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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

  Pigeonpea Cajanus cajan (L. Mill) is an important pulse crop which contains fats, carbohydrates, high proteins and minerals; serves as source of protein. Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) is the most devastating insect pest inflicting serious damage to the pigeonpea. Larvae of Helicoverpa...
  Aulacophora foveicollis is polyphagous and attacks more than 81 plant species including, pumpkin, squash, cucumber, bottle gourd, snake gourd, wax gourd, watermelon, etc. and a wide range of fruit crops. The adult beetles feed insatiably on leaves, flower buds and flowers [76...
  An experiment was conducted at the research farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh with the cucumber cv. Modumoti to evaluate the porpho-physiological characters and yield performance under four different levels of light (100, 75, 50 and 25% PAR). Significant...
  A field trial to determine the effect of artificial defoliation and NPK fertilizer application on growth and yield of okra was conducted in 2010 and 2011 at the Teaching and Research Farms of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. Okra “Uselu Local...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  El preenfriado y almacenamiento refrigerado han sido ampliamente reportados como técnicas eficaces para preservar la frescura y calidad de la fruta después de la cosecha, ya que estas tienden a reducir la tasa de reacciones bioquímicas, físicas y el crecimiento...
  Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) is the leading vegetable in terms of production in Kenya. The Kenyan local market has a wide variety of tomato cultivars with a wide range of morphological and sensorial characteristics. However, information on the nutritional and postharvest quality of...
  La zanahoria (Daucus carota L.) es una hortaliza que se cultiva en climas templados y valles interandinos del Ecuador. Zanahoria fresca fue sometida a un proceso de selección, lavado, pelado, rallado, centrifugado, inmersión, empacado y almacenamiento hasta 12 días a 5...
  Las raíces y los tubérculos son vegetales consumidos en el mundo entero y generalmente producidos por pequeños y medianos productores, que los comercializan como materias primas; siendo que por la gran aceptabilidad con que cuentan, tienen un gran potencial para ser...