Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

Sugar Beet Potential to Beat Sugarcane as a Sugar Crop in Pakistan

  Abstract: Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) is an herbaceous plant belonging to family Chenopodiaceae, also known as the goosefoot family. Sugar beet plant consists of three parts, namely crown, neck and root. The crown produces leaves and the root stores the sugar. About 30% of world sugar...
Muhammad Aamir Iqbal
Abdul Manan Saleem
American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci.

An Assessment of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) Potential as a Grain Crop on Marginal Lands in Pakistan

  Abstract: Quinoa belongs to family Chenopodiaceae and is related to well-known agricultural crops such as sugar beet (Beta vulgaris), spinach (Spinacia oleracea) and amaranth and is known to be an integral food grain source in the Andean region, from where it spread to other regions and...
Muhammad Aamir Iqbal
American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci.

Growing Table Grapes in a Temperate Climate

  Introduction: Table grapes have become a very popular fruit in the United States. Annual per capita consumption of table grapes in the United States has quadrupled over the past quarter century. It now exceeds 7 pounds per person, and grapes rank fourth after bananas, apples and oranges....
Thomas J. Zabadal
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

Zonas de trabajo del conjunto del tractor agrícola con implemento en los esquemas de tracción 4x2 y 4x4

El objetivo del presente estudio fue identificar las zonas de trabajo del conjunto tractor agrícola con implemento (caso de un tractor Massey Ferguson 592T, con una rastra de discos de tiro axial) para los esquemas de tracción 4x2 y 4x4, posiciones de la caja de cambio de velocidades...
E. Romantchik-Kriuchkova
A. Morelos-Moreno
C. A. Villaseñor-Pereá
L. Pérez-Sobrevilla
Agrociencia

Work zones of an agricultural tractor with attachment in 4x2 and 4x4 traction schemes

The objective of this study was to identify the work zones of an agricultural tractor with attachment (the case of a Massey Ferguson 592T tractor, with an axial draw disk harrow) for the traction schemes 4x2 and 4x4, gear positions 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and working depths of 5, 10 and 15 cm in...
E. Romantchik-Kriuchkova
A. Morelos-Moreno
C. A. Villaseñor-Pereá
L. Pérez-Sobrevilla
Agrociencia

How do I manage storage pests in grains?

This booklet is an outcome of the African Organic Agriculture Training Manual project and was conceived as a handout for farmers. Contents: What to know about storage of grains? How do I ensure proper storage? Can I use any natural additives? When should I monitor stored grains?
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Efecto de la fertilización cálcica sobre el rendimiento y tamaño de fruto en arándano alto del sur (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)

La acidificación y la fertilización nitrogenada amoniacal, habituales en el cultivo de arándano, pueden provocar deficiencias inducidas de algunos nutrientes. El objetivo de este trabajo fue comprobar la respuesta en rendimiento y tamaño de fruto en ar...
D.A Flores
M.E. Vázquez
J.C Mildemberg
J. Beltrano
ASAHO

El agua de riego: Criterios de interpretación. Efectos sobre el suelo y la producción

  Conocer la ubicación y la capacidad de explotación de los recursos hídricos subterráneos es básico en cualquier propuesta ó política de utilización de los mismos, pero su uso final va a depender de la evaluación de la calidad del...
O.S. Heredia
EFA-Editorial Facultad de Agronomia

Blackberry Pruning Diagram

This graphic will guide growers as they prune blackberry or raspberry plants. It’s a simple, four-step diagram that is easy to follow and reinforces the instructions with images. Growers might consider printing this PDF and posting in appropriate areas of the operation for reference while...
Gina E. Fernandez
NC State University

Types of Trellises

Visual examples of the different types of trellises used to grow blackberries and raspberries. Includes dimensions and pictures of each type. Growers use many trellis support systems to support bramble canes. Your trellising goal is to minimize labor and maximize yield. Each trellis type has its...
NC State University
NC State University