Volume 34 (2021)
Volume 33 (2020)
Volume 32 (2019)
Volume 31 (2018)
Volume 30 (2017)
Volume 29 (2016)
Volume 28 (2015)
Volume 27 (2014)
Volume 26 (2013)
Volume 1 (1996)

Numbers of Volumes

31

Numbers of Issues

115

Numbers of Articles

1276

Numbers of Authors

1,877

Numbers of Visited Articles

2,096,340

Numbers of Articles Downloads

710,581

Ratio of Visit per Article

2694.52

Ratio of Received Files per Article

913.34

Numbers of Submitted Articles

2,252

Numbers of Rejected Articles

1,243

Numbers of Accepted Articles

743

Acceptance Percent

33

(Acceptance Period (Days

93

Acount of Indexed Database

5

The Journal of Plant Research is the Iranian Journal of Biology, which has been published quarterly by the Iranian Biology Society since 1995, and has been renamed Plant Research since 2013, Volume 26, Number 2. The Journal of Plant Research is published quarterly with the aim of publishing fundamental findings in plant science. This journal is the result of original research in all areas of plant biology including physiology, morphology, morphology and organogenesis, systematic, ecology, evolution, tissue culture, cellular and molecular, biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, phylogeny and plant evolution Publishes after careful judgment. This journal also accepts practical and technological articles in each of the mentioned fields.

 

Research Paper
1. The effect of silicon and silicon dioxide nanoparticle on growth factors, osmolytes and ionic content of saffron (Crocus Sativus L.) under salinity stress

maryam Asemeh

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 31-41

Abstract
  Saffron with scientific name of Crocus sativus L. is one of the oldest medicinal herbs which has always been center of attention and its performance depends on different factors. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of salinity stress on saffron plants and the role of foliar application of ...  Read More

Research Paper Cellular and molecular
2. RAPD markers, instruments for determining the genetic relationships of tea plant in Iran

Koorosh Falakro; shahin jahangirzadeh khiavi; Mehran Gholami; Siavash Pour Azizan

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 42-54

Abstract
  One of the important crop in the north of Iran that now many of them are at risk of disappearing, is tea plant (Camellia sinensis). In this study 60 accessions using 24 RAPD markers were investigated. Used RAPD markers amplified 219 bands that 81.28% of them showed polymorphic pattern. Polymorphic Information ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
3. Biochemical responses of Plargonium graveolens L′HER under UV-B radiation in In Vitro condition

Marjan Azarafshan; maryam peyvandi; Hossein Abbaspour; Zahra Noormohammadi; Ahmad Majd

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 55-68

Abstract
  Pelargonium graveolens L ′Her is an aromatic and medicinal plant which is widely used in pharmaceutical, perfumery and food industry. In this study, the effect of ultraviolet radiation with different intensities (0, 0.12, 0.26 and 0.38 W/m2) was investigated on P. graveolens in InVitro condition. ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
4. Factors affecting hairy roots induction efficiency via Agrobacterium rhizogenes and evaluation of Valerenic acid production in the hairy root culture of medicinal plant Valeriana officinalis L.

Nasser Zare; Vida Madani; Aslan Jamali; Rasool Asghari

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 69-83

Abstract
  Hairy root cultures due to the their higheir genetic and biological stability, high growth rate and rapid growth on hormone-free medium are an effective alternative method for production of secondary metabolites. In this research, the effects of different factors including type of Agrobacterium rhizogenes ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
5. Effects of Silicon Dioxide Nanoparticles (SiO2 NPs) on Polyphenolic Compounds Content and Antioxidant Capacity in H. reticulatus and H. pusillus hairy roots

ahad hedayati; ramin maleki; Javier Palazon

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 84-98

Abstract
  Nanoparticles are used as a new group of elicitors for the production of valuable metabolites. In the present study, the effects of silicon dioxide nanoparticles (SiO2 NPs) as abiotic elicitor on some phytochemical traits in H. reticulatus and H. pusillus hairy root cultures were analyzed. Hairy roots ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
6. Effects of Salinity on Seed Germination and Biochemical Properties of Salsola crassa Seedlings

Maryam Mosayebi; Nayer Mohammadkhani; fatemeh Rahmani

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 99-111

Abstract
  Salsola crassa is a perennial halophytic shrublet, commonly grow in saline habitats as well as on sand dunes of Urmia Lake region. Salsola crassa has many uses such as: fuel wood, medicinal uses, forages and fodders. High soil salinity is one of the inhibiting factors that affects forage production in ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
7. Effects of uniconazole and biofertilizers on yield, chlorophyll fluorescence indices and some physiological traits of wheat under salinity soil conditions

fATEMEH aghaei; Raouf Sharifi; hamed. narimani

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 112-124

Abstract
  In order to study the effect of uniconazole and bio fertilizers on grain yield, chlorophyll fluorescence indices and some physiological traits of wheat under salinity soil conditions, a factorial experiment was conducted based on RCBD with three replications in 2018. Treatments were included soil salinity ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
8. Regenerate shoot responses of aromatic Myrtus communis L. to salinity under in vitro condition

peyman aghaie; Seyed Ali Hosseini Tafreshi; Mohammad Amin Toghyani

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 125-141

Abstract
  AbstractSalinity is one of the most important limiting factors for growth and distribution of terrestrial plants. Salt stress, by affecting the osmotic potential of the soil around the root, cause toxicity to plants, which lead to reduced growth, declined productivity, and impaired nutrient uptake. The ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
9. Evaluation of humic acid effect on growth and accumulation potential in Sport turfgrass during cadmium stress

