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The Iranian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (IJGPB) is an international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Imam Khomeini International University and Iranian Biotechnology Society, Islamic Republic of Iran. IJGPB is an open access journal.

Agricultural biotechnology and plant breeding departments of  imam Khomeini international university (IKIU), have jointly initiated publishing a scientific grade journal, IJGPB, affirmed by the ministry of science, research and technology, twoards providing a bed for the publication of research achivements and experiences of the university staff and research centres of the country. This journal is published semi-annually in English,  in cooperation with the biotechnology society of iran. accepts articles related to the subject of the journal and research studies in plant breeding , genetics and agricultural biotechnology fields.


Please carefully consider all writing points (Guide for Authors)

This Journal obeys the COPE rules.

All the manuscripts submitted to this journal will be checked for Plagiarism




Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1 - Serial Number 17, Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 1-140 

Research paper

1. Yield and nutritive value of sainfoin (Onobrychis vicifolia Scop.) populations in different cuttings

Pages 1-9


Saeid Davazdahemami; Mohammadali Alizadeh; Hossein Zeinali; Sadegh Jalali

Short Communication

2. Effective in vitro seed germination and direct regeneration from cotyledonary leaf explants of Nitraria schoberi

Pages 10-16


Samaneh Kheirabadi; Nasim Zarinpanjeh; Mohammad Ali Ebrahimi; Golamreza Bakhshi Khaniki; Hamid Reza Naseri

4. Evaluation of rain-fed wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes for drought tolerance

Pages 28-40


Farzad Ahakpaz; Eslam Majidi Heravan; Mozaffar Roostaei; Mohammad reza Bihamta; Soleiman Mohammadi

6. Classification of high and low molecular weight glutenin subunits and related genes in tetra-hexaploid wheat landraces

Pages 51-60


Abolfazl Bozorgmehr; Jafar Ahmadi; Fahimeh Shahinnia; Khadijeh Razavi; Goodarz Najafian; Tahmineh Lohrasebi

9. Crossing to improve fruit yield and shape characteristics in Chili pepper

Pages 84-95


Tohid Zeynali; Jamal-Ali Olfati; Habibollah Samizadeh; Babak Rabiei

10. Expression analysis of lipid transfer protein gene in wheat (Triticum aestivum) under drought stress

Pages 96-103


Sedigheh Nikaeen; Mohammad Mehdi Yaghoobi; Ali Niazi; Ali Moghadam; Mohammad Sadegh Taghizadeh

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