Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Screening for Drought Tolerant Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Lines Suitable for Rainfed Alfisol

  The occurrence of intermittent dryness in rain-dependent cultivation and soil surface crusting in alfisol are the major hindrances in enhancing groundnut productivity. Twenty nine peanut lines were field screened for drought tolerance at Dryland Agricultural Research Station, Chettinad. The...
P. Arunachalam
P. Kannan
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Propagating Muscadine Grapes

Muscadine grapes are easy to propagate using softwood cuttings. The best time to take cuttings is when the vines are actively growing, in late May to early August. Before propagating a vine, determine whether or not the cultivar is patented. It is illegal to propagate patented cultivars without...
Connie Fisk
Benny Bloodworth
Bill Cline
Whit Jones
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Production and Marketing of Chestnuts in the Southeastern United States

Chestnuts (Castanea sp.) are represented by several species of trees in the beech family (Fagaceae). The chestnut is native to warm, temperate areas the Northern Hemisphere. The United States is one of the few nations in the world that can grow chestnuts and does not have a significant commercial...
Robert C. Hochmuth
Robert D. Wallace
Peter J. Van Blokland
Jeffrey G. Williamson
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Production of Major Asian Vegetable Production in Florida

Complementary production manual for asian vegetables including flat cabbage, chinese broccoli, chinese cabbage, chinese mustard, kohlrabi, oriental radish, bittermelon, chayote, fuzzy melon, long gourd, angled luffa, smooth luffa, and snake gourd. Includes the following information: Varieties...
M.L. Lamberts
E.J. McAvoy
D.D. Sui
A.J. Whidden
C.A. Snodgrass
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Production Guide for Organic Strawberries

This guide for organic strawberry production is focused on nutrient and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. The guide is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each...
Juliet Carroll
Marvin Pritts
Catherine Heidenreich
Kerik Cox
Greg Loeb
Michael Helms
Andrew Landers
Paul Curtis
Courtney Weber
Laura McDermott
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Vegetable Growers' Handbook Chapter IV: Cultural Practices

Sustainable vegetable farming is a relatively high risk, high cost per acre business requiring intensive management. Successful vegetable growers manage capital, and marketing competently. Growers design and implement systems of culture which include crop and variety selection, crop rotation, soil...
Frank J. Dainello
Roland Roberts
Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

This publication is an extensive vegetable production guide that addresses topics such as marketing aspects for production decisions, general production considerations, insect management, weed management, and disease management. You will find specific information for the following crops:...
Tim Coolong
Ric Bessin
Shawn Wright
John Strang
Kenny Seebold
University of Kentucky

Production Guide for Organic Snap Beans for Processing

This guide for organic production of snap beans provides an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. It is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of organic cropping systems makes...
Abby Seaman
George Abawi
Thomas Bjorkman
Ann Cobb
Helene Dillard
Vern Grubinger
Beth Gugino
Robert Hadad
Julie Kikkert
Michael Helms
Margaret T. McGrath
Charles L. Mohler
Brian Nault
Anu Rangarajan
Thomas A. Zitter
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Strawberry Production in Florida

The strawberry production manual addresses the following topics: Varieties Planting Fertilizer and lime Pollination Plant tissue analysis Petiole sap testing Irrigation Weed management Insect and mite management Disease management Production costs...
N.A. Peres
J.F. Price
W.M. Stall
C.K. Chandler
S.M. Olson
S.A. Smith
E.H. Simonne
B.M. Santos
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Minor Vegetable Crops: Beets, Carrots, Celery, and Parsley

This production manual covers the following crops: beets, carrots, celery, and parsley. The topics addressed in this manual are the following : Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Irrigation Weed management Insect management...
M. Ozores-Hampton
W.M. Stall
S.E. Webb
R.N. Raid
S.M. Olson
University of Florida, IFAS Extension