About this Journal
Horticultural Science and Technology (abbr. Hortic. Sci. Technol., herein ‘HST’; ISSN, 1226-8763), one of the two official journals of the Korean Society for Horticultural Science (KSHS), was launched in 1998 to provides scientific and professional publication on technology and sciences of horticultural area. As an international journal, HST is published in English and Korean, bimonthly on the last day of even number months, and indexed in ‘SCIE’, ‘SCOPUS’ and ‘CABI’. The HST is devoted for the publication of technical and academic papers and review articles on such arears as cultivation physiology, protected horticulture, postharvest technology, genetics and breeding, tissue culture and biotechnology, and other related to vegetables, fruit, ornamental, and herbal plants.
Research Article
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Rooting Response of Foliage Plants Affected by Rooting Stimulator, Shading, and Root Pruning During Transplanting to Hydroball for Hydroculture

Kyeong Jin Jeong, Cheol Min Park, Ji Su Kang, Keong Ok Choi, and Jae Gill Yun*
Maintaining foliage plants by hydroculture system using hydroball provides several advantages such as the convenience in watering and clean image. To maintain ... ... more
December. 2017
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The Role of Secondary-lateral Branch Leaves as a Source of Assimilates for Watermelon Fruit During Fruit Ripening Period

Eun-Young Choi, Il-Hwan Cho, Kyung-Ran Do, Dong-Eok Kim, and Young-Hoe Woo*
This study examined the contribution of leaves on the secondary-lateral branches to sucrose concentration in the fruit of watermelon ... ... more
December. 2017
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Comparison of Growth, Development, and Photosynthesis of Petunia Grown Under White or Red-blue LED lights

Waralee Phansurin, Thiva Jamaree, and Siriwat Sakhonwasee*
Red-blue (RB) LED lighting systems are widely used for plant cultivation because red and blue light are effectively absorbed by photosynthetic pigments. However, numerous studies ... ... more
December. 2017
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Glutamic Acid Foliar Application Enhances Antioxidant Enzyme Activities in Kimchi Cabbages Leaves Treated with Low Air Temperature

Hee Ju Lee, Jin Sun Kim, Sang Gyu Lee*, Sung Kyeom Kim, Boheum Mun, and Chang Sun Choi
This study aimed to determine the effects of foliar application of glutamic acid to alleviate the physiological damage caused by low air temperatures at early growth ... ... more
December. 2017
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Strawberry Volume Estimation Using Smartphone Image Processing

Dong Hoon Lee, Yongjin Cho, and Jong Myung Choi*
This study was performed to estimate the volume of strawberries using changes in the regularity of seeds on the fruit surface. The pwelch function in MATLAB was ... ... more
December. 2017
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Influence of Pretreatments and Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Toughness and Quality of Asparagus Spears During Storage

Hyuk Sung Yoon and Ho-Min Kang*
We investigated the effects of different storage methods and pretreatments on the toughness and quality of asparagus spears ... ... more
December. 2017
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Influence of Nitrogen Fertilization on Storability and the Occurrence of Black Speck in Spring Kimchi Cabbage

Sae Jin Hong, Byung-Sup Kim, Nam Il Park, and Hyang Lan Eum*
The study was conducted to investigate the effects of nitrogen fertilization on the occurrence of black speck and storability of kimchi cabbage ‘Cheongock’ and ... ... more
December. 2017
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Greenhouse Dehumidification Extends Postharvest Longevity of Cut Roses in Winter Season

Jin Hee Lim, Hyung-Won Choi, Suong T. T. Ha, and Byung-Chun In*
A strong inverse relationship between the preharvest relative air humidity (RH) and the postharvest longevity of cut roses has been observed previously. High RH levels ... ... more
December. 2017
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The Effects of Spring Kimchi Cabbage Pre-treatment and Storage Conditions on Kimchi Quality Characteristics

Sun-Duk Cho, Eun-Ji Lee, Hye-Yeol Bang, Byeong-Sam Kim, and Gun-Hee Kim*
Kimchi is a widely consumed food in Korea, and the quality of the final fermented product is affected by properties of the cabbage used to produce it. The objective ... ... more
December. 2017
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Resistance to Phytophthora capsici, Restorer-offertility Genotype for Cytoplasmic Male Sterility and Chemical Quality Components of Breeding Lines Developed for Improvement of Subicho, a Land Race of Pepper in Yeongyang

Muhammad Irfan Siddique, Khin Pa Pa Wai, Hwang-Sung Mo, Hee-JuYoo, Kil-Su Jang, Su-Gyeong Jeon, Ji-Eun Hwang, and Byung-Soo Kim*
Over the last 25 years, a breeding line of pepper (Capsicum spp.) PVR Subi has been bred by the introduction of the ... ... more
December. 2017
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Characterization of Two Complete Chloroplast Genomes in the Tribe Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae): Gene Loss or Pseudogenization of trnT-GGU and Implications for Phylogenetic Relationships

Dong-Hyuk Lee, Won-Bum Cho, Byoung-Hee Choi, and Jung-Hyun Lee*
The tribe Gnaphalieae is one of the largest and most complex in the Asteraceae family. The taxonomic delimitations of the tribe Gnaphalieae have been ... ... more
December. 2017
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Fluorescence in situ Hybridization Karyotype Analysis of Seven Platycodon grandiflorum (Jacq.) A. DC. Cultivars

Remnyl Joyce Pellerin, Nomar Espinosa Waminal, Ji Young Kim, Yurry Um, and Hyun Hee Kim*
Platycodon grandiflorum has long been cultivated for its medicinal properties and economic value, prompting crop improvement programs that have spurred the ... ... more
December. 2017
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Prenylflavonoid Contents of Five Epimedii Herba and Their Antioxidant Activity in PC12 Cells

Miran Jang, Cheon-Ho Jo, and Gun-Hee Kim*
This study was conducted to comparatively evaluate antioxidant activity of five species of ... ... more
December. 2017
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Evaluation of Bioactive Compounds in Strawberry Fruits by a Targeted Metabolomic

Min Jung Ko, Ramesha H Jayaramaiah, Ravi Gupta, So Wun Kim, Jae Uk An, Ziyu Wang, Mae Li, Nam Jun Kang, Kwang-Pyo Hong, Jum-Soon Kang, Sun Tae Kim*, and Young Whan Choi*
Strawberry (Fragaria×ananassa Duch.) is referred to as a functional fruit because of its high nutritional value. Here, we used a targeted metabolomics approach to investigate ... ... more
December. 2017
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Effects of Horticulture Activity Program on Heart Rate Variability of White-collar Workers

Jeongbae Rhie, Yoo-Mi Chae, and Sook Lee*
This study was conducted to analyze the effects of a horticultural activity program on heart rate variability (HRV) in white-collar workers. The subjects enrol ... ... more
December. 2017
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