Manejo de Suelos - Fertilización, Compostado, Nutrición vegetal

Compost Utilization for Erosion Control

What Is Compost? Composting is the controlled biological process of decomposition and recycling of organic material into a humus rich soil amendment known as compost. Mixed organic materials (Example: manure, yard trimmings, food waste, biosolids) must go through a controlled heat process before...
Mark Risse
Britt Faucette
University of Georgia

Increased Yields from Peppermint Crops through Improved Micro nutrient Nutrition (Stage 2)

  Peppermint yields in Southern Australia are highly variable and this is impacting on the long term viability of the industry. The average yield is approximately 50 kg / ha, despite attempts to improve management practice. Peppermint is also an important crop that provides the necessary...
Robert Menary
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, RIRDC Australia

Soil and Fertilizer Management for Vegetable Production in Florida

Best Management Practices (BMPs) are specific cultural practices aimed at reducing the load of a specific compound, while maintaining or increasing economical yields. They are tools available to vegetable growers to achieve the TMDLs. BMPs are intended to be educational, economically sound,...
G.D. Liu
E.H. Simonne
G.J. Hochmuth
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Residue Management and Cultural Practices

High crop residue levels translate directly into soil conservation benefits. Most experts believe the most effective conservation tillage practices leave at least 30 percent residue after planting. Residue burial or removal for biomass harvest should be tempered with conservation benefits. When...
Mahdi Al-Kaisi
Mark Hanna
Iowa State University Extension

Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in order to create the best possible environment for plant growth. A healthy soil is primarily defined by its fertility, which in turn depends largely on the interactions of its physical, chemical, and...
Keith R. Baldwin
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Guía de conservación de suelos y agua

La Guía de Conservación de Suelos y Agua ofrece varias alternativas, las cuales se describen paso a paso, en el siguiente orden: Construcción del Nivel A también llamado Aparato A, muy conocido por ser el instrumento más usado para trazar curvas a nivel...
René Rivera
Jesús Pérez
Darwin Granda
Thelma Gaitán
Claudia Calderón
Proyecto Red SICTA del IICA/Cooperación Suiza en América Central

What Happens during Composting?

Composting is the science of converting organic matter to useful products by the action of various organisms. Decomposition as a process occurs in nature at various levels. To attain the goal of having quality end products, various modifications have been applied to this natural process with a...
Chiu-Chung Young
P.D. Rekha
A.B. Arun
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Cebolla: preparación del suelo para el establecimiento del cultivo

Contenidos: Labores primarias Principales labores básicas Principales objetivos de la aradura de preparación del suelo para la siembra Principales precauciones en las araduras Época de araduras Labranza superficial de refinamiento Establecimiento...
Raúl F. del Monte
INTA Argentina

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

Contents: Soils and Fertility Soil Testing Petiole Sap Testing Fertilizer Application Methods Liming and Soil pH Chemigation Management Organic Matter and Cover Crops Transplants Transplant Production Transplant Containers Seeding and Growing...
Dan Egel
Ricky Foster
Elizabeth Maynard
Rick Weinzierl
Mohammad Babadoost
Patrick O’Malley
Ajay Nair
Raymond Cloyd
Cary Rivard
Megan Kennelly
Bill Hutchison
Sanjun Gu
Robert J. Precheur
Celeste Welty
Douglas Doohan
Sally Miller
University of Illinois Extension, Purdue Extension, Iowa State University Extension, Kansas State University Research, University of Minnesota Extension, University of Missouri Extension, and Ohio State University Extension

Fertirrigación nitrogenada de tomate bajo invernadero

  El área mediterránea incluye una de las mayores concentraciones de cultivo protegido del mundo. De las provincias españolas, Almería presenta la mayor superficie, con 27.000 ha, siendo el tomate una de las especies más cultivada. Elevados aportes de...
María Luz Segura
Israel Carrasco
Horticultura