Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Cultivo de Mandioca (Manihot esculenta Crantz) en Invernadero: Effectos Sobre el Rendimiento y la Calidad de Raíces Tuberosas

  Dada la fuerte interacción entre la temperatura ambiente y el rendimiento de raíces tuberosas (RT) de mandioca, en regiones subtropicales el cultivo bajo invernadero puede ser una tecnolo­gía de producción a considerar si se quiere incrementar el ren­...
Ricardo Daniel Medina
Angela María Burgos
Miguel Michellod
Pedro Jorge Cenóz
Interciencia

Organic Production and IPM Guide for Strawberries

  Table of contents: General organic management practices Soil health  Site selection Cover crops Variety selection Nutrient management  Organic strawberry IPM Food safety Small-scale sprayer technology Pesticides mentioned in this publication  References and resources...
Juliet Carroll
Marvin Pritts
Catherine Heidenreich
New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

Evaluación de Cultivares de Tomate (Solanum lycopersicum) bajo Condiciones de Invernadero en los Departamentos de Sololá y Suchitepequez

  Se evaluaron  los híbridos  de tomate indeterminado Escudero, Nemo netic, Tabré, y Dartagnian en cuatro invemaderos a distintas altitudes. Tres de los invemaderos se ubicaron en Sololá y uno en Suchite pequez. Se determin  que todos los...
Vilma Porres
Edwin de León
Rolando Cifuentes
Revista de la Universidad Valle de Guatemala

Efecto de la Disposición de Hileras de Plantas en los Componentes de Rendimiento de Pimiento Morrón

  Una alternativa a la producción de pimiento morrón (Capsicum annuum L.) bajo invernadero consiste en el manejo de las plantas en alta densidad de población, con despuntes por encima de la cuarta ramificación para lograr ciclos cortos y con disposición de...
Felipe Sánchez-del Castillo
Esaú del Carmen Moreno-Pérez
Felipe de Jesús Martínez-Gaspar
María Teresa Colinas-León
José Armando Ramírez-Árias
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Insect Antagonistic Bio-Inoculants for Natural Control of Leaf-Mining Insect Pests of French Beans

  Fungal endophytes, specifically, Trichoderma asperellum, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae; strains M2RT4, S4SU1 and S4ST7, respectively, are known to deter aphid infestation and damage to leguminous crops, but no research exists on their biochemical profiles and effects on...
J. Akello
A. Chabi-Olaye
R.A. Sikora
African Crop Science Journal

Expression of Gene HMG2 (Hidroximetialglutaril-COA Reductasa 2) in Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) CM334 Infected by Nacobbus aberrans Y Phytophthora capsici

  Plants of chilli Capsicum annuum L. CM334 show a high level of resistance to Phytophthora capsici, but are susceptible to Nacobbus aberrans; such resistance has been associated with capsidiol accumulation, a sesquiterpene phytoalexin. In the present study the expression of...
Edgar Villar-Luna
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Benito Reyes-Trejo
Mario Rocha-Sosa
Agrociencia

Influence of Rootstock on Postharvest Watermelon Quality

  The cultivation of grafted watermelon has spread to different parts of the world in order to improve production under adverse conditions; however, this technique may alter the quality of the fruit. Therefore, the aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of eight rootstocks, six native...
Ángel Manuel Suárez-Hernández
Onécimo Grimaldo-Juárez
Alejandro Manelik García-López
Daniel González-Mendoza
María Victoria Huitrón-Ramírez
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Antibacterial Activity of Mexican Oregano Essential Oil (Lippia berlandieri) against the Phytopathogenic Bacterium Xanthomonas euvesicatoria

  Xanthomonas euvesicatoria causes bacterial spot disease in leaves, roots, fruits and stems of pepper plants. Identification of this phytopathogen in jalapeno seeds from Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico and diseased plants from New Mexico, USA, was carried out by isolation on...
Alba Chavez-Dozal
Hugo A Morales-Morales
Soum Sanogo
Armando Segovia-Lerma
Geoffrey B. Smith
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable

Phytophthora Megakarya: A Review on its Status as a Pathogen on Cacao in West Africa

  Phytophthora megakarya Brasier & Griffin, is one of the Oomycete pathogens reported on Theobroma cacao, and it is the most virulent of the Phytophthora species that causes black pod disease. Phytophthora megakarya was first reported as the causal agent...
AY Akrofi
African Crop Science Journal

Banana Juice as an Alternative Energy Source for Banana in vitro Growth Medium

  Energy sources in tissue culture media are important for plants whose photosynthetic efficiency is insufficient under in vitro conditions. However, the cost of tissue culture grade energy sources is high, thus making tissue culture derived plantlets expensive. The cost of table sugar...
A Ssamula
G Arinaitwe
SB Mukasa
African Crop Science Journal