elements in French marigold (Tageta patula) as influenced by salinity and ammonium nitrate

Abdolhossein Aboutalebi Jahromi; Mehdi Hosseini Farahi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 199-209


  Marigold has special importance and application in landscape designing. Nowadays, various species and cultivars of this plant are grown in many climates, where different environmental stresses such as freezing, salinity and drought can lead to vegetative disorders. This study was carried out to investigate ...  Read More

119. Effects of Diode and He-Ne Laser on In Vitro Production of Anthocyanin in Apple Cell Suspension Culture

Hashem Kazemzadeh- beneh; Nasser Mahna; Ebrahim Safari; Fariborz Zaare-Nahandi; Alireza Motallebiazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 205-212


  Plant cell cultures could be used as an important tool for biochemical production, ranging from natural pigments to pharmaceutical products. Anthocyanin is affected by a variety of factors. Light, an important plant environmental factor, influences the anthocyanin production in vegetative plant tissues. ...  Read More

120. Improving Effects of Salicylic Acid on Morphological, Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Salt-imposed Winter Jasmine

Hossein Shahmoradi; Davood Naderi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 219-230


  To investigate the positive effects of salicylic acid (SA) on morphological and biochemical traits of salinity stress-imposed winter jasmine, an experiment was conducted in a research greenhouse. The experiment was conducted using a factorial experiment based on completely randomized design with four ...  Read More

121. Resistance and vegetative growth analysis of some olive cultivars in response to a defoliating pathotype of Verticillium dahliae Kleb

Seyed Javad Sanei; Seyed Esmael Razavi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 239-250


  Verticillium dahliae Kleb. the causal agent of vascular wilt is an important pathogen of olive trees in growing areas of the world. Nine-month-old nursery olives including ‘Bladi’, ‘Conservalia’, ‘Kalamon’, ‘Koroneiki’, ‘Manzanilla’, ‘Mission’, ...  Read More

122. Yield, Leaf Mineral Content, and Quality Properties of Hayward kiwifruit as Influenced by Different Fertilization Methods

Tahereh Raiesi; Bijan Moradi; Javad Fatahi Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 247-257


  Kiwifruit requires a high quantity of nutrients that must be supplied through fertilization to obtain an optimum yield on a sustainable basis. This research was conducted to evaluate different fertilization methods including broadcast application (as control), deep placement of the fertilizer and fertigation, ...  Read More

123. Quantity and Quality of Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis L.) Affected by Precision Harvesting

Ali Saebi; Saeid Minaei; Ali Reza Mahdavian; Mohammad-Taghi Ebadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 291-304


  The amount of active compounds of medicinal plants (e.g. essential oil) varies in different plant parts. Thus, it is important to harvest those parts containing the highest levels of active compounds. In the present study the effect of harvest height on quantity and quality of Hyssopus officinalis was ...  Read More

124. Genetic Variation within Iranian Iris Species Using Morphological Traits

Mohammad Hossein Azimi; Zahra Tahernezhad; Mohammad Javad Zamani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 89-98


  Iris belongs toIridaceae family and it is monocotyledon. Iris is one of the important ornamental and medicinal plants. 34 iris genotypes (14 species) collected from different provinces of Iran were planted at National Institute of Ornamental Plants (NIOP) Iran. All of the species evaluated for 15 quantitative ...  Read More

125. Pupae are excellent explants with low microbial contamination and high regeneration frequency for micropropagation of Freesia ×hybrida Bailey 'Argenta'

Ali Pourkhaloee; Morteza Khosh-Khui

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 97-109


  Two separate factorial experiments were conducted to study the effects of explant sources, plant growth regulators, sucrose concentrations, and light conditions on in vitro cormlet formation of freesia (Freesia ×hybrida Bailey 'Argenta'). Interestingly, it was observed that the pupae had lower ...  Read More