Organic Vegetable & Fruit Production, Insect & Disease Control

Control de fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Brown) con biofungicidas en hojas y frutos de mango “Manila”

La fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Broome) es una de las enfermedades más importantes en México, después de la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz.) y la roña (Elsinoe mangiferae Bitanc. & Jenkins), que afecta el rendimiento y la apariencia...
Andres Rebolledo-Martinez
Ana Lid del Angel-Pérez
Nain Peralta-Antonio
Gabriel Díaz-Padilla
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems

Antifungal Activity of Different Extracts of Chenopodium album against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae, the Cause of Onion Basal Rot

Antifungal potential of different parts of Chenopodium album L. was examined against Fusarium oxysporum Schlechtend. f. sp. cepae (Hans.) Snyder and Hansen, the cause of basal rot disease of onion (Allium cepa L.). In screening bioassays, the effect of different concentrations (0.5, 1.0, …3...
Saima Rauf
Arshad Javaid
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology

Organic production of tomatoes in the amazon region by plants grafted on wild Solanum rootstocks

  The production of organically grown tomatoes in the Amazonian region of Brazil is difficult due to inherent phytosanitary issues. The objectives of the present investigation were to evaluate the productivity of grafted tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum cv. Santa Adélia) grown...
Elaine Aparecida de Paula Farias
Regina Lúcia Félix Ferreira
Sebastião Elviro de Araújo Neto
Fabiana Cruz Costa
Damaris Suelen Nascimento
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

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

Organic Greenhouse Vegetable Production

  Organic greenhouse vegetable production is regularly practiced by certified organic farmers and market gardeners, and has potential for wider adaptation by established greenhouse operators and entry level growers as a niche market or sustainable method of production. This publication focuses...
Lane Greer
Steve Diver
ATTRA

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

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
ATTRA

Organic Cultivation of Mangoes

  The mango grows best in tropical summer rain regions, at temperatures between 24°C and 28°C. Despite being fully foliated, the trees are remarkably resistant against drying out. A dry period or cooler temperatures enliven the blossoming and the production of mangoes. A period of...
Franz Augstburger
Jörn Berger
Udo Censkowsky
Petra Heid
Joachim Milz
Christine Streit.
Naturland e.V.

Resource Guide to Organic Insect and Disease Management

Organic farmers rely primarily on preventive, cultural, and integrated methods of pest and disease management. Additionally, there are a number of materials that can complement and support organic management. This guide was developed to provide a useful and scientifically accurate reference for...
Brian Caldwell
Eric Sideman
Abby Seaman
Anthony M. Shelton
Christine D. Smart
Cornell University

Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers struggling to develop effective and economical weed management practices are not alone. Farmers rank weeds as the number one barrier to organic production (Walz, 1999). And organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. In approaching weed management...
Denise M. Finney
Nancy G. Creamer
CEFS NC State University