Volume 44 (2021)
Volume 43 (2020)
Volume 42 (2019)
Volume 41 (2018)
Volume 40 (2017)
Volume 39 (2016)
Volume 38 (2015)
Volume 37 (2014)
Volume 36 (2013)
Volume 35 (2012)
Volume 34 (2011)
Volume 33 (2010)
Volume 32 (2009)


Number of Volumes 14
Number of Issues 46
Number of Submissions 1,048
Number of Accepted Articles  489
Number of Contributors 1,297
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Journal of Plant Productions, published quarterly in print and electronic formats by Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran is a double blind, peer reviewed, and open access journal. As an offshoot of the Scientific Journal of Agriculture, the journal provides a forum devoted to research articles in specialized fields including agriculture, plant breeding, genetics and horticulture. Journal of Plant Productions aims to bolster interdisciplinary cooperation among researchers by publishing high quality works which speak to a wide audience. Plus the journal will accept review articles from expert researches in agricultural fields.


  Types of accepted papers include:

Breeding and Biotecnolog, Agroecology, Stress, Crops Physiology,  Crop fields, Olericulture, Post Harvest Physiology, Tissue Culture, Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Pomology & Ornamental Plants.

According to the annocement by the editorial board of the journal, all the submitted articles will be published in English of the beginning on 2020 for winter issue. We are pleased to welcome all the authors who wish to submit their manuscripts in English from now on for the journal of plant productions.


About the Journal:

Publisher: Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran

Editor-in-Chief: Amir Aynehband

Director-in-Charge: Norola Moallemi

Managing Editor: Zohreh Pashmforoush

Page Designer: Fatemeh Brohlool

Address: Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Golestan Street, Ahvaz, 61357-83151 Iran

E-mails:  plantproduction.scu.ac.ir


Website: http://plantproduction.scu.ac.ir

DOI: 10.22055/PPD

Review Time: 4-12 Weeks

Frequency: Quarterly

Publication Type: Electronic - Print

Open Access: Yes

Licenced by: CC BY-NC 4.0

Policy: Peer-Reviewed

Language: Persian - English

Abstracts Available in: English - Persian

Article Processing Charges: Yes

Print ISSN: 2588-543X

Online ISSN: 2588-5979

Indexed and Abstracted in: DOI, ISC, Google Scholar, Magiran, SID

Impact Factor: 2017 ISC  (0.134) & Quality Q2


Procedure of the fee payment for the article:
The processing cost that the journal receives from the author(S) is allotted to referee, editing, page layout and publishing the article. The rate of payable fee is three million Rls (three hundred thousand Tomans) for an article which includes: 1) Fifty percent of the cost is after refereeing, issuing the final certification and the letter of acceptance for publication and 2) The remaining fund is for the preparation of the article to be published (prior to official publication of the article). This payment application is a ratification of Ministry of Science, Researches and Technology of the publication committee which has been concordance on April 21, 2021.



Research Paper A: Agronomy
Study of Soybean (Glycine max (L) Merrill) and Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Competition in the Different Intercropping Ratios Based on Replacement Method

Rahmat Abbasi; Meisam Namdari

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 1-14


  IntroductionToday, efficient agricultural systems such as intercropping are essential due to the optimal use of resources. Meanwhile, using the Legume plant in intercropping can increase the efficiency of biological nitrogen fixation and be a sustainable approach to meet the crop's nitrogen needs. Since ...  Read More

Research Paper B: Breeding
Correlation between Yield and Qualitative Traits of Sugar Beet Cultivars with Rhizomania Disease Indices under Field Infection Conditions

Masoud Ahmadi; Hassan Hamidi; Jamshid Soltani Idliki; Javad Rezaei; Mozhdeh Kakueinejad

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 15-28


  IntroductionRhizomania viral disease is one of the limiting factors of sugar beet cultivation and significantly reduces its yield. The most important way to deal with this disease is to use resistant cultivars. Materials and MethodsIn order to evaluate the correlation between yield and qualitative ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Effect of Methanol Spraying on some Morphophysiological Characteristics, Yield and Yield Components of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) under Drought Stress Conditions

