Horticultural Science (HORTSCI)

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

  • An international peer-reviewed journal published by 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 Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: Ing. Jan Blažek, CSc.
  • Executive Editor: Ing. Eva Karská
  • The journal is published quarterly

Aims & Scope

The journal publishes results of basic and applied research from all areas of horticulture – fruit growing, vegetable growing, mushrooms 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).

Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences changed to double-blind reviewing
The Publishing Board of the CAAS is pleased to announce its movement to a double-blind review process  (November 1, 2018).


Current issue

Original Paper

Analysis of freezable water content by DSC for apple dormant bud cryopreservation 

Alois Bilavčík, Jiří Zámečník, Miloš Faltus, Petra Jadrná
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 163-170abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Leaf pinching and phytohormones – two important components for the branching induction on sweet cherry 

Luděk Laňar, Martin Mészáros, Klára Kyselová, Josef Sus, Jan Náměstek, Hana Bělíková, Patrik Čonka
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 171-179abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

The effect of preharvest 28.6% chitosan composite film sprays for controlling the soft rot on kiwifruit

Cheng Zhang, You-Hua Long, Qiu-Ping Wang, Jiao-Hong Li, Xiao-Mao Wu, Ming Li
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 180-194abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

The efficacy of European fruit lecanium, Parthenolecanium corni (Bouché, 1844) control using natural products

Michal Skalský, Jana Niedobová, Jan Popelka
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 195-200abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Consumer acceptance of disease tolerant apple cultivars

Jonas Inderbitzin, Simone Schuetz, Nadine Klein, Markus Kellerhals
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 201-207abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effect of aboveground plant conditioner treatment on arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of tomato and pepper 

Alena F. Lukács, Gábor M. Kovács
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 208-214abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Early water stress effects on pollen viability, berry set  and embryo development in cv. ‘Syrah’ (Vitis vinifera L.) 

Ilknur Korkutal, Elman Bahar, Alain Carbonneau
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 215-223abstractdownload PDF

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