Research Paper
Expression of an epitope-based recombinant vaccine against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMDV) in tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)

Maziar Habibi; Saeid Malekzadeh; hasan marashi; Afsaneh Mohkami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 1-9

  Regarding high potential of green plants for development of recombinant vaccines, this research was conducted to evaluate expression of a novel recombinant vaccines against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMDV) in tobacco plant. For this purpose, a synthetic gene encoding 129-169 amino acids of foot and mouth ...  Read More

Research Paper
Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated hairy root induction and plant regeneration from transgenic roots in Ficus carica L.

Shahla Amani; Mehdi Mohebodini; Shahram Khademvatan; Morad Jafari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 10-21

  One of the most effective biotechnological techniques for producing plant metabolites is the hairy roots (HRs) culture system. HRs are genetically and biologically stable and able to produce secondary metabolites in a short time. Ficus carica L. is one of the most important plant sources of valuable ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effectiveness of molecular markers for improving grain quality in Iranian rice

zhila zahedi; Alireza Nabipour; Asa Ebrahimi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 22-30

  Grain and cooking qualities in rice are measured by several physical and chemical traits, each of them controlled by several genes. Molecular markers have become fast and reliable tools for screening genotypes for grain quality. However, As different populations may carrydifferent genes, the efficacy ...  Read More

Research Paper
Transcript analysis of telomerase enzyme gene in sunflower infected by sclerotinia stem rot disease

Erfan Jamshidi; Maryam Parvini Kohneh shahri; Reza Darvishzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 31-36

  Sclerotinia stem rot disease caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is one of the most important diseases of sunflower. Telomeres are nucleoprotein structures at the ends of chromosomes that are essential for maintaining the integrity of the genome. The aim of this study was to determine the alteration of ...  Read More

Research Paper Plant molecular physiology & breeding
The impact of Thiourea on Tea (Camellia sinensis) callus proliferation and secondary metabolites content

Azarm Movahedi; Maziar Ahmadi Golsepidi; Mahlagha Ghorbanli; Mehdi Alizadeh; Kamal Ghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 37-44

  In the present experiment, the in vitro callus production from tea leaf explants was induced on three different basal media. Then, the efficiency of tea callus proliferation was enhanced through application of thiourea to the proliferation medium. Furthermore, the caffeine and Epigallocatechin Gallate ...  Read More

Research Paper Germplasm genetic diversity & plant breeding
Estimation of heritability and some genetic parameters for yield and yield-related traits of wheat using Diallel design

Habiballah Soughi; Kamal Payghamzadeh; Manoochehr Khodarahmi; Mehdi Nazari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 45-55

  Wheat is one of the most important edible crops used in several food products. The success of plant breeding programs depends on the availability of parents with desired genetic diversities. In this context, we evaluated the genetic parameters in eight wheat genotypes namely Kohdashet, Morvaread, N-80-19, ...  Read More

Research Paper Plant breeding for abiotic & biotic stresses
miR395 is involved in response to cold stress and modulation of sulfate and phosphate deficiency in Grape (Vitis vinifera)

Mehdi Ghabooli; Shima Sadat Beheshti Rooy; Ehsan Mohseni fard; Rouhollah Karimi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 56-66

  Low temperature is a major abiotic stress which can significantly affect the grape production. microRNAs play an important role in the control of plant development and response to adverse environmental conditions. Although miRNAs and their targets have been identified in several Vitis species, their ...  Read More

Research Paper Metabolomics & metabolites engineering in plant breeding
A Comparative Analysis of the Hairy Root Induction Methods in Hypericum perforatum

Mahsa Montazeri; Ali Pakdin-Parizi; Hamid Najafi-Zarrini; Mohammad Azadbakht; Ghorbanali Nematzadeh; Zahra Gholami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 67-76

  Hypericum perforatum is a medicinal plant which Hypericin, Hyperforin and phenolic compounds are its active secondary metabolites. Hairy root induction by Agrobacterium rhizogenes in this plant is difficult and has low efficiency. In the present study two inoculation methods, immersion in bacterial suspension ...  Read More

Research Paper Germplasm genetic diversity & plant breeding
Assessment of genetic diversity among Crataegus genotypes by Application of ISSR markers in Ardabil province

Alireza Ghanbari; Asghar Estaji; Somayie Fahim; Maryam Jamali

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 77-83

  The genus Crataegus spp. (Hawthorn) is belongs to Rosaceae family. The hawthorn can be utilized as a rootstock as well as an ornamental plant. The fruits are sources of many essential nutrients and have beneficial effects on human health. The Crataegus genus has been founded in different areas such as ...  Read More

Research Paper Germplasm genetic diversity & plant breeding
The effect of gamma rays on quinoa plant and evaluation of promising genotypes under salinity stress

Ayman Ebrahim Badran; Rasha M. A. Khalil; Ezzat A. Kotb

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 84-92

  There is no doubt that use of hybridization programs in the quinoa plant genotypes to induce genetic variation is difficult, however introducing the variations through mutation, to obtain promising genotypes, is much easier. In this research, quinoa seeds (Chipaya cv.) exposed to different doses of gamma ...  Read More

Research Paper Molecular markers & plant breeding
Study on Genetic Diversity of Resistance to the Rust in Iranian Garlic Clones (Allium sativum L.) Using NBS profiling Technique

Atefeh Anjomshoaa; Hossein Jafary; Mohammad Reza Hassandokht; Mehdi Taheri; Vahid Abdossi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 93-100

  Garlic rust is one of the most important diseases of garlic worldwide, which hardly can be controlled by applying fungicides while the weather condition goes on the favor of the disease progress. The NBS-profiling approach is one of the effective methods for separating the replicated parts of resistance ...  Read More

Research Paper
Citric acid and hydrogen sulfide application reduce silver nanoparticles damage in green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) plants

Mahsa Rafati Alashti; Mehdi Baradaran Firouzabadi; Ali Dehestani; Ahmad Gholami; Mahdieh Parsaeian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2019, Pages 101-114

  Silver nanoparticles are being extensively used in a broad range of applications in our daily routine life. In the present study, it was investigated if citric acid (CA) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) can mitigate adverse effects of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in green bean plants. Green bean seedlings ...  Read More