Adeleh Alikhani; Mina Taghizadeh

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 142-157

Abstract
  To avoid more environmental pollution, it is important to find an appropriate way to reduce the accumulation of heavy metals in metropolitan cities. The use of ornamental plants is a good choice to replace edible crops in soils of heavy metals contaminated. So, the purpose of this study was to evaluate ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
10. The effect of plant growth regulators on induction and callus growth in four grape cultivars with the aim of resveratrol extraction

MANSOUR GHOLAMI; zahra vesaltalab

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 158-173

Abstract
  Plant callus tissue has a variety of capabilities, including its use in the preparation of cell suspension cultures to produce secondary metabolites and beneficial natural compounds. In order to induce callus in four varieties explants of Rajabi Sefid Shiraz, Bidaneh Ghermez, Shahani and Makr Quchan ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
11. Evaluation of the effect of nano and chelated iron fertilizer in Salicornia under salinity stress

Shahram Riaihinia; zahra danaeipour

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 174-188

Abstract
  Salinity is one of the most important abiotic stress in the arid or semi-arid regions of Iran. salinity-induced nutritional disorders may result from the effect of salinity on nutrient availability in soil and Reduction of nutrient uptake within the plant. In this study, seed germination and plant growth ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
12. Improving seed germination, in vitro organogenesis and regeneration of Plantago major medicinal plant

samaneh Rahamouz haghighi; Khadijeh Bagheri; ali sharafi; hossein danafar

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 189-205

Abstract
  The seed germination of Plantago major requires pre-treatment in the off-season. Thus, the effect of gibberellic acid, potassium nitrate, cold, daylight and different Murashige and Skoog medium (MS) salt concentrations on the germination of seeds were studied. The modified Timson index was applied to ...  Read More

Research Paper Biosystematic
13. Investigation of chromosome number of several plant species native to Iran

Saeedeh Sadat Mirzadeh Vaghefi; Adel Jalili

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 22-30

Abstract
  Research on chromosomes helps to clarify the relationship between taxa. Chromosome number is the simplest parameter that generates valuable information in cytotaxonomic and genome studies of a species. In the plant genome, genetic information includes plant phenotypes, which is why cellular studies are ...  Read More

Research Paper Natural resources
14. Some structural features of forest types in Hyrcanian forest (A case study: Palang-Darreh forest, Savadkoh)

Mohsen Javanmiri Pour; Vahid Etemad; Hamid Sooofi Mariv

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 1-12

Abstract
  It is very important in forest planning to recognize forest types and their classification in similar or different groups, their distribution pattern, mixture, frequency, dominance and abundance at the various area. Therefore, the purpose of current research is to identify, classify and introduce forest ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
15. Optimization of Nisin Gene Transfer by Agrobacterium in Carrot Plant

masoumeh fallah ziarani; masoud tohidfar; mohammad hosein mirjalili

Volume 35, Issue 1 , Spring 2022, Pages 13-21

Abstract
  Nisin is a natural antibacterial that is used as a preservative in foods and drugs. The production of transgenic carrots containing recombinant nisin protein was investigated by Agrobacterium, LBA4404 strain and pBI121 plasmid. PBI121 plasmid was contains NPTII reporter genes with promoter CaMV35S and ...  Read More

1. Effects of drought stress on photosynthesis, its parameters and relative water content of anise (Pimpinella anisum L.(

narges heidari

Volume 27, Issue 5 , Winter 2015, , Pages 829-839

Abstract
  Drought is a major environmental stress that affects plant morphology, physiology and biochemistry, causing a significant reduction in agricultural production. In order to study the effect of drought stress on physiological traits of anise (Pimpinella anisum L. ( a field experiment was conducted at College ...  Read More

2. Salicylic acid effect on Bromus tomentellus germination and initial growth properties under cadmium stress
Volume 26, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 208-216

Abstract
  Plants deal with different stresses including biotic and abiotic stresses during their life. The stresses affect germination and growth of plants. Heavy metals such as cadmium in soil could decrease seed germination and growth of plants. It has been found that salicylic acid is able to reduce negative ...  Read More

3. Effect of Indoleacetic Acid on Growth, Protein, Catalase and Peroxidase contents in Soybean plant (Glycine max (L.) Merr) under Aluminum chloride stress
Volume 28, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 186-198

Abstract
  In the present study, the effects of indole acetic acid (IAA) on certain physiological and biochemical parameters in Glycine max (L.) Merr under aluminum chloride (AlCl3) stress were studied. Seeds were sterilized and cultured in petri-dishes. Six days old seedlings were transferred to pots, and then ...  Read More

Biotechnology
4. Increasing cyanobacteria Spirulina production with mixing and chemical composition of culture medium

Ali Sheikhi Nejad; abdolmajid lababpour; Nasrin Moazami

Volume 28, Issue 2 , Summer 2016, , Pages 344-353

Abstract
  In this research, the effects of aeration and agitation of culture vessel on Spirulina biomass production were studied in five various culture media. Spirulina was cultivated in Zarrouk, Jourdan, F2, Schlosser, and seawater salt culture media. In the cultivation system with aeration, mixing was performed ...  Read More

Physiology
5. A study on allelopathic effect of olive pomace (Olea europaea L.) on some biochemical characteristics of three seedlings wheat cultivars (Triticum aestivum L.)

