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Research paper
Effects of Different Light Sources on Shoot to Root Ratio and Intumescence Incidence in Tomato Seedlings Grown in a Commercial Closed Seedling Production System

Yoko Miyama

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 1-8


  Intumescence is a physiological disorder in which cell walls are disrupted. Intumescence causes leaf deformation, browning and defoliation, and commonly affects tomato plants. This is a limitation in seedling production. The causes of intumescence are not known; however, ultraviolet (UV) deficiency is ...  Read More

Research paper
Production of Phenolic Acids Improved in Callus Cultures of Lactuca undulata by Ultraviolet-B Irradiation

Mahnaz Aghdasi; Morteza Mofid Bojnoordi; Rezvan Ramezannezhad; Mohammad Fatemi

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 9-16


  As a valuable industrial compound, cichoric acid has antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is effectively used in obesity prevention and for neuroprotective purposes. Here, we aimed to compare the effects of plant growth regulators and UV-B radiation on the induction of cichoric ...  Read More

Research paper
Impact of Irrigation and Decreased Light Level by Shade Crop on the Establishment of Cacao Plants

Vences C Valleser; Glenn Dayondon; Andrew Melencion

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 17-24


  The massive establishment of new plantations supported by the basic needs of a crop are technical approaches for an increased crop productivity. Water and decreased light levels by shade (i.e. intercropping) are considered basic needs of cacao plants, especially during the early vegetative growth stage. ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Photo-Selective Shade Net Color and Shading Percentage on Reducing Sunburn and Increasing the Quantity and Quality of Pomegranate Fruit

Vahideh Narjesi; Javad Fatahi Moghadam; Ali Akbar Ghasemi-Soloklui

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 25-38


  A prevalent problem in pomegranate fruit is sun damage that decreases the quantity and quality of fruit. This study's objective was to evaluate the effect of different photo-selective shade net colors and shading percentages on growth traits and pomegranate fruit quality during two-years (2019 and 2020). ...  Read More

Review paper
Photoinhibition in Horticultural Crops: An Overview of the Effect of Light Quality and Signaling in the Underlying Photoprotection Mechanisms

Aida Shomali; Oksana Vladimirovna Lastochkina; Mohammad Mohammadian; Anshu Rastogi; Massimo Bosacchi; Tao li; Sasan Aliniaeifard

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 39-50


  Acclimation to the privilege lighting environment is an important step for survival of newly developed horticultural plants such as for transplants, tissue culture-generated plants and for mature plants when there is a change in the light intensity during the growth period or even during the course of ...  Read More

Research paper
Effect of Supplemental Light Quality and Season on Growth and Photosynthesis of Two Cultivars of Greenhouse Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.)

Mohammad Adibian; Yosef Hamidoghli; Sasan Aliniaeifard

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 51-66


  In the past decade, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), as a suitable replacement for many other types of light sources, have attracted lots of attention. Supplemental lighting improves growth and yield of greenhouse vegetables such as sweet pepper, cucumber and tomato in all-year round. In the present study, ...  Read More

Research paper
Effects of Supplemental Light Quality at the End of Day on Herb Production and some Phytochemical Properties of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis L.)

Fahimeh Aghakarim; Hassan Sarikhani; Ali Azizi

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 66-88


  Increasing day length during the short photoperiod in fall and winter is a beneficial means of increasing biomass production and altering plant morphology and phytochemistry. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of light quality at the end of the day (EoD) on the growth and phytochemical ...  Read More

Research paper
Morphological and Photosynthetic Responses of Kale (Brassica oleracea var. sabellica) Grown under Different Light Conditions

Nonna Fatima Hilot Abello; Pet Roey Lasquites Pascual; Jean Jannin Aleguin Alimento; Rodolfo Anulacion; Kent Marcial Catubis; Marciano Tangpos; Danny Carabio

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 89-96


  Kale, which has anti-cancer properties, is rich in nutrients and antioxidants. The increase in lifestyle diseases has encouraged the inclusion of Kale in healthy diets. Light plays a major role in plant growth. This study determined the effects on kale under different light conditions in terms of morphological, ...  Read More

Research paper
Interaction of Light Quality and EC of Nutrition Solution on Seedling Quality, Growth, and Physiology of Cucumber Seedlings

Naser Askari; Saber Gilani; Hossein Meighani; Amanollah Soleimani; Reza Ghahremani

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 97-112


  Optimizing light and nutrient circumstances has a key role in seedling quality and yield performance of cucumber seedling. The combined effects of light quality {blue (B), white [W; 41 % B, 39 % intermediate, and 20 % red (R)], RB [red (80 %) and blue (20%)], and R} and nutrient solution EC (1, 1.7, ...  Read More

Research paper
Impact of Light Quality on In Vitro Potato Microtubers Formation

Bayram Emin Develi; Natalia Miler

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, Pages 113-124


  In this present study, the influence of three-wide spectrum light-emitting diodes (LEDs), emitting warm light AP67 (moderate blue and red and low red:far-red), AP673L (high red and high red:far-red) and G2 (high red and low red:far-red) with different colours mixing blue, green, red and far-red was used ...  Read More