Amin Baghizadeh

Amin Baghizadeh
Graduate University of advanced Technology · biotechnology

Associate Professor
I am currently working on medicinal plants. I also work on strategic Iranian products such as wheat and pistachios.

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Introduction
I am currently working on medicinal plants. I also work on strategic Iranian products such as wheat and pistachios. The main focus of the present research is on drought and salinity stresses and evaluation of genetic and morphological status of plants under stress conditions.
Additional affiliations
June 2015 - March 2020
Graduate University of Advanced Technology
Position
  • Faculty Member
Education
September 1998 - September 2004
University of Tehran
Field of study
  • plant breeding
September 1994 - September 1997
University of Tehran
Field of study
  • Plant Breeding
September 1989 - September 1993
Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Field of study
  • Agronomy & Plant Breeding

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Publications (655)
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Soil salinity is a serious environmental problem that has negative effect on plant growth, production and photosynthesis. Fresh and dry plant weights decreases with salinity treatments. The very important role of salicylic acid (SA) in response to different stress and modification and decline damages due to stresses has established in different stu...
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The new salt tolerant cereal, Tritipyrum (2n=6x=42, AABBEbEb) offers potential to introduce desirable characters for wheat improvements. This study was aimed to generate a segregating population from Iranian local wheat cultivars (2n=6x=42, AABBDD) and Tritipyrum crosses, study of the meiotic behaviour in F2 hybrids and identification of Eb chromos...
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The detection of nitrite as a challenging compound in food industries has always been a necessity. To this purpose, herein, two transition metal oxide-based nanocatalysts, NiO–Co3O4 (NC) and its reduced graphene hybridized form, NiO–Co3O4–rGO (NCR), are synthesized by a hydrothermal method and characterized by X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy,...
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The nanoparticle production process includes the preparation of raw materials, the synthesis of nanoparticles on a commercial scale and their use in many fields of medicine, health, agriculture, pharmacy, chemistry and so on. Economic and green production of metal nanoparticles with sizes less than 20 nm by medicinal plants under the influence of e...
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Drought stress is one of the most important environmental stresses in Iran. Teucrium polium is a medicinal plant from family of lamiaceae that grows in the rocky regions of Europe and southwestern Asia, including Iran. Methods: In order to investigate the effect of drought stress on Tulip plants, an experimental design was designed in a completely...
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The gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) are used for various medical applications including biosensors, bioassays, photo-thermal treatments, and targeted drug delivery. Au NPs are synthesized by various methods, most of them are expensive and environmentally hazardous. In this study, the biosynthesis of Au NPs was performed by Sansevieria extract. The synt...
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In this study, the aim of green synthesis of gold nanoparticles by seed extract of Hyoscyamus niger under optimized conditions and to characterize the produced nanoparticles in order to confirm and introduce the method of green synthesis of nanoparticles. Black henbane seed extract was prepared by hydroalcoholic method and 1 mM gold salt solution w...
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In view of limitation of water resources in Iran, screening drought-tolerant watermelon genotypes and evaluate their response to drought stress conditions has been a research priority in country. In order to study the physiologic an agronomic response of indigenous accessions of Aliabad, Sistani and Torbat to water stress, a field study was carried...
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Background: Trachyspermum ammi and Foeniculum vulgare (Apiaceae) have been widely employed in traditional medicine to treat many diseases. Methods: The cytotoxic activity of methanolic extracts and essential oils of T.ammi and F.vulgare seeds on gastric cancer cell line (AGS) and Human Skeletal Muscle cell line (HSkMC) were assessed by MTT method....
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In order to investigate the effects of different levels of salinity stress on germination characteristics of four different sesame cultivars, a factorial experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design with three replications in Graduate University of Advanced Technology. Four sesame cultivars named Yekta, Olean, Yellow white and Darab14...
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In order to assess the response of ajowan to drought stress that induced by PEG 6000 on germination and growth stages, two separate experiments that in each useed completely randomized design with three replications were done. In first experiment, the response of germination of ajowan seeds was investigated to different levels of drought stress inc...
