Original Article
Improvement of Morpho-Physiological Traits and Antioxidant Capacity of Zinnia (Zinnia Elegance ‘Dreamland Red’) by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (Glomus mosseae) Inoculation
1. Improvement of Morpho-Physiological Traits and Antioxidant Capacity of Zinnia (Zinnia Elegance ‘Dreamland Red’) by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (Glomus mosseae) Inoculation

Zahra Heidari; Mohammad Javad Nazari Deljou

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2627-2631

Abstract
  Objective: The inoculation of substrates with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) is one of the most important effective strategies applied and one of the aims of sustainable agriculture. ...  Read More
Original Article
Investigation of Farmers' Attitude Towards Agricultural Services of Private Sector, in Islam Abad Gharb County in Iran
2. Investigation of Farmers' Attitude Towards Agricultural Services of Private Sector, in Islam Abad Gharb County in Iran

Mojtaba Ziaeemehr; Fatemeh Panahi

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2632-2636

Abstract
  Objective: The agricultural sector is one of the most important and the most basic of productive and economic sectors in each country, and support  of this sector is a very important ...  Read More
Original Article
Responses of Pishtaz Cultivar Seed Germination Treated with Gibberlic Acid (GA3) and Poly Amines Under Salinity Stress
3. Responses of Pishtaz Cultivar Seed Germination Treated with Gibberlic Acid (GA3) and Poly Amines Under Salinity Stress

Neda Ozhan; Maryam Hajibabaei

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2637-2643

Abstract
  Objective: In order to investigate effects of different concentration of gibberlic acid and poly amines on germination and early growth of Pishtaz cultivar under salinity stress. Methods: ...  Read More
Original Article
Assessment of Land Degradation and Desertification with Use of IMDPA Model (Case Study; Chah-hashm Plain, Iran)
4. Assessment of Land Degradation and Desertification with Use of IMDPA Model (Case Study; Chah-hashm Plain, Iran)

Nasrollah Aslinezhad; Ahmad Pahlavanravi; Nasrollah Basirani; Mahdiye Ebrahimi; Rasoul Kharazmi

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2644-2650

Abstract
  Objective: More than 75 percent of Iran is located in arid and semi-arid then land degradation and desertification are one of the crises ecological. We require a proper understanding ...  Read More
Original Article
Evaluation of Energy Consumption of Potato Slices Drying Using Vacuum-Infrared Method
5. Evaluation of Energy Consumption of Potato Slices Drying Using Vacuum-Infrared Method

Negar Hafezi; Mohammad Javad Sheikhdavoodi; Seyed Majid Sajadiye; Mohammad Esmail Khorasani Ferdavani

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2651-2658

Abstract
  Objective: The main objective pursued in this paper is to investigate the energy consumption for drying of potato slices using vacuum-infrared drying method. Methods: Drying of potato ...  Read More
Original Article
Optimized Root Production During Micropropagation of New Iranian Apple Hybrid Rootstock (AZ X M9): Effects of Fe-EDDHA and Thiamine
6. Optimized Root Production During Micropropagation of New Iranian Apple Hybrid Rootstock (AZ X M9): Effects of Fe-EDDHA and Thiamine

M. Haghgou Tabalvandani; A. Yadollahi; D. Atashkar; M. Eftekhari

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2659-2662

Abstract
  Objective: In vitro propagation of AZ x M9 new apple rootstock resulted of breeding program of vegetative apple rootstock in Iran was investigated. Methods: Nodal explants were inoculated ...  Read More
Original Article
Evaluation of Different Amounts of Pelleted Manure with Urea and Micro Elements on Yield and Seed Quality of Medicinal Plant, Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo Var.Styriaca)
7. Evaluation of Different Amounts of Pelleted Manure with Urea and Micro Elements on Yield and Seed Quality of Medicinal Plant, Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo Var.Styriaca)

Ahmad Reza Dehghani Tafti; Iraj Alahdadi; Farzad Nadjafi; Mohammad Hosein Kianmehr; Mohsen Bagheri; Golam Ali Akbari; Javad Sharifi-Rad

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2663-2677

Abstract
  Objective: In this study investigated effects of different amounts of pelleted manure with urea and micro elements on yield and seed quality of medicinal plants, pumpkin (Cucurbita ...  Read More
Original Article
A Study of The Citizens’ Attitude Towards Water Pollution Prevention and Soil Resources Identification
8. A Study of The Citizens’ Attitude Towards Water Pollution Prevention and Soil Resources Identification

Mitra Mohammadi; Seyedeh Zahra Qari; Fatemeh Sadat Najafi Moghaddam; Mojtaba Azarli; Saida Sirat Nik; Fatemeh Yousefi

