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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

  En la provincia de Santa Fe, el cultivo de frutilla (Fragaria ananassa Duch.) se realiza en la Zona de Coronda y en la Zona de La Costa, donde se ubican además numerosas agroindustrias dedicadas al procesamiento de la fruta. Los objetivos del estudio fueron analizar la evoluci...
  El color de las flores es el resultado de complejas rutas metabólicas reguladas genéticamente y representa una característica relevante en el mejoramiento de plantas ornamentales. Este trabajo tuvo como objetivo estudiar el color de flor en especies e híbridos...
  El amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) se cultiva en zonas agrícolas de secano en Puebla, México, y entre los factores que ocasionan pérdidas en su producción está el complejo gallina ciega; para su control se aplican cantidades abundantes de...
  Doubts remain about the adequate iron (Fe) concentration in nutrient solutions used for optimal plant growth, especially in gramineae like sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum L.). Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Fe concentrations on growth, green color index and...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Adulteration of virgin olive oil with less expensive oils is a serious problem for the public and quality control evaluators of olive oil. That is why olive oil authenticity has become a major issue for producers, consumers, and policy makers. In order to avoid fraud to consumers,...
  Well-designed and well-operated postharvest mechanical handling processes are vital if fresh fruits are to enter markets with minimal damage. The susceptibility of fruit to quality loss during handling is largely determined by mechanical contact and damage. This article reviews...
  This study was conducted to investigate the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) and modified atmosphere (MA) packaging on the quality of strawberry during long distance transportation. “Maehyang” strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) with red color on 70% of the...
  Background and Objective: Litchi is a tropical fruit of high commercial value and high demand in national and international markets. Its main postharvest problem is the rapid pericarp browning, color loss and rotting which is due to environmental factors such as temperature and storage...