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 Forthcoming Special Issues (2021)

  • Recent Advances in Saffron (Innovation and Excellence)
  • Plant Nutrition in Horticulture
  • Fresh-Cut Products

Submission Period for Special Issues: 1 April 2020 - 20 March 2021


Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Combined effect of low temperature and thickness of polypropylene package on shelf life and quality of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Md. Saidee Rahman; Md. Kamrul Hassan; Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Md. Sohanur Rahman; Mst. Mishu Akther

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3376.1144

Abstract
  Purpose: An experiment was conducted to determine a suitable thickness of polypropylene bag as a package and appropriate storage temperature that will enhance an extended shelf life and quality of oyster mushroom. Research method: The experiment consisted of eight treatments under two factors (temperature ...  Read More

Original Article Food Science and Technology
2. Effect of different drying methods and storage on proximate and mineral composition of fluted pumpkin leaf, Telfairia occidentalis Hook f.

Olusola Michael Obembe; Durojaye Olanrewaju Ojo; Kayode David Ileke

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 15-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3414.1145

Abstract
  Purpose: The leaves of Telfairia occidentalis is affected by the various methods of drying and storage employed after harvest. This research work is therefore designed to determining the best drying method for the preservation of Telfairia occidentalis using the mineral and proximate constituents as ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. Combination effect of citric acid and hot water treatment on the quality of pulp and pericarp of rambutan fruit

Alex Guimarães Sanches; Ricardo Patrese Jorge Repolho; Edmarcos Xavier dos Santos; Keila Sousa Lima; Carlos Alberto Martins Cordeiro

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 25-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3522.1153

Abstract
  Purpose: The oxidation of pericarp is the main one that affects the quality and acceptance of rambutan by consumers, thus, this study aimed to evaluate the isolated and combined effect of hot water and citric acid on the postharvest quality of pericarp and pulp of rambutan stored under refrigeration. ...  Read More

Combination effect of citric acid and hot water treatment on the quality of pulp and pericarp of rambutan fruit


Original Article Biological Control
4. Chitinase production by Fusarium species in Iran

Maryam Afsarzadeh Laien; Abbas Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 37-50

Abstract
  Purpose: Chitin is a structural, long_chain polysaccharide of N-acetylglucosamine subunits with beta 1,4 glycosylated bonds and the second post-cellulose polysaccharide in nature. Chitinases enzymes are capable of degrading chitin, plays essential roles in the decomposition of chitinous wastes, can be ...  Read More

Chitinase production by Fusarium species in Iran


Original Article Olericulture
5. Effects of different tillage systems on the emergence of okra in Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria

Ezekiel Ambo Mamai; Tanko Bako; Danasabe Dinvala P.

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 51-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3425.1147

Abstract
  Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the effect of different tillage methods on the emergence of okra. Research method: The study was carried out at the teaching and research farm of the Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State in July 2018. Tillage treatments in the study were no-tillage, disc plowing, ...  Read More

Original Article Stored Products
6. Effects of chlorpyriphos on the alpha-amylase activity in the in vivo and in vitro conditions: Case study: Sitophilus oryzea

Mohammad Saadati; Zahra Rafiei

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 63-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3343.1142

Abstract
  Purpose: Insect-insecticide interaction, as a dynamic system, increases our knowledge to improve chemical application. Although modes of action in the most insecticides is obvious (direct action) but the other targets which may be affected after treatment are not determined (indirect action). In this ...  Read More

Review Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi Blanco): A review of postharvest physiology, quality management, processing and utilization

Majeed Mohammed; Lynda Wickham

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 73-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3673.1164

Abstract
  Purpose: This paper provides an in-depth critical review and analysis of recent research undertaken to optimize quality during harvesting, postharvest handling, processing and utilization of breadnut (Artocarpus camansi Blanco). Findings: This treatise provided a comprehensive review on the significance ...  Read More

Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi Blanco): A review of postharvest physiology, quality management, processing and utilization


Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
8. Genetic diversity of country bean (Lablab purpureus) genotypes collected from the coastal regions of Bangladesh

M. M. Rahman Shibli; M. Golam Rasul; A. K. M. Aminul Islam; M. M. H. Saikat; M. Moynul Haque

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 93-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3282.1135

