Director General

Maryam Hossieni Chaleshtori, Associate Professor of Plant Breeding (Ph. D.)

Rice Research Institute of Iran (RRII)
Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO)

Research Interests: Plant Breeding, and Genetic



P.O. Box:

Rice Research Institute of Iran, Persian Gulf Highway, Rasht, Iran

Recent Publications:

  1.  Bazrkar-Khatibani, L., Fakheri, B.A., Hosseini-Chaleshtori, M., Mahender, A., Mahdinejad, N. and Ali, J., 2019. Genetic mapping and validation of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for the grain appearance and quality traits in rice (Oryza sativa L.) by using recombinant inbred line (RIL) population. International journal of genomics, 2019.
  2. Hosseini, Maryam, Saadolah Houshmand, Shahram Mohamadi, Alireza Tarang, Mahmood Khodambashi, and Hossein Rahimsoroush. “Detection of QTLs with main, epistatic and QTL× environment interaction effects for rice grain appearance quality traits using two populations of backcross inbred lines (BILs).” Field Crops Research 135 (2012): 97-106.
  3. Tarang, A. and Hosseini, M., 2017. Evaluation of molecular diversity of different Hashemi rice varieties of north of Iran using microsatellite markers. Cereal Research, 7(1), pp.17-31.
  4. Tarang, Alireza, Mojtaba Kordrostami, Abbas Shahdi Kumleh, Maryam Hosseini Chaleshtori, Amir Forghani Saravani, Milad Ghanbarzadeh, and Majid Sattari. “Study of genetic diversity in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Cultivars of Central and Western Asia using microsatellite markers tightly linked to important quality and yield-related traits.” Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 67, no. 6 (2020): 1537-1550.