Research paper
1. Effect of Harvesting Stages and Nitrogen on Seed Quality and Yield of Jute Mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.)

David Kiprono Lelei Kiprono Rutto; Elizabeth Nabwile Nabwile Omami; Julius Onyango Onyango Ochuodho

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 315-326

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.305054.377

Abstract
  Production of high quality seeds in African leafy vegetables has not been practiced due to varying reasons including incorrect harvesting stages and fertilizer rates. Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.) pods do not ripen simultaneously and fruits left to dry on mother plant long before harvesting, which ...  Read More

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2. Effect of Organic Fertilizer and Irrigation Intervals on the Yield and Quality of Cherry Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon var. cerasiforme)

Md. Farid Hossain

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 327-334

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.303299.370

Abstract
  To investigate the effects of organic fertilizers and irrigation frequencies on yield and quality of cherry tomato an experiment was conducted using six fertilizer doses including control (no fertilizer), NPK fertilizer (urea at 300 kg, TSP 200 kg and MoP 250 kg), cow-dung at 5 t ha-1, cow-dung at 10 ...  Read More

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3. Composition and Antioxidant Activity of the Essential Oil from Achillea moschata Wulfen Growing in Valchiavenna and Valmalenco (Italian Central Alps)

Aldo Tava; Marcello Iriti; Sara Vitalini

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 335-341

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.303250.372

Abstract
  Achillea moschata Wulfen (Asteraceae) is an endemic species growing on the Alps and traditionally used in several medicinal remedies. For its aromatic properties, it is also collected for food purposes. Chemical content and biological activity of A. moschata oil are not extensively studied. We investigated ...  Read More

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4. Molecular Characterization of Zhumeria majdea Iranian Germplasms Using ISSR Markers

Leila Baghazadeh Daryaii; Davood Samsampour; Abdolnabi Bagheri; Majid Askari Seyahooei; Mojdeh Raam

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 343-352

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.296060.335

Abstract
  Investigating genetic diversity in plant species provides a platform for further insight in plant breeding and conservation. Therefore, in the present study genetic diversity of 13 geographically isolated genotypes of Zhumeria majdea, as a seriously endangered medicine plant growing exclusively in Hormozgan ...  Read More

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5. Piriformospora indica Culture Filtrate and Biofertilizer (Nitrokara) Promote Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) Growth and Morpho-physiological Traits in an Aeroponic System and Soil Culture

Afsaneh Rashnoo; Zahra Movahedi; Majid Rostami; Mehdi Ghabooli

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 353-363

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.292414.324

Abstract
  In two independent experiments, acclimatized chicory plants were transferred into an aeroponic system and to the soil. Then, the effects of biofertilizer (Nitrokara) and culture filtrate of Piriformospora indica were investigated on some plant characteristics in both aeroponic and soil cultivation system ...  Read More

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6. Simultaneous Optimization of Water Usage Efficiency and Yield of Cucumber Planted in a Columnar Aeroponic System

Amin Reza Jamshidi; Ahmad Ghazanfari Moghaddam; Fatameh Mozafari Ghoraba

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 365-375

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.291788.323

Abstract
  The development of aeroponic cultivation technology has led to more efficient use of water and plant nutrients for producing high quality agricultural commodities. In this research, cucumbers were grown in columnar aeroponic systems for nine weeks and the effect of spraying rate and spraying duration ...  Read More

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7. Cluster and Berry Characteristics of Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) as Influenced by Thinning Agents and Gibberrelic Acid Applications

Hesamaddin Afshari-Jafarbigloo; Saeid Eshghi; Ali Gharaghani

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 377-385

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.201718.108

Abstract
  Some cultivars of grapevine have very compact cluster which adversely affect its quality and marketability. ‘Yaghouti’ is a commercial early table grape cultivar that has very compact clusters. The present study was conducted to assess the effects of mechanical and chemical thinning as well ...  Read More

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8. Investigation of Phytochemical Variability, Antioxidant Activity and Ecological Conditions of Native Iranian Glycyrrhiza glabra L.

Ghasem Eghlima; Azizollah Kheiry; Mohsen Sanikhani; Javad Hadian; Mitra Aelaei; Samad Nejad Ebrahimi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 387-400

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.287117.314

Abstract
  Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) as a strategic and highly valuable medicinal plant in Iran with numerous beneficial pharmaceutical properties contributes substantially to Iranian herbs exports. In the present study, a variation on the phytochemical and antioxidant activity of 25 populations of valuable ...  Read More