Abstract
  Sixty one country bean genotypes collected from the coastal region of Bangladesh and were evaluated for the genetic divergence of yield and yield traits. Research method: Divergence analysis was performed by Mahalanobis D2 statistics using Genstat 4.2 program. Findings: The results of the univariate ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
9. Evaluation of heterosis and important traits in new hybrids of Iris germanica in F1

Mohammad Hossein Azimi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 105-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3539.1154

Abstract
  Purpose: The purposes of this research were to assess important traits and heterosis and to introduce superior hybrids of Iris germanica.Research method: 28 hybrids and seven parents of Iris rhizomatous were evaluated. The experiment was carried out in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with three ...  Read More

Original Article Biotechnology and Tissue culture
10. In vitro multiplication and rooting of GF677 rootstock

Mohammad Matani Borkheyli; Seied Mehdi Miri; Amrollah Nabigol

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 117-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3608.1157

Abstract
  Purpose: Micropropagation of GF677 rootstock, the most widely clonal rootstock used in peach orchards, is an important method for large-scale production of disease-free plants. In this research, effects of media, plant growth regulators and carbohydrates in order to optimize the efficient micropropagation ...  Read More

In vitro multiplication and rooting of GF677 rootstock


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

Plant Nutrition
3. 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

Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. 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

Plant Growth Regulators
5. Effect of plant growth regulators on control of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) corm dormancy

Somaye Amini; Seyed Mahdi Ziaratnia

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 167-176

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2383.1050

Abstract
  Purpose: Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) is a valuable medicinal plant with a short flowering period. Its flowering management can be useful for the production of saffron in a farm or controlled condition. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of plant growth regulators (PGRs) on saffron ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
1. Effect of Indol-3-butyric acid associated with Bacillus subtilis bacteria on rooting of some prunus spp rootstock hardwood cuttings

Festus Maniriho; Mehmet Aşkin; Hatice Serdar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3335.1141

Abstract
  Purpose: To enhance the rooting ability of Prunus rootstocks byIndol-3-butyric acid (IBA) hormone associated with bacillus subtilis bacteriain greenhouse conditions. Research Method: Every 20 cuttings of each cultivar were dipped into either powder or liquid IBA with or without Bacillus subitilis. Afterward, ...  Read More

Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
2. Effects of storage temperature on the quality of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch) treated with ethanol and chitosan

Anh T. Huynh; Ha V. H. Nguyen

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3318.1140

Abstract
  Purpose: This investigation focused on the most suitable temperature for fresh- cut pumpkin with harmonization between benefits and drawbacks. Research method: Fresh-cut pumpkin cubes were pre–treated with 30% ethanol and 1% chitosan, then stored for 15 days at different temperatures (5 °C ...  Read More

Effects of storage temperature on the quality of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch) treated with ethanol and chitosan


Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
3. Quality improvement and shelf life extension of minimally fresh-cut mango fruit using chemical preservatives

Farid Moradinezhad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3456.1151

Abstract
  Purpose: Mango is an invaluable and climacteric fruit with a short shelf life. Minimally fresh‐cut mango fruit market is growing very fast, particularly in Europe and the United States, and recently in Asian countries and the Middle East. Consumers demand high quality in fresh-cut fruit. Research method: ...  Read More

Quality improvement and shelf life extension of minimally fresh-cut mango fruit using chemical preservatives


Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
4. Characterization and evaluation of Tunisian pomegranate quality during storage as ready to eat arils

Ben Amara Mouna; Amodio Maria Luisa; Colelli Giancarlo; Ben Abda Jameleddine

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3696.1170

Abstract
  Purpose: Ready to eat arils can be a value-added product as an alternative use for the whole pomegranate fruit by offering more convenience to the consumer. Recently, the diffusion of local cultivars with typical and unique quality characteristics will offer new opportunities for the fresh international ...  Read More

Review Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Significance of edible coating in mitigating postharvest losses of tomatoes in Pakistan: a review

Nida Firdous

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3469.1152

Abstract
  Purpose: Tomato, being a climacteric and soft textured fruit, faces many challenges in postharvest life, and many factors influence its quality during storage. It faces price fluctuation in Pakistan due to postharvest losses. This review focuses on intensive research in recent years regarding edible ...  Read More

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