Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA)

Influencia de hidróxido de calcio en el consumo de un suplemento activador del rumen basado en banano verde

  Con el objetivo de evaluar el nivel de inclusión de hidróxido de calcio (cal) en el consumo de un Suplemento Activador de Rumen (SAR) basado en banano verde, se utilizaron 12 bovinos de 264 ± 55 kg de peso vivo en estabulación. El ensayo tuvo una duración...
Alejandra Del Viento
José Manuel Palma
Avances en Investigación Agropecuaria

Rendimiento de cultivares de papa (Solanum tuberosum L.) amarillos precoces del grupo Phureja

  El grupo Phureja (Solanum tuberosum L.) ha sido poco estudiado en Perú, a pesar de, su calidad culinaria, nutricional e industrial, y el riesgo de erosión al que ha estado sometido en las últimas décadas. El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar el...
Juan F. Seminario-Cunya
Roiser Villanueva-Guevara
Misael H. Valdez-Yopla
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Plants Grown in Containers

  Plants grown in containers offer homeowners flexibility, whether the plants are houseplants indoors or colorful annuals on an outdoor patio. Planting in containers allows a gardener to easily make changes in location if sunlight or temperatures do not encourage plant growth. Indoor container...
Diane Mays
Kim Richter
Lucy Bradley
Julie Sherk
Mark Kistler
Joe Neal
NC Coorporative Extension

Guía de Horticultura para Principiantes

  La horticultura consiste en seleccionar un sitio, planificar el huerto, preparar la tierra, escoger las semillas y los trasplantes, sembrarlos y plantarlos, y cultivarlos hasta que estén listos para la cosecha. El resultado final son frutas y verduras frescas para comer, compartir o...
Lucy Bradley
Shawn Banks
NC Coorporative Extension

Perception of Farmers Toward Physical Soil and Water Conservation Structures in Wyebla Watershed, Northwest Ethiopia

  The study was carried out in the Wyebla watershed, Northwestern Ethiopia. Similar to the other highland areas in the country Wyebla watershed is characterized by severe soil erosion and acute water scarcity problems. Hence, the objective of the current research was to assess the perception...
Simeneh Demissie Walie
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

Intensidad en el uso de fertilizantes en América Latina y el Caribe

  Uno de los desafíos del concepto de desarrollo sustentable, es la gestión y conservación de los recursos y sistemas naturales renovables, entre ellos el suelo y el agua.  Es en ese sentido que la utilización de fertilizantes es importante, por cuanto puede...
Giovanni E. Reyes
Julián David Cortés
Bioagro

Nematode Management in Field Crops

  Plant parasitic nematodes can be highly damaging to crops and reduce yields. Aboveground signs and symptoms of nematode damage in a field include patches of poor growth/yield, high incidence of soilborne diseases, and stunting, yellowing, wilting, or dying plants. Below ground signs and...
Hillary L. Mehl
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Common Physiological Disorders of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) Found in Swaziland: A Review

  Lettuce is a very important cool season leaf/salad vegetable widely consumed in Swaziland and Southern Africa in general. It contributes immensely to nutritional and food security and has a short growth cycle making it a climate smart vegetable. Despite its immense importance locally not...
M.T. Masarirambi
K.A. Nxumalo
P.J. Musi
L.M. Rugube
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Spinach (Spinacea oleracea L.) Response to Salinity: Nutritional Value, Physiological Parameters, Antioxidant Capacity, and Gene Expression

  Scarcity of good-quality irrigation water is a major impediment to meet food demand for a growing world population. Recycled waters may be available locally more affordably, but their higher salinity is a concern. Salinity effects on spinach mineral composition, antioxidant capacity,...
Jorge F. S. Ferreira
Devinder Sandhu
Xuan Liu
Jonathan J. Halvorson
Agriculture

Functional Activity of Some Growth Regulators on Yield Components and Endogenous Hormones of Cowpea Plants (Vigna sinensis L.)

  The effect of seed presoaking with different concentrations of growth bio-regulators (indole acetic acid, gibberellic acid and kinetin) on productivity and some biochemical and physiological aspects of yielded seeds of cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.) was investigated. Generally, application...
Salem M. Al-Amri
Agricultural Sciences