1. Effect of nitric oxide on biochemical and antioxidant properties of pomegranate fruit cv. Shishe-kab during cold storage

Fatemeh Ranjbari; Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 211-219

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2016.62920

Abstract
  Pomegranate is a subtropical fruit that is widely consumed as fresh fruit and juice, however, its postharvest life is limited mainly due to storage disorders. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of nitric oxide (NO) on antioxidant activity and quality attributes of pomegranate fruit. The ...  Read More

2. Evaluation of allelopathic activity of 68 medicinal and wild plant species of Iran by Sandwich method

Somaye Amini; Majid Azizi; Mohammad Reza Joharchi; Farid Moradinezhad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 243-253

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2016.62923

Abstract
  This experiment was conducted in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, in 2011 to investigate the allelopathic potential of 68 medicinal and wild plant species belong to 19 plant families grown in Iran. Results showed that among examined plants, stigma and style of Crocus sativus,leaves of Artemisia kopetdaghensis, ...  Read More

3. Quality improvement and shelf life extension of fresh apricot fruit (Prunus Armeniaca cv. Shahroudi) using postharvest chemical treatments and packaging during cold storage

Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Jahani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 9-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2016.58156

Abstract
  The main objective of this work was to assess the effectiveness of salicylic acid (SA), calcium chloride (CaCl2) or sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3), and packaging on some qualitative properties of apricot fruit during cold storage. The experiments were conducted using a completely randomized design as factorial, ...  Read More

4. Physicochemical Properties and Nutritional Value of Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) Fruit at Different Maturity and Ripening Stages

Farid Moradinezhad; Fatemeh Setayesh; Sohrab Mahmoodi; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 43-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2016.58160

Abstract
  Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) fruit is an important medicinal plant in Iran. The harvesting time is a crucial for jujube fruit quality. Several characteristics of jujube fruit when harvested at four development stages; white mature (light green), crisp mature (white-red), fully mature (red) and fully ...  Read More