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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

  Xanthomonas fragariae es el agente causal de la mancha angular de la hoja en fresa (FragariaXananassa Duch) y es un microorganismo sujeto a cuarentena para la movilización y transporte de material vegetal de propagación en varios países. En Mé...
  En México la producción de pimiento morrón (Capsicum annuum L.) en invernadero y con hidroponía se inició hace unos 20 años. Los productores del país han adoptado sistemas de producción desarrollados en otros paí...
  Controlled deficit irrigation (CDI) is a management strategy where water is applied according to the crop phenological stages. As a result, different irrigation management conditions can produce significant changes in production, fruit quality and the reduction in the applied total water...
  Acanthoscelides obtectus (Coleoptera, Bruchidae) is a phytophagous insect that feeds on beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) during storage, principally in temperate climate regions. For this reason, it is necessary to determine population parameters of this coleopteran that would...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  The gooseberry is one of the exotic fruit species most important in Colombia. Calcium has been shown to be important for quality maintenance in fruits and vegetables, as it prevents a number of physiological disorders reinforce the cell walls and stabilize cellular membranes. With the aim...
  Mango fruit growers and producers have been facing many major problems that influence the yield, quality and shelf life. In this study, a new approach was followed to achieve the balance between reducing fruit abscission, improving fruit quality especially coloration while...
  The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is one of the seven food safety regulations that are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The PSR sets a series of standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce grown for human consumption: 21 Code of Federal...
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