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1. Introduction.

This introduction provides a description of the succeeding book chapters that cover integrative concepts for understanding the overall physiology of fruit trees.

Author(s) : DeJong, T. M.

Book chapter : Concepts for understanding fruit trees 2022 pp.1-3

2. Growth of black pepper plantlets under different substrates and irrigation levels.

Optimization of the use of water and the possibility of using residues as substrate in the black pepper production chain can yield economic and environmental benefits. The objective of this study was to evaluate the biometric and physiological traits of black pepper plantlets (Piper nigrum L.), cv. ...

Author(s) : Cruz, E. S. da; Medici, L. O.; Leles, P. S. dos S.; Ambrozim, C. S.; Souza, W. L.; Carvalho, D. F. de

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.1 ref.22

3. Ethylene-driven changes in epicuticular wax metabolism in citrus fruit.

Epicuticular waxes are important natural compounds that influence cuticle properties and can protect fruit from factors that harm its external quality. We demonstrated that, at a dose that reduces postharvest citrus fruit quality loss (4 d 2 µL L-1), ethylene redirected epicuticular wax metabolism...

Author(s) : Romero, P.; Lafuente, M. T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.40

4. Red pitaya (Hylocereus costaricensis) peel as a source of valuable molecules: extraction optimization to recover natural colouring agents.

Hylocereus costaricensis peel contains large amounts of betacyanins and can be exploited as a source of natural colorants. This work aimed the chemical characterization and evaluation of bioactive properties of this by-product and the optimization of the ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE) of...

Author(s) : Roriz, C. L.; Heleno, S. A.; Alves, M. J.; Oliveira, M. B. P. P.; Pinela, J.; Dias, M. I.; Calhelha, R. C.; Morales, P.; Ferreira, I. C. F. R.; Barros, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.44

5. Modeling the technology of identification of wine materials and wines by PCR analysis of microsatellite loci of grapevine chloroplast DNA.

The use of polymorphic microsatellite DNA loci is one of the approaches to the authentication of wine materials and wines. At the same time, SSR markers of chloroplast DNA have a large target copy number per cell and are less susceptible to degradation due to their content in organelles with a...

Author(s) : Vafin, R. R.; Mikhaylova, I. Y.; Semipyatniy, V. K.; Ageykina, I. I.; Gilmanov KhamidKh; Tylkuin SergeyVladimirovich

Publisher : OOO "Infokholodtekh", Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Pishchevaya Promyshlennost' 2022 No.1 pp.46-49 ref.13

6. Do fires affects growth, seed production and germination of the globose cactus Gymnocalycium monvillei?

The habitats of many cactus species are being subjected to increasing fire frequencies. Globose cacti have a high survival to fire; however, little is known about other characteristics, such as their post-fire growth or reproductive responses. The objective of this work was to evaluate the...

Author(s) : Lorenzati, M. A.; Aliscioni, N. L.; Barroso, F. L.; Gurvich, D. E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.197 ref.53

7. Sustainable phosphorus recovery from wastewater and fertilizer production in microbial electrolysis cells using the biochar-based cathode.

Reducing the energy consumption and electrode cost for electrochemical recovery of phosphorus (P) from wastewater is crucial for the large-scale application. In this study, biochar electrodes were investigated as the low-cost cathode in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) and this P-enriched...

Author(s) : Ji XiaoYu; Liu Xue; Yang WuLin; Xu Tao; Wang Xiang; Zhang XinQuan; Wang LongMian; Mao XuHui; Wang Xu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.37

8. Recent advances in polysaccharides from edible and medicinal Polygonati rhizoma: from bench to market.

Although the increasing studies have corroborated the biological activities and great market utilization value of polysaccharide fractions derived from Polygonati rhizome, a well-known edible and medicinal plant, Polygonati rhizome polysaccharides (PRPs) still lack sufficient attention. Herein, we...

Author(s) : He YanAn; Chen ZheJie; Nie Xin; Wang Di; Zhang Qi; Peng Teng; Zhang Chen; Wu DingTao; Zhang JinMing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.102-116 ref.115

9. Extraction, characterization and spontaneous gelation mechanism of pectin from Nicandra physaloides (Linn.) gaertn seeds.

