Journal of Horticultural Science

Society for Promotion of Horticulture (SPH) was started on 20th Sept 2005 at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore with 16 patrons and 146 founder life members and it was registered on 21.01.2006 under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960.

Society for promotion of Horticulture is publishing a peer reviewed scientific journal namely "Journal of Horticultural Sciences"(JHS) biannually since June 2006. So far it has brought out 21 issues. The journal publishes focus articles, research papers and short communications of both basic and applied aspect of original research in all branches of horticulture and other cognate disciplines. Its goals are to apprise the scientists and all those who are interested in horticulture about recent scientific advancement and extension findings.

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Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2016

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Table of Contents


Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Biosynthesis and Regulation of Carotenoids in Plants
P. Shilpa, K. V. Ravishankar, K. S. Shivashankara, A. T. Sadashiva, N. Sunil Kumar 91-103

Research Article

PGPR in Managing Root Rot Disease and Enhancing Growth in Mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco.) Seedlings
B. N. Chakraborty, S. Allay, A. P. Chakraborty, U. Chakraborty 104-115
A Rapid Protocol for Somatic Embryogenesis Mediated Regeneration in Banana (Musa Spp.) Cv. Nendran
R. S. Lekshmi, K. B. Soni, Swapna Alex, Deepa S. Nair, Lekha Sreekantan, B. R. Reghunath 116-123
G × E Interaction and Heterosis in Elite Tomato Hybrids for Growth, Earliness and Fruit Parameters in Diverse Agro-Climatic Zones of Punjab
Naveen Garg, S. K. Jindal, M. S. Dhaliwal, D. S. Cheema 124-130
Effect of Cane Regulation and GA3 Spray on Berry Thinning in 'Thompson Seedless' Grape (Vitis vinifera L.)
S. D. Shikhamany, Swapnil V. Borade, Sanjay K. Jeughale, Suryakant Y. Patil 131-142
Standardization of an in Vitro Regeneration Protocol in Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus Ex. Hooker F.)
Koushik Dutta, Subhendu S. Gantait 143-150
Growth and Yield Performance of Hybrid Hot Pepper, Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) as Influenced by Fertigation and Polyethylene Mulching
G. Chandramohan Reddy, S. S. Hebbar, A. K. Nair, H. B. Raghupathy, A. P. Mallikarjuna Gowda, K. Umesha 151-155
Effect of Growth Regulators on Rooting of Cuttings in Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) Cv. 'Bhagwa'
Y. Ahmad Seiar 156-160
Evaluation of Lilium Hybrids (Lilium x hybrida) for Growth, Flowering and Bulb Attributes in the Hilly Regions of Uttarakhand
Narendra Singh Bhandari, Ranjan Srivastava, Versha Goshwami 161-165
Effect of Calcium, Boron and Sorbitol on Fruit-Set, Yield and Quality in Mango Cv. Himsagar
H. D. Talang, P. Dutta, C. Mukhim, S. Patil 166-169
Marker-Trait Association for Fruit Characters in Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Cultivars
B. Padmakar, M. R. Dinesh, K. V. Ravishankar 170-178

Short Communication

Cross-Infectivity of Ralstonia solanacearum from Marigold Grown in Andaman Islands
K. Sakthivel, V. Baskaran, K. Abirami, K. Manigundan, R. K. Gautam 179-181
Effect of Different Packages on Quality and Extension of Shelf-Life in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L. Mill.)
S. Bhuvaneswari, T. H. Singh, A. T. Sadhashiva 182-185