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Horticulture International (AgriFoodGateway) is the most comprehensive horticulture information database with more than 3,400 technical bulletins from research institutions around the world.

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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

Disease and insect control is a critical factor in most commercial vineyards. Whilst such control may, in some seasons, be a small proportion of crop value, there is a demand from growers for increased efficiency of spraying. Attention to detail is necessary to improve efficiency of deposition,...
El nitrógeno (N) es el nutriente añadido en mayor cantidad a los cultivos. Sin el aporte de N fertilizante, los altos niveles productivos en la producción moderna de cultivos no serían posibles, con lo cual no se podría alimentar a la actual población...
¿Qué son las Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA)? Son el conjunto de principios, normas, y recomendaciones técnicas aplicables a las diversas etapas de producción, para ofrecer al mercado productos inocuos y sanos para su comercialización directa o...
McIntosh is the most important apple cultivar in the Northeastern USA. It is a high ethylene producing variety which has excessive pre-harvest drop. Aminoethoxyvinylglycine (Retain) which blocks ethylene synthesis limits pre-harvest drop and has become an essential tool in managing harvest of...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

Spain is a member of the EU since 1986, and as a member of the European Union (EU), it follows all EU directives, regulations, and obligations where available. While EU Regulations are binding and directly applicable to the Member States, EU Directives have to be transposed into National law. EU...
Como en todos los cultivos, las etapas de cosecha y poscosecha requieren un cuidado a fin de conservar la calidad de la fruta. Y esta buena calidad pueda ser mantenida hasta el punto final que es el consumidor. La modalidad de cosecha, varían en las regiones donde se cultivan, a veces estas...
Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is the most prevalent postharvest disease of papaya that results in major economic losses. To investigate the effect of ethanolic extract of propolis (EEP) alone or in combination with gum arabic (GA) on control of postharvest anthracnoase and...
El etileno es un compuesto hormonal gaseoso sintetizado en la mayoría de los tejidos de las plantas superiores, y a quien le atribuye el rol principal en los procesos de maduración y senescencia de las frutas climatéricas. La biosíntesis de etileno está regulada...