Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Irrigating Blueberries

Irrigation is vital for maintaining high yields in commercial blueberries. Blueberries grow best in moist soil. Good soil moisture levels optimize both vegetative and fruit growth. Blueberries perform best when less than half of the availble water has been depleted. Blueberries are shallow-rooted...
Mark Longstroth
Michigan State University

Population density and substrate volume on tomato seedlings (Lycopersicum licopersicon Mill.)

In conventional tomato (Lycopersicum licopersicon Mill.) nurseries, with the use of trays of small cavities, the seedlings suffer physiological and morphological negative effects in response to mutual shading caused by high density of seedlings and reduction of volume for root growth, factors...
Felipe Sánchez-del Castillo
Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Antonio Morales-Maza
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
María T. Colinas-León
Agrociencia

Densidad de población y volumen de sustrato en plántulas de jitomate (Lycopersicum licopersicon Mill.)

En semilleros convencionales de jitomate (Lycopersicum licopersicon Mill.), con el uso de charolas de cavidades pequeñas, las plántulas sufren efectos fisiológicos y morfológicos negativos en respuesta al sombreado mutuo provocado por la alta densidad de plá...
Felipe Sánchez-del Castillo
Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Antonio Morales-Maza
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
María T. Colinas-León
Agrociencia

More Productive and Profitable Peach Planting Systems

Although pruning and training sys tems for apple planting systems have changed rapidly in the last 10 years, schemes for training and pruning peaches have been slow to change. The Open Center or Vase is still the most dominant system in use today in New York. This system’s requirement for...
Stephen A. Hoying
Terence L. Robinson
Robert L. Anderson
New York Fruit Quarterly

Using Sprinklers to Protect Blueberries from Spring Freezes

Many blueberry growers use sprinkler systems to protect blueberry flowers from spring freezes. Sprinklers are very effective under certain circumstances but can increase injury if used at the wrong time. Sprinklers used for irrigation do not protect below 23-24oF. If the system fails due to cold...
Mark Longstroth
Michigan State University

The annual cycle of growth of northern highbush blueberry

In the fall, blueberry bushes are dormant and ready for winter. The blueberry bush uses the clue of shorten day length in the late summer to prepare for winter. The next is lower temperatures near freezing. Freezing temperatures are the final clue and the bushes go dormant waiting for winter. As...
Mark Longstroth
Michigan State University

Manual on quality seed potato production using aeroponics

The purpose of this manual is to facilitate the diffusion of aeroponics for quality seed potato production in developing countries to improve access and lower costs. Aeroponics is a soilless method for producing pre basic potato seed. The method can produce higher yields (up to 10-times higher),...
Víctor Otazú
International Potato Center (CIP)

Manual de producción de semilla de papa de calidad usando aeroponía

El motivo de este manual es facilitar la difusión de la aeroponía para la producción de semilla de papa de calidad en los países en desarrollo con el fin de mejorar el acceso y bajar los costos. La aeroponía es una técnica de producción de semilla...
Víctor Otazú
Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP)

Manual de papa para La Araucanía. Manejo de cultivo, enfermedades y almacenaje

Contenido: Principales enfermedades que afectan al cultivo de papa Reconocimiento y control de las principales plagas comunes en papa Enfermedades y plagas cuarentenarias Métodos de riego Cosecha de papas Almacenaje de papa Técnicas de multiplicación r...
Patricio Méndez L.
Juan Inostroza F.
INIA Chile

Broccoli Production

Broccoli is a vegetable crop that lends itself well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. This four-page publication, part of the Agricultural Alternatives series focusing on small-scale and part-time farming operations, covers broccoli marketing, production considerations, harvesting...
Michael D. Orzolek
George Greaser
Jayson K. Harper
Pennsylvania State University