Mozhan Vafaei; abdolali Gilani; azra saboora

Volume 28, Issue 2 , Summer 2016, , Pages 445-458

Abstract
  This study was designed aimed to investigated the allelopathic effect of olive pomace, laying on growth and biochemical characteristics of three cultivars wheat seedlings. Various concentrations of olive pomace (1, 3, 5 and 7 percentage) was mixed with soil and three different varieties of wheat were ...  Read More

Research Paper Natural resources
1. Investigation of competition and structural characteristics of Fagus orientalis, Carpinus betulus and Quercus castanaefulia in different stratums (Case Study: Asalem Forests)

Ramin Hosseinzadeh; Javad Soosani; Hamed Naghavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 February 2021

Abstract
  In order to investigate the structural characteristics (mingling, spatial distribution pattern and dominance) and competition (DBH and Height) of beech, hornbeam and Oak species in different stratums of forest, 10 plots with areas of 1 hectare were collected randomly, in the protected regions of Asalem ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetics
2. Using of wild accessions of A. officinalis in asparagus breeding programs

Mohamad Ebrahim Ranjbar Niaki; Zahra Ghahremani; Seyyed Mousavizadeh; Taher Barzegar; juan gil

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  A. officinalis is the most economically important species of asparagus. There are some wild accessions of this species from Iran that they are growing under different environmental conditions such as saline and dry soils and wide range of altitude and climate. Inter and intraspecific hybridization is ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
3. Enzymatic Response, Mucilage Compounds, and Fatty Acids of Lallemantia to Chemical and Biological Nitrogen Sources under Salinity Stress Conditions

Niloofar Bagheri; Alireza Pirzad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  Dragon's head, one of the mint family plants with 30% oil and mucilage in its seeds. In order to evaluate the response of plant to nitrogen fertilizers in saline soils, a factorial experiment was conducted based on randomized complete block design with three replications in 2018 at Urmia University. ...  Read More

Research Paper Biochemistry
4. Studying antimutagenic effects of different alcohol-water extracts of Carthamus tinctorius L. petals using Ames test

ali kheiri; Hanieh Mohajjel shoja; mansour sarajoughi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  Nowaday, cancer is one of the main causes of death in the world, and mutants cause the deaths of millions of cancer patients. Given the side effects of drugs in cancer treatment, there is a growing body of research to find drugs with less side effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
5. Effect of insecticidal and repellency of extract of Rhazya stricta Decne and Nerium oleander L. on common pistachio psyllid (Aganoscena pistaciae) under laboratory condition

Seyed Mozaffar Mansouri; Fatemeh Tajabadi; Hadi Zohdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  Common pistachio psyllid, Agonoscena pistaciae (Hemiptera: Aphalaridae), is one of the most important pistachio orchards in Iran. It can cause irreparability damage to pistachio with sever feeding of phloem of leaves and buds. This research carried out to study direct effects of ethanolic extract of ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
6. The effects of drought stress and sodium nitroprusside on growth indices and enzymatic activity of Satureja hortensis .

Elham Danaee; Vahid Abdossi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  Drought is one of the major abiotic stresses limiting plant growth and crop production. Sodium nitroprusside also plays an important role as nitric oxide releasing compound in responding to biological and abiotic stresses and controlling plant growth. The aim of study was to investigate the effect of ...  Read More

Research Paper Biosystematic
7. Morphological and micromorphological study on some endemic Rosa damascena populations by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) in Iran

Saeid Davazdahemami; Azadeh Akhavan; Mohammad Hossein Ehtemam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 March 2021

Abstract
  Rose is one of the most important genera of the Rosaceae family and Rosa damascena Mill. is the most prominent rose cultivated in Bulgaria, India, Turkey and Iran to produce perfume. In order to identify populations of R. damascena, morphological characteristics of this species were considered as the ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
8. Soil Zinc Content Changes Using Spectroscopy of Plants in Gojer mine in North Kerman Province

hassan salari; mehdi honarmand; Hossein Mozafari; mahdieh hosseinjanizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 March 2021

Abstract
  Data spectroscopy using is one way to study the properties and properties of plants. Plants that exposure to heavy metals induces a stressful reaction that can affect the reflectance spectrum of the plant and its spectral response. Eucalyptus camaldulensis ,Ficus carica، Punica granatum and Cupressus ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
9. The Effect of Chitosan on Regeneration and Secondary Metabolite Production of Two Species of Lily Flower

Mahsa Khalafi; Younes Pourbeyrami hir; Esmaeil Chamani; Hassan Maleki Lajayer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 March 2021

Abstract
  Lily flower with a high economical potential, is one of the most important flowers between horticultural and ornamental crops in worldwide and occupies the fourth place among flowers. In order to investigate the effects of different concentration of Chitosan (0 (control), 50, 100 and 150 and 200 mg/L) ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
10. The effect of drought stress on antioxidant enzymes activity and artemisinin content in wormwood (Artemisia siberi)

Neda Abbasi; Asghar Mirzaie-Asl; Leila Khodaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 March 2021

Abstract
  Drought stress increases production of secondary metabolites in wide ranges of plants and accumulation of these components usually occurs under stress. Secondary metabolites are natural compounds produced by plants that play different physiological roles in plants. Artemisinin is a sesquiterpene lactone, ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
11. Effect of urban wastewater treatment plant effluent irrigation on heavy metals uptake by fenugreek (Trigonella Foenum graceum L.)

