Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
1. Effects of storage temperature on the quality of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch) treated with ethanol and chitosan

Anh T. Huynh; Ha V. H. Nguyen

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3318.1140

Abstract
  Purpose: This investigation focused on the most suitable temperature for fresh- cut pumpkin with harmonization between benefits and drawbacks. Research method: Fresh-cut pumpkin cubes were pre–treated with 30% ethanol and 1% chitosan, then stored for 15 days at different temperatures (5 °C ...  Read More

Effects of storage temperature on the quality of minimally processed pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch) treated with ethanol and chitosan


Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
2. Quality improvement and shelf life extension of minimally fresh-cut mango fruit using chemical preservatives

Farid Moradinezhad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3456.1151

Abstract
  Purpose: Mango is an invaluable and climacteric fruit with a short shelf life. Minimally fresh‐cut mango fruit market is growing very fast, particularly in Europe and the United States, and recently in Asian countries and the Middle East. Consumers demand high quality in fresh-cut fruit. Research method: ...  Read More

Quality improvement and shelf life extension of minimally fresh-cut mango fruit using chemical preservatives


Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
3. Characterization and evaluation of Tunisian pomegranate quality during storage as ready to eat arils

Ben Amara Mouna; Amodio Maria Luisa; Colelli Giancarlo; Ben Abda Jameleddine

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3696.1170

Abstract
  Purpose: Ready to eat arils can be a value-added product as an alternative use for the whole pomegranate fruit by offering more convenience to the consumer. Recently, the diffusion of local cultivars with typical and unique quality characteristics will offer new opportunities for the fresh international ...  Read More

Review Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Significance of edible coating in mitigating postharvest losses of tomatoes in Pakistan: a review

Nida Firdous

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3469.1152

Abstract
  Purpose: Tomato, being a climacteric and soft textured fruit, faces many challenges in postharvest life, and many factors influence its quality during storage. It faces price fluctuation in Pakistan due to postharvest losses. This review focuses on intensive research in recent years regarding edible ...  Read More

Original Article Fresh-Cut Produce
5. Effect of modified atmosphere packaging on storability and quality attributes of fresh-cut cowpea (Vigna unguiculata [L.] Walp)

Sridevi Roopnarine; Majeed Mohammed

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3961.1187

Abstract
  Purpose: Increasing demand for pre-packaged fresh-cut cowpea based on nutritional content, convenience and ready-to–use attributes is limited due to its highly perishable nature. Research method: Two experiments were conducted to investigate the shelf life and storability of fresh-cut cowpea. Fresh-cut ...  Read More

Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
6. Impact of exogenous arginine, cysteine and methionine on the postharvest senescence of six green leafy vegetables

Muhammad Sohail; Ron B. H. Wills; Michael C. Bowyer; Penta Pristijono

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3844.1180

Abstract
  Purpose: This study examined the efficacy of aqueous dips containing the amino acids, L-arginine, L-cysteine and L-methionine, to inhibit the senescence of six leafy green vegetables pak choy, coriander, choy sum, spinach, parsley and rocket. Research method: Pak choy was dipped in amino acid solutions ...  Read More

Impact of exogenous arginine, cysteine and methionine on the postharvest senescence of six green leafy vegetables


Original Article Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Texture estimation model for mulberry fruit from linear measurements

Fatemeh Afsharnia; Mahmoud Ghasemi Nejad Raeini; Hassan Barzegar; Parisa Ghasemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3658.1162

Abstract
  Purpose: The texture is an essential feature of the nutritional value of fruit and vegetables and plays a critical role in the acceptance and success of these products by the consumer. However, mechanical injuries cause softening and abrasion in the mulberry fruit tissue during harvesting, difficult ...  Read More

Texture estimation model for mulberry fruit from linear measurements


Original Article Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
8. Identification of male sterile (T, S) of fertility (N) cytoplasm by PCR-based molecular markers to access maintainer lines in onion

Rahele Dehghani; Zahra Abbasi; Majid Talebi; Emad Shahmansouri; Badrodin Ebrahim Sayed Tabatabaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3665.1163

Abstract
  Purpose: Modern onion breeding is almost completely based on the production of hybrid seed. This project was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of marker-assisted selection (MAS) in identification of the cytoplasmic types and Ms locus in 123 onion accessions. Research method: Three cytoplasmic markers ...  Read More

Original Article Medicinal Plants
9. Morphological and physiological response of some Iranian ecotypes of Leonurus cardiaca L. to drought stress

Fatemeh Borna; Vahideh Nazeri; Fatemeh Ghaziani; Majid Shokrpour

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 05 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2918.1108

Abstract
  Purpose: Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca), a medicinal plant of the Lamiaceae family, has a great diversity and wide distribution in Iran. It is essential due to having leonurine with blood dilution and muscle relaxation effects. Research method: To evaluate the response of the Iranian Motherwort ecotypes ...  Read More

Review Article Olericulture
10. Vegetable grafting: a century-old technique to improve organic production

A. K. M. Aminul Islam; A. K. M. Mominul Islam; Farzana Mustafa Era; Islam Hamim

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3804.1176

Abstract
  Purpose: To increase yield and quality of fruit vegetables under high pressure of soil-borne pathogens, nematode, and unfavorable environments introducing vegetable grafting in agriculture are crucial. It also helps to reduce disease susceptibility and to increase tolerance against abiotic stresses. ...  Read More

Short Communication Article Postharvest Disorders and Diseases
11. Adhesion of Penicillium italicum and Penicillium digitatum spores to materials commonly used in the citrus packaging chain

Btissam Mayoussi; Hafida Zahir; Mostafa Ellouali; Hassan Boubaker; Hassan Latrache

