Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Fertilización Complementada con Sílice en La Resistencia del Tomate a Fusarium oxysporum Schtdl.

  A nivel mundial, el tomate ocupa el primer lugar en producción. Este fruto presenta beneficios como antioxidante y es ampliamente usado en la cocina mesoamericana. Entre las enfermedades que presenta se encuentra la causada por Fusarium oxysporum, que produce marchitez y muerte de la...
Yolanda García-Ramos
María Elena Galindo-Tovar
Joaquín Murguía-González
Ivonne Landero-Torres
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Variabilidad Patogénica de Colletotrichum lindemuthianum y Resistencia en Germoplasma de Phaseolus vulgaris L. de Ecuador

  La antracnosis causada por Colletotrichum lindemuthianum, es una de las enfermedades de mayor importancia económica del cultivo de fréjol (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) en Ecuador. La mejor alternativa de control es el uso de variedades resistentes. C. lindemuthianum...
Diego Rodríguez-Ortega
Laura Vega-Jiménez
Ángel Murillo-Ilbay
Eduardo Peralta-Idrovo
Juan Carlos Rosas-Sotomayor
Agricultural Sciences

Molecular Study of the Genetic Variability of Pumpkins Landraces from Brazilian Amazon

  The Cucurbita maxima Duchesne is a vegetable crop plant cultivated and maintained by traditional Amazon communities, Brazil. The situation is worsened by the possibility of disappearance of local populations and genetic variability of this specie, taking into account the today...
Lúcia Helena Pinheiro Martins
Maria Teresa Gomes Lopes
Hiroshi Noda
Pedro de Queiroz Costa Neto
Ayrton Luiz Urizzi Martins
Fabíola Viana de Almeida
Liane Cristine Rebouças Demosthenes
Agricultural Sciences

Genome-Wide Identification of Two-Component Signal Transduction System Genes in Melon (Cucumis melon L.)

  Two-component system (TCS) is responsible for cytokinin signaling, which plays critical roles in plant development and physiological process. This system is generally composed of two signaling factors, a histidine kinase (HK) and a response regulator (RR) that is associated with a...
Panjing Liu
Xiaoyu Yang
Yana Zhang
Shuoshuo Wang
Qian Ge
Qiang Li
Chao Wang
Qinghua Shi
Zhonghai Ren
Lina Wang
Agricultural Sciences

Influence of Fertilizer Type on Beet Production and Post-Harvest Quality Characteristic

  The beet (Beta vulgaris L.) vegetable is of great importance in the Brazilian market, mainly by having high nutritional values in consumer diet. Thus, the objective of this work was to evaluate the effects of organic and mineral fertilization on the production and post-harvest...
Carmen Rosa da Silva Curvêlo
Layane Hyasmin Bernardes Diniz
Alexandre Igor de Azevedo Pereira
Luiz Leonardo Ferreira
Agricultural Sciences

Sweetpotato Production and Variety Performance in Southeast Virginia, 2015-2016

  “Sweetpotato” (Ipomoea batatas) is a tropical crop widely grown throughout the world with China being the largest producer. It is a member of the morning glory family, originating in South America. In the United States, it is grown as an annual crop for...
Ramón A. Arancibia
Stephanie Romelczyk
Roy D. Flanagan
Scott Reiter
Mike Parrish
James Jenrette
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Low Tunnels in Vegetable Crops: Beyond Season Extension

  To improve sustainability, farmers use intensive production systems such as mulches, floating row covers as well as low tunnels and high tunnels to protect against cold temperatures and extend the production season (figure 1) (Arancibia 2009 and 2012; Carey et al. 2009; Pool and Stone 2014...
Ramón A. Arancibia
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Organic Vegetable Gardening in Florida

  Florida’s climate allows homeowners to grow fresh, delicious vegetables nearly year-round. Basic vegetable gardening information, planting dates, reliable varieties, and much more can be found in the Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide, available from your county...
Danielle D. Treadwell
Sydney Park Brown
James Stephens
Susan Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Insect-proof Netting Technique: Effective Control of Bemisia tabaci and Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV) in Protected Cultivations in China

  Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), the vector of Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV), is one of the major pests of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. var.  lycopersicum), potentially causing up to 100% yield loss. The purpose of this research was to effectively reduce intrusion by B. tabaci...
Fan Wang
Jin Liu
Yonghao Dong
Peng Chen
Xiaoping Zhu
Yongjie Liu
Jingyu Ma
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Heirloom Hot Pepper Varieties in Florida

  Hot peppers are members of the Capsicum genus of the nightshade family Solanaceae (Rhodes 2009). Hot peppers are native to Central and South America where they have been part of the human diet since about 7500 BCE (Bosland 1996). Hot peppers were named...
Monica Ozores-Hampton
IFAS Extension, University of Florida