Volume 9 (2022)
Issue 2 Spring 2022, Pages 143-254
Issue 1 Winter 2022, Pages 1-142
Volume 8 (2021)
Volume 7 (2020)
Volume 6 (2019)
Volume 5 (2018)
Volume 4 (2017)
Volume 3 (2016)
Volume 2 (2015)
Volume 1 (2014)

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International Journal of Horticultural Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed open access multidisciplinary journal. The Journal accepts and publishes research works/articles in English that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence in all areas related to horticultural science with the ultimate goal of expanding knowledge of the subject and contributing to the existing science and literature. The Journal has planned to: (i) stimulate scientific research among horticulture scholars and scientists all around the world and (ii) provide a forum for the exchange of information and dissemination of knowledge in the horticultural science 


ISO Abbreviation: Int. J. Hortic. Sci. Technol.

Frequency: Quarterly

Peer Review Policy: Double Blind Peer Review

Language: English

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1. Assessment of Varietal Attributes of Okra under Foliar Application of Zinc and Boron

Mahrin Binta Jahir Maliha; Mohammed Nuruzzaman; Belayet Hossain; Fariha Ahmed Trina; Nizam Uddin; Sajon Sarkar

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 143-149


  Micronutrients are required in small quantities for plant growth and development, nevertheless are indispensable for crop production. Soil application method of fertilizer is very common method for plant nutrition but foliar fertilization also plays effective role under certain circumstances. ZnSO4 applied ...  Read More

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2. Phylogenetic, Genetic Diversity, and Population Structure Analysis of Iranian Black Cumin (Nigella sativa L.) Genotypes using ISSR Molecular Markers

Narges Mehri; Mehdi Mohebodini; Mahdi Behnamian; Karim Farmanpour-Kalalagh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 151-163


  Black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) is one of the most important plants in terms of medicine and economics in the world. Breeding of black cumin genotypes by using biotechnology and phytochemistry has always been an important area of different studies. In this study, 24 ISSR molecular markers were used to ...  Read More

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3. Effects of Chemical Seed Priming on Germination and Antioxidant Enzymes Activity of Two Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) Cultivars

Mana Mombeini; Naser Alamzadeh Ansari; Vahid Abdossi; abdali Naseri

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 165-175


  Seed priming is one of the most important measures in propagation of plants by seed, which leads to increase of percentage and rate of germination. This study was conducted as a factorial arrangement in a completely randomised design on two farm cucumber cultivars (‘Impress’ and ‘Emperor’). ...  Read More

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4. Calcium Ascorbate Attenuates Chilling Injury of Tomato Seedlings by Altering the Bioactivity of Phenolic Compounds

Mehdi Nazari; Mohammad Sayyari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 177-184


  The present investigations focused on the role of calcium ascorbate (CaAsc) on tomato seedlings under low-temperature stress. Study was conducted by spraying aqueous solution of CaAsc at 0, 50, and 100 mM, on tomato seedlings with 5-7 true leaves in order to counteract the adverse impacts of chilling ...  Read More

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5. Yield Stability of Melon Genotypes under Drought Stress Conditions

Hossein Astaraki; Hossein Ramshini; Mahmoud Lotfi; Ali Izadi Darbandi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 185-199


  Development of cultivars with high yield under normal conditions and maintaining their yield under abiotic stresses is the main purpose of plant breeding programs in arid and semi-arid areas. The present study aimed to evaluate the yield stability of a collection of commercial melon varieties under drought ...  Read More

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6. Identification of Suitable Parents for Essential Oil Yield in Coriander Half-sib Families under Different Environmental Conditions

Aram Sharifi-Zagheh; Amir Gholizadeh; Behzad Sorkhilalehloo; Mostafa Khodadadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 201-212


  Development of drought-tolerant cultivars with high essential oil yield is important for production of medicinal plants. So far application of half-sib mating has not been used in the coriander breeding for high essential oil yield and drought tolerance. In this study, 14 half-sib families of coriander ...  Read More

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7. Silicon Improves Strawberry Ability to Cope with Water Deficit Stress

