Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 285

Table of Content: 7 October 2011; 3(10)

October 2011

Physiological responses of six tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) cultivars to water stress

The aim of the present study was to investigate the physiological responses of six tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) cultivars to water stress. To this end, plants were exposed to slow dehydration at the third unfolded leaf stage for 23 days. The relative water content (RWC), leaf area and leaf L-proline were determined at 10, 17 and 23 days after treatment application. Our results showed that during slow...

Author(s): Zuzana Jureková, Kristína Németh-Molnár and Viera Paganová

  • Article Number: 7B337231843

October 2011

Physicochemical characteristics of Jamun fruit

Jamun fruit (Syzygium Cuminii L) processing in Pakistan is uncommon or still traditional methods are used during its processing and preservation. It becomes imperative to characterize the fruit cultivars with a view to understand the properties that may affect the design to handle its processing. This study was carried out to present basic principles of physical properties of Jamun fruit in order to facilitate...

Author(s): Muhammad Shahnawaz and Saghir Ahmed Sheikh

  • Article Number: 68CE1B31849

October 2011

Inventory and distribution of the Annonaceae along elevation gradient on Mount Cameroon

This work was carried out on Mount Cameroon, South West Region of Cameroon. It focused on producing an inventory and distribution of Annonaceae along the elevation gradient on the mountain. As a matter of fact, how Annonaceae flora change along an elevation gradient has never been studied for Mount Cameroon. The Complete Census Method was used. Twelve sites, located at three elevation categories: low (lowland: sea level...

Author(s): Mekou Y. Bele, Derek A. Focho, Enow A. Egbe and Bindeh G. Chuyong

  • Article Number: 352189A1853

October 2011

Effect of auxins on adventitious root development from nodal cuttings of Saraca asoka (Roxb.) de Wilde and associated biochemical changes

An attempt was made to induce rooting from nodal cuttings of Saraca asoca under controlled conditions and study its biochemical changes during rooting. The nodal cuttings were pretreated with different concentrations of IAA, NAA and IBA and kept in a growth chamber [25±2°C, 16 h photoperiod (55 µmolm-2s-1) with cool, white fluorescent lamps and 65% relative humidity] for 12 h. Among the three auxins...

Author(s): Goutam Kumar Dash, Sunil Kumar Senapati  and Gyana Ranjan Rout

  • Article Number: C32000E1858

October 2011

Feasibility studies on the potential of grafting and budding of frafra potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius)

Frafra potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius) is a herbaceous root tuber that is grown mainly in the northern part of Ghana. It is used as a hunger crop and brewed for alcoholic beverages. In spite of the socio-economic importance of this crop, little research aimed at improving the crop and its small tuber size has been carried out. In an effort to improve upon the agronomic performance of frafra potato, a randomized...

Author(s): K. Aculey, A. K. Quainoo and G. Mahanu

  • Article Number: F3639481866