Original Article Plant Stress
1. Ultraviolet-B, end of day light and exclusion effect on photosynthetic efficiency of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) based on altitude

Simeneh Tamrat Alemu; Amsalu Gobena Roro

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2882.1101

Abstract
  Purpose: herbaceous dicot plants mainly sweet potato is highly affected by UV-B and light quality based on altitude. Therefore, this study will give insights on the effect of UV-B and light quality on photosynthetic efficiency of sweet potato based on Altitude. Research method: The experimental design ...  Read More

Original Article Medicinal Plants
2. Effect of some Yew endophytes on vegetative growth and phytochemical variation of Stevia rebaudiana B.

Azim Ghasemnezhad; Madeh Ahmadi; Arezu Frouzy

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 11-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2783.1090

Abstract
  Purpose: Due the importance of taxol and based on the confirmed role of certain endophytes of Yew tree in the production of this vital compound, the present study was designed to investigate the effect of isolated endophytic fungi on vegetative and qualitative characteristics of stevia plant. Research ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
3. Induced changes by NaCl-Seed priming in Dracocephalum moldavica plants upon salinity

Fatemeh Sheikh Abol-hasani; Parto Roshandel

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 29-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2798.1092

Abstract
  Purpose: To evaluate the effects of NaCl priming to increase salt tolerance in Dracocephalum moldavica L. an experiment was conducted as factorial based on completely randomized design at Shahrekord University. Research method: Seeds of medicinal plant D. moldavica were primed with NaCl (1 M/ for 24 ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
4. Physiological, chemical and growth responses of summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.) to boron under greenhouse conditions

Farid Moradinezhad; Soheyla Hajizadegan; Mohammad Hassan Sayyari; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 43-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2464.1057

Abstract
  Purpose: Boron toxicity is an important factor, which reduces crop productivity, quality and medicinal characteristics around the world. Research method: This research was conducted to investigate the effect of different boron (B) concentrations on growth, chemical and physiological characteristics of ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
5. Evaluation of salt (NaCl) tolerance in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) cultivars

Seyedeh Laleh Alavi; Nasser Abbaspour

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 53-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2738.1084

Abstract
  Purpose: Soil salinity is a prevalent abiotic stress that adversely affects crop productivity worldwide. Salinity is an environmental stress that limits growth and development in fruits and vegetables due to increasing osmotic pressure, imbalancing of nutrients and toxicity of some special ions. Tomato ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
6. Alleviation of salt stress in lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) by plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria

Farhad Azarmi-Atajan; Mohammad Hassan Sayyari-Zohan

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 67-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3013.1114

Abstract
  Purpose: The effect of Pseudomonas sp. rhizobacteria as plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) in alleviating salt stress in the lettuce plant was studied under greenhouse condition. Research Method: The experiment was conducted following a completely randomized design with three replicates. The ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
7. Chlorophyll fluorescence response of ‘Yusef Khani’ and ‘Malas-e-Yazdi’ pomegranate varieties under salinity stress

Seyyedeh Atefeh Hosseini; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 79-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2913.1107

Abstract
  Purpose: The present research was done to evaluate the responses of ‘Yusef Khani’ (Y) and ‘Malas-e-Yazdi’ (M) Iranian pomegranates to salt stress under field conditions. Research method: Treatments included different salinized water (EC=1.05 as control, 4.61 and 7.46 dS m–1) ...  Read More

Short Communication Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
8. Effect of low temperatures on the storage life of two Samoan breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) cultivars

Seeseei Molimau-Samasoni; Veronica Vaavia; Ron B. H. Wills

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 91-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2912.1106

Abstract
  Purpose: Breadfruit is a tropical climacteric fruit consumed as an unripe starchy vegetable hence export requires some postharvest technology to inhibit ripening during marketing.  Research in the Caribbean found storage at 12 °C was optimal to delay ripening without fruit developing chilling ...  Read More

Review Article Olericulture
9. A review on challenges and prospects of potato (Solanum tuberosum) production systems in Rwanda

Flavien Shimira; Fabrice Afloukou; Festus Maniriho

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 97-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2854.1099

Abstract
  Purpose: Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is an important food and cash crop globally, particularly in Rwanda whereby it is ranked fourth most grown food crops after banana, sweet potato and cassava. The purpose of this review study is to analyze and understand potato yield production systems in Rwanda and ...  Read More

Review Article Plant Stress
10. Ecophysiology of anaerobiosis stress due to flood and waterlogging in rice

Puran Bridgemohan; Majeed Mohammed; Ronell S. H. Bridgemohan; Zareef Mohammed

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 113-128

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2962.1110

Abstract
  Purpose: Significant research on yield improvement of wetland rice provided a greater understanding of stress physiology, but less on ecophysiology of anaerobiosis stress. This paper explores soil conditions that exist because of waterlogging and submergence, reviews the current research of the effect ...  Read More

Review Article Tropical Fruits
11. Virus and virus-like diseases of citrus in West-Africa: an overview

Fabrice Afloukou; Laurence Dossou; Valerien Zinsou

Volume 3, Special Issue - Abiotic and Biotic Stresses - (In Progress) , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 129-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2966.1120

Abstract
  Purpose: In sub-Sahara Africa, citrus is mainly cultivated in the coastal countries. It plays important nutritional and socio-economical roles by providing vitamins and minerals to consumers and cash to farmers. The crop is being challenged by many constraints. The purpose of this review is to inventory ...  Read More