Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Estimación de Índice de Área Foliar y Rendimiento de Chile Poblano Cultivado en Invernadero

  El índice de área foliar (IAF) es una variable útil para caracterizar la dinámica, productividad y requerimientos hídricos de cultivos. El objetivo de este trabajo fue estimar el IAF de chile poblano (Capsicum annuum L.) con un interceptómetro y...
Cándido Mendoza-Pérez
Carlos Ramírez-Ayala
Waldo Ojeda-Bustamante
Héctor Flores-Magdaleno
Ingeníera Agrícola y Biosistemas

Iron Concentrations in Sugar Cane (Saccharum officinarum L.) Cultivated in Nutrient Solution

  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

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

  Hay dudas acerca de la concentración adecuada de hierro (Fe) en soluciones nutritivas para el crecimiento óptimo de las plantas, sobre todo en gramíneas como la caña de azúcar (Saccharum officinarum L.). Por lo tanto, el objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar...
Valeria Santos-Cavalcante
Renato de Mello-Prado
Ricardo de Lima-Vasconcelos
Cid N. Silva-Campos
Agrociencia

Concentración de Fructosa en Frutos de Toronja (Citrus paradisi Macf.) en Desarrollo

  El estudio se realizó en el ciclo 2014-2015, en una huerta de toronja (Citrus paradisi Macf.) variedad Rio Red, del Municipio de General Terán, N.L. México. El objetivo fue evaluar la concentración de fructosa en frutos de toronja en desarrollo...
Héctor Rojas Pérez
Jeús Martínez-de La Cerda
Adalberto Benavidez-Mendoza
Emilio Olivarez-Sánez
Juana Aranda-Ruiz
Adriana Gutiérrez-Diez
Alejandro I. Luna Maldonado
Erika N. Rivas Martínez
Technociencia Chihuahua

Combining Ability and Gene Action Studies for Heat-tolerance Physio-biochemical Traits in Tomato

  High temperature disrupts normal physiological functions of plant and affects its growth and development. A 5×5 diallel cross in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) showed Nagcarlan to be the best combiner for heat-tolerance traits. The crosses involving high General Combining...
Uttam Bhattarai
Pranab Talukdar
Akashi Sharma
Ranjan Das
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Effects of Planting Bed and Density on the Yield of Pineapple (Ananas comosus L. var., MD2) Grown in Short Rainy Season in Southern Côte d’Ivoire

  Background and Objective: The insertion of MD2 pineapple in the international trade of fruits has helped reduce drastically the share of Côte d’Ivoire, a long-time leader in the European market with the variety Smooth Cayenne. In order to regain the lost market share, ...
Ouattara Généfol
Camara Brahima
Bomisso Edson Lezin
Cherif Mamadou
Sorho Fatogoma
Dick Acka Emmanuel
Konè Daouda
Yocoli Eugène
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

'Hass' Avocado Tree Growth on Four Rootstocks in California. II. Shoot and Root Growth

  We investigated the relationship between alternate cropping and shoot and root growth in mature ‘Hass’ avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees growing on ‘Thomas’, ‘Topa Topa’, ‘Duke 7’, or ‘D9’ rootstocks over five years...
Michael V. Mickelbart
Paul W. Robinson
Guy Witney
Mary Lu Arpaia
Scientia Horticulturae

Mechanisms Regulating Apple Cultivar Susceptibility to Bitter Pit

  Fruit susceptibility to Ca2+ deficiency disorders has been associated cellular localization of Ca2+ and Ca2+ interactions with other nutrients. This study aimed to better understand the mechanisms regulatingbitter pit (BP) development by comparing nutrient content and cell wall Ca2...
Sergio Tonetto de Freitas
Cassandro Vidal Talamini do Amarante
Elizabeth Jeanne Mitcham
Scientia Horticulturae

Substrates for Growing Flowers

  The ornamental activity is an important sector for the Mexican economy. The production of flowers in containers depends partly on the substrate used for its planting. The physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the substrate, the production system, the crop management, and the...
Salomé Gayosso-Rodríguez
Lizette Borges-Gómez
Eduardo Villanueva-Couoh
M. Antonio Estrada -Botello
René Garruña-Hernández
Agrociencia

Genome-Wide Analysis of Simple Sequence Repeats in Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia)

  Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) is widely cultivated as a vegetable and medicinal herb in many Asian and African countries. After the sequencing of the cucumber (Cucumis sativus), watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), and melon (Cucumis melo) genomes, bitter gourd became the...
Junjie Cui
Jiaowen Cheng
Dingguo Nong
Jiazhu Peng
Yafei Hu
Weiming He
Qianjun Zhou
Narinder P. S. Dhillon
Kailin Hu
Frontiers in Plant Science