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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Factors That Affect Seed Germination and Changes in Endogenous Gibberellins and Abscisic acid Concentrations in Mukdenia rossii (Oliv.) Koidz

Ju Sung Cho, Jeong Hak Jeong, Seok Min Lee, In Jung Lee, and Cheol Hee Lee*
The present study was conducted to establish storage conditions that accelerate germination and maintain the germination rate of ... ... more
August. 2018
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The Effect of Transplant Age on Growth and Fruit Yield in Winter-Planted Paprika Cultivation

Dong-Cheol Jang, Ki-Young Choi, Jae-Yun Heo, and Il-Seop Kim*
The aim of this study was to determine the optimum transplant age for winter-planted and summer-cultivated paprika. The effect of the transplant age ... ... more
August. 2018
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Fertilization Levels Affect Growth of Red Leaf Lettuce and Chemical Characteristics of Re-circulated Solution and Root Media

Chang Hyeon Kim, In Sook Park, and Jong Myung Choi*
The growth of red leaf lettuce and changes in chemical properties of recycled nutrient solution and root media were investigated during five weeks of sub-irrigation ... ... more
August. 2018
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Effect of Sulfur Dioxide on Physiological Responses, Cysteine, and Glutathione in Pepper and Eggplant

Hyun Kyung Lee, Su Young Woo*, Myeong Ja Kwak, Inkyin Khaine, Ie Reh Kim, Tae Yoon Lee, Ji Hwi Jang, Ha Na You, and Won Il Kim
This study was carried out to investigate the photosynthetic rate, water use efficiency, chlorophyll content, morphological changes, and cysteine and ... ... more
August. 2018
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Effects of Biochar Mixes with Peat-moss Based Substrates on Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops

Donghui Peng, Mengmeng Gu, Yan Zhao, Fei Yu, and Hyun-Sug Choi*
This study investigated the potential of using biochar as a container substrate component to replace peat moss to produce horticultural crops ... ... more
August. 2018
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Growth Characteristics, Yield and Fruit Soluble Carbohydrate Content of Hydroponically Grown Strawberry with Carbon Dioxide Fertilization

Hye-Rran Ryu, Eun-Young Choi†, and Ki-Young Choi*
This study aimed to investigate the effects of CO2 fertilization on vegetative and reproductive growth and fruit yield of plants grown in a commercial strawberry ... ... more
August. 2018
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Effects of Pruning and Fertilization on the Growth of Highbush Blueberry ‘Jersey'

Yeong-Ha Kwon†, In-Kyu Kang†, Jingi Yoo, Hyong Woo Choi, Sang-Wook Koh, Su Jin Kim, Kyo-Sun Park, and Cheol Choi*
This study examined the effect of different pruning and fertilization methods on the growth and development of highbush blueberry ‘Jersey’. A higher ... ... more
August. 2018
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Effects of Long-Term Application of Slurry Composting Bio-Filtration on Red Pepper Growth, Yield, and Nutrient Use Efficiency and Soil Response

Tae Jun Lim, Ki In Kim*, and Jin Myeon Park
We assessed the long-term application effects of slurry composting bio-filtration (SCB) liquid fertilizer on red pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) yield ... ... more
August. 2018
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Comparison of Lettuce Growth under Continuous and Pulsed Irradiation Using Light-Emitting Diodes

Ki-Ho Son, So-Ra Lee, and Myung-Min Oh*
We determined the effects of various frequencies of pulsed light-emitting diode (LED) irradiation on the growth characteristics of ... ... more
August. 2018
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Essential Oil Composition of Rosa damascena Mill. Produced With Different Storage Temperatures and Durations

Zeinolabedi Seify, Mehrab Yadegari*, and Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti
The present study was conducted to investigate the effects of storage and temperature on the quality of Damask rose ... ... more
August. 2018
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Changes in Quality of Oriental Melon ‘Smartkkul’ During Vessel Transportation

Ji-Weon Choi†, Min-Sun Chang†, Ji Hyun Lee, Yoonpyo Hong*, and Ji Gang Kim
This study was carried out to assess different postharvest treatments of oriental melon ... ... more
August. 2018
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Resistance of Pepper Cultivars to Ralstonia solanacearum Isolates from Major Cultivated Areas of Chili Peppers in Korea

Jin Hoon Lee†, Jundae Lee†, and Dae-Geun Oh*
Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, is a serious disease in chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) and is gradually increasing due to climate ... ... more
August. 2018
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Resistance of Commercial Melon Cultivars to Isolates of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis

Soo Min Lee, Won Jeong Lee, Kyoung Soo Jang, Yong Ho Choi, Hun Kim, and Gyung Ja Choi*
Fusarium wilt, caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis, is one of the most important diseases in melon ... ... more
August. 2018
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A Phylogenic Analysis of Citrus Cultivars Native to Jeju using Chloroplast DNA trnL-trnF and Internal Transcribed Spacer Region Sequences

Seong Beom Jin, Jae Ho Park, Suk Man Park, Dong Hoon Lee, and Su Hyun Yun*
This study was carried out to determine the phylogenetic relationships among 28 Citrus species, including 11 cultivars native to Jeju, Korea, based on ... ... more
August. 2018
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Characterization of Hydrangea Accessions Based on Morphological and Molecular Markers

May Thinn Khaing, Hyo Jin Jung, Jong Bo Kim, and Tae-Ho Han*
Hydrangea (Hydrangea spp.) is commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant for its attractive characteristics. While numerous hydrangea ... ... more
August. 2018
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