Volume 77 (2024)
Volume 76 (2023)
Volume 75 (2022)
Volume 74 (2021)
Volume 73 (2020)
Volume 72 (2019)
Volume 71 (2018)
Volume 70 (2017)
Volume 69 (2016)
Volume 68 (2015)
Volume 67 (2014)
Volume 66 (2013)
Volume 65 (2012)
Volume 63 (2010)
Volume 62 (2009)
Financial Analysis and Evaluation of the Use of Electric Fence in Increasing Rangeland Productivity

Hossein Arzani; Esmaeil Alizadeh; Setareh bagheri; Mohammad Jafari

Volume 76, Issue 2 , August 2023, , Pages 149-158


  Rangelands played an effective role in the country's economic and political development prior to its dependence on oil and its derivatives. Therefore, paying attention to the environmental and social stresses brought to these ecosystems highlights the need to use new technologies to diversify production ...  Read More

Comparison of range Condition and management before and after replacing soil condition assessment method with soil factor of four-factor method in Poshtkuh rangelands of Mazandaran

Rezaali Domehri Vasati Kolaei; Mohammad Jafari; Hossein Arzani; Seyed Akbar Javadi; Mahmood Arabkhedri

Volume 75, Issue 3 , December 2022, , Pages 347-361


  The purpose of this study was to compare the condition and management of rangeland before and after replacing the soil condition assessment method in the soil factor of the four-factor method in order to determine the most appropriate rangeland condition method. Rangeland status assessment was performed ...  Read More

Assessing the capability of mountain rangeland Dermian of South Khorasan for ecotourism use

vahideh Abdollahi; Hossein Arzani; Javad Motamedi

Volume 75, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 283-298


  Ecotourism, as a side activity of rangeland, can be effective in improving the livelihood of rangers and will reduce the pressure on rangelands by economizing rangeland. In this study, with the aim of evaluating the potential rangelands of Dermian , for ecotourism use, based on environmental and ecological ...  Read More

Assessing the Effects of Natural resource plans in livelihood of Sarduieh nomads, Jiroft county

Hamid Reza Saeidi Goraghani; Hossein Arzani; Hossein Azarnivand; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 74, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 677-688


  People's attitudes toward influence of natural resource management projects on their livelihood could be playing a role important in the sustainability of these projects. This paper accomplished with general aim to studying the attitude of rancher towards the effects of range and watershed plans in sustainable ...  Read More

Animal Unit Equivalent and Daily Requirement of Sheep Breeds Grazing in Central Regions of Iran

javad Motamedi(torkan); Hossein Arzani; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 73, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Pages 199-208


  More than 20 sheep breeds having different body size utilize various rangelands in different climate regions which the conversion coefficient of each breed compared to animal unit must be recognized. For this purpose, two herds were selected from each breed sheep grazing at the central region during ...  Read More

Estimation of long-term forage production of steppe rangelands of Fars province based on climatic factors parameters

mahshid souri; mina bayat; Hossein Arzani; Morteza khodagholi

Volume 72, Issue 4 , March 2020, , Pages 995-1009


  Climatic factors are the most important factors affecting vegetation growth and production. The impact of each of these factors in each region varies depending on the vegetation type. The effect of climatic factors (rainfall and temperature) on the production of grazed plant species at 6 steppe sites ...  Read More

Effects of conducting range management plans on some soil properties in summer and winter rangelands of Markazi province

Alireza Eftekhari; Mohamad Jafari; Hossein Arzani; Aliakbar Mehrabi; Mohammad Reza Bihamta; Ehsan Zandi Esfahan; Nadia Kamali

Volume 72, Issue 3 , December 2019, , Pages 633-642


  Given the role of rangelands in soil conservation and soil fertility, strengthening the soil of rangelands could be achieved by range management plans (RMP). Therefore, in this research, 15 summer rangelands and 16 winter rangelands with RMP were investigated to determine the effects of range management ...  Read More

Development of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) calibration model to estimate the forage quality of shrub species

Hossein Arzani; vahideh Abdollahi; Javad Motamedi; Majid Akhshi

Volume 72, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 311-327


  Nowadays, most attention is focused on physical and non-destructive methods, such as NIRS, to measure the chemical composition of rangeland species. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to provide calibration models for Infrared NIRS to estimate the forage quality of shrub species, so that in addition ...  Read More

