Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Sweetpotato Production in Florida

The sweetpotato production manual addresses the following topics: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Cultural practices Irrigation Nematode-free transplants Nematode management Weed management Insect management Disease...
S.M. Olson
M.L. Lamberts
W.M. Stall
S. Zhang
S.E. Webb
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Sweet Corn Production

Contents Botany and Planting Cultivars Pesticides for Weed, Arthropod and Disease Management for Sweet Corn. Tables Table 10.1. Planting information for strawberries. Table 10.2. Selected herbicides approved for managing weeds in strawberry. Table 10.3. Selected insecticides approved...
Monica Ozores-Hampton
Eugene J. McAvoy
Peter J. Dittmar
Susan E. Webb
Richard N. Raid
Stephen M. Olson
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Potato Production in Florida

The potato production manual addresses the following topics: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Petiole sap testing Potato vine desiccants Irrigation Weed management Insect management Disease management Production...
S.M. Olson
B.M. Santos
E.H. Simonne
W.M. Stall
S.E. Webb
S.A. Smith
P.D. Roberts
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Pepper Production in Florida

This production manual covers hot and sweet peppers. The topics addressed in this manual are the following : Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Petiole sap testing Irrigation Weed management Insect management Disease...
S.M. Olson
E.H. Simonne
W.M. Stall
G.E. Vallad
S.E. Webb
E.J. McAvoy
S.A. Smith
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Lettuce, Endive, and Escarole Production in Florida

This production manual Addresses the following topics: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Irrigation Hydroponic production Weed management Insect management Disease management
B.M. Santos
W.M. Stall
R.N. Raid
S.E. Webb
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Legume Production in Florida: Snapbean, Lima Bean, Southernpea, Snowpea

The legume production manual addresses the following topics: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Plant tissue analysis Irrigation Weed management Insect management Disease management Production cost
S.M. Olson
E.H. Simonne
W.M. Stall
S.E. Webb
S. Zhang
S.A. Smith
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Manual de manejo pre y poscosecha de aguacate (Persea americana)

  Extensivo manual de pre y postcosecha de avocado (palta o aguacate). Incluye los siguientes tópicos: Prácticas precosecha y su efecto en el rendimiento y calidad poscosecha Acondicionamiento del aguacate para el mercado fresco Alteraciones poscosecha, daños mec...
María del Milagro Cerdas Araya
Marta Montero Calderón
Eduardo Díaz Cordero
Universidad de Costa Rica

Prohexadiona de calcio como regulador de crecimiento en el manzano (Malus domestica Borkh.) “Golden Delicious”, Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, México

  En Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, el cultivo de manzano presenta, en ocasiones, un crecimiento de ramas y brotes excesivos, ocasionando competencia por luz y nutrientes. Los reguladores de crecimiento vegetal sintéticos son utilizados para reducir la longitud de brotes sin causar fitot...
Chistian Mauricio Kiessling Davison
Jose Eduardo Magaña Magaña
Armando Segovia Lerma
Arturo Javier Obando Rodriguez
Victor Hugo Villarreal Ramírez
TecnoCiencia Chihuahua

Cole Crop Production in Florida

Production manual for crucifers including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, mustard, and turnip. Topics addressed: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Irrigation Weed management Disease management Insect management Production cost
S.M. Olson
P.J. Dittmar
G.E. Vallad
S.E. Webb
S.A. Smith
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Establecimiento de Huertos Frutales

  A pesar de la especialización regional en producción frutícola, faltaba identificar  con más precisión, las áreas de un vasto sector que cubre 385,000 hectáreas, en términos de clima y suelo, para conocer más las favorables...
Gamalier Lemus
José Manuel Donoso
INIA Chile