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).
Vinegars garnished with sprigs of herbs or a layer of berries are a hot "splash" right now. They are favored by chefs for adding excitement to special dishes. Cooking at home is also enlivened by tantalizing tastes from the blending of flavors with vinegar. Flavored vinegars are easy and fairly safe to make at home, provided some simple precautions are followed.
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.