Plant Stress
1. Chlorophyll fluorescence response of ‘Yusef Khani’ and ‘Malas-e-Yazdi’ pomegranate varieties under salinity stress

Seyyedeh Atefeh Hosseini; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 79-90

  Purpose: The present research was done to evaluate the responses of ‘Yusef Khani’ (Y) and ‘Malas-e-Yazdi’ (M) Iranian pomegranates to salt stress under field conditions. Research method: Treatments included different salinized water (EC=1.05 as control, 4.61 and 7.46 dS m–1) ...  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 , Winter and 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

5. Individual modelling of leaf area in cress and radish using leaf dimensions and weight

Mohmmad Hossein Aminifard; Hassan Bayat; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 83-94

  Purpose: The objective of this study was to establish equations to estimate leaf area (LA) using length (L), width (W), fresh weight (FW) and dry weight (DW), length × width (L×W), width/length (W/L) of cress leaves as a leafy vegetable and radish  leaves as a root vegetable. Research ...  Read More