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

Guía práctica para la caracterización del suelo y del terreno

La información que usted obtenga siguiendo esta guía podrá usarla para comparar las condiciones de su suelo con los datos de otros agricultores que dispongan de esta misma guía o de otra semejante. De esta forma, podrá buscar otros suelos con condiciones...
James H. Cock
Diana M. Alvarez
Marcela Estrada
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)

Papaya Mealybug and its Management Strategies

The papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is a small polyphagous sucking insect with pest status that attacks several genera of host plants, including economically important tropical fruits, vegetables and ornamentals. Infestation of the...
R.K. Tanwar
P. Jeyakumar
S. Vennila
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (ICAR)

Producción de hortalizas bajo cubierta

Aunque existen muchas definiciones sobre el término “invernadero”, en términos generales puede decirse que: Invernadero es un recinto delimitado por una estructura de madera o de metal, recubierta por vidrio o cualquier material plástico de naturaleza transparente...
Norma Iglesias
INTA Argentina

Review. Elimination of viruses in plants: twenty years of progress

To shed light on trends about elimination of viruses from plants, a bibliographic research was conducted to identify thermotherapy, chemotherapy and tissue culture trials published from 1991 through 2010. Among woody plants, grapevine, apple and peach are the most frequent targets of sanitation...
A. Panattoni
A. Luvisi
E. Triolo
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

The Carlos muscadine is the top cultivar selected by growers and homeowners for muscadine production in the Southeast. Carlos requires annual pruning in winter to maintain healthy fruit-bearing wood. A single healthy Carlos vine can produce up to 15 pounds of one-year-old wood annually! Removing...
E. Barclay Poling
NC State University

Controlling African Cassava Mosaic Disease

African cassava mosaic disease (ACMD) is caused by a virus and, as its name implies, appears to be confined to Africa. A similar disease caused by a closely related virus occurs in India, but the virus which causes the disease known as cassava common mosaic disease, found in South America, belongs...
John Guthrie
CTA

Manual del cultivo de la cebolla: enfermedades

Capítulo de enfermedades del Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla.  Los tópicos cubiertos par cada enfermedad son: agente causal, síntomas, condiciones predisponentes, sobrevivencia, diseminación, penetración y control. Contenidos Enfermedad de los alm...
Marta Gatica
Enrique Oriolani
INTA, Argentina

Hydroponic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) production with and without recirculation of nutrient solution

The hydroponic systems with recirculation of nutrient solution save water and fertilizer, but over time it is difficult to maintain the nutritional balance and control diseases that attack the roots, causing lower performance compared to systems where the solution is not recirculated. The...
Felipe Sánchez-Del Castillo
Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Joel Pineda-Pineda
José M. Osuna
Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez
Tomás Osuna-Encino
Agrociencia

Producción hidropónica de jitomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.) con y sin recirculación de la solución nutritiva

Los sistemas hidropónicos con recirculación de la solución nutritiva, ahorran agua y fertilizantes, pero con el tiempo es difícil mantener el balance nutricional y controlar las enfermedades que atacan a la raíz, lo que causa un rendimiento menor respecto a...
Felipe Sánchez-Del Castillo
Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Joel Pineda-Pineda
José M. Osuna
Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez
Tomás Osuna-Encino
Agrociencia

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying horse or livestock manure, compost, hay, or grass clippings to the soil. The symptoms reported include poor seed germination; death of young plants; twisted, cupped, and elongated leaves; misshapen...
Jeanine Davis
Sue Ellen Johnson
Katie Jennings
North Carolina Cooperative Extension