Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para la Huerta Familiar

  El manual técnico "Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para laAgricultura Familiar" pretende instruir de manera didáctica y con un fuerte enfoque práctico la producción in situ de semillas de hortalizas. Tiene su origen y da continuidad...
Alexander Cornejo

Commercial Production of Pickling & Slicing Cucumbers in North Carolina

Both pickling and slicing cucumbers have been included in this bulletin because many production practices are similar for both types. When necessary, distinctions are made between the cucumber types. Table of Contents Introduction Cultural Management Harvesting and Handling Pest...
Jonathan R. Schultheis
Charles W. Averre
Michael D. Boyette
Edmund A. Estes
Gerald J. Holmes
David W. Monks
Kenneth A. Sorensen
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Manual del cultivo de la cebolla: Labranzas de conducción cultural

Las labranzas que se realizan durante la conducción cultural deben ser efectuadas con la finalidad de: Favorecer el desarrollo del cultivo Mejorar la eficiencia del riego Contribuir al control de malezas La frecuencia de intervención con esas labores mecánicas deben...
Raúl del Monte
INTA Argentina

Fruit skin side cracking and ostiole-end splitting shorten postharvest life in fresh figs (Ficus carica L.), but are reduced by deficit irrigation

  Side cracking and ostiole-end splitting skin damage affected decay development and the percentage of sound fruit during fresh fig (Ficus carica L.) postharvest handling and marketing. Modification of current grading standard tolerances according to cultivar is suggested to protect the...
Michelle Kong
Bruce Lampinen
Ken Shackel
Carlos H. Crisosto
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Burgundy Black Truffle Cultivation in an Agroforestry Practice

The two best candidate species for truffle cultivation in the south-central U.S. are the Burgundy truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt., syn. T. uncinatum Ch.) and the Périgord black truffle (T. melanosporum Vitt., Fig. 1b). These common names (Burgundy truffle and Périgord black truffle)...
Johann Bruhn
Michelle Hall
University of Missouri

Control de enfermedades y plagas en el melón y la papaya

Contenidos: El Melón Enfermedades fungosas Enfermedades virosas Problemas fisiológicos Control de plagas La Papaya Enfermedades Pudrición del pie en las plántulas poco después de la germinación Pudrici...
Gonzalo Calderón Rivera
Rodolfo Cepeda Vergara
Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario, ICA

Cucurbit Production in Florida

Cucurbits production manual includes cucumber, cantaloupe, summer squash, pumpkin, butternut squash, calabaza, winter squash, and watermelon. Topics addressed: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Petiole sap testing Irrigation Weed...
S.M. Olson
E.H. Simonne
W.M. Stall
P.D. Roberts
S.E. Webb
S.A. Smith
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Biomass production, yield and chemical composition of peppermint essential oil using different organic fertilizer sources

  Mentha x piperita L. is an aromatic and medicinal species belonging to the family Lamiaceae that is popularly known as peppermint. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of organic fertilizer sources on the biomass production, yield and chemical composition of peppermint (Mentha...
Andressa Giovannini Costa
Suzan Kelly Vilela Bertolucci
Jorge Henrique Chagas
Elza Oliveira Ferraz
José Eduardo Brasil Pereira Pinto
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Mint production and pest management in Indiana

The mints are grown for the essential oils that they produce in specialized glands on the leaves and stems. This oil is readily recovered by steam distillation of the harvested hay. Peppermint and spearmint oils are widely used to flavor chewing gum, candy, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other...
Steve Weller
Ralph Green
Cheri Janssen
Fred Whitford
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Evaluation of Flame Seedless Grapevines Grafted on Some Rootstocks

  The current investigation was conducted during the two successive seasons of 2011 and 2012 on six years old vines in a private vineyard at Cairo - Alexandria Desert Rood where soil was sandy. Vines of Flame Seedless cv. grafted on either Salt Creek or Freedom rootstocks, in addition to own-...
Rafaat S.S. El-Gendy
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants