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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Irrigation Regimes and Bio-stimulant Application Effects on Yield and Morpho-Physiological Responses of Strawberry

Burcak Kapur*, Eser Çeliktopuz, Mehmet Ali Sarıdaş, and Sevgi Paydaş Kargı
In the Mediterranean region of Turkey, strawberry production is a vital part of the agricultural sector, providing high rates of employment and farm income ... ... more
June. 2018
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Characteristics of the Fruit Quality and Volatile Compounds of ‘Cheongsoo’ Grape by Treatment with Different Plant Growth Regulators

Eun Ha Chang*, Sung Min Jung, Youn Young Hur, Jong Chol Nam, and In Myung Choi
Wine grape is characterized by small berry-type fruits, which contain seeds and juicy pulp enclosed in thick skin. ‘Cheongsoo’, a Korean grape cultivar selected in 1995, is rich in flavor and used as both a wine and a table grape ... ... more
June. 2018
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Yield and Inorganic Ion Contents in Drained Solution by Different Substrate for Hydroponically Grown Strawberry

Sung-Gyo Lee, Eun-Young Choi, Ga-Hee Lim, and Ki-Yong Choi*
This study aimed to determine the mineral composition of substrate and solutions employed for hydroponic cultivation of strawberry. Four different substrates, including peatmoss:perlite (v/v = 50:50; PP), rockwool (RW), coir dust:chip ... ... more
June. 2018
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Estimation of Lettuce Growth Characteristics Under Different LED Light Intensities in a Closed-type Plant Factory

Byeong Hyo Cho, Tae Hwan Kang, Chung Su Han, Jung Hyun Lee, Dong Il Lee, and Hyun Kwon Noh*
The objective of this research was to develop a model to measure the external quality traits using Multi-Spectral Image Sensor (MSIS) in lettuce. In addition, this study was conducted to examine the effect of different intensities ... ... more
June. 2018
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Influence of Sulfur Concentration on Bicarbonate Injury Reduction during Vegetative Growth in ‘Seolhyang’ Strawberry

Hee Su Lee, In Sook Park, and Jong Myung Choi*
This study investigated the influence of sulfur concentration on crop growth and bicarbonate injury during hydroponic cultivation of ‘Seolhyang’ strawberry plants. The ... ... more
June. 2018
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Effects of Pre-Drying, Delayed Cooling, and Carbon Dioxide on Skin Blackening Disorder in Asian pear (Pyrus pyrifolia Nakai) ‘Chuhwangbae’

Ug-Yong Lee, Mao-Hua Wang, Tae-Min Bae, Sung-Joo Kim, Jin-Ho Choi, Young-Jik Ahn, and Jong-Pil Chun*
We examined the effects of pre-drying rates, delayed cooling, and carbon dioxide (CO2) treatment on skin blackening, a major physiological disorder during cold storage ... ... more
June. 2018
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Improving Vase Life and Keeping Quality of Cut Rose Flowers Using a Chlorine Dioxide and Sucrose Holding Solution

Young Boon Lee and Wan Soon Kim*
This study investigated the antimicrobial effect of chlorine dioxide (ClO2) on the vase life of cut rose flowers ... ... more
June. 2018
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Analysis of Inter-Specific Incompatibility Using Fruitset, PCR-RFLP and Pollen Tube Growth in Pear

Yoon-Kyeong Kim, Sam-Seok Kang, Kyeong-Bok Ma, Kyung-Ho Won, In-Bog Lee, Byul-Ha-Na Lee, Ug-Yong Lee, Myung-Su Kim, Il-Sheob Shin, Jin-Ho Choi, Tae-Ho Han, and Sang-Hyun Lee*
Interspecific hybridization is a popular breeding method employed to introduce effective factors into crops. To evaluate the potential of this method to enrich the quality ... ... more
June. 2018
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Reduced Ethylene Production in Tomato Fruits upon CRSPR/Cas9-mediated LeMADS-RIN Mutagenesis

Yu Jin Jung, Geung-Joo Lee, Sangsu Bae, and Kwon Kyoo Kang*
Recent progress in genome editing methods has opened new opportunities for reverse geneticsbased studies in plants. The clustered regularly interspaced ... ... more
June. 2018
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Yearly Variation in Glucosinolate Content in Inflorescences of Broccoli Breeding Lines

Jung Su Jo, Shiva Ram Bhandari, Gwan Ho Kang, and Jun Gu Lee*
This study aimed to evaluate yearly variation in individual glucosinolate (GSL) profiles and content in inflorescences of 42 broccoli genotypes (9 commercial cultivars, 16 F1 hybrids, and 17 inbred lines) grown at the same location for two consecutive ... ... more
June. 2018
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Karyotypes of Three Exotic Cucurbit Species Based on Triple-Color FISH Analysis

Remnyl Joyce Pellerin, Nomar Espinosa Waminal, Hadassah Roa Belandres, and Hyun Hee Kim*
Cytogenetic investigations based on chromosome composition provide insight into basic genetic and genomic characteristics of a species that in turn facilitate species identification and breeding programs. Tandem repeats (TRs) like ... ... more
June. 2018
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Efficiency of Vegetable Soft Rot Pathogen Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (Pcc21) as a Host Cell for Foreign Gene Expression

Won-Woo Bae and Yong-Sun Moon*
Enhanced introduction of foreign genes into plants has been achieved through the development of expression vectors and the use of diverse host cells ... ... more
June. 2018
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LED Colors and Worker Stress Response after a Flower Arrangement Activity

Min Jung Lee, Wook Oh, Jiseon Kim, and Ja Soon Jang*
We investigated the effects of different colors of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on worker stress response, before and after a flower arrangement (FA) activity ... ... more
June. 2018
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Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitory Activity in Different Pepper Cultivars (Capsicum annuum L.)

Young-Cheon Kim, Daeun Choi, Jeong Hwan Lee, and Sanghyeob Lee*
The number of cases of type II diabetes has increased dramatically worldwide. Plant-based foods offer some options for treating this disease. Effective diabetes prevention is achieved by controlling postprandial hyperglycemia ... ... more
June. 2018
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A New Hibiscus syriacus ‘Mikyung’ Cultivar with Semi-Dwarf Habit and Dainty White Flowers

Ki-Byung Lim, Dong-Yeob Kim*, and Yoo-Mi Ha
The Hibiscus ‘Mikyung’, with a uniform plant habit, upright and compact branches and white flowers with red eye spots, was developed through ... ... more
June. 2018
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