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Assistant Professor

Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding Sciences

College of Aburaihan, University of Tehran

Pakdasht, Tehran, Iran.

Email: Benakashani@ut.ac.ir 

          Benakashani@gmail.com

Educations

  • Ph.D., 2011, Weed Science, University of Tehran, Iran.
  • M.SC., 2005, Weed Science, University of Tehran, Iran.
  • B.SC., 2001, Agriculture Engineering- Agronomy and Plant Breeding , University of Tehran, Iran.

Undergraduate Courses:

Weeds Biology & Control

Weed Management

Botany 

Principles of Agricultural Extension and Education

 

Graduate Courses:

Herbicides & Weeds Physiology

 Ph.D. Courses:

Herbicide Resistance in Weeds & Crops

Sustainable Weed Management

Integrated Weed management in Crops & Medicinal Plants

Herbicides physiology

Herbicides resistance in weeds & Crops

  • Zand, E., F. Mighani., S.K. Mosavi, Benakashani, Z. Aghajani. 2016. Herbicides and Plant Physiology (H. Cobb Andrew, Trans.). Nashr-e- Daneshgahi Press.
  • Zand, E., M. A. Baghestani, R. S. Tavasoli, Benakashani. 2009. Azolla pinnata R. Br., In Weeds of Iran, Biology and Management (pp. 1-24). Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 559 P.
  • Journals:
  •   Benakashani, F., E. Zand, M. R. Naghavi and H. Sasanfar. 2015. Mutations in Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase Enzyme, Mechanism of Cross Resistance in Wild Oat (Avena ludoviciana ) Biotypes to ACCase Inhibitor Herbicides. Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 10 (2):179-190.
  • Bateni, H., K. Karimi, A. Zamani and Benakashani. 2014. Castor plant for biodiesel, biogas and ethanol production with a biorefinery processing perspective. Applied Energy.136, 14-22.  
  •   Zand, E., A. Razmi, Benakashani, N. Nezamabadi, J. Gharakhloo and H.R. Sasanfar. 2013. Using CAPS and dCAPS Methods to Detect some Mutations that Cause Resistance to Acetyl Coenzyme A Carboxylase Inhibiting Herbicides in Wild Oat (Avena ludoviciana). Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 9:79-91.
  •   Zand, E.,, M.A. Baghestani, Benakashani, N. Nezamabadi. 2013. Weed Survey of Acetolactate Inhibitors and Acetyl Coenzyme A Carboxylase Suspected Resistant Weeds of Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Fields in Khuzestan and Kermanshah Provinces. Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 9:39-53.
  •   Bitarafan, M., H.M. Alizadeh, E. Zand, B. Yaghobi and Bena Kashani. 2012. Investigating the Probability of Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa spp.) Resistance to Some Common Herbicides in Rice Fields of Iran. Environmental Science. 9 (1): 101-118.
  •   Zand, E., A. Razmi1, Benakashani, F. Nazari and M. Rastgoo. 2011. Comparison of Resistance of Grass Weeds to Clodinafop-Propargyl Using Glass-House and Molecular Methods. Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 6 (1):11-21.
  •   Zand, E., A. Razmi, Benakashani, F. Nazari and J. Gharakhloo. 2011. Using the dCAPS Method to Detect the Resistance of Wild Oat (Avena ludoviciana Durieu.) to Clodinafop-propargyl in Comparison with Current Methods. Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 6 (1):33-52.
  •   Bena Kashani, F., H. Rahimian Mashhadi, E. Zand, H. Alizadeh and M.R. Naghavi. 2010. Investigation of the Cross Resistance to ACCase Inhibitor Herbicides in Wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) Populations from Khuzestan Province and Chemical Control of Resistant Populations. Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 6 (1):95-112.
  •   Bena Kashani, F., Zand., and H.M. Alizadeh. 2010. Study on diclofop-methyl resistance in wild oat (Avena ludoviciana Durieu.): A comparison between the whole plant bioassay and the seed bioassay. Applied Entomology and Phytopathology. Vol. 78, 1.1-14.
  •   Zand, E., M.A. Baghestani, M. Poorbeig, S. Soufizadeh, Bena Kashani, F. Dastaran and M. R. Labbafi. 2010. Study on the efficacy of some current herbicides for control of Canary grass (Phalaris spp.( biotypes resistant and susceptible to Acetyl CoA Carboxylase (ACCase) inhibitors. Iranian Journal of Field Crops Research. 8 (1), 594-605.
  •   Zand, E., M.A. Baghestani, Bena Kashani, F Dastaran. 2010. Study on the efficacy of some current herbicides for control of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana Durieu) biotypes resistant and susceptible to Acetyl CoA Carboxylase (ACCase) inhibitors. Journal of Plant Protection (Agricultural Science and Technology). 24 (3), 242-251.
  •   Zand, E., Bena Kashani., S. Soufizadeh., M. Ebrahimi., M. Minbashi., F. Dastaran., M. Poorbayge., M. Jamali., A. Maknali., M. Younesabadi., R. Deihimfard and S. Forouzesh. 2009. Study on the Resistance of Problematic Grass Weed Species to Clodinafop Propargyl in Wheat in Iran. Environmental Science.6:145-160.
  •   Bena Kashani, F., E. Zand and H. M. Alizadeh. 2007. Resistance of Wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) biotypes to Clodinafop-propargil herbicide. Applied Entomology and Phytopathology. Vol. 74, 2.127-151.
  •   Bena Kashani, F., H. M. Alizadeh and E. Zand, 2007. Investigating the resistance of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) to fenoxaprop-p-ethyl by whole plant bioassay and seed bioassay. Pak. J. Biol. Sci. 10: 72-77.
  •   Zand, E., Bena Kashani., M. A. Baghestani A. Maknali., M. Minbashi, S. Soufizadeh and R. Deihimfard. 2007. Investigating the distribution of resistant wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) populations to clodinafop-propargil herbicide in south western Iran. Environmental Science.4:85-92.
  •   Zand, E., A. Maknali, M. Yones Abadi, Bana Kashani, M. Minbashi, M. Yazdi and S. JabariIranian. 2007. Investigating the resistance of weeds to herbicides in wheat fields of Iran. Research Institute of Plant Protection.
  •   Soufizadeh, S., E. Zand, M.A. Baghestani, Bena Kashani, N. Nezamabadi, K. Sheibany, and A. Mehrafarin. 2006. Integrated weed management in saffron (Crocus sativus L.). Acta Horticulturae. . 739, 133-137.
  •   Zand, E., Bena Kashani, H. M. Alizadeh, S. Soufizadeh, K, Ramezani, A. Maknali and M. Fereidounpoor. 2006. Resistance to aryloxyphenoxypropionate Herbicides in Wild oat (Avena Ludoviciana). Iranian Journal of Weed Science. 2:17-32.
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  • Conferences:
  • Benakashani Fatemeh and moghaddasian, Behnaz. Establishment of Capparis spinosa cell suspension culture: In proceedings of the 4th National Congress on Medicinal Plants, May 2015.
  •  Benakashani Fatemeh., Allafchian, Alireza and Jalali, Seyed Amir Hosein. Antibacterial effects of silver nanoparticles produced Capparis spinosa leaf extracts: In proceedings of the 4th National congress on Medicinal Plants, May 2015.