Faezeh Fazeli; Hassan Eyni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 March 2021

Abstract
  In order to investigate of different levels of south Tehran wastewater treatment plant irrigation on fenugreek phytoremediation potential, a completely randomized design with 5 treatments (0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% wastewater) and 3 replicates carried out in a greenhouse experiment. Results showed that ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
12. The effect of the canopy cover of forest trees on the diversity of substratum herbaceous species (Case study: Nejadreh Reserve, Urmia, West Azerbaijan)

Morteza Ali khazani; Ahmad Alijanpour; Javad Motamedi; Esmaeil Sheidai Karkaj

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 March 2021

Abstract
  Woody rangelands are a combination of tree plants in the upper stratum and herbaceous plants in the sub-stratum, both of which are interconnected. Upper stratum coatings have different effects on subterranean plants. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of tree cover crown on the diversity ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
13. Comparison of fatty acids and hydrocarbons of Milk thistle in different levels of water stress

rahele ghanbari moheb seraj; Asadollah ahmadikhah; Vahid Shariati; Sara Dezhsetan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 April 2021

Abstract
  Water stress is one of the most important factors affecting the metabolic pathways in the plant and thus alters the synthesis and accumulation of natural compounds such as fatty acids and hydrocarbons in medicinal plants. This study aimed to investigate the effect of different levels of water stress ...  Read More

Research Paper Developmental
14. Evaluation of RBOH gene expression and physiological responses of Citrullus colocynthis under nickel stress conditions

Arezoosadat Khafi; Alireza Iranbakhsh; Akbar Safipour; Ramazanali Khavarinejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 April 2021

Abstract
  Respiratory Burst Oxidase Homologue (RBOH) is involved in the perception and response to environmental stresses in plants by producing reactive oxygen molecules. In the present study, the expression of RBOH gene and morphophysiological parameters of Citrullus colocynthis in different concentrations of ...  Read More

Research Paper Biochemistry
15. Comparison of Biochemical Features and Antioxidant Capacity of Two Cotton Species Seeds Gossypium Hirsutum L. and Gossypium Arboreum L.

Farinaz Zangeneh; Mohamad Javaheri; Maryam Kolahi; Elham Faghani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 May 2021

Abstract
  Cotton scientifically known as Gossypium hirsutum L. is a dwarf plant from the Malvaceae family and from the Gossypeae clan, that is native to tropical and subtropical regions. Cotton is one of the most important sources of oils globally and is rich in fiber and protein. It can also be used as animal ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
16. Effect of concentration and type of selenium application on the quantity and quality of essential oil of Lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora L.)

mahboobeh Jalali; Hasan Abdollahi Moghaddam; fatemeh sohrabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2021

Abstract
  Selenium is a beneficial element with antioxidant and antiviral properties that promotes plant growth. In order to investigate the effect of selenium on some morphological, physiological and quantitative and quality of lemon essential oil, an experiment was conducted with 5 treatments and 3 replications ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
17. The impact of potassium silicate foliar application on some morphological, physiological and biochemical properties of rape genotypes under late seasonal drought stress

Mojdeh Sadat Khayat Moghadam; َAhmad Gholami; Amir Hossien Shirani Rad; Mahdi Baradaran Firoozabadi; hamid Abbasdokht

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 May 2021

Abstract
  ABSTRACTDrought stress is one of the most impactive factors of Severe modification in plant physiology, eventually leading to a reduction in crop productivity. Increasing growth, yield, crop quality, and reducing the side effects of drought stress are some of the important roles that potassium silicate ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
18. The effect of selenium and hydrogen sulfide on the growth and uptake of elements in garlic (Allium sativum) seedlings under the influence of lead and salinity stress

Nesa Gharehbaghli; Ali Sepehri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 May 2021

Abstract
  In order to study the effect of salinity stress and different concentrations of lead under the influence of stress ameliorator, a factorial experiment was carried out in a completely randomized design with three replications. The experiment consisted of salinity stress at three levels (0, 25 and 75 mM ...  Read More

Research Paper
19. Identification of transcription factor affecting a promoter of carotenoid/apocartenoid biosynthetic pathway in Crocus sativous L.

Zahra Azizi; Ali Deljou

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2021

Abstract
  It is a well established fact that stigma part of the Crocus sativus L. flower is the actual site for synthesis of many important carotenoids and apocarotenoids, and that too done at specific stages of development, but nothing is known about the mechanism that regulates its synthesis. Extensive researches ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
20. Production of friable callus of maize (Zea mays L.) and using the analytic hierarchy process to select an optimum culture medium

Sudabe Jafari; Daryoush Davoodi; Houshang Alizadeh; Parissa Jonoubi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 June 2021

Abstract
  Preparation of cell suspension is an important step in the study of plant cells which is often done by the culture of friable embryogenic callus. The primary objective of this research was to produce friable callus and to determine an optimum culture medium for the induction of friable callus in maize ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
21. Study of Autecology of the Medicinal Plant Pulicaria gnaphalodes (Vent.) Boiss in Noferest Region in South Khorasan

Elham Harati; Seyyed Gholamreza Moosavi; Fatemeh Nakhaei; Mohamad Javad Seghatoleslami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 June 2021

Abstract
  The medicinal plant of Pulicaria gnaphalodes which belongs to Asteraceae family, is a perennial, herbaceous and growing in some regions of Iran. The aim of this study was to investigate the habitat and behavior characteristics of Pulicaria gnaphalodes in the ecosystem of Noferest region for 2 years to ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
22. The study of morphological traits of Salvia hydrangea DC. ex Benth. medicinal species along the environmental gradient in semi-steppe rangelands

Zahra heidari ghahfarrokhi; pejman tahmasebi; Asghar shahrokhi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2021

Abstract
  This research aimed to determine the most important environment factors affecting morphological distribution of Salvia hydrangea DC. ex Benth in protected region of Tang-e-sayad of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province. This species is one of the medicinal and aromatic plants found in the natural habitats ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetics
23. Assessment of pollination compatibility status in sour cherry superior genotypes using biological and molecular methods

Samad Aliyoun nazari; Jafar Hajilou; mehrshad zeinalabedini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2021

Abstract
  In sour cherry, as in other species of the genus Prunus, there is a gametophytic self-incompatibility (GSI) phenomenon. In this research, relations between pollen and pistil of 10 superior sour cherry genotype were investigated by using biological and molecular methods. In biological methods, pollen ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
24. Abiotic stress-related Cis-elements analysis in promoters of Aeluropus littoralis NAC genes

Samira Mohammadi; Ghorbanali Nematzadeh; Hamid Najafi Zarrini; seyedhamidreza Hashemi-petroudi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2021

Abstract
  NAC (NAM, ATAF1/2, and CUC2) proteins are the plant-specific transcription factors (TFs) that play roles in diverse developmental processes and stress responses. In the present study, a total of 68 NAC genes were identified in Aeluropus littoralis, a salt secreting halophytic grass, belongs to family ...  Read More

Research Paper
25. Morphological, palynological and anatomical study of Geranium L. genus (Geraniaceae) in Iran

Fatemeh Hajmoradi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 August 2021

Abstract
  Geranium L., with about 423 species, is one of the most important genera of the Geraniaceae. In this study, about 67 populations of 10 species of Geranium in Iran were studied in terms of morphology, palynology and anatomy. Data from morphological and pollen studies were analyzed by MVSP 3.1 software. ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
26. The effect of Glomus mosseae symbiosis on physiological characteristics of two rice varieties under water deficit condition

Arezoo Pourfarid; Ali Pakdin-Parizi; Reza Ghorbani Nasrabadi; Heshmatolah Rahimian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 August 2021

Abstract
  Arbuscular mycorrhizas are able to reduce the adverse effects of biotic and abiotic stresses on crops. To investigate the effect of inoculation with Glomus mosseae on physiological characteristics of two rice cultivars under water deficit conditions, an experiment was conducted in a randomized complete ...  Read More

Research Paper Cellular and molecular
27. Antibacterial and cytotoxicity effect of (Ficus carica) against HepG2 cells

mohammad hossein moazami; mahsa shahbandeh; mahsa amin salehi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 August 2021

Abstract
  Nowadays, medicinal plants have the potential to discover new drugs. Liver cancer is known as one of the most common cancers in the world. F. carica is known as one of the most important medicinal plants around the world. In the present study, the antimicrobial and anticancer effects of F. carica were ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
28. Effect of foliar iron application on anthocyanin genes expression during of developmental stages in strawberry fruit

Saeed Rezaei; Mohammadesmaeel amiri; Abbas Bahari; farhang razavi; Morteza Soleimani Aghdam; hossein beyrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 August 2021

Abstract
  Introduction: Anthocyanins are important compounds in strawberry fruit quality. There are different genes involved in the production and accumulation of these metabolites. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of foliar application of iron, determine the optimal concentration and study ...  Read More

Research Paper Natural resources
29. Qualitative and quantitative traits and regeneration status in maple plantation and natural forests

Hatam Monfaredi; Roghayeh Jahdi; Kambiz Taheri Abkenar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 August 2021

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to determine the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of maple trees in the plantation of Lomar Asalem,. The measurement and comparison of quantitative and qualitative characteristics of maple trees and regeneration status in plantation and natural forests and ...  Read More

Research Paper
30. Antibacterial effect of methanolic extract of milk thistle seed on 8 species of gram-positive and negative bacteria

Zahra Mahmoudi Rad; Hassan Nourafcan; Naser Mohebalipour; Assad Assadi; Soleiman Jamshidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 September 2021

Abstract
  Milk thistle with its active ingredient silymarin, is effective in treating various liver diseases and has antimicrobial properties. An experiment aimed at study of the chemical compositions and antimicrobial activity of alcoholic extract of milk thistle seed on 8 species of gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus ...  Read More

Research Paper Developmental
31. The Study of Microgametophyte and Megagametophyte Development in Ageratum houstonianum Mill.

