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 1, June 2016

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Table of Contents


Mango Breeding in India - Past and Future
M. R. Dinesh, K. V. Ravishankar, Donald Sangma 1-12

Research Article

Enrichment of Genetic Linkage Maps and Mapping QTLs Specific to Seed Strength-Hardness/Softness-In Guava (Psidium guajava L.)
B. Padmakar, C. Kanupriya, P. Madhavi Latha, C. Vasugi, M. R. Dinesh, D. Sailaja, C. Aswath 13-20
Effect of Agrobacterium Infection Time, Co-Cultivation and Cell Density on in vitro Response in Hypocotyl of Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.)
D. P. Prakash, Y. L. Ramachandra, Vageeshbabu S. Hanur 21-26
Assessing Efficiency of White Seedless Grape Vineyards for Table Grape Production
S. D. Shikhamany, Swapnil V. Borade, Sanjay K. Jeughale, Suryakant Y. Patil 27-32
Genetic Variability and Heritability for Growth and Yield in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)
N. Pushpalatha, M. Anjanappa, V. Devappa, M. Pitchaimuthu 33-36
'Cashew Apple' Juice Blend with Mango, Pineapple and Sapota for Improving Quality of RTS Beverages and Economic Feasibility Thereof
Anindita Roy, B. Prasanna Kumar, D. V. Swami, P. Subbramamma 37-43
Comparative Studies on 'Nucellar', 'Sathgudi' and 'Local' Sweet Orange (Mosambi) (Citrus sinensis Osbeck.) under Marathwada Conditions
M. B. Patil, V. M. Panchal 44-46
Effects of Shade on Microclimate, Canopy Characteristics and Light Integrals in Dry Season Field-Grown Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) Seedlings
S. Agele, B. Famuwagun, A. Ogunleye 47-56
Development and Performance of Power-Operated Garlic Bulb Breaker
B. B. Channabasamma, A. Carolin Rathinakumari, G. Senthil Kumaran, P. Dayananda 57-62
Effect of Plant Growth Regulators and Micronutrients on Reproductive Attributes of Acid Lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) in Hasta bahar Cropping Season
H. K. Deshmukh, D. H. Paithankar, P. K. Nimbolkar, R. K. Dewangan, C. Awachare 63-66
Development of Intermediate-Moisture Slices of Papaya (Carica papaya L.) by Hurdle Technology
Akanksha Shrivastava, I. N. Doreappa Gowda 67-71

Short Communication

Influence of Nutrient Source on Yield, Quality and Economics of Seed Production in Vegetable Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata ssp. sesquipedalis)
Sheeba Rebecca Isaac, Babu Mathew 72-75
Fruit/Seed Morphology, Seed Drying and Germination Studies in Baccaurea courtallensis (Muell.) Arg., a Threatened Under-Utilized Fruit Species of Western Ghats in India
H. S. Yogeesha, S. Ganeshan, K. S. Shivashankara, D. L. Shetty, C. Anil Kumar 76-79
Influence of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilization on Fruiting and Yield Characteristics in Ratoon Crop of Banana (Musa spp. AAA) Cv. Grande Naine
K. S. Navaneethakrishnan, H. S. Dhaliwal, M. I. S. Gill, J. S. Brar 80-82
Evaluation of Carrot (Daucus carota L.) Hybrids at Mid-Elevation and Higher in the Nilgiris
V. P. Santhi, P. A. Priya 83-87
Evaluation of Novel Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus ex. Hooker F.) Hybrids for Flower Quality Traits under Naturally-Ventilated Polyhouse
C. Aswath, Rajiv Kumar, T. Manjunatha Rao, M. V. Dhananjaya 88-89