Volume 11 (2024)
Issue 2 April 2024, Pages 147-284
Issue 1 January 2024, Pages 1-146
Volume 10 (2023)
Volume 9 (2022)
Volume 8 (2021)
Volume 7 (2020)
Volume 6 (2019)
Volume 5 (2018)
Volume 4 (2017)
Volume 3 (2016)
Volume 2 (2015)
Volume 1 (2014)
Research paper
Marine Algal-Derived Endophytic Bacteria: Induced Tolerance to Salinity Stress in Mexican Lime Seedlings

Leila Baghazadeh Daryaii; Davoud Samsampour; Abdoolnabi Bagheri; Jelveh Sohrabipour

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 1-14


  Bacterial endophytes grow symbiotically inside of plants, and improve the growth of their hosts. We investigated the effects of inoculating Macroalgae bacterial endophytes, introduced formerly by our group, Bacillus aquimaris strain OD14, B. megaterium strain AM25, B. zhangzhouensis strain Tv91C, individually ...  Read More

Research paper
The Effect of Methyl Jasmonate on Postharvest Quality and Expression of RhLAC and RhPIP2 Genes in Cut Rose, ‘Red Alert’

Mohammad Fazli; Nima Ahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 15-24


  Adverse conditions during pre- and postharvest stages negatively affect the longevity and quality of horticultural crops, which should be considered in marketing management, especially for cut flowers. Methyl jasmonate, well known as a signaling molecule in plant defense responses, could be effective ...  Read More

Research paper
Screening Citrus Cultivars for Freezing Tolerance by Reliable Methods

Ali Salehi Sardoei; Mohammad Mehdi Sharifani; Mostafa Khoshhal Sarmast; Mahmoud Ghasemnejad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 25-34


  Citrus is among the low temperature (freezing) - susceptible plants. The performance of storage and breeding of horticultural crops is mainly dependent on the correlation among the traits. To determine the relationship between stress tolerance (LT50) and some important physiological traits and finding ...  Read More

Research paper
The Effects of Gum Arabic and Warm Water Application on Physicochemical and Qualitative Parameters of Table Grape Fruits During the Postharvest Period

Babak ValizadehKaji; Saied Maleki; Ahmadreza Abbasifar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 35-54


  Table grape is a non-climacteric fruit; however, it has a short shelf-life. Thus, some treatments that can prolong shelf-life and maintain the quality of table grape fruits are required. This study was carried out as a factorial based on a completely randomized design with two factors: the first factor ...  Read More

Research paper
Genetic Dissection and Half-Sib Progeny Test for Selecting Elite Parents to Develop Drought-Tolerant Varieties of Cuminum cyminum L.

Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Mortazavian; Mahdieh Arshadi Bidgoli

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 55-68


  Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) is a spicy, annual, outcross plant with medicinal properties from Apiaceae family, which is adapted to cultivation in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. To evaluate genetic parameters such as GCA and genetic distance based on molecular marker and important traits for ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Supplemental Light Quality and Foliar Application with Calcium on Photosynthetic Parameters and Flower Stem Strength of Cut Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii ‘Bayadere’)

Hamidreza Roosta; Fatemeh Nili; Ali Pourkhaloee; Naser Askari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 69-82


  Photosynthetic parameters and stem strength of Gerbera jamesonii ‘Bayadere’ plants were studied after foliar application of calcium chloride (0, 0.5, 1, and 1.5 g l-1) under natural light (NL), red light LEDs (R), blue light LEDs (B) and red + blue light LEDs (RB). Chlorophylls content was ...  Read More

Research paper
Maximizing Tomato Seed Germination: Quantifying Cardinal Temperatures and Thermal Time Requirements

Bahman Jafari; Mojtaba Kordrostami; Ali Akbar Ghasemi-Soloklui

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 83-94


  Seed germination is a crucial stage in the life cycle of plants, as it determines their growth and reproduction success. Thus, to estimate the cardinal temperatures and the thermal time requirement for seed germination, as well as evaluate the effect of different temperature levels on the germination ...  Read More

Research paper
Characterizing Morphological Properties of Select Populations of Iranian Fiber Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.)

Shadab Panahi; Azizolah Khandan-Mirkohi; Gail Taylor; Seyed Alireza Salami

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 95-106


  In this study, we investigated important morphological traits of select populations of fiber Iranian hemp. The results of the analysis of variance showed significant diversity among the populations. Four of the eight genotypes showed large biomass suitable for use in the fiber industry. Kerman, Sirjan, ...  Read More

Research paper
Different Reactions of Olive Explants in Response to Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles and Zinc Sulfate under In Vitro Conditions

Mohammad Taheri; Mousa Mousavi; Seyed Mohammad Hassan Mortazavi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 107-124


  Olive shoots have a hard-rooting nature that causes significant problems associated with olive micro-propagation under in vitro conditions. Several factors may contribute to alleviating this problem, including zinc and its derivatives. The current research involved the application of zinc oxide nanoparticles ...  Read More

Research paper
Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms and Evolutionary Significance of Raffinose Biosynthesis in Vitis vinifera: A Comprehensive Study of the VvGolS and VvRfS Gene Families

Zahra Shirazi; Mahsa Rostami; Abozar Ghorbani

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 125-146


  In this study, we investigated the potential roles of the GolS and RfS gene families in grapevine drought tolerance. Through comprehensive bioinformatics analysis, we identified a set of putative genes associated with drought response in grapes. The analysis revealed the conservation of key functional ...  Read More