Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Extracción de Macronutrientes por El Cultivo de Tomate (Solanum lycopersicum Mill var. Alba) en Casas de Cultivo en Quíbar, Estado Lara

  El suministro de nutrientes a la planta en cantidades óptimas es un objetivo primordial de los programas de fertilización. El objetivo de la presente investigación fue determinar los niveles de extracción de los macroelementos N, P, K, Ca y Mg que realiza...
Pedro Betancourt
Francis Pierre

Application of Various Pruning Treatments for Improving Productivity and Fruit Quality of Crimson Seedless Grapevine

  The present study was carried out to estimate the effect of cane length on Crimson Seedless grapevine variety productivity. To achieve this goal, experimental treatments were carried out during two successive seasons (2010 and 2011) on own rooted Crimson Seedless vines. The vines...
M.A. Abdel-Mohsen
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

The Use of High Tunnels to Produce Fruit and Vegetable Crops in North America

  High tunnels have been used in the United States for more than 50 years, and growers are encouraged to use them more frequently through government cost-share programs. Research on fruits and vegetable production systems has focused on high value crops such as tomato, salad greens,...
Rhonda R. Janke
May Elfar Altamimi
Mumtaz Khan
Agricultural Sciences

Efficacy of Reduced-Risk Insecticides to Control Flower Thrips in Early-Season Blueberries and Their Effect on Orius insidiosus, A Natural Enemy of Flower Thrips

  Flower thrips are one of the key pests in production of southern highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L. × V. darrowi Camp). They feed on the reproductive parts of the flower and reduce yield. Very few insecticides are available to manage thrips population. Therefore, it is...
Oscar E. Liburd
Hector Alejandro Arevalo
Elena M. Rhodes
Agricultural Sciences

Chemosystematics Studies on Six Varieties of Mangifera indica L.

  Taxonomic investigation was carried out on six (6) varieties of Mangifera indica (Julie, Broken, Peter, Kerosene, Opioro and Big fibre) using  chemosystematics evidence. Extracts obtained from the leaf of each variety were phyto-chemically screened and quantified. Gravimetric...
Celestine Uzoma Aguoru
Christopher Ogbodo
Joseph Olalekan Olasan
Agricultural Sciences

Impact of Foliar Application of Calcium, Boron and Amino Acids on Fruit Set and Yield of Ewais and Fagry Kelan Mango Cultivars

  An experiment was conducted in a private orchard located at Alexandria desert road KL65-Giza Egypt to evaluate the effect of foliar spray with  different concentrations of Stopit® (calcium), Delfan Plus® (amino acids) and Boramin Ca® (calcium+ amino acids +boron)...
M.M. Khattab
A.E.A. Shaban
Alhassan E. Hassan
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

The Role of Boron and Some Growth Substances on Growth, Oil Productivity and Chemical Characterization of Volatile Oils in Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) Cv. Genovese

  Two field experiments were carried out at the Experimental Farm of Horticulture Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Benha University, Egypt during the two successive seasons of 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons to study the effect of boron and some growth substances (Seaweeds extracts,...
Y.F.Y. Mohamed
R.M.Y. Zewail
Y.A.A. Ghatas
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Parámetros de Producción y Calidad de Los Cultivares de Banano FHIA-17, FHIA-25 y Yangambi

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue determinar indicadores de crecimiento, desarrollo, características de los frutos y propiedades organolépticas de los cultivares de banano FHIA-25, FHIA-17 y Yangambi. Se establecieron parcelas en cinco fincas en el cantón de Turrialba,...
Saúl Brenes-Gamboa
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Trichoderma Strains as Growth Promoters in Capsicum annuum and as Biocontrol Agents in Meloidogyne incognita

  The Trichoderma species act as plant symbionts, decomposers of organic material, and as antagonists of root phytoparasites. To estimate the potential of four native strains of Trichoderma as growth promoters of Capsicum annuum L. and as biocontrol against root knot nematode Meloidogyne...
Elizabeth Herrera-Parra
Jairo Cristóbal-Alejo
José A. Ramos-Zapata
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Gas Exchange, Photosynthetic Pigments and Growth for Tomato and Lettuce Intercropping

  The intercropping system is characterized by interspecific competition and leads to one of the most limiting abiotic factors for high plant yield in this cropping system. Plants under low light can carry significant weight in physiological parameters that can limit growth. Light is one of...
Tatiana P.L. da Cunha-Chiamolera
Arthur B. Cecílio Filho
Durvalina M.M. dos Santos
Flávio J.R. Cruz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research