1. Light distribution in Chinese solar greenhouse and its effect on plant growth

Li Tao; Zhang Yu-Qi; Zhang Yi; Cheng Rui-Feng; Yang Qi-Chang

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 99-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2017.61273

Abstract
  Chinese solar greenhouse (CSG) is universally applied in northern China for producing horticultural products. CSG is characterized by the unbalanced structures with an arched front roof face to the south side and a thick wall as well as back roof in the north side. Such structures affect light distribution ...  Read More

2. Improvement in vase life of cut rose cv. “Dolce Vita” by preharvest foliar application of calcium chloride and salicylic acid

Mehdi Abdolmaleki; Morteza Khosh-Khui; Saeid Eshghi; Asghar Ramezanian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 55-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2015.54264

Abstract
  Rosa hybrida L. is an important commercial cut flower. Salicylic acid (SA) and calcium chloride (CaCl2) act as endogenous signal molecules responsible for growth parameters in plants. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of preharvest SA and CaCl2 treatments in extending the vase life of ...  Read More