HortScience: a publication of the American Society for Horticultural Science (HORTSCIENCE)

Publisher: American Society for Horticultural Science, American Society for Horticultural Science

Journal description

Published seven issues per year (February, April, June, July, August, October, December) and includes the Annual Conference Program and Abstract issue. HortScience publishes horticultural information of interest to a broad array of horticulturists. Its goals are to apprise horticultural scientists and others interested in horticulture of scientific and industry developments and of significant research, education, or extension findings or methods.

Current impact factor: 0.90

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2016
2014 Impact Factor 0.902
2013 Impact Factor 0.855
2012 Impact Factor 0.938
2011 Impact Factor 0.778
2010 Impact Factor 0.886
2009 Impact Factor 0.696
2008 Impact Factor 0.914
2007 Impact Factor 0.794
2006 Impact Factor 0.613
2005 Impact Factor 0.574
2004 Impact Factor 0.497
2003 Impact Factor 0.546
2002 Impact Factor 0.57
2001 Impact Factor 0.542
2000 Impact Factor 0.47
1999 Impact Factor 0.514
1998 Impact Factor 0.462
1997 Impact Factor 0.512
1996 Impact Factor 0.469
1995 Impact Factor 0.421
1994 Impact Factor 0.435
1993 Impact Factor 0.415
1992 Impact Factor 0.434

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 1.09
Cited half-life >10.0
Immediacy index 0.17
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 0.27
Website HortScience website
Other titles HortScience, Hort science
ISSN 0018-5345
OCLC 1752284
Material type Periodical
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details

American Society for Horticultural Science

  • Pre-print
    • Archiving status unclear
  • Post-print
    • Archiving status unclear
  • Conditions
    • Publisher last contacted on 27/03/2012
  • Classification
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Publications in this journal

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    ABSTRACT: ‘Tsolakeiko’ is a local Greek cherry cultivar. Productivity and mean fruit weight of ‘Tsolakeiko’ were significantly higher than ‘Bigarreau Burlat’ and ‘Tragana Edessis’. Total soluble solids of ‘Tsolakeiko’ was lower than ‘Tragana Edessis’ but wasn’t significantly different than ‘Bigarreau Burlat’. Fruit of ‘Tsolakeiko’ mature 5 days later than ‘Bigarreau Burlat’. The fruit of ‘Tsolakeiko’ are symmetrical, heartshaped and of mahogany colour. Fruit of ‘Tsolakeiko’ are juicy, sour-sweet when mature, and have a good eating quality.
    HortScience: a publication of the American Society for Horticultural Science 08/2015; In press.
  • HortScience: a publication of the American Society for Horticultural Science 07/2015; 50(7):1011-1017.
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    ABSTRACT: Bacterial leaf spot disease (BLS) of anthurium (Anthurium andraeanum Linden ex Andr�e), caused by Acidovorax anthurii has contributed to the decline of the anthurium industry in Trinidad along with bacterial blight disease caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae. This study investigated the status of BLS 12 years after its first discovery in 10 commercial anthurium farms located in nine geographically isolated areas in Trinidad. The disease was prevalent in only four farms located in Arima, Carapo, Brazil, and Grand Couva, and was a problem only in the wet season. Severity of BLS showed a strong association with prevalence of BLS (r = 0.92; P < 0.01) and rainfall (r = 0.64; P < 0.05). Cultivar differences in susceptibility to BLS were manifested as variation in the severity of foliar symptoms in adult plants and as frequency of systemic infection and plant death in juvenile plants. The native A. anthurii isolates showed morphophysiological and biochemical properties similar to isolates reported from the French West Indies, but with some differences. Native isolates did not grow at 41 8C or produce acid from arabinose, although some isolates produced acid from sucrose and mannitol. Two isolates were negative for urease activity, and one isolate did not elicit a hypersensitive reaction on the tobacco variety, ‘Samsun NN’. The native A. anthurii isolates were positive for Tween 80 hydrolysis, negative for acid production from potassium tartrate, and variable for production of acid from ethanol. There were significant differences between isolate colony diameters on minimal media, potassium tartrate, mannitol, ethanol, and glycerol. However, growth in minimal media amended with glycerol produced the largest colony diameters (mean of 8.6 mm). Although there were differences (P < 0.001) between the native isolates with respect to aggressiveness, significant cultivar 3 isolate interaction was not observed. Isolates collected from different geographical regions did not differ in aggressiveness. These results show that there is greater variation in morphophysiology of A. anthurii isolates than previously reported.
    HortScience: a publication of the American Society for Horticultural Science 07/2015; 50(7):1023-1027.