Mohammad Khanjani

Mohammad Khanjani
Buali Sina University · Department of Plant Protection

Ph.D

About

280
Publications
43,480
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
1,843
Citations
Citations since 2016
63 Research Items
983 Citations
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
Introduction
Mohammad Khanjani currently works at the Department of Plant Protection, Bu-Ali Sina University. His current projects are 'Taxonomy of spider mite (Tetranychidae) and predatory mites'.

Publications

Publications (280)
Poster
The superfamily Tetranychoidea families Tetranychidae, Tenuipalpidae, Tuckerellidae, Allochaetophoridae and Linotetranidae. The families Tetranychidae and Tenuipalpidae are the most economically important in agriculture. Feeding these mites directly from agricultural products causes economic damage and in some cases causes the transmission of plant...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Currently the genus Prunus (Rosaceae) contains more than 250 worldwide known species which were associated with fruitful trees like apricot, almond, peach, cherry, nectarine and plums, and fruitless plants such as ornamental bushes. Eriophyoid mites are obligatory plant feeders that well adapted to living on plants. They are mostly specialists know...
Article
A stigmaeid species, Ledermuelleriopsis punicae Khanjani, Mohammadi, Ghiasi, Izadi and Mirmoayedi (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae), originally found in Iran, is newly recorded from Turkey and re-described. The specimens of L. aminiae Nazari and Khanjani and L. aydinensis Akyol and Gül are reexamined , and L. aydinensis Akyol & Gül syn. nov. is proposed a...
Article
Full-text available
The predatory mite Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot is one of the most common biological-control agent of different mites and insect pests, such as two-spotted spider mite and greenhouse whitefly. To evaluate A. swirskii potential role in controlling three pest species, the present survey investigated the life history of this predatory mite when...
Article
Full-text available
The current study evaluated the negative effects of different doses of Imazethapyr on the population density of some natural enemies such as ladybug, earwig and Carabid beetles. The experiment was carried out on weed-infested established alfalfa farms for two consecutive growing seasons i.e. spring and summer during 2014-2015. The experiment was la...
Article
A new species of the genus Tycherobius Boland, 1886 viz. T. banehiensis sp. nov. was collected from soil under oak trees in the vicinity of Baneh city, Kurdistan Province, Iran and was described and illustrated based on female. A key to the all known species of the world is provided.
Article
Background: The walnut leaf gall mite (WLGM) (Aceria tristriata (Nalepa)) is one of major pests of walnut in western Iran. The use of resistant variety is an economical and environment-friendly method of pest control. The aim of present study is to assess resistance of some walnut cultivars and genotypes in relation to WLGM. Also, the current rese...
Article
The fungus gnat Lycoriella auripilla Winnertz (Diptera: Sciaridae) is a key pest of mushroom production in Iran where it can be a year-round problem on commercial farms. We evaluated the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) and the predatory soil mite, Gaeolaelaps aculeifer (Canestrini) (Mesostigmata: Laelap...
Article
Full-text available
Obtaining clean DNA from mites to be used in molecular studies has always been a challenging task. In this study, five protocols (CTAB-based handmade kit, salting out protocol, STE protocol, modified CTAB-based protocol and wizard Genomic DNA purification kit) were evaluated to extract DNA from Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) bagdasarjani. Quantitative a...
Article
Full-text available
Aleuroclava jasmini (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is a major insect pest of paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera) in Iran, negatively affecting its production. Considering the importance of oils in the integrated management programs of such pests, the present study examined the possibility of whitefly control on paper mulberry plant to assess mortali...
Article
Full-text available
The whitefly, Aleuroclava jasmini (Takahashi) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is an important pest on paper mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent. (Moraceae) plants in green spaces of Tehran, Iran. The predator mite Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot is one of the most common species found in paper mulberry landscape and it is a major biological con...
Article
Full-text available
The whitefly, Aleuroclava jasmini Takahashi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is an important pest on paper mulberry Brousson etiapapyrifera (L.) Vent. (Moraceae) plants in the green space of Tehran, Iran. Considering the importance of essential oils in the integrated management program of pests, the present survey were carried out to assess the insecticida...
Article
Full-text available
Aegyptobia gotohi sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on female specimens collected from barberry bushes, Berberis sp. (Berberidaceae) in Nurabad, Lorestan province, Iran.
Article
Full-text available
A new species belonging to the family Acaridae, Tyrophagus hamedaniensis sp. nov., is described and illustrated from specimens collected from soil and litter beneath forest trees, Hamedan province, Iran. Also, a key to Iranian species of the genus Tyrophagus is provided.
