Plant Stress
1. Physiological, chemical and growth responses of summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.) to boron under greenhouse conditions

Farid Moradinezhad; Soheyla Hajizadegan; Mohammad Hassan Sayyari; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 43-52

  Purpose: Boron toxicity is an important factor, which reduces crop productivity, quality and medicinal characteristics around the world. Research method: This research was conducted to investigate the effect of different boron (B) concentrations on growth, chemical and physiological characteristics of ...  Read More

Plant Nutrition
2. Influence of GA3 and boric acid foliar application on bioactive compounds and quality of pomegranate fruit (Punica granatum L.)

Farid Moradinezhad; Mina Mohammadian Moghaddam; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 101-114

  Purpose: The effect of foliar application of gibberellic acid and boric acid on bioactive compounds and quality of pomegranate fruit cv. Shishe-Kab was investigated. Research Method: This was accomplished through the field and laboratory experiments at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Birjand, ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. Pre-harvest bagging influences sunburn, cracking and quality of pomegranate fruits

Farzaneh Hamedi Sarkomi; Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 131-142

  Purpose: Quality loss is high in pomegranate due to physiological disorders occurred during growth and developmental stages of fruit in main production areas in Iran. Research method: we evaluated the effects of preharvest fruit bagging time (July and August), and bag color (white and brown) on sunburn, ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Vacuum packaging optimises quality and reduces postharvest losses of pomegranate fruits

Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Khayyat; Fatemeh Ranjbari; Zahra Maraki

Volume 2, Special Issue - Postharvest Losses , Spring 2019, , Pages 15-26

  Purpose: Pomegranate fruit is highly susceptible to water loss and chilling injuries during postharvest cold storage. Thus an experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of modified atmosphere packaging on pomegranate shelf life and chilling resistance under cold storage. Research method: Treatments ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Effect of potassium permanganate, 1-Methylcyclopropene and modified atmosphere packaging on postharvest losses and quality of fresh apricot cv. Shahroudi

Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Jahani

Volume 2, Special Issue - Postharvest Losses , Spring 2019, , Pages 39-48

  Purpose: The main objective of this work was to assess the effectiveness of potassium permanganate (KMno4), 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) and different packaging on reducing the occurrence of decay and extending apricot fruit shelf life during cold storage. Research Method: Fruits were harvested manually ...  Read More

Plant Growth Regulators
6. Ethylene biosynthesis enzyme activities in the pulp and peel of partially ripe 1-MCP-treated Bananas

Andreas Kleiber; Margaret Sedgley; Nancy Bagnato; Farid Moradinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 87-96

  Purpose: The study of effects of 1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on ripening of bananas is still an important issue for commercial application of 1-MCP on bananas. Research Method: Mature green bananas were treated with ethylene only (100 µL L-1 for two consecutive days) and ethylene the same treatment ...  Read More

Food Science and Technology
7. Effects of potassium metabisulfite pre-treatment and different drying temperatures on some chemical properties and color retention of Russian olive (Elaeagnus Angustifolia) fruit

Mehdi Khayyat; Hashem Amini; Saeed Moodi; Farid Moradinezhad; Sohrab Mahmoodi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 49-62

  Silverberry fruit is an important medicinal fruit that used for reducing pain. The present work was carried out to study the effect of potassium meta-bisulfite (KMS) and air drying temperature on quality of Russian olive fruit. Different KMS levels (0, 1, 2 and 4%) and drying temperatures (45, 60 and ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
8. Influence of edible coatings on postharvest quality of fresh Chinese jujube fruits during refrigerated storage

Farid Moradinezhad; Azam Naeimi; Homayoun Farhangfar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 1-14

  Jujube fruits have a short shelf life due to its perishable nature. Preservation of jujube quality is a big challenge. Edible coatings have been used for centuries in the food industry as an effective method to preserve food products, enhance shelf life and prevent loss of firmness and moisture in fresh ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
9. Effect of short-term high CO2 treatment on quality and shelf life of button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) at refrigerated storage

Afsane Hosseini; Farid Moradinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 37-48

  Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus L.) is marketed for its unique flavor and benefits. The shelf life of fresh button mushroom is limited and its quality decreases rapidly during storage mainly due to high respiration rate. Postharvest changes of browning of the cap, softening of tissues, moisture loss ...  Read More