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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Growth and Physiological Responses of Chinese Cabbage to Different Light Intensity Until Leafy Head Formation

In-Chang Son, Kyung Hwan Moon, Eun Young Song, Seung Hwan Wi, Hyeong-Ho Seo, Young Eel Moon, Vangimalla Reddy, Jinyoung Yang, Richard Sicher, and Soonja Oh*
The effects of light on the growth, leaf morphology, physiological responses, and quality of Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris L. ssp. pekinensis) were examined ... ... more
April. 2018
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Physical and Chemical Properties of Bottom Ash and Coir Dust Mix Used as Horticultural Substrates

Yong Ha Rhie, Seonghwan Kang, Jong Myung Choi, and Jongyun Kim*
This study evaluated the use of bottom ash as a root medium component when mixed with coir dust in different ratios. Each of two kinds of bottom ash (coarse bottom ash, CBA, with particle size ≥ 5 mm; and fine bottom ash ... ... more
April. 2018
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Impact of Within-row Plant Spacing and Fixed Fruit Setting on Yield and Quality of Rockmelon Fruit Cultivated by Drip Irrigation in a Greenhouse

Wen-Chen Wee, Kok-Song Lai, Chee-Leong Kong, and Wai-Sum Yap*
Experiments were conducted in a ventilated greenhouse located in a commercial farm (2°56'N, 101º54'E) at Broga, Malaysia from 2014 to 2015. The ... ... more
April. 2018
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Estimation of Leaf Area in Paprika Based on Leaf Length, Leaf Width, and Node Number Using Regression Models and an Artificial Neural Network

Joonwoo Lee, Taewon Moon, Du Sung Nam, Kyoung Sub Park, and Jung Eek Son*
Leaf area directly affects growth responses and plays an important role in estimating individual leaf growth. Most studies on the subject have used non-destructive estimations of leaf area based on regression analysis of leaf length and ... ... more
April. 2018
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Effects of Relative Humidity and Air Injection on Physiological and Stomatal Responses in Phalaenopsis during Acclimatization

Jae Kyung Kim, Yeo Joog Yoon, Kyoung Su Kim, Jong-Kuk Na, and Ki Young Choi*
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of relative humidity and air supply on the physiological and stomatal responses in peloric Phalaenopsis ‘Breeding No.522’ during acclimatization. Experiments were carried out in ... ... more
April. 2018
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Development of Nutrient Solution for in vitro Propagation of ‘M9’ Apple Rootstock Plantlets

Sang-Min Ko, Jin-Hui Lee, and Myung-Min Oh*
This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of a newly-developed nutrient solution for apple plantlets (NAP) and to determine the proper electrical conductivity (EC) for the acclimation and growth of in vitro apple ... ... more
April. 2018
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Postharvest Application of 1-MCP to Maintain Quality During Storage on Kimchi Cabbage ‘Choongwang’

Sae Jin Hong, Nam Il Park, Byeong-Sam Kim, and Hyang Lan Eum*
Kimchi cabbage needs cold storage for regulation of supply and demand. Postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) in the storability of Kimchi cabbage under cold storage condition was investigated. Kimchi ... ... more
April. 2018
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Effect of Combined Pallet Unit MAP and Plasma Treatment for Extending the Freshness of Spring Kimchi Cabbage

Hye-Ok Lee, Young-Joo Lee, Ji-Young Kim, and Byeong-Sam Kim*
This study investigated the effects of the application of pallet unit modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and plasma on the freshness of spring Kimchi cabbage ‘Chungwang’. Kimchi cabbage were cultivated and harvested ... ... more
April. 2018
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Pretreatments and MEFI Applications for Improving Postharvest Quality of Cut Spray Rosa hybrida L. ‘Lovely Lydia’

Sang Im Oh, Ja Hee Lee, and Ae Kyung Lee*
This study investigated the effects of various pretreatments, and the movable eco-friendly flower incubator (MEFI) system ... ... more
April. 2018
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Changes in Bioactive Components, Antioxidant Radical Scavenging Activities, and Cholinesterase Inhibition Activities in Periodically Harvested and Post-harvested Kiwifruits

You Jin Lim, Chan-Kyu Lim, and Seok Hyun Eom*
In kiwifruit, fruit maturity is critical to determine product quality and postharvest qualities. Although numerous kiwifruit studies have evaluated fruit quality and determined the right time harvest, few have investigated changes ... ... more
April. 2018
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Effects of Polyethylene Film Liner, 1-Methylcyclopropene, and Aminoethoxyvinylglycine Treatments on Fruit Quality Attributes of ‘Tonewase’ Persimmon Fruits During Cold Storage

Nay Myo Win, Jinwook Lee, Jingi Yoo1, Seulgi Ryu, Kyoung-ook Kim, Dae Hyun Kim, Hee-Young Jung, Myoung-Gun Choung, Kyeung-il Park, Young-Je Cho, and In-Kyu Kang*
This study was carried out over two consecutive years to evaluate the effects of polyethylene (PE) film liner, 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP), and aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) treatments on fruit quality attributes of ‘Tonewase’ persimmon ... ... more
April. 2018
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Correlation Network Analysis of Abiotic Stressrelated Genes Reveals the Coordinated Regulation of Transcription in Chinese Cabbage

Gi-Ho Lee, Gang-Seob Lee, Jae-Gyeong Yu, Yong-Hwan Kim, and Young-Doo Park*
Plant responses to abiotic stresses such as drought, cold, and salt stress include altered expression of genes involved in metabolic processes, including growth, development, and physiological changes. Non-biological stress can ... ... more
April. 2018
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Genome-Wide Sequence Variation in Watermelon Inbred Lines and Its Implication for Marker-Assisted Breeding

Girim Park, Joonyup Kim, Bingkui Jin, Hee-Bum Yang, Sung-Woo Park, Sun-Cheol Kang, Sang-Min Chung, and Younghoon Park*
Watermelon is an economically important member of the Cucurbitaceae family. Cultivated watermelons (C. lanatus ssp. lanatus) have diverse fruit-related traits such as size, shape, color of flesh and skin, and the striped ... ... more
April. 2018
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Identification of CaLOP Regulating Development and Growth Through Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Pepper

Won-Hee Kang, Junesung Lee, Jae-Young Nam, and Seon-In Yeom*
The proteins secreted into the cell wall and extracellular space have multiple roles in plant development, metabolism, and stress responses. In a previous study, examples of such proteins secreted during pepper–pathogen interactions ... ... more
April. 2018
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Identification and Variation of Major Aliphatic Glucosinolates in Doubled Haploid Lines of Radish (Raphanus sativus L.)

Narae Han, Haeyeong Na, and Jongkee Kim*
The aim of this study was to determine the concentration of glucoraphenin (GRE) and glucoraphasatin (GRH) from 41 doubled haploid (DH) lines of radish ... ... more
April. 2018
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