Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Rootstocks for Size Control in Apple Trees

Modern orchards are being developed with small (dwarf) trees at close spacing. The proper distance for setting the trees varies with the variety selected and the fertility and water-holding capacity of the soil. A dwarfed tree is produced by grafting or budding a desired variety onto a special...
Esteban Herrera
New Mexico State University

Tomato fertilization using ammonium and nitrate in split roots in hydroponics

The effects of ammonium and nitrate on hydroponic tomato crop have been studied since hydroponics is used as a means of commercial production. In general, it has been found that small proportions of ammonium improve plant growth and yield. However, these studies were carried out with all the roots...
Esteban Arturo Rivera-Espejel
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Carlos Trejo-López
Rosalino Gasga-Peña
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Fertilización de tomate con nitrato y amonio en raíces separadas en hidroponía

Los efectos del amonio y nitrato sobre el cultivo de tomate hidropónico se han estudiado desde que la hidroponía se utiliza como un medio de producción comercial. Se ha encontrado que pequeñas proporciones de amonio mejoran el crecimiento y el rendimiento de las plantas...
Esteban Arturo Rivera-Espejel
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Carlos Trejo-López
Rosalino Gasga-Peña
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Southeast Regional Bramble Production Guide

The bramble (blackberry and raspberry) industry has recently undergone a significant change in the southern United States. The release of high quality and productive blackberry cultivars from the University of Arkansas breeding program, escalating fuel prices, and the high perishability of...
Gina E. Fernandez
Gerard Krewer
NC State University

Manual for sustainable coffee production

  Throughout the coffee producing areas in Uganda, a vast number of coffee trees have been lost mainly as a result of Coffee Wilt disease but also due to mismanagement and neglect. It is estimated that about 100 million trees have died since 1993. It is therefore important for farmers to plant...
Ibero
Ibero (Uganda) Limited

Crop Load Management for Consistent Production of Honeycrisp Apples

The popularity and high fruit prices of the Honeycrisp apple in the market are largely due to the unique eating experience from this apple. Most consumers of Honeycrisp are impressed with the flavor, crispness and juiciness, which Honeycrisp delivers when it is grown properly. However, the...
Terence Robinson
Sergio Lopez
Kevin Iungerman
Gabino Reginato
New York Fruit Quarterly

Pimento: The Jamaican Allspice Story

This book is on Pimento otherwise known to the spice world as Jamaican Allspice, one of Jamaica’s oldest export commodities. It is the most informative and comprehensive book to be written on the subject and the most recent publication that readers will find on the agricultural shelf of any...
John R. Gayle
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)

Establishing Row-middle Ground Cover Options for High Density Apple Orchards in Western NY

Sod or grass is the most common row-middle ground cover in apple orchards in Western NY. Many different grasses and grass mixtures are available. The OVN-Mix (Orchard- Vineyard-Nursery Mix - 40% proprietary perennial rye grass, 30% creeping red fescue, 30% chewing fescue) is the most common g...
Mario Miranda Sazo
Deborah Breth
Elizabeth Tee
New York Fruit Quarterly

Producción de Frutillas en Santa Cruz

Recomendaciones prácticas Plantines Es recomendable adquirirlos en las provincias recomendadas y no en provincias del noroeste de la Argentina, ya que la adaptabilidad de los plantines es más difícil Trasplante No cortar raíces Que no se doble la ra...
Julio Mora
INTA Argentina

Poda del Duraznero

Por qué se debe podar una planta de duraznero Porque con la realización de esta práctica cultural podremos obtener: Frutos de mayor tamaño, logrando tamaños comerciales adecuados. Un número razonable de frutos por planta. Mayor colorido en los...
INTA Argentina
INTA Argentina