Fruits, The International Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture
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  Fruits, The International Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture | © ISHS 2017
DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.1     Original article

Tsiperifery, the wild pepper from Madagascar, emerging on the international spice market whose exploitation is unchecked: current knowledge and future prospects

H. Razafimandimby1,2,3, A.-G. Benard1,2, H. Andrianoelisoa1,2, J.-M. Leong Pock Tsy2, G. Touati4, A. Levesque5, M. Weil5, R. Randrianaivo2,6, L. Ramamonjisoa3,7, J. Queste2,8, S. Aubert2,8, J.P. Danflous9 and P. Danthu2,10
1 Département des Recherches Forestières et Piscicoles, FOFIFA, BP 904 Antananarivo, Madagascar
2 DP Forêts et Biodiversité Madagascar, BP 853, Antananarivo, Madagascar
3 Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Antananarivo, BP 175 Antananarivo, Madagascar
4 ISTOM, 32, Boulevard du Port, 95094 Cergy-Pontoise, France
5 CIRAD UMR QualiSud, Station Ligne Paradis, 7 Chemin de l’Irat, 97410 Saint-Pierre, BP 180, Réunion, France
6 Département de Recherche Technologiques, Centre National des Recherches Appliquées au Développement Rural, BP 904, Antananarivo, Madagascar
7 Silo National des Graines Forestières, BP 5091, Antananarivo, Madagascar
8 CIRAD, UR Green, Campus de Baillarguet, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
9 CIRAD, UR Innovation, Station de Bassin Plat, BP 180, 97455 Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Réunion, France
10 Direction Régionale du CIRAD à Madagascar, BP 853, Antananarivo, Madagascar, et CIRAD DGD-RS, Campus de Lavalette, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.2     Original article

Agro-climatic conditions affect fruit quality of mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco) cultivars

S.B. Hussain, M.A. Anjum, S. Hussain, S. Ejaz and H.M. Kamran
Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 60800, Pakistan

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.3     Original article

Genetic identification and inference on genetic relationships of important Citrus rootstocks with microsatellite markers

R. Naliath1,2, K. Kumar1,a, P. Kumar Arora1, S. Kaur2, D. Kaur2 and K. Singh2,3
1 Punjab Agricultural University, Regional Research Station, Abohar, Punjab 152116, India
2 School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004, India
3 Present address: ICAR – National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi 110012, India

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.4     Original article

Effects of biopolymer-based active coatings on postharvest quality of okra pods in Tunisia

H. Aloui, N. Jguirim and K. Khwaldia
Laboratoire des Substances Naturelles (LSN, LR10 INRAP02), Institut National de Recherche et d’Analyse Physico-chimique (INRAP), Pôle Technologique de Sidi Thabet, 2020 Sidi Thabet, Tunisia

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.5     Original article

Diversity in the nut and kernel characteristics of seven populations of Prunus scoparia from the central and southern Zagros regions of Iran by comparison with three other almond species

S .Rahimi Dvin1, A. Gharaghani1,2,a, S. Eshghi1, D. Avanzato3 and A. Ansari1
1 Department of Horticultural Science, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Drought Research Center, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
3 ISHS, Chair Commission Plant Genetic Resources, Rome, Italy

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.6     Original article

Characterization of mirid assemblages (Heteroptera, Miridae) in mango orchards in Reunion Island and implementation of identification and recognition tools

M. Atiama1,a, T. Ramage2, M. Jacquot1, J.A.M. Sadeyen1, H. Delatte1 and J.-P. Deguine1
1 CIRAD, UMR PVBMT, 7 Chemin de l’IRAT, 97410 Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island, France
2 9 Quartier de la Glacière, 29900 Concarneau, France

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DOI: 10.17660/th2017/72.6.7     Original article

Potential of chitosan films immobilized with carboxylesterase on cucumber and grape preservation in post-harvest and degradation of carbamate and organophosphorus pesticides

M.E.I. Badawy1,a and E.I. Rabea2
1 Department of Pesticide Chemistry and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, 21545 El-Shatby, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
2 Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Damanhour University, 22516 Damanhour, Egypt

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