Genetic structure of spirlin (Alburnoides echiwaldii) in Karganroud and Chalous rivers
Genetic structure of spirlin (Alburnoides echiwaldii) in Karganroud and Chalous rivers

Elham Haghighi; Masoud Sattari; Salar Dorafshan; Yazdan Keivany

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 1-14

Abstract
  Genetic structure of two populations of Spirlin, Alburnoides eichwaldii from Karganroud and Chalous Rivers was investigated using six microsatellite molecular markers (CtoF-172, BL1-2b, ...  Read More
Population structure of the Caspian shad (Alosa braschnikowi Borodin, 1904) in the southern coast of the Caspian Sea between Gomishan and Miankaleh regions
Population structure of the Caspian shad (Alosa braschnikowi Borodin, 1904) in the southern coast of the Caspian Sea between Gomishan and Miankaleh regions

Omid Jafari; Ali Shabani; Hamed Kolangi Miandare

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 15-26

Abstract
  The present study was carried out to determine population structure of Alosa braschnikowi, one of the endemic species in the Caspian Sea, with five polymorphic microsatellite loci (AsaD030, ...  Read More
Seasonal food habits of brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus Linnaeus, 1758) in Cenral Alborz Protected Area
Seasonal food habits of brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus Linnaeus, 1758) in Cenral Alborz Protected Area

Bagher Nezami Balouchi

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 27-36

Abstract
  Mountains of Central Alborz Protected Area hold a big population of brown bear, the largest varnivore species in Iran. Understanding food habits is crucial to understanding the ecology ...  Read More
A floristic study of Salaheddinkola Forests, Nowshahr, Iran
A floristic study of Salaheddinkola Forests, Nowshahr, Iran

Omid Esmailzadeh; Kazem Nourmohammadi; Hamed Asadi; Hamed Yousefzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 37-54

Abstract
  This paper reports the floristic survey on the Salaheddinkola forests (Nowshahr). These forests posses high variations in elevation ranges and special physiographic properties, which ...  Read More
Genetic diversity of different accessions of Thymus kotschyanus using RAPD marker
Genetic diversity of different accessions of Thymus kotschyanus using RAPD marker

Ahmad Ismaili; Seyed Mahmoud Zabeti; Seyedeh Zahra Hosseini

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 55-66

Abstract
  Analysis of genetic diversity is a major step for understanding evolution and breeding applications. Recent advances in the application of the polymerase chain reaction make it possible ...  Read More
Investigation of the flora, life forms and chorotypes of the plants in the Meymand Protected Area, Kohkilouyeh va Boyer Ahmad provice, Iran
Investigation of the flora, life forms and chorotypes of the plants in the Meymand Protected Area, Kohkilouyeh va Boyer Ahmad provice, Iran

Ali-Asghar Naghipour Borj; Mostafa Nowroozi; Hossein Bashari

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 67-84

Abstract
  Floristic studies have great importance as it represent the existence and the status of all plant species in an area. This study aimed to investigate the flora of Meymand Protected ...  Read More
Molecular phylogeny of the genus Myosotis (Boraginacea) based on nrDNA ITS sequences
Molecular phylogeny of the genus Myosotis (Boraginacea) based on nrDNA ITS sequences

Mahboubeh Sherafati; Shahrokh Kazempour Osaloo; Maryam Khoshsokhan Mozaffar; Shokouh Esmaeilbagi; Nasim Saadati

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 85-96

Abstract
  Myosotis, forget-me-not, is one of the genera of Boraginaceae-Boraginoideae. This genus consists of about 100 species distributed predominantly in the temperate zones of both hemispheres. ...  Read More
Studies of the flora in Darmian area in the Southern Khorasan province
Studies of the flora in Darmian area in the Southern Khorasan province

Samaneh Sabaghi; Valliollah Mozaffarian; Taher Nejad-Sattari

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 97-110

Abstract
  The basin area of the Furk and Darmian river is located in northern-east of the Southern Khorasan province. The whole area was 11137 hectares. The area is mountainous with mild weather ...  Read More
Study of evolution and developmental mechanism of stamen in Salvia hypoleuca Benth. (Lamiaceae) and related taxa using Electron Microscopy and molecular phylogenetic tools
Study of evolution and developmental mechanism of stamen in Salvia hypoleuca Benth. (Lamiaceae) and related taxa using Electron Microscopy and molecular phylogenetic tools

Maryam-Sadat Asadollahi; Taher Nejad-Sattari; Ali Sonboli; Iraj Mehregan

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 111-122

Abstract
  The genus Salvia L. includes a group of plants having two stamens with a special morphology. Natural groups within this genus consist of species with special type of stamen morphology. ...  Read More
Vestiture and trichome types of the oaks of forests in Western Iran
Vestiture and trichome types of the oaks of forests in Western Iran

Mohammad Mehrnia; Mostafa Assadi

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 123-134

Abstract
  The Quercus is the main genus of the Fagaceae with about 300 to 600 species in the world. Both the vestiture and trichome types are important in the taxonomy of Quercus species and ...  Read More
Anatomical study of leaf and stem of Carex L. species (Cyperaceae) in Shomali, Razavi and Jounobi Khorasan provinces
Anatomical study of leaf and stem of Carex L. species (Cyperaceae) in Shomali, Razavi and Jounobi Khorasan provinces

Jinus Hejazi; Jamil Vaezi; Dorrieh Amiri Moghaddam; Farshid Memariani

Volume 6, Issue 19 , November 2014, Pages 135-156

Abstract
  The genus Carex L. is one of the largest genera (2000 spp.) of the flowering plants . There are 85 species of Carex in Iran plateau that approximately half of them are present in Iran. ...  Read More