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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Expression of Flavonoid and Stilbene Synthesis Genes in Grape Berries is Affected by High Temperature

Seon Ae Kim†, Sang-Keun Oh†, Soon Young Ahn, and Hae Keun Yun*
Increased temperatures caused by climate change inhibit berry skin coloration during the ripening season of grape cultivation. In this study, we analyzed the expression ... ... more
October. 2018
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Detection of Temperature Stress Using Chlorophyll Fluorescence Parameters and Stress-related Chlorophyll and Proline Content in Paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) Seedlings

Shiva Ram Bhandari, Yong Hyeon Kim, and Jun Gu Lee*
Thirty three-day-old paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) seedlings were grown under different temperature conditions (low: 10°C, moderate: 25°C, and high: 35°C) in a closed plant production system for 32 days and their chlorophyll (Chl) fluorescence ... ... more
October. 2018
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Shoot Growth and Fruit Characteristics of ‘Yumi’ Peach in Response to Side Dressing with Fused Phosphate Fertilizer

Ho Cheol Kim, Kang Soon Bae, Seok Kyu Yun, and Tae-Choon Kim*
This study was carried out to investigate shoot growth and fruit characteristics in 4-year-old ‘Yumi’ peach (Prunus persica) trees in response to various amounts of side dressing ... ... more
October. 2018
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Determination of Optimal Disinfection Method and Incubation Temperature for Germination of Garlic Bulbils

Yoon-A Jeon, Mi-Kyung Cha, and Young-Yeol Cho*
This study aimed to determine the optimal disinfection method and temperature for germinating ‘Namdo’ garlic bulbils in order to use the garlic shoots as a new leafy vegetable ... ... more
October. 2018
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Crop Characteristics and Flavonoid Contents of Mugwort (Artemisia argyi H.Lév. & Vaniot)

Jeong Hoon Lee*, Yong Joo Kim, Yun Ji Lee, Jin Tae Jeong, Chun Geon Park, and Jae Ki Chang
This study was conducted to determine the crop characteristics such as morphological characteristics, seed germination, planting density, harvest time and flavonoid contents in the medicinal ... ... more
October. 2018
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Effects of GA3 and Streptomycin on Seedless Fruit Formation in Blackberry

HeaMin Jeong, Eun Ju Kim, and Dong Geun Choi*
This study was carried out to determine the effects of various application times and concentrations of GA3 with streptomycin (SM) on fruiting, the rate of seedless ... ... more
October. 2018
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Effect of Compost and Mixed Oilseed Cake Application Rates on Soil Chemical Properties, Plant Growth, and Yield of Organic Bulb Onions

Jongtae Lee*, Sunkyoung Hwang, Byeonggyu Min, Heedae Kim, Juyeon Kim, Kwangpyo Hong, Sangdae Lee, Sangin Shim, and George E. Boyhan
This study was performed to determine the effect of the application rate of beef cattle manure compost (BCMC) and mixed oilseed cake (MOC) on soil nutrients, plant growth ... ... more
October. 2018
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Abiotic Factors Influencing Growth and Ginsenoside Content of Panax ginseng Roots

Jinu Eo*, Hwang-Seong Mo, and Kee-Choon Park
We aimed to evaluate the effects of abiotic factors on root growth and ginsenoside content of Panax ginseng and on the tradeoff between these two properties. Three experiments ... ... more
October. 2018
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Nondestructive Measurement of Paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) Internal Electrical Conductivity and Its Relation to Environmental Factors

Hyun Jun Park, Jin Hee Park, Kyoung Sub Park, Tae In Ahn, and Jung Eek Son*
The electrical properties of plants represent physiological activities including water and ion transport in their stems. Therefore, monitoring electrical conductivity in ... ... more
October. 2018
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Exogenous Spermidine Promoted Ca2+ Absorption in Lettuce Roots and Reduced the Incidence of Tipburn

Qiao Yang†, Na Lu†, Lei Wang, Xiao-qing Huang, Da-quan Yang, and Jin Sun*
A physiological disorder, called tipburn, commonly occurs in lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.), particularly in greenhouse cultivation and in hot seasons, and reduces its marketability. Calcium (Ca) deficiency is the main cause of tipburn injury. In the present study .... more
October. 2018
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Prediction Model of Internal Temperature using Backpropagation Algorithm for Climate Control in Greenhouse

Sang Yeob Kim, Sang Min Lee, Kyoung Sub Park, and Keun Ho Ryu*
Greenhouse growers are spending a lot of money on energy management, such as for heating, cooling and CO2 enrichment. To date, many studies have been conducted ... ... more
October. 2018
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Storage Temperature Affects the Ripening Characteristics of ‘Garmrok’, ‘Hayward’, ‘Goldone’, and ‘Jecy Gold’ Kiwifruit Treated with Exogenous Ethylene

Mi Hee Shin, Yong-Bum Kwack, Yun-Hee Kim, and Jin Gook Kim*
This study aimed to understand the fruit ripening characteristics according to kiwifruit cultvars and investigate the post-harvest management method appropriate for cultivar ... ... more
October. 2018
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Effect of Ripening Conditions on the Quality and Storability of Muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) Fruits

Mu Hong Seo, Shimeles Tilahun, Do Su Park, Adanech melaku, and Cheon Soon Jeong*
This study was conducted to identify the effect of ripening conditions on quality of ‘Honey One’ and ‘Earl`s Talent’ muskmelon cultivars stored at 10°C with 80 ± 5% relative humidity ... ... more
October. 2018
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Influence of Hot Water Immersion and MAP Pre-treatments on Sterilization and Asparagus Spear Qualities During Cold Storage

Hyuk Sung Yoon, In-Lee Choi, Jae-Yun Heo, Ju Young Kim, Su Jeong Han, and Ho-Min Kang*
The purpose of this study was to determine how asparagus spear qualities are affected by hot water immersion (HWT) and modified atmosphere packaging ... ... more
October. 2018
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Changes in Water-soluble Vitamin Contents in Response to Different Processing Methods in Various Paprika Cultivars

Gi-Ppeum Kim†, In-Kyu Kang†, Young-Sun Hwang, Kyeung-il Park, Youngmin Choi, and Myoung-Gun Choung*
The aim of this study was to determine the changes in water-soluble vitamin B1, B2, B3, and C contents in raw and processed materials from different colored paprika ... ... more
October. 2018
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