1. Effect of postharvest calcium chloride treatment on the storage life and quality of persimmon fruits (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) cv. ‘Karaj’

Maryam Bagheri; Mahmood Esna-Ashari; Ahmad Ershadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Spring 2015, , Pages 15-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2015.54260

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to evaluate the storage life and quality of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) fruit cv. ‘Karaj’ stored at 0°C for 4 months after postharvest calcium chloride treatment. Fruit weight loss, fruit firmness, total soluble solids, titratable acidity, total phenolic ...  Read More

2. Morphological Changes in Response to Drought Stress in Cultivated and Wild Almond Species

Mohamadreza Zokaee-Khosroshahi; Mahmoud Esna-Ashari; Ahmad Ershadi; Ali Imani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 79-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2014.50520

Abstract
  This study was undertaken to identify morphological changes in young seedlings of 5 Iranian almond species (Prunus dulcis, P. eburnea, P. eleagnifolia, P. haussknechti, and P. scoparia) under polyethylene glycol-induced drought stress. Drought stress caused a significant reduction in plant growth parameters ...  Read More