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Sorghum (Sorghum bicolar L.) is an annual plant of the cereal family. It is the fifth largest crop in the world in terms of sorghum cultivation area and has produced more than 62 million hectares of arable land. In this study, agronomic traits were studied, statistical analyzes as well as amplification of genomic polymorphisms using SCoT molecular...
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Ajowan (Trachyspermum copticum L.) is one of the most important herbs of the Apiaceae family in semi-arid tropical regions of Iran, which is considerable in the production of essential oils with valuable secondary metabolites, especially thymol. In order to determine the secondary metabolites profile of ajowan under drought stress, a split plots ex...
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The genotypic diversity of 17 cacti species were examined and grouped in four clusters using seven inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers. Group representatives (five species) were chosen for AuNPs synthesis in the cacti syrups. To synthesize the Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs), reducing and capping potential of five species of cacti rich in the po...
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Table grapes are of important horticultural crops being cultured in many countries. Callus production in grape can be conducted for micropropagation by embryogenesis, gene transferring and secondary metabolites production. In this study the effects of some chemical factors were investigated on grape callus proliferation. In first experiment, the ef...
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Cumin is one of the most agriculturally valuable plants, in the semi-arid tropical regions of Iran. In this research, drought tolerance of 49 cumin ecotypes were evaluated under irrigated , and rained conditions in the field during two years (2010 and 2011). Five drought toler-ance/susceptibility indices including mean productivity (MP), geometric...
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Cecropin A, as an antimicrobial peptide (AMP), is possible to use in medical and agricultural fields as a new and safe bio‐control agent. Therefore, it is highly necessary to find a cost‐effective and scalable approach to generate a large scale of it. In this research, the Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain ATCC 15834 was used to transfer the Cecropin...
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The importance of medicinal plants and their vital role in advancing national, regional and global goals for achieving health, medicinal self-sufficiency and economic development is not hidden from anyone. Medicinal plants as genetic resources and treasures can be considered the greatest national wealth for any country as one of the important produ...
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Salinity is one of the most important abiotic environmental stresses and is one of the most important factors in reducing the growth and yield of crops including wheat. Wheat is one of the most important crops in Iran and Wheat peloid levels are an important source of excellent genes, and it is highly desirable to study these species for use in bre...
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In order to investigate the effect of bacterial inoculation on yield, chlorophyll and protein content of alfalfa to obtain economically experimental products in Shahid Zande Rouh Agricultural Training Center in Kerman as a split plot in time based on a completely randomized block design with four replications on the ground Which had not been done b...
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Rapeseed is cultivated as a valuable oilseed plant throughout the world. The rapeseed oil contains the major amounts of unsaturated fatty acids. A total number of twenty five cultivars of (winter/spring) rapeseed were grown in greenhouse conditions. In order to investigate genetic diversity, genomic DNA was extracted from the leaves and polymerase...
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Gold nanoparticles have wide applications, such as cancer diagnosis and treatment, drug transfer, gene transfer, and DNA and protein detection. Fungi are good options for the biosynthesis of nanoparticles, which is due to their ability to secrete a large quantity of enzymes. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the ability of several...
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The effect of growth regulators and nutrient composition on the embryoidogenesis of Rubus chamaemorus L. (hermaphroditic cultivar Nubu and male plants selected in the Kostroma region) was studied. The density of microspores in the suspension was about 80000 pieces in 1 ml of a sterile aqueous solution with glucose. It was found that for the use of...
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The work is devoted to studying the influence of the type of culture medium and pH on the development of gametophytes Botrychium multifidum in vitro. The spores obtained from sterilized sporangia were suspended in liquid nutrient media with initial inoculum of 10000 spores per 1 ml. Nutrient media tested in the study were composed of full Murashige...
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Pistachio is one of the most important agricultural products in Iran, which plays an important role in the country's nutrition and economy. Selection of suitable and resistant pistachio genotypes to unfavorable environmental conditions and diseases is important in increasing this crop. To this purpose, the present study was conducted in three diffe...
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To evaluate the responses of some important agronomic traits of 14 bread wheat cultivars, a split plot experiment was conducted based on a randomized complete block design under non-stress, moderate and severe salinity stress conditions. In this study, Backcross and Roshan were identified as the most salinity-tolerant cultivars, while Mihan and Shi...
