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Maryam Shahrtash
Graduate Student

Major Professor: Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen


  • PhD student, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Present).

  • M.Sc: Plant Physiology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (2010).

  • B.Sc: Plant Pathology, Shiraz Azad University, Shiraz, Iran (2004).

Area of Research:

Host- fungus interactions; investigation of molecular, biochemical and physiological aspects of plant responses to pathogens and application of this knowledge to sustainable agriculture.


Sasan Mohsenzadeh, Maryam Shahrtash and Hassan Mohabatkar. Cadmium-induced genotoxicity detected by the random amplification of polymorphism DNA in the maize seedling roots. Journal of Cell and Molecular Research, 2010.

Saghar Ketabchi and Maryam Shahrtash. Effects of methyl jasmonate and cytokinin on biochemical responses of maize seedlings infected by Fusarium moniliforme. Asian Journal of experimental Biological Sciences, 2011. 

Sasan Mohsenzadeh, Maryam Shahrtash and Hassan Mohabatkar. Interactive effects of salicylic acid and silicon on some physiological responses of cadmium-stressed maize seedlings. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 2011. 

Sasan Mohsenzadeh, Maryam Esmaeili, Fateme Moosavi, Maryam Shahrtash, Babak Saffari and Hassan Mohabatkar. Plant glutathione S- transferase classification, structure and evolution. Review article. African Journal of Biotechnology, 2011.

Sasan Mohsenzadeh, Maryam Shahrtash and Jamie A. Tiexeira da Silva. Silicon improves growth and alleviates toxicity of cadmium in maize seedlings. Plant Stress, 2012.


Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology
302 Life Science Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 
(225) 578-1464

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