Greenhouse Vegetable Production

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Greenhouse vegetable production is a highly intensive enterprise requiring substantial labor and capital inputs. Because of this, potential growers should carefully consider all of the factors necessary for a successful enterprise. A successful greenhouse vegetable production operation requires mechanical aptitude, crop production skills and business acumen. Although greenhouse production is an intensive undertaking, it can be very satisfying and rewarding.
Content:

  • Site Selection
  • Greenhouse Types, Design and Construction
  • Production Methods
    • Soil System
    • Container System
    • Hydroponic Systems
  • Crop Selection
    • Cucumbers
    • Peppers
    • Leafy Vegetables
    • Tomatoes
  • Fertilization
  • Insect and Disease Control
  • Harvesting and Handling
Authors: 
George E. Boyhan
Authors: 
Darbie Granberry
Authors: 
W. Terry Kelley
Publisher: 
University of Georgia
Year: 
2009