Alireza Pour-Aboughadareh

Alireza Pour-Aboughadareh
Seed and Plant Improvement Institute · Cereal Research

Assistant Professor

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November 2013 - present
Imam Khomeini International University
Position
  • Ph.D candidate for plant breeding
January 2013 - November 2017
Imam Khomeini International University
Position
  • Researcher

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Publications (153)
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The medicinal herb coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.), with a high linalool (LIN) content, is widely recognized for its therapeutic benefits. As a novel report, the goals of this study were to determine how methyl jasmonate (MeJA) affects total phenolic content (TPC), LIN content, flavonoid content (TFC), and changes in gene expression involved in t...
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In the present study, we estimated genetic diversity and population structure in 186 accessions of Triticum and Aegilops species using 24 simple sequence repeat markers (SSR). Furthermore, an association analysis was performed for antioxidant activities, including guaiacol peroxidase (GPX), ascorbate peroxidase (APX), peroxidase (POX), catalase (CA...
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Among cereals, barley (Hordeum vulgre L.) is the most salt-tolerant crop‚ and is grown in a wide range of climatic conditions. Identification and expression analysis of genes involved in stress tolerance is considered one of the effective approaches to improving plant tolerance to salinity. In the present study, effects of salinity stress were inve...
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Climate change has caused breeders to focus on varieties that are able to grow under unfavorable conditions, such as drought, high and low temperatures, salinity, and other stressors. In recent decades, progress in biotechnology and its related tools has provided opportunities to dissect and decipher the genetic basis of tolerance to various stress...
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Stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst)) is one of the most devastating fungal diseases of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. durum Desf.). Races of Pst with new virulence combinations are emerging more regularly on wheat-growing continents, which challenges wheat breeding for resistance. This study aimed to identify and characte...
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Knowledge of the natural patterns of genetic variation and their evolutionary basis is required for sustainable management and conservation of wheat germplasm. In the current study, the genetic diversity and population structure of 100 individuals from four Triticum and Aegilops species (including T. aestivum, Ae. tauschii, Ae. cylindrica, and Ae....
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Abstract: Stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst)) is the most devastating fungal disease of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var durum Desf.). Unfortunately, stripe rust races with single and combination gene virulences are emerging more regularly on wheat-growing continents, which challenges wheat breeding for resistance. This stu...
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Wheat is the staple food of nearly 40% of the world's population. Due to the growing population and climate changes, increasing crop performance is one of the most important challenges facing plant breeders. Leaf rust is identified as the most important fungal disease that dramatically reduces wheat production. The management of fungal diseases in...
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Objective Salinity stress is considered one of the most important abiotic stresses that significantly decreased crop production in the world. The development of salt-tolerant varieties is one of the most strategies against decreasing crop performance in saline conditions. Hence, assessment of expression patterns of genes responsible for the biosynt...
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Drastic changes in the climate and ecosystem due to natural or anthropogenic activities have severely affected crop production globally. This concern has raised the need to develop environmentally friendly and cost-effective strategies, particularly for keeping pace with the demands of the growing population. The use of nanobiofertilizers in agricu...
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The medicinal herb, lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), which is high in rosmarinic acid (RA), has well-known therapeutic value. The goals of this study were to investigate the effects of methyl jasmonate (MeJA) on RA content, total phenolic content (TPC), and total flavonoid content (TFC), as well as changes in expression of their biosynthesis-re...
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Experiments measuring the interaction between genotypes and environments measure the spatial (e.g., locations) and temporal (e.g., years) separation and/or combination of these factors. The genotype-by-environment interaction (GEI) is very important in plant breeding programs. Over the past six decades, the propensity to model the GEI led to the de...
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Salinity is one of the major limiting abiotic stresses that significantly decrease crop production worldwide. One of the main strategies to prevent yield loss in saline soils is the use of salt-tolerant cultivars. Among cereals, barley has most tolerance to abiotic stress, especially salinity stress. The main objective of this study was to investig...
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In order to study the relationship between agronomic characteristics in barley, 20 genotypes including advanced lines obtained from the barley breeding national program along with Nimrooz and Auxin, as check cultivars, were studied in a randomized complete block design with 3 replications during the 2020-2021 year. Studied traits included the numbe...
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In order to assess the genetic diversity existing in some Iranian Aegilops tauschii accessions, 90 samples collected from 13 provinces were evaluated. For this purpose, 21 phenological and agro-morphological traits and five qualitative traits were recorded according to the wheat and Aegilops instruction of Biodiversity International Descriptors. Ba...
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Barley breeding programs have important effects on yield increasing per unit area, which finally increases the coefficient of independence on this strategic product. In this study, 20 genotypes including 17 elite barley lines along with three check cultivars, Niamrooz, Auxin, and WB-97-6, were evaluated based on a completely randomized complete blo...
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Background: Barley is one of the most important cereal crops with considerable tolerance to various environmental stresses, which can maintain its productivity well in marginal croplands. The selection of stable and high-yielding barley genotypes and ideal discriminative locations is an important strategy for the development of new cultivars in tro...
