Producción de Frutas y Hortalizas

Fotosíntesis y rendimiento de biomasa en ají Tabasco, rábano y maíz sometidos a agua tratada magnéticamente

  En este estudio se evaluó el efecto del agua tratada magnéticamente (ATM) en parámetros fisiológicos de ají Tabasco, rábano rojo y maíz amarillo. La mitad de las plantas de las tres especies se regaron con agua normal del acueducto, y la otra...
Daniel Iván Ospina-Salazar
Jhony Armando Benavides-Bolaños
Orlando Zúñiga-Escobar
Carlos Germán Muñoz-Perea
Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria

Propiedades fisicoquímicas de siete variedades destacadas de fresa (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) cultivadas en Cundinamarca (Colombia), durante su maduración

  El mercado de la fresa en el departamento de Cundinamarca (Colombia) se rige principalmente por el tamaño del fruto, sin valorar su estado de maduración ni su calidad nutricional, desaprovechando su potencial organoléptico y nutritivo. Por esta razón, se...
David López-Valencia
Manuel Sánchez-Gómez
John Fabio Acuña-Caita
Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria

Effect of Drip Irrigation and Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium Application Rates on Tomato Biomass Accumulation, Nutrient Content, Yield, and Soil Nutrient Status

  The majority of Florida’s tomatoes are grown on sandy soils, having low water and nutrient holding capacities. Tomato growers have to supply large quantities of fertilizer in order to supply all the nutrients required for satisfactory growth. Drip irrigation provides many advantages...
Brewer MT
Morgan KT
Zotarelli L
Stanley CD
Kadyampaken D
Journal of Horticulture

Grape Tomatoes as a Potential Crop for Growers and Consumers in the Southeastern United States

  Grape tomatoes have become popular additions to the produce offerings at supermarkets across the country. These tomatoes are smaller in size than cherry tomatoes making them desirable for salads and snacking. Several varieties are now available from many seed sources. Sixteen varieties were...
Christine Coker
Mike Ely
Patti Coggins
Journal of Horticulture

Effects of Irrigation Method on the Growth and Yield of Eggplant

  Field experiments were conducted at an experimental station of Northwest A&F University, Institute of Soil and Water Conservation in China during 2016. The experiment comprised planting eggplant in three irrigation methods, namely, conventional irrigation, fixed irrigation and alternate...
Du Shenia
Bai Gangshuana
Journal of Horticulture

Producing Healthy Transplants in a Float System

  Profitability remains a concern to many growers as a result of rapidly increasing production costs. The first step in minimizing heating-fuel costs is to avoid seeding too early. Most growers have learned that it only takes 60 days to produce a transplant, and that seeding before the second...
Loren R. Fisher
Matthew C. Vann
NC Coorporative Extension

Áreas potenciales para el cultivo de girasol en condiciones de temporal en Guanajuato, México

  En los últimos cinco años en México se registró un incremento de 189,50 a 13 219,84 hectáreas, en la superficie de cultivo de girasol en temporal, particularmente en el estado de Guanajuato se sembró aproximadamente 450 hectáreas en 2016. Esta...
Enrique López-Rocha
Ana Isabel Mireles-Arriga
Jesús Hernández-Ruiz
Jorge Eric Ruiz-Nieto
Armando Rucoba-García
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Evaluación de leguminosas como abono verde en cultivos forrajeros para ganaderías en el Caribe seco colombiano

  Los sistemas ganaderos de doble propósito en el trópico son afectados durante la época seca con reducción en la producción de leche, debido a la disminución en la cantidad y calidad de los forrajes. Se puede disminuir el impacto mediante el uso de...
Edwin Castro-Rincón
José Edwin Mojica-Rodríguez
Juan Evangelista Carulla-Fornaguera
Carlos Eduardo Lascano-Aguilar
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Rhizosphere Fungal Diversity of Wild and Cultivated Soybeans in Field and Greenhouse Experiments

  In order to find out the microorganisms that can improve the environmental adaptability of soybeans, the rhizosphere microbial diversity of wild and cultivated soybeans was studied using the Illumina MiSeq sequencing method. There were no significant difference in the dominant fungal phyla...
Jianfeng Zhang
Jiaxu Zhang
Pengju Zhang
Peipei He
Haixia Song
Jiejing Zhang
Chunjie Tian
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Effects of Different Cover Crops on Soil Quality Parameters and Yield in an Apricot Orchard

  Cover crop treatments significantly increased yield in an apricot orchard according to the control. Effects of different cover crop treatments on some soil quality parameters and yield of a apricot orchard located in Turkey were investigated. For this purpose, Vicia villosa Roth. (VV), V....
Zeynep Demir
Nihat Tursun
Doğan Işık
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology