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Volume 6, April 2019

Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research

ISSN: 2624-814X


Volume 6

Online since: April 2019

Description: The sixth volume of the Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research presents the latest outputs dealt with the determination of the influencing the season, variety and phosphorus fertilization on the growth and yield of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Nigeria as well as studying the effects of paclobutrazol treatment on yield and economic earliness of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.); investigation the effects of the major abiotic stress factors on the performance of maize (Zea mays L.) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench); evaluation of the biochemical content of 68 sweet potato genotypes (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) grown in Kenia; carrying out the identification of the species diversity and importance value of weeds in farms in Kisii Central Sub County, Western Kenia.


Volume 5

Online since: January 2019


This volume of Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research reports on the latest scientific findings dealt with estimation of accessions of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) genotypes based on their agro-morphological descriptors in different ecological zones in Kenia as well as evaluation of the wide-adapted ability via phenotypic assessment of two rice (Oryza sativa L.) mutant populations generated from MNU (N-methyl-N-Nitrosourea)-induced mutation; assessment of the potential increase of salt tolerance, seedling growth, low molecular weight antioxidants and enzymatic antioxidants in Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) seedlings by using plant growth promoting endophytes (Bacillus cereus and Bacillus aerius) as seed soaking; examination of the influence of different doses of humic acid on growth, yield and flowering of Calendula officinalis L., and also determination of the influence of harvesting immature fruits, fruits processing, and substrate on Dalbergia nigra Allem. ex Benth. germination process.

Additionally, it can be found a mini-review devoted to analyzing the effectiveness of P fertilizers for wheat crop production in Pakistan.


Volume 4

Online since: November 2018

Description: This volume of Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research reports on the latest scientific findings on the development of the best application rates of thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) and stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) extracts and their efficacy on improving the postharvest life and quality of two rose (Rosa hybrida L) cultivars; assessment of the vegetation parameters and grain yield of maize (Zea mays L.) to application of poultry manure and wood ash as well as determination of the growth and yield response of rice (Oryza sativa L.) to the application of Manganese fertilizer in Makurdi, Nigeria; estimation of the effects of Effective microorganisms and Biochar on the rate of decomposition of locally available materials under Berkeley composting technique decompose and consequently the quality of the compost manure produced from various treatments; evaluation of the influence of flooding 2010 on the fertility status of soil in Garhi Khairo, Jacobabad, Pakistan.


Volume 3

Online since: August 2018


This volume of Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research delivers the latest research results on developing of protocol for the in vitro shoot regeneration of Carissa opaca from explants; screening of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) genotypes for potassium use efficiency in irrigated soil condition; examination response of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata L.) to different levels of applied iron and zinc; evaluation the potential use of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (Rhizophagus irregularis) as a buffer to mitigate phytoextraction of heavy metals by Cucurbita maxima from soils contaminated with crude oil; determination the sexes of nutmeg seedlings (Myristica fragrans H.) using SCAR markers.


Volume 2

Online since: May 2018

Description: This volume of Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research presents the latest research results on examination of Vietnamese indigenous glutinous rice varieties for resistant genes Xa4, xa5, and Xa7 by molecular markers; identification of Vietnamese native Rhododendrons and Enkianthus species based on ribosomal DNA ITS sequence; determination of the degree extent of Phosphorus solubilization from rock phosphate through mixing with different organic acids; assessment of the erosion effect on soil physical properties in Nigeria as well as investigation of the soil fertility status of Swabi district in Pakistan.


Volume 1

Online since: March 2018


This volume of Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research spells out the findings on the determination of the suitable culture medium for in vitro propagation of a Vietnam Endemic Lady’s Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum vietnamense O.Gruss & Perner); evaluation of accumulation of osmolytes of twenty tomato genotypes in response to salinity stress; investigation of in vitro efficacy of aqueous leaf extracts of three common in Nigeria crops (Colocasia esculenta L., Manihot esculenta Crantz and Dioscorea rotundata Poir) against two versatile post-harvest spoilage pathogens (Aspergillus niger and Botryodiplodia theobromae) as well as assessment of the antioxidant and allelopathic activities of isolated compounds from rice bran; estimation of the effect of crude oil pollution and amendment treatments using decomposed green manure (Calopogonium muconoides Desvaux and Aspilia africana (Person) C.D.Adams) on the growth and neutraceutical (minerals, proximate and vitamins A and C) of Cucurbita maxima Duch.


Editorial Paper

Online since: October 2017