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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar los niveles de variación de aislamientos de PMTV en cultivos de papa de Colombia durante los años 2010 y 2011. Se obtuvieron secuencias de los genes de la cápside viral (CP, ARN 2) y del Triple Bloque de Genes...
  Information contained in this publication is intended for Florida blueberry growers to use as a guide in the identification and management of anthracnose on southern highbush blueberries (SHB). For more information, search the EDIS website (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu) or...
  Weeds compete with blackberry plants for light, nutrients, and water. Weed interference can be minimized with proper cultural practices and herbicides. General maintenance such as controlling weeds in adjacent areas (i.e., nearby fields, ditches, and driving paths), preventing weeds...
  Table of Contents:  Guava Diseases Caused by Fungi and Stramenopiles Anthracnose Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Guava Rust Symptoms...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Caneberries, which include blackberries and raspberries, must be picked when the berries are ripe or nearly ripe to ensure quality. Their thin fruit skin, high respiration rate, and high ethylene production make these berries extremely susceptible to postharvest ...
  Numerous outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 have been linked to the consumption of leafy vegetables. However, up to the present, little has been known about E. coli O157:H7’s adaptive responses to survival on actively growing (and thus responsive) plants. In this study, whole...
  Control of green mold, caused by Penicillium digitatum, by fungicides raises several problems, such as emergence of resistant pathogens, as well as concerns about the environment and consumers’ health. As potential alternatives, the effects of chitosan on green mold disease and the...
  La producción de papaya (Carica papaya L.) tiene gran importancia económica, México ocupa el quinto lugar como productor mundial y el primer lugar como país exportador al producir más de 638 mil toneladas, el estado de Veracruz destacó por su...