Organic Vegetable & Fruit Production, Insect & Disease Control

Growing Cassava the Organic Way

Contents: Selection of suitable cultivars. Proper preparation of cuttings and planting. Enhancement of soil fertility to improve yields. Increasing plant persistence against pests, diseases and weeds. Harvest and proper storage.
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland.

How do I manage storage pests in grains?

This booklet is an outcome of the African Organic Agriculture Training Manual project and was conceived as a handout for farmers. Contents: What to know about storage of grains? How do I ensure proper storage? Can I use any natural additives? When should I monitor stored grains?
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

HOW CAN I MANAGE PESTS AND DISEASES NATURALLY? (African Organic Agriculture Manual Booklet Series No. 8)

  Contents: What do I need to know? How best to manage pests and diseases? Organic pest and disease management 1st step: soil and crop management 2nd step: habitat management 3rd step: direct control
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

How do I prove my production is organic? (African Organic Agriculture Manual Booklet Series No. 13)

Booklet 13: Certification   Contents: Why certify your products as organic? Which certification system do I need? Step 1: Conversion planning Step 2: Decision to pursue certification Step 3: Application and agreement Step 4: Recordkeeping Step 5: Annual inspection Step 6: Certification...
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

EFECTO DEL ÁCIDO SALICÍLICO EN LA INDUCCIÓN DE RESISTENCIA A Colletotrichum sp.EN FRUTOS DE PLÁTANO DURANTE POSTCOSECHA

Los frutos de plátano son susceptibles a diversas enfermedades postcosecha, entre las cuales destaca la denominada pudrición de la corona originada por el patógeno Colletotrichum sp. ocasionando daños significativos en el fruto impidiendo su comercialización. Su...
G. Berumen Varela
V. A. Ochoa Jiménez
R. Báez Sañudo
P. Gutiérrez Martínez
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Respuesta de un cultivo de ajo regado con efluentes urbanos tratados, aplicación de biosólidos y fertilización líquida

A partir del tratamiento de aguas residuales urbanas se obtienen efluentes y biosólidos potencialmente utilizables como fuente de agua para riego y nutrientes. Un cultivo de ajo blanco se realizó en Río Cuarto (Córdoba), regado por goteo utilizando efluentes urbanos e...
L. Grosso
F. Salusso
D. Ramos
R. Crespi
M. Pugliese
ASAHO

Effectiveness of Organic Wastes as Fertilizers and Amendments in Salt-Affected Soils

Excessive salt rate can adversely influence the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils, mainly in arid and semi-arid world regions. Therefore, salt-affected soils must be reclaimed to maintain satisfactory fertility levels for increasing food production. Different approaches have...
M. Diacono
F. Montemurro
MDPI

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This...
Rick Snyder
Blake Layton
David Ingram
Pat Harris
James H. Jarratt
Frank Killebrew
John D. Byrd
Mississippi State University

Asistencia técnica dirigida en cosecha y post cosecha de banano orgánico

Como en todos los cultivos, las etapas de cosecha y poscosecha requieren un cuidado a fin de conservar la calidad de la fruta. Y esta buena calidad pueda ser mantenida hasta el punto final que es el consumidor. La modalidad de cosecha, varían en las regiones donde se cultivan, a veces estas...
Ulises Vegas Rodríguez
Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina

Cherries: Organic Production

This publication focuses on organic pest and disease control and other topics relevant to organic production of both tart and sweet cherries. It introduces the Canadian bush cherry and discusses climatic considerations for cherry production. Information on marketing is included, as are further...
Guy K. Ames
ATTRA