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

Physiochemical Variables and Frying Quality of Potato Clones Developed for The Highlands of Mexico

  Potato cultivars produced in high and cold places, such as the zone of Central México, generally have high contents of reducing sugars, preventing their use for the elaboration of potato chips. The objective of this study was to determine the physicochemical variables and the frying...
M. Gricelda Vázquez-Carrillo
David Santiago-Ramos
M. Carmen Ybarra-Moncada
O. Ángel Rubio-Covarrubias
M. Armando Cadena-Hinojosa
Agrociencia

Handling of The White Grub Complex (Coleoptera: melolonthidae) Associated with Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) Crops in Puebla, Mexico

  Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) is grown in dryland farming areas of Puebla, Mexico. One of the main factors that contributes to production losses is the white grub complex; vast quantities of insecticides are used to control it, but they do not manage to reduce damages. This study...
Víctor A. Cuate-Mozo
Agustín Aragón-García
Betzabeth C. Pérez-Torres
Jesús F. López-Olguín
Miguel Á. Morón
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Agrociencia

Distribución Espacial de Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) en Tomate de Cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  El tomate de cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) es hospedero de varias plagas, entre ellas Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) que causa hasta 45 % de perdidas en rendimiento debido a la transmisión de un fitoplasma del grupo I. Sin embargo, no hay estimadores de los pará...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García
Agrociencia

Efecto de Diferentes Niveles de Fósforo y Azufre en El Nitrógeno Consumido y Fijado por El Garbanzo (Cicer arietinum L.).

  La capacidad de fijación del nitrógeno de las leguminosas puede aumentar suministrando cantidades adecuadas de nutrientes, especialmente fósforo y azufre. Algunos nutrientes participan directamente en el proceso de fijación del nitró- geno, mientras que...
Muhammad Islam
Saleem Mohsan
Safdar Ali
Agrociencia

Models for Predicting The Mass of Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) Fruits by Some Physical Properties

  The main aim of this study was to predict the mass of two Indian persimmon cultivars (Hachiya and Fuyu) based on their physical properties by applying linear regression models with three different classification i.e. mass models based on dimensions, projected area and volume. Results showed...
K.V. Subbarao
K. Vivek
International Food Research Journal

Modeling of Firmness in Carrot (CV. Nantes) Based on Carrot Water Content

  There are many cases in which it is desirable to determine relationships among some fruit quality characteristics. For example, fruit firmness (FIR) are often determined using laborious and time consuming laboratory tests, but it may be more suitable and economical to develop a method which...
Majid Rashidi
Mahdi Hosseini Bahri
Zeynab Raftani Amiri
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Kiwifruit Shape Classification Based on Geometrical Attributes Analysis

  Fruit shape is one of the most important quality parameters for evaluation by customer preference. Additionally, misshapen fruits are generally rejected according to sorting standards of fruit. This study was carried out to determine quantitative classification algorithm for fruit shape in...
Mahdi Hosseini Bahri
Majid Rashidi
Reza Farahmandfar
Agricultural Engineering Research Journal

Determinación del Color en Epicarpios de Mango (Mangifera sp.) y Plátano (Musa AAB) en Maduración Mediante Sistema de Visión Computarizada

  En investigación agraria y alimentaria, el procesamiento y análisis de imágenes en color se ha convertido en un área importante de estudio. En este contexto, el sistema de visión computarizada ha demostrado ser un procedimiento útil. Los propó...
Carlos Alberto Padrón Pereira
Gisel Marié Padrón León
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos

Commercial Crop Guides: Carrot

  Table of contents: Varieties Soil preferences Optimum growing condition Establishment methods Fertility/Fertilization Water/Irrigation Pest management Carrot diseases and common name of fungicidal controls  Carrot insect pests and common name of insecticidal controls ...
Joe Masabni
Texas Agrilife Extension Services

Commercial Crop Guides: Celery

  Table of contents: Varieties Soil preferences Optimum growing condition Establishment methods Fertility/Fertilization Water/Irrigation Pest management Celery insect pests and common name of insecticidal controls  Weeds and common names of herbicidal controls Harvest Transit and...
Joe Masabni
Texas Agrilife Extension Services