Research paper
1. Exploring of Walnut Genetic Resources in Kazakhstan and Evaluation of Promising Selections

Yaşar Akça; Yusupov Bahadır Yuldaşulu; Erdenov Murad; Kourosh Vahdati

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 93-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.299930.352

Abstract
  Kazakhstan has very rich walnut genetic resources; however there is no ongoing walnut breeding program. Kazakhstan government has several projects in cooperation with Russia, USA, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Poland for plant breeding purposes. In the present research walnut genetic resources originated ...  Read More

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2. Effects of Packaging and Low Temperature on Shelf Life and Quality of Litchi

Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Md. Sohanur Rahman; Md. Kamrul Hassan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 103-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.300054.354

Abstract
  Litchi is a non-climacteric fruit (Wills et al. 2004) and it deteriorates very fast after harvest. Various technologies have been devised to minimize the post-harvest losses of litchi, one of such technologies is the use of PP bag & low temperature. The objectives of the study were to evaluate the ...  Read More

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3. Assessment of Salinity Indices to Identify Mint Ecotypes using Intelligent and Regression Models

Seyyed Jaber Hosseini; Zeinolabedin Tahmasebi-Sarvestani; Hematollah Pirdashti; Seyyed Ali Mohammad Modarres-Sanavy; Ali Mokhtassi-Bidgoli; Saeid Hazrati; Silvana Nicola

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 119-137

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.294728.330

Abstract
  Despite recent development in producing chemical medicines, associated side effects have led to increased use of medicinal plants and natural compounds. Soil salinity, especially in arid and semi-arid regions, is a serious threat to global agriculture. Nowadays, efforts have been made to find benchmarks ...  Read More

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4. Stimuli Effects of Different LEDs on Some Morphological and Biochemical Traits of Two Varieties of Calendula officinalis

Sara Moghare Abed; Davood Naderi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 139-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.286884.312

Abstract
  In the production of flowers and ornamental plants, especially in the advanced greenhouse conditions, it is important to have a good light source and its accurate management. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of light quality on morphological and biochemical traits of two Marigold genotypes (Iranian-native ...  Read More

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5. Alternation of Growth, Phenolic Content, Antioxidant Enzymes and Capacity by Magnetic Field in Hyssopus officinalis under Water Deficit

Rezvan Mohammadi; Parto Roshandel

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 153-163

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.288556.319

Abstract
  In the present study, the effect of seed priming with magnetic field (MF; 45, 90, 200 and 250mT for 5, 10, 20 and 30 min) was evaluated in 60-day-old Hyssopus officinalis plants grownunder 8 days irrigation intervals. The assessments were consisted of biomass, membranestability, photosynthetic pigments ...  Read More

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6. Comparison and Evaluation of Oil Content, Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia atlantica and Pistacia khinjuk Grown as Wild

Saeid Hazrati; Mostafa Govahi; Mohammad-Taghi Ebadi; Farhad Habibzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 165-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.287550.316

Abstract
  The growing demands of consumers for edible seed oils containing high unsaturated fatty acid and antioxidant content have resulted in considerable efforts to investigate plants as possible sources of oils and nuts. In this research, the amount of fatty acid compositions, total flavonoid, phenol and antioxidant ...  Read More

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7. Effect of Absorbent Granules Coated by Potassium Permanganate on Postharvest Quality of Rose (Rosa hybrida) Cultivars

Azizollah Khandan-Mirkohi; Elmira Rabiee; Behrouz Janipour; Ahmad Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 175-186

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.300031.353

Abstract
  Enrichment of zeolite and sponge as ethylene absorbent with potassium permanganate was theidea of this study to provide an efficient way to scavenge ethylene during storage period ofthree Rosa hybrida cv. ‘Shiraz’, ‘Avalanche’, and ‘After-party’ cut flowers. A preliminaryexperiment ...  Read More

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8. Effect of Pre-Harvest Salicylic Acid and Iron Treatments on Postharvest Quality of Peach Fruits

Hamed Shokri Heydari; Mohammad Ali Askari Sarcheshmeh; Mesbah Babalar; Taha Ranjbar Malidarreh; Ahmad Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 187-198

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.229309.183

Abstract
  Peach is a highly corrosive fruit with a short shelf life (less than 7 days at room temperature)susceptible to diseases, pathogens and physical damage. The storage or marketable life ofhorticultural crops can be extended by various treatments applied to them after and/or beforeharvesting. Fruits are ...  Read More