Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 314

Table of Content: May 2009; 1(3)

May 2009

Changes in microflora of steeped and cured baby corn (Zea mays L.)

  The quantitative changes in micro flora in steeped and cured baby corn during storage were studied. Baby corn cobs blanched and unblanched were steeped in different solutions with varying concentrations of sodium chloride (2 to 8%) and acetic acid (0.5, 0.75 and 1.0%). Sodium chloride at 5, 10, 15 and 20% was used for curing (dry salting) of both blanched and unblanched cobs. During steeping preservation,...

Author(s): Ravneet Kaur, Poonam Aggarwal, Parampal Sahota and Amarjeet Kaur

May 2009

Phenotypic stability of Acer pseudoplatanus cv ′Atropurpureum′ traits as a baseline of breeding process

  Aiming at the conservation and improvement of valuable traits and intensified production of Acer pseudoplatanus cv ′Atropurpureum′ planting material for domestic and foreign market, a series of experiments was established to monitor the phenotype expression and stability of the character of purple leaf underside, the study results showed the continuous presence of the analysed...

Author(s): Mirjana Šijačić-Nikolić, Jelena Milovanović and Radmila Knežević

May 2009

Study on dry leaf production of asparagus (Asparagus densiflorus)

  The study was undertaken to standardize the technology for dry leaf production in asparagus. The experiment was conducted with twelve treatment combinations consisting of three drying temperature and four embedding media during year 2007. Observations were recorded at an interval of four hours starting from 4th h to optimum drying (constant weight) during drying process. Percent moisture loss and...

Author(s): M. A. Meman and A. V. Barad

May 2009

Identification and chemical properties of popular wild edible mushrooms from northern Iran

  The sponge mushroom (morels), chanterelles, oyster mushroom, Macrolepiota procera, Amanita caesarea and Russula paludosa are the main edible wild mushrooms in northern Iran. Little is known about commercial potential of these mushrooms in this area. In this research we found 3 genuses of morels including Morchella esculenta, Morchella delisiosa and Morchella...

Author(s): Jamalali Olfati, Gholamali Peyvast and Yaqvob Mami

May 2009

Optimum timing for commercializing grapefruit based on fruit internal quality and weight

  This study was conducted during the 2004 - 2005 production year on an 8 year grapefruit (Citrus paradasi Macf.) grove in the locality of “Las Anacuas” of the municipality of general Teran, N. L. Mexico. The objective of the study was to obtain elements based on fruit weight, internal and external quality of grapefruit and its interaction with prices, so that producers can determine the best...

Author(s): Jesus Martinez de la Cerda, Adriana Gutierrez Diez, Juan C. Rodríguez Ortiz and Eduardo A. Garcia Zambrano