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Journal: SCIENTIFIC PAPERS OF THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRUIT GROWING PITESTI, ROMANIA

 

1. Editorial Board

ISSN 1584-2231

CHIEF EDITOR:
DUŢU Ion

Academy for Agricultural and Forestry Sciences ”Gheorghe Ionescu Sisesti”
Prof. dr. Nicolae STEFAN – President of Horticulture Section
Prof. dr. Mihail IANCU – Titular member
Dr. Nicolae BRANISTE – Corresponding member
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Craiova
Prof. dr. Ion BOTU
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest
Prof. dr. Dorel HOZA
University of Pitesti, Faculty of Biology
Prof. dr. Aurel POPESCU - Dean
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti
Dr. Mihail COMAN – Director
Dr. Dorin SUMEDREA - Deputy Director
Dr. Emil CHITU - Scientific Secretary
Dr. Paulina MLADIN - Scientist
ORGANISING COMMITTEE:
Dr. Florin-Cristian MARIN
Dr. Madalina BUTAC
Dr. Madalina MILITARU
Tech. Nicolae NEDELCU
Production Editor: SC INVEL-Multimedia SRL
Maria SCURTU

2. Contact

IDENTIFICATION AND CONTACT
“SCIENTIFIC PAPERS OF THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRUIT GROWING PITESTI, ROMANIA,
ISSN 1584-2231

RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRUIT GROWING PITESTI
Marului street, Maracineni, Arges county, post code 117450, CP 73
Tel: 0040 248278066; Fax: 0040 248278477;
E-mail: office@icdp-pitesti.ro; Web: http://www.icdp.ro
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3. Cover


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4. Paper standards

RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRUIT GROWING PITESTI

PUBLICATION GUIDELINES

For consistent editing of your contributions, please follow the indications below. Authors are fully responsible for the form and content of their papers. Failure to comply with the formal and scientific criteria should result in eventual resubmission or rejection of the manuscript.

● Paper size: A4 paper format, margins: top/bottom 2.0 cm, left 2.5 cm and right 2.0 cm (Page Setup)
● Font Arial
● Source: Paper should start with: Proceedings, R.I.F.G. Pitesti, Vol. XXIV, 2008
● font size 9, alignment left, Line Spacing Single.
Title of the article: capital letters in Romanian, in English below it, no full stop.
● font size 12, alignment left, bold, Line Spacing Single, One blank line before and after title.
● Authors’ names: full first name, followed by last name. Authors’ names will be separated by comma. No academic titles, but the name of institutions will be included.
● font size 10 for letters, alignment left, Line Spacing Single, One blank line after.
Abstract – no numbers or full stop, font size 10, Bold, alignment left, One blank line after.
● text: in English, font size 10, Justified, Line Spacing Single, Indent First 1 cm, One blank line after.
Key words – in Romanian, separated by comma, in English below it, no full stop.
● font size 10, Bold (for Cuvinte cheie and Keywords), Justified, Line Spacing Single. Key words written without Bold, One blank line after.
Introduction: no title or numbers (in Romanian).
● text: normal, font size 10, Indent First 1 cm, Justified, Line Single Spacing, One blank line after.
● Introduction: maximum 15 lines.
Material and methods: numbers followed by full stop (2.), font size 10, Bold, alignment left, One blank line after.
● text: normal, font size 10, Indent First 1 cm, Justified, Line Single Spacing, One blank line after.
Results and discussions: numbers followed by full stop (2.), font size 10 pt., Bold, alignment left, One blank line after.
● text: normal, font size 10, Indent First 1 cm, Justified, Line Single Spacing, One blank line after.
Conclusions – concise and clear, no hypothesis and probability, numbered (1., 2., 3., etc.).
● text: normal, font size 10 pt., Indent First 1 cm, alignment Justified, Line Single Spacing, One blank line after.
References – alignment left, no numbers or full stop, font size 10, Bold, One blank line after.
● references: autonumbered, font size 10, Line Spacing Single, Indent: Hanging 1 cm.
● alphabetic order, Arabic numbers.
● Citations to references in the text are listed chronologically surrounded by parentheses with the following format: (Peters, 1950; Jones and Smith, 1990; Brown et al., 1999a). If there are two authors with the same name that have published in the same year, initials may be used to avoid confusion. Note: "et al." is used for three or more authors. Citations to personal communications include the surname or initials of the person and are only to be included within the text, not in the Literature Cited section. The date is optional. Thus: (A.B. Peters, pers. commun.) or (A.B. Peters, pers. commun., 2001).
Tables and Figures
● Tables and figures are normally included at the end of the article in that sequence. Prefix the table section with the word Tables and the figure section with the word Figures. Captions are provided directly above each table and below each figure with hanging indents. They are numbered consecutively with Arabic numbers, and aligned with the width of the Table or Figure, or to the full width of the page if the figure or table occupies more than half of the width of the page. Thus, Table 1, Table 2 etc. and Fig. 1, Fig. 2., etc. If the table or figure is not original, give the source at the end of the caption, e.g. Source: Jones et al. 2001.
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5. Editors note

