1. Postharvest Quality of Red-fleshed Watermelon Affected by Fruit Position in Vine

P. Ding; S. Syazwani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 213-224

  Effect of different fruit position on postharvest quality of F1 hybrid redfleshed watermelon Hi-U 16 was examined. In this study only one main vine was trained and maintained. The plants were allowed to set three fruits naturally at the first (8th - 11th nodes), second (13th - 16th nodes) and third (18th ...  Read More

2. Effect of Liquid Media and In Vitro Pre-acclimatization Stage on Shoot Elongation and Acclimatization of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cv. Najda

Mouaad Amine Mazri

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 225-231

  The effect of stationary liquid media to improve shoots elongation in date palm cv. Najda and an in vitro pre-acclimatization stage to increase the survival ercentage of plantlets in the greenhouse was investigated. Two basal liquid media were tested: full strength and half strength Murashige and Skoog ...  Read More

3. Physiological and Morphological Responses of White Clover (Trifolium repens) and Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Plants to Salinity Stress

Navid Vahdati; Ali Tehranifar; Seyed Hossein Neamati; Yahya Selahvarzi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 233-241

  Trifolium spp. are native plants in Iran exhibiting good ground cover po-tential. Salinity is a major environmental stress and today, 20% of the world cultivated areas and nearly half of all irrigated lands are affected by salinity. The main aim of this research was to study morphological and physiological ...  Read More

4. Inhibition of Tea Root Lesion Nematode, Pratylenchus Loosi, by rhizospher bacteria

H. Rahanandeh; G. Khodakaramian; N. Hassanzadeh; A. Seraji; S.M. Asghari; A.R. Tarang

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 243-250

  Root-lesion disease, which is caused by Pratylenchus loosi , is one of the most important diseases currently impacting Iran tea plantations. This disease causes great economic crop impacts. Northern provinces, which supply much of Iran’s tea production, have been especially hard impact by root-lesion ...  Read More

5. Impactof Integrated Organic Nutrient Handlingon Fruit Yields and Quality of Strawberry cv. Kurdistan in Iran

Ahmad Dadashpour; Mohammad Jouki

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 251-256

  This study was conducted during 2008-2009 to investigate the influence of different organic nutrient combinations on yields and quality of strawberry cv. Kurdistan in Iran. The experiment comprised of five organic nutrient treatment combinations including the recommended dose of N, P and K through chemical ...  Read More

6. The Assessment of Atmospheric Pollution of Heavy Metals with the Help of Ornamental Plants in Isfahan Landscape

Reza Shahabi Mohamadabadi; Mehran Hoodaji; Davood Hashemabadi; Mitra Ataabadi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 257-263

  Plants are the most common bioindicatorsused in air quality biomonitoring studies because they are immobile and they have more sensitive to the most prevalent air pollutants than humans and animals. To identify the concentrations and sources of heavy metals in ornamental plants of Isfahan landscape, ...  Read More

7. Watercress (Nasturtium officinale R. Br.) Minimally Processed: Effect of Storage Temperature and Different Films of Packaging

A.P. Leon; D. Frezza; V.R. Logegaray; C. Mastrototaro; A. Chiesa

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 265-270

  Watercress is a leafy vegetable of the family Brassicaceae that grows in and around water, it has a short shelf life (approximately seven days) and it is consumed raw or steamed. The objective of this work was to study the effect of packaging film and different storage temperature on the postharvest ...  Read More

8. Morphophysiologicals Problems in Acclimatization of Micropropagated Plants in -­Ex Vitro Conditions- A Reviews

Kshitij Kumar; I. U. Rao

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 1391, Pages 271-283

  Plant tissue culture refers to growing and multiplication of cells, tissues and organs of plants on defined solid or liquid media under aseptic and controlled environment. Micropropagation allows rapid production of high quality, disease-free and uniform planting material. The micropropagation of high ...  Read More