The onion, leek, and chive production manual addresses the following topics:
- Seeding and planting
- Fertilizer and lime
- Plant tissue analysis
- Weed management
- Insect management
- Disease management
The Guide is divided into three sections. The first section provides cultural information and management practices for a number of important vegetable crop groups. For each family, key pests and disease problems are described. Cultural methods and management practices that will help control each problem are listed, as well as materials that may be recommended for use.
Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Chemical Control Guide for Diseases of Vegetables, Revision No. 21
This publication is a guide to lawful use of sprayable chemicals intended for control of plant diseases affecting vegetables grown in Florida. For each crop, products are listed by FRAC code in alphabetical order to help differentiate products based on their active ingredient(s) and their specific mode of action(s).
Herbs are various kinds of non-woody plants whose fresh or dried parts are used to season foods, provide fragrances, supply natural dyes, or make industrial or pharmaceutical products. Herbs are different from spices. Herbs grow in temperate regions and spices come from tropical regions. Generally herbs are fresh or dried leaves while spices are seeds, roots, fruits, flowers, and bark.
This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Perennial Culinary Herbs. It also includes information on quality characteristics, maturity indices, grading, packaging, pre-cooling, retail display, chilling sensitivity, ethylene production and sensitivity, respiration rates, physiological disorders, postharvest pathology, quarantine issues, and suitability as fresh-cut product.
This is an excellent manual with practical information for vegetable growers.
Includes the following topics: