Agricultural Engineering, Equipment, Sprayers, Irrigation

Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

  Contents:  Maintenance Off-Season Storage Procedures Hard Hose Travelers Sprinklers/Big Guns Pumps Diesel Engines Electric Motors
Ron Sheffield
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Effect of Intra-Row Spacing on Growth and Development of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Variety Roma-VF under the Irrigated Conditions of East Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia

  A field experiment was conducted on Nitrosol at Debremarkos University research field during March to June 2016 under irrigated conditions. The objectives were to identify the effect of intra-row spacing on growth and development of tomato plant and to determine the optimum intra-row spacing...
Yalemtesfa Firew Guade
American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Impact Usage of Developed Lettuce Head Cutter System in Jordan

  Lettuce is important for human nutrition. In Jordan, Harvesting of lettuce heads is physically strenuous under manual performance with labor crouching position. Therefore, a compact cutter system was developed for cutting ice-berg lettuce heads. Labor working posture was evaluated according...
Bassam Al-Qarallah
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Efecto del Número de Goteros y la Frecuencia de Riego Sobre la Producción, Calidad del Fruto y Productividad del Agua en una Plantación de Alta Densidad de Manzanos

  Se realizó durante tres años consecutivos un ensayo para determinar el efecto del número de emisores por planta y el intervalo de riego sobre los parámetros de producción, calidad y productividad del agua en manzanos de diez años, cv ‘Golden...
J.R. Gispert
F. Ramírez de Cartagena
J.M. Villar
J. Rufat
I. Batlle
Información Técnica Económica Agraria

Closing the Gap - Integrated Water Management for Agriculture

  Contents:  Water Availability and Access Public Policy and Investment  Water and Society  Knowledge Support Systems 

2017 Southeast Regional Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Guide

  Contents:  App and Online Tools General Pesticide Information Seasonal “At-a-Glance” Arthropod Guide Pre-planting: Disease and Weed Management Fungicide Resistance Management Recommendations Planting and Early Post-planting: Disease Management Post-planting: Insect...
Frank J. Louws
Charles Johnson
Guido Schnabel
Rebecca A. Melanson
Kathryn Fontenot
Hannah J. Burrack
Doug Pfeiffer
Ash Sial
Katie Jennings
Phil Brannen
Powell Smith
The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium

Microbial Hazards in Irrigation Water: Standards,Norms, and Testing to Manage Use of Waterin Fresh Produce Primary Production

  Accessibility to abundant sources of high-quality water is integral to the production of safe and wholesome fresh produce. However, access to safe water is becoming increasingly difficult in many parts of the world, and this can lead to the production of fresh produce contaminated with...
Mieke Uyttendaele
Lee-Ann Jaykus
Philip Amoah
Alessandro Chiodini
David Cunliffe
Liesbeth Jacxsens
Kevin Holvoet
Lise Korsten
Mathew Lau
Peter McClure
Gertjan Medema
Imca Sampers
Pratima Rao Jast
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Effect of Colored Polyethylene Mulch on Soil Temperature, Growth, Fruit Quality and Yield of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)

  The experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different colored plastic sheets as mulching on the performance of tomato yield, quality parameters and soil temperature. The average fruit diameter varied from 38.57 mm (control) to 43.46 mm (Blue colored plastic mulch). Plastic mulches...
Tewodros Tesfaye
Endalew Tigabu
Yohannes Gedamu
Hayal Lemma
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Calibrating Hand-Held Granular Spreaders for Nursery Weed Control

  Even the best herbicides will not provide effective weed control if they are not applied accurately and uniformly. Too little product results in poor weed control and higher hand-weeding costs. Too much can injure crops, reducing the number available for sale. Most granular herbicide labels...
Amy Barker
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Southeast Regional Strawberry Plasticulture Production Guide

  Strawberry plasticulture is an annual hill training system in which freshly dug bare-root plants or plugs (transplants started from runner tips) are planted in late summer to early fall, depending on the climate. Plants are set out in double rows at densities of 15,000 to 17,500 plants per...
Barclay Poling
Gerard Krewer
J. Powell Smith
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service