Horticultural Science (HORTSCI)

ISSN 0862-867X (Print)
ISSN 1805-9333 (On-line)

  • An international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. Published since 1976 (by 1999 under the title Zahradnictví)
  • The journal is administered by an international Managing Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: Ing. Jan Blažek, CSc.
  • Executive Editor: Ing. Eva Karská
  • The journal is published quarterly


Thematic scope

The journal publishes results of basic and applied research from all areas of horticulture – fruit growing, vegetable growing, viniculture, floriculture, medicinal plants, ornamental gardening, garden and landscape architecture. The main concern is on plants growing under the conditions of moderate temperate zone. Original scientific papers, short communications and review articles are published in the journal. Papers are published in English (British spelling).


Current issue

Original Paper

Effect of polyploidization on morphology in two apple (Malus × domestica) genotypes 

Niek Hias, Leen Leus, Mark W. Davey, Stijn Vanderzande
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 55-63abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

How does sharka affect the phenolics of plum fruit (Prunus domestica L.)?

Valentina Usenik, Franci Stampar, Damijana Kastelec
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 64-72abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Salicylic acid treatment saves quality and enhances antioxidant properties of apricot fruit

Ahmed Ezzat, Amin Ammar, Zoltán Szabó, Imre J. Holb
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 73-81abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Exogenous auxin improves root morphology and restores growth of grafted cucumber seedlings

Astrit Balliu, Glenda Sallaku
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 82-90abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effects of cultural cycle and nutrient solution electrical conductivity on plant growth, yield and fruit quality of ‘Friariello’ pepper grown in hydroponics

Carmine Amalfitano, Laura Del Vacchio, Silvano Somma, Antonio Cuciniello, Gianluca Caruso
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 91-98abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Comparative analysis of photosynthetic indicators in freesia hybrids on the Black sea coast of Krasnodar region 

Oksana Belous, Kristina Klemeshova, Olga Pashchenko
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 99-104abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Germination of Corylopsis seeds evaluated by X-ray imaging and cold stratification

Ji Hee Kim, Kyung Ok Kim, Ae Kyung Lee, Mark S. Roh, Jeung Keun Suh
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 44 (2017): 105-111abstractdownload PDF

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