Zahra Baghaeifar; Ebrahim Hosseininiya; A Mehrafza; L Khodaei; F Ghadirpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 October 2021

Abstract
  The present research aims to study pollen grain and ovule development in Ageratum houstonianum. It can be suitable pattern for several species of capitule inflorescence, The flowers and buds in different developmental stages were removed, fixed in FAA70, stored in 70% ethanol, embedded in paraffin and ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
32. Role of chitosan in reducing the effects of salinity stress through enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants in Portulaca oleracea L.

Azam Salimi; elahe khosravi; maryam chavoushi; hanieh zeidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 October 2021

Abstract
  Portulaca oleracea L. is a medicinal plant of the family Portulacaceae. Salinity stress is one of the most important factors limiting the growth and development of plants, especially in arid and semi-arid regions. Chitosan is a biological elicitor and is a major component of the cell wall of many species ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
33. Effects of silver nanoparticles on the growth, gas exchange capacity and photosystem II performance in purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) plants

Zargham Zare; leila Pishkar; alireza iranbakhsh; Daryush Talei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 October 2021

Abstract
  With the dramatic increase in nanotechnologies, it has become probable that biological systems will be exposed to an excess of nanoparticles (NPs). Purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) is an annual grassy plant that has some pharmacological properties such as antibacterial, analgesic, wound healing, skeletal ...  Read More

Research Paper
34. Terminal physiologic heat stress adjustment and changes during developmental stages of wheat with the use of humic acid in two soil types

abbas abhari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 October 2021

Abstract
  In order to predict the effect of changes in temperature, radiation and humic acid on wheat yield, a factorial experiment was used in a completely randomized block design with three replications in 2016-2017. Treatments included wheat cultivation in Back cross of Roshan cultivar in two types of clay-loam ...  Read More

Research Paper Developmental
35. Effect of selenium on growth and some physiological traits of basil under arsenic stress conditions

Mehdi Rostami; Hossein Abbaspour; Akbar Safipour; Ghadir Taheri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 October 2021

Abstract
  Past studies have already determined that selenium is very effective in alleviating oxidative damage caused by various abiotic stresses in plants. This study investigated the effects of selenium on the growth and physiological traits of basil under arsenic toxicity. The results showed that growth parameters ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
36. Effect of drought stress on water use efficiency of grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivar ‘Bidaneh Ghermrz’ under different fertilizer treatments

Asieh Safari; Mohsen Saiedi; Zahra Kolahchi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 October 2021

Abstract
  The use of organic and chemical fertilizers as amendments of properties of soil can be one of the strategies to reduce the adverse effects of drought stress. The effect of potassium sulfate, compost, and biochar on leaf dry matter, gaseous exchanges, instantaneous and intrinsic water use efficiency (WUEinst ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
37. Modelling the response of plants to physical and chemical properties of coal wastes in Karmozd coal mine, Mazandaran province

Nateq Lashkari Sanami; Jamshid Ghorbani; Seyed Hassan Zali; Ghorban Vahabzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 October 2021

Abstract
  Plants growth in mining environments are restricted by waste properties. A knowledge of plant species response to waste characteristics is necessary for restoration of mine areas. In this study the ecological preferences to physical and chemical properties of coal wastes were evaluated for Artemisia ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
38. Effect of chemical and biological fertilizers on the physiological characteristics and activity of some antioxidant enzymes of peppermint (Mentha piperita) under drought stress conditions

mehdi parsa; Reza Kamaei; behnaz yousefi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 November 2021

Abstract
  In order to evaluate the effect of various irrigation regimes and different fertilizer combinations on some morphological and physiological traits of Mentha piperita, a greenhouse experiment was carried out at the research greenhouse of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, during growing season 2017-2018. ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
39. Effect of phosphorus deficiency on growth properties and essential oil of Salvia officinalis L. and Mentha aquatica L.

Masoumeh Kharazmi; Nayer Mohammadkhani; Moslem Servati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 November 2021

Abstract
  Since the ultimate goal in the cultivation of medicinal plants is to achieve secondary metabolites, Phosphorus is one of the macro nutrients and plays an important role in plant growth and essential oil biosynthesis that its deficiency reduces the growth and function of the plant. In order to evaluate ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
40. The effect of mycorrhizas under water deficit conditions on some morphophysiological and biochemical traits in greenhouse cultivation of Stevia Tissue culture plantlets.

Ali Haji M ohammadi; Reza Zarghami; Ali Kashani; Hossein Heydari Sharifabad; Ghorban Nour Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 November 2021

Abstract
  The current research is conducted to investigate the effect of application of mycorrhiza treated soil under water deficit stress on some morphophysiological and biochemical traits of stevia plants obtained from tissue culture. The experiment was done in a greenhouse condition with treatments of two mycorrhiza ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
41. Relative expression analysis of the monoterpene biosynthesis genes in Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) in response to salicylic acid and methyl jasmonate

Sakar Hosseini; Asad Maroufi; Seyed Hassan Hassani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 November 2021

Abstract
  Important monoterpenes such as camphor and fenchol are components of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil. Monoterpene synthases are suitable target genes for metabolic engineering in Lavender. This study was performed to analyze the expression and induction of the two key genes (borneol synthase ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
42. Application of activated charcoal and carbon nanotubes on phenol exclusion from tissue culture media in Grapevine and Paulownia