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3609.1159

Abstract
  Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the adhesion of Penicillium italicum and Penicillium digitatum spores on four materials commonly used in the citrus packaging chain (plastic, PVC, stainless steel, 316L and wood). Research methods: The physicochemical characterization of spores and ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Stress
12. Monitoring of six grape genotypes in response to salt stress in an arid region in Tunisia: morphological parameters

Abir Habib; Sihem Ben Maachia; Ali Sahli; Mounira Harbi Ben Slimane

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3887.1183

Abstract
  Purpose: This study aimed to valorize the grape genotypes in the oasis of Tozeur, Tunisia, by exploring their salinity tolerance. Research method: The principal genotypes: Arbi, Chetoui, Guelb Sardouk, Kahla, Sfaxi and Muscat d’Italie were subject to two salt treatments: a gradual stress by adding ...  Read More

Monitoring of six grape genotypes in response to salt stress in an arid region in Tunisia: morphological parameters


Original Article Plant Nutrition
13. Effect of Indol-3-butyric acid associated with Bacillus subtilis bacteria on rooting of some prunus spp rootstock hardwood cuttings

Festus Maniriho; Mehmet Aşkin; Hatice Serdar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3335.1141

Abstract
  Purpose: To enhance the rooting ability of Prunus rootstocks byIndol-3-butyric acid (IBA) hormone associated with bacillus subtilis bacteriain greenhouse conditions. Research Method: Every 20 cuttings of each cultivar were dipped into either powder or liquid IBA with or without Bacillus subitilis. Afterward, ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
14. Comparative analysis of pomegranates harvested from an organic orchard and a conventional one irrigated with treated wastewater

Soumaya Dbara; Messaoud Mars

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3950.1186

Abstract
  Purpose: Nowadays, the problem of water scarcity increased due to the increase of aridity, which enhances the use of non-conventional waters. The irrigation with treated wastewater was primarly developed. Research method: In the present research, we compared the quality of pomegranate fruits harvested ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
15. Effect of boron spray at different phenological stages on fruit set, mineral composition, and carbohydrates content of three olive cultivars

Bahareh Rahmani; Mahmoud Ghasemnezhad; Reza Fotouhi Ghazvini; Akbar Forghani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 04 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3677.1165

Abstract
  Purpose: Boron deficiency can be a limiting factor for the flowering and fruit production of olive orchards. The appropriate time for foliar spray needs to be found in each environment. Research method: Effect of foliar spray (350 mg L-1 from boric acid) after fruit harvest (Stage 1), during flower bud ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
16. Growth trend and tolerance of Swingle citrumelo in Mazandaran calcareous soils, Iran

Ali Asadi Kangarshahi; Negin Akhlaghi Amiri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 09 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3801.1175

Abstract
  Purpose: In this study, the response of Miyagawa Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu) on Swingle citrumelo rootstock to calcareous soils of the east of Mazandaran in Iran was investigated. Research method: The experiment was done by seven soils with different calcium carbonate (2-45%) for two years. Findings: ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
17. Composted palm waste as an alternative of coco peat in growing media: effects on growth and nutritional status of Lily cut flower (Lilium spp.)

Sajad Heidari; Seyed Najmmaddin Mortazavi; Saeid Reezi; Ali Nikbakht

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3905.1184

Abstract
  Purpose: A greenhouse experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of the mixture of different growing media (palm trunk: resulted from palm trunk only; palm tree: resulted from all palm organs; coco peat; perlite; reused coco peat) on growth and nutrient uptake of lily cut flower. Research method: ...  Read More

Original Article Medicinal Plants
18. Saffron vegetative growth as affected by transplanting and direct corm planting under field conditions

Hamid-Reza Fallahi; Soheyla Abbasi Aval Bohlooli; Zahra Pahlavan; Seyyed-Morteza Hosseini; Seyyed Amir-Hossein Hosseini; Pegah Ghohestani-Bojd

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3635.1160

Abstract
  Purpose: One of the main challenges of saffron production under controlled environments (CE) is that when flowering ends, there is no specific plan for corm proliferation. It seems that transplanting can provide economic justification for saffron production in CE, by providing the possibility of replacement ...  Read More

Original Article Medicinal Plants
19. Determination of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) quality characteristics in Herat – Afghanistan

Ramin Nazarian; Noorahmad Samim; M. Qasem Jami

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 30 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3663.1168

Abstract
  Purpose: Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) is a strategic medicinal and spice plant in the world. This study aimed to determine saffron stigma quality obtained from different regions of Herat province in Afghanistan. Research method: The experiment was contacted at the food technology lab, faculty of agriculture, ...  Read More

Original Article Medicinal Plants
20. Evaluation of the green synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles from corm extract of Crocus sativus var. Haussknechtii

Navid Zivyar; Ghodsieh Bagherzade; Maryam Moudi; Maryam Manzari tavakoli

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3812.1177

Abstract
  Purpose: To prevent chemical toxicity, biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles has been proposed as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly reducing agent option by corm extract of Crocus sativus var. Haussknechtii and as well as, evaluate their effects against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia ...  Read More

Original Article Plant Nutrition
21. Magnetic fields and titanium dioxide nanoparticles promote saffron performance: A greenhouse experiment

Nazanin Nazari; Hassan Feizi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2021.3886.1182

Abstract
  Purpose: Plants are naturally influenced by magnetic fields. On the other hand, the application of titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles may improve the quantitative and qualitative traits of plants. Research method: The effect of magnetic field and nano and bulk-TiO2 was studied on the yield of saffron ...  Read More