Vegetable Crop Handbook for Southeastern United States - 2012

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The purpose of this book is to provide the best and most up-to-date information available for commercial vegetable growers in the southeastern US: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia. These recommendations are suggested guidelines for production in the above states. Factors such as markets, weather, and location may warrant modifications and/or different practices or planting dates not specifically mentioned in this book.
Content:

  • General Production Recommendations
    • Varieties
    • Crop Rotation
    • Soils and Soil Fertility
    • Transplant Production
    • Grafting in Vegetable Crops
    • Irrigation
    • Mulches and Row Covers
    • Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment
    • Beneficial Insects
    • Diagnosing Vegetable Crop Problems
    • Postharvest Handling
  • Specific Commodity Recommendations
    • Asparagus, Basil, Beans: Lima and Snap, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, Kohlrabi, Carrots, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic and Elephant Garlic, Mustard, Turnip, Leeks, Lettuce, Endive, Escarole, Melons, Okra, Onions, Green Onions, Parsley, Cilantro, Parsnip, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Winter Squash, Radishes, Rutabagas, Turnips, Spinach, Summer Squash, Sweet Corn, Sweetpotato, Tomatoes, Watermelon
  • Pest Management
    • Soil Pests: Their Detection and Control
    • Registered Fungicides, Insecticides, and
    • Miticides for Vegetables
    • Resistance Management and the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) Codes for Modes of
    • Action of Insecticides
  • Be Safe with Pesticides
  • Insect, Disease, and Weed Control Tables
Authors: 
Researchers from the followings institutions
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Auburn University
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Clemson University
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Louisiana State University
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Mississippi State University
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North Carolina State University
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Oklahoma State University
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Texas A&M System
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University of Florida
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University of Georgia
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University of Kentucky
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University of Tennessee
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Virgina Tech
Publisher: 
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Associations from Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Year: 
2012