Volume 10 (2023)
Issue 4 Regular submission October 2023
Issue 3 September 2023, Pages 115-236
Issue 2 Special issue :Impact of light on crop production and quality April 2023
Issue 1 January 2023, Pages 1-114
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Research paper
Phytochemical and morphological features of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum moldavica L.) and Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) in intercropping and pure stand cultivation systems and different fertilizer sources

Lida Ganbari Torkamany; Hassan Mahdavikia; Esmaeil Rezaei-Chiyaneh; Mohsen Barin; Martin Leonardo Battaglia

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 237-256


  To determine effects of different fertilizer sources on the yield and quality parameters of Moldavian balm (MB) in intercropping with Fenugreek (FG), two factors were analyzed. The first one included three cropping patterns: MB pure stand, FG pure stand, and intercropping of two rows of MB with two rows ...  Read More

Review paper
Green Nanotechnology: A modern tool for Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria – A Review

Francis Aibuedefe Igiebor; Beckley Ikhajiagbe; Mostprecious Asia

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 269-286


  The significance of building sustainable farms has been highlighted in the search for food security. The traditional farming methods used in Nigeria result in low agricultural yields. Utilizing modern technologies, such as nanotechnology, is crucial right now to address the growing need for food crops. ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Humic Acid and Amino Acid Foliar Applications on the Growth Characteristics, Yield, and Fruit Quality of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicom L.)

Asghar Sadeghi Chah-Nasir; Abdolhossein Abootalebi Jahromi; Behnam Behrooznam; Hamed Hassanzadeh Khankahdani; Abdolkarim Ejraei

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 287-318


  The foliar application of organic compounds and biofertilizers is a suitable method for optimal nutrition of plants. This study aimed to investigate the effect of the foliar application of humic acid and amino acids on the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of tomato fruits under field conditions ...  Read More

Research paper
Evaluation of Essential Oil in Satureja spicigera (c. Koch) Boiss. in Dry Farming Under the Effect of Different Organic Fertilizers and Plant Densities

Borzou Yousefi; Fatemah Sefidkon; Hooshmand Safari

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 319-332


  A decrease in agricultural water resources in recent years has led to the cultivation of plants with low water requirements. Creeping savory (Satureja spicigera) is a medicinal species that grows on rock walls in the north of Iran. To evaluate the effects of different planting densities and different ...  Read More

Research paper
Diallel Cross Analysis of Resistance Against Race 1.2y of Fusarium Wilt in Melon (Cucumis melo L.)

Ramin Rafezi; Hamid Dehghani; Ziaeddin Banihashemi; Michel Pitrat

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 333-350


  In order to estimate the genetic parameters of resistance against the race 1.2y of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis, a complete 7 × 7 diallel mating design was conducted with three replications by the use of Iranian native melons including Jalali, Chapalizi, Sooski, Magasi, Khaghani, Semsoori ...  Read More

Research paper
Postharvest Treatments of Arginine, Asparagine, and Glycine Reduce Chilling Injury and Improve Okra Pod Quality

Farahnaz Fattahi; Fardin Ghanbari; Mehdi Saidi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 351-360


  Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) belongs to the Malvaceae family and is sensitive to chilling injury. To evaluate the effect of amino acids on preventing okra pods from chilling injury and maintaining their quality during storage, an experiment was performed to evaluate the possible role of amino acids ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Foliar Application of Citric Acid on Morphological and Phytochemical Traits of Calendula officinalis L. under Drought Stress Conditions

sophia soroori; elham danaee

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 361-374


  The experiment was performed to study the effect of foliar application of citric acid on reducing the effects of drought stress on Calendula officinalis L., the effect of citric acid (0, 50 and 100 mg l-1) and different levels of drought (no stress: control, 25, 50 and 75% field capacity) was studied ...  Read More