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS OF THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRUIT GROWING PITESTI, ROMANIA (ISSN 1584-2231) edited by the Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti and Invel - Multimedia S.R.L. Publishing House, has published continuously to volume number XXIV in the year 2008.

Approaching a wide area of scientific topics, the Journal has contributed to improved specialist research in the fields of fruit growing and technology transfer to agricultural units, developing scientific investigation and partnerships which have resulted in favorable effects upon the teaching process. Since 2005, the Journal has undergone significant change both in form and content, as it has allowed teaching staff and researchers, PhD, as well as service product specialists to promote and confer greater value upon the results of their scientific creation in the fields of fruit growing and woody ornamentals with a particular focus on extremely actual issues, both in Europe and worldwide: rational agricultural land use, soil conservation, sustainable fruit growing, alternative farming systems, modern and best fruit crop technologies employed by agricultural units to increase economic efficiency and the quality of life, including by environmental protection and biodiversity conservation.

The members of the Editorial Board and scientific reviewers, distinguished personalities in the field of expertise, have brought their contribution to the continuous improvement of the scientific quality in the published materials.

Scientific Papers of the Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti is highly appreciated in Romania, Europe and worldwide, as it has been is requested and distributed in over 30 institutions.
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6. Recent number

I. Genetic resources, Breeding of deciduous fruit trees species

NEW achievements in fruit breeding AT RIFG PITESTI
Sergiu Budan, Nicolae Braniste., Madalina Butac, Madalina Militaru, Ion Dutu, Craisor Mazilu,
Alina (Posedaru) Rovina
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE AGRO-BIOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE BLACK CURRANT AND BLUEBERRY WITHIN THE CULTIVAR EVALUATION EUROPEAN NETWORK
Paulina Mladin1, Mihail Coman1, Audrius Sasnauskas2, Emil Chiţu1, Gheorghe Mladin1, Irina Ancu1,
Claudia Nicola1, Mihaela Sumedrea1
1Research Institute for Fruits Growing Piteşti, Argeş, Romania
2Lithuanian Institute of Horticulture, Genetic and Biotechnology Department, Kauno 30, Babtai, Lithuania

Results of apple breeding in the last 10 years. Cooperation project between IFO Angers - RIFG Pitesti - RSFG Voinesti
Madalina Militaru1,Emmanuel de Lapparent2, Nicolae Braniste1, Gabriela Uncheasu3
1Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania
2International Fruit Obtention, Angers, Franţa
3Research Station for Fruit Growing Voinesti - Romania

BEHAVIOUR OF SOME PLUM CULTIVARS IN PLOVDIV AND PITESTI AREAS
Valentina Bozhkova1, Madalina Butac2
1Fruit Growing Institute Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

A HIGH QUALITY MID-SEASON SWEET CHERRY VARIETY, ‘CAIHONG’
Zhang Kaichun, Zhang Xiaoming, Yan Guohua, Zhou Yu, Jiang Lijie, Wang Jing
Institute of Forestry & Pomology, Beijing Academy of Agriculture & Forestry Sciences, Beijing 100093, China

QUALITATIVE POTENTIAL OF SOME NEW PEACH CVS. RELEASED AT RSFG BANEASA
Andreea Petcu, Cristina Petrisor, Adriana Stanga, Adela Barbulescu, Alina Ilie, Maria Dumitru, Mioara Iordache
Research Station for Fruit Growing Baneasa

Quality evaluation of apricot fruit by nondestructive tehniques
Cristina Petrisor1, Gabriel Lucian Radu2, Adela  Barbulescu1, Maria Dumitru1, Gheorghe Campeanu3
1Research Station for Fruit Growing Baneasa
2University – Politehnica of Bucharest
3University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest

Genotype influence and enviromental conditions on hazelnut production and characteristics of the fruits
Ion Botu, Mihai Botu, Adina Vicol, Gheorghe Achim, Silvia Preda, Andrea Giorgota
Research Station for Fruit Growing Valcea 

II. Fruit sustainable technologies – Environment protection

    
PRESENT AND FUTURE IN ROMANIAN FRUIT GROWING TECHNOLOGIES UNDER GLOBAL CLIMATIC CHANGES
Dorin Ioan Sumedrea1, Nicolae Tanasescu1, Emil Chitu1, Dorel Moiceanu1, Florin - Cristian Marin1, Gabriel Ţintarcu2
1Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania
2Research Institute for Agriculture Economy and Rural Development, Bucharest

Climate change impact on fruit growing production

Elena Mateescu, Adriana Marica, Daniel Alexandru
National Meteorological Administration, Bucharest - Romania

Modern tehnologies for phytosanitary treatments application in orchards
Ion Pirna, Iosif Cojocaru, Eugen Marin, Dragos Manea,  Nicolae Constantin
National institute of Research – Development for Machines and Installations Designed to Agriculture and Food Industry – INMA Bucharest

Effects of localized irrigation on fruit YIELD and its quality for SOME apricot varieties under the conditions of Dobrogea
Mihail Iancu1, Leinar Septar2
1Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania
2Research Station for Fruit Growing Constanta

THE INFLUENCE OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND NITROGEN FERTILIZATION ON LEAF AND FRUIT CHEMICAL COMPONENTS IN ‘SPRINGCREST’ PEACH VARIETY
Mihail Iancu1, Corina Gavat2
1Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania
2Research Station for Fruit Growing Constanta

Rynaxypyr a new alternative to contol Codling moth (Cydia pomonella) in Romanian orchards
Mihaela Sumedrea1, Florin – Cristian Marin 1, Georgeta Teodorescu1,
Aurel Paul- Bădescu1, IonSăvulescu2
1Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania
2DuPont Romania SRL, Bucharest

Planting substrates effects on crop and quality fruit characteristics of some blueberry Romanian cvs
Irina Ancu, Paulina Mladin, Mihail Iancu,  Gheorghe Mladin, Sergiu Ancu, Alina Nuta,  Claudia Nicola
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

Experimental researches regarding the continous flow drying of fruits in microwave instalations
Adriana Muscalu1, Mihai Marin1, Valer Turcin2
1National institute of Research – Development for Machines and Installations Designed to Agriculture and Food Industry – INMA Bucharest
2National institute of Research – Development for Electric Engineery, ICPE-CA, Bucharest

Researches upon fruits dehydration with a modular tunnel type automatic installation
Ion Pirna, Augustin Pop, Tudor Fader
National institute of Research – Development for Machines and Installations Designed to Agriculture and Food Industry – INMA Bucharest

PHYTOSANITARY EFFICACY OF FOLIAR TREATMENTS ON SOME ORNAMENTALS
Carmen Lamban
Research Station for Fruit Growing Iasi

Efficacy of some insecticides on woolly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigerum Hausm. Control at RSFG Iasi
Ramona Beşleagă,Eugen Cardei
Research Station for Fruit Growing Iasi

IMPROVING THE CONTROL TECHNOLOGY AGAINST THE LEPIDOPTERA FEEDING ON APPLES UNDER AIUD FRUIT GROWING AREA
Liliana Tomoiaga, Maria Comşa, Teodor Barbat, Anton Comsa
Research Station for Fruit Growing Blaj

