Volume 6 (2023)
Volume 5 (2022)
Volume 4 (2021)
Volume 3 (2020)
Volume 2 (2019)
Volume 1 (2018)

Journal Metrics: 

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Number of Volumes 7

Number of Issues 26

Number of Articles 224

Number of Contributors 585

Article View 146,885

PDF Download 126,153

PDF Download Per Article 563.18

Number of Reviewers 1261

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Number of Submissions 384

Accepted Submissions 224

Acceptance Rate (%) 58

Number of Indexing Databases 37

h-index Google = 15

i-10 index = 30

Citations = 933

ISC IF (2021) = Q2 = 0.226

MSRT (2023) = International

Peer Review Policy: Double Blind Peer Review

Submission to First Post-review Decision: 40 days

Frequency: Quarterly in March, June, September, and December

Open Access Journal Support

APC: Foreign Authors (No Publication Charge), Iranian Authors (2.000.000 Rials)

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Journal of Horticulture and Postharvest Research aims to provide a forum for original investigations in horticulture. The journal publishes original research, short communication and review articles which cover applied and theoretical aspects in all areas of horticulture - fruit growing, vegetable growing, ornamental and medicinal plants. Papers on biotechnology, breeding, plant stress and nutrition, postharvest physiology and technology are also welcome (Journal Scope).


Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
Maintaining quality of Lisbon lemon (Citrus limon) in cold storage using natural elicitors

Nasim Rastgoo; Somayeh Rastegar; Abbas Rohani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 99-114

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7125.1352

Abstract
  Purpose: Lemon (Citrus limon) is a highly important citrus species worldwide. However, its semi-tropical nature makes it susceptible to chilling, extensive research on postharvest treatments to preserve its quality under low temperatures. Research Method: The treatments included 500 μM melatonin ...  Read More

Original Article Pomology
Phenotypic diversity of some Iranian grape cultivars and genotypes (Vitis vinifera L.) using morpho-phenological, bunch and berry traits

Saiyed Mohammad Mahdi Mirfatah; Mousa Rasouli; Mansour Gholami; Abbas Mirzakhani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 115-140

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7165.1355

Abstract
  Purpose: Grape (Vitis vinifera L.) is one of the most important horticultural products that are grown in different parts of Iran and has high nutritional values. In this study, the genetic diversity of cultivars and genotypes of some vineyards of Markazi province were investigated for the preliminary ...  Read More

Original Article Biological Control
Investigating the antifungal effects of essential oils on Aspergillus sp. in strawberry (Fragaria ananassa Duchesne) fruit

Elham Adl; Mehdi Jahani; Mohammad Hossein Aminifard

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 141-154

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7065.1349

Abstract
  Purpose: The growing attention and interest in alternatives for chemical preservatives with natural types has led to numerous studies on essential oils and plant extracts. Strawberries, due to their high respiration and metabolic activity, and high water content, are highly sensitive to microbial contamination. ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
Effect of compost tea on the quality promotion of sweet corn (Zea mays var. Rugosa) in organic cultivation

Tanko Bako; Iliyasu Zubairu Ali; Junaid Aminu

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 155-170

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7362.1367

Abstract
  Purpose: A field experiment was designed to determine the effects of compost tea on the quality parameters of sweet corn produced without the use of mineral fertilizers. Research method: This research was conducted in the Taraba State University Teaching and Research Farm, Jalingo, Nigeria in 2023. The ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
Effect of biofertilizer inoculation on the growth and physiological traits of Red Angel and Wonderful pomegranate plantlets under salinity stress

Seyed Rasoul Ziatabar Ahmadi; Esmaeil Seifi; Feryal Varasteh; Vahid Akbarpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 171-182

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7168.1356

Abstract
  Purpose: The study aimed to explore the effects of biofertilizer inoculation on the growth and morphophysiological traits of Red Angel and Wonderful pomegranate cultivars under salinity stress. Research method: The experiment utilized a factorial design based on a completely randomized design with four ...  Read More

Original Article Pomology
Influence of hydrogel composite applications and irrigation intervals on the yield and fruit quality of Valencia orange ( Citrus sinensis L.) trees under semi-arid conditions

Waleed Fouad Abobatta; Sobhy Mohamed Khalifa

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 183-196

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7222.1362

Abstract
  Purpose: Under fluctuations in climatic conditions, sustaining production with excellent fruit quality is the main objective of citrus producers in the arid regions. This experiment was conducted on twelve-year-old Valencia orange trees (Citrus sinensis L) budded on Volkamer lemon rootstock (Citrus volkameriana), ...  Read More

Original Article Biotechnology and Tissue culture
Optimizing callus induction and analyzing in vitro phytochemicals in San Pedro cactus (Echinopsis pachanoi)

Habibeh Behnam; Azim Ghasemnezhad; Mahdi Alizadeh; Alireza Sadeghi Mahonak

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2024, Pages 197-212

https://doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2024.7199.1359

Abstract
  Purpose: The objective of the present study was to examine the impact of explant type and varying concentrations of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 6-Benzyladenine growth regulators on the San Pedro cactus callus morphological and biochemical characteristics. Research method: Four types of explants ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi Blanco): A review of postharvest physiology, quality management, processing and utilization

Majeed Mohammed; Lynda Wickham

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 199-218

https://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


Plant Nutrition
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 , September 2019, , Pages 95-104

https://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

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

Nida Firdous

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

https://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

Biotechnology and Tissue culture
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 , September 2018, , Pages 75-86

https://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

Plant Growth Regulators
Effect of plant growth regulators on control of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) corm dormancy

Somaye Amini; Seyed Mahdi Ziaratnia

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 167-176

https://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

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