Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Producción de vaina verde en frijol chino y tipo de espaldera en clima cálido

El frijol chino (FCH) es importante en la alimentación humana, consumido en grano y vaina verde. La especie tiene cultivares de crecimiento determinado e indeterminado. Estos últimos requieren de espaldera convencional, lo cual incrementa los costos de producción, por lo que...
Patricio Apáez-Barrios
José Alberto Salvador Escalante-Estrada
Ma. Teresa Rodríguez-González
Revista Chapingo: Serie Horticultura

Garlic Production

  Garlic is a crop that is well suited to a small acreage or as part of a larger direct marketing operation looking to diversify its mix of crops. It is well adapted for production in all parts of the United States. Yield and quality will vary with climate, region, altitude, soil and pH,...
Thomas G. Ford
Steven M. Bogash
Michael D. Orzolek
Lynn F. Kime
Jayson K. Harper
The Pennsylvania State University

Increased Yields from Peppermint Crops through Improved Micro nutrient Nutrition (Stage 2)

  Peppermint yields in Southern Australia are highly variable and this is impacting on the long term viability of the industry. The average yield is approximately 50 kg / ha, despite attempts to improve management practice. Peppermint is also an important crop that provides the necessary...
Robert Menary
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, RIRDC Australia

Identificación de las condiciones de inicio de la ecolatencia de cerezos variedades Brooks, New Star, Garnet y Stella

  Cumplidos los requerimientos de frío de la endolatencia aparece el efecto interacción frío-calor, iniciando la ecolatencia, en la que las yemas adquieren gradualmente capacidad de brotar. Las necesidades de frío de ambas etapas son complementarias y su adici...
E Tersoglio
G. Naranjo
O. E. Quiroga
N. Setién
ITEA, información técnica económica agraria

Spinach Production in Florida

The spinach production manual addresses the following topics: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Irrigation Weed management Insect management Disease management  
S.M. Olson
W.M. Stall
R.N. Raid
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Guía Práctica para producir nuestra semilla de papa de calidad - Guía para agricultores/ agricultoras y técnicos

  Una buena producción de papa depende de sembrar una semilla que sea de calidad. Eso significa que la semilla esté limpia, uniforme y libre de plagas. Actualmente, los agricultores tienen acceso a dos calidades de semilla: a) la primera fuente, es semilla certificada producida...
R. Esprella
P. Flores
J. Garcia
Centro Internacional de la Papa

Production Guide for Organic Carrots for Processing

This guide for organic production of carrots 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 int errelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each...
Abby Seaman
George Abawi
Ann Cobb
Helene R. Dillard
Vern Grubinger
Beth Gugino
Robert Hadad
Julie Kikkert
Michael Helms
Margaret T. McGrath
Charles L. Mohler
Brian Nault
Anu Rangarajan
Thomas A. Zitter
Marion Zuefle
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

High Tunnel Melon and Watermelon Production

High tunnels are low-cost, passive, solar greenhouses which use no fossil fuels for heating or venting. High tunnels can provide many benefits to horticulture crop producers: High tunnels are used to lengthen the growing season of crops. High tunnels protect the growing crop from...
Lewis W. Jett
University of Missouri Extension

Pears: Organic Production

  This introduction to commercial organic pear production covers pear diseases, disease-resistant cultivars, rootstocks, insect and mite pests, and their treatment, Asian pears, and marketing. Two profiles of organic pear growers are included. In much of the United States and with fireblight...
Guy K. Ames
Holly Born

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Mango Crop Management

Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) are cultivated in many countries of East, South and West Africa. In these countries, mangoes contribute to farmer family diets as well as serving as a cash crop. Mangoes are a delicate fruit and, therefore, sensitive to transport, which limits trade opportunities...
Lukas Kilcher
Brian Ssebunya
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland