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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

  Se evaluó el efecto del tiempo de almacenamiento del material de siembra sobre el crecimiento y producción del plátano (Musa AAB), utilizando cormos de plantas sanas libres de tejido necrosado.La mitad de ellos fueron sumergidos durante 60 min en una soluci...
  El Potato mop-top virus (PMTV) es uno de los virus re-emergentes en cultivos de papa en Colombia. Es transmitido por Spongospora subterranea, el agente causal de la sarna polvosa. La detección del PMTV presenta dificultades debido a su distribució...
  El peso de frutos por planta es una característica compleja y controlada por múltiples genes donde el ambiente interfiere en la manifestación fenotípica. La estimación de componentes génicos como los de interacción epistática...
  Cucurbit downy mildew is a major disease that affects all cucurbits. Commercially important species of cucurbits include watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), muskmelon (Cucumis melo), cucumber (Cucumis sativa), squash (Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita moschata), and pumpkin (...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Nephelium lappaceum L. es un fruto tropical altamente perecedero debido a que es susceptible a la deshidratación y oxidación del pericarpio, lo que disminuye su aceptación en el mercado para consumo en fresco. El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo evaluar el efecto de...
  Nephelium lappaceum L. is a highly perishable tropical fruit because of its susceptibility to pericarp dehydration and oxidation, which decreases its acceptance in the fresh produce market. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of agronomic practices such as pruning, girdling and...
  Table of Contents: General Production Recommendations List of Insects, Disease, and Weed Control Tables Specific Commodity Recommendation Pest Management Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment Registered Fungicides, Insecticides, and Miticides for Vegetables Insect and Weed Control...
  Olive harvesting often requires high hand labour, considering that workers, with long poles or hand held devices, aid trunk shaker due to low harvesting efficiency. Currently, fruit detachment force (FDF) and fruit fresh weight were used to predict harvesting efficiency, although during...