Nicandra physaloides (Linn.) Gaertn seeds (NPGS) could be manually scrubbed to obtain water-soluble pectin, which forms gel at room temperature without additives. The extraction, characterization and spontaneous gelation (SG) mechanism of the pectin were studied. The results showed that the pectin...

Author(s) : Liu HongYi; Dai TaoTao; Chen Jun; Liu Wei; Liu ChengMei; Deng LiZhen; Liang RuiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.523-529 ref.46

10. Pectic polysaccharides from biluochun tea: a comparative study in macromolecular characteristics, fine structures and radical scavenging activities in vitro.

In this study, two acidic Biluochun Tea polysaccharides (BTP-A11 and BTP-A12) were investigated comparatively, which mainly consisted of Rha, Ara, Gal and GalA, possibly suggesting their pectic nature. Structurally, their galacturonan backbones composed of →4-α-D-GalpA-(1→ and →2)-α-L-Rhap-(1→ were ...

Author(s) : Guo Rui; Zhang Jun'ai; Liu Xin; Li XuJiao; Sun XianBao; Kou YuXing; Li DeShun; Liu YanFang; Zhang Hui; Wu Yan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.598-608 ref.58

11. Mechanical properties of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) for horticultural machinery design.

Currently, there is a growing need to develop machines that replace human work efficiently and effectively in horticulture with the same sensibility of the human hand, since horticultural foods are notably very fragile to handle and process, especially considering machinery and systems. This work...

Author(s) : Xavier, R. S.; Galvão, C. B.; Rodrigues, R. L.; Garcia, A. P.; Albiero, D.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.5 ref.25

12. Citrus orchards under formation evaluated by UAV-based RGB imagery.

Few studies have investigated the biometric attributes of citrus orchards under formation that use RGB sensors on board unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the challenges are great. This study aimed to develop and validate a method of using aerial UAV images by automated routines to evaluate the...

Author(s) : Oliveira, W. F. de; Santos, S. R. dos; Struiving, T. B.; Silva, L. A. da

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.5 ref.35

13. Avocado dehydration negatively affects the performance of visible and near-infrared spectroscopy models for dry matter prediction.

This study aims to test the hypothesis that skin dehydration can cause the development of cork-like layers in the avocado fruit skin which may negatively affect Vis-NIR spectroscopy. To test this, dehydration treatment was applied on avocado fruit by storing them at low relative humidity (RH)...

Author(s) : Mishra, P.; Paillart, M.; Meesters, L.; Woltering, E.; Chauhan, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Postharvest Biology and Technology 2022 Vol.183 ref.27

14. Quantifying the boron demand of Pelargonium graveolens for optimum biomass yield and quality of essential oil under field conditions.

Deficiency and toxicity of micronutrient boron (B) play a critical role in plant productivity. In this study, the evaluation of B supplementation on biomass and essential oil (EO) yield of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium graveolens L.) and its distribution at different application rates (2.5,...

Author(s) : Pratibha Tripathi; Singh, R. P.; Shubham Srivastava; Shivanna, B.; Singh, A. K.; Saudan Singh; Puja Khare

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2022 Vol.45 No.2 pp.218-231 ref.45

15. The effects of ultrasonication on the phytochemicals, antioxidant, and polyphenol oxidase and peroxidase activities in coffee leaves.

In the present study, we investigated the impacts of ultrasonic conditions on the phytochemical profiles, antioxidant activity, and polyphenol oxidase (PPO) and peroxidase (POD) activities in coffee leaves. Ultrasonic frequency, power, and time, pH, and incubation time affected PPO and POD...

Author(s) : Ji DaYi; Wang Qiang; Lu TingTing; Ma HaiLe; Chen XiuMin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.373 No.Part B

16. Effects of plasma-activated water on overall quality of fresh goji berries during storage.

Plasma-activated water (PAW), the solution combined with a large number of active substances through plasma discharge. The aim of this study was to use PAW to treat goji berries and evaluate the effects of PAW treatment on storability, quality attributes and nutritive properties of goji berries...

Author(s) : Cong KaiPing; Li TingTing; Wu CaiE; Zeng KaiFang; Zhang JianHao; Fan GongJian; Pan Yue; Wang JiaHong; Suo AnDi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.44

17. Improving hydration and vase life of cut Zinnia.

Zinnia (Zinnia elegans Jacq.) is a commercially important species in the cut flower industry that has several postharvest challenges including hydration, cold storage, and seasonality. The purpose of this work was to increase vase life of cut zinnia by assessing hydration, chilling sensitivity and...

