Research paper
1. Responses of ‘Chandler’ Walnut Variety Grafted onto Different Rootstocks to Salt Stress

Yasar Akca; Umut Sahin

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.319247.444

Abstract
  To investigate effects of salinity stress on growth, nutrient status, chlorophyll and water consumption, four different saline irrigation waters (S0= 0.3 dS/m-1 control, S1=1.5 dS/m-1, S2=3 dS/m-1, S3=5 dS/m-1) were applied to two-year Chandler saplings which were grafted on Juglans nigra L. (JN), Paradox ...  Read More

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2. Extending Shelf Life of Mandarin Fruit using Pomegranate Peel Extract

Vida Fozi; Mehdi Hosseinifarahi; Foroud Bagheri; Azam Amiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 15-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309655.391

Abstract
  Currently, the use of chemicals is reduced due to environmental problems and their negative impacts on human health. Besides, their use has been prohibited in some cases. Postharvest decay caused by fungal pathogens is one of the most important challenges facing the fresh citrus industry. So, the use ...  Read More

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3. Stability and Compatibility of some Iranian Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) Lines using AMMI Method

Hamed Hassanzadeh Khankahdani; Mahmoud Bagheri; Sibgol Khoshkam

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 25-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.301667.364

Abstract
  Eggplant has high variation in the world and there are many landraces of the eggplant in Iran. In the previous studies, five landraces of Minab’s eggplant have been collected from the main production regions with the aim to select the pure lines, consequently 15 superior genotypes were selected ...  Read More

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4. Effects of Soil Texture, Irrigation Intervals, and Cultivar on some Nut Qualities and Different Types of Fruit Blankness in Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.)

Najmeh Hosseini; Farkhondeh Rezanejad; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 41-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.303725.374

Abstract
  Fruit blankness is an important problem of pistachio cultivation, which results from many reasons. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of soil texture, irrigation interval, and cultivar on nut quality and blankness of pistachio. The treatments included soil texture (light and heavy), irrigation ...  Read More

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5. Effect of Salicylic Acid and Calcium Chloride on Lipid peroxidation and Scavenging Capacity of Radical of red bean (Phaseolus calcaratus L.) under Salt Stress

Kobra Mahdavian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 55-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.312776.407

Abstract
  Soil salinity is one of the critical challenges for development of culture area of agricultural crops. In the present study a pot experiment was conducted in factorial based on completely randomized design aimed to investigate the impact of exogenous application of salicylic acid (SA 0, 0.75 and 1.5 ...  Read More

Review paper
6. Mulberry (Morus spp) as a Plant for Building the Resilience of Smallholder Farmers during Climate Change and COVID 19 Pandemic

Chrispo Makheti Mutebi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 73-83

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.322007.460

Abstract
  Global warming and the COVID 19 pandemic have imposed a devastating effect on life all over the world. Agriculture faces daunting challenges in the coming decades due to these two issues. The aim of this review paper is to provide pertinent information on mulberry to justify its use in building the resilience ...  Read More

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7. Effect of Hot Air Treatment on Physio-Chemical Properties of Pomegranate Arils

Sahar Sedaghat; Majid Rahemi; Elham Aslmoshtaghi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 85-95

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309085.383

Abstract
  Hot air treatment has been applied on a wide range of horticultural crops to control postharvest decay and to maintain quality characteristics. To evaluate the effect of hot air treatment on physio-chemical properties of pomegranate arils, an experiment was carried out in a factorial experiment using ...  Read More

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8. Assessment of Melon Genetic Diversity Based on Fruit Phenotypic Traits and Flowering Habits

Forouzandeh Soltani; Moien Shajari; Giti Sadat Mirbehbahani; Mohammad Reza Bihamta

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, Pages 97-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2021.313939.415

Abstract
  Understanding genetic diversity and germplasm classification are the keys for selection of right parents for breeding purposes. In the present study, the genetic diversity and classification of 45 Iranian and 15 foreign melons were evaluated. A greenhouse experiment was laid out as a randomized completely ...  Read More