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1. Effect of Drying Method on Volatile Nutraceuticals and Microbial Growth in Moringa oleifera

Dennis Maina Gatahi; Felix Nyoro

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 315-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.313592.411

Abstract
  Fresh Moringa oleifera leaves are very rich in phytonutrients, however the leaves are also highly perishable and require processing for increased shelf-life. The method of processing, specifically  drying affects the nutritional value of the product. The present study therefore, analyzed the nutraceutical ...  Read More

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2. Yield and Economic Analyses of Different Mulching Materials for Potato Production

Namrata Ghimire; Arvind Srivastava; Deepak Poudel; Kamal Raj Gaire

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 323-334

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.316115.431

Abstract
  To determine the suitability of different mulching materials for improving the yield of potato,a field experiment was conducted from January 2020 to May 2020 at Kavrepalanchowk, Nepal. The experiment was carried out in Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with five treatments including: T1: silver ...  Read More

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3. Effect of Nitrogen Nutrition on the Intensity of Cercospora Leaf Spot of Mulberry

Chrispo Makheti Mutebi; Davine Atieno Ondede

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 335-342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.309763.393

Abstract
  Leaf spot (Cercospora moricola, Cooke) is a disease that negatively influences the yield of mulberry (Morus alba L.) plants. To determine the effect of nitrogen levels on the incidence and severity of leaf spot an experiment was carried out on mulberry plants. The nitrogen levels included 0, 100, 200 ...  Read More

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4. An Efficient in vitro Propagation Protocol of Pot Calla lily (Zantedeschia spp cv. Orania and Sunclub) via Tuber Production

Elaheh Hashemidehkordi; Seyed Najmmaddin Mortazavi; Pejman Azadi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 343-351

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.317458.436

Abstract
  Zantedeschia spp is an important flower in the ornamental plants market. Due to the high demand for this plant in the horticultural industry, it is indispensable to introduce an in vitro protocol for its mass propagation. For this aim, the tubers of calla lily were disinfected in a hot water bath with ...  Read More

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5. Impact of Drought Stress on Photosynthetic Response of Some Pear Species

Lavin Babaei; Mohammad Mehdi Sharifani; Reza Darvishzadeh; Naser Abbaspour; Mashhid Henareh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 353-369

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309629.394

Abstract
  To investigate photosynthetic response of some pear (Pyrus spp.) species to drought stress, a pot experiment was conducted using as factorial experiment based on completely randomized design (CRD) with three replication under greenhouse condition. The factors included five pear species including: P. ...  Read More

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6. Flavonolignans of Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum L.) Seeds Affected by Fertilization Type and Plant Genotype

Houshang Yadegari; Isa Khammari; Baratali Fakheri; Abdorahim Nouri; Taghi Ebadi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 371-384

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.306616.380

Abstract
  The fertilization method and plant genotype are two important factors affecting the active ingredients of medicinal plants. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum L.) is one of the most widely distributed medicinal plants worldwide that its seeds have been used widely for treatment of toxic liver damage. In ...  Read More

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7. Evaluation of Yield and Phytochemical Content of Different Iranian Garlic (Allium sativum L.) Ecotypes

Ali Akbarpour; Bijan Kavoosi; Mehdi Hosseinifarahi; Sirous Tahmasebi; Sedigheh Gholipour

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 385-400

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.303657.373

Abstract
  Due to the development of garlic cultivation, quantitative and qualitative evaluations of garlic ecotypes in different regions are important for breeding purposes. In this study, some vegetative and phytochemical traits of eight Iranian garlic ecotypes were assayed in a RCBD with three replications at ...  Read More

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8. Improving of Winter Cold Hardiness by Glycine Betaine in Strawberry

Hassan Sarikhani; Mohammad-Sadegh Safariyan-Nejad

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 401-413

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.298478.348

Abstract
  One of the most important problems of strawberry cultivation in temperate regions is winter cold injuries. Current study investigated impacts of foliar application of glycine betaine (GB) at 0, 0.5, 1, 2 and 4 mM concentrations on the cold hardiness of strawberry. The plants were divided into two groups: ...  Read More

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9. Grape Seed and Skin Extracts as Natural Preserving Agents on Strawberry Fruit

parvaneh Mohammadi-Benaruiyeh; Gholam Reza Sharifi-Sirchi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 415-429

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.296220.336

Abstract
  Concerning highly restricted application of chemicals in postharvest technology of horticultural crops, it is necessary to introduce the safe methods for preserving food or methods of food preservation. This study aimed to improve quality and prolong storage life of strawberry fruit by application of ...  Read More