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

Tomato fertilization using ammonium and nitrate in split roots in hydroponics

The effects of ammonium and nitrate on hydroponic tomato crop have been studied since hydroponics is used as a means of commercial production. In general, it has been found that small proportions of ammonium improve plant growth and yield. However, these studies were carried out with all the roots...
Esteban Arturo Rivera-Espejel
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Carlos Trejo-López
Rosalino Gasga-Peña
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Fertilización de tomate con nitrato y amonio en raíces separadas en hidroponía

Los efectos del amonio y nitrato sobre el cultivo de tomate hidropónico se han estudiado desde que la hidroponía se utiliza como un medio de producción comercial. Se ha encontrado que pequeñas proporciones de amonio mejoran el crecimiento y el rendimiento de las plantas...
Esteban Arturo Rivera-Espejel
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Carlos Trejo-López
Rosalino Gasga-Peña
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Southeast Regional Bramble Production Guide

The bramble (blackberry and raspberry) industry has recently undergone a significant change in the southern United States. The release of high quality and productive blackberry cultivars from the University of Arkansas breeding program, escalating fuel prices, and the high perishability of...
Gina E. Fernandez
Gerard Krewer
NC State University

Preparation of fungal inoculum for leaf litter composting from selected fungi

Fungi are the major degraders of organic matter in natural environments, and almost every naturally occurring organic compound can be degraded by one fungus or another. An enormous range of organic compounds can be utilized by fungi, especially the major organic compounds such as cellulose, xylan...
Bambang Irawan
Rina Sri Kasiamdari
Bambang Hendro Sunarminto
Endang Sutariningsih
ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science

Apple Diseases Identification Sheet

Contents Symptoms Apple Scab Fire Blight Cedar Apple Rust The Summer Rots Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck Key Low-Spray and Organic Solutions  
ATTRA Specialists
ATTRA

Efecto del riego y la cobertura del suelo sobre la productividad de dos cultivares de ají dulce

Se realizó un experimento en el sistema de riego sector Perú-San Vicente, municipio Maturín, estado Monagas, con el objetivo de determinar la lámina de riego más apropiada para dos cultivares de ají dulce (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) bajo cobertura de suelo....
José A. Gil-Marín
Nelson J. Montaño-Mata
Ramiro Plaza
Bioagro

Manual for sustainable coffee production

  Throughout the coffee producing areas in Uganda, a vast number of coffee trees have been lost mainly as a result of Coffee Wilt disease but also due to mismanagement and neglect. It is estimated that about 100 million trees have died since 1993. It is therefore important for farmers to plant...
Ibero
Ibero (Uganda) Limited

Mantención de los equipos de riego

La mantención del sistema de riego es el conjunto de operaciones destinadas a que el equipo de riego funcione en óptimas condiciones. El principal problema de un sistema de riego localizado es la obturación de emisores, por tal razón, el mantenimiento de un equipo de...
Pilar Gil
Gabriel Sellés
Raúl Ferreyra
Cristián Barrera
INIA Chile

Crop Load Management for Consistent Production of Honeycrisp Apples

The popularity and high fruit prices of the Honeycrisp apple in the market are largely due to the unique eating experience from this apple. Most consumers of Honeycrisp are impressed with the flavor, crispness and juiciness, which Honeycrisp delivers when it is grown properly. However, the...
Terence Robinson
Sergio Lopez
Kevin Iungerman
Gabino Reginato
New York Fruit Quarterly

Pimento: The Jamaican Allspice Story

This book is on Pimento otherwise known to the spice world as Jamaican Allspice, one of Jamaica’s oldest export commodities. It is the most informative and comprehensive book to be written on the subject and the most recent publication that readers will find on the agricultural shelf of any...
John R. Gayle
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)