1. Antimicrobial and Physiological Effects of Silver and Silicon Nanoparticles on Vase Life of Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflora cv. Echo) Flowers

Fereshteh Kamiab; Sadegh Shahmoradzadeh Fahreji; Elahe Zamani Bahramabadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 135-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2017.228657.180

Abstract
   Increasing quality and vase life of cut flowers play vital role in flower production industry. . Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflora cv. Echo) has short vase life and it has been revealed that ethylene directly affect the initiation and process of senescence of petals. In this study, the effects of ...  Read More

2. Application of Various Concentrations of Essential Oils of Savory, Ajowan and Thyme to Maintain Quality and Shelf Life of Gladiolus Cut Flower

Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Zahra Aghamolaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 33-41

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2016.58159

Abstract
  Two experiments were designed to evaluate the addition of essential oils to preservative solution and subsequent effects on postharvest quality and vase life of Gladiolus ‘Sorati’ cut flowers. In first experiment, the solutions of savory (Satureja hortensis.), ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi) ...  Read More