Research Paper Essential Oil Chemistry
1. Antibacterial effect of Acorus calamus extractions against gram positive and negative bacteria

Samaneh Rahamoz- Haghighi; Malek Hossein Asadi; Ali Riahi- madvar; Amin Baghizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 1-7

Abstract
  A. calamus that grows in province of Baluchistan and Kerman in Iran plays a major role in the revival of traditional medicine. Despite the useful role of this plant in many ailments, its anti-bacterial properties are not well understood. In this study, we investigated anti-bacterial activities of rhizomes ...  Read More

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2. 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 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 8-14

Abstract
  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

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3. Casual explanation of the relationships between seed yield and some yield components in cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) by different multivariate statistical analysis at different sowing dates

Jalal Ghanbari; Gholamreza Khajoeinejad; Ghasem Mohamadinejad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 15-22

Abstract
  Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) is one of the most important cultivable medicinal plants in Iran and today, it is the second most popular spice in the world after black pepper. It is essential to know the relationships between yield and its components in cumin breeding programs. Therefore, different multivariate ...  Read More

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4. Gene Effects for Agronomic Traits in Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) under Drought Stress

Manzar Mirzahashemi; Pooran Golkar; Ghasem Mohamadinejad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 23-28

Abstract
  The mode of agronomic traits inheritance was investigated in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) in drought stress as a new report. Five generation including p 1, p 2, F1, F2 and F3 that derived from the cross of IL.111 (drought sensitive) ×Mex.22-191 (drought tolerance) were used in a randomized ...  Read More

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5. An Empirical Analysis of Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Iran's Saffron Export Price

Mohamadreza Zare Mehrjerdi; Amirhossein Tohidi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 29-36

Abstract
  Exchange rate pass-through to the price of traded goods is one of the important issues in economy of developing countries such as Iran and affects the efficiency of the exchange rate policies to improve the trade balance. The main aim of this paper is to empirically analyze exchange rate pass-through ...  Read More

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6. Response of growth, flowering and some biochemical constituents of Calendula officinalis L. to foliar application of salicylic acid, ascorbic acid and thiamine

Younes Soltani; Vahid Reza Saffari; Ali Akbar Maghsoudi Moud

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 37-44

Abstract
  A pot experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of foliar spray of salicylic acid (0, 50, 100 ppm), ascorbic acid (0, 100, 200 ppm) and thiamine (0, 50, 100 ppm) on vegetative growth, flowering and photosynthetic pigments of marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) plants at greenhouse of SB University ...  Read More

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7. Response of Fenugreek plants to short-term salinity stress in relation to lipid peroxidation, antioxidant activity and protein content

Amin Pasandi Pour; Hasan Farahbakhsh; Mehri Saffari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 45-52

Abstract
  To investigate the effect of salinity stress on membrane stability index, membrane lipid peroxidation, catalase activity and protein content of Fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum) an experiment with five levels of short-term salinity stress (0, 50, 100, 150 and 200 mM) was carried out at the laboratory of agriculture ...  Read More

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8. Evaluation of antioxidant activity of Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. extracts and their effect on urease activity

Maryam Mohadjerani; Elham Shokohsaljoghi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, Pages 53-58

Abstract
  This study was aimed to evaluate the antioxidative and urease inhibitory properties of the extracts from Citrullus colocynthis L. The extracts of the root and pulp of fruit were prepared by soxhlet apparatus in methanol as solvent. The antioxidative activities, including DPPH radical scavenging activity, ...  Read More