Biomass production, yield and chemical composition of peppermint essential oil using different organic fertilizer sources
The mints are grown for the essential oils that they produce in specialized glands on the leaves and stems. This oil is readily recovered by steam distillation of the harvested hay. Peppermint and spearmint oils are widely used to flavor chewing gum, candy, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other oral hygiene products. More than 30% of the mint oil produced in the U.S. is exported to Europe and other countries around the world.
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).
The US market for natural ingredients used in dietary supplements and cosmetics, with highlights on selected Andean products
This Market Brief profiles the US market for natural ingredients that are used in the cosmetic and/or dietary supplement industries, respectively, with highlights on selected Andean natural ingredients that have potential for capturing a larger share of the US market.
Complete vegetable production guide for commercial growers.