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

Genetic and Biological Characterizaton of Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. Causing Crown and Root Rot of Strawberry

  In recent years, crown and root rot of strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa Duchesne ex Rozier) caused by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. has affected strawberry production areas worldwide, and in  developed countries its emergency has been attributed to the replacement of methyl...
Soledad Sánchez
Manuel Chamorro
José L. Henríquez
Javiera Grez
Isabel Díaz
Berta de los Santos
Marina Gambardella
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Trichoderma Strains as Growth Promoters in Capsicum annuum and as Biocontrol Agents in Meloidogyne incognita

  The Trichoderma species act as plant symbionts, decomposers of organic material, and as antagonists of root phytoparasites. To estimate the potential of four native strains of Trichoderma as growth promoters of Capsicum annuum L. and as biocontrol against root knot nematode Meloidogyne...
Elizabeth Herrera-Parra
Jairo Cristóbal-Alejo
José A. Ramos-Zapata
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Gas Exchange, Photosynthetic Pigments and Growth for Tomato and Lettuce Intercropping

  The intercropping system is characterized by interspecific competition and leads to one of the most limiting abiotic factors for high plant yield in this cropping system. Plants under low light can carry significant weight in physiological parameters that can limit growth. Light is one of...
Tatiana P.L. da Cunha-Chiamolera
Arthur B. Cecílio Filho
Durvalina M.M. dos Santos
Flávio J.R. Cruz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Productivity, Fruit Quality and Nutritional Status of Washington Navel Orange Trees as Influenced by Foliar Application with Salicylic Acid and Potassium Silicate Combinations

  The effect of foliar application with salicylic acid (0.0, 100 and 200 ppm) in combination with potassium silicate (0.05, 0.1, 0.15 and 0.2 %) solutions were investigated on 10 year-old Washington navel orange trees budded on sour orange rootstock grown in loamy sand soil under...
S.F. El- Gioushy
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Induction of Thermotolerant Tomato Plants Using Salicylic Acid and Kinetin Foliar Applications

  The fruit yield of tomato plant cultivated in summer season where air temperature was exceeded 32°C produce the lowest yield comparing with different growing seasons during the year. This field experiment was carried out to assess the role of foliar applications of kinetin (...
Ali M. Abd-Elkader
Mahmoud M. Mahmoud
Said A. Shehata
Hany S. Osman
Yasser A. Salama
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Modeling the Influence of Proline and Nickel Rates on Growth, Yield and Quality of Genoveser Basil Plant

  To evaluate the effect of different proline and nickel rates on growth, yield and quality traits of genoveser basil an experiment was conducted as split plot design in randomized complete block design arrangement with three replications, during the successive seasons 2011 and 2012...
Reham M. Sabry
Reham M. Sabry
S.S. Ahmed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Improving Growth, Yield and Resistance to Viral Diseases of Potato Plants Through Modifying Some Metabolites Using Zinc Sulphate and Jasmonic Acid

  Two field experiments were conducted during the seasons of 2014 and 2015 to study the effect of foliar application of ZnSO4 at 0, 25 and 50 ppm and JA at 0, 10 and 20 μM individually and in combination on potato plants grown under drip irrigation system. The results...
Huda A. Ibrahim
M.F.M Ibrahim
A.M. Bondok
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Calidad del Fruto de Aguacate con Aplicaciones de ANA, Boro, Nitrógeno, Sacarosa y Anillado

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de la aplicación foliar de productos para el amarre, producción y calidad de los frutos de aguacate Hass. Esta investigación se realizó en el departamento de Antioquia, Colombia, en un lote de clima frío...
Joaquín Guillermo Ramírez-Gil
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Influencia del Genotipo y La Temperatura sobre La Carpelodia en Papaya

  La carpelodia es un fenómeno que afecta las flores hermafroditas de la papaya y consiste en la transformación de los estambres en carpelos adicionales, que resulta en una malformación de los ovarios y consecuentemente de las frutas. El objetivo de este trabajo fue...
Antonio Bogantes-Arias
Eric Mora-Newcomer
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Evaluación de La Calidad de Frutos fe Jitomate de Cuatro Poblaciones Nativas y Un Híbrido Comercial

  Las poblaciones  nativas de jitomate (Lycopersicon esculentum) ofrecen un potencial no cuantificado en características de interés agronómico, calidad y valor nutracéutico, por lo cual en el presente trabajo se evaluaron los cambios asociados con el...
Guillermina Areli Tochihuitl Martiñón
Crescenciano Saucedo Veloz
Gregorio Arellano Ostoa
Cecilia García Osorio
Javier Suárez Espinosa
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha