Mastaneh Ahrar

Photo- FEM

PhD student graduated 19.12.2016

jointly supervised with Violeta Velikova and Claudio Varotto


Carbon gain and VOC emission in different genus of Arundineae

Achievements @Biomet


Ahrar M., Doneva D., Tattini M., Brunetti C., Rodeghiero M., Wohlfahrt G., Biasioli F., Varotto C., Loreto F., Velikova V. (2017) Phenotypic differences determine the response of Arundo donax ecotypes to drought. Journal of Experimental Botany 68, 2439-2451, doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx125.

Doneva D., Ahrar M., Tsonev T., Loreto F., Varotto C., Velikova V. (2017) The role of isoprene in two Arundineae species exposed to progressive drought. Comptes rendus de l’Académie bulgare des Sciences 70(2), 203-212.

Velikova V., Brunetti C., Tattini M., Doneva D., Ahrar M., Tsonev T., Stefanova M., Ganeva T., Gori A., Ferrini F., Varotto C., Loreto F. (2016) Physiological significance of isoprenoids and phenylpropanoids in drought response of Arundinoideae species with contrasting habitats and metabolism. Plant, Cell & Environment 39, 2185-2197, doi: 10.1111/pce.12785.

Ahrar M., Doneva D., Koleva D., Romano A., Rodeghiero M., Tsonev T., Biasoli F., Stefanova M., Peeva V., Wohlfahrt G., Loreto F., Varotto C., Velikova V. (2015) Isoprene emission in the monocot Arundineae tribe in relation to functional and structural organization of the photosynthetic apparatus. Environmental and Experimental Botany 119, 87-95, doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2015.04.010.


Ahrar M., Doneva D., Wohlfahrt G., Loreto F., Varotto C., Velikova V. (2016) Comparing physiological performance of two ecotypes of Arundo donax under drought. 6th International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics – towards a big picture. 14-18 August 2016, Inverness, Scotland, UK.

Ahrar M., Doneva D., Brunetti C., Gori A., Wohlfahrt G., Varotto C., Loreto F., Velikova V. (2015) Effect of isoprene on drought tolerance of Arundo ecotypes. Poster at Plant Phenotyping Symposium, 11-12 November 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

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