Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Growing Pecans in Kansas

Pecan is a large, beautiful tree that produces bountiful crops of delicious nuts. The largest member of the hickory family, pecan trees often grow to a height of over 70 feet and a spread greater than 80 feet. Pecans have large, pinnately compound leaves with each leaf bearing 7–13 leaflets...
William Reid
Kansas State University

Bamboo in the United States

Description, Culture, and Utilization The gradually increasing interest in bamboo among American farmers, gardeners, and commercial users has made it desirable to bring together the essential information available concerning the types of bamboo that give most promise of value in the United States...
Robert A. Young
Joseph R Haun
USDA ARS

El Cultivo del Pecano

    Carya Illinoensis El objetivo de esta publicación es informar sobre la factibilidad técnica de esta especie en el área en estudio, especialmente en el ámbito de la pequeña propiedad, como alternativa productiva para predios con baja disponibilidad de...
Gamalier Lemus
INIA Chile

Asparagus and Rhubarb - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Asparagus is a perennial that should produce for 15-20 years. Site selection should begin at least 1 year prior to planting in order to properly adjust soil pH and to eliminate serious perennial weeds. Select soils that are well drained and deep, such as sandy loams or well-drained loams. It is...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Asian Vegetables - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

The demand for ethnic vegetables is rapidly increasing in the United States. A large ethnic Asian population and health-conscious American consumer’s desire for variety play a major role in boosting the demand for Asian vegetables. Asian vegetables are those that have originated from East...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Uso de giberelinas para modificar crecimiento vegetativo y floración en mango ‘Tommy Atkins’ y ‘Ataulfo’

La concentración de cosecha afecta la comercialización del mango en Nayarit al ocasionar un desplome del precio en la época normal de producción. El objetivo fue evaluar el efecto de la aplicación de giberelinas sobre el crecimiento vegetativo y la floraci...
M. H. Pérez-Barraza
V. Vázquez-Valdivia
J. A. Osuna-García
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Organic Pumpkin and Winter Squash Production

This publication addresses organic production techniques for winter squash, pumpkins, and gourds, including soil and fertilization, planting, weed management, insect pest management, diseases, harvest, curing and storing, and marketing. Winter squash, pumpkins, and gourds all belong to the...
Janet Bachmann
ATTRA Publication

Controlled Rhizogenesis and Mycorrhization of Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) Cuttings with Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum Vitt.)

Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) is commonly used as mycorrhizal host for Tuber melanosporum Vitt. (black truffle). Black truffle orchards have been established in and outside its natural distribution area, currently also in Chile. Hazelnut can be propagated rapidly by cuttings, which, however, may...
Rómulo Santelices
Götz Palfner
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Production Guide for Organic Cole Crops

This guide for organic production of broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts provides an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. It is divided into sections, but the interrelated...
George Abawi
Thomas Björkman
Ann Cobb
Beth K. Gugino
Robert Hadad
Michael Helms
Christine Hoepting
Margaret McGrath
Charles L. Mohler
Anusuya Rangarajan
Anthony Shelton
Christine Smart
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Corrección de la Deficiencia Crónica de Zinc en Aguacate 'Hass'

En los huertos de aguacate ‘Hass’ de los municipios de Tepic y Xalisco, Nayarit, son frecuentes los niveles foliares debajo de lo normal de zinc (Zn) y la presencia de síntomas visuales de deficiencia de Zn en hojas, brotes y frutos. Esta investigación se desarroll...
S. Salazar-García
L. E. Cossio-Vargas
I. J. L. González-Durán
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura