Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Silver nanoparticles produced by green synthesis using Citrus paradise peel inhibits Botrytis cinerea in vitro

Ramesh Faghihi; Kambiz Larijani; Vahid Abdossi; Pejman Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 151-160

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2540.1063

Abstract
  Purpose: Our objective was to undertake the green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Grapefruit (Citrus paradise) peel extract and evaluate the effects of silver nanoparticles on Botrytis cinerea. Research method: The silver nanoparticles formation was evaluated at different temperatures and concentrations ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. Essential oils to control Botrytis cinerea in vitro and in vivo on grape fruits

Mahdei Behshti; Mehdi Jahani; Mohmmad Hossein Aminifard; Seyyedeh Atefeh Hosseini

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 161-172

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2644.1079

Abstract
  Purpose: The effect of abusing chemical biocides in controlling pests and diseases has drawn the attention of policymakers to the development of methods potentially available in nature for this purpose. Research method: In the present study, the inhibitory effects of four different essential oils against ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. Effect of different packaging materials on quality and storability of osmotically dehydrated wild apricot fruit under ambient storage condition

Suneeta Singh

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 173-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2586.1069

Abstract
  Purpose: Wild apricot fruit is a rich source of carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Its shelf life is very short due to its perishability characteristics. High perishable nature, high acidity and low sugar content of wild apricot fruits are the major limitations for their utilization as fresh fruits. ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Improving food security in Iran: quantifying post-harvest rice losses

Zahra Ardakani; Simona D’Amico

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 183-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2747.1086

Abstract
  Purpose: Food is a basic need for human life. Ensuring food security requires guaranteeing adequate food availability, accessibility, and utilization along with the sustainability of the food system. Food availability can be improved by decreasing food losses. The goal of this study is to document the ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Effect of storage conditions and packaging material on postharvest quality attributes of strawberry

Samina Khalid; Maria Majeed; Muhammad Irfan Ullah; Muhammad Shahid; Abdur Rehman Riasat; Tahira Abbas; Hafiz Muhammad Aatif; Amjad Farooq

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 195-208

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2826.1093

Abstract
  Purpose: Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) is highly perishable fruit with a limited postharvest life at room temperature and is vulnerable to postharvest decay due to its high respiration rate, environmental stresses and pathogenic attacks.  Research method: To increase the postharvest life ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
6. Assessment of genetic diversity and relationships among tea genotypes in Iran based on RAPD and ISSR markers

Koorosh Falakro; Shahin Jahangirzadeh Khiavi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 209-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2832.1094

Abstract
  Purpose: Tea plant (Camellia sinensis L., O.Kuntze) is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverage crops worldwide. Although tea is important in Iran’s economy, little is known about the pattern of genetic variation among the various tea genotypes grown in Iran. Research method: The relationship ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Effects of ethanol and chitosan treatments on the quality and storage life of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch)

Anh T. Huynh; Ha V. H. Nguyen

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 221-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2837.1095

Abstract
  Purpose: Pretreatments of ethanol and chitosan immersion were examined for their potential to maintain physiochemical attributes of fresh cut pumpkin. Research method: Fresh cut pumpkin cubes were dipped into different ethanol solutions (20%, 30%, 40%, 50%) or chitosan concentrations (0.5%, 1%, 1.5%). ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
8. Assessment and ranking of new gladiolus hybrids in Iran

Mohammad Hossein Azimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 235-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2972.1112

Abstract
  Purpose: The aims of this research were to collect reliable information about economic traits, introducing superior genotypes for production, exportation and breeding programs in new hybrids of gladiolus. Research Method: 48 promising genotypes with 4 parents of gladiolus evaluated on the basis of a ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
9. Effects of different storage temperature conditions on ripening quality and shelf life of mango (Mangifera indica) fruits in Ghana

Moomin Abu; Nana Sakyiwa Olympio; Joseph Ofei Darko

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 245-256

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2846.1096

Abstract
  Purpose: Physiologically matured fruits of Haden, Kent, Palmer, and Keitt mango varieties were used for experiment. The fruits were held at ambient (29-31 oC) and simulated-transit temperature (10-13 oC) conditions. Quality which includes fruit firmness, weight, and spoilage, were assessed and used to ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Allelopathy
10. Assessment of allelopathic potential of Aphanamixis polystachya on selected field crops

Oly Bhowmik; Sabina Yeasmin; A K M Mominul Islam; Md. Parvez Anwar; Abdul Shukor Juraimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 (In Progress) , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 257-268

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3038.1117

Abstract
  Purpose: Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R.N. Parker, belonging to Meliaceae family is very well known for its medicinal properties. But its allelopathic potentiality not yet has been reported. Hence, aqueous extracts of different parts of Aphanamixis polystachya were examined to investigate their allelopathic ...  Read More