Agricultural Engineering, Equipment, Sprayers, Irrigation

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

Growth, Yield, Quality and Irrigation Water Use Efficiency of Banana under Drip Irrigation and Fertigation in the Gangetic Plain of West Bengal

  A field experiment was carried out during 2008-2010 inthe Gangetic plain of West Bengal, India to study the effect of drip irrigation and fertigation on growth, yield, nutrient uptake, fruit quality and irrigation water use efficiency of banana. The treatments consisted of three levels of...
Sanjit Pramanik
Sanmay Kumar Patra
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Effect of Supplemental Application of Nitrogen, Irrigation and Hormone on the Yield and Yield Components of Chickpea

   In order to study the response of chickpea varieties to supplementary nitrogen, irrigation and hormones on the yield and yield attributes, a field experiment was conducted in December, 2012 to March, 2013 at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The different...
Indrajit Roy
Parimal Kanti Biswas
Hazrat Ali
Nazmul Haque
Shafiqul Islam
Abdul Kabir Khan Achakzai
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Estado de la Cuestión del Riego por Goteo Enterrado: Diseño, Manejo, Mantenimiento y Control de la Salinidad del Suelo

  El riego por goteo enterrado (RGE) ha despertado en los últimos años un interés creciente en España debido a que su baja presión de trabajo y su menor coste energético, junto con otras potenciales ventajas comparativas, puede hacerlo más...
R. Salvador
R. Aragüés
Información Técnica Económica Agraria

World Pineapple Production: An Overview

  This review paper discusses the origin, production, cultivation practices, storage, transportation and uses of pineapple. The economic importance of pineapple is easily justified by its unique characteristics as a fruit, which ensured its rapid diffusion and adoption, in the tropics and...
Farid Hossain
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development