Article
The whitefly, Aleuroclava jasmini Takahashi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is an important pest on paper mulberry Brousson etiapapyrifera (L.) Vent. (Moraceae) plants in the green space of Tehran, Iran. Considering the importance of essential oils in the integrated management program of pests, the present survey were carried out to assess the insecticida...
Article
Full-text available
A new species of the genus Raphignathus, R. kurdistaniensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on females collected from soil under oak trees in Baneh, Kurdistan province, Iran. A key to all known species of the genus Raphignathus is given.
Article
Full-text available
Molothrognathus kurdistaniensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on females collected from soil under apple trees, Qorveh, Kurdistan province, Iran. A key to all known Iranian species of the genus Molothrognathus is provided.
Article
The twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), is an important pest of strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.) grown in greenhouses and outdoors. In this study, we evaluated the resistance status of five common strawberry cultivars (‘Aromas’, ‘Kurdistan’, ‘Missionary’, ‘Paros’, and ‘Queen Elisa’) under laboratory condit...
Article
The two-spotted spider mite (TSSM), Tetranychus urticae Koch, is an important pest of strawberries grown both in greenhouse and field, and also may be infested at high humid condition. In this study, we evaluated the life history and demographic parameters of TSSM on five varieties (Frenzo, Karsin-Berg, Klassica, Pajaro, and Ventana) of strawberry...
Article
Full-text available
A new species of the genus Tenuipalpus, T. pariae sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on female, male and immature stages, collected from leaves of caper bushes, Capparis sp. (Capparaceae) from Gamasiab, Nahavand, Hamedan Province, Iran. A key to all known Iranian species is provided.
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The strawberry spider mite (SSM), Tetranychus turkestani Ugarov & Nikolski (Acari: Tetranychidae), often causes serious damage to a wide range of low-growing crops such as melon, strawberry, etc. For a rational pest management, it is important to evaluate melon genotypes resistance to SSM. In this study, fourteen melon genotypes including Galia, CM...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The Greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood), (Hem.: Aleyrodidae) is a key pest in rose greenhouses in the world. For control this pest, bioassay of Neem essential oil, Citowett and Volk on fixed stages (second, third and puparium) and adult stage of the insect were performed under greenhouse conditions. In additional, the bioassay...
Article
Full-text available
Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction was used to study the expression of some marker genes involved in the interaction between grape (Vitis vinifera L.) and the erineum mite Colomerus vitis Pagenstecher (Acari: Eriophyidae). Potted vines of cultivars Atabaki (resistant to C. vitis), Ghalati (susceptible to C. vitis) and Muscat Gordo (mo...
Article
Full-text available
Abstract Grape (Vitis vinifera) is commonly affected by the erineum strain of Colomerus vitis (GEM) in Iran and the susceptibility of grape cultivars to GEM is poorly understood. In order to evaluate the impact of GEM on grape and its defense mechanisms against the mite, an exploratory study was carried out on 19 cultivars (18 Iranian and the non-n...
Article
Grape (Vitis vinifera) is commonly affected by the erineum strain of Colomerus vitis (GEM) in Iran and the susceptibility of grape cultivars to GEM is poorly understood. In order to evaluate the impact of GEM on grape and its defense mechanisms against the mite, an exploratory study was carried out on 19 cultivars (18 Iranian and the non-native Mus...
Article
Full-text available
The present experiment was aimed at determining the influence of the grape erineum strain of Colomerus vitis (GEM) (Acari: Eriophyidae) on responses of local grapevine cultivars. GEM was applied at five density levels to each of five cultivars, i.e. Shahani, Sahebi Uroomie, Khalili Bovanat, Rishbaba and Sezdang Ghalat (listed from early to late gra...
Article
Full-text available
The erineum strain of Colomerus vitis (GEM) is the most destructive pest of vineyards in western Iran and sometimes causes considerable damages to the grapevine. Little information is available on the susceptibility of the grapevine to this pest and its knowledge can be useful for a sustainable management of GEM. The present study was aimed at eval...
Article
Full-text available
Two new species of the genus Oligonychus Berlese, namely O. shojaeii sp. nov. and O. hamedaniensis sp. nov., are described from plane trees, Platanus orientalis L. (Platanaceae), in Hamedan, Hamedan province, Iran. Four species are re-described based on new Iranian material: O. afrasiaticus (McGregor, 1939), O. coniferarum (McGregor, 1950), O. puni...
Article
Gaeolaelaps aculeifer (Canestrini, 1883) is a soil-dwelling predatory mite with potential for use as a biological control agent of fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) in mushroom production. The life table, predation rate and population growth rate of G. aculeifer on a diet of larvae of the sciarid fly, Lycoriella auripila, at 23 ± 1°C, 60 ± 5% RH an...
