Journal of Horticultural Science

The Journal of Horticultural Sciences (JHS) is published biannually since June 2006 by the Society for Promotion of Horticulture (SPH) hosted at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru 560089. And the journal is available as Open Access under under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

The focus of the journal is on 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 13, Issue 1, June 2018

Silver Jubilee issue of JHS

Table of Contents


Enhancing Mango Productivity through Sustainable Resource Management
A.N. Ganeshamurthy, T.R. Rupa, T.N. Shivananda 1-31

Original Research Paper

Screening wild and cultivated cucurbits against root knot nematode to exploit as rootstocks for grafting in cucumber
C. Thangamani, L. Pugalendhi, V. Punithaveni 32-41
Effect of plant growth regulators and pinching on growth and flower yield of African marigold (Tagetes erecta L.)
C.T. Sathappan 42-47
Effect of pre harvest foliar spray of growth regulators on pre and post harvest parameters in ornamental sunflower genotype M-17R
Kirtimala B. Naik, S. K. Nataraj, Y. G. Shadakshari, D. P. Kumar, G. K. Seetharamu, K. V. Jayaprasad 48-53
Morphophysiological characters of Dendrobium var. Yellow Splash as influenced by bioinoculants and different levels of benzyladenine
P. Shilpa, Mini Sankar, P.K. Sudhadevi, C.K. Geetha, Reshmi Vijayaraghavan 54-60
Genome wide analysis of heat responsive microRNAs in banana during acquired thermo tolerance
S. M. Vidya, R. H. Laxman, K. V. Ravishankar 61-71
Studies on feasibility of sustainable quality seed potato production technology and development of supply chain for the benefit of small and marginal potato growers of Karnataka
Shahid Ali, B.B. Kumar, C.M. Kalleshwara Swamy, M.S. Kadian, B.V. Ramakrishna 72-81
Increasing the Efficacy of GA3 Sprays in Cluster Elongation and Berry Thinning in Tas-A-Ganesh Grape (Vitis vinifera L.) in Tropical Viticulture
S.D. Shikhamany, V. Swapnil Borade, K. Sanjay Jeughale, Suryakant Y. Patil 82-90

Short Communication

Studies on factors influencing the vegetative propagation in walnut (Juglans regia L. )
S. R. Singh, N. Ahmed, K. K. Srivastava, P. A. Shagoo 91-96
Nutrient management in jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) under rainfed condition
M. Laishram, S. N. Ghosh 97-102
16S rRNA gene taxonomic profiling of endophytic bacteria associated with phylaenopsis roots
D. Girija, P.K. Rajeevan, Swathi Balakrishnan, P.S. Panchami, Mahesh Mohan 103-107
Standardization of plant species and growing medium for vertical garden system: A new urban horticulture concept
S. Rameshkumar 108-115
Evaluation of ornamental sunflower for value addition
Kirtimala B. Naik, S.K. Nataraj, D. P. Kumar, Y. G. Shadakshari, G.K. Seetharamu, R. Veugopalan, K.V. Jayaprasad 116-118
Assessment of chilli varieties in Salem district for higher productivity
P.S. Kavitha, A. Sudha, S. Srividya 119-121
Morphological characterization and genetic barcoding of kuttiatoor mango accessions
M.R. Dinesh, K.V. Ravishankar, D.C. Sunil Gowda, M. Sankaran 122-125
Light trap, an effective component of integrated management of Tuta absoluta(Lepidoptera : Gelechiidae) on Tomato
V. Sridhar, G. Senthil Kumaran 126-128