Research Paper
1. Screening of Eleven Festuca arundinaceaNative Populations for NaCl Tolerance in Order to Use in Green Space

Azadeh Mousavi Bazaz; Ali Tehranifar; Mohammad Kafi; Ali Gazanchian; Mahmood Shoor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 131-138

Abstract
  In the turfgrass industry, the need for salinity tolerant turfgrasses is increasing because of the increased use of saline and non-potable water. Greenhouse container experiments were conducted to determine the relative salinity tolerance and growth responses of eleven native populations of tall fescue ...  Read More

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2. The Effect of Magnetic Water and Irrigation Intervals on the Amount of the Nutrient Elements in Soil and Aerial Parts of Periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus L.)

Davood Hashemabadi; Fatemeh Zaredost; Maryam Jadid Solimandarabi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 139-149

Abstract
  The periwinkle with the scientific name of Catharanthus roseus is one of the most important ornamental plants of the Apocynaceae family. In order to evaluate the effect of different waters on the amount of the nutrient elements in soil and aerial parts of Catharanthus roseus, a factorial ...  Read More

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3. Turf Quality Characteristics of Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum(L.) Gaertner.) Specimens Native to Iran

Hassan Bayat; Hossein Nemati; Ali Tehranifar; Ali Gazanchian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 151-157

Abstract
  Crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertner.) is a potential source of low-maintenance turf species for use in areas with less water. The main goal of this study was to evaluate turf quality characteristics of 24 crested wheatgrass specimens collected from different locations ...  Read More

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4. Exogenous Putrescine Delays Senescence of Lisianthus Cut Flowers

Davoud Ataii; Roohangiz Naderi; Azizollah Khandan-Mirkohi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 167-174

Abstract
  The anti-senescence biogenic polyamines (PAs) putrescine (Put), spermidine (Spd) and spermine (Spm) are involved in plant growth processes and responses to stress. The physiological mechanism of exogenous Put to affect the senescence of cut lisianthus flowers during vase life was investigated. Fresh ...  Read More

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5. Spatial Distribution Pattern of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Different Rosa Cultivars in Greenhouse Tehran

Fatemeh Bidarnamani; Elham Sanatgar; Mehdi Shabanipoor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 175-182

Abstract
  The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), is an economically important pest of ornamental plant in Iran. The population abundance and spatial distribution were studied on five Rosa cultivars including Maroussia, Wendela, Elderado, Wenedetta, and Hot ...  Read More

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6. Pathogenicity of Alternaria Species Isolated from Chamaecyparis lawsonia In Vitro

Mohammad Reza Safari Motlagh; Fatemeh Ramezani Rad; Shahram Sedaghathoor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 183-188

Abstract
  Chamaecyparis lawsonia, which brings beauty in parks and green space, is attacked by a variety of pathogenic agents specially fungi. In this study, some Chamaecyparis lawsonia available in parks that had disease symptoms were  sampled. After sample collection, in order to isolate fungal ...  Read More

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7. Effect of Gibberellic Acid Pulsing and Sucrose Continuous Treatment on Some Qualitative Characteristics of Cut Rose Flower cv. Velvet

Zahra Ahmadi; Rahim Naghshiband Hassani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 189-195

Abstract
  The aim of this study was the better assessment of the relationship of pulsing treatment of gibberellic acid as an anti-senescence agent and holding in sucrose as a carbohydrate supply resource on improving some qualitative and physiological attributes of cut rose flower cv. Velvet. Hence, ...  Read More