Suitability Model of Medical and Industrial Plants of Semirom Rangelands in Isfahan

Fazel Amiri; Hossein Arzani

Volume 72, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 15-28


  Range inventory is the recognition and evaluation of potential and actual production in order of optimal utilization of this valuable natural resource. Determination of range suitability for medical and industrial plants, considering sustainable utilization and creating models for medical and industrial ...  Read More

Investigation the management of shepherds in the distribution of livestock in the rangeland and its compliance with the grazing suitability map

javad Motamedi(torkan); Hossein Arzani; morteza mofidi; esmaeil sheidaye karkaj; sahar babayi

Volume 71, Issue 4 , March 2019, , Pages 1085-1098


  The role of shepherds in maintaining, managing and distributing livestock in rangelands is very important. Flock guidance plays a major role in the distribution of grazing and livestock performance in rangelands. Therefore, it is necessary to evaluate the existing spatial system and it is clear to what ...  Read More

The effect of climatic factors on canopy cover and range forage production in semi-steppe rangelands (Case Study: Polur and Rineh-Mazandaran province

mina bayat; Hossein Arzani; adel jalili; hassan ghalij nia

Volume 71, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 378-367


  In this study the effects of three important factors: the climatic precipitation, temperature and relative humidity on the amount of canopy cover and forage production in a period of five years (1381-1385) and 1392 in semi-steppe rangelands Reineh and Polur in the Mazandaran province studied. The statistical ...  Read More

The roles of beekeeping in increasing the income of range manager (Case Study: Zhiwar village in Kurdistan)

nayefe adak; Hossein Arzani; Sayed Mahdi Heshmatol vaezin

Volume 71, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 1-10


  Beekeeping is one of the agricultural production activities that can create employment with a small amount of investment. Beekeeping can be heeded as one approach to increase stakeholder’s income of rangelands, balance between livestock and rangeland resources, enhancing the economic status of ...  Read More

Investigation of Rangeland potential for Apiculture by using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Technique

mahdieh salehi; Hossein Arzani; ِAli Tavili; Mahdi Ghorbani

Volume 70, Issue 3 , December 2017, , Pages 711-722


  Rrecently, rangeland multiple use has been found to be one of the primary solutions to alleviate livestock grazing pressure while improving stakeholder's welfare and per capita income and sustainable management and development. Beekeeping in rangeland as a profitable approach and one of multiple use ...  Read More

Investigation of the Quality of Plant Species Parts in Different Phenological Stages Using NIRs (Case Study: Rangelands of Nodooshan-Yazd)

razie shahbandari; Hossein Arzani; naser baghestani meybodi; Mohammad Ali Zare Chahouki

Volume 70, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 139-149


  The most important factor affecting forage quality is phenological stage that if it is recognized correctly, the appropriate grazing time will be determined. In this study, four species including Artemisia sieberi, Salsolakerneri, AelieniasubaphyllaandEurotiaceratoides in different phenological stages ...  Read More

Identification of appropriate rangeland restoration methods based on environmental data (Case study: Taleghan rangeland)

Hanieh Safari; Hossein Arzani; Ali Tavili

Volume 69, Issue 3 , December 2016, , Pages 611-619


  Overgrazing and inappropriate use of Taleghan rangelands has led to poor and very poor condition for almost all vegetation types. Taking the importance of rangelands in forage production and other benefits into consideration, management of these rangelands and improving their condition seems essential. ...  Read More

Secondary Compounds as Indicator of Plant Palatability (Case Study: Karsanak Rangelands of Chaharmahal-Va-Bakhtiari Province)

Ataolah Ebrahimi; valiollah Raufirad; Hosein Arzani; Zahra Shojaei Asadeiye

Volume 69, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 297-309


  Determination of rangeland species palatability has some functions such as defining the rangeland grazing capacity and plant composition estimation. Despite the importance of palatability in rangeland management, no appropriate palatability indicator has been defined yet. Therefore, developing an accurate, ...  Read More

An investigation on the effect of fire in short time on growth form and palatability classes in Zagheh rangelands

Reza Siahmansour; Hossein Arzani; Mohamad Jafari; Seyed Akbar Javadi; Ali Tavili

Volume 68, Issue 3 , October 2015, , Pages 517-531


  Fire consider as a factor and basic management in rangeland in order to reform of composition and biological diversity that use in rangeland ecosystems. This project was established to deal with the effect of fire in the research center for rangeland. Zagheh locale where is in 35 km of north eastern ...  Read More