  •  Golkar Pooran., Fatemeh Benakashani and Alireza Allafchian.The effects of nano particles on germination and seedling characteristics of Plantago ovata Forsk: In proceedings of the 4th National Congress on Medicinal Plants, May 2015.
  •  Golkar Poorandokht., Neda Habibi and Fatemeh Benakashani. Electrospunnanofibers synthesized from Plantago ovate extracted mucilage: In proceedings of the 3th National Conference on Application of Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Environment, April 2015.
  •  Benakashani Fatemeh., Poorandokht Golkar and Alireza Allafchian. Investigation the effects of Mnfe2O4, Mnfe2O4 and MWCNTs-MgCr2O4 nanoparticles on seed germination and seedling growth characteristics of Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius): In proceedings of the 3th National Conference on Application of Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Environment, April 2015.
  •  Sheikhi Mozhdeh., Fatemeh Benakashani and Leila Fahmideh. In vitro plant regeneration via direct organogenesis and from Capparis spinosa callus: In proceedings of the 1st International and 9th National Biotechnology Congress of Islamic of Republic of Iran, May 2015.
  •  Sheikhi Mozhdeh., Leila Fahmideh and Fatemeh Benakashani. Effect of explant type and growth regulator on callus induction in capper (Capparis spinosa) callus: In proceedings of the 1st International and 9th National Biotechnology Congress of Islamic of Republic of Iran, May 2015.
  •  Jalali Seyed Amir Hossein., Ali Reza Allafchian and Fatemeh BenaKashani. Analysis of the Mir-1 Content Derived from Heart Tissue of Rat by Novel Biosensor: In proceedings of the 1st International and 9th National Biotechnology Congress of Islamic of Republic of Iran, May 2015.
  •  Benakashani Fatemeh., Poorandokht Golkar and Neda Habibi. Investigation the effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticle on seed germination and growth characteristics of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) weed: In proceedings of the 1st International and 13th Iranian Crop Science congress, August 2014.
  •  Golkar Poorandokht., Fatemeh Benakashani and Neda Habibi. Evaluation of Iron nanoparticle on seedling characters of Vigna radiate: In proceedings of the 3th National congress of Plant Physiology, April 2014.
  •  Benakashani Fatemeh and Zand Eskandar. Evaluation of drought stress effects on germination characteristics of susceptible and acetyl co-A carboxylase inhibitors resistant wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) biotypes: In proceedings of the 3th National congress of Plant Physiology, April 2014.
  •  Allafchian Alireza., Fatemeh Benakashani, and Seyed Amir Hosein Jalali. Bactericidal effect of Acrylonitrile copolymer coated with silver nanoparticles: In proceedings of the Proceedings of the National Conference on Nanotechnology from Theory to Application. 2013.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh., Eskandar Zand and Arash Razmi. Detecting resistance in resistant ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) biotypes using Molecular dCAPS method: In proceedings of the 5th Iranian Weed Science Congress, September 2013.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh., Hamid Rahimian, Eskandar Zand. Investigation of competitive ability of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) susceptible and resistant biotypes to ACCase inhibitors in competitive and noncompetitive conditions: In proceedings of the 5th Iranian Weed Science CongressÙˆ September 2013.
  •  Zand Eskandar and Fatemeh BenaKashani. Molecular-based detection of resistance to acetyl-CoA carboxylase-inhibiting herbicides in some important grass of wheat fields of Iran: In proceedings of the 5th Iranian Weed Science Congress. September 2013.
  •  Benakashani Fatemeh., Eskandar Zand, Hamid Rahimian Mshhadi, Mohammad Reza Naghavi and Hassan Alizadeh. Detecting mechanism of resistance in Khuzestan resistant wild oat (Avena ludoviciana ) biotypes using by dCAPS method: In proceedings of the 4th Iranian Weed Science Congress, February 2012.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh, Hamid Rahimian, Eskandar Zand, Hasan Alizadeh and Mohammad Reza Naghavi. Comparison the Germination characteristics of resistant and susceptible wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) to ACCase inhibitors: In proceedings of the 4th Iranian Weed Science Congress, February 2012.
  •  Masumi Hasan., Eskandar Zand, Fatemeh Bena Kashani, Amir Mosavi. Response of the suspicious cogongrass (Imperata cylindrical (L.) P.Beauv) biotype to glyphosate: In proceedings of the 4th Iranian Weed Science Congress, February 2012.
  •  Zand, E., F. Nazari and Bena Kashani. Resistance detection in wheat grass weed to clodinafop-propargyl in greenhouse and molecular: In proceedings of the 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, Augest 2008.
  •  Alipour, S., M. Montazer, Y. Filizadeh, b. Samedani and Bena Kashani. The effect of St.John,s Wort Extraction on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Corn and Weeds: In proceedings of the 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, Augest 2008.
  •  Soufizadeh, S., E. Zand, M.A. Baghestani, Bena Kashani, N. Nezamabadi, K. Sheibany, and A. Mehrafarin. Integrated weed management in saffron (Crocus sativus L.): In proceedings of the 2th International Symposium on Saffron Biology and Technology. 2006.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh, Mohammad Bitarafan, Mohsen Beheshtian Mesgaran, Eskandar Zand. Study on some effecting factors influencing seed dormancy of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana): In proceedings of the 1th Iranian Weed Science Congress, January 2006.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh, Eskandar Zand and Hasan Mohammah Alizadeh. Investigation on herbicide resistance of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) biotypes in Fars: In proceedings of the 1th Iranian Weed Science Congress, January 2006.
  •  BenaKashani Fatemeh, Eskandar Zand and Hasan Mohammah Alizadeh. Queick test to evaluate the resistance of wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) to aryloxyphenoxypropionate herbicides using seed bioassay: In proceedings of the 1th Iranian Weed Science Congress, January 2006.
  •  Bitarafan Mohammad, Fatemeh BenaKashani, Mohsen Beheshtian Mesgaran, Eskandar Zand. Study on some effecting factors influencing seed dormancy of barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli L.): In proceedings of the 1th Iranian Weed Science Congress, January 2006.

