Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Ginseng: A Production Guide for North Carolina

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium L.) is a shade-requiring, herbaceous plant native to the hardwood forests of eastern North America. Its fleshy root and short underground stem are perennial. The leaves and stems die at the end of the growing season and regrow each spring. Ginseng is best...
J.M. Davis
North Carolina State University

Guía para la plantación y cuidado de árboles jóvenes de Pecán

La guía de plantación y cuidados se ha diseñado para productores emprendedores de pecán que se inician. Contenidos: Planificación de la plantación Factores a considerar en la selección y plantación de pecán ¿Cuá...
Ernesto Rafael Madero
Florencia Trabichet
INTA Argentina

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Mangoes Crop Management

Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) are cultivated in many countries of East, South and West Africa. In these countries, mangoes contribute to farmer family diets as well as serving as a cash crop. Mangoes are a delicate fruit and, therefore, sensitive to transport, which limits trade opportunities...
Lukas Kilcher
Brian Ssebunya
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland

English Spinach

  Spinach is a generic term for certain vegetables which are grown, cooked and consumed for the high content of minerals and vitamins in their leaves. The term spinach may refer to plants from five different families, including English or common spinach (Spinacia oleracea), silverbeet or Swiss...
J.R. Burt
Department of Agriculture - Western Australia

Guía Técnica Cultivo de Mango

El origen del mango se ubica en el continente asiático, entre la zona geográfica del noreste de la India y el norte de Burma, muy cerca del Himalaya. La distribución de su cultivo se extendió primeramente por el sudeste asiático y más tarde al archipi...
Manuel Rodríguez Cedillos
Mauricio Guerrero Berríos
Ricardo Sandoval
Centro Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria y Forestal, El Salvador

Production Guide for Organic Blueberry

This guide for organic blueberry production is an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. The guide is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each...
Kerik Cox
Greg Loeb
Michael Helms
Andrew Landers
Paul Curtis
Laura McDermott
Cornell University

Commercial Red Raspberry Production

  Content: Chapter 1. Commercial Red Raspberry Production Chapter 2. The Red Raspberry Plant Roots Primocane growth and development Dormancy and cold hardiness Floricane growth and development Flowers and fruit Yield Chapter 3. Cultivar Selection...
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

Guía Técnica del Cultivo de la Guayaba

  Contenidos: Generalidades Origen y Distribución Usos Mercado Cultivares Requerimientos Climáticos Requerimientos Edáficos Taxonomía Morfología Propagación Nutrición Manejo agron...
Mario Alfonso García
CENTA, El Salvador

Caribbean Hot Pepper Production and Post Harvest Manual

This manual describes the best practices in all aspects of commercial hot pepper production and post-harvest handling, utilising materials, technologies and support services that are generally available to the Caribbean producer. The manual incorporates the principles of Good Agricultural...
Anil Sinha
Joan Petersen
FAO and CARDI

Guía Técnica Cultivo de Tomate

Contenidos: Introducción Generalidades Aspectos botánicos Etapas fenológicas Requerimientos climáticos y edáficos Variedades Semilleros Labores culturales Fertilización Manejo de la planta Manejo integrado de plagas...
Juana Pérez
Guillermo Hurtado
Víctor Aparicio
Quirino Argueta
Marcos A. Larín
Centro Nacional De Tecnologia Agropecuaria y Forestal (CENTA), El Salvador