Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
Effects of drought on osmotic adjustment, antioxidant enzymes and pigments in wild Achillea tinctoria populations

parvin slehi shanjani; Masuomeh Izadpanah; Mohsen Calagari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2014, , Pages 43-54

  Drought stress is one of the most important factors limiting the survival and growth of plants in the different habitats of Iran. Detailed knowledge about the ecophysiological responses of native plants to drought stress could contribute to the success of breeding and re-vegetation programs. Six wild ...  Read More

Effects of iron and cupper ions on sulforaphane content and peroxidase activity in Lepidium draba seedlings

Maryam Aminizadeh; Ali Riahi-Madvar; Mehdi Mohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 8-14

  Sulforaphane (SFN) is an isothiocyanate which is produced through glucoraphanin hydrolysis via myrosinase activity. In the present study, SFN content and peroxidase activity has been assessed in treated Lepidium draba seedlings with different concentrations of iron and copper during 8 and 16 hours treatment. ...  Read More