Guías de Producción de Frutas y Verduras, Manuales de Horticultura

Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...
Brooke A. Edmunds
Michael D. Boyette
Christopher A. Clark
Donald M. Ferrin
Tara P. Smith
Gerald J. Holmes
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Effects of Salinity on Fruit Yield and Quality of Tomato Grown in Soil-Less Culture in Greenhouses in Mediterranean Climatic Conditions

  There is increasing pressure to reduce water use and environmental impact associated with open system, soil-less production in simple, plastic greenhouses on the Mediterranean coast. This may force the adoption of re-circulation of nutrient solutions. In southeastern Spain, irrigation water...
J.J. Magán
M. Gallardo
R.B. Thompson
P. Lorenzo

Variation in Thermal Time Model Parameters between Two Contrasting Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) Cultivars

  A laboratory experiment was carried out to determine the effect of temperature on germination and early seedling establishment and to study the variation among thermal time model parameters for two contrasting chickpea cultivars. Seeds were subjected to six constant temperatures from 10˚C to...
Atif Hassan Naim
Faisal El Gasim Ahmed
Scientific Research Publishing

Yield and Water Productivity of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as Influenced by Different Irrigation Regimes and Varieties under Semi Desert Climatic Conditions of Sudan

  A field experiment was conducted at Hudeiba Research Station Farm, located at Ed-Damer, Sudan during 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 winter seasons to investigate the effect of different irrigation regimes and varieties on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) yield, yield components and water productivity...
M. K. Alla Jabow
O. H. Ibrahim
H. S. Adam
Scientific Research Publishing

2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide

  Contents:  1. Introduction 2. Cultivars 3. Site Selection 4. Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment 5. Plant Growth 6. Pruning and Training 7. Trellis Systems 8. Tunnel Production 9. Water Management 10. Integrated Pest Management and Pollination  11. Fertility Management 12...
Gina E. Fernandez
Elena Garcia
David Lockwood
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Performance Evaluation of Gated Pipes Technique for Improving Surface Irrigation Efficiency in Maize Hybrids

  Waterlogging and low application efficiency are the main problems inherent with surface irrigation in the Nile Delta. Develop surface irrigation using gated pipes (GP) is a new method to be used to distribute water into furrow irrigated fields as strategy based on water saving. Laboratory...
Osama A. M. Ali
Ahmed S. H. Mohammed
Scientific Research Publishing

Effects of Plant Density and NPK Application on the Growth and Yield of White Guinea Yam (Dioscorea Rotundata Poir)

  Studies were conducted at Evboneka, Edo State, Nigeria in a forest zone to examine the effect of increasing plant population and NPK application on the growth and tuber yield of Dioscorea rotundata (Poir) cv “Obiaoturugo”. This study involved three trials. The first was conducted...
Kola Law-Ogbomo
Osaigbovo, A. U.
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Effects of Sowing Time on the Seed Yield of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) in South Kanto, Japan

  The objective of the present study was to determine the optimum sowing time of three quinoa ecotypes (Altipllano, sea level, and valley) for high seed yields in south Kanto, Japan. Pot experiments were conducted in the experimental field at Nihon University during 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014...
Katsunori Isobe*
Hikaru Sugiyama
Daisuke Okuda
Yudai Murase
Hiroki Harada
Misa Miyamoto
Syunsuke Koide
Masao Higo
Yoichi Torigoe
Scientific Research Publishing

Sowing and Planting Period on Yield and Ear Quality of Sweet Corn (Zea mays L. var. saccharata)

  Sweet corn (Zea mays L. var. saccharata) attracts people with its amazing flavour. Adverse environmental factors decrease plant’s cob yield and quality. A more effective production can be made by using resistant varieties and adjusting the sowing and plating periods. In this study, the...
Atnan Ugur
Hande Ayhan Maden
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Production and Processing of Pinapple

  Contents:  1. Description of the plant 2. Soil and climate suitable for pineapple development 3. Preparation of the land 4. Planting  5. Maintenance and phytosanitary protection 6. Financial information 7. Pineapple consumption and processing...
K. Edoh Adabe
Salama Hind
Abdou Maïga
Engineers Without Borders, Cameroon (ISF Cameroun) and The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA