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

Effect of Electric Pulse Charged to Culture Soil on Improvement of Nutritional Soil Condition and Growth of Lettuce (Lactuca sative L.)

  This study is intended to measure variations of nutritional soil condition and mass spectrometric patterns to describe the specific effects of electric pulse charged to culture soil which induced an increase of lettuce growth. In a previous study, lettuce cultivated in an electrically pulsed...
Jun Young Yi
Ji Won Choi
Bo Young Jeon
Il Lae Jun
Doo Hyun Park
Agricultural Sciences

Evolución del Cultivo de Frutilla en La Provincia de Santa Fe (Argentina) en Los Últimos 50 Años

  En la provincia de Santa Fe, el cultivo de frutilla (Fragaria ananassa Duch.) se realiza en la Zona de Coronda y en la Zona de La Costa, donde se ubican además numerosas agroindustrias dedicadas al procesamiento de la fruta. Los objetivos del estudio fueron analizar la evoluci...
Sordo M. H.
Travadelo M.
Pernuzzi C.
Horticultura Argentina

Análisis Colorimétrico en Flores de Especies e Híbridos de Passiflora

  El color de las flores es el resultado de complejas rutas metabólicas reguladas genéticamente y representa una característica relevante en el mejoramiento de plantas ornamentales. Este trabajo tuvo como objetivo estudiar el color de flor en especies e híbridos...
V. Bugallo
M. J. Pannunzio
G. Facciuto
Horticultura Argentina

Manejo del Complejo Gallina Ciega (Coleoptera: melolonthidae) Asociado Al Cultivo de Amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) en Puebla, México

  El amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) se cultiva en zonas agrícolas de secano en Puebla, México, y entre los factores que ocasionan pérdidas en su producción está el complejo gallina ciega; para su control se aplican cantidades abundantes de...
Víctor A. Cuate-Mozo
Agustín Aragón-García
Betzabeth C. Pérez-Torres
Jesús F. López-Olguín
Miguel Á. Morón
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Agrociencia

Concentraciones de Hierro en Caña de Azúcar (Saccharum officinarum L.) Cultiivada en Solución Nutritiva

  Doubts remain about the adequate iron (Fe) concentration in nutrient solutions used for optimal plant growth, especially in gramineae like sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum L.). Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Fe concentrations on growth, green color index and...
Valeria Santos-Cavalcante
Renato de Mello-Prado
Ricardo de Lima-Vasconcelos
Cid N. Silva-Campos
Agrociencia

Design and Implementation of an Automatic Pressure-control System for A Mobile Sprayer for Greenhouse Applications

  This article presents the design and development of an embedded automatic pressure-control system for a mobile sprayer working in greenhouses. The pressure system is mounted on a commercial vehicle, it is composed of two on/off electrovalves and one proportional electrovalve. The...
R. Gonzalez
A. Pawlowski
C. Rodriguez
J. L. Guzman
J. Sanchez-Hermosilla
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Sexual Compatibility of The Olive Cultivar ‘Kalamata’ Assessed by Paternity Analysis

  Paternity analysis was used to assess the self-incompatibility of the olive (Olea europaea L.) cultivar ‘Kalamata’ and to identify some compatible pollenisers under a Mediterranean-type climate. Eight microsatellite markers were used for genotyping three ‘Kalamata’...
E. Seifi
J. Guerin
B. Kaiser
M. Sedgley
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Assessing Diversity among Traditional Greek and Foreign Eggplant Cultivars using Molecular Markers and Morphometrical Descriptors

  Eggplant is a widely cultivated vegetable crop of great economic importance. Its long lasting history of domestication, selection and breeding has led to the development of numerous cultivars with variable traits. In the present study, we assessed the diversity levels within and...
Antonios A. Augustinos
Constantinos Petropoulos
Vassiliki Karasoulou
Fotios Bletsos
Vassilis Papasotiropoulos
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Genotype and Environment Effects on Sensory, Nutritional, and Physical Traits in Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

  The development of chickpea cultivars with high quality grains for human consumption is an important objective in breeding programs. Genotype and environment effects on seed quality traits (sensorial, nutritional and physical) were studied in chickpea dry grain. Twenty genotypes...
Maria J. Cobos
Inmaculada Izquierdo
Miguel A. Sanz
Antonio Tomás
Juan Gil
Fernando Flores
Josefa Rubio
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Etiología de La Muerte Prematura del Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum L.) en Ocotlán, Oaxaca, México y Efecto de Aceites Esenciales in vitro sobre El Patógeno

  Se determinó la etiología de la muerte prematura del cilantro (Coriandrum sativum L.) en Oaxaca, México y se evaluó el efecto de los aceites senciales de Syzygium aromaticum, Thymus vulgaris, Origanum vulgare, Cymbopogon citratus, Bursera...
Jesusita Rosas-Díaz
Alfonso Vásquez-López
Luicita Lagunez-Rivera
Carlos Alejandro Granados-Echegoyen
Gerardo Rodríguez-Ortiz
Interciencia