Ingeniería Agrícola, Equipos, Pulverizadores, Irrigación

Respuesta de Cinco Leguminosas de Cobertura a La Fertilización Fosfórica

  Los cultivos de cobertura de especies leguminosas son sembradas para el control de malezas, prevención de la erosión del suelo y aporte de nitrógeno al suelo. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar la respuesta de las leguminosas de cobertura Mucuna pruriens ...
Robin Gómez-Gómez
María Isabel González-Lutz
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Anatomy of Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa L.) Seeds (Annonaceae)

  The sugar apple is of great economic importance to the country, however, information on the anatomical and morphological aspects of Annonaceae family seeds is limited to a few species and the anatomical studies refer to very few seeds. Using histological techniques and...
Fabio Martínez M.
Diego Miranda L.
Stanislav Magnitskiy
Agronomía Colombiana

Modelling Soil Water Content in a Tomato Field: Proximal Gamma Ray Spectroscopy and Soil–Crop System Models

  Proximal soil sensors are taking hold in the understanding of soil hydrogeological processes involved in precision agriculture. In this context, permanently installed gamma ray spectroscopy stations represent one of the best space–time trade off methods at field scale. This...
Virginia Strati
Matteo Albéri
Stefano Anconelli
Marica Baldoncini
Marco Bittelli
Carlo Bottardi
Enrico Chiarelli
Barbara Fabbri
Vincenzo Guidi
Kassandra Giulia Cristina Raptis
Domenico Solimando
Fausto Tomei
Giulia Villani
Fabio Mantovani
Agriculture

Apricot Mass Modeling Based on Geometrical Attributes

  In this study, eighteen linear regression models for modeling apricot mass based on some geometrical attributes of apricot such as major diameter (a), intermediate diameter (b), minor diameter (c), geometrical mean diameter (GMD), first projected area (PA1), second projected area...
Majid Rashidi
Hossein Beheshty Asl
Siavash Behboodi
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Análisis de Crecimiento y Rendimiento de Uchuva (Physalis peruviana L.) Cultivada en Hidroponía e Invernadero

  La uchuva (Physalis peruviana L.) es un fruto exótico con un mercado internacional en crecimiento, y en México existe escasa investigación sobre su crecimiento y nutrición mineral. Por lo que el objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar la dinámica de...
Cid Aguilar-Carpio
Porfirio Juárez-López
Irving H. Campos-Aguilar
Irán Alia-Tejacal
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
Víctor López-Martínez
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Effectividad y Inoculantes Microbianos en El Crecimiento y Productividad de Chile Habanero (Capsicum chinese Jacq.)

  El uso de inoculantes microbianos es una alternativa viable para nutrir los cultivos e incrementar su productividad sin deteriorar el suelo. El objetivo del presente estudio fue evaluar el efecto de inoculantes microbianos en el crecimiento y productividad de chile...
Arturo Reyes-Ramírez
Mauricio López-Arcos
Esaú Ruiz-Sánchez
Luis Latournerie-Moreno
Alfonzo Pérez-Gutiérrez
Mónica G. Lozano-Contreras
Manuel J. Zavala-León
Agrociencia

Vertical Gardening Using Trellises, Stakes, and Cages

  Vertical gardening is the practice of “gardening up,” in which a variety of structures are used to elevate plant growth to take advantage of vertical space. Vertical gardening is well-suited to urban areas where space is limited and gardeners are interested in using space most...
Katie Settlage
Alex Hessler
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Evaluation of The Growth and Quality of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) in A Closed Recirculating Hydroponic System

  The production of lettuce in hydroponic systems with a recirculating nutrient solution has been growing, so it is necessary to evaluate the growth and quality of production under this system. Two harvest cycles were evaluated, comparing the behavior of physiological...
Rafael David Fraile-Robayo
Javier Giovanni Álvarez-Herrera
Andrea Johana Reyes M.
Omar Ferney Álvarez-Herrera
Ana Lucía Fraile-Robayo
Agronomía Colombiana

Microclimate Modification Using Eco-friendly Nets and Foating Row Covers Improves Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) Yield and Quality for Small Holder Farmers in East Africa

  Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is one of the important vegetables in supplying vitamins, min- erals and fiber to human diets worldwide. Its successful production in the tropics is, however, constrained by environmental variations espe- cially under open field conditions. Two trials were...
Mwanarusi Saidi
Elisha O. Gogo
Francis M. Itulya
Thibaud Martin
Mathieu Ngouajio
Agricultural Sciences

Low Tunnels in Vegetable Crops: Beyond Season Extension

  To improve sustainability, farmers use intensive production systems such as mulches, floating row covers as well as low tunnels and high tunnels to protect against cold temperatures and extend the production season (figure 1) (Arancibia 2009 and 2012; Carey et al. 2009; Pool and Stone 2014...
Ramón A. Arancibia
Virginia Cooperative Extension