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Research paper
Exploring the Effects of Medicinal Plant Extracts on Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Morphology, Biochemistry, and Plant Growth Regulators under Greenhouse Conditions

Omid Sohrabi; Abbdollah Hatamzadeh; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Habibollah Samizadeh; Vahid Erfani-moghadam

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 285-298


  The irresponsible use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in agricultural production has caused significant environmental impacts and damages to human health. This study aimed to explore the effects of extracts from several Iranian medicinal plants on tomato growth under greenhouse conditions. A completely ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Sun-Drying and Roasting on Pistachio Quality and Health Benefits

Fatemeh Nazoori; elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi; Hossein Rezaei

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 299-308


  Since processing may affect the quality and benefits of foods, a study was conducted to compare some properties of fresh, sun-dried (constant water content of 4%) and oven-roasted (130 °C for 25 min) pistachio nuts of two cultivars. Carotenoid, iron, copper, manganese, and total saturated, total ...  Read More

Research paper
Palm Peat in Mixed Culture Media Improves Root System Architecture (RSA) in Cucumis sativus Seedlings

Sediqeh Afsharipour; Abdolmajid Mirzaalian Dastjerdi; Azam Seyedi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 309-316


  Different culture media have a variety of materials that impact a plant’s root system architecture (RSA) and root system quality. Finding the most compatible RSA of cucumber seedlings among the eight mixed culture media is critical to plant productivity. In this experiment, cucumber seeds were ...  Read More

Research paper
Assessment of Yield-based Drought Tolerance Indices and Physiological Traits for Screening Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) Genotypes

Soraya karami; Sakine Faraji; Tayebeh Basaki; Sedighe Ghanaei

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 317-330


  The present research considered identifying drought tolerant genotypes through an index-based analysis of stress tolerance and physiological traits in pomegranates. Ten local pomegranate genotypes in Iran were evaluated for drought stress tolerance in two different irrigation regimes, i.e. normal conditions ...  Read More

Research paper
Development of Drought Associated AFLP and EST Candidate Gene Markers in Fragaria sp. as a Simple Genomic Model of Rosaceae

Farzaneh Razavi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 331-352


  Worldwide warming enhances the rainfall irregularity, makes a downfall in water resources. Drought is one of the main limiting parameters for agricultural production, which includes fruit. In this study, a standard method for measurement of dehydration tolerance was established to evaluate the degree ...  Read More

Research paper
Enhancing Growth and Nutritional Quality in Greenhouse-grown ‘Little Gem’ Lettuce using LED Supplemental Lighting

Hossein Sheikhi; Mojtaba Delshad; Sasan Aliniaeifard; Kamahldin Haghbeen; Mesbah Bababalar; Rasool Nasiri

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 353-368


  Lettuce is regarded as one of the most important leafy vegetable crops. Despite lettuce being mostly grown in open-field, its greenhouse production is widely increasing. Lettuce growth evolves two distinct stages known as the seedling and head stages. The effect of supplemental lighting (SL) on the lettuce ...  Read More

Research paper
Development and Evaluation of a Prototype Precision Harvesting Unit for Medicinal Plants – Tested on Hyssopus officinalis L.

Ali Saebi; Saeid Minaei; Ali-Reza Mahdavian; Mohammad-Taghi Ebadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 369-380


  Precision management of medicinal plant production using mechanical systems, processors, and sensors increases productivity, reduces waste, and properly manages production processes. This research developed a precision harvesting unit equipped with an automatic height adjustment system for utilization ...  Read More

Research paper
Impact of Rhodopseudomonas palustris on Fruit Yield and Quality of ‘Keitt’ Mango

Jaynne de Oliveira Siqueira Lino; Adriana da Silva Santos; Lucas Henrique Maciel; Maiara Tatiane Lima Silva; Antonio Gustavo de Luna Souto; Jaciele Beserra de Lira; Italo HL Cavalcante

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 381-390


  The use of microorganisms has shown to be a promising strategy for increasing photosynthetic activity and greater accumulation of assimilates in crops. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of Rhodopseudomonas palustris on the fruit yield and quality of ‘Keitt’ mangoes grown under semi-arid ...  Read More

Research paper
Phenological Traits, Seed Yield, and Essential Oil Yield of Fifty Populations of Bitter Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Keivan Bahmani; Azam Akbari; Ali Izadi-Darbandi; Tahereh Ghamari

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 391-410


  Bitter fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare) is a preferred subspecies in the food and pharmaceutical industries due to its high seed yield and essential oil content. However, traditional populations used by most farmers are not highly productive. To meet demand, high-yielding cultivars are needed. ...  Read More

Research paper
Selenium nanoparticle treatments alleviate chilling injury and preserve the quality of Valencia orange fruit during cold storage

Fatemeh Nasibi; Zahra sadat Amiri; Zahra Pakkish

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 411-422


  The study investigated the effect of selenium nanoparticles on chilling injury and improving the shelf life of Valencia orange (Citrus sinensis) fruit. The experiment used concentrations of 0.5 and 1 mgL-1 selenium nanoparticles, with three replicates per treatment and six repetitions overall. Statistical ...  Read More