Influence of Anthropic Conditions on Pitesti, Mioveni and Maracineni Dominant Weeds Photosystem II Efficiency Using Chlorophyll Fluorescence.
Marinela Roxana Roşescu1, Emil Chiţu2
1National High School "Alexandru Odobescu" Pitesti, Romania
2Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

III. Propagation, Virology and Tissue Culture

Diversity of Plum Pox virus isolates in Romania
Luminita Zagrai1, Ioan. Zagrai1, Beatrice Kelemen2, Ioana Petricele3, Doru Pamfil3, Beatrice Ferencz2,
Silvia Preda4, O. Popescu2, Maria Isac4, Alexandru Briciu3
1Research Station for Fruit Growing Bistrita
2Babes Bolyai University - Cluj-Napoca
3University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca
4Research Station for Fruit Growing Valcea

Overview on the field trials of transgenic plums in Romania
Ioan Zagrai1, Michel Ravelonandro2, Luminiţa Zagrai1, Ralph Scorza3, Nicolae Minoiu1, Ioana Gaboreanu4,
Beatrix Ferencz5
1Research Station for Fruit Growing Bistrita
2Institute Nationale de la Recherches Agronomique Bordeaux, France
3 Appalachian Fruit Research Station USDA-ARS, Kearneysville, WV, USA
4University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca
5Babes Bolyai University – Biology and Geology Faculty - Cluj-Napoca

Biostimulators and foliar fertilization influence on the growth and chemical composition of softwood cuttings
Mihail Iancu, Mihai Niţa, Claudia Nicola
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

Radistim and indolil acetic acid influence on berries softwood cuttings rotting characteristics
Mihai Niţa, Mihail Iancu
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

Culture media influence on “in vitro” propagation of some sweet and sour cherry rootstocks
Catiţa Plopa, Gheorghe Mladin, Valentina Isac, Sergiu Ancu
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

BEHAVIOUR OF SOME ORNAMENTAL CONIFEROUS SPECIES / VARIETIES PROPAGATION
Alina Rovină (Posedaru), Craisor Mazilu, Ion Duţu
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

„IN VITRO” PROPAGATION OF BLACK CURRANT ‘PERLA NEAGRA’ AND ‘AMURG’ CULTIVARS
Doina Clapa 1, Alexandru Fira1, Catita Plopa2, Adrian Bărbos 1
1Research Station for Fruit Growing Cluj-Napoca
2Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

„In vitro” propagation of „Simfonia verii” and „Royal purpleCotinus coggygria Scop cvs.
Mirela Călinescu, Alina Rovină (Posedaru), Valentina Isac, Catiţa Plopa
Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

MICROPROPAGATION OF BLACKBERRY THORNLESS cultivars
Alexandru Fira1, Doina Clapa1, Catita Plopa2
1Research Station for Fruit Growing Cluj-Napoca
2Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania

Investigation on Anatomical and histological structure of graft union in plum
Gică Grădinariu, Cristina Zlati, Mihai Istrate, Marius Dascălu
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Iasi, Faculty of Horticulture

 


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7. Peer review


All articles submitted for publication to the “Scientific Papers of the Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti, Romania” are subject to expert scrutiny;
Contributions should comply with the publication guidelines;
Papers should be submitted both in electronic form and as hard paper;
Manuscripts may be submitted directly to the editorial board of the journal or via e-mail: office@icdp-pitesti.ro
Contributions will be reviewed by 2-3 experts in the given field;
The scientific reviewers and members of the Editorial board are PhD scholars and academics;
Reviewers will evaluate the articles based on the following criteria:
- journal requirements - structure, form, content, scientific relevance;
- scientific (theoretical and/or practical) contribution in the field;
- clearly presented and argued results;
- relevant and up-to-date bibliographical references;
- compliance with ethical and moral norms;

Manuscripts that fail to comply with the publication requirements will be returned to their authors for further revision;
The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject any papers that do not conform to standard scientific content, presentation, and revision according to the reviewers’ recommendations and observations;
It is not the reviewers’ duty to operate any correction of the articles submitted;
The Journal and its editors accept no liability for the accuracy of the calculations, experimental data, views expressed or statements made by the contributors;

Authors are responsible for the factual accuracy and copyright of their contributions.
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