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1. Quantitative Determination of Lycorine and Galanthamine in Different in Vitro Tissues of Narcissus tazetta by GC-MS

Ameneh Tarakemeh; Majid Azizi; Vahid Rowshan; Hassan Salehi; Rosella Spina; François Dupire; Hossein Arouei; Dominique Laurain-Mattar

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 151-157

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.280853.295

Abstract
  Narcissus spp. are of great importance to pharmaceutical industries because of biosynthesis of Amaryllidaceae alkaloids. N. tazetta with several varieties is a widespread species, native to the Mediterranean region with considerable distribution in Iran. In the present study, calli, roots and bulblets ...  Read More

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2. Effect of Maturity Stage of Olive Fruit on Quality of Olive Products

Azhar Hussain; Muhammad Ashraf Sumrah; Attiq Akhtar; Syed Hamza Mahfooz; Muhammad Azeem Tariq

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 159-165

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.284379.302

Abstract
  This is the first-ever study conducted to standardize the maturity stage of olive fruit for development of olive murabba. Olive fruit was harvested at three different maturity stages including lemon green, semi-ripened and fully ripened stages for postharvest processing. Most prominent quality parameters ...  Read More

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3. Essential oil Content and Composition of Dracocephalum Moldavica under Different Irrigation Regimes

Shima Alaei

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 167-175

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.280572.294

Abstract
  Dracocephalum moldavica L. is an annual species of Lamiacea family whose essential oil is widely used in medicinal, food, cosmetic and health industries. Drought stress is a major factor limiting plants growth and yield. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of irrigation regime ...  Read More

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4. Effects of Different Loading Forces and Storage Periods on the Percentage of Bruising and Its Relation with the Qualitative Properties of Pear Fruit

Mohsen Azadbakht; Mohammad Javad Mahmoodi; Mohammad Vahedi Torshizi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 177-188

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.280000.290

Abstract
  Nowadays, due to the necessity of increasing quality awareness in the food sector and its health, the non-destructive computed tomography (CT) method, which is one of the most widely used methods because of the ability to detect internal bruise in a non-destructive way, attracted so much attention. By ...  Read More

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5. Anatomical and Morphological Properties of Trichomes in Four Iranian Native Salvia Species under Cultivated Conditions

Ghasem Esmaeili; Majid Azizi; Hossein Arouiee; Jamil Vaezi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 189-200

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.281162.296

Abstract
  The morphological specifications play a substantial role in classification and breeding programs of various plant taxa. In the current study, some macro- and micro-morphological features of Salvia nemorosa, Salvia syriaca, Salvia frigida and Salvia virgata (three accessions), were investigated using ...  Read More

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6. Ecological Factors Regulate Essential Oil Yield, Percent and Compositions of Endemic Yarrow (Achillea eriophora DC.) in Southeast Iran

Marzieh Etehadpour; Iraj Tavassolian

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 201-215

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.283276.299

Abstract
  Endemic yarrow (Achillea eriophora DC.) has been widely used in folk medicine for centuries. The impact of climatic and edaphic conditions was investigated on essential oil (EO) yield and compositions of different yarrow ecotypes, native to Kerman province in southeast of Iran. The aerial part of plants ...  Read More

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7. Effects of Growth Stimulator Microbes on Growth and Ions Concentration of Stevia under Salinity Stress Conditions

Arezou Forouzi; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Reza Ghorbani Nasrabad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 217-236

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.280185.292

Abstract
  Soil salinity and water deficit are major problems for development of agricultural production. In this study, effects of growth promoting microorganisms (inoculation with Piriformospora indica and two isolates of Streptomyces sp.) on the leaf yield and absorption rate of some elements in leaves and roots ...  Read More

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8. Effect of Ultrasonic Atomizer on the Yield and Yield Components of Tomato Grown in a Vertical Aeroponic Planting System

Amin Reza Jamshidi; Ahmad Ghazanfari Moghaddam; Ahmad Reza Ommani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 237-246

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.278366.284

Abstract
  Aeroponic planting is proved to be the one of the most efficient growing environments for many vegetable crops. In this technique, plants are cultivated in absence of soil and the required nutrients are directly supplied to the roots through a fogging system. In modern sprayers, water is atomized by ...  Read More

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9. Yield, Leaf Mineral Content, and Quality Properties of Hayward kiwifruit as Influenced by Different Fertilization Methods

Tahereh Raiesi; Bijan Moradi; Javad Fatahi Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 247-257

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.283945.300

Abstract
  Kiwifruit requires a high quantity of nutrients that must be supplied through fertilization to obtain an optimum yield on a sustainable basis. This research was conducted to evaluate different fertilization methods including broadcast application (as control), deep placement of the fertilizer and fertigation, ...  Read More

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10. Characterization of Four Famous Red Grapevine Cultivars

Fatemeh Roshani Bakhsh; Gholam Reza Sharifi-Sirchi; Davood Samsampoor

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 259-272

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.284658.305

Abstract
  The grape berries due to containing organic acids, sugars, aromatic compounds, phenolic compounds (including anthocyanins, flavanols, flavonols, stilbenes (resveratrol)), tannins, and oil in the pulp, skin, and seed have numerous health benefits for human health. In this study, we investigated genetic ...  Read More

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11. The Effects of Simulated Vibration Stress on Plant Height and Some Physical and Mechanical Properties of Coleus blumei Benth

Atefeh Safaei Far; Abdolhossein Rezaei Nejad; Feizollah Shahbazi; Sadegh Mousavi-Fard

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 273-282

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.282693.298

Abstract
  Non-chemical control of plant growth is an important goal for the production of ornamental pot plants. In the present study the effects of simulated vibration on plant height and some physical and mechanical properties of Coleus stem were investigated. The study was conducted as a factorial experiment ...  Read More

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12. Enhancing the Quality and Yield of European Borage (Borago officinalis) by Simultaneous Application of Granulated Compost, Vermicompost and Mycorrhiza

Zahra Shahbazi; Amin Salehi; Saeid Hazrati; Mohsen Movahedi dehnavi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 283-298

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2019.274604.281

Abstract
  The application of organic fertilizers alone or in combination with bio-fertilizers is important for sustainable agriculture, healthy agricultural production and restoring soil quality. Compost, vermicompost and mycorrhiza amendments could improve soil quality and plant yield. However, little is known ...  Read More