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

Cracking in Sweet Cherries: A Comprehensive Review from A Physiological, Molecular and Genomic Perspective

  Rain-induced cracking in fruits of sweet cherry (Prunus avium [L.]) is a problem in most producing areas of the world and causes significant economic losses. Different orchard management practices have been employed to reduce the severity of this problem, although a complete...
Cristián Balbontín
Héctor Ayala
Richard M. Bastías
Gerardo Tapia
Miguel Ellena
Carolina Torres
José Antonio Yuri
José Quero-García
Juan Carlos Ríos
Herman Silva
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Gene Action and Combining Ability of Yield and Its Components for Late Kharif Season in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) moench)

  Knowledge on the genetic system controlling the quantitative traits is important for devising an efficient selection program through the use of a suitable mating design. Forty five F1s were generated by crossing 10 germplasm lines of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)...
Medagam Thirupathi Reddy
Kadiyala Hari Babu
Mutyala Ganesh
Hameedunnisa Begum
Jampala Dilipbabu
Reddivenkatagari Subbarama Krishna Reddy
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale

  Table of Contents: Varieties  Soil preferences Optimum growing conditions Establishment methods Fertility/fertilization Water/irrigation Pest management  Harvest Transit condition
Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale
Agrilife Extension Texas A&M System

Impact of Indole Butyric Acid and Paclobutrazol on Rooting of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Off-Shoots Cultivar Zaghloul

  Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L ) cultivar Zaghloul is a commonly fruits in arid and semi arid region. The common method of increasing planting areas of date palm by off-shoots in date palm nursery. Off-shoots are the axillary buds on the trunk of mother palm, is the true to type...
Rasmaia S. Darwesh
Essam A. Madbolly
Ezz G. Gadalla
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Foliar Application with Manganese and Zinc on Pomegranate Growth, Yield and Fruit Quality

  This study was carried out at a pomegranate orchard, Horticultural Station Al-mahaweel, in the province of Babylon during 2010 and 2011 growing seasons. It was aimed to investigate the influence of spraying manganese and zinc solutions on 12 years old trees of Salemy pomegranate...
Eiada A. Obaid
Mustafa Eiada A. Al-Hadethi
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Propagation of Jojoba Shrub by Grafting

  A seedy female jojoba shrub of good traits (seeds of high oil content) was selected as a source of scions and propagated in two dates, April and August during 2010 and 2011 seasons by two grafting methods namely top wedge and veneer grafting. Twelve seedy mature male or non-...
Magda M. Khattab
Ayman A. Hegazi
Mohamed E. Elsayed
Abd Thi Al Jalal Z. Hassan
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Minimizing Adverse Effects of Salinity in Vineyards

  This study was aimed to examine the effect of some materials namely humic acid, Uni-sal, magnetic iron and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to avoid or minimize salt hazard on grapevines growth and production during 2010 and 2011 seasons. This study was applied in a private vineyard...
Mervat A. Ali
Rafaat S.S. El-Gendy
Ola A. Ahmed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Hyperspectral Inversion of Potassium Content in Apple Leaves Based on Vegetation Index

  The aim of this study is to establish the estimation model of potassium content in apple leaves by using vegetation index. A total of 96 fresh apple leaves were collected from 24 orchards in Qixia County, Shandong Province. The spectral reflectance of the leaves was measured...
Xiaoyan Guo
Xicun Zhu
Cheng Li
Cheng Li
Xinyang Yu
Gengxing Zhao
Houxing Sun
Agricultural Sciences

La Prohexadiona-Ca Aumenta Rendimiento y Contenido de Antioxidantes en Vid Cultivar Shiraz

  El cultivo de vid se ha expandido a nivel mundial en años recientes. En México, el interés por mejorar los sistemas de producción en esta especie es signi_cativo. En particular, cuando además de aumentar el rendimiento se mejora la calidad del fruto al...
Homero Ramírez
Víctor Manuel Alvarez-Maldonado
Cristóbal Noé Aguilar
Jorge Enrique Wong-Paz
Alejandro Zermeño-González
Mario Ernesto Vázquez-Badillo
María Guadalupe Zavala-Ramírez
Joaquin Mendoza-Castellanos
Ecosistemas y Recursos Agropecuarios

Contribución de Esquemas de Fertilización Orgánica y Convencional al Crecimiento y Producción de Theobroma cacao L. bajo Arreglo Agroforestal en Rivera (Huila, Colombia)

  El impacto de los esquemas de fertilización orgánica sobre el crecimiento y la producción de cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) bajo sistemas agroforestales (SAF) se han estudiado poco. Por consiguiente, se evaluó el efecto de diferentes estrategias...
Faver Álvarez-Carrillo
Jairo Rojas-Molina
Juan Carlos Suárez-Salazar
Corpoica Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria