Agricultural Engineering, Equipment, Sprayers, Irrigation

Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide

  Vegetable gardening offers fresh air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings, as well as many other benefits (Figure 1). Vegetables can be grown year-round in Florida if attention is paid to the appropriate...
Sydney Park Brown
Danielle Treadwell
J. M. Stephens
Susan Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Eficiencia de Aplicación de Agua en La Superficie y en El Perfil del Suelo en Un Sistema de Riego por Aspersión

  Aplicaciones insuficientes o excesivas de agua se deben a dimensionamientos inadecuados de sistemas de riego, ocasionando pérdidas de agua y limitan su eficiencia. Así, la agricultura irrigada se debe realizar eficientemente adoptando prácticas para...
Natalia Flórez-Tuta
Ivo Zution-Gonçalves
Daniel Rodrigues-Calvacante Feitosa
E. Augusto Agnellos-Barbosa
Fabio Ponciano-de Deus
Maycon Diego-Ribeiro
Edson Eiji-Matsura

Microsaltellite Analysis of Intra Cultivar Diversity in ‘Chinnarasam' Mango from Andhra Pradesh, India

  ‘Chinnarasam’, a juicy cultivar of mango (Mangifera indica L.), is among the most important mangoes of an Indian State of Andhra Pradesh, whose production and quality is variable across the State. Twenty accessions of ‘Chinnarasam’ (CR Acc-l to CR Acc-20)...
H. Begum
M.T. Reddy
S. Malathi
B.P. Reddy
G. Narshimulu
J. Nagaraju
E.A. Siddiq
African Crop Science Journal

Incremento de La Materia Orgánica del Suelo sobre El Rendimiento del Mango en Luvisoles, Campeche, México

  El objetivo del presente trabajo fue determinar el efecto del incremento de la materia orgánica del suelo sobre el rendimiento de mango en condiciones de riego, en Luvisoles del Estado de Campeche, México. En 48 huertos comerciales de mango con distintos periodos de uso del...
Juan Medina-Méndez
Víctor Volke-Haller
Arturo Galvis-Spínola
José Isabel Cortés-Flores
Ma. de Jesús Santiago-Cruz
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Grafting as a Tool to Improve TYLCV-Tolerance in Tomato

  The purpose of this study was to investigate possible positive effects of grafting and use of different TYLCV-resistant rootstocks on the tolerance/resistance level and tomato fruit yield and quality. Tomato cvs used as scions were TYLCV-susceptible cv. Castlerock and TYLCV-...
Ahmed M.A. Mahmoud
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Hyperspectral Evaluation of Venturia inaequalis Management Using the Disease Predictive Model RIMpro in the Northeastern U.S.

  Use of hyperspectral spectroradiometers allows for information on different light bands to be captured, allowing for identification of plant health status. Apple scab is the most important disease in the production of apples. RIMpro is a web-based decision support system (DDS...
Matthew Wallhead
Heping Zhu
Kirk Broders
Agricultural Sciences

Cornell High Tunnels Crop Guide - Tomato

  Table of Contents: Structures and Trellising Timing Bed Preparation Fertillization Irrigation Varieties Pests and Diseases
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Produccíon Hidropónico de Jitomate (Solanum Lycopersicum L.) con y sin Recirculación de La Solución Nutritiva

  Los sistemas hidropónicos con recirculación de la solución nutritiva, ahorran agua y fertilizantes, pero con el tiempo es difícil mantener el balance nutricional y controlar las enfermedades que atacan a la raíz, lo que causa un rendimiento...
Felipe Sánchez-Del Castillo
Esaú del C. Moreno-Pérez
Joel Pineda-Pineda
José M. Osuna
Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez
Tomás Osuna-Encino

Effect of Water Deficit Imposed during the Early Developmental Phase on Photosynthesis of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.)

  A greenhouse study was carried out at Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan to study the effect of water stress on the four popular cocoa genotypes at the institute. F3 Amazon, T1, T7 and Amelonado were raised under different water regimes (daily, 3-day interval, 5-day...
Kayode Olufemi Ayegboyin
Ezekiel Akinkunmi Akinrinde
Agricultural Sciences

Evaluation of Growth Area Foliar Red Tomato Crop Using Markov Chains

  The importance of evaluating the leaf area in red tomato plants aims to determine the growth and development of crops established two production cycles, spring-summer and autumn-winter to compare the influence of temperature on the growth of leaf area. Repeated, weekly samples were...
Luz E. Marín Vaca
Miguel Aguilar Cortes
Oscar G. Villegas Torres
Nadia Lara Ruiz
Martha Lilia Domínguez Patiño
Agricultural Sciences,