Department of Horticultural Science

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Faculty of Agriculture
The Faculty of Agriculture, as the first independent faculty at the University of Jiroft has officially started its activities from May 2013. This faculty has educational environment consists of training classes, laboratories and specialized workshops, farmlands and greenhouses for educational and research purposes, as well as collection of tropical trees inside the university campus. Also, it has a research station which is located 4 km far from the university. This station consists of 280 hectares of farmlands, gardens, palm trees, poultry, and cattle farms. The Faculty of Agriculture has more than 60 academic staffs and 1680 students pursuing their academic careers in different fields and degrees. It is worth mentioning that before the establishment of this university, the faculty of Agriculture has started its educational and research activities as the Institute of Agriculture since 1989, then as Agriculture Faculty of Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman since 1997, and finally as Higher Education of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences Complex since 2008.
Hossein Meighani
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Expertise: Physiology and Reproduction of Fruit Trees
group: Gardening
Side: Head of Department
email address: hmeighani [at] ujiroft.ac.ir
Inner Dialing Number: 242

Academic Degree:

B.Sc: in Plant Production (Horticultural Science), 1997.Tehran University.

M.Sc: in Horticultural Science, 2003.Guilan University.

Ph.D: in Pomoloy – Physiology and breeding of fruit, 2014.Guilan University.

Theses Title:

M.Sc Thesis: A study of salt stress on Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis Schneider) and micropropagation of resistant seedling.

Ph.D. Thesis: The study of pigmentation at several Iranian pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cultivars and improving their quality.

Research Area:

  •  Growth and development of fruits
  • Postharvest of fruit and vegetable
  • Edible coating and essential oils on fruit and vegetable quality
  • Biochemical and antioxidant activity in fruits and vegetables.
  • Tissue culture

Phone: +98 3443347071

Resume: You may view my resume here

Address: Department of Horticultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jiroft, Jiroft, Iran. P.O. Box: 7867161167.

Naser Askari
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Expertise: Plant Sciences - Ornamental Plants
group: Gardening
Side: -
email address: na.askari@yahoo.com
Inner Dialing Number: -

Academic Degree

B.Sc:  Plant production- Horticultural Crops, 2000. University of Tehran.

M.Sc:  Horticultural Sciences, 2003. University of Guilan.

Ph.D:  plant breeding, 2016. Wageningen University.The Netherlands.

Research Areas:

Ornamental plant physiology and micropropagation

Email: naser.askari@ujiroft.ac.ir

Resume: You may view my resume here

Mohammad Sadat Hosseini Grouh
Academic Rank: Ph.D. student
Expertise: Biotechnology and molecular genetics
group: Gardening
Side: -
email address: msadathosseini@ujiroft.ac.ir
Inner Dialing Number: 239

Academic Degree:

B.Sc: In Horticultural Science, University of Tehran

M.Sc:  In Horticultural Plants breeding, University of Tehran

Ph.D: In Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics, University of Tehran

Theses Title

Research Area:

  • Biotechnology, breeding and micropropagation of Horticultural plants
  • Abiotic stress especially drought and salinity
  • Gene transformation
  • Domestication of medicinal plants

Resume: You may view my resume here

Address: Department of Horticultural Science of , Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jiroft, Jiroft, Iran. P.O. Box: 7867161167.

Amanollah Soleimani
Academic Rank: Ph.D. student
Expertise: Ornamental and medicinal plants
group: Gardening
Side: -
email address: h_moghaddam@ujiroft.ac.ir
Inner Dialing Number: -
Nadia Bahremand
Academic Rank: educator
Expertise: Ornamental and medicinal plants
group: Gardening
Side: -
email address: nadia_bahremand@yahoo.com nadiabahremand [at] ujiroft.ac.ir
Inner Dialing Number: 236

Academic Degree:

B.Sc: in Agricultural Engineering, 2001.

M.Sc:  in Agricultural Engineering, 2005.

PhDin Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics, University of Tehran

Theses Title:

M.Sc Thesis: The effects of nitrogen on genotypes potato (solanum tuberosum)

Research Area:

Physiology and breeding of vegetables

Phone: (+98) 3443347061-3

Resume: You may view my resume here

Address: Department of Horticultural Science of , Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jiroft, Jiroft, Iran. P.O. Box: 7867161167.