Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Evaluación del desempeño de un secador solar directo sobre semillas de cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)

  Se desarrolló un secador solar directo con un diseño basado en dispositivos deshidratadores rudimentarios de uso regular, en granjas cacaoteras de Tabasco; con el objetivo de evaluar su desempeño en la obtención de cacao seco conforme a la NMX-F-352-S-1980,...
Enrique Romero Frasca
José Roberto Álvarez Vargas
Nerissa Ferrer Carrera
Avances en Investigación Agropecuaria

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

Abonos verdes de leguminosas: integración en sistemas agrícolas y ganaderas del trópico

  En zonas secas donde predominan sistemas de ganado doble propósito, la producción de leche disminuye en forma significativa en época seca. Una alternativa para mantener la producción en la época seca es mediante el uso de cultivos anuales (maíz y...
Edwin Castro-Rincon
José Edwin Mojica-Rodríguez
Juan Evangelista Carulla-Fornaguera
Carlos Eduardo Lascano-Aguilar
Agronomía Mesoamericana

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

Sustainability of Urban Agriculture: Vegetable Production on Green Roofs

  The practice of producing vegetables on green roofs has been gaining momentum in recent years as a method to facilitate agricultural sustainability in urban areas. Rooftop gardens are becoming an important part of the recent rejuvenation of urban agriculture, and offers alternative spaces to...
Stuart Alan Walters
Karen Stoelzle Midden
Agriculture

Monitoring of Pesticides in the Cultivation of Nopal Vegetable (Opuntia ficus-indica (L.)) Mill, Morelos, México

  The presence of pesticide residues in vegetable and fruit products, as a consequence of inappropriate application in some cases, constitutes a risk to the health of the exposed population. In Mexico, the official norm, NOM-003-STPS-1999, only allows the use of pesticides with the...
Irene Iliana Ramírez-Bustos
Víctor López-Martínez
Porfirio Juarez-Lopez
Irán Alía-Tejacal
Dagoberto Guillén-Sánchez
Hugo Saldarriaga-Noreña
Ismael León-Rivera
Agriculture

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

Tree Fruit and Nuts

  Growing a crisp apple, juicy peach, or a perfect pecan is the dream of many gardeners. Backyard gardeners can grow varieties not available in the market. And unlike commercial producers who must harvest and ship weeks before the fruit is ripe, gardeners can harvest fruit and nuts at their...
Michael Parker
NC Coorporative Extension

Host Status of the Common Weeds of Banana Establishments to Banana Nematodes in Central Uganda

  Ninety-one weed species belonging to 27 families were identified from 14 banana plots during a survey study to identify the common weeds of banana establishments in central Uganda. The host status of 13 weed species to the banana nematodes Radopholus similis, Helicotylenchus multicinctus and...
Josephine M. Namaganda
Imelda N. Kashaija
Rolf Maslen
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

Evaluation of Growth Performance of Some Rice Varieties in Relation to Their Economic Yield

  The experiment was conducted during the period of March to August (Aus season), 2013 at the experimental farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar and Dhaka to evaluate the growth performance of some rice varieties in relation to their economic yield. The performance...
Towfia Junnat
Moinul Haque
Elias Hossain
Tofail Hosain
Rezowana Nizam
Meftaul Islam
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences