Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) are cultivated in many countries of East, South and West Africa. In these countries, mangoes contribute to farmer family diets as well as serving as a cash crop. Mangoes are a delicate fruit and, therefore, sensitive to transport, which limits trade opportunities. However, there is considerable market interest in processed mango—in pulp or dried form.
Common challenges to mango production in Africa
Organic greenhouse vegetable production is regularly practiced by certified organic farmers and market gardeners, and has potential for wider adaptation by established greenhouse operators and entry level growers as a niche market or sustainable method of production. This publication focuses on organic methods of greenhouse vegetable production, and it is supplemented with a listing of greenhouse resources.
Two-hundred years of tillage have taken their toll on America’s farm soils. The moldboard plow, extensive tillage, and other soil management practices have promoted wind and water erosion, costly nutrient losses from farm fields due to runoff and leaching, and a serious depletion of soil organic matter.
Daños y manejo de insectos presentes en banano orgánico. Incluye Manejo Integrado.
El documento “MANEJO DE PLAGAS” tiene el siguiente contenido: Se presenta de manera práctica la preparación de biocontroladores de plagas y enfermedades en base a extractos de plantas (narciso, hierbas, ajo, chile, cebolla, ortiga, neem y alcohol); también sobre biofermentos, caldos sulfocálcicos y la importancia del uso de biocontroladores comerciales como tricoderma, nematodos, bacillus, metarhizium, spintor, jabón y aceite vegetal.
Manageable agronomic practices in organic production of cowpea (Vigna unguidulata [L. Walp] in a mixed culture with sorghum