1. Effective Use of Synthetic Seed Technology in the Regeneration of Dendrobium White Fairy Orchid

Wee Leng Siew; Mei Yun Kwok; Yong Mei Ong; Hui Ping Liew; Boon Keat Yew

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 1-7

  The synthetic seed technology is becoming popular due to its wide application in germplasm conservation and for exchanges between countries in the floriculture trade. In this study, this method was used to study the germination and conversion capabilities of orchid species Dendrobium White Fairy when ...  Read More

2. In Vitro Flower Bud Formation, Plant Regeneration and Morphogenetic Studies in Local Scented Cultivar of Rosa indica

Raageeva Bimal; Niti Kiran

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 9-18

  In vitro propagation of rose (Rosa indica) as well as rose breeding is a valuable economic enterprise and has received highest importance globally including Indian subcontinent. The development of new cultivars for commerce is faced with new challenges. In vitro micropropagation protocols of varieties ...  Read More

3. Study of Genetic Diversity among Philodendron Varieties by Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA Markers

Achar Devaraja AM; Jakhar Mamta; Jakeer P; Shetty KPV

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 19-26

  In the present study, Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers were used to analyze the genetic diversity in 20 varieties of Philodendron. The polymerase chain reaction was performed with 60 RAPD primers, out of which 21 primers showed clear amplification as well as more polymorphism. In total, ...  Read More

4. Growth, Yield and Quality of Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) Cultivars under Lath House Conditions

Malik Abid Mehmood; Muhammad Saleem Akhtar Khan; Naveed Ahmad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 27-32

  Five carnation cultivars (‘Grand Salam’, ‘Nelson’, ‘Kaly’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Tempo’) were evaluated with respect to growth, yield and quality characteristics under lath house conditions at Kala Shah Kaku Research Station, Directorate of Floriculture, ...  Read More

5. Utilization of Rice Hull as a New Substrate for Turf Grass Seed Germination in Sod Production as a Sustainable Approach

Mohammad Ali Golestani; Ali Dolatkhahi; Navid Vahdati; Omid Nouri Roudsari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 33-37

  Sod culture is one of the important methods in establishing and repairing of turf grass, especially in sport fields. Nowadays, a mixture of sand and peat are commonly used in sod production in Iran. Because peat media is expensive, it seems necessary to find an alternative medium. Rice hull, tea waste ...  Read More

6. Comparison Tea Extract, 8-Hydroxyquinoline Sulfate and Rifampicin on the Vase Life of Cut Flower chrysanthemum (Denderanthema grandiflorum L. cv. Purple)

Davood Hashemabadi; Hamideh Bagheri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 39-43

  Maintaining quality and longevity of cut flowers is one of the critical issues in the floriculture industry, especially in cut flowers; and one of the most important problems in chrysanthemum, as one of the most popular cut flowers. Therefore, an experiment was conducted based on completely randomized ...  Read More

7. Micropropagation of Rosa canina Through Axillary Shoot Proliferation

Mahboubeh Davoudi Pahnekolayi; Ali Tehranifar; Leila Samiei; Mahmoud Shoor

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 45-51

  In vitro propagation of rose has played a very important role in rapid multiplication of species with desirable traits and production of healthy and disease-free plants. Micropropagation using nodal segments of Rosa canina under different combinations of BAP, GA3 and NAA on MS and VS, medium was investigated. ...  Read More

8. Drought Stress Impact on Some Biochemical and Physiological Traits of 4 Groundcovers (Lolium Perenne, Potentilla SPP, Trifolium Repens and Frankinia SPP) With Potential Landscape Usage

Elham Samieiani; Hossein Ansari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Autumn 1392, Pages 53-60

  Stress management is considered as an important factor in nowadays landscape. Therefore this research was conducted using a factorial experiment based on a randomized completely design with regulated deficit irrigation at four levels (100, 75, 50, and 25% of lawn irrigation requirement) and three replicates ...  Read More