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To identify the barley promising genotypes with high and stable grain yield for warm regions of Iran, 17 promising genotypes along with two check varieties were evaluated in five the Agricultural Research Stations including Ahvaz, Darab, Zabol, Gonbad, and Moghan during two consecutive cropping seasons (2018-2020) based on the randomized completely...
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To study the genetic and allelic diversity in the genes encoding glutenin and gliadin proteins in wheat landraces, 98 Triticum accessions belonging to four species: T. aestivum, T. boeoticum, T. durum and T. uartu collected from different provinces of Iran were used. 13 pairs of low molecular weight glutenin primers (LMW-GS), four pairs of high mol...
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Wild relatives of common wheat are an extraordinary source of tolerance to various environmental stresses. The dataset herein presents the effect of water-deficit stress on a core collection of landraces and wild relatives of wheat (including 180 samples belonging to four Triticum and eight Aegilops species [T. boeoticum Bioss., T. urartu Gandilyan...
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Thyme species are a good source of thymol and carvacrol, which plays a key role in controlling diseases. For the first time, the expression patterns of γ -terpinene synthase (TPS2), CYP71D178, and CYP71D180 genes and phenolics compounds amount were evaluated in T. migricus and T. daenensis after different methyl jasmonate (MeJA) treatments. The hig...
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In multi-environment trials (METs), the study of genotype × environment (GE) interaction is important for identifying highyielding and stable or specifically adapted genotypes. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the GE interaction via GGE biplot analysis using some promising barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) lines evaluated in an MET to ide...
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Among cereal crops, wheat has been identified as a major source for human food consumption. Wheat breeders require access to new genetic diversity resources to satisfy the demands of a growing human population for more food with a high quality that can be produced in variable environmental conditions. The close relatives of domesticated wheats repr...
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Targeted nucleases are powerful genomic tools to precisely change the target genome of living cells, controlling functional genes with high exactness. The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats associated protein 9 (CRISPR-Cas9) genome editing system has been identified as one of the most useful biological tools in genetic engine...
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Salinity is one of the main factors in reducing crop output due to poor plant growth. According to scientists, salinity affect the growth of crops in two ways: through the osmotic effect, which reduces the plants’ ability to absorb water and retard growth; and through ionic toxicity, which means that salts can enter the perspiration system and dama...
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Background: Salinity is one of the major limiting abiotic stresses that decrease crop production worldwide. To recommend genotypes for cultivation under saline stress conditions, a comprehensive understanding of the genetic basis and plant responses to this stress is needed. In the present study, a total of 20 barley genotypes were investigated to...
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The salinity tolerance of 17 breeding wheat genotypes along with three local varieties was evaluated under control and salinity stress (160 mM NaCl) conditions. At the seedling stage, several growth and physiological traits were measured. Moreover, the investigated genotypes were assessed in terms of grain yield across four saline regions during th...
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The dataset herein indicated the novelty of the article entitled “Dataset on the use of MGIDI in screening drought-tolerant wild wheat accessions at the early growth stage”. Data were gathered during 2018-2019 on a set of wild wheat germplasm under two control and water deficit stress conditions. One hundred and forty-six accessions belonging to Ae...
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The salinity tolerance of 17 breeding wheat genotypes along with three local varieties was evaluated under control and salinity stress (160 mM NaCl) conditions. At the seedling stage, shoot and root dry weights, relative water content (RWC), membrane stability index (MSI), relative chlorophyll content (SPAD index), root and shoot Na ⁺ (RN and SN),...
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Salinity is an edaphic stress that dramatically restricts worldwide crop production. Nanomaterials and plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) are currently used to alleviate the negative effects of various stresses on plant growth and development. This study investigates the protective effects of different levels of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO-NP...
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Previous studies revealed that some wild wheat accessions responded well to water deficit treatments and have a good potential in terms of photosynthetic parameters, root system architecture and several physiological properties. However, biochemical responses and molecular mechanisms of antioxidant encoding genes remain to be elucidated. Herein, we...
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Wild and landrace progenitors of wheat are an important source of resistance to various types of environmental stress, which can be explored in wheat breeding. With the aim of providing genetic materials for breeding to generate drought-resistant varieties, 50 durum wheat landraces, breeding lines and local cultivars were evaluated at the seedling...
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Durum wheat performance in the Mediterranean climate is limited when water scarcity occurs before and during anthesis. The present research was performed to determine the effect of drought stress on several physiological and agro-morphological traits in 17 durum wheat genotypes under two conditions (control and drought) over two years. The results...
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Root system architecture (RSA) has positive effects on wheat growth and its yield performance. As root features are difficult to manipulate through conventional breeding strategies, marker-trait association (MTA) could be helpful for the improvement of RSA. In the present study, 112 durum wheat genotypes were investigated for several root system fe...