Mohamad Zarei; Mahdi Alizadeh; Sara Khorasaninejad; Mostafa Khoshal Sarmast

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 November 2021

Abstract
  Numerous factors limit the plant propagation under in vitro conditions. Tissue browning is a serious problem in the establishment of explants in woody perennials and complicates the successful implementation of in vitro techniques. To solve this problem, application of activated charcoal resources was ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
43. Effect of melatonin on growth parameters and phenolic compounds of in vitro salt stress of Medicago sativa L.

shabnam jalili; Seyedmerteza Javadirad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2021

Abstract
  Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is the most cultivated forage legume in Iran that productivity and quality of that are limited by salt stress. Melatonin as an indole amine was used for this study, with different concentrations of melatonin (0.1, 10 and 15 μM) under in vitro salt stress (150 and 200 mM ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
44. Classification of related vegetation with some physical and chemical properties of soil in Sistan plain rangelands using multivariate regression

Mansour Jahantigh; Moien Jahantigh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 November 2021

Abstract
  To conduct this research, first by preparing the land use map using Landsat 8 OLI sensor images and its combination with geological map, homogeneous units were determined and sampling was done in randomly-systematically in the representative areas of each plant community. Sampling was done along 3 transects ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetics
45. Evaluation of traits and genetic diversity of some European pear cultivars (Pyrus communis L.) in climatic conditions of Alborz province

Jafar Ahmadi; Amir Abbas Taghizadeh; Daryosh Atashkar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2021

Abstract
  Abstract One of the basic requirements before starting any breeding program is to identify the relationships and genetic diversity in the population and to recognition the target traits. This study was conducted to investigate the genetic diversity among some European pear cultivars using fruit's ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
46. In silico identification of drought responsive miRNAs target genes in Canola (Brassica napus)

Maryam Pasandideh Arjmand; Habibollah Samizadeh Lahiji; Mohammad Hasan Ali Biglouei; Mohammad Mohsenzadeh Golfazani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2021

Abstract
  MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small, non-coding, and regulatory molecules that play an important role in post gene expression regulation in response to biotic and abiotic stresses. Although Canola (Brassica napus) is a globally important oilseed, little is known about its regulation mechanisms target genes ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
47. Influence of leaf spraying with humic acid and soilless culture on the growth and flowering of Fragaria

Behzad Kaviani; Fariborz Karimi; Davood Hashemabadi; Mohammad Reza Safari Motlagh; Mohammad Hossein Ansari; Firoozeh Pourzarnegar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2021

Abstract
  Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa L. Duch.) from the family Rosaceae is a hybrid species belongs to Fragaria that is cultivating in broad surface all over the world for the use of its fruit. The use of organic fertilizers and soilless ture beds instead of inorganic fertilizers and soil culture has ...  Read More

Research Paper Natural resources
48. Study of Antibacterial effect and chemical compounds in populations of Thymus fedtschenkoi Ronniger from Semnan and Zanjan

Fatemeh Askari; Ebrahim Sharifi Ashoorabadi; Maryam Teimouri; Atefeh Bahmanzadegan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 December 2021

Abstract
  In this study, antimicrobial effects of two accession of Thymus fedtschenkoi originated from Semnan and Zanjan against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans and Bacillus subtilis were investigated. The essential oil was extracted by Clevenger apparatus and ...  Read More

Research Paper
49. Investigation of pmt gene overexpression on morphological, biochemical characteristics and production of tropane alkaloids in Hyoscyamus reticulatus L. hairy roots under the influence of optimal concentration of yeast extract

Shahla Shameh; Javier Palazon

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2021

Abstract
  Genetic engineering and elicitors are useful strategies to optimize high level production of secondary metabolites. In this study, hairy roots were produced with inoculated cotyledon explants of Hyoscyamus reticulatus L. with strain A4 of Agrobacterium rhizogenes and strain C58C1 (pRiA4-pBMI) carrying ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
50. Effect of Urea on Nitrate Reductase Activity, Nitrate, Total Amino Acids and some Ions Concentration in Seedlings of Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.), under Sodium Chloride Stress

somayeh naseri; Mokhtar Heidari; siroos Jafari; mohamad hosein daneshvar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2021

Abstract
  In the present experiment, the effect of sodium chloride (0, 75 and 150 mM NaCl) and Urea (0, 60 and 120 mg/kg soil) on nitrate reductase activity (NRA) and accumulation of nitrate, total amino acids and some ions in the seedlings of pistachio (P. vera L. cv. ´´Badami Zarand´´) were studied. ...  Read More

Research Paper Biochemistry
51. Essential oil composition of Thymbra spicata L. in Lorestan province

M. mehrnia; Z. hosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2021

Abstract
  Zofai (Thymbra spicata L.) is a shrub plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family, with the local name Jaatenah, which has not been reported to grow in Lorestan province. This species is distributed in the range mountains of Darab Rika and Zaruni of Kouhdasht city. Zofai has long been used as a spice in ...  Read More

Research Paper
52. Morphological and genetic diversity of Aspergillus niger population, Using ISSR marker

Amir Abbas Minaeifar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2021

Abstract
  Aspergillus niger is one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus with a wide distribution and multiple hosts. Given the importance of this species in the economy, health and hygiene, the identification of this species is important, although morphological identification methods are suitable ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
53. Evaluation of some bioactive compounds and phenolic acids of Amaranthus blitoides at different phenological stage

Mohammad Sayyari; Maryam Hamidi; Ali Azizi; Godarz Ahmadvand

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2022

Abstract
  To determine some bioactive compounds of Amaranthus blitoides in different phenological stages, an experiment was conducted in a randomized complete block design with three treatments and three replications. Three phenological stages, including eight-leaf, flowering and seed production stages, were considered ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetics
54. Comparison of Five Genomic DNA Extraction Methods in Iranian Medicinal Plant, Echium amoenum

Zahra Alidoosty shahraky; Parisa Farrokh; Atefe Amirahmadi; Arezou Rezaei; Javad Ghasemian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2022

Abstract
  DNA-based techniques are more interesting for the taxonomic study of medicinal plants than the classical methods. DNA isolation from medicinal plants due to the higher secondary metabolites is faced with some difficulties. In this study, five protocols, including the original Doyle and Doyle method, ...  Read More

Research Paper Physiology
55. The effect of foliar application of zinc oxide and zinc nanoparticles on growth, photosynthetic pigments and essential oil compounds of green basil

Ahmad Aghaee; Saleh Shahabivand; Masoumeh Athari; Yousef Nasiri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 January 2022

Abstract
  Zinc as an essential micronutrient element has an important impact on the growth and metabolism in plants. This experiment was carried out to evaluate the effect of foliar application of zinc on growth, photosynthesis pigments, and essential oil quantity and quality of basil under greenhouse conditions. ...  Read More

Research Paper Genetics
56. Grouping Durum Wheat (Triticum turgidum) Genotypes for Cadmium Accumulation using Some Biochemical and Physiological Indices

Somayeh , Mohammadi; Alireza Pourmohammad; Ezatollah Esfandiari; Seyed Bahman Mousavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  This study was conducted to comprise and grouping 16 different durum wheat genotypes for activities of antioxidant enzymes at Research Laboratory of Department of Plant Production and Genetics, University of Maragheh. Seedlings grown in aeroponic way, after 4-5 leaf stage, were exposed to cadmium stress ...  Read More

Research Paper Natural resources
57. The oriental beech (Fagus orientalis L) seed production and regeneration in northern forests of Iran

Bijan Frarji; Mohsen javanmiri Pour; Vahid Etemad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  Seed performs a significant role as the most influential factor in the transfer of tree species heritability and forest sustainability. The goal of this study was to examine the effect of altitude from sea level on seed production and regeneration of oriental beech in managed forests. For this purpose, ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
58. The effect of LED lights on hairy root induction and the concentration of flavonoids in Onosma pachypoda callus by Agrobacterium rhizogenes

Fariba Amini; Seyedeh Batool Hassani; Francoise Bernard

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  Onosma pachypoda Boiss. is a medicinal plant and belongs to Boraginaceae family. Enhancement of secondary metabolites using modern biotechnological methods such as tissue culture and hairy root induction by Agrobacterium rhizogenes can be important. In the present study, hairy root induction by A. rhizogenes ...  Read More

Research Paper
59. Effect of end-of-season drought stress on yield, yield components and some morphological and phenological characteristics of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Mohammadreza Dashtaki; eslam Majidi; Reza Azizi nejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  To evaluate the effect of drought stress on grain yield, yield component, morphologic and phonological traits on 30 genotypes of wheat, an experiment in the form randomized complete block with three replication at 2 levels of irrigation (normal and stress), was carried out. Results showed that the studied ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
60. Unsaturated fatty acids production by Zygomycet fungi growth on plant oils

Maryam Sadat Mirbagheri Firoozabad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  The increasing application of microbial lipids and fatty acids in various fields of health and industry and their advantages to the proportion of animals and plant lipids has elicited much attention in some research. The aim of this study was the investigation of lipid, biomass, and fatty acid production ...  Read More

Research Paper Ecology
61. Diversity centers, Distribution patterns and priorities for conservation of Liliaceae with emphasis on endemism in Iran

Shahrzad Nazemi Ardakani; Razieh Rahimi; Ahmadreza Mehrabian; Hossein Mostafavi; Hadi Kiadaliri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  Liliaceae include 73 species that covers about 1 percent of Flora of Iran. In addition approximately 27% of mentioned taxa are classified in endemic flora of Iran. Gagea with 31 species is the largest genus liliaceae in scale of Iran. These taxa were categorized based on topographic zonations including ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotechnology
62. Investigation of Genetic Diversity in Castor (Ricinius communis) Ecotypes Using ISSR Markers

Sara Sharifi Soltani; Gholam Ali Ranjbar; Seyed kamal kazemitabar; Ali Pakdin-Parizi; Hamid Najafi Zarrini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2022

Abstract
  Castor (Ricinius communis L.) is one of the oldest medicinal plants in the world. The assessment of genetic diversity in castor beans plays a vital role in identifying superior genotypes to use in plant breeding programs. For this reason, the diversity and genetic association of 22 castor ecotypes were ...  Read More

Research Paper Tissue culture
63. Evaluation of the effect of nanoelicitors on cell growth and some biochemical properties in cell suspension culture of Galega officinalis L.

Samira Minaei; Rasool Asghari Zakaria; Nasser Zare; Maryam Khezri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 February 2022

Abstract
  Galegine is one of the most important active ingredients in the Galga (Galega officinalis L.), which is used as a drug for lowering blood sugar in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The use of nano-elicitors to increase the production of secondary metabolites in plant cell and tissue culture is a useful ...  Read More

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