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Retain Combined with NAA Controls Pre-harvest Drop of McIntosh Apples Better Than Either Chemical Alone

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Authors: 
Terence Robinson
Authors: 
Steve Hoying
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Kevin Iungerman
Authors: 
Darius Kviklys
Publisher: 
New York Fruit Quarterly
Year: 
2,010

Introduction to Coffee Management through Discovery Learning

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An integrated pest management (IPM) system, or an integrated crop management (ICM) system can never be a prescriptive, ‘off the shelf’ package. A grower must look at all the options available to him or her and make an informed decision as to which measures to take. Because each farmer’s situation is different, the types of IPM measures they implement may vary between regions and often even from farm to farm.

Authors: 
Martin Kimani
Authors: 
Tony Little
Authors: 
Janny G.M. Vos
Publisher: 
CABI Bioscience
Year: 
2,002

Cultivation of Shiitake on Natural and Synthetic Logs

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Shiitake have been enjoyed for centuries in Asia because of their health-promoting properties. Now consumers in Western countries endear shiitake because of their unique culinary characteristics. Shiitake can be found on supermarket shelves nationwide. Shiitake are an excellent source of selenium, a very good source of iron, and are good sources of vitamin C, protein, and dietary fiber.

Authors: 
Daniel J. Royse
Publisher: 
The Pennsylvania State University
Year: 
2,009

Basil

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Basil (Ocimum basilicum L. and its varieties) is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves add a distinctive flavor to many foods, such as Italian style tomato sauces, pesto sauce and salad dressing. The essential oils and oleo-resins may be extracted from leaves and flowers and used for flavoring in liqueurs and for fragrance in perfumes and soaps.

Authors: 
Jeanine M. Davis
Publisher: 
NC State University
Year: 
1,997

Producción de hortalizas bajo cubierta

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Authors: 
Norma Iglesias
Publisher: 
INTA Argentina
Year: 
2,006

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

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Authors: 
E. Barclay Poling
Publisher: 
NC State University
Year: 
2,013

Hydroponic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) production with and without recirculation of nutrient solution

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Authors: 
Felipe Sánchez-Del Castillo
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Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Authors: 
Joel Pineda-Pineda
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José M. Osuna
Authors: 
Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez
Authors: 
Tomás Osuna-Encino
Publisher: 
Agrociencia
Year: 
2,014

Producción hidropónica de jitomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.) con y sin recirculación de la solución nutritiva

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Authors: 
Felipe Sánchez-Del Castillo
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Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Authors: 
Joel Pineda-Pineda
Authors: 
José M. Osuna
Authors: 
Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez
Authors: 
Tomás Osuna-Encino
Publisher: 
Agrociencia
Year: 
2,014

Cherries: Organic Production

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This publication focuses on organic pest and disease control and other topics relevant to organic production of both tart and sweet cherries. It introduces the Canadian bush cherry and discusses climatic considerations for cherry production. Information on marketing is included, as are further resources and sources of trees and pest-control materials.

Authors: 
Guy K. Ames
Publisher: 
ATTRA
Year: 
2,014

Vegetable Grafting: The Healing Chamber

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High value vegetable crops such as eggplant, heirloom tomato, and triploid watermelon are grafted to increase vigor, yield, tolerance to salinity and temperature extremes, and disease resistance. Commercial production and demand for grafted vegetable plants continues to increase across Asia and Europe, and has begun to expand to North America.

Authors: 
Sacha Johnson
Authors: 
Carol Miles
Authors: 
Patti Kreider
Authors: 
Jonathan Roozen
Publisher: 
Washington State University
Year: 
2,011
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