Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Manual Cultivo de Aguaje

El hábitat natural del aguaje está formado por pantanos y zonas con mal drenaje en la Amazonía donde predominan los suelos, permanentemente o temporalmente, inundados. Crece en ecosistemas típicos denominados "aguajales", donde los nativos de la Amazoní...
Agustin Gonzáles Coral
Guiuseppe Melecio Torres Reyna
Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana - IIAP

Water Management for Citrus Orchards

Water is the basic component of plant cell tissue. It is water, above all, which controls the growth and development of citrus trees. Most of the water absorbed by the plant comes from the soil. Nutrients present in the soil are dissolved in water, taken up by the tree, and supplied to all parts...
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Poda de verano en manzanos Red Delicious: efecto sobre la calidad de la fruta y las hojas de los dardos

En el Alto Valle del Río Negro y Neuquén, Argentina (latitud 38° 55´ Sur) se realizó un estudio en árboles cv. Red Delicious, conducidos en espaldera, de 4 m de altura, distanciamiento de 4 x 3 m y una orientación de la plantación Este - Oeste....
María Claudia Dussi
Daniel Sosa
Ricardo González Junyent
Gustavo Giardina
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Environmental Control For Greenhouse Tomatoes

The only reason for growing plants in a greenhouse rather than outside is to be able to control the environment. A greenhouse allows the grower to produce plants in a location where they would normally not grow and at a time of year when it would otherwise be impossible because of the weather. A...
Richard G. Snyder
Mississippi State University

Growing vegetables for home and market

Smallholder vegetable production requires a small plot of land, some water, labour and minimal capital. Vegetables that are easy to grow provide economic, social, gender and nutritional advantages that can significantly contribute to livelihood diversification and sustainability. By highlighting...
Mike Nichols
Martin Hilmi
FAO

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Beans Crop Management

Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) belong to the very large family of Fabaceae (also called Leguminoseae), which includes food plants such as beans, peas, pulses, peanuts and soybeans. This chapter, however, will focus on the common beans only. Learning targets for farmers: Learn good...
Paul van der Berge
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland

Comportamiento agronómico y calidad del grano de siete cultivares de café manejado bajo sombra, Masatepe, Nicaragua

Fueron establecidos y manejados desde el 2000, las variedades de café Catrenic, Catrenic injertada sobre Robusta (CARO), Pacas, pacas injertadas en Robusta (PARO); adicionalmente se valoraron tres líneas híbridos de café L2,A30; L3,A17; L.13, A.12, conocidos como h...
Aurora del Carmen Suárez Rivera
Jaime Ricardo Picado Aragón
Rodolfo Murguía Hernández
Jeremy Haggar
La Calera, UNA Nicaragua

Growth and yield response of watermelon to in-row plant spacings and mycorrhiza

Worldwide, a significant increase in watermelon (Citrullus lanatus [Thunb.] Matsum. & Nakai) growing areas has been registered in the last few years. In-row plant spacing has a significant effect on the growth and yield of watermelon, and can enhance competition for water and nutrients. The...
Dean Ban
Smiljana Goreta Ban
Milan Oplanić
Josipa Horvat
Bruno Novak
Katja Žanić
Dragan Žnidarčič
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Cassava Crop Management

Next to yam, cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a commonly produced tuber crop in Africa. It can be used as food and as a cash crop, feed for animals and as a source of industrial raw material. In sub-Saharan Africa, cassava is mostly used for human consumption in various forms ranging from boiling...
Hervé Bouaguimbeck
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland

El Cultivo de la Chirimoya

Contenido: Clasificación y descripción botánico Requerimientos climáticos Suelos Propagación Establecimiento del huerto Sistema de conducción Fertilización Enfermedades más comunes Plagas de mayor incidencia...
Cesar Hernando Delgado Ortiz
Asociación Hortifrutícola de Colombia