1. Effect of Wall Colors and Nanosilver Treatment on the Vase Life of Cut Carnation "Express"

Shahram Sedaghathoor

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  Carnation is an important traded crop in many countries. Postharvest senescence is a major limitation to the marketing of many species of cut flowers and considerable effort has been devoted to developing postharvest treatments to extend the marketing period. The split-plot experiment was executed based ...  Read More

2. Extending Storage Duration of Mother Scales for Enlarging Scale Bulblets and Soluble Carbohydrates Content in Lily “Arabian Red”

Abdollah Hatamzadeh; Seyedeh-Somaye Shafiee-Masouleh; Habibollah Samizadeh; Kourosh Rad-Moghadam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 7-13

Abstract
  Oriental hybrid lily “Arabian Red” mother scales were stored in moist cocopeat and perlite (1:1) for 3 or 5 months at 25 ̊C. The numbers of scale bulblets per mother scale were nearly identical in two durations. Increasing storage duration promoted the growth of roots (number and length) ...  Read More

3. Keeping Quality and Vase life of Carnation cv. ‘Eskimo’ as Influenced by Different Chemicals

Malik Abid Mahmood; Ahmad Sattar Khan; Naveed Ahmad; Misha Arshad

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 15-20

Abstract
  Present experiment was carried out to check the effect of different concentrations of sucrose (2, 4, 6%), GA 3 (25, 50, 75 ppm) and combination of sucrose and CuSO4 (2% + 200, 4% + 300, 6% + 400 ppm), sucrose and GA 3 (2% + 25 ppm), (4%+50 ppm), (6%+75 ppm) on keeping quality and vase life of carnation ...  Read More

4. Investigating the Potential of Increasing the Vase Life of Cut Flower of Narcissus by Using Sour Orange Fruit Extract and Sucrose in the Storage Conditions

Zahra Golshadi Ghale-shahi; Mehrdad Babarabie; Hossein Zarei; Atoosa Danyaei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 21-28

Abstract
  Narcissus is one of the very popular flowers among Iranians. This flower has a short life. To investigate the increasing of vase life of cut Narcissus, sour orange fruit extract in concentrations of 2.5, 4, 5.5 and 7 ml L-1 and sucrose in concentrations of 3, 4, 5 and 6% were used. In addition, distilled ...  Read More

5. Some Useful Information about Micropropagation

Behzad Kaviani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 29-40

Abstract
  This review article investigates a comprehensive description of the factors, methods, strategies, approaches and prerequisites influencing in vitro micropaopagation and the amount of their use across the world. The findings presented here are the results of the study of several hundred papers published ...  Read More

6. Estimating the Export Supply Function of Flowers Case Study: The Dutch Rose of Fars Province in the Region of Persian Gulf

Seyed Nematollah Mousavi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 41-50

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to determine the factors affecting the export of flowers in Iran. After data collection using by the index of Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA), the condition of business of flowers in Iran was compared with a number of countries exporting the product. According ...  Read More

7. Salicylic Acid Alleviates the Copper Toxicity in Zinnia elegans

Maryam Afrousheh; Ali Tehranifar; Mahmud Shoor; Vahid Reza Safari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 51-59

Abstract
  Salicylic acid (SA) plays a key role in plant disease resistance and hyper-sensitive cell death but is also implicated in hardening responses to abiotic stress. The aim of this study is to examine the effects of salicylic acid on the growth, eco-physiological and biochemical characteristics in Zinnia ...  Read More

8. The Possibility Using the Composted Peanut Shells in the Growth of Marigold and Viola tricolor Plants

Ali Mahboub Khomami

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Autumn 1393, Pages 61-66

Abstract
  This research was conducted to evaluate the possibility using peanut shells compost as a suitable medium in cultivating ornamental plants. Effect of peanut shells composts on the growth of Viola tricolor and marigold was investigated during seven months. Peat + perlite (with a ratio of 2:1) used as control ...  Read More