Pre- and Post-harvest Preventive Measures and Intervention Strategies to Control Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh Leafy Vegetables
This production manual covers the following crops: beets, carrots, celery, and parsley. The topics addressed in this manual are the following :
- Seeding and planting
- Fertilizer and lime
- Plant tissue analysis
- Weed management
- Insect management
- Disease management
The Guide is divided into three sections. The first section provides cultural information and management practices for a number of important vegetable crop groups. For each family, key pests and disease problems are described. Cultural methods and management practices that will help control each problem are listed, as well as materials that may be recommended for use.
Specific Common Diseases:
Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Chemical Control Guide for Diseases of Vegetables, Revision No. 21
This publication is a guide to lawful use of sprayable chemicals intended for control of plant diseases affecting vegetables grown in Florida. For each crop, products are listed by FRAC code in alphabetical order to help differentiate products based on their active ingredient(s) and their specific mode of action(s).
Issued 4 times per year, the Vegetables and Pulses Outlook, which is presented in a newsletter format, provides current intelligence and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the U.S. vegetable and melon sector (including potatoes, pulses, and mushrooms). Topics include production, consumption, shipments, prices received, trade, and more.