Cucumber

A Manual on Vegetable Seed Production in Bangladesh

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Authors: 
M. A. Rashid
Authors: 
D. P. Singh
Publisher: 
AVRDC-USAID-Bangladesh Project
Year: 
2000

Downy mildew “look-alike” symptoms on cucumber

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  • Angular leaf spot
  • Anthracnose
  • Herbicide damage
  • Heat stress
  • Alternaria on Cucumber
  • Anthracnose on Cucumber (Colletotrichum orbiculare)
  • Phytophthora capsici on Cucumber
  • Septoria on Cantaloupe
Authors: 
Mary K. Hausbeck
Publisher: 
Michigan State University

Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers for small farms: Cooling

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Field heat should be removed from fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers as quickly as possible after harvest. Each commodity should be maintained at its lowest safe temperature. Cooling and storage requirements for specific commodities are presented below, in NC Cooperative Extension Service Publication AG-414-1, and USDA Agricultural Handbook No. 66.
Proper postharvest cooling can:

Authors: 
L. G. Wilson
Authors: 
M. D. Boyette
Authors: 
E. A. Estes
Publisher: 
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
Year: 
1999

Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers for small farms: Mixed Loads

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At times, it is necessary to transport or store different commodities together. In such mixed loads it is very important to combine only those commodities that are compatible with respect to their requirements for:

Authors: 
L. G. Wilson
Authors: 
M. D. Boyette
Authors: 
E. A. Estes
Publisher: 
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
Year: 
1999

Saving Your Own Vegetable Seeds - a guide for farmers

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Vegetable seeds can be saved to sow new crops in the future, but not all seeds are suitable for saving. Varieties suitable for seed saving include local varieties that have been grown in one region for a very long time, self-pollinating crops (for example, beans and peas), and open-pollinated varieties of some cross-pollinating crops (for example, pepper, cucumber and carrot).

Authors: 
Sutevee Sukprakarn
Authors: 
Sunanta Juntakool
Authors: 
Rukui Huang
Authors: 
Tom Kalb
Publisher: 
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center
Year: 
2005

Cucumber Production

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Cucumbers lend themselves well to small-scale and parttime farming operations. Multiple markets exist for growers with fewer than 5 acres, and many field operations, such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting, can be custom hired.

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Authors: 
Michael D. Orzolek
Authors: 
Lynn F. Kime
Authors: 
Steven M. Bogash
Authors: 
Jayson K. Harper
Publisher: 
Penn State Extension
Year: 
2010

Fertility and Fertigation Management for High Tunnel Production

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Authors: 
Carl Rosen
Authors: 
Jerry Wright
Authors: 
Terry Nennich
Authors: 
Dave Wildung
Publisher: 
University of Minnesota
Year: 
2004

Vegetables Postharvest: Simple techniques for increased income and market

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Authors: 
Antonio L. Acedo Jr.
Authors: 
Katinka Weinberger
Publisher: 
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center and GTZ
Year: 
2010

Cucurbit downy mildew photos

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  • Downy Mildew on Cucumber
  • Downy mildew symptoms on cucumber
  • Downy Mildew Symptoms on Other Crops
Authors: 
Mary K. Hausbeck
Publisher: 
Michigan State University
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