Effect of training system and calcium chloride foliar spray on storability of apple fruit cvs. ‘Gala’ and ‘Delbarestival’

Erfan Sepahvand; Mahmoud Ghasem nejad; Mohammad Reza Fatahi Moghadam; Ali Reza Talaie; Mohammad Ali Askari Sarcheshmeh

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 543-555


  The type of training system and application of calcium spray have considerable effects on storability of fruits. In this study, the effects of calcium chloride spray (0, 0.75, 1.5 and 3 g.L-1) in three times during 2, 4 and 6 weeks before harvest time on apple (Malus domestica) fruits cvs. ‘Gala’ ...  Read More

Investigation the response of morphological, physiological and biochemichal attributes of marigold to seed priming and 24-epibrassinolide foliar

Zahra Sardoei Kara; Vahid Reza Saffari; Iraj Tavassolian

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 557-567


  To investigate the effects of priming and foliar spray by 24-epibrassinolide (EBR) on some of Marigold morphological, biological and biochemical traits, an experiment was conducted as factorial on completely randomized design with three replications at experimental laboratory of department of horticulture, ...  Read More

Effect of Different levels of Vermicompost and Nitrogen on the Growth Parameters of Tomato Seedlings

Mahboobeh Fizabadi; Zahra Ghahremani; Taher Barzegar; Ahmad Golchin

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 569-580


  Today, the production of healthy and high quality seedlings is the main factors of success in growing vegetables such as tomato. Hence, in order to investigate the effect of different levels of vermicompost and nitrogen on the growth parameters of tomato seedlings (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Rio ...  Read More

Study of different tillage methods on some soil properties, seed yield and morphological traits of wheat and chickpea under rainfed conditions of Sarpolezahab region

Hamidreza Chaghazardi; Mohammad Reza Jahnsuz; Ali Ahmadi; Manouchehr Gorji

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 581-594


  In order to study of no-tillage, reduced tillage and conventional tillage systems on some soil physical properties, yield and some traits of wheat and chickpea, experiments were perfumed across two years in Sarpolezahab’s dryland region.Results of combined analysis of variance indicated that different ...  Read More

Effects of chitosan coating and hot water treatment on postharvest characteristics of fruit pepper

FArzaneh Kheiri; Taher Barzegar; Zahra Ghahremani; Vali Rabiei

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 595-608


  In order to study the effects of chitosan and hot water treatments on storability and fruit quality of sweet pepper "Paks", an experiment was conducted as a factorial design in the base of CRD with three replications.Fruits were treated withchitosan at four levels (0, 1, 1.5 and 2 percent) and hot water ...  Read More

The effect of humic acid on some yield characteristics and leaf proline content of safflower under different irrigation regimes

Esmaeil Karimi; Ali Tadayyon; Mahmour Reza Tadayyon

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 609-623


  In order to investigate the effect of different irrigation regimes on yield and leaf proline content of a spring Isfahan local variety of safflower, a field experiment was conducted as split plot in Randomized Complete Block Design with three replications at the Research Station of Shahrekord University ...  Read More

The effect of supplemental irrigation and seed priming on seed yield, yield components and some characteristics of vetch

Jalal Jalilian; Reza Amirnia; Esmaeil Gholinezhad; Sahar Abbas zadeh

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 625-637


  To evaluate effected of supplemental irrigation and seed priming on yield and some quantity and quality characteristics of vetch (Vicia dasycarpa) rainfed maragheh cultivar, an experiment was carried out at the Research Farm of Faculty Agriculture of Urmia University, West Azarbaijan province, Iran, ...  Read More

Investigation of antioxidant enzymes activity and photosynthetic pigments content changes of stevia medicinal plant inoculated with Piriformospora indica fungi under salt stress

Zahra Noori Akandi; Hemmatollah Pirdashti; Yaser Yaghoubian; Valiollah Ghasemi Omran

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 639-653


  In order to evaluate the effect of Piriformospora indica fungi inoculation on antioxidant systems and photosynthetic pigments of Stevia under salt stress, an experiment was conducted in a factorial based completely randomized design with four replications under in vitro culture conditions. Factors include ...  Read More

Effect of transplanting time on grain yield and physiological traits in grain filling period in rice cultivars

Hatam Hatami; Golamreza Mohsenabadi; Masoud Esfahani; Bahman Amiri garijani; Ali Aalami

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 655-671


  Dry matter remobilization, grain filling rate and duration has principle role on rice grain yield, and environment condition directly affect on them. For study the influence of climate factors a factorial field experiment in randomized complete blocks design with three replications conducted at Haraz ...  Read More

Optimization of nitrogen concentration of plant tissue for increased quantity and quality of tobacco leaf using an artificial neural network

Hojjat Salehzadeh; Manouchehr Gholi pour; Hamid Abbasdokht; Mehdi Baradaran

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 673-682


  Nitrogen (N) affects adversely the tobacco yield quantity and quality as it increases yield, Chlorine and nicotine contents, but decrease potassium content. This experiment was aimed at optimization of (the balance between) N concentration in leaf, stem and root to increase both yield quantity and quality ...  Read More

Harvest management of Alfalfa cultivars evaluation within and between different growing season under Khouzestan warm and dry condition

Shahram Lak; Gholam Reza Abadouz; Zahra Nekoeianfar

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 683-699


  To assessment Alfalfa cultivars research project this research has been fulfilled in 2011 at Khouzestan Agricultural and Natural Resource Research Center in southwest of Ahwaz in Khouzestan province (Iran) by position 31º20′ N, 48º40′ E. At first section for evaluation wet forage ...  Read More

Effect of manure and chemical fertilizer on physiological and phytochemical properties of coneflower

Vahid Akbarpour; Mahboobeh Ashnavar; Mohammad Ali Bahmanyar

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 701-711


  Plant secondary materials play an important role in health and human nutrition. According to the importance of coneflower in the production of secondary materials and also the effect of nutrient on the amount of secondary materials, a pot experiment was conducted with a completely randomized design six ...  Read More

Quality improvement of New Guinea Impatiens by slow releasec fertilizer and humic acid application in medium culture

Leila Mohammadi; Saeed Rizi; Abdorrahman Mohammadkhani; Rahim Barzegar

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 713-726


  To evaluate the effect of slow release fertilizer and humic acid on quality of New Guinea Impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri), an experiment established in complete random design with 15 treatments and three replications. Treatments were slow release fertilizer (12-11-18-2.7MgO-8S) in five levels (0, 1.5, ...  Read More

Improving of quantitative and qualitative traits of sport turf by humic acid and vemicompot application

Maryam Kosravi; Saeed Rizi; Rahim Barzegar; Gholam Reza Rabiei

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 727-741


  AbstractIn order to evaluate the effect of vermicompost and humic acid on quantitative and qualitative traits of sod turf, a factorial experiment based on completely randomized design with three replications was established in research farm in Shahrekord University. Treatments were vermicompost (zero, ...  Read More

Effects of Vermiwash Foliar Application on Yield and Leaf Nutrient Status of Strawberry CV "Govieta"

Safoura Kazemi; Rahim Barzegar; Abd-Alrahman Mohammadkhani

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2016, Pages 743-752


  The present investigation was carried out to evaluate the effect of vermivash on yield and leaf nutrient status of strawberry "Govieta" at research greenhouse of Shahrekord University in 2013. Treatments were included control (without vermiwash foliar spray) and different concentration of vermiwash (10, ...  Read More