Evaluating the Effects of Citric Acid Application on Reducing Decay, Maintaining Edibility and Shelf Life of Peach Fruits in Cold Storage

Fares Alhaj Alali; Mohammad Ali Askari Sarcheshmeh; Mesbah Bababalar

Volume 10, Issue 3 , April 2023, , Pages 149-160

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2022.328720.490

Abstract
  Peach fruit (Prunus persica L.) was harvested at the stage of commercial harvest and was then treated with 0, 1, 2, 3 mM citric acid (CiA). A factorial model was planned on a completely randomized block design with three replications. Two factors were used in the experimental design, i.e. 4 storage durations ...  Read More

Prediction of Physiological Characteristic Changes in Pears Subject to Dynamic Loading Using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)

Mohsen Azadbakht; mohammad Vahedi Torshizi; Mohammad Javad Mahmoodi; Ahmad Abbaszadeh-Mayvan

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 275-289

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.318790.439

Abstract
  The current study was aimed to evaluate the physiological properties of pear influenced by two dynamics of loading force and the storage time. In this experiment, the pears were subjected to dynamic loading (300, 350 and 400 g) and different storage periods (5, 10 and 15 d). The amounts of fruit total ...  Read More

Free Radical Scavengering and Phenolic Compounds of Peel and Pulp of Quince

Marzieh Babashpour-Asl; Marzieh Piryaei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 91-101

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.285851.308

Abstract
  This study aimed to determine the amount of flavonoids, anthocyanins, total phenolic compounds, ascorbic acid and antioxidant activity of the peel and pulp of the quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.) in the polar and nonpolar sub-fractions of methanol extracts with two extraction methods, Soxhlet and microwave. ...  Read More

Phytochemical and Quality Attributes of Strawberry Fruit under Osmotic Stress of Nutrient Solution and Foliar Application of Putrescine and Salicylic Acid

Masoud Haghshenas; Mohammad Javad Nazarideljou; Akbar Shokoohian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 263-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.298283.347

Abstract
  The moderating role of salicylic acid (SA) and putrescine (PUS) as plant growth regulators (PGRs), on the growth parameters and phytochemical and qualitative characteristics of strawberry fruit 'Selva' under osmotic stress was investigated under soilless culture. The osmotic potential (salinity) of the ...  Read More

Effect of Pollination Time on Yield and Antioxidant Properties of Some Pistachio Cultivars

Masoud Sharifkhah; Davood Bakhshi; Mohammadreza Pourghayoumi; Soma Abdi; Hossein Hokmabadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 51-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.285527.306

Abstract
  To obtain the best quality and quantity of pistachio fruits, knowing the most suitable time of pollination, is of paramount importance. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of pollination time, different stages of female flower development, including A (lower florets opened and clusters ...  Read More

Responses of Calyx Phytochemical Characteristic, Yield and Yield Components of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) to Different Sowing Dates and Densities

Bahareh Parsa Motlagh; Parviz Rezvani Moghaddam; Zabihollah Azami Sardooei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 241-251

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2018.258629.243

Abstract
  In order to evaluate the effects of sowing date and intra rows spacing on yield, yield components and some phytochemical characteristics in Roselle, a field experiment was conducted as a split plot layout based on randomized complete block design with three replications in 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. ...  Read More