Research Paper Plant breeding for abiotic & biotic stresses
Exogenous salicylic acid improves photosynthetic pigments and morphological traits of four medicinal plants in an aeroponic system

Peiman Mohit Rabary; Zahra Movahedi; Mehdi Ghabooli; Majid Rostami

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 1-9

  Salicylic acid (SA) is a phenolic phytohormone that acts as a key regulator of the signaling network in plants under biotic and abiotic stresses. SA exerts stimulatory effects on various physiological processes to plant growth and development. In this research, valerian, chicory, withania, and purple ...  Read More

Research Paper Plant molecular physiology & breeding
Biochemical and Physiological Analysis of Flag Leaf Senescence in Field-Grown Barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Saeid Navabpour

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 10-18

  Barley is an important feed grain in many areas such as Canada, Europe and in the U.S. It has also so important for animal feed and has several other usages such as alcohol industry, malt productive and biomass-fuels. The characteristics of physiological and biochemical events during leaf senescence ...  Read More

Research Paper Germplasm genetic diversity & plant breeding
Genetic diversity evaluation for drought stress tolerance in bread and durum wheat genotypes using common and new drought tolerance indices

Mohsen Saeidi; Majid Abdoli

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 19-30

  To evaluate the genetic diversity and the effect of drought stress on grain yield of wheat, 56 wheat genotypes were evaluated for terminal drought stress tolerance in field environments in the Kermanshah of Iran during the 2010-2011 cropping season. The experiments were conducted at the Campus of Agriculture ...  Read More

Research Paper Molecular biology and (trans) gene expression technology in plant breeding
Resistance genes expression pattern analysis of Serendipita indica-root colonized sour orange plants in challenging with citrus bacterial blast (Pseudomonas viridiflava)

Hossein Moradi Beidokhti; Valiollah Babaeizad; Heshmatollah Rahimian; Mohammad Ali Tajick Ghanbary; Ali Pakdin-Parizi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 31-40

  Citrus bacterial blast disease is one of the prevalent diseases in most citrus-growing regions in the world. Plants use a wide range of mechanisms to defend against pathogens, and the plant-pathogen interaction induces the expression of genes involved in the plant resistance. Furthermore, symbiotic association ...  Read More

Research Paper Advanced breeding technologies
Analysis of karyotype and chromosome characteristics in Iranian accessions of Falcaria vulgaris Bernh.

shima Hasanzadehfard; Mahdi Behnamian; Mehdi Mohebodini; Sara Dezhsetan; Hamid Moazzeni

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 41-47

  Plant karyotyping provides ordering and pairing all the chromosomes that can be used to determine the origin and genetic background of accessions. In this study, the karyotyping of 28 Iranian Falcaria vulgaris Bernh. accessions were evaluated for the first time. All accessions detected with the same ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetic engineering & plant breeding
Transcriptional Response of Defensive and Regulatory Genes Involved in Tomato Plant Hormone Signaling Pathways against Fusarium Wilt

Masumeh Dezhabad; Hengameh Taheri; Babak Pakdaman Sardrood

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 48-56

  Fusarium wilt caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici (FOL) is one of the major devastating diseases of tomato plants throughout the world. There is no information on the molecular response of tomato line, Early Urbana-Y to FOL. The present study was performed to study the line response ...  Read More

Research Paper Mutation breeding
Roshan, a new released mutant aromatic rice variety with high yield and early maturity

Ghorban Ali Nematzadeh; Morteza Oladi; Ammar Afkhami Ghadi; Ammar Gholizadeh Ghara; Farhad Bagheri; Mojtaba Aghajani; Maryam Emami Ghara; Alireza Babaei; Masud Rahimi; Camran Mozafari; Reza Vojdan; Amir Ziaee; Ahmad Esfandiyari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2020, Pages 57-65

  Mutation breeding can be a major procedure for plant improvement, and release of high yield, including quality characteristics. A rice mutation breeding program with five verities (local and improved varieties including Sang Tarom, Tarom Chaloci, Nemat, Sepidrood, and Khazar) conducted at GABIT experimental ...  Read More