Biotechnology and Tissue culture
1. An optimized protocol for in vitro propagation of Pyrus communis and Pyrus syriaca using apical-bud microcuttings

Mariem Lotfi; Chokri Bayoudh; Afifa Majdoub; Messaoud Mars

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2420.1055

Abstract
  Purpose: In Tunisia, pear cultivars are widely threatened by the attack of fire blight disease. Cultivation of tolerant cultivars is an effective control strategy for disease control. For this purpose, a reliable protocol was established for micropropagation of local Pyrus communis and Pyrus syriaca ...  Read More

Tropical Fruits
2. Variability of physicochemical properties of ‘Deglet Nour’ date fruits collected from different oases in Djerid Region, Tunisia

Rihab Taha; Ben Maachia Sihem; Sindic Marianne; Sahli Ali; Namsi Ahmed; Messaoud Mars

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 85-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2569.1066

Abstract
  Purpose: Quality and physical characteristics of date palm changes during growth and maturation stages of fruits in main production areas in the south of Tunisia. Research Method: The effect of season, ripening date and climatic conditions (temperature and relative humidity) on physicochemical characteristics ...  Read More