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Research paper
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Iranian Wild Blackberry Species Using Multivariate Statistical Analysis and ISSR Markers

Mehdi Garazhian; Ali Gharaghani; Saeid Eshghi; Ahmad Tahmasebi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 375-392


  This study was carried out to estimate the genetic diversity and relationships of 74 Iranian blackberry accessions assigned to 5 different species using inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSR) marker analysis and morphological trait characterization. Sixteen traits were analyzed, including phenological, ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Foliar Application of Plant Extracts on the Growth Behavior and Quality of Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis L.)

Mohammad Amin Ghezel; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Khodayar Hemmati; Omid Sohrabi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 393-404


  The indeterminate behavior of evening primrose is a frequent limitation in its cultivation. Controlling the final growth of plants at a certain stage is important. In the present ‎experiment, different plant extracts were compared functionally with ‎cycocel at different times of application. ...  Read More

Research paper
Total Flavonoids and Phenolic Compounds of English Daisy (Bellis perennis L.) Affected by Foliar Application of Nano-phosphorus Fertilizers

Nayyereh Ghorbani; Hossein Moradi; Mehran Kanani; Mahboubeh Ashnavar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 405-414


  Bellis perennis is an ornamental, medicinal plant with a beautiful appearance. The current study aimed to assess the potential of daisy flowers cv. ‘Habanera’ to synthesize secondary metabolites after being affected by nano-phosphorus. The experiment was performed using a completely randomized ...  Read More

Research paper
Evaluation of Seed Priming and Culture Media to Improve the Germination Performance and Quality of Sweet Pepper and Eggplant Seedlings

Mehdi Hosseinifarahi; Habib Alah Moazen; Azam Amiri; Mohammad Mahdi Jowkar; Javad Mottaghipisheh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 415-428


  Seed priming is an established approach to the aim of accelerating germination and increasing germination percentage, which can be followed by high-quality seedlings and optimal plant growth. Culture media can influence the growth and nutritional status of seedlings at the nursery stage. In order to ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Native Mycorrhizal Fungi on Morphological and Physiological Traits of Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum) and Mesquite (Prosopis cineraria) Seedlings under Drought Stress Conditions

Mina Zahedi; Mehdi Sarcheshmehpour; Homayoun Farahmand

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 429-444


  Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) have a mutualistic relationship with a great number of plants. This can offer promising approaches to managing arid ecosystems. In the present study, the effects of native AMF inoculums were evaluated on morphological and physiological traits of Cercis siliquastrum ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Foliar Application of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles on Traits of Several Medicinal Plants under Aeroponic System Conditions

Peiman Mohit Rabary; Zahra Movahedi; Mehdi Ghabooli; Majid Rostami

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 445-452


  As a micronutrient, zinc (Zn) plays an essential role in various physiological processes of plants. Here, acclimatized samples of valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.), chicory (Cichorium intybus L.), withania (Withania. coagulans) and purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea L.) were evaluated under aeroponic ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Sulfur Pesticide on the Quality of Fresh Pistachios in Cold Storage

Fatemeh Nazoori; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi; Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 453-462


  The efficiency of sulfur in controlling pistachio pests, especially psylla, has been documented in the available literature, but it is essential for pesticides not to affect the quality of the product. In this study, movento (0.5 L/1000 L), confidor (0.4 L/1000 L) and refinery micronized (R) and mineral ...  Read More

Research paper
Morphological and Biochemical Responses of some Promising Tea Genotypes to Aluminum-induced Soil Acidification

Ahmad Shirinfekr; Shahin Oustan; Nosratollah Najafi; Adel Reyhanitabar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 463-476


  The present study aimed to assess both soil and tea plant responses to acidification induced by aluminum (Al). In this way, the effects of four levels of soil acidification by aluminum sulfate were examined (A1=0, A2=500, A3=1000, A4=2000 mg kg-1 soil) on five promising tea genotypes (G1=100, G2=440, ...  Read More

Research paper
Introducing a New and Straightforward Approach for DNA Purification from a Gel

Kajvan Saed Moocheshi; Ali Izadi Darbandi; Nima Namjoo; Namjoo Saed Moocheshi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 477-486


  In most procedures that involve gene cloning, after the amplification of a target gene by PCR or by Real-time PCR, the purification of the trappedgene on agarose gel is a crucial stage. There are various methods for extracting genes from agarose gel by removing other contaminants. We isolated the amplified ...  Read More

Research paper
Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Iranian Apple Genotypes Using SSR Markers

Seyed Abolfazl Hassani; Ali Salehi Sardoei; Hamideh Azad Ghouge Bigloo; Hadi Ghasemi; Amir Ghorbanzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 487-496


  Various markers can be used for accurate identifications of plant genotypes and cultivars. Since microsatellite markers of simple sequence repeats (SSRs) are abundant and reliably reproducible, 14 pairs were used for evaluating polymorphic levels among 33 apple genotypes. All 14 pairs of primers had ...  Read More