Azizollah  Khandan Mirkohi

Ph.D in  Ornamental Horticulture


Department of Horticultural Sciences
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: 02612248721 (286)
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Email: khandan.mirkohi@ut.ac.ir
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Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Other
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Vice Manager of Botanical Garden and unique National Park 4 yearsCollege of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Karaj, Iran
Executive Expert of Flowers and Ornamental Plants 3 yearsMinistry of Jehad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran
Landscape Supervisor 2 YearsCollege of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

Education TOC
Ph.D: Physiology of Ornamental plants
M.Sc: Horticulture-Floriculture
B.Sc: Plant Production Engineering- Horticulture

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Developing new and sustainable methods and techniques on improving the production and post-harvest processes of ornamental plants
The effect of propagule type and method of propagation on improving the yield of ornamental plants
The effect of environmental factors on physiological and morphological traits of ornamental crops
Evaluation of nutrient dynamics in the substrates and nutritional status of crops
Effectiveness of biotechnology in ornamental horticulture
Assessment of the diversity in ornamental crops in order to increase the quality with regard to morphological, physiological and molecular traits

Current Teaching TOC
Course TitleDegreeLevelsCourse IDCreditsSyllabusNotes
General HorticultureB.Sc 71-03-269-013
General HorticultureB.Sc 71-03-269-023
FloricultureB.Sc 71-03-186-013
Indoor and Pot plantsB.Sc 71-03-097-012
Ornamental Trees and ShrubsB.Sc 71-03-053-013
Nutrition in LandscapeingM.Sc. 71-03-283-012

Thesis Supervised TOC
Mirzakhani A., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Taheri, M.R. (2016). Study on the effect of arbascular mycorrhiza and IBA on preliminary growth of Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum). M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Pirgazi R., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Taheri M.R. (2016). Study on the effects of humic materials and salicylic acid on qualitative and quantitative characteristics of statice (Limonium sinuatum). M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Waez-Mousavi S.R., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Khalili A., Naderi R. (2016). Growth and flowering management of Geranium (Pelargonium hortorum L. H. Bailey) in limited condition (Terrarium) by application of plant growth regulators. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Rabiee E., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Janipour B., Ahmadi A. (2016). Effect of ethylene absorbent granules on keeping quality of some Rose cultivars (Rosa hybrida) cut flowers in transport. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Khalili M., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Lesani H. (2016). Study the effect of salicylic acid on catalase expression and activity in Periwankle (Catharanthus roseus) under cold stress. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Riahi L., Shokrpour M., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Salami S.A. (2015). Molecular and morphological evaluation of some Iranian and foreign Cannabis accessions. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Taheri-Dehkordi A., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Kafi M., Salami S.A. (2015). Optimizing virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) for Phytoene desaturase (PDS) gene in ornamental Tobacco. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Zafar-Farrokhi F., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Taheri MR., Rejali F. (2014).The Influence of Mycohrriza and PGPR on Phosphorus Efficiency of Osteospermum sp. Under Water Stress. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Sheikh-Asadi M., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Taheri MR., Babalar M. (2014). Evaluation of the symbiosis possibility of Mycorrhizal fungus with some ornamental plants and its effect on yield of these plants. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...

Kazemi F., Khandan-Mirkohi A., Babalar M, Naderi R. (2013). The effect of limited P and N application on the height control and improving quality of Geranium (pelargonium hortorum). M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Horticultural sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.   more...


Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Alizadeh Kordestani, N. (2016): Evaluation of bulblet production capacity of vegetative cuttings of Lilium oriental hybrid cv. ‘Star Gazer’. Journal of Crop Improvement, 18 (1), 219-230.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Zafar-Farrokhi, F., Taheri, M.R. and Rejali, F. (2016): The effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) under drought stress on growth of ornamental osteospermum (Osteospermum hybrida ‘Passion Mix’). Iranian Journal of Horticultural Science, 47 (2), 177-191.   more...

Riahi, L., Shokrpour, M., Salami, S.A. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2016). Study of some quantitative traits associations and their application in characterization of Iranian accessions of Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.). Iranian Journal of Field Crop Science. 46 (4), 629-639.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Baii, N. and Hadavi, E. (2016). The Effect of Reduced Supply of Water and Nitrogen on the Growth Management of mixed Turf-Grass. Journal of Horticulture Science, 30(2), 327-335.    more...

Janipour, B., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Jamali, F. (2016). Influence of Nitrogen Nutrition in Topiary of Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum grandiflorum). Iranian Journal of Horticultural Science. (Accepted).   more...

Sheikh-Asadi, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Alemardan, A. and Moreno-Jimenez (2015). Mycorrhizal Limonium sinuatum (L.) Mill. enhances accumulation of lead and cadmium. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 17, 556-562.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Schenk, M.K., and Fereshtian, M. (2015): Phosphorus Supply management of Poinsettia Grown on Peat-Based Substrate. J. Agr. Sci. Tech. 17, 179-188.   more...

