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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.

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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Table of contents: General organic management practices Soil health  Site selection Cover crops Variety selection Nutrient management  Organic strawberry IPM Food safety Small-scale sprayer technology Pesticides mentioned in this publication  References and resources...
  Se evaluaron  los híbridos  de tomate indeterminado Escudero, Nemo netic, Tabré, y Dartagnian en cuatro invemaderos a distintas altitudes. Tres de los invemaderos se ubicaron en Sololá y uno en Suchite pequez. Se determin  que todos los...
  Una alternativa a la producción de pimiento morrón (Capsicum annuum L.) bajo invernadero consiste en el manejo de las plantas en alta densidad de población, con despuntes por encima de la cuarta ramificación para lograr ciclos cortos y con disposición de...
  Se evaluaron los materiales ogrotextil, melle y plástico combinado con malla como cubierto para macrotúneles,y su efecto sabre el microclima y la productividod  de chile pimiento en comparación con el controla  campo obierto. La evaluoción se ...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Edible coatings are used to improve fruits appearance and storage and to extend their shelf-life. The effects of chitosan and sodium alginate as edible coatings on the quality of fresh blueberries during storage were studied. Berries were treated with coatings, packed in...
  El contenido de metabolitos tales como fenoles y flavonoides en el membrillo se ha relacionado con efectos de promoción de la salud humana debido a sus propiedades antioxidantes y funcionales. Este estudio tuvo como objetivo investigar el impacto térmico del secado por ventana...
  Fruit and vegetable juices and beverages are generally preserved by thermal processing, currently being the most cost-effective means ensuring microbial safety and enzyme deactivation. However, thermal treatments may induce several chemical and physical changes that impair the...
  Food packaging materials are traditionally expected to contain foodstuffs and protect them from deteriorating agents. Although petroleum-derived polymers have been widely used for this purpose, the rising concern with their nonrenewable and/or nonbiodegradable nature paves the route for...