Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

Biointensive Integrated Pest Management

This publication provides the rationale for biointensive Integrated Pest Management (IPM), outlines the concepts and tools of biointensive IPM, and suggests steps and provides informational resources for implementing IPM. It is targeted to individuals interested in agriculture at all levels....
Rex Dufour

Applying the principles of sustainable farming

Sustainable farming meets environmental, economic, and social objectives simultaneously. Environmentally sound agriculture is nature-based rather than factory-based. Economic sustainability depends on profitable enterprises, sound financial planning, proactive marketing, and risk management....
Preston Sullivan

Suelo y Fertilización para la Yuca

  Comúnmente se estudia el suelo como un "ente" en el cual crecen y se desarrollan las plantas, aunque debería considerarse como un sistema dinámico desde el punto de vista de su fertilidad y su productividad. Al considerar la nutrición de un cultivo,...
Luis Fernando Cadavid López

Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri

Chinese chestnut is an emerging new tree crop for Missouri and the Midwest. The Chinese chestnut tree is a spreading, medium-sized tree with glossy dark leaves bearing large crops of nutritious nuts. Nuts are borne inside spiny burs that split open when nuts are ripe. Each bur contains one to three...
Ken Hunt
Michael Gold
William Reid
Michele Warmund
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in an Agroforestry Practice

Cultivating shiitake mushrooms represents an opportunity to utilize healthy low-grade and smalldiameter trees thinned from woodlots as well as healthy branch-wood cut from the tops of harvested saw-timber trees. When the mushrooms are collected and marketed, the result is a relatively short-term...
Johann Bruhn
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry

2010 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide: Nematodes

Integrated pest management (IPM) for nematodes requires: 1) determining whether pathogenic nematodes are present within the grove; 2) determining whether nematode population densities are high enough to cause economic loss; and 3) selecting a profitable management option. Attempting to manage...
L.W. Duncan
J.W. Noling
R.N. Inserra
University of Florida IFAS Extension

El Cultivo de la Berenjena

Solanum melongena Esta guía tecnológica abarca los siguientes tópicos: Taxonomía y morfología Requerimientos edafoclimáticos Cultivares Aspectos de producción Establecimiento del cultivo Injerto...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

El Cultivo de la Arveja

Pisum sativum Esta guía tecnológica abarca los siguientes tópicos: Taxonomía y morfología Requerimientos climáticos y edafológicos Variedades Aspectos de producción Preparación del terreno...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

Bio-Fertilizers and Bio-Pesticides Research and Development at UPLB

  With the establishment of the National Institutes of Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology (BIOTECH), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) researches were done to look for cheaper and locally available but efficient substitutes or supplements to inorganic fertilizer, such...
Pio A. Javier
Marilyn B. Brown
University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

BBTV, CMV and Other Viruses Affecting Banana in Asia and the Pacific

Banana is the most important fruit of the Asia and Pacific region. Cavendish clones are grown for the export market, but many indigenous cultivars are produced and consumed locally. Banana agriculture is subject to many natural calamities, but diseases constitute a major problem. Virus diseases are...
L.V. Magnaye
R.V. Valmayor