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

Identificación de Genes Cry1 en Aislados de Bacillus thuringiensis y Su Efecto Tóxico contra Milax gagates, Plaga en Lechuga (Lactuca sativa)

  Milax gagates constituye una de las principales plagas en el cultivo de lechuga causando considerables pérdidas económicas. El control con molusquicidas elimina total o parcialmente la plaga, pero genera un impacto negativo en el ambiente por su alta toxicidad. El manejo biol...
Fabian Galvis
Laura Moreno
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Polinización Manual en Dos Variedades de Tomate de Cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa Brot. ex Horm.) en Invernadero

  La polinización manual utilizada en programas de mejoramiento genético es costosa debido a que requiere de gran cantidad de mano de obra, por lo que es necesario optimizar el proceso. El objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar el momento óptimo para realizar la...
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Natanael Magaña-Lira
Adrián Gámez-Torres
Fredy Ángel Mendoza-Celino
Mario Pérez-Grajales
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Identification of Cry1 Genes in Bacillus thuringiensis Isolates and Their Toxic Effect against Milax gagates, A Pest on Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

  Milax gagates is one of the main pests in the cultivation of lettuce, causing considerable economic losses. Control with molluscicides totally or partially eliminates the pest but generates a negative impact on the environment due to their high toxicity. Biological management also allows...
Fabian Galvis
Laura Moreno
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Manual Pollination in Two Tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa Brot. ex Horm.) Varieties under Greenhouse Conditions

  Manual pollination used in breeding programs is costly because it requires a large amount of labor, so it is necessary to optimize the process. The aim of this study was to determine the optimal time to carry out manual pollination efficiently in tomatillo. Closed flower buds with yellow...
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Natanael Magaña-Lira
Adrián Gámez-Torres
Fredy Ángel Mendoza-Celino
Mario Pérez-Grajales
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Growing Cherries in Virginia

  Cherries are grown in many parts of the world, but they have never gained the popularity in North America that they have in Europe and the Middle East. Cherries probably originated in the region between the Caspian and Black Seas, where trees still grow in the wild. ...
Richard P. Marini
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Olives for Your Florida Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Culture and Management Floral Structure and Self-Sterility Selected References Selected References Related to Reproductive Fertility in Olive
Mack Thetford
Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman
Michael J. Mulvaney
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Brown Rot on Peach and Other Stone Fruits

  Table of Contents: Symptoms Disease Cycle Control Cultural  Monitoring Resistence and Susceptibility Chemical References    
Elizabeth A. Bush
Keith S. Yoder
Alson H. Smith Jr.
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Mixed Infection of Strawberry Mottle Virus and Strawberry Mild Yellow Edge Virus in the Southeastern United States

  More than 30 viruses and phytoplasmas are known to affect the genus Fragaria. Multiple viruses infecting strawberries (Fragaria xananassa Duch.) can severely affect plant productivity and reduce fruit quality. Complexes of viruses or mixed virus infections in ...
Jayesh B. Samtani
Charles S. Johnson
Roy Flanagan III
Keith Starke
Barclay Poling
Robert Martin
Virginia Cooperative Extension

A Guide to the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification Process

  Table of Contents:  Overview Getting Started Developing Your Plan of Action (POA) Manual Readying the Farm for the Audit Obtaining the Official On-Farm Audit Post-Audit Considerations References  
Amber D. Vallotton
Laura K. Strawn
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Caracterización Fenotípica por Resistencia a Sequía Terminal de Germoplasma de Frijol Común

  La sequía terminal es una limitante mundial para la producción de frijol y se acentuará por efecto del cambio climático. El objetivo de este estudio fue caracterizar fenotípicamente líneas avanzadas y germoplasma comercial de frijol por su...
Néstor Felipe Chaves-Barrantes
José A. Polanía
Carlos Germán Muñoz-Perea
Idupulapati M. Rao
Stephen E. Beebe
Agronomía Mesoamericana