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Objective The main goals of this study were investigation of genetic diversity in 103 Aegilops accessions and comparison of the efficiency of start codon targeted (SCoT) and CAAT box-derived polymorphism (CBDP) markers. Materials and methods In this study, the genetic diversity in 103 Aegilops accessions belonging to seven species including seven s...
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The main goals of the present study were evaluation of genetic diversity in 53 Aegilops accessions belonging to Aegilops tauschii, Ae. cylindrica and Ae. crassa as well as comparison of the efficiency of start codon targeted (SCoT) and targeted region amplification polymorphism (TRAP) markers. In total, 15 SCoT and six TRAP pair primers amplified 1...
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Salinity stress in one of the most important abiotic stresses directly affecting crop production. The main objective of this study was the evaluation of salinity stress on 17 advanced bread wheat genotypes along with three control cultivars (Narin, Ofogh and Sistan) based on salinity tolerance and susceptibility indices. In general, salinity stress...
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In this study, we analyzed the behaviour of several neglected, ancestral, and domesticated wheat genotypes, including Ae. triuncial is, Ae. neglecta, Ae. caudata, Ae. umbellulata, Ae. tauschii, Ae. speltoides, T. boeoticum, T. urartu, T. durum, and T. aestivum under control and salinity stress to assess the mechanisms involved in salinity tolerance...
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Wild relatives of wheat are one of the important genetic resources for using in breeding programs. In this study, a set of diploid wild wheat possessing D genome (Aegilops tauschii Coss.) were evaluated for some photosynthetic-related traits under two control and water deficit stress conditions. Under stress condition, Analysis of variance showed s...
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Development of high-yielding new barley promising lines with wide adaptation across a wide range of diverse environments is a key goal of barley breeding program in the cold regions of Iran. The main objective of the current study was to use different stability analysis approaches to analyze phenotypic stability for selecting high-yielding with yie...
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Wild relatives of wheat serve as an extraordinary source of variability for breeding programs due to their capabilities to respond to various environmental stresses. Here, we investigated some species possessing a D genome (T. aestivum, Ae. tauschii, Ae. crassa and Ae. cylindrica) in terms of relative water content (RWC), stomatal conductance (Gs),...
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Premise of the Study: In crop breeding programs, breeders use yield performance in optimal and stressful environments as key indicator for screening the most tolerant genotypes. Over four decades, several yield-based indices have been suggested for evaluating stress tolerance in crops. Despite the well-established use of these indices in agronomy a...
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A molecular assessment of genetic diversity was performed on a set of 228 selected accessions belonging to the different Aegilops and Triticum species using CAAT-box derived polymorphism (CBDP) markers. Fifteen CBDP primers generated 141 polymorphic fragments with an average of 9.40 per primer. The average of polymorphic information content and res...
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In the present investigation, 72 accessions of the Iranian poppy (Papaver bracteatumLindl.) were analyzed for genetic diversity and population structure using start codon targeted polymorphism (SCoT) and inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers along with four important phytochemical traits to provide baseline knowledge for the Iranian poppy’s b...
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In the present study, efficiency of the artificial neural network (ANN) method to identify the best drought tolerance indices was nvestigated. For this purpose, 25 durum genotypes were evaluated under rainfed and supplemental irrigation environments during two consecutive cropping seasons (2011–2013). The results of combined analysis of variance (A...
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Barley is the fourth largest grain crop globally with varieties suited to temperate, subarctic, and subtropical areas. The identification and subsequent selection of superior varieties are complicated by genotype-by-environment interactions. The main objective of this study was to use parametric and non-parametric stability measures along with a GG...
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Premise of the study: Access to improved crop cultivars is the foundation for successful agriculture. New cultivars must have improved yields that are determined by quantitative and qualitative traits. Genotype-by-environment interactions (GEI) occur for quantitative traits such as reproductive fitness, longevity, height, weight, yield, and diseas...
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Wild relatives of wheat have served as an ideal gene pool for improving drought tolerance in wheat. The objective of this study was to investigate the expression patterns of several antioxidant genes comprising MnSOD, APX and GPX in the different cultivated and wild wheat species under control and drought stress conditions. The results of analysis...
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Evaluation of genotype-by-environment interaction effect and identifying stable and high performance varieties under different environments is very important in plant breeding. In this work, the stability of grain yield of 16 new barley genotypes along with two control varieties (Mahoor and Khoram) were evaluated using randomized complete block des...
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The current study was carried out to achieve high-yielding performance and stable barley cultivars during different years in Gachsaran as a subtropical region of Iran. For this purpose, 20 advanced barley genotypes were evaluated in a randomized complete block design with four replications at Gachsaran Research Station, Gachsaran, Iran, during thre...
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The knowledge about genetic diversity provides useful information for breeding programs and gene pool management. In the present study, the genetic diversity among 20 accessions of Salvia belonging to S. aethiopis, S. nemorosa, S. officinalis, S. macrosiphon, S. virgate, S. sclarea, S. reuterana and S. syrica was evaluated using 20 SCoT primers. A...