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Mehry Askari Mehrabadi

Mehry Askari Mehrabadi

Academic rank: Assistant Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5586-6317
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 57193743462
Faculty: Science
Address: Arak University
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Research

Title
comparison of the effects of nano-iron fertilizer with iron-chelate on growth parameters and some biochemical properties of catharanthus roseus
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
alkaloid; Fe O nanoparticles; pigments; protein; periwinkle or vinca
Year
2017
Journal journal of plant nutrition
DOI
Researchers Mehry Askari Mehrabadi ، Mohammadreza Amirjani ، Tahereh Saberi

Abstract

Nanofertilizers, which supply nutrients to the plant, are used to replace conventional fertilizers. Iron (Fe) is one of the essential elements for plant growth and plays an important role in the photosynthetic reactions. To study the effects of nano-iron fertilizer on Catharanthus roseus , plants were treated with different concentrations (0, 5 1 0 20, 30, and 40 mM) of iron oxide nanoparticles (Fe2O3) for 70 days. Fe2Onanoparticles increased growth parameters, photosynthetic pigments, and total protein contents in the treated plants signi ficantly. The maximum amounts of growth parameters, photosynthetic pigments, and protein contents were obtained with 30 m M Fe 2 O 3 3 and minimum values of these parameters were found with 0 m M Fe 2 O . The highest value of total alkaloid content was obtained in 0 mM Fe 2 O 3 and the lowest value was observed in control plants. Iron oxide nanoparticles increased potassium, phosphorus, and iron absorption but did not show a signi ficant effect on sodium content.