Garlic

Vegetables 2010 Summary

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Fresh market vegetable and melon production for the 24 selected crops estimated in 2010 totaled 435 million hundredweight, down 1 percent from last year. Harvested area covered 1.71 million acres, up slightly from 2009. Value of the 2010 crop is estimated at 11.2 billion dollars, up 3 percent from a year ago. The three largest crops, in terms of production, are onions, head lettuce, and watermelons, which combined to account for 38 percent of the total production.

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USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
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USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
Year: 
2011

Garlic: Organic Production

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attra.jpgGarlic is a cool-season crop grown in most regions of the U.S. This publication addresses most aspects of organic garlic production, including seed sources, organic fertility management, pest management and harvesting and storage. Marketing and economic considerations, including enterprise budgets for organic garlic production, are also addressed in this publication. A resource and reference section follows the publication.

Authors: 
Janet Bachmann
Authors: 
Tammy Hinman
Publisher: 
ATTRA Publication
Year: 
2008

Cultivos no tradicionales y su potencial de exportación como frutos mínimamente procesados

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Mercado de Exportación de Productos Hortícolas

El principal mercado de exportación de frutas y hortalizas en estado fresco de México es Estados Unidos, que absorbe aproximadamente el 90% de las operaciones comerciales de este sector. Para Estados Unidos, México es su principal proveedor de frutas (22%) y de hortalizas (59%) (STAT-USA, 1,999) lo cual muestra la amplia dependencia e importancia de ese mercado en el comercio exterior hortícola mexicano.

Authors: 
Edmundo Mercado Silva
Publisher: 
Simposium "Estado actual del mercado de frutos y vegetales cortados en Iberoamérica" San Jose, Costa Rica
Year: 
2004

Postharvest - Garlic

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This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Garlic. 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.

Authors: 
Marita Cantwell
Publisher: 
USDA Agriculture Handbook
Year: 
2004

2011 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

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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, 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.

Authors: 
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers (SEVEW) Group
Publisher: 
Citrus & Vegetable Magazine
Year: 
2011

Insect, Disease and Nematode Control for Commercial Vegetables

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Recommendations are organized into sections by crop. Within a crop, specific pests are listed along with their control recommenda tions. Frequent users may want to insert tabs for easy location of each crop section.

Authors: 
George Bird
Authors: 
Mary Hausbeck
Authors: 
Lynnae J. Jess
Authors: 
William Kirk
Authors: 
Zsofia Szendrei
Authors: 
Fred Warner
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Michigan State University Extension
Year: 
2014

Producing Garlic in Michigan

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This bulletin presents the basics of garlic production for commercial and home gardeners in Michigan. Topics include garlic types, propagation and cultivars, soil and site preparation, planting, fertilization, water needs, pest control, harvest, drying and storage, grading and marketing.

Authors: 
Ron Goldy
Publisher: 
MSU Extension
Year: 
2000
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