Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Ensayo de Cultivares de Sandia Mini (Citrullus lannatus Thunb.) Entutorada y Rastrera en Invernadero

  En los últimos años se está incrementando la producción de sandías de tamaño reducido, principalmente frutos triploides (sin semillas). Las familias cada vez están compuestas por menos individuos y demandan productos de calidad y de tama...
David Erik Meca Abad
Juan Carlos Gázquez Garrido
Eva Martínez Fernández
Maria Dolores Segura Rodríguez
Cajamar Caja Rural

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

  Contents:  Adapted to Climate Seasons Disease and Pest Resistance Cultivars Planting Dates Transplants  Planting Calendar 
Lucy K. Bradley
Christopher C. Gunter
Julieta T. Sherk
Elizabeth A. Driscoll
Donna D. Teasley
Kerrie R. Roach
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticide Use and Safety Information

  Contents:  1. Restricted Use Pesticides 2. Special Local Need - Active 24 (c) Registrations in North Carolina 3. The Safe Use of Pesticides 4. General Safety Instructions 5. Hazard and Toxicity of Pesticides 6. Pesticide Toxicity to People . 7. Pesticide Hazards to the Environment 8....
Wayne Buhler
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

  Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown significant increases in earliness, yield, and fruit quality when grown on plastic mulch. Some less valuable crops such as sweet corn, snap beans, southern peas, and pumpkins...
Douglas Sanders
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

  “Intensive Vegetable Production” refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which great attention is placed on detail and optimization of resources such as land, capital, labor, equipment, transportation to market, and management time. The ojective of...
D. C. Sanders
Ed Estes
K. B. Perry
David Monks
Kenneth Sorensen
Charles Averre
Michael Linker
Jonathan Schultheis
Mike Boyette
D. Eikhoff
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...
Brooke A. Edmunds
Michael D. Boyette
Christopher A. Clark
Donald M. Ferrin
Tara P. Smith
Gerald J. Holmes
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Effects of Salinity on Fruit Yield and Quality of Tomato Grown in Soil-Less Culture in Greenhouses in Mediterranean Climatic Conditions

  There is increasing pressure to reduce water use and environmental impact associated with open system, soil-less production in simple, plastic greenhouses on the Mediterranean coast. This may force the adoption of re-circulation of nutrient solutions. In southeastern Spain, irrigation water...
J.J. Magán
M. Gallardo
R.B. Thompson
P. Lorenzo

Variation in Thermal Time Model Parameters between Two Contrasting Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) Cultivars

  A laboratory experiment was carried out to determine the effect of temperature on germination and early seedling establishment and to study the variation among thermal time model parameters for two contrasting chickpea cultivars. Seeds were subjected to six constant temperatures from 10˚C to...
Atif Hassan Naim
Faisal El Gasim Ahmed
Scientific Research Publishing

Yield and Water Productivity of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as Influenced by Different Irrigation Regimes and Varieties under Semi Desert Climatic Conditions of Sudan

  A field experiment was conducted at Hudeiba Research Station Farm, located at Ed-Damer, Sudan during 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 winter seasons to investigate the effect of different irrigation regimes and varieties on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) yield, yield components and water productivity...
M. K. Alla Jabow
O. H. Ibrahim
H. S. Adam
Scientific Research Publishing

2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide

  Contents:  1. Introduction 2. Cultivars 3. Site Selection 4. Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment 5. Plant Growth 6. Pruning and Training 7. Trellis Systems 8. Tunnel Production 9. Water Management 10. Integrated Pest Management and Pollination  11. Fertility Management 12...
Gina E. Fernandez
Elena Garcia
David Lockwood
NC Cooperative Extension Service