Manejo de Suelos - Fertilización, Compostado, Nutrición vegetal

Nitrous Oxide Emission from Organic Fertilizer and Controlled Release Fertilizer in Tea Fields

  A field experiment was conducted for two years in the Green Tea Laboratory of Saitama Prefectural Agriculture and Forestry Research Center, Iruma, Saitama, Japan from March 2014 to December 2015. Controlled release fertilizers (CRF) or organic fertilizers (ORG), which are a mixture...
Meihua Deng
Mudan Hou
Naoko Ohkama-Ohtsu
Tadashi Yokoyama
Haruo Tanaka
Kenta Nakajima
Ryosuke Omata
Sonoko Dorothea Bellingrath-Kimura
Agriculture

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

  Nearly all North Carolina soils are naturally acidic and need lime, which neutralizes the acidity, for optimum growth of crops, forages, turf, trees, and many ornamentals. Even though most of these soils have been limed in the past, periodic additions of lime based on soil tests are still...
Carl Crozier
David Hardy
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Efecto de Diferentes Manejos Nutricionales sobre El Rendimiento y Calidad de Frutos de Tomate

  La reconversión de una agricultura de altos insumos hacia una agroecológica en armonía con el medio ambiente, contribuye a disminuir la degradación de los agroecosistemas. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de diferentes manejos nutricionales...
Elein Terry-Alfonso
Josefa Ruiz-Padrón
Yudines Carrillo-Sosa
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Crecimiento y Rendimiento del Pepino Holandés en Ambiente Protegido y con Sustratos Orgánicos Alternativos

  La sustitución de sustratos importados por materiales locales es una tendencia en varios sistemas de producción tecnificada en ambientes protegidos, dado que se reducen los costos y se valorizan subproductos agrícolas anteriormente considerados como desecho. El objetivo...
Cinthya Meneses-Fernández
Gustavo Quesada-Roldán
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Growing Pears in Virginia

  Pear is the second most important deciduous tree fruit after apple, and it has been grown in Europe since prehistoric times. Pears belong to the genus Pyrus and probably originated near the Black and Caspian Seas. French and English colonists brought pears to America and the first record of...
Richard Marini
Virginia Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Organic Gardening

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Organic and Inorganic (Mineral) Soil Amendments Fertility Management Weeds as Indicators of Soil Condition Cover Crops and Green Manures Pest Management Weed Management...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Response of Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] Trees Composed by Two Cultivars in An Environmental of Frost Incidence: Bloom and Fruit Set and Fruit Set

  In Mexico, the frosts matching with the blooming and fruit set of peach plants [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] affect their productivity; nevertheless the use of early cultivars grafted on late ones (bi-cultivar composition) can reduce the frost damages on flowers and fruits, unlike early...
Horacio Santiago-Mejía
José I. Cortés-Flores
Antonio Turrent-Fernández
Manuel Livera-Muñoz
Edmundo García-Moya
Hilda A. Zavaleta-Mancera
Víctor H. Volke-Haller
Agrociencia

Respuesta de Árboles de Duraznero [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] Compuesto de Dos Cultivares en Un Ambiente con Incidencia de Heladas: Floración y Amarre de Fruto

  En México, las heladas que coinciden con la floración y el amarre del fruto del duraznero [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] afectan su productividad y el uso de cultivares precoces injertados sobre cultivares tardíos (composición bicultivar) puede atemperar el da...
Horacio Santiago-Mejía
José I. Cortés-Flores
Antonio Turrent-Fernández
Manuel Livera-Muñoz
Edmundo García-Moya
Hilda A. Zavaleta-Mancera
Víctor H. Volke-Haller
Agrociencia

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Plants Grown in Containers

  Table of Contents:  Objectives Introduction Start with High-Quality Plants Transporting Plants Selecting a Container Material Weight Color Drainage Size Potting Mixes, Substrates, or Growing Media Qualties of Good Growing Media Potting Plants Repotting Nutrient Management​...
Diane Mays
Kim Richter
Lucy Bradley
Julie Sherk
Mark Kistler
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Small Fruits

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Strawberries Blackberries and Raspberries (Brambles or Caneberries) Blueberries Grapes Kiwis Case Study—Think IPM: Berry Problems Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text Hyperlinks For More Information NC State and NC...
Gina Fernandez
Bill Cline
Bill Cline
Hannah Burrack
North Carolina Cooperative Extension