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

El Cultivo del Cocotero

Contenidos: Establecimiento del semillero Siembra en las camas Cuidados del semillero Trasplante Selección de plantas para siembra definitiva Preparación del terreno Distancia de siembra Época de siembra Cuidados de la plantación...
Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

Development of virulence to Meloidogyne incognita on resistant pepper rootstocks

The root-knot nematode (RKN) Meloidogyne incognita is a major soil parasite of pepper crops in greenhouses in Southeast Spain. Due to the limitations of the use of soil fumigants, grafting plants on resistant rootstocks (R-rootstocks) has become an important alternative to chemical nematicides....
C. Ros Ibáñez
Lee Robertson
Maria del Carmen Martinez-Lluch
Ana Cano-García
Alfredo Lacasa-Plasencia
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Sustratos de cultivo

  Las plantas tienen una serie de necesidades que el cultivador debe satisfacer con la ayuda de los modernos medios y técnicas de cultivo, diseñados especialmente para ellas. El cultivador conoce en base en base a su experiencia como debe estar compuesto el medio de cultivo. Los...
Gerald Schmilewski
Horticultura internacional

Sustainable Pest Management in Greenhouses and High Tunnels

Growers using greenhouses in which temperature, light and relative humidity are controlled have relied for many years on releases of natural enemies to manage aphids, thrips and two-spotted spider mites. However, many of the natural enemies used to manage these pests in heated structures are too...
Judson Reid
Kathryn Klotzbach
SARE

Cherry Insect Pests Identification Sheet

There are several key insects that affect cherry production. Use this handy guide to help identify pests and to learn more about solutions. Insects: Cherry Fruit Fly and Western Cherry Fruit Fly Plum Curculio American Plum Borer Spotted-Winged Drosophila  
ATTRA
ATTRA

Cherry Diseases Identification Sheet

There are several key diseases that affect cherry production. Use this handy guide to help identify some diseases and to learn more about causes and solutions. Diseases: Bacterial Canker Black Knot Phytophthora Root Rot Brown Rot Powdery Mildew  
ATTRA
ATTRA

Using Manure Nutrients for Crop Production

Manure can supply nutrients required by crops and replenish nutrients removed from soil by crop harvest. Since manure contains multiple nutrients, applications should consider not only what is needed for the crop to be grown but also how the ratio of nutrients in manure could affect soil test...
John E. Sawyer
Antonio P. Mallarino
Iowa State University

Producción de pimiento en sustrato

El inicio de los cultivos sin suelo en Almería data de principios de los años ochenta. Durante esa década se produjo un tímido aunque progresivo desarrollo del cultivo en lana de roca y perlita en invernaderos comerciales de la zona, aunque no fue hasta mediados de los...
Juan José Magán Cañadas
Fundación Cajamar

IPM: Insect and Mite Pests of Apples

Knowledge of a pest's biology, including the stages at which it causes damage and its seasonal occurrence, and recognition of damage are essential to both conventional and alternative control methods in orchard pest management. This publication presents information on the damage symptoms and...
Bruce A. Barrett
University of Missouri

Integrated Pest Management for Major Date Palm Pests in Iraq

The proliferation of date palm pests and the severity of infestation vary according to the pest species, age of the tree and the dominating environmental conditions. The following pests are classified as key pests because of their wide presence and the severe economic damage they can cause to the...
Abdul-Sattar A. Ali
Nizar N. H. Al-Anbaky
ICARDA