Hamed Javadi; Seyyed Gholam Reza Moosavi; Mohammad Javad Seghatoleslami; Ali Reza Ebrahimi; Mohammad Kozegar

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 29-40


  Introduction Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) is one of the five important oil plants of Iran. Water deficit stress is one of the most important limiting factors in sunflower cultivation. Methanol is used to deal with environmental stresses, especially dehydration. Preventing or reducing light respiration, ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
The Effect of Volck Mineral Oil Spraying on Flowering and Biochemical Characteristics of Two Olive Cultivars under Ahvaz Condition

Sara Davoodi; Shohreh Zivdar; Esmaeil Khaleghi

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 41-52


  Introduction Olive (Olea europaea L.) is an evergreen tree and one of the most important products of the horticultural section in Iran due to high nutritional value of its oil and fruits. Adaptation of olive cultivars to the climatic conditions of different regions are not the same. The results of studies ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
Optimization of in vitro Cultural Conditions of Haworthia (Haworthia Cooperi Baker)

Mahdiyeh Kharrazi; Maryam Moradian; Nasim Safari; Azadeh Khadem; Ahmad Sharifi

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 53-66


  IntroductionHaworthia cooperi is a type of ornamental succulent that is propagated by separating the offsets and leaf cuttings. Due to the small number of produced offsets by the mother plant, the rate of propagation in this way is low, so micropropagation can be considered as an effective and efficient ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Effect of Biochar and Hydrogel on Morphophysiological and Biochemical Characteristics of Common Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) under Drought Stress

Shayesteh Ghias; Mostafa Shirmardi; Heidar Meftahizadeh; Maryam Dehestani Ardakani

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 67-80


  Introduction Drought and low organic carbon content are two main problems for agriculture in arid and semiarid regions. Drought stress is responsible for at least 40% of crop losses in the world. The use of biochar (BC) and hydrogels can decrease adverse effects of drought on the plant. The objective ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
The Effect of Two Mycorrhiza Fungi Species on Biochemical Characteristic and Aerial Dry Biomass of Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) Under Cadmium Stress

Fariba Mohammadifard; Mohammad Moghaddam

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 81-94


  Introduction Nowadays, soil pollution to various heavy metals is one of the most important environmental issues in human societies, which has adverse effects on soil and soil flora and groundwater contamination. Among the heavy metals, cadmium with a half-life of about 20 years, its high mobility in ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Effect of Waterlogging Stress on Yield and Yield Components and Photosynthetic Characteristics of Two Mung Bean Cultivars in Ahvaz Conditions

Seyed Bashir Fazeli; Afrasyab Rahnama; Payman Hassibi

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 95-108


  Introduction Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) is one of the most important legumes in the world. This nitrogen-stabilizing plant has rapid growth and a short growth period, leading to improved soil fertility. Mung bean is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia due to its high adaptation ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Microtuberization Efficiency of Three Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Cultivars under Osmotic Stress in vitro

Banafsheh Jamshidi; Marzieh Ghanbari Jahromi; Amir Mousavi

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 109-122


  Introduction Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is one of the most important crops worldwide. It is vegetatively propagated using pieces or whole potato tubers, but a virus infection causes crop reduction to almost a half or even one third, which varies from place to place and from season to another. Micropropagation ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica L. Beauv) Management in Sugarcane Fields of Subtropical Iran

Farkhondeh Eskandari; Batool Keramat; Yousef Filizadeh; Amir Aynehband

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 123-132


  Introduction Among all weeds, cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica L. Beauv) has been identified as a problematic weed in the sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) fields of Iran for over 20 years since 1996. Failure to control of cogongrass regrowth during spring develops it rapidly and, in turn, reduces ...  Read More

