1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2015.54264

Abstract
  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

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