El acolchado es una técnica muy antigua, consistente en cubrir el suelo de la plantación con diferentes tipos de materiales (restos vegetales del cultivo, plástico…) con el fin de proteger el cultivo y el suelo de los agentes atmosféricos, favorecer cosechas precoces, mejorar los rendimientos y evitar la contaminación de los frutos por los diferentes patógenos del suelo.
Compendio de características de calidad, condiciones de almacenamiento, sensibilidad al frío, maduración y desórdenes fisiológicos
Andrade Sun Farms counts on more than 38 years of experience on vegetables, fruit, specially citrus like Tahiti lime, working country and worldwide, always with high quality products.
A Guide to the Common Postharvest Diseases & Disorders of Navel Oranges and Mandarins Grown in Inland Australia
This guide should be used to identify disorders when fruit arrives at overseas markets and to provide useful feedback to the industry when a problem occurs. It is aimed to assist growers, packers, wholesalers and exporters that may be present at outturn. As such, the information provided focuses on the most common problems occurring on citrus sent to our major export markets. It does not show defects, such as wind blemish, that should be sorted out before packing.
In its broadest sense, "citrus health management" means managing the health of citrus trees in a way which gives a net profit by integrated measures, including Integrated Pest Management (IPM), soil and water management and cultural practices. This chapter discusses IPM measures to keep disease-free seedlings free of pests and diseases once they have been planted out in the orchard.
Citrus greening is one of the most devastating diseases of citrus in Asia. Citrus greening was first identified in South Africa fifty years ago. It is now found all over the tropical and subtropical countries of Asia. In the Philippines, citrus greening is the main reason why citrus production fell by 60% between 1961 and 1970. In Vietnam, up to 90% of the citrus trees in some areas are believed to be infected with citrus greening.