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).

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

Aspects influencing the rootstock – scion performance during long term evaluation in pear orchard

Martin Mészáros, Luděk Laňar, Josef Kosina, Jan Náměstek
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 1-8abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effect of low temperature in the first development stage for five red raspberry genotypes

Elida Contreras, Javiera Grez, José A Alcalde, Davide Neri, Marina Gardella
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 9-16abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Red anthocyanins contents and the relationships with phenylalanine ammonia lyase (PAL) activity, soluble sugar and chlorophyll contents in carmine radish (Raphanus sativus L.) 

Zhenchao Zhang, Chunqing Sun, Yuemei Yao, Zhongliang Mao, Guosheng Sun, Zhongliang Dai
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 17-25abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Physiological responses of garden roses to hot and humid conditions 

Lijuan Xie, Hua Zhang, Deying Li
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 26-33abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Use of solid phase of digestate for production of growing horticultural substrates 

Martin Dubský, Šárka Chaloupková, Lukáš Kaplan, Stanislava Vondráčková, Pavel Tlustoš
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 34-42abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Assessing the financial and environmental impacts of precision irrigation in a humid climate 

Daniel El Chami, Jerry W. Knox, André Daccache, Edward Keith Weatherhead
Hort. Sci. (Prague), 46 (2019): 43-52abstractdownload PDF

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