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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This...
Contenidos: Estadísticas del cultivo de la papa en Honduras Origen, clasificación y contenido nutricional Morfología de la planta Estructura aérea Estructura subterránea Fisiología de la planta El...
Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow. A single hive will produce 50 to 100 pounds of honey each year. Start right; build at least one hive from scratch. Assembling new hives is important for the...
The production of the common bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L ) is influenced by many biotic and abiotic factors that interact during its growing cycle. Diseases are some of the major biotic factors affecting bean production. Most of the organisms causing these diseases are seed-borne arising from...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

Garlic storage is important to provide product for fresh market and fresh peeled processing. Garlic bulbs (cv. California Late) and unpeeled cloves were stored in several experiments in air and CA (0.1, 0.5, 1% O2 in combination with 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20% CO2 ) at 0-1°C for up to 6 months....
  La vida útil poscosecha de tomates (Lycopersicon esculentum L. Var. Coloso) recubiertos con una película de suero de leche y monoestearato de glicerilo acetilado se comparó con frutos mantenidos en iguales condiciones (15º C, 90% H.R.) pero sin recubrir. Durante las...
An experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of edible coating and different packaging materials on the post harvest storage life of plum fruits. The edible coating was comprised of [gum arabic (1%) + glycerine (2%)]. After applying the edible coating fruits were stored in different...
  Purpose of review: Increasing legislative regulations and negative public opinion of the use of synthetic fungicides and insecticides in fresh fruits and vegetables, together with the growth of organic markets, have increased research interest in postharvest heat treatments. These methods,...