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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

  El manejo de los restos de cosecha en los suelos arenados empleados para la producción de frutas y hortalizas en invernadero no constituye una práctica agrícola común en las fincas. Tradicionalmente los restos de cosecha han ocasionado graves problemas sanitarios...
  The selection, operation, and management of farm tractors and their implements is essential to cost-effective farming practices. Therefore, knowledge of tractor equipment, power requirements, optimum loading, and other factors can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your farming...
  Drip irrigation can be a transformational technology for smallholder producers. It has many advantages over rainfed production and traditional furrow irrigation methods, such as increased on-farm yields, year-round production, efficient use of scarce water resources, and reductions in...
  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Dos variedades de naranja, var. “Salustiana” y var. “Valencia”, se conservaron en distintas condiciones de temperatura (Tª), humedad (HR), y atmósfera controlada (AC). A la var. “Salustiana” se le aplicaron cinco tratamientos: tiabendazol,...
  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...
  Uno de los principales problemas de la comercialización de frambuesa es su alta perecibilidad al ser una fruta muy delicada. El objetivo de este trabajo fue la extracción de aceite esencial de eucalipto y su aplicación como agente antifúngico en un envase activo a...
  El ácido acetilsalicílico tiene un importante rol biológico y fisiológico en el metabolismo vegetal, tasa de respiración y retrasando senescencia. También, sacarosa juega un importante papel en la aclimatación de células vegetales,...