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Horticulture International (AgriFoodGateway) is the most comprehensive horticulture information database with more than 3,500 technical bulletins from research institutions around the world.

Easy to find information, just browse through the main menu topics: Fruit and Vegetable Production, Fresh Produce, Value-Added Horticulture, Entrepreneurship, and the Plant Catalog. Or use the table of contents at the end of this page.


New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El maíz es el insumo básico de la dieta del mexicano, el cual es cultivado en la tercera parte de la superficie nacional. Sinaloa es el principal productor de maíz bajo riego en México, regado principalmente por gravedad. Ante la competencia de los recursos h...
  El índice de área foliar (IAF) es una variable útil para caracterizar la dinámica, productividad y requerimientos hídricos de cultivos. El objetivo de este trabajo fue estimar el IAF de chile poblano (Capsicum annuum L.) con un interceptómetro y...
  Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important cereal crop and is used as a staple food all over the world. Wheat aphid (Schizaphis graminum R.) is a destructive insect pest of wheat crop. Field trials were carried out to evaluate the efficacy of three synthetic insecticides at their...
  This research was designed to develop and test an automatic image analysis method (algorithm) to classify CT images obtained from 1233 carrot (Daucus carota L.) sections (samples), collected during the 2013 and 2014 harvesting seasons. Classification accuracy was evaluated by...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Content: Objectives Introduction  Hybrid Pellet Label Basic PTI Data Elements  Alternate to Applying Hybrid Pallet Labels to Pallets Barcode Symbol Print Quality 
  Contents: Objective and Overview Understanding Mango Maturity and Ripeness Mango Receiving and Quality Assessment Temperature Management Mango Storage Mango Transportation Mango Handling and Merchandising at the Store Mango Ripening Fore More Resources Acknolwedgements Appendix
  Fresh and frozen berries are popular foods. When berries are picked for fresh consumption, they are usually packed directly without washing because they are highly perishable. Fresh berries also are commonly included in fresh-cut fruit mixtures sold as a ready-to-eat...
  Las hortalizas aportan grandes beneficios para la salud debido a sus innumerables propiedades alimenticias; sin embargo, existe una gran variedad de factores que ponen en riesgo la calidad sanitaria de las mismas constituyéndose en vehículos para enfermedades de transmisi...