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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

El cultivo hidropónico tiene diversas ventajas, dentro de las cuales se pueden señalar la reducción del gasto de agua, la obtención de las cosechas con anticipación y una mayor productividad por área sembrada. Esta investigación, que incluyó...
La interferencia de la maleza en los cultivos ocasiona pérdidas en el rendimiento y calidad de los productos cosechados y las prácticas realizadas para su control, incrementan los costos de producción. El manejo de maleza debe considerar la integración de prá...
Many apple growers in Northeastern United States noted an unusually high incidence fruit russet and/or phytotoxicity damage during the 2013 growing season. Factors that contribute to fruit russet include spring frosts, chemical phytotoxicity (e.g., from copper or captan ), powdery mildew...
Guía de campo para agricultores Esta guía consta de cuatro secciones, en la primera sección el agricultor conocerá los pasos que debe hacer para una correcta marcación de plantas, la segunda sección le ayudará a reconocer los daños producidos...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Breaker stage fruit (cvs 901 and Bobcat) were subjected to different types of physical damage: 3 impacts of a steel ball (67 g) from a height of 33, 66 or 99 cm, 8 impacts of the ball from 99 cm, or dropping the fruit once 1 m onto a hard surface. Fruit were then held at 20 °C...
  ‘Comice’ is among the pear varieties most difficult to ripen after harvest. Ethylene, cold temperature, and intermediate (10 °C) temperature conditioning have been successfully used to stimulate the ability of ‘Comice’ pears to ripen. However, the sensory quality...
  The main problem affecting the quality of fresh-cut sunchoke tubers is cut surface discoloration. Pre- and post-cutting hot water and ethanol treatments were evaluated for their potential to inhibit discoloration, color changes, and associated phenolic metabolism in tuber slices stored in...
  This review includes an overview of the most important preventive measures along the farm to fork chain to prevent microbial contamination of leafy greens. It also includes the technological and managerial interventions related to primary production, postharvest handling, processing...