Volume 10 (2023)
Issue 2 Special issue :Impact of light on crop production and quality January 2023
Issue 1 January 2023
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Research paper
Effects of Selected Plant Growth Stimulators on Enhancing Germinability and Germination Parameters of Zea mays L. under Microgravity Conditions Simulated by a Two-Dimensional Clinostat

Musa Ibrahim Saheed; Ikhajiagbe Beckley; Geoffrey O. Anoliefo; Alexander O. Orukpe

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 1-10


  The Earth has become increasingly overcrowded as a result of rapid urbanization and population growth, with strong predictions that its carrying capacity could be overstretched soon. As a result, it is important to test the possibilities of growing plants under space exploration conditions, especially ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Calyx Coating and Storage Temperature on Antioxidant Substances of Cape Gooseberry (Physalis Peruviana L.)

Rasoul Heydarnajad Giglou; Mousa Torabi Giglou

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 23-32


  Cape gooseberry is a climacteric, temperature-sensitive fruit from the Solanaceae family. Its quality and quantity are characterized by phenolic and antioxidant substances, the stability of which depends on temperature and storage conditions. In this research, the effects of calyx cover (fruits without ...  Read More

Research paper
Influence of Exogenous Application of Glycine Betaine on Growth and Ion Accumulation in Strawberry Plants under Saline Condition

Shima Alaei; Nasser Mahna

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 41-52


  Glycine betaine (GB) plays a crucial role in plants and in their response to abiotic stress. This experiment was conducted to evaluate the application of glycine betaine (GB) and its ability to alleviate the effects of salinity stress (SS) on fruit yield and ion accumulation in strawberry (Fragaria × ...  Read More

Research paper
Phytostimulation Properties of Indigenous Plant Growth-promoting Bacteria from Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.): Benefits for Seed Germination and Seedling Growth

Tahereh Goudarzi; Leila Tabrizi; Hossain Ali Alikhani; Vahideh Nazeri; Farzad Najafi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 53-68


  To evaluate the effects of four licorice plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB), i.e. Pantoea agglomerans (S72), Serratia rubidaea (S28) Pseudomonas azotoformans (E101), Pseudomonas frederiksbergensis (E56) on licorice seed germination and seedling growth, two experiments were conducted at the Research ...  Read More

Research paper
Intervarietal Hybridization and Observation of High-quality Offspring of Cut Freesia Flowers

Mohammad Hossein Azimi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 11-22


  Freesia belongs to the family Iridaceae and is one of the most popular bulbous species that can be used both as a cut flower and as a pot flower, depending on the situation. This study was carried out to produce new, high-quality offspring by intervarietal hybridization between five commercial cultivars ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Raised Bed Furrow Irrigation and Various Mulching Techniques on the Growth, Yield and Water Use Efficiency of Tomato Cultivation

Md. Serazul Islam

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 33-40


  During the dry season (November to April), a field experiment was carried out at the Agricultural Field Research Center of the Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur. The effects of different levels of irrigation with various mulches were evaluated on the growth and yield of tomatoes. The trial comprised ...  Read More