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Peer Review Policy: Double Blind Peer Review; Language: English; Final Decision: 30-90 days; Publication: 45-90 days; Open Access Journal Support; APC: Foreign Authors (No Publication Charge), Iranian Authors (2.000.000 Rials); Authors' Published Articles: From 25 countries so far.

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Forthcoming Special Issues (2021)

  • Plant Nutrition in Horticulture
  • Fresh-Cut Products

Submission period for 2021 special issues: 1 April - 30 November 2020



Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Silver nanoparticles produced by green synthesis using Citrus paradise peel inhibits Botrytis cinerea in vitro

Ramesh Faghihi; Kambiz Larijani; Vahid Abdossi; Pejman Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 151-160

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2540.1063

Abstract
  Purpose: Our objective was to undertake the green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Grapefruit (Citrus paradise) peel extract and evaluate the effects of silver nanoparticles on Botrytis cinerea. Research method: The silver nanoparticles formation was evaluated at different temperatures and concentrations ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. Essential oils to control Botrytis cinerea in vitro and in vivo on grape fruits

Mahdei Behshti; Mehdi Jahani; Mohmmad Hossein Aminifard; Seyyedeh Atefeh Hosseini

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 161-172

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2644.1079

Abstract
  Purpose: The effect of abusing chemical biocides in controlling pests and diseases has drawn the attention of policymakers to the development of methods potentially available in nature for this purpose. Research method: In the present study, the inhibitory effects of four different essential oils against ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. Effect of different packaging materials on quality and storability of osmotically dehydrated wild apricot fruit under ambient storage condition

Suneeta Singh

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 173-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2586.1069

Abstract
  Purpose: Wild apricot fruit is a rich source of carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Its shelf life is very short due to its perishability characteristics. High perishable nature, high acidity and low sugar content of wild apricot fruits are the major limitations for their utilization as fresh fruits. ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Improving food security in Iran: quantifying post-harvest rice losses

Zahra Ardakani; Simona D’Amico

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 183-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2747.1086

Abstract
  Purpose: Food is a basic need for human life. Ensuring food security requires guaranteeing adequate food availability, accessibility, and utilization along with the sustainability of the food system. Food availability can be improved by decreasing food losses. The goal of this study is to document the ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Effect of storage conditions and packaging material on postharvest quality attributes of strawberry

Samina Khalid; Maria Majeed; Muhammad Irfan Ullah; Muhammad Shahid; Abdur Rehman Riasat; Tahira Abbas; Hafiz Muhammad Aatif; Amjad Farooq

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 195-208

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2826.1093

Abstract
  Purpose: Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) is highly perishable fruit with a limited postharvest life at room temperature and is vulnerable to postharvest decay due to its high respiration rate, environmental stresses and pathogenic attacks.  Research method: To increase the postharvest life ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
6. Assessment of genetic diversity and relationships among tea genotypes in Iran based on RAPD and ISSR markers

Koorosh Falakro; Shahin Jahangirzadeh Khiavi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 209-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2832.1094

Abstract
  Purpose: Tea plant (Camellia sinensis L., O.Kuntze) is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverage crops worldwide. Although tea is important in Iran’s economy, little is known about the pattern of genetic variation among the various tea genotypes grown in Iran. Research method: The relationship ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Effects of ethanol and chitosan treatments on the quality and storage life of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch)

Anh T. Huynh; Ha V. H. Nguyen

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 221-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2837.1095

Abstract
  Purpose: Pretreatments of ethanol and chitosan immersion were examined for their potential to maintain physiochemical attributes of fresh cut pumpkin. Research method: Fresh cut pumpkin cubes were dipped into different ethanol solutions (20%, 30%, 40%, 50%) or chitosan concentrations (0.5%, 1%, 1.5%). ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
8. Assessment and ranking of new gladiolus hybrids in Iran

Mohammad Hossein Azimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 235-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2972.1112

Abstract
  Purpose: The aims of this research were to collect reliable information about economic traits, introducing superior genotypes for production, exportation and breeding programs in new hybrids of gladiolus. Research Method: 48 promising genotypes with 4 parents of gladiolus evaluated on the basis of a ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
9. Effects of different storage temperature conditions on ripening quality and shelf life of mango (Mangifera indica) fruits in Ghana

Moomin Abu; Nana Sakyiwa Olympio; Joseph Ofei Darko

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 245-256

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2846.1096

Abstract
  Purpose: Physiologically matured fruits of Haden, Kent, Palmer, and Keitt mango varieties were used for experiment. The fruits were held at ambient (29-31 oC) and simulated-transit temperature (10-13 oC) conditions. Quality which includes fruit firmness, weight, and spoilage, were assessed and used to ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Allelopathy
10. Assessment of allelopathic potential of Aphanamixis polystachya on selected field crops

Oly Bhowmik; Sabina Yeasmin; A K M Mominul Islam; Md. Parvez Anwar; Abdul Shukor Juraimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 257-268

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3038.1117

Abstract
  Purpose: Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R.N. Parker, belonging to Meliaceae family is very well known for its medicinal properties. But its allelopathic potentiality not yet has been reported. Hence, aqueous extracts of different parts of Aphanamixis polystachya were examined to investigate their allelopathic ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
11. The investigation of genetic diversity based on SCoT markers, morphological, and chemical characters in tea (Camellia sinensis L.) clones

