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Horticultural Science

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Covering all aspects of the breeding, genetics, production, plant protection, physiology, environment and postharvest technology of ornamentals, including lawns and turf.

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Magnolia soulangeana 'Hongyun' is an ornamental tree used for landscaping. It has an attractive shape and produces abundant showy flowers. However, the fruit set rate of 'Hongyun' is low under natural pollination condition. In this study, we examined the basic characteristics of its breeding...

Wu QingXian; Jin LeNi; Nie TangJie; Liu SiTong; Yin ZengFang
Elsevier Ltd
Scientia Horticulturae, 2024, 324,

A new distribution map is provided for Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Manin 't Veld. Oomycetes: Peronosporales: Peronosporaceae. Hosts: wide host range including many ornamental and tree species, especially oak (Quercus sp.), tanoak (Notholithocarpus densiflorus), Rhododendron, Pieris,...

Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2022, October, pp Map 978 (Edition 3)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Improvement of crop plants relies on the availability of plant genetic variation. There are several approaches for enhancing genetic variability and for breeding better genotypes to achieve high productivity to meet the demands of food security. India is an agrarian country, whose economic...

December 2022
arable land; cereals; climate change; crop production; crop yield; cultivars; food security; genetic variation; income; induced mutations; legumes; medicinal plants; mutagenesis; mutants; nutritive value; oilseeds; plant protection; recombination; seeds; stress response; stress
Badigannavar, A. M.; Suvendu Mondal; Penna Suprasanna
News Article

The Postharvest Center at the University of California, Davis is offering a digital version of its annual Postharvest Technology of...

May 2020
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Adverse conditions during pre- and postharvest stages negatively affect the longevity and quality of horticultural crops, which should be considered in marketing management, especially for cut flowers. Methyl jasmonate, well known as a signaling molecule in plant defense responses, could be...

Fazli, M.; Ahmadi, N.
Iranian Society for Horticultural Science and University of Tehran
International Journal of Horticultural Science and Technology, 2024, 11, 1, pp 15-24

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