Ataii, D., Naderi, R. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2015). Delaying of Postharvest Senescence of Lisianthus Cut Flowers by Salicylic Acid Treatment. Journal of Ornamental Plants. 5 (2), 67-74.   more...

Ataii, D., Naderi, R. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2015). Exogenous Putrescine Delays Senescence of Lisianthus Cut Flowers. Journal of Ornamental Plants. 5 (3), 167-174.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Moshrefi, A., Haghdoost, L., Rashid Rostami, F. and Sahraii, S. (2014). The Effect of Rooting Media, Cutting Type and Axin (IBA) Treatment on the Propagation of Arizona cypress (Cupressus arizonica var. glabra). Journal of Science and Technology of Greenhouse Culture. 20, 193-202.   more...

Sheikh-Asadi, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Taheri, M.R. and Babalar, M. (2014). Effects of mycorrhizal infection on some of morph-physiological aspects of lisianthus under different phosphorus levels. Journal of Science and Technology of Greenhouse Culture. 22, 57-67.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Zafar-Farrokhi, F., Taheri, M.R. and Rejali, F. (2014). The effect of Mycohrizal symbiosis on water uptake efficiency and some growth traits of osteospermum (Osteospermum hybrida ‘Passion Mix’). Iranian Journal of Horticultural Science. 45 (5), 361-375.   more...

Farajollahzadeh, Z., Hadavi, E. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2014). Introducing Potentially Organic Hydroponics System in Production of Pot Gerbera Flowers. Acta Hort. 1037, ISHS, 1075-1082.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Kazemi, F., Babalar, M. and Naderi, R. (2014). The Effect of Limited Application of Phosphorous on Height and Performance Quality of Geraniums (Pelargonium hortorum cv. Bulles Eye). Journal of Science and Technology of Greenhouse Culture. 20, 63-69.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Kazemi, F., Babalar, M. and Naderi, R. (2014). The Effect of Different levels of Nitrogen in Nutrient Solution on the Qualitative and Quantitative traits of Geranium (Pelargonium hortorum cv. Bulles eye). J. Crop Improv. 16, 157-168.   more...

Taheri Dehkordi, A. Khojasteh, M. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2014). Bio-controllability of some plant essences on Botrytis cinerea, responsible for gray mold of apple. Journal of Biological Control of Pests and diseases. 3 (1), 77-86.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., and Schenk, M.K. (2009): Phosphorus efficiency of ornamental plants in peat-substrates. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2009, 172, 369–377.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., and Schenk, M.K. (2009): Characteristics of phosphorus uptake kinetics of ornamental plants. Scientia Horticulturae 122, 251–257.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., and Schenk, M.K. (2008): Phosphorus dynamics in peat-based substrates. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 171, 804-809.   more...

Khandan, A., Babalar, M., Naderi, R., and Asgari, M.A. (2007): The influence of different ratios of NH4 and NO3 nitrogen on cut flower production of roses (Rosa hybrida cv. ‘Varlon’). Iranian J. Hort. Sci. and Tech. 8, 139-148.   more...


B. Conference Papers
Pirgazi, R., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Taheri, M.R. (2016). Effect of humic acid and salicylic acid physiological attributes Statis flowers in the greenhouse cultivation. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Pirgazi, R., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Taheri, M.R. (2016). Effect of humic acid and salicylic acid on some root traits of statice flowers in the greenhouse cultivation. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Pirgazi, R., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Mirzakhani, A. and Taheri, M.R. (2016). Effect of arbuscular mycorrhiza and different concentrations of auxin on some flower seedling morphological characters (Eustoma grandiflorum). 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Seddighi Pashaki, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Hadavi, E. (2016). Effect of different light levels on the quality of blue fescue (Festuca glauca). 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Esfandyari, H., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Hadavi, E. (2016). Effect of glycine betaine on blue fescue (Festuca glauca) growth and maintenance. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Hossein Rajabian, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Moradi, P. (2016). The effect of Zeolite on physiological characters of Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) under water deficit stress condition. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Hossein Rajabian, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Moradi, P. (2016). The effect of Salicylic acid on some of morpho-physiological characters of Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) under water deficit stress condition. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Taheri Dehkordi, A., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Kafi, M. and Salami, S.A. (2016). Study the possibility of PDS gene silencing using VIGS method in ornamental tobacco. 9th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Ahvaz, Iran. 25-28 Jan.   more...

Riahi, L., Shokrpour, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Salami, S.A. (2015). Study of vegetative and reproductive traits and their associations in Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.). First international congress of healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition and sane society. Tehran, Iran. Icanc-p-300-200-1.    more...

Riahi, L., Shokrpour, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Salami, S.A. (2015). Evaluation of heritability of vegetative and reproductive traits in Cannabis sativa L. in field condition. First international congress of healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition and sane society. Tehran, Iran. Icanc-p-300-200-2.    more...

