Agricultural Engineering, Equipment, Sprayers, Irrigation

Control del Trips en Pimiento Nemátodos Entomopatógenos Frente al Control Químico

  Uno de los principales problemas a los que se enfrenta la agricultura almeriense debido a su gran intensificación es la aparición de resistencias a los plaguicidas utilizados para el control de la mosca blanca y el trips. Por ello el empleo de enemigos naturales y/o la aplicaci...
J.C. Gázquez
J.A. Sánchez
D. Meca
F. J. Fernández
C. López
J. Hernández
Cajamar Caja Rural

Programa de Riego para Cultivos Hortícolas en Invernadero

  El programa PrHo v 2.0 (© 2008 Fundación Cajamar) (Figura 1) se ha desarrollado con el objetivo de proporcionar a técnicos y agricultores una herramienta que les permita optimizar los aportes de riego a los cultivos hortícolas bajo invernadero, y que además...
Dolores González
Antonio Céspedes López
Alicia González Céspedes
Cajamar Caja Rural

Drip Irrigation in Smallholder Markets: A Cross-Partnership Study

  Unpredictable access to water is one of the most significant impediments to optimizing productivity for the majority of the 500 million smallholders across the world. Rain-fed production systems are more likely to suffer crop failure, and struggle to maximize returns from transformational...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

  Contents: Disaster Recovery  1. Assess the Situation  2. Retrieve the Equipment 3. Exterior Cleaning  4. Interior Inspection
Gary Roberson
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Chemical Application Equipment

  The objective of a chemical application program can be summed up with a single sentence: Put the right product on the right target at the right time. To accomplish this objective, good management practices and proper equipment are necessary. In selecting agricultural chemical application...
G. T. Roberson
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Agricultural Machinery Maintenance

  Regardless of their size or complexity, all agricultural machines require routine maintenance to continue operating at peak performance and efficiency. Regular maintenance increases the life of a machine, reduces equipment breakdowns, and improves fuel efficiency. Maintenance may be as...
Gary Roberson
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Selection and Efficient Operation of Farm Tractors

  The selection, operation, and management of farm tractors and their implements is essential to cost-effective farming practices. Therefore, knowledge of tractor equipment, power requirements, optimum loading, and other factors can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your farming...
Gary Roberson
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture: Opportunities for Developing Countries

  Contents:  ​Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Geothermal energy: an overview 2.1 Basic concepts 2.2 Uses around the world 2.3 Geothermal energy utilization 2.4 Geothermal energy exploitation 2.5 Availability and use in developed and developing countries Chapter 3 Geothermal uses...
Minh Van Nguyen
Sigurjón Arason
Margeir Gissurarson
Páll Gunnar Pálsson
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Precision Viticulture: The Merging of an old Concept with New Technologies

            A high heterogeneity characterizes vineyards due to several factors such as pedo-morphological characteristics, seasonal weather conditions and cropping practices. This spatial variability in the vineyards leads to a variation in grape quality and yields...
Youssef El Rayess
Marc El Beyrouthy
Desiree El Azzi
Advances in Crop Science and Technology

Artificial LED Lighting Enhances Growth Characteristics and Total Phenolic Content of Ocimum basilicum, but Variably Affects Transplant Success

Themorphological andphytochemical characteristics oftwo Ocimum basilicum cultivars (Lettuce Leaf, and Red Rubin-mountain Athos hybrid) under artificial lighting were investigated. Four LED light treatments [AP673L (high red and high red:far-red), G2 (high red and low red:far-red), AP67 (moderate...
Filippos Bantis
Theoharis Ouzounis
Kalliopi Radoglou
Scientia Horticulturae