Research Paper
Application of Chlorophyll Fluorescence Parameter for Rapid Detection The Effect of Photosystem II Inhibiting Herbicides on Resistant and Susceptible Junglerice (Echinochloa colona (L.) Link.) Populations

Elham Elahifard; Ali Ghanbari; Mohammad Hassan Rashed Mohassel; Eskandar Zand; Amin Mirshamsi Kakhki

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 133-142


  IntroductionChlorophyll fluorescence induction is a rapid and noninvasive technique for measuring photosynthetic electron transport in plants. Recognition of fluorescence curves such as Kautsky curves is a useful tool for quantifying herbicide effects. In general, since one of the goals of measuring ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Construction of Critical Nitrogen Dilution Curve Based on Stem Dry Matter in Rapeseed

SeyedAtaollah Siadat; Abolfazl Derakhshan

Volume 45, Issue 1 , May 2022, Pages 143-156


  Introduction There are mathematical equations to distinguish nitrogen (N) status based on the concept of critical nitrogen (Nc), the lowest N concentration required to achieve maximum growth. The Nc demonstrates the ideal N status in crops. Whenever crop N concentration is greater than the Nc, at that ...  Read More

The Most Suitable Method and Time of Ber Tree (Ziziphus spina-christi L.) Budding in Ahvaz

A T; M A

Volume 34, Issue 2 , February 2012, , Pages 81-86

  Ber (Ziziphus spina-christi L.) is one of the tropical and subtropical fruit trees that grow in different countries in Europe, America, Africa, Australia, and Asia including Iran. Ber is considered as one of the hardiest cultivated fruit trees to drought, salinity and high temperature. It is a multi-purpose ...  Read More

B: Breeding
Induction of Transgenic Hairy Roots in Medicinal Plant Poppy (Papaver Somniferum L.) by Agrobacterium Rhizogenes-Mediated Transformation

A Jalilian; A A; F N; S.Z H

Volume 39, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 1-14


  Background and Objectives Opium poppy plant (Papaver somniferum L.) is one of the oldest known medicinal plants. Since the potential of medicinal components production in medicinal plants is very limited in natural conditions, plant tissue culture, as a new technology, has an important role in industrial ...  Read More

H: Horticulture
Effects of harvest time and packing method on fruit quality and Cold-Storage duration of "Gorban Maragheh" apricot cultivar

M. Zarrinbal; A. Dabbagh Mohammadinasab; R. Rasouli Pirouzian

Volume 36, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 1-11

  Apricot because of its high respiration rate and rapid ripening process has short storage life and so should be marketed immediately after harvest. Harvesting of apricot in suitable time and packing it increase storage period. This study was carried out to determine the optimum harvest time and packing ...  Read More

B: Breeding
Effect of Different Ploidy Levels on Pollen Grain Fertility, Seed Germination and Seedling Transplanting Ability of Eggplant

H. Kaveh; H. Neamati

Volume 41, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 1-12


  Abstract Background and Objectives Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) is an economically important crop with a wide range of fruit shapes and colors. Breeding programs in eggplant focus mainly on fruit quality. Production of commercial triploid cultivars and emission of seeds in fruits may increase acceptability ...  Read More

The Effect of Planting Date on Phonological Stages and Quantity Traits of Four Winter Rapeseed Cultivars in Yasouj

M.H F; A Y; M M; H B; H F

Volume 35, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 99-113

  In order to study the effect of planting date on phonological stages and quantity traits of four cultivars of winter rapeseed, an experiment was carried out in 2008-2009 at the research field of Agriculture Research Station of Boyerahmad. The experiment was carried out in using factorial with randomized ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Impact of intensive, sustainable and organic agriculture systems of grain yield and energy use efficiency in sesame, mung bean and corn crops

aram gorooei; amir aynehband; afraseyab rahnama

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 November 2020


  Background and objective: Duo to limited natural resources and undesirable effect of misuse of different energy source on both human and environment healthy, it seems their study the patterns of energy consumption on agriculture will necessary. In addition, study of energy trend in environmental impact ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Investigating of yield and quality characteristics of potato with early cultivation in Mashhad weather conditions

