La información agronómica presentada en esta publicación es el resumen de unos 60 experimentos de campo, que han abarcado diferentes aspectos de la práctica de la fertilización, incluidos efectos de dosis de nitrógeno, fósforo y potasio, evaluación de diferentes fuentes de estos elementos, forma de aplicación de fósforo, mediciones de la absorción de nutrientes y de la biomasa vegeta
Fresh-market vegetable supplies have been sporadic following several December freezes in Florida, periods of cool, wet weather in coastal California, and several periods of subfreezing temperatures in California and Arizona. In addition, Mexican vegetables were damaged by a 2-day freeze in early February (extent of damage is unknown at this time). As a result, vegetable prices are now at or above the highs experienced a year earlier.
Complete vegetable production guide for commercial growers.
The botanical family Solanaceae includes several important vegetable crops such as tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and peppers. These crops share a number of insect and disease pests, so any crop rotation plan should consider all crops grown from this family.
Guide for small batch canning preparation of vegetables and vegetable products.
Common scab of potato is caused by a common soilinhabiting bacterium, Streptomyces scabies. The disease does not cause yield losses, damage the flesh, or affect consumption of the potatoes. However, its appearance is undesirable and decreases the quality and value of the potato.
Black leg of potato, caused by the bacterium Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica, is a common potato disease in Kansas. It is most severe in the early part of the growing season during cool, wet weather.
Bacterial ring rot of potato, caused by the bacterium Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus, is a serious issue for seed potato production. The presence of the disease is one of the main reasons for rejection of seed potatoes from certification programs. This disease, if left unchecked, can spread quickly through an operation leading to severe losses.
This publication outlines many of the practices used in organic and sustainable potato production. While organic potato production can yield a premium price for your product, the production considerations are signifi cant. This publication discusses organic soil and pest management strategies that help ensure growth of healthy and vigorous plants.