Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Growing Fresh Market Onions, Garlic, and Leeks

Onions, garlic, and leeks are good crops to grow for the farmers market because you can sell them at different stages of growth, their harvest dates are flexible, and you can store them. You can also make products such as garlic braids to add value to your crop. Onions and garlic are basic cooking...
A.C. Newenhouse
University of Wisconsin Extension

Cómo cultivar cebollas, ajos y puerros para el mercado de productos frescos

Las cebollas, el ajo y los puerros son buenos cultivos para los mercados agrícolas, porque se pueden vender en diferentes etapas de crecimiento, sus fechas de cosecha son flexibles y usted puede almacenarlos.  Usted también puede hacer productos como trenzas de ajo para a...
A.C. Newenhouse
University of Wisconsin Extension

Commercial Red Raspberry Production in the Pacific Northwest

  Commercial red raspberry production is popular and successful in western Oregon and Washington, and on small acreages throughout the eastern parts of these states and in Idaho. This publication describes the biology of raspberries; cultivar selection; plantation establishment and maintenance...
Danny L. Barney
Peter Bristow
Craig Cogger
Sheila M. Fitzpatrick
John Hart
Diane Kaufman
Carol Miles
Timothy Miller
Patrick P. Moore
Todd Murray
Hannah Rempel
Bernadine Strik
Lynell Tanigoshi
Oregon State University • University of Idaho • Washington State University

El cultivo de sandia apirena injertada, bajo invernadero, en el litorial mediterráneo español

El fin primordial del injerto en los cultivos hortícolas es obtener resistencias a enfermedades del suelo y, por tanto, posibilitar el cultivo de ciertas especies en aquellos suelos que harían ese cultivo imposible. El injerto es la unión de dos porciones de tejido vegetal...
Francisco Camacho Ferre
Eduardo J. Fernández Rodríguez
Caja Rural de Almería

Effect of NPK fertilizer on fruit yield and yield components of pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo Linn.)

Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo Linn.) is a vegetable crop often grown without fertilizer by peasant farmers in Nigeria. With the increased pressure on land resources for other competing uses, farmers have adopted the use of fertilizers to boost crop productivity. This study was carried out for the...
FM Oloyede
GO Agbaje
IO Obisesan
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

El cultivo del Papayo

  Aspectos de la producción, manejo en post-cosecha y comercialización Contenidos Denominación botánica Variedades Morfología y anatomía Ambiente ecológico Clima Suelos Aspectos fisiológicos Establecimiento...
Comisión Nacional de Fruticultura
Comisión Nacional de Fruticultura, Perú

Producing Shiitake Mushrooms

A Guide for Small-Scale Outdoor Cultivation on Logs The two most popular mushrooms in the world are the common button mushroom (Agaricus spp.) and the shiitake or black forest mushroom (Lentinus edodes), shown below. The shiitake, meaning “mushroom of the shii (oak tree)” in Japanese,...
Jeanine M. Davis
Jean Harrison
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Sweet Cherry Orchard Establishment in the Pacific Northwest: Important Considerations for Success

Regularly producing sustainable yields of high-quality cherries is possible only where site and other conditions are near optimal. Properly evaluating a prospective orchard location, determining available resources, and establishing the orchard take careful planning. Because establishing an...
Lynn E. Long
Clive Kaiser
Oregon State University • University of Idaho • Washington State University

Materiales de acolchado en cultivo de tomate

  Los filmes biodegradables incluyen en su composición sustancias nutritivas como almidón de maíz o moléculas de amilasa, o bien se fabrican a base de fibra de celulosa; como consecuencia del ataque de los microorganismos se descomponen en CO2 y agua, desapareciendo...
Marta M. Moreno
Amparo Moreno
Ignacio Mancebo
Jaime Villena
Horticultura internacional

The Vertical Axis System: A Training Method for Growing Apple Trees

New apple cultivars often command higher prices than some older cultivars such as Jonathan, Red and Golden Delicious. If a grower can bring a new apple into production while it is in demand, a new variety can be more profitable than producing older cultivars. High-density orchard systems (greater...
Michele R. Warmund
University of Missouri