Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

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

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

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

Physiological Changes of Pepper Accessions in Response to Salinity and Water Stress

  New sources of water stress and salinity tolerances are needed for crops grown in marginal lands. Pepper is considered one of the most important crops in the world. Many varieties belong to the genus Capsicum spp., and display wide variability in tolerance/sensitivity terms in response to...
Lidia López-Serrano
Consuelo Penella
Alberto San Bautista
Salvador López-Galarza
Angeles Calatayud
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Effects of Light-diffusing Plastic Film on Lettuce Production and Quality Aattributes

  In general, plants grown under diffuse light yield higher biomass than those grown under direct light as a result of a more uniform distribution of the light across the plant canopy. We compared the effects of a light-diffusing plastic film and a clear plastic film on growth of Batavia...
Patrick Riga
Leyre Benedicto
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

RT-PCR and CP Gene Based Molecular Characterization of A Cucumber Mosaic Ccumovirus from Aligarh, U.P., India

  A virus disease of garden sage (Salvia splendens Ker-Gawl.) was observed and characterized showing symptoms of severe mosaic, mottling and distortion of leaves being remain shortened and growth retarded. The virus was transmitted to the healthy plants of Salvia spp. as well as many other...
Shahid Ali
Masood Akhtar
Kangabam S. Singh
Qamar A. Naqvi
Agricultural Sciences