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2678-2685

Abstract
  Objective: The world is currently facing with various problems including water and soil pollution as well as a major threat to the health of the citizens due to the advancement at ...  Read More
Original Article
Effects of the Methanolic Extract of Abeloschus Esculentus (L) Moench (Okro) Fruit oOn the Testes and Sperm Characteristics of Male Albino Wistar Rats
9. Effects of the Methanolic Extract of Abeloschus Esculentus (L) Moench (Okro) Fruit oOn the Testes and Sperm Characteristics of Male Albino Wistar Rats

Nwoke Kyrian Uchenna; Konyefom Godswill Nweze; Ifedi Izuchukwu Charles

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2686-2690

Abstract
  Objective: In this study aimed at evaluating the antifertility effect of the methanolic extract of Abelmoschus esculentus (okro) fruit using albino wistar rat. Methods: Fifty adult ...  Read More
Original Article
The Role of Information Technology in Urban Management Development
10. The Role of Information Technology in Urban Management Development

Mandana Saniei

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2691-2695

Abstract
  Objective: In addition to issues such as environment, transportation, safely and urban planning, one of the most important factors  having increasingly influence on urban organizing ...  Read More
Original Article
Weed Management in Citrus Orchards in Khuzestan Using Summer Cover Crop Mulch
11. Weed Management in Citrus Orchards in Khuzestan Using Summer Cover Crop Mulch

Seyyed Meisam Hosseini; Marjan Dianat

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2696-2703

Abstract
  Objective: Importance of management of gardens weeds is an issue that unfortunately has less been investigated by weeds researchers of country. One of the most important restrictive ...  Read More
Original Article
Variability in Agronomic and Chemical Characteristics of Spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) Genotypes in Ethiopia
12. Variability in Agronomic and Chemical Characteristics of Spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) Genotypes in Ethiopia

Beemnet Mengesha Kassahun; Desta Fikadu Egata; Tewodros Lulseged; Wondu Bekele Yosef; Seferu Tadesse

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2704-2711

Abstract
  Objective: Evaluation activity was conducted using three spearmint genotypes (WG-SPM-Engl, SPM-Fran and SPM-EAS) and one standard check (WGSM-03) at Wondo Genet, Awassa, Debre Zeit ...  Read More
Original Article
Antifungal Effects of Two Medicinal Plant Native to Iran
13. Antifungal Effects of Two Medicinal Plant Native to Iran

S. Mohammadi; Kh. Piri

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2712-2715

Abstract
    Objective: In order to use natural compounds in controlling plant pests and diseases, many researchers in recent years have studied the antifungal effects of essential oils and ...  Read More
Original Article
Antibacterial Modification of Intravascular Catheter Surface for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Infection
14. Antibacterial Modification of Intravascular Catheter Surface for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Infection

R. S. Kumaravel; S. F. Maleeka Begum; B. Elayarajah; R. Rajesh

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2716-2724

Abstract
  Objective: Intravascular catheter-associated infection has been increasing hospitalization in post-surgery patients mainly due to microbial colonization of the catheter surface and ...  Read More
Review Article
Growth, Development and Yield in Pure and Mixed Forest Stands
15. Growth, Development and Yield in Pure and Mixed Forest Stands

Einollah Rouhi Moghaddam

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2725-2730

Abstract
  Objective: Ecosystems with mixed species compared to the ones with pure compositions provide a broader range of options in the fields of biodiversity, conservation, protection and restoration. ...  Read More
Original Article
Determination of Appropriate Land Use by Using Land Use Planning Process in Sykan Watershed of Ilam Province, Iran
16. Determination of Appropriate Land Use by Using Land Use Planning Process in Sykan Watershed of Ilam Province, Iran

Khalil Amoozadeh; Einollah Rouhi Moghaddam; Ahmad Pahlavanravi

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2731-2734

Abstract
  Objective: The aim of this study is to provide a management plan for the Sykan watershed of Darre shahr city located in Ilam province using GIS in land use planning. Methods: For land ...  Read More
Original Article
Impact of Irrigation Groundwater Price and Quota Policies in Changing Cropping Patterns in the Province Kerman in Iran
17. Impact of Irrigation Groundwater Price and Quota Policies in Changing Cropping Patterns in the Province Kerman in Iran

Zeinab Moinoddini

Volume 2, Issue 10 , Autumn 2014, Pages 2735-2742

Abstract
  Objective: Water scarcity is a growing global problem and increasing population pressures, living standards and the growing demand for environmental quality have evoked all the governments ...  Read More