Author(s) : Kalinowski, J.; Moody, E. P.; Dole, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.41

18. Heterosis prediction system based on non-additive genomic prediction models in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).

The heterosis prediction has an essential role in hybrid breeding. The prediction of heterosis is highly dependable upon the selection of an efficient method, however, fewer methods have been used till date which lack or unable to explain several important aspects in heterosis prediction. Thus, in...

Author(s) : Liu Ce; Liu XiaoXiao; Wang Xi'ao; Han YiKe; Meng HuanWen; Cheng ZhiHui

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.54

19. An R2R3-MYB transcription factor CmMYB21 represses anthocyanin biosynthesis in color fading petals of chrysanthemum.

Flower color is one of the most important traits in ornamental plants. Color fading due to the loss of anthocyanins is a common phenomenon during the flowering process. Here, an R2R3-MYB gene CmMYB21, which was up-regulated in petals during flower color fading process, was isolated from a...

Author(s) : Wang YiGuang; Zhou LiJie; Wang Yuxi; Geng ZhiQiang; Ding BaoQing; Jiang JiaFu; Chen SuMei; Chen FaDi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293

20. Prediction of greenhouse tomato yield using artificial neural networks combined with sensitivity analysis.

In this paper, artificial neural networks (ANNs) combined with sensitivity analysis was applied to predict greenhouse tomato yield (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) and bring out the most influencing inputs on tomato production. The models were created using data randomly collected by a face-to-face...

Author(s) : Belouz, K.; Nourani, A.; Zereg, S.; Bencheikh, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.52

21. Studies on mode of gene action for fruit quality characteristics governing shelf life in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.).

Extending the shelf life of tomatoes is very essential for the reduction of great losses in quality and quantity. Knowledge of genetic architecture of the shelf life contributing traits and their inheritance pattern in different genetic backgrounds is a key issue for the development of high...

Author(s) : Pavan, M. P.; Gangaprasad, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.36

22. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of "Aglione della Valdichiana": population structure and genetic relationship analysis of a white gentle giant.

"Aglione della Valdichiana" (Allium ampeloprasum var. holmense) is a landrace of Great Headed Garlic (GHG), an historical and healthy vegetable that has been recently rediscovered and registered in the National and Regional catalog of local varieties. It is grown in small fields in a region between ...

Author(s) : Terzaroli, N.; Marconi, G.; Russi, L.; Albertini, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293

23. The FvemiR167b-FveARF6 module increases the number of roots and leaves in woodland strawberry.

Roots and leaves are both important organs of the plant and central to the life strategy, which are crucial for plant survival and perform a wide range of functions. However, the mechanism of miR167 and its target gene, auxin response factor6 (ARF6), regulating the development of roots and leaves...

Author(s) : Li TianYu; Wang ShaoXi; Tang XiaoGuang; Dong XiangXiang; Li He

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.66

24. Detection of dynamic QTLs for traits related to organoleptic quality during banana ripening.

Fruit quality traits are directly linked to consumer acceptability, and thus key targets for banana breeding programs. We explored the genetic control of three major organoleptic and ripening-related traits, namely pulp acidity (pH), firmness (PF) and dry matter content (DMC), over a 7-day ripening ...

Author(s) : Biabiany, S.; Araou, E.; Cormier, F.; Martin, G.; Carreel, F.; Hervouet, C.; Salmon, F.; Efile, J. C.; Lopez-Lauri, F.; D'Hont, A.; Léchaudel, M.; Ricci, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293

25. Characterization of self-incompatibility and expression profiles of CsMCU2 related to pollination in different varieties of tea plants.

Tea plant is confronted with several limitations, such as self-incompatibility, which poses a great challenge to tea breeding. In this study, this physiological response and molecular insights of incompatibility reaction in self-pollinated and cross-pollinated pistils of tea plant were analyzed to...

Author(s) : Zhao YuXin; Zhao Zhen; Chen ChangSong; Yu Ying; Jeyaraj Anburaj; Zhuang Jing; Arkorful, E.; Kuberan, T.; Periakaruppan, R.; Kou XiaoBing; Chen Xuan; Li XingHui

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.42