La planta de sandía es rastrera, con tallos que alcanzan 4 m ó 5 m de longitud, con zarcillos ramificados. Su sistema radical – al igual que el melón – es extenso, pero superficial. Las guías y las hojas son pubescentes. Las hojas son ovaladas, pero más anchas en su base.
El manual técnico "Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para laAgricultura Familiar" pretende instruir de manera didáctica y con un fuerte enfoque práctico la producción in situ de semillas de hortalizas.
Cucurbits production manual includes cucumber, cantaloupe, summer squash, pumpkin, butternut squash, calabaza, winter squash, and watermelon.
- Seeding and planting
- Fertilizer and lime
- Plant tissue analysis
- Petiole sap testing
- Weed management
- Insect management
- Disease management
- Production cost
Quality characteristics of fresh-cut watermelon slices from non-treated and 1-methylcyclopropene- and/or ethylene-treated whole fruit
This publication is an extensive vegetable production guide that addresses topics such as marketing aspects for production decisions, general production considerations, insect management, weed management, and disease management. You will find specific information for the following crops:
High tunnels are low-cost, passive, solar greenhouses which use no fossil fuels for heating or venting. High tunnels can provide many benefits to horticulture crop producers:
Effects of Sowing Date and Spraying of Brassinosteroid on Yield and Fruit Quality Characters of Watermelon
Organic farmers rely primarily on preventive, cultural, and integrated methods of pest and disease management. Additionally, there are a number of materials that can complement and support organic management. This guide was developed to provide a useful and scientifically accurate reference for organic farmers and agricultural professionals who are searching for information on best practices, available materials, and perhaps most importantly, the efficacy of materials that are allowed for use in organic systems.