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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

  Con el fin de implementar un manejo que ayude a mejorar la producción de fresas en zonas con bajos rendimientos, se evaluó el uso de reguladores de crecimiento, los cuales pueden tener influencia en el comportamiento poscosecha de los frutos. Se utilizaron plantas de...
  Los sistemas hidropónicos con recirculación de la solución nutritiva, ahorran agua y fertilizantes, pero con el tiempo es difícil mantener el balance nutricional y controlar las enfermedades que atacan a la raíz, lo que causa un rendimiento...
  Baja California es una zona semidesértica donde la agricultura, incluyendo la viticultura, está limitada por la disponibilidad de agua. Ensenada es una ciudad adyacente a la zona viticultural donde 100 % de las aguas de drenaje son tratadas, no son reutilizadas y se...
  Field studies were conducted at Hazara Agriculture Research Station, Abbottabad to evaluate thirteen AVRDC lines along with one commercial check (Roma) for potential of fruit yield against  septoria leaf spot during summer season 2014. The disease established itself by natural...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Con el objeto de evaluar parámetros de composición mineral, dureza, absorción de agua, propiedades térmicas, viscosidad y microestructura del grano se estudiaron 14 variedades de frijol cultivadas en el estado de Durango, México. El mayor contenido...
  An objective grading method using a Computer Vision System (CVS) for mangoes is proposed. Red peel was selected using two types of color space values at chroma = 22 and hue angle = 52˚. Eighteenout of 25 fully-ripened fruits were graded as “excellent,” determined by the...
  The experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of hot water treatment, Bio-health and Clean Root as post-harvest bio-fungicide treatments after four cold storage period (13°C and 80:90% RH) on physical and chemical content of ‘Abees’ sweet potato cultivar...
  Gerbera or Transvaal daisy (Gerbera jamesonii Hook) is one of 10 most important cut flowers in the world. One of the most problems faced the flowers is the short-life after harvest and neck bending. Producers want to increase longevity of these flowers with using chemical solutions...