Micropropagation & plant breeding
Rapid and high throughput regeneration in fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) from embryo explants

Shiva Shahi; Ali Izadi-Darbandi; Hossein Ramshini; Mehdi Younessi-hamzekhanlu

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 11-19


  Callus induction and regeneration of fennel from embryo explants were stabilized in the presence of cefotaxime antibiotic and different plant growth regulators (PGRs). The experiments were conducted under a factorial experiment, based on a completely randomized design (CRD). Genotypes; Fasa, Meshkinshar ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Improving Phosphorus Efficiency in Crops with Focus on Purple Acid Phosphatase: Potentials and Perspective

Mehdi Younessi-Hamzekhanlu; Ali Izadi-Darbandi; Mohammad Ali Malboobi; Mohsen Ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 55-69


  Low-phosphorus (P) stress as a key factor limiting plant growth and production is common in most agricultural soils. Most of the soil-applied phosphate will be rapidly immobilized and most of annually applied phosphate fertilizers are fixed in the soil in organic forms by adsorption, sedimentation and ...  Read More