Zafar-Farrokhi, F., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Rejali, F. and Nikou, Sh. (2015). Symbiotic effect of mycorrhizae on some root traits of ornamental osteospermum (Osteospermum hybrida ‘Passion Mix’). International conference on sustainable development, strategies and challenges with a focus on Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism. Tabriz, Iran.   more...

Sheikh-Assadi, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Alemardan, A. and Khalili Darini, A. (2015). Study of colonisation and some growth characteristics of Lisianthus roots inoculated with mycorrhizae under different phosphorus levels. The First international congress of healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition and community. Tehran, Iran. Icanc-Hort- 39.   more...

Sheikh-Assadi, Taheri, M.R., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Babalar, M. (2015). Study on some growth traits of statice (Limonium sinuatum) as affected by mycorrhisation and Pb/Cd. The First international congress of healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition and community. Tehran, Iran. Icanc-Hort- 40.   more...

Sheikh-Assadi, Taheri, M.R., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Babalar, M. and Alemardan, A. (2015). Effect of mycorrhizal symbiosis on flowering time and vaselife of lisianthus and statice. 3rd International symposium on quality management in supply chains of ornamentals. Kermanshah, Iran. 1-3 May.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2014). The effects of Trees and Shrubs on Energy Saving in Urban Areas. 3rd E-TEC. Tehran-Iran. No. 247.   more...

Ataii, D., Naderi, R. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2014). Effect of putrescine on vegatative quality of lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum) cut flowers. 1st National Ornamental Plants Congress. Tehran, Iran. 208, 1-3.   more...

Ataii, D., Naderi, R. and Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2014). Effect of salicylic acid on vegatative quality of lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum) cut flowers. 1st National Ornamental Plants Congress. Tehran, Iran. 207, 1-4.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Baii, N. and Hadavi, E. (2014). The Effect of reduced supply of water and nitrogen on the growth management of Turf. First conference on new finding in environmemnt and agricultural ecosystems. 763.   more...

Riahi, L., Shokrpour, M., Khandan Mirkohi, A. and Salami, S.A. (2014). Morphological evaluation of some Iranian and foreign Cannabis accessions. 3rd National Congress on Medicinal Plants. Mashhad- Iran, p. 238.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Asgarian, M., Nabigol, A. and Khaledi, M. (2014). Study on the effect of pulsing and long time treatment of natural marigold extraction on the quality and vase life of Osteospermum cut flowers. The first national conference on engineering & management of agriculture, environment and natural resources for sustainable. Hamadan-Iran. pp. 1-8.    more...

Zafar-Farrokhi. F., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Taheri, M.R. and Rejali, F. (2013). The Effect of Different Irrigation Treatments on Some Morphological and Physiological Properties of Osteospermum (Osteospermum ecklonis). 8th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Hamadan-Iran. pp. 658-661.    more...

Sheikh-Asadi, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Taheri, M.R. and Babalar, M. (2013). The effect of mycorrhiza fungus and Phosphorus on Vase Life of statice. 1st Symposium on New Discussions in Horticultural Science. Jahrom-Iran. pp. 167-170.   more...

Sheikh-asadi, M., Khandan-Mirkohi, A. and Mohammadi, S. (2013). The effect of mycorrhiza fungus on some physiologic traits of statice plant under Lead and Cadmium stresses. 8th Iranian Horticultural Science Congress. Hamadan-Iran. pp. 550-554.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Kazemi, F., Babalar, M. and Naderi, R. (2013). The influence of Optimized Application of Nitrogen and Phosphorus on the Quality of Geranium. Conference of Agricultural Productivity Management. Tehran. Iran.    more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., Schenk, M.K. and Fereshtian, M. (2012): Depletion-Based Top Dressing of Phosphorus for Poinsettia Grown on Peat Substrates. The 2nd ISHS Symposium on Woody Ornamentals of the Temperate Zone, Ghent, Belgium.   more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A. (2012): Simulation of Phosphorus Uptake of Marigold by Using Mechanistic Model. The National Congress on Organic Agriculture, Uni. Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran.    more...

Khandan-Mirkohi, A., and Schenk, M.K. (2006): Phosphorus efficiency of ornamental plants. The 1st international conference ‘Plant Nutrition meets plant Breeding’. Uni. Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.    more...

Khandan, A., Babalar, M., and Naderi, R. (2004): The effect of different source and ratios of nitrogen on production of rose cut flower in hydroponic system. The 3rd Iranian national symposium on application of bio-material and proper use of fertilizers and pesticides in agriculture. p. 79.   more...

Khandan, A., Babalar, M., and Naderi, R. (2002): Effect of different nutrient solutions on the quantitative and qualitative yield of cut flower in rose plants (Rosa hybrida cv. ‘Varlon’ syn. Ilona). The 26th International Horticultural Congress. p. 489.   more...


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