Mineral element values of 8 rangeland species in highland pastures of Taleghan

Hossein Arzani; javad Motamedi(torkan); Mahmood Hamidian; Zahra Arzani; Majid Akhshi

Volume 67, Issue 3 , December 2014, , Pages 381-391


  To achieve the desired level of animal performance providing animal food supplies containing mineral elements is essential. For this purpose, mineral elements of 8 important rangeland species, including Ferula ovina, Prangus uloptera, Medicago sativa, Lotus goeblia, Trifolium montanum, Melilotus officinalis, ...  Read More

Economic valuation of rangelands' soil conservation function, Case of Mid-Taleghan rangelands

Seyed Alireza Mousavi; Hossein Arzani; Gholamali Sharzei; Hossein Azarnivand; Mahdi Farahpour; Stephani Engel; Esmail Alizadeh; Aliakbar Nazari-Samani

Volume 67, Issue 2 , July 2014, , Pages 317-331


  Soil conservation is one of the most important regulative functions of natural ecosystems. This function is of high importance in Taleghan Watershed due to high erosion quantity and sediment accumulation in Taleghan Dam reservoir. Soil loss reduction, sedimentation control and fertility conservation ...  Read More

Suitability Determination for Sheep in Rangeland of Ferydounshahr, Isfahan

Ebrahim Gavili; Mohamad Reza Vahabi; Fazel Amiri; Hossain Arzani

Volume 66, Issue 4 , March 2014, , Pages 595-607


  This research was conducted to recognize Sibak-Sardab watershed rangeland potentials, evaluate and determine of suitability classes for sheep grazing. In this research, we used the proposed method of FAO (1992) and for information layers crossing used in Geographical Information System (GIS). In this ...  Read More

Comparison of techniques for density measurement in three plants communities F.ovina, B. tomentellus and P.ferulacea (Research station: Rangelands of Saral in Kurdistan province)

Jamal Imani; Hossein Arzani; Mohammad Ali Zare Chahouki

Volume 66, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 179-190


  For assessment and comparison of measuring density methods of Festuca ovina, Bromus tomentellus and prangos ferulacea, three plants communities are selected. In all of plant community, reference area was defined and samples 7000 (70*100) square meter was selected. Whole the area, sampling was accumplished ...  Read More

Diversity investigation of pollen and nectar plants in apicultural utilization management of rangelands (Case Study: Ghareh Aghach Watershed)

F. Amiri; H. Arzani; E. Gavili

Volume 65, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 449-460


  Existence of pollen and nectar plants in vegetation composition of natural environment is essential for apiculture as one of the utilization types in multiple uses of environmental resources. Therefore, development of this strategy based on indigenous knowledge will increase stakeholder income, which ...  Read More

Forage Quality of Range Species in the Steppe Rangelands of Changuleh, Ilam Province

Hossein Arzani; Mehdi Moameri; Javad Motamedi; Mashaallah Mohammadpour

Volume 65, Issue 3 , December 2012, , Pages 277-288


  One of the important factors to make a balance between number of grazing livestock and grazing capacity is whether forage contains sufficient energy and protein during grazing period or not. Therefore in this study, forage quality was evaluated for important species in steppe rangelands of Changuleh ...  Read More

Assesment of the Standard Index of Annual Precipitation,Standardized Precipitation Index and Palmer Drought Severity Index in the Rangelands of Qom Province

Maryam Azarakhshi; Behnoush Farokhzadeh; Mohammad Mahdavi; Hossein Arzani; Hassan Ahmadi

Volume 65, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 159-174


  Iran is located in dry belt of the earth and always involved with drought in different sections. Drought has already caused many losses to natural plant cover, agriculture and human society. For drought monitoring, we can use some drought indecies. In this research, the Standard Index of Annual Precipitation)SIAP),Sandardized ...  Read More

Determination of animal unit equivalent (AUE) and daily requirement energy for Sanjabi sheep breed

H. Arzani; A. Esfandiari; H. Nourozian; M. Ghorbani; J. Torkan

Volume 62, Issue 2 , October 2009, , Pages 175-186

  Knowledge on animal requirement, available forage and its quality is fundamental for successful livestock and range management. Since sheep is dominant grazing animal of rangelands in Iran and there are over 27 sheep breeds and each breed has special body size, physiological condition and consequently ...  Read More