Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

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

Pests of Fruits (Banana, Mango and Pomegranate)

Contents Banana Major Insect Pests Thrips Aphids Corm weevil Stem weevil Burrowing nematode Major Diseases Sigatoka leaf spot Anthracnose Banana bract mosaic virus Banana bunchy top virus Cigar end rot...
D.B. Ahuja
Niranjan Singh
A.K. Kanojia
R.V. Singh
R. Sumitha
Hera Lal Yadav
Neelam Mehta
Jyotsana Sharma
Sachin Suroshe
R. Thangavelu
S.G. Borkar
K.S. Raghuvanshi
S.R. Kulkarni
N.B. Shaikh
N.M. Patil
Suresh Pardesi
S.K Godse
M.B. Dalavi
J.J. Jadhav
G.K. Ghorpade
S.P. Arnikar
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management

Estado de la cuestión del riego por goteo enterrado: Diseño, manejo, mantenimiento y control de la salinidad del suelo

  El riego por goteo enterrado (RGE) ha despertado en los últimos años un interés creciente en España debido a que su baja presión de trabajo y su menor coste energético, junto con otras potenciales ventajas comparativas, puede hacerlo más...
R. Salvador
R Aragües
ITEA, información técnica económica agraria

Management of Black Scale and Apple Weevil in Olives

What the report is about This report provides olive growers with monitoring, and organic and conventional control methods for black scale and apple weevil. The information generated by this project also provides new methods to improve control of apple weevil. Who is the report targeted at? This...
Sonya Broughton
Stewart Learmonth
RIRDC Australia

Growing Vegetables, Fruits and Produce (Food Safety Self-Assesment Tool)

Food safety is a concern to all involved in the production, marketing and consumption of foodstuff. Produce, fruits and vegetables, present unique problems in that they are often consumed raw without processing. In many cases, small produce growers market their crops directly to consumers or...
Karen L.B. Gast
Dan Nagengast
Rhonda Janke
Donald C. Cress
Kansas State University

Grape tendrils as an inoculum source of Botrytis cinerea in vineyards - a review

Botrytis cinerea is a fungus responsible for considerable damage to a wide range of crops worldwide, including grapes. Botrytis bunch rot caused by B. cinerea is the major disease problem that must be managed by the New Zealand wine industry each season. However, the fungus is not easily managed...
D.C. Mundy
R.H. Agnew
P.N. Wood
New Zealand Plant Protection

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

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

Application of Bicarbonate to High-Phosphorus Soils to Increase Plant-Available Phosphorus

Vegetable growers in the northeastern United States often have soils with P levels so high that fertilizer applications have environmentally detrimental effects. However, growers raise crops that require P fertilizer in cool soils regardless of soil P levels. A method to increase bioavailable P to...
Thomas Björkman
Stephen Reiners
Soil Science Society of America Journal