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


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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

Expression analysis of NAC genes during the growth and ripening of apples

Qijing Zhang, Tong Li, Lijie Zhang, Wenxuan Dong, Aide Wang
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 1-10abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Long term cropping and selected parameters of 15 apple tree cultivars

Jan Blažek, Lubor Zelený, Jana Křelinová
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 11-17abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Influence of selected Polish and American rootstocks on the growth and yield of ‘Golden Delicious Reinders’ apple trees

Paweł Bielicki, Marcin Pąśko
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 18-21abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Response of cherry tomato seedlings to liquid fertiliser application under water stress 

Senad Murtic, Rodoljub Oljaca, Ivana Koleska2, Lutvija Karic, Vida Todorovic
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 22-28abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Preliminary evaluation of day-neutral strawberry cultivars cultivated in Italy using a qualitative integrated approach

Nicole Roberta Giuggioli, Rosanela Briano, Priscila Alvariza
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 29-36abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

First characterisation of minor and neglected Vitis vinifera L. cultivars from Mount Etna

Filippo Ferlito, Elisabetta Nicolosi, Stefano La Malfa, Antonio Cicala, Alessandra Gentile
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 37-46abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Seasonal variation of ascorbic acid and nitrate levels in selected basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) varieties 

Andrea Muráriková*, Jarmila Neugebauerová
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45 (2018): 47-52abstractdownload PDF

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