Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA)

Development of Good Agricultural Practice Programs in New Zealand's Fruit Industries

The New Zealand fruit sector has seen rapid uptake of integrated pest management (IPM) followed by integrated fruit production (IFP) then finally good agricultural practice (GAP) programs since the early 1990s. The kiwifruit sector's `KiwiGreen' program achieved complete adoption by 1997...
Jim T.S. Walker
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Implementación de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas

¿Qué son las Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA)? Son el conjunto de principios, normas, y recomendaciones técnicas aplicables a las diversas etapas de producción, para ofrecer al mercado productos inocuos y sanos para su comercialización directa o...
Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego, Perú

Growing Vegetables, Fruits and Produce (Food Safety Self-Assesment Tool)

Food safety is a concern to all involved in the production, marketing and consumption of foodstuff. Produce, fruits and vegetables, present unique problems in that they are often consumed raw without processing. In many cases, small produce growers market their crops directly to consumers or...
Karen L.B. Gast
Dan Nagengast
Rhonda Janke
Donald C. Cress
Kansas State University

Caribbean Hot Pepper Production and Post Harvest Manual

This manual describes the best practices in all aspects of commercial hot pepper production and post-harvest handling, utilising materials, technologies and support services that are generally available to the Caribbean producer. The manual incorporates the principles of Good Agricultural...
Anil Sinha
Joan Petersen
FAO and CARDI

Manual Técnico Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA) en la Producción de Frijol Voluble

Los principales problemas para la producción de fríjol en Colombia y en Antioquia están relacionados con la alta incidencia de enfermedades y plagas, que se agravan por el uso generalizado de semilla de variedades regionales susceptibles, lo cual exige un alto uso de...
Jesús Hernando Arias Restrepo
Teresita Rengifo Martínez
Maribel Jaramillo Carmona
FAO

Manual de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas para Tomate

Las Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas son todas las acciones que se realizan en la producción de hortalizas, desde la preparación del terreno hasta la cosecha, el embalaje y el transporte, orientadas a asegurar la inocuidad del producto, la protección al medio ambiente...
Cecilia Fiorentini
INTA Argentina

Toolkit: Reducing the Food Wastage Footprint

  One-third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted from farm to fork, according to estimates calculated by FAO (2011). This wastage not only has an enormous negative impact on the global economy and food availability, it also has major environmental impacts. The direct economic...
Nadia El-Hage Scialabba
Mathilde Iweins
Gaia Pisani
FAO

Guía para el uso adecuado de plaguicidas y la correcta disposición de sus envases

El objetivo de esta publicación, es actuar como material didáctico de apoyo, en jornadas de capacitación del Proyecto Regional Evaluación y Promoción de la Sustentabilidad de Agroecosistemas en el área del Centro Regional Buenos Aires Sur. Proporciona una...
Fanny Martens
INTA Argentina

Commodity specific food safety guidelines for the production, harvest, post-harvest, and valued-added unit operations of green onions

The purpose of this document is to provide green onion growers, packers, and shippers with effective guidelines to reduce the potential of microbial contamination of green onions. The issues identified are based on the core elements of GAPs and cGMPs. The specific recommendations contained herein...
USDA
USDA

Survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 in almond orchard soils

  Aims: To evaluate factors potentially contributing to the long-term persistence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis phage type (PT) 30 in an almond orchard. Methods and Results: Surface and subsurface soil temperatures, and air temperatures in a radiation shelter, were recorded during...
M.D. Danyluk
M. Nozawa-Inoue
K.R. Hristova
K.M. Scow
B. Lampinen
L.J. Harris
Journal of Applied Microbiology