Assessment of density and cultivation type on growth and yield of two cultivars of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) – IJAAR

Ocimum basilicumMirjalili Seyed Abbas

Agriculture Jahad Institute of Technical and Vocational Higher Education, Tehran, Iran

Isfahan Agricultural Jahad Education Center, Isfahan, Iran

Key words: Basil, split plot, density, cultivar, Iran.


The genus Ocimum has up to 60 species that Ocimum basilicum L. is the most important commercially species. It is cultivated throughout the world. This species often use as vegetables and health industry such as toothpaste, due to good favorite of its oil. Continue reading


A phylogenetic analysis of Hyoscyamus L. (Solanaceae) species from Iran based on ITS and trnL-F sequence data – JBES

HyoscyamusShadi Hajrasouliha, Ali Asghar Massoumi, Taher Nejad Sattari, Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Hamdi, Iraj Mehregan

Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, P. O. Box; 13185-116, Tehran, Iran

Department of Biology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran

Key words: Crataegus, Iran, ITS, molecular data, phylogeny.


A phylogeny of Hyoscyamus L. (Solanaceae) that represents two different subgenera (i.e Hyoscyamus subgen. Dendrotrichon SchÖnbeck-Temesy and Hyoscyamus subgen. Hyoscyamus) based on ITS and trnL-F sequence data were studied. Continue reading

Effect of intercropping bambara groundnud (Vigna subterranean (L.) Verdc) and maize (Zea mays L.) on the yield and the yield component in woodland savannahs of Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Vigna subterranea,By Kouassi N’dri Jacob, Tonessia Dolou Charlotte, Kouassi Kouadio Henri, Zoro Bi Irie Arsène

Université Jean Lorougnon Guedée,UFR Agroforesterie, Bp 150 Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire

Université Nangui Abrogoua,UFR Sciences De La Nature, 02Bp 801 .Abidjan,Côte d’Ivoire

Key words: Productivity, intercropping, yield, the Land Equivalent Ratio.


The development of simple and profitable crop combinations for increasing crop productivity is one of the ways to improve these systems. A good management system combination to reduce overhead and underground competitions for the resources was the main objective that motivated the conduct of this experiment. Continue reading

First observations of the macrozoobenthos biodiversity of Oran coastal area, Algeria – JBES

Hussein Boumediene, Bouras Djillali

Department of biology, Faculty of life science and nature, Oran University, BP, 1524 El Mnaouar, Oran, Algeria

Key words: Ecological structure, Specific Richness, Macrozoobenthos, subtidal, Oran Shore.


This study allows us to have an overall idea about the qualitative and quantitative status of macrozoobenthos that is rich and diverse. It is highly endangered due to human activities. Continue reading

Evaluation of genetic diversity of iranian turnip accessions (Brassica rapa L.) based on morphological characteristics – IJAAR

Brassica rapaFatemeh Sadat Mehrpour Moghadam, Mohammad Reza Hassandokht, Mahmood Khosrowchahli

Department of Horticultural Science, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Department of Horticultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

Department of Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resources, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Key words: Morphological traits, quantitative and qualitative traits, turnip.


The current study, was educated for evaluation of genetic diversity of 11 Iranian turnip accessions with one British cultivar “Top Milan” cultivar, under field condition in Karaj. Twelve quantitative and Four qualitative traits were evaluated. Continue reading