Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014, Page: 102-105
Nuclear Techniques in Agriculture and Genetics
Askari Mohammad Bagher, Department. of Physics Azad University, North branch, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Askari Nahid, Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Science and High Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman-Iran
Mirhabibi Mohsen, Department of Physics, Payame Noor University, PO Box 19395-3697 Tehran, Iran
Mirzaei Vahid, Faculty of Physics, Shahid Bahonar University, P.O. Box 76175, Kerman, Iran
Received: Apr. 22, 2014;       Accepted: May 6, 2014;       Published: May 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20140203.14      View  2886      Downloads  2750
Abstract
These days, practically everyone is aware of the role nuclear technology has played in revolutionizing electricity generation and energy diversification. Not so well-known are the many other, non-power applications of this technology. During the past half-century, the worlds of medicine, agriculture and industry have seen significant improvements due to the harnessing of radioisotopes. And with the surfacing of new applications every day, nuclear science continues to make major contributions to the quality of our life, providing welfare and prosperity for all. Here, we’ll look at some of the contributions of nuclear technology, and why Iran can – and is trying – to benefit from it In addition to other nuclear techniques, the classical method can solve many of the problems of effective and rapid agricultural issues. One of the peaceful applications of nuclear energy in agriculture is to create a genetic mutation in plants, and increase the variety of plants for the reform, the importance of this technique on increase of yield and the amount of the medicinal and aromatic plants in ingredients has been significant. Valuable medicinal plants, according to Iran's reserves, in this article, a study of the success obtained in the use of nuclear techniques to increase yield and active constituents in some of the most important medicinal and aromatic plants will be paid.
Keywords
Medicinal Plants, the Nuclear Technique, Genetic Mutation, Effective Materials
To cite this article
Askari Mohammad Bagher, Askari Nahid, Mirhabibi Mohsen, Mirzaei Vahid, Nuclear Techniques in Agriculture and Genetics, American Journal of BioScience. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2014, pp. 102-105. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20140203.14
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