Ahmad Nezami; Jafar Nabati; Mohammad Kafi; Javad Shabahang

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 February 2021


  Background and Objectives: Determination of the most suitable time for crop planting is one of the basic requirements to gain the highest yield and income. Planting date is one of the most important factors in growth, development and yield production in potato planting effects of temperature fluctuations ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
The effect of two hydroponic systems on physical, chemical and fruit yield of two greenhouse tomato cultivars

Mohamad Reza Fayezi; Naser Alemzadeh Ansari; Esmail Khaleghi; Mohamad Albaji

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 February 2021


  Background and ObjectivesTomato is an economical high value product which is used fresh or processed. Having compound such as fibers, vitamin A, vitamin B, lycopene, carotenoids, ascorbic acid and polyphenols in this product leads to prevent the cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Even though biosynthesis ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Rapid test for detecting haloxyfop-R methyl ester resistance in winter wild oat (Avena ludoviciana durieu)

Saeid Hassanpour-bourkheili; Behnam Kamkar; S.Sanaz Ramezanpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2021


  Background and ObjectivesDetection of resistance to an herbicide in a putatively resistant accession requires a series of experiments which are capable of illustrating the response of the accession to various herbicide doses. Whole plant bioassay in pots usually takes approx. 2 months to obtain the results, ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
The Effect of Sugarcane Residue Compost on Growth and Grain Yield of Triticale under Irrigation Cutoff Stress

Seyed Naser Safi; Ali Moshatati; Mohammad hossain Gharineh; aydin khodaei joghan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2021


  AbstractBackground and ObjectivesTriticale is a commercial cereal with a vast potential to feed human and animal. This plant can be cultivated in poor soils that are not suitable for wheat production. In irrigation cutoff stress conditions, reduces growth and yield and yield components of triticale. ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Effect of Dehydration stress on yield, quantitative and qualitative characteristics of hybrids from combining potato commercial cultivars

Mohammad Reza Vesali; Reza Baradaran; Davood Hassanpanah; Mohammad Javad Soqa al-Islami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2021


  This study was carried out to investigate the effect of dehydration stress on yield, quantitative and qualitative traits of hybrids obtained from potato cultivars for 2 years. Both experiments were conducted in split plot based on randomized complete block design with three replicates in the greenhouse ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
Assessing fruit set improvement of tissue culture derived date palm cv. Barhee through bunches spraying with mineral nutrition

maryam boroujerdnia; Ahmad Mostaan; Aziz Torahi; Hojat Dialami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 August 2021


  Background and ObjectivesDate palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is an important fruit crop in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. Today, The development of tissue culture propagation methods has enabled date palm to be rapidly propagated on a large scale. The production of genetically uniform and stable ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Investigation of the effect of dust on leaf chlorophyll, stomatal conductance and fruit product percentage in date trees

Alireza Rashki; Mohammad Osman Omara; Mahmood Ramroudi; Mohammad Galavi; Mitra Jabari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 September 2021


  Investigation of the effect of dust on leaf chlorophyll, stomatal conductance and fruit product percentage in date treesAbstractBackground and ObjectivesDust today has harmful effects on palm trees in different areas. This phenomenon has had a negative effect on the quantity and quality of the date crops. ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
Evaluation of the effects of calcium nitrate and potassium phosphite on storage life and some quality traits of Thomson Navel orange

Amirali Mohammadi; Mehrdad Shahabian; Mahmoud Reza Ramezanpour; Shokrollah Hajivand

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 September 2021


  Background and objectives: Oranges belong to the Citrus (family Rutaceae) and are an important source of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds and vitamin C. These compounds have a protective effect against various diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Since there is a possibility ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
Evaluation of the effect of bio-priming and seed coating on seed germination and seedling growth indices of Chenopodium quinoa in cadmium stress

Zahra Hajizadeh; Hamidreza Balouchi; Amin Salehi; Ali Moradi; Rasool Rezaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 May 2022


