Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

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

2018 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

  Table of Contents: General Production Recommendations List of Insects, Disease, and Weed Control Tables Specific Commodity Recommendation Pest Management Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment Registered Fungicides, Insecticides, and Miticides for Vegetables Insect and Weed Control...
A. Majumdar
J.M. Kemble
G.G. Kennedy
J.F. Walgenbach
R.B. Batts
M. Clough
J.M. Davis
E.R. Eure
C.C. Gunter
K.M. Jennings
D.W. Monks
J.R. Schultheis
A.C. Thornton
T.E. Birdsell
L.M. Quesada-Ocampo
F.J. Louws
I.M. Meadows
A.N. Sparks
G.E. Boyhan
T.W. Coolong
B. Dutta
S. Culpepper
R. A. Schmidt-Jeffris
P. Smith
R.L. Hassell
G.A. Miller
B.K. Ward
A. Keinath
M. Cutulle
K. Fontenot
C. Motsenbocker
T. Smith
R. Singh
E. Rebek
L. Brandenberger
G. Driever
J. Shrefler
K. Woodburn
J. Damicone
H. Zhang
R.D. French
J. Lee
A. McWhirt
R.T. Bessin
E. Pfeufer
H. Savoy
F.A. Hale
C. Sams
A.L. Wszelaki
R.A. Arancibia
R.A. Straw
T.P. Kuhar
S.L. Rideout
M.S. Reiter
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2018

  Table of Contents: Reference Information What's new in 2018? State extension educators Soil fertility and nutrient management Transplants Irrigation, mulches, and frost control Pollination Pesticide information and safety Organic vegetable production Production tables Using a plant...
Tom Creswell
Gail Ruhl
Jamal Faghihi
Wenjing Guan
Amanda Deering
Scott Monroe
Elizabeth Wahle
Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca
Joe Hannan
Laura Jesse Iles
Donald Lewis
Raymond Cloyd
Judy O'Mara
Ben Phillips
Fred Warner
Zsofia Szendrei
Bernard Zandstra
Roger Becker
Carl Rosen
Vince Fritz
James Quinn
Zelalem Mersha
Jim Jasinski
Celeste Welty
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

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

Effect of Crop Rotation on Tomato Bacterial Wilt (Ralstonia Solanacearum) and Survival of The Pathogen in The Rhizospheres and Roots of Different Crops in Ethiopia

  Survival of Ralstonia solanacearum in a environment or ecosystem depends on many factors, such as the race or strain of the pathogen, physical, chemical, biological soil factors and presence or absence of a host and non-hosts plants. The objectives of this study were to assess the effect of...
Getachew Ayana
Chemeda Fininsa
International Journal of Phytopathology

Risk Management Guide for Organic Producers

  Table of Contents: Introduction Rotation Soil health Soil fertility  Weed biology Weed management  Weed profiles Transitioning Corn production Soybean production Small grains Forages Winter cover crop Alternative crops  
Mary P. Brakke
Jeff Coulter
Carmen M. Fernholz
Jeffrey L. Gunsolus
Sheri C. Huerd
John A. Lamb
Kristine M. Moncada
Craig C. Sheaffer
James B. Stordahl
Jochum J. Wiersma
Donald L. Wyse
University of Minnesota

Efecto de la Densidad de Explantes y El Volumen de Medio de Cultivo sobre la Multiplicación in vitro de Arándano (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) Variedades Brigitta y Legacy

  El objetivo fue evaluar la multiplicación in vitro de dos variedades de arándano (Vaccinium corymbosum L.), “Brigitta” y “Legacy”, en respuesta a cinco densidades de explantes (5, 10, 15, 20 y 25) y cuatro volúmenes de medio (10, 20, 30 y 40 mL)...
Mario Rodríguez Beraud
Daniza Morales Ulloa
Scientia Agropecuaria

Why Soil Test in The Fall?

  Soil testing is a best practice recommended by Michigan State University Extension to achieve the desired agronomic, economic and environmental outcomes from fertilizer practices. Timing-wise, there are several advantages to soil test in the fall compared to spring. There is more...
George Silva
Michigan State University Extension

Organic Production and IPM Guide for Strawberries

  Table of contents: General organic management practices Soil health  Site selection Cover crops Variety selection Nutrient management  Organic strawberry IPM Food safety Small-scale sprayer technology Pesticides mentioned in this publication  References and resources...
Juliet Carroll
Marvin Pritts
Catherine Heidenreich
New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

Strategies for Improvement of Horticultural Crops Against Abiotic Stresses

  Environmental stresses such as salinity, water deficiency, high water level, cold weather and low temperature affect plant growth and decrease horticultural crops productivity worldwide. It is important to improve stress tolerance of the crop plant to increase crop yield under stress...
Alaaeldin Abdallah Helaly
Journal of Horticulture