Genetic, physiological and molecular characterization of crop responses to salinity and drought stress
This work is being conducted in collaboration with Professor Junhua Peng from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the following colleagues:
1- Dr. Parviz Ehsanzadeh, Crop physiologist at Isfahan University of Technology
2- Mr. M.M. Poursiahbidi, Plant breeder at Ilam Agricultural Research Center
3- Dr. F. Habibi, Agronomist at Miandoab Azad University
4. Dr. K. Cheghamirza, Plant breeder at Razi University
5- Dr. A. Roukhzadi, Agronomist at Sannandaj Azad University
Wild reletives of wheat including wild emmer wheat, Aegilops and Bromus species have been collected from west-Iran and are being used.