Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Influence of Water Deficit on Growth and Development of Fruits Valencia Orange (Citrus sinensis Osbeck) in The Piedemonte of Meta Department, Colombia

  In Colombia the area planted with citrus is marginal when compared to the potential area for cultivation, due to factors such as water deficit, nutrition and efficiency of fruit formation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of water deficit by controlled application...
Diana Lucía Garzón Correa
Javier Enrique Vélez-Sánchez
Javier Orlando Orduz Rodríguez
Acta Agronómica

2018 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

  Table of Contents: Integrated Pest Management, Degree Days Pesticide Safety and Application Chemical Control of Disease and Insects Chemical Control of Weeds Growth Regulators for Fruit Trees Wildlife Control Program Orchard Nutritional Program Nematode Management Preharvest and Restricted...
Virgina Cooperative Extension
West Virginia University
University of Maryland Extension
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Efecto del Déficit Hídrico en El Crecimiento y Desarrollo de Frutos de Naranja Valencia (Citrus sinensis Osbeck) en El Piedemonte del Meta, Colombia

  En Colombia el área sembrada con cítricos es marginal, si se compara con el área potencial de cultivo, debido a factores como déficit de agua, nutrición y eficiencia de la formación de frutos. El objetivo del presente estudio fue evaluar el...
Diana Lucía Garzón Correa
Javier Enrique Vélez-Sánchez
Javier Orlando Orduz Rodríguez
Acta Agronómica

Parámetros Poblacionales de Tetranychus merganser Boudreaux (Acari: Tetranychidae) en Papayo (Carica papaya L.) a Diferentes Temperaturas

  El ácaro Tetranychus merganser es una de las especies que causa mayor daño económico en la zona productora de papayo (Carica papaya) del estado de Veracruz, México. Por tanto, se requiere conocer aspectos de su biología para tomar ...
Noel Reyes-Pérez
Juan A. Villanueva-Jiménez
Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Héctor Cabrera-Mireles
Gabriel Otero-Colina

Análisis de Medias Generacionales para Estimar Parámetros Genéticos de Rendimiento en Una Cruza de Pimentón y Ají Cayenne (Capsicum annuum)

  El peso de frutos por planta es una característica compleja y controlada por múltiples genes donde el ambiente interfiere en la manifestación fenotípica. La estimación de componentes génicos como los de interacción epistática...
Fernando Aguilar Silva
Bernardo Aguilar Silva
Mario Augusto García
Acta Agronómica

Effect of Seaweed Liquid Fertilizer and Humic Acid Formulation on the Growth and Nutritional Quality of Abelmoschus esculentus

  Background and Objectives: The problem of agro based pollution due to the extensive use of chemical fertilizers is combated by searching for natural organic fertilizers that can be obtained from various sources. In this line, a study was conducted to evaluate the potential of seaweed liquid...
P. Prakash
Amitesh Mitra
Ritanjan Nag
Swetha Sunkar
Asian Journal of Crop Science

Effects of Cocoa Pod Husk Biochar on Growth of Cocoa Seedlings in Southeast Sulawesi-Indonesia

  Background and Objective: High quality cocoa seedlings can be produced by improving soil fertility of the plant growing media through application of biochar during the nursery growing period. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of cocoa pod husk (CPH) biochar on soil temperature, soil...
Andi Bahrun
Muhammad Yunus Fahimuddin
La Ode Safuan
Laode Muhammad Harjoni Kilowasid
Rishikesh Singh
Asian Journal of Crop Science

Blueberry Gardener's Guide

  The purpose of this publication is to provide home gardeners with basic information on growing blueberries in Florida. Commercial growers and those interested in more detailed information on growing blueberries in Florida are encouraged to visit the UF/IFAS Extension publications...
J. G. Williamson
P. M. Lyrene
J. W. Olmstead
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Guava Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Soils Planting a Guava Tree Care of Guava Tress in the Home Landscape Insect Pests Diseases Harvest, Ripening, Storage      
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Influence of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Glomus spp. on Growth and Accumulation of Copper in Sunflower Helianthus annus L.

  The copper (Cu) mining activity in Chile generates large amounts of toxic wastes that pollute soils; an alternative to recuperate these soils is to use mycorrhizae, soil microorganisms adapted to this condition, to inoculate plant roots. The objective of this study was to...
Paulina A. Castañón-Silva
Michael A. Venegas-Urrutia
María G. Lobos-Valenzuela
Hernán J. Gaete-Olivares