Orchids account for a large share of global floriculture trade and are estimated around 10% of international fresh cut flower trade. They have taken a significant position in cut flower industry due to its attractiveness, diversity in forms, shape and color, high productivity, right season of bloom, and easy packing and transportation. Postharvest life of orchid cut flowers is influenced by pre-harvest factors like varietal or species differences, light intensity, sugar level of flowers, temperature and water loss. It is also affected by harvest factors such as time and stage of harvest and postharvest factors viz. ethylene production, precooling, pulsing, use of preservatives, packaging and storage. The hybrids of Dendrobium, Vanda and Mokara remain perfect from 7 days to 30 days.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Journal of Horticulture is among the best peer-reviewed journals which are characterized by fields of Horticulture. Articles published in this peer-reviewed journal are properly reviewed by at least two reviewers of the associated fields.
It mainly deals with classifications like Potato, Climate change, Common bean, Crop genome, Agricultural water, Metabolic changes, Soil Organic Carbon, Vegetable Cultivation, Root bacteria, Orchids.
Last date updated on July, 2014