Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

El Cultivo del Cocotero

Contenidos: Establecimiento del semillero Siembra en las camas Cuidados del semillero Trasplante Selección de plantas para siembra definitiva Preparación del terreno Distancia de siembra Época de siembra Cuidados de la plantación...
Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

Producción de pimiento en sustrato

El inicio de los cultivos sin suelo en Almería data de principios de los años ochenta. Durante esa década se produjo un tímido aunque progresivo desarrollo del cultivo en lana de roca y perlita en invernaderos comerciales de la zona, aunque no fue hasta mediados de los...
Juan José Magán Cañadas
Fundación Cajamar

Chives

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum L.) belong to the same family as onions, leeks, and garlic. Although they are native to Asia and Eastern Europe, by the sixteenth century chives were common plants in herb gardens throughout Europe. Chives are hardy, draught tolerant, perennials, eight to twenty inches...
Jeanine M. Davis
North Carolina State University

Maní: Guía Práctica para su Cultivo

Para lograr un buen cultivo de maní es necesario utilizar semilla sana, madura, libre de enfermedades, de buen vigor y poder germinativo y de elevada pureza. La semilla de buena calidad ayuda a superar condiciones adversas como bajas temperaturas del suelo, excesiva profundidad de siembra o...
Ricardo Pedelini
INTA Argentina

Postharvest seed treatments to improve the papaya seed germination and seedlings development

Practical technologies are required to preserve the viability of seeds particularly those known to be short-term viable species like Carica papaya (papaya). Papaya seeds were imbibed in water or chemical solutions (CaCl2 10-5 M, salicylic acid 10-4 M, and gibberellic acid 10-5 M) combined with...
Guillermo M. Carrillo-Castañeda
Francisco Bautista-Calles
Angel Villegas-Monter
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems

Caraway

Caraway (Carum carvi L.) is a hardy, biennial herb which is native to Europe and Western Asia. First year plants resemble carrots, growing to about 8 inches tall with finely divided leaves and long taproots. By the second year, two to three foot stalks develop topped by umbels of white or pink...
Jeanine M. Davis
North Carolina State University

Experiencias de la aplicación comercial de la técnica de reproducción acelerada de semilla (TRAS) en plátano en Rivas y Nandaime

La multiplicación convencional del plátano (Musa spp.) a través de los hijuelos del cormo, además de la baja tasa de propagación, facilita la diseminación de plagas y enfermedades. La técnica de reproducción acelerada de semillas (TRAS), una...
Guillermo Reyes Castro
Ena Rivers Carcache
Heidy Guadalupe Corea Narváez
Rosario del Socorro García Loáisiga
La Calera, UNA, Nicaragua

Australian subtropical coffee grower’s manual

This manual is intended to assist growers, both new and experienced, so that they are aware of the good practice and possible pitfalls of growing coffee in subtropical Australia. The manual contains a collection of information largely based on the expert knowledge of the author and the practical...
David Peasley
David Ashton
Jos Webber
Ron Woods
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Organic polyculture of passion fruit, pineapple, corn and cassava: the influence of green manure and distance between espaliers

The organic fruit crop should incorporate the principles of sustainable agriculture, with a guarantee of productivity coupled with ecological diversity, using techniques of policultive with regional species. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the green manure crops [Canavalia...
Sebastião Elviro de Araújo Neto
Pedro Arruda Campos
Leonardo Barreto Tavella
Antônio Jussier da Silva Solino
Irene Ferro da Silva
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Commercial asparagus production

Asparagus has been grown for many years. The Ancient Greeks and Romans relished this crop. It originated in Asia Minor and is a member of the lily family. California, Michigan, and Washington are the major producing states, but there is some commercial production in many of the northern and...
Douglas C. Sanders
North Carolina State University