Article
Full-text available
The sweet cherry Prunus avium L. and sour cherry Prunus cerasus L. are considered important fruit trees, providing valuable and delicious fruit worldwide. We compared the susceptibility of 10 cultivars of sweet cherry and 5 genotypes of sour cherry to Bryobia rubrioculus Scheuten feeding by manually counting brown spots and by measuring damaged lea...
Article
Full-text available
This study presents the morphological characteristics of immature and adult male stages of Paraseiulus amacroporus Faraji, Jalaeian and McMurtry, 2008 (Phytoseiidae) collected from pistachio trees, Pistacia atlantica Desf. (Anacardiaceae), Shiraz vicinity (Fars province), South west Iran. The genders of the deutonymphal stage can be determined by t...
Article
Full-text available
Two new species of Bdellidae, viz. Spinibdella pourmirzaei Eghbalian, Khanjani & Ueckermann n. sp. from soil and litter under apricot trees and Odontoscirus denheyeri Eghbalian, Khanjani & Ueckermann n. sp. (Acariformes: Bdellidae) from soil and litter under weeds are described, illustrated and a key to the adults of all species of Spinibdella with...
Article
Neopronematus iranensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated and the female and male of Pronematus rykei (Meyer & Rodrigues, 1966) are re-described and reported for the first time from Iran. These species were collected from walnut leaves infested by leaf blister mite, Aceria tristriatus, (Nalepa, 1890), in Hamedan and Lorestan provinces, Iran. Fu...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
In order to study fauna of Prostigmata, some soil samples and insect specimens were collected from different parts of Rey County, Tehran province, during March to October, 2016. The insects were captured by a light trap, netting and exploring their habitats (in particular ants and beetles). After transferring into the laboratory, mites were extract...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The economic importance of mites of the family Iolinidae Pritchard, 1956 (Trombidiformes: Tydeoidea) is poorly-known except of iolinids living on foliage which have an important role in providing alternative food for phytoseiid mites when other prey is unavailable or in biological control of plant pathogens. They can also act as predators of tetran...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Alfalfa as a forage crop constitutes the largest area of planting in the world as Iran, and it plays an important role in feeding livestock due to its high protein content. One of the challenges of alfalfa production is the presence of weeds Alfalfa are particularly susceptible to weed competition because they are not vigorous competitors and weeds...
Article
Full-text available
CITATIONS 3 READS 108 5 authors, including: Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these related projects: effects of different concentrations of entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana and spirodiclofen on biological parameters of two spotted spider mite Tetranychus orticae on cucumber and bean host plants View project Grou...
Article
The present study is based on oribatid mite materials (Acari, Oribatida) collected from Taiwan in 2009-2010. A list of identified taxa, including 34 species from 30 genera and 21 families, is presented; of these, the subspecies Tectocepheus velatus sarekensis, the species Suctobelbella (Flagrosuctobelba) cf. elegantula, Paralamellobates misella, Pr...
Article
Full-text available
In the most recent decade, nanoscale materials have received much attention because of their applications in the field of toxicology and biopesticides. Mentha piperita L. and Salvia officinalis L., as green pesticides were incorporated into Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) solution about 14%wt which were successfully electrospun into mats with ∼58 nm fiber d...
Article
Full-text available
This paper reports the description of immature stages (larva, protonymph and deutonymph) as well as redescription of the adults, female and male, of Kuzinellus kuzini (Wainstein, 1962), collected from a walnut infested by the leaf gall mite, Aceria tristriatus (Nalepa), in the Hamedan and Lorestan Provinces, Iran. Furthermore, a key and table to th...
Article
Full-text available
A new species of the genus Ledermuelleriopsis, L. aminiae sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on female and male specimens collected from soil under oak trees, Karchan region, Markazi province, Iran.
Article
Full-text available
This paper provides a re-description and description of all ontogenetic stages of the acarid mite, Tyrophagus perniciosus Zakhvatkin, 1941, collected from the soil and under forest trees litter in Hamedan province, Western Iran.
Article
Full-text available
This paper reports the morphological characteristics of immatures and adults of Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) bagdasarjani Wainstein and Arutunjan, 1967 (Phytoseiidae) collected from plum trees, Prunus domestica L. (Rosaceae), infected with two-spotted spider mites (Tetranychidae) in the Hamedan region, Western Iran. The genders of the deutonymphal sta...
Article
Full-text available
During a survey in Kermanshah province, western Iran, seven species of mites of the genus Tydeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tydeidae) were collected from 2006 to 2013. Tydeus helenipanoue Ka ´zmierski, 1998 is recorded for the first time in Iran. Tydeus californicus (Banks, 1904), T. electus Kuznetzov 1973, T. inclutus Livshitz, 1973, T. kochi Oudemans,...
Chapter
Brown mite, Bryobia rubrioculus (Scheuten) is the most important pest of cherry and plum trees in West Iran. Mites caused considerable damage in select orchards in West Iran. So its biology was studied during 2010 and 2011. This pest overwintered as egg on fruit tree shoots. Larvae of the first generation appeared early in April at 10.58 °C. This p...
Article
During a survey in Kermanshah province, western Iran, seven species of mites of the genus Tydeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tydeidae) were collected from 2006 to 2013. Tydeus helenipanoue Ka ´zmierski, 1998 is recorded for the first time in Iran. Tydeus californicus (Banks, 1904), T. electus Kuznetzov 1973, T. inclutus Livshitz, 1973, T. kochi Oudemans,...
Article
Full-text available
Two new species of the genus Petrobia Murray, 1877, subgenus Petrobia, are described from Iran: P. (P.) norbakhshi sp. nov. from wild garlic and P. (P.) hordei sp. nov. from barley. The former species is described from females, and the latter is from females, deutonymphs, protonymphs and larvae. Petrobia (P.) latens (Müller, 1776) is also re-descri...
Article
Full-text available
A new species of the genus Molothrognathus, M. shirazicus sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on the females collected from soil under desert poplar and oriental arborvitae in Shiraz, Fars province, Iran.
Article
Full-text available
Essential oils as alternative synthetic pesticides for pest management of foodstuffs have recently received increased attention. Controlled and slow release formulations of essential oils are used to enhance their efficiency. Two volatile essential oils of Mentha piperita L. and Salvia officinalis L. were investigated for release rate and mortality...
Article
A new species belonging to the family Phytoseiidae, Paragigagnathus iraniensis n. sp., is described and illustrated from specimens collected on almond trees, Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb (Rosaceae), infested with two spotted spider mites (Tetranychidae) in Hamedan region, Iran. An identification key to all known species of the genus Paragigagnat...
Article
Full-text available
Paurotyndareus Darbemamieh & Kazmierski n. gen. (Acari: Iolinidae: Tydaeolinae) is described and illustrated. The new genus can be separated from Tyndareus and near genera by reduced chaetotaxy of legs and genital region.This genus is characterized by double tip eupathidium at the end of palp, femur I with five setae, genu III with one seta, three...
Article
In this paper, Genetic Programming (GP) based wavelet transform (WGP) was developed to forecast Significant Wave Height (SWH) in different lead times. The hourly SWH values for two buoy stations located in the North Atlantic Ocean were applied to train and validate the WGP model. For this purpose, the SWH main time series was decomposed into some s...
Article
Full-text available
A new species of Hexabdella Van der Schyff, Theron & Ueckermann (Acariformes: Bdellidae), H. quercusi Eghbalian, Khanjani, Safaralizadeh, Ueckermann sp. nov., and a new species of Neomolgus Oudemans, N. iraniensis Eghbalian, Khanjani, Safaralizadeh, Ueckermann sp. nov., are described and illustrated. A key is provided for adult females of all known...
Article
Full-text available
Forecasting of significant wave height (SWH) is necessary for most of ocean engineering activities. Different models have been applied to forecast SWH at various lead times. Here, group method of data handling as a data learning machine method is used to forecast the SWH for next 3, 6 and 12. The SWH data are collected from station 41036 located in...
Article
Full-text available
This paper reports the redescription of all stages (egg, immatures and adult) of the mold mite, Tyrophagus putrecentiae (Schrank 1781), collected from bean leaves infested with opportunity fungus in the Department of plant protection laboratory, Hamedan, Iran.
Article
Full-text available
During a survey in Kermanshah province, western Iran, seven species of mites of the genus Tydeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tydeidae) were collected from 2006 to 2013. Tydeus helenipanoue Ka ´zmierski, 1998 is recorded for the first time in Iran. Tydeus californicus (Banks, 1904), T. electus Kuznetzov 1973, T. inclutus Livshitz, 1973, T. kochi Oudemans,...
Article
Full-text available
Pepper plant Capsicum annuum L. has great nutritional value and many pharmaceutical properties but its sensitivity to pests such as Aphis gossypii Glover, especially in drought stress conditions, has limited its production. To evaluate the effect of drought stress on the population and damage rate of this pest in greenhouse condition, four moisture...