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Research paper
A Modeling Approach to Automate the Functioning of Tomato Greenhouses

Mohamed Habib Sellami; Farhat Sahbani

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 387-396


  Farmers and experts are continuously searching for optimal conditions to improve the productivity of tomatoes in greenhouses. To provide an answer to their concerns, we have developed a modeling approach to automate the functioning of a greenhouse cultivated with tomato plants. For the aeration, heating, ...  Read More

Research paper
Determination of Allometric Relationships in two Basil Ecotypes as Affected by Organic Fertilizers

Seyyed Fazel Fazeli Kakhki; Morteza Goldani; Jafar Nabati; Nasser Beikzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 397-404


  The geometric shape of a plant and its components depend on the allocation of absorbed nutrients and substances to a growing organ. In turn, the overall outcome is influenced by genetics and local environmental conditions. The relationship between different components of an organ can be shown with the ...  Read More

Research paper
Evaluation of Morphological and Anatomical Features of Iranian Galanthus transcaucasicus

Narges Asadi; Hossein Zarei; Hamid Reza Hashemi Petrodi; Seid Javad Mousavizade

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 405-420


  Galanthus transcaucasicus is a less frequently known species with a high distribution in southern regions of the Caspian Sea in Iran. So far, no precise study has been done on Galanthus transcaucasicus in the literature. This study aimed to collect and introduce the morphological and anat omical features ...  Read More

Research paper
Biochemical Diversity of Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus L.) at Various Geographical Locations

Nayyereh Ghorbani; Esmaeil Chamani; Ali Akbar Shokoohian; Seyyedeh Sanaz Ramezanpour

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 421-432


  Biochemical diversity is a manifestation of geographical area and environmental change. In the present study, 16 ecotypes of yellow flag species were identified and collected through field studies. The ecotypes were identified and then grouped into three populations based on their geographical locations. ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of In Vitro Calcium Fortification on Regeneration and Microtuberization of Three Selected Irish Potato Varieties

Sloane Wairimu Mungai; Cornelius Mbathi Wainaina; Agnes Mumo Kavoo; Mwashasha Rashid Mwajita

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 433-444


  Potato is an important tuber crop that has a unique role in the food security of sub-Saharan Africa. Potato production faces several challenges, including limited sources of clean seed and the occurrence of nutrient deficiencies in plants. The availability of clean and viable seeds is the most prevalent ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of pollen source on fruit set, yield, and physical properties of tissue culture-derived and offshoot-derived date palm, cv. ‘Barhi’ and ̒ Piarom’

Hamid Zargari; Alireza Talaii; Yahya Dehghani Shuraki; Vahid Abdossi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 445-462


  The present study was carried out to evaluate the effects of different pollen sources, i.e. genotypes 7001 (control), 7005, 7013, 7030, and tissue culture-derived ‘Boyer 11’, on two maternal plant cultivars, i.e. ‘Barhi’ and ‘Piarom’ (tissue culture-derived and offshoot-derived). ...  Read More

Research paper
Artificial Neural Networks (MLP and RBF) as Tools for Weight Prediction of Orchid Synthetic Seeds Produced Using an Encapsulation Set-up

Mandana Mahfeli; Saeid Minaei; Ali Fadavi; Shirin Dianati

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 463-474


  The synthetic seed method refers to encapsulated plant parts and any meristematic tissue which can develop into plantlets under in-vitro or in-vivo conditions. various parameters and evaluating’ one-variable-at-a-time’ could be time-consuming, expensive, and inefficient. Thus, the application ...  Read More

Research paper
Changes in Growth, Mineral Nutrients, and Phenolic Compounds in Two Table Grape Cultivars and Their Graft Combinations under Bicarbonate and Fe Deficiency Conditions

Fatemeh Shahsavandi; Saeid Eshghi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 475-490


  Iron chlorosis is a concern in self-rooted and grafted vines cultivated in calcareous soils. Susceptibility to Fe chlorosis in grapevine usually varies, depending on genotype. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the morpho-physiological responses of grapevine cultivars (‘Flame Seedless’ ...  Read More

Research paper
Association Analysis and Estimation of Breeding Values of Table Grapevine Germplasm by Integrating Pomological and Molecular Data

Mitra Razi; Reza Darvishzadeh; Hadi Alipour; Hamed Doulati Baneh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 491-512


  Genetic resources in each country are valuable assets for sustainable development. Accurate knowledge of genetic behaviour and identification of genomic loci associated with important economic traits will help breeders to run efficiently their breeding programs. Fourteen important pomological traits ...  Read More

Research paper
Impact of Menthol and Thymol in Combination with Modified Atmosphere Packaging for the Safety and Quality Retention of Apricot Fruits during Cold Storage

Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Farhad Pirzad; Sirvan Pireh; Maryam Hashemi; Daniel Valero

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 513-522


  The efficiencies of menthol and thymol fumigation in combination with modified atmosphere packaging were studied to preserve apricot fruit quality. For this purpose, 0 (control), 20, and 30 μl of menthol or thymol were placed on a sterile gauze inside a package and sealed with low-density polyethylene ...  Read More