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Background: The process of producing nanomaterials involves the procurement of ingredients, the production of nanomaterials on commercial scale, and their use in many fields of medicine, health, agriculture, pharmacy, chemistry, and so on. Objective: Economical and green production of gold nanoparticles with sizes less than 20 nm by evening primros...
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Drought stress causes oxidative damages to the macromolecules, such as proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. Two of compounds which has antioxidative characteristic is salicylic acid (SA) and ascorbic acid (As) can decrease drought effects in plants under stress. In recent research, we evaluated parameters such as; changes in activity of catalase and...
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Wheat is one of the most important crops in the world and is the people’s main food in arid and semi-arid regions, including Iran.This study was conducted with three replications on 35 triticum genotypes, under normal and drought stress conditions, to investigate genetic variation and relationships between morphological and agricultural traits usin...
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Salinity stress is one of the most abiotic stresses that can affect the yield of wheat. For this reason, it is important to study the mechanisms of tolerance to salinity stress in crops and their ancestors. The purpose of this project was to investigate the response spots to salt stress in the Triticum boeoticum population. In this project, five wh...
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TGF β1 is a multifunctional protein that is involved in several biological processes. This protein is initially synthesized as 390 amino acids biologically inactive latent precursor that prior to binding to the TGF β receptors; undergo proteolytic cleavage, to separate mature form of TGF-β1 from its propeptide. The mature form of this protein compr...
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University of California at Berkeley I or UCB-1 pistachio rootstock is propagated from the cross between Pistacia integerrima male × Pistacia atlantica female. So far, no report has been presented on the proteomic profile of Pistacia genus. In this research, 7-month-old UCB-1 rootstocks that were produced by tissue culture method and grown in pots...
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Clearly, medicinal plants are the most important and best source of secondary metabolites that have been recognized as valuable resources. Secondary metabolites, in addition to their complex biosynthetic pathways for production, also have complex structures and this has led them to study at a low rate. However, the high value of these compounds in...
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Drought stress causes oxidative damages to the macromolecules, such as proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. Two of compounds which has antioxidative characteristic is Salicylic acid (SA) and ascorbic acid (As) can decrease drought effects in plants under stress. In recent research, we evaluated parameters such as; changes in activity of catalase and...
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Introduction In arid and semi-arid areas, water can be a limiting factor for plant growth and agricultural yields. It is an important input to agricultural production and also an essential requirement for domestic, industrial and municipal activities. Increasing population and standards of living are contributing to a steep rise in demand for fresh...
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p>This study was carried out on grain yield in wheat genotypes with the aim of assessing genetic potential of drought tolerance. The experiment was performed as split plot in the form of randomized complete block design with three replications under normal and drought stress conditions with 32 genotypes. Based on grain yield, and under the conditio...
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In order to investigate the effect of growth-promoting bacteria (PGPR) on some morphological and physiological traits of Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) under sa-linity stress, an experimental split plot design in a completely random-ized design with three replications in the research greenhouse of Graduate Uni-versity of Ad-vanced Technology, Kerman ,...
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Wheat is one of the world's first cereals and the most important crop in the world, providing staple food to more than a third of the world's people and a fifth of human calories. Salinity is one of the major problems in the agricultural lands of the world. Research has shown that abiotic stresses, including salinity, reduce crop yields by 50% and...
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The effect of growth regulators and nutrient composition on the embryoidogenesis of Rubus chamaemorus L. (hermaphroditic cultivar Nubu and male plants selected in the Kostroma region) was studied. The density of microspores in the suspension was about 80000 pieces in 1 ml of a sterile aqueous solution with glucose. It was found that for the use of...
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The work is devoted to studying the influence of the type of culture medium and pH on the development of gametophytes Botrychium multifidum in vitro. The spores obtained from sterilized sporangia were suspended in liquid nutrient media with initial inoculum of 10000 spores per 1 ml. Nutrient media tested in the study were composed of full Murashige...
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In this study, a new model based on electric circuit theory has been introduced to simulate the dynamics of radioactive chemically inert gases in the human body. For this manner, it is assumed that inert gas is transported through the body to various organs via the blood stream. In this simulation, a voltage source is equivalent to gas generation i...
