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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

  The objective of a chemical application program can be summed up with a single sentence: Put the right product on the right target at the right time. To accomplish this objective, good management practices and proper equipment are necessary. In selecting agricultural chemical application...
  Contents:  Introduction Uses Major Weeds Controlled Major Weeds Not Controlled For Best Results  Cautions and Precautions Residual Activity Volatility and Leaching Potential Symptoms and Mode of Action Additional Information 
  Contents:  Adapted to Climate Seasons Disease and Pest Resistance Cultivars Planting Dates Transplants  Planting Calendar 
  Contents:  Objectives Introduction: What is Soil? The Soil Profile Physical Properties of Soil Color Texture Structure Water-Holding Capacity How to Remediate Compaction Organic Matter  Chemical Properties of Soil  Cation Exchange Capacity Soil Testing  How to Use...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  There is growing interest in the commercial production of high-value specialty fruit such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Much of the small fruit grown in North Carolina is currently marketed through pick-your-own establishments or roadside stands. A strong...
  Con el objeto de aumentar la vida útil y reducir las pérdidas postcosecha durante la comercialización y venta de los frutos de mora (Rubus glaucus), se planteo ensayar el tratamiento postcosecha basado en la aplicación superficial de la cera semperfresh al 2%,...
  La guayaba es un frutal que ha adquirido gran importancia en el estado Zulia, ya que aporta el 90 % de la producción nacional, la cual en su mayoría 80 % se destina al consumo fresco, observándose en la cadena de comercialización perdidas significativas por efecto...
  El aplicar la tecnología IV Gama surgió como una alternativa de reducción de las pérdidas postcosecha de los frutos de melón (Cucumis melo) y piña (Ananas comosus) originadas por la susceptibilidad al manejo y el grado perecedero de los mismos. La...