Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

Rootstocks for Kentucky Fruit Trees

  Kentucky do not come true from seed. For example, a tree grown from a Golden Delicious apple seed will produce an apple tree, but the fruit will have different characteristics than Golden Delicious in color, taste, and shape. This is why fruit trees are reproduced by...
Dwight E. Wolfe
John G. Strang
Shawn Wright

2015 Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide

  Revised annually, this guide provides spraying schedules for insect and disease pests of apple, pear, cherry, peach and plum trees. You will find safety tips, hints for figuring chemical application rates, and discussions about most pests that attack Missouri fruit trees. The guide's...
University of Arkansas
University of Illinois Extension
Purdue Extension
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
University of Missouri and Missouri State University
Ohio State University Extension
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service
Midwest Fruit Workers Group

Effects of floral and foliar application of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on yield, growth and nutrition of sweet cherry

  During 2003 and 2005, plant growth promoting effects of Pseudomonas BA-8 and Bacillus OSU-142 were tested alone or combinations on sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cv. 0900 Ziraat in terms of yield, growth, nutrient composition of leaves in the province of Konya,...
Ahmet Esitken
Lutfi Pirlak
Metin Turan
Fikrettin Sahin
Scientia Horticulturae

Cucumber fruit quality at harvest affected by soilless system, crop age and preharvest climatic conditions during two consecutive seasons

  Cucumber fruits (Cucumis sativus L., cv. Tro´pico F1) grown on perlite substrate and NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) were harvested during two seasons (winter and spring) to monitor the effects of climatic conditions and hydroponic growth systems on fruit quality at harvest. The best...
M.D. Go´mez-Lo´pez
J.P. Ferna´ndez-Trujillo
A. Baille
Scientia Horticulturae

Effects of interlighting on yield and external fruit quality in year-round cultivated cucumber

  The effects of interlighting and of the proportion of interlight on the yield and fruit quality of year-round cultivated cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. cv. Cumuli) were investigated for this study. Artificial lighting was provided by high pressure sodium (HPS) lamps and the lighting...
Tiina Hovi-Pekkanen
Risto Tahvonen
Scientia Horticulturae

Fertilización foliar con macronutrientes a plantas de naranja Valencia late (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) y tangor Murcott (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck)

El objetivo de este trabajo fue analizar el efecto de diferentes dosis de fertilizantes foliares con macronutrientes en plantas de naranja Valencia y de tangor Murcott. Los experimentos fueron realizados durante tres campañas consecutivas en Corrientes Argentina. El diseño...
Paula Alayón Luaces
Víctor Antonio Rodríguez
Analia Beatriz Píccoli
Marco Daniel Chabbal
Laura Itati Giménez
Gloria Cristina Martínez
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details described here is important so that all requirements for certified plant production can be met. Certified plants are most saleable and bring a premium price. One-year-old crowns will produce a healthy...
Douglas Sanders
NC State University

Evaluación de los efectos de la composición de la dieta artificial para la cría de Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) y Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

El control biológico aumentativo de Diatrae saccharalis Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) requiere la cría masiva del parasitoide Cotesia flavipes Cameron (Braconidae: Microgastrinae) y por ello, es necesario el desarrollo de dietas artificiales eficientes. El objetivo fue examinar...
Carmen Reguilón
Pilar Medina Pereyra
Mariano Ordano
Analía Salvatore
María Verónica Barros
Elitamara Morsoletto Santos
María Aparecida Vicente Cano
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Situaciones que pueden provocar la intoxicación del cultivo con un plaguicida

Las razones por las cuales puede presentarse un daño en un cultivo provocado por una intoxicación con agroquímicos son muy variadas; analicemos las más frecuentes. Contenidos: Sobredosis accidental Contaminación del equipo Arrastre de la aplicaci...
Alfredo Durán Quirós
Dennis Mora Acedo
Universidad de Costa Rica

Iowa High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production Manual

High tunnels are valuable assets to growers enabling them to produce high yields of quality horticultural crops. However, different strategies and more detailed management are required with this method of production. The objective of this workbook is to provide growers with the information and...
Eldon Everhart
Ray Hansen
Donald Lewis
Linda Naeve
Henry Taber
Iowa State University