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Ali Khadivi

Ali Khadivi

Academic rank: Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6354-445X
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 43661256800
Faculty: Agriculture and Environment
Address: Arak University
Phone: 086-32623022


Micropropagation of Three Commercial Cultivars of Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.)
Hazelnut · Tissue culture · Corylus avellana · Shoot proliferation · Rooting
Researchers Neda Mardani ، Ali Khadivi ، Ali Vatanpour-Azghandi


The traditional methods of propagation of hazelnuts are time-consuming and not satisfactory at the commercial level. Therefore, the goal of current investigation was to optimize micropropagation of three commercial cultivars of hazelnut including ‘Gercheh’, ‘Gerdooyi’ and ‘Pashmineh’. In the present experiment, the effects of four levels of Benzylaminopurine (BAP; 0.50, 1.00, 2.00 and 4.00mgL–1) with kinetin (0.25mgL–1) and without kinetin on the shoot induction and proliferation were investigated. In addition, the effects of six treatments (NRM3 [control], NRM3/2, 0.50mgL–1 IBA + 0.50mgL–1 NAA, 0.50mgL–1 IBA, 1.00mgL–1 IBA + 1.00mgL–1 NAA, and 0.50mgL–1 NAA) on rooting of the studied cultivars were studied. Results showed that the best treatment for shoot proliferation for ‘Gercheh’ was 0.25mgL–1 kinetin + 0.50mgL–1 BAP as well as the best treatment for rooting of this cultivar was 1.00mgL–1 IBA + 1.00mgL–1 NAA. In ‘Gerdooyi’, the optimum treatment for shoot proliferation was 0.25mgL–1 kinetin + 4.00mgL–1 BAP, while the best treatment for its rooting was 0.50mgL–1 IBA + 0.50mgL–1 NAA. In ‘Pashmineh’, the best treatment for shoot proliferation was 0.00mgL–1 kinetin + 0.50mgL–1 BAP. In addition, the best treatment for rooting of this cultivar was NRM3/2. The results presented herein could be used for micropropagation of hazelnut.