Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

Evaluación de Tolerancia al NaCl en Cultivares Viníferas y Portainjertos Híbridos del Género Vitis

  El objetivo fue evaluar la supervivencia al riego con soluciones de NaCl en 28 genotipos del género Vitis para identificar su grado de tolerancia salina. Se estudiaron 11 híbridos de Vitis americanos y 17 variedades de Vitis vinifera. Plantas de 1 y 2 años se regaron...
Leandro Martin
Hernán Vila
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Evaluación de la Preferencia de Liriomyza spp. en Genotipos Diferentes de Garbanzo y Efecto del Extracto de Melia Azedarach

  En Argentina se están desarrollando genotipos de garbanzo (Cicer arietinum L.) para adecuarlos a las distintas zonas de producción. Estos presentan diferentes fenotipos lo que podría afectar las preferencias de oviposición de los insectos herbívoros de h...
Delia S. Ávalos
Guillermo Ricobelli
Sara M. Palacios
María T. Defagó
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Tolerancia a la Salinidad en Variedades de Albahaca ( Ocimum basilicum L.) en las Etapas de Germinación, Emergencia y Crecimiento Inicial

  Conocer los índices de tolerancia de los cultivos a la salinidad es importante para recomendar a los agricultores la variedad más productiva para cultivarse en suelos salinos, ya que los suelos afectados por la sal en todo el mundo son cada vez más comunes. En el...
Juan José Reyes-Pérez
Bernardo Murillo-Amador
Alejandra Nieto-Garibay
Enrique Troyo-Diéguez
Inés María Reynaldo-Escobar
Edgar Omar Rueda-Puente
José Luis García-Hernández
Universidad y Ciencia

Irrigation Scheduling for Corn in a Coastal Saline Soil

   Currently, water scarcity is serious and the irrigation scheduling with efficient water use becomes important in China. In this study, irrigation systems were scheduled in the saline area along Laizhou Bay. Field study was conducted to determine the relation of irrigation regime and...
Chang Tingting
Shao Xiaohou
Ye Huan
Li Wei
Zhang Jie
Zhang Zhanyu
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Development of a Mobile Powered Hole Digger for Orchard Tree Cultivation Using a Slider-Crank Feed Mechanism

  The powered hole digger is one of the most important orchard machines. The power consumption of its drill is an important factor affecting the performance and operation of the device. The drill power consumption of the digger at a constant feed rate is directly proportional to digging depth...
Zong Wangyuan
Wang Jingliang
Huang Xiaomao
Yu Dong
Zhao Yingbiao
Sean Graham
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Organic Gardening

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Pest Management (Weeds, Insects, and Diseases) Record Keeping Summary Case Study—Think IPM: Lettuce Seedlings Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Soils and Plant Nutrients

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction: What is Soil? The Soil Profile Physical Properties of Soil Color Texture Structure Water-Holding Capacity How to Remediate Compaction Organic Matter Chemical Properties of Soil Cation Exchange Capacity Soil Testing How to Use a Soil Test...
David Crouse
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Optimización del Regadío

  El regadío español se va a enfrentar a nuevos condicionantes climatológicos, energéticos, sociales y medioambientales, que van a condicionar su productividad. Por ello, la optimización energética e hídrica del mismo es imprescindible. La...
Guillermo Castañón
Cajamar Caja Rural

The Effect of Foliar Boron Spraying on the Fruit Features of Brigitta and Legacy Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) Cultivars

  Boron (B) is associated with reproductive and antioxidant metabolism in plants, and in southern Chile, the deficiency of this micronutrient is ameliorated through foliar applications that are a part of agricultural management, thus ensuring the productivity of crops including highbush...
Cristian Meriño-Gergichevich
Eduardo Pacheco
Marjorie ReyesDíaz
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

Influence of Biozyme® on Chlorophyll Content, Flowering and Physiological Maturity of Potato ( Solanum Tuberosum L.) Cultivars

  The study was conducted at Egerton University in 2010/2011 in a split plot experiment, arranged in a randomized complete block design. The research was replicated three times and repeated once. Main plots were assigned to potato cultivars (Tigoni and Asante), while subplots were assigned to...
Karanja Benard K.
K. Isutsa Dorcas
Aguyoh Joseph N.
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research