Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

Irrigation of Greenhouse Vegetables

Vegetables produced in greenhouses require ample amounts of water for optimum growth, yield, and fruit quality. Water is the "universal solvent" in plant cells and is involved in many biochemical processes. Growth processes will slow, and lower yield and quality will result if the plant...
G. J. Hochmuth
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Establecimiento de plantación de mangos

Manual sencillo didáctico e ilustrado para el establecimiento de una plantación de mangos.
Carlos A. Tobar
San Vicente Productivo

Effect of Two Entomopathogenic Fungi in Controlling Aleurodicus Cocois (Curtis, 1846) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)

Aleurodicus cocois (Curtis, 1846), the coconut whitefly, is a very damaging pest in Peru, mainly in avocado trees (Persea americana Mill.). It has been determined that entomopathogenic fungi can infect and kill white flies and can be used as biological control agents. The object of this research...
Elizabeth Núñez del Prado
José Iannacone
Hilda Gómez
Chilean Journal of Agriculture Research

Augmentation of Parasitoids for Biological Control of Citrus Blackfly in Southern Texas

Two parasitoid species, Amitus hesperidum Silvestri and Encarsia opulenta (Silvestri), were released in an augmentative program to control citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, in the citrus growing areas of southern Texas. Releases were made with laboratoryreared and field insectary...
R. L. Meagher
J. Victor French
Florida Entomologist

Desarrollo floral del aguacate 'Hass' en clima semicálido. Parte I. Influencia de la carga de Fruto y edad de los brotes

Esta investigación fue desarrollada durante 1998-2003 en huertos comerciales de aguacate ‘Hass’ en el clima semicálido del estado de Nayarit, México. Los objetivos fueron: a) determinar el efecto de la presencia de fruto en brotes del flujo vegetativo de invierno...
S. Salazar-García
L. E. Cossio-Vargas
I. J. L. González-Durán
C. J. Lovatt
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Susceptibility of Ripe Avocado to Invasive Alien Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) on the Island of Hawaii

The Avocado Growers Association on the island of Hawaii requested that the USDA-APHIS reconsider the possibility of approving the export of untreated avocado to the continental USA. In response, as part of the Hawaii Area Wide Pest Management Program, the Agricultural Research Service undertook a...
L. M. Klungness
R. I. Vargas
E. B. Jang
R. F. L. Mau
K. Kinney
Proceedings Hawaiian Entomological Society

El cultivo del maracuyá

Es una fruta originaria de Centroamérica. Brasil es posiblemente el mayor productor, seguido de Colombia, Venezuela y toda Centroamérica. También se produce en Kenia, Costa de Marfil, sur de África y Australia. El mercado europeo recibe además de las especies de...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

El cultivo de la zanahoria

China, Estados Unidos, Rusia, Polonia y el Reino Unido son los principales productores; pero también se cultiva en grandes cantidades en República Dominicana y Centroamérica. Los usos de la zanahoria son muy variados. El producto natural, no procesado, es utilizado cocido...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

Improving Plant Protection for the Development of Organic Agriculture in Taiwan

Pest management is a key factor in organic agriculture, especially to an economy such as Taiwan, which has limited land and natural resources. Many non-chemical technologies and measures suitable for plant pest management in organic crop production have been developed and improved by researchers...
Chien-Yih Lin
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center, Taiwan

Greens: Mustard, Turnip, Collard and Kale

Greens are grown for the tops only. The proper size at harvest varies with the crop and growing conditions. Kale is allowed to grow to take two cuttings off one seeding. Some growers continue to strip kale leaves as the plants grow, thereby extending the harvest season for some time. Greens are...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension