Genetic Diversity and Field Performance of Mung Bean, Faba Bean and Lentil Genotypes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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.
Integrated use of Rhizobium leguminosarum, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and enriched compost for improving growth, nodulation and yield of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.)
Reflecting tight supplies, May shipments of fresh-market potatoes declined 9 percent from a year earlier—the first time since at least 1980 that May fresh shipments were less than 8 million hundredweight (cwt). In April and May, the monthly average price received by growers for all types of potatoes topped $11 per cwt. The last time the allpotato price hit double digits was in the summer of 2008. At $15.61 per cwt, the average U.S.
Manual de producción de leguminosas de grano y hortícolas para el secano costero de la Región del Maule
Las mayores innovaciones corresponde al uso de semilla certificada, la siembra en hilera y el control de las malezas con herbicidas de pre-emergencia.
Harvested area for fall-season potatoes is forecast at 882,300 acres, 4 percent lower than 2009. Given average yields, fall potato production is expected to decline from the 393.5 million hundredweight of a year earlier. Because of tighter world supplies, grower prices are expected to average above year-earlier levels during the 2010/11 marketing year.
This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Sprouts. 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.