1. Growth of Dieffenbachia amoena ‘Tropic Snow’ in Growing Media Containing Sugarcane Bagasse and Sawdust Vermicompost

Ali Mahboub Khomami; Mohammadoov Goshgar Moharam

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 61-67

Abstract
  Vermicompost produced from sugarcane bagasse (SBV) or sawdust (S) were substituted at a range of different concentration in soilless bedding plant container medium, as a peat: vermiculite: perlite (6:3:1), to evaluate their effects on the growth of Dieffenbachia amoena in the greenhouse. Dieffenbachia ...  Read More

2. Off-Season Flower Induction of ‘Praying Mantis Ginger’ Larsenianthus Careyanus (Benth.) W.J. Kress & Mood (Zingiberaceae) Through Low Temperature and Night Break

K. M. Prabhu Kumar; V. P. Thomas; M. Sabu; K. V. Mohanan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 69-73

Abstract
  The experiment was carried out to study the impact of chilling and night break on the flowering of ornamental plants in their off-season period. Larsenianthus careyanus (Benth.) W.J. Kress & Mood is a wild potential ornamental ginger naturally growing in the evergreen forest of North Eastern states ...  Read More

3. Propagation of Ficus benjamina var. Starlight by Stenting Technique under Different Concentration of IBA in Various Time of Taking Cutting

Hamed Babaie; Hossein Zarei; Khodayar Hemmati

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 75-79

Abstract
  Ficus benjamina L. is indoor plant in temperate areas that is a tree species belongs to Moraceae family. Propagation of this plant is down by vegetative method. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of IBA concentration and time of taking cutting on propagation of Ficus benjamina via stenting ...  Read More

4. Effect of Various Vermicompost-Tea Concentrations on Life Table Parameters of Macrosiphumrosae L. (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Rose (Rosa hybrida L.) Flower

Saeid Modarres Najafabadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 81-92

Abstract
  The life table parameters of Macrosiphum rosae L. (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on five vermicompost-tea (tea-compost) concentrations (20, 40, 60, 80 and 100%) and control treatment (0%) on Rosa hybrida L. were determined under laboratory conditions. There were significant differences among pre-imaginal period ...  Read More

5. Cadmium Toxicity: The Investigation of Cd Toxic Level In Different Organs of Cherry Tomato Plant and The Effect of Cd Accumulation

Shahrzad Salehi Eskandari

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 93-100

Abstract
  This research was done in hydroponic environment in greenhouse at 3 stages (vegetative, flowering and full product) in 5 concentrations of Cd (0.1, 0.3, 0.9, 2.7, and 10 mm) for investigating physiological and biological effects. This study revealed that the increase of Cd concentration in understudy ...  Read More

6. The Effect of Different Concentrations of Plant Growt Regulators on Micropropagation of Kalanchoe blossfeldiana cv. White

Behzad Kaviani; Davood Hashemabadi; Mohaddeseh Kordi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 101-106

Abstract
  Shoot tips from actively growing, greenhouse maintained plants of Kalanchoe blossfeldiana were cultured in vitro for shoot proliferation and root initiation on Murashige and Skoog (MS) basal medium supplemented with NAA and BA, both in concentrations of 0.00, 0.50, 1.00 and 2.00 mg l-1. Results showed ...  Read More

7. Effect of Cycocel and Daminozide on Vegetative Growth, Flowering and the Content of Essence of Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Shahram Shoa Kazemi; Davood Hashemabadi; Ali Mohammadi Torkashvand; Behzad Kaviani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 107-114

Abstract
  Pot marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) is a medicinal and ornamental plant. The effect of different concentrations of chlormequat (cycocel), and daminozide, two plant growth retardant, on plant height, flowering, the content of essence and some other traits in pot marigold (Calendula officinalis) was ...  Read More

8. The Effect of Natural Essential Oil Carvacrol and Some Growth Regulators on Vase Life of Cut Flowers of Alstroemeria cv. Bridal

Azam Isapareh; Abdollah Hatamzadeh; Mahmood Ghasemnezhad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Winter 1393, Pages 115-122

Abstract
  The abscission of Alstroemeria petals is the serious problem at the industry of cut flowers of this plant. In this study, cut Alstroemeria cv. Bridal flowers were pulsed with solutions containing natural essential oil carvacrol, gibberellic acid and benzyladenine (50 and 100 mg L-1), -5-sulfosalicylic ...  Read More