Sahar Toupchizadeh Tabrizian; Jafar Hajilou; Sahebali Bolandnazar; Gholamreza Dehghan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 213-226


  Strawberry is one of the most important commercial fruits. This research aimed to ameliorate the negative effects of water deficit stress using silicon application on strawberry. The experiment was conducted as a factorial in a completely randomized design with three factors including cultivar (‘Selva’ ...  Read More

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8. Induction of Resistance to Macrosiphum rosae by Foliar Applicatrion of Salicylic Acid and Potassium Sulfate in Rose Plant

Morteza Mirza Hosseini Zarandi; Maryam Pahlavan Yali; Kamal Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 227-236


  The rose aphid, Macrosiphum rosae (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), is one of the most important pests on Rosa species, which cause serious damage to plants. Salicylic acid (SA) and Potassium sulfate (PS) have the potential to affect the population of pests on plants. In this study, different concentrations ...  Read More

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9. Determination of the Best Culture Medium and Plant Growth Regulators for Micropropagation of Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica A.Juss)

Aminu Mallam Bello; Kazem Kamali Aliabad; Afagh Tabandeh Saravi; Hamid Sodaei Zade

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 237-245


  Azadirachta indica is a tree with high medicinal value that is conventionally propagated by seed while exhibiting heterozygosity. The aim of this research was to determine the best culture media and plant growth regulators for the micropropagation of Neem. Lateral and terminal buds of A. indica were ...  Read More

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10. Effect of Foliar Application of Growth Regulators on Growth and Yield of Onion (Allium cepa)

Dabit Bista; Dikshya Sapkota; Hemanta Paudel; Gaurav Adhikari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, Pages 247-254


  A field experiment was conducted at Horticulture Farm of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal from 1 December to30 April of 2018/19 to evaluate the effect of plant growth regulators on onion (Allium cepa cv. Nasik-53). The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block ...  Read More

1. Growth and Photosynthetic Performance of Calendula officinalis under Monochromatic Red Light

Sasan Aliniaeifard; Mehdi Seif; Mostafa Arab; Mahboobeh Zare Mehrjerdi; Tao Li; Oksana Lastochkina

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 123-132


  Light is the driving force for plant photosynthesis. Different attributes of light (e.g. intensity, spectrum and duration) can influence plant growth and development. We studied growth and photosystem II performance ofEnglish marigold cut flowers under red (635-665 nm) and white (420-700 nm) LEDs. Although ...  Read More

2. Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) ‘Yousef Khani’ Using the gus Reporter Gene

Babak Valizadeh Kaji; Ahmad Ershadi; Masoud Tohidfar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 31-41


  In this study, an efficient Agrobacterium-mediated transformation method was developed forpomegranate (Punica granatum L.), a difficult-to-transform plant. In vitro shoot segments wereinoculated with Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain LBA4404 harboring the binary vectorpBI121 carrying the neomycin phosphotransferase ...  Read More

3. Effect of postharvest calcium chloride treatment on the storage life and quality of persimmon fruits (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) cv. ‘Karaj’

Maryam Bagheri; Mahmood Esna-Ashari; Ahmad Ershadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 15-26


  The objective of this study was to evaluate the storage life and quality of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) fruit cv. ‘Karaj’ stored at 0°C for 4 months after postharvest calcium chloride treatment. Fruit weight loss, fruit firmness, total soluble solids, titratable acidity, total phenolic ...  Read More

4. Biotechnology of Scented Roses: A Review

Morteza Khosh-Khui

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 1-20


  Scented rose species are very important in the genus Rosa due to their use in highly-prized essential oil production and as garden roses. The fragrance of the rose flower (attar) captured by extraction is one of the most valuable flavor and fragrance products. A comprehensive study of the papers published ...  Read More

5. The Application of Essential Oils and Silver Nanoparticles for Sterilization of Bermudagrass Explants in in vitro Culture

Mina Taghizadeh; Mousa Solgi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 131-140


  An important part of plant in vitro techniques is the sterilization of explants and the maintenance of aseptic conditions. Ideally, sterilizing materials should be effective on a vast range of microorganisms at low density. Nowadays, the use of compounds such as essential oils (EOs) and nanoparticles ...  Read More

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