Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Production Guide for Organic Lettuce

This guide for organic production of lettuce provides an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. It is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each...
George Abawi
Beth K. Gugino
Michael Helms
Anusuya Rangarajan
Margaret McGrath
Charles L. Mohler
Ward M. Tingey
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Organic Tomato Production

A market exists for organically grown, fresh- and processing-market tomatoes. Although information on conventional tomato practices is available from many sources, comprehensive information on organic cultivation practices is difficult to find. Organic tomato production differs from conventional...
Steve Diver
George Kuepper
Holly Born
ATTRA

El Cultivo del Chile Morrón

El Pimiento o chile dulce Originario de América, fue sembrado en diversos lugares del sur del continente antes del descubrimiento. Conforma una variedad de especies, entre ellas el chile verde y rojo común, muchas de ellas de gran interés en la cocina de todo el mundo. El...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras

El Cultivo del Chile Picante

  El género Capsicum, incluye un promedio de 25 especies y tiene su centro de origen en las regiones tropicales y subtropicales de América, probablemente en el área Bolivia-Perú, donde se han encontrado semillas de formas ancestrales de más de 7.000 añ...
Manuel Cano
Corpoica

Production Guide for Organic Cucumbers and Squash

This guide for organic production of pickling cucumbers and butternut squash provides an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. It is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of...
Brian Caldwell
Vern Grubinger
Beth Gugino
Robert Hadad
Michael Helms
Margaret T. McGrath
Charles L. Mohler
Brian Nault
Richard Pedersen
Anu Rangarajan
Thomas A. Zitter
Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower and Kohlrabi - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

These are cool-season crops, with the harvest period generally in the spring and fall. A spring crop in Ohio generally is not possible due to too-cool temperatures, which can cause premature heading, or buttoning. The temperature range causing this condition averages 50-60°F for a period of...
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

Beets - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Beets are a cool-season crop, tolerating frost or even light freezes. Highest quality is obtained when temperatures are between 55-70°F. Hot weather produces white bands in the root. Seeding begins in early April and continues until late July. Seeds will germinate at temperatures between 40-80...
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

Beans: Snap, Dry and Lima - 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide

Snap Beans Snap beans also are known as green beans and include wax (yellow), podded and pole beans. Most commercial beans in Ohio are produced on bush-type plants. Pods are flat, oval or round, depending on variety. Pole beans are grown in hills around a pole or on a trellis. Good commercial...
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

Efecto de carga de fruto y déficit hídrico en la calidad y producción de manzana

Con el propósito de conocer el efecto del déficit de riego tardío y la carga de fruta en manzano ‘Empire/M.9’, se estudiaron dos niveles de humedad en el suelo: con riego normal y con dos ciclos de sequía en la fase final del crecimiento del fruto, as...
R. A. Parra-Quezada
T. L. Robinson
J. Osborne
L. B. Parra-Bujanda
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

El Cultivo del Durazno

Esta guía tecnológica abarca los siguientes tópicos: Taxonomía y morfología Requerimientos edafoclimáticos Propagación Patrones o porta injertos Injertación Variedades Establecimiento de la plantación...
Ángel Daniel Casaca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, Honduras