Sanam Safaei Chaeikar; Koorosh Falakro; Mehdi Rahimi; Shahin Jahangirzadeh khiavi; Masoumeh Ashourpour

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 269-284

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2848.1097

Abstract
  Purpose: Tea is one of the earliest caffeinated non-alcoholic drinks produced from the tip of young shoots. Evaluation of genetic diversity of clones that existed in tea germplasm can be a help to improve the tea breeding program. Research Method: The genetic diversity of 9 tea clones based on morphological, ...  Read More

Review Article Plant Stress
12. Impact of Ultraviolet-B radiation based on altitude on photosynthetic efficiency, growth performance and crop yield: a review

Simeneh Tamrat Alemu; Habtamu Gebre

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 285-296

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2885.1102

Abstract
  Purpose: Ultraviolet-B radiation was inducing enormous stress at highland and coldest area since it increases more than 40% at highland when we compare with lowland. Therefore, this review aims to assess and depict impacts of Ultraviolet-B radiation on photosynthetic efficiency, growth performance, and ...  Read More

Original Article Food Science and Technology
13. Enhancing high throughput sequencing unveils changes in bacterial communities during ready-to-eat lettuce spoilage

Igor Hernandez; Begoña Alfaro; Naiara Rodriguez-Ezpeleta

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 297-310

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3029.1115

Abstract
  Purpose: Spoilage flora is critical in vegetal ready to eat (RTE) product shelf-life and selecting efficient spoilage control technologies depends on the microorganisms present. This manuscript describes the evolution of the bacteriome of Batavia RTE lettuce, from fresh lettuce up to completely spoiled ...  Read More

Review Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
14. Review of the agro-ecology, phytochemistry, postharvest technology and utilization of moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.)

Puran Bridgemohan; Anushka Goordeen; Majeed Mohammed; Ronell S. H. Bridgemohan

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 311-332

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3037.1116

Abstract
  Purpose: This paper provides an in-depth critical review and analysis of current and recent research undertaken on the agro-ecology, photochemistry, postharvest physiology and utilization of Moringa oleifera Lam. Findings: This treatise provided a comprehensive review of current and relevant ...  Read More

Original Article Food Science and Technology
15. Optimising drying conditions for maximum nutritional quality and bioactivity of Cucurbita pepo L var. fastigata flesh and seeds

Nulu Nansikombi; John H. Muyonga; Yusuf B. Byaruhanga

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 333-346

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2998.1113

Abstract
  Purpose: Transformation of pumpkin flesh and seeds into dry flours increases their shelf stability and versatility. This study sought to optimise drying conditions for production of flour with high nutritional and nutraceutical value from flesh and seeds of C. pepo L var. fastigata using Response Surface ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Influence of edible coatings on postharvest quality of fresh Chinese jujube fruits during refrigerated storage

Farid Moradinezhad; Azam Naeimi; Homayoun Farhangfar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1119.1002

Abstract
  Jujube fruits have a short shelf life due to its perishable nature. Preservation of jujube quality is a big challenge. Edible coatings have been used for centuries in the food industry as an effective method to preserve food products, enhance shelf life and prevent loss of firmness and moisture in fresh ...  Read More

Biotechnology and Tissue culture
2. In vitro propagation of Tunisian local garlic (Allium sativum L.) from shoot tip culture

Chadha Ayed; Chokri Bayoudh; Awatef Rhimi; Najla Mezghani; Faouzi Haouala; Bouthaina AL Mohandes Dridi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 75-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1457.1016

Abstract
  Purpose: Tunisian garlic is widely threatened by the attack of several viruses genus. For this purpose, a reliable protocol was established for rapid in vitro propagation of local garlic (Allium sativum L.) cultivars for large-scale production of virus-free plants and high quality bulblets. ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. A novel edible coating for apple fruits

Behnam Jahanshahi; Azam Jafari; Mohammad Reza Vazifeshenas; Jalal Gholamnejad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 63-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1186.1009

Abstract
  Edible coatings are an environmentally friendly technology that is applied to many products to control moisture transfer, soluble and aromatic materials, gas exchange or oxidation processes. The objective of this research was to study the effect of tragacanth gum at the concentrations of 0, 5, 10, and ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Effect of short-term high CO2 treatment on quality and shelf life of button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) at refrigerated storage

Afsane Hosseini; Farid Moradinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 37-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1198.1006

Abstract
  Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus L.) is marketed for its unique flavor and benefits. The shelf life of fresh button mushroom is limited and its quality decreases rapidly during storage mainly due to high respiration rate. Postharvest changes of browning of the cap, softening of tissues, moisture loss ...  Read More

Plant Nutrition
5. Effects of organic and inorganic fertilizers, and mulching on growth and yield of cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.)

Saleha Farjana; Md Ashraful Islam; Tamanna Haque

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 95-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2119.1042

Abstract
  Purpose: Cabbage is important fresh vegetable crop in most of the countries of the world. The experiment was conducted to evaluate the growth and yield of cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata L. cv. Atlas-70) as influenced by organic and inorganic fertilizers, and mulching. Research methods: The ...  Read More

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