Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Postharvest application of chitosan and Thymus essential oil increase quality of the table grape cv. ‘Shahroudi’

Maryam Dehestani-Ardakani; Younes Mostofi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 31-42

  Purpose: Chitosan, a natural biopolymer with antifungal and eliciting properties is able to reduce postharvest decay of table grapes. Anti-fungal and anti-microbial effects of essential oils are the result of many compounds acting synergistically. In this study, the effectiveness of Thymus essential ...  Read More

Biotechnology and Tissue culture
2. A new protocol for direct regeneration of stevia plant (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) by tissue culture techniques

Soghra Rezaie; Maryam Dehestani-Ardakani; Kazem Kamali

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 97-104

  Purpose: Due to pharmaceutical value of Stevia plant (Stevia rebudiana Bertoni.), this study was done to introduce a new protocol for rapid mass propagation of itthrough tissue culture. Research Method: In MS medium shoot proliferation of stevia by six concentrations of BA (0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5 ...  Read More