Research Paper Phytochemistry
1. Sulforaphane production and antioxidant enzyme activity in Lepidium draba seedlings in presence of Yeast extract and silver nitrate

Ali Riahi- madvar; Solmaz Sarhady; Mehdi Mohammadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 1-8

Abstract
  Sulforaphane is produced through a hydrolytic reaction catalyzed by myrosinase from  glucoraphanin. It has recently attracted researcher's interest due to its anticancer activities. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of various concentrations of yeast extract (YE) and silver ...  Read More

Research Paper Herbal Science
2. Arginine induced photosynthetic adaptability of ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi) under osmotic stress

Rozita Kabiri; Mehdi Naghizadeh; Mohammad Javad Zarea

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 9-16

Abstract
  Compounds which are able to reduce damaging effects of various stresses such as drought could be of great importance. In this research, arginine was used as a precursor of nitric oxide or polyamines and the effect of this compound on alleviation of oxidative damages under drought stress has been investigated. ...  Read More

Research Paper Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
3. Screening of Iranian Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) ecotypes under normal moisture and drought conditions using tolerance indices

azadeh Karimi Afshar; Amin Baghizadeh; Ghasem Mohammadi-nejad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 17-22

Abstract
  Cumin is one of the most agriculturally valuable plants, in the semi-arid tropical regions of Iran. In this research, drought tolerance of 49 cumin ecotypes were evaluated under irrigated, and rained conditions in the field during two years (2010 and 2011). Five drought tolerance/susceptibility indices ...  Read More

Research Paper Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
4. The effect of some treatments on breaking seed dormancy and seed germination in Vaccinium arctostaphylos L. (Caucasian whortleberry)

Sholeh Ghollasimood; shahram Sedaghathor; Maryam Hosseini

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 23-28

Abstract
  Caucasian whortleberry (Vaccinium arctostaphylos L.) is a useful medicinal plant with many seeded berries; the limits of germination rate and long dormancy of the seeds are as major barriers to the optimal use of this plant. To evaluation of some treatments on breaking seed dormancy and increasing germination ...  Read More

Research Paper Medicinal Plant Chemistry
5. Evaluation of the morphological and biochemical properties of the different plant organs of nettle in two provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan

mostafa najar; Khodayar Hemmat; Amir Daraei Garmekhany; Aminallah Bagherifard

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 29-37

Abstract
  In this study the effect of altitude (in two provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan) on some morphological and biochemical properties of the stems, flowers and root of nettle plant was examined. Sampling was performed at the flowering time of plant. Extraction and identification of active ingredients were ...  Read More

Research Paper Medicinal Plant Chemistry
6. Evaluation of Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) Plant Quality under Irrigation by Magnetized Water

Aminallah Bagherifard; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Abas Bagheri; Mojtaba Barani Motlagh; Abas Rezayiasl

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 38-44

Abstract
  The magnetic fields are one of the effective environmental factors on biological phenomena in living organisms especially plants. Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) is a medicinal plant that plays a good role in blood cholesterol reduction and liver disorders, this study has performed to investigate the ...  Read More

Research Paper Medicinal Plant Chemistry
7. Study the effect of salt stress on antioxidant compounds of artichoke under invitro conditions

Masome Rahimbareshi; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Mehdi Alizadeh; Ahad Yamochi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 45-51

Abstract
  Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is one of the oldest herbs and nowadays because of its ‎ingredient is concerned by pharmaceutical industry. Abiotic stresses including salinity, ‎changes the metabolic pathways of cultured cells and leads to the production of secondary ‎metabolites. This study ...  Read More