Professional Experience

Assistant professor of Weed Science (Since April 2016), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

Assistant professor of Weed Science, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. (2012-2016).

Weed Researcher at Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP), Tehran, Iran. (2005-2012).

Research projects

  •  Optimization of plant cell callus and suspension Capparis spinosa L. Research Leader. Isfahan University of Technology. 2013-2015.
  •  Investigation of accelerated degradation of Metribuzine in previously-treated soils and the effects on weeds control. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2011-2014.
  •  An investigation on the resistance of broad leaf weeds to herbicide in wheat fields of some province of Iran. Research Partner.Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection.2010-2012.
  •  Herbicide resistance in grass weeds during 2010-2011 in Iran. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2010-2012.
  •  Study on the efficacy of some current herbicides for control of wild oat biotypes resistant and susceptible to Acetyl CoA Carboxylase inhibitors. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2007-2008.
  •  Survey of weed herbicide resistance in wheat field of some new areas and investigation of the cross resistance to ACCase inhibitor herbicides in wild oat populations. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2006-2007.
  •  The effect of time-consuming of Sulfosulfuron (Apirus 75 WG) Herbicide on wild barly control in wheat fields. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2005-2007.
  •  An investigation on the efficacy of Metribuzin in weeds control of wheat fields. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2005-2008.
  •  Investigation and registering of new formulations of herbicides in wheat fields. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2004-2006.
  •  Survey of herbicide resistant weeds in wheat fields. Research Partner. Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 2004-2006.

Office: Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding Sciences, Abouraihan College, University of Tehran, Pakdasht, Tehran, Iran. 

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Email: Benakashani@ut.ac.ir; Benakashani@gmail.com 

Work phone/Fax: 021-36040615