Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

The Market for Small-Scale Drip Irrigation in East and Southern Africa

  Drip irrigation can be a transformational technology for smallholder producers. It has many advantages over rainfed production and traditional furrow irrigation methods, such as increased on-farm yields, year-round production, efficient use of scarce water resources, and reductions in...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...
Brooke A. Edmunds
Michael D. Boyette
Christopher A. Clark
Donald M. Ferrin
Tara P. Smith
Gerald J. Holmes
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Effects of Salinity on Fruit Yield and Quality of Tomato Grown in Soil-Less Culture in Greenhouses in Mediterranean Climatic Conditions

  There is increasing pressure to reduce water use and environmental impact associated with open system, soil-less production in simple, plastic greenhouses on the Mediterranean coast. This may force the adoption of re-circulation of nutrient solutions. In southeastern Spain, irrigation water...
J.J. Magán
M. Gallardo
R.B. Thompson
P. Lorenzo

Avances en el Estudio de la Ventilación Natural

  En el sureste peninsular todos los invernaderos de cultivo de hortalizas o plantas ornamentales empleados por los agricultores para su comercio en el mercados nacional y de exportación, necesitan ser refrigerados para prevenir que las temperaturas en su interior sean demasiado altas y...
Esteban José Baeza Romero
Juan Ignacio Montero
Jerónimo Pérez Parra
Bernard J. Bailey
Juan Carlos López Hernández
Juan Carlos Gázquez Garrido
Cajamar Caja Rural

Carbendazim Tolerant Induced Trichoderma viride for Integrated Management of Wire Stem of Cabbage

  An attempt was made in the present investigation to formulate an integrated management strategy against wire stem of cabbage caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuehn. Induction of Trichoderma viride to carbendazim was done through repeated exposure to the fungicide. Out of the four selected...
Pradip Bhowmick
M. K.
Himadri Kaushik
Pranab Dutta
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research

Variation in Thermal Time Model Parameters between Two Contrasting Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) Cultivars

  A laboratory experiment was carried out to determine the effect of temperature on germination and early seedling establishment and to study the variation among thermal time model parameters for two contrasting chickpea cultivars. Seeds were subjected to six constant temperatures from 10˚C to...
Atif Hassan Naim
Faisal El Gasim Ahmed
Scientific Research Publishing

Yield and Water Productivity of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as Influenced by Different Irrigation Regimes and Varieties under Semi Desert Climatic Conditions of Sudan

  A field experiment was conducted at Hudeiba Research Station Farm, located at Ed-Damer, Sudan during 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 winter seasons to investigate the effect of different irrigation regimes and varieties on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) yield, yield components and water productivity...
M. K. Alla Jabow
O. H. Ibrahim
H. S. Adam
Scientific Research Publishing

Influence of Different Nitrogen Sources on the Growth and Yield of Three Varieties of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in Kabba, Kogi State, Nigeria

  Experiments were carried out at the Research Site of Horticultural Section, Kabba College of Agriculture to investigate the influence of different nitrogen sources on the growth and yield of three varieties of okra. The experiment was laid out in split block design with varieties as main...
Sinmidele K. Ogundare
Frank D. Owa
Omolola O. Etukudo
Naomi K. Ibitoye-Ayeni
Scientific Research Publishing

2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide

  Contents:  1. Introduction 2. Cultivars 3. Site Selection 4. Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment 5. Plant Growth 6. Pruning and Training 7. Trellis Systems 8. Tunnel Production 9. Water Management 10. Integrated Pest Management and Pollination  11. Fertility Management 12...
Gina E. Fernandez
Elena Garcia
David Lockwood
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Yield and Fiscal Benefits of Rhizobium Inoculation Supplemented with Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) in Climbing Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Grown in Northern Tanzania

  Both field and green house experiments were intended to investigate and evaluate the outcome of rhizobial inoculation supplemented with P and K on climbing beans production in northern Tanzania. The results obtained indicated that, inoculation using Rhizobium inoculants supplemented with...
George W. Mmbaga
Kelvin M. Mtei
Patrick A. Ndakidemi
Scientific Research Publishing