Original Article Plant Nutrition
1. 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

Original Article Olericulture
2. The response of Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.) to nitrogen levels and intra-row spacing in Debre Berhan Central Ethiopia

Gebremedhin Hailay; Awgchew Haymanot

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 105-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2099.1041

Abstract
  Purpose: Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.) is highly appreciated for its nutritional properties, year round availability, low cost and wide use. In central highlands of Ethiopia, Swiss chard has been producing in urban and peri-urban areas but limited information is available about its nutrition and planting ...  Read More

Original Article Food Science and Technology
3. Effect of chemical dips and packaging materials on quality and shelf life of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) in Kura, Nigeria

Munir Abba Dandago; Daniel T. Gungula; Hycenth Nahunnaro

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 117-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2054.1039

Abstract
  Purpose: Tomato postharvest losses are as high as 60% in Nigeria despite being 13th producer. This could be reduced when tomatoes were carefully treated and packaged. This research investigated the effects of chemical dips and packaging on storability of tomatoes. Research method: The research was a ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Pre-harvest bagging influences sunburn, cracking and quality of pomegranate fruits

Farzaneh Hamedi Sarkomi; Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 131-142

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2247.1044

Abstract
  Purpose: Quality loss is high in pomegranate due to physiological disorders occurred during growth and developmental stages of fruit in main production areas in Iran. Research method: we evaluated the effects of preharvest fruit bagging time (July and August), and bag color (white and brown) on sunburn, ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Effect of chitosan and thymol essential oil on quality maintenance and shelf life extension of peach fruits cv. ‘Zaferani’

Reza Rahimi; Babak ValizadehKaji; Ali Khadivi; Iman Shahrjerdi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 143-156

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2349.1048

Abstract
  Purpose: Peach is a climacteric fruit which have rapid ripening. An alternative to maintain quality and extend the shelf life of this fruit could be the use of edible coatings. Research Method: In the present study, the effect of three different coatings; 0.5% chitosan, 200 mg L-1 thymol essential oil ...  Read More

Short Communication Article Food Science and Technology
6. Effect of pre-treatments and drying methods on the quality attributes of dehydrated pineapple slices

Nasir Haqbeen; Vidya Sagar; Shalini Rudra; K. Prasad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 157-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1570.1025

Abstract
  Purpose: Pineapple fruit is a rich source of minerals and vitamins. Its shelf life is very short due to perishability characteristic. Research Method: In this research, the effect of pre-treatments on pineapple slices for its preservation and acceptability was studied. The pineapple slices were treated ...  Read More

Short Communication Article Plant Growth Regulators
7. 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