When it comes to growing commercial broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower, crop rotation, tillage, and a sound herbicide program are all often critical components for long-term success. This circular focuses on developing sound herbicide programs for cole crops while minimizing crop injury for the following production systems: 1) transplanting into mulch, 2) transplanting into bare ground, and 3) seeding into bare ground.
The firm GIVREX (Robert Mansour & Co.) is privately owned by the Mansour family in Alexandria, Egypt. They are actively specialized since 1978 in the production and export of all types of Egyptian Frozen Fruits and Vegetables that are highly selected and of choice quality.
According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) August 28 Vegetables report, the 2014 contract production of the four major processing vegetables (tomatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, and green peas) is projected to total 18.2 million short tons, up 14 percent from last year.
Alternaria brassicae, A. brassicicola
Most crucifer plants are susceptible to Alternaria leaf spot and plants at all growth stages may be affected. Symptoms caused by the two pathogens are very similar and both may be found on the same plant. Infection of seedling stems may result in damping-off or stunted plants.
Update on diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) insecticide resistance and the vegetable brassica insecticide management strategy