Micropropagation & plant breeding
Regeneration of pinwheel phenotype and evaluation of anthocyanin in African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha Wendl.) periclinal chimera

Mina Kazemian; Vali Ollah Ghasemi Omran; Elham Mohajel Kazemi; Maryam Kolahi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 39-49


  The mutation in the meristem layers creates different genetic backgrounds (chimera) in the plant tissue. The mutation in L1 layer of shoot apical meristem generates a periclinal chimera. UF3GT is an effective enzyme in floral coloration, inducing anthocyanin accumulation in petals. This study investigates ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Establishment of adventitious root culture in Echinacea purpurea and enhanced accumulation of caffeic acid derivatives by biotic and abiotic elicitors

Mohammad Abdoli; Nooshin Koolivand; Arash Babaei

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 24-34


  The present study aimed to develop a protocol for root induction and evaluate the effects of salicylic acid (SA) (0, 80 and 160 mg/l) and yeast extract (YE) (0, 0.75 and 1.5 g/l) on chlorogenic acid, caftaric acid, cichoric acid, cynarin and echinacoside production in Echinacea purpurea adventitious ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Effect of Sodium Nitroprusside and Some Plant Growth Regulators on Shoot Regeneration and Plantlet Development in Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.

Vahideh Gougerdchi; Ebrahim Dorani; Mostafa Valizadeh; Rustam Agazadeh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 43-51


  Improving plant regeneration skills in tissue culture studies is critical not only for the efficient genetic transformation of commercial crops but also for scientific reports. SNP (Sodium nitroprusside) as a Nitric oxide (NO) donor, plays an important role in the growth and development of plants. In ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Effects of plant growth regulators and organic compounds on callus induction and plant regeneration in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) using mature embryos

Seyyed Mehdi Eshagi; Ebrahim Dorani; Rustam Aghazadeh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 62-69


  To establish a highly efficient plant regeneration system for some Iranian wheat, this study was done. MS mediums supplemented with different combinations of 2, 4-D, NAA, Dicamba, and different combinations of Thidiazuron and BAP, were evaluated for callus induction and regeneration respectively. The ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Optimizing the callogenesis and determining the gamma-ray intensity in leaf explant of cut carnation standard cultivars

Hamidreza Sabaghi; Gholamreza Sharifi-Sirchi; Pejman Azadi; Mohamad Hossein Azimi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 22-28


  The present study has been designed and executed to determine the best growth-regulating compound for callus induction as well as to specify the optimum dose of gamma irradiation in carnation cultivars (Tabasco, Nobless, Cameron, Tabor, Eskimo, and Mariposa). In this experiment, an MS culture medium ...  Read More

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
In vitro Plant Regeneration of Helianthus Annuus (Hyb. Azargol) From Alginate-Encapsulated Shoot Tips for Short Term Storage, Germplasm Exchange and Distribution

Soheila Moradi; Mohammadreza Azimi; Fariborz Habibi; Saied Saeed Pourdad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 1-8


  The present study demonstrates the potential of nutrient-alginate encapsulation of shoot tips of sunflower, Helianthus annuus (hyb. Azargol) for synthetic seed technology, which could be useful in germplasm distribution and exchange. Shoot tips from in vitro shoot cultures derived from mature seed explants ...  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

Micropropagation & plant breeding
The effect of different concentrations of TDZ and BA on in vitro regeneration of Iranian cannabis (Cannabis sativa) using cotyledon and epicotyl explants

Mehdi Movahedi; Valiollah Ghasemi-Omran; Sepide Torabi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 20-27


  The present study was carried out to investigate micropropagation possibility and determine the optimal medium composition and plant growth regulators (PGRs) combinations under in vitro conditions. The cotyledon and epicotyl explants obtained from 1 month old in vitro grown seedlings were used in MS ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
High-throughput direct regeneration of soybean mutant and common lines from cotyledonary node

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

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 50-60


  Direct regenerations by using mature cotyledonary node as a explants has been shown to be time-saving and convenient strategy for micropropagation of soybean. So we have evaluated regeneration protocol through single shoot using cotyledonary node as a rapid and efficient protocol for two soybean cultivars ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
The effect of medium and plant growth regulators on micropropagation of Dog rose (Rosa canina L.)

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

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 61-71


  Dog rose (Rosa canina L.) is one of the most important ornamental and medicinal plants which are used as a rootstock for ornamental roses such as Rosa hybrid and Rosa floribunda. In vitro propagation of rose has a very important role in rapid multiplication of species with desirable traits and in production ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Study of factors affecting direct shoot regeneration of pear (Pyrus communis L.)

Mahdieh Yousefiara; Maryam Jafarkhani Kermani; Abdolreza Bagheri; Aliakbar Habashi; Hamid Abdollahi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2014, , Pages 21-28


  Conventional methods of pear breeding, largely based on intra- and inter-specific hybridization, are difficult because pear is highly heterozygous, polygenic and has a long juvenile period. Genetic improvements of pear cultivars are possible through induction of mutations and gene transfer by genetic ...  Read More

Micropropagation & plant breeding
Indirect in vitro regeneration of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.)

Abdoreza Bagheri; Vali Ollah Ghasemi Omraan; Samira Hatefi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2012, , Pages 43-50


  Establishment of an efficient and reproducible regeneration protocol is one of the basic prerequisites for genetic transformation of any crop plant. In vitro culture of lentil has proven to be difficult. In spite of a number of reports on the regeneration of this plant, very few satisfying and reproducible ...  Read More