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Introduction: In arid and semi-arid areas, water can be a limiting factor for plant growth and agricultural yields. Considering limited water resources in arid and semi-arid climate of Iran, deficit irrigation is one of the strategies for efficient use of water and increasing water use efficiency in agricultural lands. Deficit irrigation (DI) is a...
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Milk and dairy products can be exposed to potential dangers such as aflatoxin M1 (AFM1). Various factors affect the formation of aflatoxin, which can be due to environmental changes and the lack of suitable substrate for healthy livestock feeding. The goal of this study is to reduce the toxin in pasteurized milk to a level below the European Codex...
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In the current research, four seven-month-old pistachio rootstocks named UCB-1, Badami, Ghazvini and Kale- Ghouchi were exposed to control, drought, salinity and drought+salinity conditions for eight weeks. Considering the results of this research, in all studied pistachio rootstocks, Na+ and Cl− increased, while K+ decreased under drought and sali...
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In order to study the effects of two drip irrigation systems and deficit irrigation on the quantitative traits of Rosmarinus officinalis L., an experiment was conducted in Kerman Municipality seedling production station in 2016. The experimental treatments were laid out in split plot a randomized complete block design with three replications. The t...
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A total number Twenty five genotypes of Winter-Spring rapeseed were cultivated in greenhouse conditions in a completely randomized design with three replications. In order to investigate genetic diversity Genomic DNA was extracted from the leaves and polymerase chain reaction was performed using 12 pairs of SRAP primers. Based on the results, a tot...
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In order to investigate the effect of PGPR on yield and yield components of Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) plant under drought stress, a split plot split plot design with completely randomized design with three replications in 97- 96 was conducted in the research greenhouse of Kerman Graduate University of Advanced Technology. The main factors of irrig...
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The medicinal plant of the Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi L.) is from the Apieaceae. In this study, genetic diversity of Ajowan germplasm in Kerman province with RAPD was studied. Seeds were collected from 17 different sites of Kerman province. DNA extraction was performed by CTAB method from seed. 10 random primers were used in PCR reaction. Seven pri...
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Drought stress is the most common environmental stress that can significantly influence crop productivity. In this study, morphological and biochemical properties of 17 genotypes of common bean were evaluated under different levels of drought stress and the most sensitive and tolerant genotypes were identified using multivariate analysis. The resul...
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In the current research, four 7-month-old pistachio rootstocks named UCB-1, Badami, Ghazvini and Kale-Ghouchi were exposed to control, drought, salinity and drought + salinity environments for eight weeks and then, several parameters related to these stresses were assessed in these rootstocks. Considering the results of this research, in all four p...
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Radon-222 gas is produced from decay of radium-226 in the uranium-238 decay series. Radon gas can be transported from one environment to another environment based on physical condition which, the solubility coefficient of radon gas in an environment is a parameter that determines how radon gas is transferred from that environment to other environme...
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In this research, seed extract of Black henbane (BH) (Hyoscyamus niger) and Evening primrose (EP) (Oenothera biennis) were used in the synthesis of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) due to the presence of alkaloids, phenols and polyphenols, terpenes, peptide compounds and flavonoids. Seeds of both plants were extracted by Hydroalcoholic and altrasonc assoc...
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Calmodulin-binding transcription activators (CAMTAs) are a family of transcription factors that play important roles in plants response to the various biotic and abiotic stresses. Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is one of the most important crops in the world and plays a pivotal role in sustainable agriculture. To date, the composition of CAMTA...
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Catnip (Nepeta cataria L.), also called catmint, is a medicinal plant containing aromatic compounds and belongs to the Lamiaceae family. In this study, phytochemical and genetic variations of some Catnip germplasm were analyzed using RAPD molecular marker as well as GC/MS. The shoots of plants were collected from various habitats and dried away fro...
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In order to investigation the root distribution and plant growth of Rosmarinus officinalis L., an experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design with three replications under using subsurface irrigation system in 2016. In this study treatments are full irrigation (FI), regulated deficit (RDI75 and RDI55) and partial root zone drying irr...
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Metallic nanoparticles have recently been of great interest due to their technological importance. Among the nanoparticles, gold nanoparticles are more important because of their long history of application in medicine, such as cancer and arthritis, as well as their biological compatibility. These nanoparticles are used for various medical applicat...