Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Sowing and Planting Period on Yield and Ear Quality of Sweet Corn (Zea mays L. var. saccharata)

  Sweet corn (Zea mays L. var. saccharata) attracts people with its amazing flavour. Adverse environmental factors decrease plant’s cob yield and quality. A more effective production can be made by using resistant varieties and adjusting the sowing and plating periods. In this study, the...
Atnan Ugur
Hande Ayhan Maden
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Production and Processing of Pinapple

  Contents:  1. Description of the plant 2. Soil and climate suitable for pineapple development 3. Preparation of the land 4. Planting  5. Maintenance and phytosanitary protection 6. Financial information 7. Pineapple consumption and processing...
K. Edoh Adabe
Salama Hind
Abdou Maïga
Engineers Without Borders, Cameroon (ISF Cameroun) and The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA

Production and Processing of Moringa

  Contents:  1. The moringa plant 2. Growing young plants in a nursery 3. Moringa cultivation   4. Maintaining a field of moringa   5. Combating pests and diseases    6. Harvesting moringa and postharvest operations   7. Processing...
Irénée Modeste Bidima
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation & Engineers without Borders

Morpho-Physiology and Yield of Cucumber (Cucumis sativa) Under Varying Light Intensity

  An experiment was conducted at the research farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh with the cucumber cv. Modumoti to evaluate the porpho-physiological characters and yield performance under four different levels of light (100, 75, 50 and 25% PAR). Significant...
M.M. Haque
Mirza Hasanuzzaman
M.L. Rahman
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

  Contents: Introduction Site SelectionSoils Cultivar Selection Rootstocks Orchard Design When and How to Plant Planting a Fruit Tree Pest, Disease, and Weed Control Pruning and Training for Tree Development Harvesting Post-Harvest Handling Potential Markets Resources
Nicholas T. Basinger
Joseph M. Owle
Abbey Piner
Michael L. Parker
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

The Effect of Four Mulberry Varieties on Performance of Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera, Bombycidae)

  Silkworm larvae were reared on the leaves of four mulberry varieties i.e. Morusalba, M. rubra, M. latifoliaand M. nigra. The varieties were evaluated for nutritional potential on the growth and cocoon characters of silkworm. The results revealed that larval growth by weight, single cocoon...
Fazli Subhan
Irshad Ahmad
Salim Jan
Maqsood Shah
Academic Journal of Entomology

Agricultural Alternatives: Apple Production

  Apples may be grown in many parts of the country and lend themselves well to part-time farming operations. The initial investment for apples can be high depending on the production method chosen, land preparation, and initial investment in the trees. A commercial orchard is expected to be...
Robert M. Crassweller
Lynn F. Kime
Jayson K. Harper
The Pennsylvania State University

Performance of Improved Bean Varieties in Kasulu and Kibondo Districts of Kigoma Region, Tanzania

  A project aimed at improving bean production in Kigoma Region was carried out from 2008/09 to 2010/11 in Kasulu and Kibondo districts. Soils at trial sites varied from sandy clay loams to clay, mostly acidic with pH water varying from 4.5 to 6.3 (mean 5.5 +- 0.5) with low to medium (1....
Erasto Shenkalwa
A Kalala
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Cadena Agroproductiva de la Papa

  Contenido: Aspectos Importantes del Cultivo Siembras y Avances del Cultivo Producción Características de Semillas Fertilizantes Agroquímicos Valor Agregado de la Papa Organización de Productores Comercio Exterior Características de Comercialización...
Ollanta M. Humala Tasso
Milton Von Hesse La Serna
Juan Ludovico Rheineck Piccardo
José Alberto Muro Venturo
Roberto Salazar Córdova
Miguel Quevedo Bacigalupo
Franco Oviedo Angüis
Luis Casanova Gálvez
Ministerio de Agricultura

Susceptibility of Blackberry Flowers to Freezing Temperatures

  In this study, freezing tolerance of ‘Triple Crown’ blackberry flowers at different stages of reproduc-tive development (tight bud to green drupe) was determined. One method involved placing whole plants in a radiation frost chamber and taking plants to -1.0°C, -2.0°C, -3...
F. Takeda
DM. Glenn
European Journal of Horticultural Science