Research Paper Genetics of Medicinal Plants
The influence of Serendipita indica cell wall extract on silymarin production in cell suspension culture of Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.

Nafiseh Norouzi; Mohammad Farkhari; Payam Pour Mohammadi; Seyed Alireza Salami

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, Pages 1-7

  Milk thistle (Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn) belonging to the Asteraceae family and known for its valuable secondary metabolite, silymarin. In order to get the cell suspension culture of Silybum marianum, the combination of 2,4-D and BAP hormones each with five different concentrations (0, 0.1, 1, 2 and ...  Read More

Research Paper Economics of Medicinal Plants
Evaluation of diversity in consumption of medicinal plants by settled nomadic households living under different management and livelihood status (Case study: Dyvarouieh region in Bardsir township, Kerman province)

Reza Bagheri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, Pages 8-16

  Since the evaluation of the diversity indicators in consumption of medicinal species by the beneficiary’s households and its driving factors is of utmost importance in marketing, multi-purpose planning of rangelands and sustainable development, a questionary-based study was carried out to determine ...  Read More

Research Paper Ethnopharmaceutics
EDTA increases the Phytoremediation and translocation factor of pb2+ in the medicinal plant Calendula officinalis

hassan salari; hossein mozafari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, Pages 17-23

  Phytoremediation of lead using plants in lead-contaminated soils is a new and safe environmental technology. By adding chelators and increasing plant extraction, the efficiency of this technology can be increased. In this regard, we evaluated the effect of adding EDTA chelates to lead-contaminated soils ...  Read More

Research Paper Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
Investigating the possibility of squalene production by some medicinal plants using thin-layer chromatography (TLC)

Mahmood Maleki; Omolbanin Nezhad Dehbakri; Davoud Darvishi Zeidabadi; Shahryar Shakeri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, Pages 24-30

  Medicinal plants contain active ingredients in one or some of their organs. Squalene is one of the active ingredients that prevent heart attacks and cardiovascular diseases and protect the body from some cancers. The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence of squalene in a number of ...  Read More

Research Paper Herbal Science
Effect of iron oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles on growth improvement and tolerance to salinity stress in tomato plants

hossein mozafari; Masoumeh Hejabi; hassan salari; hakimeh oloumi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, Pages 31-45

  More than 22% of the world's agricultural land is saline, and this trend continues to increase with climate changes. Salinity stress causes leaf color change, osmotic stress, ionic toxicity, prevents growth, photosynthesis and plant performance. Due to their size less than micron, metal nanoparticles ...  Read More