Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Manual de Producción de Cebolla

El manual es simplemente una guía para los productores de cebolla, en el cual se enmarcan las prácticas básicas que son la organización y programación de las labores descritas en las buenas prácticas agrícolas a seguir, para el desarrollo de las...
Ricardo Lardizabal
MCA-Honduras

Radishes, Turnips and Rutabagas (Swede Turnips) - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Good-quality radishes can be produced on either mineral or muck soils. Most of Ohio’s radishes are produced on muck soils. Radishes mature fast, reaching harvestable size in 20-30 days. They have been known to mature in as few as 15 days. Preferred planting dates are early spring,...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Activity of Larrea tridentata (D.C.) Coville L. Extracts and chitosan against fungi that affect horticultural crops

The antifungal activity of gobernadora [Larrea tridentata (D.C.) Coville (L.)] hydrosoluble resin extract and chitosan solutions (Ch), alone and in combination, were investigated in vitro for their bioactivity against the fungi Botrytis cinerea, Colletotrichum coccodes and Fusarium oxysporum f....
R. H. Lira-Saldivar
M. Hernández-Suárez
F. D. Hernández-Castillo
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Sustratos en la producción orgánica de tomate cherry bajo invernadero

La producción orgánica de alimentos es una alternativa para los consumidores que prefieren alimentos libres de agroquímicos y fertilizantes sintéticos y con alto valor nutricional. En México el tomate cherry orgánico alcanza un precio 3.31 veces mayor que...
C. Márquez-Hernández
P. Cano-Ríos
Y. I. Chew-Madinaveitia
A. Moreno-Reséndez
N. Rodríguez-Dimas
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Resultados de los ensayos de variedades comerciales de Fresa. Campaña 2009/10

Continuando con las actividades iniciadas en la campaña 2007, en este ensayo se procede a la evaluación agronómica de las variedades más importantes utilizadas en Huelva y algunas de reciente incorporación: ‘Antilla’, ‘Camarosa’, ‘...
J. J. Medina Mínguez
E. Méndez Granado
M.C. Soria Navarro
J.M. López Aranda
P. Domínguez Morales
L. Miranda Enamorado
Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera. Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca. Junta de Andalucía.

Pumpkins and Squash (Summer and Winter) 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Summer squash usually is direct seeded or planted by transplants for early markets. The use of black plastic and transplants also increases early yields in cool springs. Do not plant squash or pumpkin seed until soil temperature reaches 60°F. Transplants should be grown in large (3-inch)...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Development of Prunus mume: A new tree crop for Australia

Prunus mume, commonly called mume or Japanese apricot, is a deciduous fruit tree that is grown and used throughout Asia. However mume has not been grown commercially in Australia. This report provides details of agronomic and market research of mume production that will assist in deciding the...
B Topp
J Noller
D Russell
RIRDC Australia

Efecto de la época de siembra, distancia entre hileras y fertilización sobre el crecimiento y producción del ajonjolí (Sesamum indicum L.)

El cultivo del ajonjolí (Sesamum indicum L.)  en Venezuela presenta rendimientos promedios que no superan 500 kg ha-1. Con el objetivo de generar nuevas prácticas agronómicas que permitan incrementar los rendimientos, se evaluó el efecto de las épocas de...
Jesús M. Ávila
Yván E. Graterol
Bioagro, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado”

Farming a Few Acres of Vegetables

Vegetables can be grown in a farming operation for several reasons: To increase family cash income or supplement farm income. As a step to full-time farming. As an aid in times of unemployment. To supply some of the family’s food supply. To give children a farming...
Charles W. Marr
Kansas State University

Strawberry Plasticulture

The annual plasticulture strawberry system utilized in California and the Southeast U.S. has increased yield and fruit quality significantly over conventional matted row plantings, and is rapidly being adopted in the Northeast. The high density system maximizes the reproductive efficiency of the...
Joseph A. Fiola
University of Maryland