Research paper
1. Effects of Different Concentrations of Chitosan on Shelf Life and Quality of Banana Fruit

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

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309397.387

Abstract
  The experiment was aimed to investigate the effect of different concentrations of chitosan on shelf life and quality of banana fruit. The single factor experiments were laid out in a completely randomized design with three replications. Experimental treatments included Control, 0.50%, 0.75%, 1.0%, 1.5%, ...  Read More

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2. Biochemical Properties of Superior Persian Walnut Genotypes Originated from Southwest of Iran

Saadat Sarikhani; Kourosh Vahdati; Wilco Ligterink

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 13-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309363.392

Abstract
  Evaluation of genetic diversity and identification of superior genotypes is a fundamental stepin walnut breeding programs. In addition, information on biochemical properties of superiorgenotypes can help walnut breeders to release commercial varieties with high kernel quality.To gain more information ...  Read More

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3. Growth Dynamics and Cell Viability in Tomato Suspension Cultures Derived from Different Types of Calli

Danial Shokouhi; Abdolreza Bagheri; َAlireza Seifi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 25-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.302676.368

Abstract
  To establish a dynamic and fine suspension culture, four different methods of tomato cell suspension culture were compared. Hypocotyl explants of the tomato cultivar Jina were used for callus induction on Murashige and Skoog (MS) Medium supplemented with three different phytohormone combinations. Then, ...  Read More

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4. Efficient Method for Direct Embryogenesis in Phalaenopsis Orchid

Hossein Naderi Boldaji; Shirin Dianati Daylami; Sasan Aliniaeifard; Maryam Norouzi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 37-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.296696.339

Abstract
  Light spectrum is one of the environmental cues that influence plant growth and development. Light is a stimulating factor for induction of somatic embryos during tissue culture practices. To accelerate the direct embryogenesis, six different light spectra including: white (W), red (R), blue (B), green ...  Read More

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5. Effect of Light Quality on Micropropagation and Some Morphological Properties of Cadaman Avimag (Prunus persica × P. davidiana ) Rootstock

Hassan Sarikhani; Hassan Sarikhani-Khorami

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 51-65

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.298841.351

Abstract
  Cadaman Avimag rootstock is widely used for almonds and peaches. The purpose of this studywas to investigate the effect of light quality on micropropagation, and some morphological andphysiological properties of this rootstock. Single node explants were cultured on WPM and MSmedia containing three levels ...  Read More

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6. Effects of Postharvest Edible Coatings to Maintain Qualitative Properties and to Extend Shelf-life of Pomegranate (Punica granatum. L)

Gholamreza Malekshahi; Babak ValizadehKaji

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 67-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.296297.337

Abstract
  Regardless of the low respiration rate in pomegranate fruits, it is a greatly perishable product. An alternative to maintain quality and prolong the shelf life of pomegranate fruits could be edible coatings. In the present study, three different edible coatings including: 1% chitosan, 1000 mg L-1 thymol, ...  Read More

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7. Comparative Chemical Composition of Essential Oils in Dill (Anethum graveolens L.) Ecotypes: Focus on Univariate and Factor Analysis

Mehdi Mohebodini; Karim Farmanpour-Kalalagh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 81-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.294658.328

Abstract
  Anethum graveolens L. is a vegetable-aromatic medicinal herb of Apiaceae family and cultivated in different parts of the world including Iran. The aim of this study was to study the chemical composition of essential oils in four Iranian dill ecotypes. The extracted essential oils compositions were different ...  Read More

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

Marzieh Babashpour-Asl; Marzieh Piryaei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 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