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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Aquaponic system is an integration of aquaculture and hydroponics in a closed aquaculture system. Plants are able to grow without the presence of soil using natural fertilizer available in the system as a result of nutrients produced from nitrification process by the nitrifying bacteria. The...
  Garlic is a potential vegetable crop in Ethiopia in general and in Jimma area in particular. However, there is no much information on the agronomic practice especially on the role of nutrient application in improving the growth and development of Garlic. This study was conducted to elucidate...
  Water availability is a fundamental condition for sustainable agriculture. However, a satisfactory water condition is not always possible in terms of quantity and quality in certain regions, such as the Brazilian semi-arid region. Thus, the purpose of this extremely important research was to...
  A two-year study was carried out at Ismailia Agricultural Research Station, Egypt during 2016 and 2017 summer seasons to evaluate competitive effects of intercropping sunflower and peanut under different drip irrigation water amounts and K fertilizer rates for increasing farmer profitability...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Irrigation water salinity effects on colour and health ingredients in the pomegranate peel were studied in two accessions, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘SP-2’, grown under a wide range of salinities, 1.2 to 9 dS m–1. Ripe fruit peels were analysed for phenolics and...
  Three sweetpotato cultivars; OFSP-1, OFSP-2 and WFSP were investigated for storability using two storage methods (heap vs. sand box), following curing (dehaulming, field-piled or no curing). Storage roots (SRs) were subsequently stored using either heap or sand box methods. SRs were...
  In this study, a two-variable linear regression model for predicting carrot brix (BRX) based on water content (WC) and firmness (FIR) of carrot was suggested. Paired samples t-test results showed that the difference between the brix values predicted by two-variable linear regression model...
  Se desarrolló un secador solar directo con un diseño basado en dispositivos deshidratadores rudimentarios de uso regular, en granjas cacaoteras de Tabasco; con el objetivo de evaluar su desempeño en la obtención de cacao seco conforme a la NMX-F-352-S-1980,...