Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Blueberries: Organic Production

    A complete guide for organic blueberry production. This publication covers cultural practices, soils and fertility, and pests and diseases management. In addition there is a brief marketing analysis. List of Topics: Choosing a Variety Soils and Fertility Cultural...
George L. Kuepper
Steve Diver
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Organic and Low-Spray Peach Production

This publication describes the major diseases and insect pests of peaches and discusses organic or least-toxic control options for each. It emphasizes the considerable climatic differences between the arid West, which is relatively amenable to organic peach production, and the humid East, where it...
Steve Diver
Tracy Mumma
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries

  A brief summary of agronomic facts including varieties, soil, planting, pruning, pests and harvesting. Red currants (Ribes sativum), gooseberries (R. grossularia) and jostaberries (R. nidigrolaria) have ornamental as well as fruit value. Their hardiness and adaptability allow them to succeed...
H. Hughes
J.E. Ells
J. Reich
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension

Pawpaw - A "Tropical" Fruit for Temperate Climates

This publication is intended as a summary overview of pawpaw (or paw paw) production, including overall culture, pests, harvest, post-harvest, marketing, and research which seeks to develop the pawpaw’s potential for commercial development. The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) has great potential...
Guy Ames
Lane Greer
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service