1. Optimization of in vitro Propagation of Purple Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis), an Important Medicinal and Ornamental Plant

Mostafa Eshghi Khas; Ahmadreza Abbasifar; Babak ValizadehKaji

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 305-314

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.297194.342

Abstract
  Tissue culture techniques can be beneficial for quick clonal propagation and production of disease-free plants of purple passion fruit as one of the most important medicinal and ornamental plants. These techniques are essential tools for the production of transgenic plants and high-value phytochemicals. ...  Read More

2. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.284659.304

Abstract
  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

3. Effects of Foliar Application of Potassium and Zinc on Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) Fruit Yield

Mohammadmehdi Norozi; Babak ValizadehKaji; Rouhollah Karimi; Mohammadali Nikoogoftar Sedghi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 113-123

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.278757.286

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of foliar applications of potassium and zinc on the fruit yield and quality as well as leaf nutrient concentrations of pistachio cv. ‘Chrokeh’. The experiment was conducted based on a completely randomized block design with nine treatments ...  Read More

4. Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) ‘Yousef Khani’ Using the gus Reporter Gene

Babak Valizadeh Kaji; Ahmad Ershadi; Masoud Tohidfar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 31-41

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2014.35097

Abstract
  In this study, an efficient Agrobacterium-mediated transformation method was developed forpomegranate (Punica granatum L.), a difficult-to-transform plant. In vitro shoot segments wereinoculated with Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain LBA4404 harboring the binary vectorpBI121 carrying the neomycin phosphotransferase ...  Read More