Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum L. and its varieties) is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves add a distinctive flavor to many foods, such as Italian style tomato sauces, pesto sauce and salad dressing. The essential oils and oleo-resins may be extracted from leaves...
Jeanine M. Davis
NC State University

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

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

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

Cherries: Organic Production

This publication focuses on organic pest and disease control and other topics relevant to organic production of both tart and sweet cherries. It introduces the Canadian bush cherry and discusses climatic considerations for cherry production. Information on marketing is included, as are further...
Guy K. Ames
ATTRA

Vegetable Grafting: The Healing Chamber

High value vegetable crops such as eggplant, heirloom tomato, and triploid watermelon are grafted to increase vigor, yield, tolerance to salinity and temperature extremes, and disease resistance. Commercial production and demand for grafted vegetable plants continues to increase across Asia and...
Sacha Johnson
Carol Miles
Patti Kreider
Jonathan Roozen
Washington State University

Growth and yield of grafted cucumbers in soil infested with root-knot nematodes

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of rootstocks on the growth and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants in soils infested with root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) Cucumber ‘Adrian’ was grown with its own roots or was grafted onto three rootstocks of Lagenaria...
Smiljana Goreta Ban
Katja Žanić
Gvozden Dumičić
Emilija Raspudić
Gabriela Vuletin Selak
Dean Ban
Chilean Journal of agricultural Research

Vegetable Grafting: Eggplants and Tomatoes

Vegetable grafting is a centuries-old technique utilized in Asia to improve plant production, reduce disease susceptibility, and increase plant vigor. Commercial production and demand for grafted vegetable plants continues to increase across Asia and Europe. Vegetable grafting was introduced in...
Sacha Johnson
Patti Kreider
Carol Miles
Washington State University
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Injerto de Verduras: Berenjenas y Tomates

El Injertó en vegetales es una técnica secular utilizada en Asia para mejorar la producción de la planta, reducir la susceptibilidad a enfermedades, y aumentar el vigor de la planta. La producción comercial y la demanda de plantas de hortalizas injertadas siguen...
Carol Miles
Sarita Role Schaffer
Elisa Estrada
Washington State University