Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Vegetable Gardening in Containers

  Table of Contents: Crop selection Growing media  Containers Seeding and transplanting Fertilization Watering Light Harvesting Diseases and insects Container gardening success 
Joseph Masabni
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Analysis of Tomato Matrix Effect in Pesticide Residue Quantification through QuEChERS and Single Quadrupole GC/MS

  The detection of pesticide in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) matrix using Gas Chromatography hyphenated to Mass Spectrometry detector (GC/MS) can affect the sensitivity of the analysis by enhancement or suppression of their chromatography response, the percentages of recoveries...
Ana M. Domínguez
Fabian Placencia
Francisco Cereceda
Ximena Fadic
Waldo Quiroz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Which Socio-Economic Factors Matter in Farmer Group Participation? Evidence from Coffee Pest Management Learning Groups in Mt Elgon Region, Uganda

  This study was conducted in Uganda to determine whether socio-economic factors influence farmer participation in mixed sex coffee Integrated Pest Management group processes mobilized by the USAID funded Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research (IPM CRSP) program in Uganda. The study...
Robert Ochago
Margaret M. Mangheni
Richard F. Miiro
International Journal of Agriculture Extension

2017 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

   Contents: Integrated pest management, degree days Pesticide safety and application Chemical control of diseases and insects Chemical control of weeds Growth regulators for fruit trees Wildlife control programs Orchard nutritional programs Nematode programs Preharvest and restricted...
D. G. Pfeiffer
J. C. Bergh
J. M. Wilson
Sherif Sherif
K. S. Yoder
J. F. Derr
M. J. Weaver
J. Parkhurst
Daniel L. Frank
Mahfuz Rahman
J. B. Kotcon
R. S. Chandran
C. R. R. Hooks
C. S. Walsh
A. Brown
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Easy Gardening: Beets

  Contents: Site selection Soil preparation Varieties Planting fertilizing  Watering  Care during the season  Harvesting Insects Diseases  Serving 
Joseph Masabni
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Respuesta de Niveles Crecientes de NK en la Producción de Cebolla (Allium cepa L.) var. “Roja Arequipeña”

  Con el objetivo de determinar la influencia de niveles crecientes de nitrógeno y potasio en la producción de cebolla, fue conducido un experimento en el Campo Experimental del Instituto de Investigación y Transferencia Agropecuaria ubicado en el sector Pampas de San...
Julio Estuardo Amaya Robles
Eduardo Felipe Méndez García
Scientia Agropecuaria

Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide

  Contents: Locating the Garden Preparing the Soil Planting Search for These Texas Varieties Fall is for Herbs Planting and Propagation Watering  Harvesting Drying Caring for Vegetable Plants Watering  Protecting Plants from Insects and Diseases Harvesting Fall Produce...
Larry Stein
Joe Masabni
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Genetic Divergence Studies in Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia L.)

  A study was conducted during Zaid 2005, in Uttar Pradesh, India, to evaluate the nature and magnitude of genetic divergence in 30 bitter gourd genotypes. Results revealed the presence of wide genetic diversity. The genotypes were grouped into 6 clusters based on Mahalanobis D2...
Bhagwat Singh
Anoop Kumar Singh
Shailesh Kumar
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

Association of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus and Chili Leaf Curl Virus with Leaf Curl Disease of Radish and the Synergistic Interaction on Nicotiana benthamiana

  Leaf yellowing and rolling with slight crinkling was observed in radish plants in Oman, indicative of a begomovirus infection. Viral sequences from radish were 99% identical to sequences of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) and Chilli leaf curl virus (ChiLCV), from Oman. No...
Adel A. Al-Shihi
Um e Ammara
Imran Amin
Michael Deadman
Abdullah M. Al-Sadi
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology

Advanced Irrigation Management for Container-Grown Ornamental Crop Production

  Container-grown plants are constrained with regard to root growth, and are affected by factors including container size, substrate, weather, nutrition, and irrigation. Typical soilless substrates will hold less plant-available water than a typical field soil, making water management a...
James S. Owen Jr.
Anthony V. LeBude
Matthew Chappell
Virginia Cooperative Extension