Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Improving Yield and Quality of Kohlrabi Stems Growing under NaCl Salinity Using Foliar Application of Urea and Seaweed Extract

  Under unfavorable growth conditions, the swollen tuber-like stem (marketable part) of kohlrabi plant become woody and tough which reflected on reducing its revenue. Studies on the effect of salinity on growth and quality of kohlrabi stems are extremely limited. Consequently, an...
Hany S. Osman
Bahaa B.M. Salim
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Assessment of Selenium Role in Promoting or Inhibiting Potato Plants under Water Stress

  Two field experiments were conducted during two seasons of 2014 and 2015 to study the effect of foliar application of selenium (Se) as Na2SeO4 at 0, 10 and 100 µM on potato plants grown under two different levels of irrigation (50 and 100% of irrigation requirements (IR))....
M.F.M. Ibrahim
Huda A. Ibrahim
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Diversidad Genética del Tizón Tardio de La Papa [Phytophthora infestans (Mont) de Bary] en Chapingo, México

  En el altiplano central mexicano, el tizón tardío (Phytophthora infestans) presenta alta incidencia, severidad y diversidad genotípica, debido en parte a sus progenies derivadas sexualmente. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar el tipo de apareamiento, el perfil...
Norma M. Alarcón-Rodríguez
Héctor Lozoya-Saldaña
Ernestina Valadez-Moctezuma
Ma. del Rosario García-Mateos
María T. Colinas-León
Agrociencia

Estudio de La Heterosis en Variedades Nativas de Chile (Capsicum annuum L.) de Bangladesh

  El chile es un cultivo comercial importante en Bangladesh pero su rendimiento promedio es muy bajo (0.89 t ha-1 ) y la potencialidad genética de las variedades nativas de chile de Bangladesh para desarrollar variedades híbridas no se ha evaluado. El objetivo de este...
M. Hasanuzzaman
M. A. Hakim
M. M. Hanafi
Abdul Shukor-Juraimi
M. M. Islam
A. K. M. Shamsuddin
Agrociencia

Effect of Different Phosphorus and Sulfur Levels on Nitrogen Fixation and Uptake by Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

  Nitrogen fixing capacity of leguminous plants can be increased by the supply of adequate amounts of nutrients, especially phosphorus and sulfur. Some nutrients have direct involvement in the process of nitrogen fixation while others affect by improving growth of host plant. Field experiments...
Muhammad Islam
Saleem Mohsan
Safdar Ali
Agrociencia

Spatial Distribution of Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Green Tomato (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  Green tomato (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) is host to several pests, including Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) that causes up to 45 % of yield losses due to transmission of a phytoplasm of group I. However, there are no estimates of the parameters of the sampling programs for...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García
Agrociencia

Physiochemical Variables and Frying Quality of Potato Clones Developed for The Highlands of Mexico

  Potato cultivars produced in high and cold places, such as the zone of Central México, generally have high contents of reducing sugars, preventing their use for the elaboration of potato chips. The objective of this study was to determine the physicochemical variables and the frying...
M. Gricelda Vázquez-Carrillo
David Santiago-Ramos
M. Carmen Ybarra-Moncada
O. Ángel Rubio-Covarrubias
M. Armando Cadena-Hinojosa
Agrociencia

Handling of The White Grub Complex (Coleoptera: melolonthidae) Associated with Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) Crops in Puebla, Mexico

  Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) is grown in dryland farming areas of Puebla, Mexico. One of the main factors that contributes to production losses is the white grub complex; vast quantities of insecticides are used to control it, but they do not manage to reduce damages. This study...
Víctor A. Cuate-Mozo
Agustín Aragón-García
Betzabeth C. Pérez-Torres
Jesús F. López-Olguín
Miguel Á. Morón
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Agrociencia

Distribución Espacial de Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) en Tomate de Cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  El tomate de cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) es hospedero de varias plagas, entre ellas Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) que causa hasta 45 % de perdidas en rendimiento debido a la transmisión de un fitoplasma del grupo I. Sin embargo, no hay estimadores de los pará...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García
Agrociencia

Efecto de Diferentes Niveles de Fósforo y Azufre en El Nitrógeno Consumido y Fijado por El Garbanzo (Cicer arietinum L.).

  La capacidad de fijación del nitrógeno de las leguminosas puede aumentar suministrando cantidades adecuadas de nutrientes, especialmente fósforo y azufre. Algunos nutrientes participan directamente en el proceso de fijación del nitró- geno, mientras que...
Muhammad Islam
Saleem Mohsan
Safdar Ali
Agrociencia