1. Screening Some Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Alternaria sesami, the Causal Agent of Alternaria Leaf Spot of Sesame

Masoud Zaker

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 1-8

Abstract
  Natural plant extracts / products have the potential as safe alternatives for chemical fungicides in plant disease management. Methanol and pure methanol: water (50:50 v/v) extracts of peppermint, lavandula, eucalyptus, datura and nettle were screened for their antifungal activity against Alternaria ...  Read More

2. Effects of Nodal Position and Growth Regulators on In Vitro Growth of Dog Rose (Rosa canina)

M. Shirdel; A. Motallebi-Azar; M. Matloobi; F. Zaare-Nahandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 9-17

Abstract
  Dog rose (Rosa canina) has been using as a rootstock for ornamental roses also it is one of the medicinal plants. It can be propagated under in vitro conditions. After removing chilling requirement of buds, axillary wood buds of dog rose were cut in three nodal positions (lower, middle and terminal) ...  Read More

3. Investigating of the Effects of Calcium Concentration under Hydroponic Conditions on Quantitative and Qualitative Growth of Lilium ‘Tresor

N. Seyedi; A. Mohammadi Torkashvand; M.S. Allahyari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 19-24

Abstract
  The Asiatic hybrid lily, a bulbous ornamental plant, has a special position in the horticulture as cut flower. To overcome some problems in nutrition of bulb flowers, the use of hydroponic system and nutrient solution is important in the cultivation of these flowers. The Asiatic Hybrid Lilium bulbs “Tresor” ...  Read More

4. Effect of Nanoscale Titanium Dioxide Particles on the Germination and Growth of Canola (Brassica napus)

H. Mahmoodzadeh; M. Nabavi; H. Kashefi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 25-32

Abstract
  An investigation was initiated to examine the effects of nanoscale titanium dioxide particles on plant growth and development. In view of the widespread cultivation of canola in Iran and in other parts of the globe and in view of the potential influence of titanium on its growth, this plant was chosen ...  Read More

5. Somatic Embryogenesis and Plant Regeneration from Embryonic Axes and Cotyledons Explants of Tea (Camellia sinenesis L.)

B. Kaviani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 33-38

Abstract
  In the present study, 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2, 4-D) was assessed individually for its effectiveness to induce somatic embryogenesis in tea (Camellia sinenesis L.). Embryonic axes and cotyledons explants were dissected from the seeds. Explants were cultured on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium ...  Read More

6. Cultivar Effects on Growth, Yield and Cormel Production of Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.)

Muhammad Saleem; Iftikhar Ahmad; Muhammad Aslam Khan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 39-48

Abstract
  Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.), a popular bulbous cut flower, has high demand in both domestic (Pakistani) as well as international markets. Five potential, exotic cultivars of gladiolus, ‘Cantate’, ‘Corveira’, ‘Eminence’, ‘Essential’ and ‘Fado’ ...  Read More

7. Effects of N, Fe and Zn Nutrition on Vegetative and Reproductive Growth and Fruit Quality of Grapevine (Vitis viniferea L.)

Marjan Ashoori; Abolfazl Lolaei; Ahmad Ershadi; Manocher Kolhar; Amin Rasoli

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 49-58

Abstract
  This Research aimed to study on effect of foliar spraying with zinc (as zinc sulphate), nitrogen (as urea) and iron (as sulphate and chelated Fe) on growth parameters, quality of fruit, flower characteristics, chemical constituents and nutrients content of leaves on grapevine. Applied nutrients were ...  Read More

8. Effect of Benzyladenine and Gibberellic Acid on Dormancy Breaking, Growth and Yield of Gladiolus Corms over Different Storage Periods

F.N. Khan; M.M. Rahman; M.M. Hossain

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Autumn 1391, Pages 59-71

Abstract
  A study was conducted to determine the optimum concentration of benzyladenie (BA) and gibberllic acid (GA3) to break the dormancy of gladiolus corms in relation to storage period and to find out the effect of BA and GA3 on growth and development of gladiolus corm and cormels. The effect of GA3 on dormancy ...  Read More