Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Guía Técnica del Cultivo de la Papaya

  El cultivo de la papaya (Carica papaya L) ha experimentado un crecimiento en todo el mundo en los últimos años debido a la demanda de los consumidores por sus propiedades nutritivas, medicinales y sabor, además a nivel de agricultores es un cultivo que ofrece ingresos a...
Mario Alfonso García
Centro Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria y Forestal “Enrique Alvarez Cordova” (CENTA)

Organic Garlic Production

Garlic is well adapted for production in all parts of the U.S. Yield and quality vary with climate, region, altitude, soil and pH, cultural practices, and variety of garlic. The term “biological elasticity” describes garlic’s ability to acclimate to these factors over time. No...
Janet Bachmann

Garlic Production

In Ontario, garlic, a cool-season crop, is planted in the fall and harvested the following summer. This Factsheet provides information on the types of garlic grown in Ontario, garlic production from planting to storage, and pest control and weed management. Garlic (Allium sativum) belongs to the...
Jennifer Allen
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Guía para el Cultivo de Sandía (Citrullus Lanatus)

  Contenidos Generalidades Clima y Suelo Labores culturales Siembra Acolchado Poda Polinización Distancia de siembra Fertirrigación Plagas de la sandía Enfermedades de las sandías Fisiopatías en cultivo de...

Guía Técnica del Cultivo del Melocotón

  En El Salvador, la mayoría de plantaciones existentes son de patio, sin ningún manejo agronómico, por tal razón FRUTAL ES quiere colaborar con aquellos productores interesados en establecer y manejar plantaciones comerciales de melocotón, para esto se...
Vladimir Humberto Baíza Avelar
Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia, El Salvador

Principles and Practices of Organic Lettuce Seed Production in the Pacific Northwest

Seed production of this dry seeded crop is best accomplished in a Mediterranean climate with a seasonal dry period for seed maturation and harvest preferred for high quality seed. While the vegetable crop is thought of as a cool season crop, lettuce requires warmer temperatures than many of the...
Jared Zyskowski
John Navazio
Frank Morton
Micaela Colley
Jared Zyskowski
Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF)

Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds

Cucurbits, which include cucumbers, muskmelons, watermelons, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, and gourds, are some of the most popular garden vegetables planted today. Cucurbit crops are similar in their appearance and requirements for growth. They are prostrate, sprawling vines, usually...
B. Rosie Lerner
Michael N. Dana
Juliann Chamberlain
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Propagating Plants From Seed

Many annual and perennial plants can be propagated from seeds. Although growing plants from seeds is relatively easy compared to other methods of multiplying plants, it can be challenging due to the specific germination requirements of certain seeds. In general, such requirements are related to...
G.N.M. Kumar
F.E. Larsen
K.a. Schekel
Washington State University Extension

Vegetable Growing Manual

    A guide to vegetable growing in the semi-arid tropics of the Top End of the Northern Territory (Australia) This vegetable growing manual is a consolidation of twenty years of research, development and general experiences of various NT Government officers in growing vegetables. The...
Kevin Blackburn
Mark Traynor
Greg Owens
Chris Wicks
Matt Darcey
Melinda Gosbee
Liz Easton
Graeme Patch
Stuart Smith
Colin Martin
Chelsea Moore
Northern Territory Department of Resources, Australia

An Introductory Guide to Strawberry Plasticulture

The primary purpose of this guide to give an overview of the “Strawberry Plasticulture Production System” that is now the main commercial growing system for North Carolina and other states in the Mid-South. “Strawberry Plasticulture” is technically the annual hill training...
E. Barclay Poling
North Carolina State University