Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

Insectos y Ácaros Dañinos a la Yuca y su Control

La yuca es una especie originaria del neotrópico, lo mismo que su cultivo; sin embargo, el lugar exacto de origen es discutible (Allem, 1994; Renvoize, 1973). Esta es la razón, según Bellotti et al. (1994), de que una gran diversidad de artrópodos registrados ataquen el...
Anthony C. Bellotti
Bernardo Arias V.
Octavio Vargas H.
Jesús A. Reyes Q.
José María Guerrero
Clayuca

Bamboo in the United States

Description, Culture, and Utilization The gradually increasing interest in bamboo among American farmers, gardeners, and commercial users has made it desirable to bring together the essential information available concerning the types of bamboo that give most promise of value in the United States...
Robert A. Young
Joseph R Haun
USDA ARS

Control of Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus Urticae) by a Predatory Mite (Phytoseiulus Persimilis)

A mass rearing technique for the predatory mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, was successfully developed and used in five local Agricultural Extension Centers and by two commercial strawberry growers in Korea. Currently, biological control of the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus...
Yong-Heon Kim
National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (NIAST), RDA Korea

Co-Composting Potato Starch Sludge with Swine Manure

This paper investigates the co-composting of pig manure and potato sludge left after the processing of potato starch, in Cheju island, Korea. Both potato production and pig raising are important economic activities on the island. Disposal of the wastes is a problem, since the island depends on...
Jae E. Yang
Hae-Nam HyunResearch Management Bureau, Rural Development Agency (RDA), Korea

El Cultivo del Pecano

    Carya Illinoensis El objetivo de esta publicación es informar sobre la factibilidad técnica de esta especie en el área en estudio, especialmente en el ámbito de la pequeña propiedad, como alternativa productiva para predios con baja disponibilidad de...
Gamalier Lemus
INIA Chile

Asparagus and Rhubarb - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Asparagus is a perennial that should produce for 15-20 years. Site selection should begin at least 1 year prior to planting in order to properly adjust soil pH and to eliminate serious perennial weeds. Select soils that are well drained and deep, such as sandy loams or well-drained loams. It is...
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

Asian Vegetables - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

The demand for ethnic vegetables is rapidly increasing in the United States. A large ethnic Asian population and health-conscious American consumer’s desire for variety play a major role in boosting the demand for Asian vegetables. Asian vegetables are those that have originated from East...
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

Uso de giberelinas para modificar crecimiento vegetativo y floración en mango ‘Tommy Atkins’ y ‘Ataulfo’

La concentración de cosecha afecta la comercialización del mango en Nayarit al ocasionar un desplome del precio en la época normal de producción. El objetivo fue evaluar el efecto de la aplicación de giberelinas sobre el crecimiento vegetativo y la floraci...
M. H. Pérez-Barraza
V. Vázquez-Valdivia
J. A. Osuna-García
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Effect of Sex, Reproductive Maturity Stage and Trap Placement on Attraction of the Blueberry Maggot Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Sphere and Pherocon AM Traps

We compared the performance of 9 cm diameter green spheres and red spheres and Pherocon AM traps, all baited with the same mixture of ammonium acetate and protein hydrolysate, in attracting blueberry maggot flies, Rhagoletis mendax Curran, of different reproductive maturity stages and sex. We...
Luís A. F. Teixeira
Sridhar Polavarapu
Florida Entomologist

Trap-Lure Combinations for Surveillance of Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Dipetera: Tephritidae

Trap/lure combinations were tested against populations of Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) and Anastrepha ludens (Loew) as substitutes for the traditional glass McPhail trap. Open-bottom, plastic traps baited with a two component synthetic lure (ammonium acetate and putrescine) caught as many and...
Donald B Thomas
Timothy C, Holler
Robert R. Heath
Elma J. Salinas
Amy L. Moses
Florida Entomologist