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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 Plant Allelopathy
1. Seedling growth of selected field crop species as influenced by Jatropha curcas extract

A K M Mominul Islam; Md Azhiat-ul-Haque Hia; Md Anwarul Abedin; Md Jewel Alam; Md Parvez Anwar; A K M Aminul Islam

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3192.1128

Abstract
  Purpose: The experiment was conducted to investigate into the allelopathic potential of the aqueous extracts of different parts of Jatropha curcuson seven selected field crop species. Research method: The leaf, stem, bark, twig, root, pericarp, seed and oilcake extracts of J. curcus at four different ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
2. Response of Oasian and exotic pepper (Capsicum spp.) cultivars from Tunisia to salt stress at germination and early seedling stages

Rabeb El khaldi; Dhaouadi Latifa; Besser Houda

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 13-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3200.1129

Abstract
  Purpose: In Oasis areas, salinity becomes a real threat for sustainable agricultural production, and with the introduction of non-native varieties, salinity pressure is more expressed and has harmful outcomes to the local ecosystem and biodiversity. In this context the present study was conducted ...  Read More

Original Article Biotechnology and Tissue culture
3. PCR-RFLP analyses of chloroplast DNA in some cultivated tea (Camellia sp.) genotypes

Shahin Jahangirzadeh Khiavi; Koorosh Falakro; Sanam Safaei Chaeikar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 25-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3116.1121

Abstract
  Purpose: A significant number of genetic resources of Camellia sinensis and its allied genotypes have been collected and preserved in Iran TRC. Information about them is mostly based on morphological data. Research method: PCR-RFLP technique and morphological characters were used for the identification ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Changes in organoleptic and biochemical characteristics of mango fruits treated with calcium chloride in hot water

Md. Anowar Hossain; Md. Masud Rana; Md. Salim Uddin; Yoshinobu Kimura

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 37-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3191.1127

Abstract
  Purpose: In Bangladesh,mango fruit supply is limited in the local market as well as for export due to its short self-life and susceptibility to post-harvest diseases. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of CaCl2 in hot water on organoleptic and biochemical characteristics of mango fruits for extension ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Commodity system assessment on postharvest handling, storage and marketing of maize (Zea mays) in Nigeria, Rwanda and Punjab, India

Munir Abba Dandago; Lisa Kitinoja; Nura Abdullahi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 51-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3297.1136

Abstract
  Purpose: Maize output is decreasing in developing countries due to poor postharvest management despite the huge investments. The study is aimed at identifying and quantifying sources and causes of postharvest losses from farm to retail and suggest appropriate interventions for reducing these losses. ...  Read More

Short Communication Article Plant Stress
6. Influence of low-temperature stress on the production of zearalenone by three Fusarium species in vitro

Mohammad Seirafinia; Arash Omidi; Aria Rasooli; Mehdi Mohebbi; Saeed Hoseinzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 63-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3309.1137

Abstract
  Purpose: Comparison and determination of ZEN production capacity of F. oxysporum, F. graminearum, and F. solani. The influence of low temperature stress and incubation time on the production of ZEN was also investigated. Research Method: Production of ZEN was evaluated by incubating media cultures at ...  Read More

Review Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Post-harvest losses in different fresh produces and vegetables in Pakistan with particular focus on tomatoes

Nida Firdous

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 71-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3168.1125

Abstract
  Purpose: International agencies have advocated that monitoring food security and world food resources are necessary to meet the needs of growing populations and to minimize postharvest losses. This paper focuses on the biochemical and physiological bases of changes that causes post-harvest losses and ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
8. Relation of harvesting time on physicochemical properties of Haden, Kent, Palmer and Keitt mango varieties for export and local markets

Abu Moomin; Lawrence Dzarkwei Abbey; Nelson Kobla Amey

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 87-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3170.1126

Abstract
  Purpose: Fruit ages (early, mid, and late harvest stages) of Haden, Kent, Palmer, and Keitt mango varieties were determined through age-control and established for physiological (early harvest) and eat-ripeness stages (mid and late harvests). This was followed by determining physicochemical properties ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
9. Effects of storage temperature on postharvest physico-chemical attributes of nano-chitosan coated strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.)

Duyen Huu Huong Nguyen; Ha Vu Hong Nguyen

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 101-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3317.1139

Abstract
  Purpose: Recently, there are researches showed positive effects of nano-chitosan in prolonging the postharvest quality and shelf life of strawberry, however, influences of storage temperatures on the nano-chitosan coated fruit have been overlooked. Therefore, in this work, changes of physiological traits ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
10. Effect of tea seed oil on post-harvest quality of Moro blood orange

Mohamad Firozi; MohamadEsmail Amiri; Ehsan Kahneh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 115-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3355.1143

Abstract
  Purpose: The use of natural and organic products increases to produce a healthy product free of pollutants. Tea seeds contain 15-20% oil, which used as edible oil and an organic pesticide. In previous years, these seeds were used to produce tea seedlings. But now, cuttings are used for tea propagation ...  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

Plant Nutrition
4. 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

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 Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. 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

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

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 Fresh-Cut Produce
3. 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
4. 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 Food Science and Technology
5. 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

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

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
6. 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

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

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
7. Chitinase production by Fusarium species in Iran

Maryam Afsarzadeh Laien; Abbas Mohammadi

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

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
8. Effects of different tillage systems on the emergence of okra in Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria

Ezekiel Ambo Mamai; Tanko Bako; Danasabe Dinvala P.

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

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
9. Effects of chlorpyriphos on the alpha-amylase activity in the in vivo and in vitro conditions: Case study: Sitophilus oryzea

Mohammad Saadati; Zahra Rafiei

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

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

Majeed Mohammed; Lynda Wickham

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 November 2020

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


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