  Introduction:Cadmium contamination limits biodiversity, the activity of microbes and enzymes in the soil, and threatens human health through the food chain. Seed pretreatment is a common way to improve seed germination under stress conditions such as heavy metal stress, which increases seedling resistance. ...  Read More

Research Paper
Micropropagation of Polianthes tuberosa L. through direct organogenesis

Mohammad Hosein Daneshvar; mehri havil; amin lotfi jalal- abadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 June 2022


  Background and ObjectivesPolianthes tuberosa L. is one of the most important ornamental bulbous plants in tropical and subtropical regions that is cultivating in some regions of Iran. Due to the transmission of fungal and bacterial diseases, propagation by bulbs is not affordable. Tissue culture is a ...  Read More

Research Paper
Comparison of reproductive and physicochemical characteristics of fruit in the four date palm cultivars `Qasb, Zahidi’, `Piyarom’ and `Medjool’ in Kerman province

Bahareh Damankeshan; Seyyed Samih Marashi; mohammad asaadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2022


  Background and ObjectivesDate cultivars (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in this experiment are the best cultivars of dried and semi-dry dates in Iran and the world. In many areas, their cultivated area is increasing. The low cost of harvesting, transportation and storage has made farmers want to cultivate these ...  Read More

Research Paper B: Breeding
Evaluation of genetic variability of agro-morphological traits in Iranian peppers population (Capsicum annuum L.)

Mohsen Salehian; Mahmoud Rezazadeh Bari; Mitra Jabari; Marjan Jannatdoust

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 June 2022


  AbstractIntroduction: The study of genetic diversity is an important step in planning crop breeding programs. According to researchers, diversity of the population under selection ensures the desired results in breeding programs. In this regard, using the capacity of local populations to create new cultivars ...  Read More

Research Paper A: Agronomy
The effect of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria producing ACC-deaminase, IAA, siderophore and phosphate solubilization on growth indices, chlorophyll, proline and protein in alfalfa at different levels of salinity

Seyed Hassan Tafaroji; Seyed Ali Abtahi; mojtaba jafarinia; mehdi ebadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 June 2022


  Agriculture practices involve the extensive utilization of chemical fertilizers that lead to several impacts, namely groundwater pollution, eutrophication, and production of greenhouse gases. These ultimately lead to environmental pollution and pose several health risks. Plant growth-promoting bacteria ...  Read More

Research Paper B: Breeding
Evaluation of phenotypic diversity of cumulative growing degree-days (GDD) and grain yield in spring wheat cultivars under optimal and zinc deficiency conditions

Nasrin Valipour; Hadi Alipour; Reza Darvishzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 June 2022


  IntroductionBread wheat is the first grain and the most important annual crop in the world. Like other crops, wheat faces many environmental constraints such as a lack of trace elements during its growth period. Zinc deficiency is a common micronutrient disorder in wheat-growing areas of the world. The ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
Effect of Piriformospora indica inoculation on biological activity of Stevia rebaudiana regenerated plantls treated with selenium nanoparticles

Roya Karamian; Masoumeh Ahmadi Khoei; Asghar Mirzaei Asl

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2022


  Effect of Priformospora indica inoculation on biological activity of Stevia rebaudiana regenerated plants treated with selenium nanoparticles Introduction Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is a herbaceous plant from the family Asteraceae and used as a valuable sweetener in food industry and as anti-inflammatory, ...  Read More

Research Paper H: Horticulture
The effect of free and controlled pollination on fruit and pistachio seed characteristics of Ahmad Aghaei cultivar

Mohammad Mehdi ُSHARIFANI; hassan farhadi; hossein hokmabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2022


  Background and Objectives Iran, as the largest producer and exporter of pistachio (Pistacia vera L.), is among the major pistachio producing countries in the world including USA, Turkey, Italy and Greece. Due to the altered nature of the pistachio, the high yield of the pistachio is due to the fact that ...  Read More

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